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Everything In Moderation, Including Moderation!

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If you're like me, part of what caused your weight gain is an "all or nothing" mentality. I can't count how many times I said to myself, "I blew my diet, so I might as well eat whatever I want now." I no longer think like that. I plan my meals and allow for decadence here and there. I have found I can eat what I want if I practice moderation. This works for me. If anything, it prevents a binge because I don't feel deprived.
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- Submitted by SHOOTIN4STARS 7/4/2011 in Weight Maintenance | 5 Comments
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CALIFORNIA-GAL 7/11/2011 11:16:00 AM

    I totally agree. I have fought for years to dump the all-or-nothing attitude and I think I'm finally succeeding. Some days, I eat things I shouldn't but I'm learning that it has nothing to do with what I do NEXT. What I do NEXT is absolutely the most important part of weight loss and weight maintenance!
ARGAMBLE 7/8/2011 3:58:00 PM

    This is definitely the right attitude to have. You can go over your calories some days, just don't make it a habit. It's not the end of the world if you eat something you shouldn't.
OHMEMEME 10/27/2011 2:57:00 PM

    I like your outlook! I am a yo-yo dieter, binge eater, emotional eater... and that it what I am trying to conquer. No more all-or-nothing - MODERATION. I know that I cannot consistantly do without any food forever so I cut back most days and let loose (not cut loose!) some days. emoticon emoticon emoticon
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    I EMAILED THIS TO ALL MY WEIGHTLOSS BUDDIES. THANK YOU FOR SHARING

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