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New Year New YOU!!!

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Fresh starts are great and with 2015 here  it’s time to think about what you want for the coming year.

Did you know!!  Jan, 2014, millions  will arise ready to go and be so excited about there goal of getting fit.   Sad but true by the end of January, a whopping 95% of those people will  have failed at those New Year’s resolutions for one reason or another.  We are not going to let you be one of those 95% not this year!!  THIS IS YOUR YEAR!!!!!!

if it’s 10, 30, 60 pounds or even more you want to take off how are you going to do it??
Here are some simple tips to get you started in the right direction.

1. Write it down!! Write it down!!  I can’t stress this enough!!

Map out how you are going to reach your goal. Set goals you can reach. I really do believe if your goals are not written down they are just dreams. When you write them down and put them somewhere you can see them it will set off events that will change your life.

2. Join a support group.

Weight does not just come off. You have to work hard and will need to be accountable. Join a support group where others are striving to reach weight loss goals. Take off pounds sensibly has worked for me. I also have many friends that have been to Overeaters Anonymous. You can find help in face to face meetings or on-line.

3. Make a vision board!

You need to have a clear vision of your goals!  You can feel free to let your imagination wonder as you create your future on this board.  This will help you create what you want from the inside and you can see it daily.

You will need a poster board. You can add sayings and pictures cut out from magazines. Healthy foods, Pictures of people near your ideal weight or even a picture of yourself at your ideal weight. Don’t hold back. You can put pictures that represent you and your dreams. Envision yourself and your new life and make this vision board all about your future.
Now place your board you will see it every day. If you look at it daily it will leave a imprint in your subconscious mind and you will make your board into reality.

4. It’s back to to the basics with eating. Eating healthy and often is the key.

During the holidays it is easy to get out of the habit of eating right. Get rid of the junk food.   6 small meals a day!!  Click here to see a sample of what I eat and how I lost the 100 pounds!

5.  Get involved in a weight loss challenge!!

Taking on a new year challenge can help you kick start your goals. Weight Loss Wars is a good one. I have a few friends that did this last year and had great results.

6. You will need to exercise.

Get a workout DVD. There are so many good ones your selection is endless.  If you live locally I love love love taking classes from Nampa Fit Studio click here to check it out. You can pay as you go or sign up for 5,10, or monthly unlimited. Also they have a monthly unlimited plan.  Great price and a wonderful studio also it’s so fun to be with others while getting fit and there is that show up accountability. If you want to be on team Nampafitstudio for the canyon county click on nampa fit studio in this paragraph and the site will tell you how to sign up.

Most important thing to remember is consistency is everything. Working out as often as possible will bring great results.

7.  Most of all believe in yourself.

You can do anything you set your mind to if you believe in yourself.  Join me on Facebook to get motivated and stay motivated and to share what is working for you!  We are in this together!!  Click here “Get up and Get Moving” on Facebook

Happy Thanksgiving!

I am going off line for a few days to enjoy my family.  I hope you have a Healthy and Happy Thanksgiving!

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Jill Knapp Diabetes Activist Featured on Wego Health

Thanks Wego Health for featuring my work as a Type 2 Diabetes Spokesperson and  Activist.

Jill Knapp Diabetes Spokesperson featured on Wego Health

Tex-Mex Pork Chops

 

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This low crab dinner is amazing.  A must try!!

Tex-Mex Pork Chops
This is a quick, one-skillet dish with an ole’ touch.
From More Diabetic Meals in 30 Minutes – Or Less, by Robyn Webb, MS
Serves 6; Servig size: 3 oz
Prep time: 25 minutes

Ingredients
2 tsp olive oil
6 (5 oz) boneless pork loin chops
1 1/2 cup salsa
4 oz diced green chilies
1/2 tsp ground cumin

Preparation

1. Heat the oil in a skillet over medium-high heat. Add the pork chops and saute for about 3 minutes on each side.
2. Add the remaining ingredients. Lower the heat, cover, and simmer for 10 minutes.

Nutrition Information
Exchanges/Choices
3 Lean Meats

Total Calories: 168
Calories from Fat: 70
Total Fat: 8 g
Saturated Fat: 2 g
Cholesterol: 52 mg
Sodium: 279 mg
Total Carbohydrate: 4 g
Dietary Fiber: 1 g
Sugars: 2 g
Protein: 19 g

By: Robyn Webb

 

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