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katy37

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Posted: 10 Mar 2013, 09:41
Today is a new day. Keep on trying.

SaxMike

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Posted: 10 Mar 2013, 14:28
Ryan75 wrote:
What is that one single dieting tip that you will advocate and stand by?


Keep carbs low - less than 50gms per day!!
SherylPT13

Joined: Jan 13
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Posted: 11 Mar 2013, 06:06
It's not all-or-nothing - - it's a series of smaller improvements until you find what you can live with long-term.
Man who say it cannot be done should not interrupt man doing it.
Chinese Proverb
mimmim

Joined: Mar 13
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Posted: 13 Mar 2013, 19:41
What a lot of good tips to read through on my first day! Thanks to everyone.
MIM

A WAIST IS A TERRIBLE THING TO MIND!
Nathashae

Joined: Dec 12
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Posted: 14 Mar 2013, 14:15
Not to sound trite but its a life style change, if you always do what you've always done you will always get the same results.
AquaSurf00

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Posts: 347

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Posted: 14 Mar 2013, 14:28
Every once in a while...particularly when you feel like giving up, take a look at old pictures from before you started your journey. That always keeps me motivated to not go back!
**Danielle**

Quitting is NOT an option!

SW: 293: 11/2010
CW: See ticker
GW: 193
BeautifulYno

Joined: Aug 11
Posts: 203

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Posted: 14 Mar 2013, 14:42
YOU'RE RIGHT. WE ARE CREATURES OF HABIT.
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"I GOT A FEELING, TODAY IS GOING TO BE A GOOD DAY!"

My Goals to a NEW ME! ...starting weight 365
355 lbs - skipped it & went straight to 352.2 lbs. (SMILE) 8/16/2011
345 lbs - skipped this goal also & weighed in at 344.6 TODAY! 9/20/2011
334 lbs - to lose 10 lbs. more by October 15th (334.6 lb) accomplished this goal 10-4-2011 at 331.4
328 lbs - Goal accomplished 10-15-2011
319.4 lbs - Goal accomplished 10-18-2011
299.8 lbs - Goal accomplished 12-20-2011

CURRENT GOALS FOR 2013

300 lbs -

"I CAN, I MUST, I'M A WINNER!"

smooches! Yolanda (BeautifulYno)

BeautifulYnoFatSecret@gmail.com


I started my weight loss journey on August 15, 2011.. ACTUAL START WEIGHT 427


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BeautifulYno

Joined: Aug 11
Posts: 203

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Posted: 14 Mar 2013, 14:44
katy37 wrote:
Today is a new day. Keep on trying.



THIS IS A GREAT TIP
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"I GOT A FEELING, TODAY IS GOING TO BE A GOOD DAY!"

My Goals to a NEW ME! ...starting weight 365
355 lbs - skipped it & went straight to 352.2 lbs. (SMILE) 8/16/2011
345 lbs - skipped this goal also & weighed in at 344.6 TODAY! 9/20/2011
334 lbs - to lose 10 lbs. more by October 15th (334.6 lb) accomplished this goal 10-4-2011 at 331.4
328 lbs - Goal accomplished 10-15-2011
319.4 lbs - Goal accomplished 10-18-2011
299.8 lbs - Goal accomplished 12-20-2011

CURRENT GOALS FOR 2013

300 lbs -

"I CAN, I MUST, I'M A WINNER!"

smooches! Yolanda (BeautifulYno)

BeautifulYnoFatSecret@gmail.com


I started my weight loss journey on August 15, 2011.. ACTUAL START WEIGHT 427


by , on Flickr
Princess...

Joined: Feb 13
Posts: 46

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Posted: 20 Mar 2013, 11:09
Never miss breakfast!! Choose something healthy to start with..
Please Lord, help through this journey.....
mikefarinha

Joined: Jun 11
Posts: 443

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Posted: 20 Mar 2013, 11:26
Avoid the neurosis of calorie counting and eat as much fresh food(animal foods included) as possible.

-Mike
"Eat as if your life depends on it!"
ClassicRocke...

Joined: Jan 13
Posts: 934

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Posted: 20 Mar 2013, 15:07
Change the way you think in order to change the way you eat.



Goal: 160 by 5/1/2014--Okay... I didn't make it. Such is life.
155 or less by 9/1/2014

May I be free to be the me that I came into this world to be.
RicTnyc

Joined: Dec 12
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Posted: 22 Mar 2013, 06:46
Eat everything (deprivation is not sustainable, so don´t fool yourself into saying "once I reach my goal I can then have some"Wink just eat MUCH less of it! (you´d be surprised how few calories you really need to be happy and full of energy)
iulani

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Posted: 22 Mar 2013, 08:55
Totally true...if you deprive yourself, sooner or later, you start cheating or binging. Eat what you really want, not what you think you should eat. If its not a super healthy choice, eat less of it. Be mindful. Eat slowly and see how you feel after eating certain foods. There are days I can't even think of eating an apple, so why would I eat one? eat what you truly want.
yankgal46

Joined: Feb 13
Posts: 183

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Posted: 23 Mar 2013, 13:46
Try to eat real food!
Calorieman

Joined: Feb 13
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Posted: 23 Mar 2013, 14:27
Cut down the carbs (bread), eat lots of veggies and fruit.
Ryan75

Joined: Nov 11
Posts: 26

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Posted: 23 Mar 2013, 15:25
iulani wrote:
Totally true...if you deprive yourself, sooner or later, you start cheating or binging. Eat what you really want, not what you think you should eat. If its not a super healthy choice, eat less of it. Be mindful. Eat slowly and see how you feel after eating certain foods. There are days I can't even think of eating an apple, so why would I eat one? eat what you truly want.


Kingkeld, what do you think of this tip? Smile
Ryan75

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Posted: 23 Mar 2013, 15:27
There is good advice here. Thanks to everyone that contributed thus far Smile
CJT1217

Joined: Sep 11
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Posted: 23 Mar 2013, 15:28
Eat natural foods (avoid highly processed foods)!

Stay the course, stay on point, stay motivated, dedicated, and you won't be stopped. Discipline. Perseverance. Focus. Dig deep and you will be victorious.
SherryeB

Joined: Jun 12
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Posted: 23 Mar 2013, 17:20
First of all set a reasonable goal weight that you can maintain after you reach it. I like to eat and I like my wine with dinner. I am not "skinny" but I feel good when I look in the mirror. Then commit to the fact that this should be a lifestyle change...forever...not a diet.
The greatest help logging in what I ate was it made me aware of portion size and how many calories are in many foods. Now I try to make healthier choices eating more fruits, vegetables and lean meat & fish. I keep lower calorie snack items around so that I don't go crazy. Example instead of ice cream I buy low fat yogurt or sherbet...and I use a half-cup bowl to serve it in. Sometimes all I need is a taste to be satisfied. No food is off limits but if I know it's high in calories I try to limit myself to a small portion. I started with Fat Secret in March of 2011 and met my goal (a 30 lb.loss) by December. I stopped logging my foods but tried to maintain the same mindset. I did well for a long time but I did gain 7 lbs. toward the end of 2012 so I'm back to logging in my foods to lose that. So far I've lost 2 of those 7 lbs. but have fluctuated up and down 2-3 lbs. since then. I know if I got more excercise I'd probably easily lose that last 5...I exercised more when I was losing.
yankgal46

Joined: Feb 13
Posts: 183

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Posted: 08 Apr 2013, 06:47
Don't starve yourself! Eat if your actually hungry.Just eat food that is healthy.



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