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The more I'm thankful for the better I fell and the more I want to stick to my goals -- it's not the speed you know, it's the direction (saw this on a sign outside of a church and loved it's simplicity and truth)
July 09 I began seeing a man that I'd known for a few years whose is an avid golfer & I wanted to get into shape in order to walk the course with him. I began watching what I ate and exercising, to date I've lost 34 pounds!
After having no success with the local store's odometer, I tried the one at the SparkStore. So far it's working just fine. I put it in my pocket and the reset button was getting pushed. So, I wear it on my hip, and all is fine.
I get my 5 & 7 year old involved in our healthy eating from start to finish. They help pick fruits and veggies at the grocery store, plan meals with me, and even help with the cooking. It keeps them excited about eating healthy and let's them feel in control.
If at all possible, work with a personal trainer. I carved out 2 times a month from my budget. It is worth. She always motivates me, gives me new strength exercises to do at home, helps with my form and makes me feel great about strength training.
I like to plan my meals for the entire week in the Nutrition Tracker and then put the details for the day on an index card the night before. I put it on the fridge and have it as a reference when fixing breakfast, lunch, dinner and snacks for myself and husband.