Thursday, November 4, 2010

Protein bar (Jennifer)

Today I went to the store looking to purchase some protein bars.  It is another change that I am making along with upping the calories and my newly set goals.  I figure if I can have one as my mid morning snack I might not be so hungry the rest of the day, and its also a good way to add some calories that are benficial to my body.  I have been tired lately.  And I have to say that today, despite my trouble sleeping last night, I had more energy.  I dont know if it is from the protein bar or just a coincidence.  But whichever, it feels good not to be exhausted.

The protein bar I bought is called "Pure Protein".  It has 20 grams of protein and 180 calories.  It was the first I tried of the many different ones I bought to sample.  And I have to say I am shocked it was so good. I had the Chocolate Deluxe flavor.  The consistency was enjoyable for me.  It was thick, chewy, chocolatey, and down right tasty.  I almost feel like I had to *work* to eat it, yet I enjoyed every second.  And, it was a good size bar that left me satisfied!  Whoo hoo! I am not sure how any of the other ones could possibly come even close I enjoyed it so much!

I totally wish I could review products for a living.  I love to do this stuff.  If anyone has any connections for how I could get into something like this please let me know! 

Today's reason for losing weight:
* to lose as much of my lower stomach as possible.  This is definately my problem area, and is a big part of my self image issue.  Two c-sections didnt help the situation any either.  It has gotten much better than it was but there is much room for improvement.

Today I am thankful for:
*My renewed committment.  Today and yesterday I worked out with Tony Little.  It felt great.  The muscles ache and I am excited!  Aching means progress!  Oh...and remember a few months back I did that weight training class at the gym that left me like unable to MOVE for like 4 days?  I am actually excited to try it again...tomorrow morning!  Wish me luck...



KellyNY said...

Jennifer, this is too funny! We are on the same wavelength! hehe.

Christine said...

I hear you on the lower stomache area issue....after 6 pregnancies and one c-section...oh, I hate thinking about it.
I have issues with a yeast infection almost monthly along my incision line too...ouchie!!!

I have too avoid any kind of bar because I end up binging on me!!! They would be handy to have around for a quick meal replacement but I know my limitations and can't keep them in the house!

The Fat Mom said...

I've tried a couple of products with protein in it (shakes, bars, blah blah blah) but I can't ever get over the taste. Does it have that throw up, run over by a gas tanker taste? I would love something to eat for a snack in the afternoon. Mornings are no big deal but it seems like I eat/snack ALOT after lunch.

Mom to the Fourth Power said...

That bar sounds so yummy! Yay for your new idea and change in your calories/eating. Best of luck and God bless!!!


Bethanny said...

I want to review tacos.

Jessica said...

Thanks for the review. I may have to pick one of those up. Do you remember the cost?

Jen said...

I'm going to look for that bar! I need ones that have substance to them.


I Said So... said...

I'm going to have to try them. I'm always looking for new yummy "diet" food...I have to keep my eats interesting or I get too bored and tempted to cheat.

Debbi Does Dinner Healthy said...

I think thee are the same bars that my brother just bough. He just tried them and told me how good they were.

I know what you mean about reviewing products! My friend and I always say that we want to do that for a living! How fun would that be!