Slip-ups are inevitable. What is the best way to get on track when things do not go according to plan?
When I get off track it's because I go to the store and buy my lunch. I find that if I keep my cards and cash home, it forces me to bring my lunch and stay away from the store and the food I love buying!
It's okay to start fresh when you're having trouble staying consistent. Sometimes evaluating what isn't working is the next step for continued (or new!) success.
When I get a craving for junk food, I head for a toothbrush. Brushing my teeth makes me feel "clean" and I don't want to mess up the way my teeth feel. Plus it leaves an aftertaste of mint (or cinnamon, etc).
Had to sit around for a month. To get back on track all I did was log on and start Sparking with the food log and exercising. In no time at all I feel motivated ---just by Sparking it. it is just a wonderful feeling
When I get off track, the best way for me to get back on track is to plan everything. I make a meal plan for the upcoming weke, do my gracer shopping, and prep as much in advance as possible. That way, I have a plan to follow so that I get back to following a regimin.
I've been falling off here and there, no gains thank goodness, but no losses either. It was a bit hard to get started but all my sparkfriends made the difference ! They helped to motivate me right back on track to get started again, let your friends help you that's one of my secrets to success.
When I am off track, I stop logging honestly, and 'forget' that I ate things. Then I realized, not logging everything is only lying to myself. I need to be honest with myself to be successful. Now I log everything! :)
When I have an urge to eat and I am only in the mood for sugary or greasy treats, I wash things. If the food makes it through the wash, then I can eat it. Imagine washed potoato chips, washed cookies, donuts and cakes. YUCK! But a washed piece of fruit or veggies? DELICIOUS!
This isn't exactly a success story, I need help in getting back on track.