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No Matter What

Saturday, February 02, 2013

I will not use food as a substitute for working through stress or problems. My past is filled with that pattern and I won't have it anymore. Looking back I cannot believe how often I let that happen, and it didn't even have to be a major source of stress. I would let anything knock me off my square; and when it happened, I would be off to the races with junk food. Now I do several things to stop myself from Oreo's and drive through's.
1. I Write like a mad man in a Journal
2. I eliminate the thing that is stressing me (WOW, who would've thought that worked?)
3. I TRACK ALL MY FOOD! It's actually therapeutic for me, and it shows me how many calories are in EVERYTHING.
4. As much as I can, I PLAN what I am going to eat.
5. I try new recipes. My daughter loves to cook with me.
6. I keep my day (and life) SIMPLE AND FOCUSED. (that's hard to do as a single dad)
7. I use that stress to workout until I am too tired to be mad.
These are the things that are critical to my success. I really hope someone or lots of someones read this and try them; I promise it will really, really, yes I mean REALLY help them. Good luck to all, you are in the right place!


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WILLEYDEBORAH 2/26/2013 11:47AM

    Thanks for sharing. I also have similar goals. A lot of our weight loss occurs through us retraining our stinking thinking. Once you train the brain to think thin everything else just seems to fall into place.

I just recently started my journey in January and I am determined to get my weight off once and for all. Probably the biggest thing that I have learned is that if you fall it is important to get right back up and keep on going.

Good luck on meeting your goals.

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