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No matter what is going on, no matter what mistakes you made today or yesterday--just stick with it. You are making changes in the way that you live and little by little, piece by piece, you will get this big job done and you will be so glad that you did this.
Sit down and do a meal plan for the next 3 or 4 weeks. Enter your favourite family meals. We have Pasta Tuesday, Chicken Wednesday, Beef Thursday, etc... I have 3 weeks of meal plans along with Grocery Lists prepared, and then rotate.. Week #1, Week #2, Week #3, and then back to Week #1. Add in a night for trying a new recipe.. and a date night out. I've also started a week#4 with new recipes that we tried and liked.. No need to do this every week. Just once and then use the same plans!
Good-Bad-Or Other you have to like what you see in the Mirror. And during the times you do lose a pound or more, really take the time to look in the mirror and say," I'm LOOKING BETTER AND BETTER!" Then say "And not only do I look Better, I'm a lot HEALTHIER too!"
The next time you head into your kitchen only to find yourself staring in your fridge looking for something tasty to snack on, ask yourself, "Am I really hungry?" And instead of just grabbing something to put into your mouth, try drinking a glass of water first. Maybe you aren't hungry, but thirsty?
It occurred to me one day that if I earned as many Fitness Minutes Points as I do SparksPoints, I would surely not be stuck on this weightloss plateau.
I keep a daily planner book. I write everything I have to do during the week. I like to add easy to accomplish things to my daily schedule (such as "go to the gym") It feels great to cross things off. Every time I work out I put a sticker on the day (if you don't have stickers draw a big smiley face) then I write what I did during my work out (such as "30 min carido, arms") It's a great way to keep track of your work outs and to motivate yourself!!