Posts Tagged With: 17 Day Diet

The Weight On My Shoulders…. AND Elsewhere – Delayed

Like many of my efforts, the goal to lose some weight is on delay. After getting a pretty decent start, a family emergency side-tracked me. My uncle broke his neck and I tried helping my cousin as much as I could. Followed almost immediately with Thanksgiving (a “Southern” Thanksgiving no less lol) with Christmas an my birthday less than a month after… I am only human. So I have put the whole 17 Day Diet idea on hold until after the new year. Not as a resolution… but simply an effort to get back on track.  I am not giving up… just postponing the success!

 

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The Weight On My Shoulders… And Elsewhere 2

Week 1 Update: Week 1 came to an end as a success! I lost 7.2 pounds! The biggest challenges I am finding is with this diet (The 17 Day Diet) is food prep and exercise. With most any healthy way of eating, stuff out of the can will not result in “healthy” eating. Canned veggies may be somewhat healthier than other options but preparing fresh seems to be the path that nets me the best results. This also adds time cooking and what I dread most about cooking…cleaning up after (lol)! That extra effort may be what helps burn an extra calorie or two. Any extra calories burned is a benefit because the weather is not cooperating with exercising. We run the air conditioner during the day and the heat at night. Even though neither the heat or the cold is extreme, the fluctuation is a challenge for my Multiple Sclerosis (MS). This has kept me from fully making a great effort with exercise because the frequent changes in temperature is a trigger for my relapsing. I proceed with caution. But seeing results is encouraging and is still motivating me to continue. The results are not “evident” yet, so no photo this week but if you did not see the starting post, here is the link: http://wp.me/pKLa8-RF

 

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