So I know that I said we were starting the 24 Day Challenge on Nov 1st, but obviously that didn't work out too well. Everyone that lives in my house (my parents, me, and my daughter) got a nasty cold this week. It was terrible. I lost my voice for about 3 days (which really, really, sucks when you work in a call center). So we decided to wait an extra day and let our immune systems work a bit. 

The first day of the challenge wasn't too bad. I've done it before, so I knew what to expect, but my dad hasn't. I think one of the worst parts of the first 10 day phase is the fiber drink. Ugh. I hate it. So the fiber drink is this really horrid powder that you mix with 8 oz of water and drink before breakfast. I think the fiber drink is something you either love or you hate. I've heard people go both ways with it. If you ever have to drink the fiber drink, DRINK IT FAST! If you don't, it starts to get really thick and slimy. Blagh. But seriously, other than that horrid drink, the 24 Day Challenge really isn't that bad. Here's a break down of what I ate:

Before Breakfast: Orange Spark
Breakfast: Fiber Drink (I wasn't feeling very hungry, so I decided to skip the rest of breakfast)
Lunch: 3 scrambled eggs 
Dinner: Turkey Burger (no bun), chili/black bean mixture, corn

I'm going to do some blogging about healthy recipes that I want to try while doing my 24 Day Challenge, but I haven't had the time to go to the grocery store or even cook yet. I'll hopefully be starting that soon!

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