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Here I go Again

Sunday, June 16, 2013

I know I am not consistent. uggh I think I start over every year and last year I knew I was in it to when it. But hubby came home from deployment I fell into old habits and stopped being active, so here I am starting over at a whooping 220lbs and I hate it. So I am doing the Low carb thing again because thats what mostly help me lose so many inches off my flabby tummy. I am doing this with my hubby home so maybe I can learn to live this way with him here as a distraction. We are both also doing the Visalus Shakes two meals a day and so far I have lost 4lbs and I am wondering if this will be consistent? My husband hates drinking his meals but I was already use to taking a protein shake twice a day. My only concern is with all the fiber I am now getting upsetting my tummy. So far I have been doing ok. A lil emotional but thats to be expected. I also started a video diary that I hope I can keep up. So I finally admitted I didnt succeed in my goals time to start a new.

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  • 434TERESA
    I have started so many times I have lost count. This is my first time on low carb tho and so far so good. I like this way of eating so I think it is around to stay. I am with your hubby tho I don't like to drink my meals, its like I have not had anything to me. I have bacon and eggs of the morning (11am ish) I am not early eater., then i have a snack about 3 and supper about 6pm or so.
    Anyway keep going you can do it. i have to this time because of health reasons.
    1735 days ago
    Thank you all for your support! emoticon
    1736 days ago
    Welcome back!

    Consistency and accountability are really important, so check in here every day in some way or another - track your food, post in the forums, write a short blog, update your status, whatever.

    If low carb is what helps you lose, you're probably going to be on some level of it for a lifetime. There are a lot of resources out there, finally, but it's a carby world, and staying away from temptation is tough. You can do this! It's for you, it's for your family, it's for your husband too!

    1736 days ago
  • GARCIA2013
    I know the feeling I started so many times. I am a Vet and I tried the program for vets called MOVE and telemove. I have my last class Tuesday, I averaged 2 pounds a week. Maybe you can check it out too???
    1736 days ago
  • VIENNA61
    That's a great idea to figure out what works when your husband is home. I haven't been able to follow very restrictive diets with others around, but am finding I can calorie count almost any food, but sometimes it's easier to track a simpler version of the family's meal. Good job on the 4 pounds. I just reached 2 pounds after 10 days, and finally cutting back my calories from 1800 to 1600 cause I couldn't exercise to make up the difference.
    1736 days ago
  • SUNSET09
    If that works for you right now, it's all good however, it's lifestyle change and to live a healthy life and will need some adjustments. It's good you all are doing ths together and tell him welcome home and Happy Fahter's Day! emoticon emoticon emoticon emoticon emoticon
    1736 days ago
    beautiful family! good for your husband that you are supporting each other!

    1736 days ago
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