This is my third day on the program too. I've been reading about it and thinking about it and talking about it and making half-hearted attempts to do it for ages. Turns out none of those things works.
So now I've finally decided to be strict about it and I assume it will work much better.
I've been lucky so far and haven't had any cravings yet. In fact I've felt quite good. I've also lost 5 pounds so far which I suspect is mostly water weight from cutting down on salt, but hey, I'll take it. Here are a few things that I'm thinking are probably helping me, in case any of them might be useful to you:
1) I got off caffeine. Actually I had to get off caffeine temporarily for a few days due to an unrelated health issue and, having already gotten the headaches over with, decided to stay off it once I got on plan. I think being off caffeine may help keep the blood sugar and stomach acid levels more consistent and avoids mistaking dips in blood caffeine level for hunger/cravings.
2) I'm making an effort to get enough sleep. And this isn't easy, because my alarm clock rings at 4:30 am for my long commute. Going to bed at 8:30-9:30 pm is ridiculous and sometimes simply impossible, but when I do it, I feel better. And then I don't find myself eating just in an effort to remain conscious.
3) I'm trying not to torture myself. If I find myself thinking something like "No more cheese? Really?" I make a concerted effort to think about and/or do something more positive and constructive.
4) I've been including "warming" things like cinnamon, curry, and herbal tea, which seem to help me stay satisfied.
Monday (on the road): from a supermarket: honeydew chunks, carrots, bananas, rice cakes. At a rest stop: baked potato with ketchup (Wendy's and Roy Rogers both have baked potatoes) and an orange.
Tuesday: Breakfast: oatmeal with banana and cinnamon (I keep the oatmeal and cinnamon in the office), orange. Lunch: Right Foods split pea soup from the box (I keep these in the office too), carrots, kiwifruit. Dinner: black beans, corn and salsa over brown rice, salad with a little seasoned rice vinegar.
Today: Breakfast: oatmeal with banana and cinnamon, canteloupe. Lunch (packed): Leftover beans and rice, leftover salad, apple. Dinner: Going to make my basic vegetable soup when I get home (2 cartons veg broth, 2 cartons Pomi chopped tomatoes, onions, garlic, celery, carrots, frozen corn, cabbage, a tablespoon of curry powder), and more salad.
I hope some of this helps! It's good to have a couple of us on the board starting at the same time. I'm sure you'll have some tips for me too as we go along!