Do You Have A Clear Strategy For Dealing With Halloween Candy?

It’s coming...and there is candy everywhere! If you are trying to lose weight during the fall holiday season, it can be rough. It seems that there are not as many tricks as there are treats, lol. Here are some simple tips to come up with a strategy for dealing with it all successfully.
  1. Don’t open the bag of candy you bought for trick or treaters before Halloween. Remember, you bought it for the kids, not for yourself. Try and contain it to one night of temptation.
  2. Actually look at the calorie content listed on the packaging and plan your treat around that information. I plan on having 3 squares of dark chocolate and maybe a couple pieces of red vine licorice and maybe a tootsie pop. And I will count it towards my daily calorie goal.
  3. If you want to avoid candy altogether, get some dog poop out of your yard and smear it all around the candy bowl. That ought to stop you. ( I AM KIDDING HERE!) If you are trying to avoid it, you could not buy any at all and go out for...
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4 Things You Can Do To Stick With Your Weight Loss Plan

 

 

Trying to lose weight can be an overwhelming task.  Here are 4 things you can do to increase your odds of success.

1.  PLAN AHEAD

Whatever plan you choose to follow, do yourself a favor and plan ahead.  Determine exactly how you will manage the day-to-day details of following your diet plan.  Make menus, shopping lists, foods to have on hand, etc.

2.  SET UP YOUR KITCHEN FOR SUCCESS

Where are the cooking pans, bowls, utensils etc. that you will need to prepare your meals?  Do you have measuring cups handy? Do you need to get a sharper knife to cut fruits and vegetables?  Think about how to accommodate  your selected diet plan.

3.  CONSIDER REMOVING TEMPTATION

Get rid of foods that are not included in your plan.  If that is not possible because of other food requirements in your household, find a way to store them out of your view or access.  Sure, there will be times when you have to resist eating...

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