It takes about 20 minutes for chemicals in your body to signal your brain when you're full. By eating 20 peanuts, 12 almonds, or 6 walnuts with a glass of water 20 minutes before a meal, you can naturally trigger the release of these chemicals. You'll end up eating less!!! This is an especially helpful tip during the Holidays and when going to a buffet.
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It didn't take a month to gain all this weight and you sure won't lose it in a month. One rule of thumb is to aim for no more than 1% of your body weight per week. When I started I weighed 170, so I rounded down and set my weekly goal to lose 1.5 pounds. I reached my original goal of 150 (20 pounds) in 12 weeks.
I have a rule called 50-20-30 Debt savings and power pay down... I re budgeted everything and found out I was way over debt.. after working hard on power paying bills I was able to fit into this percentage rules.. 50% Must haves- rent, insurance, gas, food, your things on what you need to live off of 20% savings- Paying down debt 30% wants- cell phone, cable bills, subscriptions ect. Things you want but can live without
Power paying, you will take your smallest bill and pay it off .. you use that amount then pay that down. roll those payments over to the next bill and so forth.. also line them up to the highest interest rates to balances..
By doing these rules I was able to be debt free in 5 years.
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