Prepare a big zipper bag full of colorful, crunchy veggies like carrots, broccoli, radishes, green beans and store in a portable cooler. Add a few small hummus containers and Spring Water. Bring a brochure that lists all the benefits of eating veggies and as you read, you will feel healthier and happy that you are actively doing something good for yourself. We did this and drove right past our usual fast food places....and reaping the benefits today!
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I pick one bad habit to break every week, I fast that bad habit and add on to it the next week. I am fasting soda this week, next week may be ice cream. Continue on until your habit is broken. You lose weight and change your eating habits at the same time. It takes 21 days to break a habit.
I read somewhere once that it takes 30 days to make a habit but only one day to break it. (EX: if you exercise everyday for 30 days, it becomes a habit, but it only takes 1 day to say "not today" to break your streak, causeing you to have to start the 30 days all over. Same goes with eating habits, if you are eating healthy, it only takes one day to throw you off and put you back into bad habits.) Stay focused and things will come easier.
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