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To fix a chocolate craving, mix a half a serving of low-fat chocolate pudding with 2-3 tablespoons of fat-free cool whip. If you want ice cream, freeze this mixture for 30 min to an hour. Enjoy! (You can substitute chocolate pudding for any other flavor.)
I always run late for work in the morning, so since I've started the SP plan, I make it a habit of making my lunch the night before. Usually, I'll cook something extra up for dinner, then set it aside for the next day's lunch. I know I'll stick to the plan that way.
I keep a food log and write down the TIME that I'm eating something. This slows down my intake, since sometimes when I think I'm hungry, I'm not.
I plan my meals usually the night before. I tweek where needed. Then with an unbiased look, I am able to see where my plan can be made healthier. Maybe I need more protein, or there is too much sodium. Further tweeking may be necessary.
Fighting the "corporate control over my body" to borrow a friend's phrase. There are zillions of CEO's out there looking to turn over a dime at my expense by marketing & selling insanely unhealthy and addictive food-like substances!
I have to be sure to PUT every thing UP!! If there is anything out on the cabinets, I can't resist... I walk by and have it in my mouth before I know it. If I close up all snacks, cereals, etc and put them in the cabinet, I won't open it up and eat it. But if it is out, I'll eat it.