Jenny Craig Review Part 3 [$100 Visa Gift Card Giveaway]

*** I was given the opportunity in September to try out Jenny Craig for four weeks, including food, free of charge.  This is the third and final post in the series.  You can read about the journey from the beginning and enter the $100 Visa Gift Card giveaways on my first and second post.***

Today marks the end of my four weeks.  In that time my kids started school and dance and football.  I worked and went on a trip with my husband and stayed in a cabin full of junk food with my in-laws.  We celebrated Labor Day and attended a birthday party, went to the movies and prepared and ate meals  at least 84 times.  Four weeks equates to a lot of opportunities to try out what I have been learning from Jenny Craig.

Before I started this plan, dieting was always about something coming up.  I want to lose 20 lbs before a wedding in 3 months.  For the first time I am focusing on the end result, not an event.  And because of that I don't feel the need to force myself to the gym every day for 90 minutes, which only makes me feel like I deserve to reward myself with a snack anyways.  Instead I am planning on this taking a while, sort of like paying of a loan or saving money to buy a new house.  Big goals deserve plans and plans take time.

And I think it is the plan behind Jenny Craig that makes it so successful.  Your consultant helps you plan out your food.  Your consultant helps you plan out your exercise for the week.  You plan your week and your consultant helps you plan how to make it successful.

I averaged just over a 2 lb loss every week.  It doesn't make for a dramatic before and after picture, but I can honestly say it has made a dramatic difference in the way I feel.  And I know it will only continue to get better.   And hopefully next year I will have a great before and after picture to show you.  For now, I am happy with the 10 lbs that I am no longer carrying around.  I even decided to let a friend of mine take some pictures of me for my blog.

So that is my little success from the last four weeks.  I can't wait to hear about yours.  Tell me about a positive healthy change you have made in your life and you will be entered to win a $100 Visa Gift Card from Jenny Craig and BlogHer.

The sweepstakes will run from 10/24-11/6.  Check out BlogHer Prizes and Promotions section for more chances to win.
You may receive (2) total entries by selecting from the following entry methods: 
a) Leave a comment in response to the sweepstakes prompt on this post 
b) Tweet about this promotion and leave the URL to that tweet in a comment on this post 
c) Blog about this promotion and leave the URL to that post in a comment on this post 
d) For those with no Twitter or blog, read the official rules to learn about an alternate form of entry. 

This giveaway is open to US Residents age 18 or older 
Winners will be selected via random draw, and will be notified by e-mail. 
You have 72 hours to get back to me, otherwise a new winner will be selected. 
The Official Rules are available HERE

You can find out more about Jenny Craig on their website, on Facebook, and over on Twitter.

*** Disclaimer***
I was given the opportunity to try out Jenny Craig for four weeks, including food, free of charge.  The opinions shared in this post are based on my experience with Jenny Craig over that four weeks.  All opinions are my own.  The average Jenny Craig client is expected to lose 1-2 pounds per week, which is a healthy and normal rate to lose weight.

***This promotion has ended and a winner has been selected***
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