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Treats & Cheats

Thursday, April 25, 2013

Have you set up rules to establish better eating habits?

Like, no eating from the package?


.... or having one cheat meal . . . . or one cheat day each week or month?


..... or allowing yourself a specific amount or limit on treats?


..... or rewards on meeting specific goals????


If so, how's it working for you?
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  • v BIGPAWSUP
    I love these! Awesome blog.
    1162 days ago
  • v NELLJONES
    With some thought you can come up with treats that aren't cheats. After awhile you'll actually look forward to frozen berries zapped in the microwave and stirred with a little plain yogurt and Splenda. Or whatever you dream up. "Treats" don't have to be defined by marketers.
    1162 days ago
  • v KFH3107
    You gave me a much needed smile for the end of my busy day - thank you. Yes I do cheat 1 day a week I allow myself anything that I want within each food group. Works well for me and my husband likes it also:)
    1162 days ago
  • v KBEHNKE81
    I never cheat. I eat birthday cake sometimes. I sometimes have cheese curds for lunch. I do love my Junior Mints from time to time. I also eat lean chicken, low-fat cottage cheese, spinach and blueberries. It's all about balance and moderation. I do not feel compelled to eat the entire package (except for the Junior Mints - emoticon ). I have learned that I am just as happy with a few bites of something as I would be with the WHOLE something. No need to cheat. emoticon
    1162 days ago
  • v MSLZZY
    Cute and food for thought.
    1162 days ago
  • v KARIDIAN1
    Funny. I especially like the first one.
    1162 days ago
  • v NANCYPAT1
    This was adorable. Thanks for sharing it.
    1162 days ago
  • v CINDYAST
    Too funny! Thanks for sharing and to answer your question about cheat days, no, I can't handle it. I work into my daily calories a small treat so I don't feel deprived but I don't call it cheating. I do practice "calorie cycling" on a small scale. But I don't call anything I chose to eat cheating, that would make me feel defeated.
    1162 days ago
  • v DESERTDREAMERS
    OMG, too true! I test myself occasionally (OK, fairly often) - can I eat from the pint of i e crem and put 3/4, 1/2, ANY of it back? The answer, I'm sorry to say, is always "no".
    1162 days ago
  • v BARBANNA
    There are true for people and pets, thanks so much! emoticon
    1162 days ago
  • v THOMASINA57
    THANKYOU so much for the smile power!! I love it!
    1162 days ago
  • v SUNSET09
    So true and oh, so cute! emoticon emoticon emoticon
    1162 days ago
  • v MSGO72
    That first pic is too cute!
    1162 days ago
  • v NCEVELYN
    emoticon These pictures are so cute! They remind me of my pups when I tell them "no" when they want a treat or something to eat.

    Diet-tactics don't seem to work for me well. The "cheat meal" ends up being a cheat day, weekend, week, and so on emoticon

    So now I plan to follow a balanced plan and the 80/20 rule. With dieting, the only cheat was the way it made me feel.

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    1162 days ago
  • v BLUE42DOWN
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    Very cute!

    I tend to avoid setting hard and fast food rules ... more because my own rebellious streak comes out and next thing I know I'm sneaking around on myself. (I still haven't fully figured out how that works.)
    1162 days ago
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