You can expect it to work this time, because simply stated, the Zone works. You can also expect this to be like nothing you've ever done before. The Zone is awesome, whether you use the Zone Fast 1-2-3 plan or classic Zone meals. I've been practicing the Zone diet and lifestyle for 15 years and it's changed my life. I lost 100 pounds during the first two years, with plate dividing method, and I've since switched to the 1-2-3 plan. The most thorough and up-to-date Zone book is "Toxic Fat". I highly recommend it. If you purchased the ZoneFast 1-2-3 program, it's very easy. This Grocery Additions page gives all the details you'll need (the info will come with you order): http://www.zonediet.com/GroceryAddi...fault.aspx
If you're doing classic Zone meals you can find all the info to get started here: http://www.zonediet.com/Tools/Quick...fault.aspx
Your husband can easily do the Zone with classic Zone meals and stay gluten free. If he's eating classic Zone and you're eating ZoneFast 1-2-3 there's no need to make 2 separate meals. Whoever dose the cooking would make a little more than he needs to eat in a meal, and you would take the extra as the additions to your 1-2-3 meals.
Dr. Sears' recommendation for pregnant women is to increase each meal by one balanced block of P, C, and F. For the average woman, this translates into eating the amount or food recommended for the average man on the Zone diet. Also make sure to drink plenty of water, and take Omega Rx fish oil. My daughter is pregnant, in her 8th month, with her second child. She basically eats in the Zone (the plate dividing method) and she's doing great. She also takes Omega Rx.
I'll be happy to help if you have questions. I'll be away for the next couple of weeks, but I'll still be checking in here now and then.
Consultant of Zone Labs
Certified Zone Affiliate
Lost 100 lbs 15 yrs ago, off BP meds, thanks to the Zone diet and Zone fish oil. ZoneFast 1-2-3 is the best!
View my Zone Fast 1-2-3 meal photos here: http://s531.photobucket.com/albums/...3%20Meals/
View my classic Zone meal photos here: http://s531.photobucket.com/albums/...4/?start=0