I've been focusing on changing my poor snacking habits. I do so well choosing healthy meals but blow it with the unhealthy snack choices. I’m changing my approach and being firmer with myself.
SNACK WORK PLAN - started 5/20
Plan the day’s menu, including healthy snacks.
Just Say NO ! -
When tempted by sweets think -
I don't want sweets
I'm free from wanting sweets
Would the healthy me eat this?
How will I feel after I eat this?
Be strict !
Healthy snacks ONLY
fruit, veggies, hummus, yogurt
Meringues when sweet tooth hits hard
Limit processed snacks
pretzels, popped rice, etc
PB OK but limit amount/frequency
Specific actions for each
Find a healthy replacement
Use 7 Secrets to change snack habits – review daily
Listen to your body not your mind !
I've done well since starting this last Monday. The only sweets I've had so far were last weekend, ice cream when Mom was here for two days.
Slowly it seems like I'm thinking less about sweets and desserts. I've been snacking on yogurt daily, cottage cheese and fruit, meringues occasionally, and frozen Greek yogurt occasionally. We have some of my favorite candy in the house (Gertrude Hawke) but I haven't touched it in two weeks. Major accomplishment.