Lead Me Not into Temptation

I am currently trying to resist the urge to purchase diet pills.

Not those thermogenic, crazy-heart rate kind — we all know those are just death capsules waiting to explode your heart — but the pills the promise appetite suppression.

Like I’ve said in earlier posts, my biggest struggle on this new schedule is the fact that I am ALWAYS hungry. Literally, there isn’t a moment in the day where I wouldn’t happily eat a plate full of food and ask for seconds. I went from an average calorie consumption between 1,200-1,500 to averaging OVER 2,000 calories daily …and still being ravenous at bed time!

I know, I know. My body is compensating for lack of sleep by craving excess nutrition. It’s trying to get energy from an alternative source! But how I can I subdue it (slightly) so I don’t pull an Alice in Wonderland growth spurt and burst out of my own house?

I know diet pills aren’t the healthiest choice, but eating fiber-rich foods and drinking water aren’t cutting it. Any other ideas, fellow yo-yos? I’m open to all suggestions!

Soliciting your help,

~ Tori


4 thoughts on “Lead Me Not into Temptation

    • Rob,

      This is a great post! I’ve actually upped my protein consumption, having a protein shake for breakfast (30-40g) and a protein shake before bed. The last two days, it has helped me stay under 1,600 calories (a miracle, considering most days I’ve gone over 2,500!), so I’m definitely sold on it!

      Thank you so much for sharing!

      ~ Tori

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