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Old 04-18-2010, 02:58 AM   #1
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I sometimes get down on my self and feel like all my hard work is not paying off..so on my really down days I feel very depressed and i force my self to get ready i put on some make up do my hair in a nice style wear nice clothes, and then i start to feel a lot better. I feel confident again. I went out and bougth some really nice workout clothes and shoes, when i workout i feel pretty and that keeps me going as funny as that sounds it brings up my confidence that i lack. I also try and write my self notes while i workout that say "you can do it" and " don't give up". Yeah they may be corny but it helps me. I 'am the one puting all this work and i reward me with long relaxing baths, and pamparing my self and just smile because my goal is so close I can feel it, i picture my self skinny everyday. So what little things do you do to help you along the way that mean a lot to you?
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Old 04-18-2010, 09:39 AM   #2
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Moe - I do alot of similar things as you!

I reward myself with something for every five pounds I lose. (I go in five pound mini goals) Lipstick or handlotion or new socks (not food)

Also - I try to keep track of all the things I do right during the day. I keep track in my journal. It's very reinforcing for me

Sometimes I listen to a weight loss cd - it's a combination of relaxation techniques and things like picturing myself thinner, healthy eating and/or moving habits and more.
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Old 04-18-2010, 09:45 AM   #3
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I try to do someting active, even if it's just picking up a few stray items around the house, or going for a walk around the block. It helps me to stop obsessing with the scales/food and contributes to my new lifestyle. It also helps me to "step back" so I am not so close to the frustration and perhaps to picture it as though I were asked to give advice to someone else...then I can take my own advice.

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