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TIP: The Fuggits
Life gets challenging. Maybe life has an especially great moment.
Whatever the reason: Food beckons. You indulge…over-indulge. And then it hits: What I call The Fuggits.
You have a bad meal, hell, a bad day of eating and you think, “Aww, fuggit…I’ve messed up this much, it doesn’t matter if I just keep eating like this because I failed.”
And if you’re as all-or-nothing like I was, that mindset can last months and be the root of a 30-40 lb weight gain.
The big challenge is to remind yourself that The Fuggits don’t need to derail your progress!
HOMEWORK: Trust The Program
One meal, one day, even several days of bad eating does not derail you.
I put The Fuggits as the last item on this list intentionally because by now you are deep into training, you’ve at least read most of the previous nutrition tips and homework, and you’re fairly deep into a program.
To be blunt: This is now a way of life, and your lifestyle is bigger than a little failure.
Give yourself grace: After a failure, don’t do anything drastic, just get back into the program. Your body will take over from there. Sure, you may see the scale go up, but so what? You’ll probably just poop that out 🙂
Seriously! This is now way bigger than a little blip of failure, so your homework is to know in advance – or maybe you’re in it now – that you need to trust the program because it’s become your lifestyle.