I mentioned before that this is a journey for all types of people. Some of us are trying to lose 100 pounds and for others it just might be the last nagging ten pounds. What I’ve realized is that it doesn’t matter what the amount is, it’s all mental! My theory is that it’s 99% mental and 1% genetic. You know those people that are naturally slender and can eat whatever they want? Yeah those people! I ain’t mad at ya but I’m talking to the people that actually have to work real hard to be fit and healthy:) It starts in the mind. Keep your mind tough and make no excuses!!!
2. Food- Part of being successful in this program is to eat small meals throughout the day. I eat about every three hours. Remember to pack a snack always! Nuts and fruit are great to keep in your purse in case of emergencies. Consider putting an emergency packet of protein bars and water in your car for those unexpected moments. It would be great to plan your day and pack your food so you are not tempted. Remember. “If you fail to plan, you plan to fail!”
3. Mantra for the day: Forgiveness!
You may be asking, “What does forgiveness have to do with weight loss?” Well, you would be surprised! A lot of our issues stem from holding on to resentments, bitterness and hurts. One of the way it manifests in our being is by self sabotaging and not being kind to ourselves. It doesn’t make sense at all but I see it all the time. Really forgive from your heart. Forgiveness is for you not the other person. You are basically allowing your heart and soul to be free of baggage and negativity. Once you let all that stuff go, make sure you forgive yourself. We can get so guilted out by our own bad decisions and we punish ourselves because we don’t think we deserve to be happy or have the life that we desire. Empty yourself of the things that are hanging you up. Underneath all that stuff is an amazing person waiting to come out!!!
Have a beautiful day! I love you guys and I’m rooting for you:)