How do you stay motivated and find inspiration to stick with your program?
I post a chart on the fridge with my water, exercise, sleep, frt/vegges, and not snacking after a certain hour. I check each off each day as I succeed. Sometimes seeing how your doing is more helpful then just thinking your doing ok.
Each Sunday Morning I vow to:
Change 1 thing
Celebrate Milestones. While your long-term goal may be to lose 50 lbs or more, each pound lost is one step closer--and each one deserves recognition! You never know who you may inspire--including yourself!
When I joined SP, I purchased a pedometer that keeps me motivate to increase my steps.
When I'm getting ready for work I make sure that I place my pedometer on to start tracking my steps and continue when I get to work and finish my steps when I arrive home.
This is what keeps me mot...
Collect the positive comments people give you and write them down. Put them in a journal, write them on slips of paper and put them in a jar, put them on posters! Don't forget to add your successes to the journal and to the slips of paper.
Don't purchase clothes that you might fit into someday. Buy the clothes that fit you now. When I buy a nice top that fits and suits my body, I feel better about myself. I mean think about it. If I look this good now, can you imagine how I'll look with less weight?
I just bought The Spark...I am hoping it will light a fire under me. I have been struggling for a lonnnnng time.
Although they say not to compare my end gift to myself other than a brand new body is a new wardrobe from Victoria Secret. This is the reason that I signed up for daily emails showing me what's on sale, etc, to keep my mind on my end gift. A new body with new clothes.
Faithfully logging in .Reading the messages from others and
sharing your thoughts.It keeps your mind focused on the goal.