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Ways to Trick Your Brain

Tuesday, February 10, 2015

i've officially lost six pounds! Woo Hoo, Getting Healthy is paramount! Everytime I make the right choice I feel substantially stronger! I am learning to trick my brain using food to tell it To stop!! I've learned the following little tricks to stop cravings and eliminate making unhealthy choices. 1. Spark has allowed me to see when I consume the most calories...awareness is key! 2. I use lemon a natural appetite suppresant in tea or on salad and veges to trick my brain. 3. I use 90% dark chocolate to stop naughty cravings in their tracks. I melt one square on my tongue and boom chocolate without the guilt and stops cravings. 4. Tulsi cinnamon tea is awesome! Cinnamon makes your cravings cease and desist! 5. Water I mix it with seltzer water toss in a lemon and some Mio and BOOM Drinking all of my required H2O and satiate hunger. 6. You tube, has great yoga, exercise, dance and movement videos no matter what level you are at! It is free so no expensive gym fees or the phobia! 7. I take one moment at a time! 8. I am having fun getting to know myself and forgive me! 9. EAS whey protein shakes Rock! No smell or grit! Tastes heavenly! 30Grams of protein 10. Keep mood diary, u dont have to write an epistle, just date and jot down a few feelings or thoughts. 11. Therapy cognitive behavioral helps!! 12. Find out if you have Biological issues ie illness might be making you fat. PCOS, Hormones, diabetes, glandular disorders and so on! I hope this helps ya'll! Go go!
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    Yes, I have read it, just finished a meta analysis on PCOS, obesity is a symptom of that. Very slender women have PCOS as well. There is a vast amount of misinformation on PCOS.
    2045 days ago
  • JIBBIE49
    In Richard Bernstein M.D.'s book (I got a copy from the library) "The Diabetes Solution" he has a complete chapter on PCOS, which he says is very common for obese young women. He says that ALL obese people are Insulin Resistant and can benefit from taking Metformin and unless they lose weight they WILL develop Type 2 diabetes in time. 95% of his patients have Type 2 diabetes, but he has had Type 1 since he was 12 and was told he wouldn't live past 42 because of complications, but he is a healthy 78.
    2046 days ago
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