My name is Michelle.
I am a wife and a mother of 2 amazing children. I work 4 part-time jobs – 1 of which is with Nutracelle in customer service. I enjoy my daily cup of coffee with 2 scoops of Chocolate Nutralean, which for me is odd since I usually don’t care for chocolate.
Yikes! I have a hard time saying that because it makes me sound selfish and I feel that I am not a selfish person. “Did what?” you may ask. Join me on a little journey.
As a preteen, I was diagnosed with Epilepsy and began having grand mal seizures. The only medication that controlled this for me caused weight gain. As a teen, I found this very hard to deal with. It seemed to be so much out of my control too. I could always lose a little weight, but soon it would creep back. This went on for close to 15 years.
Christmas of 2013, I knew something had to change. I was reading a story with my then 7-year-old son. He wanted to act out the story with me. He said I should be the cow. When I asked him why, he replied, “Because you are kind of big like a cow”. I knew in my heart he meant nothing hurtful by what he said, but still, my heart sank. I wasn’t the mom I wanted to be. I couldn’t run and play with him and his sister – I was always tired.
I knew it wouldn’t be easy and that I couldn’t abuse this tool I was given. It seemed far too easy for just over 2 years. Weight came off easy and was super easy to maintain.
This last one has been a hard one for our family. My husband has had a shortage of work this year – not for a lack of trying. This has put more stress on me to make sure the bills and mortgage and other necessities get taken care of. I’ve had to pick up more casual hours at the group home I work at and starting a 4th job only added to the stress of him not working. Not only that, but everyone else and their needs came before my own. I was feeling overworked, under-appreciated and stressed. How do I deal with stress? Well, I’m a stress eater.
Every morning began with good intentions – my coffee and Nutracelle. Somehow by the afternoon, though, I’d be reaching for a couple chips with the phone call that he didn’t get that job he interviewed for and the rest of the evening would spiral from there. I ended up gaining weight over summer and could feel my anxiety and depression worsen.
I needed something to change. I needed to do something for my family. Most of all, I needed to do something for me.
After having a discussion with my husband one night about all that was going on with me, I expressed interest in getting some help to get active. So, for our anniversary, he bought me this coaching package from Nutracelle! Super romantic, hey?! When I clicked checkout, I started to feel nervous. Wasn’t sure how the whole training-from-a-distance thing would go.
I have lost some weight and inches are coming off. Small things – like putting on a jacket that felt a little too tight and now is comfortable has been great for me! I have noticed that my anxiety and depression have been getting better over the last week. I feel happier to finally be doing something for myself!
I start my day with time by myself – running and listening to music or a podcast with a positive message to help me start my day. I live in a small community that does not have a gym. Blair (the certified trainer from the Women’s Training Package) has been great at putting together workouts that I can do at home. I LOVE it! I get daily check-ins and can message him anytime with questions or concerns that I may have. I think that this is another great product that Nutracelle offers and am so glad I purchased it.
I am excited to see the changes that are to come yet. I am so happy I decided to do this for myself!
If you're interested, check out the coaching page found here. I can't recommend it enough.
I'm looking forward to writing another blog next month to update you all on my progress again.
Here's the most recent photo of myself and my family:
Stay tuned for more!
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I love this product. Other Whey protein powder upsets my stomach. This doesn’t!
Love this stuff! Love that it keeps the bloat down, it’s a great meal replacer for promoting fat loss. It’s a great way to keep your protein intake up, most of us don’t get enough, and this is a yummy way to make sure you do. I always get the bundles now it’s a great deal! It’s has become part of regular
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If you have teens, you can symphatize...they like what they like and are hard to crack to get them trying new things, so I thought! My teen daughter is first year resident away from home, needles to say sometimes I worry about the eating habits she results to. I convinced her to try the SALTED CARAMEL on her last visit at home, and showed her how EASY it is to make, literally add water, shake and go! She loves SALTED CARAMEL ICE CREAM nad belive me I was blown away when she made a remark that this tastes JUST like that. THANK YOU NUTRACELLE, it's one step at a time, but this was a HUGE ONE FOR US!!!
I love the salted Caramel in my coffee .
I mix my strawberry with almond and coconut milk, add a coulpe of extra berries to it and I sweat it tastes like a milk shake and it is actually good for you! The whole family is hooked on it! THe nutra bites are my "not so guily pleasure" treats, love them!
takes no time at all, simple ingredients, LOVE IT! made chocolate bread topped with nut butter and fresh berries. No left over - says a lot!
I’ve made the chicken wings now twice getting my book I just love it. The smoothies are are very delicious
All flavours are sooo good! Cafe Mocha is my Favourite by far though!
healthy and delecious lunch on the go!
I have been using Nutracelle for a few years now. It is by far the best protein I have ever tried! I love how nice and smoothly it mixes and that it tastes great in water.
I have been using Nutracelle products for about 3-4 years and haven't strayed to date. It is by far, without a doubt, the smoothest, most delicious tasting fulfilling protein on the market. We would run out and be lost without it. It is not only a daily part of our diet but in most cases part of our childrens diet. Couldn't be happier with our most resent order. The bites are so convenient and tasty!!!.
Just received my latest order of Vanilla Cream and Coffee Mocha. These two are the top of my favourites list. I ran out and had to order more. Thanks for the quick delivery and the great taste. 👍
I love love love this protein powder.. It mixes sooo well into everything I make. I use the natural a lot & put it in every meal I make
Vanilla Cream is one of my favorite flavours! Water and whipping cream and it tastes like a vanilla milkshake!!
There are few sugar free, gluten free, soy free.... and GREAT TASTING GUMMIE VITAMINS out there. I've got my family to try and everyone's loved them!
More Than Smoothies Cookbook digital download cook book - We tried the chocolate bread last night with the family topping it with some nut butter and raspberries, I guess that tere is no leftover a 5 satr review that speaks for itself! THANK YOU!
NUTRALEAN Prebiotic Protein Powder | Vanilla Cream
Really enjoying the easy to make recipes in the cookbook. Plenty of great ideas and uses with your Nutralean Powders
I'm loving using the Natural Nutralean in recipes and smoothies. These powders are amazing
I’ve never been a big fan of protein powders, most of them made me nauseous and I hated the taste. So I was a bit skeptical waiting in my Nutracelle order. I thought I’d try the salted caramel first and oh my goodness, I loved the taste and actually look forward to having it each morning. I’m already noticing after 2 weeks that my tummy flab is slowly going away!
I ordered Chocolate and Vanilla along eith the 2 flavours of Nutrabites and I’m addicted to it all.
ok, I have tried Strawberry and Chocolate dream, and don't get me wrong they were both really yummy, BUT the Salted Caramel is my ABSOLUTE FAVE! I do share it with my teenage son (sparingly) and my spouse, who both agree it is very decadent and satisfying! Just like a creamy dessert in a shake form. I do find it is very palatable, keeps us full for hours gentle on our gut and super easy to consume even on it's own just mixed with water. I am very greatful and fan for sure!
Already thinking about the Holidays and indulging and I was a bit frightened "to fall of the wagon" with all the temptations the season brings....These bites are perfect to curb that sudden urge to snack on something sinful :) they are perfect size and I fell great about munching on them, guilt free! I don't find them satiating, however as I said just perfect to satisfy my senses when the urge hits!
It took a while for me to choose my next flavour as I am a bit anxious of trying "new flavours" but I must say I am glad I did. So refreshing, easy to blend, add a couple of mushed berries to my shake some plant based milk and oh so yummy!!
I’ve been using nutracelle for about 4+ years now,( not consistently I must confess). I really like the chocolate and mocha espresso. I usually mix 1 scoop of each with 1cup if almond milk & ice & blend well with blender. It is satisfying & filling, (but does give a gassy feeling a few hours later). Symptoms settle once used for awhile😊.
Connie keeps me on track, I don't know what I would do without her! I gained almost 40 pounds back after losing over 125 pounds at my lowest and I was devastated. Connie not only helped me see where I was eating more than I realized, she created a meal plan that is super easy for me to stick to. And because she had weight loss surgery she really knows what works and what doesn't. I had tried a dietitician through my doctor, but they just kept telling me to exercise more and eat more meals and I was getting depressed. Connie showed me how to change my thinking and she keeps me accountable and motivated. She is always there and and I finally feel in control again. THANK YOU CONNIE!!!
I promised myself to include protein at every meal. Not as easy as it sounds! This protein powder tastes great and makes my protein intake easier. I use the coffee mocha with almond milk in my daily coffee. I use the vanilla cream in my smoothies. I have more flavours on the way to try and recently received the cookbook so I am looking forward to trying some new ways to use NutraLean.
All I can say is the Chocolate Dream is life, I’ve been eating the Keto way since June and it didn’t take me long to find the monotony of eggs for breakfast every day frustrating. Then my sister gave me a bag of Chocolate Dream and I started to look forward to breakfast. When I joined the gym in August the trainer asked me what my favourite Keto meal was and I said my Chocolate Dream shake from nutracelle, he was quite surprised by my answer, but it’s true sometimes the thought of my delicious shake is just the motivation I need to get out of bed in the morning. I love it.
Great taste, no fuss when it comes to my kids taking them. Thank you!
Dear Nutracelle Team, I can't begin to tell you how many protein powders, drinks, bars etc I have tried over the last couple of years, and none of them stayed in my life permanently...the taste, texture or versatility was always off, so I was left with barely used containers that I had spent quite a bit of money on and was left feeling guilty for not using them, but even that wasn't enough to make me stick to the plan. I have to be honest with you, my first purchase was the Salted Caramel protein powder through Amazon.ca. I came across it just by accident searching for a prebiotic protein powder and viola! I figured what the heck if I can't consume it for what ever reason I'll just use it up baking...WELL, I HAVE TO TELL YOU, I AM HOOKED!!! The taste, texture and what it does to my body, I CAN'T THANK YOU ENOUGH! My Teens LOVE it too which I am sooooo grateful for as well! My next purchase was the Chocolate dream with the same intention, if not f=great on it's own I'll just use it up in my baking or dessert recipes. I find the taste mild so I added some raw cacao powder and a touch of peppermint oil and oh yummmm! Thank you for all the care and research you out into your products, I am one satisfied, returning customer!!!
I bought the Vanilla Cream flavour of Nutralean protein powder and I love it! So creamy, not chalky like some other protein powders I’ve tried. I will definitely be buying more in other flavours.
Nutrabites Protein Balls
Easy to take, melt in your mouth, and taste very good.