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3/18/14 5:36 A

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Stop weighing! LOL Just stop it! Keep on your plan and wait about a week or two then weigh.
There is no instant gratification in this game! You can do it just don't give up!! emoticon
I was flip flopping up and down on the scale too then I did a lot of reading and found out the best circumstances to weigh under.
Do it on the same day of the week at the same time of day and under the same circumstances. Do it after you wake up in the morning, after you go to the loo and BEFORE you eat or drink anything :)

"Ordinary people believe only in the possible.
Extraordinary people visualize not what is possible or probable,
but rather what is impossible. And by visualizing the impossible,
they begin to see it as possible."
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3/16/14 6:30 P

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SP think it is ok to loose 1/2 to 2lbs a week, so you are ok.

It may be water (drink) that mad you go up, just stick with it and see.

Good luck we are always here


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3/16/14 2:02 P

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emoticon so pleased the walk in that beautiful weather has worked its charm! Have a lovely evening.

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3/16/14 11:05 A

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Thank you Ladies, it's such a help to hear such positive encouragement.....

Hubby and I took a drive (top down) lol to a Country Park near to us where we had a lovely 40 minute walk. The Sun was shinning and the exercise worked it's magic. What really made be cheer up was the others walkers in the park, not one of whom passed us without a smile and a cheerie Hello or Good Morning. Puts things into perspective.

I also feel very proud of myself for not succcombing to temptation when I dropped into the Co-op for a loaf of bread. Chocolate cake, Hobnobs and Malteesers are still all on the shelf emoticon xxx

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What I did yesterday I can do today and what I did today I can do tomorrow. Eat less, move more Ya!!


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3/16/14 10:32 A

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Sherrylhbb has put it very well.
We are not defined by the number on the scale and are in this for the long term. This is about a lifestyle change rather than a one off hit.
Please do not be discouraged. Small changes will make the difference and, in time you will see such a difference you will brush off the days that are not so good.
Step away from the biscuits and feel uplifted by that beautiful blue sky and sun we have.
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3/16/14 6:46 A

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Don't give up. All your efforts will pay off through better health and, ultimately, weight loss on the scale.

I don't know how often you're weighting yourself, but I know that I can fluctuate several pounds between two days' weighings just from water retention from hormones or a too salty or high carb meal. I've found it's more accurate to take a daily weight, then average for the week for a more realistic view of what's going on. Also, as a woman, I struggled every few weeks with no loss or even gain even though I was doing everything I should have been doing. My trainer explained that women he has worked with usually lose a little for two week then maintain or gain on the third week and then have a large-ish drop on the four week (unless they consumed a lot of salt or carbs that week so loss was masked by water retention).

Weight loss is happening, but can be masked by hormonal cycles and other factors. If you have been following your program, then know that your efforts are making a difference even if you don't see it right away on the scale. So don't reverse that effort by giving up and giving in! Just be patient and congratulate yourself for accomplishing the daily goals you've set that WILL get you to your destination.

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3/16/14 5:28 A

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I'm feeling really down. Weighed in and I've either lost only 0.3/4 pound or nothing at all.... Weighted myself yesterday and I had lost 0.3/4 pounds, disappointed I decided to weigh myself again this morning... regained the 0.3/4... what's going on?

I've been very good all week, stuck to my allocated calories and done my daily 20/30 minute walk plus 45 minute swim, twice a week.... This is where I normally give up and have a nice slice of chocolate cake, or a packet, yes the whole packet of chocolate biscuits.... then feel bad about eating them... recrimination, guilt, disgust... the whole blasted thing gets out of hand.

Well, not this time, I'm telling myself. I want to be strong and tell myself to get a grip! I feel I'm walking a very narrow path and one more disappointment will push me off that path... HELP!

What I did yesterday I can do today and what I did today I can do tomorrow. Eat less, move more Ya!!


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