The subtitle is "How to Get Off Processed Food, Lose Weight and Love What You Eat." The authors' premise is that chemicals in our brain expect real food when we eat. When we eat processed and fake food, our brain prompts us to eat more in hopes of getting real food.
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Subscribe to blogs of people who motivate you, and try to choose people who are at different stages of weight loss. I recently subscribed to a blog of a woman who just reached her goal weight. I love reading about her excitement as she enters this new phase and will learn from her experiences.
The brand I have is "Bed Buddy." It is the size of a travel pillow and has beans in it. After microwaving it, I put it on my sore muscles or cold feet. It feels wonderful and relaxing. It's the best $12.99 I have ever spent!
If you participate in a cookie exchange, suggest that you only swap 4 cookies. That way, you still have a variety of cookies without coming home with dozens of little temptations.
When I need to hand wash my bras I take them into the shower with me and wash them using shampoo. I hang them to dry on the rack and they are ready to go by the next day.
After cooking the 12 oz. bag of cauliflower, I added minced garlic, one Laughing Cow Light Blue Cheese and 2 T of non-fat Greek yogurt. I mashed it using a potato masher(and mashed it and mashed it.) It was just as good and just as comforting as mashed potatoes for less than 75 calories per servin...
This bar is 74% cacao so a little is very satisfying. The chilies sneak up on me and help me from eating more than I should. 1/4 of the bar (20 g) is 95 calories, 8 grams of fat 2 grams of protein and 5 grams of sugar..
I have to use several different passwords for my work computer programs. I use my goal weight as part of the password as often as I can. It keeps my eye on the prize.
This is my new favorite for smoothies, replacing almond milk. It makes my smoothie very thick and creamy. (I did not like it for drinking though.)