I was chatting
with someone recently, and she said, "I really wish
I could lose my
extra weight. I weigh more than I ever have before."
When I mentioned
book, she said, "I don't have time to read a book
or follow a plan."
If you have time to eat, you have time to do something about
So I started
thinking about a fast, easy strategy anyone can use to drop
I call it my
Every time you
eat or drink, only eat or drink half what you usually serve.
Think you can't
do it? Think you'll go hungry? Try it.
You'll be amazed.
If you're really
concerned you'll still be hungry, take the other half of your
wrap it up or stow it away...just in case. But keep it out of
dieting. You can still eat cheesecake. You just eat
half a slice
you'll lose weight, likely right off the bat.
Is this a healthy
strategy? It is if you eat healthy foods to begin with, and
that has nothing to do with dieting or trying to lose weight.
If you don't eat
healthy foods with regularity, it seems to me that cutting
your portion sizes in half right off the bat is a step towards
healthier eat ing.
(Keep in mind
that if you have special medical conditions or dietary restrictions,
any change in eating habits needs to be approved by your physician.)
So give my
"halftime" strategy a try, and don't forget to pull out "Real
People Don't Diet" for another read, before we head into the
holiday season. One of the bonuses explains how you
can enjoy holiday foods without gaining a ton of extra weight.
People Don't Diet" is all about how real people can eat
real food and
lose pounds...without dieting...because dieting doesn't work.