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When I make soups and spaghetti sauce and Chili I make extra and freeze them in freezer bags. After they are frozen you can stand them up or leave them lying down. I also do this with fruit when it is on sale. I can have fruit year round.
I "pay" myself at the beginning of each month before anything else gets paid. This amount goes into a savings acct. I also take advantage of my banks Xmas club accts. There's something about having that "payment book" that makes it harder to not save.
I had goitten into a rut with exercise. I was bored and uninterested with my exercise and it was not doing as much as it was for me. I hired a trainer for 6 sessions to shake things up. She has shown me new ways to use equipment, new trends (TRX, kettle ball, etc) and encouraged me to change my
When I first started maintenance there were many foods I had avoided for months. A good SparkFriend who had lost over 100 pounds said, "There is nothing you can eat today that means you'll wake up fat tomorrow." When you continue to track your food, nothing is off limits.
I created a shopping list spreadsheet for things I buy on a regular basis. With 2 columns, a check area for getting it and an area to track prices. I take that with me when I shop to help me know how much I'm spending and attach my receipt to it so when I go shopping again, I know what I spent.
Cardio Knockout by Kathy Smith is a great workout. The boxing is taught by a pro boxer and features interval training with a skip rope and real boxing punches and moves. The kick boxing segment is also guided by a champion showing authentic kickboxing moves.
Serve beans or bean soup for a meal a couple times a month.You will be feeding your family very healthy but cheaper.Also peanut butter is a very good meat replacement and very healthy.So are eggs...........made into omelets is a great delicious change.
Had the hardest time drinking the 8-8oz glasses of water until I remembered as a nurse we would encourage patients to drink with a straw. Holy Cow it works like a charm. Before you know it the glass is empty and you just fill it up again. Using a 16 oz. glass works even better !