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Forum: South Beach Diet 05-08-2015, 06:49 AM
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Posted By zestfest
Thanks for the welcome back, everyone! And yes,...

Thanks for the welcome back, everyone! And yes, Ruth, I remember -- it was my senior year of high school when I first found SB, so I had actually posted on here under a different name in 2006! It...
Forum: South Beach Diet 05-03-2015, 09:24 AM
Replies: 5
Views: 504
Posted By zestfest
Coming Home!

Hi y'all!

I've been a poster here on and off through the years. I first lost ~40lbs with SB in high school, kept it off through most of college, and then used it to get to my absolute thinnest,...
Forum: South Beach Diet 01-22-2013, 11:48 AM
Replies: 4
Views: 494
Posted By zestfest
Whenever I stress about the price of good,...

Whenever I stress about the price of good, nutritious food, I think about how much money a 5 day hospitalization for, say, chest pain costs (around $30,000 I believe), and I think that food costs are...
Forum: South Beach Diet 10-29-2012, 03:54 PM
Replies: 17
Views: 1,306
Posted By zestfest
Ha, not great - was briefly down to 140 and then...

Ha, not great - was briefly down to 140 and then blew it at a Halloween party on Saturday. Fun party though, haha.

Spin class tonight! How did your weigh in go?
Forum: South Beach Diet 10-24-2012, 11:01 AM
Replies: 17
Views: 1,306
Posted By zestfest
My official weigh in on Mondays as well, but I'm...

My official weigh in on Mondays as well, but I'm back to weighing myself every day. Just keeps me honest.

Down to 141 today, yay! Goal is still to get into the 130s during this weekend. I'm...
Forum: South Beach Diet 10-22-2012, 04:56 PM
Replies: 17
Views: 1,306
Posted By zestfest
So energetic today - I think I may end up going...

So energetic today - I think I may end up going to a spin class instead of resting. Have a good feeling that I'll get back into the 130s this week. :-)
Forum: South Beach Diet 10-22-2012, 08:20 AM
Replies: 9
Views: 420
Posted By zestfest
Morning ladies! Twynn - Sorry to hear your...

Morning ladies!

Twynn - Sorry to hear your husband is not loving his new way of eating... but hopefully when he starts seeing results and feeling great, that will speak for itself! :-)

Jekel...
Forum: South Beach Diet 10-22-2012, 07:56 AM
Replies: 17
Views: 1,306
Posted By zestfest
I usually have big losses like that Monday to...

I usually have big losses like that Monday to Friday too, but this week only down 2 pounds. Still, focusing on more important things - no binges, getting back that feeling of being full very easily,...
Forum: South Beach Diet 10-21-2012, 05:11 PM
Replies: 17
Views: 1,306
Posted By zestfest
Hey wfonseca! Yeah, I do run quite a bit. I'm...

Hey wfonseca! Yeah, I do run quite a bit. I'm training for a marathon in December and my long run on Sunday (13.5 miles) was not fun after being on P1. Have been working on adding more dairy and...
Forum: South Beach Diet 10-19-2012, 10:35 AM
Replies: 12
Views: 485
Posted By zestfest
Hi ladies! Cottage - what pumpkin coffee...

Hi ladies!
Cottage - what pumpkin coffee brand are you drinking? I have the Dunkin Donuts one and I'm not 100% in love with it, but it's pretty good. :)

I have a really light day at work so...
Forum: South Beach Diet 10-18-2012, 10:04 AM
Replies: 5
Views: 880
Posted By zestfest
Hey TwynnB! I think you might find this...

Hey TwynnB!

I think you might find this primer to cholesterol and heart disease (http://www.marksdailyapple.com/cholesterol/#axzz29enlNOc4) helpful. Essentially, cholesterol is not as much of a...
Forum: South Beach Diet 10-18-2012, 09:28 AM
Replies: 7
Views: 512
Posted By zestfest
Morning all! I love Thursdays. I'm a...

Morning all!

I love Thursdays. I'm a consultant and on Thursdays all of my team travels home, so it's a pretty relaxed day.

I got matched with my Little Sister through "Big Brothers Big...
Forum: South Beach Diet 10-17-2012, 11:42 AM
Replies: 15
Views: 1,089
Posted By zestfest
P1, Day 3 143.4 B: 2 eggs w/spinach and...

P1, Day 3
143.4

B: 2 eggs w/spinach and cauliflower, salsa, LF mozzarella, 2 slices turkey bacon, coffee w/ skim milk (and SF pumpkin pie syrup!!)
L: Salad w/chicken breast, tomatoes, olive oil...
Forum: South Beach Diet 10-15-2012, 08:32 AM
Replies: 17
Views: 1,306
Posted By zestfest
I hear ya about realistic expectations, TwynnB. ...

I hear ya about realistic expectations, TwynnB. The only reason I think the first 10 lbs should come off relatively easy is because I only put 5 of them on the past week or so... I almost feel like...
Forum: South Beach Diet 10-14-2012, 12:58 PM
Replies: 17
Views: 1,306
Posted By zestfest
Back to the Only Thing That Works....

Hey all,

I lost 20lbs a couple of years ago on South Beach, but recently my weight has been sneaking on up again. Too much celebrating and eating out, I think! I've also been reading a lot about...
Forum: South Beach Diet 05-28-2012, 07:42 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 569
Posted By zestfest
Back on Phase 1!

I've had a lot of success on South Beach in the past. Recently, I've gotten interested in the primal/paleo way of eating, and while I'm more relaxed with saturated fats than the typical South Beach...
Forum: South Beach Diet 12-04-2011, 10:20 AM
Replies: 5
Views: 518
Posted By zestfest
A lot of those calories are probably in the bread...

A lot of those calories are probably in the bread and croutons, though, which you would omit.

I also don't think 500-600 calories is *that* outrageous for a meal... I guess it may not be very...
Forum: South Beach Diet 12-01-2011, 11:36 AM
Replies: 1
Views: 387
Posted By zestfest
I like soy nuts, but I find them easy to overeat...

I like soy nuts, but I find them easy to overeat (like regular nuts). I eat them as my nut serving for the day, if I have them. But I tend to like other nuts more so I usually go with those instead.
Forum: South Beach Diet 12-01-2011, 11:34 AM
Replies: 2
Views: 487
Posted By zestfest
I love slaw or cabbage in any form, too. It...

I love slaw or cabbage in any form, too. It feels like a decadant treat! At my grocery store, they have a package of pre-shredded broccoli cabbage. So good and crunchy.

I feel the same way...
Forum: South Beach Diet 12-01-2011, 11:25 AM
Replies: 5
Views: 518
Posted By zestfest
I've found that most restaurants are very...

I've found that most restaurants are very accomodating and will let you modify a dish however you want/basically make a dish for you if you just ask. In this case, I would probaly go with the hot...
Forum: South Beach Diet 10-10-2011, 11:01 PM
Replies: 50
Views: 1,603
Posted By zestfest
B: 2 scrambled eggs with spaghetti squash and...

B: 2 scrambled eggs with spaghetti squash and tomato sauce and cheese. coffee with cream/whole milk.
L: Spinach salad with chicken breast and cheese, olive oil and vinegar. swiss chard with pine...
Forum: South Beach Diet 10-09-2011, 03:23 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 292
Posted By zestfest
I'm down!

I'm down!
Forum: South Beach Diet 10-09-2011, 03:22 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 458
Posted By zestfest
Thumbs up Getting Back to What Works

This summer, I read Good Calories, Bad Calories by Gary Taubes. It was an incredibly eye-opening book on the terrible science involved in forming the FDA's...
Forum: Mini-Goals 07-29-2011, 10:49 AM
Replies: 3
Views: 489
Posted By zestfest
Way to go! I completely agree that excess weight...

Way to go! I completely agree that excess weight is often a sympton of deeper internal issues that are tougher to fix. But losing the weight can give you the confidence to take control of the other...
Forum: South Beach Diet 04-18-2011, 11:47 AM
Replies: 7
Views: 669
Posted By zestfest
Thanks everyone for the support and ideas! I...

Thanks everyone for the support and ideas!

I think y'all are right about limiting drinking to 2 nights a week - that is really plenty. I start feeling pretty terrible if I drink more than that...
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