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What's wrong with not eating chicken or beef? Nothing!

Monday, December 17, 2012

Adjusting to my new eating has been going very well with the exception of this terrible tasting shrimp salad that I had ordered without customizing it-lesson learned! But I do wonder how some people can be so insensitive and unknowing (referring to my co-workers)to ask where am I going to get protein from? I do still eat eggs, and drink shakes, but I am choosing not to consume chicken or beef meat. Is that so wrong? You would think people would be supportive of change that is beneficial..well we will see what they say after I have done this for a while. I know I can do it-my BFF has and has never felt better. So onward!

Now I wouldn't be me if I didn't have pics---think going pescatarian (and doing a massive amount of squats)have made changes? emoticon

First week pescatarian:

Beginning of 3rd week:

Ongoing change is good--but remembering where I started as always!

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    1798 days ago
    Pescatarian looks great on you! I still haven't taken the vegetarian/vegan leap. Not a meat or milk fan, but always end up caving into a burger. One day:)
    Keep us posted!
    1798 days ago
    You keep up the good work, you have your Spark friends cheering you on. I know what you mean my co-worker are not supportive at all but that's ok. I didn't need them to put this weight on and I don't need them to take it off. emoticon emoticon emoticon emoticon

    You look awesome
    1799 days ago
    Listen to your own body.
    1799 days ago
  • EUEK098
    You're doing good, there are other ways to get protein, ignore the coworker and have fun with it.
    1800 days ago
    Keep us posted on the new diet. I try to eat fish 3 times a week, but I'm not quite ready to give up beef and chicken and pork. Maybe some day.
    1800 days ago
    Congratulations on your progress. You look great. Don't worry about those who question your protein choices. Do what's good for you.

    Have a happy and healthy holiday season,

    1800 days ago
  • 1EMMA2011
    You look amazing!

    1800 days ago
  • STACYR31
    I think that you look AMAZING! I have heard that people feel so much better when they give up meat but I haven't done it as of yet.
    1800 days ago
    I only eat beef and pork once to twice a month. Most of my meals are veggies anyways with beans. I get crap about it. I can eat more veggies for less calories and I feel fuller longer. You go girl!
    1800 days ago
    emoticon Nothing wrong with it at all. Leaves more beef for me! emoticon

    Really, anyone who doesn't realize there are many protein sources other than chicken and beef isn't in a place to give nutrition advice.
    1800 days ago
    You look amazing!!!!!

    I am not vegetarian but I do not eat beef, pork or chicken. I eat seafood, and I also eat venison. I get remarks made to me when I won't eat steak when we go to a steakhouse for dinner, but I just brush it off and keep going.
    1800 days ago
    People are always willing to offer advice, and question someone's motives. Don't let it get to you, you know what is best for your body and health.
    1800 days ago
    I could totally be a pescatarian! I love all seafood!! Good for you!
    1800 days ago
    I have transitioned to a vegetarian lifestyle recently. I have been meat free since mid-October and I have NEVER felt better! I have caught a ton of grief as well, you would think I have taken up a drug habit or something! There are several reasons to make this change, all of which are personal. You answer to no one but yourself. If you feel good, that is what matters! My physician did caution me to consider taking a B-12 supplement. (Nothing about protein was mentioned). Vitamin World sells one specifically for vegetarian diets to help. Hang tough and let the good feelings be your guide. Your body will let you know what it needs.

    1800 days ago
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