I’m an information whore, and as such I’m constantly searching for random diet related crap. Yeah, I said diet. I give up. From here on out, I’m not going to mince around that word. We’re on a diet. Hell, every single freaking person on the planet is on a diet. According to my mistress, Google, the definition of diet is: Noun: The kinds of food that a person, animal, or community habitually eats. So stop assuming (and yes, that says you’re an ass) I’m talking about the evil verb to diet, and get over yourself.
Although, you know what, I’m also going to talk about that stinking verb, to diet, because I can. So there.
Anywho. In the diet related world, there are five million websites, books, gurus out there with tons of great information. Sure, most of it conflicts with everything else everyone else is saying, but who cares. Right?
In my ever wandering search for new internet fodder, I found the following site: Bitch Yourself Thin. Sure, it’s a paid community site, but the rest of the content is free, and some of it’s a great laugh. And the name of the website really appealed to me. Hie yourself there and check it out, I have spoken. Heh, cos I’m a guru or something like that. Suuurrre.
With my current completely un-PC mood (which means I’m not in the mood to pussyfoot around anything), let’s tackle a few books from my bookshelf:
A while back, my sister in law recommended I read “Women, Food and God” by Geneen Roth. It really helped her with her relationship with food, and I figured “hey, what the heck? Can’t hurt to try.” How I wish Ms. Roth’s book could’ve done for me what it did for her, but – sadly – I just can’t finish reading the frakking book. I’ll get to page 75 or so, put it down, and never start again. Maybe it’s a subconscious inability to read self-help books. I don’t know. Anyone want a slightly used copy? I’m happy to pass it on.
Before that, came my Bible: The Beck Diet Solution. This is my tao. When I need to kick myself in the butt and get back on track, this is the book I always come back to. Seriously, I carry it around in my freaking purse. If you want to do what I’m doing, then this is the book for you. Live it, love it, learn it. ‘Nough said.
Next comes The 4 Day Diet by Dr. Ian Smith. Yep, the same guy who wrote The Fat Smash Diet: the last diet you’ll ever need. Quick question, if that diet was the last diet I’d ever need, why did he write another diet book? DOES NOT COMPUTE. Still, I picked it up in the bargain bin at Barnes & Noble as another “what the heck? Can’t hurt to try” purchase. Read the whole thing. BORING. Guess I know why it was in the bargain bin now.
Okay, that’s it for this first installment of “Crap from Zan’s bookshelf”. Have a good one folks.