I think I have hit a plateau. I haven't lost any weight over these past few weeks. I haven't really gained any either, which is good, but I was really hoping to get closer to to my goal before my time on the Nutrisystem program came to an end. Maybe this is just the weight I am destined to be. As long as I eat healthy, well balanced meals during the week, I can splurge a little on the weekends and I don't have to worry about gaining weight. I'm OK with that. I am very comfortable where I am right now.
I am going to try some tricks over the next week to try to shed a few more pounds, though. I read some tips over in the Nutrisystem community that might help. One of these tips is to switch the lunch and dinner meals. I'm not sure why this works, but it seems like a lot of people have had success losing more weight once they hit a plateau when they switch around these two meals. I also may try eating more protein and less dairy. This seems to help too. The Nutrisystem community is full of great advice, and is just one of the ways that the Nutrisystem program helps you stay on track.
Another way to stay on track is by eating the Nutrisystem food and the add-ins for every meal. I find that if I stray from this for more than a meal or two, I will see the numbers on the scale start creeping back up. I will say that I am getting a little less enthusiastic about the food, but that is my fault because I keep ordering the same foods and I am not really venturing out and trying anything new. Some of the food choices I did enjoy this week were Banana Nut Muffin for breakfast, Chicken Fajita Melt for lunch, Spaghetti with Meat Sauce for dinner and Butter Flavored Popcorn for dessert. (I'm actually eating some of that delicious popcorn as I write this post!)
Unfortunately, I don't have any exciting news in this week's weigh in. I am up just slightly, but not enough to get upset about. I'm back up to exactly 138 pounds. Like I said, though, I'm OK with that, and I am very happy with the way I look right now. We went down to the beach over the weekend, and I wasn't embarrassed at all to be in a bathing suit!
Week One Loss: -3.2
Week Two Loss: -2.0
Week Three Loss: -1.0
Week Four: Vacation
Week Five Loss: -1.4
Week Six Loss: -1.0
Week Seven Loss: -0.4
Week Eight Loss: -2.4
Week Nine Loss: -0.8
Week Ten Gain: 2.0
Week Eleven Loss: 0.0
Week Twelve Loss: -0.4
Week Thirteen Gain: 0.4
Thank you all for following along with me on my Nutrisystem journey! I hope you will check back next week to see my progress.
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