Monday, April 16, 2012

Day 3: The Stone Keeps On Rolling

Some say the early days of a lifestyle change are the hardest.. for me they're the easiest. I'm fresh full of commitment and resolution. I woke up today eager to weigh myself.. lost another 1.5 pounds down to 432, 2 pounds total loss. Ok.. it mostly water weight but it shows that the caloric level (2300) and breakdown (40P/30C/30F) seems to be working. Need to give it some more time.

I resisted going to the convenience store for a snack again today telling myself that I have to be honest with myself first. That's a challenge but I feel like I'm winning the daily battle. I feel great too. Looking forward to hitting the 10 pound loss mark.

I've been surprised each evening with how many cals I have left for dinner. Each meal I'm eating is very satisfying. The key is I'm not eating crap in between (high sugar and carb). Like tonight i'm having 8 oz of grilled chicken, 1/4 cup of low carb pasta, broccoli, 1/4 cup of walnuts and a PowerBar Plus Vanilla Yogurt for dessert. Not bad.

Proves the point that if you manage your nutrition you don't have to starve yourself to lose weight. I'm a believer.

I also began reading Sean Anderson's book "Transformation Road". Only through the first few chapters and so far it's very good. Hits home in a lot of ways.

Taking it one day at a time.



  1. I just discovered ETL last week, got the book, started a blog, and am pumped full of confidence to get this going. I may be a stranger, but I know you can do this :) there's only tons of science based facts that says so! Good luck in your journey, sir. I'll be coming back to see your updates!

  2. Got to apologize for any possible confusion about my previous comment - I was assuming that you were on the Eat to Live program by Dr. Joel Fuhrman! Really great scientific based approach to weight loss and a healthier life style. Then I read a bit of your blog more and saw I was mistaken. I still want to follow your progress and be of any support if possible! Best of luck.

  3. If you're a pasta lover, give spaghetti squash a try! I fell in love the first time I tried it (and at the time was a toxic eater).