There's two different ways to define "diet". It can mean a temporary overly regimented and restricted way of eating until x amount of pounds are lost, at which time the "diet" is over and you go back to eating mindlessly; or it can mean the food you eat day in and day out as part of a permanent routine. If the word "diet" is attached to the first meaning, then it's healthier to give your "lifestyle" a new label as a way of preventing old habits from creeping in.
Words have a lot of power, but only as much power as we let the words have. I'm a bit of a linguistics freak, so I apologize if I sound too nerdy : )
If I keep starting over, eventually it will stick, right?
Current weight: 140
Goal weight: 135
Last edited by Lizzycritter; 12-03-2010 at 11:41 PM.