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New Fitness Plan!!

So its February 1st and I've spent the last month working on myself.  Not because it is a new year, but because as much as I've been dieting, trying to eat right and exercise, my weight wasn't coming down.  So, after my husband was diagnosed with diabetes and he also decided to get serious with his nutrition, I decided to make some changes as well.  I've done my best in the past couple years in trying to workout several times a week.  I've been a beachbody coach for over a year, mainly for the discount.  Haven't really had the time to dedicate to the business side of it, although eventually I may try it again.  While on beachbody, I struggled with following the nutrition and not because it was hard. I struggle with coming up with meal ideas and at the time my husband was not on board, so I would come home from work to eat whatever he wanted.  Chipotle, Wendy's, pasta -  all bad to have daily.  So now that he is focused, he reached out to his nephew, who is a great personal trainer with lots of success in getting people to lose weight.

We started following his meal plan Christmas week.  I know - the worst time to start a diet, but we did!  This week its been about a month and I'm so so happy to see that I've lost 10 pounds!!  I follow his meal plan, once in a while make a small change but nothing major.  I'm also doing the Beach Body Country Heat program in the morning and then after work I go to the gym with my husband and we do some treadmill and weight training.

My plan is to share with all of you my progress and I will be sharing progress photos soon.  So stop by again to see my weekly posts.  I will update you on my weight, training, nutrition and how I'm feeling.

Have any of you started a new fitness or nutrition plan?  How is it going?




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