I have found myself inadvertently in phase three. Don't get me wrong, I haven't fallen off the wagon, I am still regularly eating my veggies, and am aware of my portions, and I am eating three meals a day. Its just that I have been eating more un-whole wheats and potatoes then phase two allows. Not surprisingly, I have stalled in the weight loss, though I haven't gained more *(which ensures that I am appropriately a phase three-er and not where I was before this whole challenge). That being said, I don't want to quit now. I would still like to lose more. So, I am trying to regroup and get back to a stricter phase two meal plan. Whole wheats, no sweet-sweet fruits, no added sugars, and no potatoes. It's the hardest when people offer me food. I feel awful turning them down, and blaming it on a diet seems so rude and weak to me. But once I give in, even just a little, I tend to go further than I would like, and before I know it I'm in phase three. So here I go again! Round two!

(look! we are skinnier!)