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save every little spoonful of leftover veges into a freeze container. when you have enough make a big pot of vege soup.
I fill a gallon jug with water in the morning and make sure I finish it off by nightfall. That covers more than my 8 cups.
When you are heavy in the belly you tend to not stand up straight. After you loose you belly don't forget to stand up straight and maintain proper posture.
Stay with today
Brush off yesterday and stay with today, don't worry about tomorrow. One day at a time, today.
Don't go to the grocery store hungry, it's too easy to stray from your list and buy stuff you don't need.
Take a day off
Don't wear yourself out, take a day off now and then to give your body a rest.
When you're feeling down about your programs or goals, read some motivational success stories or blogs and you'll get pumped again.
If you have a special skill teach it to a child or to others. Being a teacher is rewarding and your skill will live on.
If you get bored swimming laps in your pool just keep moving. Jump around, swing your arms, jog in place, tread water. Don't just jump in to cool off - move.
Be sure to meticulously measure all your foods and track them.