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by Kittykat150
Mon Jan 26, 2015 1:49 pm
Forum: Daily Check In
Topic: Taking a peek
Replies: 1
Views: 2259

Taking a peek

I just had the urge to take a peek at my old daily posts on this site. Two years ago, January 23, 2013, I weighed 158 pounds. Today, I weigh 158 pounds. :D
by Kittykat150
Mon Nov 11, 2013 9:45 pm
Forum: Daily Check In
Topic: Kat's Daily Check-in
Replies: 115
Views: 61285

Wild eating Sunday. No need to be specific! Just sneaking, gobbling, wild day (yikes)...
On another note, I am just getting over my soreness from Friday's strength training session. Gonna go do it again now. I like sore muscles. They make me feel fit and trim.
:wink:
by Kittykat150
Mon Nov 11, 2013 9:40 pm
Forum: No S Diet General Discussion
Topic: Metaphors: Rider/elephant, committee
Replies: 8
Views: 5389

LOL Walkerlori!!
:)
by Kittykat150
Sat Nov 09, 2013 7:25 pm
Forum: Daily Check In
Topic: Imogen's Daily Check In
Replies: 1175
Views: 606735

Automated....you are not crazy. You used an aversion therapy technique by squishing up the food. It is very effective to rid yourself of temptations. I often look at a plate of doughnuts/pastries/muffins at work and visualize that a band of little kids pawed them or sneezed all over them and ran out...
by Kittykat150
Sat Nov 09, 2013 7:17 pm
Forum: Daily Check In
Topic: Clarebear's daily check in
Replies: 241
Views: 102746

Awesome Clarebear!
Kat :D
by Kittykat150
Sat Nov 09, 2013 7:14 pm
Forum: Daily Check In
Topic: Back to make it stick!
Replies: 9
Views: 5565

I have people giving me treats at work too. I always say thank you and tell them I am saving it to have after I eat my lunch or dinner. Most times I end up giving it away to someone else or forgetting I put it in my take home bag. Anything really good gets frozen for the weekend. Even then, I often ...
by Kittykat150
Sat Nov 09, 2013 7:01 pm
Forum: Daily Check In
Topic: Donnado's daily check in
Replies: 14
Views: 6671

Keep up the good work. You are doing GREAT.
Kat :wink:
by Kittykat150
Sat Nov 09, 2013 7:00 pm
Forum: Daily Check In
Topic: KCCC - Back again
Replies: 93
Views: 35551

Funny you should mention this, KCCC. I just came home from food shopping and had a similar "I am tired of apples" experience. I bought individual serving size cups of natural applesauce with cinnamon and a bag of dried apricots to supplement my fresh fruit. Both of these are choices, I have been tra...
by Kittykat150
Sat Nov 09, 2013 6:46 pm
Forum: Daily Check In
Topic: Kat's Daily Check-in
Replies: 115
Views: 61285

Thanks JW. I forget sometimes that other people may be reading my rants! I feel better today. Having a normal S day. No snacks. Planning on dinner out, so probably a nice piece of cake after dinner will do it for me. Thinking of the holidays got me in a funk. I was hoping to be at a certain size and...
by Kittykat150
Sat Nov 09, 2013 6:36 pm
Forum: Daily Check In
Topic: jw's check in
Replies: 386
Views: 158467

Same here JW. We are going to a restaurant with family. Lots of choices for everyone's tastes and no leftovers. We went to the same place last year and it was great. I will only reign in my desserts because I am not a big holiday meal eater. but the "dessert room" at this place is what dreams are ma...
by Kittykat150
Fri Nov 08, 2013 12:36 pm
Forum: Daily Check In
Topic: Kat's Daily Check-in
Replies: 115
Views: 61285

Winter is coming and I feel fat. I was so tempted to spark up MyFitnessPal.com yesterday. Luckily I had lunch with a friend and was able to stay in the green. I thought I was going to have to take an S event and for some reason that depressed me. But it worked out with virtual plating and she had no...
by Kittykat150
Thu Nov 07, 2013 12:27 pm
Forum: Daily Check In
Topic: Kat's Daily Check-in
Replies: 115
Views: 61285

Red, oh so red, last night! It started with a few nuts while I waited for my husband to get home late for dinner. Then I ended up eating without him anyway. When he did get home, I sat with him while he ate his dinner and added three peanut butter balls to my failure. Red, red, red. One for each ball!
by Kittykat150
Thu Nov 07, 2013 12:21 pm
Forum: Daily Check In
Topic: automated eating tracker
Replies: 2848
Views: 855601

I picture Kermit the Frog singing "Its not easy, being green...."
We are all kids at heart.
:wink:
by Kittykat150
Tue Nov 05, 2013 11:55 am
Forum: No S Diet General Discussion
Topic: Success or Failure: Diet, or focus?
Replies: 10
Views: 5632

I made the note cards. I needed the note cards. What's wrong with the note cards?.... :wink:


I agree that too much focus makes this a diet. Maybe the simplicity is what makes it so uncomfortable for a while for us note card people. It seems like there is not enough to control.
Kat
by Kittykat150
Tue Nov 05, 2013 11:44 am
Forum: Daily Check In
Topic: Donnado's daily check in
Replies: 14
Views: 6671

Welcome. It is nice to see you here. Keep us posted.
Kat :wink:
by Kittykat150
Tue Nov 05, 2013 11:42 am
Forum: Daily Check In
Topic: Tessytwinkle's check in
Replies: 576
Views: 326409

Wishing you peace and success.
Kat
by Kittykat150
Tue Nov 05, 2013 11:39 am
Forum: Daily Check In
Topic: okbyxmas Daily Check In
Replies: 133
Views: 56748

Good to see you are still with us. Christmas is looming!
Kat
by Kittykat150
Tue Nov 05, 2013 11:22 am
Forum: Daily Check In
Topic: finallyfulldailycheckin
Replies: 195
Views: 119612

Sometimes the whole weekend gets blown, sometimes just one meal that doesn't end....but some weekends lately have been exactly like weekdays but with a little sweet at dinner. It will change like that. Not control of everything all at once, but slowly little chunks of sanity infiltrate your S days. ...
by Kittykat150
Tue Nov 05, 2013 11:16 am
Forum: Daily Check In
Topic: jw's check in
Replies: 386
Views: 158467

Seasons changing has me wondering about holiday habits as well. We just have to keep moving through it. Good luck. We are in a better place to handle these challenges than last year!
Kat
by Kittykat150
Fri Nov 01, 2013 9:01 pm
Forum: Daily Check In
Topic: Kat's Daily Check-in
Replies: 115
Views: 61285

I think that my NoS habits are almost automated. I judge myself less and less with respect to food. My weekends are looking just like my N days. I have had a bite or two of "dessert" during the week (ex. Handful of cinnamon almonds on Tuesday, two chocolate liqueur cherries on Thursday) with dinner....
by Kittykat150
Fri Nov 01, 2013 8:14 pm
Forum: Daily Check In
Topic: Tessytwinkle's check in
Replies: 576
Views: 326409

So happy for you, Tess. Swimming is a great exercise. I hope you felt the healthy glow all day.
Have a great weekend. You nut!
Kat
:wink:
by Kittykat150
Tue Oct 29, 2013 11:36 pm
Forum: Daily Check In
Topic: Tessytwinkle's check in
Replies: 576
Views: 326409

Yay! Tessy is back!!
:lol:
by Kittykat150
Sat Oct 26, 2013 1:02 pm
Forum: Daily Check In
Topic: Tessytwinkle's check in
Replies: 576
Views: 326409

Tessy,
I am distraught not to see your sweet encouragements on this site. I hope you are well and watching. We miss you.
Best of everything, my fellow NoS sister.
Kat :wink:
by Kittykat150
Sat Oct 26, 2013 1:00 pm
Forum: Daily Check In
Topic: Linda's daily check-in
Replies: 3986
Views: 1343965

Linda, To tag on to your clothes shopping post. After many many years of hating my body, I have learned that clothes and clothes shopping can trigger very irrational thoughts. There were times when I prayed to fit into the 16s. When I was size 16, I just wanted to be size 12. When I was size 12, I w...
by Kittykat150
Sat Oct 26, 2013 12:43 pm
Forum: Daily Check In
Topic: Harpista's Check-In
Replies: 116
Views: 72845

PS Try not to berate yourself about your weight -- it's not as motivating as you might think. Every bad feeling you create will demand to be soothed with a snack at some point . . . This is spot on! Nothing good comes from stinkin' thinkin'. Stop that as much as possible. And automatedeating: "fall...
by Kittykat150
Sat Oct 26, 2013 12:32 pm
Forum: Daily Check In
Topic: Kookie's Daily Check in
Replies: 364
Views: 167160

Here, here! This is a kind and generous place all around! It's not like any other weight loss plan. I think the spirit of its founder may be the reason I was attracted to it also. No self-serving agenda. Just common sense and care for the common good.
Thank God.
Kat :wink:
by Kittykat150
Sat Oct 26, 2013 12:29 pm
Forum: Daily Check In
Topic: okbyxmas Daily Check In
Replies: 133
Views: 56748

All my best, Okbychristmas. Life's challenges cannot be avoided. I send you peace and love through this. Hope you are back soon.
Kat
by Kittykat150
Sat Oct 26, 2013 12:27 pm
Forum: Daily Check In
Topic: Sinnie's 2013 Check in
Replies: 388
Views: 184979

It's sounds like me before my monthly visit. Could it be hormonal fluctuations? I know that it is still frustrating, no matter what the reason, but maybe you would be less angry with yourself if you thought of these swings as a normal part of pregnancy. Patience and kindness and persistence. I hope ...
by Kittykat150
Sat Oct 26, 2013 12:20 pm
Forum: Daily Check In
Topic: Kat's Daily Check-in
Replies: 115
Views: 61285

I am happy to report another uneventful week. It is Saturday morning and I have no cravings for anything today. Nothing that I have to have. I intend to have two N days with dessert at dinner this weekend. If I keep this up, I may be able to live a peaceful life with respect to food. There is a true...
by Kittykat150
Tue Oct 22, 2013 10:23 pm
Forum: Daily Check In
Topic: Linda's daily check-in
Replies: 3986
Views: 1343965

Linda, I, too, am feeling good about the amount of energy I no longer spend judging and criticizing myself because of food. Too much, too little, too many points, how many points?, wrong time, wrong type, wrong day....my God, how did I ever get anything done! I was such a nag!! Peace and good work, ...
by Kittykat150
Tue Oct 22, 2013 10:13 pm
Forum: Daily Check In
Topic: Tessytwinkle's check in
Replies: 576
Views: 326409

Tessy, I suspect there are many lurkers out there watching these posts and not yet wanting to sign in, maybe trying NoS and struggling and getting up the courage to change before they "go on record" here. But not you, you jumped right in and trusted these fellow NoSers with the good, the bad and the...
by Kittykat150
Mon Oct 21, 2013 9:54 pm
Forum: Daily Check In
Topic: Kat's Daily Check-in
Replies: 115
Views: 61285

Thanks guys. Automated: i have to tell you that my grandmother would not have agreed with moderation in all things. She was a short heavy round German woman from the farm. There was no such thing as food moderation or picky eating.She could cook food so good it would make you wanna slap your mama! A...
by Kittykat150
Sun Oct 20, 2013 8:44 pm
Forum: No S Diet General Discussion
Topic: Argggh - my first S day
Replies: 8
Views: 4937

Welcome, SisterH. I agree with the rest of the wise people here. Eat what you like during the week focusing on the structure of three moderate meals, no snacking. The content and even the volume of those meals will likely change. And the structure alone will be shaving off calories and changing bing...
by Kittykat150
Sun Oct 20, 2013 8:33 pm
Forum: Daily Check In
Topic: Kat's Daily Check-in
Replies: 115
Views: 61285

This weekend was exactly like two weekdays. No changes at all. Amazing.... I finally realized at the ripening age of 48 that this is all I can do...I can eat three satisfying meals a day with a few bites of a treat with dinner, if I like. No dessert needs to be more than three bites anyway. And I ca...
by Kittykat150
Sun Oct 20, 2013 8:24 pm
Forum: Daily Check In
Topic: Tessytwinkle's check in
Replies: 576
Views: 326409

Tessy, I love your idea. I learned that you cannot take away a coping mechanism (whether it is healthy or unhealthy, for grief or anything else) unless you replace it with something just as good or better. Healing in the water sounds like a much better plan that healing in the cupboard! All my best,...
by Kittykat150
Fri Oct 18, 2013 11:34 pm
Forum: Daily Check In
Topic: Tessytwinkle's check in
Replies: 576
Views: 326409

Tessy,
Keep it up. All is well. Healing from grief is a marathon and you just have to accept that, be kind to yourself, and keep doing your best.
Sending you good thoughts.
Kat
by Kittykat150
Fri Oct 18, 2013 11:29 pm
Forum: Daily Check In
Topic: jw's check in
Replies: 386
Views: 158467

Quit paying attention. It is liberating. You have no idea!
Kat :wink:
by Kittykat150
Mon Oct 14, 2013 10:30 pm
Forum: Daily Check In
Topic: Tessytwinkle's check in
Replies: 576
Views: 326409

Tessy, I think you are right to just let it go and try again tomorrow. Too many adjustments and chastisement will make you feel like you are on a typical deprivation diet. No need for panic. You have changed your way of eating for most of your day. Like S days, if you just keep going and are patient...
by Kittykat150
Mon Oct 14, 2013 10:20 pm
Forum: Daily Check In
Topic: Kookie's Daily Check in
Replies: 364
Views: 167160

Kookie, Something I have learned with NoS is to respect myself and my likes and dislikes. This is not only with food but with exercise as well. I hate to run. But I have been running for over a year now. Why? Punishment?.... So since September I have been doing yoga and meditation in the morning and...
by Kittykat150
Mon Oct 14, 2013 10:11 pm
Forum: Daily Check In
Topic: Kat's Daily Check-in
Replies: 115
Views: 61285

Thank you Clarebear and Tessy. I realize that I have lived in a perpetual state of diet adjustments and never really knew what was working for me or against me. Trusting and sticking with NoS despite my fears has shown me that I can maintain a healthy weight without constant monitoring. So far I am ...
by Kittykat150
Mon Oct 14, 2013 11:46 am
Forum: Daily Check In
Topic: Kat's Daily Check-in
Replies: 115
Views: 61285

Three months in

I am about three months into NoS. I am starting to relax out of diet head now that I see I am not gaining weight with this lifestyle. I feel I am losing a little, actually. I can just about wear everything in my closet. So I am close to where I would like to be. Which really means about five pounds ...
by Kittykat150
Sat Oct 12, 2013 12:45 pm
Forum: Daily Check In
Topic: Tessytwinkle's check in
Replies: 576
Views: 326409

Tessy,
I am so sorry for your loss and grief. I was widowed in 2003 and know all too well the swings of sadness and vulnerability. We are all here to give you whatever you need.
Much love,
Kat
by Kittykat150
Wed Oct 09, 2013 10:30 pm
Forum: Daily Check In
Topic: Tessytwinkle's check in
Replies: 576
Views: 326409

Hey Tessy, I am like Sinnie, I make dinner very soon after getting home. Bed at 9:30pm up at 5:00am. My point is, I would never be able to make it from lunch to 7pm dinner. OMG. No wonder you are frustrated!... I make it a practice to have a satisfying drink (coffee with milk, tea with honey, or hot...
by Kittykat150
Wed Oct 09, 2013 9:55 pm
Forum: Daily Check In
Topic: Kat's Daily Check-in
Replies: 115
Views: 61285

Hmmm, am I getting thinner? ...I think maybe I am. I have not had to change the greens in my habitcal and I am halfway through my second week of vanilla NoS. I like that I have not checked in for a few days because this has not been on my mind. I have been focusing on other things, not food. That is...
by Kittykat150
Sat Oct 05, 2013 12:06 pm
Forum: Daily Check In
Topic: Tessytwinkle's check in
Replies: 576
Views: 326409

Whoo -hoo!! Well done. I knew it, I knew it, I knew it!.....I knew that woman was in there! Huge hug and high-five, Tessy, my girl!
Enjoy your carrot cake. I am just about to frost mine.
Cheers!
Kat :wink:
by Kittykat150
Fri Oct 04, 2013 6:15 pm
Forum: No S Diet General Discussion
Topic: Bob Newhart skit
Replies: 7
Views: 5045

That was hilarious! Absolutely worth envisioning when my next snack attack hits.
Kat :lol:
by Kittykat150
Fri Oct 04, 2013 11:22 am
Forum: Daily Check In
Topic: Kookie's Daily Check in
Replies: 364
Views: 167160

Kookie, Your hot dog story reminds me of a diner treat I gave myself about a month into NoS. I had a bacon cheeseburger and waffle fries. Maybe for the first time in my life, I chose it because it was what I felt like, I could have it, and I enjoyed it without guilt. It was a turning point for me to...
by Kittykat150
Fri Oct 04, 2013 11:09 am
Forum: Daily Check In
Topic: Tessytwinkle's check in
Replies: 576
Views: 326409

You are a STUD! Keep going. :wink: The weekend is only hours away!
Kat
by Kittykat150
Fri Oct 04, 2013 11:01 am
Forum: Daily Check In
Topic: Kat's Daily Check-in
Replies: 115
Views: 61285

Oh yeah, haven't worn those pants in a while! Things are looking good. :lol: Maybe I will weigh myself January 1st. That should keep me honest through the holidays. Something to think about. Lots if cleaning and prep to do today for my guests tomorrow so no time for snack urges! This will be my firs...
by Kittykat150
Thu Oct 03, 2013 7:50 pm
Forum: Daily Check In
Topic: Linda's daily check-in
Replies: 3986
Views: 1343965

You know, it is interesting that I haven't told anyone I am following this plan either. It is like "our little secret". It is so helpful to be able to come here and share my concerns and embarrassments and dysfunctional food rants with you. You are a wonderful, safe, supportive network of people and...
by Kittykat150
Thu Oct 03, 2013 7:37 pm
Forum: Daily Check In
Topic: Kat's Daily Check-in
Replies: 115
Views: 61285

Thanks Tessy and JW. Lunch has lasted today. I had pizza and an apple. More chewing and crunching involved, that seemed to do the trick. :lol: Tonight is Back to School night at the high school where I work so I will have an earlier dinner and stay away from the cafeteria! The halls smelled like coo...
by Kittykat150
Wed Oct 02, 2013 10:33 pm
Forum: Daily Check In
Topic: SkySurfer's No S Journey
Replies: 30
Views: 13262

Best of luck, Skysurfer! We are in this together.
Kat
:wink:
by Kittykat150
Wed Oct 02, 2013 10:23 pm
Forum: Daily Check In
Topic: Tessytwinkle's check in
Replies: 576
Views: 326409

Awesome, awesome, awesome!!!
I am so pleased for you. Big smile on my face
Kat :wink:
by Kittykat150
Wed Oct 02, 2013 8:50 pm
Forum: Daily Check In
Topic: Kat's Daily Check-in
Replies: 115
Views: 61285

Hi Ideroc! Glad to see you here. I am trusting this system beyond all my diet head, frantic, control freak, calorie counting instincts. Join me! Tessy, You hang in there. I am visiting your site next to see what's up. As for me, I am starving again by dinner so I have to think about my lunches. I ha...
by Kittykat150
Tue Oct 01, 2013 9:02 pm
Forum: Daily Check In
Topic: Kat's Daily Check-in
Replies: 115
Views: 61285

Posting GREENs ahead in my habitcal is working like a charm. It kept me from taking a few bites between meals and when cooking dinner. I am being rigid about this. I had juice today to keep me honest. Starving for dinner.....stay tuned. I am cooking now. Wow. Tough day today. Even after dinner I was...
by Kittykat150
Mon Sep 30, 2013 9:33 pm
Forum: Daily Check In
Topic: Tessytwinkle's check in
Replies: 576
Views: 326409

Well said Wosnes!
by Kittykat150
Mon Sep 30, 2013 12:24 am
Forum: Daily Check In
Topic: Kat's Daily Check-in
Replies: 115
Views: 61285

My last post did not show up, so I will repeat myself. Going straight Vanilla NoS starting this week. No more Friday night mod. DH has decided he wants to lose weight and that will help me stay GREEN on our Friday nights out. No more bites of his dessert! Because he will not be having it... So Tessy...
by Kittykat150
Mon Sep 30, 2013 12:01 am
Forum: Daily Check In
Topic: Tessytwinkle's check in
Replies: 576
Views: 326409

Tessy,
You are determined and organized and CALM!! I love it. Lets have a GREEN-as-GRASS week. Vanilla is the way to go.
Peace!
Kat :lol:
by Kittykat150
Fri Sep 27, 2013 10:31 pm
Forum: Daily Check In
Topic: Tessytwinkle's check in
Replies: 576
Views: 326409

Tessy, I just read some of that blog too. It was wonderfully inspiring and makes me feel so much better about freely enjoying my S days. I would like to trust myself as she does. Focusing on GREEN days alone, I know, has always been the direction from Vanilla NoSers, but I haven't been able to trust...
by Kittykat150
Thu Sep 26, 2013 9:16 pm
Forum: Daily Check In
Topic: Tessytwinkle's check in
Replies: 576
Views: 326409

Tessy,
I am sorry for your struggles this week. I stepped away from the posts and feel terrible that I was not around for you. I hope you are on the mend and feeling more peaceful and confident as I write this.
Willing you on in every way possible....
Kat
by Kittykat150
Thu Sep 26, 2013 8:59 pm
Forum: Daily Check In
Topic: oolala53
Replies: 2199
Views: 1034757

Just wanted to say, Oolala, that it is very kind of you to reach out to NoSers in this forum who have not posted in a while. Your efforts are noticed and appreciated. Have a very happy birthday!
Peace,
Kat :lol:
by Kittykat150
Thu Sep 26, 2013 8:50 pm
Forum: Daily Check In
Topic: Keri's Weekly(ish) Check-in
Replies: 18
Views: 9410

Welcome back! Full steam ahead.....
Kat
:wink:
by Kittykat150
Thu Sep 26, 2013 8:40 pm
Forum: Daily Check In
Topic: Kat's Daily Check-in
Replies: 115
Views: 61285

I haven't posted in a while. I don't have much to report that is post-worthy. Everything is status quo. I have been going to soccer games after work and staying out of snacking trouble. Good week so far. I have been focusing on nourishing enjoyable meals. The disappointment of eating something I was...
by Kittykat150
Thu Sep 19, 2013 11:02 pm
Forum: Daily Check In
Topic: Tessytwinkle's check in
Replies: 576
Views: 326409

Go Team Green!! :lol:
by Kittykat150
Thu Sep 19, 2013 11:00 pm
Forum: Daily Check In
Topic: Clarebear's daily check in
Replies: 241
Views: 102746

Clarebear,
Have to smile reading your plans to shop for bridesmaid dresses. Enjoy every step of wedding prep. It is a truly wonderful time and makes great memories. Smile and laugh and savor it. Food for the heart!
Kat
by Kittykat150
Thu Sep 19, 2013 10:55 pm
Forum: Daily Check In
Topic: Linda's daily check-in
Replies: 3986
Views: 1343965

Linda,
Thanks for dropping by my thread. It beats ranting to myself! Keep up the green!
Kat
by Kittykat150
Wed Sep 18, 2013 9:35 pm
Forum: Daily Check In
Topic: Kat's Daily Check-in
Replies: 115
Views: 61285

REDday yesterday, my first in a long while. No particular reason, I just had to have shortbread and chocolate for dessert. Had to. There was no convincing me otherwise! So there it is. Today, no problems. Normal GREEN day. It is so funny how food moods swing just like emotional moods. Now the same t...
by Kittykat150
Wed Sep 18, 2013 9:25 pm
Forum: Daily Check In
Topic: Tessytwinkle's check in
Replies: 576
Views: 326409

I have 40 years of disordered eating to overcome. It is not going to be easy. My struggle at the moment is also to keep posting when I am failing repeatedly. I do admire people who keep a clear honest account of their failures. But I am finding it so hard that I cannot just eat three meals sensibly...
by Kittykat150
Mon Sep 16, 2013 11:31 pm
Forum: Daily Check In
Topic: Kat's Daily Check-in
Replies: 115
Views: 61285

Sing it to me Kermit!: http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=hpiIWMWWVco&sns "It's not that easy being green; Having to spend each day the color of the leaves. When I think it could be nicer being red, or yellow or gold- or something much more colorful like that. It's not easy being green. It seems you ble...
by Kittykat150
Mon Sep 16, 2013 11:06 pm
Forum: Daily Check In
Topic: Tessytwinkle's check in
Replies: 576
Views: 326409

Gotta love the Frog! Keep up the good work, Tessy. We are all watching and cheering for you! Kat :lol: (Monday afternoons are the absolute worst time for me too. I could eat my own hand for some reason. Today I was so lucky to be stuck in traffic. By the time I got home it was time to make dinner. W...
by Kittykat150
Sun Sep 15, 2013 11:30 pm
Forum: Daily Check In
Topic: jw's check in
Replies: 386
Views: 158467

JW, I know what you mean when you feel cheated out of a good meal. This plan is turning me into a bit of a snob with food. I do not like to be rushed through a meal now, or to settle for whatever's available. I have been waiting for this meal, right, working up hunger and anticipation? I want it to ...
by Kittykat150
Sun Sep 15, 2013 11:23 pm
Forum: Daily Check In
Topic: Tessytwinkle's check in
Replies: 576
Views: 326409

Tessy, Stage One: you are on it! I know you can do this. Sometimes when I am feeling sorry for myself because I want to snack between lunch and dinner I sing to myself like Kermit The Frog: "it's not easy...being GREEN!" It lightens things up. It's only food, right? No sweat. You GoT THIS sister! Pe...
by Kittykat150
Sun Sep 15, 2013 11:06 pm
Forum: Daily Check In
Topic: Kat's Daily Check-in
Replies: 115
Views: 61285

Sunday night ended with soup and vegetables. Had enough food, for sure this weekend to hold me through the week. I ate out a few times and baked, so all those pleasures have been enjoyed. I notice a definite change in my urge to splurge. I do not feel frantic for the weekend. I look forward to relax...
by Kittykat150
Sat Sep 14, 2013 12:43 pm
Forum: Daily Check In
Topic: Tessytwinkle's check in
Replies: 576
Views: 326409

Quote: "And I am feeling hungry between meals, really hungry. But I am not panicking. Something is happening to me and it is great." Tessy, Keep that thought. Something great is happening. You are filled with insight and awareness about your eating habits. And you are steadily changing them. Peace a...
by Kittykat150
Sat Sep 14, 2013 12:35 pm
Forum: Daily Check In
Topic: okbyxmas Daily Check In
Replies: 133
Views: 56748

OK, Just a thought because I am not big on breakfast either...a piece of fruit and nuts can carry me a long way. The protein fruit combo has great staying power. Sometimes coffee with a half cup of milk (latte style)and a handful of cashews or almonds or Trader joes omega three trail mix.... Good st...
by Kittykat150
Sat Sep 14, 2013 12:22 pm
Forum: Daily Check In
Topic: Kat's Daily Check-in
Replies: 115
Views: 61285

Thanks Linda. I am working on finding peace with my body as it is. If I am already at my body's desired weight then that is that. Funny how the universe puts a mirror to your face sometimes. A coworker was complaining about wanting to lose 15-20 more pounds after losing a lot of weight over the past...
by Kittykat150
Wed Sep 11, 2013 11:35 pm
Forum: Daily Check In
Topic: Kat's Daily Check-in
Replies: 115
Views: 61285

Had a long hot day at work, followed by a client after work, followed by trafficky commute home. Then DH offered to take me out instead of cooking. Great. No problem. I had no angst about a spur of the moment change in dinner plans. I went to the diner, ordered grilled veggie melt with salad, enjoye...
by Kittykat150
Wed Sep 11, 2013 11:21 pm
Forum: Daily Check In
Topic: Hippy Dippy's not-so-daily check in
Replies: 36
Views: 17264

Yes, HD, Me too. In posting encouragement to others I feel kinder towards myself. I feel like this is a very important part of success: support and seeing yourself in others. We have so much in common and stages of learning have been mapped out beautifully by those who came before us. This is a powe...
by Kittykat150
Tue Sep 10, 2013 10:25 pm
Forum: Daily Check In
Topic: Kat's Daily Check-in
Replies: 115
Views: 61285

Tessy,
I suspect you are an awesome teacher. Always encouraging and finding the good in our struggles. Thank you!!
Kat

(We are going to feel amazing by Christmas!! Go team!)
by Kittykat150
Tue Sep 10, 2013 10:19 pm
Forum: No S Diet General Discussion
Topic: Hot chocolate
Replies: 7
Views: 4406

You may be surprised how satisfying plain hot milk with a couple teaspoons of unsweetened cocoa powder stirred in can be. It is naturally sweet and completely okay on N days.
by Kittykat150
Tue Sep 10, 2013 10:16 pm
Forum: No S Diet General Discussion
Topic: help! with S days
Replies: 12
Views: 5928

It's not so much that I put rules on my S days, but that I am starting to feel and appreciate some food policies for myself. Generally speaking, stuffing myself feels bad, N days or S days, it makes no difference. I am not missing the feeling of stuffing myself during the week. What I miss during th...
by Kittykat150
Tue Sep 10, 2013 10:03 pm
Forum: Daily Check In
Topic: Kat's Daily Check-in
Replies: 115
Views: 61285

Keeping up the good work. I feel automated! It's a relief. Peace with food is close by. I can feel it. I am very pleased with this.
:lol:
by Kittykat150
Tue Sep 10, 2013 10:00 pm
Forum: Daily Check In
Topic: Tessytwinkle's check in
Replies: 576
Views: 326409

Way to go, Tessy! That's the spirit. If you can do it once you can do it again, and again, and again. It is good to see you feeling proud of yourself.
Peace,
Kat :wink:
by Kittykat150
Tue Sep 10, 2013 9:07 pm
Forum: Daily Check In
Topic: okbyxmas Daily Check In
Replies: 133
Views: 56748

Ok,
Challenges like that are a great victory, in a way. How would you have handled things before NoS? Technically a failure, yes, but overall a great example of how far you have come in accountability and attitude about food. Good FAIL, Way to go!
Kat :wink:
by Kittykat150
Mon Sep 09, 2013 12:54 am
Forum: Daily Check In
Topic: Sinnie's 2013 Check in
Replies: 388
Views: 184979

Well done, Sinnie! Keep up the good thoughts.
Kat
by Kittykat150
Mon Sep 09, 2013 12:49 am
Forum: No S Diet General Discussion
Topic: A neat perspective on discomfort
Replies: 8
Views: 6723

Ok,
I enjoyed this. Thank you. I have past experience with accepting discomfort due to a chronic pain issue. You really can slowly embrace discomfort and change it for the better. It's about leaning into that discomfort with interest instead of avoiding it. Good stuff, meditation.
Kat
:lol:
by Kittykat150
Mon Sep 09, 2013 12:40 am
Forum: No S Diet General Discussion
Topic: Feeling the competition...
Replies: 9
Views: 5369

Who can top what Oolala just said?
Do not compare yourself to others in any area of your life, especially this one. Your body is yours alone to nurture and love and respect. I wish you the best.
Kat
by Kittykat150
Mon Sep 09, 2013 12:31 am
Forum: No S Diet General Discussion
Topic: I quit daily weighing today. How often do you weigh?
Replies: 14
Views: 7824

I have recently gone from daily weighing to monthly because, I too can be rocked by a bad number. Maybe it's a post-WW thing. Anyway, I feel mentally healthier not weighing daily. If I was eating mindlessly or bingeing and avoiding the scale in denial, that would be another story. That is a recipe f...
by Kittykat150
Mon Sep 09, 2013 12:22 am
Forum: Daily Check In
Topic: Herbsgirl's check in
Replies: 448
Views: 232009

Congratulations Mom, and welcome back!
I wish you much success.
Kat
:wink:
by Kittykat150
Mon Sep 09, 2013 12:20 am
Forum: Daily Check In
Topic: Lily x's Daily Check In - 21 Day Challenge
Replies: 11
Views: 5758

Lily x, Three times, four times, twelve times....however long it takes! No looking back and no counting back necessary. You are different today. You are wiser today. When we know better, we do better. Welcome back to the sisterhood of sanity. Isn't it wonderful that this forum is always here waiting...
by Kittykat150
Mon Sep 09, 2013 12:08 am
Forum: Daily Check In
Topic: automated eating tracker
Replies: 2848
Views: 855601

I'm noticing that weight number creeping down....good for you Automated!
Kat :lol:
by Kittykat150
Sun Sep 08, 2013 10:47 am
Forum: Daily Check In
Topic: Tessytwinkle's check in
Replies: 576
Views: 326409

Tessy,
I am proud of you. What insights and determination! You are sounding like a warrior. :wink: I am with you. Here's to Christmas miracles and healthy lives!!
Kat
by Kittykat150
Sun Sep 08, 2013 10:42 am
Forum: Daily Check In
Topic: Kat's Daily Check-in
Replies: 115
Views: 61285

Thanks Tessy. It's nice to be going through this with support. You are a terrific cheerleader. I just bought Brian Wansink's book Mindless Eating . So far, it is quite interesting. I feel steady and strong. My weekend so far has been tame. No snacking, just some extra treats at dinner time. Maybe th...
by Kittykat150
Thu Sep 05, 2013 10:59 pm
Forum: No S Diet General Discussion
Topic: Dear No S'ers, what would you do? advice needed please
Replies: 19
Views: 12742

Skeleton, Slowing down and breathing can help with the binge urge. When you have that plate in front of you, really look at, smell, enjoy the food. Slowly.....there is no rush. Bingeing, in my experience, is rushed and mindless. Stop yourself if the frantic feeling is there and just sit with it and ...
by Kittykat150
Thu Sep 05, 2013 10:41 pm
Forum: Daily Check In
Topic: jw's check in
Replies: 386
Views: 158467

Jw, I automate breakfast and lunch during work weeks as well. I have two breakfasts to choose from, 1) egg sandwich and fruit or 2) cereal with trail mix. Lunch is a sandwich with a raw fruit or vegetable side. I agree with you. It makes everything easier: food shopping, prep the night before, less ...
by Kittykat150
Thu Sep 05, 2013 10:34 pm
Forum: Daily Check In
Topic: Sinnie's 2013 Check in
Replies: 388
Views: 184979

Sinnie, I am back to work in a high school as well. I feel you....exactly! It is hard to describe the pace versus summer break when you first get back in September. It's not that my job is terrible, it is just that I get used to a peaceful inner pace and then it's back to multitasking, traffic, cook...
by Kittykat150
Thu Sep 05, 2013 10:06 pm
Forum: Daily Check In
Topic: Kat's Daily Check-in
Replies: 115
Views: 61285

I have not had time for a check in. Back to work is hectic, but in a good way. I have kept to my NoS habits but notice that I am much hungrier at dinner time. My old friend, three-o'clock-munchies, has returned like a dragon. I have not given in. I used fruit juice one day and coffee today to hold m...
by Kittykat150
Mon Sep 02, 2013 11:08 am
Forum: Daily Check In
Topic: Kat's Daily Check-in
Replies: 115
Views: 61285

I had a tame weekend. The few treats and no snacking worked well. I am depressed because my weigh in on Sunday went poorly. Even though I know it was a little heavy from water weight, it is still not moving down and I don't want to diet anymore. What to do? I am back to work tomorrow and planning to...
by Kittykat150
Sat Aug 31, 2013 10:03 pm
Forum: Daily Check In
Topic: oolala53
Replies: 2199
Views: 1034757

Oolala, Size 8 is my dream size. Size 12 was my dream size when I was a size 16. Everything is relative. I felt okay when I got dressed in my size 10 white pants and left for the mall today. But then I saw my reflection in a store window and thought I looked middle aged and frumpy. It's ridiculous, ...
by Kittykat150
Sat Aug 31, 2013 1:28 pm
Forum: Daily Check In
Topic: Tessytwinkle's check in
Replies: 576
Views: 326409

Tessy,
I agree to our pact. One more month it is.....Hippy Dippy just called us the Sisterhood of the Sane. Love it!
Peace,
Kat :wink: