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Mental side of weight loss

Started this discussion. Last reply by Trixie LaRue Mar 29, 2014. 4 Replies

When dieting, do you find that it is beneficial to think of yourself as really skinny, so you eat less, or really fat, so you feel like you need to eat less. Just something weird I've been pondering.Continue

Sugar :/

Started this discussion. Last reply by Tsilah Burman Jul 13, 2014. 6 Replies

One of my big pitfalls is sugary foods. How do you fit them in/avoid them in your diet? Are you successful in losing weight with or without dessert? Continue

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Tsilah Burman replied to Madde Tov's discussion Sugar :/
"One is never enough for me when it comes to anything with sugar so with God's help gave it up. Check out Sweet Seduction: How to Say No to Sugar Cravings - http://vimeo.com/61904227 and www.roynelsonhealing.com. Roy helped me lose 90…"
Jul 13, 2014
Trixie LaRue replied to Madde Tov's discussion Mental side of weight loss
"This is such a good question!  I've been reading about this recently and I believe it is essential to see yourself as thin.  When we view ourselves as fat, it reinforces all the negative messages in our unconscious, all the niggling…"
Mar 29, 2014
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Stuff to work on

I got the basics down- Paleo, 4 meals a day, exercise every day. I still need to work on some key things: -Watch my portions, they can get out of control at dinner- NO MORE SNACKING mindlessly on trail mix. 4 MEALS not 3 meals and a snack- More strict Paleo: no more peanut butter or beans-More motivation; you'll feel better! you'll look better! you'll perform better!-Sleep more - in bed at 10:30 -Go to lifting in the AM. Talk to that teacher! Yeah!-The making lunches/meal plans on Sunday thing…See More
Mar 11, 2014
Madde Tov commented on Madde Tov's blog post Paleo meal suggestions
"Thanks. I'm not overweight, I am just an athlete who wants to get fitter and lose a few pounds to enhance my performance. I've cut out grains for the most part and have found to perform better, so I'm looking to take that extra step.…"
Mar 10, 2014
Christy replied to Madde Tov's discussion Mental side of weight loss
"I think the mental side of weight loss is really interesting. I look back at pictures of myself at my heaviest and don't remember looking (or feeling) that big. I also look at current pictures and am somewhat surprised because I am smaller than…"
Mar 9, 2014
MarthaG replied to Madde Tov's discussion Mental side of weight loss
"I didn't think of either.   Instead of thought of how it would feel to be eating healthier and moving more and remembering how much better I felt when I did both of those things.  Now that I'm maintaining I still think of the…"
Mar 9, 2014
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Mental side of weight loss

When dieting, do you find that it is beneficial to think of yourself as really skinny, so you eat less, or really fat, so you feel like you need to eat less. Just something weird I've been pondering.See More
Mar 9, 2014
Paula commented on Madde Tov's blog post Paleo meal suggestions
"You meals sound wonderful! Have you thought of changing up your nut butter from peanut butter to cashew or almond? For some great ideas check out  http://allrecipes.com/recipes/healthy-recipes/special-diets/paleo-diet/"
Mar 9, 2014
Paula commented on Madde Tov's blog post Weekly update!
"My Dr recommends paleo diet. It is very healthy. Even if you don't want to eat meat, there is still a plan there for you. I am a sugar addict too. It is just poison to me. One taste and I get out of control. I find that since I've stayed…"
Mar 9, 2014
Madde Tov commented on Madde Tov's blog post Paleo meal suggestions
"How long have you been Paleo? Have you found success in weight loss/ overall feeling of better health with it? Just wondering. Thanks for the advice, I'll check out those books!"
Mar 9, 2014
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Mar 8, 2014
MarthaG replied to Madde Tov's discussion Sugar :/
"I'm not as much a sugar fan as I am (or was) a fan of the salty snacks.   That said, I still enjoy cookies, cakes, pies, and ice cream. While I was actively losing weight I did limit those and would only  have a little amount on the…"
Mar 4, 2014
Paula replied to Madde Tov's discussion Sugar :/
"I try to avoid sugar. Especially the white processed crap. Not that any sugar is good, but I will try treats that are sweetened with honey or maple syrup. "
Feb 28, 2014
Madde Tov posted a blog post

Goals goals goals

I need to realize: Every time I follow my meal plan, eat something healthy over something unhealthy, avoid binging, skip dessert, drink water, and think positively about myself, I am THAT much closer to my 10 pound goal. See More
Feb 25, 2014
Madde Tov replied to Madde Tov's discussion Sugar :/
"This is very helpful"
Feb 25, 2014
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I'm a college student looking to get super fit!
Plan of Choice:
Low Carb
Workout Philosophy:
I'm a Running Fanatic, I love lifting weights

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Stuff to work on

Posted on March 11, 2014 at 11:24pm 0 Comments

I got the basics down- Paleo, 4 meals a day, exercise every day. I still need to work on some key things: 

-Watch my portions, they can get out of control at dinner

- NO MORE SNACKING mindlessly on trail mix. 4 MEALS not 3 meals and a snack

- More strict Paleo: no more peanut butter or beans

-More motivation; you'll feel better! you'll look better! you'll perform better!

-Sleep more - in bed at 10:30 

-Go to lifting in the AM. Talk to that…

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Paleo meal suggestions

Posted on March 8, 2014 at 4:10pm 6 Comments

Breakfast: eggs, banana and peanut butter, coffee, any fruits, leftovers, 

I WANT PALEO Panckaes this week***

Lunch/dinner: sweet potatoes, mediteranean "pizza," cauliflower rice, shrimp, spaghetti squash spaghetti!, avocado, almond chicken fingers,! 

I need to get creative in the kitchen so I can make good food that is Paelo and not just eat carrot sticks, becuase that's gross. 

Weekly update!

Posted on March 8, 2014 at 4:03pm 1 Comment

I'm giving up sweets for lent.. we'll see how that goes. I want to see how "addicted" I really am to sugar. 

This past week I ate paleo, with a focus on fruits and veggies. Yesterday I snacked a bit on peanut butter with saltine crackers.. not the worst thing in the world but still processed junk food. Today I ate a lot of tostitos. Those are paleo, though, right? haha. I'm keeping track on my phone of how well I'm doing, like checking off the days I eat paleo and go for a run, which…

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Goals goals goals

Posted on February 25, 2014 at 10:30pm 0 Comments

I need to realize: 

Every time I follow my meal plan, eat something healthy over something unhealthy, avoid binging, skip dessert, drink water, and think positively about myself, I am THAT much closer to my 10 pound goal. 

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