Have you found anything difficult this week?
I’ve been put on a secondment at work which to be honest I’ve found a little stressful. I’ve ended up working longer hours and been exhausted by the time I’ve gotten home. On Monday I just wanted cards, so we ordered pizza and I thoroughly enjoyed it. Apart from this not being able to go to the gym makes me feel like I’m not motivated.
Zero. My physio advised me to stay out of the gym again this week if I could possibly manage it. With the amount of pain I’d been in with my shoulder, there was absolutely no way I wasn’t paying attention to her. I plan to get back to the gym this week now my shoulder is feeling better, but ensuring I take it easy with upper body workouts.
So…as I mentioned last week, I’ve tried something new and exciting this week. As of Tuesday, I started on Juice Plus. I’m guessing many of you will have heard of this before, but for those that have not, the plan is to have two protein shakes per day and one clean meal. You are allowed clean snacks in between meals. I was a little dubious as I’ve never done a ‘real’ diet before, but I haven’t felt hungry at all! I’ve had a morning shake of vanilla Juice Plus protein, berries and almond milk, and a chocolate protein and water shake for lunch. We’ve had a clean meal every night since I started and my goodness I can see the difference.
I was really looking forward to my weigh in on Saturday morning, just to see if the change in my shape was reflected on the scales, and it certainly was. I’d lost 3lbs, which is incredible as for the last 10 weeks, all I’ve done is fluctuate up and down. I’m really pleased, and to be honest, if I can get into my old clothes in the next few weeks, I don’t care what the scales say. Since I started, I have lost a total of 8lbs and I look completely different. I’m so pleased that I decided to take on this challenge, and updating you all weekly really keeps me motivated!
The Next Week