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What do you need more of? Remind yourself daily!

Desktop picture... pops up every time I turn on PC

To remind myself to eat more fruit... delicious Fruit sprawling all over the screen!
Found an awesome picture that makes me want to eat veggies, I use it when I don't find myself eating enough veggies.
When my body is craving exercise, ...

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Save $$$ and time...buy meat in bulk!

Buy meat in big packages...

Making supper anyways... cook the whole package...
cool extra meat, divide, freeze in amount needed for a meal...
ex. ground beef, chicken
Precooked, saves you time!

or... divide, freeze uncooked meat in meal amount you need
ex. lean ground b...

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Find new Secrets of Success!

I enjoy learning new success secrets to add to your own, to make life easier. If it works for someone else, why not try it yourself!

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when you go over your calories early...

Eat a light, balanced dinner, drink lots of water, don't beat yourself up, plan your meals in advance for next few days, so it doesn't happen again.

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Fill up on Veggies

Fill up on Veggies... ingest less calories... feel more satisfied!

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OverEat... Do something extra!

If you find that you overeat during a Family Function, Holiday Get Party, Office Snacks, etc...

Go for an extra walk... take the stairs... you'll feel less full and less guilty after.

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Drink More Water With Container with a Straw

I drink 2 refills of a 4 cup container, straw attached... that gives me the 8 cups... I take container with me everywhere... I drink more when I drink water with a straw.

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Read more Success Secrets!

Everyday, I read as many "Success Secrets" til I find one that I can add to my healthier lifestyle!

Also, reread the "Secrets" that I have added to "I Like This"

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Substitute Salsa for Salad Dressing

Ordered a Taco Salad a few years ago... came with Salsa as the dressing... adds taste, less calories, better for you... love it! ALWAYS have salsa in fridge for my salads... try it!

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Portion Control

Buy meat in bulk... divide ground beef, chicken, etc... Freeze in individual portions in Ziplock baggies... when you want to make a dish, you just grab a bag... defrosts quick... also cheaper than buying smaller packages.

If you're cooking for 2 a lot... make portions for 2... and so on.

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