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    Lack of motivation

    Since I have decided it is time to change my eating habits it seems I eat worse and more. I need motivation and self control. Does anyone else have this issue and what do you do?

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    Diet: Cambridge Diet
    Height: 5ft6.5in
    Start Date: July 19th 2013
    Start Weight: 17st3lb
    Current Weight: 12st0lb
    Goal Weight: 10st0lb


    BMI Information:
    Start BMI: 38.3
    Current BMI: 26.7
    Goal BMI: 22.3


    Statistics:
    Total Weight Loss: 5st3lb
    Weight to Lose: 2st0lb
    % Lost 30.29%
    Usually when I start a diet it's because I have a burst of motivation or determination and they last maybe 2 weeks, a month tops. This time however was a bit different...I just resigned myself to being miserable (because I love food) for the next 6 months and went with a VLCD (Cambridge was my choice) that took food away from me comlpetely so I wouldn't have those moments when I let myself "tweak" a diet meal a bit...then the next day more...then day 3 a LOT. I was very much surprised. The rapid results made me want to keep going and that was the motivation I needed short term. Here I am 5.5 stone down and it's not motivation that keeps me going but commitment to one day being a size 14 and having more energy and enjoying life more.

    Have you tried Cambridge before? I am a believer that there is a diet out there for everyone that makes us actually re-evaluate our lifestyle rather than just intend to or have good thoughts about it but not do anything. It can be expensive (45 a week ish) but it really worked for me.

    When I say it woked for me...the first attempt lasted 2 weeks but the second time I have been doing it for 8 months. It's all about getting a good consultant as well!

    We will see how I get on with the self control element when I am at my goal weight.
    Start Weight - 17st 3 (Size 22)
    Week 1 - 12 (-42lb) - 14st 3 (Size 20)
    Week 13 - 24 (-20lb) - 12st 11 (Size 18)
    Week 25 - 36 (-14lb) - 11st 11 (Size 16)
    Week 37 - (+1lb) - 11st 12
    Week 38 - (+1lb) - 11st 13
    Week 39 - (-1lb) - 11st 12
    Week 40 - (-1lb) - 11st 11
    Week 41 - N/A
    Week 42 - (+3lb) - 12st
    Week 43 - ???

    My Diary: Carb Junkie Going Cold Turkey
    http://www.minimins.com/cd-weight-lo...ld-turkey.html





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