I have found that if I allow myself one day of the week that I can eat one meal out and either have an appetizer or dessert (but not both). That way I am not craving and I don't feel deprived, but you have to remember the "cheat" is only for ONE meal that day..stay on track the rest of the day.
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Everybody here has probably tried having a cheat day, a day where you're free to indulge (hopefully still in moderation). Of course there have been concerns about how healthy- and if cheat days are even healthy- they are. I don't agree with cheat days, I personally cannot handle doing them. But I reccomend that if you can handle having a cheat day, that you do it during the week!
Having a cheat day on the weekend is super hard because if you don't work on the weekend, you have more free time to go places. And you may find your healthy eating going down the drain all day. It is easier, I think, to have a controlled 'cheat day' somewhere in the middle of the week.
I try to have a cheat day once a month in order to eat what a I want.
We have to face it, there are alot of items wth high calorie and it is hard to just have one. I have this cheat day because I can not believe I can eat the whole kitchen on that day but just have the desires of my taste buds. It is simply a cheat day to reward myself for doing so well 29-30 days
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