Week 6 Topic: Turn Excuses into Solutions
Beginning a new activity can be easy, but continuing that activity is the hard part. It’s easy to lose motivation, especially when we are met with barriers that may impact our ability to do more physical activity.
Below are a few basic tips and suggestions to turn excuses into solutions!
Physical Activity Tips
Here are some strategies that might help get you started with a new physical activity:
Healthy Eating Tips
Healthy eating plans are important to living well and overcoming challenges to managing diabetes. Use these resources from the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention, with your support group, to create one!
Week 6 Goal:
Our goal for this week will be to try something new…try a new activity or find a new place to be active. Spicing up your normal routine may provide the needed motivation to kick the repetitiveness of your activity.
Don’t let a barrier prevent you from reaching your goals this week. If you have a plan of what you hope to accomplish, remind and reward yourself for overcoming these difficulties.
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