If you have been over weight for most of your life than you have more than likely asked yourself, can I lose pounds? Will I ever lose pounds? You are not alone; people who have or had weight problems ask themselves this every day.
There are millions of people around the world that are overweight and feel like there is no end in sight, and they are stuck like this forever. Well I am here to tell you – you can lose pounds! You can lose weight! One more time for good measure; You will lose those pounds.
First things first, you have to stop asking yourself if you can lose weight and start telling yourself you will lose weight, you will beat this, you will overcome. We are often our own worst enemy and to overcome our on weakness is our greatest battle.
However, to win your battle over your weight issue, you have to win the battle against yourself first. Once you have done this, then there is not much standing in your way of accomplishing and conquering your goals.
Next step is to get the people around you that are for you and not against you. It may be hard to believe, but there are people close to you that may not want you to do this. You have to recognizes the signs of that and eliminate those people from this process.
Once you have done this, you get the people around you that you know they would kick you in the butt when you needed to be kicked in the butt. You know there are going to be days when you are not at your strongest, and you are going to need support to get you through that rough spot.
Even though you are the one who makes the ultimate decision on rather you win this battle or not. You have to have a good team around you to do this. No great champion has ever won any battle alone; he or she has always had a great team around them. This is no different than any other competition. Except the stakes higher: your peace of mind and your life.
Now that you have your mind right and your team around you, now is the time to put in an exercise program to go along with your diet. That is right I said exercise, dieting alone just does not get it done, you have to be ready to work your butt off.
Cutting back on your calorie intake and fat intake is great, and you can lose plenty of weight doing those things. However, if you had an exercise program where you were burning those calories, as well as your diet, then you will be where you want to be in no time at all.
It is up to you, you have the plan, you have the right frame of mind, and you have the team around you. Now it is time to go get what you deserve and get what you want, just keep your eye on the prize and let nothing stand in your way and you will come out on top.