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Lose the weight not your mind

Mind Games And How To Avoid Them To Lose Weight

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Have you ever gone to bed with the strong resolve that tomorrow you are going to start your diet, for real this time, only to wake up like the movie Groundhog Day and start the same old routine? I have done it over and over again. When I realize the day is half over and dieting was the last thing on my mind I start talking badly about myself, to myself. Yes, I talk to myself on a regular basis. I’m a loser, and my favorite, my feet hurt because I’m fat and I’m fat because I eat. These are very negative comments to make about ones self but failing is always a self blame game for me. I would actually hang negative comments in my car and on my fridge to motivate me to stay on my diet. What was I thinking!? I need positive encouragement not discouragement. I am my own worst enemy. If a diet didn’t work fast enough or was too hard I was always blaming myself for not trying hard enough, for being weak. I am not weak! You are not weak either! Continue reading