Eating clean is a lot of preparation. Worth every minute of it too. I too had started inputting my food to the food journal and started to lose focus worrying about calories. With the Eat Clean Diet, you never have to count calories, remember? I didn't remember it and re-read the book (Recharged). I thought that I had read somewhere about calories. I am giving up the sp food journal as I have my eat clean companion book at home. I have been really pressed for time this week with all the journal entries!
I told my dad about the Eat Clean Diet and Tosca's books last June. He was at about 380 lbs and had been approved for gastric bypass. I think he was scared of the surgery and that's when he called me to ask about the books I had been talking about before. He went out and got Recharged that day and and additional Eat Clean cookbook. I guaranteed him that if he followed it he would lose almost as quickly as having the surgery. He had lost almost 100 lbs by Christmas. Pretty amazing stuff...
Pounds lost: 10.4
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Hey! My name is Sara. I joined SP in 2008 in college, lost some weight, started teaching, gained A LOT back. I returned to SP a year ago and have since lost almost 80 lbs. I am the lowest weight I've ever been in my life and am focusing more on toning and weight training. I am also trying to adopt a healthier lifestyle. Although I "thought" I was doing this the first time, I really hadn't let the SP way change my life. I think this is why things fell apart when I started teaching. I have been making huge changes over the past year and found out about Tosca Reno from a friend. After reading the book, it seemed like I had already made a lot of these changes (but just needed to pay closer attention to little things). Monday was my first day on the Eat Clean Diet- stripped (I have about 10 lbs left to lose). Monday I don't think I planned things out well enough. I leave for school at 5:30 AM and didn't get home until around 8. However, I didn't pack enough meals. My body was in dire need of food when I got home. Tuesday I was more prepared. I have grad classes Tuesdays and Wednesdays, so I don't return home until around 9 PM. I packed my 5 meals and made sure that I absolutely ate in 3 hour intervals. It was fantastic! I still had 300-500 calories left for my 6th meal when I got home from class. I wasn't starving and could've gone without eating, but I had a small meal to fill my calories for the day. I did the same thing today and so far so good. I am really looking forward to this change making the difference and helping me reach my ultimate goal. I can't wait to get to know you all more! I post all of my food pictures on instagram. My username is sneville2 if you want to follow me. Have an awesome day!
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