Now that I've completed the Ideal Protein Diet protocol and have phased off into mainteance mode I'm ready to start the next phase. When I phased off of Ideal Protein, I did so because I had lost so much hair from my weight loss (not necessarily because of IP) and I...read more
So you've only lost 1 lb of fat this week. I know - it's a sore subject! We see the scale measure only 1 lb of fat loss and we freak out. Shout. Curse the scale. Throw the scale away. Step on and off the scale 10 times to see if it changes it's mind. You know...read more
For those of you who are new to my blog - I sometimes will talk about my inner chubby chick and my Inner Skinny Chick. My inner chubby chick is the voice inside that lies to me, tells me how ugly I am, tells me that eating that one bite of cake will be okay, she's the...read more
Day 3 of the 30 Day No Cheat Challenge! Yesterday was a tough day for me. I'm going through some extreme stress right now - details later - but suffice to day I'm stressed so much that my body is feeling it. Neck and back hurt. When I got off work yesterday I came...read more
Day 2 of the 30 Day No Cheat Challenge! Mini Goals! Do you have any? If not - I highly suggest you get some. Mini goals help you feel rewarded and motivated when your end goal seems overwhelming. It doesn't matter how much you have to lose, mini goals will give you...read more
This is so worth all the lbs I've lost to look at this healthy food in a new light and love it! I mean, I even like the Greek yogurt plain with no sweetener. The berries have a natural sweetness that just goes so well with the Greek yogurt. My taste buds have...read more
Day 1 of the 30 Day No Cheat Challenge! It doesn't matter what eating program you are on - you are tempted to cheat, especially when you first start. I get asked quite a bit how I'm able to get through 41 weeks of this diet with no cheats. Here's how: I take it one...read more
My friends, I have officially started Phase 3 of the Ideal Protein Diet. What does this mean? It means I'm phasing off of this diet and introducing complex carbs like berries, grains, and more dairy back into my diet. The concept is to get your pancreas adjusted to...read more
Today I started Phase 3 of the Ideal Protein diet to phase off of the diet and begin maintenance mode. So since I had what they call a "Big Breakfast" I decided to also go big and workout to Turbo Fire and my girl Chalene Johnson! Just love her workouts - they get me...read more
Today was my first day of Phase 3 Big Breakfast on the Ideal Protein Diet. I have to admit, I was so looking forward to this moment!!! I mean adding complex carbs like fruit, dairy and grains seems so sensual to me and an absolute treat! Funny how when you are in...read more
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