You Do Not Have to Starve when Dieting

Well, I’m half way through day three of my new weight loss plan and so far it’s been going quite well. I’m writing this post as I munch on my large salad that I find I can barely get through in one meal.

My salads for lunch consist of the following basics:

4 cups of mixed salad greens 1 tomato, diced 3 baby carrots, diced 2 tablespoons of low-fat or fat-free salad dressing

To keep it interesting I will also usually add either half a can of tuna, a chopped hard-boiled egg, grapefruit wedges, or a few other vegetables. Mmmm, good.

Here’s a picture of todays salad. Mixed greens with apple slices topped with chopped, toasted almonds, all dressed with a honey and balsamic vinaigrette… DELICIOUS!

I was chatting with one of my co-workers around the water cooler this morning and I was telling her about how I’m on a diet. She’s a bit of a skinny minny… one of those people who is always thin and doesn’t seem to gain a pound (mind you I’ve never seen her eat anything either). Anyway, she said to me, “Oh, I just hate diets because you can’t eat anything and your always so hungry.” I agreed with her, probably just to shorten the conversation, but when I got back to my desk I regretted not correcting her. The assumption that dieting means being hungry all the time is a common one, but I have found from my own experiences that this isn’t necessarily true.

The way I see dieting is that I have to reduce the number of calories I eat each day, but this doesn’t mean I have to eat less and in some cases I will actually eat more. Take for instance my salad, which I am starting

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I keep trying to go right back into the routine of dieting and exercising, but I just keep failing. I was at a loss about how to break this pattern, but I had to do something so last night I decided the best thing I can do is MAKE A PLAN FOR WEIGHT LOSS!!!

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Orthodontic Jaw Wiring for Weight Loss

Now here’s a weight loss plan that sounds easy peasy; just have your jaw wired shut so that you can’t eat any solid foods. With the guarantee of dropping weight from an enforced liquid diet how can you possibly lose?

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