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I have come to the realization that when I exercise regularly I want to eat better and when I stop exercise I start to eat more crap.
My youngest (6) is a very picky eater she would eat Mac & Cheese, Grilled Cheese, or PBJ exclusively if I let her. So recently I have been letting her help me in the kitchen, measuring, peeling, stiring etc and now she will eat the things that she helps make including salad !!!!!
On Saturday I plan to take my daughter (6) to The Landing (Jacksonville) for the Summer Fun Day. Instead of fighting to find a parking space at The Landing I'm planning on parking further away and walking. That way I've added exercise but haven't taken anything away from the fun day planned
Pick 1 small change and stick to it for 6 weeks than make another change.
When I don't feel like going to the gym. I remind myself that my kids are looking to me as a Role Model and if I want them to be happy and healthy and have a good foundation in regards to exerciese and eating right then I have to show them how it's done
When things get rushed and I can't get to the gym or I grab the wrong kinds of food. I make myself stop and breathe and say to myself "OK, positive thoughts" then I focus on the positives. Example - I walked at lunch, or I passed on the cake or I will walk around the soccer field
I make sure to tell my kids we are going to do something physical on the weekend that they enjoy and in turn they will bug me to go and I don't want to disapoint so I get my exercise.