Disclosure: I was given a free one month subscription to Weight Watchers to try their new Simple Start plan and write about my experience.Though I was compensated for my time and commitment, all views, positive and negative, are my own
So this is where it ends…kinda.
My posts about Simple Start will end from Social Stars, but my journey is just begun. It’s only been three weeks but have I dropped a few? Yes. Do I feel a *little* better since dropping said pounds? Of course. Again the motivation was never to be skinny, but to be healthy. So to finish, here are a few tips to motivate you along the way:
- Don’t give up- stand strong and don’t give in to the temptations of unhealthy food. Substitute turkey bacon for pork, greek yogurt for ice cream, healthy popcorn for chips, fruit for candy, water for soda. It’s not hard at all
- Recipes are your friend- I know how to cook yes, but I know how to cook unhealthy food that are full of carbs and calories. Take advantage of the Weight Watchers recipes and follow them, keep track of your points.
- Get activity in any way you can- I do more cleaning than I assign to the kids now, I walk to get the kids from school instead of drive, I find myself doing exercises at my desk and I spend more time working on my feet than on my butt. These little things burn calories, leading me on a much healthier path.
(a box full of clothes that I cant wear. Shirts are too tight around the arms, pants are too tight around the waist!)
So what kept me motivated? Health. Specifically, my cancer scare. Finding out that I was tip toeing on the tightrope of uterine cancer and discovering that it all could have been prevented if not for my weight was a wake up call. My doctor told me numerous times to drop the weight after my surgery and now I’m doing that.
So what are you waiting for?
(a smaller face, can I have you back?)