TIP: Use A Cheat Day
The main reason why “diets” crash and burn is because we totally eliminate the indulgences that we genuinely enjoy, but have abused to the point of gaining too much weight. The better way is delayed gratification.
When I began my fit life as a 325+ lb man, I gave myself one day a week to eat whatever I wanted. It was a weekly reward for hard work. And here’s the interesting thing: As I got in better and better shape, I wanted the huge portions of donuts and ice cream that I used to binge on.
It takes time, but it started with giving myself a cheat day once a week.