South Beach Results And Workout Wednesdays

Phase 1 Results

I am happy to report that I'm back to my regular weight of 147 pounds down from 152-153 pounds, I have been carrying since late autumn. Kathy has also lost weight, she is down 8 pounds after doing phase 1 for 2 weeks.  If you are late to the party, I blogged about my addiction to sugar and how I decided to go on the South Beach diet to reduce my sugar cravings. With this program, you must meal plan or you will be stuck with eating salads everyday and if you don't prepare, it can be expensive.

Now, I'm on Phase 2 where you add complex carbs back into your meal plan.  Complex carbs are your oats, whole wheat bread and pasta, most fruits, carrots, brown rice and etc.  If you would like to try the South Beach diet, read my first article.

Workout Wednesdays - WOW!

Intro, intro, intro, introducing……our new co-hostesses of this link up
Amanda | Eat Hard Work Hard, Natalie | Clean Eating Teen andJenn | Comeback Momma
Meet our lovely co-hostesses
They all have really cool blogs full of information so stop by there, read some posts, leave some comments, share and subscribe of course so you constantly receive their latest and greatest blog posts.  
You can also check them out on the social media channel scene.
Amanda | Blog | Twitter | Instagram
Natalie | Blog | Facebook | Twitter | Instagram
Jenn Blog | Facebook | Twitter | Instagram

Point & Purpose:

The purpose of this link up party is to mix and mingle and support each other’s sites by visiting, subscribing and/or leaving a comment.  Please do not drop a link here, disappear and not follow through by visiting other party goers’ sites.  


We are linking up blog postsGoogle+ posts or Facebook posts related to FITNESS, RUNNING, HEALTH or WELLNESS.  

Simple Rules:

1. Follow, Like and Subscribe to your hostesses and co-hostesses:
2.   Don’t be a wallflower.  I can not stress this enough.  Show some comment luv and support to other party goers of this link up by visiting their blogs and either leave a comment on a post, subscribe or both!  Visit at least others who have joined the party.
4.  Invite your like-minded friends!  We love finding and reading new blogs so spread the word so we can increase the size of our parties every week til we make the walls sweat!!!!  I told ya we party hard!  :-)
5.  Use hashtag #wowlinkup when you comment on someone’s post for easy identification.
6.  Last but definitely not least, HAVE FUN!  This IS a party.


  1. I really love the philosophy behind the South Beach diet but find that I need more carbs(starches) to run. Otherwise everything feels fatigued.

    1. You probably would do Phase 2, if you wanted to lose and do your runs.

  2. Hi Sheila,
    What an inspiring link up! This is my second week here and I get so motivated to exercise more by reading all of these inspiring blog posts! Today I shared,
    "Move Your Body Like Beyonce Plus 10 More Ways to Have Fun with Fitness". All the best, Deborah

  3. Is pasta considered simple or complex carbs? Glad to hear of your progress with this program. #wowlinkup

    1. Wheat pasta would be complex and I think regular would fall under simple, maybe. Simple is usually your sugars.

  4. Congrats on sticking with your program and thanks for hosting! #wowlinkup

  5. THRILLED to hear you've lost the pounds you wanted to! The South Beach Diet is an oldie but goodie!! I am glad you took this approach as opposed to something unhealthy :)

  6. Do I need to buy the book in order to start the diet?


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