Can you go with the flow? Yesterday was a great dieting day.
Everything went right. Breakfast was a breeze. Lunch was over before you knew
it. Dinner, well dinner, was the capstone of the day. No hunger pangs after
eating a diet meal. This weight-loss process is in the bag. Easy, peasy.
Can you go with the flow? Today was a lot harder than
yesterday. Nothing went right. I got hungry right after breakfast. I know I
didn’t eat enough; or at least I think I didn’t eat enough. I’m just not sure.
I couldn’t wait for lunch. I was all ready to make up for breakfast. I squeaked
through. Had to have a snack mid-afternoon, though. Then dinner, and another
snack while watching TV. Yes, it was celery with some cream cheese on it. That
was the best I could do to maintain my diet.
Can you go with the flow? I didn’t feel like dieting at all.
So I didn’t.
You’ve got to remember there are going to be days like these.
So give yourself a break and go with the flow. Losing your unwanted weight
doesn’t have to be a smooth, steady, ever upward and onward process. You can
expect lots of variations. Variations in motivation, perseverance,
skillfulness, willingness, dutifulness, and even-handedness are a natural part
of human learning and performance. They are part of the weight-loss process as