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In the morning when I track my breakfast, I think about lunch, dinner and snack and plan what I will have. Then I track the whole day, making sure it is balanced, healthy and within range for calories, and other important areas. Then I try to stick to only what I have recorded, sometimes making minor changes as I go. This keeps me on track most days by discouraging mindless eating!
When I order a tossed salad in a restaurant, or when making it at home, I have my salad dressing on the side. Before each bite of salad I dip the fork prongs barely in the dressing. Then pick up some salad. You use very little dressing and still taste it with every bite.
To make expenses fit our income, I go through everything occasionally, make two list, necessities and luxuries. First I review the necessities and reduce all as low as possible, then I work on the other list. prioritizing. This gives us a good life, and all we need, and want on a low income.
cutting my calories intake, paying attention to the salt in foods, changing my exercise program, working slow because I have to, but trying more cardio and doing something, either cardio or strength every day. Before I have been doing it in spurts, not regular enough for success
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