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When the Going Gets Tough

April 09, 2014

Good morning All!

Some of you may know that in the “real world” I have a one-woman show – I write and perform comic verse.

A few of my “ditties” are on the subject of changing size and shape and I thought I’d do something a little different for today’s headspace so (by way of a small reminder that you are in control and You Can Do This…)  here is the poem I penned and which is pinned to the front of my fridge.

“WHEN THE GOING GETS TOUGH...”

As you bend down to open the fridge/freezer door

Ask yourself just one question...”What am I here for…?”

Is it good healthy food… Could it be something more…?

(If it is “something more” simply close it)

If you head for the cupboard in need of a fix

Grab hold of an apple… step away from the Twix

Opt for light cheese and crispbread… not thick choccie bics

(You’ll be glad in the end that you chose it)

 

If faced with a pasty don’t think “ooooh I’ll try it”

To avoid such temptation just resolve not to buy it

(If you stick to your plan for a good healthy diet

You’ll see your weight lesson not rise)

Avoid fish and chips and go easy on pasta

Do your best to head off any sign of disaster

Plan your meals, write them down and you’ll lose weight much faster

So you’ll soon fit a smaller dress size

 

When the going gets tough don’t throw it all in

Just eat your banana and bear it and grin

And know in your heart it’s a battle you’ll win

No more snacking or midnight-feast grazing

Then when the scales show you’ve reached your goal weight

Pat yourself on the back... have some fun... celebrate

You’ll be feeling fantastic (and you know you’ll look great)

YOU CAN DO THIS because………………… YOU’RE AMAZING

 

 

 

 

 

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I'm northern (but migrated south); I'm married to my Lovely Husband; I'm a twin (older than my sister by just a matter of a few minutes); I have family to look out for; a day job to pay the bills; I 'moonlight' as a writer and performer of comic verse; I sometimes struggle to juggle life with all its various demands; I often wish for more hours in a day… And I'm on a journey to lose weight to take me to a healthy size, shape and BMI…

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