i need help now!!!
- 06-13-2012, 09:39 PM
- 06-13-2012, 09:40 PM
06-14-2012, 12:03 AM
I am on a cut too now. and I feel same as you here...
What about fruits? mango to be specific? it's a great snack and and will also somewhat remove the desire of wanting to eat every ****ty food...
06-14-2012, 07:31 AM
Maybe a good idea.. I just try to limit my fruits because of the sugarOriginally Posted by zubda345
06-14-2012, 09:08 AM
06-14-2012, 09:12 AM
True. I eat fruit daily..just try to limit.Originally Posted by zubda345
What do u do for hunger?? Did u read the comments about the emergency veggie bag,lol.. good stuff
06-14-2012, 09:25 AM
I've had days like that too. What I always did was visualize what I wanted to look like and realize i won't get there if I can't keep control. This visualization process helped me lose 70lbs in 5 months. Then I rewarded myself by going on a slight bulk for the next 5 months. Keeping your eyes on the prize is the only sure fire way.
Drinking tons of water helped me too. I'd drink at least 24oz of water before every meal to make me feel more full. Diet soda helped a lot too with that full feeling. BCAAs help to curb your cravings but be aware they do have calories even though the label doesn't say so!
Also eat lots of plain spring greens w/ balsamic vinegar as dressing. Boring but good bulk of food with very little calories.
06-14-2012, 12:40 PM
06-15-2012, 12:03 AM
06-15-2012, 11:18 AM
Make some real concentrated crystal light popsicles. Eat those and think about how much better you will look for it.
Works for me when I am jonesing on some sweets at night.
Sugar free jello is your friend too
06-15-2012, 02:15 PM
06-15-2012, 03:15 PM
There are Popsicle trays at wal Mart you can buy. Or you can go a little more ghetto and fill Ice trays with crystal light, Saran wrap the top and put a tooth pick in the center of each ice spot. They are mini pop sicles.
Mix the crystal light at like 2:1 ratio and it's delicious.
06-15-2012, 04:21 PM
Have a smoothie at night. Frozen fruit with some protein powder, wheat germ, flax meal and/or oatbran. Filling, protein packed, fiber full and delicious. Just throw it all in the blender with some soy milk (or regular milk if you eat that). Tip: when your bananas start to get too ripe, throw them in the freezer skin and all. To use in smoothies, banana bread, etc., thaw in microwave 30 seconds or so, peel and use. Mmmmmm.
06-15-2012, 05:36 PM
Sounds tasty, but that's like 300+ calorie snack. I wouldn't slam that thing down before bed. But then again, I wouldnt take that many carbs in at any point in the day. To each their own.Originally Posted by GraceMarie123
06-15-2012, 06:01 PM
Agreed. It sounds great, but I'm being told to avoid fruit that late at nightOriginally Posted by rricketts
06-15-2012, 06:05 PM
Hunger for things I shouldn't eat is the worst for me at night....actually its plain horrible. I read a suggestion that recommended taking a reasonable amount of fats at last meal would help with my cravings. Started having a Tbsp of peanut butter with a protein shake....much more manageable as i didn't want to sleep on carbs.
06-15-2012, 06:13 PM
06-15-2012, 06:42 PM
Also, how do u guys feel bout Bacardi superior mixed with crystal light water a couple nights aweek. Maybe 3 drinks max
06-16-2012, 11:57 AM
Fiber from the flax, wheat germ and/or oatbran will reduce the net carb load some. I don't do this regularly either, but poster said he is having trouble with raiding the pantry. I feel confident, this snack would be MUCH better than say, a box of ding dongs. LOL
06-16-2012, 12:08 PM
No fruit at night? What is that about? Whomever told you that... tell them what you usually eat at night, and see if you still shouldn't have fruit. A medium banana is only about 100 calories w/25g carbs. Add a spoon of peanut butter to a frozen banana, add some fiber (flax, oatbran, wheat germ) and a bit of liquid. Blend. On sleeping on carbs... Carbs make me sleep and I only eat one meal a day, so evening carbs for me are fine, but everybody is different. Add cinnamon to promote slower, healthier, more useful digestion.
06-16-2012, 12:10 PM
06-16-2012, 12:29 PM
No fruit ever... I'm a CKD'er. So I usually don't get 25g carbs in an entire day. Minus refeed days.Originally Posted by GraceMarie123
06-16-2012, 12:43 PM
06-16-2012, 01:22 PM
Try throwing in a cheat meal every now and then, it'll satisfy your cravings. Or cycle your carbs, high carb days normally help me get through those tuff cravings, Good luck on getting cut !
06-16-2012, 03:51 PM