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Ways to stay motivated to stick to a diet?

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#141 Yellow!


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Posted 27 January 2020 - 11:26 PM


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Posted 28 January 2020 - 03:51 AM

Wanting to die whenever you over a certain calorie limit
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Posted 28 January 2020 - 03:54 AM


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Posted 06 February 2020 - 08:36 PM

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Posted 06 February 2020 - 09:05 PM

Thaw your frozen chicken or steak or whatever the day before if you don’t have fresh meat. Or, plan your meals ahead of time. So, you have something ready to cook the next day.

Take vitamins. Give yourself rewards — food treats as rewards or something else that you like. Be kind to yourself. Realize it’s a commitment, a vow you have made to yourself to reach your goal weight. It’s a sacred vow.

Allow yourself to go over every once in a while. If you feel weak eat a bit more. Eat complex carbohydrates and whole, unprocessed, nutrient rich foods. Celebrate your successes. If you fail, get back on the horse and try again. Drink vitamin water.

Use nice soaps to feel good. And make your body feel good in other ways other than food. High restrict. Keep the fridge, pantry and freezer full of nutritious things. This is hard for me because I buy food compulsively because it’s who I am. And then it goes bad sometimes which makes me sad. Hate to waste food.

Have patience with the losing process. In my case, I didn’t get fat overnight. It took years so.....

Get medical help if necessary. (In my case needed shrink, endocrinologist and BED/mental illness recovery coach. It’s a long process. But if I can do it. You can do it. I’m tired thinking about it.

Get onto this site and learn about new ways to prepare low cal meals, and new foods. I learned about PB2, Monkfruit Sweetener, Halo, Rice Noodles (though I haven’t cooked them yet), and Trader Joe’s Goddess Dressing on this site.
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Posted 10 February 2020 - 06:20 PM

I mean it depends on your diet but what I did to get to my lowest and even now (lost 4lbs in a week) is eating only when hungry.

If you get hungry then eat a small amount of what you can eat (as part of your new lifestyle) and then have a glass of a drink. You can always come back for more.


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Posted 10 February 2020 - 06:53 PM

Find someone with the same goals as you to do the diet with

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Posted 18 February 2020 - 04:26 AM

Delay the gratification. 

Use others to make yourself accountable, but don't dwell too much on the feelings of satisfaction and happiness that can come when you start losing and eating healthy. Delayed gratification is the best technique to stick to something. But of course, you have to want it more than you want, say, junk food.

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Posted 18 February 2020 - 06:49 AM

For me the important thing is to control my cravings by eating what I crave in moderation. Otherwise I just end up bingeing. That means that I sometimes end up eating chocolate for dinner lol, but it works for me

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Posted 21 February 2020 - 05:53 AM

check out the meanspo thread im making in the thinspirations forum.

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Posted 24 February 2020 - 11:02 PM

This is tough. I am in the same position as you. I am an emotional eater.

​When I keep busy, I'm golden, but what happens when theres nothing and no one around?

I wish I could say that I have overcome this, but I have not.

I hope that you can find something to help you keep your mind off of food.

I am still a work in progress with that struggle. 

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Posted 01 March 2020 - 06:22 PM

Tbh, when you are prone to binging, its hard to stick to a diet, when u have a sense of feeling you are going to binge u will binge 99% of the time and it will fuck you up. I dont have any tips, except to stay occupied. Thats the best u can do in my personal opinion. xx

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Posted 30 March 2020 - 11:32 PM

Lately I've been binging so hard! I'm at like 117! It's mostly been bored eating while on self quarantine.I work at a sports bar in upstate NYS. Limited hours, takeout only. MEH! This stuff is crazy!

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Posted 01 April 2020 - 11:22 AM

do meal prep! prepare all of your meals and divide them into single servings 🙂 that gives me the structure to not just eat random stuff all day...  maybe try to make them a little larger than you woud like to eat, if you eat more healthy foods throughout the day, you won't have that much space/appetite for the junk food later 🙂 good luck!

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Posted 05 April 2020 - 09:33 PM

I'm fueled mostly by anger tbh. So I listen to songs that put me in that Fuck Everyone™ kinda mood and somehow that translates into exercising for hours and not eating lol

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Posted 09 April 2020 - 05:43 AM

You should ponder on what is happening inside your body when you eat too much or eat bad things. Your body knows what it wants, but your brain is a meanie and wants so much to feel better. Don't let your brain be a meanie. Also never put yourself down or use humiliation or mean stuff to motivate you. It never works, it usually makes everything worse.


Be kind to yourself and learn patience. 

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Posted 09 April 2020 - 06:01 AM

Look at your pictures from social gatherings

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damn this thread is golden.....


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Posted 20 April 2020 - 08:45 PM

I literally stay motivated by not thinking about food. Like it no longer exists to me. The only time it does is dinner which is the only meal I feel like I deserve to eat. Also exercise can give you about the same high as eating if you do the right ones and the results you can get are so addicting.

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Posted 21 April 2020 - 12:04 AM

Just thought of a new idea: Look at losertown and make a grid (draw it or print an empty table) with enough squares for the amount of days of eating at your chosen daily limit to get to your GW. Check off a box every time you eat your desired amount and/or maybe write your weight from that morning. I thought of this earlier today and I think making it a daily interactive thing for myself as part of a bedtime and/or morning routine might help give additional motivation each day.

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