7 Essential Blogs to Help You with Weight Maintenance

by Ali on September 28, 2009

This is a guest post from Mary Ward.

Many people look at the weight loss, but neglect to think of just how hard maintaining it all can be. For many, that can be the biggest struggle and obstacle to overcome. Here we look at some blogs of real life accounts and journeys of those going through such activities and how they make it all work.

1.    Diet Blog

The whole purpose of this blog is not just for the individual that wants to lose the weight, but who wants to keep it off. This blog is based on a community of people who understand how hard it is not just to take off the weight, but to keep it off and the networking and tips can be invaluable for this segment. A must read!

2.    Tales of a (Recovering) Disordered Eater

She offers such a real life account that you can relate no matter where you are at in your weight loss or maintenance cycle. Her mission is to bring awareness and reality to what it is to maintain weight loss efforts and she is very real about the struggles and challenges as well as the accomplishments one can feel.

3.    My Angle on Weight Loss

Don’t let the title fool you as this is a very real person who has lost their weight but who is honest about just how hard it is not to go back to old habits. As many people feel that the struggle ends when you lose the weight, he offers a real accounting of just how hard the maintenance phase can truly be.

4.    Another Weight Maintenance Blog

She has found her solace in yoga and practices it to keep herself sane and active. She offers one of the most real blogs out there stating just how difficult maintenance can be and how she feels it’s harder than the active weight loss in many different ways. She is also quite interesting as she chronicles her everyday adventures.

5.    The Road to Beautiful

Her words are as inspiring to other readers as they are motivational, and she is very down to earth. She repeats mantras about not giving up and is very honest about the struggles that she keeps with maintaining and oftentimes having to get back on the weight loss bandwagon. She wants her words to count and they really do!

6.    Hungry Hungry Hip Girl

She’s lost the weight, put it back on, and now struggles somewhere in the middle working towards proper maintenance. She speaks to her everyday adventures, the necessity to keep up a workout routine, and how all of this affects her and the self esteem she works so hard for. A normal girl with very inspirational words!

7.    Taking Back Control

This is all about nourishment for the soul as much as the body because here you can see how she struggles to believe that she’s beautiful in spite of all her hard work. If you are looking for a bit of inspiration, you are sure to find it here.

Mary Ward blogs about various job issues in the health care field, including how to study in CNA courses online.

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