• Location: 20886
  • About: Writing, gardening and tap dancing are my most favorite things in the world. I work as a medical technologist and hope to retire in a few years. Love to travel, spend time with senior citizens, watch movies, read and sleep.
  • Why I've Joined Reboot with Joe: I am just tired of the extra weight. Have been juicing for a while but still over eat and then go through periodic binges. My new years resolution this time is to get with the program. I started going back to the gym in addition to my dance classes and hope to add some walking to that. I was so inspired with Joe and Phil when I first sat Fat, Sick and Nearly dead and started juicing. However, I was still eating and the juicing added calories. I think I need to be connected to a group and be accountable for my actions. I think this will help. Fortunately i have been active enough with life and am not on medication but this is a slippery slope and I know the weight has to go.
  • Favorite Juice? Carrot, apple, ginger
  • Food temptation? Sweets of course

Wall Posts

  • Roz

    4 years ago

    Hi deevirgo, how are you doing?

  • Roz

    4 years ago

    You are amazing Mary, 22 days, congratulations. I find it a great miracle that so many people are taking up this lifestyle change and are succeeding! I am truly inspired, and will continue on 2 for me and still on food, and very foggy today!!! Won't stop though.

  • Mary

    4 years ago

    wow great to be starting on the 2nd reboot! Let me know how the protein powder tastes in the juices. I have been too chicken to put it in a juice, that is why I make one smoothie a day. The rest of the day is juice. Juice on!

  • Mary

    4 years ago

    I hope things are going well for you. Your strategy sounds like a winner to me. The positive feedback is something that all of us need. Is it commonplace for all people carrying extra weight around to have low self esteem? I know I have battled that my whole life, and I admit that I have been a food addict. I love to cook and I love to eat, and that is the vicious cycle that I am trying to break with this reboot. I just completed Day 22 and it feels SO GOOD to have my clothes hanging much looser than they did when I started. I was literally stuffed into them before, so that is a wonderful feeling - better than the feeling I ever got from a certain food in my mouth - so I hope I can always tell myself that. I think winning the mental battle is the key to any lasting weight loss and I truly hope that all of us can win that battle. Juice on!

  • deevirgo

    4 years ago

    Well I made it through I will be ending Reboot #1 and beginning Reboot #2 all in the same day. I can't believe I have been doing this for 15 days. I am so excited to be carrying 11 fewer pounds so needless to say I must juice on. I bet Day 22 feels great. Sounds like you have won the mental battle. It's one heck of a journey but this website is the greatest. Really nice people, great words of encouragement etc. Just blown away by the whole experience. I'll be adding a little protein to my juices starting tomorrow but that will be the only change. Looking forward to juicing, juicing, juicing!!!

  • Roz

    4 years ago

    You are amazing Mary, 22 days, congratulations. I find it a great miracle that so many people are taking up this lifestyle change and are succeeding! I am truly inspired, and will continue on 2 for me and still on food, and very foggy today!!! Won't stop though.

  • deevirgo

    4 years ago

    I am happy to say that I had a great first day. My intention is to reboot my mind along with my body. So what does that mean to me? Let me share this...I took some selfies last night and for the first time in years I really looked at my body and that alone motivated me to go forward with this. I may be able to share a before and after picture as time goes on. So to reboot my mind I will only say positive things to myself as much as possible. When I feel I have to grab food I will look at those selfies and remind myself to stay on the program. I am watching a film daily on FMTV to keep myself motivated and I have seen several success stories as well as adding to my knowledge base. This is not going to be a yo-yo diet for me. In fact I'm calling this the lifestyle change; the plan where I will eat to live rather than live to eat. I didn't have time to bake that apple today so when I felt I needed more than the juice I ate an apple. I will be doing the salad recipe this week-end as well as preparing and freezing several juices so that I can stay on point. Will definitely share as needed and look forward to hearing from some of you as well. Good luck to all and stay the course..we can do this.

  • Roz

    4 years ago

    The only thing I can say besides Congratulations is Wow. You are a wonderful mentor, and I shall keep reading! and Here is to you!


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