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Old 07-06-2004, 12:45 AM   #1  
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Hey all from a sunny Alabama. My name is Shelle...36/married. I have geared up to start Phase 1 of SB tomorrow. Eek! I have tried every know diet at least twice. I have come to realize that sugar is my main problem. I just can't moderate it, and I overindulge in the highly processed sugary foods. From the looks of SB, it may be just what I needed. I really want to get off of this crazy moody sugar high/low merry go round, and I would love to drop a few (okay, ALOT) of pounds in the process.

I am looking forward to this. I know the first two weeks are going to be rough. My favorite foods in the world is bread, pasta, and Mt. Dew. Pretty sad, huh!? I have to admit I am slowly losing all energy from such a bad eating life style.

I am going to look through the boards on here...looks like there are lots of great recipes and ideas.
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Old 07-06-2004, 07:20 AM   #2  
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Hi, Blazesmum, and welcome to The Beach. Read as much as you can and ask questions. Please join us in our chat on the Daily.
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Old 07-06-2004, 08:00 AM   #3  
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Hi ,
Welcome to SB. You'll find a lot of wonderful information here and some great people, too. Good luck to you.

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Old 07-06-2004, 08:05 AM   #4  
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Old 07-06-2004, 08:11 AM   #5  
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Originally Posted by blazesmum
My favorite foods in the world is bread, pasta, and Mt. Dew.
Join the club, Shelle! We're very glad to have you here.
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Old 07-06-2004, 09:22 AM   #6  
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Yes, welcome! Good luck, and I look forward to getting it know you.
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Old 07-06-2004, 10:03 AM   #7  
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Welcome. You'll fit right in with the rest of us. We all have those cravings-mine is pasta- and it is wonderful to have the support of the group here.
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Old 07-06-2004, 12:55 PM   #8  
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Welcome, Shelle!

I think the majority of us here are recovering carb/sugar-aholics! I know I am! I didn't think I could live without bread and sugar, but I've been doing it since 4/28, and I've lost at least 46 pounds (maybe more!)! You can totally do this, especially with your great attitude!

The first three-five days of Phase 1 can be ****, because you are sugar detoxing, but we'll hold your hand and you'll make it through. : Find the PB cup recipe on the recipe forum...that can help.
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