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Remember that weight loss is a JOURNEY and no one is perfect. You WILL make mistakes. You WILL sometimes overeat. You WILL not work out. some days when you know you "should." That is all normal. And understandable. Don't berate yourself. Tell yourself, "OK I slipped. I won't do it again." Then mean it. That doesn't mean you starve and work out like a Marine. It means you return to your plan. When I believed these truths, I began to get healthy. And I started to learn how to stay that way!
I keep two jars on my kitchen window sill - one labelled "TO GO" and the other "LOST". The "to go" jar contains marbles with the number of kilos I have to go to reach my goal weight, and the other has marbles signifying the kilos I have lost. It is motivating to see one jar decrease as the other increases - and I see it everytime I go into the kitchen.
I don't ever let myself think about how I don't feel like going to my workout every night. If I really don't feel like working out I try to switch my thinking into auto pilot and convince myself I will feel better once I am done with the workout. To this day I haven't missed one workout because I didn't feel like it.
When I pray and ask God for strenght I know he will do it and I feel helped from a power higher then myself. I pray for others and I feel enriched that I did community service.God answers my prayers and I thank him when I receive it like Jesus told us to in the Bible.
I lost 200 pounds over 12 years ago, but then I got complacent and stopped trying to lose more. I still have another 75 pounds to lose so I joined a online weight loss support competition group and I have been able to stay the course and stay motivated for the last month and have lost 10 pounds :)
No matter how much pain I am in, I know that the only thing that is going to help me feel better is to get up and move. As I am moaning and groaning as I move across the room, I make that special effort to do my stretches and warm up for that work out I know is going to make me feel much better inside and outside.