I have found that in order to stay on track for maintenance I need to need to keep tracking what I eat and my activity. Last weekend I had a very busy day, over 25,000 steps, biking, lawn mowing, walking, and had kept to my average calorie intake. The next day I was at work and a half a dozen times when I started walking around after sitting for a while, I was light headed. I have found that I need to track what I eat to not only keep my weight down, but make sure I am eating enough.
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Keeping track of everything I eat every day has been crucial to me losing weight. The moment I stop keeping track is when I see the scale start to slowly slip up to higher numbers. Keeping track of my food intake keeps me accountable - I am not tempted to "cheat" or make poor choices when I know I am going to keep track of it!
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