It’s been a week and a half since I weighed myself in at 225 and began my dietary revolution.  As of today (4/17/13), I weigh 221 and that’s not all.

Before I started I took Pepcid at least once a day and often times again during the night.  As of today, I have only taken it once in the last week and a half.  Also, I have only had one pop since I started and I think that has a lot to do with reducing my heartburn.

I have effectively tripled the number of vegetables in my diet and reduced my red meat to a fraction of what it has been in the past.  I’ve also reduced my chocolate and junk food intake to less than a third of what it had been and I have avoided fast food almost entirely.

Finally, I have increased my fish intake from occasional to 2-3 times per week and my fruit intake from occasional to 1 piece daily.  I realize that I have a long way to go and that these amounts aren’t what they need to be.  However, I believe that they show a significant improvement and a solid start to what will eventually be a much healthier lifestyle.


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