21 March 2011

Take it off Monday | Week 3

Medifast | Week 3
Okay, I'm just going to come out and say it because I'm so freakin excited...

I lost 4 lbs this week!

Although this was a great week for me, there were still plenty of challenges. Getting a salad at Wendy's when all you want is 2 orders of chicken nuggets, a junior bacon cheeseburger, and an order of XL french fries {do they even sell them?} is really no fun at all. And I won't sit here and tell you that I didn't take bites of french fries when Carter fed them to me {or steal a bite or two of Bob's frosty.... damn them!} But I still did awesome with my salad and bottled water =)

Oh, and there was also Qdoba at work lunch meeting on Friday. Qdoba. One of my favorite places to eat {which is why I ordered it for my lunch meeting ;} I did pretty well though, making a salad from the chicken, steak, lettuce, pico de gallo, salsa, and a little sour cream and guac. Mmmm. I used this as my lean & green meal for the day and had my soup for dinner.

There was also a birthday party on Saturday with pizza. Pizza. Whew... I'm getting hungry just thinking about it.

Medifast has been wonderful to me and it really is so easy to follow. I hate to quote Jake & the Neverland Pirates {& Carter} here but you just "grab 'em and go"... which makes it much more convenient {<- a word I can't spell correctly and butcher so bad that I have to type it several times before spell check even recognizes it} than other diet plans. The average day for me looks something like this...

Breakfast:
Chocolate Chip Pancakes {but made into a muffin! Mmmm}
Snack: Chocolate Shake
Lunch: Chicken Soup with Garden Vegetable Crackers
Snack: Peanut Butter Crunch Bar
Dinner: Lean & Green- usually whatever meat and vegetables that everyone else is having for dinner. I skip the carbs {my favorite part} and eat smaller portions.
Snack: Brownie. {Ever. Single. Night.}

My favorite Medifast foods:
- Scrambled Eggs
- PB Crunch Bar / Oatmeal Raisin Bar / Fruit & Nut Bar
- Choc Chip Pancakes {as muffins}
- Chicken Noodle soup {which is what I eat for lunch everyday}
- Garden veggie crackers {and they don't count as a meal, just a snack...mmmm}
- BROWNIES
- Chocolate & Vanilla shakes
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Week 3 Summary
Weight loss this week: 4 lbs

Weight loss to date: 9 lbs

Weight left to lose: 21 lbs

First Goal: 10 pounds {SO CLOSE!!!}

  • Reward: Pedicure

Second Goal: 20 pounds

Final Goal: 30 pounds

  • Reward: Something GREAT. Still thinking...

Success: Um, losing 4 pounds!

Set-Backs: Sneaking bites of fries and frosty's {but really? That stuff is keeping me sane.}

Exercise: With this lovely spring weather we've had lately I took several walks last week. I especially loved my 5 block walk on Friday afternoon to buy myself 2 shirts in a smaller size. HOLLA! ;)

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10 comments:

sara said...

That is fantastic!! Congrats mama!

That is all so great, except for the fact that I want a frosty now :)

Andrea said...

That is amazing!!! Keep it up girl!

Mrs Gloves said...

You are doing awesome!

Tiffany said...

Keep it up, dear! As you continue on you may even find that the fries and frosty don't tempt you - I promise!

Elizabeth {e tells tales} said...

Not looking forward to going on a diet post baby, but you've just given me plenty of inspiration!

Mrs Dully said...

AWESOME! Keep up the good work! So inspiring

SSzem said...

WOW! Look at you! No seriously...look at yourself in the mirror and say "YAY ME!" you're doing so fantastically well! Good work!

Now we need a pedicure post...what are you getting done, what colour etc. etc .etc.

Tammy said...

Wonderful Jenni! Keep it up! Spring is just around the corner which means sandals. That pedicure will feel and look so good!

Momma Brown said...

i knew this would be your week! keep up the good work. so proud of you for sticking with it!

p.s. woot! no more taylor swift. that deserves equal celebration. ;)

Jessie said...

whoa congrats!

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