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DOLLIELAMBA's Photo DOLLIELAMBA Posts: 22,315
8/1/08 2:50 P

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Drink a glass of water.

Clean something.

Read a good book.

Go ahead and eat... but make it a healthy choice.

~*~ Don't satisfy your taste buds to the detriment of your body.~*~

Remember: You don't stop laughing because you grow old, you grow old because you stop laughing.

...and a weigh we go!


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3/9/08 12:37 P

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crochet--can't have greasy fingers or will stain the thread. Also can't be eating if hands are holding needle and thread.

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ADRAGONFLY76's Photo ADRAGONFLY76 Posts: 161
3/6/08 2:11 P

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Homework!!! I am a full time college student online. Clean! I have four kids so there is always something to do. Take a bath! Call a friend! I have had to up my calories from before I started the program. I always thought eating less was better, instead my body was holding on to every calorie. My next class is Nutrition, so I am very excited!

Never give up.


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2/28/08 12:29 P

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shower-I take a shower-

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ECHO-OHCE's Photo ECHO-OHCE Posts: 458
2/27/08 1:57 P

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Night time grazing is a rough one. So I usually do all my Sparkpeople stuff with my lap top and mouse in hand. It's a good distraction!

Weight before Spark People: 170 lbs
A coincidence is a miracle where God remains anonymous!


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HANNAHLORI Posts: 250
2/26/08 4:43 P

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Some new ideas to try out! Thanks!

Hannah


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TEDDYBEARGIRL's Photo TEDDYBEARGIRL SparkPoints: (78,476)
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2/26/08 9:45 A

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Great list!!!!

My name is Teresa.
I live in Oregon


When God seems far away, call on Psalm 139


"Do you not know that your body is a temple of the Holy Spirit, who is in you, whom you have received from God? You are not your own" 1 Cor. 6:19



Their destiny is destruction, their god is their stomach, and their glory is in their shame. Their mind is on earthly things. Phil 3:19


Prov 23:2
put a knife to your throat if you are given to gluttony.


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*AMBER512's Photo *AMBER512 SparkPoints: (205,455)
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2/26/08 3:06 A

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very cool!

The brushing of teeth and chewing gum always backfires on me. But I've heard it works for lots of other people!

~Amber~

MUSCLE DOES NOT WEIGH MORE THAN FAT 5 lbs = 5 lbs

5 lbs of muscle simply takes up less space than 5 lbs of fat!

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If nothing tasted as good as being thin felt, no one would ever get fat!

FOOD TASTES GOOD
Let us eat it in moderation.


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2/26/08 2:42 A

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Things to do Instead of Eating:

Do you eat for comfort because you're frustrated, bored, in pain or because of some other feeling or issue you want to escape? Here are some things that you can do instead:

** Carve a watermelon or other fruit!
** Call or e-mail a supportive friend.
** Go to the gym or for a walk or run.
** Read the Team posts and blogs.
** Enjoy a long bath or shower.
** Chew some sugarless gum or brush your teeth.
** Put a puzzle together.
** Play a game with your spouse, children or pet.
** Tackle a household chore.
** Laugh out loud and claim the victory.
** Do something you enjoy like reading to occupy your mind.
** Experiment with putting your makeup on in a different way.
** Make a grocery list of healthy foods for the coming week.
** Walk out of the kitchen and give yourself a pat on the back.
** Reorganize a closet or junk drawer.
** Work in your garden, or start an herb garden in your kitchen.
** Do the laundry.
** Write in your journal or blog about what you are feeling.
** Turn on some music and dance.
** Post in SP Forums.
** Find a healthy recipe and plan it for later.
** Take a 15-minute nap.
** Drink a glass of water or other non-caloric beverage.
** Work out with an exercise video.
** Study a foreign language from sources you Google on the web.
** Apply a facial mask.
** Do a crossword or Sudoku puzzle.
** Read the team favorites.
** Go on-line to find inspirational quotes to keep you motivated.
** Find a saying to repeat when you feel like eating.
** Make a chart and give yourself a star for not eating.


Try posting this list where you will see it daily. Every time you do one of the above instead of eating, give yourself a star! All those avoided snacks add up. If you do something physical instead of eating, give yourself two stars! Not only did you not eat,but you burned calories - WOOHOO.


Kathy from Oregon

Co-Leader

60+LQQKing to Lose 50+




It's foolish to ask God to direct your steps, if you aren't willing to move your feet.


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