Posted 10 July 2012 - 07:37 AM
Posted 10 July 2012 - 12:43 PM
Starting weight: 241.8 Current weight: 220 Goal: 155
4th of July challenge:
Summer slim down challenge:
Posted 10 July 2012 - 02:41 PM
But if you have a lot of weight to lose, it usually runs around $300-$400 for a full membership that runs a year and then about $50 a year renewal (plus the cost of food).
Go in and talk to someone (just don't let them talk you into anything - go home and make a decision or come back here and tell us what you've learned, your goals, etc. and see if we can help).
JC is a FANTASTIC program (and I've been on virtually ALL of them) but this is the only one I was on where I not only lost the weight but I've learned how to eat so that I've been able to KEEP IT OFF!!!!
Hope you'll let us know how things are going and if there's anyway we can help.
SW - 177.6
Goal! - 132
Returning Weight - 143
CW - GOAL AGAIN!!!
Before JC with hubby and nephews in 2006/After JC (2nd time) in 2011
Posted 11 July 2012 - 10:30 AM
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Posted 27 July 2012 - 02:54 PM
Drop into a Jenny center and just talk to the consultant, see what you can work out, maybe you can go on Jenny for your breakfast and lunch and then do dinner on your own after the first few weeks of structured meals.
I look at the cost like this.....
I have lowered my cholesterol by a BUNCH, my asthma is under control so much better, I can walk up two flights of stairs without haveing breathing issues AND I don't have to buy my clothes at Lane Bryant or Torrid anymore. While the last comment may seem a bit odd let me tell you that shirts at either one of those places start at $34.95 each, and jeans.....$59.99-79.99! To be able to go into walmart or macy's and buy stuff off the rack (clearance or sale) is a blessing.
I have a lot of weight left to go, but I will do without a lot of things before I give up my Jenny food until I am able to control what I eat.
Let us know what you decied to do, we are all here to get through this together!
Posted 27 July 2012 - 03:42 PM
I used to cringe at the price but now I realize it's a great investment in me and ultimately probably cheaper than all the mid-week grocery store trips and twice daily Iced Capps. Plus the food is fantastic!
With Jenny, I've got GAME! Guidance, Accountability, Motivation and Education.
"It is difficult to inspire others to accomplish what you haven't been willing to try. So now, I try."
Started Jenny Craig on June 1, 2012
Posted 29 July 2012 - 05:29 PM
Starting Weight: 187.6 lbs (Joined 12 week program)
Week 1: -2.0 lbs Week 11: -1.8 lbs (sick all week)
Week 2: -3.0 lbs Week 12: -0.4 lbs (ice cream!)
Week 3: -3.2 lbs Week 13: -1.2 lbs
Week 4: -2.2 lbs Week 20: 158.6 lbs (29 lbs lost! 33.6 to go!)
Week 5: -2.4 lbs Week 21:
Week 6: -1.0 lbs (after 4 days) Week 22:
Week 7: -3.0 lbs Week 23:
Week 8: -1.8 lbs (Upgraded to Premium program!) Week 24:
Week 9: -1.4 lbs (20 lbs total!) Week 25:
Week 10: -1.8 lbs Week 26:
Posted 01 August 2012 - 11:50 AM
So here is my question, is there a list for the cost of each food item? If so, where? I think members should have all of the information they need to make educated decisions about the nutrition and cost of their food selections.
Thanks, and I look forward to your responses.
Posted 05 August 2012 - 08:28 AM
"I've been on a constant diet for the last two decades. I've lost a total of 789 pounds. By all accounts, I should be hanging from a charm bracelet." - ERMA BOMBECK.
Posted 05 August 2012 - 07:56 PM
As others have said, it is an investment in yourself. The best thing you can do is to join when they have a promo to offset the $400 yearly fee.
"I don't cheat, I moderate"
I joined Jenny starting on a diet and it has changed into a journey to my new healthy lifestyle. I won't be on maintenance, I'll be living my new life.
Week 1----> -3.8
Week 2----> -4.4
Week 3----> -2.4
Week 4----> -2.2
Week 5----> -3.8
Week 6----> -5.6
Week 7----> -2.0
Week 8----> -4.4
Week 9----> -1.6
Week 10---> -2.2
Week 11---> +.4
Week 12---> -3.6
Week 13---> -3.8
Week 14---> +4.8
Week 15---> - 8.4
Week 16---> -.4
Week 17---> -3.4
Week 19---> -4.4
Week 22 ---> -2 lbs
22 Weeks and 54.8 lbs lost
Total-------> 59.9 ---- Hit my original goal of 50 lbs and went to 60 lbs loss in total.
3/20/2013 - almost 6 months in maintenance
Posted 06 August 2012 - 09:49 AM
Posted 15 August 2012 - 06:16 PM
I agree with Battkatt and cannot wait to stop shopping at Lane Bryant and be able to go back to shopping at Target for my clothes, or be able to go into any store I want adn try on regular size clothes and have them fit.
Yes! This is my biggest thing! I was tired of shopping at Plus size stores. Now I buy my clothes at stores like Target and refuse to shop at a plus size store now! For years I wore maternity and wasn't even pregnant.
Posted 23 October 2012 - 04:23 PM
Posted 26 October 2012 - 03:40 AM
My husband and I average around $150 a week for JC food...but often we buy extras that you don't have to (such as you can do your own syrup and dressing as opposed to buying JC stuff...just ask your JC counselor what you need to buy to substitute). Take daily vitamins and you don't need their "Anytime" bars and that is another way to save. That is what hubby and I do. You could probably get by on $120-$130 per week plus the cost of veggies, fruits and dairy. The cost of fruits, veggies and dairy will depend on your own ability for power shopping. If you are a bargain hound, you could likely get what you need for super cheap.
Wait for the $20lbs for $20 deal (many times they offer it near the end of the year for New Year's resolutions peoples). Like Phyllis said earlier, they will often let you keep repeating that deal. They want your money for the food stuffs so it's in their best interest to let you keep doing that deal.
without proper preparation and a positive attitude.
Personal Blog: http://pee-on-the-carpet.blogspot.com/
Posted 26 October 2012 - 02:55 PM
Total Loss 85.2 Prior to pregnancy in 2013
Start weight Sept. 2012: 271.4 lbs
Weight prior to pregnancy 2014: 187.2
Week 1: - 1.2 ** from my gain (+0.8) for the week
Challenge Total Lost = 0
My Weight Loss/Life Journey Blog: http://jessicafaiza.blogspot.com
Jessica "Faiza" Yagi
Posted 02 November 2012 - 08:06 AM
Anyone else paying this? I'm in the 1200 Day calorie plan.
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