So I have officially been on Nutrisystem for one week and I have some good news and some bad news. Let’s start with the bad and get it out of the way. My scale I used to record my start weight was acting bonkers and then just out and out died the first day, I guess it was in shock since I hadn’t used it in forever 🙂 So I had to get a new one, it’s all fancy with body weight calculations etc., however, when I weighed in, I was 5 pounds higher than what I thought I was 🙁 Blah BUT what’s done is done and I have to just go from there, right?
I have to say that the hardest thing about week one was choosing what I was going to eat. You have so much to choose from! I liked all of the items I chose and even made a recipe from the Nutrisystem website. I had a mushroom risotto entree which I added some vegetarian meat crumbles and more mushrooms and wrapped the mixture in cabbage leaves and made stuffed cabbage. It was super yummy and I will definitely be making it again and remembering to take a pic!
You see, on the Nutrisystem plan, you do need to add in your Dairy, Fruit, Vegetable and Protein portions. This was easy for me since I had most of the foods already on hand. The only issue I had, were the fruit portions, since I am not a big fan of fruit at all. I did find that apples, grapes and pineapple are a good fit for me but that’s about it 🙂
The Nutrisystem support features are wonderful and I found myself logging on daily to look for recipes and to also log in the food that I ate. I love how it tracks your calories and for me it was a great way to see how much I had eaten and to make better choices for the rest of my meals.
Here are some of my faves this week:
Asian Style Beef
Creamy Fudge Bar
SO NOW THE GOOD NEWS……………DRUM-ROLL PLEASE……….
I lost 7 pounds!!!!!!!!!!
(Since I started with the weigh-in last Monday, I will be updating every Monday)
I also took my measurements on day one because I always hear, take your measurements. I think I will make a grand reveal at the end of the program for the results.
So how did I feel on my first week? I felt awesome! Like I said before, I am not a breakfast or lunch eater, I was a dinner and night snacker, so this was a radical change for me and you know what? My body had no issues with the new schedule. The very first day I felt so much better, more energized and never hungry. In fact, I was so full that I felt like I must be cheating, but when I saw the total calories and the weight coming off, it has reset my weird mind issues. I set up my meals to be every 3 to 4 hours and it worked perfectly as you can see by my weight loss!
Week 1 was not only fun and exciting, it was well worth it and I am more than excited to start week 2 – until then, keep following me for my progress on Nutrisystem.
Disclosure: The Nutrisystem Program has provided me with four months of food and support services free of charge, to facilitate an honest review while participating in the Nutrisystem Nation Blogging Program. All opinions are 100% my own.