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Consistency, exercise and Healthy food choices

do the right thing 90% of the time. If I mess up, I get right back to it. I "do my best and forget the rest!" (Tony Horton). It's more about how you feel, and energy level then how you look in the mirror. Being Patient is hard. I didn't get unhealthy overnight, so I won't get healthy overnight. I tr...

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key to getting The wait off and keeping it off

Diets do not work, but Lifestyle changes do. Lose the weight slow and steadily, Instead of all at once.
Keep reminding yourself; The weight Did not get there overnight & it's not going to disappear overnight either.
By doing this you're training your brain to think differently about foods...

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Do You Need a Reason?

You will sleep better.
You will have less joint and muscle pain.
You will not be as stressed.
You will feel better about yourself.
You will like what you see in the mirror.
You will not cry when going clothes shopping.
You will have more energy.
You will not get teased or...

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My Pinterest Board

I've gotten into some bad habits from my Fibromyalgia days. Sometimes, I'm not very motivated to get off my butt and move. My butt likes to sit on a comfy surface and veg out in front of the TV.

But now that I am feeling better, I need to break the habit and get back to my old active self. I...

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Eat at Table

(I actually HAVE to write 1,700 characters?!)

When I started my diet on 10 April 2017, I decided to follow three rules:

1) Keep at/under 1,500 Calories/day
2) Write down EVERYTHING I consumed
3) *MOST IMPORTANT* Eat only at the table, not while reading/watching TV.

I belie...

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The Switch to fresh eating

A month ago I started a new lifestyle. While the healthy eating roller coaster reared it's ugly coaster car during the final days of my job, I found happy success with learning I liked how I felt eating a fresh Mediterranean life than I did what I grew up on. For this successful change, I embraced...

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Finally committed to it

Oh, gosh! On April 5, I finally decided to commit to exercising. I decided wishing the weight off was not working so even if I'm in pain, I do some type of exercise daily. I like doing 'challenges'. It gives me a specific goal to shoot for and a set number of days to do it.

There have b...

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Binge me NOT

You know, I did not realize until recently that I was a binge eater. Yep, somehow over the years, I have been letting emotions, boredom, stress, and other factors get in the way of healthy eating.

How did that happen? I know what I was working full time shift work, the shifts we worked were ...

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Eat your Vegetables!

Nothing has helped me more in my weight loss than adding a HUGE amount of vegetables to each meal. I try to add 2-3 cups chopped mixed veggies to every meal I eat. Doing this adds a huge amount of volume to what you're eating without very many calories! It will keep you fuller longer, and they're so...

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DVD'S at home

I used to be an AFFA certified group X instructor. I've put on 40 pounds in the past eight years since I stopping.
In that time I amassed a huge DVD collection. Cardio, yoga, Pilate's, body weight, barbells, kettle bells, yoga, The Biggest Loser, Ellen Barrett, Kathy Smith, ShivA Rea, Tae Bo Bi...

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