"Keeping a food journal for many months now has made me realize that every week contains a zinger - baseball games, cookouts, parties, bunco nights, block parties - that will throw off your good intentions! Knowing about these events in...
EatingWell Diet Challenge
Week #1: Are You Ready for a Change?
Week #2: Set Goals
Week #3: Boost Exercise
Week #4: Make Smart Choices
Week #5: Outsmarting Eating Triggers
Week #6: Get support
Week #7: Recharge Your Weight Loss
Week #8: Embrace Challenges
Week #9: Solve Problems
Week #10: Think Big Picture
Week #11: Be Nice to Yourself
Week #12: Celebrate Success
Your diet is sailing along well—you’re making great food choices and working out. You’re hitting your calorie targets, shedding a pound or two a week and fielding compliments left and right. Basically, you feel like a rock star given all that you’ve accomplished!
And then: someone orders a pizza. You eat a slice. Then you have another and another and just one more. You’re feeling guilty and you’re about to drown your sorrows in some ice cream. But you decide to stop and rein your eating in. Why? Because the key to overcoming such slip-ups is to forgive, forget it and get right back on track.
* How to stop a binge
* 6 steps to prevent diet relapses
* Nicci Micco's Blog: Fall off the weight-loss wagon? Here's how to get back on track
* Community discussion: How do you recover from diet slip-ups and get back on track?
* Back-on-Track Strategies worksheet (click to download pdf)