South Beach Diet - moving to phase 2...Help!
06-03-2011, 04:57 PM
I am new here, but have been lurking on this site for awhile.
I have been doing very well on phase one. I am feeling great, but I am scared to death of moving to phase 2, and am not too sure where to start.
I am thinking of getting some eziekial bread and adding a slice to my breakfast, and maybe adding some berries with yogurt for lunch but leaving everything else as phase 1. Any suggestions?
06-03-2011, 05:07 PM
Thats not a bad idea. I think everyone on this board was terrified of starting phase 2. I imagine the best advice would be to add either a grain OR a fruit per day first, that way you can tell if the particular thing is giving you cravings, and you can play around with the time of day its eaten, too.
I remember just wanting to add wine! But it is nice to have a wrap for lunch or pasta for dinner. I still only have one grain/day and I'm terrible with fruit (always have been), unless it comes from the wine :).
Sounds like you'll do fine! Good luck and congrats on your phase 1 success!
06-03-2011, 07:13 PM
Congratulations on a successful Phase 1, Kilikila! You will find that your weight loss will slow down on Phase 2, but that's where the real weight loss begins on this plan.
Here's a link to the sticky in our FAQs where you will find several more helpful links for transitioning into Phase 2.
Good luck and we wish you continued success!
06-03-2011, 10:45 PM
I've done 1.5 when I transitioned last time. Only putting 1 whole wheat grain product or one fruit per day. :) Good luck!
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