The staffroom at work is always full of cakes, cookies and chocolates. I used to be the person who put everything away at the end of the day to prevent flies and mice having a midnight feast. Now I leave everything uncovered. Next day my appetite for sweet things has completely gone.
It feels a bit mean doing this, but remember everyone is benefiting from this healthy habit.
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Surround yourself with a support team and know that you are not alone in your grief. There are so many resources online to help. Keep busy, it will keep your mind off things. Let yourself cry, its ok and normal to miss your child. Dont let anyone tell you how to grieve. I hope this helps :)
You have learned new coping strategies, and found many foods you LIKE that are good for you. Instead of thinking, "I lose control at restaurants and give in to temptation," you should think, "I have many reliable tools to make sure I make healthy decisions, no matter where I am." 306
It is a matter of changing your perspective on the situation. Write down a list of guidelines before you go to the restaurant, so you can be as prepared as possible. Dining out should be fun! It shouldn't cause you anxiety before and guilt afterward.
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