Category - Diet

The Reluctant Vegan – Week Eleven Results

What’s Up? About eleven weeks — almost three months — ago, I became a vegan. For me, that means: – I eat mostly vegetables. – I avoid food containing animal products, including meat, milk, butter, cheese, and eggs. In...

Sweet Nothings: Giving Up Artificial Sweeteners

  I gave up artificial sweeteners. Guess what? Life got sweeter. For me, this is a big change. I used to add two packets of Splenda to my morning coffee. I used to drink four or five Diet Cokes a day. Yogurt or ice cream or cookies laced with...

4-Hour Body: On a Boat, On the Plan

When I committed to sticking with a routine based on Tim Ferris’ 4-Hour Body program for six weeks, I didn’t realize that I’d be on a Caribbean cruise during that sixth week. But, guided by this year’s commitment to make...

Week Five on the 4-Hour Body Plan

We’re on Week Five of our six-week experiment inspired by Tim Ferris’ 4 Hour Body program. We’re also on a week-long Caribbean cruise, so this week’s report will be a little different. We don’t have access to scales...

Indulgence Day – Eat More, Lose More Weight

Today’s our Indulgence Day — the one day a week when Clyde and I have chosen to avail ourselves of unlimited carbs. It works like this: all week long, inspired by the 4HB plan, we lose weight by feasting on lean meat and lots of healthy...