Time magazine had an article on Tiger Moms, the traditional Chinese culture of mothers who demand a lot from their children, and the children who acheive it. One phrase stuck with me from the article and is my new mantra -- "Assume Strength".
Last time I was successful in losing the weight, I had two NSV's I hope to know again. My DH told me, "You're disappearing!" NOTHING could have been more romantic.
And the clerk at the video store complained that I did not look like my id pic. Of course that made me feel successful, too. I wa...
Starting the day with a blog entry can help us focus on why we are staying on plan, and help us to do so, avoiding mindless eating and sitting.
Eating meals that are on your program is a multi-step task. Plan your grocery list IN WRITING. This critical step can strengthen our commitment, helping us avoid two motivational weak moments -- in the store and in the kitchen. Reward yourself (non-food) for this and keep on track.