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Diet Tip of the Day: 13
Thursday, August 19, 2010      1 comments

Goals need attention. Put reminders in as many places as you can.... Read more
Diet Tip of the Day: 12
Wednesday, August 18, 2010      4 comments

Once the excess weight is gone, the next essential part of your effort MUST be directed to weight loss maintenance, for 1+ years. For crying out loud, WHY do all the work of losing the weight if you aren't prepared to do the work of keeping it o... Read more
Diet Tip of the Day: 11
Wednesday, August 18, 2010      0 comments

Allow for setbacks. Give yourself support, not criticism. Learn from mistakes and reward your successes.... Read more
Diet Tip of the Day: 10
Tuesday, August 17, 2010      1 comments

Plan to lose the weight slowly. It is easier and tastier!... Read more
Diet Tip of the Day: 9
Monday, August 16, 2010      0 comments

DO start small. DON’T focus on too many things at once. Try one goal at a time. Use a small goal that you know you can do each day for the next two weeks. Build on that first habit to boost your confidence and pick up speed.... Read more
Diet Tip of the Day: 8
Thursday, August 12, 2010      0 comments

Be specific. DON”T say I’ll do some exercise, or eat more vegetables. Specify x minutes walking; x servings of veggies… Record your progress.... Read more
Tip of the Day: 7
Wednesday, August 11, 2010      1 comments

DO write it down. DON’T forget to give yourself a deadline. Deadlines turn wishes into goals. The act of writing down your goal is powerful, so just like in elementary school, write it down again and again!... Read more
Tip of the Day: 6
Tuesday, August 10, 2010      0 comments

DO create a plan. DON’T wait for "someday" to roll around. Setting the goal is just the first step. Know where you’re going, what resources you’ll need, who can help and – more importantly – what Plan B is. What is Plan B? Deci... Read more
Tip of the Day: 5
Monday, August 09, 2010      1 comments

Know what you really value and you�ll discover you are willing to make changes in order to get it. CHOOSE what you want to do. Know that you can change and choose another path. Failure in NOT guaranteed as long as you are willing to keep try... Read more
Tip of the Day: 4
Saturday, August 07, 2010      0 comments

Once the excess weight is gone, the next ESSENTIAL part of your effort MUST be directed to weight loss maintenance, for 1+ years. After that, you can trust that you have made a lifestyle change and that you are stable.... Read more
Tip of the Day: 3
Thursday, August 05, 2010      2 comments

Changing your weight is ONE factor of MANY. Most will have to be addressed if you want to make a PERMANENT weight change. Emotions, disease, medications, social structure, economics, nutritional knowledge, and more have an important influence;... Read more
Tip of the Day:2
Wednesday, August 04, 2010      1 comments

1. Realize slow loss is better than fast loss (healthier and more pleasant). It is WAY less frustrating and your attitude and motivation will stay strong.... Read more
Tip of the Day: 1
Tuesday, August 03, 2010      3 comments

Don't start dieting until you are READY to start dieting. Don't even think about starting until you KNOW you are willing to change your life-style for the rest of your life. Then PRE-pare. PRE-pare, Pre-pare, prepare... Decide why you want t... Read more
Thank you, Sharon
Sunday, August 01, 2010      0 comments

A sparkfriend suggested that I try a different form of discipline to help me overcome my sugar high and get back on the wagon of weight-loss. She warned me to do it for only 3-4 days. It is a very simple plan, and simple is what I needed (beca... Read more
Trying to overcome White Death
Thursday, July 29, 2010      2 comments

My birthday and DH's birthday are one day apart. This year has been unpleasant and very stressful; I was dreading "celebrating" my birthday. Friends stepped in and made it nice for me; and not-so-DH wasn't mean either. I got through it; but I... Read more

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