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Our Lady of Weight Loss

Our Lady of Weight Loss

Optional Suffering

I do believe that a great many of us have a deep-seated belief that in order to permanently remove excess weight we need to suffer. I am here to assure you that Permanent Fat Removal does not equal suffering!
How did I come to this conclusion that y’all think you need to suffer?
Because you write me (thank you – keep them cards and notes a comin’), and you make ‘declarations of suffering’.
“I am suffering.” “I suffer.” “It is soooo difficult to lose weight (more suffering).” “I suffer with my . . . “ “I have suffered with weight loss my entire life.” “It is impossible …” “I never …” “I can’t …” Platterfuls of suffering!
Now listen up girls and boys. I’m not going to tell you that permanent fat removal is easy – primarily because you’ll be plenty peeved at me – but I am going to tell you that it is as difficult as you make it.
So … returning to the original premise that you have a deep seated belief in your tush that needs kickin that you must suffer, I am here to tell you that the ‘no pain, no gain’ aspect of permanent fat removal is not only an inaccurate belief, it is also counter- productive.
OPTIONAL SUFFERING
Whatever your suffering beliefs, they are optional. Your choice. Not necessary. Give it up!
Get the ‘mind-clearing eraser’ out and wipe the ‘suffering slate’ clean! Suffering has a less-than-desirable effect on our minds, hearts, reality and WEIGHT!
Leave the suffering at the door (or in the comment box below). No point in dragging it with you throughout the day. It will surely weigh you down.
Join the Kick in the Tush Club community and discuss!
Spread the word (NOT the icing!),
Janice

  • jokelyne

    Absolutely right! It’s a state of mind. “Deciding” is the difficult part. Once the decision is taken the rest is easy. And as you see results, it gets easier.

  • Mary

    I agree with you 100%. I joined that national weight loss group last August needing to lose 47 pounds, I have lost 35 of it, and it was much easier than I had expected. Even if I don’t lose these last 12 pounds, I am delighted with the way I look and feel. This isn’t meant to be an ad; decide what you want to accomplish, how you plan to accomplish it then tell everyone so you can’t back out.

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