Regret is the very thing that hold a lot of people back who trying to accomplish something. Maybe you got a diagnosis that could have been prevented by changing your diet or maybe you regret a decision you made years ago. Continued below...
Do one thing everyday to get you closer to your goals =)
When you first get out of bed, smile, stretch and say outloud THIS IS GONNA BE A GREAT DAY!
always stay with a positive mind and spirit!
works for me
These seem to satisfy and fill me up when I want to snack or am hungry. PLUS, they are healthy...
If you are new to low fat cooking, and think "turkey burgers" is an oxymoron; Take courage! Use your spice rack and be creative. When my husband and I first tried Turkey Burgers, we used soy sauce. If you need to go low sodium, a good substitute is sesame oil-- absolutely no sodium and good value!
I have a book just for when I go to the gym. Reading a book during exercsie on gym machines has distracted me from how long I have left. It also motivates me to exercise everyday because I want to know what happens next.
Since I needed to make flash cards for law school, I added a few of my own. Interspersed on the random, brightly colored cards there are *other* reminders.
"MOVE THE REAR-GET IN GEAR-MOVE IT-MOVE IT-MOVE IT!!!"
The reminders help me to remember to get up and move during study time!
Eat meals at specific set times throughout the day and try as best as possible to eat at those times only. Don't eat anything until the mealtime.
When my weight loss slows down and I start to get discouraged, I pull out my calculator. There are 3500 calories in a pound, so even a loss of a pound means a lot of calories burned or not eaten. It helps keep me on track.