South Beach Diet - Another new beach bunny!!

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06-29-2005, 02:49 PM
Hello everyone,
My name is Kathy. I am starting SB tomorrow. I bought the book & cookbook today at lunchtime. I am tired of looking this way. I want to lose 35 pounds, and then I will see if I am happy with that. I can use all of the help I can get!! Thanks!!

06-29-2005, 03:07 PM

06-29-2005, 03:46 PM
Hi Kathy! :wave: Welcome to the Beach!

06-29-2005, 04:02 PM

Welcome Kathy!!!

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Sheba's Mom
06-29-2005, 04:23 PM
:wave: Welcome to the Beach Kathy. Make sure you take a look at the receipes on here for P1. They really help generate ideas.

06-29-2005, 04:32 PM
Welcome to The Beach.

Please be sure to read the Phase I Food list in the FAQ Section. The one in the book has been updated.

06-29-2005, 05:04 PM
Welcome Kathy... You'll get all the support you need right here!

06-29-2005, 05:13 PM
Good luck Kathy! You can do it! :)


07-01-2005, 09:43 AM
Well, I started SB yesterday. Did not realize how much more money food that is good for you cost in comparison to bad food...Spent a lot of money at the store. But, it will be so worth it. I know I had to buy a lot of the staple stuff and spices & stuff, so it should not be as bad next time. I am really psyched about this. I really think I can do it. How often should I weigh myself?

07-01-2005, 10:07 AM

I weigh everyday, average my weights for the week and see what the loss is from the week before. So... I weight everyday but (hopefully) change my ticker once a week :D

07-01-2005, 10:40 PM
I know how you feel about the cost, my DH & I are both doing sbd and it is quite a bit more each week. But we now budget for it and it does get better, those first few weeks was the worst. Every week I'd find many new recipes that looked great and bought everything for them. But we feel so much better eating this way! You'll do great here, everyone is so encouraging!!

07-03-2005, 05:42 PM
Hello, I am new here also!! This site rocks!!! I love it!! I have already found so many great ideas and recipes and the links to the foods for each phase are really helpful! I am on day 14 and will start phase 2 tomorrow. I love eating this way and am already feeling a little better. Hi everyone!! :D

07-03-2005, 05:45 PM
Welcome Kathy!!

little chick
07-03-2005, 08:00 PM
Welcome to the beach.

07-04-2005, 03:13 PM
:) :) Welcome to the beach Kathy~ :) :)

07-05-2005, 10:36 AM
Hello everyone. I hope everyone had a nice 4th. It was easier to eat SB at a cookout than I thought!! I was very proud of myself. Also, I have been cooking out of the big cookbook...Made a fabulous dish!! It is a chicken & eggplant casserole...My whole family love it (even my 5 & 7 year olds!!!)