Thursday, March 28, 2013

Finding What Works For You

While on this journey, I have had to amend a few things, take on new things, handle obstacles and numerous other things, but those things didn't stop me. There were several times when they could have. There were times when I could have given up and said it wasn't worth it, but I know this is worth it.

You will often hear people saying losing weight isn't a diet, it's a lifestyle changed -- they are correct. I have had to find what works for me on this journey and make the necessary changes. Yes, I wish I could eat cake and ice cream all day and never gain a pound, but I know that will never happen. I wish I could eat cheeseburgers and french fries all day and never gain a pound, but I know that will definitely not happen. Therefore, I have to find what works for me. Having a cheeseburger here and there won't hurt me. Having a piece of cake and some ice cream once in a while won't hurt me, it's having these items in excess that will.

There are certain things that I am still trying to find that works for me but that is the interesting part of this journey. I have to try things before I know if they will work for me. I have to enjoy new things, open myself up to new things and embrace those new things because one (or better yet, a few) of those new things (aren't you tired of me saying "new things") will change my life for the better, I just have to find what ultimately works for me.


  1. So, so true. There are so many tips and tricks to lose weight that you have to be willing to trial a few that don't suit you to find the one that does, and to adapt when what was working no longer does.

    What works for another won't always work for you, but eventually you will have tried enough strategies to know what fits you best.

    1. You are absolutely right. There are so many trends out now when it comes to weight loss that you have to try and see what works for you. I'm at the point now that I am willing to try something a few times and if it doesn't work, I simply move on.