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Sometimes during an early morning workout my mind starts to wander to all the things I need to do, and I start feeling exhausted, then I remind myself that because I am working out when I normally would be asleep, I am actually accomplishing more that I could imagine! Stay Positive!
I have gained and lost 30 pounds I don't know how many times...seriously, for the two pregnancies that OK....but otherwise not! So my new strategy is simple...I refuse to lose weight again because I NEVER want to find it again! So now, I am releasing energy back into the universe!
ONCE YOU ARE EXERCISING CONSTANTLY AND YOU ARE NOT LOOSING WEIGHT, DON'T BEAT YOURSELF UP BECAUSE YOU MAY BE BUILDING MUSCLES. NOT EVERYONE LOSE WEIGHT THE SAME WAY. KEEP ON DOING WHAT YOU ARE DOING AND ALL WILL BE TAKING CARE OF. MAKE SURE YOU DRINK LOTS OF WATER WHILE EXERCISING.
Sweet, crunchy snacks really get to me, so I log in everything I've eaten all day long, and IF I have enough calories left over, I'll let myself choose whether to eat it (or not). What I now find myself doing, is finding healthier substitutes.
When I recently started my weight loss plan, my doctor recommended adding 1 heaping tbsp of sugar free metamucil to 8 oz of water and drinking it (quickly), 30-60 minutes before each meal. It has really helped me to eat less at my main meals. The SF Lemonade is our favorite!