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Weight Loss Support: The Missing Link

By Edited Sep 15, 2016 0 1

Have you ever thought that weight loss support may be the missing link in all those diets and weight reduction programs that end up in disappointment for so many overweight people?

When dealing with such a tough challenge like weight loss, support can play a major role in making you keep your promises to yourself and not give up. Only think what happens when you're on a diet, eating mostly tasteless stuff, and you see a member of your family eating a juicy pork chop, a big hamburger, or a pizza or some french fries. Seeing that would be a torture for you, especially if you use to have cravings. Temptations get so strong that many people give up and follow their desire, only to find themselves fat and depressed for not being able to commit to a weight loss program, no matter how hard they try.

This is why weight loss support from your family matters a lot and could make the difference between failure and success. If you want to start a diet, ask the other people living with you in the same house to avoid eating all those forbidden things in front of you. They shouldn't even fill in the fridge with such things you're not supposed to eat. It's not such a big sacrifice, and they can always go to a restaurant and eat those foods, if they really feel the need, but they shouldn't tempt you like that.

The best weight loss support one can find is to have another member of the family or a friend to follow the same program in the same time. In this way, they'd have the possibility to share concerns and to track progress, comparing their own experiences and feelings. Why so you think that speed skaters are competing two at a time and not a single one? That's because each competitor needs a benchmark, so she knows where she stands and if she needs to go faster. Sport competitions are very similar to weight loss programs, feedback being one of the major points not to be neglected.

So, if you are the room mate, the partner or the child of an overweight person trying to get rid of the fat, make sure to show respect and not eat forbidden stuff in front of him. Only think if you were in that position, what your feelings would have been. Try to be an inspiration and motivation source for your fat fellow and you'll see that you'll also be happy in case of success.



Aug 11, 2009 9:59am
Support is essential to losing weight.
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