Today’s random thought. Everyone knows how it bugs me when people ask me, “What’s that diet you’re doing? I want to try it.” To refresh memories, the reason it bugs me is is a lifestyle. A diet is temporary. Here’s my random thought. When people say, “I’m vegetarian,” or “I’m vegan,” most people don’t assume […]
When I started this journey in April by going into the surgical track at UMass Memorial Weight Loss Center, my BMI was 36. Technically surgery is covered if your BMI is 40+, but if you have any 2 of the co-morbidities that include high blood pressure (I have), diabetes (I was borderline type 2), sleep […]
I am starting to see real success with this WOE (way of eating). I am super excited about it. But there’s one thing I do know more than anything else. If you are overweight and can’t seem to keep weight off if you do lose it and you see significant success from this WOE, you have to make a lifetime commitment.
A few weeks ago, I was at KetoFest and was riveted by Dr. Eric Westman’s talk on adopting a low-carb/high-fat/Keto lifestyle. He addressed plateaus because he said it’s perhaps one of the biggest factors in anyone giving up and reverting to old ways. He made two comments that stuck with me. Plateaus are inevitable. A downward […]
I was impressed by a motivational speaker and bought his book – Expert Secrets. I tend to be someone who, when extremely passionate about something, wants to learn as much as I can and spread the word. Yeah, I know that sounds vaguely religious. Who knows, maybe I was a traveling preacher in a past […]