Believe it or not, you will cheat on your diet.
At some point in the next few weeks:
It’s guaranteed. Everyone does it. Even Jillian.
It’s how you deal with that cheat that’s going to determine the success of your diet.
If you see your cheat as a temporary slip-up and move on to the next meal, next day, next week…you’ll probably be very successful with your weight loss.
However, if you:
I can pretty much guarantee that your diet is doomed.
Shame is the Diet Killer
When you were learning how to drive, you made all sorts of tiny little mistakes & corrections. But you didn’t crash the car.
When you’re learning how to eat healthy & lose body-fat, you’re going to make all sorts of tiny little mistakes & corrections. You’re going to learn which foods work best for you. You’re going to adapt the generic diet to suit your unique lifestyle.
And as long as you don’t turn your little mistakes into big, emotional problems, you will be successful.
Always remember to stay in the present.
When you cheat on your diet:
There is no shame in making a teeny tiny little mistake. Learn from it, move on to the next meal and stop beating yourself up over a few cookies.