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When losing weight feels bad

Thursday, February 18, 2010

Before joining Sparkpeople, I tried dieting on my own. I lost 7 pounds! Great, right? Wrong. I looked back on the 7 pounds and felt terrible. Here I was losing weight but I felt tired and depressed. I discovered that diet is a 4 letter word. It means depriving your self and the biggest motivator is guilt.

On January 20, 2010, I discovered Sparkpeople. Now I don't diet, I live healthy. Since joining I have lost 12 pounds, but more importantly I have energy and enjoy life more. The best part is I don't feel guilty or like I'm depriving myself. All that change with the first 12 pounds. Just think how I will feel when I reach my goal.
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  • ALECARRR
    Excellent! Isn't it amazing how your perspective can make such a difference? Hooray! emoticon
    3898 days ago
  • DISPATCHERTB
    Way to go!!!
    3899 days ago
  • BUTTERRUM163
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    Great job on the 12 lbs. This beats diets anyday!
    3899 days ago
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