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Sick of What I've Become (V-Diet Log)


#1

Its time for a change. I’ve been letting myself go for the last year and I am disgusted with myself. As someone who was always the fat kid it was a shocker when I lost around 55lbs 3 years ago. People do treat you differently and that had a profound effect on me.

Well fast forward three years and between then and now I’ve competed in powerlifting, put on a significant amount of muscle (I lost lost of whatever muscle I had during my first cut) and a significant amount of fat going from about 200 to 240. I went from a 44 size pant to a 36 and today i’m up to a loose 42.

I’ve rationalized myself fat and lazy and I am at my wits end. I don’t feel sorry for myself. First it was school, then graduation, then grad parties, then summer, and then moving, then my new job, and its all BULLSHIT. I AM ANGRY. Not because I am fat but because I lied to myself for so long.

Well now its time to take the plunge and get my life back on track.

Current stats - 240lbs 5’6.5

I will be following the V-Diet to a T. I will be following the “Intermediate” workout plan.

I am still in the planning phase but at the moment my purchase is looking like:

13 tubs of Metabolic Drive
2 Flameout
2 Surge
2 HOT-ROX Extreme
2 ZMA
1 Se7en

1 Natty PB
1 Fiber Choice Tablets
1 Bag Milled Flax Seed

and Flintstones Complete Daily Vitamins cause I dread taking nasty daily vitamins.

I was also thinking about getting 2 bottles of BCAA’s but wasn’t sure if it was worth getting.

I plan on using the “Over 35lbs” calculations and using my 240lb starting BW my calories are:

Lifting Day: 1596.96 = 1600 cals
Non Lifting Day: 1330.8 = 1300 cals

Kinda seems low though…

working out the total caloric intake my non lifting day should look like this:

Flameout - 4 caps - 52 cals
Natty PB - 1 serving - 190 cals
Flax Seed - 2 Servings - 120 cals
Fiber Choice - 4 tabs - 32 cals
Metabolic Drive - 4 Shakes - 880 cals

takes me up to: 1274 cals and 25g fiber

Thats within the 50 cal +/- range but I could add 1 extra scoop for an extra shake and remove 2 fiber choice tablets which puts me at: 1368 cals and 25g fiber

For my workout days I would just add 1 serving of Surge which should take me to: 1614 and 1708 cals respectively (depending on 4 vs 4.5 shakes per day).

So how does that look to you guys and gals? Any advice or comments are appreciated.


#2

After doing some calculations it looks like I only need:

10 tubs Metabolic Drive
1 Bottle HOT-ROX
1 Tub Surge

and the rest will stay the same.

I am fairly sensitive to stims so I plan on only going with 2 HOT-ROX per day but if I find myself being able to handle 4 a day I can always go pick up a bottle from DPS which is right around the corner.


#3

for me, my non-WO days are 1250, WO days are 1500, and my schedule is similar to yours (except i feed OFTEN… 7 times throughout the day. 1 of them is 2-scoops Metabolic Drive, the other 6 are 1-scoopers).
also 4 fiber choice, 4 Flameout, 1 serving PB, 2 servings flax…

enjoy!
dan


#4

Welcome to the V-Diet. Be sure to check around and get some inspiration from those that are finishing the diet. I myself will be taking the plunge on Sept 1st. Not too far away.

I didn’t take time to figure your calories, but they do seem low, since I am a female and I am at 1600 on lifting days and 1300 or non-lifting days.

Anyway good luck and come back often for support. Its the best support you’ll ever want.

fitnesslady


#5

Dan - Sounds good. I may break down my feedings by doing 1 scoop shakes more often. I will prolly play with the feeding intervals over the first few days then its robot mode from then on.

Fitnesslady - They do look low but I am using the stricter “over 35lb” calculations. If I used the regular calculations i’d be 1-200 cals over what I have now. Unless I feel dead I plan on keeping the cals where they are now.

Now to place my order…


#6

Order Placed…

Flameout Inflammation Scavenger, 90 softgels 2
HOT-ROX Extreme, 110 capsules 1
Metabolic Drive Low-Carb MRP Flavor: Banana 1
Metabolic Drive Low-Carb MRP Flavor: Chocolate 3
Metabolic Drive Low-Carb MRP Flavor: Orange 1
Metabolic Drive Low-Carb MRP Flavor: Strawberry 1
Metabolic Drive Low-Carb MRP Flavor: Vanilla 4
Se7en: The Advanced Metabolic Agent for Hardcore Women 1
Surge Post-Workout Recovery Drink, 16 servings Flavor: Chocolate 1
Surge Post-Workout Recovery Drink, 16 servings Flavor: Raspberry 1
ZMA Anabolic Mineral Support 2

Ordered from the FigureAthlete.com site for the $50 discount (which is really a free bottle of Se7en and $10 off the way i see it). I may need to get more Metabolic Drive for the transition phase but I can order that once I get close. If I decide to go with 4 HOT-ROX a day I’ll just grab it locally.

After i hit the gym I’m going to swing by the supermarket to grab:

Fiber Choice - Sugar Free
Natural PB
Cold Milled Golden Flax Seed


#7

Great I am glad you re-checked. Now it is go, go, go!! When do you officially start?

fitnesslady


#8

I plan on starting the day after my shipment arrives. My only concern is that I am going to the wedding of a family friend and need to make sure the date of the wedding and a HSM coincide. Realistically I will adjust the date of the HSM to work for that week (Sept 18th) but I’ll cross that bridge when I get there.

Any clue how long it takes for shipments to arrive? It’d be awesome if I could start this weekend.


#9

Ok I have everything but the Flax Seed. Where did you guys (and gals) get yours? I have found some but it was only marked “Select” or “Premium” cold milled flax seed with no indication as to weather it was gold or brown.


#10

[quote]paintballny wrote:
Ok I have everything but the Flax Seed. Where did you guys (and gals) get yours? I have found some but it was only marked “Select” or “Premium” cold milled flax seed with no indication as to weather it was gold or brown.

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i haven’t heard anything about the distinction between gold and brown flax seed (i.e. this is the first i am hearing of such a distinction). for me, the rule has been “if the only ingredient listed is Cold Milled Flax Seed, it fits the bill”…
anyways, i got mine at the local “natural food” store, but health food stores will likely have it too.
dan


#11

Got mine at good old Walmart. I think it was in the flour aisle. I don’t know the difference between brown or gold. You might have to research that.

Looks like you are ready for a go. I will start Monday.

Stay strong!

fitnesslady


#12

Sounds good. My Shipment is scheduled to arrive the 3rd which puts my start date as the 4th on September. I’ll be a couple days behind you.

I ended up grabbing some cold milled flax seed at a local supermarket. Its from “Health from the sun” and I tossed 2 tbsp into my shake before and it tasted fine so I don’t know what everyone is complaining about. Then again I am a “grin and bear it” kinda guy.

From now till the start of my diet I’ll continue to clean up my diet and settle back into my lifting schedule.


#13

Home for the weekend. Not drinking on a holiday weekend kinda blows but I’ve gone 9 months without a drink in the past so a month or two isn’t going to be too tough after the first weekend.


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