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

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Figure out what you are hungry for - it might not be food

Hunger isn't necessarily for food!

When I am tired, I am hungry for sleep.
When I am thirsty, I am hungry for liquids.
When I am feeling down, I'm hungry for support.
When I am feeling lonely, I'm hungry for people.

Don't eat food when you need friends, or fluids, or sleep!!!...

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Treat It Like A Job

When I asked a young woman who had lost 200 pounds how she did it, she said that she treated weight loss like a job. No matter how she felt, she showed up. She showed up at the grocery store to buy the right food, she showed up to track her food, she showed up to walk, etc.

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Walk a Little Each Day

I don't really like walking. That time soon came however, when I did not need anyone to tell me that I will be doing myself a world of good by walking a little a day.

I started by walking to the grocery store around the corner. I chose a specific time of the day - the evenings when the sun...

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Summer Smoothies and Love

Everyone has the hints and secrets that help them... each of us has them. Mine is very simply that I have to get in condition and live longer for my goals are years down the line and I want to be there for them.

I'm 70 which is not "really" old these days, but my body has decided to show m...

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CARB SMART VICTORY

When I limit my carbs I control my cravings. I have discovered this way of eating works for me. I can walk away from sweets, or find a different way of making sweets that don't trigger a craving. For example heavy whipping cream with sugar free chocolate pudding makes a delicious mousse. I am co...

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There are no secrets

I dont believe there are any secrets to losing weight. I think it's making good food choices 99% of the time. Its being active every day even if its just walking. Its having mental toughness and the willpower to overcome food obstacles and cravings. I think it's not feeling as though you ruined ...

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Meal Time Strategies

I find by making a few simple changes during meal time it helps keep me on track.

#1 Use a smaller plate. Instead of using the larger dinner plates, I buy the smaller salad plates and put away those larger plates. When you eat a smaller portion on the smaller plate, it doesn't look like you...

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Bulk up on Fiber...!!

I was not gettin much fiber, so I bought a packet of flaxseeds, started adding a tbspoon to my cereal in the morning and other foods during the day. It not only helped my IBS problem now that I "go" every day but I have lost and am loosing pounds..yipee!!

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I grab my fat

When I want to eat something I don't need, usually a Snickers, I grab my belly fat. I reminds me that I already have a Snickers in storage.

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