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Just be Grateful

Each day I have the moment to choose my thoughts. I can make it any type of day I want just by making a choice.
For the most part I wake up each morning grateful for the day. I always take the time to be thankful for the day throughout my day, especially on days that are stressful. Finding the g...

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Vitamix

I am loving my Vitamix ! As of late I have been tossing a couple of carrots & an apple into the vita with some water and voila juice! I add all different things in there too ~ cucumber, tomato, parsley, cilantro, beets etc. I can also make a quick soup without ever touching the stove. Most everythi...

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Cycling not shopping

Ever since I started to cycle outside I find I spend less money. I choose to drive to an asphalt trail and cycle away. Keeps me from shopping when bored or doing other such nonsense. My Bonus is the exercise and I love cycling now! Find something you like to do and do it ...

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Being

Be as 'present' as you can be for every moment of your day. If you are you will be more in control. It helps diminish the mindlessness that occurs.

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Water

I have a 20 oz. insulated cup with a wide straw that I keep refilling all the time. With a big wide straw liquid flows so easily!! Plus I love water so it's a win win for me.

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How much did I eat anyway?

once every few weeks actually measure your food for a couple of days just to make sure you don't lose your perspective on what a portion really looks like!

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Choosing foods to Lose

I will only choose foods that I will be willing to eat, or drink forever. I make better choices but will not substitute foods that I don't care for a just to lose weight. For example; I don't care for light cream cheese ~ I use less regular cream cheese instead. No sugar free item ~ just less sugar.

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Journaling

There's that old blurb.... 'if you bite - it write it!

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FAILURE is NOT a word.

NEVER say the word 'FAILURE'. It's so negative and so defeating. Say I got off track (even if it's for months), or I lost focus, or I am not ready to do this now, whatever works for you that leaves the door open to success. Just don't say I FAILED, please.

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