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Old 07-04-2008, 02:11 AM   #16  
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Originally Posted by TheNewChristy View Post
I know, my stomach has been torn up since Saturday and yet I kept eating crap...I don't know what it is!!
I think sometimes I think it's more convienent. Faster. I know it doesn't make much sense, it's not really faster. Just old habits die hard.
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Old 07-04-2008, 02:25 PM   #17  
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Originally Posted by MaNdA22 View Post
I want to go off plan so badly just for a day. It'll be 1 month tomorrow of me not eating anything unhealthy. I've lost about 25 pounds and Im happy about it...It's just hard to keep seeing my family eat pizza every friday and chinese and all of that. I know if I do go off I'll hate myself for it..i dunno
I make my own pizza and it's fabulous. I get a healthy, organic sourdough crust from Whole Foods. I use a little bit of spicy marinara with extra garlic. Then, I top it with healthy toppings - spinach leaves, sun dried tomato, kalamata olives, pepperocini and a tiny sprinkle of low fat/fat free feta. It is so good, I like it just as much as I ever liked Dominos - I look forward to MY pizza night, it's a treat for me

If you want Chinese, I'd recommend P.F. Chang's - all of their nutritional information is posted online so it's easy to have a yummy Chinese dinner while making a good food choice. I love the Cantonese scallops. I get the scallops, an order of brown rice and and the spinach - it's plenty for 2 meals, so I have a healthy lunch for the next day. P.F. Chang's now have great tiny desserts too - like 200 calories for the tiamarsu cup and it's really good!

If you do want a treat, I would advise a treat MEAL and not a treat DAY. One good thing to practice is how to get back on plan - because when you're maintaining your weight loss it's something you'll do a lot. You'll eat something not on plan and then you have to decide 1) I ate artichoke dip, is the rest of the day ruined as I might as well have nachos for dinner OR 2) that was a nice treat, I will be back on plan at the next meal. I literally make the decision to get "back on track" several times per week and it is a KEY to my successful weight loss.

I can do a LOT of damange with an entire offplan treat day and I find it much harder to get back on track.

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Old 07-06-2008, 11:09 PM   #18  
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A trick I use to combat those "I just want to cheat" moments is to go to the gym...then after I have worked so hard I don't want to throw away that workout on food...like yesterday I was going to the movies and I really wanted a popcorn and soda...but then I remembered how the gym was and did I really do all that work just to consume a ton of calories? Can't say it works all the time...but at least it did last night
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