Tuesday, December 22, 2009

Ways Losing Weight is Like Writing a Letter to Santa

  • Anyone can do it
  • Being greedy isn’t a recipe for success
  • Some people need a little help getting it started
  • You feel better once it’s done
  • The possibilities are limitless
  • Your’s is different than everyone else’s
  • Helps if you write down all the things you want
  • If you can’t stop being naughty, you probably shouldn’t even bother
  • Once you’ve done it, you have to continue being good
  • Sometimes you feel like it’s going nowhere
  • Just saying what you want doesn’t mean you’re going to get it
  • You really need to be good, not just say you’ve been good
  • It’s harder to do when you get older
  • You really should leave out cookies
  • It doesn’t work if you don’t believe

19 comments:

  1. The possibilities are limitless... Loved that Jack!!! They are. At 52, I just took my first kickboxing class. Yes, it gets harder as I get older but I am not giving up!

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  2. I think I'm going to write a Christmas letter to me telling me what I want for next year and then make it happen. That's right, I'm my own Santa. :)

    Congrats on getting so close to Onederland. I have complete confidence that you will be there soon. You have done amazingly well. You have the determination.

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  3. "It doesn’t work if you don’t believe"
    This is the thing that I always keep in mind. Nice analogy Jack!

    -Denise

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  4. Oh my good lord...that is going to have to be my mantra for next year Jack...can I use it...

    "It doesn't work if you don't believe"

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  5. True True True "It doesn’t work if you don’t believe"

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  6. It doesn't work if you don't believe.

    Le sigh.

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  7. LOL!! Do I *really* have to stop being naughty though?? Maybe you better explain that :)

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  8. leave out the cookies.....:( Must come up with some fat free yummy ones...and Santa still gets some right, or is he watching it this year too?

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  9. "Just saying you want it doesn't mean you'll get it" ----Oh how true! I feel as though I should post this next to my treadmill....

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  10. Hi Jack. Errr, did you mix this post up with the one entitled "Ways weight loss is like having sex"?

    Bearfriend xx

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  11. Definitely leave out the cookies. Definitely!

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  12. The last one....that's the best. So true. :)

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  13. I agree, the last one is so true. This time of year I feel like all my patients just need to believe that it can be different and that they can do it.

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  14. It doesn't work if you don't believe...
    very true..
    and many times you have to do it and see the results to start believing...

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  15. I have been reading your blog for a while now... lurking and today had to share it with my husband! We are working together to get fit and keep the weight off (between the 2 of us we lost one of our kids (the middle one) in weight) Just wanted to say Merry Christmas and Hppy New Year!

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