Life is uncertain...

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Posted: 29 Jun 2012, 17:25
Just had a friend of facebook post a quote "Live is uncertain. Eat dessert first."

I replied "Live is uncertain -- you better exercise before you eat that dessert."

To me, those are the words that I live by. Don't live to eat -- eat to live.

What other pearls of wisdom have you learned on your weight loss journey?
155: After regaining 16 pounds. It's my goal again.
155: Goal Weight | March 17, 2012!!!! I did it!
Size 8: levi's jeans | February 3, 2012 (Actually, I'm a size 6. I skipped Cool
168: BMI 24.8 no longer overweight | December 1, 2011
174: Vegas vacation | September 15, 2011 (two weeks early)
180: first 27 pounds gone | August 25, 2011
186: 10% body weight lost | July 14, 2011
199: 200's gone forever | May 12, 2011
207: Starting Weight | April 28, 2011

Joined: Apr 12
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Posted: 30 Jun 2012, 19:31
Eat your veggies first, dont drink calories, and don't follow too many rules (including my first two)!
I am not losing weight. I am gaining health. Since April 24, 2012:

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Posts: 117

Posted: 30 Jun 2012, 19:54
I agree with Heidijoy, I try to eat the foods that I have the most trouble getting enough of first (veggies) and then if I am still hungry, go for the rest but quit when I feel full and try to eat slowly so my body has a chance to tell me when I am full before I eat too much.

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