I have my desktop set with a collage of pictures I made including people I admire, inspirational quotes, activities I want to improve in, and the body I want to have. It helps me remember each time WHY I am trying to lose weight :)
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today when i was looking at my weigh-in chart, i thought it would be great to set this graph as my computer desktop background. I happen to spend a lot of time in front of computer, and i figured seeing my progress would be a great motivator. (or if my weight loss happens to not progress as it should - seing the graph every time I look at my screen would alert me and remind me that i need to work harder). I plan to update the chart every week or so to keep it current.
I downloaded my weigh-in data into excel file, created a chart, saved it as an image and set it as my desktop background. (this of course requires some computer skills) 17 you can see an example in my blog. http://www.sparkpeople.com/mypage_public_journal_individual.asp?blog_id=3844187
Today I chose a photograph for my desktop background to serve as an additional kick in my rear end. I chose a photo of a swimsuit model for fun. You could use any photo of your choosing that will help motivate you...
I have a motivation picture set as the background on my desktop, but I try to spend more time away from my computer since I have a desk job. Setting a transformation picture as my background helps remind me why I need to make healthier choices and push through the exercises.
You could use either a "before" picture of yourself or a stunning transformation picture that you use for motivation. I also cosplay, and sometimes use the inspiration for my costume as a reminder that I want to look good like that.
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