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Give In To Cravings On Occasion


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If I'm craving something that's bad for me, I still eat it but in much smaller portions than before. There are 100 calorie bags and other mini versions of the bad stuff we crave.

It sounds counterproductive, but it works. If I let my craving go too long, it grows into a monster that I can't control. If I satisfy it with a few bites, it goes away before I eat mountains of the bad stuff.

- Submitted by BULU86 9/12/2012 in Weight Loss | 5 Comments
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RAHNAY 9/12/2012 11:49:00 AM

    I agree with this 100%. Chocolate is my weakness and to cut that completely would make me so cranky. Just a small chocolate bar or some chocolate chips. I need it!
HMB_1807 10/5/2012 2:57:00 AM

    I agree with this 100%. I have low blood sugar and I have to daily count some sort of sweet thing, such as a candy bar or crackers, into my diet to keep my sugar up Ior I'll get real sick. But, when on my monthly I got to be extra careful as thats when I get the craving the worse and my sugar not be getting low.
BEZELLOUIE 10/3/2012 3:49:00 AM

    I agree too. I would feel deprived if I could never have chocolate or ice cream. Skinny cow makes great ice cream sandwiches at just 140 cal.
PHOTOMUM 9/17/2012 7:37:00 PM

    I agree too. If you let it go on and on you'll blow the whole thing. A little of anything isn't going to take you off track as long as it's a little. emoticon
DISKATDREAMER 9/13/2012 12:02:00 AM

    I definately agree. I believe that no food is off limits.If I am really craving something I will fit it into my nutrition tracker even if it means cutting the serving in half or less. At least I will have a taste. It is much better to have a piece of cheesecake now and then than to get so hungry for cheesecake that you eat the whole thing.

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