So I've started a new diet today. Or rather a diet I've been on before, but I'm starting it again. I'm doing the SlimFast/Lean Cuisine/Yoplait diet. In other words I'm using as many pre-packed convenient diet foods as I can and calling it a diet. And it works. At least for me.
Trying to making my own meals and eat healthy has not been working for me. Or maybe I haven't been working for it. Either way, I've largely spent the past year on the See Food diet. You know the one, where you see food and you eat it? Yeah, and I gained about 20 lbs on it. Putting me at 5 lbs overweight, and 30 lbs from where I ideally want to be.
Last June wasn't the best month for me, between Nick being hospitalized and moving into our new house. I never quite got back on track after that. So I'm doing my pre-packaged food diet with a calorie goal of 1500 and trying out Lindsay Brin's Moms into Fitness 60 Day SlimDown System.
Ideally I'd like to be down to my goal weight of 134 by my 30th birthday on December 2nd. I think 6 months should be enough time to lose 30 lbs, as long as I stay on the wagon.
I know it's not easy, life has a habit of getting in the way of the best intentions, and I don't always have the best willpower. But I really do want to be successful at this. Most importantly I want to be healthy, but I also want to lose some weight and look better in my clothes.