Carolyn Chaffey

It has been incredible how the weight is just kind of slipping of. I don't weigh. I am now wearing my size eight jeans which indicates I have lost somewhere in the vicinity of 25 lbs going by how much I weighed when I first bought them two years ago. And it's still coming off, inch by inch. Two weeks ago they couldn't be buttoned, Then a week ago they fit..now they legs are a little loose in places.

There is no secret. I have, except for one day(Mother's Day) kept my sugar intake to below 15g and I eat 5/6 servings of carbohydrates a day maximum. I am eating really high quality meals and lots of salad/soup/spinach. I am never hungry. In fact I rarely even think about food at all.

I now know how it works. I read a label, any more than 1g in a serving I don't buy it. I cook meals with no sugar, I drink water, tea and coffee in the morning. I use cream in my coffee instead of milk, I use full fat cheese and eat a lot of it. I simply don't feel as hungry.

I've also noticed a few other things. My menstrual cycle, which at my age was erratic and I blamed it on peri-menopause, has regulated. My mood has regulated and my pms symptoms have all but vanished.

But the greatest difference is not in my eating. It's in my attitude about eating. I feel like a normal eater. I don't obsess about food, I don't crave for sugar. There are chocolate chip cookies in the house. I won't have one and I really don't care or feel deprived.

It's time to ramp up the exercise now. The weather seems to be warming up nicely. So walking/running is on the agenda. Soon it will be dragon boat time too!

I hope to be down another size in a month. I will keep you posted.

Meanwhile, here is a tidbit.

Decide. That is the first step. That is the only step.





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  1. Aleisha Says:

    You are doing great!! I have hired a trainer and she says everything low fat and low sugar and man I am struggling to enjoy it. Good luck and keep it up!


  2. Lynne Says:

    Hey Breeze - you go girl! Sounds like you have your past problem figured out. I have started a blog on menapause and this product. I would really appreciate you visiting it and posting me a comment. I have really struggled with weight gain since my hysterectomy and now menapause. This diet has really been a "god send" Here is my sight. www.menopausaldiet.com
    Thanks Lynne