On Tue, 28 Oct 2003 15:25:33 -0800, "Mike Turco" <[email protected]> wrote: >I agree that measuring food volume is not very scientific. However, I can >assure you that I eat *way* the hell too much food whether you measure it by >the calorie, the pound, the plate or the shovel. The "new me", if there is >to be a new, smaller me, must get used to the fact that he can't eat >*so*much* food. There are a zillion carb counting and calorie counting diets. They require journaling, and counting and constant monitoring...it becomes an all consuming ritual which, after a while as you will soon see right here on ASD, it will come to an end. No one keeps up with all that for a lifetime and that's what we are talking about...a lifetime. Yours. >Today, when I cut into that pot roast, the first slab I dropped on the >shitty little one pound scale maxed the damn thing out. Jesus -- more than a >pound of meat! And something like that, for me, is just getting started! Note the education that you are getting. >Anyway, I will take or leave the 2PD based on whether or not I lose weight. Yep. >However, I am going to keep that scale around for a while because, really, I >need to stop eating so much damn food, and without a scale and a log I will >probably kid myself into thinking that I am eating less when I am not. Soon you can drop the log when you are ready. I logged for six weeks for documentation purposes. Then I quit. I can eyeball a portion size now and I flat don't want that much food anymore. When I do over eat, I know it and it don't feel good. http://antwrp.gsfc.nasa.gov/apod/ap030724.html Lift well, Eat less, Walk fast, Live long.