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All of us have crazy cravings, right? Well, I cave in almost daily, but after taking one small bite of that donut, or a handful of m&ms, when I am satisfied with the sweetness I toss the rest of it so I can't REALLY fall of the wagon. It also makes me feel great about my will power!
Most closets have only one shelf above where the clothes hang. I measure the shelf, add brackets to hold it on both ends and depending on the length of the shelf a center support, if needed. You can only stack things so high and the added shelf lets you put seldom used items and use wasted space.
Logging my food every day is probably the most important thing I do on SparkPeople. It keeps me honest about what I'm eating. It also makes it very easy to look back and get menu planning ideas!
I have found that plain yogurt with this new healthy omega-3 granola that is 30% seeds and fruit it is made by Pres. Choice is a great sweet alternative for ice cream and other unhealthy snacks I used to eat. I let it sit in the fridge for a few hours and it becomes nice and thick.
I have a serious sweet tooth. I especially want something sweet after a meal. I keep a jar of unsweetened applesauce in the fridge and I like to enjoy a half-cup serving after a meal, warm or cold, by itself or with some chopped strawberries, some craisins, or a dollop of plain yogurt. Yum!