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One thing I really like that fixes my chocolate cravings is Yoplait Whipped Chocolate Mousse. It has 140 calories and is premeasured so I'm not tempted to cheat. When the weather is hot, I freeze it to use as ice cream. The whipped freezes better than regular yogurt.
Get into a routine: Same time every day for exercising and set aside as many minutes as you can spare. As little as 10 (maybe 3 x day) or even better 30 minutes.
I'm really out of shape, suffer from back problems etc. So it's hard to start working out again. Living in a city, I decided to walk as much as possible, at a good pace. I find myself walking for at least 30 mins every day. It's not the most rigorous workout, but it beats doing nothing.
I have a lot of clothes in my closet that I grew out of over the last couple years. Now that I'm losing weight, I tried on all my clothes to determine how tight they are and lined them up in my closet accordingly. Now, as I lose the pounds, I go shopping in my closet -I save both time and money!
Community-Supported Agriculture is good for local farmers AND your waistline! By investing in a farm for a season, you, get a weekly share of locally grown fresh - often organic - veggies and fruits (many farms offer beef, poultry, and dairy as well). I've learned to love a huge variety of veggies!
I'm trying to eat more superfoods. Sweet Potato, Blueberry, almonds, garlic, and avacado are easy to add into the diet and they taste wonderful. I have been making microwaved baked potato chips with the sweet potato. They are great with curried yog. dressing.