Learn to delegate so that the pressures of your life don't put you in an early grave. Give even the smallest task to someone else to do. That's one less thing you have to do in your hectic day and your stress level will thank you in the long run.
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We all want that perfect figure, but beating ourself up is no help. Try to lighten up a little. I take my new lifestyle very seriously but if I have something I shouldn't I just try to overcome it, move on and try to make better choices the next time.
The idea is learn from our mistakes and learn to make healthy choices we can live with not to feel deprived and hungry.
.. just do it NOW! Don´t wait for that Monday or "perfect" time after that specific party. Now is the time! Go out to the kitchen and clear out all bad foods right away and instead of sitting here right now, just put your trainers on and take a walk, no matter how short!
You´ve got to learn to eat wisely during parties and weekends anyway, so you might as well just learn right away!
I've given up three items I loved...BUTTER, MAYO & SUGAR. I've also cut my portion sizes down. I've been unable to exercise due to a bad knee. I've one from 210 in August to 177 this morning. This has been an easy path for me to follow. Yes, at Christmas I did have a few sweets and still the scales show success.306
Still have 22 pounds to shed and then learn how to maintain.198
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