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Monday, April 26, 2010

Summer’s Comin’ Ladies

Summer’s Comin’ Ladies

It is hard to blog and not get hungry with all your good recipes, but I have been losing weight thanks to finding out I had a low thyroid after a check up, blood work and getting on meds. I have been cutting out bread and sweets too.…I also found this book with some good tips.

It is important to eat breakfast to get your metabolism started for the day. Start with protein not just coffee. Eggs & Egg beaters have been good for me. I figure I will splurge on Mother’s Day Brunch and Memorial Day Pool Party & BBQ! Here are some of the highlights:

Fun diet! Metabolism Miracle by Diane Kress

(I have lost 8 lbs)I am not an expert on this diet but here are a few suggestions. In 8 weeks we will be in mid June!

Maybe i can be the hottest grandma on the beach!? What works for you?

Jennifer aka Gigi

Step 1- 8 Weeks

Important! Drink 8 – 8 oz of liquids every day- water, sugar free lemonade, decaf iced tea w Splenda, Diet Hot Choc.

Breakfast- 2 eggs or one egg plus egg substitute or egg whites, use Pam-1 cup coffee- w half-half, Splenda or 1 SwissMiss Diet Hot Choc.

Lunch – tuna fish w real mayo, serve on sm amount of lettuce w low carb dressing (Walden Farms), ham & cheese rollups, turkey, salad

Snacks- V8 juice, almonds, walnuts, low fat mozzarella sticks, low fat cottage cheese, ½ low fat yogurt, celery w 1 T. peanut butter, salsa w cucumber, low fat tortilla (make chips)

Dinner – Boneless chicken, salmon, flounder, ham & cheese rollups, salad, hamburger w low sugar ketchup, turkey breast, shrimp cocktail, meatballs.

Veggies- Salad, cucumber, asparagus, cauliflower, broccoli, Spaghetti squash, zucchini, green beans

Dessert - sugar-free jello, sugar-free ice pops, sugar-free pudding, sugar-free gum

No no- No bread, no pasta, no rice, no potatoes, no crackers, no cereal, no fruit, no milk, no sweets, no alcohol

No more than 5 carbs in 5 hr period. Low carb protein drink, unsweetened soy milk, reduced fat cream cheese.

Get the book, check out the blog and read on for Step Two and great recipes.

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