South Beach Diet - Introducing myself




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pam920
11-13-2004, 04:58 PM
Hello. I'm not new to South Beach. I started doing the beach in March/03. Did real well and lost 35 lbs. Last Thanksgiving was my downfall. I was true to the diet up to that point. I splurged on the holiday and was not able to get back on track. I gained 30 lbs. None of my clothes were fitting. I felt bloated all the time.

I started back a week ago. I lost 6 lbs. I love this way of eating. My first try, I lost a total of 8 lbs on Phase 1, so this time it's going much better. I know it's healthy and it's the right way to eat. Wish me luck.

I used to post with 3fatchicks, years ago, when I was doing WW. I just hated having to count points. That is what I love about South Beach. Nothing to count.

Look forward to meeting everyone.


DonnaD
11-13-2004, 05:31 PM
Hi Pam,
Welcome aboard. I on day 6 phase 1. So far pretty good. No horrible cravings, but just missing breads and pretzels, that kind of crunch. Don't eat raw veggies but they wouldn't do it anyway. Look forward to phase 2 and some crunch. After losing so well the first time around, you probably have some good suggestions. Look forward to hearing from you.

ttyl

ellis
11-13-2004, 05:33 PM
Pam, it's great to have you here!! Welcome!! :wave:


Barb0522
11-13-2004, 09:11 PM
Welcome, Pam! We've had several discussions lately about how to make it through the holidays. I did discover tonight that I can make cranberry sauce with Splenda and it is easy and good! I'll make some of that as well as have regular so people can choose.

Bamiegurl
11-13-2004, 09:13 PM
Hey girl welcome to the block!

Ruthxxx
11-14-2004, 09:04 AM
Welcome to The Beach, Pam. This is a great plan.

little chick
11-14-2004, 08:51 PM
Welcome to the Beach Pam. Great loss so far keep up the good work.

MarineTubaMom
11-14-2004, 10:42 PM
Welcome to the Beach! So glad to have you here!

beachgal
11-15-2004, 10:32 AM
Pam, welcome back to 3FC and to the beach! :hat:

Thanks for sharing your story...it's a good reminder to me not to let the holidays pull me off track!

anchor weight
11-15-2004, 07:06 PM
Welcome back! You'll love it here!

pam920
11-15-2004, 07:34 PM
Thank you for the warm welcome. I have my sister visiting for a week, so I won't be able to visit much. Will try to join in the discussion when she leaves. Take care.