Can anyone suggest how I can set a big weight loss goal and achieve it the healthy way without setting myself up for failure?
I have been battling my weight struggle for over 10 years since adolescence. I practically know every trick in the book when it comes to nutrition and fitness. I have ton a ton of research, but when push comes to shove- my actions don't speak louder than words. I have this toxic all-or-nothing attitude and tendency where I either push myself to spend a radical amount of time working out and stay tremendously disciplined on my diet for a few weeks- or I'm ordering an obscene amount of takeout and totally sedentary. I also have that habit of weighing myself every day- obsessing over my "progress." I want to make a change- physically and mentally. I need to lose 20-30 lbs in order to be healthy and content with myself. I just don't want to go crazy and then burn out, as usual. Help?gbpn26 by:
I've had the same issue and dropped 45 lbs in the past 2 months!!!
I think what is helping me out is setting small goals to achieve the overall goal.
Slowly creeping up to your goal weight is much better than losing 12 lbs in 2 weeks and burning out. I set 2-3 lb goals every week or so and usually end up losing more. I also made a calendar that sets goals and progress over time. It helps you keep motivated seeing how far you have come. Overall you shouldnt be stressing out about your weight loss!!!!
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