Well, I’m on the other side of my first month on Plexus, and I have to tell you that I am absolutely ecstatic with the results I’m seeing!
Quick refresher: I’m taking Plexus Slim, Pro-bio, and Bio-cleanse in an effort to stop gaining (and hopefully start losing) the weight that I have been consistently putting on over the past year (after being medicated for depression) despite a healthy diet and regular exercise. I was intrigued by the product as the ingredient list is really impressive and natural… this is important to me as someone who is very conscious about maintaining a clean, healthy diet. I decided to become a Plexus “ambassador” partly because doing so gives me a discount on the products. Being skeptical of weight loss supplements in general, I made myself feel better about the whole endeavor by deciding to blog updates in real time so that people could see the real results or lack thereof in a way to try to hold the product accountable.
Ready for my 1 month results? Here you go!
Weight: no change / Inches: over 6 inches down!!!
I am so excited! I’ll share pictures at the bottom of this post. The side pics are definitely where you see the most change…. my belly is significantly smaller. I couldn’t be more pleased with those results if I tried!
The front pictures are…interesting. I almost feel like I look worse from the front… not bigger, but more… sloppy? The smallest part of my waist is definitely getting smaller… and as I said, my belly is much less round. This is great, but I almost feel like it makes my love-handles bigger? Maybe those will be the next to go!
Also, I wish I had thought to take pictures from the back (not sure how to take a back selfie.) My back is looking significantly better… I have trimmed quite a bit of fat in that area… you can see a little bit of that in the side comparison.
I’m not sure why the scale isn’t a reflection of the results I’m seeing, but if I’m being perfectly honest, I don’t care. I’ll take inches lost over pounds lost any day!
And how am I feeling in general? Really good. I maintain that I am sleeping better and my cravings have been greatly reduced. Also, the probiotic seems to really be helping me with my candida systems. If you remember from my last update, I was having mixed feelings about reducing my coffee consumption… that was not something I was wanting to do as I truly love my coffee. Well, I’m feeling better about that now… I have 2 cups of coffee (instead of 3-5) every morning because I want to and not necessarily because I need to. That actually feels pretty good.
There are a couple of things that I did want to mention to anyone thinking of trying this out though.
1. Don’t skip meals. Sometimes I forget about lunch for myself until it’s well after lunch time. Well, I don’t make that mistake anymore as it gives me a serious case of the shakes… sugar crash? I don’t know… I’m wondering if that might be the case though since I believe the product was originally designed to help regulate blood sugar. I just make it a point not to allow too much time to pass between meals anymore.
2. Be prepared for potty breaks. You have to stay very hydrated… aiming for 1/2 of your body weight in ounces. This hasn’t been as hard as it sounds, but it does mean that I’m frequenting the restroom a lot more than usual.
That’s it! Those are the only “downsides” I’ve experienced. I have to say, I really wasn’t sure what I was going think or what kind of results I was going to have when I started this, but I am really starting to become a believer! I can’t wait to see what month 2 has in store for me!
Alright here are pics!
The good stuff first. I’m amazed at the results I’m seeing in my belly. If you pay close attention, you can see some of the changes in my back here too.
The interesting results next. If you look closely, you can see a definite change in my waist line. Also, if you take a close look at my belly button (haha, never thought I’d type that in a sentence,) you can see that my belly was a lot bigger in the first picture causing my belly button to look a lot rounder…it’s much slimmer in the second picture. Am I wrong in thinking that these positive changes make my love handles look so much worse though? Oh, a bit of a change in the bust too… not a whole lot though, and as a mama who has spent the better portion of the last 6 years pregnant or nursing, I’m pretty used to changes in that area!
Till next time!