Weekend Damage Control: Meal Times

Manage Your Meal Times. . .

eating at intervalsIt’s easy to stay on a routine when you’re at work. You get up, eat breakfast, go to work, eat a snack at this time and lunch at that time – your day and your meals are virtually a force of habit, but on the weekends, eating every three to four hours can be difficult. You can plan to make a conscious effort, but if you can’t, you can’t. Be honest with yourself and then make a plan to overcome the obstacles of the weekend.

Pack on the go snacks, like nuts or an apple, in your car or purse. This way, when a long day of running errands or shopping keeps you from meals and snacks, you won’t be going hours without eating or gorging yourself at the drive through. If you have a day away that includes indulgent foods, make sure to make your indulgence worth it – a 300 calorie Starbucks now or a slice of rich cheesecake later? Skipping the morning mocha for the cheesecake with your friends at your favorite dessert spot keeps the day fun and manageable toward your goals.


One comment

  1. So true! Weekends can be rough on he diet!

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