Member Since: 01/10/07
Last Login: 01/22/09
Program Progress: Day 39
You asked for hints. I try and let members go through this on their own with the community as that is the intent of the site. Every now and then I will put my thoughts in the mix. I want-to say to you that you are on a great path. I like your thoughts, your intentions and your energy.
Two things, 1st don't want too much too quick. Piece by piece things will come together and do not overwhelm yourself.
2nd, trust the process, Tools will guide yo through everything and day by day you will see the changes.
All you need to bring to the table is the want to change and the willingness to put the effort in. Keep going the community and I am with you!
I agree with Coach. Do and trust the process.
It's great that you have been on a positive diet change. Cograts! That's a big success!
When you mention cigs, I can't help but think that this may be an excuse. Of course I mean this in a polite way...but why do you have to lose weight first?
You say that you know "it's wrong, bad and everything else" but do you want to quit?
..and yes, I know you will succeed too!
To reply to your questions, I'll try and explain. Yes I want to and will quit. However, as I already weigh over 14 stone and I know I pack weight on when trying to give up, I have to do it this way. As coach advised me, 1 thing at a time is better than getting bogged down and making it too hard.
Thanks for the feedback.
my expierience with quitting smoking and trying to control weight and excercise at the same time is that its really hard, its a whole lot of self control that your trying to do at once and it will feel like too much. if i were you id quit smoking first, then after your confident that youve quit concentrate on eating healthy and working out then youll have the energy and confidence you need to workout. smoking steals so much of both.
Hey hun, I found the previous comments very enlightening but non the less.. pretty generic. We all know smoking and unhealthy eating is bad for us, and yes we continue to do so? And when it comes time to break these nasty little habits... for some reason.. they seem a mile high and completely overwhelming... thus the hints.. to take it one step at a time.
How ever, it doesnt need to be this hard. Or difficult to overcome. Breaking habits and forming habits are pretty easy, but you have to want it both mentally and physically. So, without any predjudice, i would like to offer some advice. If you can.. pick up the book "The easy way to stop smoking" By Allen Carr---> i guarantee you wont want to smoke anymore when you finish the book, and it will make quitting seem SOO much more enjoyable rather than a sacrifice.. I just quit smoking 2 weeks ago.. cold turkey.. and this book really engraved inside me... just how wonderful life is being a non smoker. I know you can get through this, and everyone has their own ways of doing so... but i thought maybe this book could be a push in the right direction for you :)
As for the eating plan, congrats on getting a dietician!~ :) They help alot! Im not sure if it was discussed or not, but sometimes its easier to do a body cleanse first to rid yourself of sugar cravings and sodium, as well as fat cravings. Once you start eating healthy all the time, it will seem so weird to eat something unhealthy for you!
If your looking into getting healthy though, you should try out some goji berry juice, concentrated from health stores or some red reishi mushroom caps... Their like a health supplement that boosts EVERYTHING inside you, as well as anti-cancer properties.. It boosts your immune system, your energy levels, detox's your entire body.. Ive only been on them a week or so now, and things are finally starting to look better and my energy as well as my confidence is rising dramatically.
SO i hope this helped a little bit. Best of luck to you :)