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It is important to remember that being overweight or obese didn't happen over night and it takes building new habits, one at a time to over come. Fast break goals are those "baby steps" that we need. Pick something that you know will help make a difference and whittle at it--after a couple of weeks, add on a new goal to the first one. (If you try to change everything at once, it will probably burn you out and you will "give up.") emoticon

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I started out with 10 minutes of activity (walking) a day, eating 3 servings of produce, and tracking at least one meal daily. That turned into 5-6 servings of produce which took over for servings of junk food, at least a 2 hour workout in the pool each day, and tracking all my food and activity. emoticon
- Submitted by ENUFF81020 6/9/2011 in Getting Started | 6 Comments
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ENUFF81020 6/9/2011 1:48:00 AM

    When I get off of my plan or things aren't going right, I revert back to this idea. My baby steps can be more like kid steps now, but I must remember the foundation to my program. I am doing okay and I know that others can do it too. Best wishes everyone!! emoticon
FUNGRANNY72 6/15/2011 5:55:00 PM

    This is the best for me. When I try to do everything, I get discouraged. If you start this and gradually increase whatever it is that usually stumps you, it is easier to get back in the groove.
FUNGRANNY72 6/15/2011 5:54:00 PM

    This is the best for me. When I try to do everything, I get discouraged. If you start this and gradually increase whatever it is that usually stumps you, it is easier to get back in the groove.
FUNGRANNY72 6/15/2011 5:54:00 PM

    This is the best for me. When I try to do everything, I get discouraged. If you start this and gradually increase whatever it is that usually stumps you, it is easier to get back in the groove.
SWEETMOMMY41 6/9/2011 7:01:00 AM

    what a wonderful idea! good luck everyone!
DMT1956 6/9/2011 5:53:00 AM

    ty just getting started

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