SBD: Write Everything Down?

previous topic · next topic
information

Joined: May 07
Posts: 529

      quote  
Posted: 13 May 2007, 11:40
Are we supposed to be writing everything down on the South Beach Diet? I'm still waiting for my copy of the book from Amazon...

"I will work in my own way, according to the light that is in me." - Lydia Maria Child
barbie_doll9...

Joined: Jan 07
Posts: 13

      quote  
Posted: 13 May 2007, 15:15
I try to, just so I can monitor everything- and if I write it here it helps because I know other ppl will see it! I don't think it's a requirement though...
information

Joined: May 07
Posts: 529

      quote  
Posted: 14 May 2007, 09:01
I can see how writing it here could definitely be helpful. Tnx.

"I will work in my own way, according to the light that is in me." - Lydia Maria Child
rabbit2976

Joined: Oct 07
Posts: 3

      quote  
Posted: 24 Oct 2007, 14:19
I read an interview with the guy who created SBD (whose name is escaping me right now) and that question was asked. He said that no, he does not encourage keeping a food journal because counting and keeping a food journal is not "real life" practical, and that the thing about SBD is that it fits with real life. But I would think it's just a matter of personal preference - some people might like to spend the time journaling their food. Personally that's why I quit Weight Watchers...I got really sick of all the counting and journaling.
information

Joined: May 07
Posts: 529

      quote  
Posted: 24 Oct 2007, 19:43
rabbit2976 wrote:
I read an interview with the guy who created SBD (whose name is escaping me right now) and that question was asked. He said that no, he does not encourage keeping a food journal because counting and keeping a food journal is not "real life" practical, and that the thing about SBD is that it fits with real life. But I would think it's just a matter of personal preference - some people might like to spend the time journaling their food. Personally that's why I quit Weight Watchers...I got really sick of all the counting and journaling.

That is totally understandable, the system has to be sustainable. Six months ago when I made the original post, I thought that in my case it wouldn't be; so far, I've been wrong. And, I can't stress how important (to me) writing things down has been.

"I will work in my own way, according to the light that is in me." - Lydia Maria Child



Forum Search
Advanced forum search



Latest Posts

Let me brag a little
Ollie has a lot of acoounts on here. different names, same person.
by XshapeshiftX on 29 Aug 16 07:26 AM
Starving self and gaining weight
always use the SAME clothes, I agree. plus always weigh first thing in the AM before you eat or drink, after using the bathroom
by XshapeshiftX on 29 Aug 16 07:24 AM
Low fat cheese
I find light feta cheese (some call it salad cheese) is good for me. my preferred option is to create a mixed chopped salad (lettuce, cucumber, tomatoes, red onion, celery and about 4 or 5 olives) are ...
by ARB0001 on 28 Aug 16 05:13 PM
Booze is "actually beneficial! WOOT!!!!!!!!"
I'm not waiting for anything I post here out of interest from time to time I successfully went from 210lbs with a 40 inch waist to 150lbs with a 30 inch one years ago and at 52 am leaner and fitter ...
by spacey48 on 28 Aug 16 03:31 PM
Completed My 1st. Challenge
Thanks. I will add that every morning.
by Diamond Quarters on 28 Aug 16 03:30 PM

Member Tip

average member ranking
by member Sharon Caulkins
eat regularly
07 Jun 13 for diet The South Beach Diet