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Poll: How should I start the new year?

Wednesday, December 23, 2009

I would like to take a Spark poll. Should I continue tracking my start weight from last January (155 lbs) or start fresh this January?

I was thinking of having a new beginning as I really am committed to weight loss this year.

But...do I start over or continue on my current weight loss journey? Does starting over (at current weight) mean that my accomplishments last year did not matter, although I was not committed 100%.

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    It's not unusual for a person to "reset" their goals and stats on a significant day, such as New Year's or a birthday. Ask yourself why you might want to do it, though, because your reasons will give you your answer.

    For me, I thought about doing a reset once when I had fallen off track and regained some of the weight I lost. But for me, I realized I wanted to do it because I wanted to hide my "failure" from myself and others. I decided to keep the original numbers and face my denial, push past the "shame," and move forward.

    So there's another perspective for your poll! :)
    4134 days ago
    You gotta do what feels good for you. I gained so much on these steroids that I just restarted my goals instead of the scale going backward lol. Good luck Christie & Merry Christmas emoticon
    4136 days ago
    Do whatever works for you. For me personally, I'm always going to have my highest weight..unfortunately that fact doesn't change. So I'm sticking with my original weight and I'm just setting new goals in 2010.
    4137 days ago
    I think you should do what feels right to you. We are all working on our new goals and what we can do to make them happen in 2010.
    4137 days ago
    I would do whatever mentally helps you with this journey. I know....not a lot of help to you! LOL
    4137 days ago
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