So this is it. I am starting my official LIFE CHANGING weight loss journey. This time I WILL keep it off. NO if and or buts about it. This is the beginning of the rest of my healthy adult life. I'm starting this blog to remind myself where I started and the roller coaster ride along the way. My goals are to update with a post every week and to be completely honest. Honest about all the good things as well as the challenges along the way.
I needed a little help....I decided that I wanted help in my journey. I wanted to learn how to eat healthy and someone to keep me accountable from week to week so I wouldn't give up. My choice in a weight loss program (after much researching of many programs) was Ideal Protein. Ideal Protein is worldwide weight loss program. It is a doctor supervised meal replacement program. If you want to learn more check it out here. I'm sure I will go into things as time goes on, but that will give you a better idea and answer questions if you have any.
After my appointment it was home to organize the cupboards. Earlier in the week my fiance and I got rid of EVERYTHING in the cupboards, fridge and freezer. I mean literally everything. It was time for the fresh new start. Since my fiance started the program a day ahead of me, he has already gotten the food that we are allowed to eat on the program for our veggies and lean meat. So anyways, when I got home I split one of the cupboards that used to house our pastas and sodium filled soups. Yay for organization!! I was ready to go!
The journey officially begins...Day one was actually yesterday. It was a rough one. I craved sugar ALL day. It didn't help matters any that we had our New Year Nerd Night party. Loads of junk food around. Pop, pizza, chips, salsa, beer... I wanted it all. I did good and resisted the urge. By the end of the night I had a HUGE headache. The withdrawals were setting in and it was time for bed.
Day two is today. Things have been easier... I haven't had many hunger pains and cravings for specific food but man my headache hasn't gone away. This was something the doctor and IP coach told me to expect. My body thinks it needs all the sugar I used to consume but really, it doesn't. Basically it's like a detox from nasty foods. The first few days are supposed to be the worst, so hey I only have 48 hours left of hell and then it's supposed to get MUCH better. I'm looking forward to it.
Well friends, it's time for me to go. I will check back in later this week!