So I saw this a while back and it made perfect sense (not to mention it helped me fight cravings!). Basically, you keep on eating healthy. Every time you get a craving, write it down. Then one day per week you get to choose ONE of the things that you craved. Usually what happens is that by the time your off day rolls around, the craving is gone. Yet, if there is something I just MUST have for whatever reason I know I will get to have it at some point which kills the deprivation aspect of eating healthy.
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Start by giving yourself permission to eat what you want. As soon as you tell yourself, "tomorrow I'm going to stop eating cookies" you want to head straight for the cookie jar. Instead, give yourself options. So I can eat 1 cookie or I can save the calories to have a little extra at dinner.
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