Wednesday, November 7, 2012

Creative Bioscience 90 Day Weight Loss Challenge….Here I Come!!!

Almost a year and 185 pounds ago, I was a full blown type 2 diabetic who had no clue what to do to address this health condition. I started with turning my eating habits around and hitting the gym religiously with my favorite workout buddy - my husband. After months of regular gym routines and healthier meal choices, my weight went down from 185 to 148 pounds (hurray!). My doctor informed me that according to my latest blood panel results, my blood sugar level was that of a normal person’s numbers. I was also informed that I am no longer a candidate for any heart conditions and that my blood pressure was back to normal.

Everything should have been well and dandy after all this right?! Well…not exactly, because according to my endocrinologist, I still have a certain percentage of body fat that I have to lose in order to attain that clean bill of health that I am aiming for. I’m 5’6” and a healthy weight for my frame is around 125 to 130 pounds. Try as I might though…I seem to be stuck at 148 pounds and I cannot figure out what else I need to incorporate in my routine and lifestyle to lose those last 23 annoying pounds. If my reasons all bordered on vanity – I wouldn’t have cared that much. But after experiencing a lot of health problems due to diabetes (e.g. protein leakage, kidney problems, heart and blood pressure concerns…to name a few), I was bound and determined to be healthy and stay healthy.

These frustrating issues that have been weighing heavy on my mind lately, have all been answered when Creative Bioscience contacted me to be a part of the 90 day Weight Loss Challenge. I guess I was in the right place (errr…more like cyberspace) at the right time and I couldn’t be happier!

I was asked to choose a product from their website and blog about why I chose it. I decided to accept the challenge and chose... *insert drumroll here* Raspberry Ketone 1234! They have plenty of other wonderful products to choose from but I picked Raspberry Ketone because it addresses my weight loss and health goals. This is a supplement that I see myself taking on a regular basis.

For those of you who don't know what Raspberry Ketone is, it's the characteristic in raspberries that gives it its distinct flavor and aroma. It's also been proven in a few studies to help release fat and store less of it – PERFECT for my health goals! It was shown in a 2005 study to protect the liver against fat build up in mice who ate a high-fat enriched diet.

My main goal in this 90 day challenge is to drop 23 pounds and to significantly lower my Body Mass Index numbers. Creative Bioscience 90 Day Weight Loss Challenge….here I come!!!

If you're a blogger and want to be a part of this challenge as well, you can go visit this website:

I'll keep y'all posted on this health journey - so stay tuned!


Beth said...

This sounds really interesting. Thanks for all of the info. I haven't heard of raspberry ketone before but it sounds like it will be really helpful.

therecamethiswoman said...

It's very beneficial - health-wise, from what I've been reading and hearing. =)

Dana said...

Thanks! Steve and I applied too! (His stats are better then mine) ;) Good luck in your journey! I too need to lose 23 lbs, but I am about two inches shorter than you so probably more :)

therecamethiswoman said...

Yay! Good luck to all of us! We can all do this! =)