I have been on the slow and steady track with a few weeks here and there where I jump up that pound or two or lose less than a pound. I sometimes have to force myself to exercise but just like Stubborn always feel great when I am done. I have to sometimes remind myself that this a lifelong change, not a short term situation. That allows me to give myself the freedom to maintain for a few weeks while life is throwing other challenges at me. Then, like you, I re-focus and get back on track working my way to a healthier me. Hang in there. I know you can do it and I know you can stick with it for the long haul!
Wouldn't it be awesome if typing burned a lot of calories? Because I do the same thing you like to do and before I know it, a couple of hours have passed me by! Unfortunately, it doesn't. I'm very good with tracking but exercise, especially when there are other things I'd rather be doing, I have to make a committed effort to get done. The good news is that I always feel great after weight lifting or running and that in itself is always a great motivator!
Give it your all!
Fitness Minutes: (105,713)
9,060 5/23/11 3:18 P
Hi all... I joined SparkPeople in January and lost 15 lbs. quite quickly, but have been slacking off lately with my food tracking and exercise... I log on every day, read articles, correspond with friends, collect SparkPoints, but I haven't lost any more weight and have been going up and down the same 2 lbs. for about 2 months now. It's time for me to go back, re-read the articles, re-commit to the program and work at it!
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.