“Once you commit to the program, commit to give it your best effort.”Article posted in: Success Stories - Women
Merryl Bernstein enrolled in Nutrisystem with two goals in mind: To inspire her husband to get healthier with her, and to “become less squishy.” “We both needed to lose weight and change our lifestyle,” she says. So Merryl placed her first order, and her husband followed suit.
Doing the program together made it easier: “We started working out and doing some cardio,” says Merryl. As they began to lose weight, they became more active and eventually hired a personal trainer. “We even became green juicers,” she says. “I throw more veggies in my daily juice than I used to eat in a month.”
For Merryl, the best part of the plan is that it provides so many opportunities for success: There are a variety of meals for all tastes, from White Cheddar Mac and Cheese to Mushroom Stuffed Chicken and her favorite, the Double Chocolate Muffin. Plus, the grab-and-go foods make it easy to travel and stay on track, and the Numi app helps her make good choices when she’s eating out. “It also addresses my major problem: Portion control.”
Think of Nutrisystem as an investment in yourself, she says. “Once you commit to the program, commit to give it your best effort.” And that’s exactly what Merryl did. When she started, she weighed more than 200 pounds—a number she never thought she would see on the scale. Since then, she has dropped 50 pounds.*
Now, Merryl hikes and bikes—without pain, soreness or getting winded. Another amazing aspect of Merryl deciding to get healthier is that her energy is way up. Together she and her husband feel stronger and healthier. “We are looking forward to many more years of exciting adventures—without limitations!”
*Real Success Story. Weight lost on prior program. Expect to lose an avg 1-2 lbs per week.