Imagine me rubbing my hands evilly while reading that title.
Let it be known that nagging works.
People may hate it when the nagging begins, but it proves they will do almost anything to get it to stop.
Take my own life’s experience. Nag your husband long enough to get on the healthy bandwagon and it is inevitable that he will eventually get sick of your nagging and cave. Especially when you tell him that it would help you out on your own weight loss journey (not that I haven’t used this argument before, but apparently something I said stuck. Now only if I could remember what it was?).
This week Dustin is mine. He’s actually legally mine by marriage, but this time I have complete control over everything that goes into his body. Food wise anyway.
We’ve decided to try a little experiment to see how my diet affects his diet. He will be eating (mostly) the same kind of things I eat, and he will be going to the gym a minimum of 5 times this week.
He weighed in this morning at 226. We had a weekend of semi-indulgence (we weren’t as bad as we normally are on the weekends) so I’m sure some of his weight loss is water weight. But the whole point is that I’m hoping he will be able to feel a difference, and in turn it will help him and also help me. We have already fully admitted that we are enablers and this week we will be playing different roles in each others food lives. I’m pretty excited! And I’m not letting the fact that he’s giving me a pouty face while eating raw carrots at lunch, dampen my spirit.
When I ask him what he’s going to have for breakfast he says “I don’t know? What do YOU want me to eat for breakfast?”. I then made him a chocolate, banana, peanut butter protein shake (under 400 calories). I was trying to ease him in with something delicious, and to please his pallet I made it sans kale.
But there will be kale this week. Oh so much kale.
Watch out Dustin. You may like a healthy lifestyle yet.