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Monday, September 21, 2020



Following the ol’ Weight Watchers food exchange program has proved to be simpler to follow. I don’t weigh and measure but I am keeping up with the food exchange counts.

Now to keep my diet brain quiet concerning … the SCALE.

More from Steve #29:

Fat people make choices that keep them fat.
Fit people make choices that keep them fit.

All of us choose to be fat or fit.

No one forces us to eat the way we eat or exercise or not.

Fit people make conscious food choices at every meal. Fat people eat UNconsciously and emotionally.

When fat people make food choices, they choose the wrong foods while promising that tomorrow will be different. Of course, tomorrow never comes

Fit people enjoy meals far more than fat people because there is no guilt involved.

Critical Thinking Question: Are most of your choices around health and fitness more conscious or UNconscious???

Action Step: Choose today to make only world class choices in your eating and exercise, knowing that your ongoing choices are the foundation of your habits, and your habits will determine your results.

Yesterday was an emotional day with neighbor ML. Our favorite neighbors are both passed 80 … he’s in great health, she is in good health but memory is slipping. She called me 3 times in a row to tell me the same thing. Ahhh … that’s OK. But she didn’t remember calling 1, 2, 3 times. Tugged at my heart.

I chose to get a hot cup of tea and counted not only to 10 but way pass 50 … just to move on and NOT eat. This was very much a conscious decision.

When will eating quit being my first instinct to emotional tugs???

I have chosen to walk 55 minutes today. I’m starting to like the way I feel … when I’m done.

PS … today’s home improvement project is scrubbing clean all the hall, bedrooms and bathroom trim in preparation for painting them this week.

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Change your mind … and the rest WILL follow.

Coz … I want to be ME.

**Within this blog is my longwinded thoughts based on my reading and humble understanding of Steve Siebold’s Die Fat or Get Tough and years and years and years of searching for thinness and … self-peace.
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  • WATERMELLEN
    I feel good when I eat well and exercise regularly. Maybe not motivated to do either before I do them . . . but the motivation is after-acquired!!
    206 days ago
  • MEADSBAY
    I remember when feeling good when I finished was the main reason I exercised...now it is just one of the many.
    Working out is my ME time and I enjoy the long interrupted time to listen to MY music, plus I love the fresh air and sunshine when I can get outside, not to mention feeling my body get a bit stronger and stronger.
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    206 days ago
  • OVERWORKEDJANET
    What is it about food that makes it the go-to on those "heart tugging" times. I find myself opening the refrigerator and staring inside like I'm going to find a hug or a pat on the back.....with CHEESE?

    Good choice on the tea.

    207 days ago
  • MEYERMIRACLE1
    Eating well is respect for your body as well as the people around you!! I've seen people that are morbidly obese that needed people to care for them.If they lost the weight they could take care of themselves.
    207 days ago
  • BBFABSTAR
    I ❤ the "Eating well is a form of selfself-respect" & all of the other motivational advice. 🌺 I am sorry about your neighbor. 🙏⚘
    207 days ago
  • ONEKIDSMOM
    "when I'm done"... for sure. Sometimes it's hard to start, but it feels good to finish!

    So sad for your neighbor. I'd like to think if I'm kind now, I'm storing up karma for when it's ME with the memory slipping! Which reminds me, I should call my sister!

    Hope you have a fine Monday!


    207 days ago
  • 79PODGIRL
    Thank you for sharing, and I'm so sorry to hear about your neighbor, it sounds like you handled it in the best way possible.
    207 days ago
  • DARCY-B
    Interesting
    207 days ago
  • 1CRAZYDOG
    So sorry to hear about your neighbor's memory slipping. That is hard to watch. ((HUGS))

    I don't know when eating out of frustration gets kicked to the curb as a response to stress. **SIGH** For the moment, it has to be a conscious choice. Not perfect @ it, but each day it is just a little easier.

    HUGS
    207 days ago
  • LOF7203
    Thanks for sharing
    207 days ago
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