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This is your journey and as with everything the road is never straight from A to B. Their will be times when you stray from your path. When this happens you need to understand why it happened, what was the trigger, once you understand your triggers you can be on your guard next time.
Use the SP nutrition planner / tracker to recaluculate your BMI and calorie requirements. Change your meals around, larger meal at lunch, with a light meal in the evening. Don't waste calories on drinks, take water. Make chunky veg soups, a tastey meal in a bowl very filling, with few calories.
When shopping at your local supermarket, check out the offers. The larger multi pack are not always better value, check out the the price of the smaller packs before buying, you'll be suprised how often they are the cheaper options.
We use this at work it works. Take a picture of the mess and clutter, this is the before, then tidy the area and take a new picture, this is the after. Works well with kids as a way of getting them to keep things tidy, it means that everyone knows what goes where.