Some people seem to have an easier time of losing weight than others. If you are reading this, then it's a safe bet that you are one of the people who seemingly can't lose weight. As you will see, the vast majority of people like us really can lose weight; it may not always be easy, but it is possible if you are willing to do whatever it takes to shed some excess weight for good.
NOTE: You should always talk to your doctor before starting any weight loss program. There is a slight possibility that you have a medical condition that is causing you to be overweight, and your doctor will be able to help determine if that's the case.
One of the most important things you need to do is convince yourself that it really is possible for you to lose weight. A good way to do this is to read a lot of weight loss success stories. You will find that there are a lot of people who weighed more than you and had even more difficult circumstances, and yet they were able to lose weight. If they can do, you can too. Changing your mindset is overlooked by most weight loss plans, but it is especially important if you currently think you can't lose weight.
You know yourself better than anyone else, and that means you need to find a weight loss plan that will work for you. While your family and friends may have found success with a certain diet, that doesn't mean that you will. For example, if you absolutely know that you have to eat ice cream, then find a diet that includes ice cream; whatever works for you.
Another thing you need to do is be completely honest with yourself. Are you really trying to lose weight? What have you tried? How often have you cheated on the weight loss plans you have tried? Are you lazy? Are you following the wrong plan? Do you really, really want to lose weight? Now, these questions are not meant to accuse you of anything, but rather to help you take a look at yourself. There are no wrong answers to these questions, so answer them honestly and then use the answers to help you lose weight.
If you really feel that you can't lose weight, then you need to assess your current situation. Look for the areas that are causing you trouble and find a solution. For example, if you find that you're always stopping at the drive-through to get a double cheeseburger after work, then find a new route home that doesn't have a fast food place. If you are being honest with yourself, then you should be able to zero in on a few areas where you can make improvements.
Remember, you really can lose weight. It's will take effort and commitment, but it can be done. Keep trying and you will eventually find success.
I completely agree. As soon as I stopped comparing my progress with others, I was actually able to stick to my new habits and get results instead of becoming frustrated and falling off the wagon. Everyone gains and loses weight differently. Real success is success on your own terms.
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