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by Whosonfirst
Wed Sep 07, 2016 9:40 am
Forum: Daily Check In
Topic: - -
Replies: 233
Views: 73562

Merry, Thanks for reading, yes too many of those days in my past as well. 9/7-Wed T5T rites- early morning, these are tough on a still sleepy and stiff body. I used to do them after work in the past. I laugh at my earlier thinking I'd quickly progress to 21 movements. Old guys still have 25 y.o. bra...
by Whosonfirst
Tue Sep 06, 2016 9:45 am
Forum: Daily Check In
Topic: - -
Replies: 233
Views: 73562

Five Tibetan Rites-recharge

9/6-Tues Did The Five Tibetan rites(T5T) this morning at 4:45 a.m. Did 7 movements of each. Goal is to eventually get to 21 each for all five rites, which I've done in the past sporadically. May buy a yoga video. Jackn got me back interested in yoga with his posting the overweight yogi and how flexi...
by Whosonfirst
Sun Sep 04, 2016 7:00 pm
Forum: Daily Check In
Topic: - -
Replies: 233
Views: 73562

9/4-Sun a.m. Walked 3M p.m. Halos 10kg x 10/10 ; BwSq x 30 Kb Sw 24kg x 20 x 5 Half Pullups x 5 x 2 Kb Pr (2) 16kg's x 10/10 x 2 Kb Row " " x 10 x 2 Pullups x 5, 4 9/5-Mon(Labor Day-U.S.A)-not sure why I took it as an S day, since I retired. Moved my weekly weigh in(Wk #7) to Saturday, 9/3: 215#, st...
by Whosonfirst
Sun Sep 04, 2016 5:34 pm
Forum: No S Diet General Discussion
Topic: Embarrassed, need some motivation
Replies: 10
Views: 5878

Hi stoogeswoman, Okay you're got four shovelglove days in a row. That's a decent start. Don't try to lose all the weight in one bite, so to speak. Go for small victories or habit changes. Myself, I'm shooting for five No S days in a row. So far, I might have three, but's usually two. So don't beat y...
by Whosonfirst
Sun Sep 04, 2016 10:41 am
Forum: Daily Check In
Topic: - -
Replies: 233
Views: 73562

BBQ shrimp wrapped in bacon with cheese over top for dinner with baked potato. So delicious I wanted more, but didn't. Look at you, flexing those self-control muscles! Sounds yummy! Well, I kind of over-ate last evening and had my first "too full" feeling since starting NoS. So that was a lesson in...
by Whosonfirst
Fri Sep 02, 2016 8:43 pm
Forum: Daily Check In
Topic: RAWCOOKIE's NoS Journal
Replies: 1096
Views: 352258

Wow, that's a substantial drop in less than a week. Congratulations. I love how a lot of us are always mentioning some kind of dish they'd like to eat on a lot of these posts. The ice cream cone with chopped nuts on top is one I'd forgotten about. May as well dip the top in hot chocolate as well.
by Whosonfirst
Fri Sep 02, 2016 12:18 pm
Forum: No S Diet General Discussion
Topic: The Walmart Workout(or Diet)
Replies: 7
Views: 4731

The Walmart Workout(or Diet)

Saw this a few weeks back and thought it was interesting. You could also call it The Walmart Diet. In a nutshell, a morbidly obese Dad walked one mile to Walmart to get healthy food for each meal, then walked home. Did it three times a day or six miles a day. http://twentytwowords.com/this-dad-lost-...
by Whosonfirst
Thu Sep 01, 2016 1:37 pm
Forum: Daily Check In
Topic: - -
Replies: 233
Views: 73562

Thanks Merry! 9/1-Thurs a.m. Walked(edit) 3/4 M(jogged about half in rain) sun's out now, will finish walk. Walked 3M. p.m. Halos 10kg x 10/10; BwSq x 25 Pullups x 2 Sw 24kg x 20 Kb Pr (2) 16kg x 10/10 x 3 Db Row " " x 10 x 3 Half Pullups x 7 x 2 CR's x 35 Pre-dinner dark stoudt(I just discovered Gu...
by Whosonfirst
Wed Aug 31, 2016 10:32 pm
Forum: No S Diet General Discussion
Topic: Real Food favourites
Replies: 31
Views: 15113

In the past, I tended to optimize my oatmeal for convenience (I ate it at lunch work and wanted to be able to prepare it quickly and without much mess). These days because I work so close to home I can actually come home for lunch (and have far more options than oatmeal). So when I do hanker for th...
by Whosonfirst
Wed Aug 31, 2016 9:24 pm
Forum: Daily Check In
Topic: - -
Replies: 233
Views: 73562

8/31-Wed a.m. Walked 3M p.m. Halos 10kg x 10/10; Bwsq x 20 Kttlbell Sw 16kg x 25; 24 kg x 25, 20, 20; 32kg x 20, 15, 15, 15 10 =165 total. Pullups(bwt) x2,3,3,3,3 RED day, ate a 2nd breakfast with my grandson-5 green days in a row doesn't seem to be happening, but it will. at moment I'm happy with t...
by Whosonfirst
Wed Aug 31, 2016 5:27 pm
Forum: Daily Check In
Topic: Wosnes's Dinner Diary
Replies: 104
Views: 70530

Hi Wosnes, I just started reading back through some of your posts and my stomach started growling from reading your recipes.
by Whosonfirst
Wed Aug 31, 2016 10:01 am
Forum: Daily Check In
Topic: MerryKat Check In
Replies: 6
Views: 3567

Hi MerryKat, The link to your previous NoS experience was very interesting. Thanks for posting.
by Whosonfirst
Tue Aug 30, 2016 12:18 pm
Forum: Daily Check In
Topic: Swissmiss123 check-ins
Replies: 5
Views: 2973

Hi! Welcome to No S! A mid-afternoon pause for something definite to drink helps - be that tea, coffee, herbal, hot chocolate - just stopping and focussing on the drink is a good one to try. Also, make sure you eat enough for lunch. Before No S I used to have a snack at mid-morning, mid-afternoon, ...
by Whosonfirst
Mon Aug 29, 2016 2:11 pm
Forum: Daily Check In
Topic: - -
Replies: 233
Views: 73562

8/29-Mon (6 wks on No S) Weekly weigh in: 217# down 9#;averaging 1.5# per week. So I'm back to same weight as week number 4, which is how I expected this plan to work. The habits learned are more important than weight loss. I've always been kind of a workout nut, and know from experience that no bod...
by Whosonfirst
Sat Aug 27, 2016 12:45 am
Forum: Daily Check In
Topic: Ekat learns to be an adult
Replies: 31
Views: 12522

Thanks, Merry! It's funny that the cookies never actually materialized, so all that hemming and hawing was for nothing :) Day 19: S Day Day 20: S Day Day 21: SUCCESS I've noticed I have a handful of "mods," primarily: I have about a teaspoon of honey in the morning before breakfast because it helps...
by Whosonfirst
Thu Aug 25, 2016 2:51 pm
Forum: Daily Check In
Topic: Check in This_is_it
Replies: 81
Views: 30956

If you have a hard copy of No S, let your husband see it and ask for his support. My copy was out in the open where anyone who came into the living room could see it. While I haven't tried to "sell" any family members on the plan, my wife has become more conscious of her snacking without me saying a...
by Whosonfirst
Thu Aug 25, 2016 2:04 pm
Forum: Daily Check In
Topic: - -
Replies: 233
Views: 73562

8/24-Wed Walked 3+M early. RED day(damn two in a row). I was green right up to bedtime, when I ate a few goldfish(kid's treats) a slice of swiss cheese and half a glass of milk. I will add that No S has instilled in me some discipline that I'm at least not snacking non-stop all day. But I still stri...
by Whosonfirst
Thu Aug 25, 2016 1:58 pm
Forum: Daily Check In
Topic: The Blessings of Simplicity
Replies: 1751
Views: 920132

Hi Kathleen, I think there is much to learn by reading back thru(most) your posts. I salute your staying power. Thank you.
by Whosonfirst
Wed Aug 24, 2016 6:12 pm
Forum: Daily Check In
Topic: kaalii's daily check-in...
Replies: 485
Views: 183109

wednesday - green !! been a while since i used my mod of portion of nuts or fruits... now that my weight is not below ideal im relaxed in vanilla noS... but my body fat dropped to 18.7% again according to this morning's measurment... sweet... swimming during my son's swimming training... and now of...
by Whosonfirst
Mon Aug 22, 2016 2:56 pm
Forum: Daily Check In
Topic: Minimizer Just Checking In
Replies: 425
Views: 252869

Hi minimizer, Are the whey protein, flax seeds & banana all going on top of the oatmeal? And is that unsweetened oatmeal? sorry for my questions. Thanks, Trace(Whosonfirst)
by Whosonfirst
Mon Aug 22, 2016 10:04 am
Forum: Daily Check In
Topic: - -
Replies: 233
Views: 73562

8/22-Mon Mon. weigh in-219#. gained two lbs last week. "Two steps forward and one step back" Too many red days and three S days. I started to have some ale every day after dinner rather than coffee. Only had two drinks on one day. I may have to curtail that as an everyday occurrence. a.m.-Heading ou...
by Whosonfirst
Sun Aug 21, 2016 5:55 pm
Forum: Daily Check In
Topic: Merry's Monthly Check-in
Replies: 350
Views: 144256

That's great consistency. I've had 3 reds just last week, and monday's weigh in is looming.
by Whosonfirst
Fri Aug 19, 2016 9:44 pm
Forum: Daily Check In
Topic: - -
Replies: 233
Views: 73562

8/19-Fri a.m. Walk 3M p.m. Kettlebell workout SW 24kg x 20 Bw Sq x 25; Halos 10kg x 10/10 Snatch(SN) 16kg x 10/10 x 7=140 Assist. pullups x 10 x 2 SN 24kg x 5/5=10(150 Snatches total) GREEN 8/20-Sat No walk. let sore ankle heal some. 8/21-Sun Walked 3M in morning. p.m. Halos 10kg x 10/10; BwSq x 20 ...
by Whosonfirst
Fri Aug 19, 2016 2:15 am
Forum: Daily Check In
Topic: Silverlining_Eeyore's Daily Check-In
Replies: 13
Views: 6167

Day 4/Thurs/08.18.16 - GREEN It's a green day by the skin of my teeth. Today has been hard. I woke up exhausted and ended up drinking regular coffee instead of decaf and messing up my stomach. My dinner was an egg salad sandwich with a good helping of trail mix & peanut butter pretzels. I am happy ...
by Whosonfirst
Tue Aug 16, 2016 7:11 pm
Forum: Daily Check In
Topic: Simmstone's 'Obsessive Moderation'
Replies: 125
Views: 67602

Interesting log! Will look for your posting.
by Whosonfirst
Tue Aug 16, 2016 12:18 am
Forum: Daily Check In
Topic: Saoirse's monthly/bi-monthly check-in
Replies: 6
Views: 3394

Welcome aboard. If health services has been like many of my jobs over the years, there's always an abundance of food in the lunch rooms or cafeterias to snack on. So I understand how we've all dealt with stress by eating another cupcake, donut, or chocolate chip cookie. At one time I spent a few yea...
by Whosonfirst
Tue Aug 16, 2016 12:07 am
Forum: Daily Check In
Topic: Slinkys Daily Thread
Replies: 9
Views: 4224

Welcome Slinkykitty, Eating disorders seem to originate in childhood for a lot of us. While I was never a binge eater in my adult years, I was a constant grazer when I was home. I used to justify my sensible appearing regular meals, but the grazing was pretty much anytime I passed the fridge, cookie...
by Whosonfirst
Mon Aug 15, 2016 10:37 am
Forum: Daily Check In
Topic: - -
Replies: 233
Views: 73562

8/15-Mon Weekly weigh in #4: Wt. 217lbs. down 9 lbs.; 2 lbs. this past week. Wasn't feeling the greatest most of Sun. so some my weight loss may be due to eating very lightly, and didn't drink much water. Walked 3M before 8:00 a.m. p.m.-Halos 10kg x 10/10; Bw Sq x 25: only 60% Rel. Humidity today. S...
by Whosonfirst
Thu Aug 11, 2016 1:33 am
Forum: No S Diet General Discussion
Topic: "Only" three meals...?
Replies: 29
Views: 13029

Re: "Only" three meals...?

I experienced a moment of clear and honest perspective last night, and for what it's worth, I figured I'd share it here, in the event that it might ring true for others. This is part opinion piece, part long-overdue positive self affirmation... your mileage may vary. The "No-S diet" is a straightfo...
by Whosonfirst
Tue Aug 09, 2016 11:36 pm
Forum: Daily Check In
Topic: BACK AGAIN!
Replies: 5
Views: 3085

bunsofaluminum wrote:Hi there

I'm relatively new at this, but also find that No S has given me so much already. Food sanity alone is more than worth it.

Glad to see you're back and ready to rumble
^^^This. ^^^ Welcome back!
by Whosonfirst
Tue Aug 09, 2016 10:42 am
Forum: Daily Check In
Topic: - -
Replies: 233
Views: 73562

Thanks lpearlmom. Good to see you back. 8/9-Tues a.m. Walked 3M(jog 1 hill) p.m.-Sw 24kg x 20 Kb SN 16kg x 10/10, 9/9, 8/8, 7/7, 6/6, 5/5, 4/4, 3/3, 2/2, 1/1 Pullups x 2,2,3,2,2,3 CR x 35 GREEN 8/10-Wed a.m.-Walk 3M(Jog 1 hill); Half pullups x 5(bwt) p.m.-Swam with grandkids GREEN 8/11-Thurs a.m. Wa...
by Whosonfirst
Mon Aug 08, 2016 11:08 pm
Forum: Daily Check In
Topic: - -
Replies: 233
Views: 73562

8/8-Mon-3 week weigh-in: 219#; down 1# last week, 7# to date. Not a lot for someone my size, but I'm happy with the progress. Better than the weight is I've moved one belt notch further away from the end. a.m.-Walked 3M p.m.-Halos 10kg x 10/10; Fr/S raise superset (2) 8# db's Sw 24kg x 25, 20, 20 Kb...
by Whosonfirst
Sat Aug 06, 2016 9:08 pm
Forum: Daily Check In
Topic: - -
Replies: 233
Views: 73562

8/6-Sat a.m. Walked 3M. I walk a mile to a little park next to our elem. school. There's a hilly, paved route that's about half a mile around. this morning, some young mom was jogging while pushing one of those baby jogging strollers and also had three large dogs running on leash with her. I saw she...
by Whosonfirst
Fri Aug 05, 2016 11:39 pm
Forum: Daily Check In
Topic: - -
Replies: 233
Views: 73562

8/4-Thurs-Walk 3M a.m. Swam in pool w/Grandkids p.m.-green day 8/5-Fri-Walk 3M a.m.-Red day-ate several almonds late afternoon; had mild ibs earlier in day, so ate little for lunch and gave in to hunger later on. I also discovered that steel-cut oats aren't as tasty as regular oatmeal, so I'm going ...
by Whosonfirst
Tue Aug 02, 2016 10:04 pm
Forum: Daily Check In
Topic: jackn's daily
Replies: 450
Views: 125767

Hi Jackn, Does that mean you did half of your bodyweight routine, or is that how we'd say mid-morning?
by Whosonfirst
Tue Aug 02, 2016 9:59 pm
Forum: Daily Check In
Topic: - -
Replies: 233
Views: 73562

8/2-Tues-a.m. Walked 3M p.m. Halos 10kg x 10/10; BwSq x 35 Ast. Pullups x 10 x 2 Sw 24kg x 20 x 3 Kb Pr (2) 16kg x 10/10 x 3 Db Row" " x 10 x 3 CR x 40 GSq 16kg x 10 x 2-cut w/o short; took a call from a former co-worker. He wanted to tell me they're expecting their first child. She's an army vet wh...
by Whosonfirst
Tue Aug 02, 2016 10:15 am
Forum: Daily Check In
Topic: Merry's Monthly Check-in
Replies: 350
Views: 144256

Can't believe it's August! I've been sick for the last week with a head/chest cold...ugh. Today was busy--got back to homeschool with my dd (senior year!), had to call the cc company (happy Monday, you've been hacked!)...oy! DD is doing Advanced biology this year and got really excited about the di...
by Whosonfirst
Mon Aug 01, 2016 12:58 pm
Forum: Daily Check In
Topic: - -
Replies: 233
Views: 73562

8/1-Mon; Weekly weigh in Wt-220# down 6 lbs; 1 lb. only this past week. I paid more attention to hydrating myself in the heat when doing activities. While the wife has not formally adopted No S, she's been more focused on what(and when) she's eating, and I saw her weigh in this morning, and she's wa...
by Whosonfirst
Mon Aug 01, 2016 12:02 am
Forum: Daily Check In
Topic: - -
Replies: 233
Views: 73562

7/31-Sun-Had my share of S today, not too exorbitant-weigh in tomorrow morn.
a.m. Walked 3M
p.m. Halos 10kg x 10/10; Bw Sq. 35,15
Sw 24kg x 20 x 2
DL 135 x 10; 155 x 10; 175 x 8; 185 x 8; 205 x 5; 175 x 10
Ast. Pullups x 10
Neg bwt pullups x 5 x 2
Db Curls (2) 40#db's x 5/5 x 2
CR x 35
by Whosonfirst
Sun Jul 31, 2016 11:41 am
Forum: No S Diet General Discussion
Topic: 3 months of No S and no weight loss
Replies: 11
Views: 6118

Good idea! Whatsonfirst, I'll try to give a picture of what I eat: on an average No S day breakfast is uncooked oats or muesli, no sugar, dried fruit - apricot, figs , maybe some blueberries and raspberries, plain Greek yogurt and milk, 2 coffees. Or I'll have toast and poached egg. Lunch 3/4 oatca...
by Whosonfirst
Sat Jul 30, 2016 9:07 pm
Forum: Daily Check In
Topic: RAWCOOKIE's NoS Journal
Replies: 1096
Views: 352258

RAWCOOKIE wrote:S day pleasures were a marmalade on my toast for breakfast.
Reading that marmalade on my toast is an S was a big Ohh for me!
by Whosonfirst
Sat Jul 30, 2016 8:35 pm
Forum: No S Diet General Discussion
Topic: 3 months of No S and no weight loss
Replies: 11
Views: 6118

Hi Nell12, I'm also fairly new to No S myself, but it might be helpful to others if you show what your actual meals are for a week or so. Also what added activities you're doing on which days. I remember being surprised at what my actual food diary looked like when I kept it verbatim. Same thing for...
by Whosonfirst
Fri Jul 29, 2016 9:15 pm
Forum: Daily Check In
Topic: - -
Replies: 233
Views: 73562

7/29-Fri a.m. Walked 3M before 8:00 a.m. Not sure what we're doing for dinner, wife's under the weather and I just gave her toast for lunch. p.m.-Kb swing workout-92 degr in garage, 61% rel humid.-2nd number worse than the 1st Bwt Sq x 30; Halos 10kg x 10/10 Ast. Pullups x 10 x 2 Kb swing 16 kg. x 3...
by Whosonfirst
Fri Jul 29, 2016 12:16 am
Forum: Daily Check In
Topic: - -
Replies: 233
Views: 73562

7/28-Thurs
Up early Walked 3 Miles-moderate humidity. Supposed to drop into the 70's tonight. No S violations today. Only other physical activities today: trimmed a couple bushes and pulled weeds. We finally had some rain. Typical central Pa. drought conditions.
by Whosonfirst
Tue Jul 26, 2016 9:11 pm
Forum: No S Diet General Discussion
Topic: Road Back
Replies: 6
Views: 3651

Hi oolala53, Thanks for reading. Well I was successful on mod. Atkins for almost 10 years with all the exercising I did. Then age, and more than a year of little activity except work, and no amount of exercise could battle my sweet tooth. As someone else said, You can't outrun a donut. Atkins is mor...
by Whosonfirst
Tue Jul 26, 2016 8:55 pm
Forum: Daily Check In
Topic: - -
Replies: 233
Views: 73562

7/26-Tues-enjoying my food(meals) more on No S-drinking a lot of water with this heat and outdoor activities a.m. Walk 3M; Pullups (bwt): 2,2,2,2,2 p.m. Halos 10kg x 10/10; another 60% Rel humidity day-only 91 degrees today Bw Sq x 35; Ast. Pullups x 10 Sw 24kg x 20 x 2 Dbl Kb Pr (2) 16kg x 10/10 x ...
by Whosonfirst
Tue Jul 26, 2016 12:40 pm
Forum: No S Diet General Discussion
Topic: not losing weight
Replies: 15
Views: 8197

Great news! Keep it up. Thanks for the update
by Whosonfirst
Mon Jul 25, 2016 8:12 pm
Forum: Daily Check In
Topic: - -
Replies: 233
Views: 73562

7/25-Exer. log a.m. Walk 3 M. p.m. did pullups throughout the day, 3,2,2,1,3,2=13 so far(g.t.g. style)-ribs didn't hurt at full bodywt. which is only a recent thing since lung surgery almost 2 yrs ago. Played with grand kids in pool; 96 degr. in garage, 60% rel humidity so I didn't have the heart to...
by Whosonfirst
Mon Jul 25, 2016 2:48 pm
Forum: Daily Check In
Topic: - -
Replies: 233
Views: 73562

7/25-Monday weigh in. Didn't sleep well last night and couldn't wait to weigh myself. Finally got up at 6:00 a.m. and stepped on our digital scale. WOW, this No S Diet really works, my scale was saying LO LO LO. Was my scale was paying me compliments? No, it was saying the battery was low. I couldn'...
by Whosonfirst
Mon Jul 25, 2016 1:06 pm
Forum: Daily Check In
Topic: - -
Replies: 233
Views: 73562

Hi Lifeisablessing. Thanks for the nice comments. I only got my walking back in gear since April when I retired. I did a one year assignment in Franklin, Pa back 2011-12, and loved that area. My sister and bro-in-law also went to Carnegie in Pittsburgh, so we're fairly familiar with Western Pa(Steel...
by Whosonfirst
Sun Jul 24, 2016 2:02 pm
Forum: Daily Check In
Topic: - -
Replies: 233
Views: 73562

Thanks Ipearlmom. I spent parts of two years in Nogales, Az & Mexico and loved the hot, DRY climate.
by Whosonfirst
Sun Jul 24, 2016 12:55 pm
Forum: Daily Check In
Topic: - -
Replies: 233
Views: 73562

For reference: here are my activities(exercise) since I've started the NSD. 7/18-Mon a.m. Walk 3M p.m. Started the No S Diet today-Wt.=226# . played with kids in pool. 7/19-Tues a.m. Walk 2M p.m. BwSq x 25; Halos 10kg x 10/10 Ast. Pullups x 10 Sw 24kg x 20 x 5 Db Kb Pr (2) 16kg x 10/10 x 3 Db Kb Rw...
by Whosonfirst
Sun Jul 24, 2016 12:40 pm
Forum: Daily Check In
Topic: - -
Replies: 233
Views: 73562

Since I don't often weigh myself(weekly if I remember), I'm going to add my exercise log to the daily check in instead of creating a separate log on a different forum. I will be honest about my bad or good habits as to NSD on here. Hopefully this doesn't look too cluttered. Thanks for reading. (edit...
by Whosonfirst
Sun Jul 24, 2016 12:14 am
Forum: Daily Check In
Topic: - -
Replies: 233
Views: 73562

- -

Started July 18, 2016. Will probably only weigh myself every Monday at the one week interval. Liking it so far(only 6 days). Enjoyed my first S day, but didn't get too crazy. I'm thinking of starting a separate training log, of my activities also(exercise with kettlebells, dumbbells and walking). Wh...
by Whosonfirst
Fri Jul 22, 2016 12:34 am
Forum: No S Diet General Discussion
Topic: Road Back
Replies: 6
Views: 3651

Thanks noni and Merry. Oh good, half my height, says I can stay in my 38's, jk. I only plan on weighing myself once a week, like I did for years on my modified Atkins diet.
by Whosonfirst
Wed Jul 20, 2016 11:17 am
Forum: No S Diet General Discussion
Topic: Road Back
Replies: 6
Views: 3651

Road Back

Started the No S on Monday, July 18th. Background I'm a recently retired engineer(April) and will turn 66 on Thanksgiving Day. In the past I've had good success with a modified Atkins and went from 260# down to 205-210. I'm fairly tall 6-3(was 6-4 as recently as five years back) and weighed 226# on ...
by Whosonfirst
Fri Mar 23, 2012 10:16 am
Forum: No S Diet General Discussion
Topic: A Simple Diet???
Replies: 8
Views: 3969

Re: A Simple Diet???

I personally like to eat "good" food. I have taught myself to cook some French fare (Thank you Ms. Child), also Thai and German food (on occassion...). However, I was just reading a news clip concerning the 1952 Mr. Universe. He turns 100 today. He still looks muscular, and his key to longevity bes...