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When I started loosing weight I went to a Halloween party. I noticed that all the heavy people were sitting near the buffet table with full plates while the thin people were dancing and mingling. I realized that if I wanted to be thin I had to ACT like the thin people. Instead of sitting close to he buffet table, why sit at all? Eat a healthy meal before I go and spend my party time enjoying the company of the active crowd. The hostess never even noticed that all I had was diet soda.
One part of forgiving myself when I over eat is to look at what thin people do and try to copy it. If a thin person has an over eating day, they bump up the exercise and have a few lower calorie days to compensate for it. This is a "maintenance" strategy, but even in weightoss, it is easier for me if I see it as a one day delay in my goal instead of as a failure.
I always had walls around "exercise." It took me back to those humiliating days in grade school when I was the clumsy kid, last chosen.
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