Tools to Improve My Results
Friday, June 11, 2010
I think I mentioned having bought a few products on SparkPeople recently; a set of storage containers, a food prep center with a cutting board, food scale, and measuring bowl; an inflatable balance board, and several DVDs.
I've been using the scale and measuring bowl, which has a partition that is moveable to various fractions of cups up to 2 cups. I haven't used the cutting board very much at all.
Here is a link to that page:
I do find that it's been helpful to be quite precise about portion size. I'm getting much more consistent. It's interesting that the distortions I still have are not consistent across all food categories.
The balance board is deceptively difficult! I was able to use it and had increased the time I could remain upright on it before I experienced the infection that sidelined me recently. I hope to begin using it again soon.
I have been fairly successful at increasing my fruit and vegetable intake, but I'm working toward more consistency.
While I've been recuperating, a friend loaned me her juicer and I've been having fun trying out new "recipes" for juice blends.
Below are a couple of recent fruit additions: