My Keto Journey

Week 3

If you’ve been following my keto journey you know that I’ve started getting creative with meals and keto recipes, but I still have a ways to go. This week I’ll attempt cloud bread for the second time(the first attempt didn’t turn out great), try making keto cheesecake, and hopefully add a new lunch/dinner dish to the mix!

Last week was great as far as meals, upping my exercise, and how I felt. I stayed optimistic even though I wasn’t losing weight like I did the first week. So, for week 3, I’m cutting back on my portions and trying to exercise more! I’m still not completely sure how ketosis works because it’s not as simple as it seems. Cutting carbs and sugar isn’t enough! That’s why I’m paying more attention to my protein to fat ratios every day, and I just ordered some keto testing strips(only $2.97 on Amazon with their clickable coupon and free shipping) so I can get more serious about my keto journey.

If you need a little more motivation to get out there and exercise more, try out the Sweat Coin app! I downloaded it in week 2 and already earned a $10 credit towards my next energy bill! There are lots of other products, apps, and perks you can cash your sweatcoins in for too! Read more about it in my week 2 post!

TIP: Without fruit…you’re going to need some added fiber in your diet. I hadn’t read about this anywhere, but by week 2 I definitely noticed that I wasn’t as “regular” as usual. It was hard to find a good fiber supplement that’s carbohydrate and sugar free. I got Benefiber and I put a small spoonful in my morning and evening cup of tea(I definitely recommend doing this because you’re going to be eating a lot of cheese)!

To see what I’ve been eating and how thing went from the start, check out My Keto Journey Week 1 and Week 2!


Here’s what I ate this week:

Day 1

Breakfast- 1 cup of blueberry slim life green tea(Yogi), 2 deviled eggs

Lunch- parmesan crisps w/ 1 wedge of spicy pepperjack creamy swiss cheese

Dinner- baked greens blend(shredded kale, red & green cabbage, broccoli, and brussel sprouts) w/ avocado oil, salt, & pepper(this is sooo good!)

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Just spread greens on a baking sheet, drizzle with avocado oil, sprinkle some s&p, then bake at 350° for 20 minutes!

Day 2

Breakfast- 1 cup of blueberry slim life green tea, 1 slice of bacon, 1 deviled egg

Lunch- 1 deviled egg, 1 wedge of spicy jalapeno creamy swiss cheese w/ parmesan crisps

Dinner- 1 slice of bacon, 2 slices of sharp cheddar cheese, 1 cup of extra sleepytime tea(Celestial Seasonings Wellness Blend, 15% off clickable coupon on Amazon)

Day 3

Breakfast- 1 cup of blueberry slim life green tea, 1 slice of bacon

Lunch- cheese plate

Dinner-  keto crack chicken w/ keto roll

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Keto Snack

Day 4

Breakfast- 1 cup of blueberry slim life green tea, 2 slices of bacon, a few parmesan crisps

Lunch- leftover keto crack chicken w/ sauteed onions

Dinner- Cruciferous crunch greens blend, La Croix Cran-Raspberry sparkling water

Dessert- 1 cup of sugar free orange jell-o w/ a dollop of lite cool whip

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Cruciferous Crunch- drizzle w/ avocado oil, sprinkle w/ s&p, bake at 375 for 20 minutes!

Day 5

Breakfast- 1 cup of blueberry slim life green tea, 1 wedge of creamy spicy pepperjack cheese w/ cheddar whisps

Lunch- 3 slices of bacon

Dinner- cheeseburger w/ no bun & sauteed green beans

Day 6

Breakfast- 2 eggs over easy, 1 slice of bacon, 1 cup of coffee w/ heavy whipping cream

Lunch- whisps & creamy pepperjack cheese wedge

Dinner- fresh tuna & broccoli w/ hollandaise sauce

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Keto Breakfast

Day 7

Breakfast- scrambled eggs w/ cheese, 2 slices of bacon, 1 cup of coffee w/ heavy whipping cream

Lunch- veggies & tzatziki dip, english cheddar cheese w/ chive & onion, whisps

Dinner- 2 glasses of dry red wine


My progress:

So far, I’ve lost 12 pounds! I was hoping to be farther along by now…but I’m staying positive and sticking with the plan!

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2 Responses to My Keto Journey – Week 3

  1. Kelly says:

    I lost 30 pounds on a keto diet and I also lost tons of My hair which fell out. Even the new growth falls out. It’s been slowly growing back in but I’m concerned Aveda hair color is now too harsh on my new growth. I am unable to find a stylist willing to put a Vegan chemical free home kit on my hair. Any suggestions as to how to find a hair colorist that I am willing to pay for her time if she /he can apply a vegan hair color (green hare mud brand). I’m not in Georgia so not local to their shop.

    • Erika says:

      Whats the reason for using the home kit? I suggest going to a salon that carries a brand for your needs. Swarzkopf has a great non-toxic color line…it’s worth a try!

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