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What an inspirational article. Thank you for this.
What a wonderful list to accomplish. I love the way she breaks it down. Each thing seems so achievable. I've saved it. I think I'll read it every week.
I LOVE this article! It's one I could reread daily for a while!
I can really relate to the walk/run in public. I had surgery 4 weeks ago and since then have been out with both of my crutches on the jogging path, and yesterday I was out with one crutch on the jogging path. Sure, I might look funny out there as a cripple, but I am out there anyways. I might not be fast, but who is with crutches and so soon after surgery?
Great advice. I have just started some sessions with personal trainer, so that makes me keep appointments. She lets me go at my own pace.
I find I can restrict calories by filling half my plate with vegetables. Didn't realise until recently how fattening fruit is!
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Great tips!!! Encouragement at the basic level goes a long way to help many different people with different needs. Well done.
LOVE this - I really needed to be reminded that there is a measured way to do this - start slowly and build up seems to be the message. I have real hope that this will help me greatly. Thank you.
I'm with womanofthewind - to successfully lose weight you do need to limit your calories (even when you workout)! I do not mean you should starve yourself - but go for a good, healthy range.
Great article. Thanks
Wonderful article! Thank you so much. All the right advise for me. This one I will print out and put where I can see it.
I was okay with the article until it talked about limiting calories. It should have been more specific. Limiting calories is healthy, OVERlimiting them is unhealthy. The distinction should have been made more clearer.
What a great article! Plan it, start slowly, be accountable, grow to love it.
Thank you for this great post! I have so much trouble finishing ANYthing that my husband calls me "the queen of unfinished business." I say I'm ready to relinquish the title, but I keep making the same choices. This is very helpful. Also, since I have fibromyalgia, "putting the pain into perspective" is good advice. Because, the truth is this: there is no such thing as a pain free day for me...I just have to stick to what I know I can do, and take much smaller steps than someone else. What I have to do is put the pain into the perspective of my life now, not what it was like when I didn't hurt. I have never really thought of it that way before just now.
I am really greatful for the advise it contains.I have found that once I get started doing my exercises I can get into them and feel better afterwards. I went through my closet about 6 months ago and gave all the skinny clothes away. I only kept the next size down. Which I have alot of. But I figuired if I lost more than that I would want new clothes .This program is a really easy one to stick with. I use the meal planner since I am single. I only substitute when I run out of something.Thanks again for the great advise
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