Recently I found out I have a ton of food allergies, which might have upset me, but it DIDN'T. You know why? I focus on what I CAN HAVE, not on what I can't have. And the can't haves are a long list of favorites, like ice cream and chocolate. When someone tell me how hard it must be to be so restricted, is say to them, 'BUT I LIKE ALMOST EVERYTHING I CAN HAVE' and I don't let myself think about the rest.
The long term payoff will be less pain, less pounds, and a happier and healthier me.
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I find that having a scheduled time for exercise, one that everyone knows and has agreed on, is the best way to keep exercising & not lose focus.
Mine is right when I hit the door coming home from work. I run straight into my exercise clothes and head downstairs without stopping. Everyone in the house knows this, & since I've never made an exception, they wait until I'm finished. Its only 45 min or less. Whatever they need can wait.
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