A small road runs past my house. At the right time of day it is almost deserted. With a small timer in a bag, I go out and walk a small loop over and over while talking with one of my kids. The timer is always ready and insures both them and me that our walk will not take up too much time out of our schedules. Even the route is repetitious, the conversation is not. Best of all the convenience means we get more fitness minutes more often.
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I keep the Spark People page open on my computer all day long - it makes it convenient to track the foods as I need them - it also makes it a very VISIBLE reminder of what I am doing and WHY I am doing it. When I feel a craving or something come on, I can grab a quick glance at my goals and remind myself that it just ISN'T WORTH IT.
Contact Lens Case as Pill Storage - Easily transport non-prescription pills without all the bottles. Pop it into your handbag & you'll have a headache remedy handy. Plus you'll keep pills out of contact with everything else in your purse. Eyeglasses Case as Manicure Kit - An unused glasses case makes a convenient storage spot for nail files, clippers and other manicure essentials while on the go. (Con't) 432
Epsom Salt as Hair Degreaser - Remove greasy buildup from hair by adding 1 tablespoon salt to 1 cup water and massaging through hair. Rinse well.
When you buy a new loaf of bread, take the stale loaf and make up a bunch of peanut butter & jelly sandwiches. Don't forget to measure and use lower fat, lower sugar ingredients. :) Put them in individual sandwich ziploc bags and freeze them. Any time you need a quick grab n go meal, you can pop one in the toaster oven for 5 minutes, and you have a great toasted PBJ. You've saved money (didn't throw out the bread, didn't buy meal bars), and you know exactly what you're eating. And yummy!
You need a toaster oven. Benefits: convenient protein, fruit snack
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