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Wednesday, August 20, 2014

The Last Five Pounds..





I just read an article about losing that pesky last 5 pounds.  They included all kinds of great tips on how to finally cross the finish line.  I did what I always do when faced with these articles, got depressed.  And then it hit me!  I have been doing this all wrong, I have been trying to lose the first 5 pounds.  How crazy!!

I am convinced I must change my strategy to "start" with the last 5 pounds.

Because I am a professional dieter...I know we are supposed to lose weight in increments.  We shouldn't think about the whole number, but set manageable goals.

So isn't this a brilliant goal?  Starting with the last 5 pounds, which seems to be such a burden and the hardest.

I know, right?

I am totally on to something, and I can form a kind of a solidarity with all my successful dieter friends.  I no longer have to simply chat about diets with my heavier friends.  I can commiserate with my thin friends about the burden of trying to lose the last 5 pounds.  The influence of being a part of the successful loser groups as opposed to the struggling loser groups is mentally
fulfilling.  I usually start a diet thinking I won't win.  This way I begin as a winner...I am only 5 pounds away from my goal!!  I love it!!

 



Evidently you can lose weight in pounds or kg's
how much is a kg?


It's 2 weeks until my birthday and as a gift to me I am going to lose those last 5 pesky, pounds.



Yeah Me!!!



 Then I will lose the last 10 pounds.....





 Then the last 15 pounds!!

I can't find one for the last 20, or 30, or 40.....I will just wing it from there.



9 comments:

  1. Sounds like a plan to me! Why not?

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  2. I know. It's hard. I've been saying that to my running buddies for two years now. I'm going to get these 5 pounds off. Five pounds that found me and my metabolism the last few years. Oh well.

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  3. You go girl. The metabolism and excuses sneaked on so many first five pounds that I know the frustrations too. All the sneaky tricks like using smaller plates make me do a guffaw snort. It's not what you put on that smaller plate, it's really what you move from that plate to mouth that counts. In 2 months, I've lost 22 pounds by eating less and working out. Who knew!

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  4. I love this! A great idea.I think I'll jump on the band wagon with you. Why save the best for last.Might as well get right to it NOW!

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  5. I've been too busy working on my 1st $million. I have a feeling that it will also be my Last.

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  6. Very funny - I love this idea! I will like to lose the last five pounds with you!

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  7. haha

    Thanks for the chuckle. I think I'll join you!

    =D

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