Episode 44: How To Stay On Plan Over The Holidays




Summary

On this episode of Weight Loss for Food-Lovers, Molly Zemek explains how to stay committed to your food plan during the holiday season. Initially, Molly shares that sticking to your food plan during the holidays requires work beforehand. Being able to commit is a skill that you have to work at, and it begins with simply practicing.


Molly reminds the listeners of important principles that she talks about in previous episodes. Practicing sticking to your food plan by writing out your plan and sticking to it, practicing eating your favorite treats in moderation, and eating your regular meals in an undistracted way are all important things to practice regularly. It’s also important to make sure that your meal plan involves foods you enjoy eating, otherwise you will have a feeling of being deprived going into the holidays.


After briefly describing the principles that go into preparing ahead of time to stick to your meal plan, Molly then explains how to actually stick to your plan during the festivities and celebrations. First, she encourages the listener to consider each food that is on the menu and ask yourself i