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Nutrisystem Review – Day Three

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Nutrisystem Diet Review - Day ThreeDay Three’s Food from Nutrisystem – Doesn’t look like much, does it?

Only two days on the diet and I am down a total of 3.5 pounds.  I have been hungry and cranky (sorry, honey).  Is it worth it?  Well, so far I am feeling a bit smaller, I don’t feel bloated, and I am about half way through.  I really hope to make it through all of the way.  I needed a catalyst to help me get back to a healthier weight.

I am owning up to the fact that it is my fault for being in the position that I am in.  Nobody has forced me to over-eat.  Sure, I may blog about food, but that is not a reason to overdo it.

The Nutrisystem box has the line “Jumpstart Your Weight Loss.”  That is my hope for this little experiment.

Nutrisystem Chewy Chocolate Chip Granola Bar
1 cup low-fat yogurt

Nutrisystem Review - Day Three

Morning Snack
1 oz. low-fat string cheese

Nutrisystem Review - Day Three

Nutrisystem Chicken Noodle Soup
1/4 cup low-fat parmesan cheese
2 cups side salad

Nutrisystem Review - Day Three

I didn’t have low-fat parmesan cheese, so I added 1/4 cup Italian blend (not pictured).

Afternoon Snack
2-5 whole-grain crackers
1/2 cup 100% vegetable juice

Nutrisystem Review - Day Three

The can of V-8 is 5.5 ounces which makes it 1.5 ounces over 1/2 a cup.  Being that the whole container was only 30 calories, I went ahead and drank it all.

Nutrisystem Homestyle Beef & Mashed Potatoes
1/2 cup cooked corn
1/2 cup grilled asparagus
1/2 cup grilled pepper strips

Nutrisystem Review - Day Three

Two words came to mind when I was eating the Beef & Mashed Potatoes – DOG FOOD.  Not that I have eaten dog food, but the beef seemed to be poor quality and really did smell like something that I would feed my dogs.

My family ate hot dogs.  I *gasp* used my hands when I prepared my son’s hot dog.  Then I licked my fingers.  Yes, I admit it – I licked them.  I was HUNGRY.

Nutrisystem Coconut Almond Bar

Nutrisystem Review - Day Three

The coconut bar was okay.  It looks like it had melted or something.  I ate it anyway.  I was HUNGRY.

For the record, I cheated a little on dinner, too.  I bought a small can of asparagus tips that was the equivalent of one cup.  I ate the whole thing.  I think it was an extra 20 calories.  Maybe it helps that I didn’t eat the grilled pepper strips since I did not have any.

What are your biggest weight loss hurdles?

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Rosemarie Dale Gedney

Monday 28th of September 2015

Just read your review of Nutrisystem - very real - thank you!


Tuesday 6th of October 2015

Thank you. :)


Saturday 10th of January 2015

Good luck! Seems like a little amount of food but I would think your stomach will shrink a little bit after awhile and you won't feel that hungry all the time.


Tuesday 15th of October 2013

Well, for anyone who has ever opened a can of dog food I think they can relate. Sorry you are having a hard time. That melted bar looked unappetizing also.


Friday 4th of October 2013

It really is plenty when you add in all those great salads and veggies.

Jennifer @ My Sweet Sanity

Wednesday 2nd of October 2013

You are doing great and if all you did was add some asparagus to help with that dinner then you really deserve a gold star today.