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To get in an "easy 3 miles", I strap on my pedometer, my ear phones, and head out to Circle K in the early morning for my newspaper. HEY I USED to DRIVE it...but now the body benefits, and my money stays in my purse!
In everyday life I try to give people positive comments. Sometimes I have to remind myself about my positives.
I stay positive by telling someone else how he/she inspires me to look at myself differently (be it he/she positive attitude, sense of style, leadership attributes, or as simple as how he/she says good morning to everyone).
I crave something sweet after dinner and to avoid the extra calories I drink Good Earth Tea. It is naturally sweet so it satisfies my craving with 0 calories. It has become my "favorite" dessert. And they sell it at Costco in packs.
I found a substitute for the milk shake habit that I was often heading to the deli for--applesauce. I keep a jar in the refrig now, and I put some into a glass and then drink it through a thick straw. The texture is the same, and I'm comfortable with it.....less calories for sure.
A great tip I follow is to never eat any meals infront of the tv. If you are concentrating on the tube you miss the classic signs of being full. More people over eat while infront of the television rather then at the dinner table. Proven fact
Cardio is always the best way to start your journey in weight loss by cardio I mean walking, jogging or even biking regular or stationary and as you become more comfortable then start focusing on lifting weights