InRebecca Thomas was 50 pounds overweight. She was tired of endless weight loss gimmicksso she developed a system of routines that allowed her to lose the weight in about a year.
Thomas, 47, is a restaurant owner in Richmond, Virginia LOOKING FOR A REAL BESTIE author of the Medium. When Thomas was overweight, she had a bad habit of beating herself up about the way she lookedshe recalls. I was tired of saying mean things to myself. She says the negative self-talk did nothing to change her eating habits and only made her feel worse, so she stopped judging what she saw in the mirror.
Willpower is a poor tool for overcoming poor fpr habits, according to Thomas. Instead of relying on willpower, she says she developed a system of rules that prevent temptation in the first place.
Instead, she learns from it and moves on. This will curb your hunger and prevent you from eating too much. She weighs herself each morning, which forces her to be conscious of her weight.
Instead, focus on staying within a range of about pounds. Before you focus on losing the weight, Thomas advises weighing yourself each morning for several weeks.
This will help you see how your current eating habits are affecting the on the scale and what you need to change. Thomas says she lost the weight and kept it off because she focuses on lifestyle instead of lookung she sees on the scale. Want more tips like these?
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