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  • End of week 3 and down 22 lbs!


    1. mesa_di

      mesa_di

      Very Well Done!  I am just ending my 3rd week and I'm a little over 8 pounds down.  

  • Just rejoined and I cannot eat recharge bars. What can you do Instead? 


    1. Sherri452

      Sherri452

      Sometimes instead of eating a recharge bar, I have 2 FiberOne brownies. It's less calories at 140 for the two brownies, tastes good and is filling. 

      Good luck.

    2. mesa_di

      mesa_di

      I didn't like the bars either so I switched to the classic plan.  

    3. SheriDarby

      SheriDarby

      Heat it in the microwave 10-15 seconds.  Then eat it before it gets cold!

  • The website says weight loss after the first four weeks is 1-2 pounds per week. Medical professionals recommend a loss of 0.5-1.0% of your total weight per week.  Even at my weight, this would only be about 1.25-2.50 pounds per week.  Yet my consultant says every week that the plan is set up for a 3-4 pound loss per week.  It's very discouraging.  Which is correct?


    1. Sherri452

      Sherri452

      My counselor says a typical/normal weight loss per week should be 1/2 pound to 2 pounds at most.

  • So, I’ve been on the max up plan for a few weeks now and doing well. My center called to confirm my appointment for Monday and she said we need to discuss which membership plan I’m going to enroll in. For the life of me, I cannot find ANY information on the website about a membership plan. What is this? Why do I need it? Why is there a lack of transparency about a membership?  I’m already paying $200 per week, this might be a dealbreaker for me. 
     


    1. Serena - Jenny Craig

      Serena - Jenny Craig

      Hi @Devlin8948, sorry for any confusion that has occurred. It sounds like you may have enrolled in a Trial or free membership that will be expiring soon. Our Jenny Care team is happy to review your account and provide you details regarding our programs based off your existing plan. We offer different plans that include food discounts. Feel free to call us at 1-800-536-6922 or email us at jennycare@jennycraig.com. 

  • If you accidently break your fast (had to eat crackers (only had three - meds made me feel sick), do you still eat your recharge bar?


    1. Serena - Jenny Craig

      Serena - Jenny Craig

      Hi @SandraLynn49, that's a great question! You will still want to eat your Recharge Bar for the day to ensure you are eating everything on your menu to get the best results. The Recharge Bar was designed to help curb hunger while fasting, but you can consume it at anytime. Hope this information helps! :) 

  • I have been on this plan for 4 weeks and i have only lost 2lbs! Every week I either stay the same or I go up or down a pound.  I have been flowing the plan. I started out with the max plan and now I have switched to the classic.  I am now in my fifth week and still no change. 


    1. Melissa1982

      Melissa1982

      Are you making sure you are following the plan exactly and not having too many extras to go above your calorie intake?  How much water are you drinking and are you getting in exercising?  I don't follow the plan as perfectly as I should but I have lost 9lbs in the 7 weeks I've been on it.  Of course, everyone's body is different but I feel like if you are not showing any progress in 5 weeks; something is off.   If you aren't physically tracking your calories, start doing that and definitely keep talking to your consultant.  Good luck. 

    2. Ginak

      Ginak

      I am also finishing my first  week and have lost no weight. I am following the plan and discouraged. 

  • Did your Max-Up plan auto renew?  I was told it would not, but I see they've sent me another week of foods.  I had planned to change to a different plan.


    1. Serena - Jenny Craig

      Serena - Jenny Craig

      Hi @Patricia1949 did you happen to sign up directly on the website? If you signed up online you were enrolled in Auto Delivery and you would receive your orders automatically each week or every two weeks depending on what was selected. To cancel your Auto Delivery or change your menu our Jenny Care team can help you. Feel free to call us at 1-800-536-6922 or email jennycare@jennycraig.com. 

  • Just completed my first week and didn’t lose weight. Has anyone experienced this before?


    1. Melissa1982

      Melissa1982

      That's a shame.  I am sure it's happened before but it seems very unusual.  Are you sure you followed the plan exactly and drank all of your water?  If so, Please don't feel discouraged.  It could be any number of reasons from time of the month, hormones, the weather.  Start again this week and hopefully your body will have adapted to the new plan to see results.  I was never a big loser on my first week but i usually will, at the very least, lose 2 lbs. 

  • Hi, 

    I have had so many problems with Jennys system.

    First scheduled in person meeting: no call no show at location. Called customer service to ask why no one was at that center. (Door was locked and I knocked with no answer) had to be sent to a different location 30 minutes away. Then to get a call from the first location to tell me that she was there, and I needed to pull on the door more because it sticks in the warmer temperature and that she called me to see where I was...sounds like she was covering herself. I waited 45 minutes in the parking lot in hopes that someone would be there...

    Second scheduled in person meeting, went great! Picked up my delicious food and on I went.

    Third scheduled in person meeting, well... I was 5 minutes away (keep in mind I am taking hours off at work to go for these meetings) I get a call and she states," I am calling with your scheduled over the phone consult", I was a deer in headlights...I explained I was scheduled for an in-person meeting and food pick up today, now I am in the parking lot of the Jenny center. She goes yes, sorry there was an emergency, I asked then why I didn't get a call earlier in the day and why did she say she was calling for my scheduled phone call... she could not explain. I asked how am I going to get my food? You will have to order online... I was furious. 

    Ditched again 2 out of the 3 times. I want this weight loss program to be a success, however, with the lack of communication, lack of concern that people should inform their customers of changes... it's too bad... Now, I have no food and lost 3 hours my first visit from work and my third visit lost 2 hours... SO much for that, love the food but Jennys system needs to improve. 


  • Hi,

    I'm 43 pounds down and approaching 5 months in.  Second time around for me with JC, this time I intend to keep it off.  Mind & body are telling me it's the right thing to do.  Quite happy with the pace so far, averaging 2.2 pound loss weekly.  Intermittent fasting has really fit into my lifestyle as long as I don't take it to the extreme and it supports my plan.  I haven't really felt deprived or that I'm on a diet at all!


  • I started Monday. Today is day 5. I've lost 3.4 pounds as of this morning. Wondering what I  can expect weekly going forward. 


    1. Melissa1982

      Melissa1982

      Everyone's body is different.  And as long as you don't get lazy (like I do) you should be good.  The large drop at the beginning is usually water weight.  It will then calm down and you can expect 1-2lbs a week after this.  Just remember it's not about the big number drop, it's about a long term consistent drop.  Keep up the good work!

    2. Stevie Middlebrooks

      Stevie Middlebrooks

      So far so good. 3 weeks in and losing 4 to 4.5 a week! I absolutely expect a drop off soon  but I'm exercising like crazy too so hopefully not too much of a drop. 

  • I started Monday and I've had ridiculous headaches since. Anyone else experience that?


    1. Melissa1982

      Melissa1982

      Yes.  I had a headache for a few days too.  I think it's a combination of cutting down/stopping caffeine from the sodas...like a withdraw effect or possibly the over all diet change could be an issue and your body is adjusting to cutting of sugar, higher intake of water.  You can Google 'headaches during diet' and a lot of articles pop up.  Try and work through it.  take a pain reliever or if you really think it's something from say a soda or need for something sweet; I'd take something and slowing cut it out so the body adjusts better to the change.  I don't think the body likes us switching from one food source to something completely different with the snap of the finger, lol.  Hope you feel better.  I'm in week 5 and haven't had a headache since I started.

    2. Stevie Middlebrooks

      Stevie Middlebrooks

      Thank you! It's good to have company on my journey. 

  • Not really clicking with the person who signed me up at one of the centers. I actually don't even go, I live to far away. We do it over the phone. Anyone know if i can order the food myself?

     

    Also I got no actual introduction to the plan...can you eat the food out of order? can you mix your fruit in with your dairy or is it all planned as scheduled to control insulin levels. My coach you can eat all the food however within the same day just don't mix food from another day...does that sound right?

     

    Although I' doing ok with the plan , im at the end of week 2...im frustrated with "look at the app" answers...can yal tell? lol


    1. Melissa1982

      Melissa1982

      Hey! Welcome to joining Jenny!  I am so sorry you're not clicking with your consultant; that's the worst.  I've had a few over the years that just didn't do it for me.  don't let them stress you our or lose interest in the plan. A lot of people don't respond much anymore like they use to but if you head on over to our weekly discussion forum, you'll get a lot more interaction. Go to the 'conversations' and then 'Tips, Wisdom, Inspiration' and then select the thread you want.   there's at least 3-5 active people there. 

       

      anyway, here are some of my takes:

       

      1.  I think different places allow you to order online yourself but I am not sure.  You can check the website but you.  If you live to far away from a center I do believe they can ship it to you.  Just call the center and ask them.  You should also be able to call Jenny any time and ask to switch consultants.   They won't take it personally, I promise. They want you with someone who is going to keep you motivated.

       

      2. the original plan I started when I first signed up in 2003 didn't have this weird food calculation thing.  I don't doubt it works the new way,  I just find it a bit gimmicky and I prefer just eating what I want and when. Now, the idea is that each day is calculated a certain way.  I am thinking one day has a more protein high day than another. Or however else they calculate.  So they do prefer you not just eat whatever you want but you can switch out the whole days.  Me personally, if I want the mac and cheese that day over the chicken Marsala but still want my cupcake over chips...I'm eating what I want, lol.  As long as I am keeping to the calories and losing weight, I just don't see the need for that strictness. But, again, that's jenny's plan and if I were so smart and know better, I wouldn't be 200+lbs, haha.  so long story short, you have the food, you use the menu they give you to have a well balanced diet throughout the day. 

       

      3.  They do push the app.  I am not a fan of it. They use to have this great section on this page where you could do a food diary and they had a chart to track the loss.  now, I just don't find the app user friendly.  Don't get frustrated, there's lots of information out there.  Your main basics are eat the food, drink your water and try for 30 minutes of activity a day.

       

      Good luck

  • So I love the two JC dressings but after 5 weeks it's starting to get boring. Has anyone found any delicious salad dressings that have a similar nutrition profile (calories, fat, carbs, etc.)? Any have any homemade recipes? 


    1. mesa_di

      mesa_di

      I asked my coach about this.  She said for my 1200 plan I would need something with no more than 4 gm of fat and should be less than 50 calories.  

    2. BACS

      BACS

      I’m new to jc but skinny girl puts out a very low cal balsamic and Italian dressings. 

  • I am rejoining again. Would love to do the Max plan but back when it was first introduced, found the recharge bar too sweet and made me nauseous. Is anyone still doing the Classic plan?


    1. Melissa1982

      Melissa1982

      I am.  I try not to buy into too many gimmicks.  not a fan of the fasting and don't need new special bars.  So I stick to the classic.  If I really had my way, I would go back to doing the create your own menu so I didn't get stuck with the gross stuff and look like an child replacing 6-7 items, lol

    2. mesa_di

      mesa_di

      I started with the Max plan this week but, like you, I'm not a fan of the recharge bar.  I'm switching to the class plan which is a few dollars cheaper (not much)  

  • Do we have an app???


    1. Melissa1982

      Melissa1982

      yes.  I have it off of the Appleplay or whatever store on the iphone.  I'm not crazy fond of it but I do put my weekly weight in after my consultation.

  • Just wondering why great menu items are being discontinued such as the chocolate cheesecake, my favoriate, so disappointed. No cheeseburgers or turkey burgers... they are the best summer treats. Please bring back. Also missing the fish and chips and ranch melt. Some good new additions, but taking away some great meals as well.


    1. angela amoako

      angela amoako

      Wow good to know that so many items are getting discounted.  I just restarted and I loved the Turkey burgers. 

    2. Melissa1982

      Melissa1982

      same baloney different slice with Jenny. Been with them 20 years and this always happens.  they blame supply issues and stuff but it's just annoying because it's never the 'crap' food.  The chocolate cheesecake has legit been on that menu since I started and it's the best.  So sad to hears it's going/gone.  Yet the gross cauliflower rices/mashes and the marsalas are still on the menu.... I felt the same when the chocolate cake went away...or they changed it from the dollop of chocolate ganache they used to have on it. The just did the same with the carrot cake.  Always changing the good stuff and keeping the boring/gross stuff. 

       

      I also understand everyone has different pallets and may love the stuff I hate but it just always seems all the stuff I like keep going away in exchange for cheaper (but more expensive) let appealing items. 

  • Hi everyone.  I just signed up.  I have my first meeting with my consultant this morning and will be picking up my first week of food.  I am nervous about the cost of food.  I will be spending sooo much on just my food and still have to feed my husband and pets.  I plan to give this a try and see how it goes.  I signed up for the 4 week summer plan.  Any other newbies here?


    1. Gina B

      Gina B

      I just signed up but my appt isn't until the 23rd, but I am super excited!

    2. Stevie Middlebrooks

      Stevie Middlebrooks

      I recently went back and I started the Max Up plan.  I paid the fee (ugh again) and my weekly food came to 160.  Pretty pricey if you ask me, but I'm at the point where I had to regain control so I will bite bullet and see what happens.  Good luck!

  • Where do the Peanut Butter  and the Sweet and Salty Bars fit in?  Can they replace the afternoon snack (PROTEIN/DAIRY and FRUIT/STARCH)?  I'm on the 1500 calorie program.  My consultant told me they weren't on my plan.


    1. Melissa1982

      Melissa1982

      That's interesting.  I thought the anytime bars were on all the basic plans...maybe not the Max since they have those recharge bars.  Anyway, I believe they replace your milk/dairy.  I eat them as my mid morning snack.  Or if I need a sweet treat after dinner I will save it for then.  Otherwise it would replace a yogurt/milk/cheese somewhere. 

  • My weight has plateaued for the last three days. I’m only in week one and feeling a bit discouraged. Is this common? 


    1. Walkbeforeyourun

      Walkbeforeyourun

      I'm on my 6th week. I know jenny says to weigh everyday but I am emphatically against this. In my opinion it messes with your mind. I only weigh once a week to avoid the emotional rollercoaster.

    2. Melissa1982

      Melissa1982

      same.  I tried to weigh every day and it just psych's you out.  I may look out of curiosity and habit but I don't count any number but the one at weigh in now.  Don't let 3 days get the better of you. if you feel stuck, drink some extra water or get a little more veggies into your diet or an extra walk.  Push through it and hopefully you will see a change at your weigh in date. 

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