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Old 11-08-2010, 06:15 AM   #1
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Default On Plan Thread 11/8-11/14

Phasing back into a modified Phase 1:
B: nf greek yogurt, 2 tbsp. ground flax seeds
S: carrots and 15 almonds, chia fresca
L: 1 cup nf refried beans with shredded lowfat cheese and chunky salsa
S: lf cheese stick, chia fresca
S: small slice of chicken breast with a little mayo and salt and pepper
D: ground turkey with zuccini
S: 6 triscuits
cran water all day, 1 coffee w/milk, 1 tea w/milk

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Old 11-08-2010, 06:18 AM   #2
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Welcome back Mathilda!
Baby steps, getting back on track 2015. Moving the next 10 lbs by the end of the summer.

Maintaining 48 lb loss since 2008, working off regain to a sensible maintenance level. 65 lbs and counting!
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Old 11-08-2010, 07:12 AM   #3
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Phase II
B. Fibre 1, blackberries, ground flax and ff sf yogurt
L. salad with HB egg and some peameal bacon bits
D. chicken, sauteed peppers, quinoa or sweet potato fries
Change isnít easy. But if you donít change, you stay the same, and whereís the fun in that?
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Old 11-08-2010, 07:38 AM   #4
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Phase II

B. oatmeal with blueberries
L. vegetable soup, 1/2 huge Honeycrisp apple w/cheddar cheese
S. Greek yogurt w/pumpkin butter
D. veggie & quinoa stirfry over fresh baby spinach
S. NSA fudgesicle
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Wine alot
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Old 11-08-2010, 07:55 AM   #5
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I am back and on phase 1

B- frittata with eggs, cheese, onions, peppers, zucchinni, mushrooms cup of milk
S-Hummus with celery and cherry tomatoes
L- ceasar salad with some soup
S-Sugar free latte with nonfat milk
D- various steamed veggies and left over shrimp from lunch
D- cup of choc milk sugar free and nonfat


I can be loose with my eating or I can be thinner. I can't be both!!!
I am not like the little train. I don't think I can. I KNOW I can!!!!

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Old 11-08-2010, 09:07 AM   #6
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Thanks for starting us off this week, mmk!

1: 2 egg white puff, greek yogurt with a few pomegranate arils
2: chicken salad, 2 cups spinach sauteed with garlic
3: chai tea steeped in almond milk
4: half a wrap (spinach, mushrooms, avocado, salsa, sprouts, onion, tomato, ww wrap), salad w/ hummus instead of dressing, a few chunks of cantaloupe

exercise: holy cow, kick butt day exercise wise! 45 minute kickboxing class, 60 minute cardio circuit class. i.am.whipped.

2 cups dairy: check, 4.5 cups veg: check, protein at every meal: check, all on plan? check.

If anybody sees anything that needs comment, please do. it's been awhile since i've read the book and i want to make sure i'm still on track.

100 lbs. down plus a carrot for every 5 more

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Old 11-08-2010, 11:35 AM   #7
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Hey everyone and thanks for starting us off this week Mmckellen.

My "on plan" days are adding up! Here is yesterday's phase 1.5

B - 2 cups Decaf coffee w/sf creamer, 1 turkey bacon, 2 eggs, V8.
S - 12 raw almonds.
L - 2 HB eggs w/Dijon mustard, yogurt, mushrooms, celery and yellow bell pepper.
S - 1 string cheese w/1/2 cucumber.
D - Braised kale w/ black beans. Plus leftover slaw (cabbage w/mayo and yogurt).
S - 1 cup greek plain yogurt w/rasberries.
S2 - Ĺ cup greek plain yogurt w/sf jam.
Dessert - 2 nsa fudgesicles

Well, not perfect but still on plan items.....just too much I'm thinking but that being said, I wanted to eat and did but kept to the right kind of food. Will do better today.

I will remain on plan for one full year without giving up no matter what!

One for every ten pounds lost

1st goal by 01/01/11 - 270 met 12 31 10!
2nd goal by 03/19/11 - 250 lbs met 03 16 11
3rd goal - 242 lbs Oops - have to work on this one again.
4th goal - 212 lbs when I will move from being obese to just overweight

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Old 11-08-2010, 12:55 PM   #8
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Phase II

Meat (1 serving)
Peanuts (10)
Peanutes (10)
Whole chicken
Meat (1 serving)
Water: 8 cups!

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Old 11-08-2010, 01:47 PM   #9
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Trying to clean out the fridge/freezer... ALSO, I need to stick to my plan better. I have been eating well but I am finding that I diverge from the plan a lot. I need another challenge!!

Phase 2 - no grains

B - Coffee with 1% milk. Cottage cheese with 1/2 pink grapefruit and cinnamon. Chai tea steeped in unsweetened almond milk... Then... Veggie sausage with reduced sodium V8.
L - Spicy red bean veggie soup (Man, I made a lot!) With a dollop of Greek yogurt.
S1 - broccoli and red pepper strips with hummus.
S2 - Tofurkey roll ups with lowfat cream cheese, sundried tomatoes and chopped black olives
Dinner - the tuna steaks we didn't have last night. Grilled green beans sauteed with garlic, lemon juice and toasted almonds. Spinach.
dessert - 1/2 a honeycrisp apple that I didn't have last night.

ETA: stats. 1440 calories, 34g fiber, 36% carbs/34% fat/30% protein
Mini-goal #5, last one? (ala Beck Diet Solution): Lose 5 pounds AGAIN. Start date: August 19,2015 (last time took 30 days)
HALLOWEEN CHALLENGE: Just stick to IP (Started 4/29) until Oct 31, or 25 pounds lost, whichever comes first. Start exercising!!!
>>>As of Oct 1, 14.6% weight loss; revised goal ends up ~16%<<<

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Old 11-08-2010, 02:10 PM   #10
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Hi, everyone

My name is Kayla & I am on day 3 of Phase I, my first ever adventure into South Beach diet territory Hoping to post here to give & recieve support, encouragement & accountability!

And also, if anyone sees anything that I am eating that might not be right for phase I, please let me know! Thanks

Mock French Toast
1 T. Walden Farms zero calorie/zero sugar peanut spread
a few sprays of I Can't Believe It's Not Butter
3 turkey sausage links

Large iceburg & spinach salad with broccoli, red pepper, cucumbers, 1/4 C. fat free cheddar cheese & 5 oz. baked chicken breast
2 T. sugar free/calorie free dressing

1 oz. walnuts
1 light cheese stick

2 boiled eggs
steamed broccoli & cauliflower
1 C. skim milk

1 serving sugar free Jell-o

I struggle with getting in a vegetable in the morning. The cravings aren't too bad for carbs, thankfully, but I am having a hard time with headaches & feeling kind of tired. I'm hoping this is "normal" and will pass in a few days?

Glad to be here!!
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Old 11-08-2010, 02:16 PM   #11
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the headaches and fatigue are pretty normal, especially since you're on day 3. expect 1-2 more days of it, and then as your body starts to adjust, the headaches will go away and your energy will come back.

I struggle with a veggie in the morning as well. when you start phase 2, it might be easier because you can always throw some in a smoothie along with some fruit and be fine. I usually just make sure that I get my 4.5 cups of veggies in at some other point in the day.

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Old 11-08-2010, 06:30 PM   #12
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Hosted a dinner party and went a bit off plan yesterday, but back on it

B-berry oatmeal
L-Veggie soup
S-Whole grain bread with 1 t sf peanut butter
D-Pork tenderloin with roasted broccoli/cauliflower
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Old 11-08-2010, 09:42 PM   #13
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This weekend I was totally ridiculous with off plan foods. Not to mention that I ate WAY too many on plan foods as well...ugh! I couldn't stop stuffing my face!! Why oh Why!! I paid for it with a four pound gain on the scale from last week....argh!

So...today I was back on plan!! All day long!! I started my Insanity workout again. And I had hubby take some pics of me, wearing the same outfit I was wearing at my high weight of 214. I can SEE the difference!! Talk about inspiration! My fat rolls are definitely smaller...lol So, onward I go...trudging along. Finally feeling like I just might be able to reach my goal of 175 by 1/1/2011!

Re-start date: 9/22/2014
Goal 1: Reach 220 lbs - Date Achieved: ??
Goal 2: Reach 210 lbs - Date Achieved: ??
Goal 3: Reach ONE-derland - Date Achieved: ??
Goal 4: Reach 175 lb - Date Achieved: ??
Goal 5: Reach 150 lb - Date Achieved: ??
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Old 11-08-2010, 09:50 PM   #14
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It's so annoying how a weekend of little cheats adds up to make the cravings/hungriness return. I've been eating so much today and I was still really snacky feeling all day! Doing Phase 1.5 for the next few weeks until I can get below 130.

B: Turkey with cream cheese, apple and cheese stick
S: Bell pepper with hummus
L: Salad and chili
S: Peanuts, celery with cream cheese
D: Chili, SF fudgesicle

Hmm.. that doesn't actually look too terrible now that I've typed it all out. Hopefully the scale will start scooting along soon.
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Old 11-08-2010, 10:20 PM   #15
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Was up 0.5lbs today, not sure why.Thinking maybe I had more sodium than usual and not enough water. Here was my food for today:

B: 2 egg muffins (turkey pepperoni, onions, lf cheese, tomato)
S: celery
L: chicken kale soup, lf string cheese, 1/2 bell pepper
S: 1 oz cashews, lf string cheese
S2: skim latte
D: turkey chili
S: tea and chocolate ricotta creme

Pretty good today, although I got hungry an hour or so after lunch and had my snack early, I think it was just thirst maybe...here's to a drop on the scale for all of us tomorrow!
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