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A Diet doesn't work unless you lose the weight permanently. Losing weight quickly is not important. Keeping it off is the most important thing. Our health is more important than our weight. Losing weight is a benefit of making the lifestyle change, not the only reason to make it.

We love ourselves NOW. We trust ourselves NOW. We understand that we are valuable and good people, regardless of our weight. We know that we are MORE than a number on a scale.

We believe that losing weight is just the beginning. Keeping it off is the real battle.

We believe that nutrition is important, not just for weight loss, but for our overall well-being.

We believe that exercise is important, not just for weight loss, but for our health, both mental and physical.

We believe that the best way to lose weight permanently is to educate ourselves about nutrition and fitness, to learn what we are putting into our bodies by tracking our calories and measuring our portions. We know there is no magic pill or plan.

Above all, we understand that in order to keep this weight off, we will have to follow a healthy lifestyle for LIFE.


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Knife throwing
This has to count as exercise because I can feel an increase in heart rate when I'm done. But don't know what to classify it as or how many calories it burns. Could it count as pitching like in ...
by violet_selky on 20 Jul 15 07:58 PM
My own personal thinking that I am following
I'd like to see the research on wine "releasing" fat cells.
by oolala53 on 23 Dec 13 07:24 PM
A Pledge to My Body
I know this sticky is several years old now, but since I'm new to the group, I thought I would say thank you for posting it.
by bye2babyweight on 22 Dec 12 09:42 AM
Getting through the holidays
Stay on track. Come join the "Christmas and New Year Holiday Count Down Challenge". It's about saying "No Thank You" more than "Yes Please" over the next few weeks and ...
by xXSpicyTunaXx on 10 Dec 12 10:48 PM
Getting Started
New to the group, agree with the philosophy--I try for moderation in everything. I'm trying to live more healthily and accept the size that results, whenever it results. (I can change my behavior, ...
by lornaw on 28 Oct 12 08:56 AM

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type: Common Interest
categories: Fitness & Exercise
Food & Nutrition
Lifestyle & Culture
members: 893
administrators: k8yk
created: 20 February 2010

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