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by Aprilsparrow
Fri Jun 14, 2019 2:51 am
Forum: Daily Check In
Topic: Aprilsparrow Daily Check In
Replies: 3
Views: 710

Re: Aprilsparrow Daily Check In

automatedeating wrote:
Wed Jun 05, 2019 2:49 am
Cool beans - nice to see you on the boards! :-)
Thank you for the support and encouragement. :)
by Aprilsparrow
Fri Jun 14, 2019 2:50 am
Forum: Daily Check In
Topic: Aprilsparrow Daily Check In
Replies: 3
Views: 710

Re: Aprilsparrow Daily Check In

Following only two No S principles.

No Snacks ever because I would go crazy on S day's.

No Sweets except sometimes on Saturday, Sunday, and Special Occasion's.


Day 1: June 13 Success!
Day 2: June 14 Success!
by Aprilsparrow
Thu Jun 13, 2019 1:57 pm
Forum: No S Diet General Discussion
Topic: Am I A Failure If I Can Only Follow Two No S Diet Principles?
Replies: 7
Views: 1468

Re: Am I A Failure If I Can Only Follow Two No S Diet Principles?

Thank you so much for your kind replies. I feel so much better and relived. I'm going to put all my effort into the no snacks or sweets for the next six months and see how things go for me. I will post an update on December 13th sharing how it went following just these two rules while also exercisin...
by Aprilsparrow
Wed Jun 05, 2019 10:16 pm
Forum: No S Diet General Discussion
Topic: Am I A Failure If I Can Only Follow Two No S Diet Principles?
Replies: 7
Views: 1468

Am I A Failure If I Can Only Follow Two No S Diet Principles?

Hi, I've been trying the No S Diet on and off for five years now. I can get behind and follow with success the no snacks and no sweets part. What I struggle with the most is no seconds. For whatever reason I try to follow the rule and I panic and end up binge eating like a crazy person then I feel l...
by Aprilsparrow
Wed Jun 05, 2019 1:26 am
Forum: Daily Check In
Topic: Aprilsparrow Daily Check In
Replies: 3
Views: 710

Aprilsparrow Daily Check In

Let's Go!
by Aprilsparrow
Wed Jun 05, 2019 1:20 am
Forum: No S Diet General Discussion
Topic: June Challenge
Replies: 4
Views: 859

Re: June Challenge

Up for the challenge!

Only doing two: No Sweets or Snacks

6/13/19 :
by Aprilsparrow
Sat Nov 30, 2013 3:02 am
Forum: Daily Check In
Topic: oolala53
Replies: 2186
Views: 1006645

Colds are terrible. Getting over one myself. I was able to do the No S Diet today with a cold and feel rather proud of myself. Had a nice bowl of chicken noodle soup for lunch. Hope you feel better soon.
by Aprilsparrow
Sat Nov 30, 2013 2:59 am
Forum: No S Diet General Discussion
Topic: Thanks everyone!
Replies: 14
Views: 6234

:) :) Keep up the great work! :) :)
by Aprilsparrow
Sat Nov 30, 2013 2:55 am
Forum: No S Diet General Discussion
Topic: First day
Replies: 9
Views: 4640

Re: First day

What has really helped me is drinking lot's of water and distracting myself when I start thinking about eating. Make sure when you have a plate of food your putting enough on your plate (without going overboard) that will keep you full until the next meal. For me it took about 12 tries before I got ...
by Aprilsparrow
Sat Nov 30, 2013 2:44 am
Forum: Daily Check In
Topic: Aprilsparrow Daily Check in
Replies: 6
Views: 3430

Day 5: Still doing great! Enjoyed dessert on our Anniversary and Thanksgiving without any regret. I have a cold right now so I am not feeling great. Enjoyed a nice cup of chicken noodle soup for lunch. :)
by Aprilsparrow
Wed Nov 27, 2013 3:53 pm
Forum: No S Diet General Discussion
Topic: I've been listening to the podcasts!
Replies: 7
Views: 4154

I really like the podcasts too. When I first read about the No S Diet I was thinking is this guy really serious. Then when I started listening to the podcasts I realized how serious he was and it made more sense to me.
by Aprilsparrow
Wed Nov 27, 2013 3:48 pm
Forum: No S Diet General Discussion
Topic: Chocolate milk
Replies: 18
Views: 8257

I love hot chocolate! Guess I know what I'm having on my next N Day. :)
by Aprilsparrow
Wed Nov 27, 2013 3:46 pm
Forum: Everyday Systems General Discussion
Topic: Podcast #42:Personal Punchcards Redux
Replies: 12
Views: 19279

Thanks Reinhard! I home school my son who is 12 and this would be a great way to teach him time management and about taking care of his school assignments. While still having time to do the personal things he likes to do. I was also thinking if someone did not want to use a index card they could tak...
by Aprilsparrow
Wed Nov 27, 2013 3:40 pm
Forum: No S Diet General Discussion
Topic: 12 days in
Replies: 16
Views: 7595

I had a harder time getting started but now I am really understanding how the program works and having success. After I read the chapter from Reinhard book about snacks. I am not having snacks on S Days either.

Keep up the great work!
by Aprilsparrow
Wed Nov 27, 2013 3:35 pm
Forum: Daily Check In
Topic: automated eating tracker
Replies: 2692
Views: 810071

Your doing great! :)

Congrats on three months with the No S Diet.
by Aprilsparrow
Wed Nov 27, 2013 3:33 pm
Forum: Daily Check In
Topic: finallyfulldailycheckin
Replies: 195
Views: 117311

Hunger has never been my problem -- fake hunger has. But I'm still glad to know that real hunger is not what I thought it was. At least not in my situation as a middle class person in this century. I know I'll eat. So it's nothing but a signal that I will REALLY enjoy my next meal, whenever it happ...
by Aprilsparrow
Wed Nov 27, 2013 3:28 pm
Forum: Daily Check In
Topic: Aprilsparrow Daily Check in
Replies: 6
Views: 3430

My husband and I celebrated our 14th anniversary this year too! Congrats, marriage is never easy, but I think in most cases it's worth the effort. :) Thank you and congratulations!! I know marriage is the most wonderful experience in the world but also the most frustrating at times. :) When did you...
by Aprilsparrow
Wed Nov 27, 2013 3:16 am
Forum: Daily Check In
Topic: Aprilsparrow Daily Check in
Replies: 6
Views: 3430

Day 2 Another successful day! The next two days are N Day's. with my husband and I celebrating our 14th wedding anniversary and Thanksgiving the next day. After reading the No S Diet book. I understand the importance of not snacking and do not plan on doing this even on No S Day's. Feeling great! :)
by Aprilsparrow
Mon Nov 25, 2013 9:58 pm
Forum: Daily Check In
Topic: Aprilsparrow Daily Check in
Replies: 6
Views: 3430

Aprilsparrow Daily Check in

So last Sunday I really hurt my back. I've been in pain for a whole week now. I went to see a chiropractor and she told me about the importance of not being overweight. So I went home feeling depressed wanting to have a snack and I told myself "NO!" I am ready to do what it takes now to be a success...
by Aprilsparrow
Tue Nov 19, 2013 3:33 pm
Forum: Daily Check In
Topic: Aprilsparrow Daily Check in
Replies: 4
Views: 3305

Thanks Linda! I decided not to do the plate idea. Just having a successful day is so important. I started off great today with a breakfast plate. Piece of toast, banana, and oatmeal. It was the best breakfast ever.
by Aprilsparrow
Tue Nov 19, 2013 1:06 pm
Forum: Daily Check In
Topic: Aprilsparrow Daily Check in
Replies: 4
Views: 3305

Aprilsparrow Daily Check in

After listening to Reinhard talk with Jonathan Bailor. I was convinced that I can make the No S Diet apart of my life for good. So last night at dinner was my first success. :)

November 18: Dinner Plate Success!
by Aprilsparrow
Tue Nov 19, 2013 12:34 pm
Forum: No S Diet General Discussion
Topic: Smarter science of slim interview
Replies: 9
Views: 5794

Thank You!

I listened to the interview and it was great. I thought you did a great job holding your ground. It's what made me come back to The No S Diet and try again. Logically what your saying makes complete sense to me. Now if I could only get my brain to agree. :)
by Aprilsparrow
Mon Nov 18, 2013 10:06 pm
Forum: No S Diet General Discussion
Topic: Ready to Try Again!
Replies: 1
Views: 1854

Ready to Try Again!

Hi, I have been here for awhile. I have tired the No S Diet about ten times. Have not been able to successfully complete a full week yet. The first time I tired I got extremely dizzy and scared and ate a bag of chips. :oops: So the other nine times when I started to feel a little uncomfortable I qui...
by Aprilsparrow
Wed Jul 17, 2013 6:38 pm
Forum: No S Diet General Discussion
Topic: Newbie saying hi after 3 weeks of NoS
Replies: 7
Views: 3855

:D :D :D Welcome! :D :D :D Glad your here. Everyone is very encouraging and helpful. :D
by Aprilsparrow
Tue Jul 16, 2013 10:23 pm
Forum: No S Diet General Discussion
Topic: effects between meals?
Replies: 15
Views: 6714

I had this to and it really scared me. I think I was overdoing it on the exercise and not eating enough of the good foods. What you put on your plate matters in the fact that you want things that are filling. I also think drinking more water will help. Looking forward to hearing from others on this ...
by Aprilsparrow
Tue Jul 16, 2013 10:16 pm
Forum: No S Diet General Discussion
Topic: One egg and some spinach to go with it!
Replies: 14
Views: 6233

One egg and some spinach to go with it!

So I decided I was in desperate need of help and I hired myself an online personal trainer for a month. She sent me the meal plan for the week. For breakfast I would be eating 1 cup of spinach and 1 egg. Sounds Yummy? I don't think so. It made me think of the NO S Diet and how you can eat anything t...
by Aprilsparrow
Tue Apr 30, 2013 12:10 pm
Forum: No S Diet General Discussion
Topic: Never Mind
Replies: 9
Views: 4716

Never Mind

Never Mind
by Aprilsparrow
Sat Apr 13, 2013 12:17 pm
Forum: No S Diet General Discussion
Topic: Food Taste Better
Replies: 8
Views: 4930

Food Taste Better

Has anyone else experienced that when you are on No S days that food actually taste better? I think because I am not stuffing myself with food and actually hungry between meals so everything taste better. :)
by Aprilsparrow
Fri Apr 12, 2013 3:56 pm
Forum: No S Diet General Discussion
Topic: Question
Replies: 19
Views: 8744

Congratulations! I used to have an everyday at 3ish snack habit.... a very strong one. Among other things, I have killed it with: a good breakfast, a later lunch -- moved it to about 1:30 since I'm not hungry at noon after a big breakfast, and a cup of tea around 3. It's been months now and I no lo...
by Aprilsparrow
Fri Apr 12, 2013 3:52 pm
Forum: Daily Check In
Topic: Aprilsparrow..Daily Check in
Replies: 4
Views: 2739

Still doing great even after a stressful day yesterday. :D

April 11 Success!

April 12 Success
by Aprilsparrow
Thu Apr 11, 2013 2:09 am
Forum: Daily Check In
Topic: Aprilsparrow..Daily Check in
Replies: 4
Views: 2739

Aprilsparrow..Daily Check in

First Day April 10th: SUCCESS
Having some protein for breakfast really helped. :D
by Aprilsparrow
Thu Apr 11, 2013 1:53 am
Forum: No S Diet General Discussion
Topic: Question
Replies: 19
Views: 8744

YEAH!!

I did it! I went through one whole day only eating 3 meals. No snacks and no sweets. Realizing that the cravings would pass and drinking water really helped. Plus I made sure to have some protein at breakfast.

Thanks for the encouragement everyone! :D :D
by Aprilsparrow
Wed Apr 10, 2013 11:54 am
Forum: No S Diet General Discussion
Topic: Question
Replies: 19
Views: 8744

My husband who has lost a lot of weight suggested at 3 P.M. that I drink a bottle of water and that should help. Plus I am going to move my lunch from 12 p.m. to 1 p.m..
by Aprilsparrow
Wed Apr 10, 2013 1:58 am
Forum: No S Diet General Discussion
Topic: Question
Replies: 19
Views: 8744

Question

So.. I have been trying the NO S Diet for awhile and I'm still struggling with snacks. I give up and end up eating snack plus something else because i feel bad. Honestly, I used to eat one snack a day at 3:00 p.m. I was never a eat snacks all through out your day kind of girl. So..is there anyway I ...
by Aprilsparrow
Tue Mar 05, 2013 8:41 pm
Forum: No S Diet General Discussion
Topic: I'm struggling
Replies: 13
Views: 6348

I'm struggling

I don't know what my problem is. I can make it through breakfast and lunch with only one plate but when it comes to around 3 p.m. I always grab a snack. This has been going on for years.

Any suggestions would be greatly appreciated.
by Aprilsparrow
Sat Mar 02, 2013 1:23 pm
Forum: No S Diet General Discussion
Topic: Not trying to be picky want to understand using one plate
Replies: 3
Views: 2325

Great. Thanks again for all your help.
by Aprilsparrow
Fri Mar 01, 2013 9:15 pm
Forum: No S Diet General Discussion
Topic: Newbie, sort of
Replies: 7
Views: 2823

:) :) WELCOME BACK!!! :) :)

I am new here and looking forward to reading about your progress.
by Aprilsparrow
Fri Mar 01, 2013 9:00 pm
Forum: No S Diet General Discussion
Topic: Not trying to be picky want to understand using one plate
Replies: 3
Views: 2325

Not trying to be picky want to understand using one plate

So if I have a plate and I can fit a bowl of cereal or a container of yogurt and a piece of toast on the plate. Then I am ok? Does that sound right? Just trying to get the hang of this? I already messed up today without thinking. Had a bowl of maple brown sugar oatmeal. Full of sugar. Arrgh.
by Aprilsparrow
Thu Feb 28, 2013 1:49 pm
Forum: No S Diet General Discussion
Topic: Question about cereal
Replies: 2
Views: 1658

Thanks Wosness. :)
by Aprilsparrow
Thu Feb 28, 2013 1:21 pm
Forum: No S Diet General Discussion
Topic: Question about cereal
Replies: 2
Views: 1658

Question about cereal

I'm sure this question has been asked already. I like having cereal in the morning. If I had one bowl with a sliced banana would that be considered a serving/plate or could I add a piece of toast? Just looking for some clarification.

Thanks!
by Aprilsparrow
Thu Feb 28, 2013 1:01 pm
Forum: Daily Check In
Topic: Jean's 2013 Check In
Replies: 85
Views: 39451

WOW Congrats on loosing 45 pounds that is a great accomplishment!! I hope to be where your at someday. You said that you needed to loose more weight. I'm just wondering. Is your goal of loosing 25 more pounds realistic or are you being to hard on yourself? I guess only you can answer that question. ...
by Aprilsparrow
Thu Feb 28, 2013 12:55 pm
Forum: Daily Check In
Topic: Jlynch Check in First Week
Replies: 5
Views: 2961

Welcome to the boards! I'm new too. I've had a tough week but ready to start again today. Keep up the great work. If you can pick up the No S Diet book it really helped me understand the program better.
by Aprilsparrow
Thu Feb 28, 2013 12:46 pm
Forum: No S Diet General Discussion
Topic: No S Diet first week so far..struggling...sprained my ankle
Replies: 14
Views: 6226

Thanks everyone for your encouragement and help. Yesterday I found the No S Diet book at the library and picked it up. I started reading the book and it's really helped me put everything into perspective and I'm ready to start again.

Thank YOU!!
by Aprilsparrow
Wed Feb 27, 2013 9:44 pm
Forum: No S Diet General Discussion
Topic: No S Diet first week so far..struggling...sprained my ankle
Replies: 14
Views: 6226

Thanks Spirit Song...I just feel discouraged. I'm not going to give up because I already feel a difference when I eat day's with snacks and those without snacks.
by Aprilsparrow
Wed Feb 27, 2013 9:26 pm
Forum: No S Diet General Discussion
Topic: No S Diet first week so far..struggling...sprained my ankle
Replies: 14
Views: 6226

No S Diet first week so far..struggling...sprained my ankle

Hi I started my first week on Friday Feb. 22nd. I'm struggling. Friday, Saturday, and Sunday was no problem. Then Sunday night I sprained my ankle so I ended up spending Mon-Wed on the coach trying to get over a sprained ankle. I'm just getting around wobbly today. I had a snack yesterday and today....
by Aprilsparrow
Sat Feb 23, 2013 3:20 am
Forum: No S Diet General Discussion
Topic: Hi First Day Here!
Replies: 7
Views: 4018

Thanks Everyone!
by Aprilsparrow
Fri Feb 22, 2013 1:38 pm
Forum: No S Diet General Discussion
Topic: Question??
Replies: 2
Views: 2093

Question??

How often should I weigh myself? My starting weight is at 228. Should I give the program a few weeks before getting on the scale?

Thanks! :)
by Aprilsparrow
Fri Feb 22, 2013 1:24 pm
Forum: Everyday Systems General Discussion
Topic: Podcast 38: 14 minutes of ANYTHING
Replies: 16
Views: 28568

Thank You!

Again, Thank You Thank You!! I appreciate all the time and effort you put into this program. I can do 14 min. of exercise. I can do this!! :)
by Aprilsparrow
Fri Feb 22, 2013 1:01 pm
Forum: No S Diet General Discussion
Topic: Hi First Day Here!
Replies: 7
Views: 4018

Hi First Day Here!

I got up this morning to find another diet program to try because I had failed my last attempt. Somehow I found your site. The S Diet looks like something that I could do for the rest of my life. After reading the when, where, and why's of the program it makes a lot of sense to me. I always personal...
by Aprilsparrow
Fri Feb 22, 2013 12:56 pm
Forum: No S Diet General Discussion
Topic: try for 21... join me!
Replies: 82
Views: 36816

Ready Set Go....

Ready to start the 21 Day challenge...

Wednesday April 10th: First Day!! I did it!! :D
Thursday April 11th: YEAH!! :)