Not exactly weight loss this week, but I went to go and buy some new clothes (my weight has fluctuated too much lately) and realized that I was 2 sizes bigger up top. I was flabbergasted. But, my normal lets take care of this attitude = eat loads of ice cream, instead of buying the ice cream, I bought new yoga pants. Today wasn't going to get me down, I came home, pulled weeds and still ate healthly. Damn proud of myself today!
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I think of the fight in weight loss like a rugby ruck. You gotta keep on rucking through and not give up against the temptations that make you want to give up. You can either give up or break through to your goal. I prefer to show my strength and push through all the pain and temptation to score.104
Allowing yourself "weekends off" when it comes to dieting can help motivate you to eat extremely healthy for five days of the week--when you restrict yourself to only allowing your treats on weekends, it reduces the temptation to give in "just this once" the rest of the time. In addition, when the obligation of strict eating is loosened on the weekends, the temptation to give up on the diet or be fed up and binge is greatly reduced.
"Weekends off" doesn't mean it's a free-for-all! Stick to your lifestyle change, but allow yourself one or two guilt-free snacks or drinks; you'll find your treats are much more satisfying when you make them special and force yourself to wait for them.
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