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by Liz46
Sat Nov 09, 2013 6:03 pm
Forum: Daily Check In
Topic: automated eating tracker
Replies: 3280
Views: 1203108

automatedeating, I love your epiphany of hunger giving you something to look forward to. That's a great way of looking at it. :)
by Liz46
Sat Nov 09, 2013 5:26 am
Forum: Daily Check In
Topic: Liz46
Replies: 8
Views: 5634

automatedeating (love the name), Thank you very much for the support! :)
by Liz46
Fri Nov 08, 2013 7:37 pm
Forum: Daily Check In
Topic: Liz46
Replies: 8
Views: 5634

The first few days of restarting this plan I really filled my plate full. But the past couple of days I decided to reduce my portions and I didn't starve to death between meals, like I thought I might. I am loving eating like a "normal" person for the first time in many years. As for the chocolate. ...
by Liz46
Wed Nov 06, 2013 12:32 pm
Forum: Daily Check In
Topic: eschano 2013 check in
Replies: 58
Views: 28989

Congratulations on the green days! Here's to one more. One day at a time.
by Liz46
Wed Nov 06, 2013 12:20 pm
Forum: Daily Check In
Topic: Liz46
Replies: 8
Views: 5634

Thank you eschano! I can hardly wait, but knowing the day is coming is helping! :)

It's been the start of a good week thus far!
by Liz46
Tue Nov 05, 2013 6:20 pm
Forum: Daily Check In
Topic: Liz46
Replies: 8
Views: 5634

Thank you JW! It's nice to be back to something that makes sense. I am going to give No S a real run this time. No quitting after a couple of weeks! The Lindt truffles are hard to resist, but I couldn't resist the deal. Aside from homemade candy, they're my absolute favorite. Thankfully, knowing I c...
by Liz46
Tue Nov 05, 2013 4:50 pm
Forum: Daily Check In
Topic: Liz46
Replies: 8
Views: 5634

Yesterday was a good N day. I am only recently restarting No S, and right now I do feel I'm probably putting more on my plate than I need, but I'm using a reasonably sized plate, (8.5"). So, maybe I'm not doing too badly. I went shopping yesterday for Lindt Truffles because there was a deal on them ...
by Liz46
Mon Nov 04, 2013 10:01 am
Forum: Daily Check In
Topic: Liz46
Replies: 8
Views: 5634

Liz46

I'm so glad it's the start of a new N day! I told myself that I would behave on S days and not overdo it. Saturday was fantastic. I had popcorn for a snack, no sweets, no seconds. But yesterday, I found myself falling back into the old habit of searching the fridge and the cabinets and snacking at r...
by Liz46
Sun Nov 03, 2013 1:45 am
Forum: No S Diet General Discussion
Topic: Thanks everyone!
Replies: 14
Views: 8573

Wirth7, Like you, I get so excited at the start and then the excitement begins to fizzle out, which is why this is again, a new start for me. I am determined to give it a real go this time, no matter how many mistakes I make. Reading the posts are and definitely will be helpful! We can do it! Formin...
by Liz46
Sat Nov 02, 2013 1:58 am
Forum: No S Diet General Discussion
Topic: Here are 17 Things About Me
Replies: 17
Views: 10833

finallyfull, You've offered the greatest advice! I'm taking it, myself! Thank you for sharing your experience and knowledge!
by Liz46
Sat Nov 02, 2013 1:42 am
Forum: No S Diet General Discussion
Topic: Here are 17 Things About Me
Replies: 17
Views: 10833

Your post made me LOL. I also love lists, and also remember when Ayds was a diet aid. Boy were they yummy! My husband also remembers his mom having those and he was skinny as a rail back in the day and says he ate more of them than his mom did just because they were so good. And I love your #12. Ame...
by Liz46
Thu Oct 31, 2013 6:20 pm
Forum: No S Diet General Discussion
Topic: I'm starting....again
Replies: 14
Views: 8337

Amen to taking things one day at a time! Here is to success this go round for the both of us! :)
by Liz46
Thu Oct 31, 2013 5:34 pm
Forum: No S Diet General Discussion
Topic: I'm starting....again
Replies: 14
Views: 8337

I'm restarting with you today! I've also started/stopped and went back to calorie counting, intuitive eating, etc. I'm tired of the cycle and decided that this time I'm going to give this at least six full months and if I see results, this will be it for the rest of my life. Best wishes on your new ...
by Liz46
Thu Oct 31, 2013 1:21 pm
Forum: No S Diet General Discussion
Topic: **November Challenge**
Replies: 22
Views: 13299

I'm in the challenge with you! Restarting Vanilla No S after months away from it! Glad to be back! 01 - :) 02 - S Day (Good Day!) 03 - S Day (Not so good, munched on and off all day.) 04 - :) 05 - :) 06 - :) 07 - :) 08 - :) 09 - S Day 10 - S Day 11 - 12 - 13 - 14 - 15 - 16 - S Day 17 - S Day 18 - 19...
by Liz46
Tue Mar 26, 2013 11:58 am
Forum: No S Diet General Discussion
Topic: Yikes. Here to avoid eating right now
Replies: 34
Views: 17604

I know what you mean. I think, why not have a small bite of something when food is what I'm really craving? But, I guess having a drink of something nutritious (though that's not usually my choice) will help us finally get out of the habit of snacking mindlessly.
by Liz46
Mon Mar 25, 2013 10:55 pm
Forum: No S Diet General Discussion
Topic: Yikes. Here to avoid eating right now
Replies: 34
Views: 17604

Shortformyweight, (Love your name, btw because I can really relate!)..I hope you made it through the craving. I didn't do so hot today, myself. But coming off a good week last week, so not kicking myself too hard. Let's pray for a better and easier tomorrow! :)
by Liz46
Fri Mar 22, 2013 11:33 am
Forum: Daily Check In
Topic: liz46's March Accountability
Replies: 17
Views: 9462

LOL Oolala. I love the comparison to No S vs. other diets..the whole menu vs. the meager snack bar! That's so true! Thanks for the giggles this morning! I know there are going to be tough times. I just had a very tough week last week and almost gave up then came to my senses! :) Have a wonderful Fri...
by Liz46
Fri Mar 22, 2013 12:34 am
Forum: No S Diet General Discussion
Topic: supports my contention
Replies: 8
Views: 6368

Oolala, Thank you for this link. As for myself, that article could have been written about me, because that's been my experience over the years. I've always said that I've "dieted" my way up to well over 200 pounds over the last 30+ years. I wonder if I'd never dieted at all if I'd now be at slightl...
by Liz46
Fri Mar 22, 2013 12:24 am
Forum: Daily Check In
Topic: liz46's March Accountability
Replies: 17
Views: 9462

I'm so sorry for having been a slacker about posting! Thank you all for your nice replies and supportive comments! A big YES to ditching the scales and anything related to weight loss. I will know by how my clothes feel. The thing that's most important to me is I'm learning to finally have peace wit...
by Liz46
Mon Mar 18, 2013 1:48 am
Forum: Daily Check In
Topic: MJ7910 - daily check in
Replies: 215
Views: 149013

MJ, Your last post could have been written by me! There are so many points you hit on that I think you must be my clone! lol We will put our best foot/fin forward! Let's just keep on swimming! :)
by Liz46
Mon Mar 18, 2013 1:42 am
Forum: Daily Check In
Topic: liz46's March Accountability
Replies: 17
Views: 9462

MJ, Thank you so much for your post. I've been having the same thoughts lately. I used to be obsessed by the scale and put way too much stock into what is had to say. I agree with you about passing on the scale and that our clothes will tell us if we need to make changes. Thank you!
by Liz46
Sun Mar 17, 2013 9:32 am
Forum: Daily Check In
Topic: liz46's March Accountability
Replies: 17
Views: 9462

Thank you Amy! I am aiming for stars next week. Hoping you stay on track, too! I appreciate your support! :)
by Liz46
Sat Mar 16, 2013 12:16 pm
Forum: Daily Check In
Topic: liz46's March Accountability
Replies: 17
Views: 9462

Well, I stayed derailed on Thursday, but got back on track yesterday. Today is an S day so I'm going to treat it as such. On a good note: Our bathroom scales finally bit the dust and I'm glad of it. Instead of replacing them immediately, I'm going to wait a while because I want to focus less on weig...
by Liz46
Fri Mar 15, 2013 4:42 pm
Forum: Daily Check In
Topic: Strawberry Roan's Check In
Replies: 191
Views: 116171

LOL I understand! :D
by Liz46
Fri Mar 15, 2013 3:50 pm
Forum: Daily Check In
Topic: Strawberry Roan's Check In
Replies: 191
Views: 116171

Sorry to hear about your husbands health problems Strawberry. I hope his procedure goes well and he's in good health soon!

WTG on purchasing the fresh fruits and veggies! That seems to be the hardest thing for us, but we're getting there slowly!

Enjoy your NS day! :D
by Liz46
Fri Mar 15, 2013 2:13 am
Forum: No S Diet General Discussion
Topic: Yikes. Here to avoid eating right now
Replies: 34
Views: 17604

Amen to all you said MJ! :D
by Liz46
Thu Mar 14, 2013 12:37 pm
Forum: Daily Check In
Topic: liz46's March Accountability
Replies: 17
Views: 9462

As I posted in another post, it's been a bad three days for me and I almost decided to give up. But I'm going to quit giving up on myself. As I stated in that earlier post, I know this is the most sensible way to eat that I've found, same as we ate growing up. I won't stop here. Even though I've had...
by Liz46
Thu Mar 14, 2013 12:30 pm
Forum: No S Diet General Discussion
Topic: Yikes. Here to avoid eating right now
Replies: 34
Views: 17604

Oolala, I would love to see the results of that study, myself. I'm sorry to say I've had three fail days in a row and I almost talked myself back into the mentality of forgetting about doing any kind of program. But I won't do that to myself anymore. I know this is the most sensible way to eat that ...
by Liz46
Wed Mar 13, 2013 10:21 pm
Forum: No S Diet General Discussion
Topic: Yikes. Here to avoid eating right now
Replies: 34
Views: 17604

Same here butterfly. I've read so many time that people who journal their food eat less....yeah right! Not always! lol
by Liz46
Wed Mar 13, 2013 6:26 pm
Forum: No S Diet General Discussion
Topic: Yikes. Here to avoid eating right now
Replies: 34
Views: 17604

I couldn't agree more Leafy_Greens. Writing down every morsel for me never helped a thing. Yes, I saw how much I was eating and the next day I was doing the same thing all over again. So what good did that do? lol
by Liz46
Mon Mar 11, 2013 5:08 pm
Forum: Daily Check In
Topic: Strawberry Roan's Check In
Replies: 191
Views: 116171

A big Yes to that! :D
by Liz46
Mon Mar 11, 2013 3:37 pm
Forum: No S Diet Testimonials (aka "yearly check in")
Topic: love, Love, LOVE No S!
Replies: 13
Views: 19990

Sweetness, Congratulations! I can relate to the calorie counting and gaining the weight back. Yes, calorie counting works, but it's not sustainable unless you have super human strength. No way will I ever go back to it. No S makes more sense than any program I've tried and I've tried a lot of them! ...
by Liz46
Mon Mar 11, 2013 3:22 pm
Forum: Daily Check In
Topic: Strawberry Roan's Check In
Replies: 191
Views: 116171

lol I hear you, SpiritSong. I'd have never thought to do that if I weren't doing low carb at the time, but oh wow..when you get it nice and brown and crispy around the edges, so good! :D
by Liz46
Mon Mar 11, 2013 3:03 pm
Forum: No S Diet General Discussion
Topic: Yikes. Here to avoid eating right now
Replies: 34
Views: 17604

I agree with that quote, too. I will never go back to IE and journaling food. With IE I pretty much stayed hungry throughout the day because I never really ate enough to be truly satisfied. And writing down every morsel never helped me in any way, shape or form. I love this way of eating. I try to e...
by Liz46
Mon Mar 11, 2013 11:38 am
Forum: Daily Check In
Topic: Strawberry Roan's Check In
Replies: 191
Views: 116171

LOL Yes I have done that..back when I was doing induction on Atkins. I will never torture myself that way again! The Atkins, I mean...the crunchy cheese treat, I still love! ;-)
by Liz46
Sun Mar 10, 2013 11:19 pm
Forum: Daily Check In
Topic: liz46's March Accountability
Replies: 17
Views: 9462

I look forward to getting to where you are with your S days. I found myself eating some things yesterday just because I could, but realized that I wasn't really enjoying them. These are things I want to start being more mindful of and only eat what I REALLY want! I understand about loving going to c...
by Liz46
Sun Mar 10, 2013 11:14 pm
Forum: Daily Check In
Topic: Strawberry Roan's Check In
Replies: 191
Views: 116171

Anything with cheese sounds heavenly! ;)
by Liz46
Sun Mar 10, 2013 9:26 pm
Forum: Daily Check In
Topic: Strawberry Roan's Check In
Replies: 191
Views: 116171

Wow! You are doing great! The beans and cornbread sound so good. That's one of our favorite meals. WTG with the exercise!
by Liz46
Sun Mar 10, 2013 9:21 pm
Forum: Daily Check In
Topic: liz46's March Accountability
Replies: 17
Views: 9462

Thank you Strawberry! I am eating much more than I'd planned today, but it's an S day and I am not going to sweat it! Hoping you're having a great S Day!
by Liz46
Sun Mar 10, 2013 4:07 pm
Forum: Daily Check In
Topic: liz46's March Accountability
Replies: 17
Views: 9462

liz46's March Accountability

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by Liz46
Sat Mar 09, 2013 2:44 am
Forum: No S Diet General Discussion
Topic: Yikes. Here to avoid eating right now
Replies: 34
Views: 17604

Oolalah, I didn't think about the hamburger in the fridge needing to be used up until late last night. That's when I decided to make the meatballs.

I agree with staying busy when cooking, being a taster! ;)
by Liz46
Sat Mar 09, 2013 2:42 am
Forum: No S Diet General Discussion
Topic: try for 21... join me!
Replies: 82
Views: 41477

Thank you Sweetness! We'll make it! :)
by Liz46
Sat Mar 09, 2013 12:06 am
Forum: No S Diet General Discussion
Topic: try for 21... join me!
Replies: 82
Views: 41477

Sweetness, I'm hanging in here with you, with 4 more days left. I think I'm going to try to make the whole month of March green. I am going to have to figure out how to use the habit cal for motivation. Good luck with the rest of your 21! :D
by Liz46
Sat Mar 09, 2013 12:03 am
Forum: No S Diet General Discussion
Topic: Yikes. Here to avoid eating right now
Replies: 34
Views: 17604

Thank you GratefulDeb! :) Too Solid, I'm sorry you had a bad evening. Don't give up, just hang in there. I completely understand how easy it can be to have a red day. Tomorrow and the next day we will have S days! Hallelujah! Let's enjoy them to the hilt and then rev ourselves up for a good week nex...
by Liz46
Fri Mar 08, 2013 5:24 pm
Forum: No S Diet General Discussion
Topic: Yikes. Here to avoid eating right now
Replies: 34
Views: 17604

Too solid flesh, Thank you very much. It wasn't easy. I hope next time I'm so tempted I can remember the elation I felt this morning for having not given in. :)
by Liz46
Fri Mar 08, 2013 2:45 am
Forum: No S Diet General Discussion
Topic: I'm struggling
Replies: 13
Views: 8460

April, Afternoons have always been the worst time to want to snack for me, but I've found that eating a pretty full plate of food at lunchtime is helping me keep from snacking in the afternoons. I'm not saying the temptation is never there because it is there more than I'd like to admit. I've found ...
by Liz46
Fri Mar 08, 2013 2:22 am
Forum: No S Diet General Discussion
Topic: Yikes. Here to avoid eating right now
Replies: 34
Views: 17604

Thank you MJ. Believe me, it was a last ditch effort on my part because I was closer to the verge than I've been since I started No S on February 20th. My hubby and son saved a few for me and I'm going to have them tomorrow. It's nice to know tomorrow is only a day away! This may help you. Finallyfu...
by Liz46
Fri Mar 08, 2013 2:16 am
Forum: No S Diet General Discussion
Topic: snack
Replies: 4
Views: 2643

I love this idea and will use it. Thank you for sharing!
by Liz46
Fri Mar 08, 2013 1:58 am
Forum: No S Diet General Discussion
Topic: Yikes. Here to avoid eating right now
Replies: 34
Views: 17604

Yikes. Here to avoid eating right now

I don't know why, but I have really wanted to eat more than my three plates of food today. I think I could eat the plates themselves at this point. I had some hamburger that needed to be cooked before it goes bad, so I made some meatballs for my husband and son to snack on. Boy do they smell delicio...
by Liz46
Thu Mar 07, 2013 2:26 am
Forum: No S Diet General Discussion
Topic: try for 21... join me!
Replies: 82
Views: 41477

Emmay, I agree with you. I'm grateful for this challenge. I'm struggling tonight because I didn't eat a healthy dinner and boy what a difference it is making. While I don't feel really hungry, I sure don't feel satisfied right now. It's so late right now that I can hold off until morning, but if it ...
by Liz46
Tue Mar 05, 2013 5:31 pm
Forum: No S Diet General Discussion
Topic: when do s days feel better?
Replies: 41
Views: 16528

The ideas I have only make it easier for me to feel good about sdays and that is the most important part. I agree with this. I think we each need to tweak our "s" days to what works for us as individuals so that we don't go too crazy on those days. And you're right that no matter what, we cannot fa...
by Liz46
Tue Mar 05, 2013 12:19 am
Forum: No S Diet General Discussion
Topic: when do s days feel better?
Replies: 41
Views: 16528

Thank you for the info about the starches included on the protein side. Good to know to include non starchy vegetables on the other side of the plate. That's good information!
by Liz46
Mon Mar 04, 2013 11:41 pm
Forum: No S Diet General Discussion
Topic: when do s days feel better?
Replies: 41
Views: 16528

Thank you for your input on my plan Wosnes. I also like the idea of 1/2 plate being vegetables or vegetables/fruit, both of which I never eat enough of and I'm going to start doing that, at least for two meals each day.
by Liz46
Mon Mar 04, 2013 9:42 pm
Forum: No S Diet General Discussion
Topic: try for 21... join me!
Replies: 82
Views: 41477

Day 01 - 3/20 Success Day 02 - 2/21 Success Day 03 - 2/22 Success Day 04 - 2/23 S Day Day 05 - 2/24 S Day Day 06 - 2/25 Success Day 07 - 2/26 Success Day 08 - 2/27 Success Day 09 - 2/28 Success Day 10 - 3/01 Success Day 11 - 3/02 S Day Day 12 - 3/03 S Day Day 13 - 3/04 Success Day 14 - 3/05 Success...
by Liz46
Mon Mar 04, 2013 9:11 pm
Forum: No S Diet General Discussion
Topic: when do s days feel better?
Replies: 41
Views: 16528

MJ7910, I'm just starting out and you've been at this longer than I have, but I wanted to throw in my version of this past weekend (my second weekend on No S, which didn't go as well as the first. I know that "S" days are considered "free" days, but I went a little crazy yesterday because I cooked o...
by Liz46
Sat Mar 02, 2013 4:01 pm
Forum: No S Diet General Discussion
Topic: No S Diet first week so far..struggling...sprained my ankle
Replies: 14
Views: 8786

I read that section just before going to sleep last night. Thank you Oolala. :)
by Liz46
Sat Mar 02, 2013 11:47 am
Forum: No S Diet General Discussion
Topic: Newbie, sort of
Replies: 7
Views: 4132

Hi Zippadee! I remember your smiling face here! Congrats on your restart, too! Thank you for the welcome back!

Thank you also Vmsurbat! Yes it is nice to back back to a sane place! Congrats on your weight loss..awesome!
by Liz46
Sat Mar 02, 2013 12:38 am
Forum: No S Diet General Discussion
Topic: Newbie, sort of
Replies: 7
Views: 4132

MJ791 Here is to no more counting calories! I'm with you on that!

April, I'm looking forward to keeping up with you, too! We can do this. It's just too easy not to!

Wosnes, Thank you for the welcome back. It's nice to step back into a doable program!
by Liz46
Fri Mar 01, 2013 7:30 pm
Forum: No S Diet General Discussion
Topic: No S Diet first week so far..struggling...sprained my ankle
Replies: 14
Views: 8786

April, I'm glad you're feeling better about it since you received the book. I'm coming back to No S after a long time away and I'd given my book away but just got my new one in the mail yesterday. That being said, I haven't had time to read much of it yet and don't remember what was said about "diet...
by Liz46
Fri Mar 01, 2013 7:15 pm
Forum: No S Diet General Discussion
Topic: Newbie, sort of
Replies: 7
Views: 4132

Newbie, sort of

Hi everyone. I have tried No S in the past. It's been a long time and I couldn't remember my name and password because I wasn't here for very long, so I created a new account. The last time I tried No S, I was struggling, for some reason. I don't think I trusted the diet, nor myself because of all t...