I made very upbeat and sparkly cards with each pound I want to lose with scrapbooking supplies. I post them up on a wall that leads to my kitchen. Every time I lose a pound I tear up the old card and and post the new card. It feels good to tear up the old weight and its a positive reminder of what I am doing!
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Keep a visual cue of your weight loss goal in front of you every day. You may not be able to "see" your progress every day when you look in a mirror but you will when you see your visual cue.
Take 2 identical glasses. In one glass place 1 penny (or marble) in the glass for every pound you have to lose. When you lose a pound, move your penny (or marble) into the other glass. Eventually, your "to lose" glass will be empty and you "lost" glass will be full and you'll be at goal!
As I become that person I want to be, I sometimes forget the goals I have made. One way I found to remember is to wear a ring shaped like a knot. Wearing a ring all day is a lot easier than wearing a string around my finger, but you might choose a certain watch or bracelet or even a rubber band or any other visual cue that will keep you on track.
I like the jewelry as my reminder because it is pretty and was also a reward for achieving another goal. My ring is silver. Maybe when I get to my ultimate goal, I'll get a platinum ring or a ring with a stone.
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