Superbowl Sunday – What Can I EAT???

With all the hoopla over Superbowl, the myriad of party and menu preparations – those of us sticking to the Core Program might inquire – WHAT CAN I EAT??? Knowing that not all of us are on the same exact parameters – these are my suggestions.  If you...

Core Program – Challenges and Solutions

Through adversity, strength is nurtured – Modern Monika proverb This week started out great, I was in “honeymoon phase”.  The program was new, commitment was high, and enthusiasm high.  Today is Friday, and I’ve had a couple challenges....

Core Program – Learning a New Life

I said something this week I’m not sure I EVER have said before.  Want to hear it… “I didn’t get all my food in for the day because I was full and didn’t realize it was time to eat.” Coming from someone who’s been scouring...

Jump Start – Conclusion

End of beef and raw vegetables – beginning of next 8 weeks on the Core Program… Drum roll please….at tonight’s weigh-in….I officially lost 5.4lb, of which 2.1lb consisted of FAT! Our class spent 2+ hours in intensive nutrition learning...

Jump Start – Day 5

4lbs down and feeling great! This week has flown by, and the program is working it’s job on my system.  I am flushing all the water I take in, and hopefully extra sugars are departing my body as well.  Thankfully, I did not experience the day 3 or 4 headaches...

Jump Start – Day 2

Today checks off day 2 of Jump Start week – and I’m happy to say food and mental state is still ranking high! Without going too much into the program nitty-gritty, this first week is to reset your body’s metabolism, and “jumpstart” you to...