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After fixing a big pot of soup or chili, I divide the leftovers into one or two lunch size containers for the freezer and the rest in a big bowl for the fridge when I clean up the kitchen. That way I have a variety to choose from for lunch and don't end up buying so many canned soups.
I find that putting smiley face stickers on my calendar for the days that I have exercised helps to keep me motivated, the more stickers I see the more I know that I am doing what I need to be doing! The less I do then there are no stickers and that's not good....
Each morning I write a list of things that make me smile. I write one thing for each year I have been alive. I keep the list in my calendar and when I am feeling less then motivated I take it out and remind my self of the reasons I have to smile!
Even if you have eaten bad make sure you record what you've eaten, this way you can learn from it. It's tempting to not record intake if you haven't eaten properly but this is the time you need to record it, along with how it made you feel
Keep antibacterial hand sanitizer at your desk and in your purse. Besides using it on your hands, apply a dab on a tissue to wipe down your phone handset, mouse, keyboard and any other surfaces where germs can get transferred. I also keep one in my purse; it works well on public toilet seats and door handles. If used regularly you shouldn't catch as many colds.