MYST 187 F.O.C.U.S.

This is not the focus I am talking about.
This isn’t the F.O.C.U.S. I mean, either.

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FOCUS: Follow one course until successful (or stagnant).

And in weight loss, “stagnant” does not mean “Oh, woe is me, I haven’t lost weight in two days”. It means no change in more than a month. (And “no change” is exactly that. If you’ve lost one pound over the past month, you may not have lost weight as fast as you want, but you are still making slow progress.)

Find a method you want to use. Stick with it. Don’t change after a few days simply because the weight is not magically disappearing as fast as you want. But if after a full month you have seen no progress, then it is time to make a change.

LoseIt Food Log from Sunday, Sept 9, 20918

I was about 80 calories OVER budget (ignoring Fitbit Adjustment) and yet, the next day I was one pound less. Why? My budget works, and I am shedding the excess water from the previous day.

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