Easy one day then hard the next!

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  1. JosieDelonge

    JosieDelonge Full Member

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    Does anyone else find that they have some really good days keeping on the plan, enough where you get to feel a bit smug and "wow! This diet is easy!"

    Then other days you struggle and all your syns are gone before lunch?

    I find I keep doing this. I'll have a run of good days where I'm below my syns, I've eaten well and I'm satisfied and yeah, sometimes I get a bit smug and think how good and easy it is to stick to it.

    Then I have a bad day where I don't know what to eat, my syns come in to all my snacks instead of free foods and eventually I struggle, have a blowout and feel crappy for it.

    How come I can find it so easy and fun to stick to one day but a struggle the next? Anyone else find that or are you all finding it easy? :confused: :break_diet:
     
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  3. Woodsylou

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    oh TOTALLY! that's like you read my mind!

    i find 80% of the time it's easy, especially if i'm prepared and im cooking at night and bringing left over's in for lunch etc. i find it hard when i haven't prepared and i go to tesco at lunch and can't decide what to have (salad AGAIN?! please no!!) then i want to kick the diet in the shins!!

    i find boredom a problem time. if i have nothing to do i think about what i could eat. so now i try and fill my time up more, especially evenings when me and H2B sit around watching TV. normally i'd have a few wine's and eat crisps etc, but now i go to the gym and come home late, cook, eat, bed! no time to be bored!
     
  4. ilovelife

    ilovelife Wishing and hoping!

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    Yeah it can be a really emotionally rolecoaster especially when life interfers as well. Just keep focused, challenge my thoughts and remember why I am doing this, all these help to keep on track :) oh and planning helps, the most of the time when I mess up is when I am not prepared!
     
  5. cocktailprincess

    cocktailprincess Still rockin' it

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    100% agree- I always think of it as a little voice in my head that is constantly telling me to eat cake/chocolate/crisps/whatever- it says "oh, go on, one won't hurt, you look fine as you are, you would feel so much better if you ate it, go on".

    Some days this voice is a distant whisper and I can ignore it and feel very proud and smug and some other days it is screaming in my head and I could literally CRY from the struggle it takes to stay on-plan.

    I truly believe that at some level I will always have this voice in my head and that is why, even when I get to target, I can still never relax around food - this makes me sad, but I guess it is the same for anyone with any type of addiction, it takes constant control.

    xxxxx
     
  6. Hayleyj123

    Hayleyj123 Wannabe Loser

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    I could have wrote this thread myself! I have had a good few days but I am just waiting for the one day that sends me spiralling. A friend asked me to go out Saturday night and I have had to turn her down because I have only just got back on plan (also most of my going out clothes no longer fit)

    If I am prepared, I am fine but on those days where I have been busy and need to eat NOW... it all goes horribly wrong.

    My consultant always says, no one plans to fail, we just fail to plan :)
     
  7. JosieDelonge

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    Thanks for your replies! It's nice to know I'm not the only one! Today is a hard day as I've only got an apple to eat fruit-wise. My satsuma went manky and I'm too poor this week to buy anything else (Already spent my shopping allowance and I'm trying to save some money by not buying when I don't need to).

    I'm planning on drinking more water though. I know I'm not going to starve to death because I can't constantly pick and I only want to constantly pick as I'm in work and I'm bored.

    I do have an emergency hifi bar in my bag which I could syn (I do have the syns available) so I'm pleased to feel like today I am on track. Dinner tonight is planned and that is syn free pasta arrabiata so there's nothing to worry about (fingers crossed!)
     
  8. Hayleyj123

    Hayleyj123 Wannabe Loser

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    I always struggle in the evenings, especially when I have had my dinner early. I try to keep syns for a snack as I watch the television. I hate sitting there, watching my boyfriend munch on chocolate so I always make sure I have something left over for later.
     
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    its hard went your skint to stay on track ive had the worst syn days on skint days it seems like you might starve so you have to eat crap lol :)
     
  10. tara40

    tara40 Loves Norman Reedus

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    Josie, firstly i love your avatar !!!

    I wish it was hard to put the weight on and easy to take it off.
    x
     
  11. JosieDelonge

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    Thank you! He's my lovely man! I watched the very last episode of series 5 and it got me all teary! Love him! :heartpump:

    I wish that too. I hate the fact I can put on 2lbs in one week but take up to 3 to lose it again!

    I think I'm having a good week though. I've eaten well and yesterday I only used 6 syns which is my lowest so far!

    I have been drinking lots of water which I find fills me up so I don't want to pick as much.

    I hope it continues over the weekend, I really want to have a good week when it comes to the scales!
     
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    im finding it hard today. really hard. :(
     
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    judimac Mad old Bat with Attitude

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    It's called being a woman! :p
     
  14. Woodsylou

    Woodsylou Silver Member

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    thats true!
     
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    Absolutely!

    Although, I have just had 5 months off plan (I didn't intend to - I did quite well from last Feb-Dec). I have been on plan for 3 days now, so I am trying hard to get back into it. I haven't weighed myself yet though as I fear it might discourage me - I will just follow the plan for a few weeks and then weigh myself.

    I do remember that some days were really easy and some were really hard. On really hard days, I would make something low-syn that was actually comforting (like a big chilli or a curry from the curry-feast book) and this helped a bit. I would also use all 15 syns in the evening while watching TV (glass of wine and a small milky way). On this, eating fruit and veg really does not suffice.
    Tracy
     
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