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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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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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TRACK TRACK TRACK

Losing weight means to have the determination to be healthy and the weight will take care of its self. Track your intake of food daily, and be honest, the scales know if you are cheating. And exercise daily, for at least 10 min. Walking is excellent. And drink lot and lots of water. The condition ...

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organization and goals

What really helps me to get back on track and motivated is setting goals, getting things organized, like work out clothes, weights, making a routine and writing it down. Exploring new gadgets to keep me motivated. Writing small goals, starting out slow. If my plan has me working out daily and weight...

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Putting It All into Perspective

In life there are times when you are just in shut down mode. Life just seems to bring going fine and then suddenly there is a hiccup. For some this bump in the road may put them in shut down mode while others have made provisions for such incidents. This is called planning for the unknown. Now don't...

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Learn to love yourself

For so long I've read "you have to love yourself first" as an excuse for why life doesn't always work out. My protest has always been, 'but that's ridiculous, of course I like myself I'm a nice person'. Lately I've realized that they were right. There is a big difference between 'liking' yourself an...

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Don't put things off!

After a recent slip up I found myself saying "I'll get back on track tomorrow" almost every day. It was three weeks before I came back to my senses and got back on Spark People and back into my program. Don't let things go for too long. Keep on tracking even if you are not having a good day or a ...

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Life is a Highway

Always be willing to reassess where you are, where you want to go, and what you are doing to get there.

Some paths can be driven, some must be walked. Some are uphill. I eliminated all animal flesh and animal byproducts from my life more than 30 years ago, but this has never made me thin. I ...

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Don't let blips cut you off

So many times in the past I have had a 'bad meal', and then written the whole day off, or even the whole week off, and then just given up on the diet completely. That has happened many times in the past.
Last year, I discovered that even if I have a 'naughty meal', it doesn't mean I have to sp...

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