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Unboxing & First Thoughts

 
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Happy Sunday Everyone!

I’m just gonna get right into it. So I got my ISAGENIX package and holy cow, if you can imagine the heart face emoji, that was me! In my 30-day restart package, I received four large tubs of Isalean shakes, which comes in the powder form just like a typical protein powder (each tub has 14 servings); for my cleanse days I received Cleanse for Life, Ionix Supreme (which is to boost your mood and energy levels during your cleanse), and cleanse support (which is to help your metabolism stay balanced while not eating for two day haha). Also included were some Isadelight Salted Caramel Chocolates for cleansing days to keep your blood sugar up (I might have eaten one before bed…oops) and of course a couple more goodies like a shaker bottle, an info packet and samplers of the ISAGENIX hydrate powder and energy booster.

After the unboxing, I had to make a shake since I hadn’t eaten or didn’t have my morning coffee. So my very first shake was the Chocolate Chip Mint Isalean Shake mix, handful of ice, 6oz of coffee and a touch of water and BLEND. IT WAS SO GOOD! Tasted Just like I was indulging in my favorite ice cream! If I wasn’t excited before, I was definitely excited after that shake! WootWOOT! The exciting part is that each shake is 240 calories with 24 grams of protein.. YES, I said PROTEIN, I never get that much protein in one meal! Also, how 240 calories fills me up is still a mystery but I’m happy with it.

After the first two days I was feeling great. No loss in energy or moody; Granted I have been trying to get over a cold the last week, so I was already more drained after each day as it was; but not having full meals for breakfast and lunch didn’t make my body shut down or feel like it needed MORE.. Instead I felt good! I wasn’t hungry, I wasn’t craving anything bad, I was content. I was also able to clean the entire house and do a 45 min home workout; Which I haven’t worked out for a week since being sick and I was able to get right back into where I left off! Can you feel the excitement??

Doing the 30-day restart, for me, is not about losing weight. I know I will lose a couple pounds but my goals for this is to improve my consumption of calories (shake or food) and to start seeing changes in my body with consistency in my workouts. I have not seen much change in the last couple months, which granted it takes a while to see change..I KNOW.. But I know for a fact I haven’t been consuming enough calories or ANYTHING really before the gym to allow me to get in a workout that matters. So having a shake in the morning will provide me with enough calories to give me energy, protein to rebuild muscle and motivation to know that I am going to crush my goals this coming year!

This week I feel like I can finally get back into the gym after being sick. By combining a good diet and exercise routine, I will start seeing those results I’ve been looking for. Cleansing is going to be the next step this coming week also. Taking all the junk and gunk out of my guts will be a great test of what this stuff is all about. Cheers to the next week of health!

 
Jillian Beldin