Wednesday, November 16, 2016

Trim Healthy Mama Update

I saw my primary care doctor today for a pre-surgery check up.  You may or may not know that I have a cataract on my right eye, and I am having surgery in early December to replace the lens.  I can't wait to see better, and for reading to become less of an issue!

My doctor was very pleased - really, really pleased at my weight loss.  She had never heard of Trim Healthy Mama but wrote it down, to look into it.  

I am happy with my weight loss too, and they way that I feel.  I am healthier and that is a great thing.

The great thing about this eating plan is that I am never deprived.  From ice cream to other treats, to great meals I am spoiled.  It does require some thinking about whether I am going to have a meal with fats as the main thing or if I am going to have a carb meal.  It means that I have to cook, or prepare food ahead.

This can be challenging at times, but today I found a treat that I can have that doesn't require me to prepare.


This deliciousness is ice cream.  It is sweetened with erithrytol, instead of sugar and this flavor has a bit of sugar in the chocolate chips that are in it.  But there are few chips in it and I'm only eating a half a cup as a serving.  I can't wait to try other flavors! (this is a pricey treat, so it will remain just that, a treat!)

My weight hasn't changed much in a year, but I am in smaller clothes.  My doctor encouraged me to start to exercise, now.  I need to do this on a consistent basis.

I am committed to this way of eating for life!  

I have many friends who are doing this eating plan as well, and are getting healthier, and losing weight.  If you have any questions, feel free to ask!

8 comments:

  1. Yeah for you! So exciting when you can find a diet lifestyle that works for you, and that ice cream sounds awesome! :)

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  2. Except for hearing about it from you, I'm not familiar with that plan either....Isn't it great to find something that "works" for YOU?!? I continue on Fast-5 which also allows me to eat "anything" I want. I find my "wanter" has changed and my appetite diminished. Your treat sounds great (although I'm not familiar with that sweetener). Keep on keeping on!

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  3. Good for you girl! Enjoy that ice cream:) Have a blessed day dear friend, HUGS!

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  4. Isn't it nice to find a "treat" that you can enjoy?! I am so impressed with your progress on the THM plan!

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  5. You are looking great! Fun to find something yummy to enjoy. Wish that I could enjoy the artificial sugars, but all those ending in "tol" are off-limits for me. Guess that I would really have to do some planning.

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  6. AYYYYYYYAaaaaHHH! (That is an excited cheer for Halo Top. Love that stuff!)

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  7. You're an inspiration Deanna and I'm glad you have found an ice cream that fits your healthy lifestyle. It is bread I need to let go of...:-(

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  8. you look gorgeous, my dear.
    going to check out that ice cream..
    what's the consistency? icy or smooth?

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