Tuesday, June 1, 2010


A few weeks ago my supervisor mentioned that she was doing Weight Watchers to lose weight for upcoming graduations she would be attending.  I asked her how it was going and she said she had a lot to lose before the events.  So what did I do?  I told her that if she dropped the sugar and increased her fiber she'd lose more weight and quickly.  I explained the basics of 15 grams of sugar and 24 or more grams of fiber per day and to READ labels.  I wrote down my favorite and easy to find BFC products and over the last 2 weeks have shared some products with her.  She is doing a combined WW and BFC-ish program and is doing very well.  She is consistent with a 2-3 pound loss per week which is good.  Her husband has started doing this as well and he has already lost 19 pounds!  I enjoy helping her out a little and sharing the evils of sugar with her.  She is SO happy and excited with the acceleration of her weight loss....she even told me that the WW folks were concerned she was losing too much too quickly!
Last week I took her a package of the GG Scandinavian Crispbreads and she shared them with her husband and they both really liked them.  She has since placed an order for a few packages to get her through the next couple of weeks.  She even shared that her BMs have been like nothing she has ever experienced before.  I told her that I completely understood.  She asked if she needed the probiotic and since she hasn't abused sucralose/Splenda like I did for years unwittingly, I told her no.  If the crispbread is doing wonders for you, save the $ for new clothes and IF the crispbreads don't work as effectively then incorporate the probiotics. 
I'm glad I shared this information with her and she feels that these changes are something she can stick with.  I feel like I'm getting a little BFC refresher course when she asks me questions and it has motivated me to be more mindful of what I am eating.  I really do like the crispbreads and their versatility.  I haven't had PB&J for quite some time and that has been my favorite way to eat the crispbread since receiving my order and the Nature's Hollow berry preserves.  I look forward to discovering other tasty ways to get fantastic filling fiber into my diet :-)


  1. Hi Heather! I need to order a case of the GG Crispbreads, I am actually out! Great story, thanks for sharing.

  2. I'm starting back on the BFC today. Great reminder about the crispbreads. Congrats to your friend!

  3. Hi Cat,
    I think this time of year is a great time to revisit one's eating "lifestyle". I just love all the fresh produce and living in the rural coastal area of NC, I don't have a shortage of fresh produce stands on the side of the roads! The question then becomes, is this organic produce? I belong to an organic CSA so I know I'm supporting at least 1 local organic farm. We've had some serious heat this way for the last 3 weeks (seems more like August than June) and when it gets so hot and humid, I really don't have much of an appetite, so what I eat really matters.
    I wish you all the best and thanks for stopping by my blog :-)