The hardest part about dieting is sticking with it. We've all had those times when we just can't pass up the ice cream or cake for dessert. When somebody is dieting and this happens they feel like they've let themselves down and thus they feel like the diet is a total loss.
This happens all the time and is not a reason for you to give up trying. We all fall short sometimes, so just get back on the wagon and try again.
It's important to make sure you are on the diet plan that is right for you. If the plan you are on isn't meeting your craving needs, maybe you need to try a different approach. Research the various diet plans and find one that suits your needs better so then you won't be tempted to stray.
It's important to know what is your weakest aspect concerning your diet; is it fast food, desserts, fried foods; know what pushes your buttons and then try to stay away from them. Out of sight, out of mind, so they say.
When you start a diet, it's important to let your friends and family know, so they can support you and not tempt you with things you know you shouldn't have. It is your opportunity to be an example to your friends and family that you can succeed at meeting your weight loss goal.
If you are finding it hard to stay away from temptations, maybe you are not on the right type of diet; maybe there is another plan that will suit your eating habits better. As they say, "there is more than one way to skin a cat".
It's important to get motivated and have inspiration. Read other people's stories or buy a dress in the size you want to be wearing. Leave that dress hanging where you will see it every day and a motivator to keep you on track.
Before you begin your diet, set your goal for how much weight you want to lose. Write it down and hang it up everywhere you will see it throughout the say. Even speak it out loud; make yourself believe it and it will come true.
Make sure you reward yourself for being a better eater and working toward your fitness goals. It's important to celebrate the small successes and stop focusing on insignificant setbacks.