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by Whosonfirst
Sat May 06, 2017 10:08 pm
Forum: Daily Check In
Topic: - -
Replies: 241
Views: 78252

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: 241
Views: 78252

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: 5496

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: 976
Views: 608754

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: 6794

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: 6794

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: 241
Views: 78252

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: 52960

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: 9732

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: 241
Views: 78252

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: 52960

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: 230
Views: 72067

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: 8881

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: 2181
Views: 983630

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: 5242

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: 241
Views: 78252

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: 2542

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: 241
Views: 78252

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: 11662

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: 15051

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: 241
Views: 78252

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: 15051

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: 15051

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: 52960

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: 14375

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: 5227

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: 14375

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: 241
Views: 78252

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: 241
Views: 78252

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: 241
Views: 78252

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: 2593

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.
by Whosonfirst
Tue Apr 04, 2017 3:01 pm
Forum: Off-Topic
Topic: .
Replies: 1
Views: 2975

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by Whosonfirst
Sun Apr 02, 2017 2:25 am
Forum: No S Diet General Discussion
Topic: 2017 One year No S Challenge
Replies: 425
Views: 162012

https://youtu.be/--eC2x5siSg This is a good video only three minutes long. It shows sample dinners( all single plate meals!) That represent each decade for the last 100 years. What a hoot! I've eaten most of those meals (no spam though, and no sushi!). My mom used to make chipped beef on toast. Tha...
by Whosonfirst
Sat Apr 01, 2017 10:10 pm
Forum: Daily Check In
Topic: - -
Replies: 241
Views: 78252

4/1/17-Sat-weekly check in: Wt 218; Green 5 of the last 7 days (not including my S-days) Not great, but a decent start back since last week. In my case, when I hit 4/5(80%) green, it's a plus. a.m. -Walked 3 Miles(very damp, threatening rain, but held off) p.m.-Kb workout Assist. Pullups 10 x 2 Skin...
by Whosonfirst
Sat Apr 01, 2017 5:09 pm
Forum: No S Diet General Discussion
Topic: 100 city rankings
Replies: 11
Views: 6938

My son and his family lived in Bend for a couple years... Bend is my city! I love Portland too, and those food trucks, yeah, I need a whole week of S days when I visit. I went to that special hamburger place in view of the Butte in Bend one time where the burgers are as big as the plates, unreal. I...
by Whosonfirst
Sat Apr 01, 2017 11:47 am
Forum: Daily Check In
Topic: nike roshe one grau herren
Replies: 1
Views: 1908

SPAM!!!!

Deutsche Spam Alert.
by Whosonfirst
Fri Mar 31, 2017 5:50 pm
Forum: Daily Check In
Topic: Simmstone's 'Obsessive Moderation'
Replies: 127
Views: 70704

Re: March 2017

March 2017 Keep on keepin' on... Wed, 3/1: SUCCESS Thurs, 3/2: FAILURE weight: 256, waist: 44 (I'll track this on the first Thurs of each month from now on) Fri, 3/3: FAILURE Sat 3/4 & Sun 3/5: S Days Mon, 3/6: SUCCESS Tues, 3/7: SUCCESS Wed, 3/8: SUCCESS Thurs, 3/9: SUCCESS Fri, 3/10: FAILURE Sat ...
by Whosonfirst
Fri Mar 31, 2017 11:52 am
Forum: Daily Check In
Topic: Check in This_is_it
Replies: 81
Views: 32125

This week i suddenly noticed that i my hunger pangs have subsided. That is wonderfull! I feel hungry before lunch and diner but not excessively anymore. I also cleaned out my cabinet this week. I have a few jeans that are too big. One of my daughters said: Mom, you really can't wear them anymore, p...
by Whosonfirst
Thu Mar 30, 2017 5:50 pm
Forum: Daily Check In
Topic: O43 Check-in
Replies: 976
Views: 608754

March 30, 2017 Yesterday, although and Succes , really did not feel like one. Breakfast was good. Lunch was steak, 1/2 a potato, and a salad. I kind of over-did the condiments. Butter/sour cream, bleu cheese dressing, Heinz 57. But, I devoured just one steak. Dinner was Dominoes thin crust, sausage...
by Whosonfirst
Thu Mar 30, 2017 11:31 am
Forum: Daily Check In
Topic: maceglove check-in
Replies: 5
Views: 3171

Very clever starting date. Welcome.
by Whosonfirst
Wed Mar 29, 2017 11:41 am
Forum: Daily Check In
Topic: 3squaremeals daily check in
Replies: 393
Views: 91013

Another green day today and am going for a walk later. Tomorrow will mark 2 weeks of green days. I think that is my longest streak on No S, I usually last about 10 days before I give up as the weight loss is too slow but since I'm not weighing myself I'm finding it easier to stick to. I'm loving ho...
by Whosonfirst
Wed Mar 29, 2017 11:37 am
Forum: Daily Check In
Topic: kaalii's daily check-in...
Replies: 485
Views: 189964

kaalii wrote:tuesday - green!!

couple of hours of dog walking
You must have one Happy Dog with all that walking. Are you still practicing the Five Tibetans? I need to put them on my Habitcal.
by Whosonfirst
Tue Mar 28, 2017 10:05 pm
Forum: No S Diet General Discussion
Topic: 100 city rankings
Replies: 11
Views: 6938

I am not very surprised by the data, mostly because the data aligns with my experiences. I lived in Central OH for most of my childhood and early adult life where creamy casseroles, buffet binges after church and dessert with every meal were a way of life. I grew up eating homecooked meals but the ...
by Whosonfirst
Tue Mar 28, 2017 9:55 pm
Forum: Daily Check In
Topic: - -
Replies: 241
Views: 78252

Was successful setting up a Habitcal for NoS, Exercise, Guitar practice, and Walking. This thing might be Reinhard's greatest invention for people( like me) to develop and track good habits. Including my last few days' exercise as well. Don't know why I didn't use one before. Decided to relearn gui...
by Whosonfirst
Tue Mar 28, 2017 11:56 am
Forum: Daily Check In
Topic: - -
Replies: 241
Views: 78252

So BMI meals "By Mirror Inspection"? Very clever oolala, but no, I hadn't thought about that. I heard it from someone else years ago, you don't need to weigh yourself or look up your body mass number on a chart to see if your program(diet/exercise) is working, just look in a mirror. I'm skeptical o...
by Whosonfirst
Mon Mar 27, 2017 10:55 pm
Forum: Daily Check In
Topic: Denver 1973 Sunday check ins!
Replies: 35
Views: 13829

Sorry for your loss. Welcome to NoS. Let your father's memory somehow be a positive trigger when NoS is challenging you. Good luck.
by Whosonfirst
Mon Mar 27, 2017 9:45 pm
Forum: Daily Check In
Topic: - -
Replies: 241
Views: 78252

Was successful setting up a Habitcal for NoS, Exercise, Guitar practice, and Walking. This thing might be Reinhard's greatest invention for people( like me) to develop and track good habits. Including my last few days' exercise as well. Don't know why I didn't use one before. Decided to relearn guit...
by Whosonfirst
Mon Mar 27, 2017 6:54 pm
Forum: No S Diet General Discussion
Topic: Atlanta
Replies: 13
Views: 7539

Diamond Dallas Page Yoga story about Arthur.

I posted this sometime last year, on NoS, but it's worth a second look if you haven't seen it. I might add Arthur is an American veteran with severe injuries.

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=bIXOo8D9Qsc&t=134s

Reinhard, I hope this isn't breaking any rules on here.
by Whosonfirst
Fri Mar 24, 2017 2:46 pm
Forum: No S Diet General Discussion
Topic: 100 city rankings
Replies: 11
Views: 6938

https://wallethub.com/edu/fattest-cities-in-america/10532/#methodology Looks like most of the top 20 are in the southern states. Having said that, I did a few assignments in Georgia and Alabama and ate the best fried chicken ever. The one place was very nondescript, had a wooden porch that needed re...
by Whosonfirst
Fri Mar 24, 2017 12:04 pm
Forum: Daily Check In
Topic: 3squaremeals daily check in
Replies: 393
Views: 91013

Another green day. Going out to a birthday dinner tomorrow night. Am glad I can choose what I want off the menu and don't have to have a salad. I'm a carb girl, love my carbs. Will probably get a burger and fries as that is one of the cheaper things on the menu and we are on a budget. Will be sayin...
by Whosonfirst
Fri Mar 24, 2017 2:18 am
Forum: Daily Check In
Topic: Bluebell's check in
Replies: 603
Views: 173378

The scales have finally shifted, I am 2lb down making a loss of a stone (14lb) in total. This has taken me 24 weeks and I'm completely fine with that, because I have at long last found a way of eating that is sustainable for life. I have a way to go, probably around another 18lb to be at a good wei...
by Whosonfirst
Wed Mar 22, 2017 5:36 pm
Forum: No S Diet General Discussion
Topic: Feeling like a failure
Replies: 13
Views: 7981

Lizzy6, I apologize if you've already said this. Could you tell us what you eat for lunch/mid day meal? I have found that something with fat(s) in it is more satisfying to stave off hunger than something like mostly carbs. Cheese, lunch meat, a burger, leftover fried chicken(gasp), etc. will hold us...
by Whosonfirst
Wed Mar 22, 2017 5:27 pm
Forum: Daily Check In
Topic: - -
Replies: 241
Views: 78252

3/22-Wed Haven't checked in for a while. Wife's health issues have occupied some of my time, helping more to take care of grandson while daughter and husband are working. Wife's now on Cpap machine to help with her depression and constant headaches. Been doing my kettlebell workouts 3-4 times a week...
by Whosonfirst
Thu Jan 05, 2017 12:19 pm
Forum: Daily Check In
Topic: - -
Replies: 241
Views: 78252

1/5/17-Thurs Got thru the Holidays without too much RED . Been walking 3M several times a week(when it's not raining or wind chill in single digits. Doing The Five Tibetans almost every morning for 21 movements and riding bikes with kids several times a week(even on coldest days) Did a half-dozen Ke...
by Whosonfirst
Sat Dec 24, 2016 5:29 pm
Forum: No S Diet General Discussion
Topic: 2017 One year No S Challenge
Replies: 425
Views: 162012

I would like to ask if others can relate to this but I've noticed that as I don't have anything to follow with no S apart from a set structure-3 plates a day, I've been bored as I'm not reading literature on the diet or googling or calculating/ evaluating a specific diet. I've been bored... As I ha...
by Whosonfirst
Tue Dec 20, 2016 9:32 pm
Forum: Daily Check In
Topic: Bob Is Trying One More Time!
Replies: 23
Views: 11389

Hi friscobob, Welcome back. Most of us have fallen off that wagon at one time or another. I read one of your old posts about grease the groove. Are you by chance a disciple of Pavel Tsatsouline, since he uses that phrase often? Enjoy your Christmas and Holiday season. Trace.
by Whosonfirst
Sat Dec 17, 2016 2:05 am
Forum: No S Diet Testimonials (aka "yearly check in")
Topic: Slow and Steady wins the race
Replies: 7
Views: 8605

Big Congrats Merry, You're a Jewel on NoS.
by Whosonfirst
Thu Dec 15, 2016 3:51 pm
Forum: Daily Check In
Topic: milczar's check in
Replies: 1088
Views: 607557

joasia wrote:189.8

B = denver omlette, hash browns, ketchup, two slices white toast with margarine, coffee black
That sounds good and I don't even know what's in it. Omelettes are good at any meal, imo.
by Whosonfirst
Thu Dec 15, 2016 2:58 pm
Forum: Daily Check In
Topic: - -
Replies: 241
Views: 78252

12/15-Thurs Weigh in after about two plus weeks: 213 lbs. down 13 lbs. total. I've lost and regained the same three pounds three or four times now being about 80% green, some weeks less. Just proves to me, that sticking to a somewhat vanilla NoS will get the job done. a.m. T5T(21) not sure if I'll w...
by Whosonfirst
Tue Dec 06, 2016 1:31 am
Forum: Daily Check In
Topic: Merry's Monthly Check-in
Replies: 350
Views: 149553

Congratulations on 1yNoS

Way to commit and be a positive force on this board. Reinhard should market those bumper stickers like the half marathon people plaster on their cars, 13.1. Except yours would read something like, 1yNoS. People would be scratching their heads trying to figure out what that meant.
by Whosonfirst
Tue Dec 06, 2016 1:19 am
Forum: Daily Check In
Topic: - -
Replies: 241
Views: 78252

12/3-Sat I'm skipping my weigh in this morning to surrender to my crappy week of NoS, more RED than Green. Will re-weigh next Sat. morning a.m.-T5T(21) Adding Pushups and Pullups to my morning routine. It takes less than two-three minutes. Goal will be 21 pushups, like the Five Tibetan Rites and 21...
by Whosonfirst
Sat Dec 03, 2016 11:50 am
Forum: Daily Check In
Topic: Izzy's Check-in
Replies: 30
Views: 14445

Welcome back, Izzy! I wish you all the success with your plans. I'm curious why you plan to not do regular S days? (for me, that's what actually has made No-S doable and sustainable--having some kind of treat to look forward to each week!). ^^^^^^^ THIS ^^^^^^^^^^ Merry's advice is the Way!
by Whosonfirst
Sat Dec 03, 2016 11:39 am
Forum: Daily Check In
Topic: - -
Replies: 241
Views: 78252

12/3-Sat I'm skipping my weigh in this morning to surrender to my crappy week of NoS, more RED than Green. Will re-weigh next Sat. morning a.m.-T5T(21) Adding Pushups and Pullups to my morning routine. It takes less than two-three minutes. Goal will be 21 pushups, like the Five Tibetan Rites and 21 ...
by Whosonfirst
Fri Dec 02, 2016 11:26 am
Forum: No S Diet General Discussion
Topic: Damn white bears
Replies: 8
Views: 5207

Not a good idea in my opinion. Do Alcoholics Anonymous tell people on their 12-step program to stock up at the liquor store?
by Whosonfirst
Mon Nov 28, 2016 12:15 pm
Forum: Daily Check In
Topic: Tracey0829 daily check-in
Replies: 62
Views: 22511

Welcome back. I agree with your sanity comments on NoS. Reinhard's simple approach works on so many things. We(me included) tend to over-complicate too many things in our lives. Trace(Whosonfirst)
by Whosonfirst
Sat Nov 26, 2016 1:40 pm
Forum: No S Diet General Discussion
Topic: I'm back again. Really going to crack it this time
Replies: 17
Views: 9219

Hello tessytwinkle. Glad to see you here. I suffered from arthritis mostly back in my 30's and my sister who was a physical therapist sent me this book by Paavo Airola. It helped me a lot. While he does recommend diet changes, it would work well within the No S framework too. Maybe you've already re...
by Whosonfirst
Sat Nov 26, 2016 1:24 pm
Forum: Daily Check In
Topic: - -
Replies: 241
Views: 78252

11/26-Sat Weekly weigh in: 214 lbs. down 12 (AGAIN). I seemed to have plateaued within a 2 lb. range. Which tells me I'm eating(snacking) a bit too often on my RED days. I'm not a person who goes overboard on S days. I'm still having one drink a day, on most days, and not willing to give that up. Ha...
by Whosonfirst
Thu Nov 24, 2016 1:39 am
Forum: No S Diet General Discussion
Topic: 6 weeks in and no weight loss
Replies: 17
Views: 7890

Whosonfirst, I can walk at lunchtimes 4 days a week, and on Fridays I can drag my kids out - that's much harder than a normal walk! I shall try to do that. In the short-term I'm going to try getting up early to do a fitness video as well, but that's probably not sustainable long-term. I'm only doin...
by Whosonfirst
Wed Nov 23, 2016 3:35 am
Forum: No S Diet General Discussion
Topic: 6 weeks in and no weight loss
Replies: 17
Views: 7890

Any chance you can add just a 30 minute walk into your daily schedule? Hang in there.
by Whosonfirst
Wed Nov 23, 2016 12:48 am
Forum: Daily Check In
Topic: Worth it check-in
Replies: 522
Views: 147601

Hello worth it. Love your honesty. Hope to see you here often.
by Whosonfirst
Mon Nov 21, 2016 9:29 pm
Forum: Daily Check In
Topic: - -
Replies: 241
Views: 78252

11/21-Mon a.m. T5T(21) put off walking, single digit wind chill here in Pa. Green day 11/22-Tues a.m. T5T(21) Green Day going to try to get back on my exercise horse tomorrow. Haven't felt the greatest for several days. Walked along for a half-hour bike ride with grandson. 11/23-Wed a.m. T5T(21) did...
by Whosonfirst
Sat Nov 12, 2016 10:48 am
Forum: Daily Check In
Topic: - -
Replies: 241
Views: 78252

11/12-Sat Weekly weigh in: 213 lbs. down 13 lbs. a.m. T5T(21) walked 3M p.m. Quick Kbell workout & pullups 11/13-Sun p.m. Walked 3M Kb Sw 24kg x 20 Ast. pullups x 12, 10 Dips 5,5,1(injured palm on hand, so I quit these) Pullups x 5,4,4,4,4 Dlifts 155 x 10, 175 x 10, 195 x 10, 205 x 5 x 2, 175 x 10=5...
by Whosonfirst
Sat Nov 05, 2016 11:23 am
Forum: Daily Check In
Topic: - -
Replies: 241
Views: 78252

11/5-Sat Weekly weigh in 214 lbs. down 12 lbs. Taking grand kids out for breakfast-both their parents working. Did a quick walk-jog with grandson around a couple blocks as he rode his tricycle. You can see his leg muscles getting stronger as he now rides up several small hills. He's also riding a bi...
by Whosonfirst
Mon Oct 31, 2016 11:01 am
Forum: Daily Check In
Topic: - -
Replies: 241
Views: 78252

Thank you Merry and rawcookie. 10/30-Sun Kbell & bwt workout in afternoon 10/31-Mon a.m. T5T (19) Walked 3M p.m. Assist. Pullups x 10 x 4 Kb Sw 16kg x 15/15, 10/10, 10/10=70 Kb Sw 24kg x 30, 25, 25, 20=100 Kb Sw 32kg x 15, 15, 15, 15 =60 230 total swings. Wanted to add, I slept like a log after doin...
by Whosonfirst
Sun Oct 30, 2016 11:17 am
Forum: Daily Check In
Topic: - -
Replies: 241
Views: 78252

10/29-Sat-Weekly weigh in: 216 lbs. back to 10 lbs. down a.m. T5T(19) Spent half of day going to funeral of my younger cousin. She was only 57 and a beautiful person and established artist in our area. Routine shoulder surgery gone bad. Didn't do any more physical activ's. except take grandson on sh...
by Whosonfirst
Tue Oct 25, 2016 12:17 am
Forum: No S Diet General Discussion
Topic: The benefits of a bad meal
Replies: 7
Views: 4543

If something is just that bad, I will leave it. I used to do the same thing, if I started a bad book, I would plod through it until the end. In the last several years, I will put a book down if it doesn't grab my attention. And I read a LOT.
by Whosonfirst
Tue Oct 25, 2016 12:07 am
Forum: Daily Check In
Topic: Nettee's daily check in
Replies: 321
Views: 115425

Hi nettee, you are doing great. Might I ask what type or model scale you're using? Our last two scales were only even 1 lb. increments. Thanks, Trace(Whosonfirst)
by Whosonfirst
Sun Oct 23, 2016 2:08 am
Forum: No S Diet General Discussion
Topic: Starting at 385 Pounds
Replies: 6
Views: 4784

Hello Travis. Welcome back. Consider doing a daily check in, it keeps me(us) honest. Take it one step at a time with No S. Reinhard's shovelglove is a great every day activity that you don't need to drive to some fitness facility either.
by Whosonfirst
Sat Oct 22, 2016 10:12 am
Forum: Daily Check In
Topic: - -
Replies: 241
Views: 78252

10/22-Sat Weekly weigh in: 215 lbs. down 11 lbs(again). I'm plateauing for a few weeks. a.m. T5T(17) Pizza and wings night. On my way back from pizza shop I saw some people had a nice looking kid's bike sitting out at the curb with some other trash. I stopped and inspected it, very well made, except...
by Whosonfirst
Fri Oct 21, 2016 1:22 pm
Forum: Daily Check In
Topic: kaalii's daily check-in...
Replies: 485
Views: 189964

oh, do try the tibetans... even only 3 reps, when you get the chance... it is not even a week im doing it and i feel sooo energized... im an atheist, so im sure there is reason for it perfectly explainable by psychology, biology and maybe even quantum physics, but i'll allow myself to put it like t...
by Whosonfirst
Fri Oct 21, 2016 1:17 pm
Forum: No S Diet General Discussion
Topic: Hi I'm New
Replies: 5
Views: 3757

Congratulations on your graduation. Just out curiosity, have you set up a Linkedin.com profile to help with your job search? A great forum on there to help with like minded professionals and it's free. I'd also recommend starting a daily check in. Good luck on your job search and NoS plan.
by Whosonfirst
Thu Oct 20, 2016 10:40 am
Forum: No S Diet General Discussion
Topic: Nighttime snacking help
Replies: 11
Views: 6324

What time do you eat dinner? Growing up, my mom used to eat by 5 p.m. sharp. Since our kids have grown up, my wife and I have gradually moved our dinners to 6 -6:30 and occas. later. Then eat a full plate, and it helps to carry me through the evening. When reviewing my daily check-in, my struggle ha...
by Whosonfirst
Wed Oct 19, 2016 12:03 am
Forum: Daily Check In
Topic: Advice on Taking the S's one at a time?
Replies: 3
Views: 2814

I always find it's what I'm telling myself that makes it allowable to break a rule. It's almost never authentic hunger. I'll think, oh, just a bit more would taste so good, or I'll make up for it next meal, or some other bogus excuse. Then I have to remind myself: what's more important, sticking to...
by Whosonfirst
Sun Oct 16, 2016 9:04 pm
Forum: Daily Check In
Topic: - -
Replies: 241
Views: 78252

You're welcome kaalii. I'm easing up on 21 movements. It's how I start my mornings, gets me fairly awake and ready to go. Except, the first thing I do afterwards is eat breakfast, haha. I want to incorporate a couple of jackn's bodyweight videos on days I don't do my kettlebell workouts. 10/17-Mon a...
by Whosonfirst
Sun Oct 16, 2016 11:01 am
Forum: Daily Check In
Topic: - -
Replies: 241
Views: 78252

12 lbs is great and 80% is definitely a passing grade. Keep up the great work! Linda Ps what's the five Tibetan rites? Thanks for the comments Linda. The Five Tibetan rites are supposedly something Tibetan monks have done for 100's of years. They are related to yoga, but I'm not entirely sure. They...
by Whosonfirst
Sun Oct 16, 2016 2:40 am
Forum: Daily Check In
Topic: Linda's daily check-in
Replies: 3951
Views: 1255374

Hi modbod & kaalii! Glad to know I'm not alone with these struggles. For now I'm just focusing on tv. Total screen time with my kids is hard because they have their own phones , iPads ect. I find for them it's best to keep them. busy with other activities but tv is my issue. I feel like it's the wo...
by Whosonfirst
Sat Oct 15, 2016 10:24 am
Forum: Daily Check In
Topic: - -
Replies: 241
Views: 78252

10/15-Sat Weekly weigh in: 214 lbs. down 12 lbs. This past week I was 80% GREEN . Still haven't hit 5 for 5. Not even close to considering a 21 day challenge at this point, but happy with NoS. Will do Five Tibetan Rites later today as both Grandkids had a sleepover with us. a.m. grandson and I did h...
by Whosonfirst
Sun Oct 09, 2016 10:32 am
Forum: No S Diet General Discussion
Topic: A little support in the early days please!
Replies: 22
Views: 9633

Merry and oolala53 are great cheerleaders for NoS.
by Whosonfirst
Sat Oct 08, 2016 3:26 pm
Forum: No S Diet General Discussion
Topic: Back to lose baby weight!
Replies: 4
Views: 2802

Congratulations on your new baby. Welcome back to NoS. Get a baby seat for your bike when baby is big enough, my son loved it when I took him riding.
by Whosonfirst
Sat Oct 08, 2016 12:18 pm
Forum: Daily Check In
Topic: - -
Replies: 241
Views: 78252

10/8-Sat Weigh in 215 lbs. - 11 lbs(again). Lost the 2 lbs, I'd gained the previous week. Think this election has caused me to lose my appetite, haha. a.m.-Five Tibetan Rites(13 reps) Walk later. 10/9-Sun a.m. T5T(13) Walked 3M 10/10-Mon a.m. T5T(13) will try to step up to 15 reps per movement later...
by Whosonfirst
Sun Oct 02, 2016 10:48 am
Forum: Daily Check In
Topic: - -
Replies: 241
Views: 78252

10/1-Sat Weigh in 217 lbs. up 3 from previous week. That's what two red days will do, plus seconds on pizza and wings on Friday night. Three rainy days I also didn't walk. It's not all negative, as I'm reasonably satisfied with body changes that are happening as pants fitting looser. When I lifted a...
by Whosonfirst
Sat Oct 01, 2016 12:41 am
Forum: No S Diet General Discussion
Topic: Newbie here!
Replies: 19
Views: 9784

Welcome Bluebell, Just try try to remember that this is a marathon and not a sprint when it comes to losing weight. Don't sweat your first S-weekend.
by Whosonfirst
Thu Sep 29, 2016 8:12 pm
Forum: No S Diet General Discussion
Topic: Got Non Scale Victories? Post 'em here!
Replies: 49
Views: 25214

Maybe it's kinda scale related, but I was able to hike on Sunday for nearly 14 miles, according to my iPhone tracker. I still don't exercise regularly, but I"m pretty sure I wouldn't have been able to do this if I hadn't cut my overeating substantially these past years. (I will be writing about thi...
by Whosonfirst
Wed Sep 28, 2016 11:13 am
Forum: Daily Check In
Topic: jackn's daily
Replies: 450
Views: 131760

That's a good looking workout based on the Sun Salutation. Looks it might help my flexibility issues. I may give it a try occasionally instead of the Five Tibetan Rites which I've been doing. My attention span gets bored on the same routines. Thanks Jackn.
by Whosonfirst
Sat Sep 24, 2016 2:16 pm
Forum: Daily Check In
Topic: - -
Replies: 241
Views: 78252

Thanks Linda. When we're young(er), we never thought much about what a great joy that grandchildren can be. So it puts much of my life in perspective. I also used to drive myself to focus on career and now it's a distant and unimportant memory. Can't go back, but incorporating NoS a few decades ago,...
by Whosonfirst
Sat Sep 24, 2016 12:24 pm
Forum: Daily Check In
Topic: - -
Replies: 241
Views: 78252

9/24-Sat Week #10 weigh in: 214 lbs, down 12 lbs. Didn't sleep well last night, fell asleep before 10, then woke up and listened to my oldest gs' football game on internet radio from Oregon. His team, Dufur Rangers won, they're rated #1 in state and were state champs last year. Team they beat was on...
by Whosonfirst
Wed Sep 21, 2016 11:59 pm
Forum: Daily Check In
Topic: - -
Replies: 241
Views: 78252

9/17-Sat.-Two months on NoS(tomorrow) weigh in 216 lbs. down 10 lbs. gained 1 lb. last week. a.m. T5T(9) Walk later-didn't happen Outdoor activities with grandson-Bat, ball, bike(trike), & bubbles. 9/18-Sun a.m. T5T(9); Walked 3M 9/19-Mon a.m. T5T(9) p.m. Walked 2M Green day 9/20-Tues a.m. T5T(11 r...
by Whosonfirst
Wed Sep 21, 2016 9:56 am
Forum: Daily Check In
Topic: Merry's Monthly Check-in
Replies: 350
Views: 149553

Good reminder on temporary rest periods on plateau's. I'd forgotten that from my low carb past. Thanks Merry.
by Whosonfirst
Wed Sep 21, 2016 12:48 am
Forum: Daily Check In
Topic: automated eating tracker
Replies: 2584
Views: 777203

Hi automatedeating, Very interesting daily check in. Can I ask what type of device you're using to count your steps? TIA. Trace(Whosonfirst)