When I'm about to eat something that I haven't planned for, I make myself do something else for 5 minutes. Usually by then, the guilt has caught up with me, or the craving has subsided and I decide not to.
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When I really want to snack, I ask myself to wait 10 more minutes. If I still want it, I can have it. But then I ask myself, can I wait 10 more minutes? It becomes a game/test. I did it recently on a 3 hour drive and kept doing 10 more, just 10 more, until I made it home.
The other day, I went to catch my bus and was horrified by the fact I would have to wait over 45-minutes for the next bus! Well, after waiting after a few minutes, I end up walking the full length on the metro station several times. I knocked out 2.28 miles by the time the bus arrived! Yey me!!
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