Find out what activities you enjoy most and figure out how t do them more often. Besides the positive physical benefits it will make you feel good, and feel better about yourself. There is nothing worse than trudging through some workout routine that you hate just because you think you should.
I also have trouble with portion control with ice cream. While I am still in the counting calories to lose stage I am enjoying Skinny Cow bars. Each has only 100 calories with added fiber. Takes care of my chocolate craving while boosting my fiber intake for the day!
Use custard cups to serve up ice cream. I have always struggled with overeating icecream, so I just wouldn't eat it. Now, rather than deprive myself, I can't fit much more than a proper serving of icecream in a custard cup. Now I can enjoy my favorite treat without fear!
When the new $5 bills came out, I started saving them. I've saved enough pay for a laptop for my daugher; my daughter's HS graduation celebration; and repair a dent in my car ($500 for my car alone). Currently I have over $350 in new $5's that I'm saving. Maybe for a cruise!
Strange as it may seem, for many of us who think they have a food addiction, sometimes, its actually just a need to chew. Doesn't matter what you're chewing, as long as you're chewing. So when you feel hungry, try chewing some gum. It gets the digestive juices flowing and you just may not feel
Make the art of cooking with spices a hobby.
Message Board is great and offers all kinds of opportunities for sparkers to contribute, ask and learn. More than that it helps keep our brains thinking and alert.
It's fun, take a chance on it. ;^)
I carry a spare change container in my car. When I shop I take it in the store with me. Rather then pay for things just with just bills, I use the change so Instead of collecting pennies, dimes and nickels I use them.
WHY IS IT THAT THE DEVIL ALWAYS TRYS STILL OUR HAPPINESS?