South Beach Diet - Introduction: Maggiesgirl




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maggiesgirl
05-06-2009, 02:22 AM
Hey!
I haven't been on here for awhile, but joined recently. I just purchased the South Beach book yesterday! Am old coworker of mine was doing it, and her starting weight was about 25 lbs less than mine, but after a few months of not seeing her, she looks incredible! She's lost 50 lbs in a matter of months...
My starting weight, as of right now is 204... I'm 5'9" and have been working out with a trainer once a week for the past 4 months, plus on my own a few times a week. Haven't lost more than 3 lbs because I haven't changed my diet. I spent today reading, and really like the science behind this diet.
Ideally, I'd like to get back down to around 130-140 lbs.... but I have a mini goal of weighing 160 within the next few months!


beachgal
05-07-2009, 10:48 AM
:welcome3: Maggiesgirl! Glad to have you with us! Mini goals are really helpful.

moncheree
05-07-2009, 01:11 PM
WELCOME TO SOUTH BEACH!! Stick to it and you will get results!!!! GOOD LUCK!


jenne1017
05-07-2009, 03:42 PM
:welcome: to the Beach!!!

murphmitch
05-07-2009, 08:21 PM
Welcome & good luck! :welcome2:

cottagebythesea
05-07-2009, 08:39 PM
WELCOME, Maggiesgirl!

maggiesgirl
05-08-2009, 12:33 AM
Thanks! I just survived my second day on it .... about to have some cabbage and lean steak for dinner... so far so good!

nancy237
05-08-2009, 01:13 AM
I am new also...
Sounds like you have been doing good with your exercise..
I agree with you that the diet makes good sense..

I read the older book but I need to get the new one this weekend.

I bet you are going to do great because you probably already have a lot of muscle that will burn more calories!!

Lexxiss
05-08-2009, 02:20 AM
Welcome, Maggiesgirl. I am back on plan. I had a good day today. I'm going to plan my tomorrow before I go to bed. I have a graduation lunch I am going to. I had such a good day, I am really motivated to chalk one more up.
Debbie