Anyone who has priced dishes lately knows that replacing all your dishes is pricey, but I didn't do that. Instead, I gave the large dinner plates to a resale shop and used the smaller plates that came with my set.
2. I Drink More Water
I pour my drinks into little cups with one exception. I can drink as much water as I want and always carry a large water bottle.
3. I Kicked My Coke Habit
I abused coke. No, the soft drink. I drank about a six-pack a day. I quit Coke.
4. I Prepare Healthy Snacks
I eat. I still do it despite my best efforts. I need nutritious snacks for these desires.
5. I Plan My Meals
I never thought about what to eat until I was hungry, which was a problem. Because it was easy and filling, I ate a lot of unhealthy prepackaged meals.
7. I Take The Stairs
I also quit taking elevators to exercise more. I now climb stairs.
8. I Sleep When I’m Tired
As I became more aware of my eating triggers, I discovered this one, too.
I Practice Stress Relief
Stress is my other food trigger. I eat when anxious. I can recognize stress and find strategies to lessen it.
10. I Know This Is a Lifestyle Change, Not a Diet
I slowly accepted this. I recognize that what I'm doing today is a lifetime commitment, not simply when the weight is gone. I must maintain these lifestyle adjustments to shed and maintain weight.