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Shakes & Smoothies: Day 4, the best day

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Today I discovered my new favorite shake. Better than the peanut butter vanilla, even! What is this magical concoction, you ask? Chocolate with iced coffee. It was amazing. Who needs Starbucks? And this is a healthy, nutrient-dense meal?? Yes, please!! It’s decided, I’m sticking with the shakes after this week is over. I do, however, still have a few more flavors to try. Vegan strawberry, for instance.

I hope my new shakes get here before these ones run out.

Day 3 of Shakes and Smoothies

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I’m on day 3 of my week of smoothies and shakes. I’m down 3 pounds and I feel great. My energy is high, I haven’t been binging, I like it. I do admit, I miss food. I think it wouldn’t be so bad if I were replacing only 1 of my meals instead of 2 of my meals per day, but I think this is essential right now for helping me curb the binges.

I have several flavors of Shakeology shakes from the samples I got. I admit, I didn’t like the first 2 flavors I tried. I drank them anyway because those were my allotted meals for those days, but it was hard getting them down. Today, I had the vanilla, which was much better. Then, I had the idea to put it in the blender with some ice and peanut butter and OH. MY. WORD. It was sooo delicious! It was like a peanut butter ice cream shake. That I got to eat for lunch! Tonight, Strawberry, kiwi, yogurt smoothie for dinner. And, of course, my workout routine somewhere in there.

Smoothies and Shakes

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For the next week, 2 of my meals per day will be smoothies and shakes. I was already having a fruit and yogurt smoothie for lunch each day. Now I’ve incorporated Shakeology shakes. I got samples from a friend-of-a-friend who sells them. I have a week’s worth. They claim to give you energy and reduce cravings, so I’ll probably have them for lunch instead and have my smoothie for dinner.

I’m excited for this. Maybe this is the change I need to finally get that scale moving again.