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1/4 a pound loss after working hard all week does not sound like a lot. BUT take a stick of butter and put it under your chin. WOW! a quater of a pound makes a big difference. Celebrate every loss not matter how big OR small!

- Submitted by 7DWORPS 5/18/2010 in Weight Loss | 23 Comments
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MARIA49 5/18/2010 11:39:00 PM

    You are absolutely right every ounce you loose it's a step towards your goal. emoticon
EASYRIDER1983 2/3/2011 12:39:00 PM

    I needed to read this secret especially when I weighed in this week and I was 4 ounces down. That's less that 1/2 a pound. My husband reminded me, a loss is a loss. Thanks for submitting this statement!

GRAMMAP1 9/30/2015 11:38:00 PM

    We all look for gigantic weight loss. So a few ounces disappoints. But you are right; it all adds up! emoticon
ETERNALPINKGLOW 1/29/2015 8:41:00 AM

    I agree thanks
HOPEFUL56 7/14/2013 6:33:00 PM

    I never thought of 4 ounces that way. Thanks for the new perspective.
SUNSHINE_ANGEL1 3/15/2013 4:21:00 PM

    I agree with you 100%
BARBALVA 3/3/2013 10:29:00 AM

    So true! emoticon
RAKRHYME 2/10/2013 1:27:00 AM

    yes however small the loss is we need to celebrate rather than sulking at the "trivial gms" lost. any success is a success! emoticon
MERRYBH 2/4/2013 6:24:00 PM

    What a fabulous way to 'see' those small accomplishments. Very motivational and a fabulous way to view those small incremental steps forward. Thank You! emoticon
SAKENP 2/3/2013 10:17:00 AM

    I agree. I learned this at Weight Watchers and try to always give myself credit for losing. No matter how small the amount it. I really helps to visualize the amount you lost as butter - very effective.

CHYNNA81 11/6/2012 1:45:00 PM

LOVINGTON12 10/15/2012 10:53:00 PM

    this is so encourageing when you try so hard an dont see what you expect it can get you down emoticon
3GIRLSNOBOYS 9/5/2012 9:14:00 PM

    u r so right
ILOVEMYBRATS 8/24/2012 7:13:00 PM

    Wow, what an excellent visual! Going forward, I will look at 1/4 pound loss as a much bigger victory than I did in times past. emoticon
BEEZUM 8/22/2012 4:25:00 PM

    I always figure it's a step in the right direction ...even if it's just 1/4 pound. It's still a loss!!
MAEBEA40 8/22/2012 3:23:00 PM

    Thanks so much I never even counted the point anything I just counted pound lost or gained. emoticon but I will now.
LUVNLIFE3 8/9/2012 11:32:00 PM

    Wow, thanks for the visual! I have been frustrated by small losses on the scale numbers but when I think about a stick of butter for 1/4 pound, I feel really good to have that much fat off my body. Thanks for the idea!
NICKYLUKE 5/1/2011 4:16:00 AM

    I have turned to motivation today after only losing 1lb last week after exercising like crazy (because I was on holiday). I am gutted that it wasn't more. I have read all the comments and have absorbed and this has helped me feel motivated - I HAVE JUST LOST 1LB WOO HOO. Thanks all!
TERRYT55 12/15/2010 11:06:00 AM

    OH my....this is the best secret I've read in ages! You are so right. I will never look at a 1/4 pound the same way again. If I do I'll run to get that stick of butter to tuck under my chin!
Just excellent!
ITSINTHESTARS1 5/19/2010 10:42:00 PM

    This is so important to remind ourselves. Especially when you feel like you have tons of weight to lose and it seems like it can take forever to get there. Every little bit helps. Even maintaining or losing the smallest amount is better than a gain of any amount! emoticon
TORRESWEETIE 5/19/2010 10:02:00 AM

    This is so true
JUSTA123 5/19/2010 7:02:00 AM

    I think, that's what makes Sparks special, every tiny loss is a positive! emoticon
MSGIGI3 5/19/2010 1:16:00 AM

    emoticon i agree.

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