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Old 01-24-2012, 01:51 PM   #1
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Default the Diabetic Exchange plan...going back to basics!

I woke up this morning with a thought. If I don't eat enough and I gain weight, and if I eat too much I gain weight, then obsessing about what, when and how much I eat is not going to improve my life today.

So instead of giving up entirely, I am going to go back to basics...the Diabetic exchange. 8 servings of protein, 6 servings of carbs, 4 of fat, 5 of veggies and 2 of fruit. if I get this much during the day I have eaten enough and if I eat more, I am not going to beat myself up, just try and shoot for it the next day.

I always say one has to be there for themselves, who else will?? So here I am practicing what I preach! no weighing and measuring, no strict calorie counting, just an approximate amount to remain healthy, one day at a time!

Well, for today anyway, I reserve the right to change my mind tomorrow!
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Old 01-24-2012, 02:33 PM   #2
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Good for you!

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Old 01-25-2012, 03:39 PM   #3
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good on ya! That is all we can do, one day at a time!
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Old 01-25-2012, 08:24 PM   #4
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I feel the same way Ang, I am hoping to eat healthier and healthier each day AND moving more and more. Good luck sweetie

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