Nutrisystem’s Hot Dog in a Box Not as Bad as it Sounds

Hi everyone! My name is Lori Jackson and I am super excited to share my experiences with you about the Nutrisystem meal plan. I don’t want to call it a diet, I have always hated that word, as most of us have. This is the springboard for a healthier lifestyle for me. I will be sharing my experience with Nutrisystem for the next 16 weeks, right here at

Watch now as I introduce myself and talk a bit about what my first week on Nutrisystem was like. Then, keep reading to learn more, and hear about the hot dog in a box!

Let me tell you a little bit about myself. I am 47-years old and the mother to three amazing adult children and a new grandmother to two darling little girls. My starting weight is 175 pounds, and I’m ready lose a lot of that to be healthier for me and my family. I work in an un-airconditioned warehouse and walk between 7 and 10 miles each day; it’s a very labor-intensive job. Right now it is about 90 degrees in there so my workout is basically at work. I am really not minding the heat because it really is doing me a lot of good.

When my first box of Nutrisystem food arrived at my house last week I started to peek at what was in there. The breakfast items are pretty much cereal and muffins. And so far they have been really good. I was afraid with the work that I do that the breakfast was not going to be enough to sustain me through lunch, but I save the fresh fruit for the middle of the morning and that has worked very well for me.

Going through the lunch items I found a lot of soups and pasta dishes. And then, the HOTDOG! I thought to myself that day… “OMG! A hotdog? How is that going to taste?”, and I was a bit skeptical. So about day four I decided it was time… try it and see what a hotdog that arrives in an un-refrigerated box, and won’t go bad, tastes like. And I was very surprised that it was actually very tasteful. This is what I have found with most of the food that Nutrisystem sent me.

With my labor-intensive work, again, I was worried about how the lunch would sustain me. And for the most part it has and if I start getting hungry at the 4 o’clock hour I keep some raisins and peanuts at work and also chew gum. Sugar-free of course, and that helps so much.

I will talk more about the dinner menu and the snacks that are provided next time. Until then, keep working out and drink lots and lots of water!

All products have been supplied by Nutrisystem as part of their Nutrisystem15 program. Views expressed here are my own.

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