I spend five mins every evening pre-cutting fruit for breakfast and carrot/cucumber for snacks. So easy on a manic morning (and which household has a relaxed morning) to go without breakfast or eat something unhealthy but convenient. And also during the day, so easy to pick on the wrong things.
As I prepare things each evening, I feel good about it, knowng that this 5 min activity will help keep me on track the next day and every morning I am so happy that I did it as I dish up my breakfast x
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I don't like fish due to my early childhood, but am learning it's necessary for my health and weight loss. I don't know how to pick quality fish, properly prepare it, cook it, and then know it's done, plus it stinks the house so badly. SO, whenever I eat out, I order fish - just not fried. The restaurant chef has been trained in food preparation and the odor stays there. I just eat and reap the results.
My family owns a vacation home on a recreation lake. We spent our summers there since I was a child. My father would throw out 4 fishing lines before leaving for work in the morning. EVERY NIGHT we ate cat fish. I swore if I lived through childhood, I'd never eat fish again. Now I'm learning to!
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