Tackling the diet,…

Like trying to tackle a wild cat to me and then to hold it down!

As for the 52DC’s and real life here is where I kick my own arse time and time again. I know what I need to do though doing it consistently is a constant on the mind task. Seems also that the more I focus on rounding out a diet to maintain my weight inevitably I gain, frustrating as hell!

This break from work has given me a chance to read up on a couple of concept diets and evaluate not just their abilities to have me meet my targets but at the same time be a method that I can actually stick to so that it does work.

You hear so many times where someone will say, “hey, this diet or that diet does not work,…blaa, blaa, blaa,… what I hear is that “I didn’t dedicate 100% to it therefore I failed at it”.

I wish I could somehow mix the two concepts I am evaluating though I suspect that if I were to I will continue to post weight and personal vital numbers that are out of range further than they should be.

I will dial something in by Wednesday and go with it for the 52 days.

A wise friend of mine posts; ”The best diet is one you can stick to”. …….

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3 responses to this post.

  1. Posted by TNT Man on January 1, 2012 at 12:42 PM

    Capt’n:

    There are really two sides to the coin. Weight Loss and Maintenance. What I have found is that many people don’t focus suffieciently (strictly) on the weight loss to get to the point where they can modify the basic program to a maintenance level. That goes for whatever program you choose.

    Yeah – I was OCD during the weight loss phase. I wanted to get the pain over as quickly as I could. Now – as I did last evening – I had a really relaxed evening – food wise. This morning – back to basics.

    That’s what works for me.

    Good Luck
    TNT Man

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  2. TNT, you set as good as an example as anyone could that is why so many of us from the forum respect your opinion as much as we do. I included, pretty obvious.

    I am not bowled over to lose 20 pounds although it wouldn’t be a bad thing.

    TNT Plan A would be ideal and when I stuck to it in the spring of 2010 my numbers were never better, but I struggled like a son of a gun to stick to it, haven’t had the resilience to do it since.

    Working my way through the new book and also referencing your notes, if I can’t keep myself fewer than 50g of carbs a day the diet won’t be effective. One Apple!

    Anything I do will be better than the “See Food” diet I’ve been tracking on for the last couple of months!

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    • Posted by TNT Man on January 1, 2012 at 6:54 PM

      F the apple. Go for Berries & Cream. Or get to Plan B and use a banana as the carbs. So many options with a little creative thinking.

      50 carbs – only in the beginning. Some people can go higher withe no problems. All the veggies get to 25. The berries, nuts etc. take it to 50. Plan B takes it higher only on the 3 RT days.

      And – this is just until you lose the weight.

      But – as I said – You got to be able to do this or any other diet.

      Good Luck
      TNT Man

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