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I think we all feel what you are and that many many of us back slide from time to time. I think the key is to not beat yourself up over it - pick yourself up, dust yourself off, and get back on track. In fact, if I have a craving bad enough, I will sometimes have a sample of what I crave, just enough to help curb it. If I don't I will sometimes face a binge of what I crave. Everything in moderation, I guess I'm trying to say and being kind to yourself, not self indulgent but kind. Get involved in a few of the teams and join in and contribute to the topics in the forums. Logging in the nutrition and fitness trackers really helps as well. It's really silly to lie to yourself and when you complete the logs, you really see what's gone into your mouth and what you've done to help your weight loss. Good luck and keep intouch with the team.
Lin from Peterborough, ON., Canada
10 STEPS TO SELF-CARE - If it feels wrong, don't do it; Say "exactly" what you mean; Don't be a people pleaser; Trust your instincts; Never speak bad about yourself; Never give up on your dreams; Don't be afraid to say "No"; Don't be afraid to say "Yes"; Be kind to yourself; Let go of what you can't control; Stay away from drama and negativity as much as possible. (unknown)
Lost 48 lbs. in 2012 & 13 but gained 20 back!
Before I get started I wanted to clean out my potato chips that I love. I also wanted to make sure I had several days of menus set up and the ingredients to make everything. So 9/11/13 is the day I start. My main problem is sticking with a new way of eating. I always crave things like chips or salty things. How do others do this to not give in or to curb a craving? I myself struggle with this every time I try to start a new way of healthy eating. I am good for about a week then I start to want what I know is not healthy.