I’d like to thank you for this great opportunity to work on our issues around food, body image and weight.
I love the planning method, it really works well for me and helps me stop feeling guilty around food and obsessing about what I’m going to eat or not eat during the day.
My question today for you is about feeling deprived and scarcity around food. I’ve noticed today that if there is something written on my list that I wasn’t able to eat or drink, I feel really frustrated. I had planned for a latte this afternoon with a friend and wrote it on my plan but the shop was closed and I ended up not being able to enjoy a warm milky drink I love. My thoughts were all about how entitled I was to my latte and didn’t get it and my feelings were frustration and even a little anger. I realised I was feeling this way because when I can’t eat what is on my plan I feel deprived.
Any input on that situation? How can I not eat/drink what is on my plan and still feel OK about it and not punished?