I want to share my ketogenic weight loss story (because you can do this too!). It took about a year and a half for me to lose 140 pounds (I lost about 10 pounds a month). Don’t laugh, but I was afraid to talk about my keto weight loss results for years. I was afraid I would jinx my weight loss.
I discovered this way of eating by accident. I wasn’t looking to start keto (or any type of diet, really). I weighed close to 300 pounds and had given up all hope. I had always been overweight. I expected that would never change! Maybe I was in denial, but I thought “diets didn’t work for me”. Over the years, I had tried every weight loss program on the plant – and failed every single time.
The turning point in my weight loss journey wasn’t glamorous. Rather, it was downright embarrassing. I was on a plane, traveling alone for work when I realized that the seatbelt wouldn’t close. My stomach was just too large! I had no idea that my weight had gotten “that bad”. I felt absolutely mortified. Instead of asking for help, I hid the unclosed seatbelt from the flight attendant. I covered my lap with my jacket and pretended to be asleep.
That moment sparked something deep inside of me I thought was gone. I knew it was time to make a change! Did I know exactly what to do next? No, that took some time for me to figure out. But over time, with a lot of experimentation, I found a way to lose weight that seemed, well, a bit… unconventional. I learned I had to break the rules of conventional dieting in order to be successful at losing weight. Call me a keto weight loss rebel if you want to, but eventually, I discovered a way of eating that led me to lose weight in a “doable” way. Flexibility was the key!
I described my methods as “dirty keto” or “lazy keto,” eventually putting the two together, calling it DIRTY, LAZY, KETO. Bravely (or naively?) I wrote down my keto weight loss methods in secret. Writing down my story, rather than talking about it, seemed safe. Even though I had lost 140 pounds, the issues surrounding my struggles with obesity felt shameful, embarrassing, even painful.
It wasn’t easy, but eventually, I came out of the shadows and started talking about my keto weight loss journey. I was surprised to find talking and writing about my problems felt healing. Soon after, I took a leap of faith and began to share with others the explanation behind my keto weight loss results.
Readers from all over the world wrote to me. They connected with my story; we shared the same struggles! DIRTY, LAZY, KETO took off in a big way. My rebellious way of eating helped thousands upon thousands achieve the same keto weight loss results that I had experienced. My “embarrassing” methods shaped into a “how-to” guidebook for how to begin my flexible version of the keto diet. This USA Today Bestseller, DIRTY, LAZY, KETO Get Started Losing Weight While Breaking the Rules connected with people all over the world. The DIRTY, LAZY, KETO Cookbooks soon followed. My dream of helping others fight their obesity continues.
With over 10,000 positive reviews on Amazon, readers agree. DIRTY, LAZY, KETO works! It’s hard for me to believe that over a million visitors have been to this website. I’ve shared my story on NBC’s TODAY show. My picture was on the cover of Woman’s World Magazine. Media outlets from all over the country, from PARADE to US News & World Report to Reader’s Digest and Costco Connection, the DIRTY, LAZY, KETO method has helped men and women of all ages find weight loss success.
I believe that DIRTY, LAZY, KETO is an “easier” ketogenic diet that’s doable for everyone. It works because it’s so flexible. There’s no complex math or fancy ingredients required. Regular food from “normal people” grocery stores (and a willingness to try) is all you need. I know you can do this too! Let me help you get started.
I believe that losing weight in ketosis doesn’t have to be complicated or expensive. Let me help support you! Watch the welcome video on YouTube or listen to the audio-only version on this podcast link. Both versions describe the resources I’ve created to help you start DIRTY, LAZY, KETO.
Now that you’re up to speed, let’s talk about your first week starting (or restarting) a keto diet. I want you to start off with a bang, so I put together this short video with my top ten suggestions for you to have a successful first week on DIRTY, LAZY, KETO.
Would you like a free starter keto grocery list? I’ll send you one automatically inside your first keto newsletter (check your junk folder). There is no charge for my motivational emails. Unsubscribe at any time.
Links provided below to available DIRTY, LAZY, KETO diet resources:
The DIRTY, LAZY, KETO 5-Ingredient Cookbook: 100 Easy-Peasy Recipes Low in Carbs, Big on Flavor by Stephanie & William Laska (Simon & Schuster, 2021)
DIRTY, LAZY, KETO Get Started Losing Weight While Breaking the Rules by Stephanie Laska (St. Martin’s, 2020) (Macmillan Audio, 2020)
The DIRTY, LAZY, KETO Cookbook: Bend the Rules to Lose the Weight! by Stephanie & William Laska (Simon & Schuster, 2020)
The DIRTY, LAZY, KETO Dirt Cheap Cookbook: 100 Easy Recipes to Save Money & Time by Stephanie & William Laska (Simon & Schuster, 2020)
The DIRTY, LAZY, KETO No Time to Cook Cookbook: 100 Easy Recipes Ready in Under 30 Minutes by Stephanie & William Laska (Simon & Schuster, 2020)
DIRTY, LAZY, KETO Fast Food Guide: 10 Carbs or Less by William & Stephanie Laska (2018)
I’m here to help you start keto. You can do this! Whether it’s through social media or through one of my books, I’m here to support you on your DIRTY, LAZY, KETO weight loss journey.
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