Dieting is hard work and usually becomes a vicious cycle. Whether you’re trying the Atkins Diet, a VLC diet or just cutting out all the junk food all diets follow the same principle: Don’t eat anything nice. You don’t talk about all of the stages to your friends, but if you did you’d find that 99% of diets go exactly the same way. And it’s not the way you intended…

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1. One day, out of nowhere you catch site of yourself and you’re filled with shock, horror and disgust. Where did all this fat come from?

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2. You can’t escape your fat, when you look at yourself, it’s all you can see. It finally sinks in that it’s real.

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3. You want it gone ASAP. You consider your options.

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4.You attempt a few sit ups. But realise they’re HARD!

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5. Ironically, you can’t stop snacking

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6. You realise you don’t know enough about nutrition so you start some researchanigif_enhanced-buzz-8110-1372361356-20

7. You’re shocked at your findings. It seems like everything you eat is bad for you.

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8. You need a miracle, you turn to religion for help

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9. You let your friends know what your plans are

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10. They’re supportive. At first

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11. But then they order dessert

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12. And you just can’t resist

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13. Somebody asks how your diets going…

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14. You get offended

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15. You start secretly eating

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16. And realise that it might be better to eat what you like, but burn it off at the gym

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17. You start experience mood swings

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18. You over react when your roommate orders pizza

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19. Noone understand why you’re always so grumpy

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20. You search for ‘thinspiration’ on the internet

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21. You start to think that your life is ruined by this excess fat

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22. This is so much harder than you expected

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23. You turn to alcohol for comfort

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24. Which leads to a full on binge

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25. You have to seriously consider if you can keep this diet up

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26. You decide to free yourself from dieting. No one tells you what you can and can’t eat.

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27. You appreciate the taste of guilt free bacon

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28. You finally accept yourself and enjoy life again

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29. Until next time…