I want to be a flexitarian.

A semi-vegetarian or flexitarian diet is described on Wikipedia as “one that is plant-based with the occasional inclusion of meat products. Lately, I’ve been thinking of adopting this kind of diet primarily for my weight loss efforts. I wouldn’t mind reaping its health benefits in the long run, too.

Types of Vegetarians
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The last time I checked my weight (just this morning!), it was 126 lbs. I’m 5’4″ tall and wear a size M, sometimes L. My weight usually goes up to 130 lbs. during weekends (when I tend to overeat!) and go back to 124 lbs. during weekdays when I get to control my appetite (most of the time, ehem). That’s been the case for me in the past months and somehow, I’m a bit disappointed with the results of my weight loss efforts so I’m thinking, maybe this flexitarian diet could work on me. Haha.

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GM Diet, Day 5

GM Diet Day-by-Day Account: Day 1, Day 2, Day 3, Day 4

Today, January 26, 2013 is my Day 5 on the GM Diet. My energy in the past days, though lower than usual, was enough to keep me going the entire day. I love how this diet still allows me to go out and do things.

Here’s what Day 5 says:

Day Five Today is feast day. You will eat beef and tomatoes. Eat two 10 oz. portions of lean beef. Hamburger is OK. Combine this with six whole tomatoes. On day five you must increase your water intake by one quart. This is to cleanse your system of the uric acid you will be producing.

Day 5 Weight: 134 (lost 5 lbs. since Day 1)
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GM Diet, Day 4

GM Diet Day-by-Day Account: Day 1, Day 2, Day 3

Today, January 25, 2013, is my Day 4 on the GM Diet. I’m halfway through the challenge and I feel good about it! But first things first…

Here’s what Day 4 says:

Day Four Bananas and milk. Today you will eat as many as eight bananas and drink three glasses of milk. This will be combined with the special soup which may be eaten in limited quantities.

Day 4 Weight: 135 lbs. (lost 4 lbs. since Day 1)
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