…and all of this without resorting to all-shake diets or crash liquid fasts, having to deprive yourself all day long, or having to stick to a complicated diet plan that you are following out of despair but that you know deep inside will get you nowhere.
That you have to cut all carbs, eat low-fat, or start eating “superfoods” and cook with special ingredients you’ve never heard about?
and you don’t have to stick to a diet, exercise like a squirrel on his running wheel or suffer to do it.
Here is what the typical weight loss cycle looks like for so many women (you’re definitely not alone!):
1) Get terribly excited about a new diet and start fantasizing about how they would freak out when they see you this Thanksgiving looking 20 pounds lighter.
3) Think about signing up for that new shiny program that promises you will lose 21 pounds in 21 days all while eating pasta, pizza and chocolate ice cream on the couch.
4) Bang your head against the wall because now you’re not just 20 pounds overweight, frustrated and depressed, but also broke.
5) Start googling like a maniac to find out what it is you’re doing wrong (and bang your head against the wall, again, because the big G gives you all possible answers except the one you desperately need)
P.S.: I have done the googling and the comforting steps more than once when I was trying to lose my 15 pounds of post-pregnancy weight years ago. It was really a liberating aha moment when I realized what… Read more…