#1 NYT bestselling author Linda Lael Miller

Archive for June, 2008

Day 2

It is surprisingly easy to stay on this food plan. Here’s what I eat: three and a half ounces of fish, chicken or lean beef at lunch and dinner, and the same measurement of approved vegetables. In addition, two pieces of fruit. Two litres of water. Starvation fare, right? Wrong. I love not having to make so many decisions about food all the time. PLEASE do not go on this program as outlined here–I’m under the care of a doctor, and taking special supplements and hormone drops. I have regular blood work. I repeat, DO NOT TRY THIS AT HOME.

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The Continuing Adventures of Linda

OK, this is the first real day of the Magic Hormone Diet. (For the first two days, you load up on fatty foods, so your body won’t freak out when you cut back. Think this is easy? Think again–I couldn’t WAIT to get back on the low-fat wagon.) This second phase of the diet is a challenge, though. 500 calories a day. (Don’t panic. This is temporary, and there are lots of supplements. My doctor’s wife, who looks fantastic, by the way, lost 25 pounds in three weeks. And she’s keeping it off.)

A week from today, I will weigh

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Though the term “stick ’em up” is widely used in Western films, it wasn’t actually coined until the 1930’s.