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Getting Back On Track Secrets

Slip-ups are inevitable. What is the best way to get on track when things do not go according to plan?

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Horses and daughter

This past year has been rough for me emotionally but I have decided to go into the new year positive and ready to get back into the things I love the most. My entire life I wanted to own and ride horses- At 16 years old I got my first horse who I spent many wonderful years with- life changed and hor...

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Set a Goal

The key to getting on the right track is setting a specific and achievable goal. Start small know the long term goal, but set short term objectives to meet along the way.
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3 Steps To Get Back on Track, Post-Holiday Indulgence

If you've been overdoing it throughout the holidays you may be tempted to go to extreme measures to undo the damage, but the truth is a few smart, reasonable adjustments you can actually stick with can loosen up those too-tight jeans before New Year's Day. Here's how to get started:

Start Eat...

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Persistence Pays Off In Weight Loss

Persistence DOES pay off!! Never give up! Even if you "fall off the wagon" so to speak and do or eat something you shouldn't. There is always the next meal or snack to eat right, there is always the next moment to do right by yourself or others, there's always the next action you do to make yours...

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You're constantly moving in the direction of your most dominant thought.

You're constantly moving in the direction of your most dominant thought! Visualize the life you WANT and the body you want and the type of food you'd like to eat. Stay focused on the image in your head:
You wearing that perfect dress, or fitting into your skinny jeans.
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My secret to beating fibromyalgia!

I'm Alaina. I am a survivor of fibromyalgia, thanks to Dr. McDougall's starch based diet. This diet is basically a vegan diet but in addition to eating vegan, you don't eat sugar or oils. When I follow the diet, my fibro goes away. If not, I'm in pain! It took just 10 days to be pain free after suff...

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Sugar free cookies help stop sweet tooth

Every day is a long battle with my sugar addiction. Part of it is due to boredom part of it when I get hungry but mostly if I eat anything with sugar in it, it sets off a long chain reaction like A train running downhill and gathering momentum until I eat everything in the house that has any sug...

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How to forgive yourself

I think one of the most important "secrets" to success is the ability to be kind and forgiving to yourself. Our harshest and most relentless critic is ourselves. In the end, if we have made a mis step or bad choice it can go two ways. It can spiral out of control into a serious of bad decisions and ...

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Track Calories Eaten

My dad used to tell me "that which gets measured gets done." There is an element of truth in that. I'm convinced that keeping track of one's calorie consumption is a vital element for weight loss.

In light of that, keeping track -- just for keeping track sake -- is a waste of effort. Stati...

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You CAN DO This~Once ,Twice~Whatever It Takes

Hi there! I am MOMWANTSNOWAIST {Mom Wants No Waist} and I lost all the weight I needed to { 20 lbs.} help attain a healthy weight for my 6' frame.~Jan. to first wk. in June 2010. That was 6 years ago and I lost it in 4 and 1/2 months.I kept it off for 8 months in 2011. While that all SOUNDS impress...

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