3 Fat Chicks on a Diet Weight Loss Community  

Go Back   3 Fat Chicks on a Diet Weight Loss Community > Diet Central > South Beach Diet

South Beach Diet Fat Chicks on the Beach!

Closed Thread
Thread Tools
Old 08-20-2006, 07:35 PM   #1
Selftitled Pirate Captain
sailbythestars's Avatar
Join Date: Aug 2006
Posts: 6

Default Finally de-lurking (new girl!)

I have been reading these forums for a long time (through countless failed "Phase One"'s and a million "I'll start next week."'s) and this weekend was a weekend that made me step back and realize that my weight is getting out of control. This weekend I actually ate so much I got sick and then today when I was feeling a little better I ate more and made myself sick again. Since I have gained these 50 pounds ( the past 3 or so years) I have been letting my eating habbits run wild. It made me realize that I am letting food decide my moods and feelings and it scared me. I don't know if South Beach is the diet for me but I am ready to give it a serious try and not quit after 3 days or 4 days or 6 or 10.

It scares me how much I let food control me and how I live and I need to stop before I make myself unhealthy or damage myself beyond repair. Right now, diet and excercise can help me and I need to make a serious effort before my bloodpresure and cholesterol shoot through the roof (moreso than it is now.. ).

So, tomorrow I will start Phase I and I will try my damndest and I will do it for me. I work with children (6 weeks to 7 years) and I need to keep up with them and keep up with my friends and family. I am 24 and I don't want to be the one who always starts walking first or always has to push the bike up the hill or the first one to get pelted with every color of the rainbow in paintball. I want to be a better me and I would really love to get to know you ladies and gents and maybe even share success (I hope!).

I hope I haven't bored anyone to tears and I really hope to make some friends here and lose weight and be a better me.

sailbythestars is offline  
Old 08-20-2006, 09:38 PM   #2
Junior Member
BubbaRye's Avatar
Join Date: Aug 2006
Location: Virginia
Posts: 20

S/C/G: 178/178/150

Height: 5'2"


Welcome! I know how you feel. I've become sickened by my eating lately, and that's what's keeping me in it. I grew up feeling ashamed if I ate to much. I think when I got married and had kids, there was too much instant gratification. I'm trying to open my eyes and be concious.
BubbaRye is offline  
Old 08-20-2006, 10:43 PM   #3
Here we go again!
TxTilly's Avatar
Join Date: Aug 2006
Location: KC,MO
Posts: 56

S/C/G: 319/319/150

Height: 5' 5"

Default Welcome!

I'm just finishing my third week on SB and have found it to be easily adapted to my lifestyle and to follow. The fact that I have made it through my 3rd week is a major victory, because on other plans, I would make it through week one or two, but then give up. But this seems like something that I could do for the rest of my life. The only thing I was unprepared for was the fact that I "stalled" this week. It looked like I was going to gain, but I stuck to the plan anyway, and didn't end up gaining. Yay! So, I am in uncharted territory now, a fourth week of eating healthy! I think my body went into shock...
FIRST GOAL (Start date 1/1/08):

My ULTIMATE goal (Start date 1/1/08):
TxTilly is offline  
Old 08-21-2006, 07:17 AM   #4
Senior Member
Schatzi's Avatar
Join Date: May 2005
Location: North Carolina
Posts: 3,122


:welcome3 Sail: We'll support and you on darlin!
Schatzi is offline  
Old 08-21-2006, 10:39 AM   #5
In Pursuit
PampGal's Avatar
Join Date: Aug 2006
Location: Houston
Posts: 56

S/C/G: 225 / 209 / 180

Height: 5' 4"


Welcome from me too!

for recommitting. Just reading these boards keeps me motiviated to keep trying - maybe not always "perfect" but at least in the game. As someone said earlier, loosing a little is much better than gaining a little (or alot).

PampGal is offline  
Closed Thread

Thread Tools

Posting Rules
You may not post new threads
You may not post replies
You may not post attachments
You may not edit your posts

BB code is On
Smilies are On
[IMG] code is On
HTML code is Off
Trackbacks are On
Pingbacks are On
Refbacks are Off

All times are GMT -4. The time now is 08:22 AM.

We are a participant in the Amazon Services LLC Associates Program, an affiliate advertising program designed to provide a means for us to earn fees by linking to Amazon.com and affiliated sites.

Search Engine Optimization by vBSEO 3.3.2