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Permanent Breakthrough Methods

My husband loves eating out and he is a habitual popcorn/ice cream night snacker, sometimes with soda and pistachios. He is the guy in the restaurant that orders the country ham for breakfast, the spareribs and steak combination or stops at Kentucky Fried Chicken.
I love him, so how do I cope wi...

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My Permanent Success!

For about three months I have been Sparking consecutive days and learning all I can. Even when I had emotional crisis, avoided exercise for days with no motivation, I kept logging in and thinking about all I had started to accomplish and how good that felt. I had lost several inches in the middle. I...

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Surefire Tummy Tightener

When I became a widow, my brother and my nephew both coached me at the gym and I quickly found success using weight equipment and staying away from fats. Fifty pounds lighter took ten years off my visual appearance. Still, the experts at the gym told me, "The only way you lose the tummy is to lose i...

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Our friends: The Measuring Tape and Mirror

Weighing myself can be disappointing when water weight and times of day reduce my efforts by a pound or two.
(Is that all??!)
...and emotions do affect energy levels.
For me, a more steady and truthful guide to my goals is the tape measure. It's helpful also as I anticipate ...

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Small Steps

Feeling overwhelmed and losing discipline can be hard to rebound from. I start back when I'm sluggish by a 15 min. walk adding several 3 minute breaks through the day for exercise. It loosens me up and begins the energy. Combining that with 6 snack size healthy meals and I have retrieved the vision.

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