Archive for April, 2011
In August of 2009, I wrote a blog post about the Calorie Nazi diet I had undertaken as a new year’s resolution that year to finally lose weight, partly due to warnings from my doctor about how heart disease and diabetes could strike even in my late 30s. Since I wrote this post, I have gained some of that weight back and have again embarked on the same diet I did two years ago, so far shedding 28 pounds. I have a goal of losing an additional 15 pounds, bringing me to a lower point than I was when first embarking on this diet.
The key to dieting is not to stop when you have reached your goal. The diet should merely transform itself to one of maintenance instead of celebration. That’s what I’ve taught myself this time around, because it’s just more work when the pounds start to creep back up on you and you have to lose them again. Read more