Yes, there is such a thing as a “diet buddy”. When someone has a hard time sticking to a diet, after quitting your diet several times, you might be tempted to look for someone to give you “moral support”. I know it sounds like a good idea but the success ratio is pretty bad. I know that sounds discouraging but it’s the truth.
A blogger on WordPress that I try to read pretty often wrote about this very subject and at the end of her post it said, “If you’re looking for that special someone to give you the encouragement to stick with it, simply look in the mirror.” Wow, real words of wisdom.
I think by this time you have probably guessed that I’m not in favor of “diet buddies” or “exercise buddies”. For some unknown reason we never seem to pick the right person and after a few weeks, they are finding excuses not to show up or not to continue “being there for you”. Or worst of all, they are the one that ends up needing all the moral support and you’re getting nothing. Your partner doesn’t even know how to give support and you end up totally involved in all their problems. Like you don’t have enough to think about.
I tried to go that route many years ago and gave up looking for a partner I could put up with. When it comes to moral support or finding someone you can depend on, you either have to pay someone, like a life coach, or be your own best friend. If you’re the one who wants to slim down, become fit and have that body you have always dreamed about, it’s only you that has to mustered up the determination to change your life. You have to forget about all the foods you like and the things you like to do when you’re not working. Because for a few months you’ll have to concentrate on living a healthy life.
This means that you might have to do some homework. You’ll have to learn about “living healthy”. Fortunately, we have the internet now, and all the information you need is on the internet. Healthy eating is the most important, exercise alone won’t get you to your goal. But after you straighten out your diet, you’ll have to find an exercise routine to strengthen your muscles and help you burn more body fat.
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