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Apples, BlueBerries & Strawberries, Mushrooms, carrots Cucumber, celery, Grapefruit, oatmeal & grits, Shredded Wheat Cereal, Garbanzo & kidney beans, diced tomatoes, ground turkey, turkey breast, chicken legs,1 beef shank to make soup and cabbage, Ham Chunks, skim milk & Greek plain 9% Fage yogurt, lettuce, tomatoes, eggs, frozen broccoli, Nature's Own Honey Wheat Bread, Munster Cheese, Bordens Fat Free American Cheese, Brown rice, wild rice, Dreamfield's Pasta, canned tuna, spinach, bananas
When I asked a young woman who had lost 200 pounds how she did it, she said that she treated weight loss like a job. No matter how she felt, she showed up. She showed up at the grocery store to buy the right food, she showed up to track her food, she showed up to walk, etc.
I keep a chain of paper clips next to my computer monitor at work. Each paper clip represents one pound lost. They are always front and center to help keep me motivated. I remember to say "No thank you" to the office doughnuts.
My downfall is potato chips, crackers and chocolate. I love these! Of course, the sugar and salt don't contribute to healthy eating. The other day, I bought some "baked" potato chips that were low in fat. As I sat eating them, I read the label. Yuck - that was enough to say no to even this supposedly healthy option. My secret - don't buy them and bring them in my house to tempt me. Making healthy choices means having healthy options.
Hunger isn't necessarily for food!
Hop on treadmill and get a few steps....
OK, I admit it. I watch way too much TV. Do you? I have found some nice walking videos on the Internet...simple, but moving. So while I watch TV I also walk a mile or two with Leslie Sansone. If you like Jane Fonda, you can walk with her instead. Keep moving.