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If your tracking your food intake, track it in grams. It is so easy to make mistakes by guesstimating portion sizes such as (large,medium, small or cup). If your looking to lose weight, or gain muscle this is where you need to make the most emphasis.
When making my own snack mix, I bring a measuring cup(s) to the bulk food store. This method ensures I have just the right amount for the recipe and limits over purchasing. Also makes it easy to calculate calories. Go home, mix the already measured amounts together and portion into small snack bags.
I work in an industry where people take me to lunch or bring in lunch most days. I've found that the vegetarian option is frequently lower in calories yet very filling. I've also been able to try lots of new vegetables prepared by someone who knows how to cook them, before I attempt them at home.
I try to use the treadmill at least 4 times a week. It can get boring. I go to the library and get books on CD and listen to them while exercising it makes the time go by fast and I can keep up with the latest books i want to read.
To store small loose office supplies go to your local large hardware store and buy on of those little set of drawers (sold to store loose screws etc.) that can me mounted on the wall to store your opened loose supplies. Be sure to label the drawers.
I keep my pantry and fridge organized by putting like foods in plastic organization bins (found at your favorite discount department store for $2-4 a bin). In the fridge, I used organizers for kitchen drawers for the small jars and such.
Every evening after dinner, set out the things you will need for the morning. Lay out clothes, arrange breakfast items, place bags to take in next to the front door. Doing it the night before can shave huge amounts of time off your morning routine!