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Fresh Start Solutions

Friday, May 24, 2013

I am in the blush of a restart on my diet make-over. Monday I started following a modified version of the Spark Solution plan. I pre-ordered the book and was very excited to read it. I think getting the book, in and of itself, increased my motivation. However, I was a bit disappointed when I started reading because I have a limited diet for a variety of reasons. I don't eat meat or dairy, which put the kibosh on following the plan outright.
Undaunted, I decided to make my own modifications, so I read each day and decided that, let's be honest, I don't have time for that. However, rather then giving up, I decided to focus on the food side of the plan, specifically the nutritional recommendations. To be fair, these are no different than the recommendations on the website, but the book gave me meal ideas and reminded me to divide my nutrients up into multiple meals, rather than eating the bulk of the food at night.
So far, it's going well. I'm down a couple of pounds and the week is not yet over. I have high hopes for my next weigh-in.
Additionally, I plan to use my 3-day weekend to plan for next week. I'm going to try to revise the actual meals from the week one plan to fit into my diet. I will also incorporate the fitness and NEAT goals. However, I have to maintain wiggle-room. I'm training for some events and the fitness plan in the book is insufficient to prepare me for a half-iron triathlon.
I will try to check in again this time next week to see how the new goals work for me.

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RORYLYONS 5/24/2013 9:45PM

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MYBULLDOGS 5/24/2013 7:51PM

    walk 15000 steps a day. give up grain and sugar products and you can looseweight like i did 44 pounds and my sister did 105 pounds.

we have kept the weight off for over a year now.

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