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...
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.
So here's the challenge I issued myself and my Spark teammates:
1. Post your SparkPoints from yesterday (we are generally still in t...
I drink water out of a 6 oz. juice glass. For some reason, it's easier than "regular" glasses. Ten a day and I'm done!
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 f...
I find that I drink a lot more water, if I use a straw. It has been a major factor. If the water is just in a cup it will only sit there. The straw is just inviting for a quick sip.
DIVIDE 1200 CALORIES INTO 6 MEALS. EAT THEM 3 TO 4 HOURS APART, NO SOONER.
FOR EXAMPLE: EAT A 1/2 OF A SANDWICH, EAT THE OTHER 1/2 AT THE NEXT MEAL. 4 HOURS FROM THE LAST MEAL.
HAVE 200 CALORIES APPROX. EVERY 4 HOURS.
When I'm destined to clean the house, I put on my favorite music play lists and dance my fat off while cleaning. Why not use that duster as your microphone! Be silly, and get a clean house in the long run!