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Three days into it

Our family has been doing the legendary P90X program for three full days and I'm very happy with it so far. I've already lost 1.5 pounds and Kelly has lost 2.5 pounds. The kids haven't weighed at the right times, so we don't know what they've lost, but I'm 100% positive that they have each lost something because of the huge shift in our eating and exercising habits.

Since I'm cooking three meals a day for each of us, I feel like I've become a full-time cook. Thank goodness, Kelly does the grocery shopping for me. I haven't been hungry AT ALL! The food that is recommended to consume is insane, and each of us struggles to finish all of it. This morning was the first time we had a carbohydrate with our breakfast, and I was all excited about it. It was a whole wheat English muffin, with fat-free mozzarella cheese broiled on each half, and two little turkey sausage patties, plus a glass of fat-free milk. It took forever to finish it because it's extremely filling, as all of the meals have been.

The way I have been preparing foods and eating, gives me a such a better understanding of the phrase, "empty calories." I've been overindulging in the polar opposite manner and I finally really know what this means.

My muscles are sore and aching, but it's a good feeling. The exercise videos are really good and give us an intense workout every time. I'm excited for the progress that we'll be making.

Yesterday I had a presidency meeting lunch out to celebrate a birthday at Chuy's and I was dreading it. I wasn't sure how I would handle it and what to order. I was happy that there was a grilled chicken salad on the menu and I got the creamy cilantro dressing on the side and drizzled two or three tablespoons on top, plus a little salsa, and it was tasty choice.

I recommend this program already, even after just three days. I can easily visualize being able to stick to the plan for 90 days and expect tremendous results in strength building and weight loss.

Comments

That's awesome Kelly! I've heard only wonderful things about this program. :-)
Cassie said…
Great Job, what a fun family thing to do!
jennie w. said…
Way to go! Lose some weight for me, OK?
Maryanne said…
Trust me, I know all about empty calories. They are a staple in my diet! Ugh.

Good luck and keep us posted.
Keep up the good work!! I am so proud of you!
Bobbi said…
Good job! You are inspiring me!
Dustin and Jen Gray said…
Now it has been more than 3 days...how is it going?

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