Secrets of Success

Just Stay With It



I find there is nothing special that is needed. Also, for me, keeping the same weight after a weight loss of a couple of pounds counts as success. Anything other than gaining it back again. I always think my body needs to adapt to a new level. After a while there will suddenly be a new slide, loss of 4-5 pounds, then the challenge is to keep that sudden weight loss real.

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  • I totally agree. I am 46 years old and overweight 25 years. It took me this long to figure slow and steady really does win. I lose especially well ,then it just like you said, my body has to get used to it for a week or two then I start losing again. I feel wonderful after losing 40 pounds 6 months. I have 75 more to lose and I am absolutely thrilled every day I stay at my weight and don't gain. I can eat things during those days that I wouldn't normally eat and still stay the same weight
    which is shocking and thrills me. Then, I lose a couple of pounds and get excited, work harder than ever and lose bigger till the next plateau. emoticon - by CWF1965
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  • Excellent advice! Sometimes 'self-sabotage' happens after a loss and you gain it back. I don't know why it happens, but you are right - STICK with it! - by BELLEFAITH42
  • I just broke through a plateau, and I completely agree with just sticking with it. emoticon - by SLIMMERSIGLER
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  • I have to agree with you on this one . . just keep with it!! You will get there eventually. I think you are right, the body has to catch up or get used to your new weight and when it is used to it, you lose some again.

    Keep up the great work!!! - by YELLOWBIRD01

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