Weight Loss Video Diary – Week 6: Struggle


It’s week 6 and it was a struggle! The week started off good on Monday, but after that it was hard for me to find motivation to exercise. I managed to fight through the mental barrier that I always face. I don’t know if it’s burnout or what, but I managed to fight through it.

Through out all of it I managed to eat my Nutrisystem foods and my fruits & vegetables, so that wasn’t a problem. Eating has actually been the easy part lately. Having the pre-made food is really a life saver since I don’t have to think about preparing anything. It’s already done. Even when faced with a pizza party I managed to just say no to the temptation. My issue this week was more of a mental, get-up-and-go-to-the-gym type of struggle. I knew I would have weeks like this, but man does it feel good to say that I persevered!

I know I can fight through it now, the key is to FIGHT THROUGH IT!

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My name is Israel Lagares. I used to be the kind of guy that was always in shape, but over the last few years I've fallen off tremendously. This site is my final attempt to get back into shape. So far I've lost 70.4 lbs. Check out my weight loss chart, weight loss videos and progress pics. Follow my journey, those of others, and read our thoughts on various health topics. Share your thoughts, experience, and journey here on FMU.

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  1. MeredithNo Gravatar says:

    Israel —

    Please don’t be so hard on yourself, you are doing great!!! Remember to stay positive and you are right — it’s a journey and not a race. Keep up the great job!!

    Meredith 🙂

  2. Yes, stay strong and guard your mind! You will succeed!!

  3. LegendaryNo Gravatar says:

    Think of how good you will feel once it’s done and it may help to jump the mental hurdle. Keep up the good work!

  4. DavidNo Gravatar says:

    Stay Strong Israel, it is a constant battle, but it is worth every pound!

  5. byebyebigguyNo Gravatar says:

    Dude your face is looking thin, I can see the work you have put in! Good work buddy.

  6. I’ve just started on my fat loss journey again, after yo-yo dieting over the past two years. The hardest thing for me is the cardio exercise and the reduction in calories.

    I love weight training, but cardio exercise bores me to death. That’s why I keep my cardio exercise down to 30 minutes each session. I’m two weeks into my diet and I am staying focused.

    I’m currently on a 2000 calorie a day diet, 4 weight training workouts and 5 cardio workouts every week. What does your diet and exercise program consist of.

  7. MikeNo Gravatar says:

    Struggles like that help define you and give you a new vantage point for what you’ll face in the future. Hang in there Israel!

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