SPECIAL NOTICE FROM OUR QUEENBEEING WEIGHT LOSS COACH JAMIE PARETTI:
VERY LIMITED TIME BOGO Sale: Buy One, Get One 1/2 Off Through Friday Only at MTMBODY.com
Big News: It’s a very special week at MTM Body, and we’re doing our first-ever BOGO sale! This is so exciting because until we launched our very own line of supplements, we weren’t even ALLOWED to offer such deep discounts. I realize I’ll be taking a little hit here, but it’s TOTALLY worth it to me.
Why? Because I really believe in my products and I know that you will fall in love with them when you try them–and you’ll do it fast, because not only do my specially formulated, all-natural weight loss supplements work effectively to help you get and stay slimmer, but they also help you feel more energized (but without the tell-tale jittery feeling many supplements cause) and cleanse your body at the same time.
That’s why, this week, I’m doing something completely unprecedented in the weight loss industry–I’m offering you a discount that will actually cost me money. When you buy one bottle at regular price, I’ll give you 50 percent off another one of your choice.
You can mix and match the bottles as you wish. Here are your coupon codes.
Use BOGO2 at checkout when you buy two bottles.
Use BOGOFOUR at checkout when you buy four bottles.
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The offer is only good for the next seven days, so get yours while you can!
A Message from MTM Body
The MTM Body and My BFF Fitness and Weight Loss Program, designed by fitness expert and healthy eating guide, Jamie Paretti, helps your body continuously burns calories throughout the day. It also helps to boost your energy; plus offers strong appetite control for maximum, permanent weight loss. It works with your body, not against it.
Many diets fail to take into account the way our bodies function. We need protein, carbohydrates, and You know you can lose weight with us – millions already have.
At MTM Body, we don’t just sell you some supplements and leave you hanging. We believe in a whole-self kind of treatment, and that’s why we make sure you have the tools and support you need to lose weight.
As you may or may not be aware, I lost more than 100 pounds a couple of years ago. When I finally hit the big 1-0-0 in December 2013, I released a video showing my progress. Here it is (be sure to scroll all the way to the bottom of the page to see the updated video!):
At that time, I got many positive comments from people who had watched and felt inspired by the video. Comments such as one from a user named Nina who said, “You look BEAUTIFUL!!!!! IF You did it I know I can,” made me feel great–like I was inspiring others to get healthier. Helping others get healthy is an absolutely beautiful thing, something I aspire to do–something that makes me feel good.
Another user said, “Even at your heaviest you are an attractive woman. Now you are unusually good looking. Keep it up. I have just started my journey,” which of course stroked my ego a little.
And Britva613, a fellow Weight Watchers member, said, “What an inspiration!! I also started out a size 24 (well 24-26 by the stretchy labels I wore) I got down to a 16 and am back up to an 18 I just put on the breaks and went back to WW and this video collage is great! Way to go and it looks like you husband lost along with you.”
There were many more really positive comments too, and I’m grateful for them.
And then there were the negative ones. Now, I could publish them or acknowledge them directly, but I won’t, because I don’t want to add fuel to any negativity fires. There was one user who felt so passionately that I had lied about my size and who felt the need to tell me how fat my arms were, rather than to offer support.
While I chose not to respond to the comments, other users jumped in and defended me, which I appreciated. But honestly, I don’t care what some mean-spirited YouTuber thinks. I know what size my jeans are, and guess what? I know my arms are one of my problem areas. Everyone’s body is different, and I know how much better I am than I was before.
So, to the lady who chose to try to bring me down–I feel sorry for you. You’ve obviously got some really difficult issues in your life and maybe it helped you to feel better to try to destroy a random stranger’s self-confidence. But luckily, my confidence doesn’t come from you or anyone else–it’s all about me and what I choose to believe about myself.
And I’m not so unique–everyone gets to decide who they want to be and how they choose to perceive themselves and their lives.
Anyhoo, enough about all of that.
Here’s the big update: I’ve maintained the loss and even dropped a few more pounds. The loss is going slower now of course, but I’m also in a sort of maintenance/loss rotation. I am relatively happy with my size now, actually. I just want to tone up a bit, and maybe lose 30 or 40 more pounds in the long run to reach my ideal weight. But ideal is all in our heads anyway, right? It’s about being happy, healthy and feeling good, for me anyway. 🙂
So here are a few updated photos from 2013 and Jan. 2014.
Jan. 2014 Weight Loss Update: 100+ Plus Loss Maintained, Continued
“Successful weight loss takes programming, not willpower.” ~Phil McGraw
When it comes to weight loss, the biggest hurdle that people face is that of getting started. Where do you start? How do you start?
If you are one of these people, you’re not alone. In fact, I was there myself when I started this journey to health. It doesn’t really matter whether you want to lose ten or a hundred pounds, honestly. It’s all about putting one proverbial foot in front of the other.
The first step to successful weight loss is to set some goals. Goals should be used in the same way as milestones are used on highways. Just as without any milestone, you will have no idea of where you are going, without a goal, you will have no idea of how much work you need to do to get to where you want to go.
Write down the answers on a piece of paper or put them in your blog or on your phone. Refer back to them occasionally. But ultimately, while your goals are important, they won’t be what’s getting you through each day–that will be credited to the small changes you make each day to lead you to those goals.
Setting goals is just not enough; in order to make the goals achievable, you must set REALISTIC goals. If you have a goal of losing sixty pounds within a couple of weeks or a month, that is not going to happen. Setting such unrealistic goals for yourself will nullify the very effect of goal setting.
When you set unrealistic goals and fail to achieve the same, you will be disappointed and frustrated with yourself and your weight loss efforts. Believe me, I’ve been there.
Ideally, no matter what you do, you should aim to lose no more than 1-2 pounds per week. So set your goals accordingly. For example, if you want to lose sixty pounds, it will take you at least six or seven months to do it in a healthy way. And what I’ve learned is that weight that comes off slowly tends to stay off longer.
Set small and achievable goals for yourself so that when you achieve them, you will feel more confident to move forward. This is the biggest secret of successful weight loss!