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#631 amybermuda

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    Posted 08 August 2010 - 04:29 PM

    I am done Day 1!  It was not too bad.  I never think Sunday is - its always the 2nd day of low carb, but I am committed to do a good job and lose my 8 pounds I put on after the wedding :) 

     

    Pam, how are you doing?  Lisa?  Anyone else?  :)



    #632 pamphilia

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      Posted 08 August 2010 - 06:54 PM

      i am had a great first week!  as of this morning i was down 8.5lbs!

       

      this was my first day intoducing some carbs - i have never enjoyed fruit so much!  i am hoping my weight isn't up too much tomorrow after my fruit, beans and wholewheat wrap!

       

      good luck amy!


      ~pam

      #633 DiamondGirl

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        Posted 08 August 2010 - 08:36 PM



        Originally Posted by pamphilia 

         

         

         

         

         

         

        here are the recipes - the other file may have gotten erased when the site upgraded. 

        Thank You so much!! Now I can start my diet as well. I keep you guys posted :)
         

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        #634 amybermuda

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          Posted 09 August 2010 - 06:01 AM




          i am had a great first week!  as of this morning i was down 8.5lbs!

           

          this was my first day intoducing some carbs - i have never enjoyed fruit so much!  i am hoping my weight isn't up too much tomorrow after my fruit, beans and wholewheat wrap!

           

          good luck amy!





          #635 pamphilia

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            Posted 09 August 2010 - 07:47 AM

            yup, i am doing the induction.  this is my first time on this program, so i thought i would do it right, right from the start!

             

            having such a strict plan for a while helps me get into the groove to stay on the program, but lordy i am looking forward to that cheat day!

             

            i was up a pound this morning after yesterday's carbs - but i am not worried.  i know you aren't supposed to weigh yourself everyday, but i am a weigher.  i find it easier to stay on track when i see the scale and i know how i am doing!


            ~pam

            #636 amybermuda

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              Posted 09 August 2010 - 11:26 AM

              Good for you Pam!

               

              Totally agree!!!  I weigh myself (mostly) every day and write in on a small month-by-month calendar on my dresser.  I don't get mad when it goes up even 2 pounds in one day b/c I know how finicky my weight can be based on what I ate the day before.  If I was dieting and only weighted myself weekly and I gained 2 pounds, I would feel awful though! 



              #637 pamphilia

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                Posted 09 August 2010 - 12:26 PM

                my body is the same way...it totally reacts to the things i eat - so i have learned not to get too worked up about it!  it is the week to week weigh-ins that make the most difference!

                 

                i have just been looking at the meal plans...and i am a little confused.

                 

                the meal plans for Low GI include cereal and pasta, which i don't think we are supposed to have until the High GI days.  i thought that maybe they got switched, but the High GI meals include pasta too.

                 

                hmmmm.  way to tease a girl - pasta is a big trigger food for me!


                ~pam

                #638 amybermuda

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                  Posted 10 August 2010 - 05:25 AM

                  I really dislike the receipes for that same reason.  However, he does say in the diet that you can have one service of the higher GI carbs on the Low GI days - like brown rice or whole what pasta.  My body reacts better to low carb, so I do not let myself have those items on Tues & Wed - only fruit & beans added for me!  Thurs/Fri I will eat starchy carbs, corn, & potatoes.  

                   

                  This morning I had an apple and peanut butter with a latte/milk.  Delish!  These low GI days are my fave! 



                  #639 pamphilia

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                    Posted 10 August 2010 - 07:43 AM

                    Ahh, thanks Amy - I guess I didn't read close enough to know I could have one High GI food on a Low GI day.  I think I will stick to the Low list too.

                     

                    I think I have become a little lax on portions the last couple of days and have been having more than my "palm" of meat/fish and more than "two thumbs" of nuts.  I best be careful!  But lord knows, I didn't get fat by eating too much salmon and almonds.  LOL!


                    ~pam

                    #640 ~*Lisa*~

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                      Posted 10 August 2010 - 08:14 AM

                      Wow Pam, you're doing great!!  The diet isn't all that bad really.  I don't do the high GI days though, I just don't like them.

                       

                      After 3 weeks, I am down 12.8 lbs and hubby is down 13!  It's such a great feeling! :D  I forgot how much I did enjoy eating this way and how good my body feels.  LOVE the cheat day.  Lately I found I've enjoyed it too much! lol  It takes me all week to lose the lbs I gained on the one day.  This cheat day, I won't pig out as much - I think! lol

                       

                      Glad to see you around Amy!!






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