Okay-- I have been ranting and raving about FORM for the past 2 months and I don't think I have given enough attention to the seriously awesome companion product FIXX! I have been using sample packs for the last couple of months which didn't have any of the nutritional information printed on them. I knew the ingredients were unlike any other meal replacement shake out there but I was not prepared for how unbelievable the nurtritional information is!
I finally got my first official "labeled" box of shakes - I was stunned! Yes, stunned...speechless...amazed...ecstatic...elated....and I don't know what else! Check this out: only 100 calories! 10 grams of protein! Only 7 grams of carbs, 5 of which are Dietary Fiber and less than 1 gram of sugar (which is honey crystals)! Only 15 calories from fat! It has a full serving of vegetables and a full serving of fruit. It has vitamins, minerals, antioxidants, probiotics, digestive enzymes, --- but only 100 calories? Are you kidding me??!! That is unheard of! A single low fat yogurt has 100 calories-- a cheese stick has 100 calories-- but a whole meal? No-freaking-way!
I have been eating protein bars as a snack sometimes in the afternoons that have 160 calories and all these weird ingredients that I have never heard of and can't pronounce...not to mention that tell tell underlying chalk taste they always have. No more-- I am not only going to get my FIXX in the morning, but again in the afternoon and maybe even as an evening snack (before 8:30 of course!).
For those of you that need more variety then I do, you can blend it with milk, ice, berries, bananas... just about anything! I will stick to my 20 oz. of water (I like it thin, chilled and refreshing) --I just take a 24 oz. water bottle, drink it down about 4 ounces, pour the FIXX in and shake it up! A meal perfect for a busy mom!
Wk 9, Day 5 -Friday, September 5, 2008
8:00 am - Got my FIXX with 20 oz. of water.
Exercise- 1 1/2 mile power walk - 20 minutes, drank 12 oz. of water.
11:30 am - Took FORM with 8 oz. of water.
12:45 pm - Lunch- Southwest Chicken salad, drank 12 oz. of water.
3:30 pm - Snack - got another FIXX (only 100 calories!)
6:00 pm - Dinner -ate a hamburger, shared some cheese fries with my whole family and drank 20 oz. of water.
Wk 9, Day 6 - Saturday, September 6, 2008
8:00 am -ate 2 pieces of toast with fresh peach jam (made with Splenda), drank 12 oz. of water.
11:00 am - Got my FIXX with 20 oz. of water.
Drank 12 oz. of water during afternoon
3:30 pm - Drank another FIXX (was seriously busy-- didn't want to stop for food... and hey, 100 calories, balanced nutrition and all good!)
6:00 pm - Took FORM with 8 oz. of water.
6:20 pm - Dinner -ate salad with romaine, tomato, parmesan, cheedar, ranch and 1/2 piece of pepperoni pizza, drank 8 oz. of water.
9:30 am - Drank a caffeine free Diet Coke with lime.
Wk 9, Day 7 -Sunday, September 7, 2008
Fast Sunday- first Sunday of the month--fasted breakfast and lunch.
4:30 pm - Drank 8 oz. of water.
5:00 pm - Dinner -ate 1 1/2 waffles with fresh peach jam, drank 12 oz. of water
8:00 pm - Got my FIXX for the day with 20 oz. of water
Weight -231 (total loss 25 pounds!)