Think Thin Thursday Tip: Happy 4th of July! If you think, “It’s the Fourth of July, I should be able to eat whatever I want,” remind yourself, “I can eat whatever I want – if I’m okay with getting off track, reinforcing bad habits, jeopardizing weight loss, possibly feeling uncomfortably full, etc. Remember that the things that ultimately make me feel good on a normal day (eating reasonable portions and staying in control) are the same things that will make me feel good on a holiday.”