|I get hungry between meals and end up buying snacks out of the machine at work or the convenience store.||Always keep low-calorie heart-healthy foods around. Use a shopping list, and don’t shop when you’re hungry..|
|If I go to a buffet, I just can’t control how much I eat.||Take one minute at a time while you are in front of the buffet table and remind yourself how hard you are working to lose weight. Put a small portion on your plate and don’t go back for seconds. Believe that you can do it and you will!|
|I usually grab something on the way home from work because I am so tired, I don’t feel like cooking.||Plan your meals a week at a time over the weekends and cook partial meals then so that you have most of your meal prepared and only need to heat it up and add finishing touches.|
|I can’t seem to resist my cravings for sweets and salty foods.||When you start having a craving, drink a tall glass of water. Fooling your stomach into thinking it’s full can guide you past the craving.|
|I love dessert. I can’t give it up!||When you crave a high-calorie food, eat a small amount and forget about it, instead of resisting until you give in and gorge on it. If you don’t trust yourself with just a little, don’t eat any at all.|
|I don’t like working out. It’s boring.||Stay active! Don’t give up on your physical activity plan. Find an exercise partner or exercise class to help you stay interested.|
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