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70lbs lost in one year doing nothing but shakeology!!!!
I did it!! Well I'm doing it to phrase it better. I've wanted to lose weight over the years but never found anything that was successful for me. I've yo-yo up and down more times than I care to count. Not to mention, I find it very hard to exercise on a strict basis due to a very demanding work schedule.

On Jan 1st of 2012 I decided to try the shakeology. I had tried it before and sadly let my bags of shakes sit on the shelf, only to say I would eventually start again. Before you knew it I had about 5 bags just sitting on my shelf waiting for me to start. So I finally did! It took some getting use to but I used the shakeology first thing in the mornings as a meal replacement. I was shocked that in about 3 months I lost 30 lbs! I did falter from time to time but knew I had shakeology on my side. I would get right back to the shakes and eventually after 1 long year I have lost 70lbs. Now that I've shed some nice pounds I can bend over without my back feeling like it would break.

I'm starting this year out still doing my shakes and I've apparently inspired a few of my friends! I'm finally starting the workouts because I'm able to move better. I still have 100lbs to go but I know that by the end of the year, I will be at my goal. I started at 321 and am now down to 250.

Lisa P.
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RE: 70lbs lost in one year doing nothing but shakeology!!!!
1/8/13 8:35 AM as a reply to YAYA1025.
Congratulations! That is awesome! Amazing to see how one small change can make such a difference.
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RE: 70lbs lost in one year doing nothing but shakeology!!!!
1/8/13 9:25 AM as a reply to YAYA1025.
YAYA1025:
I did it!! Well I'm doing it to phrase it better. I've wanted to lose weight over the years but never found anything that was successful for me. I've yo-yo up and down more times than I care to count. Not to mention, I find it very hard to exercise on a strict basis due to a very demanding work schedule.

On Jan 1st of 2012 I decided to try the shakeology. I had tried it before and sadly let my bags of shakes sit on the shelf, only to say I would eventually start again. Before you knew it I had about 5 bags just sitting on my shelf waiting for me to start. So I finally did! It took some getting use to but I used the shakeology first thing in the mornings as a meal replacement. I was shocked that in about 3 months I lost 30 lbs! I did falter from time to time but knew I had shakeology on my side. I would get right back to the shakes and eventually after 1 long year I have lost 70lbs. Now that I've shed some nice pounds I can bend over without my back feeling like it would break.

I'm starting this year out still doing my shakes and I've apparently inspired a few of my friends! I'm finally starting the workouts because I'm able to move better. I still have 100lbs to go but I know that by the end of the year, I will be at my goal. I started at 321 and am now down to 250.

Lisa P.


First of all Congrats!!

Can you explain more on what you did?
Were you using it as one meal replacement?
what about your work out plans and the rest of the day diet?

I am a newbie and started shakeology 4 days back....

some motivation and help needed...
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RE: 70lbs lost in one year doing nothing but shakeology!!!!
1/8/13 11:58 PM as a reply to sasankj.
Thank you all so much for the nice support and encouragement! So when ever I can pay it forward to someone else (which is not often) I gladly will! lol

At such a large weight, doing these major exercises was not for me; at least not yet. I knew I had to find a way to drop some weight so that my back would stop hurting long enough for me to do anything. All I kept hearing about the Shakeology was that it was a wonder drink and so good for your health. So I bought them and tried them. Honestly I didn't give it much chance in the beginning because I was expecting immediate results, like over night. We always do this to ourselves. Finally I had enough and decided to stick to it for one month, just drinking a shake a day for meal replacement, and then eating sensibly the rest of the day. All the reports say that the shakes only work and results only come if you drink it every day. So that's what I did. I replaced every breakfast with a shake. I did try fruits and peanut butter in the mixtures, but for me, I prefer the basics. So I mixed emoticonz skim milk, shake pack, and then a few cubes of ice that I crushed up in a blender. I did cut out soft drinks during this time. I have to admit I thought I'm have terrible migraines from the caffeine and sodium withdrawals, but that never happened! The shakes kept me from those annoying headaches! For the first few days I really didn't see or feel anything differently. However, I kept on drinking them. As the days passed I realized that my cravings for the bad foods was diminishing. I was actually eating a bit healthier each day and, felt a bit of pride in myself for sticking to something. After one month of shakes I lost 20 lbs! I couldn't believe it! In 6 months I had lost 50lbs. Now there were times that I stopped the shakes. I had weak moments and ate poorly but crazily enough I didn't gain more weight. I stayed the same. I kept coming back to the shakes and finally by Christmas day of 2012 I have lost 70lbs. Now I move so much better and my back doesn't hurt me like it use to. I'm starting this year with my shakes as well and will be working out to one of the programs from Beachbody. As far as exercise during the whole last year, I did very minimal. I walked a decent bit but nothing major or vigorous. I did try one of the programs but lasted about 2 days. I just didn't have it in me yet to get moving like that. There is no guarantee that what worked for me will work for someone else, but it certainly can't hurt to try! Good luck and I'll keep you posted how I am doing.

Lisa
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RE: 70lbs lost in one year doing nothing but shakeology!!!!
1/9/13 7:04 AM as a reply to YAYA1025.
Awesome!! thats truly inspiring n motivating....today is just 5th day....i believe long way to go for me...

Thanks again n keep rocking emoticon
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RE: 70lbs lost in one year doing nothing but shakeology!!!!
1/9/13 4:19 PM as a reply to YAYA1025.
Congratulations on your weight loss & keep on drinking those shakes! emoticon I went a couple of months without Shakeology, and I could definitely feel the difference after awhile. I was craving dumb stuff and really having a hard time curbing it. Started the Shakeology again recently and I feel so much better! It definitely helps me make healthier choices for the rest of the day. I am so happy for you, and glad you shared your story. 70 pounds is a huge accomplishment! If it helps you get to a point where you can add in some workouts... even better.
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RE: 70lbs lost in one year doing nothing but shakeology!!!!
1/9/13 6:07 PM as a reply to YAYA1025.
Awesome! Your results inspire me!
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