You are definitely in the right place, like minded people who encourage and support and are seeking a common goal is the best way to go. They motivate me to push through even the toughest of times. Find yourself a person you can cheer along the way that will in turn cheer you, if you want to I will be that cheer leader for you. We are in this together. Motivation helps tremendously. I find that if I try to go in at it alone I always fail but if I have a partner of sorts, I tend to stay on task better.
I don't know if this is helpful. But what helps me as far as food is keeping track of the food i eat. That way I see any missteps I make and what I'm doing daily. Also, I try not to beat myself up for any missteps I do.
I tend to do better when embarking on the weight loss journey with a friend or a group of friends
I have started studying and practice of different types of mindfulness and meditation. And it has been very liberating for me. When I am depressed and sad, I just feel so heavy and helpless. Like I'm under a hug pile of rocks. It's next to impossible to feel motivated. But exploring these options has already helped me a lot. Maybe it could help someone else here too.
I'm 69yrs. Retired teacher and work part times when they appear. Right now I feel heavy, lazy and Don't have energy to do anything. I know I have to do them, but as soon I eat breakfast and watch TV I my energy drops. What can I do. I love in PR and it's very hot also.