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Weight Loss Secrets

The tried-and-true habits that have helped you lose weight the right way.

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Truth and Kindness

There is no progress for me if I am not totally honest with myself. Not just in a journal by also in conversation with myself and trusted others. It keeps me from dropping into automatic eating and helps me stay positive because every bit of progress is real. Today when I was tempted to add butte...

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You're Eating Too Much

Drop your calories. I've been beating my head against a wall for years, following the advice that eating too little will prevent you from losing weight.
This is bull$hit.
Went to a weight loss clinic, got a scrip for metformin to help control blood sugar/regulate screwy hormones.
More impor...

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Winning At Losing Weight

When Losing Means Winning for each of us.
More than 186 million American adults – or eight out of ten men and women aged 18 and older – are “weight conscious”. And for good reason. It is estimated that two-thirds of American adults are overweight or obese.

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Water, water and more water

I never would have thought that I would say that, as the taste of water to me is blech! But water is the secret to feeling good and losing weight! Helps you stay full and it helps you stay focused. I never liked water to me it was just gross and if it didn't fizz forget it! But it has turned out to ...

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Brush Your Teeth

I'm sure like most people I had a problem with late evening snacking, even if I was full from dinner. I would start snacking and before I knew it I would blow my calorie count for the day after working so hard. I found that if I allowed myself a dessert about an hour after dinner, and by "dessert" ...

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Track the Foods (and Drinks) you Consume Every Single Day (Even those Small Snacks at the Office!)

I was most successful in my weight loss efforts when I took the time to track the foods I ate every single day. When I took the time to track the calories in that slice of cake I had at the office or the pizza slice one of my co-workers sent in my direction, it was a real eye-opener how the calorie...

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I have learned the art of substitution

I have found ways to change up my food and save some calories to use else where. It's all about substituting and being adventurous.

Use Spaghetti Squash instead of regular spaghetti. Fresh or frozen veggies makes a major difference in sodium, like fresh and frozen fruits cuts back on carbs ...

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Water, Fruit and Measure

Drinking water regularly has really helped me feeling full and has done wonders preventing me from overeating. I am one of those people who always eats until I feel full. Moderation is a matter of balance, but my balance is usually large portion sizes as I have always been a big eater. I am making l...

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True Test Willpower

I got on Spark 6 years ago and dropped 45+ pounds. I found I was happier and felt so healthy. I had energy again! But it wasn't easy. The first few weeks were hard. But I dug deep and reminded myself that this was for me and no one else could do it for me. I stuck it out and it worked. After a year ...

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APPLE VINEGAR & WATER

We are all here to loss weight and / or cut our belly fat. All the food programs on TV , may work. But, cost a lot of money. Some $300 a month and you lose 10 pounds? That would cost $1500 if you need or want to lose 50 pounds. Than, you get off it and garin all or some back. Worth it?
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