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WILSON1926 SparkPoints: (45,786)
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2/25/13 6:32 A

yes, one day a week but try not to go overboard

TENNISJIM Posts: 10,130
2/25/13 6:16 A

yes, occasionally

2/25/13 6:11 A

Once in a while but not too often. I usually eat more for one day only when I am stalled in my weight loss. That seems to get things moving again

WELLNESSME09 Posts: 7,634
2/25/13 6:05 A


THINNYMINNY SparkPoints: (34,863)
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2/25/13 5:31 A


2/25/13 4:48 A


2/25/13 4:16 A

No. Don't plan cheat days. But when celebrations come up I enjoy the food and watch my portions and it usually turns out okay,

GEOFROG SparkPoints: (253,311)
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2/24/13 11:43 P

Yes, Sundays.

TANGOKATE Posts: 365
2/19/13 12:11 A

Seems every 5 days or so, unplanned, I eat above my recommended calories. I am having a bugger of a time with the last pound or two. My next goal at maintenance is to get the balance between the protein, fat and carbs. Yikes.

FENWAYGIRL18 Posts: 5,855
2/18/13 11:47 P


BRANDON504 SparkPoints: (94,163)
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2/18/13 11:29 P

I don't really have cheat days, but some days I might choose to eat something extra that I wouldn't eat normally .

JENNIEB52 SparkPoints: (4,215)
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2/18/13 11:19 P

I don't have the self control for a cheat day.... Yet.

IRISHGIRL3 Posts: 865
2/18/13 10:47 P

I may have a cheat meal, but usually on a day I may have had a light breakfast and lunch and when I've been good. If I don't allow myself them once in a while, I become BITTER

2/18/13 10:31 P

Not intentionally.

ERINTFG SparkPoints: (38,632)
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2/18/13 10:23 P

Sort of? We have pizza night on Sunday night, and I always eat my half of the frozen pizza. Sometimes it puts me over my calorie range for the day and sometimes it doesn't. But I eat well the rest of the day so even if I go over I'm still well under 2000.

I did cheat on Valentine's Day. I made as healthy a meal as I could and then ate a whole ton of it. LOL. It was really the sparkling cider that ran the calories up though. :)

CHEETARA79 SparkPoints: (76,832)
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2/18/13 7:55 P

Nope, not for me.

JOYCECAIN SparkPoints: (70,593)
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2/18/13 7:55 P

No, my problem is nite time eating.

JANIEWWJD SparkPoints: (234,859)
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2/18/13 7:50 P


RUKIDDINGME123 SparkPoints: (30,073)
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2/18/13 7:44 P

Yeah everyday since last Christmas.

2/18/13 7:44 P


LOUNMOUN Posts: 1,297
2/18/13 7:39 P

No. I eat what I want in moderation whenever I want it.
Feeling like I am so restricted that I am cheating doesn't help me.

RAE_LEIGH87 SparkPoints: (2,352)
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2/18/13 7:36 P

Not sure yet.

MEGMEG2216 SparkPoints: (7,570)
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2/18/13 7:18 P

I don't really consider it a cheat day, more of like an "easy" day. Sundays are family days and we always go out for breakfast so I'll let myself have a slice or two of real bacon or an extra biscuit maybe.
We usually go to the movies on Sunday so I might have an extra handful of popcorn. Other than that I stay really on track. So I'm just adding a few extra things here and there instead of just going off and having whatever I want for a whole day. Its easy to stay on track the rest of the week and not go off my diet all together.

BUNNYKICKS Posts: 2,327
2/18/13 6:41 P

So far, no. I have been making everything "fit" within my ranges. If i know i want wine or ice cream or a ribeye steak, i eat lighter at breakfast and/or lunch accordingly.

BRANDIW7 SparkPoints: (32,232)
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2/18/13 3:43 P

No, but if I want something "bad" I will plan my meals for the day and figure out how to eat it and stay within my ranges.

2/18/13 3:24 P


RUBENB2003 Posts: 11,047
2/18/13 3:22 P

Yes, one day a month

PT.JEFFGIRL SparkPoints: (123,490)
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2/18/13 3:18 P


TURTLESDOVE Posts: 1,061
2/18/13 3:17 P

I'm waiting for my maintaining phase before I'll start thinking about that!

MAXINOVA SparkPoints: (27,046)
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2/18/13 2:31 P

Fridays. I call it friday fun day. It really just means I allow myself a couple of glasses of wine. If I have an event or party I turn that into my fun day. Back on track after that.

MANDIETERRIER1 Posts: 13,718
2/18/13 2:11 P

I used to have one once a week. Now it is once or twice a month. Went out for Valentines Day. Next trip out will be my birthday in two weeks.

(I wish I had your stamina. All I can think is three to four hours at the gym, five to six days a week. You must be training for a marathon or something)

SPERRIN2012 SparkPoints: (113,359)
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2/18/13 2:06 P

Not scheduled.

NAUSIKAA Posts: 4,848
2/18/13 2:04 P

Yes, but not every week. I tried that, but every week meant no as much progress. For me the best results come from 1-2 cheat days per month. And I still weigh and track everything, and keep it under 2500 calories maximum. The carb loading helps get rid of the weightloss bloat so I almost always get a lower number on the scale a few days later.

MONICA.R Posts: 16
2/18/13 1:38 P

I am good all week long and usually pick either Sat or Sunday to enjoy bad food. But this weekend I was just so hungry for food? lol I am wondering if that is due to me working out so hard? I am at the gym 3 to 4 hrs 5 to 6 days. I love it ....

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