Enjoy your dessert with friends. Order two desserts and 8 forks and pass to share the ooohhhs.
I didn't start SparkPeople until I had come to the conclusion that it is best for me in doing this to not eliminate any foods I had been eating but portion control. I didn't want to feel 'deprived'. My surprise is that after 6 wks I have no desire for a lot of foods I thot I had to have.
I THE WAY TO BE HAPPY IS TO STAY POSITIVEEVEN WHEN LIFE GETS TOUGH.
On payday, withdraw X amount of dollars for the next week or two. Only use this money for expenses. Whatever is left in your checking, leave it there until next payday - then transfer to savings.
Take advantage of the cheaper lunch menu when eating out. Many restaurants offer the same menu at lunch-time but with a cheaper daytime price. By eating out for lunch and eating in for dinner, you can save a lot of money on food expenses and still enjoy yourself.
I add chopped nuts or ground flax seed to oatmeal, cream of wheat or cold cereal to add healthy fats and boost protein and fiber in the morning. Easy and tastes great!
Make exercise part of your daily routine. Soon it will become a habit.
Sometimes when I am exercising I feel like I want to quit. I think I'm sweating ,I've already did 10 mins Etc
Streaking works, and I don't mean like streaking of the 70s! I noticed my logon streak was only 6 days. I now have a 40 day streak of logging on, 10 minute exercise, and fresh produce daily. Magically those last stubborn 5 lbs, I've hung on to for 2 years are leaving!