My Journey To Weight Loss Success Begins! #NSNation

I’ve been harboring a little secret for a while and now I’m finally ready to share with everyone!

First, let me tell you about how I came to the point where I am at now.

I have been struggling with my weight ever since I gave birth to my first child. When I was younger, I could eat just about anything I wanted, and as much as I wanted while not gaining any weight. Since I’ve had two kids a lot has changed. I weigh so much more now than I did before I was pregnant, I just don’t even like to get on the scale anymore.

In the past month alone I have gained at least 6 lbs. In one month!  Things are certainly getting out of control in the weight department, and not in the right direction.  

Currently I weigh 159 pounds. I was actually at the doctor yesterday, and they weighed me at 161 pounds, but I had my boots on so I am going to attribute the two extra pounds to my boots. 159 pounds for someone who is 5’5″ tall is actually quite a lot. With a BMI of about 26-27, I am considered overweight. My doctor also said my cholesterol is borderline and I really need to watch it.

Physically, I feel tired and not able to do some of the things I used to enjoy, and mentally I feel fatigued and overwhelmed. I have tried to start exercise programs, but usually find that after a few weeks or so, I just stop. I have yet to find a program that works for me.  

Food is also another issue. I love to eat. I love the taste of good food, and I eat way too much of it. I try to eat healthy as often as I can, but really portion control is a major issue. If it tastes good, I will eat a lot of it.  

I think the biggest issue I have though is soda and snacking.  I drink way too much soda, and I’ve tried to cut back before, but it is not very easy! I also, enjoy snacking; whenever I feel a little hunger pain, I just grab some snacks out of my snack drawer (I think I will have to get rid of this now that I’m on the program).

Of course in my lifestyle, I really need food that is quick and easy as well. This leads to a lot of not-so-healthy meal options if I don’t have the time to prepare something in advance (which I often don’t).  

So now on to my announcement…..

I am a Nutrisystem Nation Blogger!  I could not be more excited to join a program that offers me help and guidance in all the areas where I struggle!

  • Correct Portion sizes
  • Convenient food, easy to prepare
  • Easy to take on the go
  • Food that TASTES good
  • Nutritionally balanced
  • Offers a sweet treat once a day
My Nutrisystem meals actually arrived last week, but I was out of town over the weekend, and wanted to make sure I fully understood the program and how it worked before I got started eating anything.  

There are so many great options I just can’t wait to get started! The freezer items, which came on Saturday when I was gone, were already packed into the freezer by my husband when I got home. The pantry items are nicely separated and labeled for breakfast, lunch, dinner, and even dessert!

I hope you will join me as I journey through this four month program, sharing my ups and downs, and hopefully weight loss success!  My goal is to lose about 20-30 pounds and get back down to a more healthy (and pre-baby) weight!

Want to lose weight and get healthy on Nutrisystem? Join today by calling 1-888-853-4689 or by visiting http://www.nutrisystem.com/nsblog 

 

Written by Jesica H.

Disclosure:  The Mommy Bunch received a free product for facilitating this post, however, all opinions are our own.

Jesica H

When she isn’t drowning in a pile of never-ending laundry or picking up Legos, Jesica is busy helping other parents make their lives a little less stressful with homemaking hacks, easy recipes, fun DIY projects, and more. On her successful blog, The Mommy Bunch, her Cricut crafting tutorials are the most popular articles and are what sparked her passion for helping others build a business of their own. Jesica started rockyourcraft.com where you can find loads more craft tutorials and business advice. In her FREE Facebook group, Rock Your Craft Business, Jesica teaches other entrepreneurs how to take their craft business to the next level by building their brand, targeting the right customers, and utilizing smart social media strategies. Join us!

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