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Words of Wisdom, Part II

Words of Wisdom, Part II

Lisa Eirene

About Lisa Eirene Lisa lost 110 pounds through calorie counting and exercise. She swims, bikes, runs, hikes and is enjoying life in Portland, Oregon. Her weight loss story has been featured in First Magazine, Yahoo Health, Woman's Day and

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  1. Lynne

    Thank you, I needed to hear this tonight! At my WW meeting today I lost 4.6 pounds and am down a total of 75 pounds! Right after my meeting I met some former collegues that I haven’t seen in months (and some in a couple of years) for drinks. I got many compliments, but kept saying that–Thanks, but I still have a way to go. I’ve worked really hard for this, why can’t I just be proud of my accomplishments???

    1. Lisa Eirene

      Why is it that we do that? I do that too. Or at least, I used to. Now I make a conscious effort to say “thank you” and leave it at that!

  2. Karen@WaistingTime

    Oh so true! And I once read how women tend to do this with ANY kind of compliment.

    1. Lisa Eirene

      I’ve been consciously trying to break the habit of belittling the accomplishments I’ve made. It’s hard but I feel better now!

  3. Jennifer

    I love this!! I always say, well, thanks, but I have 50 lbs. more to lose. I should just shut up and say: Thank you!!

    1. Lisa Eirene

      Yes!! Stop belittling what you’ve accomplished so far!

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