AIMING FOR A HEALTHY WEIGHT

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AIMING FOR A HEALTHY WEIGHT
AIMING FOR A HEALTHY WEIGHT
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When you think of New Year’s Resolutions,
weight loss and exercise often top the list.
OBJECTIVES:
• Identify challenges & benefits for achieving
a healthy weight
• Use past success as a roadmap for success
• Determine importance of a goal
• Identify changes that are needed to be successful
• Set a SMART goal
• Identify/establish support
• Planning for plateau and relapse prevention
• Establish confidence and commitment
What challenges come to mind
when you think of dieting and
exercise?
Examples:
• Feeling deprived
• Extra work to plan what I eat
• Adjust busy schedule for new diet
• Cold or hot weather which limits exercise
• Sore joints and feet which interfere with activity
• Other:_______________
How would your life be different if you were
able to achieve a healthy weight?
EXAMPLES
• More energy
• Lower cholesterol
• Clothes fit better
• Lower glucose
• Less shortness of
breath
• Less joint pain
• Sleep Better
• Lower blood pressure
• Discontinue medications
• Enjoy grandchildren
• Other: ____________
You are the expert. How have you
been successful in the past?
EXAMPLES
• Portion control
• Formal diet programs:
•Weight Watchers
•Adkins diet
•Jenny Craig
• Plate method
• Buddy system
• Contests, i.e. biggest loser program
• Exercise
• Other: ________________
How important is losing weight to
you on a scale of 1 to 10?
What changes will you need to make
for losing weight to happen?
EXAMPLES
• Decide how you are going to lose your
weight.
• Plan what you eat
• Schedule time for meal preparation
• Weigh regularly
• Support system
• Journal/track
• Weekly reflection on progress/tweak where
appropriate
• Other:_____________
Decide how you are going to
lose your weight.
EXAMPLES
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Calorie counting
Plate method
Exchanges
Meal replacement
Increase activity
Other: _____________
Tool and Resources:
• BMI Chart
• Choosing a Safe and Successful Weight-loss
Program
• Methods of Dieting Resources
• Weight Management Guide to Good Health
• Healthy Eating Guide to Good Health
• Helpful Links for Weight Loss Tracking
• List of Support Networks for Weight Loss
• Physical Activity Handout
• Behavior Chain Worksheet: Breaking the
Habit of Emotional Eating
• Eight Traits of Emotional Hunger
Some of the journaling techniques that have been helpful
to other people include but are not limited to:
• Phone APP
• MyFitness Pal
http://www.myfitnesspal.com/
• SparkPeople
http://www.sparkpeople.com/resource/motivation_articles.asp?id=543
• ChooseMyPlate.gov
http://www.choosemyplate.gov/supertracker-tools/supertracker.html
• Weight Watchers App
• Other: _____________
Setting a Smart Goal
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Specific
Measurable
Achievable
Results-focused
Time-bound
Examples
• I will lose 4 lbs a month until I reach _____lbs
using portion control, eating 3 fruits/day, 4
vegetables/day, eating 3 calcium rich
foods/day. Starting wt:____.
• I will journal the foods that I eat and their
amount daily, and will record my weight
weekly.
• I will lose 4 lbs a month following the Weight
Watchers Program until I reach goal (___lbs).
Starting wt: _____.
• I will walk 30 minutes 3 times/week.
Support:
• Formal support:
Weight Watcher meetings or online Wt Watchers
Overeating Anonymous
Co-workers/work-contest
• Family support
• Physician supervised diet
• Journaling
• Other: _______________
Plateaus and Relapse
Be aware that relapse is a normal part of
change.
When you fall off the horse, don’t beat
yourself up. Get back on course. Allow
for celebration of life.
What would need to happen to reset
your thermostat?
Considerations:
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Brainstorm with a coach
Exercise more
Eat less
Change what you are eating
Journal what you eat and your exercise
Evaluate eating patterns for HALT (hunger,
anger, lonely, tired/thirsty)
• Complete a Behavior Chain worksheet
• Continue the course knowing there is light at
the end of the tunnel
BEHAVIOR CHAIN WORKSHEET:
BREAKING THE HABIT OF
EMOTIONAL EATING
On a scale of 1 to 10, how confident are
you that you can make this change?
Write down why you rated yourself a _______.
What do you think would help you become more
confident?
If you decided you were
ready, who or what could
help you make this
change?
Where does this leave you?
What do you intend to do?
What is your next step?
Review of value added benefits and support:
www.tmliebp.org
• Discounts to diet programs and gyms
• Healthy Living Guides, particularly Weight
Management and Healthy Eating Guide to
Good Health (has menu choices and
suggestions, and snacks)
Health Power Assessments (HPAs) are a snap
shot of your well being.
The HPA provides:
• Success profile showing areas of strength and
opportunities for improvement
• Direction with multiple selections from which to
choose if you desire
The HPA helps to strengthen your purpose, your
passions.
More Webinars To Follow:
•Feb 11, 2014 Manage Your Feelings of
Sadness/Feeling Blue
•April 1, 2014 Becoming Physically Active
•June 2014 Preventive Health
• Nov 2014 Diabetes
Health coaching offers formal education on
conditions through our Modules of Care
programs:
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Asthma
Cholesterol Reduction
COPD
Diabetes
Managing High Blood Pressure
Risk of Alcohol Use
Tobacco Cessation
Weight Loss
Thank you for your participation in today’s
webinar.
Personal health engagement comes with
commitment, planning for success.
The healthy lifestyle changes made today
can improve quality of life for years to
come.

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