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Diet Tip of the Day: 21
Saturday, September 04, 2010      2 comments

Make and sing your own personal motivational song. Sing it to yourself often! Silly, outrageous, and FUN makes it memorable. It'll put a smile on your face, and that helps too!... Read more
Diet Tip of the Day: 20
Thursday, September 02, 2010      0 comments

Write down your motivational mantra EVERYWHERE. Keep it displayed on your computer, bathroom mirror, wallet, fridge, car dashboard… Say it when you see it.... Read more
Diet Tip of the Day: 19
Wednesday, September 01, 2010      2 comments

Hypnosis is a powerful tool. Use positive affirmations ALL the time! Be your own cheerleader!... Read more
Diet Tip of the Day: 18
Monday, August 30, 2010      1 comments

Banish kitchen clutter and organize your small appliances and pantry so it is easier to fix diet foods. Put away the bread machine and toaster; and keep the blender, crock-pot, deep-fat-fryer, cutting board, and low-carb cookbook on the c... Read more
Diet Tip of the Day: 17
Friday, August 27, 2010      5 comments

Weigh every day because that information can correlate directly to what you ate the day before, and tell you if something unexpected happened*. However, tally weight loss only weekly, on MONDAYS. A weekly tally removes the daily frustration, a... Read more
Diet Tip of the Day: 16
Wednesday, August 25, 2010      2 comments

Listen to fast-tempo music. Develop your own soundtrack! It has been proven to help you lose weight faster. Read your diet books, and nutritional information that motivates you to stay on your particular diet (example: "You, on a Diet" by D... Read more
Tuesday, August 24, 2010      11 comments

THE WEIGHT PLATEAU Maintain your enthusiasm and KNOW that THIS is a period of transition. Your body is adjusting to weighing less. It is LEARNING that you will feed it; it isn't starving, it IS healthier, and that it is OKAY to LET GO of ... Read more
Diet Tip of the Day: 15
Monday, August 23, 2010      5 comments

Enjoy your small successes. You don’t have to wait to buy the ultimate wardrobe; a thrift-store splurge in a smaller size will enhance your joy, reward your commitment to yourself, and will act as a reminder to continue your journey.... Read more
Do I say something, or not?
Sunday, August 22, 2010      11 comments

Sigh. It took me 4 MONTHS(!) to lose 10 pounds! This particular 10 pounds has always been quite a barrier for me; the slowest loser has nothing on ME; but I persevered.... and finally, finally, finally, despite all the setbacks and worst fea... Read more
Diet Tip of the Day: 14
Saturday, August 21, 2010      1 comments

Find a visual that represents your goal or how your life will be different. Visualize success. Picture yourself thinner and getting/doing what you desire. Meditate on it. Ingrain it into your brain. Use that ingrained mental image when you ne... Read more
Diet Tip of the Day: 13
Thursday, August 19, 2010      1 comments

Goals need attention. Put reminders in as many places as you can.... Read more
Diet Tip of the Day: 12
Wednesday, August 18, 2010      4 comments

Once the excess weight is gone, the next essential part of your effort MUST be directed to weight loss maintenance, for 1+ years. For crying out loud, WHY do all the work of losing the weight if you aren't prepared to do the work of keeping it o... Read more
Diet Tip of the Day: 11
Wednesday, August 18, 2010      0 comments

Allow for setbacks. Give yourself support, not criticism. Learn from mistakes and reward your successes.... Read more
Diet Tip of the Day: 10
Tuesday, August 17, 2010      1 comments

Plan to lose the weight slowly. It is easier and tastier!... Read more
Diet Tip of the Day: 9
Monday, August 16, 2010      0 comments

DO start small. DON’T focus on too many things at once. Try one goal at a time. Use a small goal that you know you can do each day for the next two weeks. Build on that first habit to boost your confidence and pick up speed.... Read more

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