South Beach Diet - New Member Hello




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LuvKitties55
08-03-2003, 05:52 PM
Hello to everyone here!

I am brand new to South Beach Diet & new to this message board. I have been to this site many times over the last year. I was doing Weight Watchers, lost about 17lbs right before Christmas, gained back about 12 lbs of it. Rejoined WW in March and lost about 7 pounds. Lost interest, and gained back all of the 17 pounds I had lost, plus 3 more pounds.

So, here I am. Hoping to lose the weight this way. I want to lose around 50 lbs. I should probably lose alot more than that, but I am setting an attainable goal.

I just wanted to introduce myself and say hi to everyone here.

I also have a couple ?'s about South Beach rules.

1. Are green olives ok or not?
2. What about fat-free 1/2 and 1/2?


Thanks for any help!!

Nikki


Ruthxxx
08-03-2003, 06:20 PM
Welcome to The Beach, Nikki. It's a very pelasant place. Be sure to join us on the Daily Thread which is usually started by Lady Windsong, Chief Cheerleader. :lol:

I have eaten both green and black olives on Phase I. I think their carb count is very low.
Fat free half and half should be OK. How the heck do they make half and half fat-free? Probably the same way as fat-free sour cream! :shrug:

ellis
08-03-2003, 07:51 PM
Welcome, Nikki! :wave:
Take it easy with the olives, huh? ;)


LADY WINDSONG
08-03-2003, 08:42 PM
WELCOME WELCOME WELCOME

Come by in the morning and join our chat.

Remember this is for your health, it isn't a shh diet!

Lady :flow1:

frannymae
08-03-2003, 10:18 PM
Welcome, Luv! You have found a great place to get support and encouragement. And as Lady said, the "D" word is not allowed! Just kidding...but most of us try and think of this as a WOE, or Way Of Eating....working towards healthier lifestyles.

But no matter what you call it, this can work if you put in the effort to make changes!

Jump in, the water's fine!

dentrassi
08-03-2003, 11:12 PM
WELCOME LOVEKITTIES!!!! I love 'em too!!! Meggie (my long haired calico mutt) is my baby!!!!!