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Change Your Weight Loss Ticker To Match Smaller Goals~break It Down.


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I used to get so frustrated looking at my wt. loss ticker. Went to a new Dr. last week. As we discussed my weight, he asked me what my Goal wt. is. I gave him a low number equaling -75 lbs. He gently said, why not just get from Obese into Overweight BMI for now. Then get from Overweight into Healthy. Then at that time determine Final Goal. Then Maintenance. I came home and changed my SP Wt. Loss Ticker to the first goal. Much less daunting. My 4-step Goal Plan is such a relief. Break it down.

- Submitted by MSFRANKI1 7/3/2013 in Motivation | 4 Comments
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JOGSWITHDOGS 8/6/2013 10:41:00 AM

    Sometimes breaking a big task into more manageable chunks can be just the thing you need to stay motivated. I'm glad your doctor helped you to see this. Keep up the good work.
BACKTOME2013 7/25/2013 11:58:00 AM

    I LOVE that your doctor talked to "gently" as you describe and encouraged you to set a series of goals. It seems that so many health practitioners are hard-hearted or down right mean when talking to us about our weight issues. Bravo to your doctor and Bravo to YOU!!!!
DEBBLO 7/4/2013 1:02:00 PM

    Smart idea! I think I might do that too!
GBSLIM 7/4/2013 6:24:00 AM

    Works for me!

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