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New Beginnings: Ideal Protein


Tuesday, November 27, 2012

Tuesday, 11/27/12

DAY 1

My journey is beginning. I have never tried a "diet " like this before. I have also never had long term success before. So, my cardiologist suggested this program and since it is medically supervised and backed by his recommendation, I went to a seminar and signed up that night. I knew it wasn't realistic for me to start until after Thanksgiving because my house would be full of company and way too much temptation. So I began today. I am a little scared of being able to do this because I am a really picky eater, but I realized that I needed some of the decision making taken away from me and thus this "strict"program. On other diets I could easily lie to myself and make excuses and have a sundae instead of a nutritious meal (same amt of calories!) The whole idea of if I cheat, my body knows and will bring me out of ketosis would be sabotage big-time. So...I'm in!

Today was ok except I waited too long to eat dinner and was ravenous...lesson learned! I have a bit of a challenge tomorrow in that I have a stress test scheduled for the morning and I have to fast, but I'll bring my breakfast food to the doctor and eat it as soon as I'm done. After the test I need to plan my meals out for the week so I don't get caught wanting a "quick fix."

I did have an "aha" moment when I was making dinner for hubby and son. After dishing out the parmesan noodles, I was about to lick the spoon, as usual. I stopped myself because one lick CAN hurt my progress!!!
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ASHPATCH11 11/27/2012 7:13PM

    welcome! changes things slowly and make them habits. think lifestyle change not diet. This site is packed full off tools to help you so if you want it...its urs for the taking you got this!!

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PLEASANTONCAUSA 11/27/2012 7:00PM

  One step of a timẹ You are on the right track .

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