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How to Handle a Cheat Meal or a Cheat day | Keto Mom

Keto Mom here!

When you have that cheat, all I want you to do is have the mindset of "You have to get back on track". You have to understand that this journey, I love to say a "Lifestyle", or some of you say "Diet"... It's not a one size fits all. It is a process of learning, growing and figuring out what works best for you.

Points to Ponder:

01:51 Take your black robe off

02:02 It's not a one size fits all

02:37 Do I ever cheat

03:51 You have to get back on track

04:31 I want more

07:07 We have different goals

08:47 What is your goal

09:14 I drink Ketones

09:35 24 hour kit

09:48 You are in control

11:07 Benefits of drinking Ketones

13:07 You might be regretting it

13:30 Can I up my carbs, if I'm working on gaining muscle

14:11 Don't eat if you're not hungry

14:26 You're overeating

15:41 Women should eat more protein

16:06 The Ketogenic Bible by Dr. Jacob Wilson & Ryan Lowery, PhD

Full Episode Transcript

Hey everybody! Welcome to the Keto Mom page, my name is Stephanie, and we're going to dive into the conversation of a cheat meal and a cheat day. "Can I have one or can I not?", "How do I handle it, is it going to wreck everything that I've done?" and "How do I get back on track?"... As you're tuning in, where are you tuning in from? Let's chat about this conversation because it is something that comes up often. I want to know... what do you consider yourself? Strict Keto, Low carb or Lazy Keto? Where do you find yourself? If you're brand new, post new in the comments, because I'd love to connect with you, figure out your goals and help you on your journey. So we're going to dive into this conversation. And here's the deal, I'm going to pre frame something, I want you to know, I am not a doctor, or a nutritionist. I am a mom, we have four girls, we homeschool by choice. We've always homeschooled our girls, currently they are thirteen, eleven, nine and eight. And we've been on this journey, six years this month.

My husband has been on the journey for eight years, because he started two years before me. We've learned a ton in the last six years, so I'm just going to share with you what I've learned.
If you have a Cheat day, you did not fail

Now, if you don't agree with me, I promise it's okay. What I love about this page, and all of you incredible people is, I want you to know that when you come to my page, you need to take your black robe off. There's no black robes allowed, and you have to understand that this journey, I love to say a "Lifestyle", or some of you say "Diet"... It's not a one size fits all. It is a process of learning, growing and figuring out what works best for you. I don't want you judging, being rude or saying "So sorry, I don't eat those low carb mission tortillas because they're not Keto"... Because they might fall in line with somebody else's goals, if they're low carb or lazy keto.

So no, take your black robe off, that means you're not a judge and there's no judging here. I want you to truly feel like this community is here to support and guide you.

Okay now, this is what I want to talk about real quick. "Do I ever cheat?" Yes, but I don't really consider it a cheat. Everything that I do is a lifestyle, and so there are things in moderation. But I want you to have an awareness of something... So for example, I had a girl message me today, and she's like "I really wanted Chinese food yesterday, but I didn't". So she's already down thirty or maybe it was sixty pounds. She's doing incredible, she's doing amazing. She's like, "I really wanted the Chinese food, and then I decided not to have the Chinese food". And so it's that ebb and flow of I'm doing so great or maybe you're feeling you're not doing great.

Your mindset should be "Get back on tra