Try new ways of cooking-When talking about what you eat don't be negative by saying I had a little of this--but I didn't have that. Don't play pity me , I'm on a diet. Instead say I had a fabulous salad with a really great piece of seasoned chicken and a great salad dressing-Be positive
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When starting a diet or trying to break unhealthy habits stop telling yourself you "can't" have this or you "can't" do that... change your thinking and gain motivation to continue making progress! I have tried to diet and lose weight numerous times and everytime I have I find it so hard to stick to because they are so restrictive. So, instead of telling myself I can't eat certain foods, I remind myself of the rewards of simply cutting back on such indulgenges and allow myself occasional "treats"
Instead of completely cutting out sweets or chips, say to yourself..."if I can keep up my diet this week, I will have one cookie (or whatever it is your heart desires) on Friday evening"... this way you are cutting back while not being super strict on yourself. This will help motivate you keep going
I know it isnt easy for all of us to cut out 97% of daily foods, but if you can get the right mind set having a strict diet works. Water weight or not in one day I lost 2.2lbs, and feel great. With the right foods you can do it I am on a strict fruit and veggie diet (only green tea and water), once a day i eat a few peices of yummy fresh deli cut mean only turkey or chicken...all the fuirts and veggies are negative calories and/or boost your metabilism,, im excited for my two week mark in 12days
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