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To avoid adding extra calories to your salad, ask for your salad dressing on the side and dip your FORK (without any salad on it) into the salad dressing THEN load your fork with salad. You still get the flavor of the salad dressing and you will barely dent the surface of your dressing.
Make a budget and stick to it. Using an envelope system can work by withdrawing the money you allot for buying food and pay for groceries with cash. Or if you don't trust yourself to not get a pizza delivery or something then use your check/debt card but track all spending with mint.com
Our cable company offers free exercise videos "On Demand." They have a great selection, lots of popular instructors, and are always getting new videos. Don't have On Demand? Netflix or ExerciseTV.tv also offer great videos for free.
While cleaning up I always try and find an excerise I can do while doing chores. Washing dishes "leg lifts", Dusting, "lunges", washing clothes "running in place", hanging up clothes on the line "squats"...See how many you can come up with while cleanercising.
Sometimes buying fresh produce can be too expensive, try looking in the frozen section for budget friendly quality fruits and veggies. A big bag of frozen berries usually costs the same or less then a small container of fresh.
I have been wearing a pedometer for about 2 months now. I have been finding myself making an extra lap around the grocery store, making more trips to the copy machine, and parking my car further away from building entrances. It has become a game to beat my 'points' from the previous day.
When I am out to eat and there is food left on my plate that I don't want to take home with me I pour salt alllll over it. It's too easy to move aside a napkin to keep nibbling, but I'm not going to eat it if there's too much salt!