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wanna turn back the clock?
Are your hands wrinkled? Would you like to see your hands like they were 20 years ago? If you answered yes to both questions, read on.
When you boost your heart rate for 30 minutes, look at your palms. The wrinkles are gone due to the increased blood flow.
eating in the evening
I have tried something new. I tell myself I have had my evening snack and therefore I will not go into the kitchen until tomorrow morning.
I leave a dish of carrots in frig in plain view. when i want to munch, i grab a carrot and a glass of water.
fat clothes or skinny clothes
I have clothes I wore when I was a larger size and I have clothes I wear now that I am thinner. When I get an urge to eat when I am not hungry, I think of those fat clothes. I don't want to go backwards.
I find if I freeze cookies, I am less inclined to thaw and eat a cookie.
r u in between sizes?
I have lost weight and inches. Some of my clothes fit very sloppy, so I washed them in hot water and dried in my clothes dryer on high level. They shrunk just enough to not have that sloppy look.
idea to go for a walk
I came home and told my husband about the fair I was just at. I made such a big deal about it, I went back to the fair and he came too. He walked for about 1 hour. This is much better than sitting on the couch and read. Plus we had fun and bought a couple items.
water, water, water
when i get hungry, i try and drink one glass of water, one after another. that usually fills me up for a while.
suit in frig
My girlfriend hung her bathing suit in the frig and lost 11 pounds and got into the bathing suit.