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Sometimes the smaller size bottles of aspirin are cheaper than the big ones. I use the big ones at home and I use the smaller bottes as my "travel size". That way, no one can accuse me of carrying unlabeled meds when I travel.
I have some physical challenges that limit what I can do. For that reason, I don't use the workout generator and cannot do a lot of the daily exercises. Thinking about that is a real de-motivator, so instead, I focus on what I can do.
Doughnut or healthy cereal? Ask yourself and wait for the answer before choosing. Today, I chose cereal because I really want to see a lower number on the scale this week. Then I waited for that inner voice. When the inner voice agrees, the choice is a lot easier and happier!
On this journey, one of the things I am learning is to make the right choices for the right reasons. I eat & exercise in ways that show I care about me. So, too, I do the yearly physical exams, even though I don't like them, because that is also taking care of me.
At work, I have a container where I keep mustard & other sauce packets. Sometimes I have imitation crab as my protein for breakfast & I use the Taco Bell packet (example) as a way to add flavor to an otherwise somewhat dry food.
I signed up to walk a 5K (never done that before!). It will raise money to defeat childhood cancer, it commits me to walk & it gets me closer to the $250 cash reward from work for making healthy choices.
I've been struggling with eating right/exercising - the whole thing. Usually I withdraw into myself when I struggle. I posted a blog about my struggles & reached out to my Spark Family. Their support helped me get back in the right mindset and moving forward! I LOVE SP!