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by Whosonfirst
Wed Aug 16, 2017 12:59 am
Forum: No S Diet General Discussion
Topic: Does No S really work? I need some inspiration!
Replies: 11
Views: 11881

Re: Yes

Yes @Whoseonfirst. Thanks for the support ! If you've been here for five years, reading the words of dozens of people who post their successes and failures(me included on the latter), then what else do you need? I am deadly serious about this. I know it's a damn struggle with eating disorders, job ...
by Whosonfirst
Tue Aug 15, 2017 1:13 pm
Forum: No S Diet General Discussion
Topic: Does No S really work? I need some inspiration!
Replies: 11
Views: 11881

Re: Does No S really work? I need some inspiration!

Hi! I really think this is the best way of eating for me. I am a chronic dieter. Yo-yo er with weight loss success and the. Gains. I absolutely hate the idea of eliminating any particular food group and I can't stand logging. No S is my only hope... but every time I start, after a few days I think ...
by Whosonfirst
Sun Aug 13, 2017 2:33 pm
Forum: No S Diet General Discussion
Topic: Snacking is the worst
Replies: 10
Views: 9625

Hey it was your son's birthday and a Saturday, so don't beat yourself up over some brownies. I love brownies too.
by Whosonfirst
Thu Aug 10, 2017 12:48 pm
Forum: Daily Check In
Topic: Lagflag Daily check-in
Replies: 10
Views: 10181

Congratulations on your great progress. Nice to see how you've modified NoS to make it work for you.
by Whosonfirst
Wed Aug 09, 2017 11:27 am
Forum: Daily Check In
Topic: milczar's check in
Replies: 1088
Views: 724691

Nice progress.
by Whosonfirst
Tue Aug 08, 2017 12:19 pm
Forum: Urban Ranger General Discussion
Topic: Hike the Appalachian Trail-lose 30 pounds
Replies: 0
Views: 10680

Hike the Appalachian Trail-lose 30 pounds

http://www.dailymail.co.uk/femail/article-3295183/The-Appalachan-diet-Overweight-man-shed-90lbs-two-years-details-trekking-2-200-miles-14-states-lose-final-30lbs.html Okay, so hiking the AT isn't urban rangering per se, but I felt it somewhat related. Hiking the AT has always been a popular topic he...
by Whosonfirst
Fri Aug 04, 2017 4:15 pm
Forum: No S Diet General Discussion
Topic: More scientific support for NoS
Replies: 12
Views: 13498

My oldest lived in Western France her 10th grade HS year and Face Timed with one of my daughters at home to show her host family our house in the US. When they were in the kitchen, her host mother asked what "that" room was and my daughter said it's the pantry. After explaining how we use a pantry,...
by Whosonfirst
Thu Aug 03, 2017 6:56 pm
Forum: Daily Check In
Topic: Allison's Summer check-in
Replies: 56
Views: 30809

Allison, my thoughts have been with you and I'm glad to see you're back. Trace
by Whosonfirst
Wed Aug 02, 2017 1:47 pm
Forum: Daily Check In
Topic: oolala53
Replies: 2231
Views: 1370379

Is this going to be your last year before retirement? I forget what you said a while back. If so, enjoy the distractions of work for a while as to urges to eat. I've found it somewhat more challenging when you're at home where all the food is kept. Mostly just an adjustment, finding some new hobby/a...
by Whosonfirst
Wed Aug 02, 2017 10:44 am
Forum: Daily Check In
Topic: - -
Replies: 278
Views: 159329

I hope you think your July looked good, because it sure did to me. :) Thanks for the positive comments oolala. July felt like my way back, but leaves room for improvement. I had a manager years ago, that said, I'm my own worse critic. 8/2-Wed = Fail a.m. Walked 3 M; longish bike ride with g.k.'s. B...
by Whosonfirst
Mon Jul 31, 2017 4:17 pm
Forum: Daily Check In
Topic: - -
Replies: 278
Views: 159329

7/30-Sun-kept snacks pretty light, but def. ate heavier at meals, no walk. Shooting for two weeks in a row with Five Green days. 7/31-Mon = Success a.m. Walked 3 miles, bike ride with g.s. later on-his longest to date. 8/1-Tues = Success a.m. Walked 3 M activ's are still restricted with my shoulder....
by Whosonfirst
Mon Jul 31, 2017 3:54 pm
Forum: No S Diet General Discussion
Topic: Non-Vanilla No Sers: what are your tweaks?
Replies: 28
Views: 20656

I do 4 days where I eat 2 plates a day only (Mon-Thurs, my work days). I'm still not losing! It's a work in progress - I might adopt the idea of not snacking on S days. Why not start a daily check in to give members an idea of your meals, S-days and activities? Do you have a sedentary job, etc? In ...
by Whosonfirst
Thu Jul 27, 2017 1:43 am
Forum: Daily Check In
Topic: Splandrea's sporadic check-ins
Replies: 52
Views: 29655

splandrea wrote:I love waiting to eat until mealtime! I never thought I could love it, but I do. SO LAME :oops:
Kind of my experience as well. That yogurt dish with froZen blueberries and wheat germ sounds like something I may try.
by Whosonfirst
Wed Jul 26, 2017 12:00 am
Forum: Daily Check In
Topic: Nettee's daily check in
Replies: 321
Views: 159307

Nice steady progress. Good luck on your 10K.
by Whosonfirst
Mon Jul 24, 2017 12:37 am
Forum: Daily Check In
Topic: 3squaremeals daily check in
Replies: 393
Views: 157851

Yes I've definitely upped my fibre. I usually have a smoothie for breakfast with fruit, oats and chia seeds and some natural protein powder blended into it. I've also started using very grainy bread as well as brown rice and high fibre pasta. I will definitely stick to full fat products as it helps...
by Whosonfirst
Sat Jul 22, 2017 7:29 pm
Forum: Daily Check In
Topic: - -
Replies: 278
Views: 159329

Thanks. It's marginally better, at least it didn't keep me awake all last night, like the previous two. I'm actually thankful for my great health over the years. This is nothing compared to what some on our forum are facing recently. 7/23-Sun Did an hour of demo work for my phy. activ's today. 7/24-...
by Whosonfirst
Sat Jul 22, 2017 11:22 am
Forum: Daily Check In
Topic: - -
Replies: 278
Views: 159329

7/21-Fri = Fail a.m. Walk 3 miles. 7/22-Sat-since I've injured my shoulder it looks like Walking is going to be my only major activity for a while. That's not bad, it will get me to focus more on NoS which has only been about 60% Green these last several weeks. -Walk 3 M, already a sauna at 7:30 a.m.
by Whosonfirst
Wed Jul 19, 2017 1:43 am
Forum: Daily Check In
Topic: Hilltop mirages seen above mist - check in
Replies: 11
Views: 10667

I should have welcomed you earlier. Congrats on a good start. Good idea on going to a place that doesn't do desserts well.
by Whosonfirst
Tue Jul 18, 2017 12:40 pm
Forum: Daily Check In
Topic: Hilltop mirages seen above mist - check in
Replies: 11
Views: 10667

Bosequic wrote:How can I find out more about the issues discussed?
Just in case this is a serious question.

http://nosdiet.com/
by Whosonfirst
Mon Jul 17, 2017 6:30 pm
Forum: Daily Check In
Topic: Chanda's Daily Check In
Replies: 61
Views: 24105

Of course, haha. I read that as breakfast, and had my first real laugh of the day, since I love choc. cake myself.
by Whosonfirst
Mon Jul 17, 2017 1:15 pm
Forum: Daily Check In
Topic: Chanda's Daily Check In
Replies: 61
Views: 24105

Thank you, ladies, for the warm welcome! :) So this is day one for me, not quite over. I've been reading through the posts and seeing how everyone handles their habits and such. I feel a bit free since I am starting on an S day, Sunday... I feel inclined to post what I ate, just to sort of keep a r...
by Whosonfirst
Sun Jul 16, 2017 1:19 am
Forum: Daily Check In
Topic: Allison's Summer check-in
Replies: 56
Views: 30809

My deepest condolences. I can't imagine what you're going through now. Much love.
by Whosonfirst
Fri Jul 14, 2017 2:04 pm
Forum: Daily Check In
Topic: Jocelyn's Daily Check-In
Replies: 13
Views: 11210

Day 3 - SUCCESS! Breakfast - 2% greek yogurt with a crumbled granola bar and 1 Tbsp. almond butter; 2 cups coffee with half & half and sugar Lunch - slice of quiche lorraine; side salad with blue cheese dressing Dinner - battered cod filets; white cheddar macaroni & cheese; sauteed green beans Exer...
by Whosonfirst
Wed Jul 12, 2017 7:53 pm
Forum: No S Diet Testimonials (aka "yearly check in")
Topic: First year check in
Replies: 9
Views: 16063

@k1dub, I wasn't suggesting you don't exercise, just saying with Reinhard's methods, goals are attainable. It sounds like you're on the right track.
by Whosonfirst
Wed Jul 12, 2017 5:15 pm
Forum: No S Diet Testimonials (aka "yearly check in")
Topic: First year check in
Replies: 9
Views: 16063

This sounds very reasonable, and actually doable by sticking to the plan. Let's face it, Reinhard's 14-word NoS plan is about as basic as it gets. No hoopla, no supplements, no packaged meal plans, no penalties to pay, nothing to count other than 3 plates a day. Mix in some urban rangering or 14 min...
by Whosonfirst
Tue Jul 11, 2017 2:51 pm
Forum: Daily Check In
Topic: Splandrea's sporadic check-ins
Replies: 52
Views: 29655

Good to see you posting on the check in thread. Keep it up. How often you step on a scale is entirely up to you. I personally use mine at most, once a week, usually less often. I like the mirror/clothes fit check to let me know how I'm doing.
by Whosonfirst
Mon Jul 10, 2017 4:46 pm
Forum: No S Diet General Discussion
Topic: Really? ......
Replies: 10
Views: 9601

Re: Really? ......

I have had breakfast and lunch and one hour after lunch I felt empty and hollow inside and have ended up eating two bowls straight of no added sugar muesli. How cross do I feel? Fuming, absolutely fuming. My brain automatically thinks this won't work, buy slimfast. I am sick of this merry-go-round....
by Whosonfirst
Mon Jul 10, 2017 10:24 am
Forum: Urban Ranger General Discussion
Topic: I want to be an Urban Ranger
Replies: 10
Views: 20639

Oolala, walking in the day is safe and lots of people run and walk on a daily basis, so i can walk in the weekends. Monday to friday my goal is a humble 5000 steps. I want to start with a realistic goal so i can achieve it instead of being frustrated with myself. Will up the number of steps gradual...
by Whosonfirst
Mon Jul 10, 2017 1:16 am
Forum: Daily Check In
Topic: - -
Replies: 278
Views: 159329

Thanks oolala, I do appreciate your comments. I'm fairly consistent with my exercise and had some slip ups with my No S habit. We keep too many snacks around the house for grand kids who are with us during their parents' work day, so it's where I struggle. 7/8-Sat a.m.-Walked 3 M; 1-1/2 hrs of yard...
by Whosonfirst
Sat Jul 08, 2017 11:53 pm
Forum: Daily Check In
Topic: - -
Replies: 278
Views: 159329

Thanks oolala, I do appreciate your comments. I'm fairly consistent with my exercise and had some slip ups with my No S habit. We keep too many snacks around the house for grand kids who are with us during their parents' work day, so it's where I struggle. 7/8-Sat a.m.-Walked 3 M; 1-1/2 hrs of yard ...
by Whosonfirst
Thu Jul 06, 2017 3:10 pm
Forum: Daily Check In
Topic: Merry's Monthly Check-in
Replies: 350
Views: 196341

Wow, lots of good things happening in your family. And your No S habit is doing well. Congrats on the graduation and first job for your son, that's a big deal. I laugh when friends seem to be prouder of their children finding employment than graduation from high school or college today. My generatio...
by Whosonfirst
Thu Jul 06, 2017 2:46 am
Forum: No S Diet General Discussion
Topic: Is there any hope left? Eating disorder
Replies: 32
Views: 22108

Another long-time ED sufferer here. I'm pushing 40 (I love to say that now!) and my disordered eating started when I was around 13-14, although I already remember sneaking cookies and candy when I was much younger. I've restricted food, binged and purged, binged and overexercised, just binged.... I...
by Whosonfirst
Thu Jul 06, 2017 2:32 am
Forum: Daily Check In
Topic: - -
Replies: 278
Views: 159329

Test who

Weekly check in, or maybe it's been two weeks. 7/1-Sat = Yellow -Walked 3 M 7/2-Sun = Yellow -Walked 3 M 7/3-Mon = Green -No walk 7/4-Tues = Yellow(4th of July holiday) -Walk 3 M 7/5-Wed = Green , Walked 3 M, swimming with gr. kids. 7/6-Thurs.= Fail (driving home from concert in Md. and stopped for ...
by Whosonfirst
Sat Jul 01, 2017 2:46 am
Forum: No S Diet General Discussion
Topic: Question about waffles
Replies: 13
Views: 11423

I did see almost the very same recipe calling for 2 Tablespoons. If you're adding more sugar, in fruit or yogurt or something else, it should be fine. Maybe split the difference at 1.5 Tsps ? A diabetic friend of mine told me that today most restaurants(especially the chains) add sugar to most of th...
by Whosonfirst
Sat Jul 01, 2017 2:02 am
Forum: No S Diet General Discussion
Topic: Question about waffles
Replies: 13
Views: 11423

Sounds like a reasonable way to regard them. I'd be careful of relegating too many foods to S days only. You might even try the recipe with less sugar... I used to make plain biscuits that looking forward to kept me from buying a burrito on the way home from work for a long time. On Fridays, to rep...
by Whosonfirst
Fri Jun 30, 2017 1:48 pm
Forum: No S Diet General Discussion
Topic: Question about waffles
Replies: 13
Views: 11423

If you eat it as your regular meal, then I wouldn't consider it an S. We occasionally eat chicken and waffles, and I just consider it as my meal. Now growing up, we always followed up with waffles and ice cream for dessert which would only be on an S day for my habitcal. I haven't mixed up a batch o...
by Whosonfirst
Mon Jun 26, 2017 9:23 pm
Forum: Daily Check In
Topic: kaalii's daily check-in...
Replies: 485
Views: 257518

You strike me as a great mother and teacher.
by Whosonfirst
Wed Jun 21, 2017 11:18 am
Forum: Daily Check In
Topic: Merry's Monthly Check-in
Replies: 350
Views: 196341

Congratulations on a new milestone Merry, You've got the habits down pretty well, so progress will resume as well. I enjoy reading your observations. Before NoS I used to get impatient with plateau's but now it's expected every so often. I only need to look at my past couple months' Habitcal's to se...
by Whosonfirst
Sat Jun 17, 2017 11:45 am
Forum: Urban Ranger General Discussion
Topic: Article: "How to Start Jogging"
Replies: 2
Views: 7880

Great article on walking or jogging. Thanks for posting.
by Whosonfirst
Sat Jun 17, 2017 10:52 am
Forum: No S Diet General Discussion
Topic: Public Announcement For Public Accountability!
Replies: 9
Views: 9423

Anne, You can do this. While I'm not a paragon of virtue when it comes to No S, have had some moderate success when it comes to the exercise side of things. Start out very easy with whatever you do. I'm a big proponent for just plain walking and keeping it very short to start, even if only half a bl...
by Whosonfirst
Sat Jun 17, 2017 10:07 am
Forum: Daily Check In
Topic: - -
Replies: 278
Views: 159329

6/17- Sat-Down 1 lb. from last reported weight. Not a great past week on adhering to NoS rules, but at least I have my weight headed back in the right direction. Haven't done anything about trying to find a Yoga routine yet, but I do have the Yoga for Reg. Guys book somewhere. The Habitcal seems to ...
by Whosonfirst
Fri Jun 16, 2017 7:54 pm
Forum: Daily Check In
Topic: Lagflag Daily check-in
Replies: 10
Views: 10181

lagflag, It looks like you're doing everything right. Having a good cooker is key too. I loved that comment.
by Whosonfirst
Thu Jun 15, 2017 4:52 pm
Forum: Daily Check In
Topic: Britt's Daily Check-In
Replies: 25
Views: 16726

You clearly have a plan that seems to be working. Congrats and welcome.
by Whosonfirst
Thu Jun 15, 2017 3:02 am
Forum: No S Diet General Discussion
Topic: Please Vote: Company BBQ day tomorrow- S or N day?
Replies: 10
Views: 10118

I personally don't like taking extra S-days unless it's a Holiday like Christmas or a family birthday party. BUT, I wouldn't be above trading it for an S day on the weekend.

It's not like Reinhard went up the mountain and brought back stone tablets with NoS rules chiseled on them.
by Whosonfirst
Mon Jun 12, 2017 12:18 pm
Forum: No S Diet General Discussion
Topic: Starting to freak out
Replies: 27
Views: 20942

For starters, unfriend your sister on FB, JUST KIDDING! At my heaviest years ago, I saw a pic of myself coming out of the ocean at Va. Beach and asked my wife who's that? When she answered YOU, I knew it was time to do something. Some time later, I had my wife take a front and side view pic of me, a...
by Whosonfirst
Thu Jun 08, 2017 12:01 am
Forum: No S Diet General Discussion
Topic: NOT throwing the baby out with the bathwater!
Replies: 12
Views: 12286

If it ain't broke, don't fix it. Congrats on a good start.
by Whosonfirst
Sat Jun 03, 2017 11:10 am
Forum: Daily Check In
Topic: - -
Replies: 278
Views: 159329

6/3-Sat= S day but don't get carried away. Did step on scale in a.m. and down 1 lb. but that could just be I didn't drink enough water this week. So it's raining again, and forecast for next 3-4 days. So it cleared up and I cut my grass to get some exercise. Pulled some weeds in flower beds as well....
by Whosonfirst
Fri Jun 02, 2017 1:35 pm
Forum: No S Diet General Discussion
Topic: Is saggy skin inevitable?
Replies: 13
Views: 13971

This subject makes me laugh, because a year or two ago, sagging skin was not even on my radar. Then I lost anywhere from 7-13 lbs. since last July, and bang, I have some saggy looking skin around my legs(knees) and a little on upper arms. In my early 50's, I lost 56 lbs on mod. low-carb and kept mos...
by Whosonfirst
Tue May 30, 2017 3:16 pm
Forum: Daily Check In
Topic: Merry's Monthly Check-in
Replies: 350
Views: 196341

Nice going on your continued success.
by Whosonfirst
Tue May 30, 2017 3:14 pm
Forum: Daily Check In
Topic: kaalii's daily check-in...
Replies: 485
Views: 257518

Hang in there kaalii, you've been an inspiration to us in many ways.
by Whosonfirst
Mon May 29, 2017 9:18 pm
Forum: Daily Check In
Topic: - -
Replies: 278
Views: 159329

5/29-Mon- Happy Memorial Day! Past week was probably in my top five for being a Bad week on No S. 3/5 days were Red, no major binges, just occasional snacking, twice before going to bed. So I will be more dedicated this week. Moderate walking exercise sessions last week too. I've had a very sore rig...
by Whosonfirst
Thu May 25, 2017 1:37 pm
Forum: Daily Check In
Topic: Tobiasmom's Year...2017
Replies: 92
Views: 48820

Re: Day 2

Oolala: We live in a two-story house with 15 stairs so I am going up and down them for my workout. So much tougher than I expected! 😛😊😩 Monday: GREEN! B: baked oatmeal, coffee with cream L: grilled cheese, tomato soup D: BBQ boneless pork ribs, mashed potatoes, peas Workout:...
by Whosonfirst
Tue May 23, 2017 1:59 pm
Forum: Daily Check In
Topic: Larkspur's check-in
Replies: 255
Views: 119482

Very sad. This is your check in Larkspur, so you should be able to put anything you want on it.
by Whosonfirst
Tue May 23, 2017 1:33 am
Forum: Daily Check In
Topic: - -
Replies: 278
Views: 159329

5/20-Sat. Not a great week with two fails and only 7 green out of last 10 NoS days. Not up to my usual standards. Yesterday, Friday was some of my finer work(not). Onward and upward, only not literally on the scale. p.m. did get a 3 mile walk done. 5/21-Sun a.m.-short 2 mile walk. p.m.-eased back in...
by Whosonfirst
Mon May 22, 2017 12:14 pm
Forum: Daily Check In
Topic: - -
Replies: 278
Views: 159329

Thanks Larkspur. I just wish my NoS habit was more consistent. You gotta start somewhere has always been my motto. I have to admit the daily check in thread helps with my motivation.
by Whosonfirst
Sun May 21, 2017 8:29 pm
Forum: Daily Check In
Topic: oolala53
Replies: 2231
Views: 1370379

Being on a bender has a different meaning where we live. On a bender here, you don't remember what you ate or did; haha.
by Whosonfirst
Sun May 21, 2017 4:39 pm
Forum: Daily Check In
Topic: - -
Replies: 278
Views: 159329

5/20-Sat. Not a great week with two fails and only 7 green out of last 10 NoS days. Not up to my usual standards. Yesterday, Friday was some of my finer work(not). Onward and upward, only not literally on the scale. p.m. did get a 3 mile walk done. Thanks for stopping by Skycat. 5/21-Sun a.m.-short...
by Whosonfirst
Sun May 21, 2017 2:40 am
Forum: Daily Check In
Topic: - -
Replies: 278
Views: 159329

5/20-Sat. Not a great week with two fails and only 7 green out of last 10 NoS days. Not up to my usual standards. Yesterday, Friday was some of my finer work(not). Onward and upward, only not literally on the scale.
p.m. did get a 3 mile walk done.
by Whosonfirst
Fri May 19, 2017 11:39 am
Forum: Daily Check In
Topic: MaybeSparrow's Daily Check In
Replies: 7
Views: 7197

Congrats on getting started. Now try to string several green days in a row.
by Whosonfirst
Thu May 18, 2017 2:41 pm
Forum: Daily Check In
Topic: Larkspur's check-in
Replies: 255
Views: 119482

Seven hours is a long stretch when we're not asleep. My feeling is contrary to NoS rules, is if we're gonna go Red, make it something like raspberries that you chose. I did the same the other day, when ravenous a couple hours before dinner, I ate an apple and it tasted better than a donut.
by Whosonfirst
Tue May 16, 2017 8:12 pm
Forum: No S Diet General Discussion
Topic: Rewiring brain?
Replies: 5
Views: 6761

Hi Monica, Were you by any chance a coffee drinker, and cut it out because of added sugar or other snacks? That can cause headaches also. Good luck on NoS and with your headaches.
by Whosonfirst
Sun May 14, 2017 2:38 am
Forum: Daily Check In
Topic: kaalii's daily check-in...
Replies: 485
Views: 257518

kaalii, I'm wishing you well in your struggles. My wife suffers from depression and makes me feel helpless not knowing how to help her. Good for your bf staying longer for you. Your son sounds like a great kid.
by Whosonfirst
Fri May 12, 2017 8:43 pm
Forum: No S Diet General Discussion
Topic: New to No S!
Replies: 7
Views: 8494

Welcome Burt, Sounds you're off to a decent start. I also started out weighing in Mondays at first, but someone's advice was to possibly use Saturday morning instead to offset some of the damage newbies incur over an S-weekend. But I initially did okay on Monday's as well. Good luck either way.
by Whosonfirst
Fri May 12, 2017 2:57 pm
Forum: Daily Check In
Topic: oolala53
Replies: 2231
Views: 1370379

One of our local school districts has not had a contract for 2-3 years now. And it's a fairly affluent area by mid-Pa standards. Get to your retirement and start a new career, even if it's just writing short stories. Or in your case some kind of blog, in which you'd be pretty good. Nothing beats ret...
by Whosonfirst
Fri May 12, 2017 11:36 am
Forum: No S Diet General Discussion
Topic: I'm new how do I stop snacking at night please
Replies: 13
Views: 11956

Welcome Linda, After my day yesterday , I probably shouldn't be giving you advice. Try to get satisfying foods in your last meal that include some fats and protein. Not knowing what your dinners consist of, but high carb based meals always leave me feeling hungry an hour later. I ate rather lightly ...
by Whosonfirst
Wed May 10, 2017 12:52 pm
Forum: Daily Check In
Topic: Larkspur's check-in
Replies: 255
Views: 119482

Good Morning Larkspur, I see we're from the same state. To steal from oolala's signature, there really is no better No S than Vanilla No S to get things moving. And just to put things in perspective, I grew up near the chocolate capital of the world, dad worked at Hershey and Mom at Reece's, so I pr...
by Whosonfirst
Wed May 10, 2017 11:49 am
Forum: No S Diet General Discussion
Topic: Weight Losses ...
Replies: 8
Views: 9198

I'm someone who has a brain that sometimes goes on stupid, non-constructive downward spirals. I call it "stewing". This is as distinct from pondering a negative issue in my life, planning a way forward and then proceeding. The later is productive, the former, well, it's just stewing. The problem is...
by Whosonfirst
Wed May 10, 2017 10:58 am
Forum: Daily Check In
Topic: Anne's Daily Check In
Replies: 4
Views: 5260

Welcome back. Start and maintain a daily check in to hold yourself accountable. Beats a kick in the bum.
by Whosonfirst
Mon May 08, 2017 1:49 pm
Forum: Daily Check In
Topic: - -
Replies: 278
Views: 159329

5/6- First Saturday in May: If that means anything to folks living in Kentucky Weekly check in. I've decided to only start weighing myself every other week now. I'm fairly happy with my NoS habits at this point and don't want to make weight the driving force. I actually did step on the scale on Wed...
by Whosonfirst
Sat May 06, 2017 10:08 pm
Forum: Daily Check In
Topic: - -
Replies: 278
Views: 159329

5/6- First Saturday in May: If that means anything to folks living in Kentucky Weekly check in. I've decided to only start weighing myself every other week now. I'm fairly happy with my NoS habits at this point and don't want to make weight the driving force. I actually did step on the scale on Wed...
by Whosonfirst
Sat May 06, 2017 1:33 pm
Forum: Daily Check In
Topic: - -
Replies: 278
Views: 159329

5/6- First Saturday in May: If that means anything to folks living in Kentucky Weekly check in. I've decided to only start weighing myself every other week now. I'm fairly happy with my NoS habits at this point and don't want to make weight the driving force. I actually did step on the scale on Wed...
by Whosonfirst
Fri May 05, 2017 12:57 pm
Forum: Daily Check In
Topic: Cef check in
Replies: 10
Views: 8659

Re: Cef checkin

ella wrote:29 April 2017 176 pounds BMI 28.4 (lost 12 pounds, 17 weeks, 0.7 per week)
22 April 2017 177 pounds BMI 28.6
19 April 2017 179 pounds BMI 28.9
1 Jan 2017: 188 pounds BMI 30.3
Target 130 pounds (again!) BMI 21.0
Excellent restart!
by Whosonfirst
Thu May 04, 2017 1:32 pm
Forum: Daily Check In
Topic: O43 Check-in
Replies: 1017
Views: 796842

It is all good. Reinhard had the basics down before the book. :lol: Yesterday was a cluster...you get it. I did well until about 8:00 PM, as I sat and watched Mar de Plastico on Netflix, I started shoveling huckleberry ice cream into my pie hole. Then a Twinkie sounded good. So, I ate two of those....
by Whosonfirst
Thu May 04, 2017 12:46 pm
Forum: Daily Check In
Topic: silk001 check in
Replies: 14
Views: 13719

Silk001 wrote:Thanks whosonfirst! I am working on daily walks or a minimum of 10000 steps per day! Hopefully it helps!!
Sounds like you're off to a great start then! To borrow from one of my favorites, "This game (NoS) is 90 percent mental, the other half is physical."-Yogi Berra
by Whosonfirst
Wed May 03, 2017 8:39 pm
Forum: Daily Check In
Topic: silk001 check in
Replies: 14
Views: 13719

Welcome Silk001, As if being a Mom to three kids isn't already enough, try to layer on a simple activity to boost your metabolism which gives a jump start to weight loss. Walking is my favorite, because it only requires sneakers or walking shoes, no gym memberships or special training. Good luck rea...
by Whosonfirst
Mon May 01, 2017 8:57 pm
Forum: Daily Check In
Topic: - -
Replies: 278
Views: 159329

I had an S-y weekend myself :) Gratz on the 18/20 green and the weight work! I am not nearly there yet! Thanks Larkspur. I've been a workout "nut" pretty much since my teens. Back then I played sports, now I just play with grand kids. 5/1/17-Mon(unplanned) p.m. Kbells in garage gym Swings 24kg x 20...
by Whosonfirst
Sun Apr 30, 2017 12:09 pm
Forum: Daily Check In
Topic: Skycat's daily check-in
Replies: 153
Views: 73692

I didn't think anyone doubted me, it's more that I doubt technology :D I bought the black rice in a health food shop and roasted the cauliflower myself, it doesn't need much oil, and is so much tastier than boiling or steaming cauliflower. Saturday - S DAY The most S, S day I've had so far! B - Bir...
by Whosonfirst
Sat Apr 29, 2017 12:10 pm
Forum: No S Diet Testimonials (aka "yearly check in")
Topic: 1 year of maintainig sanity and staying lean on noS
Replies: 9
Views: 19986

Nicely done kaalii! Your updates are always fun to read.
by Whosonfirst
Sat Apr 29, 2017 11:16 am
Forum: Daily Check In
Topic: - -
Replies: 278
Views: 159329

4/28-Fri SUCCESS ( 18/20 green so far in April) Ate a rather large crabcake for dinner last evening so I wasn't tempted to snack. Didn't get a regular walk or exercise session in, but after cutting my grass, I spread weed-n-feed over my yard pushing a rotary spreader. So I counted it as a walk on my...
by Whosonfirst
Fri Apr 28, 2017 2:53 am
Forum: Daily Check In
Topic: Skycat's daily check-in
Replies: 153
Views: 73692

I'm having an overactive imagination on those aubergine dishes! Haha :D Wednesday - SUCCESS B - Bircher muesli L - 2 bread rolls filled with egg mayonnaise. And blueberries and a glass of apple juice D - Pasta with roast peppers, courgette and red onions. And a glass of wine. Steps - 15,500 plus 40...
by Whosonfirst
Thu Apr 27, 2017 3:53 pm
Forum: Daily Check In
Topic: Tex Ark Check In
Replies: 233
Views: 146343

Just logging in to keep me honest and on track. Wow! The last couple of weeks have been hectic. We have moved out and have the house listed. It has shown well, but no buyers yet. But every day, it means a run by to check on things and also to pick up a few more items that we need. And then there is...
by Whosonfirst
Thu Apr 27, 2017 12:24 am
Forum: No S Diet General Discussion
Topic: Having trouble dealing w/ friend's weightloss from surgery
Replies: 17
Views: 14785

I have a friend who's on a pre-op schedule to get that surgery. For her, it's the right thing to do, she's had both knees replaced, one twice, and wants to live to see her grand kids grow up. I can only offer support as it's a difficult decision for anyone.
by Whosonfirst
Wed Apr 26, 2017 1:47 pm
Forum: Daily Check In
Topic: oolala53
Replies: 2231
Views: 1370379

Thanks oolala. Now I'm 16 pounds above my ideal weight...lol. Not sure I understand the author's premise; it's based on what people think their ideal weights should be? I guess it makes some sense since my ideal weight in my mind is only 4 lbs. above the calculator. With exception of the time on Atk...
by Whosonfirst
Mon Apr 24, 2017 9:20 pm
Forum: No S Diet General Discussion
Topic: Dried fruit
Replies: 7
Views: 9935

Is dried fruit really what you want to eat for a meal? And I like dried fruit.
by Whosonfirst
Sun Apr 23, 2017 3:03 pm
Forum: Daily Check In
Topic: - -
Replies: 278
Views: 159329

4/22-Sat Weekly check in: 217 lbs. +1 in last week, but happy that jeans seem to be getting bigger. Luckily I've kept plenty of my smaller jeans from long ago. Do only men keep old clothes forever? Walked 2 miles-cut it short due to rain 4/23-Sun- Walk 3 miles-having an Easter dinner today as our fa...
by Whosonfirst
Fri Apr 21, 2017 5:07 pm
Forum: No S Diet General Discussion
Topic: Seth Godin on habits...
Replies: 2
Views: 4367

Re: Seth Godin on habits...

From Seth Godin's Blog (: Seems to go well with No S. Who are we seeking to become? We get what we invest in. The time we spend comes back, with interest. If you practice five minutes of new, difficult banjo music every day, you'll become a better banjo player. If you spend a little bit more time e...
by Whosonfirst
Sun Apr 16, 2017 1:51 pm
Forum: Daily Check In
Topic: - -
Replies: 278
Views: 159329

Gratz on your streak and the completion of taxes! Thanks Larkspur. Completing both felt great. 4/16-Sun Walked 3 miles, beautiful Easter Sunday weather. I've decided on my Habitcals to not use Red failure marks for my activities except for NoS itself. Just want to track the successes on walking, ex...
by Whosonfirst
Sun Apr 16, 2017 1:45 pm
Forum: Daily Check In
Topic: Noel's Check In
Replies: 30
Views: 22168

Saturday: No-S Breakfast: 2 coffee cake muffins, coffee Lunch: Omelette Dinner: Spaghetti Snacks: Tortilla, handful of sunflower seeds, ham wrap Steps: 12,633 Memo to me: The muffins were great, but sweets and a lot of coffee and no protein is bad if you're going to take a long walk several hours l...
by Whosonfirst
Sun Apr 16, 2017 12:18 am
Forum: No S Diet General Discussion
Topic: Global Fat Scale
Replies: 35
Views: 22271

May I ask what year that graduation was? My high school year was '71. I went to a small school. I know of only one, but there must be more. But I think about it a lot of times when I read of people dying who are younger than I am... It was 1968. I was 3rd youngest in my class. I think our class siz...
by Whosonfirst
Sat Apr 15, 2017 11:33 am
Forum: Daily Check In
Topic: - -
Replies: 278
Views: 159329

4/14-Fri- GREEN -first five in a row for me ever, within one week. But I have had more than that if I include two weeks with S days in between. Finally filed my taxes for last year. Wife gets nervous as I let it go right to end, but I'm actually 4 days early. Oh Yes, I'm the Great Procrastinator (to...
by Whosonfirst
Fri Apr 14, 2017 11:30 am
Forum: No S Diet General Discussion
Topic: Global Fat Scale
Replies: 35
Views: 22271

Doesn't that just make your day? Well, I have descended down the scale from France to Madagascar where the obesity rate is under 5%. One other chart I looked at showed that about 9 of 11 girl children born at the same time as I was have already died. There thinness seems unrelated to longevity. In ...
by Whosonfirst
Thu Apr 13, 2017 10:25 pm
Forum: No S Diet General Discussion
Topic: Global Fat Scale
Replies: 35
Views: 22271

Re: Global Fat Scale

This is quite fun; a variation on the BMI calculator that shows how your best weight bench for home compares with the rest of your country and the world. http://www.bbc.co.uk/news/health-18770328 Hi I don't think they mean that we're heavier than 100% of the world! I think all they mean is that we ...
by Whosonfirst
Wed Apr 12, 2017 11:41 pm
Forum: Daily Check In
Topic: Skycat's daily check-in
Replies: 153
Views: 73692

Welcome back. You certainly know how to be successful with a 90 lb. weight loss, even if you gained 30 back. The mental part of NoS is half the battle in my mind. 160 sounds very doable for you with just vanilla NoS and 10,000 steps a day. Good luck.
by Whosonfirst
Tue Apr 11, 2017 11:03 pm
Forum: Daily Check In
Topic: Ari's Check-In
Replies: 72
Views: 29533

Maybe I should cut juice in the future as well? I just realized juice might count as a sweets S. I don't count orange juice with breakfast as an S, it's usually in the 5-6 ounce size. No added sugar. If people can eat a grapefruit with sugar added, I don't see the problem with fresh natural juices ...
by Whosonfirst
Mon Apr 10, 2017 12:07 am
Forum: Shovelglove General Discussion
Topic: My First Week and Beyond!
Replies: 6
Views: 12701

Welcome. Your Praise The Lord move sounds like Touchdown Jesus, lol. That's a phrase used by Notre Dame football fans. Sounds like your off to a good start. On Reinhard's one video he has a ready made routine if you ever want to try that for variety.
by Whosonfirst
Sat Apr 08, 2017 8:38 pm
Forum: Daily Check In
Topic: Ari's Check-In
Replies: 72
Views: 29533

Congratulations on your expected graduation next year. Take NoS as a long term project and not a quick loss solution. A lot of more knowledgeable people on here will give you great advice. It's more like a marathon and not a sprint. Welcome.
by Whosonfirst
Sat Apr 08, 2017 7:47 pm
Forum: Daily Check In
Topic: - -
Replies: 278
Views: 159329

Hope it warms up where you are. I'm very grateful for sun today-- it helps! Thanks it did actually in afternoon, but I'm often walking early in the morning. 4/9-Sun p.m. short walk with wife Kbell workout Assist. Pullups x 10 x 3 Bwt Sq x 25; Sk-T-Cat(bamb pole) x 20 Kb Sw 24kg x 20 x 2 Kb Snatch 1...
by Whosonfirst
Sat Apr 08, 2017 7:45 pm
Forum: Daily Check In
Topic: - -
Replies: 278
Views: 159329

oolala53 wrote:Well, I wouldn't call a day's red a tome. Maybe graphic novels? :)
Maybe a NoSvella?
by Whosonfirst
Sat Apr 08, 2017 11:22 am
Forum: Daily Check In
Topic: - -
Replies: 278
Views: 159329

Weekly Check In

4/8-Sat-Weekly weigh-in: 217#; down 1 lb. in last week. 1 year anniversary of being retired today. Good for an S-day. Not pleased with my walking this past week, my habitcal has 5 straight red days in a row, but 4/5 Green for NoS, so that balances it somewhat. On Wed, I was sure it was going to be m...
by Whosonfirst
Thu Apr 06, 2017 9:38 pm
Forum: No S Diet General Discussion
Topic: How do you feel about hard liquors?
Replies: 2
Views: 4280

Glass ceiling

For me, my drink ceiling on NoS days is one. Two will always contribute to weight gain in my case if it occurs on five straight days. But I think Reinhard's ceiling is perfectly acceptable.