I am part of the Nutrisystem Blogging Program and have received these products for free, all opinions are my own.
I am sure you are all wondering how my 1st week on the Turbo Takeoff went? Well I will get to that in a minute, BUT first I want to explain the reason why I decided to choose Nutrisystem! Now I explained in my first post that I had gastric bypass done about 11 years ago. That was my last resort. I really wish I would have been able to do Nutrisystem back then. I don’t think I even really new about this great program!
Before I had gastric bypass I had tried a lot of different diet programs. I tried Atkins, Weight Watchers, Slim Fast, trying to just eat right and exercise etc.. I have always had trouble with my weight. I really struggled since junior high and high school. I made a decision 12 years ago that I was not going to let food rule my life. I will say that those other diets did work to an extent BUT this time around I really wanted to make a life change and I needed help!
The reason I chose Nutrisystem is:
- I knew that the food was chosen for me or I could pick the Uniquely Yours plan where I could pick from their meals and add in my own.
- Nutrisystem explains everything. (I felt with other weight loss programs that they give you guide lines and then it’s kind of up to you!
- I really liked the thought of being assigned a Nutrisystem Counselor that I could ask for help at anytime that would be very knowledgeable about the different plans.
- I love the community and the weight loss stories that I have heard from friends, tv and other bloggers.
So before I decided to try Nutrisystem I really wanted to think why this plan was different then others. What I really noticed was that the food is sent directly to my house. I don’t have to overthink everyday ok what is for breakfast, lunch, dinner? What can I have as a snack? I LOVE the fact that I get to choose the food that I want to eat for that week or month and then I can add in as many veggies as I want! This week after I finished Turbo 10 I was also able to add in 3 snack of a protein, smart carb and one of the Nutrisystem Desserts!
I absolutely love this plan so far. It is a bit different for me because I am not a big veggie eater at all. I am not one to sit down to a bowl of carrots or broccoli and think wow this is a yummy snack! I have changed by thinking and attitude about veggies altogether. I find myself really liking Broccoli with my meals. I also marinated some cucumbers and find myself snacking on those instead of chips!
Now lets get to how my first week on Turbo 10 went. I won’t lie it was hard. The reason why it was so hard is because your food is extremely limited that first week. I was able to have 1 Breakfast (of their choosing) 1 Shake ( I added cinnamon, ice and spinach…so good!!) Lunch (of their choosing) another Shake and then Dinner (1 of their choosing). I could then add as many veggies in as I wanted. The first few days were rough. I found myself hungry and wondering when my next meal would be but as the week went on it really did get better and I survived!
I am so excited to share that I am down…5 lbs! Yes, you read that right!
Week 1 Starting Weight: 149.5
Week 2 Starting Weight: 144
I actually feel really great! I am super proud of myself, I did not deviate one time! My girls and I went to an advanced screening of Kung Fu Panda 3 on Saturday and they gave everyone a free drink and small popcorn. I love movie popcorn it is one of my favorite treats. I didn’t eat it at all! I got a diet coke and gave mine to my husband and my girls. I had brought with me my Nutrisystem lunch which was a trail mix bar and it was seriously so good! I ate that and felt full and didn’t even really want the popcorn afterwards!
I am really enjoying Nutrisystem so far. I have tried things I wouldn’t normally try, some I liked some I didn’t. But I am taking control of food I am not letting it take control of me! This morning I had 2 Nutrisystem waffles and a spinach omelet it was so good!
Don’t forget to check back each week to learn about my progress and more about this awesome program!
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