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Plan ahead and you will be prepared for the tempation (s).

I have found over the years that if you set out your morning by making decisions to eat right and act upon them you will do better. I make my lunch along with snacks everyday for work. I make sure I have enough snacks that will carry me over after lunch and when I drive home. This has helped me m...

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Drink water before you eat

I have found when I drink water before I eat I tend to eat less. I also have noticed if I drink tea , especially green tea I don't feel as hungry.

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If tempted type

When your hands are busy doing something else you will find that you can't hold food too. So why not post and see what others are doing

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Exercise your mind.

I can tend to be down on myself when things don't go right. When that happens I just try and encourage others so that I can help someone else.

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You can do anything for 10 min.

When I really don't want to exercise I tell myself I can do anything for 10 min. Once I start it I keep saying to myself I can do 5 more min. and then before I know it , my routine has turned into 45-60 min. I always feel great afterward so it keeps me motivated for the next time.

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