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Sunday, January 27, 2019

Just about everything I do in regard to my "weight loss journey" makes me laugh these days. I know what to do. I know how to do it. I just DON'T do it (sometimes). I have said many times before on this site that I do not do "cheat days" for the simple reason, they don't work for me. They tend to be a trigger and I go off into an "oh well, I don't care, who cares, I want a donut, some pretzels, I will worry about it tomorrow, and yadda yadda yadda" tangent.

I have come far enough along to realize cheat days are not good for me. So what did I do? I had a cheat day. LOL LOL LOL LOL Yeah. About two weeks ago for whatever reason, I decided to buy pretzels. I always stay away from stuff like that because that is how I gained weight in the first place. So I ate the pretzels. The problem is I have eaten more pretzels, ice cream, corn chips, Cheetos, Doritos, too many calories, etc. every day since I decided to have a cheat day! I just have to laugh because I am not foolish enough to cry about it. I made the decision. I ate the junk. So now, I have to get back on track with a smile on my face.

Will I live and learn? I hope so, but it is probable that I won't. However, all is not lost. I am still here. I am still keepin on keepin on. Things could be worse. I just have to keep a laughing while I choose to do the right things and do what I need to do. NO MORE CHEAT DAYS. LOL LOL LOL

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    I can relate!!!! I like the 80%/20% rule and that helps me greatly (when I stick to it!!) however, I’ve been on a cheat day for the past 14 days or so 🙈 Yeah, time to reel things in for real!! I’m on day 2 of getting #backontrack #nocheatdays
    848 days ago
    Yes. I know there are some people who can eat what they want in moderation. I understand some people don't want to deny themselves certain foods. I am not either one of those type of people. I have been doing this healthy eating stuff for a very, very, very long time. I know what I can and shouldn't do. I think I am similar to MRSPOTATOHEAD83. I have certain foods that are triggers. I went for years without eating bread. Then, one day I bought a loaf for no reason at all. I started eating it for breakfast, lunch, dinner, snacks, ETC. I go bread crazy. This is why I don't eat donuts. If I eat one, the next day I will be in Dunkin Donut parking lot eating the entire dozen out of the box. LOL LOL We all have to find what works for each of us as individuals.
    878 days ago
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    879 days ago
    Why cheat yourself, it just takes longer to get there....
    879 days ago
    Agreed. I can't do cheat days. I also know what foods are triggers for me. Refined carbs, baked goods, sugar, white pasta are all trigger foods for me. I have to avoid them like the plague.
    879 days ago
    Carpe diem!

    Keep on Keeping on!

    Make today the greatest day of your life!
    Until tomorrow!

    879 days ago
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    Makes me giggle. Who are we cheating on? I get the thought process but I eat anything I want with a mindful modernization. No cheating needed. Gone are my days of living without
    879 days ago
  • FITNIK2020
    I have never thought that cheat days were a good idea for me. Who am I cheating anyway ? Only me. So chuck it altogether.
    879 days ago
    I eat whatever but I find if I track it I’m lest likely to do it through out the day
    879 days ago
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