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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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Track everything I eat and exercise.

Don't give up no matter what. If I have a slip, be kind to myself and start fresh tomorrow. Do it just for today, every day. Pray and meditate. Practice acceptance of wherever I am. Practice lots of grattitude no matter where I am. Try not to judge others. Smile at people even if, especially...

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Track everything I eat and exercise.

Don't give up no matter what. If I have a slip, be kind to myself and start fresh tomorrow. Do it just for today, every day. Pray and meditate. Practice acceptance of wherever I am. Practice lots of grattitude no matter where I am. Try not to judge others. Smile at people even if, especially...

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52 Hike Challenge

I've found that having challenges with clear, concrete goals helps me to stay motivated on my fitness journey. For anyone who is interested in getting outdoors, getting fit, and working towards a goal... let me introduce to you the 52 Hike Challenge.

The 52 Hike Challenge is a challenge to do...

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