Red Wine Experiment Conclusion

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The 2 week experiment reached its end Sunday night and I weighed myself yesterday morning first thing. In two weeks of drinking red wine every night before bed I lost 1.8 lbs. This brings my total weight loss to 11.6 lbs in just under 2 months. Not bad, not bad at all.

Again there’s no real way to tell if the red wine made a huge difference or not and I still worked out and counted the calories of everything I consumed, even the wine. We’ll see how I do in the next 2 weeks and compare when I just have a glass of wine occasionally.

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Tea Detox, Results

Yesterday was my last day. I made it 2 weeks with no drinking. That was the hard part, especially with the holiday weekend. No fast food and everything else was easy. I don’t eat fast food anymore anyway.

Results

Visual : I looked at the pictures I took. I look exactly the same, so I don’t see the point of even posting them. No visual results.

Weight : The first week I lost 1.4 lbs, as of this morning I lost another 3 lbs. So I lost a total of 4.4 lbs in 2 weeks. Pretty good, maybe I’d loose even more if I did the 30 day cleanse? Who knows? Maybe it would of worked even better if I hadn’t done it over a holiday weekend, although I didn’t eat a crazy amount of food and I didn’t drink at all.

How do I feel? : I did sleep great which was something I had been having trouble with.

Will I do it again? : I think I will if I hit a plateau, maybe it’ll help me through that.

Extra Thoughts : I have over a bag left over, they sent me 2 bags which makes me wonder if I misunderstood the directions. The bags said to measure out 2 full teaspoons of tea, which I did, but maybe they meant actual spoons so it would of been 2 tablespoons. I don’t think 2 tablespoons would of fit in the tea diffuser though.

For more about this see Post 1 & Post 2

Tea Detox, Halfway

Well it’s officially been a week. As of this morning I’ve lost 1.4 lbs. Not bad, but not my best. I don’t know if it’s the tea or just diet and exercise. The tea is good though. I enjoy drinking it, especially after I added a bit of honey into it. Makes it more of a beverage for me and less like medicine I’m making myself drink. I have been sleeping great. I seem to fall asleep immediately when I go to bed, which usually would only happen when I had an exhausting day. So I’m feeling pretty good. We’ll see where I am in another week.

For more about this see Post 1 & Post 3

I Might Be Obsessed…

I started a new job in February at an International Health Supplement company. It’s awesome, I love it. So I decided to really kick myself into shape and take advantage of my new benefits. I started taking a boxing class. I started with once a week, now it’s twice a week. 1 boxing class and 1 kickboxing class a week. I got myself a Fitbit Charge HR a couple weeks ago. I absolutely love it! I track everything I eat and all the water I drink on My Fitness Pal and weigh myself regularly. I lost 4.6 lbs in the first week that I started tracking!

This all sounds good right? You’re wondering where the obsessed part comes in. This week I’m starting the 30 Day Plank Challenge, plus I’ll be starting a 14 day tea cleanse later this week. So tonight I have my hour long boxing class, then my first plank hold and as soon as my tea is delivered I’m starting the cleanse. Plus I also started coconut oil pulling. I think I might be a bit obsessed with health & fitness.

Here’s the 30 Day Plank Challenge I’m starting today.

If you’re interested in the tea cleanse I’m trying you can find it at teaglad.

I’ll be sure to let you guys know how both of these go.