sometimes we have to give ourselves pep talks to get back on track. It helps. As Southern indicated keeping a journal is
Get rid of
all the bad foods (off protocol) in your home if you can. If you do not live
alone or that is not an option for you. Take a current pic of yourself and a
pic of where you hope to be. Put on the cabinet and fridge. It will make you
take 2nd and 3rd guesses before reaching for the bad
out and have a craving, snack on pieces of apple. I do not eat my apple in one
sitting. I hate them actually and because I don’t like sweet fruits except
watermelon. I cut them in pieces, rub down with lemon to keep from turning
brown and then put in a container or zip lock bag. Helps especially at night.
water and green tea. Especially drink the green tea upon rising. Also after every
meal drink something warm, usually green tea. The Chinese people at my work
location swear by it and do it after every meal. Take ACV if you can. I have
moved on to tablet form as it is better on your teeth and more convenient.
your cabbage in, especially during TOM. Cabbage is a diuretic
and helps with belly fat.
Give your last big meal time to
digest before going to sleep. I shoot for at least 4-5 hours. If I get hungry
afterwards I have a small piece of apple and green tea.
Try to eliminate stressors as
they will cause you to cheat. If you cannot eliminate them at the moment put
them to the side. And focus.