- The Beginning of Your Diet
You are in the
beginning phase of your diet. Here are some tips that will help
you get through that first difficult week as your body adjusts to
your new, healthy lifestyle. Pull out your peach bubble bath and
let's get started!
Happy, Happy, Joy, Joy! This peach bubble bath is heavenly! Your
main goal for the next week is to get through the week and still
be on your diet! Sounds very simple, but it's not. The weekend
can be a killer.
Some things you can expect are:
You may feel jittery.
You may feel irritable - like you are on a 'I hate my
You will be hungry. Please hide anything chocolate in a place
can't find it.
You may feel weak.
You may feel deprived.
You may feel depressed.
It's just not happening fast enough!
Some things you can do to get through the first week:
Take a bubble bath.
Get a massage. If that doesn't relax you, nothing will.
Get involved in ANYTHING that will get your mind off of your
Ask your mate to supply you with lots of hugs this week. Hugs
stress. The next time you get hugged take note of the tenseness
To take your vitamins;
To plan out your meals;
To sit down to eat;
To eat SLOWLY - like a little turtle, bite by bite to make it
To take time to get in a good walk;
Stay happy and laugh! This is a positive time!
As your diet progresses, things can get very tough in the
However, you'll get to where if you eat too late, it will make you
sick. If you can last out in the evenings, it will really show up
scale! A big payoff!!
If you are incorporating exercise into your fitness program the
benefit is that the new muscle will take more calories to maintain
therefore you will burn more calories each day!
Losing weight is a bit like a tire with a tiny nail in it. It
deflates and one day it's flat. Just continue to be patient and
things will come.