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Thursday, October 10, 2013

Why diets have failed and strategies
1.Most I have been on were strict. I couldn't have anything I loved. Strategies, I am using it now. Make a daily menu and add some of the things I love to the day.
2. Diets always make me feel there is an end to it. As soon as I lost the weight the diet ended. I gained everything back. Strategies: I now look at it as eating healthy. I look at it as a lifetime life change for my health.
3. I tried tracking points through WW, but never did well with that. I can't track as I go. Strategies: Plan out my meals the day before or the morning of. I use SP Tracker. It also tells me if I am getting the nutrition I need. I like that.

Why exercise has failed and strategies
1. Having a slack attitude at times
2. Let exercise become to routine and boring. I lose interest. When I mix it up and do different things, it makes it more enjoyable and fun.
3. There are days I just don't feel well. No execuse. I can lay down on the bed and do exercises. Take my time and keep form.
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JFROGSPYDER 10/12/2013 5:43AM

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OFFICIALOLDY 10/11/2013 9:51PM

    You have made some good insights and come up with some good strategies. I know you will succeed! This is going to be a great challenge

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USMAWIFE 10/11/2013 5:19PM

    with diets we die repeating things over and over

we need to do a change of lifestyle to succeed

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GRATEFUL_BEING 10/11/2013 4:15PM

    Your on to something there. Boredom in the workout! It becomes stale and the mind and spirit fail to get into it after awhile. Not to mention the body becomes accustomed to it and the exercise becomes less effective. Mix it up. Go Cats!

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SKIPPYALTO 10/11/2013 11:11AM

    It's good to reflect to see the challenges that we face and develop strategies to overcome them. Looks like you've got a good plan in place!

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NELLJONES 10/11/2013 7:09AM

    "All some of the things I love..." It's possible to find new foods to love. That's part of the adventure!

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ILOVEMALI 10/11/2013 12:08AM

    baby steps. baby steps.

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GRACIEGOES 10/10/2013 11:42PM

    Hope you find something that works for you for the long term. Wishing you all the best

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