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Slow And Steady?

Monday, January 16, 2012

I weighed in today and found that I'd only lost 1 lb. this week and I got a little bit down about it. Then I read an article about any success being progress toward my goal. So I only lost 1 pound but it's better than gaining! I'm calling it progress and reminding myself that I'm not in this to lose weight... I'm trying to be healthier. Every action is a step forward. A small victory. Every workout is getting me closer to where I'm meant to be... healthy! emoticon
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  • JOYINHEALTH
    Thanks so much for the encouragement ladies! This site rocks!
    3404 days ago
  • RUNRUNMAMA
    That is awesome, Joy! Making healthy choices is what it is all about.
    3404 days ago
  • FITFABME2
    You lost a pound? That is great!,, emoticon
    3404 days ago
  • JOYINHEALTH
    Thank you very much for the advice and comment Raina! I appreciate you stopping by my blog.
    3404 days ago
  • RAINA413
    What a wonderful positive outlook! That is the very best way to approach things. It may only seem like 1lb right now, but it is 1lb in the right direction!! Like you said, every action is a step forward.

    My best advice for you would be to set a goal for each day. It really helps give you focus and a sense of accomplishment. Also, I have to say I never used to be much for exercising, but it really is key! Use both your nutrition tracker and fitness tracker properly and accurately and you are guaranteed results!!

    I started off slow. Best advice I can give you is to buy a decent pedometer. If you can reach 10,000 steps a day then you are considered to have a very active lifestyle. That is one big step towards a healthier you and it is an attainable fitness goal you can reach every day! From there walk on the treadmill or in your neighborhood. This is how I started off. Just walking. Slowly I began to go a bit faster then a bit faster. Before I knew it I was walking one minute jogging the next. This "break" between jogs soon became shorter and shorter the more often I trained. Now I am running 5 miles a day! Just take it slow. Baby steps. Focus on one goal at a time and before you know it you will be well on your way!!
    3404 days ago
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