If You Spill Red Wine On A White Carpet, You Just Clean It Up, Not Pour On More.
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We all have days when we don't follow our nutrition goals, when we eat so much we feel really, really bad later. Sometimes it's tempting to just keep on going like this because after all, we blew it once again right? Wrong. Just like you can get any stain out if you act quickly, you can turn yourself around by thinking about what you did and how you can prevent it next time.
Allow yourself "cheat" days once in a while, maybe once a month. Don't count your calories that day, eat whatever you've been craving and only eat until you're full. When you have a craving write it down and then on cheat day see if you still feel like eating it.
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My kids are 17 and 23 but if you check my cleaning cupboard, you'll always see a small pack of diapers. I use them for major spills around the house. A diaper can suck a full glass of red wine from a white carpet without leaving a stain. It works quickly and easily and usually one does the job.
Stand on the diaper for deeper pick up.
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