Project Bridesmaid Weight Loss Vlog #12

Project Bridesmaid #12

So in about a year I am going to be a bridesmaid for my little sister. This is just the kind of goal I need to diet, focus on my weight loss and getting healthier, which all ties in nicely with my quest to be a calmer, happier and healthier person.

I have decided to vlog about my journey as that will give me a visual reminder of where I’ve been and where I am and as it’s something that makes me rather uncomfortable it will also help to keep me in check. Plus it’s always good to push yourself.

During my journey I will be getting to try all kinds of new products and sharing my experiences of them with you.

So my last post was nearly bang on a month ago. Since then I have been to Bavaria and back. I have spent a lot of time in London for some very fun Christmas in July shows. I have also been to two 90th Anniversary celebrations and a wedding. So as you may have guessed the diet has not gone so well.

This week I had lost 3lb. Brilliant. But over the previous few weeks I’d piled a lot back on, so I’m not even at my lowest since starting this. Overall I have lost 8lb.

I’m irritated with myself and with my body. I hadn’t gone completely off the rails. But I can put on weight just sniffing food, loosing it is harder. I’m trying not to loose focus but I’m feeling like I need a real boost.

I’ve been using Yokebe, replacing two meals a day with one of their shakes. The forts week I lost 2lb, this week I lost 3lb, so it clearly works. It’s just the two weeks between that screwed me up.

My Yokebe Delivery
My Yokebe Delivery

I like using Yobebe. It’s quick, easy and tastes good. Really filling. Versatile. It’s also completely natural which makes me happy. I have also easily lost weight using it which is brilliant. I just need to find a way that works for me to keep weight off. Avoiding Christmas shows that feed me mince pies may be one way, oops.

My lunch time Yokebe Smoothie
My lunch time Yokebe Smoothie

Literally the only downside I have found to Yokebe is that it has a slightly gritty texture, a bit like there’s talc in there. You soon get used to it and it’s not unpleasant, but I have to be honest about such things.

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Yokebe – Image via Yokebe

The other thing I have been using is an online platform called Gym Cube.  I have got a year long membership and have enjoyed how easy it is to use. I like how easy it is to set goals and track progress. Mainly though, I have enjoyed all the different types of workouts I can choose from.

There are programmes you can follow. Or you can just dip in and out as you fancy. I like the yoga/pilates style workouts mainly but I dabble in some of the more energetic ones too.

I love that I can add in my cycle rides so they count towards my goals.

It really is a good all rounder covering health, fitness and nutrition. I do really like it. But as it is online, it does still mean that it is me who has to go and do it. I do feel like I sometimes need a real life person to kick me into doing things.

All in all I’ve not been doing to badly, I just feel a bit in limbo and like I need to really notch things up a gear.

Disclosure. I was gifted the products mentioned for use in this article. All opinions are my own.

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