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Old 07-22-2013, 10:16 PM   #19
Arctic_Mama
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WOE: Atkins 2002/Protocol
Start Date: Began losing 10/08. Working off last 20 lbs.
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Originally Posted by Ntombi View Post
If I decide to eat off plan, I eat one serving that's not on plan, and get right back on plan. I don't binge (binging hasn't been one of my issues), and I don't have a problem getting back on plan.

I think long and hard about it beforehand, enjoy the heck out of it while I'm eating it, and don't regret it afterward. It also happens very rarely, like a couple of times per year.
This is the way I do it, too. When I'm off plan it is usually premeditated and I get right back on. For me, off plan tends to be too many calories, not actually off plan foods. Rather I eat too much cheese or 1000 extra calories of salad and steak

The good thing about that is that my plan isn't really calorie specific, it's just my preference for easy losing. So when I overeat it is no big deal, since it is on-plan foods. That helps to keep me sane and in control long term - even if I overdo it or have a splurge, I will never quit or give up, so it's all just time. I get right back on plan and keep on walking
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