I don't like to have a lot of people standing around when I'm working out. Mostly because I'm afraid I will fall or miss a step. But, while I was working out in my living room, my daughters were cheering me on! "You're doing a great job, mommy!" and "WOW, Mommy, you're good!" really motivated me to work harder and show- off for them!
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I am having a BLAST with my new lifestyle!! Finding unique recipes...my new motto is...If it aint pretty i aint eatin it!!! I've been trying to find the most colorful foods and serving myself like a princess on the china, folding my napkin just so...putting parsley on my plate. I'm really having fun with it. I'm trying to think of dieting as a positive and not a negative...and its working.
All I can say is get Creative and be passionate about your life and your health!!!! The power is in positive thought!!!
My husband likes the saying if Momma aint happy aint no one happy. It is important to have me time. I plan time for myself every day to ensure I get my exercise in. If I take time for myself I have more to give to others in my role as mom,etc
My level of stress is managable this way and I am so much more pleasant to be around.
Dotty-the-Dog and I head to the front door several times during the day (ie: Commercials on TV, between chores) and when she gets outside she either takes off down the drive or "bows" to me the way dogs do--Taking off means a brisk walk around our long driveway. "Bowing" means I 'have to fast jog! It's amazing how often she "bows". I get my 1/8 mile jog and so does Dotty! Several times a day!
No equipment necessary unless it's bad weather!
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