I tend to still graze a little.
Nice big breakfast (bacon and eggs with hash brown and buttered toast a favourite) with a full-fat soy latte with macadamia syrup. I often like cheese and tomato on crackers for morning tea (or crackers and dip), lunch is usually some sort of take-away. Love some sort of sweet and a coffee for afternoon tea - chocolate, ice-cream, cake, biscuits (cookies) and then a light dinner or a toasted sandwich. I have cut my warm milo with marshmallow to just my free day which I slurp watching Star Trek.
I really have to have the weekly treat day or I'd go mental!
Body for LIFE, not body for 12 weeks!
Instead of having a "free day" I have a free snack. The snack usually involves chocolate and I don't feel sluggish after. I continue to eat 6 meals that day and drink water. In the beginning of the challenge I used to eat unhealthy for one meal but it just added unwanted calories and I felt terrible.
Each day is valuable and I want to honor my body. My health is more important than the Big Mac that I used to eat.
I "try" to keep to the 6 meals with kids that very hard, but I try. The while idea of using th freeday to bridge accross a sleep session IMO is a bad idea and totally taking advanage of the defintiion of a day.
I have a treat meal often 2 of them, but keeping the portions in control. I enjoy a root beer and single portion bag of chips or bag of popcorn with all the dressings and snuggle up with my wife and watch something off the PVR.
Oh.....CHOCOLATE!!!! every time, I used to feel so guilty about eating a cookie but soon learned to let that go, I don't have a full free day as I don't really want to but when I did that one time I felt so awful and stuffed so I wait til the afternoon, just suits me much better.
The free food has never derailed me ( in fact I still lost weight) and that's a miracle because I'm a chocoholic but this program is the only one that has taught me so much and finally I "get it".
DebbieMO has good advice, I'd think what I really wanted on free day and made sure to have it...and if I had a wee bit too much to remember how it felt:)
such a good pt: "No drug addict ever goes back to a little cocaine to reward themselves for not taking cocaine for yrs.!" I'm gonna have to remember that one.... (unfortunately...)
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