I don't consider myself someone who does diets or gets excited about "working out," but this plan made sense for me. I did have to make minor adjustments to my eating habits, and it took a few hours to make a list of the foods I enjoy eating that are allowable for my body type on the 6-week makeover plan. Committing to eat six times instead of two or three in much smaller portions took some doing, but beyond the time I spent getting organized and stocking up on those foods, it was really pretty easy.
I lost five pounds the first week and had dropped 20 by the end of four weeks! At the six week mark I had lost 28 pounds (shrinking from 240 to 212), and since then my weight has fluctuated between 208 and 215. For someone who's 6-5 I'm back to a comfortable weight, considering I tipped my doctor's scales at an all-time high of 245 last year!
The only exercise I really do is walking. I don't have what you'd call a regular routine, but I do try to spend at least an hour every day, which winds up being 4-5 times a week for me. Those walks cover 4-6 miles, which puts my weekly total between 20-25 miles, although some weeks when life gets hectic, I fall a little short.