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If I don't buy it then I can't eat it.
I am very picky in the grocery store, I read the labels and buy healthier snack options because if I buy the high calorie stuff then i eat the high calorie stuff all in one sitting !!!!!
Involving the kids
When I sign up for a Run I make sure that they have a kids fun run and then I tell my kids about it. They are so excited to go and run a race I feel bad if I let them down so I go and run my race
In order to get more veggie in my family's diet I always add peppers, onions, mushrooms & carrots to anything I make. Example I add these to Taco Meat, Pasta Sauce, Meatloaf and Hamburger Helper. Dinner is still easy to make & familiar foods the kids will eat but with a few veggies added
When I'm feeling down I read Desiderata
Beyond a wholesome discipline, be gentle with yourself.
You are a child of the universe no less than the trees and the stars; you have a right to be here.
And whether or not it is clear to you,
no doubt the universe is unfolding as it should
I used ground turkey instead of ground beef in Tacos, Pasta, Hamburger it has less fat, calories plus it's cheaper