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Shaklee 180: Monthly Update

I believe the heaviest I have weighed is 230-something pounds in my lifetime.  For someone 5’2.75″ (okay 5’3″) that is A LOT.  I decided to lose weight and do something about it.  I’ve struggled with ups and down but I’ve always let life throw me off track.  I love that as a Shaklee Blogger I have support, not just from my fellow bloggers but from an entire community of men and women using the Shaklee 180 program.  I am transforming myself slowly but surely….

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This month I have been working at modifying meals at home so that I can easily eat what my family eats.  Most of the time I find that portion control is more important than anything else.  I’ve tried cutting all carbs out of my diet.  It didn’t work.  I tried cutting all fat out of my diet.  It didn’t work.  Now I’m doing a shake for breakfast (or lunch), a meal bar for the other meal and a sensible dinner to end my day.  Healthy snacks are key to keeping my metabolism going…

Exercise has always been an issue.  Working FT in social media and as a blogger doesn’t allow me too much time away from my computer.  I have blogger butt.  I have been trying to incorporate more movement in my day though and I’m always looking for tips from others so if you have some ideas feel free to share them with me!  I haven’t been riding my bike like I was early in the program and I really need to get back doing that.  I wanted to start this week but it has been raining almost every day and since I live on a dirt road it’s terribly muddy.  I do, however, plan on getting back to riding my cool Panama Jack bike soon.

Next month I’ll have to share updated measurements.  Right now I can tell you I’m down 5.5 lbs since I started and I’ll take that.  It isn’t nearly as much as others but it is something and I’m still proud of myself.  Go Lisa!


Disclosure: This is a sponsored post as part of the Shaklee Corporation blogger program. I have received free products, online support and incentives for participating. My opinions are my own. People following the weight-loss portion of the Shaklee 180™ Program can expect to lose 1-2 pounds per week.


  1. You can DO IT!!!

    My biggest tip(s) for exercise: get up and get moving first thing. Walk up and down the street or around your backyard before you shower. Also, set a timer so that you get up ever 60 minutes and do 20 jumping jacks (or whatever).

  2. I am so proud of you. It says something that you’ve committed to making a change and it inspires others. You inspire me! Keep it up and continue to lean on the group – we are here to cheer you on!


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