(The author is a psychotherapist who lost 140 lbs. when he developed his methods, and he’s kept it off for over 30 years. Read about his method in his book at the right, or listen to his audiobook, free sample provided here.)
This is a Whopper with fries and a regular Coke. It’s a whopping 1440 calories. This is the kind of thing I used to have for lunch.
This is a Whopper Jr. and a Diet Coke. It’s only 300 calories. This is what I’ll have for lunch at least once a week now. It doesn’t look too much different from the 1440 calorie one, does it? The food companies try to get us to buy and eat as much as possible. Is there any question why we are having an obesity epidemic when we aren’t paying attention?
Before I discovered the solution to my weight problem and permanently lost 140 pounds, I’d go on diets and try to eat in a way I didn’t enjoy. I thought that to lose weight I’d have to give up eating what I liked. It wasn’t true and the dieting never worked. I’d soon quit and go back to eating what I liked.
Then I did the work to learn how to eat what I liked in a way to lose weight and keep it off. It was a lot of work at first, but now its easy.