Let this fighting diva inspire you to see that life without sweet indulgences isn’t a DRAG. But if you’re struggling with your cravings, let ‘vanity’ to be the main purpose of your diet —i.e., to look incredible in a swimsuit -you’re unlikely to stick with it for the long haul.
The solution: “Arm yourself with additional motivators,” says Jeff Volek, Ph.D., R.D., of the University of Connecticut. He suggests keeping a daily journal in which you monitor migraines, heartburn, acne, canker sores, and sleep quality in addition to body measurements and the number on the scale. #divavsdessert
CURB YOUR CARBS: Tune in to Diva TalkRadio – Diabetes Roundtable for snazzy advice on nutrition, fitness and diabetes self-care: http://www.blogtalkradio.com/divatalkradio1/2012/03/13/diabetes-roundtable-inspired-by-kristen-chenoweth
“Discovering that your new diet improves the quality of your life and health is powerful motivation,” Volek says.