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    JOIE501   13,007
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Summer 2012...

Tuesday, June 26, 2012

Well school is out now...and I am finding it WAAAYY harder than last summer to get/stay on track! Between eating out and all the junk food cravings, this is definitely going to be a challenge. I at teetering at 165 and really want to knock off about 15 lbs to be my ideal weight.. Any tips? I am trying as hard as possible to track, also I need to work out an exercise schedule for myself. It is also extremely hard bc I am babysitting for the summer, which allows me to graze all day long. When I am in school I don't but now that I can eat whenever I want it is super hard! I know what I need to do, it is for some reason so hard for me to do it. I mean I did it last summer, what is the difference?! I need to stay motivated!! Thanks for reading my vent. Any suggestions can help.
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JOIE501 7/3/2012 8:06PM

    Thanks guys for the tips! I am going to try my best! =)

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ASHWILLDOTHIS 6/29/2012 9:07AM

    I'm feeling the exact same way. I know what i need to do but I have not been having the motivation or will power to stick with it. It sucks cause I'm like, "Ok, I did this before and I know I get results so why won't i do it and stick with it?" Your spark will come back :]

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RAINBOWCHOC 6/26/2012 3:42PM

    Grazing is hard to stop, I could munch all day if I didn't play the self discipline card. One thing I did when I stopped smoking many years ago was to put a small seedless grape between my lips and see how long it could stay there before I ate it. If you measure out the cupful it can last all day!
Make sure you drink plenty too, it IS the magic potion!
best wishes, Sandra

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SEPPIESUSAN 6/26/2012 1:33PM

    I've actually been finding it easier to stay on track since school has been out. I think the difference is that I'm not working, so it's easier to get a full night's sleep which helps my willpower, and to distract myself with fun things so I don't graze. I'd say focus on filling foods when you do eat (fiber, protein, healthy fats) and drink lots of water, and track your food if that works for you!

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