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8/4/08 10:16 P

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I agree that keeping active and varying the activity is key. I schedule my workouts on my calendar. I monitor my diet and still log my food. I find that I stay pretty consistent with my breakfasts and lunches each day. I also continue to drink a lot of water.

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8/4/08 3:12 P

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I think for me it will be keeping a consistant exercise routine. Knowing that I have to do X amount of cardio and weight sessions a week on a certain day, and so on, will really help to keep the focus. Never before did I maintain an exercise routine. I always went right back into a couch potato and over eating life style.

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8/4/08 2:31 P

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Not keeping goodies in the house for me. I have to get items I know I CAN'T eat for my husband. My hardest thing is having chocolate in the house for Bob, but remembering if I eat it I will get really sick.

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8/4/08 1:42 P

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Because I am walking every day now I do allow myself to have that ice cream once in a while..but it is still only half a cup! I am too afraid of gaining again.

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8/4/08 12:59 P

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It has been my own experience that keeping up at least 30 minutes of cardio emoticon helps me the most. Also, continuing with the cardio motivates me to continue tracking what I eat. Can't explain why, but it does!

Challenges emoticon work for me, too...

connie

Edited by: CONNIECOOLCHICK at: 8/4/2008 (12:57)
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What do you want to be? Practice doing that every day and you�ll eventually be there.

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I am working on getting some consistancy in my new life. Been sick a week, so haven't be on a scale.

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8/3/08 9:38 P

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Here are some weight maintenance tips from successful maintainers.

All successful maintainers - come and add your pearls of wisdom.

Thank you


www.diet-blog.com/archives/2007/07/0
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ask_the_readers_best_weight_maintenaR>nce_tip.php



www.diet-blog.com/archives/2007/06/1
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how_to_maintain_your_weight_loss.php


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