Fitness Minutes: (6,390)
421 9/21/12 3:49 P
Sounds like you might want to start with some non-food goals and habits first. Like: - 8-8oz glasses of water each day - 2+ fruits/veggies each day - 10+ minutes of fitness each day - 7-8 hours of sleep each night
Then, move on to tracking what you eat. Whatever it is - just track it. Then, just look for ways to cut out 50 or 100 calories each day. That could be as easy as giving up a soda a day!
Once you have made things like this a habit it will be much easier to work on portion control around others.
Fitness Minutes: (142,873)
9/20/12 2:12 P
You can do it. Don't go to events hungry. I try to have a little bit of something healthy ahead of time making it easier to resist those temptations."
Fitness Minutes: (25,597)
9/20/12 1:45 P
It can be overwhelming if you try to make too many changes at once. If you can focus on one step at a time, like making sure to drink 64 oz. of water each day, it will be easier to develop healthy habits. Once you have taken that first step and made it a habit, move on to another step, like at least 5- 10 minutes of exercise per day. Lots of good info and tips can be found here on the website and in the Spark book.
Fitness Minutes: (2,352)
9/20/12 9:50 A
I have a life full of family events and social engagements. I am very blessed to have a busy fulfilling life.My problem... I have no will power. When ever I am with my people all of my resolutions go right out of the window. I am overweight, I am 5 feet tall and every extra pound feels like ten pounds. I am uncomfortable and self conscious. What is wrong with me that I can't stick to my plan of healthy lifestyle and getting to a healthy weight?! I want to set an example for my children, get to a healthy weight and stay there.
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