It looks like you’ve asked a question here and then answered it yourself. Yes?
Just for clarity: any time you feel deprived, that’s a sign you didn’t connect with free choice.
This might happen, over and over again, until you’ve done it enough to move into that space of free choice much more easily and much more quickly.
The feeling of deprivation says: “poor me, I’m missing out”. Free choice says: “I can eat whatever I want, any time, and what outcome do I want to create right now?”