I Like The Way I Look In The Mirror!

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Written by: Zsanae

To start off, I am a 19 year old female in active duty service for the U.S. Navy. I have tried every diet in the world to try and improve my body and overall happiness with myself. I was sadly getting taped to pass my annual weigh-in because I couldn’t pass the scale, and I was tired of it. So my Chief of medical let me borrow your book, The Paleo Solution. No offense to you, but I found no interest in picking up that book at all. So it collected dust for about two months, and I gave it back, never even opening the cover page.

A few days later I saw an old dance mate from high school talk about paleo on Facebook, and I thought, ”wow, people actually have heard of this crazy diet?” So I started my research and ordered your book.. Once the book arrived I set out to start the very next day, I took my before picture and was ready to start! I work the night shift so I am in work from 1800-0700 so most of my meals are pre cooked at home and brought with me.. Which I have mastered. At first it was hard, I wanted every sweet they had set out, and all the pasta from the galley! You may think military provokes a healthy lifestyle, but my friend it’s the opposite! I am not sick from eating pastas, since I have no disease, but I was sick of being the fat girl in every group I was in.

So I focused on my eating habits since mine were so bad before, and my boyfriend really watched me and made sure I stayed on track. Next thing I knew I was 3 weeks in and I decided I would take another picture to see if I had any results, since the scale showed none. And holy Crap I saw a huge difference! For once in my life I saw a change in my body simply from my diet change. Not once have I seen this as a “diet”, but as a lifestyle change. I have been on paleo for the past two months now(on my own, modified for my life, not straight from the book), and my boyfriend had joined me seeing my results. I took another set of pictures at the two month mark, and I tell everyone about this diet. I have gotten 3 new friends to start it with their husbands.

This is the best thing to happen to me, and I couldn’t be any more happy with how things are going. Every time I look in the mirror I know that I like the way I look, and if I want to improve I just need to continue what I’m doing and let my body do the work I am allowing it to do now! Thank you Robb!

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After 30 days of Paleo

 

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  1. Tina Bock
    April 8, 2013 at 1:28 pm

    You go girl, keep it up! Not just for the way your body looks but for your health and feeling your best! yay :) your story made me smile.

  2. Curt
    April 9, 2013 at 1:06 pm

    Congrats on your success. Deciding to go Paleo is one of the “V8″ moments. Duh, why didn’t I think of this before. You are correct, it is a lifestyle, not a diet. Keep up the good work and spread the word!

  3. Melany Dalton
    April 9, 2013 at 11:27 pm

    I am so glad for you. There is nothing like feeling good about yourself. When you look at yourself in a mirror and see what you like and want to see. Great job!

  4. Lynn
    April 10, 2013 at 6:12 am

    Looking good – just think what you’ll look and feel like after a year’s worth of Paleo! It’s so much more than that damn scale. Give the body the right inputs without the destructive junk and let its innate wisdom do the rest.

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    April 11, 2013 at 11:05 am

    Congratulations you look great. I’ve always had weight problems will try to do the Paleo. From the pictures I’ve put there is no doubt that it is really effective.
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  6. Glennis
    May 25, 2013 at 8:43 am

    damn, you’re looking amazing. The result is obvious. I want that book and diet now too. How did you manage to overcome all that sweets and pizzas? For 3 weeks you say..I don’t think I’ll manage to hold for one! Please, show more photos if you continued the paleo.

    • Enfermeras Monterrey
      July 10, 2014 at 2:26 pm

      That tatoo on yout leg its so sexy, best tatoo ever!

  7. Bellinda
    February 17, 2014 at 7:54 pm

    Wow you look amazing! You look stronger, and leaner. It goes to show that the scale isn’t a very good indicator of health too. Anyway, keep it up!

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