I keep a container of chopped veggies in the fridge, a bowl of fruit on the counter and a basket of other healthy snacks in the cabinet.
Don't tell anybody, but I put grated carrots in my tomato sauce!
I try to eat some kind of fruit with every meal.
I give myself permission to fail, but I NEVER give myself permission to quit!
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We keep a magnetic dry-erase board on the refrigerator. It lists everything from Doctor's appointments to groceries.
It's important to me to look at the report at the end of the day and make sure I'm eating the right proportion of carbs/fat/protein. I also monitor my salt intake. When I stay within the ranges suggested and burn the right amount of calories, I lose weight and I feel good, not starved.
I keep boiled eggs in the fridge. I keep individually wrapped 4oz pieces of chicken breast that I have grilled in the freezer. I keep a large container of fresh chopped veggies (carrot sticks, celery, cherry tomatoes, etc.) in the fridge. These tend to come in handy when I'm in a hurry or don't k...
As soon as I decide to take the journey I start feeling good because I know I'm taking control of my health. Then when I start actually losing weight, that gives me more motivation. Then when I can tell a difference in the mirror or by how my clothes fit, my attitude gets even more positive. It ...