THE NUMBER ON THE SCALE JUST WON’T GO DOWN!

What I like most about this post is that it focuses you on your health and not just pounds. I know that when I struggled with my weight – for years – it was because all I looked at was the pounds. As soon as I lost five or ten I went back to my old ways. No wonder I never succeeded over the long term. You need to make a commitment to your health not just dropping a couple of pounds.

Tony

All About Healthy Choices

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Does this sound familiar?

“I’ve tried dieting, exercising, appetite suppressants and the number on the scale won’t go down!” “I’ve done everything POSSIBLE, so I guess I’ll have to live with this reality.”

HERE’S THE REAL REALITY!

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Most people did what they were WILLING TO DO under the terms they were WILLING TO DO IT. Without clearly understanding the mechanism of weight gain, they attempted to alter its outcome by throwing various “weight loss” ideas at the problem. This method  worked in the past, therefore, would surely work again. Unfortunately, as we age, it frequently doesn’t!

When patients came to me with specific health concerns, I didn’t simply reach into my bag of “experience” and “pull out” things that worked with other patients. I went through a thorough health history, examination and diagnostic testing (which might have included blood work, MRI’s, ultrasounds, CT scans, evoked potential…

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3 responses to “THE NUMBER ON THE SCALE JUST WON’T GO DOWN!

  1. Thank you Tony for passing the message forward.

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  2. This post is eye-opening. Thanks for sharing it, Tony 🙂

    Liked by 1 person

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