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3 pounds to go: time for a new game plan

So my diet bet ends on Sunday. That gives me six days to lose three pounds. Yikes. I proved during my last diet bet that I can lose a steady two pounds a week, plus a little more, using this plan. Then, for this diet bet I tried to combine it with this plan. But […]

Dessert for breakfast update

So I will admit I’m a terrible case study. For one thing, I’m in on the experiment – knowing everything about my dessert for breakfast experiment surely changes it. And, I have no control group. If I were serious about this I would do the experiment for a month, then do a variation to see […]

Diet Bet #2: My weight loss strategy

Yesterday was the initial weigh in for the Diet Bet I’ve organized. We have twenty participants with a pot of $1,000! My husband was the first to join, which was totally shocking. He ended up being the only man. The next three people to join all live near me in Brooklyn, and I thought “Well, […]

Dessert for Breakfast: Day 2

So today was my second day eating dessert for breakfast. Or, I should really say, eating dessert with my breakfast, since tweeting about #Dessert4Breakfast caused at least one person to think I was just eating chocolate. Just to be clear, the plan that I talked about yesterday incorporates dessert into a large breakfast to help […]

Dessert for Breakfast equals Weight Loss?

So far in this quest of mine to weigh 140lbs by October (my 40th birthday) science has served me well. I read about the effectiveness of eating low carb/low cal two days a week, and rode that train to a 15lb loss. Science told me it would work, and it did, so now I’m inclined […]

Want to lose weight? Have $50? Join my DietBet!

I wrote a lot last month about the DietBet.com blogger challenge that I participated in. I’d already been dieting and had lost 15 pounds, but my motivation was flagging. Even though I was getting solid results with my diet plan, I needed an extra kick. I got that from DietBet.com: I lost ten pounds in […]

The DietBet Blogger Challenge: we’re all winners

[DietBet.com has given me the opportunity to participate in a blogger competition with the chance to win up to $5,000 for meeting a weight loss goal. The following post is part of my participation in the program. I am not a doctor, or a nutritionist, and following any advice I post is done at the […]

One month later, almost 9lbs gone!

[DietBet.com has given me the opportunity to participate in a blogger competition with the chance to win up to $5,000 for meeting a weight loss goal. The following post is part of my participation in the program. I am not a doctor, or a nutritionist, and following any advice I post is done at the […]

Today’s Agenda: return of the video diary

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Why I’m scared to weigh myself before CES

[DietBet.com has given me the opportunity to participate in a blogger competition with the chance to win up to $5,000 for meeting a weight loss goal. The following post is part of my participation in the program. I am not a doctor, or a nutritionist, and following any advice I post is done at the […]