A New Way of Thinking Weigh-In

Just so you know, I am still doing PhysicsDiet. I am keeping up with my daily weight. But I missed my weekly weigh-ins, so here we go again!

May 2, 2012
Weight: 362.2
Change from All-Time Highest: -40.6 pounds! (Woo hoo!)

I’m not going to post a change from my last weigh-in, as that was SEVERAL weeks ago, but my weight is significantly down. It’s finally starting to sink in. I have to change more than just my diet. I have to change my thinking, because otherwise, this won’t be a permanent change, and it has to be.

There is only one thing I’m doing different at the moment, and it’s very grade school, but so far, it’s working.

Tina and I are eating the rainbow.

If you have kids, you know what this means. If you don’t, it’s basically this.

We eat vegetables and fruit in the color of the rainbow. Just by making sure we get in all five colors (technically, there are seven, of course, but blue, indigo, and violet are lumped together), we automatically ensure we get in at least five servings.

For instance, for red, today, I ate strawberries and tomatoes. For yellow, I had a banana and an ear of corn. For orange, I ate a sweet potato and some oranges. For green, I’m going to have cabbage with dinner. And for blue/violet, I had purple grapes.

Understand, this is by no means ALL that we are eating. It is just a surprisingly easy, fun way to get our fruits and vegetables in. And yes, it’s lame, but I’m a dad now. I think I have to be lame.

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I am picking up this package for a few reasons. One, my wife wants to become an event planner, and that is definitely a small business. Two, I want to be published. And three, I’d like to grow my blog. There are literally thousands of reasons why this sale might appeal to you, but it’s almost over. As of the time this is published, you only have about sixteen hours left. At 12 pm (noon) Eastern on May 3, 2012, this sale ends. Take advantage before it’s too late!

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  • http://thisnebraskalife.wordpress.com Erin

    I also try to eat as much of the rainbow as possible. Fruits and veg, not Skittles. It is very easy for me to eat veggies, but fruit? Not so much.

    GO JEREMY! You are rockin’ this weight loss thang… :-)
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  • http://www.hblewett.com/blog Hanlie

    I love eating the rainbow! Well done on your weight loss so far.
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  • Boyle James

    I try to eat more fruits and veggies as much as possible to keep my weight loss and body building routine successful. Trust me it is not easy but the results are great.
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