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Never Say Never & Enjoy The Journey

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If there is something I REALLY want to eat I give myself permission to eat it. I may limit my portion size, or adjust my eating for the rest of the day, but by using this strategy I have headed off the cravings, feelings of deprivation, and need to be perfect that would have made me give up before.

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I realize not everyone has the flexibility in their plan to do this. I am on Weight Watcher's and it works for me because I am a rebel...lol...and it gives me the flexibility to make my own choices in such a way that I do not feel the urge to "get done" with it, I feel I can do this for a lifetime.
- Submitted by BLESSEDGIRL37 5/17/2010 in Staying Positive | 3 Comments
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DANNIEJ 5/24/2010 5:42:00 PM

    I agree... depriving myself of something that I want usually does more harm than good in the end. So I always allow myself some room for a treat a few times a week.
MARIA3930 5/19/2010 6:11:00 PM

    i also feel the same way. i find i have much more if i tell myself no to something than if i have just a few bites or a small serving.
SEEMAINE 5/18/2010 1:03:00 AM

    I feel the same way! If I tell myself no to something, I just want it more than if I'd just had a bite or two!

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