With the first week behind us, and the road ahead looking paved with smooth road, I want to share our experiences for anyone who is just getting going, or who is considering it.
Background: Kat and I both did an 8 day (should have been 15 day) herbal cleanse, right before starting the Four Hour Body slow carb meals. This was on the back of a December that wasn’t the worst eating you might see, but things were slipping and we wanted to start 2011 right. Read on for what we experienced, and what’s common. Continue reading
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Just one week. What a change a simple 7 days can make.
Hard to believe its a week, as it has zipped by. To say that I’m excited about tomorrow’s ‘crazy food’ day would be an understatement. In fact, it’s likely that I will dream about it tonight.. or not sleep. But more just for the variety, definitely not because I’ve been feeling hungry – that is one great thing I’ll say about this regime – I’m not left hungry often. Today was an exception because I made smaller than usual slow carb meals, and ate quicker than usual, which seems to have an impact. I filled the gap with a stick (yes one) of celery with almond butter. Did the trick perfectly.
It’s been a good week, of course with its ups and downs. Adjusting to the regular eating has actually been more like un-adjusting to random eating. Eating every 4 hours couldn’t be simpler. I love the schedule, it takes a lot of brain work out of it for me. Continue reading