Confession: I watch Dr. Phil, regularly. I record it even and take his advice to heart.
There are a few great things that I’m loving about this plan which a lot of others lack. 1) There are no special pills, smoothies or weird packaged food involved. It is just lean protein and a hell of a lot of veggies for the first two weeks. Then I start doing the DVD work outs and get to eat slow-carbs again. 2) It is teaching me how to portion, what to eat to keep me full, and explaining it all… and it is working! I’ve never actually understood the whole calorie stuff and why. I’m learning 🙂 3) The SUPER great thing is my family is all eating what I’m eating… with some extra sauces or carbs but basically it is the same! No cooking two meals! I have a protein, fruit smoothie each morning that Livi is loving and Jon is glad that he is having to eat more veggies too! Plus, it is getting Sofie used to eating veggies better. She can’t chew them raw yet but she is doing great with all the cooked veggies. This is teaching us all how to eat better!
I start the exercise next Monday and am a little worried about it. I’m not good with that part. I need to lose weight. I need to be healthier. I need to be a better example for my kids. So… I guess wish me luck, again.