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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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Have an accountability partner or group

Accountability: When you know you have to account for your behaviors, whether it is what you eat, if you exercise, weight in, just knowing that someone other than yourself is watching, keeps me motivated to do the right thing to attain my goals.

Weight Watchers taught me this secret. Those ...

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One day at a time will do it, don't overwhelm yourself. Focus on today.

I know how to lose weight, I have done it before. I was thinking about how I did it. Slowly I started to remember I remember many things that really helped me.

Tracking is very important, if i don't write it down I don't count accurately, measuring is important so I don't fool myself about ho...

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my plank challenge

Ive said forever I was going to try the plank challenge. But never started. Then I mentioned it to a friend. She suggested we start together. We spent the next 2 weeks texting when we were done. Then she stopped, it was bothering her neck. Since I had gotten used to doing it I continued. Now...

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Learn from Mistakes

I've lost weight and regained it. What that did for me was to teach me about myself. I learned that I love running. I never would have tried it, if I wasnít trying to lose. Losing weight taught me that I am capable of doing so, and what it would actually take to get it done.

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No turning back

My secret to getting back on track.......Never let anyone know that you are on a diet. If you tend to get way better results when no one knows anything. I find when you tell no one it helps you to be successful. I take my lunch breaks with no one that way I eat what I bring and not be ...

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Don't Make It a Daily Decision

Don't make "taking care of yourself" a daily decision.

Decide now that you are worth being taken care of. Decide now that a healthier you is a better you. Decide now that you will not let obstacles stand in your way; not time, not mood, not temptation, not other people. Stop making it a da...

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Eat half as much > become half as much!

I just decided that in order to make my goal this time and keep it.. I needed to wake up from my dream and realize what needed to be done to achieve it! I read an inspirational book called "The Shift"... and it was all about me! The woman who wrote it decided that she had to make a shift in her lif...

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Record Data, Analyze It, Don't Get Analysis Paralysis

Since 2008 I've recorded my weight and physical fitness. This data is assessed considering that an increase in muscle mass increases weight.

When I was in the Army I needed to balance cardio, strength endurance and weight to meet guidelines.

This method also helped me maintain a hea...

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Diabetic (or anyone) Secrets

I have take most of this from one of my other blogs but I believe in the things and follow my own secrets!

The Little things:
1. Take your time while eating, it takes approximately 20 minutes for your food to hit. If you eat quickly until your full (often feeling miserable), then you will...

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Log log log!

It's easy to get off track but to get back on and stay on, log your food, your exercise, your water, I can even log my mood, and sleep with my fitness tracker, Jawbone UP.

Log away!! Stay motivated. Smile at yourself in the mirror and say 'You got this babe'.

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