Dr. Oz Elimination Diet Day 5 and Summary

Dr. Oz Elimination Diet Day 5 and Summary

Sorry for the delay, I had dinner with the girls and we stayed out a little late chatting, and as I have a cold, I went to bed early last night and didn’t blog.  As you know it was a girls night dinner and I had fajitas, they were great.  Outside of that, I had a good day, I didn’t have any cheats and with dinner I had soda water and no beer, like I normally do.

This morning, I weighed in at 156 pounds, so I lost a total of 5.5 pounds on this diet.  Which is great.  I still have to determine a scale for each diet that I test, I need to determine different categories like cost, hunger, ease of use, that type of thing, but I still need to work on how I am going to lay that out in this blog.  If you have any pointers, let me know.

Tonight is a big cheat night, I am going to a Euchre Tournament that is hosted by my second family, all the proceeds go to the breast cancer foundation as my best friends mother is a breast cancer survivor.  They are an amazing family, and I am glad to be able to participate in such a great event.  As most events go, there will be food and I have already dropped my beer off, as I will be walking over later because I do not drink and drive.

Off I go, I need a little nap to try to shake off the tail end of this cold so that I can have an enjoyable night!

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Dr. Oz Elimination Diet – Day 4 (A Little Late)

Dr. Oz Elimination Diet – Day 4 (A Little Late)

Good morning, I have been suffering with a bit of a cold and so I took some night time Tylenol and went to bed very early last night.

On the diet side, I have been doing really well with this one, I have been staying regular and there is a lot of food to eat, so I’m not hungry which is good.

I have not cheated once, outside of a tsp or two of soy sauce in my stir fries, but other than that, totally sticking to the diet and in fact, I’m not eating all I am supposed to, which is probably not a good thing, but really, it is just too much.

Also, I have decided that this blog needs a bit of an overhaul, I am going to think about how I am going to fix this up a bit and I would welcome any suggestions so that I can bring great detail about each diet, and put in things that people are looking for based on each diet that I try.

I think I need a 0-10 kind of rating or bad, good, very good, very bad kind of rating for several different categories like hunger, variety, regularity, those types of things.

Anyway, I am going to be thinking about how to handle this and try to start something fresh and new next Sunday for the new diet.

Off, I go, I have an early client meeting, and need to get my make up on….

Dr. Oz Elimination Diet – Day 3

Dr. Oz Elimination Diet – Day 3

So far this diet is pretty straight forward, I have pretty much been having a stir fry for both lunch and dinner and eating brown rice for breakfast due to the fact that I haven’t found brown rice cereal.  I haven’t weighed myself but I don’t feel that this diet is working as well as I thought it would, with that said, it is my time of the month, so that could be the reason I am feeling a little blah.

The diet offers a lot of food, not a wide variety but a lot, I am having a hard time getting through all the food that is required, and am not even having the vegetable broth twice each day, I only eat 1 ounce and 1 tablespoon of almonds and I am supposed to have 2 oz, I have not had a cup of either strawberries or raspberries but I did eat my apple today.

I am fairly regular today, so that isn’t an issue, I guess I’m just not feeling this diet, it is a little blah, and there is a lot of preparation in the morning, a little too much for my mornings that I am running behind a little, but I will say, the lunches are better than most diets.

Off I go, it’s a little late tonight as I was up watching American Horror Story – Hotel.

Dr. Oz Elimination Diet – Day 2

Dr. Oz Elimination Diet – Day 2

Day 2 of the diet has gone well, I find that I am mostly full and not getting through the food that I am allowed to have, again the diet is the same as yesterday, and again, I still don’t have brown rice cereal, I ate just a 1/2 cup of brown rice, about 1/2 a cup of strawberries and a few nuts – I made my lunch this morning, and I used a can of tuna, and stir fried it with rice and broccoli, to be honest, it wasn’t as bad as I thought it was going to be.

I don’t recall if tuna was on the list, but I didn’t have anything ready, in fact, I believe I have to make rice first thing in the morning, so that I can make my lunch and I have left over chicken that I can stir fry and will take that for lunch.

For dinner, I had another stir fry – with chicken.  I haven’t been very regular, but there isn’t much fibre in this diet, I took an apple with me but like I said, I really had too much food for the day so that apple is still sitting in my purse, I will eat the apple tomorrow instead of the nuts.

Off, I go, I need to prepare for this diet, and ensure that I have everything ready to go tomorrow.

Dr. Oz Elimination Diet – Day 1

Dr. Oz Elimination Diet – Day 1

Good evening, today I started off with a new diet, and before I get to that, I wanted to let you know about my weigh in this morning – this morning – the day after my Thanksgiving dinner with my second family, I weighed in at 161.5 – Can you believe that??  4 pounds in one day??  That can’t be right, I know I didn’t eat 4 pounds worth of food, and I know that I had a few beers, but still 4 pounds, that is insane.  Also, my monthly visitor also showed up today, which may account for some of that 4 pounds, but still, that is hard to take.

So for the next 5 days I will be on the Dr. Oz Elimination Diet, it consists of the same meal each day just like the pineapple diet, and it goes like this:

Now, the only thing is I haven’t found brown rice cereal, this morning, to be honest, I actually didn’t eat breakfast and I started my diet with the first snack and had almonds.

For lunch, I had fish instead of chicken, and for dinner, well…I had chicken…probably not 4-6 ounces though, but I made a stir fry and added a tiny bit of soy sauce with broccoli and the rice.

I will do this for the rest of this week, and then I go to an annual Euchre Tournament where all the proceeds go to Breast Cancer.  On this night, I imbibe, and eat and enjoy, so that is why we have gone with another 5 day diet.

This diet is to determine if you have a food allergy, typically you would do this diet for 5 days, then start adding food back into each week to determine if you have a reaction to anything.  I was also told that it was a good way to kick start weight loss, so that is why it is on the list.

Off I go, getting ready for bed after a busy, but nice long weekend.