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Starting Over

Sunday, July 15, 2018

Two words no one wants to say ESPECIALLY when it comes to losing weight. Lately, I suppose for quite awhile now, I've been half assing my workouts AND my new eating lifestyle. So as the title suggest; I'm STARTING OVER😣😒😤 and when I say over.....I mean from 418 pounds AGAIN!!!!! I can't tell you how utterly disappointing that is to me. I know what works for me, low carb, as I am a big carb addict. What wasn't working was ME!! I got way to comfortable with myself and I wasn't even finished with the race!!!!! So as I readjust my Spark Ticker to reflect my true weight, I start my journey all over again. What I will never do is give up! So if you are reading this and you are starting over again, don't be afraid to put your story out there. You maybe helping someone else in the same situation! DAY ONE.......
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  • CHOKOG
    Same here.. I hear ya and completely understand! We are here and not giving up!
    259 days ago
  • ANNIESADVENTURE
    Way to go! Any day is a good day for a re-start. We never quit. Right back at it. I'm with you.
    657 days ago
  • JACKIEFAT2
    You are starting that is a plus. Never stay down. After all Edison tried about 99 times to invent the light bulb, but he kept on trying and succeeded.
    739 days ago
  • no profile photo CD22480424
    I was given advice once when I was discouraged. Every movement counts. !

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    749 days ago
  • EO4WELLNESS
    I am so proud of you! Realizing you need to start over puts you way ahead of staying in the same-old, same-old.

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    755 days ago
  • MERMAIDLIFE
    I am doing the same thing! It took me quite awhile to be okay with it and really admit and commit to starting over. I went from 446 to 377. I don't know exactly how much I've gained back because I bought a new scale when I got under 400! I decided I don't need to know... It doesn't matter how much I've gained back. What matters is changing my life. When you look around SparkPeople, some of the people you admire the most have probably gone through a similar setback. It's not the setback that matters; it's what you do next. You can do this again! Pick up and KEEP GOING!
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    758 days ago
  • CATDUCK1
    Never Quit, never give up! Keep restarting until it STICKS!! One day at a time and Slow & Steady wins! You can do it!!
    758 days ago
  • JSMIMI8
    I am proud of you for sticking your nose out there. When I started over, I was not even getting on here. I was not ready to be accountable. But after I had made it through a few weeks with my low carb plan, I began to feel so much better in my body and mentally that I was able to come back a face where I had been. I am also able to see a clear path to where I am going. Congratulations on being able to see that you can hit the reset. Not everyone can see there way to do it.
    758 days ago
  • 7STIGGYMT
    It happens to the best of us! I'm not starting over, bit I'm still working on the Thanksgiving/Christmas weight. Grrr
    759 days ago
  • JAZZYGF
    Starting over is a weekly thing for me.yesterday so disgusted wanted to eat a box of donuts. Trying so hard and nutrisystem 10 days 1 pound
    Let's do this together. We can go forward baby steps and keep trying emoticon emoticon emoticon
    759 days ago
  • LINDAK25
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    759 days ago
  • MDOWER1
    It's time never give up
    759 days ago
  • JOHNMARTINMILES
    Fall down seven times, stand up eight!

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    “Put your foot upon the neck of the fear of criticism by reaching a decision not to worry about what other people think, do, or say.”
    - Napoleon Hill
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    759 days ago
  • DYMONDCLAY
    Don't give up
    759 days ago
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