For those of you who don’t know, I’ve subjected myself to a commitment last week. Not only did I promise myself to get through (and stick to!) this GM Diet, I also promised myself something a bit more important than that: to learn discipline.
Here is the breakdown and accurate account of the past seven days:
Note that this diet was coupled with regular exercise and constant hydration. I never starved myself in the past (my friends would know) and even when I chose a diet to stick to, I made sure that the program of my choice didn’t get in the way of that, either. It was a challenge to stick to the meal plans during this week so I really had to get out of my way and do some grocery shopping for my supply of food. It cost me a bit more than what I usually spend per week, but I guess that comes with how much I really wanted a lifestyle change.
What pushed me to do this diet was a day at the gym last Monday. When I hit the scale and found the bar drop when I slid the weight square down to 150, I knew I had to do something with my 157 lbs frame. Although I register as 5’7″ and my current weight was still in the bounds of what medical standards called normal, I was 3 pounds away from being categorized as overweight. I did not want that– and so I took the plunge. For those of you in the middle of a situation similar to mine, or if you simply want to lose a few pounds for ‘aesthetic’ reasons, I give you my two cents on the GM Diet below. Continue reading “7 pounds in 7 days: My verdict on the GM Diet”