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12/9/14 6:46 A

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Sticking to the plan:

11/23 Day 1: S Day
11/24 Day 2: FAIL
11/25 Day 3: SUCCESS
11/26 Day 4: SUCCESS
11/27 Day 5: Thanksgiving
11/28 Day 6: SUCCESS
11/29 Day 7: S Day
11/30 Day 8: S Day
12/01 Day 9: SUCCESS
12/2 Day 10: SUCCESS
12/3 Day 11: FAIL
12/4 Day 12: SUCCESS
12/5 Day 13: SUCCESS
12/6 Day 14: S Day -but over board
12/7 Day 15: S Day
12/8 Day 16: SUCCESS - Cardio & Strength
12/9 Day 17:
12/10 Day 18:
12/11 Day 19:
12/12 Day 20:
12/13 Day 21:

No Day But Today...


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12/8/14 11:58 P

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WOW was I out of control since Thanksgiving! Here's to my new beginning . . . .

12/8: SUCCESS
12/9: SUCCESS
12/10: SUCCESS
12/11: SUCCESS
12/12: SUCCESS
12/13: S Day (My first ... felt like my training wheels had been removed!)
12/14: S Day
12/15: SUCCESS
12/16: SUCCESS
12/17: SUCCESS
12/18: failed
12/19: failed
12/20: S Day, but I blew it!
12/21: S Day, doing better
12/22: SUCCESS :)
12/23: SUCCESS
12/24: SUCCESS
12/25: S Day

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12/8/14 10:12 P

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Dec.8th No S day =failed emoticon

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12/8/14 6:58 A

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Ups and downs for me too. Starting out the week in a strong mind set.


11/23 Day 1: S Day
11/24 Day 2: FAIL
11/25 Day 3: SUCCESS
11/26 Day 4: SUCCESS
11/27 Day 5: Thanksgiving
11/28 Day 6: SUCCESS
11/29 Day 7: S Day
11/30 Day 8: S Day
12/01 Day 9: SUCCESS
12/2 Day 10: SUCCESS
12/3 Day 11: FAIL
12/4 Day 12: SUCCESS
12/5 Day 13: SUCCESS
12/6 Day 14: S Day -but over board
12/7 Day 15: S Day
12/8 Day 16:
12/9 Day 17:
12/10 Day 18:
12/11 Day 19:
12/12 Day 20:
12/13 Day 21:

No Day But Today...


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12/7/14 12:47 P

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Dec. 7th S day No exercise to day I am taking a rest day

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12/7/14 8:55 A

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On the positive side did my elliptical Saturday and Sunday, food well we won't go there...but hence nevergiveup! :)

2BE-MY-BEST sounds like the pie was a very nice treat. When I stuck to No S before, I always well mostly always pick up something good.

I am dealing with binge eating right now and working at trying to get back on track... :)

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12/6/14 10:29 P

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NEVERGIVEUP57: when you have a book type party and there will be snacks . Have a little and consider it a 4th meal . That is one way not to feel down on yourself or declare it a S day.
I have found sucking on small ice cubes a help when I get late night munchies.

12/6 Today is a S day and I had one slice of pecan pie. I think I really enjoy the sweets more now that I am not eating them every day. I savored every bite! LOL I got in my 20 min. walk outdoors. Hope to add a little more exercise in soon. emoticon

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12/5/14 4:44 A

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2BE-MY-BEST thanks for the support :) Great on getting your walks in, exercise really makes ones feel better.

Time to get serious, No S is the best approach. Plus of all the years dieting I'm sure 99% of us know proper nutrition and make the most of our meals. I struggle with night time binging, which I'm working on. Today is another day, except I have a book type party tonight, I'm sure they'll have snack foods, maybe I'll wait and eat the healthy snack foods as my dinner - party starts at 5:30.


12/1 - N (this was a tough day dealing with urges in the afternoon and night) but emoticon I did it!
12/2 - N (Had my 3 squares, but gave in to 3 pieces of chocolate after dinner but not a total failure as I surely stuck to my 3 squares)
12/3 - N (FAIL - had chocolate now it is gone and seconds for dinner - was very stuffed and ended up with heart burn...when oh when will I stop binging, in due time I'm sure)
12/4 - N (Fail)
12/5 - N
12/6 - S
12/7 - S

12/8 - N
12/9 - N
12/10 - N
12/11 - N
12/12 - N
12/13 - S
12/14 - S

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12/19 - N
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12/21 - S

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12/4/14 9:02 P

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NEVERGIVEUP57 , Keep at it. A baby doesn't learn to walk with out falling down a lot and day by day the falling down get less.

I have no been on this program or team very long , but even though I am not successful everyday I am more in tune or touch with my body and starting to eat less naturally. Today I failed out 1 of the 3 rules and ate some candy. Not a lot just a little. Strange I felt a little satisfying where in the past I would go overboard with candy once I started eating it.

Happy to report that on 12/04 I got in my 20 min. walk outdoors.

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12/4/14 5:03 A

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Yesterday was a tough day, didn't do much to ignore the urge for the chocolate or the extra pizza....Chocolate is gone now and will get some for the weekend if I decide to.

Need to get myself moving with the exercise, have been slacking, plan on it this weekend, or maybe tomorrow...I love to, just being down right lazy.

12/1 - N (this was a tough day dealing with urges in the afternoon and night) but emoticon I did it!
12/2 - N (Had my 3 squares, but gave in to 3 pieces of chocolate after dinner but not a total failure as I surely stuck to my 3 squares)
12/3 - N (FAIL - had chocolate now it is gone and seconds for dinner - was very stuffed and ended up with heart burn...when oh when will I stop binging, in due time I'm sure)
12/4 - N
12/5 - N
12/6 - S
12/7 - S

12/8 - N
12/9 - N
12/10 - N
12/11 - N
12/12 - N
12/13 - S
12/14 - S

12/15 - N
12/16 - N
12/17 - N
12/18 - N
12/19 - N
12/20 - S
12/21 - S

12/22 - N
12/23 - N
12/24 - N
12/25 - S
12/26 - N
12/27 - S
12/28 - S

12/29 - N
12/30 - N
12/31 - N

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12/3/14 8:52 P

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12/03 successful on the 3 rules , but I didn't sleep well last night , having a lot of aches and pains so I was dragging all day and didn't get my walk in.

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12/3/14 6:57 A

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Wow! Nice to see activity here. The good news is that even though I haven't checked in here lately, I have been following my plan and I'm down a few pounds. NoS works for me when I'm consistent and committed. I've exercised and gone on a few hikes too, but I don't have time right now to log that as well. Have a good day! Here's my streak:
11/23 Day 1: S Day
11/24 Day 2: FAIL
11/25 Day 3: SUCCESS
11/26 Day 4: SUCCESS
11/27 Day 5: Thanksgiving
11/28 Day 6: SUCCESS
11/29 Day 7: S Day
11/30 Day 8: S Day
12/01 Day 9: SUCCESS
12/2 Day 10: SUCCESS
12/3 Day 11:
12/4 Day 12:
12/5 Day 13:
12/6 Day 14: S Day
12/7 Day 15: S Day
12/8 Day 16:
12/9 Day 17:
12/10 Day 18:
12/11 Day 19:
12/12 Day 20:
12/13 Day 21:

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12/2/14 8:13 P

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12/02 Success on the 3 rules and I walked 20 min. in the woods. emoticon

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12/1/14 3:33 P

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12/01 No S day: Doing good . Walked 20 min. outdoors despite the cold and my sore heel.
I would think by now I would see some result on the scale . Like the book says find other ways to measure your success . Good News my sugar readings are better.

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12/1/14 4:30 A

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Today is December 1, I hope to commit to No S Vanilla for at least 21 days - need to find some sanity again. I can say I have found it in the past with No S but let my weekends "gone wild" discouragement pour into my weekdays.


12/1 - N (this was a tough day dealing with urges in the afternoon and night) but emoticon I did it!
12/2 - N (Had my 3 squares, but gave in to 3 pieces of chocolate after dinner but not a total failure as I surely stuck to my 3 squares)
12/3 - N (FAIL - had chocolate now it is gone and seconds for dinner - was very stuffed and ended up with heart burn...when oh when will I stop binging, in due time I'm sure)
12/4 - N
12/5 - N
12/6 - S
12/7 - S

12/8 - N
12/9 - N
12/10 - N
12/11 - N
12/12 - N
12/13 - S
12/14 - S

12/15 - N
12/16 - N
12/17 - N
12/18 - N
12/19 - N
12/20 - S
12/21 - S

12/22 - N
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12/24 - N
12/25 - S
12/26 - N
12/27 - S
12/28 - S

12/29 - N
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12/31 - N



Edited by: NEVERGIVEUP57 at: 12/4/2014 (05:01)
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11/30/14 5:52 P

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Thanks Ladies, both good advice . You are right we our responsible for our diet plans. Our goals might be somewhat important to others but we can't expect them to mean as much to others as they do to us. I think I will be better prepared next time.

11/30 today is a S day and I did have a desert with dinner but since starting this team I am becoming very mindful with my eating . I had no seconds or super size portions. I thought when I started this diet I would be like, it is a S day and go crazy , but it has not been that way.


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11/30/14 1:17 P

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I think the best response to unwanted sweets is always: Thanks so much! I can't eat this right now. I will freeze it and enjoy it later.

Otherwise the sweets just keep on coming! We can't expect other people to remember and honor our diets. We are the only ones responsible for eating and remembering.

I admit that I am not perfect with this system, but I try to do it as often as I can! (I ate WAY too many cookies yesterday; yes it was an S day; but I didn't need or want all the leftover cookies that my sister in law graciously gave me for my travel home!)

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Hi 2BE-MY-BEST

Sorry to hear that your friend's kindness to bring you a shake caused you so much emotional turmoil. My husband will ask if I need something from the store and most times I say yes, but when I'm following plan, I say no thank you.

I'm in no position to offer advice, but you could always say I'm going to take a little bit and put the rest in the freezer for later. Or whatever they bring say "Oh geeze, my stomach is kind of bothering me a bit." then proceed to put in freezer for the weekend

Most importantly, we are not perfect so it only hurts us to get mad at ourselves, etc.

Maybe before this person brings any food to you next time, have another chat with them. Tell them this is for your health, and if they care for you, maybe nice flowers would be sweeter than a milkshake next time.
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I am feeling discouraged today. Why? Because I was doing great on the eating part. I still had candy bars lying around and they did not even temp me . I was feeling powerful and in control till a friend bought me a large milk shake with his own money that I did not ask for and even though I really had no desire for it I drank it not to hurt his feelings. It was not a S day and now I am thinking how could I of handled this better. (?) I am sure something like this will happen again. I felt so mad at myself for not dealing with this better. This friend knew my plan and told me at the start they would do whatever they could to support my efforts at this then a few days later showed up with a Milk Shake for me. What I am asking myself is why I was concerned about his feelings when he knew it was not a S day for me. emoticon

I really didn't over eat on Thanksgiving and since to me it was a S day I did have Pie. I even walked for 20 min. outdoor even though I am still having pain in my heel but the good news is my back is better.

Messed up today 11/28 on my own having a slice of left over cheese cake. I walked 20 min. outdoors today and I feel good about that.

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11/26/14 10:40 P

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emoticon Hi Deb !
Glad to see you here! I too like the idea of doing a No S streak. Is it something that is tracked here on the Team's page? I wanted to do it when I joined the team.

I feel SO much better waiting to eat until I'm really hungry. Yesterday I blew it and over-ate (binged) due to stress and I felt so YUCK. Right back on track today.


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11/26/14 5:31 P

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emoticon Deb !

11/26 Did 2 of 4. Hard for me to exercise right now I pulled a muscle in my foot and back and my knee is giving me trouble. emoticon

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Everyday is a new day. 14 minutes of ANYTHING is hard to not do. Put on the radio and dance for 14 min! Create new habits. You can do it and you'll feel great.

Most people don't know that there are angels who's only job it is to make sure you don't get too comfortable and fall asleep and miss your life.




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Hi ladies, you have inspired me to dust off my No-S book and get a fresh read on it done. And perhaps start a 21 day streak at some point maybe Monday which is December 1, this way I can prep myself.

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11/25/14 3:14 P

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In the book he talks about tracking using colors of a red light. If I follow all 3 rules plus get in 15 min. of exercise( He does 14) then I am going to give myself a star . Yesterday I did great on the food part but I didn't get in the exercise I planned to do. I didn't eat sweets, no seconds and no snacking . So I managed 3 of 4 of my goals.

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Don't let it waylay you that I am having small fails. I'm at a retreat and there are snacks out all the time. I think I'll be able to forego them today, but I have some pep talking to do.

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11/24 No S day and I am doing good so far. I will do 15 min. of exercise inside today. Finished the Book and I am ready to embrace this Life Style. emoticon

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Will do RELIBELI!

11/23 S day but I did not snack between meals and I walked 20 min. outdoors

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11/23/14 2:23 P

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A brand new streak. I'm feeling ready and good about taking this on and putting the last streak behind me.
I'm going to write a blog today if you'd like to look at it:

11/23 Day 1: S Day
11/24 Day 2:
11/25 Day 3:
11/26 Day 4:
11/27 Day 5: Thanksgiving
11/28 Day 6:
11/29 Day 7: S Day
11/30 Day 8: S Day
12/01 Day 9:
12/2 Day 10:
12/3 Day 11:
12/4 Day 12:
12/5 Day 13:
12/6 Day 14: S Day
12/7 Day 15: S Day
12/8 Day 16:
12/9 Day 17:
12/10 Day 18:
12/11 Day 19:
12/12 Day 20:
12/13 Day 21:



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11/22/14 3:38 P

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OOLALA53 emoticon

My book came and I am in the process of reading it. I like what I read so far and think it is a very doable plan. I think if one slips up they should forgive themselves quickly and get back on the plan .

Today is a S day so I am planning to have a slice of Bob Evens Pumpkin Supreme Pie. I went dancing last night and I am very tired so I am resting today - no exercise.

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Maintaining in this food-rich culture is definitely a kind of success, Reli

Fails all this week, yet I feel in good spirits. Had a reasonable day so far and plan to keep it that way. Will have dinner with a group and may partake of sweets, if they are special.

I feel more determined again after succumbing to reading a book by Tory Johnson, a contributor on Good Morning America, about her weight loss. I found it very distasteful to read of how restrictive she was, how much shame she felt for her body until she lost quite a bit of weight, and how she felt she had the right to write a book when she had not maintained her loss for any length of time. Of course, she has nearly 5x the number of reviews on Amazon that No S had, and I'll bet many people say they were inspired, but I doubt very many will actually be able to follow through, especially if they adopt her eating plan, rather than the spirit of determination she felt. I do agree that it does feel different when you realize you really have to commit to keeping at it when it gets hard, and that is often key. When the motivation is true, there are all kinds of things we are willing to do that seemed too hard before.

Here's wishing everyone delightful S days!

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11/21/14 3:22 P

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RELIBELI : If your not gaining your doing good! I think we go threw periods where we do all the right things but the scale will not go down.

11/21 : So far today I ate reasonable portions , no snacking between meals no seconds but I ate a mini candy bar at lunch. I walked outdoors for 20 min. Tonight I am going dancing!

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Ugh. Right there with you, OO.

I'm actually feeling like I was more on track the last two days, but have to keep pushing to get to what I would call real success. This streak is almost over, thankfully. I can start anew and make a bigger difference then. I guess at the very least, I've maintained and haven't continued to gain. That's something , right?

Day 1: Nov 2 S day [Elliptical and Jillian Michaels's Beginner Shred (JMBS)] 1
Day 2: Nov 3 SUCCESS (w/ one snack) [Elliptical & JMBS] 2
Day 3: Nov 4 SUCCESS (w/ one snack) ['Just Dance' cardio & JMBS] 3
Day 4: Nov 5 SUCCESS (w/ one snack) [Elliptical & JMBS] 4
Day 5: Nov 6 FAIL
Day 6: Nov 7 SUCCESS [Elliptical & JMBS] 5
Day 7: Nov 8 S Day
Day 8: Nov 9 S Day
Day 9: Nov 10 FAIL ( 25 min elliptical)
Day 10: Nov 11 FAIL (Elliptical 25 min & JMBS]6
Day 11: Nov 12 SUCCESS
Day 12: Nov 13 SUCCESS
Day 13: Nov 14 FAIL - but not as terribly as some other fails ( Elliptical 30 min)
Day 14: Nov 15 S Day (but a mindful S Day)
Day 15: Nov 16 S Day (but a mindful S Day) 60 min elliptical (8.45 miles)
Day 16: Nov 17 FAIL [elliptical & JMBS]
Day 17: Nov 18 FAIL
Day 18: Nov 19 Success
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Fail. Oh, well.

*"The goal of weight loss is incompatible with recovering from disordered eating." Center for Clinical Interventions
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I need a day of very little eating! I do fine until sometime bt lunch and dinner. I need to just allow myself to feel that discomfort for a few days, and I know that will help me get back on track with NoS. I sure am not there yet! That being said, I did get a good work out in today, and even with my binge, which I logged along with my other food, I still came in right around 1500 calories. But I need to be at 1200 to lose weight. I know, I know...counting cals and logging are not tenets of NoS. They are tools that have helped me in the past, so I need to use them to stay accountable for now.

Day 1: Nov 2 S day [Elliptical and Jillian Michaels's Beginner Shred (JMBS)] 1
Day 2: Nov 3 SUCCESS (w/ one snack) [Elliptical & JMBS] 2
Day 3: Nov 4 SUCCESS (w/ one snack) ['Just Dance' cardio & JMBS] 3
Day 4: Nov 5 SUCCESS (w/ one snack) [Elliptical & JMBS] 4
Day 5: Nov 6 FAIL
Day 6: Nov 7 SUCCESS [Elliptical & JMBS] 5
Day 7: Nov 8 S Day
Day 8: Nov 9 S Day
Day 9: Nov 10 FAIL ( 25 min elliptical)
Day 10: Nov 11 FAIL (Elliptical 25 min & JMBS]6
Day 11: Nov 12 SUCCESS
Day 12: Nov 13 SUCCESS
Day 13: Nov 14 FAIL - but not as terribly as some other fails ( Elliptical 30 min)
Day 14: Nov 15 S Day (but a mindful S Day)
Day 15: Nov 16 S Day (but a mindful S Day) 60 min elliptical (8.45 miles)
Day 16: Nov 17 FAIL [elliptical & JMBS]
Day 17: Nov 18
Day 18: Nov 19
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Another day of very little eating. Wish I was hungrier. No desire for sweets, though. Got my lunch packed for tomorrow.

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OOLALA53: Glad to hear you are getting back on track. emoticon

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I was at a retreat last week. Fed three times a day. Convenient! I did have a dessert one night on purpose because I don't get to eat with others very much and I prefer to have sweets only in company. I've had a cold for a few days. Sick days are free days but I've kept it reasonable, even very light today.

I had been failing for quite awhile, back to getting junk right after school. Hope I broke the cycle by going to the retreat. I have one week of teaching and then another week off, also another retreat, though at that one, I'll be sharing meals mostly at dinner.

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I think your doing great , but I do have a suggestion. Once you have the days of the month posted why not just edit your post and fill in that day. I am going to read some of your blogs before this day is over. This morning I am in a hurry , but hope to have more time tonight. Have a good weekend!

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OO! Nice to hear from you. I guess as simple as NoS is, it's not easy. You're such a warrior and an inspiration. Thanks for the update. I'm climbing the mountain again too.

I may not be thrilled with how this streak is panning out, but I'm going to continue to log it and do the best I can. I will blog in more detail.

Day 14: Had a reasonable S Day including going out to dinner and then to a bar w live music. I was mindful of what I was eating .Probably could've done without the hard cider. It was so sweet too!
Day 15 log: I didn't realize I could edit my post. I'll try this out and see how it works for me.

Day 1: Nov 2 S day [Elliptical and Jillian Michaels's Beginner Shred (JMBS)] 1
Day 2: Nov 3 SUCCESS (w/ one snack) [Elliptical & JMBS] 2
Day 3: Nov 4 SUCCESS (w/ one snack) ['Just Dance' cardio & JMBS] 3
Day 4: Nov 5 SUCCESS (w/ one snack) [Elliptical & JMBS] 4
Day 5: Nov 6 FAIL
Day 6: Nov 7 SUCCESS [Elliptical & JMBS] 5
Day 7: Nov 8 S Day
Day 8: Nov 9 S Day
Day 9: Nov 10 FAIL ( 25 min elliptical)
Day 10: Nov 11 FAIL (Elliptical 25 min & JMBS]6
Day 11: Nov 12 SUCCESS
Day 12: Nov 13 SUCCESS
Day 13: Nov 14 FAIL - but not as terribly as some other fails ( Elliptical 30 min)
Day 14: Nov 15 S Day (but a mindful S Day)
Day 15: Nov 16 S Day (but a mindful S Day) 60 min elliptical (8.45 miles)
Day 16: Nov 17
Day 17: Nov 18
Day 18: Nov 19
Day 19: Nov 20
Day 20: Nov 21
Day 21: Nov 22

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Thanks for the welcome! I have been exercising every other day but I will start trying to do a little each day as suggested in what I read so far.

I am going to track myself on 4 no S
1. No sweets except on days that start with a S
2. No snacking
3. No super size portions
4. No seconds

If I did all 4 I will report 4/4 or if I did only 2 of the 4/ I will say 2/4
Day 12: Nov 13 Accomplished 3/4 No exercise except laundry and shopping LOL
Day 13: Nov 14 Accomplished 2/4 Exercise: Went dancing.
Day 14: Nov 15 Accomplished 4/4 Exercise: Walked out doors 15 min.
Day 15: Nov 16 Accomplished 4/4 Exercise Went dancing again.
Day 16: Nov 17 Accomplished 4/4 messed up on Exercise
Day 17: Nov 18 Accomplished 3/4 Walked in the bitter cold
Day 18: Nov 19 Accomplished 2/4 Walked outdoors for 20 min.
Day 19: Nov 20 Accomplished 2/4 No planned exercise but got a lot of walking in shopping
Day 20: Nov 21
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Hi 2BE- Welcome to the board. It's pretty quiet here these days, but your welcomed to 'streak' along with me if you'd like. I'm going to move my daily comments to my blog.

Have a good day!

Day 1: Nov 2 S day [Elliptical and Jillian Michaels's Beginner Shred (JMBS)] 1
Day 2: Nov 3 SUCCESS (w/ one snack) [Elliptical & JMBS] 2
Day 3: Nov 4 SUCCESS (w/ one snack) ['Just Dance' cardio & JMBS] 3
Day 4: Nov 5 SUCCESS (w/ one snack) [Elliptical & JMBS] 4
Day 5: Nov 6 FAIL
Day 6: Nov 7 SUCCESS [Elliptical & JMBS] 5
Day 7: Nov 8 S Day
Day 8: Nov 9 S Day
Day 9: Nov 10 FAIL ( 25 min elliptical)
Day 10: Nov 11 FAIL (Elliptical 25 min & JMBS]6
Day 11: Nov 12 SUCCESS
Day 12: Nov 13
Day 13: Nov 14
Day 14: Nov 15
Day 15: Nov 16
Day 16: Nov 17
Day 17: Nov 18
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I am new to the team and I don't have the book yet, but I did read the link and it gave me a good idea of the program . I remember one time I gave up seconds but it didn't help because I started piling on food on my first plate. So I am adding a extra no S and that is no super size of any food. No sweets most of the time will be a real struggle for me , but I believe I can do it . I am setting my start date for Monday. Between now and then I am preparing myself mentally .

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Oh boy again, guys. Well I guess on the upside, I continue to check in and log here. It's not helping yet, but it will because at some point it always does. That first step is always the hardest, and I'd better take it soon if I don't want to go out and buy a new wardrobe, and I wish I was kidding!!!

I need to stay mindful again right after lunch, and then again right after dinner. I need to tell myself that my meal is over. I've had what my body needs and I can wait until my next meal to consume more calories.

Here's to tomorrow.

Day 1: Nov 2 S day [Elliptical and Jillian Michaels's Beginner Shred (JMBS)] 1
Day 2: Nov 3 SUCCESS (w/ one snack) [Elliptical & JMBS] 2
Day 3: Nov 4 SUCCESS (w/ one snack) ['Just Dance' cardio & JMBS] 3
Day 4: Nov 5 SUCCESS (w/ one snack) [Elliptical & JMBS] 4
Day 5: Nov 6 FAIL
Day 6: Nov 7 SUCCESS [Elliptical & JMBS] 5
Day 7: Nov 8 S Day
Day 8: Nov 9 S Day
Day 9: Nov 10 FAIL ( 25 min elliptical)
Day 10: Nov 11 FAIL (Elliptical 25 min & JMBS]6
Day 11: Nov 12
Day 12: Nov 13
Day 13: Nov 14
Day 14: Nov 15
Day 15: Nov 16
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Oh boy. Well best intentions don't always yield best results. I do just fine at breakfast. I did fine at lunch too. In fact, I didn't eat in between lunch and dinner either, until I was preparing dinner for the family and then I started picking. It's not good and I'm at the top of what I've weighed in the recent past and I'm having issues with clothes I've been wearing for the last few years, even those that I consider my 'fat pants'. It's not good and doesn't feel good. That being said, I'm committed to getting back to a healthier weight. It may take time (when doesn't it?) but I can only go forward with better decisions and I definitely can't go back.

Day 1: Nov 2 S day [Elliptical and Jillian Michaels's Beginner Shred (JMBS)] 1
Day 2: Nov 3 SUCCESS (w/ one snack) [Elliptical & JMBS] 2
Day 3: Nov 4 SUCCESS (w/ one snack) ['Just Dance' cardio & JMBS] 3
Day 4: Nov 5 SUCCESS (w/ one snack) [Elliptical & JMBS] 4
Day 5: Nov 6 FAIL
Day 6: Nov 7 SUCCESS [Elliptical & JMBS] 5
Day 7: Nov 8 S Day
Day 8: Nov 9 S Day
Day 9: Nov 10 FAIL ( 25 min elliptical)
Day 10: Nov 11
Day 11: Nov 12
Day 12: Nov 13
Day 13: Nov 14
Day 14: Nov 15
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Thanks, Jolie! I'm at the very least trying to be accountable, because that seems to be an important tool for me. I definitely used my S days. I didn't totally go overboard, however, I did eat some things that I won't eat during the week, and I ate them towards bedtime last night, so my sleep was negatively affected which made today very hard. I made better choices today and will keep in check tomorrow.

Day 1: Nov 2 S day [Elliptical and Jillian Michaels's Beginner Shred (JMBS)] 1
Day 2: Nov 3 SUCCESS (w/ one snack) [Elliptical & JMBS] 2
Day 3: Nov 4 SUCCESS (w/ one snack) ['Just Dance' cardio & JMBS] 3
Day 4: Nov 5 SUCCESS (w/ one snack) [Elliptical & JMBS] 4
Day 5: Nov 6 FAIL
Day 6: Nov 7 SUCCESS [Elliptical & JMBS] 5
Day 7: Nov 8 S Day
Day 8: Nov 9 S Day
Day 9: Nov 10
Day 10: Nov 11
Day 11: Nov 12
Day 12: Nov 13
Day 13: Nov 14
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Reli, You're doing great!!! I'm back from vacation, and while not really following NoS, I still try to get about 15 EHMs per week (extra healthy meals - one plate, no carbs - my variation, and no sweets). The rest pof the time I have more leeway. I check this board quite often! emoticon emoticon

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Day 1: Nov 2 S day [Elliptical and Jillian Michaels's Beginner Shred (JMBS)] 1
Day 2: Nov 3 SUCCESS (w/ one snack) [Elliptical & JMBS] 2
Day 3: Nov 4 SUCCESS (w/ one snack) ['Just Dance' cardio & JMBS] 3
Day 4: Nov 5 SUCCESS (w/ one snack) [Elliptical & JMBS] 4
Day 5: Nov 6 FAIL
Day 6: Nov 7 SUCCESS [Elliptical & JMBS] 5
Day 7: Nov 8 S Day
Day 8: Nov 9
Day 9: Nov 10
Day 10: Nov 11
Day 11: Nov 12
Day 12: Nov 13
Day 13: Nov 14
Day 14: Nov 15
Day 15: Nov 16
Day 16: Nov 17
Day 17: Nov 18
Day 18: Nov 19
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Back on track for Friday. Three meals plus on afternoon snack seems to be best for me. Sometimes I look at it as breaking up my lunch in 2 parts. That being said, I have to me more mindful with that snack and make sure it has a beginning, middle and end. My goal for water is to drink 80 oz a day which is half my body weight right now. I recently read that that is the goal for daily water intake.

Day 1: Nov 2 S day [Elliptical and Jillian Michaels's Beginner Shred (JMBS)] 1
Day 2: Nov 3 SUCCESS (w/ one snack) [Elliptical & JMBS] 2
Day 3: Nov 4 SUCCESS (w/ one snack) ['Just Dance' cardio & JMBS] 3
Day 4: Nov 5 SUCCESS (w/ one snack) [Elliptical & JMBS] 4
Day 5: Nov 6 FAIL
Day 6: Nov 7 SUCCESS [Elliptical & JMBS] 5
Day 7: Nov 8
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Day 10: Nov 11
Day 11: Nov 12
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Day 13: Nov 14
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Thanks Rosa. I went strong for 4 days, and faltered a bit today. BUT, I'll get back to the program tomorrow.

Day 1: Nov 2 S day [Elliptical and Jillian Michaels's Beginner Shred (JMBS)]
Day 2: Nov 3 SUCCESS (w/ one snack) [Elliptical & JMBS]
Day 3: Nov 4 SUCCESS (w/ one snack) ['Just Dance' cardio & JMBS]
Day 4: Nov 5 SUCCESS (w/ one snack) [Elliptical & JMBS]
Day 5: Nov 6 FAIL
Day 6: Nov 7
Day 7: Nov 8
Day 8: Nov 9
Day 9: Nov 10
Day 10: Nov 11
Day 11: Nov 12
Day 12: Nov 13
Day 13: Nov 14
Day 14: Nov 15
Day 15: Nov 16
Day 16: Nov 17
Day 17: Nov 18
Day 18: Nov 19
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Day 20: Nov 21
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We're here and we're impressed.

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Echo Echo...hmmm...really no one here, huh? No matter. I'm going to log anyway:

Day 1: Nov 2 S day [Elliptical and Jillian Michaels's Beginner Shred (JMBS)]
Day 2: Nov 3 SUCCESS (w/ one snack) [Elliptical & JMBS]
Day 3: Nov 4 SUCCESS (w/ one snack) ['Just Dance' cardio & JMBS]
Day 4: Nov 5 SUCCESS (w/ one snack) [Elliptical & JMBS]
Day 5: Nov 6
Day 6: Nov 7
Day 7: Nov 8
Day 8: Nov 9
Day 9: Nov 10
Day 10: Nov 11
Day 11: Nov 12
Day 12: Nov 13
Day 13: Nov 14
Day 14: Nov 15
Day 15: Nov 16
Day 16: Nov 17
Day 17: Nov 18
Day 18: Nov 19
Day 19: Nov 20
Day 20: Nov 21
Day 21: Nov 22


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Day 1: Nov 2 S day [Elliptical and Jillian Michaels's Beginner Shred (JMBS)]
Day 2: Nov 3 SUCCESS (w/ one snack) [Elliptical & JMBS]
Day 3: Nov 4 SUCCESS (w/ one snack) ['Just Dance' cardio & JMBS]
Day 4: Nov 5
Day 5: Nov 6
Day 6: Nov 7
Day 7: Nov 8
Day 8: Nov 9
Day 9: Nov 10
Day 10: Nov 11
Day 11: Nov 12
Day 12: Nov 13
Day 13: Nov 14
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Day 1: Nov 2 S day [Elliptical and Jillian Michaels's Beginner Shred (JMBS)]
Day 2: Nov 3 SUCCESS (w/ one snack) [Elliptical & JMBS]
Day 3: Nov 4
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Day 5: Nov 6
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One day and baby step at a time. I've been sleeping well the past few nights, so that super helps me stay on track.

Day 1: Nov 2 S day
Day 2: Nov 3
Day 3: Nov 4
Day 4: Nov 5
Day 5: Nov 6
Day 6: Nov 7
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Hi OO et al. I've been off my game for awhile now, but I'm in a good place to get back to what I know works for me because it's worked in the past. I know that this board isn't particularly active, but because I'm using other SP trackers and tools, it's better for me to have all my resources in one place.
Here's my plan. I'm going to start with phase 1 of NoS, and set up a 21 day streak. I am also using Jillian Michaels beginner shred workouts which are 3 20 min strength training sessions. Each video is done for 10 days with increasing intensity. I also will blog a few times a week on SP, and log my food at least initially. Glad this board is still here! It doesn't surprise me too much that it's maybe not as active as other boards because while NoS is simple, and truly makes the most sense, it's not easy, especially with the routines and habits that directly and indirectly affect American culture.

With that, here is my streak:

Day 1: Nov 2
Day 2: Nov 3
Day 3: Nov 4
Day 4: Nov 5
Day 5: Nov 6
Day 6: Nov 7
Day 7: Nov 8
Day 8: Nov 9
Day 9: Nov 10
Day 10: Nov 11
Day 11: Nov 12
Day 12: Nov 13
Day 13: Nov 14
Day 14: Nov 15
Day 15: Nov 16
Day 16: Nov 17
Day 17: Nov 18
Day 18: Nov 19
Day 19: Nov 20
Day 20: Nov 21
Day 21: Nov 22

I'm tempted to make it a 30 day streak to match up with the Jillian Michaels goal too. I'll give that some thought as well.

Join me if you'd like, or just follow my progress!



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Well Europe sounds good to me. Lol. But I think I know what you mean.

Even though I've only been closing no S for a few days, I've already become so much much more aware of how often I used to mindlessly sick sorting in my mouth. This is really a wonderful way for me to wake up!


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Thank YOU for giving it a run for the money! I need like-minded people and don't want to have to move to Europe to find them!

I'm so glad today for having the habit of being able to wait to eat without later going overboard.

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Hope your lack of appetite is no big deal and you are well, just changing.

I am so impressed with this way of eating. I love the sense that I am not depriving myself - I'm just delaying eating - a little bit. I am certainly eating enough.


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I continue not to get very hungry, even at meal time, but I still very much WANT food then.

A friend at a social event said that he takes a combination of digestive enzymes because he had similar problems. He is very thin and never had an overeating problem. I am not usually good at taking supplements, but I bought a bottle and started using them last night. I fgure it's worth the experiment.

I've had at least four good days in a row.

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It takes most people a few years to stabilize eating changes. I've seen many people on Spark make changes for much longer than 90 days and still relapse later. But I know I had 90 days of perfect compliance to No S when I started. It was a good foundation. I learned tactics that have stood me well. I like the idea of the course because it is about changes in general. That's Reinhard's focus as well. I could use change in other areas, too.

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Sounds interesting Khelia! Until I get internet at home, I won't have the extra time, though. Sounds fascinating, I've read alot about the 90 days to change, etc. It's definitely not 21 days, that's for sure.

Just saw an article at the checkout counter that's pro-No S, I looked at the doc's name and was going to research the study and article to post here. But I've already forgotten the doc's name. Next time will write it down.

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I'm mulling it over. I just signed up for another course just on trying to juggle multiple pursuits.

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On EDx started a very interesting course last Tuesday. Its called "Immunity to change".
Its a free course from Havard about 15 weeks long.
They say that we all have a resistance to do any change, called "immunity".
I did this course the first time they offered it and it worked very well for me, even if i coud not finish cause i started with a 9 weeks delay. This time i will work on my eating problems.
Someone with me ?
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I don't know what I've done for the past 10 days or so, but I know I grazed a lot of the day yesterday, and pulled it together today. I kept to my weekend mod of not having sweets unless I'm in company, though I had many moments while I was grocery shopping of thinking I'd let myself go for it "one more time." Thankfully, I saw that for what it was, though I don't know if I would have if I didn't have the incentive of wanting to feel I've been "doing the right thing" over the next few weeks before going on a day trip with a man- not really hot connection, but still- to an art reception for a show of an old boyfriend. Ah, vanity.

Be kind to yourself, Reli, even if you've been failing. The tide will turn. Consider keeping track of how many times you successfully get from one meal to the next without eating. I know when I'm failing, it's often at a certain time of day. Seeing that I do have SOME success can sometimes build the momentum to go that one extra stint so that I have a green day. If you're grazing a lot, consider calling any day a success that you get from even one meal to the next without an S. Then build from there. There are lots of ways to authentically build the habit.

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Hi OO. I'm still struggling over here, and definitely going through that 'desire doesn't go away just bc I want it to' stage. Each day is a little better and more hopeful and I'm getting up earlier more regularly to work out. I'm going to continue to log honestly, and soon I'll be back on track. As frustrating as it may be to log FAILS, seeing it all in a row is a wake up call. I need to get in the habit of logging them daily though. That will probably be more impactful.

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Reli, I was just noticing those withdrawal symptoms this afternoon. Why should I, or anyone else, be surprised? The desire doesn't go away just because I want it to. The longer I go giving in again each day, the longer before I get over the hump.

My work schedule changed. I think I'm going to start having lunch earlier and go longer in the afternoon between meals. Could be challenging, but I think it'll be better. I'll try it this week, anyway.

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Hey, Reli, I'm still here, just doing my own thing. emoticon I feel so much better when I have my Extra Healthy meals. Next week I'll be gone, and the flexibility of my program will definitely come in handy. Thinking of you!

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Well, OK. I was banking on yesterday being my 'first day back on track', but I just didn't get over the hump. Once carbs and other 'craving' type foods are in my system, it's very very hard to resist them until I have a few solid days of making changes until I don't think about them anymore. It really is like a 'detox'. I'm aware of that, and now need to put it into practice. One meal at a time. Three of them a day on one plate each, wo taking seconds and wo eating in between. That's what I'm shooting for today. I'll get there.

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Kids are back in school which means I can get back into a better routine! No big surprise that Friday was a fail, but that's ok. I had to start somewhere!


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Hi guys!

I've been MIA in many ways this past month, since my last post, but you know what? That's been OK. I feel like I've turned a mental corner with the weight, numbers etc game. Maybe I've 'grown up' a little this summer. I really took a break from working out and NoS the past month, and it's been 'OK'. Without fanfare, big commitments, big announcement etc. I'm starting a streak today. Yes, I know it's Friday, and that's not traditionally the best time to 'start', but tomorrow never comes, so today it is!

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So sorry I have been MIA. I've stumbled with No S, but the reduced appetite has pretty much kept me in line. I waver by a couple of pounds. I still aspire every day to skip the S's and still believe it is a workable way to live and maintain sane eating habits. Onwards!

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Hi guys! And I'm back...again! I just blogged about my month, if you'd like to read a bit more. The upshot is that I had a really great time away. It was challenging to take 'NoS' with me for a few reasons, but I did my best. I'm not 'beating myself up' about anything this time, and am excited to start a new streak today.

My body is looking forward to it too!

I'll find time later to create the streak itself.

I hope all is well with you guys.

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Hope all is well. I finished another good week!

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Hi all, finished another successful week. Love my extra healthy meals!

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HI all day 3 here. Day 1 and 2 were great! I was pleased and didn't even have that much craving etc. Today I forgot it was S day, till we were sitting in sun at yard sale, and dd and son in law had pop and said do you want something I said well no.......... then said OMG it is so hot, do you have cold water. no. okay and did have a pop, first in ages, but that's all I have had and we are having family bbq but only hamburgers and salad so no problem may be over calories but not going nuts. I can't believe it. Figured be hard to go back.........

Hope you are all doing well.
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Had a colossal fail yesterday. Done! No big deal. I did it consciously. It would really not have served the same purpose to simply wait for today.

Got no reason to permasnack nor have any S's today. May have a friend over for casual dinner. I think I'll stick with fruit for dessert.

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I am so humbled by your walking with bad knees! I feel little twinges, but that's not what usually stops me. Mine's just complacency. I've gotten out walking 3 of 4 mornings this week. I'm lucky that my 'hood has some inclines, which I prefer. I even brought my jump rope with me today. (I'm a bit motivated, as you may have read, because a colleague died of a brain hemorrhage this summer. She was very sedentary... I don't know if that was the cause, but I know I've got no good reason not to get in consistent, moderate exercise.)

When I really committed to No S Dec. 26, 2009, after a half-hearted attempt 14 months earlier, I did 90 days with no failures, but WILD weekends. I was so happy for the green weeks that I didn't care about those S days. I still stand by that attitude. It has all come out in the wash.

Well, I have been a little lax lately. I blame it on unpaid work I have to do for my credential. Tedious work that will likely not make me a better teacher to the extent that it makes up for the time I'm having to put in. Aack! Me and my sob story. But I have not given in to the urges to do the old thing to get me through these assignments. Eat whole packages of cookies. Frosting from the container. Cookie dough and brownie batter. I could wallow in feeling bummed that the thoughts to do that even occur to me, but I AM succeeding in resisting THAT urge. I am not in control of what thoughts occur to me, just what I do after they appear.

I'm honored to be sharing the path, Healthy!

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HI all ! emoticon

I was here a while back, did well for quite a while, have to say got sidelined somehow and just didn't bother or care. It wasn't long and is the first time I have gained this much this fast.

I joined the 100 day challenge team, but I made a challenge and that's it, I don't go to the team but the premise has helped. I chose to walk over 10, 000 steps for 100 days. So far great, that challenge will be up July 21 and have to say have done well. I love to walk but having bad knees and back have made some days hard. Hubby has gotten me to over 10,000 every day most often I am over 11. I will continue that challenge till I have my knee surgery for which I still have no date.

SO been really thinking what I can do, and NO S keeps coming to me again. I am not good with moderation, perhaps someday I will be. This allows all food so don't feel as if I can't just have to say and remind myself I can have this just wait till Sat or Sunday.

I am going to do this as a 100 day challenge with the full intent of continuing on. But as that has helped me so much mentally I want to approach it this way.

SO DAY 1 Back No S! and only special day I see in my immediate future is our 37th wedding anniversary on July 25th. That may well be a meal out but may be able to say I can do this too! I know it is doable for life as long as I can get started again.

Glad to be back! blogged, charted my food, and now to do my physio exercises as my knee is really bad the past few days. Winter is bad but the humid days don't help. Need hubby's help with my ex. today but will get at it. We will be going over to the grandkids for few mins and also maybe to Costco so that will get some steps in, limping or not I will walk LOL

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Welcome back Jolie! I was in San Rafael last week. It was beautiful. Even beautiful San Diego looked rather garishly sunbaked after being up where there are so many trees!

A good green N day. Had a class to go to, so I felt a bit hurried for dinner, but it got me away from food. I realized again, though it's not a huge issue for me, it would be useful for people to have some kind of ritual activity NOT normally associated with eating to do for even 15 or 20 minutes after they finish eating, such as teeth and skin cleaning, or choosing clothes for the next day, etc. It also helps before starting to eat the meal to already have any extra food put away so that it's a pretty easy step to put dishes in the sink or on the counter, not looking as if they are ready for more food before being washed.

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Just a quick check-in. Enjoyed my trip to San Francisco, walked a lot and enjoyed the food. Looking forward to Extra Healthy Meals again.

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I sometimes read other weight loss books only if they aren't about "dieting." One I'm listening to on CD now is for "people who feel too much." The author recommends that participants eat three meals and two snacks a day, but she also says to eat only when hungry. This made me nervous right off the bat for readers. I know I would have to eat very carefully to make sure I was hungry for five eating events a day. Given the title, there's lots on analyzing stressful events, present and past. In my own experience, I think I spent way too much time on that stuff, and less on learning to tolerate the urges to binge or permasnack for long enough to really feel the benefit of the difference. I still experience plenty of stress; food rarely adds to it these days.

Honestly, if I thought I could live a more peaceful life by overeating, at this point, I would.

Challenge today will be accepting low level of hunger.

Getting out to walk while it's still cool.

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Got waylaid from exercise a bit this morning because my car battery was dead so I had to drive the car around to recharge it during the time I was going to go for a walk. It got hot later! I'm such a wimp. However, I did drive the car around in the 'hood to figure out a 2-mile route that could pretty easily be cut in half if I have a time crunch.

Did not take a NWS day, though I virtual-plated dinner. I had a few urges to snack after I got home from seeing firework. Old habit. It even came back a few times after I had dismissed it, though I'm not a bit hungry! Going to bed soon,

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Just finished a week without snacking. This week I am going to add tracking calories. I am down a pound this week too.

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I had a fail day yesterday. It happened just like that. I don't know whether I was somehow rebelling against how much order I lived with the last week, or what. Anyway, I had a bit bigger lunch and dinner, just to convince my appetite that I wouldn't try to bludgeon it into shape.

Got no plans for holiday eating. I'm just getting together with one friend. I don't know many hot dog/ hamburger people anymore in my life. I wouldn't have minded being invited to my friend George's boat to watch fireworks tomorrow night, but he will be spending time with his son. But that reminds me that there is a park not far from my house where it's pretty easy to see some if there isn't any cloud cover, which happens sometimes. We'll live.

I already had a show anyway because on the way home from the retreat, I drove by Disneyland in Anaheim just as they set off their nightly display.

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I had sobering news that helped me be even more judicious with my choices today and without much sense of struggle. I got a message that a female colleague of mine, one year younger than I, had a cerebral hemorage Friday night and was taken off life support this morning. She often talked about things her doctor told her to do and not do: get exercise, stop drinking coffee, eat a healthier diet. She did not work them into her life. Though I do actually believe everyone dies at the exact right time for him or her, it's hard not to think even modestly better habits might have made a difference. Some of you know that in the last few months I have felt some resentment over having a desire to eat more than I am hungry for. I found myself tonight finishing the food I had taken and feeling fine about not feeling stuffed, though it would have been fun to have a few more bites.

Also, the staff here at the retreat left out a big bowl of a snack chips (made from rice: very crispy; one of the few crackery foods I like a lot) that I was almost thinking of taking a little handful from after dinner, but caught myself. I know that one handful wouldn't make the difference, but I just want to feel I am doing my part for my health. I am not willing to live every minute worrying about it, but Vanilla No S is little enough to ask. I think this will help me get and stay more committed to exercise, too. The largest benefits of exercise come from very modest output. I really don't have any good excuse to get the minimum in on N days.



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That is a very good question Oolala. I think limiting the amount of time actually spent "eating" and making mealtime the center piece for eating has been the main thing. Also the types of food -- I primarily eat protein and vegetables/fruits/nuts and less carbs and desserts now than before. Also the "one plate" dictate of NoS. ...and surely, I do know the difference now between empty stomach, full stomach, stuffed stomach, etc. I prefer being no more than "full". So it's not a simple answer and even though I invoke Neanderthal, he certainly wouldn't have the same situations we do, would he?

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Good perspective, Jolie.

It does sound like the amount of food you need to feel happy has decreased over the years. How did that change happen?

I'm staying pretty much vanilla No S. First full day of a retreat at which 3 meals are provided. They leave out supplies for coffee, tea, etc. and there is fruit, but I'm sticking to no snacks. I did have half a bite each of a gluten free brownie and a lemon bar last night. I don't think I'll do that every night. The novelty will wear off.

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Oolala, The savouring food thing has never worked for me. Don't know why. With one plate, I'm just as satisfied if I eat it fast or slow. I also think that Neanderthal did not "savour food" and it's just too hard for me to counteract nature. Anyway, it would be nice - and it is always in my mind, but just not too successful at it. I tried for years to listen to my stomach, and only eat when hungry, but found I was never hungry -- almost became anorexic. Good goal, but I just don't have it yet! I do have the "only eating in one place" (for the most part) thing.

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Had a really enjoyable weekend eating. The total amount of food was pretty small, but the total pleasure was BIG! Would have liked to have gotten more exercise, but was driving and visiting, and I didn't work it in.

On the long drives from San Diego to Bay Area and environs, I am listening to audiobook on small habit changes leading to big changes over time. The author detailed so many changes that happened for her that dovetail my experience on No S, though she didn't start with a goal of three meals. That's where she pretty much is now because her third "microsolution" that evolved from the first two was to be hungry for her meals. Snacks dropped away. Her approach worked, but the tactics were so much more complicated than No S. Yet, they match some of the reflection and subsequent changes that No S-ers do and make over time.I imagine that people would have to just as patient and trusting to keep at it as they need to be with No S. She said (as Reinhard does in his podcast discussions on habit changes) not to try more than two changes at any one time. A daily change must be practiced for a minimum of four weeks before attempting any modification. Any change not practiced daily needs to be practiced before even longer.

Another habit she aimed at was savoring her food. She said she practiced it longer than any other change before she allowed herself to feel that it was an ingrained habit. I think it was 8 months, but it IS habit now- doesn't feel like "practice" anymore. I shared on LBF that that has been foundational for me. I don't think it could have trumped 3 meals when I started, but I think now it could. I"m not going to experiment on purpose with it right now, but I suspect that if I really practiced it with every single bite, I could probably eat any S any day of the week and be fine. However, it's actually more mental trouble than just relying on the set number of meals.



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Hi all, just a quick check-in! Did really well on my cruise, although there was plentiful food. For the most part I stuck with meals. Did allow a few snacks when the cooking team provided snacks particularly interesting, like the one day they had Turkish samplers on the Lido deck. Thanks to NoS and to my BingeFree team, I felt relatively "normal" with food. Heck, everyone overeats some on cruises. However, I had no desire to just run rampant -- and that is great progress. In fact, I often chose the vegetable based choices on the menus. Hardest part was the long flight with mainly carbs. Anyway, I'm back!

Thinking of you all!

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OK - super helpful. I have had the sensation from time to time that only a few bites really do satisfy, so I am going to concentrate on that and see where it takes me. I have no problem with NO S on weekends or vacay - it is my work week that is the problem - I am sure it is stress - the afternoons are killer. I am going to focus back on understanding hunger and satiety, reduce volume, portion control. I think I have to force myself to put more time between eating.

I am 62, work full time+. I have radically changed my habits over past 2 years, workout every day, am at my first goal weight, want to lose 3-5 more pounds, but instead I am maintaining. Doing great, have come a long way, but still work to do on my relationship with food.

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After four years of No S, and turning 60, I now could have a meal at which my hunger is satisfied in just a few bites, but my desire for pleasure is not. So I eat more, but not a lot, by most standards, and I still don't get hungry by the next meal. If were going to actually get hungry for my meals, which, BTW, is not a strict rule of No S, but my add-on, I would have to eat just a few bites.

I don't want to scare you. This is not the typical experience of most long-term No S'ers.

And also, I distinguish between being empty-stomach HUNGRY and just the general desire for food that we've gotten so used to, that general feeling that I just want to eat something. It's not really hunger, but more of an anxious desire to just eat! It used to happen 20 times a day. I find that desire was and is the most common reason for my failures. Ironically, when I'm really, really hungry, I can almost always wait until meal time, The only exception to that has been when other people are delaying the meal. That has happened very rarely for me, as I am single and don't eat with others very often.

I'm a teacher on break right now, but when I'm working, I still get a desire almost every day after the kids leave to just go eat! (That went away for a few years but returned recently. Also not typical.) That happens less than two hours after I've had a nice lunch, so I know it's not real hunger. I just put up with it until I can get involved in something else enough for it to go away or until I feel actual real hunger. Since I can choose my dinner time, I don't have to struggle with being hungry for long periods of time before I eat dinner. I used to aim at being hungry for 1-2 hours before dinner, but as I've explained, I'd be eating dinner at 9 or 10 o'clock at night if I did that. I just plain don't want to do that, even though I don't think there's a real problem with it. The Spaniards eat dinner quite late and they are relatively slim and healthy.

Remember that you can have hot beverages with a bit of sugar and milk, if you like, in the afternoon to tide you over. I've cut way, way down on sodas, but will sometimes have one if I feel I'm going to fail in the afternoon. The bubbles seem to help.

How long is the gap between your lunch and dinner?

Edited by: OOLALA53 at: 6/15/2014 (15:04)
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New to No S. What does this mean : I still wish I were hungrier for my meals, but I'm not willing to eat just the few bites it would take to satisfy my minimum needs ?? Thanks for the enlightenment. I am doing fairly well with the No Sugar and No Seconds - still having trouble with afternoon hunger.

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Reli, if it's between being on track with No S and checking in, even I vote for your being on track! But I really appreciate your participation.

I still wish I were hungrier for my meals, but I'm not willing to eat just the few bites it would take to satisfy my minimum needs. A weight loss doctor has said that food legitimately serves other needs as well. That's my story and I'm sticking to it.

Going on a bay cruise. I will try virtual plating, as it will be appetizers. Do not want to take an NWS day; saving one for later in the month.

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Well, the good news is that I've stayed very consistent and on track w NoS. The bad news is that I haven't made it a priority to check in here each day.
I'll keep trying we that one. It's been above average hectic here.
So happy to have NoS down right now the way I do.

It's truly the one method/lifestyle that frees you of old habits and cravings and feelings related to food and eating. At least that's my experience. And it's the only thing lately where I've experienced a while host of health related accomplishments.

I know we're not a super active group right now, but I'll do my best to check in more regularly.
Just glad to connect in some way w others who understand the benefit of NoS.

Hope all is well w you guys too, Oo and Jolie!

Day 1 6/03 - N SUCCESS
Day 2 6/04 - N SUCCESS
Day 3 6/05 - N SUCCESS
Day 4 6/06 - N SUCCESS
Day 5 6/07 - S Day - very reasonable
Day 6 6/08 - S Day - very reasonable
Day 7 6/09 - N SUCCESS
Day 8 6/10 - N SUCCESS
Day 9 6/11 - N SUCCESS
Day 10 6/12 N SUCCESS
Day 11 6/13 N - Leave to head north
Day 12 6/14 S
Day 13 6/15 S - IN CAMP
Day 14 6/16 N
Day 15 6/17 N
Day 16 6/18 N
Day 17 6/19 N
Day 18 6/20 N
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Day 20 6/22 S
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Despite some overdoing it on high fiber cereal yesterday, I feel good about the rest of the weekend.

Tomorrow will be first N day off work in awhile. Not anticipating any trouble.

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OO - Drum circle sounds great! Jolie- Have a great vaca!

I'm so glad I wrote out this streak awhile back. Makes it so easy!

Day 1 6/03 - N SUCCESS
Day 2 6/04 - N SUCCESS
Day 3 6/05 - N SUCCESS
Day 4 6/06 - N
Day 5 6/07 - S
Day 6 6/08 - S
Day 7 6/09 - N
Day 8 6/10 - N
Day 9 6/11 - N
Day 10 6/12 N
Day 11 6/13 N - Leave to head north
Day 12 6/14 S
Day 13 6/15 S - IN CAMP
Day 14 6/16 N
Day 15 6/17 N
Day 16 6/18 N
Day 17 6/19 N
Day 18 6/20 N
Day 19 6/21 S
Day 20 6/22 S
Day 21 6/23 N

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Hi guys! Well, while I haven't met my goal of checking in here daily, I have stayed on track and have completed one of my most successful streaks. While I know weight gains/losses is not the focus of NoS, I have lost close to 7 pounds on this streak. My body clearly just didn't need that weight. To be at a healthy BMI (according to the charts), I need to be about 10 pounds lighter. That is what I'm shooting for, but I'm going to more focus on 'just' being consistent with NoS rather than obsess about the scale.

This is the completion of this streak, and I'll post my new streak, already in full swing, in a separate post.

Day 1 5/13 - N - SUCCESS
Day 2 5/14 - N - SUCCESS
Day 3 5/15 - N - SUCCESS
Day 4 5/16 - N - FAIL
Day 5 5/17 - S day
Day 6 5/18 - S day
Day 7 5/19 - N FAIL
Day 8 5/20 - N SUCCESS
Day 9 5/21 - N SUCCESS
Day 10 5/22 - N SUCCESS
Day 11 5/23 - N SUCCESS
Day 12 5/24 - S day
Day 13 5/25 - S day
Day 14 5/26 - N SUCCESS
Day 15 5/27 - N SUCCESS
Day 16 5/28 - N SUCCESS
Day 17 5/29 - N SUCCESS
Day 18 5/30 - N SUCCESS
Day 19 5/31 - S day
Day 20 6/01 - S day
Day 21 6/02 - N SUCCESS

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