So today is day 3 of the cleanse phase and so far I am feeling good. I am down to 145.4 and I just feel better. I am way more aware of what is going in my body. Yeaterday I had some serious sugar withdrawls like BAD! It's amazing how addicted to sugar we can be without even realizing it. This experience is eye opening and I can't wait to see what the rest of the challenge brings.
What I am eating: Lots of fruits and veggies, some hummus for snacks. Oatmeal with turkey sausage for breakfast with a fiber drink(gag). Tuna and veggies for lunch and I have so far had taco salad for dinner (ground beef, tomatoes, salsa and a little avocado). Oh and snacks have also been PB on a rice cake.
One thing to help the sweet tooth would be Quest bars I LOVE the white chocolate raspberry, strawberry cheesecake and the cinnamon roll.
Day 7 and I am officially down 4.1lbs! Still eating pretty much the same although I did have a few pb pretzels last night because I was starving. Oh and I tried salsa on scrambled eggs, SO good!
I also wanted to mention I am still working out like normal except taking it a little easier when my body needs me too. Changing my diet has at moments felt like a shock to my body so just trying o listen to it and not overdue it until the cleanse phase is over.
Slight difference under my sports bra on day 7! I feel amazing! I also got my fruit punch flavored spark drink today and it tasted like hawaiian punch, YUM!
Day 10: last day of the cleanse phase WOOHOO!! Down 5lbs feel amazing, I am so close to the 130's Which makes me SOOO happy! I haven't seen those in over a year! Tomorrow am I will weigh, so measurements and take pics. I am told I will see a difference but apparently the max phase is where people see the most change. We shall see! Regardless I have no regrets, 5lbs lost is enough of a win for me! PLUS I have learned clean eating and honestly will be sticking with it besides a few cheat meals here and there. I think cutting out the junk is why I feel so great! I want to also note: I haven't had chocolate in 10 days, this has never happened!
Cleanse phase results:
So today I started the Max Phase but this morning was my after pics, weight and measurements for phase 1!
I am really happy with my results so far!
I am feeling great and my confidence is definitely higher. I have been so frustrated this last year with my weight so that's why I did the challenge. I initially thought this was a cop out and a quick fix and yes quick but NOT easy by any means. I completely transformed my diet which was HARD for me but the results are there.
Cleaning up your diet is truly key! Trust me I will not eat 100% clean the rest of my life lets be real here but I am definitely sticking to this way of eating primarily to maintain my weight once I get where I want to be which is 135.
I put what I was eating at the beginning of this post and that's still mainly what I am eating except add boiled eggs now.
So this is the start of my new journey and if you read all this I applaud you because honestly this is 100% posted for myself because I want to remember exactly how it went.
June 2nd is when the 24 days is over, so we shall see where I am at then!