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Old 05-17-2010, 04:07 AM   #17 (permalink)
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Hi Sandy! You are so right! The slower it comes off the better chance you have of keeping it off. I too love your metaphor. I remember one time I had lost 70 pounds. At the time my daughter weighed around 70 pounds. I would look at her and think, 'I lost a whole child!'

Farah, keep your chin up! It will happen.

Originally Posted by sandypiercerdh View Post
Farah - here is what I do when I feel frustrated. I go to the grocery store, to the meat department. I pick up the one lb packages of meat, or butter, and stack them up to represent how much I lost. Even one lb is a lot when you look at it like that. Keep in mind, that the slower you lose it, the more likely you are to keep it off anyway, and this is more like an endurance race than a sprint!

Keep trying - it's not how fast you get there, it's whether you're moving in the right direction!
~ Sveva

I'm not a perfect girl,
my hair doesn't always stay in place,
I spill a LOTof things
& I am pretty clumsy,
but when I think about it & take a stepback,
I remember how
my life truly is,
And that
I like being
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