Even though it has been a hard week with the kids I have made it to the gym every day. I really like my partner. She is amazing. There are a lot of people in this competition. I have been at it for eight days so far and have lost 3 lbs! That’s a good start. Enough to stay motivated. I am trying to stay focused on this competition and make my health a priority. Even though it has been hard with the kids, everyone loves to come to the gym. It gets us out of the house and socializing.
I haven’t cheated at all on the diet. I went to Sam’s Club and bought lots of chicken, hamburger and veggies. In the morning I have my protein shake in my coffee (instead of the creamer and sugar). I have stayed full and satisfied all day and no cravings to cheat. I guess when you really want to do something you dedicate yourself. But to be honest with you, you have to want it to make it work. See ya next week!
Kristen Carmona, 35, entered The Biggest Loser contest through her local gym. Follow along as she shares the struggles and victories of her weight loss journey.