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New Beginnings

Tuesday, February 12, 2013

Today is a new beginning for me. For quite a while now I have been tracking my food without making any attempt to stay within my calorie limits whatsoever. Today is a new beginning for me in that today I decided to stay within my calorie range and follow some basic guidelines that help me in making healthy food choices. It has felt different. I am proud of myself for following my guidelines and staying within my calorie limits for the day. emoticon
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THOMASINA57 2/13/2013 11:02AM

    That's how I discovered where I was going wrong. When I first starting using the tracker, I put in my regular diet and found I was eating way too much at each meal and my butter and cheese habit was adding alot of fat calories! I actually like toast and peanut butter now without the extra butter! I didn't think that would ever happen.

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NMSUSTUDENT 2/12/2013 6:34PM

    Quote: "Right discipline consists, not in external compulsion, but in the habits of mind which lead spontaneously to desirable rather than undesirable activities."─Bertrand Russell

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RUNNINGAL425 2/12/2013 6:02PM

    Great idea! Like Cathwren said, "Getting to know your regular habits before trying to change them helps"--you can see where you are prone to making your mistakes, and can recognize the patterns which you need to alter.

Good luck along the way!

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HOLLYS_NEW_LIFE 2/12/2013 5:50PM

    emoticon Good for you!

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PAPASMURF1957 2/12/2013 5:48PM

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MICHIGANLORI 2/12/2013 5:30PM

    emoticon It really does make a big difference.

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CATHWREN 2/12/2013 5:25PM

    I'm proud of you too.

I think you've done this the right way -- Getting to know your regular habits before trying to change them helps ensure success. Good luck with staying on your new healthy path.

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