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South Beach, Phase 1, Day 1

Monday, April 02, 2012

Well, I made it through the first day of the strict Phase 1. It's basically lean protein, a TON of veggies and absolutely no processed sugar or carbs or alcohol for 2 weeks. This is to pretty much purge the body of its sugar and bad carb cravings. 3 meals, two snacks and one dessert. Here is what I had today:

Breakfast: 2 eggs, 1 tsp, 1/2 c. green pepper & onion. 1/2 c. fat free vanilla yogurt
(Literally, almost TOO much food!)

Snack 1: 3 Tbsp (1 oz) sunflower seeds (more than you'd expect!)

Lunch: 1/2 can of tuna, 1 tsp mayo, diced onion. Tomato (sliced), green peppers, celery. Diet Dr. Pepper

Snack 2: String cheese

Dinner: Grilled chicken breast with lemon, grilled asparagus, salad with vinegar and olive oil, 1.5 cups skim milk.

Dessert: Orange Jello

All the food I ate today was RIDICULOUSLY DELICIOUS. And the best part is that I experienced genuine hunger right on schedule. I'd get full from a meal, then start to feel hungry...only to realize that it was snack time. And so on. Very cool!

Overall, a decent day! Excited for tomorrow!

Toughest part of the day was watching a movie with my hubby while he sat there eating a bowl of my FAVORITE Rosemary & Olive Oil Triscuits.
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