Cheating is good for you
(Champaign, IL, USA)
Well, that's not really true. Planned cheating is okay though.
I do well most of the time staying on my 1500 calorie diabetic diet. What really helps me stay on it, is to set goals and to occasionally reward myself with a "treat" or a "cheat" as I like to call it.
Friday night is my night. If I can manage to stay on the diet and my blood sugar is in range, on Friday, I treat myself to sharing a dessert with my partner. It might be a sundae, a piece of chocolate cake or a piece of pie but I make sure whatever it is, it was worth the wait.
Fridays include a slight decrease in carbs for breakfast and lunch and a dinner low in carbs, usually a tasty salad with some proteins mixed in. That way my health, blood sugars and weight are not compromised by "cheat night" too much.
Removing the "guilt from cheating makes the rest of the week easier to bear and it makes me feel more normal.Check out these cutting edge
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