I have noticed that people that are overweight (including myself) tend to talk more about the food they are going to eat rather than the exercise they are going to do. It occured to me to try re-programming my mind to talk about exercise instead of food. That way, food is secondary to exercise.
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I just watched a video with a girl talking about servings sizes and I wanted to share what I learned from her cause I think it's a great idea! She said that whenever she bought a bag of food she would immediately seperate the bag/box into ziplock bags with one serving per bag that way she could keep up with how much she was eating better. Because when you are hungry you tend to eat more- so seperate your food beforehand if at all possible to help keep track!
I'm putting a plug in for reading "THE SPARK" ! This concept has made a huge difference in my thinking. Keep doing SP even if we don't see immediate results, EVENTUALLY there will come a time when we hit what Chris calls the 'tipping point theory" and things will start happening for the positive. Example: a friend exercised on treadmill for 4 miles a day for 4 months and didn't LOSE ONE POUND, then she started losing 1 pound a day and has kept it off for over a year! We CAN'T give up! :-))
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