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Friday
Jan122007

Diet Report

Since the British unit of dieting is the stone (14 lbs), it is important to celebrate the significant markers on the way. So today, since I have been on the diet for 7 weeks, I have officially lost half a stone (7 lbs). In fact I was a pound under target this morning, so I have actually lost 8 lbs. This means that I can remove one of the two rules currently in force. So today all my diet consists of is that I am not allowed second helpings. Easy peasy!

Full details of the diet I am following can be found here.

Reader Comments (4)

Excellent progress, congrats, especially over the festive period. I like the idea of the rule based regime. Haven't decided whether I am following those rules or the 'NoS' or some other variety, but I am tracking my progress against less agressive target than yours. However my primary objective this month is follow the advice of doing an activity/task every day. So far 100% sucess and bizarely I am waking up earlier to do these exercises every morning.
January 12, 2007 at 23:37 | Unregistered CommenterMonkeyhanger
Congrats, Mark, on losing a half stone! Despite my initial scepticism of this dieting method, I'm going to give it a go based on your success. However, because my eating habits are apparently somewhat different than yours, I have created my own set of rules. I'll let you know in a few weeks how I get on... Meanwhile, congratulations and enjoy the sticky pudding!
January 13, 2007 at 22:24 | Unregistered CommenterKate
Dear Monkeyhanger

Congratulations on getting the activities done.

I'm not sure though what you mean by a less aggressive target than mine. Losing 1lb a week is generally considerable to be a sensibly slow rate of losing weight which gives the body time to adjust. To lose weight any slower than that wouldn't really have any advantages and would take a discouragingly long time if a significant amount had to be lost.
January 13, 2007 at 22:27 | Registered CommenterMark Forster
Dear Kate

I'm not really going to class my diet as a success until I have reached my final target and managed to keep there. However in the meantime the results so far are very encouraging. Good luck with your efforts!
January 13, 2007 at 22:28 | Registered CommenterMark Forster

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