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We can each choose one, only one target per week as long as it takes to wrap ourselves around that target. Once firmly tackled for at least 2 weeks, add another.
Every day I try on something that doesn't fit me the way it used to. Not being able to zip up one of my favorite dresses - that I wore only just a few years ago - is all the motivation I need to stay on track!
Spark People has been my lifesaver. Logging on everyday and reading all the info the site has to offer, articles, recipes, blogs, etc has kept me motivated. The support from the members here is AMAZING and they help keep me on track!
Ice cream is the one thing that I think "I can't live without". I save ~170 calories so that I can have a 1/2 cup of ice cream as a treat (everyday) and the little things that come up throughout the day (like cookies at work) don't look as good, knowing that I get to enjoy ice cream w/o cheating.
When things start to go wrong, when I don't want to eat what is on my tracker, when I don't want to...Yes the I don't want to, I am a grownup temper tantrum flairs is when I have to get moving....I find something to do...Usually, it is a hobby type things which in my case is crafts
After I took part in a Turkey Trot this past Thanksgiving I got turned on by wearing a bib and having a timer on me. I'm not a runner (maybe someday) but I look for events such as 5k, 10k or other events that also encourage walkers. It makes me keep moving forward.