I was thrilled to receive your comments and emails this weekend re my post on Friday where I said I needed to lose some weight and fancied some support without going the whole slimming group route. Well ladies, seems like I’m not alone in my little boat here – you are with me – Yeah!!!
I have spent all weekend thinking about this and how we could work it, what to do and how to start.
First things first, let’s give it a name, any name. Just a quick perusal of all things food/health related flashes up a big No-No nowadays in the name department. Seems like just mentioning the dreaded D word (diet) is what all the gurus and authors are avoiding at all costs. Nowadays one doesn’t diet, one ‘changes one’s eating habits’, or ‘It’s a lifestyle change’, just mentioning the D word is apparently a turn off and nobody will buy your book, but call it a lifestyle change and they will snap it up in droves. Well we are not writing a book here, we are not selling anything and I like to think I am a realistic person who doesn’t have to hide behind flowery sugar coated words especially when sugar is part of the problem!
Let’s look at what the dictionary has to say about the D word;
di·et 1 (dt)