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Old 10-27-2011, 05:01 PM   #12 (permalink)
Anna1Louise
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Join Date: Oct 2011
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I'm wishing you much success in your journey. You are far from overweight with a BMI of 25.1 depending on your bone structure.

Lose the weight to make yourself feel good, not to fit into a size category.

Find physical activities that you enjoy doing (biking, swimming, tennis, volleyball, dancing).

Be realistic about your weight loss. A pound a week should work. The first 10 pounds you lose, you will see a difference.

Remember, this is a "lifestyle" change.

Make sure you eat. Limit your daily fat to 20 - 25% fat from calories. You need good fat for your body to function.

Drink water. If you don't like water, try adding something into your water, like a lemon or lime wedge. I like the Crystal Light individual drink packages. You can add that to help with the sweet cravings.

If you like a piece of chocolate, try and fit that into your plan.
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