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I love oatmeal, it's my go to winter comfort food. Lately, I have been adding 1/2 tablespoon of Strawberry Brummel and Brown yogurt spread to it. It gives it a different taste and is oh, so good. Enjoy!
Whenever possible, try to stand and do your work while at work. If you have to sit, sit up straight and watch your posture. Also try to keep your abs contracted. You'll feel the difference.
Eat 5 to 6 mini meals each day to keep from getting so hungry. Eat fruits, vegetables or low fat granola bars to keep calories in check.
A small handful will do
When I come home from work and have to fix supper, I have found that a small handful of cashews is just enough to calm the hungers until I can get the meal done.
Pal around with friends who are always happy and laughing and don't push you into eating something you know you shouldn't have.
Change your workout
When I hit a plateau, I try something new. If you are walking at a slow pace, ramp it up and walk at a brisker pace or do it in intervals, 5 minutes slow then 5 minutes fast. Remember, if you're doing the same old thing, you get the same old results.