Thursday, March 27, 2014

Positive Thinking Thursday

Here's a little positivity for your Thursday. Enjoy!

Monday, March 24, 2014

My Herbalife Experience: Week 3

My birthday was this past week!  We celebrated over the weekend with family and friends.  Even so, going out to dinner was to Japanese food instead of something super unhealthy.  My big junk food splurge on my birthday was some candy.  We didn't have cake until a couple of days later.  For cake, we split a personal size "slice" of chocolate cake (the little square kind, which I personally think is like 2 slices of cake anyway).  We slipped up on our shakes a bit over the weekend during all of the birthday stuff but our meals were still pretty healthy and we had healthy snacks.  Still drinking lots of water. 

I'm enjoying our progress so far.  The hubby says he's having to tighten his belt one notch further than before so that's pretty cool for him.  I'm down 5 pounds this week, which is a weight that I haven't been at for Years.  I'm down about an inch and a half around my waist.  I'll be especially excited to watch that number continue to get smaller. 

I'm still loving the mint chocolate shakes.  For part of the week, we were pretty good about having two shakes per day.  Some days we still only had one.  I'm noticing my dependence on coffee is decreasing.  I'm not sure if its because the better overall nutrition has been giving me more energy but whatever it is, I'm definitely loving the energy boost.  I haven't had this much energy in a long time.

Hope you're having an energy filled week!

Monday, March 17, 2014

My Herbalife Experience: Week 2

Week 2 has gone by pretty quickly.  We've been cooking at home more.  We made several different dinners with chicken this week and have been loving that.  A friend taught us a neat trick for cooking chicken ahead for the week so that will speed up meal prep for the next week.

Monday, March 10, 2014

My Herbalife Experience: Week 1

This first week has been a very busy one. Monday we picked up my brother in law & his fiancé from Los Angeles and drove them back to Vegas.

The Mr & I spent a fun day running around LA. We had our morning shake before we played on the beach and then had dinner with a couple of friends. Starting off our first week of our healthier life at the coast was really refreshing.

Overall we had a couple of meals out this week but still had at least one shake per day. We still made better choices in food when we went out so I won't fault us for the occasional meal out or the occasional "yolo treats." For me, being healthier isn't about forsaking all unhealthy food and eating only clean meals all day every day. I will still eat out sometimes and I will still enjoy an occasional chocolate or something. My health goals involve eating More healthy food and Less unhealthy food.  I love that Herbalife makes it easier to do this. Having 2 of my 3 meals replaced with healthy shakes means I only have to plan out one meal each day and we've been snacking on mostly fruits and vegetables between meals. 

So... How did week 1 go?
I feel that this week was more meals out than I would have preferred. My biggest struggle for week 1 is that we pretty much only had 1 shake per day most of the time and only had our 2nd shake part of the time. Not because we ate a lot of "bad" food but because we've always had a lot of trouble eating more than 1-2 actual meals in a day. I'm confident that we will get there. Even with doing only 1 shake each day, I still am down about a pound and almost and inch around the waist.  

Have a great week!

Monday, March 3, 2014

A New Beginning: My Experience with Herbalife

The Mr & I decided that enough was enough. We were tired of our expanding waistlines, lack of energy & problem skin from poor nutrition. Fast food has been the bane of my existence for years now. Junky snack foods have been about as bad.

Friday, February 28, 2014

Reviving an old passion

We meet again.

Life was hectic for a while and I wasn't keeping up with things here. I've missed blogging and decided to come back. It all came from an epiphany I had. Life will always be busy but getting organized helps keep you on top of things,  I'm a good bit more organized now (& always improving) so I will be here with you guys at least once a week.

Sorry for the delay but I'm back and here to stay!