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Cheating is not an option

Sunday, September 22, 2013

What advice would you give to someone just beginning a weight loss program?
Tip One: Commit to an eating plan that you plan to use for the rest of your life. No cheat day, no cheat meal (you can’t cheat life) and just do it and track.

I believe this with all my heart (tried to put it on daily tracker, but just too big) It's a quote from a fellow Sparker that lost 145 lbs, todays Spark article. There are no cheat days, because that is exactly what it is. If you want to lose weight and regain your health, that way of thinking is not even an option. I know several believe that is the only way they can lose the weight. I thought that way at one time myself. When I finally quit thinking that way, I am almost to my goal for the first time in my dieting life, which I don't call it that anymore it's my journey, my path, my life.
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    That's a very good point! I need a HUGE mental shift to be able to put it into practice, though.
    1640 days ago
    my advice....Don't cheat! if you eat something just add it to your tracker then you can see what the small frenchfries or the milkshake really looks like on paper!

    also stop saying lose weight or lost weight....we aint trying to find that fat again now are we?? say dropped it! ;)

    ps DANCE!!!! its one of the best ways to exercise in my opinion! and its fun! you can do whatever you want just move and get jiggy with it!

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    1640 days ago
    I don't do cheat day, I don't need to. If there is something I really want to eat I have it. I am not on a diet I am living my life and changing my life style for the better. So being realistic if I want to eat something I have it, I just watch how much I have, portion control is the key.
    1640 days ago
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