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I bought a cool t-shirt, and my nephew said it looked like it could fit the 16 month old. I put it on and said it would look good when I lost some weight. He said I already looked like I had washboard abs! I now wear it when I need to remember how far I've come.
Daily, when you are going to a social situation, or anytime, Select a manta to guide you through. Pick a phrase or word from a Spark Friend's communication and then envision that person giving you support to go on during the day.
I use HAZELMAIL.COM to send myself a motivational postcard. It's cheap and easy. Receiving a postcard days after I sent it to myself is uplifting. More information on the postcards is on my blog http://www.sparkpeople.com/m
Instead of having new year resolutions, I have new month resolutions. At the start of each new month, I recommit to doing all of the healthy things that I know I should do, but stop doing. For example, walking, writing in my journal, eating better, etc.
I saw some friends this weekend for the first time after losing 25pds and being 8 pds to goal weight. Their reactions were priceless. what could be more motivating. They asked me what I was doing. I simply stated "Eat less, move more." I then I sing the praises of sparkpeople