Usually, I would jump all into dieting: change everything to fat-free, get the yuckiest stuff just because it's low-cal, turn away from every "fattening" thing I saw. That can only work for so long. I have made my changes less drastic this time around. Some low-fat items are really good. Some things you just need to eat as is and count it in your calories. Moderation & baby steps will get us there!
I like the low-fat Breakstone's dairy line (sour cream, cottage cheese) and I really like the 'ultra' or superskim milk instead of plain skim. Those little changes alone saved me a good many calories so I can eat the regular yogurt I really like. Nip & tuck, but you have to enjoy what you eat!
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Pick an goal & then break it down into baby steps!! Now start with the first baby step....when you have mastered that step & it is a habit for you, take the next baby step.....and so on!!!! You will have achieved your goal & developed healthier habits in the process.....one baby step at a time!!!!
Baby Steps work.....small steps, one at a time!!!! Pick one small goal & work on that till you achieve it & make it a habit!!!! THEN......baby step 2.....pick another small goal & work on that one until you achieve it & make it a habit!! Pretty soon you will be well on your journey to a healthier lifestyle!!!! REMEMBER.....sometimes it is one step back & 2 steps forward.......BABY STEPS!!!!!!!9 Hugzz ~ Jae247
We can't plan everything in our lives, but today was a classic example of why I need to continue with baby steps. I woke up exhausted, totally stressed with all that's going on right now, and managed to do a few necessary baby steps before heading off to work. I came home with a crippling migraine and cannot describe how good it feels to at least have accomplished those baby steps today! I'm still winning, even if it doesn't feel like it! Woohoo! 185
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