I keep a set of measuring cups and spoons at work with me. That way when I'm preparing my salad or sandwich and it's something not pre-measured (salad dressing, mustard, etc) I can know exactly how much I'm eating and not end up guessing and over or under estimating.
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Keep asparagus fresh in the fridge using a jar of water
To keep asparagus fresh, put them in the fridge standing up in a jar with an inch or two of water, like flowers in a vase. An old peanut butter jar or glass measuring cup works well.
The water replenishes what they "breathe out" in the fridge, so they stay crisp and fresh. The heads don't rot as fast this way as when you put them in the crisper in their plastic bag.
I encourage you to take measurements and keep record in a notebook. When things don't seem to be moving along for me it is a great boost to see that one year ago I was ten pounds heavier and ten inches larger! Week by week I may not see improvement, but the big picture shows I've made progress.
I measure neck, breast, waist, hips, right thigh, left arm. I also have a scale that measures body fat, body water, and muscle mass. I also measure around my belly button. I measure the same day every week, before eating breakfast. Find a method that works for you.
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