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Cheat days

Saturday, October 01, 2016

So I guess there is a lot of debate as to rather or not cheat days are good or bad or just keep you even. From my own personal experience...it keeps me going. I have a very regimented schedule Monday through Saturday. Days when my boyfriend (who is a major "snacker") works and isn't home. I find these days to be the easiest to keep on track. On Sunday, the gloves come off and I get to eat whatever whenever I want. I feel like this helps to motivate me to keep on track for the week and propels me through. So in the end how do I see cheat days....well I'm the kind of person who demands perfection from myself...and even perfection has its limits. If I mess up I am so likely to quit that one day I feel doesn't do a whole lot of harm. I'd rather give myself one day of freedom than to just quit and continue a lifetime as a fat blob!!!!
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  • DIZZZY_BLONDE
    At WW we call those days "Planned Indulgence" days. I like that term...because although they're indulgences, it shows that you're still keeping yourself in check. It's too easy to go too far...one more cookie, one more drink, oh, it's been a long week, I deserve 2 more drinks! It's very VERY important for me to keep myself under control because if I don't have that plan going in, it's really hard to pull myself back off the ledge. I've lost 40 pounds before and gained it plus more back...believe me when I say it comes on a lot easier than it comes off (and SO much faster!!)
    1651 days ago
  • MASON070213
    A cheat meal is absolutely a must in my book, trainers even recommend it a lot!
    1651 days ago
  • DEEKELLYE
    I believe in having a cheat day or a cheat meal. If you deny yourself something long enough then you are going to want it so bad that it's going to cause an all out binge and end up hurting your progress. Everything in moderation including moderation
    1651 days ago
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