Jeremy 2015-12-08 16:36:47
Hello. This is my first visit to this NG. I am not selling anything (the
product that I am using has been off the market for over 15 years).
I was always overweight. I was raised by parents that had no idea of how to
eat properly. My mother never served regular meals. I was encouraged to
make a couple of hot dogs, or open a can of spaghetti & meatballs, when I
I was raised on a “supermarket diet,” of fatty, salty and sugar-rich foods.
Is it any wonder that I hit a high water mark of 340 pounds 2 years ago?
Awhile back I picked up the Sybervision “Neuropsychology of Weight Control”
tapes on eBay, for about $10.00. Best thing I ever did. The program was
developed at Brigham Young University by a doctor, an exercise physiologist
and a psychologist that specialized in the problems unique to fat people.
The program explained how the body burned fat, explained how I could feed
myself good, nutritious foods and feel full, while continuing to lose
Well, I decided to try it, and to really commit to it, for at least 30 days,
and to see what happened.
1: I completely gave up all sugary-sweet foods. stopped eating fatty cold
cuts, hot dogs, frozen pizzas, cheeses–all the junk that I had been
stuffing into my face.
2: I cut my caffeine consumption down drastically–from 8 cups of coffee per
day, to one cup, just to wake up.
3: No sodas–diet or otherwise. I switched to drinking plain water or
4: No butter, gravy or sour cream.
5: Virtually no red meats. I have tuna salad or chicken 3 or 4 times per
6: Drastically increased my rice consumption–I have grown to really like
rice, including brown rice, which is very filling.
7: Breakfast consists of Fiber One cereal and 1/2 c. skim milk. The Fiber
One is filling, and holds me until lunchtime.
8: Lunch consists of tons of vegetables and lots of potatoes or rice. I eat
until I am stuffed. No limits. NO DEPRIVATION.
9: I exercise by walking 3 miles each day. It takes about an hour. No
special clothing, no gym membership, no exercise equipment–just plain old
I am now 260 pounds. I lost 5 pounds in the last week alone. I sleep
better, I am no longer always thirsty (Probably due to no sugar or extra
I do not spend all day thinking about food. That alone has been a blessing.
The complex carbohydrates break down into sugars slowly, and I feel
satisfied for long periods of time. I do not snack anymore. No more
This is not a “diet.” It is a lifestyle change. I understand, now, why
“diets don’t work.” One cannot live on protein powder or skip meals, and
deprive one’s self of nutrition, and expect to survive on willpower. That
I believe that I had addictions to fatty foods, sugars and salt. After
about 3 days on the program, those withdrawal symptom left me. I think of
those fatty/sugary/salty foods now as poison. I honestly do not miss them.
I am not sluggish anymore. What does it matter whether I pig out on
vegetables or pizza–just as long as I feel completely satisfied when I
leave the table? Admittedly, there are some psychological adjustments that
one must make when starting this program. But, I say with all honesty, I
have felt NO sense of deprivation. I believe that I can stick with these
new habits for the rest of my life, and I expect that lifespan to be a lot
longer now that it otherwise would have been!
I’m down 80 pounds, and I have another 80 to go! It has become automatic–I
don’t even think about it anymore. I just go on with life, and the scale
shows a lower number each week.
If anyone has been struggling with fad diets, and heroic attempts at
maintaining willpower, I urge them to track down these tapes and learn the
natural way to lose weight. You don’t have to have your stomach stapled, or
endure liposuction, or go on a starvation plan. You just need to start
thinking and acting like skinny people do. You must “Eat to Live, not Live
Best of luck to everyone seeking the answer to their weight problems.