Sometimes Its Worth Cheating...Most Of The Time It'S Not.
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Part of my struggle has been that when I am dieting and I cheat (even once) I never go back. In order to overcome this, I schedule "cheat meals" Last night I went to a dinner party. I stuck to the lower side of my calorie range all week and enjoyed every bite at the dinner party. This morning I am back on my plan. I am getting more and more confident that I am sticking to this lifestyle change. Oh..and I continue to lose weight even with 1-2 cheat meals/month.
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When you start out write all the reasons you're doing this and get it laminated. This will then be a constant reminder to you, make several copies and put them where you need them most such as on the fridge, inside food cupboards
This ensures that when you're tempted to 'cheat' you'll see why you want to succeed, you have to face your list every time you're tempted, it's a good motivator
i've committed to changing my mentality. i believe it's the only way to successfully make a life change. i never "cheat" i may eat something unhealthy, but it's not cheating, because "cheating "connotes an improper action. no food is "bad", it's just a less healthy option. everything in moderation!
I've learned to take the time to ask myself regularly "is this worth it"? Is the thing I think I want to eat worth the bottom line to my success? Very often the answer is no. Sometimes it's yes... and that's ok. It's about making an informed, mindful decision.
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