Promise Diet for Permanent Weight Loss logo    
 

The Promise Diet™ -- a Radical Approach to Permanent Weight Loss

Main | The eating promises I've made »

The Promise Diet

On October 23, 2002, after much internal debate, I drank a bottle of Pepsi, cut the label up to make a card, and with that card made a promise to my daughter for her 6th birthday that I would never drink pop again.

That wasn't as bad as I had expected it to be, so on March 26, 2003, after more internal debate, at a birthday celebration at McDonalds with my family, I ate a super-sized order of french fries and then promised my two-year-old that I would never eat french fries or onion rings or fried potato chips or Fritos or Doritos or other fried chips, ever again.

I didn't know it then, but these promises would lead to what I now call the Promise Diet(TM). Through a series of food promises over two years -- what I now call PUBIMO Promises(TM) -- I've learned how to short-circuit the need for discipline and I've snapped the tyranny of food's rule over me. As a result I now weigh 115 pounds less than my all-time high and I'm still losing, with only 25 pounds left to achieve my personal goal. I continue to love and enjoy food; these promises have won me victory, not made me miserable. And I've realized that the Promise Diet is an approach to permanent weight loss that can benefit the country's 60 million obese adults as well as the additional 240 million obese adults around the world.


 

 

TrackBack

TrackBack URL for this entry:
http://www.promisediet.com/cgi-bin/mt/mt-tb.cgi/1

Comments

I enjoyed your story! I know i will have to do the same thing - I am just waiting until I can be sure that I will actually keep the promises I make

Post a comment

(If you haven't left a comment here before, you may need to be approved by the site owner before your comment will appear. Until then, it won't appear on the entry. Thanks for waiting.)




 

Home

My Story

On Promises

Eating Right

Eating Out

Exercise/Cardio

Exercise/Weight Lifting

This and That



About this site

Contact Reid


Recommended:










If you are morbidly obese, this website could save your life. I've not completed my journey, but I've lost over 115 pounds so far, most of it since starting something I'm calling "The Promise Diet." You can too, one promise at a time."




Email Newsletter icon, E-mail Newsletter icon, Email List icon, E-mail List icon Enter your email address to sign up for our FREE newsletter

Privacy Policy


Send This Page To a Friend (opens popup window)


Recent Posts

Plateaus

two "whoops!" this week

130 down, 11 to go

Great blood pressure readings and long-term improvement

hurt foot => no activity this week, but lost two pounds

A new stat for me -- percent body fat

For success in the new year: Don't resolve; promise!

A very sweet Christmas

Reflections on 2200 vs. 2500 (or, How many calories should I eat?)

To Binge or Not To Binge on Christmas Day?!?


Archives

March 2006

February 2006

January 2006

December 2005

November 2005

October 2005


Subscribe to this blog's feed
[What is this?]

Powered by
Movable Type 3.2

Any significant lifestyle changes you are thinking about making should be discussed with your doctor.
The Promise Diet™ and PUBIMO™ are trademarks of Reid Wilson.
Copyright 2005-2006 Reid Wilson. All rights reserved.
In association with Amazon.com