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Why You Keep Overeating At Night

This week we're talking about the sneaky little lies that are keeping you overweight and how you can recognise and reverse them

Let's talk about reason #103 why you keep overeating at night... "banking calories".

"I haven't eaten all day so I DESERVE this"⁠
"I haven't eaten all day so I can AFFORD to eat this"⁠
"I haven't eaten all day so I can SPLURGE now"⁠

*insert whiney voice here*

Straight up, banking calories is not a thing. You can't "save now, spend later" when it comes to calories and what you eat. Your body needs sufficient calories all throughout the day so it can function efficiently. And if you don't give it those calories when it needs them, it will force you to eat tsunami-sized portions of food to compensate.

Straight up, banking calories is not a thing. You can't "save now, spend later" when it comes to calories and what you eat.

Here's what you should do instead:⁠

1. LISTEN TO YOUR BODY. ⁠
You might be busy with kids, meetings etc, but it only takes a moment to check-in and see how you're feeling.⁠

2. IF YOU'RE HUNGRY, E.A.T!!⁠
This is not rocket science. What do you feel like eating at that moment? Honour your body's needs. It's here to support you for the long haul. Respect that.⁠

3. YOU DESERVE TO EAT WHAT YOU ENJOY.⁠
You don't have to bank calories or wait for a special occasion to eat the doughnut. If you want it, eat it and enjoy it. The doughnut does not mean you have "ruined" your eating or "failed". It's just a doughnut. Enjoy it for what it is and move the fu*k on.⁠

There is never going to be a "right time" to deal with your emotional eating. There is just time and you choose what to do with it.⁠⁠
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It won't be easier tomorrow.⁠⁠
It won't be easier next week.⁠⁠
And it definitely won't be easier next month.⁠⁠
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I want to be clear, you can't (and won't) do it before you're ready. That's okay, too. But you will need to push yourself *a little*.
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Want a life and body that feels easy and not stressy?⁠ You gotta step up, girl.

It's not going to feel good, but that's what growing and becoming an even more amazing wife/mother/partner/woman looks like!
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STEP 1 - What are you willing to DO to make your relationship with food (or anything) the way you want it?⁠⁠
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STEP 2 - What are you willing to STOP doing to have things the way you want it?⁠⁠
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STEP 3 - How can you do what's necessary to get the job done AND enjoy the process? (and p.s. there are a million options here)⁠⁠
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Remember, the feelings you get from eating when you're not hungry are only a temporary escape. Changing your relationship with yourself lasts a lifetime.

And if you're looking for more ways to take control of your weight, take my FREE Weight Loss Course. Your butt will thank you for it!

How To Break Up With Procrastination Eating

Bored? Eat. Too much to do? Eat.

Cat threw up on the rug? Eat.

How do you break up with Procrastination Eating?

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Life is a precarious juggling act of tasks, demands and creative ways to avoid said tasks and demands. If you suffer from inbox overwhelm or you’re stuck in a tornado of never ending to-do list’s, then hold tight… This week I’m sharing with you my 3 hottest tips to break up with procrastination eating and create a life that’s easy like Sunday morning!

 

If you can’t face your inbox without a bag of M&M’s in each hand, this week’s episode is for you!

 

Watch the episode now

to find out how to swap procrastination for progress and M&M’s for motivation

 

In a nutshell

Don’t Take On More Than You Can Handle

If those office demands are getting you down or that pile of dirty laundry could be mistaken for a mini jumping castle, then eating cupcakes to avoid the tasks at hand will not make the situation better. Enlist help. Set boundaries. Let others know your limits and then stick to them. Your needs are important too.

Chocolate Won’t Make It Better

Trust me, I’ve tried this one maaaaany times. Mass chocolate consumption will not make your problems better. What it WILL do, is turn one problem into two. Before chocolate, you had one problem. Post chocolate, you have TWO PROBLEMS… you have your ORIGINAL problem PLUS you have the brand new problem of 5 extra kilos stuck to your butt! Face things head on.

Take Control Of The Situation

Watch your words. Are the things you’re saying to yourself making your stress levels better or worse? Replace the word “busy” with the the word “productive”. Busy = Stress (aka procrastination eating) Productive = Power (aka you becoming a hive of productivity). Choose productive over busy every time.

 

What tasks do you eat to avoid? Shout it out in the comments below and then… 

Ditch the Diet Online Bootcamp is coming!

Are you in? Click here for all the binge busting details!

 

 

Go ‘head and share this with a friend who could use a kick up the procrastination heiny and as always remember, the only person who has the power to change your life is you.

You’ve got what it takes.

Big Love!

Kylie

 

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