Fad diets – we’ve all tried one or another at some point in our lives. I’ve tried many. I have struggled with my weight since I broke my leg in 2009, as well as battled intestinal issues for the majority of my life. I have tried everything from checking for thyroid issues, gluten-intolerant issues, you name it – but nothing changed the fact that achieving a healthy weight has been next to impossible over the last six years, regardless of healthy eating and working out.
Many will say “if you eat healthy or put the right foods in your body and work out consistently, you will lose weight.” Well, I am here to tell you that has simply not been my experience. I have never been able to lose weight with diet and exercise alone. While I did lose weight on some other “fad diets”, or diet programs, the programs were far more restrictive than my body could handle. Yes, I realize that losing weight isn’t easy, and that it’s uncomfortable to cut sugar from your diet (at least for the first three days). And while I could handle the hunger pangs or the pressure headaches (driven from hunger and irregular blood sugar) for a certain period of time, I would eventually lose the desired weight and go back to a normal, still healthy and restrictive, diet and gain all the weight back, plus more. THIS IS NO WAY TO LIVE. At least, this is no way for me to live. Constant weight fluctuation is incredibly unhealthy, mostly for your heart. I have actually seen some one under the age of 30 pass away from a heart attack due to weight “yo-yoing”.
I decided to try Plexus after a college friend (who I trust) had seen some awesome results after she had her son. Granted, I have not had children (yet) but I know many women struggle with losing the post partum baby weight. So, I watched her Facebook posts silently for a couple of months – and I became so impressed with her journey and her results. I finally decided to reach out to her about buying in at the wholesale level because I wanted to do this in the most cost-effective way. Although I’m married and my husband has a great job, we travel for his job while maintaining a household back home (thus making us maintain TWO households total). I have student loans and I’m an opera singer in the young artist phase of my career. Let’s just say – I don’t roll in the cash, so I like to stick pretty close to a budget and do things cost-effectively.
After a few days on the product, I couldn’t help but want to share how I felt with everyone I know! As one could imagine, struggling with intestinal issues (even mild ones) is painful, annoying, and super inconvenient to the point it can hinder even your social life or ability to go places and do normal things. Four days in, and already I feel a huge difference. Not to mention, I can still eat three (healthy) meals a day, and I don’t feel fatigued and I don’t get headaches. So far, so good, and I am really excited about that.
Selling product and having people join my Plexus team is only a plus! If sharing my experience can encourage or motivate others to make a lifestyle change to becoming healthier (whatever that may be), then my job is done.
If you have questions, please reach out! I can provide much more in-depth information about the products and you can read more at http://amandabraun.myplexusproducts.com.