|I have a toilet plunger at home.|
Would that work?
|I guess the only drawback would be|
Don't get me wrong, I'm not passing judgement at all. I think my past posts represent that well (I hope). I just want people to get real (pardon the Dr. Phil reference) about their own choices and behaviour. Awareness is the key to change. I think it is hardwired in our DNA to take the path of least resistance. If there is a faster and pain-free way to lose fat AND if I don't have to say no to cheesecake and chips, I'm going to do it! (well..not ME in particular...ME in general). The danger, in my opinion - and the opinions of the health researchers - of taking the low road to weight loss is "you" end up forgoing daily exercise and focus less on veggie eating and, in the end, you end up sick, weak, old looking, and grumpy....but your ass will look fantastic!
|Um...ya...if you think this is|
gross...learning how they
removed these tiny creatures
would make you go blind.
January 1st is coming up fast and there will be more and more weight loss commercials and programs heading your way. This is the perfect time to exercise your critical thinking skills and .."just say no" to weight loss gimmicks. The only (and I mean only) path to life long weight management and/or weight loss is a healthy combination of a diet based upon vegetables and supported by the other food groups (as represented in our food guides), a focus on portion size and whole, non-processed foods, coupled with a safe exercise program that includes cardiovascular exercise and muscle strengthening.
Finally, there is only one rule to consider when you are looking to drop a few.........ready for it?..................
....calories in = calories out. In other words, if you eat 2000 cal. a day and your body (just by being alive) needs approximately 800 calories a day just to breathe, process, and do all it does to keep you alive (as an example), you are looking at a storage of (oh God...math...it's hard for me....wait a tick..) 1200 calories (whew). Did you know it takes 3500 calories to make one pound of fat (ya..I know...depressing isn't it, but whatever) So you can see how, without burning extra calories during your day through additional physical activity, things can start adding up.
|Out of coffee? Perhaps you could boil |
these down in a pinch......