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motivational sayings, what are yours?

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BiscuitsAreMyDownfall Mon 03-Nov-14 16:18:32

I have been trying to come up with a great motivational saying for myself everytime I want to reach for the chocolate/cake/biscuits etc. I have a few I like, but nothing I love (some I can't remember) so what are yours?

Junk food satisfies you for a minute, being fit satisfies you for life.

Just cos it looks good there (on a plate) it does not look good there (on your belly) - this one works better with pictures

Any better ones out there?

Hippychickster Mon 03-Nov-14 19:15:36

How about these?

Hippychickster Mon 03-Nov-14 19:18:23

A couple of my favourites!

kiwidreamer Sat 08-Nov-14 17:44:25

Losing weight is hard. Being fat is hard. Choose your hard.

Stealthpolarbear Sat 08-Nov-14 17:46:47

Getting on this thread

JimmyCorkhill Sat 08-Nov-14 17:58:15

'A year from now you'll wish you began today.'

BiscuitsAreMyDownfall Sat 08-Nov-14 18:03:08

I read a good one last night which helped me get past my chocolate craving after my workout 'Dont reward yourself with food, you are not a dog'

I like that one kiwi

BunnyMama Sun 09-Nov-14 21:13:26

I've got a few:

That doughnut/cake/choc bar/sausage roll will still be available when you are slim.

Revenge is a dish best served slim (handy motivator if you have ever felt like the "fat friend".)

Every choice you make has an end result.

ExCarbivore Sun 09-Nov-14 22:18:14

You can either be the sickness in your world or you can be the cure...shamelessly copied from Jessie Pavelka but it's so true and something that I say to myself even though I am not really into stuff like that.

Demonchops Sun 09-Nov-14 22:20:29

The infamous saying first uttered by Kate Moss is my fav- 'nothing tastes as good, as skinny feels' true as well.

kiwidreamer Mon 10-Nov-14 16:37:49

I LOVE the 'not a dog' one, brilliant!!

BiscuitsAreMyDownfall Mon 10-Nov-14 18:45:19

Im not a big fan of the Kate Moss one. Simply because cake is so delicious it can't possibly taste worse than being skinny can it? grin

I like the one about the rubbish food still being available when slim.

stardusty5 Mon 10-Nov-14 18:49:35

Another vote for "a year from now you'll wish you'd started today".

I also like "summer bodies are built in the winter" to remind me of how uncomfortable i feel in sleeveless tops and shorts, now that i am cosy in my cardigans and tights!

Jaccuse Tue 11-Nov-14 09:51:32

Love the "choose your hard" one. That encapsulates it for me.

AngusAndElspethsThistleWhistle Tue 11-Nov-14 09:59:45

Do something today that your body will thank you for tomorrow.

dreamymckip Mon 17-Nov-14 22:47:08

My general motto for life is: do something different
This worked for me re exercise. I hate the gym and spent a fortune on membership. Liked swimming but not effective enough. 13 months ago I started weight training at home with DH. Its been the best thing ever. Feel really strong, shapely and toned. Still at it 3 times a week. The weights as well! ��
Food wise dieting and fasting were easy but led to depression - then I just cut out pasta, rice and potatoes. It worked for me.
Find what works for you by trying different things... ��
(But most of all be happy!!! )

AggressiveBunting Wed 19-Nov-14 13:38:35

If you really want it, you'll find a way. If you don't, you'll find excuses.

BiscuitsAreMyDownfall Wed 19-Nov-14 16:58:35

Oooh I like that saying Aggressive

fidelma Wed 19-Nov-14 19:51:55

A minute on the lips a month on the hips!
Not very positive but kind of true.

Snaveanator Sun 23-Nov-14 13:15:06

I am not a dog, therefore I will not reward myself with food.

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