My own diet


My diet is simply based on eating several small (key word small) meals a day. Try to make them at the same time, i.e., 7am, 10am, 12 noon, 2pm, 5pm, and don't eat much later than 5pm. Take good "natural vitamin" supplements as you can tolerate them (some people can't) and work out as tolerated at least every other day. Walking on a treadmill every other day works best for me. Limit the amount of bread, sugar and fat, but don't "deprive" yourself of them altogether because that, for me anyway, leads to going overboard eating them when I get to the point where I simply have to have them! Simply put: moderation in all things! This makes for a slow, steady weight loss which is what I'm committed to.

(Earleene's food tips)

 Foods you can have

Breads, Grains, Cereals, Pasta, Rice
Meat and Fish
Fruit and Fruit Juices
Vegetables and Legumes (e.g. Beans)
Dairy Products - Milk, Cheese, etc
Eggs and Egg Substitutes
Nuts and Seeds
Fats and Oils
Herbs, Spices, Sauces
Others, Snacks, Sweets, etc

Not OK

 How To Follow My own diet:

Slow, stay the course! Keep a diet journal. Tell yourself what, why you may have gotten off course! It's always good to have "diet buddies" to share things with, but, ultimately, YOU live with YOU. And you can be totally honest only with YOURSELF when you really get down to it. Remember that it may take 9 or 10 months or longer to get where you're going, but at the end of that time, you may as well arrive there thinner because arrive there you will! Take it a week at a time; weigh only once a week or less.
  by member Earleene
member since: 05 Mar 07

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Low Carb Peanut Butter Cookies
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Peanut Butter Cookies
Yummy peanut butter cookies that are extremely low carb.
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About / History

This worked for me several years ago and the only reason I'm back to where I am is because I "forgot" the portion control and tried every other "fad" diet out there when my weight began returning rather than to recommit to this eating lifestyle!

Earleene's top tips

1.Eat at the same time every day; walk first thing in the morning and several more times throughout the day.
2.Do not eat after 5:00 pm.

  Why choose "My own diet"?
 Promotes long term weight loss
 Maintain your goal weight
 A healthy living alternative
 Targets body toning weight loss
 A body "detox"
 Teaches sustainable weight loss skills
 Provides an energy boost
 Improves mood and outlook
 Reduces the risks of diet-related diseases
 A roadmap for a healthier lifestyle

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