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Something got you down? Angry at someone? Don't sit and let the anger overtake you. Instead, use your emotions to fuel your workout.
I heard a lady in my office say the other day, "I don't care what they say, you can't lose weight if you don't count calories," and she's right. Over the past year I've gotten lazy and stopped recording my food and I gained back a good 44 of the 101 pounds I had lost and couldn't figure out how to get it off. I was excerecising regularly and drinking my water relatively faithfully but it just wasn't coming off. Then I started recording my food and it's starting to come off again.
Oil will go bad quicker if you have it exposed to light, heat or air, so even though it's tempting to keep it out near the stove because you need to use it, put it in a cool, dark part of your pantry instead. It will last much longer.
Many times I shove food in my mouth and swallow before tasting the food. I am trying to learn to slow down and chew and taste the foods. I find sometimes I don't even care for the taste of foods that I have been eating, and sometimes over eating with out thinking about it. And worse it is full of fat or sugar. So remember to chew food well and taste the flavors. It also lets the brain have time to say enough. It helps to make me more satisfied with my treats.
I have multiple water bottles: in my car, in the house, on my desk at work, in my gym bag. That way I always have something to keep me from snacking or drinking empty calorie drinks. Make sure your bottles are BPA FREE! Best bet is stainless steel!
I am finding out that making a specific space for things declutters. I am using crackers tins, shoes boxes--everyday items as storage containers. Use your imagination and get your kids involved. It helps them to put things away.