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Are You Waiting Until January 1st to Lose Weight?

Are You Waiting For January 1st?

2008 Is just around the corner. Can you believe it? While we all have various resolutions for the new year, none tops the list more than losing a few unwanted pounds. I'm curious though — have you already started working on it or are you waiting until Jan. 1 to start losing weight?


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hkdkat hkdkat 9 years
It just happened to turn out that way as that is when I got my elliptical!
meggiebabie303 meggiebabie303 9 years
i've started in the aspect that i'm working out everyday. i'm waiting in the whole food aspect- i can't help but to eat the cookies in the kitchen! plus i'm going to log my food intake starting on the 1st...
insanitypepper insanitypepper 9 years
I always work out more during the holiday season to make up for all the extra fat & sugar I know I'll eat.
aimeeb aimeeb 9 years
Getting in the last of my Doritos now...
lizjohnson66 lizjohnson66 9 years
Hi Mary, >From one mom to another I think I have a solution for you!! I want to lose 40 pounds, and I've lost 28 so far!!! I am feeling fantastic and have more energy than I did when I was in college. I went through three different Herbalife distributors until I found the person I felt really actually cared about me and helped me to start getting results. The bottom line was that I wanted to find somebody that could offer me good prices, but that could also check in with me to make sure I was doing ok. I used to drive two hours to meet with my first distributor in West Haven, Connecticut. I even brought the girls with me a few times because I couldn't find a babysitter. Today my Herbalife coach does everything over the phone and it is much easier with my busy schedule. You can order Herbalife online on his website, you get the shakes a few days after with FedEx and then you can setup a telephone meeting once a week to make sure you are doing the program right. His name is Danny Castello and his website is The number is (310) 928- 3835. He and his girlfriend Michaela actually do most of the coaching together as a team, but she has an Herbalife site as well: He does most of the motivation on the call and gives you important facts regarding nutrition. He can be a bit tough but he really wants you to get results. She is a bit softer- so they make a good combination. Actually I also recommend joining his newsletter first so you can see the articles on nutrition. They also have videos so you can see who they are before actually calling them. Its nice because they actually use the products too. You can see on their websites. Hope this helps! Liz
designergirl designergirl 9 years
I usually watch what I eat, but I really want to lose five pounds and get more toned starting January 1st. My main goal is actually to quit smoking, and I'm worried I will gain weight. It's very hard for me to deal with weight gain because I used to be anorexic and bulimic. I used smoking to replace those addictions, so it's going to be tough on January 1st.
blondewithbangs blondewithbangs 9 years
No waiting for me! Im getting married in 08 so ive got to get a move on it.
ElectroPopTart ElectroPopTart 9 years
Yah...I started December 26th so come January won't feel as daunting to get back in the gym..I've already had a week of lightly getting back to it.
SmallTownFab SmallTownFab 9 years
I work out pretty regularly anyways, but I have beefed up to shed some winter pounds...I had to start before January...I have a wedding in Cuba on January 8th!!! Crunch time is on!
laurini laurini 9 years
I'm "starting" on the 31st, just because it's a Monday and I like starting new routines on Mondays. I'm not really starting anything new, just a new workout journal, but with the holidays my focus has been on maintaining, so now that they are over I'm gearing up again to lose the last 5-10 pounds. Trying to lose with the holidays was impossible, too much to do!
Emma Emma 9 years
Lovely_1 Lovely_1 9 years
I've been working out for a year and a bit already so no I'm not waiting until January 1st! I'll probably wait until January 1st to stop eating all these Christmas goodies though :P
Dana18 Dana18 9 years
I'm starting now, by eating heathly. Take the stairs and mimi workouts.
michlny michlny 9 years
if you wait -- it means it's like a diet or a punishment and you want to enjoy while there's "time left." good health & nutrition is a way of life - not something to stop and start. if you look at it that way and indulge on occasion, stay fit, eat healthy - it's much easier to adopt. it's worth it!!!
sweetrae80 sweetrae80 9 years
I'm joining the gym because I need cardio in my life. I live by a highway so there is no safe place for me to walk in my neighborhood. Sucks that I have to pay the membership fee but I am hoping that the gym environment will help me to stay motivated!
Molly4630 Molly4630 9 years
Oh man, I CAN'T wait. I lost 15 pounds between July and September and easily maintained it.....until Thanksgiving rolled around....all that rich food and not as much time to dedicate to exercise and I've gained 5 pounds back. To put this into perspective, I'm only 5'2, so five pounds on me looks like a lot more than five pounds on someone who is 5'10. :-(
ilanac13 ilanac13 9 years
i don't really believe in new years resolution because they are things that you should be doing at any point in the year. i started my goal setting and reaching a while ago - and i'm going to continue on into the new year
marysmith66 marysmith66 9 years
Hello, This is Mary I am 36 years old with 2 toddlers. My youngest just started day care last week- which still feels a little strange. I haven't had this much time to myself in years. First thing I want to do is lose the extra pounds I put on during the last pregnancy. One of the girls next door has suggested I join her walking group two days a week. After my first pregnancy I lost around 35 pounds using the Herbalife products, but when I called the man that sold them to me three years ago he told me this week he doesn't sell them anymore. He told me to look on the internet. It's disappointing because he was really nice and he called me regularly to make sure I was using their products correctly. It was nice to have someone checking in with me every week to see how I was and it kept me motivated. I searched on the internet for someone that sells Herbalife in New Jersey. I found many websites but I don't want just to buy the products, I want to find someone trustworthy that sells the products so I can also meet them and get started again. Could anybody here recommend someone in New Brunswick? . Thanks, Mary
cinnamonbun cinnamonbun 9 years
I've already started working on it, I just can't see the point in waiting a week.
kuikui84 kuikui84 9 years
my goal is 30 pounds for 08...and starting to mentally prepare by wearing my work out gear around the house and dancing...
hlewis hlewis 9 years
I've started to work out again. But, I can't seem to eat healthy. That's always the hardest part for me. Anyone have any tips?
AMP AMP 9 years
Why wait? That's just an excuse. Plus, don't people want to look good ON NYE? I know I do.
Nitrobezene Nitrobezene 9 years
I have been doing a diet plan but it went down the toilet this week. I'll be back on track next week!
Kazagirl Kazagirl 9 years
lol I was thinking about starting Saturday but I have so much bad food in the fridge that I need to finish off so I am probably going to wait until the 1st, or at least the 31st so I can start on a Monday instead of Tuesday.
logographic logographic 9 years
I'm not losing weight. It kind of saddens me that so many people want to, honestly.
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