May has finally arrived! How is that New Year’s resolution going? Several people will pick losing weight at the beginning of the year as they literally can start from scratch with the New Year. All that turkey, mash potatoes and gravy along with pumpkin pie that you consumed can be worked off, right? Having weight loss as a new year’s resolution will NOT make the bad food choices you make disappear overnight. The guilt of being unhealthy will still be there however having a fresh start is sometimes the best solution to successfully losing weight.
A large percentage will be able to keep the momentum going through January as weight loss is the top New Year’s Resolution. Finding likeminded people in your life with the same weight loss goals can and will keep the motivation going but what if you are losing weight alone? Some will slip up during Valentine’s Day (yes, typically women) because they find that the hallmark holiday presents a high temptation with chocolate all around. By March less than 25% of people who had a weight loss resolution are committed at all. Why do you ask? March madness and St. Paddy’s day has come and gone along with winter blues setting in.Continue reading