I give myself one day a week to indulge in any cravings I've been having. This "free day" often keeps me going. When I am craving sweets or fast food or something unhealthy, I just have to remind myself, "If you're good this whole week, then on Sunday you can have that." It seems counter-productive, but it actually makes it easier to stay on track in the long run. I only allow for it if I've been good the rest of the week, so it's like a reward. We all need rewards to be motivated!
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I allow myself one free day during the week. My free day is Sunday. I can eat something sweet. This keeps me from eating a desert everyday if I know I can have one once a week. Sometimes it is the good stuff like dark chocolate.
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