Plan for treats. It is unrealistic to think that you will never eat any of your favorite foods again. It will often make you crave them even more. Keep moderation and portion control in mind. When you have a birthday party or other celebration to attend, plan you day around it and you can still stay within your goals.
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Watching and FEELING my underpants fit me better is the biggest kick! AND motivator. I'm planning a treat of some new ones when I reach my goal...haven't been to Victoria's Secret in a LONG LONG time! 244
I've re-focused my weight loss efforts through choosing foods that truly fuel my body. While I can plan for treats, they're so often empty calories that add nothing to my health. Nutritious foods are generally higher volume foods too which helps me with staying full for longer.
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