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Old 08-01-2011, 08:31 PM   #27 (permalink)
sw07
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Ya, that was also a tough one for me.
Too keep my mind off of it, I joined a gym and practically worked out every day- sometimes twice a day for a year or so.
I was either too tired to even think about it or felt to good to ruin the natural high that heavy lifting & cardio would give me.
I would also think of all the empty calories that I would consume if I drank and how crappy I would feel after all the hard work I just out into my workout, especially when my abs were starting to show some definition, I did not want to screw that up over some beers- It's a mental game and you just have to outsmart yourself.

Once I got passed the cravings, it got easier and now that I'm in a maintenance mode, I still occasionally drink beers, but in moderation.
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