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The tried-and-true habits that have helped you lose weight the right way.

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EAT SOME SALSA !!!!!!!

I definitely lose more weight per week, when I add
two tablespoons of medium salsa to all of my my meals !

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Weigh in as Reward and Consequence

I weigh myself twice a week; just once on Monday after a weekend of indulgences (consequences and truth) then again on Saturday morning after a week of discipline (reward) -sometimes).

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Relaxing and listening to videos of relaxing weight loss hypnosis session's.

You may think i am nuts but give it a try. It will help you relax and se your mind set to a wounderful beginning. It helps me out alote try it i have a link posted to one.

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Great Snack!

When I get the munchies for something sweet, I eat Frosted Mini Wheat or Honey Nut Cheerios cereal. They are whole grain and low calorie.
It's kind of like having your cake and eating it too.

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Eat Breakfast and Snacks!

Eating breakfast and small healthy snacks throughtout each day made a huge impact on my weight loss. I keep snacks at my desk, in the car, in my purse, on the shelves at home. I prepare snacks, lunch and sometimes breakfast the night before. That takes away any excuses (running late).

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put away the leftovers now!

After dinneris done, put any leftovers away right away so you're not tempted to pick from the pan.

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Don't give up!

If you aren't seeing results from a change in diet or exercise or you have a day when you eat too much, don't' give up! View your setback a temporary and as an learning opportunity to see what you need to do to get back on track.

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Plan ahead!

Take a few minutes at the beginning of the week and plan for the week ahead. Think about the meals you will have. Check the weather for exercising. Prepare veggies for the week and portion snack into individual containers. Thinking ahead saves time and money!

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MAKE EVERY CALORIE COUNT

COUNT EVERY CALORIE AND MAKE EVERY CALORIE COUNT. MAKE EACH CALORIE AS NUTRIENT RICH AS POSSIBLE. MAKING EACH CALORIE COUNT TOWARD A HEALTHY NUTRITIONAL DIET.

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emotional/stres
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are you stressed or emotional about something? are you having a bad day? do you crave something you really shouldn't eat or something that will knock you off balance? then wait. if you have a craving for something wait 15 mins but be busy while you wait. if you still want it go for it.

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