When I diet or cut something from my diet, I ALWAYS crave the same four things. When I make it past Day 3, I don't crave it near as hard, but my goodness, the first 72 hours all I can think about are these things:
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I LOVE DONUTS. I rarely eat them, but when I diet, I ask myself why I didn't have them every morning for breakfast every day of my life from birth to present. Seriously, they're like the ultimate.
I'm not choosy. I am an equal donut opportunist. Til death do me part.
(But my forever love will always be the chocolate covered glazed. With sprinkles.)
I cut all gluten & diary when I want to lose weight, and from doing so, I've discovered that I should probably always cut gluten. My body is so very different and works better (like it's supposed to) when I am gluten free. I'll spare the details, but gluten & dairy give me problems. Anyway, when I cut them, ALL I WANT IS OATS!!!!
Oatmeal (which I don't even like!)
ALL I WANT IS OATS.
Well, for the first 3 days, anyway. :)
3. Homemade flour tortillas.
I mean, really. There's no explanation needed for this craving.
4. Queso. Lots and lots of queso. With salty chips, of course.
I typically prefer the white queso over the yellow. But goodness gracious, when I diet, all I want is the yellow. GIMME THE YELLOW QUESO AND NOBODY GETS HURT!
Phew. Glad I got that off my chest.
So next time I feel like falling off the wagon, you'll likely find me hiding in a corner with queso in my hair, glaze on my fingers, oats scattered to and fro, and a hot tortilla (with butter!) stuffed in my mouth. You may be frightened at first, but you'll soon realize what a beautiful sight it really is.
Oh, the woes of childbirth and aging. I should write an ode to my glory days of eating. It was a good run, Whitney. A deliciously good run.
What do you crave when you diet?