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Jumps Starting My Day with Water

I've been starting my day with 2 glasses of water with lemon oil before anything else and BIG SURPRISE it works to help my day get started well. I feel better and seem to drink my daily quota of water easie...

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Log on to the Sparkpeople Community Everyday

Every morning, while having my freshly brewed cup of coffee, I log onto the Sparkpeople community, I do my sparkling around, read the suggested articles, look for success stories, read the suggested recipe, see if I have sparkmail and read it, comment on my friends pages,
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Never Give Up

Baby steps are better than no steps. If you take a step back don't give up, it doesn't mean you failed it means you are human. We all have "off" days and days where we want all the Girl Scout Cookies and that is okay. Just don't give up on your dream once you realize what that dream is because tomor...

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SPARK MOBILE APP

The spark mobile app has really helped me stay on track.

Using it is so easy to log every single thing I eat so that I can see ...

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Never deprive yourself

I have dieted for over ten years and I have tried every single type of diet. I have learned that the worst possible mistake with dieting is to deprive yourself of anything you love. Everything is good in moderation.

For example I LOVE baked goods and mac n cheese. So I allow myself baked goo...

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Vicks vap o rub kills cravings.

I have continually struggled with weight since my mid thirties. I have had wonderful years of healthy eating and exercising and many years of making poor choices and being overweight. Depression set in and anxiety eventually took over my life. I expanded from about 165 pounds to 230 pounds and I was...

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Positive Affirmations Work!!!

Every day I look at myself in the mirror and repeat positive affirmations at least 10 times. "I love myself, I am beautiful, I am worth it, I am losing weight, I am healthy, and I can do this!" Looking yourself in the eye saying positive things will train your mind to stay positive and you can get y...

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Keep it Up - goals and healthy eating

I had forgotten that I posted on here. Paleo works for Me and Stick to the Plan are great secrets to success, at least for me. I got on the scale this morning and I was down to my lowest weight in YEARS!! 232.2. That is almost 36 lbs from my all time high of 268.1. I started this journey in late Aug...

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Things I've learned these last 3 years....

Some things I've discovered in my "getting in shape/weight loss" journey:

**Do NOT starve myself! (I gained a LOT of weight eating 1200 calories! I'll never do that again!) I'm thankful for "EM2WL" showing me the way! (google it. they're wonderful!)

**Muscle is my friend! the more I ha...

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Easy to track calories with "My Fitness Pal"

I never had the patience to track calories because it was so confusing and so much work. The smartphone ap which is free, "my fitness pal" is like having a personal trainer at your beck and call. So far, in 3 months, I have lost 20 pounds. It is a good motivational tool and has lots of foods l...

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