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by lpearlmom
Fri May 15, 2020 8:14 pm
Forum: Daily Check In
Topic: automated eating tracker
Replies: 3684
Views: 1644357

Re: automated eating tracker

Chiming I’m here to with the alcohol think since you’ve know I’ve also struggled to find a good balance in the past as well. Sometimes I can just pour a glass of wine and only finish half of it but other times I can’t seem to get enough. I actually had told myself that during quarantine I wasn’t goi...
by lpearlmom
Thu May 14, 2020 8:37 pm
Forum: Daily Check In
Topic: Pinkhippies daily check in
Replies: 768
Views: 170720

Re: Pinkhippies daily check in

163 two days in a row. 🤞
by lpearlmom
Wed May 13, 2020 2:19 pm
Forum: Daily Check In
Topic: Alene's Check-in
Replies: 569
Views: 173867

Re: Alene's Check-in

Sometimes i need a little break from posting too, but glad to see you back! It is a stressful time and it’s extra hard just not knowing when it’ll end. I think having a goal to focus on right now might help. I really hope your trip works out. I feel like an air b&b should be okay especially if you j...
by lpearlmom
Wed May 13, 2020 5:17 am
Forum: Daily Check In
Topic: Linda's daily check-in
Replies: 4532
Views: 2199951

Re: Linda's daily check-in

Oh yay alene! Sometimes i think we need to give ourselves a little push to get the momentum going again. I had a little trouble reigning in the post-dinner snacking tonight but all in all not too bad. I think thats the problem with allowing a small dessert each night. Once i eat sugar, it’s sometime...
by lpearlmom
Tue May 12, 2020 5:39 am
Forum: Daily Check In
Topic: Linda's daily check-in
Replies: 4532
Views: 2199951

Re: Linda's daily check-in

Yeah it’s a bit of a process. Rosebud knows what is going on with sweetpea for the most part and has compassion for her but yes also doesnt want her to be let off the hook for bad behavior. The DietBet is motivating me in a fun kind of way which is what I think I need right now. I’m on week 3 of a 4...
by lpearlmom
Mon May 11, 2020 5:51 am
Forum: Daily Check In
Topic: automated eating tracker
Replies: 3684
Views: 1644357

Re: automated eating tracker

April?! Oh wow that is exciting! Yes, you've got this! I hope you don't have to give up your cream. Did you look back at your food and see if anything stuck out? You do exercise a lot so maybe related. How are your clothes fitting? Anyway, you’re good at detective work so know you’ll figure it out.
by lpearlmom
Mon May 11, 2020 5:44 am
Forum: Daily Check In
Topic: Pinkhippies daily check in
Replies: 768
Views: 170720

Re: Pinkhippies daily check in

Happy Mother’s Day!💕 Sounds like a wonderful day and your kids sound so sweet.
by lpearlmom
Mon May 11, 2020 5:43 am
Forum: Daily Check In
Topic: Linda's daily check-in
Replies: 4532
Views: 2199951

Re: Linda's daily check-in

Auto: Happy mother’s day to you too! Would you believe they’re fighting again? Ugh, i guess this is how it’s going to be till sweetpea goes off to college. 🤦🏼‍♀️ Hippie: that’s really encouraging to hear that your daughter is doing so well. Im thinking that her anxiety meds are not the right meds sh...
by lpearlmom
Sat May 09, 2020 1:01 pm
Forum: Daily Check In
Topic: Linda's daily check-in
Replies: 4532
Views: 2199951

Re: Linda's daily check-in

No worries Kathleen. 💜
by lpearlmom
Sat May 09, 2020 1:00 pm
Forum: Daily Check In
Topic: Pinkhippies daily check in
Replies: 768
Views: 170720

Re: Pinkhippies daily check in

A lot of us post daily weights so should be fine. Looks like your weight is going in the right direction. I keep losing and gaining back the same 5 lbs. so annoying. Sorry about your washing machine but yay for extra workout. 😀
by lpearlmom
Sat May 09, 2020 12:56 pm
Forum: Daily Check In
Topic: Babybird commit to 30 days
Replies: 7
Views: 4167

Re: Babybird commit to 30 days

Welcome back and good luck!
by lpearlmom
Sat May 09, 2020 5:37 am
Forum: Daily Check In
Topic: automated eating tracker
Replies: 3684
Views: 1644357

Re: automated eating tracker

6 weeks? Yikes! My girls only have 2-3 weeks left but they go back to school earlier im sure.
by lpearlmom
Fri May 08, 2020 12:37 pm
Forum: Daily Check In
Topic: Linda's daily check-in
Replies: 4532
Views: 2199951

Re: Linda's daily check-in

I realize most teens are difficult Kathleen but this is very different. Hard to explain unless you’ve lived through it. I’d spend $32 on underwear if they were really nice. 😊
by lpearlmom
Thu May 07, 2020 2:58 pm
Forum: Daily Check In
Topic: automated eating tracker
Replies: 3684
Views: 1644357

Re: automated eating tracker

I think that’s awesome your boys are learning to cook! My girls can cook some basic stuff but I’d love to teach them some more complicated dishes. I don’t blame you for being sick of the computer. I’m guessing that’s how a lot teachers are feeling right especially since teaching is usually a fairly ...
by lpearlmom
Thu May 07, 2020 6:27 am
Forum: Daily Check In
Topic: Linda's daily check-in
Replies: 4532
Views: 2199951

Re: Linda's daily check-in

Yay—the girls made up. I really hope it lasts. I talked to sweetpea about the importance of fighting fair in order to preserve relationships. I hope it sunk in. Her therapist called me the other day and was very concerned about sweetpea. She thinks she’s bipolar and actually it was a bit of a relief...
by lpearlmom
Thu May 07, 2020 6:14 am
Forum: Daily Check In
Topic: Pinkhippies daily check in
Replies: 768
Views: 170720

Re: Pinkhippies daily check in

Yay! Congrats—that's amazing! Now you can enjoy a well deserved break! Sorry you got too full although it doesn’t look like that much food to me. I can eat a lot of food though! ☺️
by lpearlmom
Wed May 06, 2020 5:41 am
Forum: Daily Check In
Topic: Linda's daily check-in
Replies: 4532
Views: 2199951

Re: Linda's daily check-in

Omgosh your April is even crazier than our May. Funny how families often have those cluster bdays. Well my mom and her bf came through Az today to buy a camper. We did a 6 ft apart dinner thing outside and then we let them stay in our camper. It was fun seeing them, but we did get a little lax with ...
by lpearlmom
Tue May 05, 2020 2:46 pm
Forum: Daily Check In
Topic: Sinnie's Check In
Replies: 66
Views: 39003

Re: Sinnie's Check In

Yeah I think you’re right about our bodies adjusting to whatever eating pattern we’re doing after awhile. It really wants to maintain it’s current state if possible. That’s why ppl who are intermittent fasting are encouraged to mix up their eating schedules instead of doing the same thing every sing...
by lpearlmom
Tue May 05, 2020 2:31 pm
Forum: Daily Check In
Topic: Pinkhippies daily check in
Replies: 768
Views: 170720

Re: Pinkhippies daily check in

It’s so frustrating when ppl around you don’t take this seriously especially when we know what a big impact social distancing can have. Like just do your part ppl, it’s really not that hard. I also felt talked into a 6 ft apart gathering with our neighbors. It was fine but stressful and a little awk...
by lpearlmom
Tue May 05, 2020 4:58 am
Forum: Daily Check In
Topic: Linda's daily check-in
Replies: 4532
Views: 2199951

Re: Linda's daily check-in

Funny how we get what we need instead of what we want sometimes. Rosebud’s bday is 5/6, mime is 5/7, tessa (our dog) is 5/8 and Sweetpea's is 5/9. Oh and don’t forget about mother’s day! Not sure how we are going to do a quarantine triple bday with 2 family members not talking. 🤦🏼‍♀️ Cupcake kept me...
by lpearlmom
Mon May 04, 2020 4:39 am
Forum: Daily Check In
Topic: Linda's daily check-in
Replies: 4532
Views: 2199951

Re: Linda's daily check-in

If your girls are close now, that probably will carry through to adulthood. My girls have always had a love-hate relationship. They are either the best of friends or the worst of enemies. Theres just no in between with them. Rosebud annoys sweetpea till she finally blows and then she just goes way o...
by lpearlmom
Sun May 03, 2020 3:01 pm
Forum: Daily Check In
Topic: Pinkhippies daily check in
Replies: 768
Views: 170720

Re: Pinkhippies daily check in

Oh yup, you’re a good 5” taller than me. Lucky you. We watched all the bond movies too recently. A lot of fun although my girls cringed over all the blatant sexism during the earlier movies. A very different time I guess.
by lpearlmom
Sun May 03, 2020 2:57 pm
Forum: Daily Check In
Topic: Alene's Check-in
Replies: 569
Views: 173867

Re: Alene's Check-in

I think that’s smart actually!
by lpearlmom
Sun May 03, 2020 4:30 am
Forum: Daily Check In
Topic: Linda's daily check-in
Replies: 4532
Views: 2199951

Re: Linda's daily check-in

Hippie: thats funny how we seem to all be on the same wave length a lot here. I think you’re right that a lot of just really needed a collective break. It’s not necessarily a bad thing. I just have a tendency to retreat after a high period of being more social then is comfortable and it’s just so ni...
by lpearlmom
Sat May 02, 2020 5:31 am
Forum: Daily Check In
Topic: Linda's daily check-in
Replies: 4532
Views: 2199951

Re: Linda's daily check-in

Hippie: yeah her meds help when she remembers to take them. Really glad I don’t have to hear about conspiracy theories right now. I can only imagine. Her & I are okay now but rosebud is still really mad at her. Sweetpea tried to apologize but her sister isn’t ready to make up. I actually moved sweet...
by lpearlmom
Fri May 01, 2020 2:53 pm
Forum: Daily Check In
Topic: automated eating tracker
Replies: 3684
Views: 1644357

Re: automated eating tracker

Amazing! That is huge. You should be super proud of yourself! Congratulations 🎉🎈!
by lpearlmom
Wed Apr 29, 2020 6:33 pm
Forum: Daily Check In
Topic: Pinkhippies daily check in
Replies: 768
Views: 170720

Re: Pinkhippies daily check in

I normally really like grocery shopping for some weird reason but now it’s just plain stressful. I mostly use Instacart now but do feel a little weird about paying other ppl to put themselves at risk. Congratulations on being in “normal weight” range. You must be taller than me because we are about ...
by lpearlmom
Wed Apr 29, 2020 5:48 am
Forum: Daily Check In
Topic: Linda's daily check-in
Replies: 4532
Views: 2199951

Re: Linda's daily check-in

Thanks alene & bunny! True hippie & then i feel guilty for feeling that way on top of everything! Thanks for your response oolala! Very frustrated with how things have been handled with covid as well especially since so much pain could have been avoided. It seems like your governor is doing a good j...
by lpearlmom
Sun Apr 26, 2020 3:41 pm
Forum: Daily Check In
Topic: Alene's Check-in
Replies: 569
Views: 173867

Re: Alene's Check-in

Sounds like you’re doing great. So exciting about your new house and great job with listening to your satiety cues. 💜
by lpearlmom
Fri Apr 24, 2020 4:41 pm
Forum: Daily Check In
Topic: automated eating tracker
Replies: 3684
Views: 1644357

Re: automated eating tracker

Your rules are very reasonable. Hold tight!!
by lpearlmom
Fri Apr 24, 2020 4:38 pm
Forum: Daily Check In
Topic: Pinkhippies daily check in
Replies: 768
Views: 170720

Re: Pinkhippies daily check in

Oh dear! My youngest daughter used to get mad at her sister for looking out “her” window when we were driving. 😆

Hang in there!
by lpearlmom
Thu Apr 23, 2020 3:15 pm
Forum: Daily Check In
Topic: Sinnie's Check In
Replies: 66
Views: 39003

Re: Sinnie's Check In

Boy can i relate to not being able to get anything done. With everyone home all day, i feel like im being pulled in a million different directions all at once. Im kind of in survival mode especially with the new puppy. My to-do list consist of 3 things and im just happy if I get those done each day....
by lpearlmom
Thu Apr 23, 2020 1:43 pm
Forum: Daily Check In
Topic: Sammy's Daily Check In
Replies: 92
Views: 31381

Re: Sammy's Daily Check In

The daily weighing is also driving me crazy. I think focusing on the habits and trusting the process is a great plan. For the first year of NoS that’s pretty much what I did. I had a lot of piled plates and just did whatever it took to stick to 3 plates. Anyway, you got this!
by lpearlmom
Thu Apr 23, 2020 4:28 am
Forum: Daily Check In
Topic: Linda's daily check-in
Replies: 4532
Views: 2199951

Re: Linda's daily check-in

Alene: thanks for your support & that book looks great. Sinnie: thank you. It helps to know im not alone in this. i know you totally get it. It’s frustrating for sure. Posting here really helps me to clarify my thoughts plus everyone is so supportive. Hippie: thanks for your kind words and sharing y...
by lpearlmom
Wed Apr 22, 2020 10:15 pm
Forum: Daily Check In
Topic: Sammy's Daily Check In
Replies: 92
Views: 31381

Re: Sammy's Daily Check In

So sorry about your frustrations. I have been there. Actually my highest was 210 and I’m an inch shorter than you. 😊 It definitely can get better although I don’t know what’s it like to struggle with PCOS. As if weight loss isn’t hard enough without that added on top. :/ I won’t give you a bunch of ...
by lpearlmom
Wed Apr 22, 2020 5:05 am
Forum: Daily Check In
Topic: automated eating tracker
Replies: 3684
Views: 1644357

Re: automated eating tracker

How do you guys get sleep scores? Do you have to sleep with a device on your wrist or something? Im sure mine would be terrible. I wake up in the middle of the night with night sweats and stay awake for awhile. Menopause oh joy. Luckily i still don't feel tired during the day.
by lpearlmom
Wed Apr 22, 2020 4:59 am
Forum: Daily Check In
Topic: Pinkhippies daily check in
Replies: 768
Views: 170720

Re: Pinkhippies daily check in

That’s tough about your daughter. My daughter told me she wants to quarantine with her bfs family. I was like thanks, i feel the love. ☺️ We will get through these teen years and when theyre 20, they’ll be delightful again. 💜
by lpearlmom
Wed Apr 22, 2020 4:53 am
Forum: Daily Check In
Topic: Linda's daily check-in
Replies: 4532
Views: 2199951

Re: Linda's daily check-in

Auto: thank you for your kind words. You’re such a caring and empathetic person. You made me a little teary eyed to be honest. So much internal pressure to do right thing, but you’re right we cannot possibly be perfect no matter how hard we try. I wish there wasn’t so many damn ways to mess up. Mayb...
by lpearlmom
Mon Apr 20, 2020 5:16 am
Forum: Daily Check In
Topic: Linda's daily check-in
Replies: 4532
Views: 2199951

Re: Linda's daily check-in

Yeah i feel like its getting a bit easier as we start to figure out what works and what doesn’t work. The most challenging thing right now is the other dogs. They are super annoyed with her and she just wants to play poor thing. It’s a little scary when they angrily bark at her, but i guess we are s...
by lpearlmom
Sun Apr 19, 2020 2:19 pm
Forum: Daily Check In
Topic: automated eating tracker
Replies: 3684
Views: 1644357

Re: automated eating tracker

Sounds like a very productive day—yay!
by lpearlmom
Sun Apr 19, 2020 1:42 pm
Forum: Daily Check In
Topic: Pinkhippies daily check in
Replies: 768
Views: 170720

Re: Pinkhippies daily check in

I think being flexible about fasting is the way to go. It doesn’t have to be everyday in order to receive it’s benefits. I’ve been doing Eat, Stop, Eat lately which is just a long fast twice a week. It works well with NoS imo. I’ve been eating my sugar than usual too which is odd for me because I’m ...
by lpearlmom
Sun Apr 19, 2020 5:21 am
Forum: Daily Check In
Topic: Linda's daily check-in
Replies: 4532
Views: 2199951

Re: Linda's daily check-in

Thanks you guys for the encouragement! It’s good to know it’s probably nothing im doing wrong. Both my dogs are so easy now but that iI forget they were also handfuls once too. Having the girls help out is HUGE and she actually slept from 1130-6am so we are getting there. She spent 10 mns in her cra...
by lpearlmom
Sat Apr 18, 2020 8:36 pm
Forum: Daily Check In
Topic: Alene's Check-in
Replies: 569
Views: 173867

Re: Alene's Check-in

So sad but sweet about your student crying. My kids are not at the age where they miss their teachers but they do miss their friends. Tough times. That must be hard to be so inactive all of the sudden. I follow a blogger that walks six miles a day mostly in her house so sometimes i just do laps arou...
by lpearlmom
Sat Apr 18, 2020 8:25 pm
Forum: Daily Check In
Topic: Pinkhippies daily check in
Replies: 768
Views: 170720

Re: Pinkhippies daily check in

Definitely a good idea not to worry about your steps for now! I tend to feel more energetic and clear headed during my fast so could be that.
by lpearlmom
Sat Apr 18, 2020 8:20 pm
Forum: Daily Check In
Topic: automated eating tracker
Replies: 3684
Views: 1644357

Re: automated eating tracker

Yay—enjoy your much deserved days off!
by lpearlmom
Sat Apr 18, 2020 4:24 am
Forum: Daily Check In
Topic: Linda's daily check-in
Replies: 4532
Views: 2199951

Re: Linda's daily check-in

Auto: thats funny that you know their personalities so well. ☺️ Hippie: i know. I feel like everyone is playing me sometimes. Alene: so true! I have a rule about not going to bed till the kitchen is clean. I even cleaned my kitchen before driving myself to the ER when i was having gallbladder pain b...
by lpearlmom
Mon Apr 13, 2020 5:24 am
Forum: Daily Check In
Topic: Linda's daily check-in
Replies: 4532
Views: 2199951

Re: Linda's daily check-in

Auto: thanks for the support.Definitely not a fun week. Doc says he thinks renting a house would violate the stay at home order so i guess thats a no go for now. Hippie: I realized i put the wrong nickname in there. It was actually rosebud ( my youngest) whose not getting along with her dad. I don’t...
by lpearlmom
Sun Apr 12, 2020 5:32 am
Forum: Daily Check In
Topic: automated eating tracker
Replies: 3684
Views: 1644357

Re: automated eating tracker

Yeah easter has got to be difficult this year and of course you don't want to let down the kids. Sorry you’re not feeling as body positive as you would like. I see your weight and immediately think you mist feel fabulous all the time. I relate to the neck thing so much. When I lost all my weight my ...
by lpearlmom
Sun Apr 12, 2020 5:21 am
Forum: Daily Check In
Topic: Linda's daily check-in
Replies: 4532
Views: 2199951

Re: Linda's daily check-in

Auto: yeah I'm pretty sure tikka woould just knock anything we put up down anyway. We will have to figure out something. Totally true about it being a toddler and infant wrapped up in one. Ugh, this has been one of the worst weeks of my life. First doc was sick, then me, then the girls got in a horr...
by lpearlmom
Sat Apr 11, 2020 2:01 pm
Forum: Daily Check In
Topic: Sammy's Daily Check In
Replies: 92
Views: 31381

Re: Sammy's Daily Check In

Another intermittent fasting fan here. You got this!
by lpearlmom
Sat Apr 11, 2020 1:57 pm
Forum: Daily Check In
Topic: automated eating tracker
Replies: 3684
Views: 1644357

Re: automated eating tracker

Glad you were able to bounce back from that so quickly and you were able to focus on the positive. People keep asking me if I’m worried because doc is working so much less with elective surgeries being cancelled. I’m like no I’m just so grateful he’s able to keep his job. So many ppl out of work and...
by lpearlmom
Sat Apr 11, 2020 6:38 am
Forum: Daily Check In
Topic: Linda's daily check-in
Replies: 4532
Views: 2199951

Re: Linda's daily check-in

Thanks hippy & auto! She actually did great last night i put her in at 1030 and she didn’t cry at all till 230 so i took her out to pee. She didn’t wake up again till 540 and then I decided to just get up for the day. Auto: thank you so much for telling your routine. It helps a lot. I wish we could ...
by lpearlmom
Fri Apr 10, 2020 6:54 pm
Forum: Daily Check In
Topic: Pinkhippies daily check in
Replies: 768
Views: 170720

Re: Pinkhippies daily check in

I so relate to so much of what you’re saying. My almost 17 year old has a really hard time focusing on anything for too long. She starts out strong and tries to do everything perfectly but the minute things go the slightest bit of course, she’s completely derailed. There’s just no in between for her...
by lpearlmom
Thu Apr 09, 2020 3:51 pm
Forum: Daily Check In
Topic: Alene's Check-in
Replies: 569
Views: 173867

Re: Alene's Check-in

Big hugs Alene. This is such a stressful time. I think you can feel both grateful and sad at the same time. You sound like an amazing teacher and grandmother.

This too shall pass. 💜
by lpearlmom
Thu Apr 09, 2020 3:47 pm
Forum: Daily Check In
Topic: Linda's daily check-in
Replies: 4532
Views: 2199951

Re: Linda's daily check-in

Oh no we are not getting rid of her. I just need a more workable solution. I’m not 100% today but am feeling better much better today. I stayed up reading about puppy training and decided 1) we need to get her on a schedule and 2) we need to crate train her. I think it’s unfair of me to expect the g...
by lpearlmom
Thu Apr 09, 2020 6:03 am
Forum: Daily Check In
Topic: Linda's daily check-in
Replies: 4532
Views: 2199951

Re: Linda's daily check-in

Thanks you guys. Well now I’m sick. Super nauseous and achey but no fever, cough or respiratory symptoms so doc says i dont need to worry. Hard not to worry when you get sick during the pandemic. Omgosh things really came to a boiling point around here today. We’ve got stuff everywhere due to the re...
by lpearlmom
Thu Apr 09, 2020 1:43 am
Forum: Daily Check In
Topic: automated eating tracker
Replies: 3684
Views: 1644357

Re: automated eating tracker

Wow, you handled that so graciously. You are brave and strong and should be super proud of yourself. Also, I could be wrong but sounds like that student is kind of an ass. I’m sure the other students picked up on that.
by lpearlmom
Tue Apr 07, 2020 1:29 pm
Forum: Daily Check In
Topic: Pinkhippies daily check in
Replies: 768
Views: 170720

Re: Pinkhippies daily check in

Oh yes, Happy Birthday!🎂🎊🎉🎈🎁
by lpearlmom
Tue Apr 07, 2020 1:27 pm
Forum: Daily Check In
Topic: Linda's daily check-in
Replies: 4532
Views: 2199951

Re: Linda's daily check-in

So he says he feels completely better and his doctor doesn’t think he needs a test since he doesn’t even have a fever anymore. Id think they'd want to test him just in case, but i guess not. I was convinced he had covid and even dreamt about it. I imagine they’ll be more of these scares to come, but...
by lpearlmom
Tue Apr 07, 2020 6:15 am
Forum: Daily Check In
Topic: automated eating tracker
Replies: 3684
Views: 1644357

Re: automated eating tracker

Oh you’re so kind to be thinking of us! Ill update on my check in but i think he’s fine.
by lpearlmom
Mon Apr 06, 2020 7:16 pm
Forum: Daily Check In
Topic: Linda's daily check-in
Replies: 4532
Views: 2199951

Re: Linda's daily check-in

Thanks you guys! He is home and feeling much better. He’s being extra cautious of course because he doesn’t want to get his patients sick.
by lpearlmom
Mon Apr 06, 2020 5:21 am
Forum: Daily Check In
Topic: Linda's daily check-in
Replies: 4532
Views: 2199951

Re: Linda's daily check-in

Tough day. Doc isn’t feeling well. Fever and body aches. He will get tested tomorrow. Trying to be calm but don’t think I’ll sleep much tomorrow.
by lpearlmom
Mon Apr 06, 2020 5:10 am
Forum: Daily Check In
Topic: Pinkhippies daily check in
Replies: 768
Views: 170720

Re: Pinkhippies daily check in

Totally relate to needing alone time when hubby needs connecting time. I also notice that I sometimes eat as a way to get that time. It’s a way of saying don't bother me alone without actually saying it. That’s my issue with boundaries I guess. 😊
by lpearlmom
Mon Apr 06, 2020 12:51 am
Forum: Daily Check In
Topic: automated eating tracker
Replies: 3684
Views: 1644357

Re: automated eating tracker

Very much relate auto. I realized that the only times I overdo it with the drinking is in social situations. At home, it’s not uncommon for me to leave unfinished glasses of wine around e house. That would never happen when I’m out in a social setting. I think I drink to try to be more outgoing than...
by lpearlmom
Sun Apr 05, 2020 7:00 pm
Forum: Daily Check In
Topic: Alene's Check-in
Replies: 569
Views: 173867

Re: Alene's Check-in

“It's the least-dislikeable thing I can do that will help me actually start losing weight instead of maintaining.” That’s what it comes down to isn’t it? I do Intermittent fasting for the same reason. Totally understand about not feeling comfortable in your body. Im there right now too. It’s funny h...
by lpearlmom
Sun Apr 05, 2020 6:47 pm
Forum: Daily Check In
Topic: Linda's daily check-in
Replies: 4532
Views: 2199951

Re: Linda's daily check-in

Hi alene! it’s a book but I’m listening to audible.
by lpearlmom
Sun Apr 05, 2020 6:33 am
Forum: Daily Check In
Topic: Linda's daily check-in
Replies: 4532
Views: 2199951

Re: Linda's daily check-in

I guess we are a bunch of introverts! 😁 Im listening to the Introvert’s Way and am really enjoying it. It’s giving me the courage to say no to social engagements which is hard for me because I don’t want to hurt anyone’s feelings. The author gives two mantras to help with boundaries that im finding ...
by lpearlmom
Thu Apr 02, 2020 2:50 pm
Forum: No S Diet General Discussion
Topic: New
Replies: 4
Views: 5591

Re: New

You’ve come to the right place for mental peace. That’s the same reason I began too. I recommend just focusing on getting the habits down. The weight loss will come on it’s on slowly but surely.

Best of luck!
by lpearlmom
Thu Apr 02, 2020 2:46 pm
Forum: Daily Check In
Topic: automated eating tracker
Replies: 3684
Views: 1644357

Re: automated eating tracker

I think we all have cranky days. You’re allowed! 🤗
by lpearlmom
Thu Apr 02, 2020 2:35 pm
Forum: Daily Check In
Topic: Alene's Check-in
Replies: 569
Views: 173867

Re: Alene's Check-in

So cool that you’re taking up knitting and love that it’s a hobby your daughter is sharing with you. This whole crisis has brought my mom & I even closer. I call her at least once a day and have been helping her find things to at home like free online museum & historic tours, free operas and plays. ...
by lpearlmom
Thu Apr 02, 2020 1:24 pm
Forum: Daily Check In
Topic: Pinkhippies daily check in
Replies: 768
Views: 170720

Re: Pinkhippies daily check in

Glad your schedule is going well. 19/5 seems to work well for a lot of ppl. Sounds like you’re fat adapted too-yay! Salt really helped me get through fasting in the early days and yes should help with the bitterness. At least that’s what ina garten says! I hope your ankle feels better & good luck wi...
by lpearlmom
Thu Apr 02, 2020 7:10 am
Forum: Daily Check In
Topic: Linda's daily check-in
Replies: 4532
Views: 2199951

Re: Linda's daily check-in

Yes it’s definitely chaotic between the remodel, the new puppy and trying to help the girls transition to their new online school, but am hangin in there. I swear im utterly exhausted but feel like i didnt really get anything done today. Cupcake is such a doll but poor tessa is so mad at me. She’s g...
by lpearlmom
Wed Apr 01, 2020 2:29 pm
Forum: Daily Check In
Topic: Linda's daily check-in
Replies: 4532
Views: 2199951

Re: Linda's daily check-in

:| Thanks you guys! She is such a doll! We named her cupcake kiwi. She’s really good so far although she did pee a couple times on the girls new carpet. 🤦🏼‍♀️ Boy do I regret not putting bamboo flooring in their rooms. Tikka (wolfdog) and Tessa (Shih Tzu) are doing fine with her. No aggression at al...
by lpearlmom
Tue Mar 31, 2020 2:13 pm
Forum: Daily Check In
Topic: The Blessings of Simplicity
Replies: 1803
Views: 1408341

Re: The Blessings of Simplicity

198 lbs yay! You are doing great!

So sorry about your friend though. 🙏
by lpearlmom
Mon Mar 30, 2020 4:44 pm
Forum: Daily Check In
Topic: Sammy's Daily Check In
Replies: 92
Views: 31381

Re: Sammy's Daily Check In

Hang in there. I only lost like 5 lbs the first YEAR of NoS then the 2nd year once my habits were firmly in place, I lost weight pretty quickly. I lost 40 lbs in about 5 months and have maintained that plus another 5 lb loss. many years later. Do you feel ready to add more structure to your S days? ...
by lpearlmom
Mon Mar 30, 2020 3:10 pm
Forum: Daily Check In
Topic: automated eating tracker
Replies: 3684
Views: 1644357

Re: automated eating tracker

Ha, funny about creator. My girls have been coming on some of my dog walks too. It’s so nice to have more time to do stuff together and so good for our kids to experience a little boredom.
by lpearlmom
Mon Mar 30, 2020 3:49 am
Forum: Daily Check In
Topic: Linda's daily check-in
Replies: 4532
Views: 2199951

Re: Linda's daily check-in

That’s funny hippie, sounds like we have a similar dynamic. We have our 20 lb Shih Tzu and then our 100 lb wolf hybrid but they get along great and yes they’re low maintenance. i give them their mile walk each day & they're pretty much good to go for the day. I do admire your tremendous energy thoug...
by lpearlmom
Sun Mar 29, 2020 6:25 am
Forum: Daily Check In
Topic: Linda's daily check-in
Replies: 4532
Views: 2199951

Re: Linda's daily check-in

Thanks auto!! I loooove your ballet bar idea and i bet doc would enjoy a pull-up bar! It’s pretty exciting. The only problem is my car is full of stuff for charity but all the charity shops are understandably closed sooooo i guess they’ll be there for awhile. Ill try to put pics up on instagram if y...
by lpearlmom
Sat Mar 28, 2020 6:19 am
Forum: Daily Check In
Topic: Pinkhippies daily check in
Replies: 768
Views: 170720

Re: Pinkhippies daily check in

I read delay, dont deny too and am currently doing 19/5 but have gone as long as 45 hrs. I find the 19/5 schedule very doable. I realize Im more suited to IF because i really enjoying a less structured approach to eating. Also, i meant to tell you that the one time i can kind of do intuitive eating ...
by lpearlmom
Sat Mar 28, 2020 6:11 am
Forum: Daily Check In
Topic: Linda's daily check-in
Replies: 4532
Views: 2199951

Re: Linda's daily check-in

Thanks for stopping by hippie! Yes, those SM/news breaks are so helpful. Today was good. We ordered a treadmill with the ifit coach program & we are all pretty excited about it. Will be great when it’s 110 out. We decided to put it in the play/art room that nobody really uses so i spent the day clea...
by lpearlmom
Fri Mar 27, 2020 6:22 am
Forum: Daily Check In
Topic: Pinkhippies daily check in
Replies: 768
Views: 170720

Re: Pinkhippies daily check in

Lol about your husband as well as being stuck with the funky soups. Ive bought all kinds of interesting beans and rice because thats all that was left. I guess it’s a good way to try new things. Also want to say omg I understand the lure of intuitive eating. Ive gone back to it countless times altho...
by lpearlmom
Fri Mar 27, 2020 6:10 am
Forum: Daily Check In
Topic: Linda's daily check-in
Replies: 4532
Views: 2199951

Re: Linda's daily check-in

Thank you bunny and somehow im still feeling calm despite everything. Hopefully they’ll have an antibody test out soon & we can see whose immune.

19/5

Snack: bran muffin, banana
Dinner: veggie chili, chips, 1/2 glass wine
Dessert: apple, tangelo
by lpearlmom
Mon Mar 23, 2020 5:21 am
Forum: Daily Check In
Topic: Linda's daily check-in
Replies: 4532
Views: 2199951

Re: Linda's daily check-in

I’m so glad you’re finding this downtime beneficial too auto. I wish i had access to a green space. My doggies would love it. We are both fortunate. I would hate to be stuck in a tiny apartment right now. Im definitely learning a lot about myself like how much i do out of some sort of weird obligati...
by lpearlmom
Mon Mar 23, 2020 5:06 am
Forum: Daily Check In
Topic: automated eating tracker
Replies: 3684
Views: 1644357

Re: automated eating tracker

So true about this being different. I keep catching myself bracing for the weekday madness and then I’m like oh yeah I don't have to be anywhere for the next well who knows. It’s such an odd feeling to be so frightened about what’s happening on the one hand and so grateful for some of the side effec...
by lpearlmom
Sun Mar 22, 2020 5:14 am
Forum: Daily Check In
Topic: Linda's daily check-in
Replies: 4532
Views: 2199951

Re: Linda's daily check-in

Oh that’s funny oolala, i think we posted at the same time. It’s definitely an uncertain time for all of us. Wishing you well and you were right about me getting my eating under control (at least for now). Going to check out those posts.
by lpearlmom
Sun Mar 22, 2020 5:10 am
Forum: Daily Check In
Topic: Linda's daily check-in
Replies: 4532
Views: 2199951

Re: Linda's daily check-in

I guess Kathleen. We shall see. I wish everyone would take this more seriously. I haven’t left the house since Thursday. The reality of all this really hit me hard today. Doc is at serious risk of getting covid. What if he doesn’t survive? So scary but he says he’s not worried. He says he’s being ve...
by lpearlmom
Sat Mar 21, 2020 2:07 pm
Forum: Daily Check In
Topic: Linda's daily check-in
Replies: 4532
Views: 2199951

Re: Linda's daily check-in

It’s really true Kathleen. I don’t know what’s going to happen but i ate all my feelings yesterday. It’s just a very scary time. I dont know what’s going to happen but there’s a good chance that Jon will get covid at some point. There’s a good chance someone i know will die from it. There’s a good c...
by lpearlmom
Sat Mar 21, 2020 1:37 pm
Forum: Daily Check In
Topic: The Blessings of Simplicity
Replies: 1803
Views: 1408341

Re: The Blessings of Simplicity

Hang in there with the fasting. It can take awhile to lose weight & for appetite correction to kick in but sounds like you’re doing great. I gave up on adf as well. I really like eating with my family e wry night.

I hope your sister is okay. Such a scary time. :/
by lpearlmom
Thu Mar 19, 2020 5:43 am
Forum: Daily Check In
Topic: Linda's daily check-in
Replies: 4532
Views: 2199951

Re: Linda's daily check-in

Thank you bunny! Today was a little crazy. Sweetpea had a HUGE meltdown & things got ugly. Maybe the stress of all this finally getting to her. We made up & i took her phone away as i think she needs to just quiet her mind for a few days. So weird this whole quarantine thing. I saw some of you post ...
by lpearlmom
Wed Mar 18, 2020 5:17 am
Forum: Daily Check In
Topic: Alene's Check-in
Replies: 569
Views: 173867

Re: Alene's Check-in

So glad her test wss negative. Tough times but im so impressed by the way many ppl have stepped up to help others. As mr rodgers says “look for the helpers” .
by lpearlmom
Tue Mar 17, 2020 4:05 am
Forum: Daily Check In
Topic: Linda's daily check-in
Replies: 4532
Views: 2199951

Re: Linda's daily check-in

Doing better and just committing to a 16/8 or more. Feeling much more relaxed about my eating and subsequently my weight is going down a bit. This current crisis is all so surreal. Trying to take news breaks but hard not getting sucked into it all. Hard not to worry. Doc is going to be at high risk ...
by lpearlmom
Tue Mar 17, 2020 3:26 am
Forum: Daily Check In
Topic: Sammy's Daily Check In
Replies: 92
Views: 31381

Re: Sammy's Daily Check In

Crazy time isn’t it? Im doing my best to stay home too. Only going out for essentials in the meantime others are hanging out in crowded bars. I hope we get this under control soon.

Glad you have water again though—yay!
by lpearlmom
Fri Mar 13, 2020 6:00 am
Forum: Daily Check In
Topic: Justine's Getting Serious
Replies: 42
Views: 21328

Re: Justine's Getting Serious

Wow, how many miles is that?
by lpearlmom
Fri Mar 13, 2020 5:58 am
Forum: Daily Check In
Topic: Linda's daily check-in
Replies: 4532
Views: 2199951

Re: Linda's daily check-in

Okay that was a dumb idea. 😊 I really like being able to eat everyday so just think I will fast as long as i can each day & keep my window as short as possible but ill do at least a 16/8. I guess a set plan just does not work well for me. I am trying to cut back on sugar and booze as well as increas...
by lpearlmom
Fri Mar 13, 2020 5:51 am
Forum: Daily Check In
Topic: Sammy's Daily Check In
Replies: 92
Views: 31381

Re: Sammy's Daily Check In

Looks like you’re doing great. Love your enthusiasm! Sure hope the plumbing issue gets fixed in a timely manner.
by lpearlmom
Fri Mar 13, 2020 5:49 am
Forum: Daily Check In
Topic: automated eating tracker
Replies: 3684
Views: 1644357

Re: automated eating tracker

Glad things seem to be stabilizing. Be happy you’re not on fb. It’s scaring the cr*p out of me. I don’t even want to leave the house or send my kids to school at this point. *Breathe* One good suggestion I did see was to buy gift cards from small businesses to help keep them afloat and use the cards...
by lpearlmom
Thu Mar 12, 2020 8:03 am
Forum: Daily Check In
Topic: Linda's daily check-in
Replies: 4532
Views: 2199951

Re: Linda's daily check-in

Thanks bunny. Well with the Coronavirus scare, we’ve had to cancel all events till further notice so i guess ill be taking a step back either way. Things are getting real and i think i better go stock up on food tomorrow. Ive got plenty of tp and made my own hand sanitizer,so should be good on that ...
by lpearlmom
Thu Mar 12, 2020 12:45 am
Forum: Daily Check In
Topic: automated eating tracker
Replies: 3684
Views: 1644357

Re: automated eating tracker

Been thinking about you as I was pretty sure you lived in the NW. I’ve got friends in Washington and it sounds very stressful. Hoping you can get into a new routine that works for you till this passes. 💙
by lpearlmom
Wed Mar 11, 2020 3:45 pm
Forum: Daily Check In
Topic: The Blessings of Simplicity
Replies: 1803
Views: 1408341

Re: The Blessings of Simplicity

Sorry 😐 I’m rooting for you!
by lpearlmom
Tue Mar 10, 2020 11:30 pm
Forum: Daily Check In
Topic: The Blessings of Simplicity
Replies: 1803
Views: 1408341

Re: The Blessings of Simplicity

GL! How long did you do the 41 hr fasting? I can’t believe you didn’t lose any weight. Id have been very discouraged.