Sometimes when I feel like eating a start to reach for a particularly unhealthy choice or trigger food, I stop for a minute and check to see if I am really hungry or if I am feeding my fatigue. If I'm getting ready to feed my fatigue, I take a nap instead of eating!
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When my child takes her nap, exercise comes 1st. No excuses. No laundry, no dishes, no meal prep. EXERCISE! The to do list must come 2nd, without fail. No one can do my workout for me, and when I get to those other things I have more energy and feel better about doing them.
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