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just sayin’ … off to see the tooth fairy

Tuesday, September 29, 2020

Today is dentist day … I have 2 different appointments … 1 in the morning, cleaning and implant next step and 1 in the afternoon more implant steps. I’ve never done this before but it’s a looooooong drawn out process, I guess.

More from Steve #37:

Fat people refuse to let go of the foods that made them fat.
Fit people do whatever it takes to stay fit.

Fat people are more concerned about being able to gorge on foods they think bring them instant happiness than they are about getting thin and healthy.

Fat people focus their determination on not having to change. Fit people focus their determination on doing whatever it takes to serve their own best interest. They make a decision to get thin and healthy and stick to it until they accomplish their goal.

Fat people are the architects of their own destruction. All they have to do is direct the same determination it took to hold on to their old eating/exercise habits and point it toward a more positive approach.

If you’re fat and stuck in this rut, the secret is taking the first small step: decide to do whatever it takes to get thin and healthy.

Critical Thinking Question: What price are you willing to pay to get fit??? Are you really willing to do whatever it takes???

Action Step: Identify your current level of commitment in the weight loss process. On a scale of 1-7, 7 being “whatever it takes” and 1 being no commitment at all, how do you rank??? Anything but a 7 means you’re headed for failure.

I have caught the wave. I am at a 7+ and I am doing everything I know to stay there. DS’s diagnoses of cirrhosis has us rattled. Though we won’t know more until mid-October … health is not something I want to jack around with ANY MORE.

Taking everything out of my closet and then putting it all back so we could seal the hard wood floors … reminds me of one of the reasons I want to get to a healthy weight AND stay there. I want ONE size of clothes. And only clothes I LOVE. PERIOD.

I am eating the ol’ Weight Watchers food exchange program and doing great. I ensure I have everything I need on hand for 5-7 days.

Gotta scoot.

Change your mind … and the rest WILL follow.

Coz … I want to be ME.

**Within this blog is my longwinded thoughts based on my reading and humble understanding of Steve Siebold’s Die Fat or Get Tough and years and years and years of searching for thinness and … self-peace.
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    OH my, health scares definitely hone in our laser focus on health, for sure.

    We just learned this morning that DH will have biopsies of his thyroid nodules and lymph nodes as they are highly suspicious of cancer. **SIGH** I am so done w/2020!
    196 days ago
    Hope the dentist appointments went well.
    Glad you've caught the wave and you're a 7+. That's awesome!
    Good luck to DS.
    196 days ago
    All best with your dental appointments.

    And GREAT Steve stuff.

    We say we want to change our bodies. Permanently.

    But but but: we DON'T want to change our eating. Permanently. Want to leave the door open to resume those tempting treats . . . . which inevitably results in resuming the old bodies.
    196 days ago
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    197 days ago
    That's a great why: single size clothing! During my long-term maintenance (before the most recent "creep" I was measuring my maintenance success by how many pairs of pj's or swimsuits I "wore out" without having to change sizes! (OK, so I'm geeky!)

    Dinking around with health is something we do when we're young and immortal, don't you think? Once we start feeling IMMEDIATE effects of bad behavior with food, we're less likely to indulge! It has ceased being "worth it".

    Good luck with the closets, the teeth, and the patience while waiting on hubby's next steps.

    197 days ago
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