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    Revisiting Success

    Monday, February 23, 2009

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    I have been pondering the habits that I have fallen out of that seemed to give me the most success in my Fit Yummy Mummy Transformation last year. Yup, I've been slowly sliding backwards instead of moving ahead and finally decided to take the time to figure out why. Here are a few things habits that I have fallen out of that contributed to my success.

    How to Drink More Water – Smart Tip #7

    Wednesday, May 28, 2008

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    I often find myself challenged to drink more water, especially if I have fallen out of the habit. Here are a few tips that I've found helpful. Purchase a few glass water bottles that you can keep in the fridge and sterilize once in awhile, or replace them every so often. Fill them at night [...]

    Cut Down on Coffee – Smart Tip #5

    Tuesday, April 29, 2008

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    During my time without coffee I was relatively calm, as soon as I introduced it back, I was a raving lunatic over things that prior wouldn't have bothered me. It was a big eye opener.

    Great Strides in Weight Loss – Week 10

    Wednesday, April 23, 2008

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    This has been an interesting week. I'm getting back on track in redoubling my efforts, as I had fallen into a comfortable state which in one way is a great thing and what we are aiming for - creating new, healthy habits that don't take much effort to implement, because they have become second nature.

    Weight Loss Success Series – Core Commitment and Support Podcast Episode #3

    Saturday, March 29, 2008

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    Over the next few weeks, I will spotlight some of the main aspects of being successful at creating a healthy lifestyle and habits that will support you in weight loss and good health for the long haul. This week our podcast is about setting yourself up for weight loss success through being clear about the reasons why you are doing it, strengthening your commitment to yourself, examining your priorities and the importance of a support system.

    Now We’re Cooking! Going into week 8

    Thursday, March 27, 2008

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    This gives a few advantages. First being that you work up and can tweak the exercises either through intensity or repetition to your own fitness level as you start out. And basically the same advantages apply as you advance - the exercises grow increasingly more challenging, and as you progress, you can add weight to get increase benefit and avoid plateaus.

    Are You Growing or Decaying? Podcast #2

    Friday, March 21, 2008

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    The past few years, I was viewing getting older as anything but golden. And then the obvious became - obvious! I wasn't feeling and looking frumpy because I had magically hit "that age" - it was because I wasn't doing what I needed to do to be healthy. That applies at any age.

    3 Keys to Weight Loss Podcast

    Thursday, March 13, 2008

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    These are 3 key areas in developing the kind of midset that you will need to take the weight off and to continue with your healthy lifestyle.

    Smart Tip #2 Lima Beans?

    Tuesday, March 11, 2008

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    I picked up a pack the other day and was amazed to see that they contain a whopping amount of vitamin C, which is especially important to having elastic skin. As you lose weight, you will want elastic skin that looks healthy, so eat your lima beans!

    Shaking It Up – Going into week 6

    Tuesday, March 11, 2008

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    I just realized that the end of this week will mark 1/2 way into the bikini ready transformation challenge. What's the verdict? I won't look 20 again and no program except surgery is going to make me Bo Derek (here I am dating myself again), but I think that if I want to, at the end of the challenge I'd be able to wear a bikini without being chased off the beach.

    It is definitely the time of year to be getting back on board with a Fit Yummy Mummy 12 Week Challenge – I am counting down the days to being 10lbs lighter and 12 weeks stronger!

    Holly gives us assignments throughout the challenge, today it is to examine perfection and the effect that it has on our results – and how it can more likely than not cause more trouble than it saves. I am looking at that today.

    How about you. Has perfection ever brought you down in your efforts to lose weight or get healthier?