Sunday, May 15, 2016

A Fat Kid's Honest Review About the 3 Day Refresh: Day 3!!

IT.
IS.
FINISHED!

I know, I survived. I lived to tell the tale. You know guys, it's really not that bad. I had a headache last night (presumably from the lack of caffeine) and a brief headache this morning (which was quickly quelled by a black cup of iced coffee), but overall... It really wasn't that bad. In fact, I told the Bearded Wonder already that I'd totally do this again. I generally wasn't hungry unless I missed a snack time waited too long to eat. Everything was really filling.

Though funny story, the last 2 days, every time I drank my Vanilla Refresh shake, I tasted corn. So weird. This afternoon at lunch I was looking at the ingredient list, and what's the 3rd ingredient? MAIZE. It's apparently for protein.

Gross.

Don't get me wrong, I love corn. I have nothing against creamed corn. But my shake with fresh pineapple and coconut extract in it still tasting like corn? Not a fan. It was so weird.

Imagine a shake made out of this. Yum.
As always, here's today's rundown:

8am: ~10 oz. water
9am: Chocolate shakeo with 1/2 banana, cinnamon, 1.25 c. water
10am: Iced black coffee. WITH A SPLASH OF MAPLE SYRUP!! 

I have no regrets. #YoloOrSomething
12pm: Fiber Sweep. Yum.
1:30pm: Vanilla Fresh shake with 1.25 c. of water, 1/2 banana, a LOT of vanilla extract [to mask the corn], spinach salad with strawberry and avocado and this awesome Italian vinaigrette I made. So mad I didn't find it sooner. 
4:30pm: Apple chips from Starbucks. I was hungry and they were literally just dried apples. #WhenInDC
6pm: 1 c. veggie broth with herbs, coconut steamed veggies (broccoli, cauliflower, green beans), and a Corn Vanilla Fresh shake with pineapple and coconut extract.

I had a tiny headache this morning, but the coffee kicked it's butt. Oh and guess what??

I lost 2.8 lbs yesterday. 

That brings my total loss up to 4.8, and my overall weight to 25 lbs lost!! Unfortunately I've been waffling with the same ~4 lbs for the last month or so, so I'm only down 25 instead of 30. It's ok though- it's a crawl not a sprint. Or something. :) 

The 3 Day Refresh has also made me realize that big bowls of vegetables are actually pretty nice for a meal. I haven't felt bloated in 3 days, I haven't actually craved junk food like I was before. This really has seemed to reset my body & my mentality. I'm ready for round 4 of the 21 Day Fix to start tomorrow!

Interested in trying the 3 Day Refresh?? Click HERE to get your own kit!
(Listen, I know it's a bit pricy for 3 days. I am the CHEAPEST of the skates. But it's for your health, it's a one-time investment, and it's a great way to jumpstart your lifestyle journey.)

xo
A Redhead

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