I keep getting lost w/o anything happening positive in my weight loss. I do exercise I forget to write it down. I've gained 4 lbs from vaca.
Qi have an infection in my breast and it still is hurting tho I'm on antibiotics. I have been feeling sick every day which makes me sad n unmotivated.
So many of u fight the fight and keep on going and I can't get started well at all which makes me sadder.
How do you get motivated? I've fallen into a problem and find myself trying to eat myself out of it!
Argh ouff. Dank poof
This moment is your life, choose to live it. Grab all the gusto you can!!!
This time I didn't jump into the deep end. I started my lifestyle change gradually. I didn't want to have failure, but rather to build a habit of success. I knew I wouldn't see weight loss right away. I judged my progress on making steps toward my desired lifestyle.
tired not controlling my blood sugar high cholesterol high blood pressure acid reflux urinary incontinence size 24 36-40 oz. of coca cola per day mcdonald's lunch big mac, medium fries eating pizza twice a week, 3 pieces eating pasta twice a week, 2 cups averaging 2 servings of fruit & vegetables per day eating my kebabs with rice and white bread donuts or pastries twice a week chips or popcorn every night eating about double the diabetic amount of carbs daily not exercising at all weight 235
I said I want a different life. This life results in that high weight. I know it will take a long time to change my weight, so I want to make the change comfortable. I chose to begin charting my weight without expecting loss. I chose to make small achievable changes. Only one at a time. The habit of success builds motivation. You are building the habit of failure by trying to do too much too soon.
Here is my goal:
energized normal blood sugar normal cholesterol normal blood pressure no acid reflux no urinary incontinence size 12 no coke Mcdonald's lunch low carb salad only pizza is whole wheat limit 1 piece only pasta is whole wheat limit 1/2 cup averaging 7 servings of vegetables and fruit per day eating my kebabs with only salad and 1/2 cup of brown rice no donuts or pastry chips or popcorn, 1 diabetic serving twice a week. eating 1/2 the diabetic limit of carbs daily one hour of aerobic exercize daily weight lifting 6 times weekly size 12 weight 135
After 5, FIVE months, I have lost 28 pounds. I am still making progress on my goal. Today, I am going to go to the gym for the first time since my lymphedema diagnosis. I have to go to walmart to get more diabetes testing supplies.
I fell down on my diet yesterday, eating 1 serving of lasagna. That is great! Why? I used to eat 2 servings without thinking and sometimes even 3. I am making serious progress.
What matters is not how far I am from my goal, but how far I have come.
Smoochies, Sharon CW 207 SW 265 GW 130 I can do all things through Him who strengthens me.-Philippians 4:13
Sorry to hear about the infection, Keet! Keep that good nutrition up and eat some yogurt if you like it.
I get motivated by reading other people's stories, by listening to energizing, uplifting music, and by reading new ideas on websites or in books. Also, visualizing what you want to be and recognizing what you have already accomplished, especially the non scale victories, really helps.
Keet, The first bit hurts. It ain't easy and it sure ain't fun. But it does get better. And every time you fall , you fall a little bit shorter distance and you get back up and back onto your journey a little bit faster. The motivation? You gotta love you enough to know you are worth the effort.
It's that simple. and That difficult.... because we all have fairly low self esteem when we first start out. We've been heavy too long and have endured too much derision because of it to not have some self love deficiency.
But you just have to look at the fact that you would jump in front of a car to save a stranger. Right? Then why wouldn't you put your fork down to save yourself?
We are right behind you pushing, Keety. Just fall back and let us take some of the "weight" off your wings.
Kim SW 253 CW 176.6 GW 135
Adapt what is useful, Reject what is useless, and Add what is specifically your own.----Bruce Lee
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