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Change Your Attitude By Being Positive

First, surround yourself with positive, supportive people. Have a frank talk with your family about your goals and how you'd like them to support your efforts. Family and friends are not mind readers. Learn to communicate your needs in a positive way for more positive results. Share your goals. ...

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The Monthy Weigh-In



That scale just sitting in the bathroom and calling your name can be a very tempting thing. It makes you want to do a daily weigh-in to track your weight loss. The thing is, weights tend to fluctuate da...

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how to feel good

find someone you know who appreciates your work

find yarn to match their personality

find a knitting pattern for their personality

knit up a hat and scarf

present it to them on a cold gloomy day

gave it to my doctor during the appointment . watching him run around...

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Mindfulness - know your foods, be active.

Think about everything you put into your body. Food is medicine or poison - either one or the other. I eat for my blood type. For me, it has proven to keep me in top health. My husband and I both follow the blood type diet about 75% of the time. It made a huge difference in our health. So yay...P...

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you didn't get here overnight

We didn't get this way overnight so it will take time to put things right. Never give up, that's like saying your not worth it, and you are. To hell with what others think about you; it's what you think that matters. If you believe in yourself.
If you haven't already; develope a code to liv...

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Carb Restriction Diet - it works

About 10 years ago, at an unhappy time in my life, I got heavy.

A friend shared a diet her doctor had given her that had worked for her, which was a seriously carb restricted diet. Because she had lost 100 pounds with it, I chose to give it a try.

I reached my goal weight days earlier...

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How you plate your food makes a big difference!

One of my favorite breakfasts is to have no additive, natural peanut butter and an apple.

I used to section the apple with an apple slicer and then try to put the peanut butter on top. It did not like to stick though and the slices quickly disappeared with me still being hungry.

Now i...

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Develop habits that you can live with for a lifetime.

Whatever may be the popular diet right now, AKA: FAD DIETS, are roads to failure.

Most of these diets (maybe all), tell you that you can eat only specific foods and/or "YOU CAN'T EAT THESE FOODS!" Its unsustainable for a lifetime and I'm here to tell you that if you can't continue your mea...

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Eat All Day

I have found that skipping meals leads to no success, even weight gain. I eat 3 meals and 3 snacks each day and try to keep calorie intake around 1200 while losing.

My typical breakfast is a multi-grain eggo with 1 Tbsp. cream cheese and 1/2 cup watermelon, diced. Mid-morning, I choose from...

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How a Pedomiter Can Help You



It seems like everyone who runs on a regular basis has a fancy pedometer these days. Marathoners, joggers, runners and power walkers who are really into fitness have one. They can work for regular peopl...

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