I weighed in last night down 3.8 lbs putting me back into the goal range.
Week of Workouts
Thursday was Jillian Michaels Shred-It with Weights Level 1. I did Level 2 on Friday.
Saturday was Jillian Michaels Extreme Shed & Shred Level 1.
Monday was Kelly Coffey-Meyer's 30 Minutes to Fitness Circuit Burn Workout 1.
Yesterday was Kelly Coffey-Meyer's 30 Minutes to Fitness Lift in Full Throttle Workout 1 - Olympic Lifting.
My hips and thighs have been achy all week so I decided to do some yoga this morning. I ended up with Adriene Mishler's Morning Yoga routine that I found on Grokker.
As I mentioned previously Week 2 I was using LiviaOne Daily Liquid Probiotics. At work I put the drops in my water bottle once a day and on the weekends I put it in a glass of water.
The instructions say to use 4 droppers full of LiviaOne daily (1-2 for children 12 & under). First of all I could never get a full dropper. I usually could only get about an inch of the dropper filled with the liquid. Is the dropper supposed to be filled every time? If so, I wasn't getting enough and I'd need to double or triple the dosage.
One day I had an issue with the dropper itself. For whatever reason the liquid wasn't staying in the dropper. I had to play with it a while and eventually it started holding liquid again.
Probiotics in liquid form are odorless, colorless, and tasteless so you could forget that you were even taking anything!
Week 3 I used the Microbiome Plus+ GI Probiotic. This probiotic comes in a 30 day supply of 4 boxes, 2 packets of pills in each box, to be taken with meals. On each packet are 7 probiotic capsules and 7 prebiotic fiber tablets.. One packet is for the mornings and the other for the evenings.
I would take the first dosage with breakfast or lunch and the second dosage with dinner or dessert. It was a little annoying having to take 4 pills a day; that just seems excessive. I'm not sure of the logic behind the probiotic and prebiotic having to be separate.
TMI ALERT: Saturday (I think it was) I weighed myself before going to the bathroom and afterwards. I had lost about 1 lb! I've never checked this before so I'm not sure if this is a normal load for me or if the Microbiome Probiotic is really helping me.
For whatever reason when I use a probiotic I'm much gassier. It's not painful in my abdomen but it's not just a little toot either. Week 2 I gained weight but week 3 I lost weight. As far as probiotics go, does that mean that Microbiome is better than LiviaOne? Or was the loss because of two solid weeks of probiotics?
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