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I learned to talk back to myself when, as I call her - the evil twin, would try to convince me I was too tired, I deserved a break, I really didn't feel like working out, it wouldn't matter anyway, or just wait till tomorrow. My response would be to MOVE right then!1 year later I won -lost 100!
Make a paper clip chain, each paper clip representing a pound lost, use a magnet to attach it to your fridge at home or filing cabinet at work. This gives you a visual and tactile reminder of how much weight you've lost, plus it's fun to keep adding those paper clips on to last weeks chain!
I keep motivated by imagining my skinny self enjoying the trip I plan on taking as a reward once I reach my goal. For every pound I lose, I put $5.00 in a savings account as well as $30 each paycheck. It seems like such a drop in the bucket at the time and I have something great to look forward to
I couldn't seem to get back on track. Just had gone through a really tough time. Finally, I started listening to my self-hypnosis tapes again, and though the power of suggestion, I am back to walking and keeping my food journal!