This morning was my first “Weigh In” since I’ve begun eating healthy. It’s been 2 weeks. I’d only strayed away from my low carb, high protein, high fiber twice during that 2 weeks, and that was to indulge in … Continue reading
One thing I’ve realized is that the battle with food and eating healthy is one that requires a LOT of support. One simply cannot do it on their own. After years and years of unhealthy habits we cannot expect ourselves … Continue reading
Like most, I cruise Pinterest and look at recipes and trending ideas. A few months back I noticed how “Green Smoothies” were becoming the thing. I had a close friend who was also getting into juicing and the “green thing”….it … Continue reading
Today I have learned that when you are eating a high protein / fiber diet that you really do NOT need to eat a large portion. Old habits die-hard. I had the Banana / Oat pancakes for breakfast with the Almond Butter / Apricot Topping…I was SO FULL for hours…I really didn’t even want lunch. For lunch I made the Avocado Egg Salad on Romaine Lettuce Leaf boats. I don’t feel the portions were insanely large, but I was very very very full for hours. I’m not used to that. I’m so used to eating carbs and always being hungry. This is going to take getting used to, but its a good thing!
As the 4th day of clean, healthy eating comes to a close, I am amazed at how satisfied I feel after eating fruits, veggies and lean neat with only a few healthy carbs. It may only be day 4 but I can’t wait to see how I feel after the 24 day Advocare challenge!
When I first began this journey and knew I was going to do it and do it right, I enlisted the help of my friend Cara, who is also an MD to “hold my hand” and coach me through this … Continue reading