7 Things Only People Who Are Trying To Lose Weight Understand

Posted: February 18, 2014 in balance

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Health and Fitness – The Huffington Post
7 Things Only People Who Are Trying To Lose Weight Understand
Trying to lose weight — whether it’s to boost heart health, keep sleep apnea at bay or have more energy — has unique challenges in our super-sized society.

That doesn’t mean shedding pounds is impossible: As participants in our I Lost Weight series constantly remind us, a nutritious diet, physical activity, sound sleep and other lifestyle tweaks can result in big changes.

Along the way, many weight-loss journeyers learn valuable lessons they may not have known otherwise. We asked our Facebook fans and Twitter followers who are trying to shed a few pounds to chime in with some of those truths. Here are a few of our favorites.

If you’re in the midst of a weight-loss journey, you know…

1. That we are being careful with what we choose to eat and don’t want to be pressured to go off the wagon. —Maureen Lyons-Brennan

2. Trying to resist candy and food at the office. Such a challenge. —Stephanie Weingart
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3. It’s as much an emotional battle as a physical one. —Brandy Bender

4. Every choice, big or small, with regards to food and lifestyle is magnified. —C Kelly Skoczdopole
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5. The crankiness!! LOL —A Yoga Movement

6. That not everyone’s body is the same and it may take longer for you to see results. —Cari Olea
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7. Temptation to smells and other people eating food we need to avoid. —Bobbin Bergstrom

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