South Beach Diet - Newbie - Phase 1 week 2!!

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07-19-2010, 03:05 PM
Hi everyone,

My mom and I started SB last Monday 7/12 and I have been lurking here for motivation since then. Thanks to all of you.

I lost 4.4 lbs on the first week of SB and look forward to my week 2 results.

My SW is 244.6 and my goal is 170. I am a past weight watcher, but I can't seem to get back on track.

After just one week on SB, I am happy to say my cravings for sweets no longer exist, and I feel really healthy and energetic.

Can I extend phase 1 for 2 more weeks if I wanted to?

PS. My mom lost 3 lbs for the first week.

Thanks everyone.


07-19-2010, 03:44 PM
:welcome: to The Beach, Karen! And congratulations to both you and your mom! :)
It's not advisable to extend Phase 1 past the original 14 days, as your body needs the extra nutrients you've been depriving it of. Many of us do a Phase 1.5, where we may have only 1 grain and/or 1 fruit a day. When you do start Phase 2, introduce new foods gradually so you can keep track of how your body reacts to certain grains and fruit.
Good luck, and we hope to see you around often!

07-19-2010, 04:54 PM
:welcome2: Karen.