If you have an injury or something that keeps you from doing your normal exercise find something else to do. With a hip injury I found a cardio machine at my gym that you pedaled with your hands and still got a great workout. I also did lots of water exercises. But I didn't stop working out even though I couldn't run or even hardly walk.
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Do something creative. It feels good, takes your mind off food and diet. It makes you feel accomplished. It is a great release of tension. It gives you something to focus on. Music. Art. Writing. What ever you can be creative with.
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