New and need inspiration!

previous topic · next topic
TK0225

Joined: Jan 14
Posts: 2

      quote  
Posted: 05 Feb 2014, 11:00
56 years old and gained ~70 pounds when I hit 40 and tried to be vegetarian. I replaced meat with fat and here I am (that only lasted 3 years but the weight remains). I sit at work most of the time and then go home, eat and sit. I need some inspiration...can't seem to find it within. Anyone have some wise words for me that may help me get my mind right? Thanks
Glaun

Joined: Jun 13
Posts: 671

      quote  
Posted: 05 Feb 2014, 22:23
If you need inspiration you need only to read prior posts in this forum. They will tell you our stories of success and failure and how to achieve either.

The Perfect Speed
"any number is a limit, and perfection doesn't have limits.
Perfect speed, my son, is being there.”
Chiang from "Jonathan Livingston Seagull
shmiller

Joined: Mar 10
Posts: 504

      quote  
Posted: 06 Feb 2014, 06:47
First thing in any weight loss journey, I think, is discerning why you want to lose the weight. What do you want? I think Special K (though they drive me crazy) nailed it with their new campaign, "What will you gain when you lose?" What are you doing this for? Write it down. Hang it up. Look at it. Get your mind right and your body will follow, both in your ability to make smart food choices, but also in regard to keeping you motivated to get moving in SOME way. Prayers for you. Feel free to buddy me.
"The grass ain't greener, the wine ain't sweeter, either side of the hill" The Grateful Dead



Forum Search
Advanced forum search



Latest Posts

Low carbers....is this a good plan for tomorrow?
Alright! Thank you.
by Pawsome on 18 Dec 14 09:25 PM
bad day
Uncle pen that is too funny Rule to live by "blame the mother in law" always. That makes life a hell of a lot easier. I have to say I was so lucky I had the BEST mother in law she was ...
by Char60 on 18 Dec 14 06:32 PM
We need better fast food options
FYI - Not Fried Chicken Fast Food Options - Boston Market: 1/4 white Rotisserie Chicken (skinless) - 220 calories & 700 mg sodium. 1/4 Dark (skinless) - 310 calories & 670 mg sodium. McDon ...
by jeannieselby on 18 Dec 14 03:07 PM
how has this journey affected you life besides weight loss?
MANY changes ALL OVER this journey of weight loss. Physical of course - ability to stand longer and walk farther without heavy breathing and pain as well as more natural ambition to be physical; first ...
by FullaBella on 18 Dec 14 10:30 AM
Holidays
I need to remind myself: just because food is there (aka holiday parties) I do not need to eat it:? :?
by lau13ren on 18 Dec 14 09:12 AM