I would just like to say that you have very ambitious goals. Maybe I read your first post wrong but it looked like you were trying to lose and huge amount of weight in a short amount of time and I'm afraid that you are setting yourself up to fail. None of us like that this takes a long time and consistency but no one you feel like you've failed if you aim to lose 6 pounds a week - that's a lot of weight. After the first couple weeks of healthy eating 1 - 2 lbs is realistic.
Remind yourself again why you want to do this. Set goals - weight, exercise and health that are achievable then you won't feel like giving up before you've really started. Believe me I'm not in a great place this week and I've had at least 2 disastrous days but I've kept going and I'm glad I did.
If you can't get out to walk - try some beginners cardio workouts from the spark people video collection - they are online and free. A little bit is better than nothing and cross training does keep you guessing.
Don't give up - you are worth so much more than that.
Fitness Minutes: (20,013)
519 5/10/12 6:06 P
I pretty much have too because I can never find my first journal post. I like seeing how many of my friends on here replies to my new posts lol. I am still having problems but I don't want to bother any one with my problems. I know I should get my feelings out but This is one problem that I have to keep under control and hiden away for ever.
I hate when I can't get things to go right for me and that when I go for a walk I feel my mind and spirit run free. I can think about my problem and think of ways to set it right. I cannot walk when its raining out and I do not have a treadmill to use but thats okay. I can sit back and think about what I want out of this stupid life of mine and think of ways that I can get my family to listen to me.
Don't quit. I laugh that you always start a NEW journal each time you post. That is interesting. I'm glad u keep going. As that is what matters.
Fitness Minutes: (20,013)
519 5/9/12 9:00 P
Hi Eshara43 aka Susan here posting again.
I was sitting here thinking today on how much I have missed my walking along the route I have mapped out and found that nothing is working out for me anymore. I wanted to go for my walk yesterday and today but yesterday was a bust and today it was raing all day. This rain isn't suppose to let up until Sunday. Which means that my walks are out until then.
I am going to start tomorrow and do a full body workout and see if that puts me in a better frame of mind again. My emotions are out of wack again and I have been crying alot because I haven't seen much weight come off yet. I weighed myself early this morning and I weigh in at 235.9 lbs. I was hoping to lose atleast 5 to 6 lbs this week but failed at it.
I am planning on having a good breakfast tomorrow morning then doing my workout. I hope that I can achieve what I want this week but I know I cannot. I will work harder then I have in the past to get this weight off because to me I want to see myself weighing in at 200lbs before the end of this month.
I have a dream to fulfill and with alot of motivation and dtermination then I will succeed in everything I am trying to do no matter what others say or do to me to crush my dreams and goals.
I love life and i love it to the fullest and be the best I can be no matter what life throws at me. I will get to see the weight come off in due time and I know it in my heart.
SparkPeople, SparkCoach, SparkPages, SparkPoints, SparkDiet, SparkAmerica, SparkRecipes, DailySpark, and other marks are trademarks of SparkPeople, Inc. All Rights Reserved. No portion of this website can be used without the permission of SparkPeople or its authorized affiliates.
SPARKPEOPLE is a registered trademark of SparkPeople, Inc. in the United States, European Union, Canada, and Australia. All rights reserved.