You have a dream vacation planned, maybe a cruise to Italy or Australia, or a road trip across America. You want to shed those last few pounds before you go, so you decide to try a new diet plan. After all, everyone feels better when they’re eating what they want, when they feel like it.
You’ve decided to go low-carb, so all your dieting books and platforms tell you to avoid wheat products and high-carbohydrate food. Since your plans involve traveling, you decide to take a break from your diet and eat what you want when you’re on holiday. You discover how easy it is to eat whatever you want when you’re abroad, and before you know it, you’ve put on a pound or two!
When you come back home from your trip, you’ve gained a few pounds, and you’re feeling slightly discouraged about your lack of progress. You’ve decided to try again, but this time you want to lose some weight for summer, not for a trip. You think to yourself, surely somewhere in the world there’s a diet that will help me lose weight quickly and effectively. You Google around and discover that not all low-carb diets are created equal. You find some popular low-carb diet plans that don’t satisfy you, and you decide to try a new approach. This time you want to go all the way; you want to lose as much weight as you can before you go on holiday. So you decide to make a pros and cons list of the different diet plans you discover. You decide on a plan that promises to help you lose the most weight possible in the least amount of time. Is this possible?
The Least Amount of Time Possible
Research shows that dieters can expect to lose about ten pounds in the first week of a very low-carb diet. You decide that you want to try the diet that promises to help you lose weight the fastest, so you begin following it immediately. Is this possible? Can you do any better than ten pounds in a week? You’ve decided to put all your faith in this diet, so you begin preparing for it straightaway. You begin by eliminating all the fast food and junk food from your diet, and you decide to eat only food that’s on the approved list. You begin to lose weight very quickly, and you expect to lose at least twenty pounds before you leave for your summer holiday. You feel great, and you continue to lose weight even while you’re on holiday. When you come back you’ve doubled your weight loss. You’ve decided that this diet is the one for you, and you begin preparing for the next phase of your diet.
Achieving Your Dream Body
You decide that you want to completely commit to this diet and see it through to the end. You begin following it without any deviation, and you expect to lose as much weight as you can in the shortest amount of time possible. Within three months of following a very low-carb diet, you lose sixty pounds, and when you reach your goal weight you feel fantastic. You decide to continue following the diet, and you decide to aim for ten pounds a month. Even when you reach your goal weight, you continue to stick to the diet, and you begin to see weight loss as a lifestyle change rather than a temporary diet. You decide that this is the lifestyle you want to lead, and you begin looking for ways to make the most of your weight loss. You decide to write a book about your journey, and you decide to give some of your tips to friends and family so that they can begin to live a healthier lifestyle too.
The Pros and Cons Of Following a Low-Carb Diet
You’ve decided that the pros outweigh the cons, and you continue to follow this diet in search of better health. You lose a pound a month, and you decide that it’s not for you, and you try something new. This time you want to lose some weight for summer, and you decide to try a different diet. You’ve tried many different diets in the past, and you know what? You can always find something that works for you. In my next blog post, I’ll tell you about some of the other popular diet plans that you can try, and then I’ll tell you what works best for me.