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Old 07-16-2016, 04:22 PM   #1
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Question What Are Your Biggest Weight Loss Obstacles?

If you had 3 obstacles in your way of weight loss what would they be?

Mine are:
1. Lack of Energy during the hot seasons.

2. Lack of friends to go workout with or take a walk with.

3. PMS cravings 1 week prior to my menses.

4. I could use a social support group of healthy dieters for circle group too.

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Old 07-16-2016, 05:42 PM   #2
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1. Food makes me feel good. That's really the one and only issue for me.
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Old 07-18-2016, 05:35 AM   #3
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I have two. One is my thyroid. I have medication but I'm not convinced it really sets everything right. Number two would be how much I enjoy food and eating with people. I am now on vacation and have lots of trips with friends and family planned. Eating together and celebrating that togetherness is just so special. Luckily I am often in control of what food there is which make better choices possible.
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Old 07-21-2016, 08:40 PM   #4
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Emotional eating is my only obstacle. Whether it be from sadness, anger, stress or even happiness - it all leads me to food. I have to really hold back because it's like an automatic response to nearly every situation.

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Old 08-21-2016, 11:45 AM   #5
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mine are:

1 - my husband and I like our nightly drinks and seem to hang out with peeps that like to hang out in bars. I've been ordering water lately and have decided that I don't drink before 5 pm. Save a few calories.

2 - I like working out but I injure easily (both knees are shot) so I go gang busters and then I have to stop for a while for me knee to heal. Like now - I do low impact aerobics / stretches and twisted wrong the other day. I do what I can in the mean time.

3 - I'm pre-diabetic (I know I shouldn't be drinking at all - I'm working on it)
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Old 09-12-2016, 09:23 AM   #6
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Mine is sugar. I'm so totally addicted to it. Starting a detox today. I got up and drank a big bottle of water with a scrambled egg breakfast. Trying to stay busy so I don't think about it too much.
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1. I tend to be my own worst enemy.

2. My "All or Nothing" attitude.

3. Commitment and dedication when the going gets super tough.
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Old 11-03-2016, 07:14 AM   #8
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1.)Thyroid condition-I had mine removed 2009, because it was enlarged, now I very low metabolism. Cannot tolerate the meds, so 'winging' it.
2.)Binging when in pain to make me feel better- I'm 65 years young and have issues with joint pain. Food makes me feel better, especially sweets. But it is such a double edge sword. Because the extra lbs and sugar actually, in reality aggravate my arthritis and joint issues!
3.)Sugar cravings!
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Old 11-14-2016, 01:22 PM   #9
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1. My biggest obstacle now, in dieting, is portion control. I want to eat too much.


2. I also have to incorporate more fruits and vegetable to my eating plan.


I have done several things, the last couple of months, to improve my ability to lose weight. Drinking more water daily, decreasing how much pop I drink, like waaaaaaay down, Improving the situation with my health, cortisone shots in my knees, improving my heart and lung health. My ability to exercise is improving. I hate exercising but I also know, I've got to add this to my weight loss plan.
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Old 11-17-2016, 08:55 AM   #10
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1. Too much time in front of TV
2. Great at talking myself out of taking a walk, going to the gym....
3. Love to eat and like others big emotional eater...especially stress eating
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Old 12-07-2016, 05:35 AM   #11
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Hi! My biggest issues are also emotional eating and that I seem to feel really "full" to stop eating. That means that I favor fatty food like peanuts or cheese.
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Old 12-23-2016, 01:30 PM   #12
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Sacrifices will have to be made for a change, you just have to decide for yourself if you want to reap the benefits ? The change should be gradual.
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