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Planning Ahead When Eating Out

Almost every restaurant has their menu online these days... so before heading out to eat, check out the menu and decide ahead of time what healthy options you have available to you. That way, you'll be less likely to be "tempted" by some favorite dish you see on the menu!

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DETERMINE

My husband childhood friend of 65 years is looking after me when I need help as my husband asked him. I talk to him every day and today told him what I did and was still doing. He wants me to slow down because he thinks I will kill myself from doing to much. I told him you would by not doing stuff.

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Wear less

My kidney doctor use to tell me that to lose weight wear less. No sweats. He said your body has to work harder to get warm with less clothes on. So when no one is home I do my housework in my bra and undies. I hope soon to fit into a bikini or at least a 2 pc. suit.

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Believe nothing of what you hear and only half of what you see.

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Use Your Weight Tracker in Small Steps

Instead of starting out with 100+ lbs to lose, start your goals small and increase them as you lose. By doing so, your tracker moves to the right seemingly at a quicker pace and is already in quite a bit by the time you extend your goal.

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saving money while traveling, or out for the day

packed healthy snacks, oatmeal dry with nuts and seeds, baby carrots, and some fruit. I also have a small crock pot in hotel room and fix veggie noodle soup, corn on cob yum(got from a road side stand ,cheep) Eaten small meals with team, but most my food is fixed in room. save big over 10 day

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Getting more daily fruits and veggies

How to Get those 5 fruits and veggies daily is to have 2 fruits/veggies for breakfast - spinach omelette, diced fruit in cereal, breakfast quiche w/ tomatoes, etc.
One as a snack( fresh or dried)- apple, banana, orange, etc.
Two servings with dinner - cucumbers and tomatoes in a side salad

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Less TV, More Music

Instead of turning on the TV, turn on the radio or CD player and tune in to energetic music. You will feel like moving and not sitting. Maybe you feel like doing some cleaning, or dancing around the room. It all adds up to more calories burned and puts you in a better moodl

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