How to lose weight

First of all, a disclaimer – don’t take nutrition advice from software developers.  I will do my best to give you good advice, but I can’t be responsible for your actions or their consequences.

Over the last seven months I’ve lost 40 pounds.  It’s something I should have done fifteen years ago, but never really attempted because it felt impossible.  But as I’ve just proved to myself it is possible, and I wanted to share some things I realized over the last six months that I think could help other people.

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The mysterious secret to losing weight

Everyone wants a magic pill that lets them eat what they want while staying as thin as they want.  Consequently there a lot of companies willing to sell you magic pills, magic foods, magic exercises, magic diets…

The truth is that losing weight isn’t that complicated, doesn’t cost a lot of money and doesn’t require specialized equipment.  Unfortunately because they can’t make money selling that truth, you won’t hear it advertised.  Here’s the mysterious secret to losing weight:

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