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Don't stress out about what I need to do or should do for the week, month, or year. I take it one day at a time. Even if I miss the mark today, as long as GOD blesses me to see another day, I have a chance to get it right. No condemnation from anyone (including self). Miss it, own it, do better.
At first I hated to go to the gym. SO I learned to plan a healthy snack that I loved for my after gym time. Now when I exercise, I can look forward to that VIta Top muffin top with peanut butter or whatever enjoyable snack I have planned and it keeps me going.
I have a jar labeled 'Diet Debts' on my kitchen counter that I picked up at a local discount store. Every day I do not exercise for at least 45 minutes, a dollar goes into that jar. I use the cash to buy diet or exercise related items. Over the years I have gotten a gym membership, a bike rack for
I am always asked how I have the willpower to not eat the "free chips" @ our fav restaurant, or pass on the desserts during work potlucks. It's not "willpower"... it"s WANTpower! I "want" to lose a lb. or 2 more than eating those extra calories... and I know the weight loss will mean more to me!