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I hate doing dishes, so I rinse off everything I have used, before anything gets a chance to dry harden on. Then I neatly stack it all into piles, plates with plates... This way I only have to fill the sink once a week.
I just stand up from my computer chair and STRETCH UPWARD. I try to stretch every muscle from standing on my toes up to my fingers overhead. Time depends on how long it takes to move all those muscles, but it doesn't take long. And I feel energized!
My body had gotten used to my usual walks. 40 minutes a day, but the same old same old wasn't getting the same results. So I had to bite the bullet and go back to the gym. Since I've added just two workouts a week of higher intensity, I've been able to start the downward trend again.
You should always try and make exercise fun.
I carry around a 48 fl oz bottle of water everyday. Its easier to keep track of the water in the bottle than how many glasses I drink. I also freeze them overnight and drink it as it defrosts throughout the next day.
I pay more attention to nutrition information and stay away from things that are high calorie. I have decreased (not stopped) the amount of soda I drink. Instead of 8 Dr. Peppers I have cut this to 4 and am drinking more water.