Jlynch Check in First Week

Counting carbs/calories is a drag. Obsessive scale stepping is a recipe for despair. If you want to count something, "days on habit" is a much better metric. Checking off days on a calendar would do just fine, but if you do it here you get accountability and support. Here's how. Start a new topic in this forum called (say) "Your Name Daily Check In." Then every N day post a "reply" to that topic as to whether you stayed on habit. A simple "<font color="green">SUCCESS</font>" or "<font color="red">FAILURE</font>" (or your preferred euphemism if that's too harsh) is sufficient, but obviously you're welcome to write more if you want. On S-days just register that you're taking an S-day. You don't have to do this forever, just until you're confident you've built the habit. Feel free to check in weekly or monthly or sporadically instead of daily. Feel free also to track other habits besides No-s (I'm keeping this forum under No-s because that's what the vast majority are using it for). See also my <a href="/habitcal/">HabitCal</a> tool for another more formal (and perhaps complementary) way to track habits.

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Post by jlynch401 » Sun Feb 24, 2013 7:54 pm

Managed to go all NO S my first full week... Habical is nice tool (when I think to use it) S&S have not bee too outrageous but I am trying to be careful not to undo my good week....both in habit and calories..

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Post by Strawberry Roan » Sun Feb 24, 2013 9:24 pm

Congratulations and welcome to the board.

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Thank you Strawberry

Post by jlynch401 » Wed Feb 27, 2013 5:17 pm

After a weekend of Sssss Monday and Tues were tough...
Back at it today

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Post by MJ7910 » Wed Feb 27, 2013 10:50 pm

i find tues/weds to be the most tough because usually monday i still feel satisfied from the weekend . by the time i get to weds i am usually craving something already! i know it gets easier.
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Highest BMI: 25.5 in August 2011.
Lowest adult BMI: 20.8 in February 2012.

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Post by Aprilsparrow » Thu Feb 28, 2013 12:55 pm

Welcome to the boards! I'm new too. I've had a tough week but ready to start again today. Keep up the great work. If you can pick up the No S Diet book it really helped me understand the program better.

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Post by r.jean » Fri Mar 01, 2013 3:11 pm

Welcome and good luck!
The journey is the reward.
Maintenance is progress.

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