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Getting Back On Track Secrets

Slip-ups are inevitable. What is the best way to get on track when things do not go according to plan?

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Track Nutrients, Not Just Calories

In the past, any time I have tried to lose weight I have focused on my calorie count. I have always focused on maintaining a calorie deficit regardless of how I got there (not unhealthy extremes, but not healthy Lifestyle Changes). I have almost always managed to lose the weight, but instead of fe...

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Never Give Up!

I am one stubborn gal. I came to SparkPeople in 2009 and my initial weight loss was 38 pounds!! I thought that was great! But, life got in the way and I fell off the train. I have gotten on and off that train now for the last 7 years! But I always come back to SparkPeople! Because I know the t...

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What You Do FIRST Thing When You Wake Up

What you do FIRST thing when you get up in the morning can impact your day, positive or negative. Say aloud" I WILL make this a positive day today. Then make a plan and stick with it no matter what. Make each day count as if it is the only day that matters!

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Courage

By logging in today, you've given yourself a gift. You've been brave. Give yourself the credit you deserve for putting yourself first and taking the risk to try again.

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Don't Quit, Keep Sparking...

I want to encourage you to keep on sparking my friend's, stay focused, you can do it... Take 1 day at a time, don't look back, go slow, remember, baby steps get results, keep your eyes on the finishing line and before you know it you will meet your goals!

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When you're "stuck" - when in doubt - just shower!

I find myself getting stuck in this cycle: I don't want to shower until I exercise or clean house, i.e. "earning" my shower by getting sweaty first.

Then, because I'm struggling to stay on track, I put off the "getting sweaty" part for another day or two (or more), I don't realize how ick...

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IN CASE OF EMERGENCY GO SPARK

When you feel like you are going out of control go SPARK! Tell others how you are feeling and that you need some support. Go to the Panic Room forum or your favorite team!

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90 Day Challenge

Need to refocus, so I joined a 90 Day Challenge. Here are the Rules:

1. Set Goals
2. Practice Portion Control
3. Plan Meals Daily or Weekly
4. Close the kitchen at 8 - NO NIGHT SNACKING
5. Eating Out no more than twice weekly
6. 8 glasses of water daily
7. 5 fruits/veggies ...

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Do something

Everyone has time for something but its easy to not make time.

So you don't have time to walk around the block? How about knock out 10 jumping jacks and 10 push ups? Not even that much time, fine do the jumping jacks now and push ups later.

Don't make excuses...make time for somethin...

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when I feel like giving up

I look at old pics of myself, this helps me see how far I have come, and keeps me from giving up

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