My Medifast Progress – Week 13 #journey33

Welcome to week 13 of #Journey33. If you haven’t been following along, the day after I turned 33 I decided that this year I am reclaiming my health in so many ways, one of which is getting my weight down and being healthier about the choices I make when it comes to my body.

My first Medifast goal is to hit 33lbs, last week I surpassed that goal and was down 17lbs, woo hoo!!! This week I hit another milestone. One of the many reasons I started searching for weight loss options was that my clothes in my closet were the biggest I have worn and even so were very tight. I wasn’t about to buy another size up and knew that it was time for a change. This week, I am proud to say that I have gone from my size 12/14 tight clothes, into a comfortable fitting size 8 (same brand of pants). I also notice in my tops and undergarments, but it was so awesome to be able to put them back on. I know for me, I have a long way to go, but inside I’m saying, “I’m doing it, and I deserve this.”

Size 8

Did you have any awesome milestones this week, whether they are health related or not I’d love to hear them and celebrate with you.

This week too, I had a restaurant review and went out to dinner with a few friends. My amazing dietician (you get one too when you enroll in Medifast’s program) gave me some tips for dining out. Some of them I already knew and others I’m working on implementing  One thing I’d really like to start doing because I have the must-eat-everything-on-my-plate mentality is either to get a to-go box right away or have the kitchen divide my meal in half when portions are as big as my 2 year old. 🙂 Know what I mean???

· Get food “naked”—without sauces, dressings, or toppings. Get those on the side.

· Stick with broth based soups

· Choose marinara, olive oil, or tomato-based sauces

· Keep portion sizes in check

· Ask for a to-go container to avoid eating after you are already full

· Share entrees, appetizers and desserts

· Focus on companionship and conversation rather than food

· Put your utensils down between bits

· Have your plate cleared as soon as you are done

Here are this week’s stats:

Weight Prior to Medifast: 168.5 lbs Weight
Lost This Week: – 1.5 lbs {starting this week at 151.5 lbs}
Weight Lost on Medifast: -18.5 lbs
Current weight: 150 lbs
My First Goal: -33 lbs/135.5 lbs {since I’m 33, I thought that was appropriate}
My Final Goal: -16.5 lbs/119 lbs {half of 33}

Check out my thoughts on the Medifast Foods I’ve tried so far: http://www.mommybknowsbest.com/medifast-food-reviews/

Energy: More tired this week, staying up later though. Pant size: 8 (short of course)!!!

For previous week’s Medifast posts click the following:
Happy Birthday to Me – A Medifast Present
My Medifast Progress – Week 1
My Medifast Progress – Week 2
My Medifast Progress – Week 3
My Medifast Progress – Week 4
My Medifast Progress – Week 5
My Medifast Progress – Week 6
My Medifast Progress – Week 7
My Medifast Progress – Week 8
My Medifast Progress – Week 9
My Medifast Progress – Week 10
My Medifast Progress – Week 11
My Medifast Progress – Week 12

If you want to join in my journey here’s how: Medifast has some deals for you! If you use my code, MOMMYB56, and sign up for Medifast Advantage when you order $250+, you’ll receive 56 free Medifast Meals and free shipping! You’ll receive 28 free meals with your first Medifast Advantage order and ANOTHER 28 free meals with your next order! This offer is only valid if you enroll in Medifast Advantage, and it’s limited to one per customer. It’s not valid with prior purchases, any other promotions or discounts, or for Medifast Ready-to-Drink Shakes. Not ready to enroll in Medifast Advantage? You can use code MOMMYB28 to receive 28 free meals with your purchase of over $250. Limit one per customer. This offer is limited to new customers only and not valid with prior purchases, Medifast Advantage, or any other promotions or discounts. Both codes expire on 3/31/2013. See website for complete details on program and discounts. Consult your physician before beginning a weight-loss program. Click HERE to head over to Medifast’s website and learn more about the program I’m starting and begin your own journey.

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