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Do You Splurge on the Weekends?

When the work week is over, it's human nature to want to celebrate and let loose. For some that means going out for drinks Friday night, then hitting your favorite restaurant for a four-course meal. Or maybe Saturday you enjoy an elaborate brunch at a nearby cafe, and go to a friend's house for cocktails and dessert later that evening. Or perhaps Sunday morning you may delve into a deluxe pancake breakfast in bed. For some letting loose is all about enjoying food so tell me . . .


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Trinity336 Trinity336 8 years
So far, I haven't had a very hard time trying not to splurge. I'm afraid if I splurge at this early time in my weight loss efforts, I may sabotage myself since I don't have a lot of willpower yet. For something sweet, fruit is usually enough for me. I haven't had hardly any cravings so far, and I'm pretty proud of myself for that. I've been trying to keep more of a mental attitude towards food since I used to eat out of sheer boredom.
ilanac13 ilanac13 8 years
sometimes. it depends on where i am and what i'm doing. if i'm at my mom's house then i'll have maybe a scoop of ice cream or something since i don't keep it in my house.
Swedeybebe Swedeybebe 8 years
i have a bad habit of pizza and beer on friday nights. its oh so bad... but oooooh so good :)
cnyc1a cnyc1a 8 years
Yes I splurge one day of the weekend.
GlowingMoon GlowingMoon 8 years
No, I'm not into splurging (specifically, eating junk food). To me, my healthy food taste more delicious than junk food. It just does. In fact, just a while ago, my husband teased me about my food. I was eating plain (yummy) oatmeal, and he was having a freshly baked pizza. He told me that he wouldn't want to trade food with me, in which I replied,"Neither would I." :)
Wild-Magelet Wild-Magelet 8 years
I do treat myself on the weekends, but it's a completely different sort of treat than I would have had before I overhauled my diet (and lost 25 kilograms in the process). On Friday night, instead of veggies and lean protein, I have a toasted cheese sandwich with a tomato and lentil soup for dinner; on Saturday I have homemade apple, blueberry and raspberry cinnamon breadd and fruit leather for dessert. Admittedly the sandwich is made without butter, only enough cheese to fill the sandwich, and the bread is 100% wholegrain and contains no refined sugars. I know. I'm wild. :)
aistea311 aistea311 8 years
this weekend was the worst for me since it was my birthday. Back to normal tomorrow!!
mamasitamalita mamasitamalita 8 years
omg those crepes look amazing.... :p
rebelkate rebelkate 8 years
If I grocery shop on Friday nights on the way home from work, sometimes I will indulge in some special things for the weekend. Doesn't necessarily have to be "bad for you" foods, sometimes just more gourmet like some great wines, cheeses, meats, etc. that I would normally not splurge on during the week.
doogirl doogirl 8 years
I always splurge on Sunday morning for breakfast! I eat well the rest of the day and all week, but Sunday mornings it's always bacon, eggs, fried potatoes, and toast! YUM!
kurniakasih kurniakasih 8 years
I usually do (then again, if I want to splurge whenever, I'd probably do it if I feel super deprived or something which I'm not) , but Not This weekend because of my hubby's birthday last Wednesday and my dad's, we've been just eating out during dinner time.
Spectra Spectra 8 years
I don't usually splurge on weekends...I'd much rather just indulge myself by letting myself have a small treat each day. I find that keeps me on track better for some reason. If I have a splurge day, I get in sort of an "all or nothing" mindset and I feel like a giant blob the rest of the day.
livetolove livetolove 8 years
I've been splurging big times on the weekend--now that bathing suit season is upon us, I need to stop this nasty little habit!
gothamgal gothamgal 8 years
I used to splurge a day on weekends but then I realized that sometimes it took me a couple of days during the week to get back on track. I go overboard a little one day on the weekend now but not the way I used to.
lilxmissxmolly lilxmissxmolly 8 years
I do splurge sometimes, but not necessarily on weekends. just when there's something to celebrate.
familyfitness familyfitness 8 years
Every Sunday, I make a big family dinner with dessert. We don't usually eat dessert otherwise unless it's someone's birthday cake. My kids are learning that dessert is "sometimes food" and it's OK to finish a meal and not have something sweet every day. I also use Sunday night dinners to try fancy new recipes that I otherwise wouldn't make during the week.
BabyNorbert BabyNorbert 8 years
OMG - that is so weird - It was my birthday this Wensday so for once we had dessert (we only have dessert on special occasions) and we had pancakes with vanilla ice cream and strawberries! It didn't look as delicious as the picture, but boy it was good!
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