How to Emotionally Survive a Weightloss Plateau

How to Emotionally Survive a Weightloss Plateau
There’s been a lot of talk the past few weeks on the solo support group page about how discouraging it can be when that darn scale gets stubborn and just will not move in the desired direction.  This is actually a common occurrence, especially if you had a big loss in the first couple of weeks.  Our bodies are great at adapting, so if you've been doing the same things for 4 - 6 weeks it may be time for a change.  Patience, consistency, and compliance with your plan are necessary and difficult when you want to see your efforts rew...
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It's time for a pep talk...

If you know me at all, you know that I've been a little "off" lately.  Now, it's not the usual, 'She's so cheesy, sarcastic, and a little awkward' level of "off" but the 'Whoa, she's needs a nap and a serious attitude adjustment' kind of "off".  My thyroid has been all wacky lately, which tends to not only affect me physically (ridiculously tired, brain fog, weight gain GAH!, etc), but emotionally as well.  Yeah, even though I've wanted to be Suzy Sunshine and Motivational Molly, when I get feeling like this, it's hard to muster the energy to find those positive thoughts.  I've been watching motivational videos on the internet all week trying to find one that speaks to me and I found two, but I'm going to share this one (look for Valerie to share the other one next week).  I dare you to make it through the entire video WITHOUT smiling.  If you can, you're WAY grumpy and just might need to watch it again!!  

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October 18 2016


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