Stuck and not motivated...argh

Discussion in 'W.I.S.H' started by Mish19, Apr 11, 2006.

  1. Mish19

    Mish19 <font color=magenta>Dared to light another candle!

    Aug 18, 2001
    Hi everyone! I used to be a WISHer so I've decided to come here for some help.
    I am on WW for a while now lost weight but I am starting to lose motivation, but not going to give up!

    I was thinking of trying Jenny Craig just to kick myself into weight loss! I know how to eat well ( I just don't do it all the time - LOL) so I feel once I lose a good amount of weight and have some control I will go back to WW again.

    I've been on JC before and did well, anyone have any advice/thoughts?
  2. TammyNC

    TammyNC <font color=red>WISH Biggest Loser/Red Team</font>

    Dec 7, 2003
    No advice on Jenny Craig but just wanted to pop in and say not to get too discouraged. You may be in a holding pattern because your body has gotten comfortable with the way you are eating and has figured "you" out. Maybe try changing some things up a little. If you are still following WW and are using the points, eat on the higher end of your points one day then switch and eat on the lower end the next day. I am sure that others will also agree that we have to keep our bodies guessing what is going on so it doesn't get settled. You can do this, remember to also get your water in and if you aren't exercising try to get a little in to start with if only walking up steps instead of taking the elevator. Look forward to hearing how you are doing so come back and update us when you can.
  3. ohMom

    ohMom Kids Get Arthritis Too! Moderator

    Oct 8, 2001
    michelle -- looks like Tammy has already (so very wisely ;)) added some of my original thoughts so i'd echo her suggestion of mixing things up a bit. either up and down on the points, or add in a new exercise a couple times a week that your body isn't acclamated to. (did i spell that right?)

    i personally believe WW works, i'm struggling too but i know it works for me. I don't know much about JC but if you feel it's a sensible/healthy eating plan for you and something new would give you the gusto again, why not? my concern with JC is the crutch of premade meals b/c one day you'll have to wean off them. i know they walk you through that but i would be like woohoo -- food!
  4. Tiger Lily 03

    Tiger Lily 03 Moderator W.I.S.H. Moderator

    Feb 7, 2003
    Welcome back!
    So far I'm thinking your advice is spot on. If you can get to mixing up a bit, you might also try to cut the portion in half and eat that at 2 different times. I've found this to be helpful as well.

    Don't give up. Let us know how you are managing.

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