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Oatmeal!!

Oatmeal may reduce "bad" cholesterol, is a good source of protein, can keep you full longer and it's inexpensive! Add milk instead of water for that extra protein, add your protein shake, add some blueberries and last but not least, it's inexpensive! Your heart and body will love you for it.

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Become One With Your Pedometer

Wearing a dress without something to clip your pedometer to? Or want to wear your birthday suit around the house and still count your steps? Take an old pair of undergarments. Carefully remove the elastic and toss the fabric (bottom portion).

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CHALLENGES

Join a Challenge!
it will help keep you accountable,
It will also help you break through a set back.
try it you will not regret it! BELIEVE!

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Need a little fitness variety in your life?

Check out your local library, they just might have a large selection of fitness DVDs. Got Netflix? add fitness DVDs to your queue. It's a great way to try new workouts b4 you buy them, and also just a great way to change things up.

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Never give up

Never give up - If you fall a day, start fresh the next day.

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Water, water and more water

When weightloss slows down to a crawl I increase my water consumption which seems to boost my metabolism for a better weight loss the next week.

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Flexibility

Just like the importance of our bodies being flexible in order to deal with the day to day movements, it's also important to be flexible with plans and tasks. Life happens. You need to look at everything that comes up and decide that nothing that happens is good or bad. It just is.

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Keeping a kid with focus issues focused

Have a few kids that are focus challenged - bought a few cheap timers and they work WONDERS for keeping them "on track" for doing homework, brushing teeth, packing lunches - and I don't have to nag NEAR the amount I used to! Setting a predetermined amount of time set for each activity helps.

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wake up happy

i face alot of things daily. but i take a page from my cousin, who came close to losing his battle with lymphoma several times.
If you call him on a dreary day and say hi how are you...he says in a bright cheerful voice--"I'm WONDERFUL!!!! Isn't it a GREAT day?? i'm walking and talking and

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don't panic

Plateaus happen, don't panic and give up. Some plateaus may last for several months. Just continue doing what you have been but change up the foods/workouts just a little to trick you body. Your body is going through some huge changes and sometimes need that break to catch up with your determination

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