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July 5th. - 5th Day with NoS

Friday, July 05, 2013

OOlala convinced me to try out this NoS-thing.

No sweets, no snacks no seconds exept on days with S.

Sounds simple. I lurked around at the NoS-website and Forum and decided to do a modification.

I allow myself seconds. Seconds and Thirds, for one of my three daily meals.
Thats important for me.

This doesnt mean i´ll fill up my plate twice, it means going for the french way.
..you know i live a about 300 yards from France. And eating the french way was always a bit of luxury for me. It needs me-time.

So, 1st dish is a salad (greens, reds, high-quality oils) or crudités. No much calories but volume to fill up.
2nd is a normal plate. Its strange not to watch and count calories for it. Its more strange to estimate the amount i will eat and put it on my plate. Thinking "i cannot refill it" i usually take too much. Ok, its a learning process.
3rd is dessert: either a small piece of cheese, a fruit or a bite of something sweet.

If this modification works, it would be great!

I could not hold this on 2 of 5 days. On Thursday i had a sandwich for breakfast and i wanted another one. So i had it and skipped lunch. With two sandwiches i really was not hungry.
On wednesday, a uncomfortibly warm day, i bought a bottle of soda while on the road. I was tricky thirsty and didnt want any water. So i counted those 450 calories from the soda as a complete meal and skipped one.

~to be continued emoticon



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KHELIA 7/6/2013 5:53PM

    Thanks OOlala and Jibbie!


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OOLALA53 7/5/2013 11:00AM

    I strongly suggest that you not skip any meals, even if you think you ate too much at the previous one. And serve yourself a generous amount to start. You don't HAVE to finish everything on your plate. Since you know two sandwiches wasn't enough for breakfast (for now), make two next time.

I think your mod for one meal a day sounds fine. That food would likely fit on one good-sized plate as well. It sounds exactly like what I put on my plates, without the one bite of something sweet, but hey, you're practically in France! But I do usually have a piece of fruit.

It IS a learning process and from the inside out as well as from the outside in. It took me a lot longer than most dieters want to get the amounts down and to have more moderate weekends, but it has paid off, as you know.

Tickled pink!

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JIBBIE49 7/5/2013 8:00AM

    Keep going. Dr. Beck says to GET OUT OF THE KITCHEN. I have to remember that.

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