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NathalieN

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Posted: 04 Apr 2013, 03:40
I was just wandering, do you eat differently or have some other habits when you know you are going to enjoy a alcohol drink in the evening, at a wedding for example, because there are so much calories in it ...
NCNOLE

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Posted: 04 Apr 2013, 06:10
I definitely try to make sure I leave a few hundred extra calories in my day, if I plan to drink. I also drink extra water (usually one extra glass per alcoholic beverage). I choose light beer or a mixed drink with diet mixer, or a glass of wine, or maybe a wine spritzer. I usually limit myself to 1-3 drinks.

The negatives of alcohol: you retain more fluid and the more you drink, the more your inhibitions are down and the more likely you are to drink more and eat more. You won't care as much if you've got a buzz going, so those snacks are more tempting.

But if you're in this for the long haul, then you have to find what works for you. Know your limits and learn!
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Posted: 05 Apr 2013, 04:47
If I've got a special occasion coming up, I'll try to be extra good in the week or two before it. As the previous poster has said, I find it best to set myself a limit (eg 3 drinks) and to alternate with water. If it's a bottle of wine on the table kind of situation, then I'll get a bottle of fizzy water and make myself a spritzer and just keep topping it up with the water. Watch out for people topping up your glass with wine when you're not looking though! I also try to make sure I eat something before I start on the alcohol; boozing on an empty stomach is never a good idea. And if the worst comes to the worst and you do overindulge, it's only one day; you can make up for it the next week Smile



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