My one way walk to the bus stops gets me 1.25 miles, and once I get downtown, I have another close to a mile walk to my destination. If I were driving, I'd lose almost four miles of walking.
This week I started entering the food I ate on My Nutrition Tracker either before I ate or right after I ate (rather than at the end of the day like I used to). This helped me sooooo much to stay on track with my calories! I knew exactly how many calories I'd eaten so it helped me from eating extr...
i used to mop my floor with good old ring out mop but now I put a padding under my knees and mop by hand,This helps me extend my body by wipe the floor going to left and right. I also go in circular motions for my shoulders and back have all hardwood floors and a lot of rooms.
When I am overstressed or overwhelmed with life's little (and HUGE) curveballs, I remind myself that, "It's just Life. Life is Change." That simple mantra reminds me that change is normal, nothing to be afraid of, and I reframe "stressors" into "adventures"!
I put pictures of myself from my fit days or little notes all around the house so every time I turn a corner, there is something there to remind me of my goals... there are pictures and notes to myself on the refrigerator, in the refrigerator, on the pantry, on my bathroom mirror, in my bedroom...
I skip McDonald"s and have a half of a peanut butter and jelly sandwich made with low fat p'buttrt and Sally Lee 45 cal bread and regular jam or jelly. It has helped me have a healhier breakfast and a lower fat one!
I keep two hampers. One for the white clothes and one for the dark clothing. It saves time sorting when it's time to go to the washer.
VitaMuffins/VitaTops Deep Chocolate. Enough said.
when you drink 8 glasses of water a day you will have less arthritis pain and it also lowers blood sugar numbers, cholesterol, and other things.
This may not be a helpful "secret" to some,but I'd thought I'd share it anyway.I log in on a calendar my weight/body fat almost every day because I want to SEE my progress.Now I've been told muscle weighs MORE than the loss of fat and it's too soon to see weight loss,unrealistic expectations,etc.