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Cooking for One

Most of the time I live alone. Right now, my son is home from school on winter break so I am constantly cooking. My latest thing is when I make a big meal for him (he eats like there is no tomorrow) I take a little of that, place it in a container and freeze it. I made him a chicken and shrimp di...

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Get cooking!!

Because I live alone, sometimes I just don't eat as well as I should. Going grocery shopping isn't always that easy because I don't need much. What I also don't need is junk food.

I have discovered that the best way to keep on track is to make a few meals at the same time. When I decide to...

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Don't get on the Bus!

I struggle to get to my 10,000 steps sometimes. So, lately I have been either getting off the bus early and walking a few extra blocks to work or, forgetting about the bus altogether and just walking. I realized today, while waiting for a bus, that I could walk back to my garage just as fast taking ...

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Treadmill workouts

.1 increments! When I get on the treadmill I bring it up to where I usually walk at. Over time it starts to be easy so I move it up by .1. I do this several times over the span I am on the treadmill and sometimes I'm shocked at how fast I really got myself going. You can always slow down for a b...

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flavoring your water

There are lots of ways to flavor your water to drink more. Y ou can use a little lemon or something like Crystal Lite that you can add a packet to your bottled water. They even have some with fiber so you get a boost there too! Water can be so bland, why not perk it up!!

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