I chop up (very fine) all of my veggie servings in the morning and put them in the fridge in a container. When I make my meals I grab some of those veggies and throw it into almost everything (egg, soups, sandwiches, on top of a baked potato, etc). You eat those veggies without even realizing it!
Logging on to SP keeps me motivated and ready to tackle the world. I've changed my routine by drinking my morning cup of coffee at my lap top instead of in front to of the TV/news. This morning I realized that on days that I do not log on to SP I consume nearly double the amount of calories and ha...
I found a new trick to emotional eating! My ex-husband upset me so horribly yesterday and I couldn't fight the beast off any longer, I almost caved and went to McDonalds, but instead I stopped in with a friend and bought a few beauty products! It helped spending that money I would have spent destro...
I don't own a car and I live in Guatemala, I have to take the bus everywhere I go (or a taxi). I love glass money jars that you cannot get into. I put my bus/taxi money into my 'long term goal' jar every time I walk instead of taking the bus. There are days I may walk 5+ miles!
Keep a jar with a certain amount of money (i.e. 10 bucks for every pound you want to lose this month), when you lose a pound, put $10 (or the amount you chose) into a glass money jar. If you don't meet your goal by the end of the month, donate the money left over to charity/give it to your spouse!
My 3 year old hates veggies... If your child loves eggs like mine does give him/her egg whites with veggies chopped very thin into it and hide it with a little tomatoe sauce or ketchup on top. You can mix veggies into almost anything and cover-up the colors with sauces or a little cheese!
I'm an overeater, here is how I quit:
Give yourself a serving size of your meal and eat slowly, when you've finished, go and brush your teeth. Not only does the toothpaste make food taste terrible, but it also lets your mouth know you're done eating for awhile! It has helped me!