Getting Healthy: Getting Started

There it is. Those are the three basic steps to get you started. 1.See your doctor. 2.Choose a healthy diet that is sustainable for life. 3.Start an exercise program tailored to your needs. Beyond that what it takes is commitment.

This entry is part 3 of 3 in the series Getting Healthy

Getting Healthy: The Bare Essentials

The reality is that there is only one way to lose weight: consume fewer calories than you burn. Another reality is that there is an almost infinite number of ways to do this. A third reality is that if permanent weight loss is the goal, a change in lifestyle is necessary. That change must include diet and exercise. It also requires commitment. There is an old joke that the best method for achieving this is the method that you will follow. For me, it is more than an old joke. It is my first law of weight loss. No matter what program you decide to use to achieve your goals, the only one that stands a chance of working is the one you will actually put into practice.

This entry is part 2 of 3 in the series Getting Healthy

Getting Healthy: Introduction

My official weight loss program began in July, but I didn’t wait for the class to begin. I started changing my diet three weeks earlier. I’ve added in some exercise along the way and I am now approaching 60 lbs worth of weight loss. I now believe that I know why nothing I tried previously has worked and over the next few weeks I will be sharing my insights along with some research to back it up.

This entry is part 1 of 3 in the series Getting Healthy