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July 16, 2012 12:57 AM
Hi
I have tried several times to loose weight on various plans and everytime i get told that im grumpy and not a fun person to be around. My work colleagues hate it when i diet as im misrable (sp?) and my husband moans that im grouchy and snappy.

I do seem to go down hill on the mood front when dieting but i need to shift about a stone before christmas.

Has anyone got any tips?

Thank you in advance
  20937914
July 16, 2012 1:05 AM
I got told the same!

I worked it out that it's not the diet that made me grumpy but hunger - not necessarly the same thing, so I worked out a way in which to avoid being hungry whilst on my diet. 6 or 7 small meals a day - I'm never more than a couple of hours from eating!

Also protein shakes have helped a lot, fill me up a treat and are great for my macros
  18401123
July 16, 2012 1:07 AM
QUOTE:

Hi
I have tried several times to loose weight on various plans and everytime i get told that im grumpy and not a fun person to be around. My work colleagues hate it when i diet as im misrable (sp?) and my husband moans that im grouchy and snappy.

I do seem to go down hill on the mood front when dieting but i need to shift about a stone before christmas.

Has anyone got any tips?

Thank you in advance

Calorie intake affects mood. How many calories are you consuming? If you're not prepping for a contest, you shouldn't be in a severe deficit.
Edited by Fitnesssocialist On July 16, 2012 1:09 AM
July 16, 2012 2:08 AM
Im glad im not the only one, its hard to eat small meals regulaly at work as were not able to eat at our desks.

I only have a deficit of 250 and im on 1530 a day which isnt so bad and i find it easy to work with, so im not sure why im so grumpy but apparently i am. sad
Edited by lmndz2011 On July 16, 2012 2:08 AM
  20937914
July 16, 2012 2:17 AM
How much water are you drinking daily? Are you sleeping enough? What kinds of food are you consuming?
  1773467
July 16, 2012 2:25 AM
work out more? working out releases endorphins so that might make you feel happier
  20741970
July 16, 2012 3:44 AM
I took 10 minute walk breaks 3-4 times a day (I tend to work around 10hours per day) and it really lifted my spirits. Also, the more activity I had during the day, the better I sleep at night.

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