Friday, September 6, 2013
It's All About Incentives
After much discussion with family and prayers for the right answer, I decided to forego the GI Diet and join Weight Watchers. I have lost weight with Weight Watchers in the past, but lately have found it difficult not to cheat. I guess I just needed the right incentives. To some, it doesn't seem like a big deal. But for me it's a major victory. I have nearly completed my first week on the program, and I have not cheated. With the help of my family, I have measured my food and calculated my points. Last night, we even cooked my dinner in separate dishes so that I was "on program". Although it's not easy, I am forcing myself to move more and my legs can verify that. Think I just might reward myself . . . with a new hairdo, not food!
This past week I had some sales in my Etsy store, and they gave me the incentive I needed to make some new items for the store. The last two days were spent cutting fabric and interfacing. Today I will do the ironing, and tomorrow start sewing 12 new wristlets, some in darker fabrics for fall. And next week, I should be adding some new items (good for the working girl). Once these new items are finished, I need to get back to work on Christmas gifts - after all it's only 109 days away (and I lose 7 of those days vacationing at Walt Disney World).
Look for your own incentives to do what's needed in your life, and have a great weekend!