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Self Care/Emotional Eating by Melissa McCreary
Self-care is not a luxury: it is a crucial part of weight loss. Self-care nourishes and soothes your soul and your spirit in a way that carbs never will. Your self-care goes far beyond good nutrition and includes adequate sleep,... Read more
13 Inspirational Fantastic Tips!
I would better attribute this if I could.... I found it on spaweek.com. The pictures didn't transfer... This is an amazing collection! I made minor changes. My favorite is #6. What's yours?
Let today be the day you turn your luck ... Read more
LC Diet Tip of the Day: 98
When you lose a pound, add money to saving up for your reward. Better yet, pay yourself for Healthy-Doings (what you donít like to do). Exercised 5-30 minutes? Thatís 5-30 points (money)! Do keep your progress visible.... Read more
LC Diet Tip of the Day: 97
You really can learn to increase it: Willpower is just a matter of learning how to control your attention and thoughts. That leads to the ability to control one's actions, impulses, and emotions. Strengthen it through mental strategies like med... Read more
LC Diet Tip of the Day: 96
Write a goal on every Monday of the calendar. Then write one reward on every Friday. IF you complete the goal during the week, give yourself the reward.... Read more
Ruts ARE good, but VARIETY is essential!
Ruts can be a good thing. If you can eat a boring diet, you are less likely to be stimulated to overeat! I have the opposite problem -- I love to eat; I love to cook, and I love new things. And I hard a hard time losing weight thanks to my desir... Read more
LC Diet Tip of the Day: 95
Easy metabolism increasers: start your day with 10 minutes of sun salutations, add 10 minutes 1-2 times weekly to your normal exercise routine, do interval training, hire a trainer, do a mini marathon, add 10 minute bursts of jump-rope or danci... Read more
This vertigo just won't quit. It started out as barely there 2 months ago, and has steadily been getting worse. My bout with that stomach virus did make the vertigo jump to a higher level. I don't have a raging case with nausea; but the const... Read more
A New Beginning
I'm finally feeling better. Some vertigo still lingers; my doctor's appointment is next week.
Here in Colorado, there is a health insurance company that is offering to ALL Coloradans actual money ($$) to lose weight. So you jump through the ... Read more
I've never BEEN sick like this! It was definitely a stomach virus -- i gave it to DH. It has been 8 days now and I'm still experiencing its effects, albeit much milder. Unfortunately, it has aggravated my vertigo such that even minor head mov... Read more
recovery from food poisoning/virus
...spent a whole day in bed after an abrupt and intense night of vomiting and diarrhea Christmas night. It was good to be selfish! My family considerately did not make more messes; inconsiderately, they did not do any pick-up or cleaning eithe... Read more
merry Christmas, Spark Friends!... Read more
LC Diet Tip of the Day: 95
"Season and butter the bottom of foods. For example, butter the bottom of toast, and salt the bottom of veggie rounds. This sounds weird, but it really helps with weight loss. When you eat foods this way, the flavor hits you... Read more
LC Diet Tip of the Day: 93
Keep it SIMPLE: eating plain(er) fruits, veggies, and meats; getting moving with whatever activity suits you as often as possible.
You know, all you have to do is wear athletic shoes and you are instantly ready to rise up on your toes; or s... Read more
What Are You Waiting For?
As I was falling asleep last night, I abruptly saw inside my self CLEARLY for a few precious moments, and I want to record these realizations:
1. I CHOSE TO BE FAT. From moment to moment, I make choices. My choices have led me here for ye... Read more