Monthly Archives: June 2006

June 30, 2006 — Just 4 Today

Well it’s almost over so I can safely say that I’m not weighing myself today (I didn’t), that I’ll drink 2 liters of water (I drank more), that I didn’t walk (it just didn’t fit into the day at all.)

So I didn’t do everything I would have wanted to do today.b But, I did a lot of things that needed to be done and other things that had to get done.

Did you do everything you wanted to do today?

I can eat anything

I’m not going to eat between meals and I’m not going to take seconds. Just today.e And I’m going to try this for a year to see what happens.

This has been a day of dramatic family events but I can’t unwind until I post something about my commitment today (and in a few minutes the Just 4 Today post.)

The thing I’ve noticed this week — when every single day has been filled with unexpected events — has been that not eating between meals and not taking seconds doesn’t require any special attention at all. I’m pretty sure that I would have failed miserably at a diet with more elaborate requirements.0 I couldn’t have kept up if I had to record points or count calories or restrict my meals to specific components.

But just not eating between meals and not taking seconds was simple and it didn’t cause me any pain at all. And as an added bonus it didn’t draw any attention to my eating habits.8 I hate being at a family party and having people say, “Oh — can you eat this?”

I can eat anything. (smile)

June 29, 2006 — Just 4 Today

Just 4 Today I’ll walk 3 miles (or more), take my fiber supplement twice (I missed it yesterday, but I’ve taken it once today), drink 2 liters of water (I’ve drunk 3/4 of a liter) and finish this database that I’ve been struggling with for the last couple of days.

Shaping up

I’m not going to eat between meals and I’m not going to take seconds. Just today.h And I’m going to try this for a year to see what happens.

One nice thing about this vacation is that my sister likes to walk as much as I do. So yesterday, even though I didn’t do my formal walk around the track, I ended up walking over 3 miles.f It’s too bad she doesn’t live in the area — I’d be in great shape!

June 28, 2006 — Just 4 Today

Just 4 Today I’ll walk 3 miles (or more), drink my fiber supplement twice, drink 2 liters of water and fix my daughter’s website.

What are you going to do today.