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Pithy Piths

Here are some pithy little sayings that help us to remeber to behave in a healthier way. Rules are sometimes difficult to remember, so Pithy Piths jog the brain at the moment you need them.

  • Lose the fat above the collar to lose the fat below.
  • Can you plan your mend you?
  • Don't be a fathead! Lose it up there.
  • Words make a difference. Shed weight. Don't lose it.
  • Don't worry about weight. Worry about worry.
  • If you continue doing what you've done, then you will be what you've been.
  • It is not what you put in your mouth that is the problem. It is what comes out of your mouth that is the problem. - Jesus
  • Your visions are not constrained by time. What is your vision of a healthy you?
  • The difference in weight from yesterday to today is that you cannot redo yesterday.
  • Thought is fuel. Poor grade thought leads to poor grade thinking.
  • When it comes to food, think IIWI, AIWI, and IAWI.
  • Stinkin' thinkin' is the antithesis of right thinking. Choose one or the other.
  • Beware of mind loops because the mind can only process one thought at a time.
  • Who's at the wheel? The child or the adult?
  • If you were driving on the wrong side of the road what would be the urgancy for change?
  • Eat to live or live to eat.
  • It looks good enough to be in you until it gets on you.
  • The way you look at four is your parents' fault. The way you look at forty is yours.
  • Fat is not fit. Fit is not fat.

  • Actions trigger feelings and feelings trigger actions.
  • How's your food shunning before, during, and after? What is your assessment?
  • Mindless grazing is a form of hand to mouth disease.
  • When you dine, rewind.
  • Desserts spells "stressed" when looking back.
  • Eating habits are eating habits.
  • Don't let the culprits loose. Keep your hands occupied or captive.
  • It's not hoof in mouth disease but hand to mouth.
  • If your head is in the plate it cannot be in the party.
  • Party plate or party rapport.
  • Eat like a cat, not like a dog.
  • Small bites - small waists.
  • Eat to satisfy today or for tomorrow - your choice.
  • When plating, cut back and take it slow. You may find you need less to satisfy.

  • Make islands not continents.
  • Use the smaller plate.
  • A lot of little adds up.
  • Avoid shiny food.
  • At a buffet, scope before you scoop.
  • At a buffet, put your back to it.
  • At a buffet, "Thou shall not covet."
  • At a buffet, we don't pray, "Give us this day all we can eat."

  • Craving abating should be your next new hobby.
  • You know when food talks to you, you don't have to listen.
  • Think one chip is one pound.

  • Shun-ning food - Is your eating ra-shun-al, emo-shun-al, or voli-shun-al?*
  • Everybody needs a rubber room and it ain't the kitchen.
  • Do you really deserve it? Desserts?
  • Adopt the Boxing Glove Diet: Wear boxing gloves when feeling vulnerable.
  • You can make the day special without incrimination about what you ate.
  • Incrimination about what you ate can ruin a special day.

  • Betwixt and between - what is the time between the betwixt?
  • Waste food that's on your plate or waist food on your plate.
  • Eating until you are full doesn't mean you cannot eat another bite.
  • Food is fuel. Poor grade food leads to poor grade performance.
  • Satiation duration is key to weight loss.
  • When food is visible, If It Is Out then It Is In. IIIOIII
  • At a party, don't put your drink down and don't pick up a chip.
  • No chip no dip.
  • Nibble when noshing.
  • Add flavor not volume.
  • Visualize eating that tea spoon of fat when contemplating that juicy hamburger.
  • Fruit loops are not considered fruit and potato chips are not considered vegetables.
  • Don't pop the top!

  • Dieting is an eating disorder.
  • You have to eat to lose weight.
  • Eat right, think right, and get a move on.
  • Smaller plates, forks and spoons.
  • When it comes to nutrients, packaging is a give away.
  • Nature's or man's packaging can be a nutritional hint.
  • That which you eat in private shows up in public.
  • Color is a give away. Fried foods have one color.
  • Color is a give away. Salads and the like have more color.
  • If the sun is up, then eat. Sip water when it's dark.
  • Find your rhythm and keep the beat.

  • There is no bad food, only bad planning. - Rosie Chiavernini
  • One no in the store is worth one hundred no's at home. - Michelle Jacobs
  • Out of sight is out of mind.