About Fogdog's Weight Loss

Don't Focus on the Goal...

If you've followed this blog you know that I've struggled for many years with improving my health. I've finally reached a point where I've managed to maintain a small amount of success. Now it's time to take the next step, but I believe it requires a new way of thinking.

Instead of trying to get healthy, why not shift focus toward learning how to build healthy habits instead. Follow me as I try to teach myself how to Engineer healthy habits that will allow me to take my health to the next level. Let's see where this experiment goes!

Tuesday, March 3, 2015

Day #58 - Quiet Success

The last two days have been quite successful.  I've managed to eat nothing but healthy food and on both days I've gotten my gallon of water in.  It's interesting I read a lot of people that talk about struggles with drinking water, but that's never really been a problem for me.  My wife says I'm like a water buffalo.  I find that I have my best success comes when I drink a lot of water each day.  I've actually noticed that I can eat the same amount of calories from week to week, but see vastly different results depending on how much water I drink.

Anyway, I titled this post "quiet success" because that's how it feels right now.  No big hoopla about starting a diet, in fact I'm not even sure you call it a diet; I'm just focused on eating healthy foods.  No counting calories; it feels a little weird like I'm not really doing anything.  But I know I am; just after a few days of eating healthy I feel better.

Today was my second day of no carbs (except for at breakfast).  Tomorrow is a full carb day so I'm looking forward to getting a little more fruit in tomorrow.  The last time I did carb cycling I noticed I was a little tired by the end of the second no carb day.  Today is no exception; I fell a little run down tonight so I think I'll get to bed early.

Still hanging one day at a time, Day #58 is over; on to day #59.

Stay Strong!


  1. Healthy food is the best! I can't say I can compete with you on the water intake, it's my down-fall.

    1. I know, I read your post the other day about water. We all have our own strengths and weaknesses

  2. Great Post and nice article.Thanks for sharing.

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  4. I may have missed an earlier post of yours but can you explain why some days you are restricting carbs and others not?

    For the past seven years I have lived the LCHF lifestyle and every day eat between 30 to 50 carbs with higher fat and moderate protein. I know we each have to find what suits us but just wondered hope you don't mind me asking

    Thanks and good luck with your goals

    All the best Jan

    1. It's my own style, but is adapted from Chris Powell's weight loss plan. The idea is that your body is forced to burn fat on the days you don't have carbs but you keep your body from adapting by bringing back carbs periodically.