This is a blog post copied from John's Website - please feel free to join him there and post comments. He has set up openid, so you can post there with your livejournal account using your openid, which is the same as your journal url minus the http://. You can find this entry at http://www.jcfiala.net/blog/2011/03/31/
Well, it's now two full weeks since I started on this diet, and so far things are going fairly well.
For the first week or so I was staying between 2000-3000 calories, but for the last week I've been able to stay around 2000 each day, which is great, considering that Fatsecret wants me at 3100 and other sites suggest about 2800. I'm a little astonished at how easy it's been to keep my calorie intake so low this time. Will I get bored and backslide later? I don't know, maybe.
Exercise is really the thing I need to start working on now, and I'm hoping that with the arrival of warmer weather here in Denver, it'll be possible to get out during lunch and after work and get some walking in. I'm still huge, so heavy exercise isn't a good thing (especially for my knees), but if I can get in some walking every day that'll help push up my calorie requirements a little. We'll have to see.( Read more... )