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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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30 Day No Cheats/No Sweets

Whenever I find I need a reset, I always commit to tracking for thirty days. I don't allow myself ANY sugar additives or sweets or desserts during this time. I also make sure I'm drinking the recommended eight glasses of water per day.

I've found that if I stick with this plan for thirty day...

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Don't Give Up

In 2011 I started walking everyday, strength training for a half hour three times a week, changed my diet, only drank water, I lost around 105 lbs and almost reversed my diabetes, I even got over my anxiety enough to go to college. In 2013 I was sexually assaulted and the police refused to do an inv...

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Track absolutely everything

I've found the best way to get back on track (or to bust through a plateau) is to write down EVERYTHING. It gives me a great idea of where to start (or what areas to refocus on), and helps me see what I need to work on. It works every single time.

Tracking everything you eat helps you honestl...

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Never Give Up

Have you thought about throwing it all away? Have you told yourself that you will never complete your goal? Have you seen your goals slip away faster than a rabbit down the hole?

So you might slip here and there. So your inner voice says "it's too late" or "you've messed up yet again." So you...

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Fighting and winning over food cravings

I can lose weight and control my food cravings when I eat whole minimally processed foods. After a few days the cravings go away and I feel great.
Packaged chips, cookies, cakes and the usual restaurant fare cause me to want to eat more and more of the same.
Real food: whole grains, minimally...

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Give It To God

You know, most of us, from a very early age are taught that, with God all things are possible. Matthew 19:26 even specifically states that; "With man this is impossible, but with God all things are possible." I would like to say I wonder why more people don't turn to the Lord for help, but honestly...

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Don't Give Up

Just because you went off the plan for a meal or even a day doesn't mean you've blown it. Analyze what led to you getting off (tired, stress, just need a break) and tell yourself that you have had your break and get back to the program

Sometimes you just need to take an easy day. If that's h...

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