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by automatedeating
Thu Jan 23, 2020 3:11 am
Forum: Daily Check In
Topic: liveitup's check-in
Replies: 212
Views: 31069

Re: liveitup's check-in

Happy New Year Liveitup!
by automatedeating
Thu Jan 23, 2020 1:04 am
Forum: Daily Check In
Topic: 2020
Replies: 59
Views: 1298

Re: 2020

Yes, I have had that happen a lot! I've found that overeating (not sure that's what you meant) for me leads to more overeating. I think in my case it might be at least partially explained by the blood sugar swings that result from this type of eating. Plain, simple eating seems to quell most of my h...
by automatedeating
Thu Jan 23, 2020 1:00 am
Forum: Daily Check In
Topic: oolala53
Replies: 2196
Views: 1022528

Re: oolala53

I love that you are feeling a bit more invigorated about your experimenting right now. :-)
by automatedeating
Wed Jan 22, 2020 3:04 pm
Forum: Daily Check In
Topic: automated eating tracker
Replies: 2794
Views: 836218

Re: automated eating tracker

It was the bite, for sure. When I was in my 20's, I had an amazing rescue aussie/border collie (we aren't sure which he was or if he was a mix). Along with his amazingness, he was unpredictable with other dogs and even with people. He nipped people multiple throughout his life, and near the end, I h...
by automatedeating
Wed Jan 22, 2020 12:42 am
Forum: Daily Check In
Topic: automated eating tracker
Replies: 2794
Views: 836218

Re: automated eating tracker

Thank you Linda. I appreciate your kindness so much. I'm in a pretty dark place. Team$$ - yep, I'm certifiably cray-cray. Ha. I'm here to help others be glad they aren't so wild. :lol: Tuesday, January 21 Eating B: coffee w/cream, some shredded chicken L: yogurt w/ 2 strawberries, walnuts and pumpki...
by automatedeating
Tue Jan 21, 2020 2:24 am
Forum: Daily Check In
Topic: Linda's daily check-in
Replies: 3967
Views: 1321962

Re: Linda's daily check-in

Your trip sounds so fun! I'm glad you really enjoyed yourself with your friends. I hope your mind settles about the post-event social anxiety.

And thanks very much for the encouraging words and article link on my thread. It meant a lot.
by automatedeating
Mon Jan 20, 2020 6:29 pm
Forum: Daily Check In
Topic: automated eating tracker
Replies: 2794
Views: 836218

Re: automated eating tracker

Thanks Soprano and Team$$. I noticed I was hesitant to admit my anxiety attack over the weekend, but then realized that this thread is no good for me unless I can admit some of the things I feel shame about. And journaling always helps me process and move forward. A good morning so far. I slept bett...
by automatedeating
Mon Jan 20, 2020 3:31 am
Forum: Daily Check In
Topic: automated eating tracker
Replies: 2794
Views: 836218

Re: automated eating tracker

Sunday, January 19 Today was insane. Last night HappyHerder bit Flowerpup when the pup ran over to his bowl while he was eating. My typical anxiety roared back: I threw up all my dinner and couldn't sleep. Today I spent all day trying to quell the anxiety - not much appetite. Against Sexy's wishes,...
by automatedeating
Mon Jan 20, 2020 3:16 am
Forum: Daily Check In
Topic: 2020
Replies: 59
Views: 1298

Re: 2020

Just like Soprano's signature!!
by automatedeating
Sat Jan 18, 2020 10:28 pm
Forum: Daily Check In
Topic: Soprano
Replies: 208
Views: 26037

Re: Soprano

Very sorry to hear about your collie.
by automatedeating
Sat Jan 18, 2020 3:31 pm
Forum: Daily Check In
Topic: Soprano
Replies: 208
Views: 26037

Re: Soprano

This is great news - amazing Soprano! Congrats on both the weight (and happy celebration) and the alcohol, too! What does your hubby have to say about your successful 2 weeks AF (alcohol-free)? BTW, on coach.me, our forum is called "No Alcohol". It's the most active forum on the entire site. Lots of...
by automatedeating
Sat Jan 18, 2020 3:28 pm
Forum: Daily Check In
Topic: 2020
Replies: 59
Views: 1298

Re: 2020

Ha about your friends and being sceptical! :-) My sister tried NoS at some point and she GAINED weight the first month and so she quit. She was so mad at me! To this day she rolls her eyes and teases me about my "simple" plan. It's not for everybody. I think it fits the natural introspectives, the e...
by automatedeating
Sat Jan 18, 2020 3:24 pm
Forum: Daily Check In
Topic: Alene's Check-in
Replies: 168
Views: 6160

Re: Alene's Check-in

I love time to myself. Crave it like water! Sometimes I wonder if I'm the type of person that shouldn't have had kids. That said, I do the best I can - I'm just not a natural mom (like ALL my sister-in-laws, lol!!). I look forward to having good health after my kids are grown up and being able to do...
by automatedeating
Sat Jan 18, 2020 3:18 pm
Forum: Daily Check In
Topic: flyingpig checkin
Replies: 624
Views: 80064

Re: flyingpig checkin

Nice to hear this, flyingpig! You might like to take your waist, hip measurements, etc to also help keep track.
by automatedeating
Sat Jan 18, 2020 3:17 pm
Forum: Daily Check In
Topic: CB's daily Check In
Replies: 52
Views: 2167

Re: CB's daily Check In

Where do you live that you are going backpacking this weekend? :-) It's yucky weather where I live for that sort of thing.
by automatedeating
Sat Jan 18, 2020 3:16 pm
Forum: Daily Check In
Topic: automated eating tracker
Replies: 2794
Views: 836218

Re: automated eating tracker

Saturday, January 18 FBG: 100 Sleep Score: 85 Eating B: coffee w/cream, 3 hard-boiled eggs L: 3 bites of Challenger's restaurant french toast - yes - and then yogurt w/2 strawberries + more coffee D: ground beef, cheese, avocado, sour cream 2 squares 95% dark chocolate Lots of driving around with t...
by automatedeating
Fri Jan 17, 2020 3:27 pm
Forum: Daily Check In
Topic: automated eating tracker
Replies: 2794
Views: 836218

Re: automated eating tracker

Friday, Jan 17

Sleep Score: 75
Resting HR: 69
FBG: 106

Eating
B: last round steak w/avocado slices, coffee w/cream
L: yogurt w/2 strawberries, walnuts
D: yogurt w/peanut butter
decaf coffee w/cream
by automatedeating
Thu Jan 16, 2020 2:54 pm
Forum: Daily Check In
Topic: automated eating tracker
Replies: 2794
Views: 836218

Re: automated eating tracker

Thank you Soprano, Alene, and $$! I was pondering my reaction to the puppy situation and realized that a few things stand out. As opposed to previously, now I #1 - I tell myself "in this moment, everything is fine and just the way it should be", #2 - don't contemplate what I would be doing if I didn...
by automatedeating
Thu Jan 16, 2020 2:49 pm
Forum: Daily Check In
Topic: 2020
Replies: 59
Views: 1298

Re: 2020

I think it makes a lot of sense to be conscious of those choices, as you mentioned. However, I really encourage you to not put a lot of pressure on yourself to eat "healthy". Rather, if you do have a bit more energy on a given day, just focus on eating a delicious meal. That is sustainable, and then...
by automatedeating
Wed Jan 15, 2020 3:31 pm
Forum: Daily Check In
Topic: Alene's Check-in
Replies: 168
Views: 6160

Re: Alene's Check-in

Alene - what a huge victory on putting the snacks back! From my experience, when I would have those kinds of desires to "buy all the fun snacks" it was at times when I felt a little overworked, overwhelmed, and off my schedule. I was subconsciously looking for a way to get a quick dopamine hit. Even...
by automatedeating
Wed Jan 15, 2020 3:15 pm
Forum: Daily Check In
Topic: automated eating tracker
Replies: 2794
Views: 836218

Re: automated eating tracker

Good morning! Tons of snow here this morning - about 7 inches, which is a lot for us! School closed again (3rd day in a row). You can imagine how fun this is for the kids, and the dogs. Shoveling a path for the puppy for potty-training gives me a little shovel-glove, haha. $$ - LOL, so true that pup...
by automatedeating
Wed Jan 15, 2020 12:01 am
Forum: Daily Check In
Topic: O43 Check-in
Replies: 989
Views: 624383

Re: O43 Check-in

Soprano - LSU. :-) It was our National Championship for college football.

And Over43 - your day and your food sound wonderful.
by automatedeating
Tue Jan 14, 2020 11:50 pm
Forum: Daily Check In
Topic: CB's daily Check In
Replies: 52
Views: 2167

Re: CB's daily Check In

LOL that is a really good point - so many books but a fairly plain solution! Focusing on protein is a first in my entire life. I've never given poor protein much thought. But I do notice that by focusing on protein I seem to invariably lean toward whole foods, which is always a priority in my diet t...
by automatedeating
Tue Jan 14, 2020 3:02 pm
Forum: Daily Check In
Topic: Alene's Check-in
Replies: 168
Views: 6160

Re: Alene's Check-in

Hurray for a quiet afternoon class yesterday and a snow day today!
by automatedeating
Tue Jan 14, 2020 3:01 pm
Forum: Daily Check In
Topic: automated eating tracker
Replies: 2794
Views: 836218

Re: automated eating tracker

LOL, HappyHerder is our other dog. And currently he is the biggest problem in the household!! He is obsessed, freaking obsessed, with the puppy. He never leaves her alone, and he constantly wants to play with her, and he is too rough. If I separate them for a while (try to put him in the room with m...
by automatedeating
Tue Jan 14, 2020 2:50 pm
Forum: Daily Check In
Topic: CB's daily Check In
Replies: 52
Views: 2167

Re: CB's daily Check In

Was lovely to be able to eat apps I think the sleep deprivation of raising this puppy is getting to me because I read that sentence and yep - thought of phone apps. :-) I have not heard of that nutritionist! I might look her up. It reminds me a little bit of a book I read somewhat recently - P:E fo...
by automatedeating
Tue Jan 14, 2020 2:37 am
Forum: Daily Check In
Topic: 2020
Replies: 59
Views: 1298

Re: 2020

What a good weekend you had, and lots of good data collection about what works best for you.
by automatedeating
Tue Jan 14, 2020 2:32 am
Forum: Daily Check In
Topic: Marina's check in
Replies: 44
Views: 13322

Re: Marina's check in

I've really become a fan of (1oz) of nuts as a snack or part of a meal. They really fill me up and they taste so good. Best of all, my blood sugar barely budges!

And husband/wife chefs either one is excellent in my book. :wink: Sorry for my wrong assumption!
by automatedeating
Tue Jan 14, 2020 2:25 am
Forum: Daily Check In
Topic: Tex Ark Check In
Replies: 233
Views: 78310

Re: Tex Ark Check In

Hi Tex! The American Diabetes Association (ADA) came out with their new 2020 guidelines and they have FINALLY included low-carb as a safe and valid therapy for type 2 diabetes. Better late than never, but it is sad to think of how many lives could have been better if these govt. entities didn't move...
by automatedeating
Mon Jan 13, 2020 7:34 pm
Forum: Daily Check In
Topic: automated eating tracker
Replies: 2794
Views: 836218

Re: automated eating tracker

Thanks Team$$! Cedar, so great to see you on the boards. I was just thinking about you because of the wildfires in Australia. Hope you are not too affected? :cry: Alene, thanks for reminding me that we will find our new normal! Managing the cats, the puppy, and HappyHerder (who loves the pup but doe...
by automatedeating
Mon Jan 13, 2020 3:13 am
Forum: Daily Check In
Topic: flyingpig checkin
Replies: 624
Views: 80064

Re: flyingpig checkin

Hope you have another really great week, flyingpig!
by automatedeating
Mon Jan 13, 2020 3:13 am
Forum: Daily Check In
Topic: Hayley's Daily Check In
Replies: 8
Views: 665

Re: Hayley's Daily Check In

Hope your week goes great, Hayley!
by automatedeating
Sun Jan 12, 2020 4:23 pm
Forum: Daily Check In
Topic: Alene's Check-in
Replies: 168
Views: 6160

Re: Alene's Check-in

During stressful Seahawks game I always get a lot of laundry folded. :lol: I like how organized and balanced your weekend sounds. I really hope that carries over into your (very challenging) workweek. As I read your entries, I often get a sense of peace come over me. I know that you have some really...
by automatedeating
Sun Jan 12, 2020 4:13 pm
Forum: Daily Check In
Topic: automated eating tracker
Replies: 2794
Views: 836218

Re: automated eating tracker

Good morning! Well, having the puppy is actually like a cross between having a newborn and having a toddler, I've decided. The last time I had a little puppy like this was when I was 11. :-) Creator has been a huge help; he said this morning that he has never been less relaxed. LOL. It is a lot of w...
by automatedeating
Sat Jan 11, 2020 2:16 pm
Forum: Daily Check In
Topic: automated eating tracker
Replies: 2794
Views: 836218

Re: automated eating tracker

Linda - I love the Instant Pot! This thing is right up my alley. Easy-peasy. I've only had it a week, and I've already made chicken breasts, pork loin chops, round steaks, and spaghetti noodles in it! I know that your family eats mostly vegetarian; there are many, many recipes for beans and grains, ...
by automatedeating
Sat Jan 11, 2020 2:04 pm
Forum: Daily Check In
Topic: Linda's daily check-in
Replies: 3967
Views: 1321962

Re: Linda's daily check-in

Linda - I love the paring down the wardrobe thing! I'm inspired!
by automatedeating
Sat Jan 11, 2020 12:45 am
Forum: No S Diet General Discussion
Topic: Bright Line Eating
Replies: 8
Views: 674

Re: Bright Line Eating

Oh my gosh this is fabulous. Thank you for making all of our days!
by automatedeating
Sat Jan 11, 2020 12:44 am
Forum: No S Diet General Discussion
Topic: Keys to lifestyle change success?
Replies: 15
Views: 791

Re: Keys to lifestyle change success?

Simmstone, so many gold nuggets in your post! Thank you so much for taking the time to share these pieces of hard-earned wisdom. I still am fond of the theory that what makes NoS so special is that it teaches each person (gradually but eventually) how to learn their own triggers, boundaries, rebelli...
by automatedeating
Sat Jan 11, 2020 12:40 am
Forum: Daily Check In
Topic: Alene's Check-in
Replies: 168
Views: 6160

Re: Alene's Check-in

How they are managing to make progress on the house in this rain (and snow in my area!!!) is beyond me, but I'm happy for you! :-)

And I always love to hear the excitement and joy you have for time with your daughter and husband's family, too. And the pups, of course!
by automatedeating
Sat Jan 11, 2020 12:39 am
Forum: Daily Check In
Topic: O43 Check-in
Replies: 989
Views: 624383

Re: O43 Check-in

I was wondering exactly what Linda said. Do pray tell more!

Tehehehe never mind I found your post on the general board. Virtual hugs for making me laugh.

And I AM 43 now....... my how time flies....
by automatedeating
Sat Jan 11, 2020 12:38 am
Forum: Daily Check In
Topic: 2020
Replies: 59
Views: 1298

Re: 2020

Absolutely strut your stuff, baby!!!! Beauty is far bigger (pun intended) than this shell we walk around in. Let your light shine. You are so much more likely to find a lovely pattern of eating that you are happy with and feel nourished if you are feeling good about yourself.
by automatedeating
Sat Jan 11, 2020 12:35 am
Forum: Daily Check In
Topic: Alison's Start to No S
Replies: 23
Views: 844

Re: Alison's Start to No S

My family has just about finished off the last of a particularly delicious pile of avocados. :-)
by automatedeating
Sat Jan 11, 2020 12:34 am
Forum: Daily Check In
Topic: flyingpig checkin
Replies: 624
Views: 80064

Re: flyingpig checkin

Flyingpig! You had a green week! So happy for you! I hope you have a restful weekend and a nice break from those 10 year olds. :-)
by automatedeating
Sat Jan 11, 2020 12:33 am
Forum: Daily Check In
Topic: April's Fresh Start
Replies: 20
Views: 678

Re: April's Fresh Start

I have been observing that my sleep scores are better - more deep sleep & fewer awakenings, specifically - if I eat a very early, very low-carb dinner. That's just me, though, because I have blood sugar issues. But it does slightly make me wonder if you are experiencing some blood sugar swings that ...
by automatedeating
Sat Jan 11, 2020 12:31 am
Forum: Daily Check In
Topic: CB's daily Check In
Replies: 52
Views: 2167

Re: CB's daily Check In

I noticed that on the weekends early on I really enjoyed grazing, because not snacking was the hardest rule for me initially. Over the years, however, my weekends began to look more and more like the other days and I only would have 3 meals. Even now, however, my favorite part about an S Day is havi...
by automatedeating
Sat Jan 11, 2020 12:22 am
Forum: Daily Check In
Topic: Soprano
Replies: 208
Views: 26037

Re: Soprano

Great stuff re: resisting wine when hubby is drinking + birthday cake!
by automatedeating
Fri Jan 10, 2020 3:09 pm
Forum: Daily Check In
Topic: automated eating tracker
Replies: 2794
Views: 836218

Re: automated eating tracker

Friday, January 10 117.2 lbs FBG: 101 14 day Standard Deviation: 10mg/dL 5.8% A1C (estimated by CGM) Time in Range: 94% (this means how often I'm between 70mg/dL and 120mg/dL, which are my goal parameters. Sleep Score: 87 Yesterday at work I found out that a long-time coworker also has prediabetes....
by automatedeating
Thu Jan 09, 2020 5:52 pm
Forum: Daily Check In
Topic: automated eating tracker
Replies: 2794
Views: 836218

Re: automated eating tracker

Thursday, January 9 117.0 FBG: 105 Eating B: coffee w/cream, 2 hard-boiled eggs L: yogurt w/2 strawberries, walnuts D: I was RAVENOUS when I got home at 4pm. Not enough food today + missing one of my morning creamy coffees. So I had: 2 leftover pork loin chops, a salad w/blue cheese, and an entire ...
by automatedeating
Thu Jan 09, 2020 1:01 am
Forum: No S Diet General Discussion
Topic: Keys to lifestyle change success?
Replies: 15
Views: 791

Re: Keys to lifestyle change success?

I really meant it like it sounds - that imagining it ends up making me think, "you know, that's not really anything special." And I use it when the food is being eaten AROUND me, like at a party. It's not about showing willpower at all; I try to avoid using my willpower and when I do have to use it,...
by automatedeating
Thu Jan 09, 2020 12:59 am
Forum: Daily Check In
Topic: Alene's Check-in
Replies: 168
Views: 6160

Re: Alene's Check-in

He pulled the fire alarm!!?? That's like something out of a movie! :wink:
by automatedeating
Thu Jan 09, 2020 12:56 am
Forum: Daily Check In
Topic: Soprano
Replies: 208
Views: 26037

Re: Soprano

Hurray on your various accomplishments and also it's fun that you are feeling so motivated right now!
by automatedeating
Wed Jan 08, 2020 2:42 pm
Forum: Daily Check In
Topic: automated eating tracker
Replies: 2794
Views: 836218

Re: automated eating tracker

Thanks to everybody for your understanding about my doctor frustration! You know, after my "trampoline" day, I got so sore and it's like I'm only just this morning feeling good again! That's crazy - I'm getting old. :roll: Back to teaching this week. I'm feeling surprisingly great about the quarter ...
by automatedeating
Wed Jan 08, 2020 2:55 am
Forum: Daily Check In
Topic: flyingpig checkin
Replies: 624
Views: 80064

Re: flyingpig checkin

I bet your students are really rooting you on! :-)
by automatedeating
Tue Jan 07, 2020 3:47 pm
Forum: Daily Check In
Topic: Alison's Start to No S
Replies: 23
Views: 844

Re: Alison's Start to No S

It does get easier to not snack after dinner. I promise! :-)
Rely on beverages in the evenings as needed.
by automatedeating
Tue Jan 07, 2020 2:36 pm
Forum: Daily Check In
Topic: automated eating tracker
Replies: 2794
Views: 836218

Re: automated eating tracker

The monitors are crazy expensive, Team$. I pay out of pocket, so that's why I wanted to switch to the Libre (from the Dexcom). The Libre is half the cost of the Dexcom. Tuesday, Jan 7 117.4lbs FBG: 100 (although I bobbed along at 108 all night, then a quick dip when I get out of bed) Sleep Score: 89...
by automatedeating
Tue Jan 07, 2020 1:05 am
Forum: Daily Check In
Topic: automated eating tracker
Replies: 2794
Views: 836218

Re: automated eating tracker

Well, Alene, my pork tenderloin was amazingly good. :-) The weather forecast has SNOW from Saturday through next week! And we are supposed to pick up FlowerPup Saturday!!! Ack! Normally our family would be ultra-stoked about the snow possibility, but this could really be a bummer! The drive is very ...
by automatedeating
Tue Jan 07, 2020 12:56 am
Forum: Daily Check In
Topic: Alison's Start to No S
Replies: 23
Views: 844

Re: Alison's Start to No S

And the Persian lentil stew sounds yummy, too!
by automatedeating
Tue Jan 07, 2020 12:55 am
Forum: Daily Check In
Topic: 2020
Replies: 59
Views: 1298

Re: 2020

Great day you had!
by automatedeating
Tue Jan 07, 2020 12:52 am
Forum: Daily Check In
Topic: Alene's Check-in
Replies: 168
Views: 6160

Re: Alene's Check-in

How lovely that you will go see your sister and your mom (and play pinochle!). I am really impressed with your OT workouts, and now your determination to make it a social occasion. Very good! I'm making Italian chicken breasts in my (new) Instant Pot tonight. Proud of myself, can't help it. :-) Ifly...
by automatedeating
Mon Jan 06, 2020 10:37 pm
Forum: Daily Check In
Topic: Finally Committing to No S
Replies: 26
Views: 810

Re: Finally Committing to No S

No need to be embarrassed to tell us about your animals! You are among animal lovers on this forum for sure! :-)
I have been downright obsessed from time to time. :roll:
by automatedeating
Mon Jan 06, 2020 10:34 pm
Forum: Daily Check In
Topic: Soprano
Replies: 208
Views: 26037

Re: Soprano

Sorry to hear that work continues to be quite stressful for you. I think the cuppa makes perfect sense!

www.coach.me is the website. No Alcohol is the habit.
https://www.coach.me/habit-tracker
by automatedeating
Mon Jan 06, 2020 2:03 am
Forum: Daily Check In
Topic: Soprano
Replies: 208
Views: 26037

Re: Soprano

Props for no alcohol, Soprano! You know, you might check out Coach.me website for green check marks. :-) I use it for a whole bunch of habit-building - no alcohol being the primary one I log. The No Alcohol forum is highly active and has been a good support for me. My username over there is Auto E a...
by automatedeating
Mon Jan 06, 2020 2:02 am
Forum: Daily Check In
Topic: 2020
Replies: 59
Views: 1298

Re: 2020

sounds like a great weekend! I especially liked how you said the lunch was emotionally filling, too. Love that!
by automatedeating
Mon Jan 06, 2020 2:00 am
Forum: Daily Check In
Topic: ladybird's check in
Replies: 298
Views: 67520

Re: ladybird's check in

Oh, good job ladybird. Sometimes getting off our schedules makes it teeth-gritting back into the saddle. Hope tomorrow goes better.
by automatedeating
Sun Jan 05, 2020 4:12 pm
Forum: Daily Check In
Topic: automated eating tracker
Replies: 2794
Views: 836218

Re: automated eating tracker

Sunday, January 5 118lbs FBG: 104 Resting HR: 65 Sleep Score: 80 Eating B: coffee w/cream, 4 hard-boiled eggs L: yogurt w/2 strawberries, walnuts dessert: 2 90% dark chocolate squares dipped in peanut butter - 2 hours after this my blood sugar remained at or near 120mg/dL for 2 hours. So it took 4 ...
by automatedeating
Sat Jan 04, 2020 4:44 pm
Forum: Daily Check In
Topic: Finally Committing to No S
Replies: 26
Views: 810

Re: Finally Committing to No S

What are all of your animals?
by automatedeating
Sat Jan 04, 2020 4:39 pm
Forum: Daily Check In
Topic: automated eating tracker
Replies: 2794
Views: 836218

Re: automated eating tracker

Ifly, that's funny that you ask about the peanut butter - because it was a new thing, born of desperation! When I was visiting my in-laws, I needed something quick for a lunch. I just scooped a 1/2 cup of plain yogurt into a bowl, then added a spoonful of creamy peanut butter and stirred until the w...
by automatedeating
Sat Jan 04, 2020 12:28 am
Forum: Daily Check In
Topic: CB's daily Check In
Replies: 52
Views: 2167

Re: CB's daily Check In

That sounds like a win-win! Go home from work + eat a nice dinner with family! Great coping strategy!
by automatedeating
Sat Jan 04, 2020 12:26 am
Forum: Daily Check In
Topic: flyingpig checkin
Replies: 624
Views: 80064

Re: flyingpig checkin

Happy to hear you had a "marvelous" time on your run. :-)
by automatedeating
Sat Jan 04, 2020 12:26 am
Forum: Daily Check In
Topic: 2020
Replies: 59
Views: 1298

Re: 2020

Oh wow - those stressors with the toddlers and the ER visit and everything. Sheesh, that is tough! Sleep deprivation combined with wanting "me" time when the kids were that age had me doing a lot of comfort eating. It's hard to develop new habits when we are basically just getting through the days. ...
by automatedeating
Fri Jan 03, 2020 3:43 pm
Forum: No S Diet General Discussion
Topic: No S Lessons over 10 years
Replies: 17
Views: 6158

Re: No S Lessons over 10 years

if I didn’t lose a single lb but just the horrendous cycle of binging and self-hatred then I would absolutely count this as a successful diet.
Teammoney - with that as your goal, I think you have an excellent chance at success. Hugs, dear!
by automatedeating
Fri Jan 03, 2020 3:41 pm
Forum: No S Diet General Discussion
Topic: Keys to lifestyle change success?
Replies: 15
Views: 791

Re: Keys to lifestyle change success?

Here are my most successful techniques - frequently used, although some were more common in the past and not needed now. *my number 1 technique for normalizing my eating was to have basically the same foods every day. There is some variation, but not much. *my number 2 technique for eating the way I...
by automatedeating
Fri Jan 03, 2020 3:27 pm
Forum: Daily Check In
Topic: Soprano
Replies: 208
Views: 26037

Re: Soprano

eating leftovers from both fridges
:mrgreen: :mrgreen: :lol: :lol: What a fun night!
by automatedeating
Fri Jan 03, 2020 3:26 pm
Forum: Daily Check In
Topic: Alene's Check-in
Replies: 168
Views: 6160

Re: Alene's Check-in

waiting to weigh with new scale Ha! This made me laugh! Hope you love your new scale! I've been using the Renpho scale for about a year and we are happy with it. About the teaching frustrations: I totally get it. I think we are kindred spirits that way. It's almost like we care too much, ya know? B...
by automatedeating
Fri Jan 03, 2020 3:20 pm
Forum: Daily Check In
Topic: Linda's daily check-in
Replies: 3967
Views: 1321962

Re: Linda's daily check-in

Yay to see you Linda! Toyota Corolla! Nice! I almost got that same car! We ended up with a Kia Forte, but I always have a soft spot in my heart for the Corollas. :-) I traded in my 20 year old Corolla and it was a little emotional! College visits - oh my. Speaking of kids growing up..... yesterday C...
by automatedeating
Fri Jan 03, 2020 3:15 pm
Forum: Daily Check In
Topic: automated eating tracker
Replies: 2794
Views: 836218

Re: automated eating tracker

Trampolining is fun, Soprano! Why not, indeed! :-) Ladybird, I looked up the flying fox - that is so cool! We don't have that at our outdoor playgrounds around here in the US - I did notice it was popular in Australia! They did have a fun zipline (similar to the fox you mentioned) at the trampoline ...
by automatedeating
Fri Jan 03, 2020 3:09 am
Forum: Daily Check In
Topic: automated eating tracker
Replies: 2794
Views: 836218

Re: automated eating tracker

I'm back! Happy New Year to all! Let's see how much I remember, haha! Tuesday B: hard-boiled eggs, and then bacon & eggs & clementine L: yogurt w/peanut butter D: steak & salad dessert: sugar cookie and 2 Russian tea cakes decaf coffee w/half&half Wednesday Brunch: coffee w/cream, hard-boiled eggs &...
by automatedeating
Fri Jan 03, 2020 2:44 am
Forum: Daily Check In
Topic: ladybird's check in
Replies: 298
Views: 67520

Re: ladybird's check in

Apricots yum!
by automatedeating
Fri Jan 03, 2020 2:43 am
Forum: Daily Check In
Topic: Simmstone's 'Obsessive Moderation'
Replies: 131
Views: 74966

Re: Simmstone's 'Obsessive Moderation'

Love this! Happy New Year Simmstone!
by automatedeating
Fri Jan 03, 2020 2:42 am
Forum: Daily Check In
Topic: - -
Replies: 257
Views: 84661

Re: - -

I'm with you on the working out! And my kids are now big enough I have some time to myself to exercise. My 2020 goals all involve more resistance training, mobility workouts, and just plain movement. I am so wonderfully pleased and happy for you about your wife's improvements. But Gus!!! And broken ...
by automatedeating
Fri Jan 03, 2020 2:40 am
Forum: Daily Check In
Topic: 2020
Replies: 59
Views: 1298

Re: 2020

shovelglove - wow! Go you! :-)
by automatedeating
Fri Jan 03, 2020 2:36 am
Forum: Daily Check In
Topic: Alene's Check-in
Replies: 168
Views: 6160

Re: Alene's Check-in

oh my gosh you two - those scales sound frustrating!

And I'm with you both on loving my early mornings. And ifly - I LOVE walking my dog in the pitch black. It's like I have the whole world to myself for a few minutes. :-)
by automatedeating
Fri Jan 03, 2020 2:33 am
Forum: Daily Check In
Topic: Finally Committing to No S
Replies: 26
Views: 810

Re: Finally Committing to No S

Welcome Ifly! Nice to meet you, although I know you said you and hubby have been on the boards before.
by automatedeating
Fri Jan 03, 2020 2:27 am
Forum: Daily Check In
Topic: Soprano
Replies: 208
Views: 26037

Re: Soprano

Hi Soprano!

Well, we are all back to work after the holidays, aren't we? And we got this. We know what we need to do, and we are going to feel better while doing it, too!
by automatedeating
Fri Jan 03, 2020 2:25 am
Forum: Daily Check In
Topic: 2020 Check In
Replies: 6
Views: 249

Re: 2020 Check In

Hi Berry! Always always always lovely to see you on the boards! :-)
by automatedeating
Fri Jan 03, 2020 2:24 am
Forum: Daily Check In
Topic: CB's daily Check In
Replies: 52
Views: 2167

Re: CB's daily Check In

Happy New Year! Yes, I absolutely remember the jarring discomfort of Mondays. I no longer experience that, but that's because my S Days are very tame now, so the difference isn't as noticeable. However, in my experience, I don't think further restricting of your S Days more in the hopes of making Mo...
by automatedeating
Mon Dec 30, 2019 4:11 pm
Forum: Daily Check In
Topic: automated eating tracker
Replies: 2794
Views: 836218

Re: automated eating tracker

Monday, Dec. 30 117.2lbs FBG: 94mg/dL Sleep Score: 79 Resting HR: 69 Eating B: coffee w/cream, bone broth, hard-boiled eggs & a clementine L: chicken, cheese, and guacamole D: teriyaki chicken and beef and cabbage dessert: dessert sampler of one bite of various holiday cookies and then ate one of m...
by automatedeating
Mon Dec 30, 2019 4:06 pm
Forum: Daily Check In
Topic: Alene's Check-in
Replies: 168
Views: 6160

Re: Alene's Check-in

I like how you are wanting to also focus on the positive. There is a lot of positive here! You are really doing the best you can to take care of yourself in many facets, from work stuff to exercise to nourishment with food. You're finding your stride, even if it feels a bit bumpy right now. :-) Oh, ...
by automatedeating
Sun Dec 29, 2019 3:18 pm
Forum: Daily Check In
Topic: automated eating tracker
Replies: 2794
Views: 836218

Re: automated eating tracker

Soprano, yes, I did find that article interesting and actually was starting to read through his "five pillars", as well. Thanks for the link. Type I diabetics truly are the masters of metabolism. I was reading that managing type I is the most exhausting chronic disease to manage. So many people get ...
by automatedeating
Sun Dec 29, 2019 3:10 pm
Forum: Daily Check In
Topic: April's Fresh Start
Replies: 20
Views: 678

Re: April's Fresh Start

2020 here we come!
by automatedeating
Sat Dec 28, 2019 5:19 pm
Forum: Daily Check In
Topic: automated eating tracker
Replies: 2794
Views: 836218

Re: automated eating tracker

Puppies were so fun, Soprano! I think they are all going to be big, lol. Their mom is a cocker spaniel but their dad is a big golden retriever. They are already pretty big! Saturday, Dec. 28 117.8lbs FBG: 99mg/dL Eating B: coffee w/cream, 4 hard-boiled eggs, 1 clementine I can basically predict my B...
by automatedeating
Sat Dec 28, 2019 12:16 am
Forum: Daily Check In
Topic: Linda's daily check-in
Replies: 3967
Views: 1321962

Re: Linda's daily check-in

Linda - thinking of you as our New Year approaches! 2020!!!

Hope things are going well; miss you and hope you have time to give us an update!
by automatedeating
Fri Dec 27, 2019 11:56 pm
Forum: Daily Check In
Topic: Lizzy6 -Check In
Replies: 68
Views: 13440

Re: Lizzy6 -Check In

Lizzy - no worries about having something different. Finding what works for you is the whole idea. :-)
Happiest of New Years!
by automatedeating
Fri Dec 27, 2019 2:31 pm
Forum: Daily Check In
Topic: Alene's Check-in
Replies: 168
Views: 6160

Re: Alene's Check-in

What you did eating wise yesterday totally matches what happens to me from time to time. For me, it's being thrown off routine (as you said for you too) plus some sort of emotional casting around for comfort (in your case, being sick for awhile set the stage perfectly for that emotional need). It's ...
by automatedeating
Fri Dec 27, 2019 2:24 pm
Forum: Daily Check In
Topic: automated eating tracker
Replies: 2794
Views: 836218

Re: automated eating tracker

Thanks Alene! Soprano, intermittent fasting appears to be quite useful for many people with Type 2 diabetes - so I totally agree that, if undertaken, the motivation ideally is health improvement of particular conditions. And yes - I highly recommend Jenny Ruhl's books - all of them. However, her Die...
by automatedeating
Thu Dec 26, 2019 3:39 pm
Forum: Daily Check In
Topic: Alene's Check-in
Replies: 168
Views: 6160

Re: Alene's Check-in

Those quiet days prepping in the classroom can be very rejuvenating to our work, that's for sure. Hope you get a lot done. And I hope the heat is on for you - sometimes I have to use a space heater on the weekends. :-)
by automatedeating
Thu Dec 26, 2019 3:30 pm
Forum: Daily Check In
Topic: automated eating tracker
Replies: 2794
Views: 836218

Re: automated eating tracker

Thank you Soprano and Alene for the Christmas virtual hugs of acceptance. :wink: :mrgreen: Alene, Christmas was really wonderful. Peaceful, pleasurable, and joyful. I am savoring this Christmas vacation with my kiddos and hubby. Soprano, I have enjoyed reading Dr. Fung's books, for sure. He has a si...
by automatedeating
Wed Dec 25, 2019 3:11 pm
Forum: Daily Check In
Topic: Soprano
Replies: 208
Views: 26037

Re: Soprano

Merry Christmas, Soprano!!
by automatedeating
Wed Dec 25, 2019 2:46 pm
Forum: Daily Check In
Topic: automated eating tracker
Replies: 2794
Views: 836218

Re: automated eating tracker

Wednesday, Dec 25th! Merry Christmas! Creator and I are the early birds here, and we got up and opened our stockings. I got a beautiful 2020 calendar. Love it! Now waiting for Sexy and Challenger so that we can open presents. :-) Weight: 117.2lbs FBG: 110 :roll: Sleep Score: 85 Eating B: coffee w/c...
by automatedeating
Tue Dec 24, 2019 3:44 pm
Forum: Daily Check In
Topic: automated eating tracker
Replies: 2794
Views: 836218

Re: automated eating tracker

Tuesday, Dec. 24 Merry Christmas Eve!!! Resting HR: 70 Sleep Score: 80 FBG: 105 Eating B: coffee w/cream, 1 clementine, 4 hard-boiled eggs - delightful that my BG only went up 10mg/dL! A morning clementines is allowed! :-) glass of apple cider vinegar - diluted with water L: yogurt w/ 2 strawberrie...