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What is a ripple effect?
I think of it as one action that has many reactions. So if you run 9 miles one week, running 9 miles the next week might be easier, and then it might be easier to run more as the weeks go by.
Or in the case of Weight Watchers™, if I track 100% honestly and with in my points one week, I’ll lose weight. If I continue to do this, I’ll continue to lose weight (Theoretically… we all know outside forces sometimes don’t let this happen).
This week I LOST 0.4 pounds.
No, that’s not a lot, but given my gluttony on Sunday, this is amazing. ABSOLUTELY AMAZING. It also gave me the jump start I needed to actually get back in the groove. I really think Meetings are the way to go for me, mainly because I feel accountable to everyone there. Not like I feel as though I have to be successful for them, but that they all want me to be successful.
A very good way to start this ripple effect is the Weight Watchers™ Program Simple Start©. It’s a no tracking, just eat from the approved foods list for two weeks. I’m going to shoot for this starting next week just to try it out. After that program is over, if you like the way it works, you can just do Simply Filling™ which is simple start but for the long term.
From the article in this weeks meeting, we learned about taking small changes and making them turn into a big payoff. Substituting ice cream for fat free yogurt and fruit. Walking the dog instead of watching TV. More power foods over junk food. Drinking skim milk over 2%. More water, less soda.
You get the idea.
What are some changes you have made or could make to start a positive ripple effect in your life, whatever your journey may be?