I am going to try the Special K Challenge for the 2 week period and see what happens. If you follow this plan correctly, you are supposed to lose 6 pounds in 2 weeks. I am curious to see if this works because I have heard mixed responses about it, but we will see.
Time Period: I started this on Monday March 14th and it will run for 2 weeks
Why I am trying this: I am very busy and never have time to eat. I am constantly running around and when I finally have a chance to cook dinner, I am usually starving. This way, I will hope to get more balanced meals while giving me a chance to eat during the day.
Purpose: To see if this 2 week challenge actually works.
Constraints: For this diet, you can have cereal, a protein bar, or a special k shake 2 times a day. The third meal is a balanced meal (cook what you like). You can also have 2 Special K snacks a day which include the snack bars, crackers and protein water. The last things you can eat are fruits and vegetables.
Note: I have tried the Strawberry Protein shake already and it is NOT good at all; I had to choke it down. However, the chocolate protein bars are very good.
Problems Thus Far: If you only eat the 2 special k meals it is not enough food. You have to eat the snack bars, fruits and veggies. Being a poor college student, it cost me $25 for a week worth of Special K snack bars and protein bars. On top of this, I still have to pay for dinner every night (depending on what I cook) and fruits and vegetables. The fruits and vegetables this week have added up to at least $10, probably more. Basically, this is costing me $40 plus (more realistically $50) each week to do the challenge….not very budget conscious, especially when I usually spend $20-25 on groceries every two weeks. A lot more reasonable…
What are your thoughts on this Special K 2 week Challenge?