Typically, the holidays are a dieter’s heaven & hell:
The thrill of indulging in fattening foods and heavenly desserts that you’ve been denying yourself for so long can send you spiraling into a pit of self loathing and sugar that can be hard to just up and quit when the new year – and it’s accompanying New Year’s Resolution – rolls around.
For years, I’ve been on that cycle: dieting like crazy and getting results, then indulging over the holidays and hating myself for it.
But this year, I found food freedom, and I have to share with you my victory:
I actually lost weight over Thanksgiving week!
I didn’t deny myself treats, practice portion control or count calories.
I was so busy I didn’t even visit the gym once during the week of Thanksgiving, and I certainly didn’t work out at him.
Yet, I still lost 1 1/2 pounds during Thanksgiving week.
Sounds too goo to be true, doesn’t it?
I firmly believe that if something sounds too good to be true it probably is, so let me explain to you why and how I lost weight over Thanksgiving, so that you can do the same! [Read more…]