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Follow Me On My Pharmaca Weight Challenge Journey

Follow Me On My Pharmaca Weight Challenge Journey

pharmaca store frontI have pretty much fought with my weight all my adult life. When I was younger I thought I was fat, when in fact I was the ideal weight and shape for me. Over the years I learned to “diet”, the wrong way.

And I have done every diet out there – the master cleanse, grapefruit, cabbage soup. Dr. Atkins, Weight Watchers and more. None with any long-term success. So, needless to say, I have been up and down for all my adult life.

Now, I’m up in weight, but have decided to do things differently. I was offered an opportunity to participate in a weight challenge with Pharmaca. This fabulous opportunity includes consultations with a nutritionist and a gift card to get me going on the right supplements to help me reach my goal.

pharmaca gift cardSo, I had my first appointment with Anthony at the Rockridge Pharmaca in Oakland California. I have to admit, I missed a few appointments because I was so flaky, but when I finally did meet Anthony, he was great.

We pretty much talked and he did an intake on my habits, what I ate and what my goals were. What I appreciated was that Anthony (a nutritionist and personal trainer and darn cute) was not judgmental and very, very pleasant. When I admitted my weaknesses he often said, “That’s common”, which made me feel much better. Plus he sounded genuine.

So, I left my first consultation with plenty of reading material, a shaker bottle, probiotics, a meal supplement powder drink mix, and 2 must-do’s from Anthony—walk at least 45 minutes per day and to keep a food journal. He also offered anytime support via email or phone.  Which I haven’t used yet, but I’m sure when a brownie or two is calling my name I will have to make that call!

I’m not sharing my weight, but I will say that I’m a size 18 and my ideal size if a 12, but I would settle for 14 right about now…I will update you on my progress with my Pharmaca Weight Challenge in these two areas in my next blog post.

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