40 Days of Yummy – Day 7

a.k.a. The Free Meal Day

Happy Thanksgiving!  

 If your diet means you can’t eat any of the foods you absolutely enjoy, what’s the point?

In Wild Diet, Abel James encourages you to keep a list of foods you crave – cookies, pizza, ice cream – foods that you would eat if you could. Designate a day as “free meal” day where you can indulge your cravings. Go out to a restaurant and have the very best experience you can eating those foods. Then forgo the leftovers so the next day, you can get back to your plan.

Today being Thanksgiving sounds like the perfect day to indulge those cake and pie cravings. But just because the meal is absolutely delicious doesn’t mean you have to pack a to-go container too. If everyday was a holiday, then there would be no reason to celebrate.

To Learn on Day 7

Enjoying a healthy relationship with food and loving what you eat is more important than losing weight in the short term.

To Do on Day 7

Whether you’re with family and friends or eating solo, treat yourself to a delicious dinner today, complete with some of the items you don’t get to eat everyday. But don’t waste your calories on something you don’t enjoy. If it’s not tasty, put it aside and save the treat for something you absolutely couldn’t say no to.

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5 Comments Add yours

  1. My total motto-Love this-Enjoying a healthy relationship with food and loving what you eat is more important than losing weight in the short term.

    Happy Thanksgiving!

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    1. Run Wright says:

      Thanks, Meeks. I hope you are having a wonderful and happy thanksgiving also.

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      1. It was great! i got to spend the weekend with my dad and the kids LOVED it!!! We will be back during x-mas break for sure!!

        I hope you had a good time visiting your family!

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  2. Deniza says:

    Love this series! I haven’t been able to comment (medschool exams back to back) but I am following your blog for sure dear ❤️ happy thanksgiving 😊

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  3. Mary-The Boondocks Blog says:

    Happy Thanksgiving Karen. I’m going to enjoy that pumpkin pie!! 😉

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