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by This_is_it
Fri Mar 16, 2018 5:39 pm
Forum: Daily Check In
Topic: Check in This_is_it
Replies: 81
Views: 32639

I did much better this week. Only wednesday was a snack disaster in the evening :oops: . I can't figure out what was the trigger for that.

Oolala53, your advice about thinking about the benefits of having an overnight fast helped me a lot. Thank you!
by This_is_it
Sun Mar 04, 2018 10:16 am
Forum: Daily Check In
Topic: Check in This_is_it
Replies: 81
Views: 32639

:cry: I'm back to square one with the evening snacking and cravings. Having nothing but red days the last few weeks. One thing that is positive is that during the day i'm doing fine. And another positve thing is (so there are two positive things :lol:) is that i no longer drink coffee. I noticed tha...
by This_is_it
Sun Jan 07, 2018 3:19 pm
Forum: Daily Check In
Topic: Check in This_is_it
Replies: 81
Views: 32639

My first week in the year 2018, Nos went great. And now i'm also having a calm weekend.

Looking forward to next week :) .
by This_is_it
Wed Jan 03, 2018 9:23 am
Forum: No S Diet General Discussion
Topic: 2018 Year Long Challenge
Replies: 129
Views: 32679

Yes, i'm in :lol: . And i'm fighting (mainly) the same battle as you are Gingerpie; evening snacking.
by This_is_it
Tue Jan 02, 2018 10:56 am
Forum: Daily Check In
Topic: Check in This_is_it
Replies: 81
Views: 32639

Also i want to thank everyone for all the great advise and support. I'm gonna need it again :wink: .
by This_is_it
Tue Jan 02, 2018 10:54 am
Forum: Daily Check In
Topic: Check in This_is_it
Replies: 81
Views: 32639

I'm so glad 2018 is here. I need to start over.

Hopefully i can comply better this year. It is a mental thing for sure. But i'm all in again :mrgreen:.
by This_is_it
Tue Jan 02, 2018 10:50 am
Forum: No S Diet General Discussion
Topic: 2017 One year No S Challenge
Replies: 425
Views: 164278

Still here. First months of 2017 i did very well. But then i lost track. Not that i forgot about NOS but i could not get myself to comply anymore :? .

But NOS is the only way (for me) that makes sense. So 2018, here i am :lol: .
by This_is_it
Tue Jan 02, 2018 10:47 am
Forum: No S Diet General Discussion
Topic: Happy New Year!
Replies: 9
Views: 4371

Happy new year :D
by This_is_it
Thu Dec 07, 2017 10:01 am
Forum: Daily Check In
Topic: Check in This_is_it
Replies: 81
Views: 32639

Stay with us through the holidays! That's when the most gain usually happens. Yes, i'll stay. NOS is the best. I need that sanity. Looking forward to 2018. :lol: I'm still having red days. Some bad some not so bad. But i'm also having green days. The good news is that i know that NOS is the way to ...
by This_is_it
Mon Nov 20, 2017 10:30 am
Forum: Daily Check In
Topic: Check in This_is_it
Replies: 81
Views: 32639

Last week i had two red days (thursday and friday), so there is some improvement :lol: . My motivation is coming back so that is positve. Let's go!
by This_is_it
Tue Nov 14, 2017 10:42 am
Forum: Daily Check In
Topic: Check in This_is_it
Replies: 81
Views: 32639

Yesterday (monday) was finally a green day again. I'm happy with that because the last two weeks were almost entirely red. And the weekends crazy. I'm paying better attention to my meals. They might be a bit heavy but i want to build on habit first. At the beginning of the year when i had succes wee...
by This_is_it
Mon Oct 30, 2017 3:54 pm
Forum: Daily Check In
Topic: Check in This_is_it
Replies: 81
Views: 32639

Still fighting with the cravings during the night (after diner). I also have them in the afternoon sometimes but then i can ease my mind by looking forward to diner. That is what is going wrong in my mind; in the evening i think about how long it will be until breakfast and that it may be difficult ...
by This_is_it
Tue Oct 17, 2017 7:55 am
Forum: Daily Check In
Topic: Check in This_is_it
Replies: 81
Views: 32639

Thank you for the advice and wise words. They help me a lot.

Last week i had two red days; monday and wednesday. The rest of the week went well.

Yesterday was green. I'm feeling better and more motivated now. Building on habit again.
by This_is_it
Tue Oct 10, 2017 8:24 am
Forum: Daily Check In
Topic: Check in This_is_it
Replies: 81
Views: 32639

I'm still struggling with evening snacking (again). Doing well during the day but around 20:00 pm i'm starting to get cravings. And i'm not doing a good job fighting those cravings at the moment :oops: . Sometimes i have green days but most of the time i fail. Yesterday (monday) i failed again. But ...
by This_is_it
Sat Jul 01, 2017 9:07 am
Forum: Daily Check In
Topic: Check in This_is_it
Replies: 81
Views: 32639

I finally got a green week under my belt :lol: . I'm so glad. Hopefully i'm back on track. But now it is weekend. 8)
by This_is_it
Mon Jun 19, 2017 8:52 am
Forum: Daily Check In
Topic: Check in This_is_it
Replies: 81
Views: 32639

Well.....still having some difficulties. Some days were green but some were absolutly dark red :wink: . This weekend was also a bit insane. But today is monday. Starting a new week. And i will do better.
by This_is_it
Thu Jun 01, 2017 8:45 am
Forum: Daily Check In
Topic: Check in This_is_it
Replies: 81
Views: 32639

oolala53 wrote:Relapses are not a sign that it can't work.
Yes, this is very important.

I'm also making my meals big :lol: . Specially lunch. It helped because tuesday and wednesday were green.
by This_is_it
Tue May 30, 2017 7:59 am
Forum: Daily Check In
Topic: Check in This_is_it
Replies: 81
Views: 32639

I'm back. I fell off the wagon the last few weeks. I don't know what went wrong. I was in a good flow but lost it when i went on vacation :? . During the day i'm doing fine but then the evening comes and the snacking starts. What is up with that bad habit. I did so well for months....And i feel real...
by This_is_it
Tue May 30, 2017 7:46 am
Forum: No S Diet General Discussion
Topic: 2017 One year No S Challenge
Replies: 425
Views: 164278

I'm still in but experiencing difficulties. It started on a short vacation last april and since then it went down hill. The evening snacking has returned :evil:. I had a very bad month in may. But now i feel ready to do it again. I'm trying to figure out what went wrong but i don't know yet. I was i...
by This_is_it
Mon Mar 27, 2017 9:30 am
Forum: Daily Check In
Topic: Check in This_is_it
Replies: 81
Views: 32639

I had weird S-days. Normally i look forward to s-days but this weekend well...not so much. I still ate some muffins and cookies. Not because i wanted them but because it was an s-day. Afterwards i felt weird..... So i am considering to make s-days n-days when i feel like it. The last few weeks i fel...
by This_is_it
Mon Mar 27, 2017 9:10 am
Forum: No S Diet General Discussion
Topic: Why did you leave? Why are you back?
Replies: 253
Views: 111632

Yes, i totally know the scale issue. I don't weigh myself daily. Not even weekly but i also let the number on the scale dictate how i feel. I don't want that anymore. I lost weight since i started NOS but i still have this number in my head i want to reach. I know it should not matter how much weigh...
by This_is_it
Fri Mar 24, 2017 8:54 am
Forum: Daily Check In
Topic: ironchef mostly weekly check in
Replies: 1065
Views: 527076

Get well soon, Ironchef!
by This_is_it
Fri Mar 24, 2017 8:52 am
Forum: Daily Check In
Topic: Check in This_is_it
Replies: 81
Views: 32639

This week i suddenly noticed that i my hunger pangs have subsided. That is wonderfull! I feel hungry before lunch and diner but not excessively anymore. I also cleaned out my cabinet this week. I have a few jeans that are too big. One of my daughters said: Mom, you really can't wear them anymore, pl...
by This_is_it
Thu Mar 16, 2017 9:58 am
Forum: Daily Check In
Topic: Check in This_is_it
Replies: 81
Views: 32639

I have thought about the weighing some more and have come to the conclusion that i don't want to beat myself up about it, like Kaalii sugested. I think it has to do with the weightloss process. I have just started Nos and i love the sanity of it; i just have to think about having 3 good meals a day ...
by This_is_it
Mon Mar 13, 2017 10:33 am
Forum: Daily Check In
Topic: Check in This_is_it
Replies: 81
Views: 32639

I had a fail last week. It did not concerne the eating habits, that went well but i weighed myself :oops: . I just got curious...... The good news is that i lost weight (about 6 kg, 13 lbs?) I don't know exactly because i didn't weigh myself when i started at the beginning of the year. The bad news ...
by This_is_it
Thu Mar 02, 2017 9:34 am
Forum: Daily Check In
Topic: Check in This_is_it
Replies: 81
Views: 32639

Things are going well over here :lol: . The hungerpangs are getting less so that is a good thing. But i realise it may have to do with hormones. But now i can handle them. I also stopped drinking soda's on s-days. This happend unconsciously. Not that i drank a lot of it but i don't really like it an...
by This_is_it
Thu Feb 16, 2017 9:33 am
Forum: Daily Check In
Topic: Check in This_is_it
Replies: 81
Views: 32639

I'm feeling better this week :lol: . I had my first comments of people who said: it seems that you have lost some weight. They are right. I don't know how much weight i have lost because i don't stand on the scale but i now fit in a jeans that was way to tight in the beginning of this year so: Yeah!...
by This_is_it
Fri Feb 10, 2017 10:01 am
Forum: Daily Check In
Topic: Check in This_is_it
Replies: 81
Views: 32639

Experienced some difficulties this week but the days were still green :) . I had hunger pangs between lunch and diner. That was kind of new to me :wink: . In the past my most difficult times were the evenings (perma snacking). But now i had quite strong hunger signals at about 15:30 hour. At least t...
by This_is_it
Thu Feb 09, 2017 9:32 am
Forum: No S Diet General Discussion
Topic: 2017 One year No S Challenge
Replies: 425
Views: 164278

MaggieMae wrote:Green day! Feeling so much better physically and mentally. Thankful to have this forum for support! You all rock!
Woohoo, that is great :lol: .
by This_is_it
Thu Feb 09, 2017 9:31 am
Forum: No S Diet General Discussion
Topic: 2017 One year No S Challenge
Replies: 425
Views: 164278

Thank you, Merry and Oolala53 for thinking with me. You both have a really good point. I do have some hormonal issues going on but i don't want that to be an excuse. Although i realise they sure can be a problem. I also will look into my water intake. Like you said Oolala53: NOS is the best plan. Th...
by This_is_it
Tue Feb 07, 2017 4:00 pm
Forum: No S Diet General Discussion
Topic: 2017 One year No S Challenge
Replies: 425
Views: 164278

Since the past week i'm experiencing more hunger signals between meals. I have not changed the quantity of my meals. I'm doing Nos since january 2nd. Could this mean that my fat reserves are now actually being adressed or is it something else? I know that when i started Nos in january, the hunger si...
by This_is_it
Fri Feb 03, 2017 10:02 am
Forum: Daily Check In
Topic: Check in This_is_it
Replies: 81
Views: 32639

I am so happy, i'm doing really well, if i do say so myself :lol: . I am noticing that habit is beginning to settle in. This tuesday i was worried because of my husbands birthday. We went out to a buffet restaurant to have dinner. In the past this almost always resulted in me overeating. Not this ti...
by This_is_it
Fri Feb 03, 2017 9:50 am
Forum: No S Diet General Discussion
Topic: Eating Disorder/looking for a buddy
Replies: 21
Views: 11496

Re: Eating Disorder/looking for a buddy

Or sometimes I'll just be walking down the hall and an image of waffles will just pop into my head. Strange that. Or I'll be trying to meditate and I just start fixating on what I'm going to eat for breakfast, and how much I'm going to eat, and if I'll put nuts or banana chips on my yogurt . Or I l...
by This_is_it
Mon Jan 30, 2017 2:06 pm
Forum: No S Diet General Discussion
Topic: 2017 One year No S Challenge
Replies: 425
Views: 164278

The past week was green. But i had some difficult moments during the evening. And i experienced a hunger pang on thursday afternoon :lol: . Luckily i was looking forward to a nice diner so i could hang in. Tomorrow i am planning a S event day because of my husbands birthday. We are going out to dinn...
by This_is_it
Thu Jan 19, 2017 9:49 am
Forum: No S Diet General Discussion
Topic: 2017 One year No S Challenge
Replies: 425
Views: 164278

As the days go by i am noticing that i'm not hungry anymore between meals. I think i have figured out what i need during meals. But the cravings in the evening are back. But it defenitly is not hunger. The weird thing is that i can't handle cravings as well as i can handle genuine hunger.
by This_is_it
Sun Jan 15, 2017 9:19 am
Forum: No S Diet General Discussion
Topic: 2017 One year No S Challenge
Replies: 425
Views: 164278

This week was a green one, woohoo. But i had two difficult moments. First one was thursday night. I was craving something sweet. I had a tough time resisting the urge but i did it. And the second moment was friday afternoon. I visited friends and they served really nice cookies. But i stayed strong....
by This_is_it
Tue Jan 10, 2017 6:02 pm
Forum: Daily Check In
Topic: Check in This_is_it
Replies: 81
Views: 32639

Thank you very much, Oolala53, for the great advice. It is very helpfull. Monday i had a green day and today is going well. I'm having tuesday evening ahead of me. And i'm slightly hungry now. Although i had a nice diner. So i can immediatly take your advice to practice. Dealing with feeling sligthl...
by This_is_it
Sat Jan 07, 2017 10:23 am
Forum: No S Diet General Discussion
Topic: Welcome
Replies: 12
Views: 7297

Re: Welcome

Really, just sit back, practice the three esses, take a walk, and relax. I have congenital back problems, so I swim. Whatever. I think most of us who have been around awhile have learned, the more you start fiddling with No S, the less it becomes No S. This is exactly what i am planning to do. :D G...
by This_is_it
Sat Jan 07, 2017 10:11 am
Forum: Daily Check In
Topic: Check in This_is_it
Replies: 81
Views: 32639

Thanks Oolala53 for adding me in the check in thread. And i would love suggestions that would help me beating my after dinner snacking.

But this week went well; from monday to friday all green. Yes!!
by This_is_it
Wed Jan 04, 2017 9:37 am
Forum: No S Diet General Discussion
Topic: 2017 One year No S Challenge
Replies: 425
Views: 164278

Hi guys, can i join you? 2017 started well for me; 2 green days :D . This thread is a good motivator. I am also trying to change my mind set to focuss on habit and not so much on losing weight. I have also decided that i won't stand on the scale. The number on the scale does something negative with ...
by This_is_it
Fri Dec 30, 2016 12:26 pm
Forum: No S Diet General Discussion
Topic: Time between dinner and breakfast is a mess.
Replies: 18
Views: 8918

Things calmed down a bit here. I now allow myself a hot chocolat drink around 8 pm. And that helps a lot. :D

I'm looking forward to 2017. Making the nos diet a lifestyle.
by This_is_it
Thu Dec 01, 2016 9:19 am
Forum: No S Diet General Discussion
Topic: Time between dinner and breakfast is a mess.
Replies: 18
Views: 8918

Thank you for all the suggestions and kind words. They are really helpfull. I have to learn that if i eat 3 good meals my body is doing fine. And that feeling hungry sometimes does not mean i need a snack. The idea of going to bed in time is also something i will have to look into. Last night i prep...
by This_is_it
Wed Nov 30, 2016 7:22 am
Forum: Daily Check In
Topic: Check in This_is_it
Replies: 81
Views: 32639

Thanks guys. I'm still struggling. Had only one green day last week.
by This_is_it
Wed Nov 30, 2016 7:20 am
Forum: No S Diet General Discussion
Topic: Time between dinner and breakfast is a mess.
Replies: 18
Views: 8918

Time between dinner and breakfast is a mess.

The last few weeks i'm experiencing a lot of difficulties in the evening. I'm snacking and grazing, binging even. I have been thinking really hard what is the cause of this. I know, for me, it is all in my mind; i'm making excuses to eat after dinner. The time between dinner and breakfast is the lon...
by This_is_it
Tue Nov 22, 2016 9:18 am
Forum: Daily Check In
Topic: Check in This_is_it
Replies: 81
Views: 32639

Still struggling :evil: . My meals are great, i think :P :P . But in the evening something switches in my head and i go in snack modus.
But....today is another day and i will get back on track. Just one day at a time.
by This_is_it
Wed Nov 09, 2016 10:54 am
Forum: Daily Check In
Topic: Check in This_is_it
Replies: 81
Views: 32639

Hmmm, i'm not doing well with the nos-diet. During the day i'm doing fine but in the evening i'm snacking. Last night to the point i actually felt sick :oops: . Where is this coming from; i did really well the first weeks and then i'm falling back to evening snacking. This is happening over the last...
by This_is_it
Fri Sep 09, 2016 9:26 am
Forum: Daily Check In
Topic: Check in This_is_it
Replies: 81
Views: 32639

This morning i was upset. I stood on the scale and actually gained 1 kg. :shock: :? :evil: I thougth i did very well the last few weeks but i expected to have lost more weight by now. I just read an article that Kaalii posted and realised something; i'm afraid of getting hungry. And i think i still ...
by This_is_it
Fri Sep 09, 2016 9:20 am
Forum: No S Diet General Discussion
Topic: why feeling hungry is healthy (article)
Replies: 12
Views: 7944

This is a great article. An eye opener for me because i now realise that i'm actually afraid of becoming hungry. When i become hungry i will get very cranky. Not fun to be around :oops: .
by This_is_it
Thu Sep 08, 2016 1:09 pm
Forum: Daily Check In
Topic: Check in This_is_it
Replies: 81
Views: 32639

That is a good suggestion, Rawcookie. Thanks!
by This_is_it
Wed Sep 07, 2016 8:20 am
Forum: Daily Check In
Topic: Check in This_is_it
Replies: 81
Views: 32639

I'm experiencing some troubles. I was expecting things to become easier now that i'm a few weeks in, but is isn't. This always happens when i'm on a diet; first few weeks are fine. No troubles with cravings. And then after a few weeks the cravings come back and hit hard 8) . Yesterday evening i want...
by This_is_it
Sun Sep 04, 2016 9:23 am
Forum: Daily Check In
Topic: Check in This_is_it
Replies: 81
Views: 32639

Yesterday was a s-day. I did'nt really overeat but obviously i ate to much because today my stomach is feeling sore. I think my stomach is actually shrinking :) . Today is sunday but i think i'm going to consider it more as a n-day. I'm baking apple muffins at the moment at that is the only extra i'...
by This_is_it
Fri Sep 02, 2016 8:24 am
Forum: Daily Check In
Topic: E-lyn's Check-In Journal
Replies: 180
Views: 64659

If you look at stats in the rest of the world, it's very normal to overeat in the presence of a generous food supply and lack of a culture of moderation. That's why we in the States (and a growing number of countries) have to invent our own moderation. Randomness has a low chance of success when it...
by This_is_it
Fri Sep 02, 2016 8:21 am
Forum: No S Diet General Discussion
Topic: I actually had a Red Day yesterday!
Replies: 6
Views: 4880

:) :)
by This_is_it
Thu Sep 01, 2016 8:39 am
Forum: Daily Check In
Topic: E-lyn's Check-In Journal
Replies: 180
Views: 64659

It's possibly what helps her stay slim, eating her main meal earlier in the day. Maybe that is a good idea. On the day you go out to lunch with your friend make the lunch the main meal and adjust your breakfast and diner. Maybe eat diner a bit later because after a heavier lunch you might be able t...
by This_is_it
Wed Aug 31, 2016 9:10 am
Forum: Daily Check In
Topic: MerryKat Check In
Replies: 6
Views: 4088

Good luck!
by This_is_it
Wed Aug 31, 2016 9:08 am
Forum: Daily Check In
Topic: Check in This_is_it
Replies: 81
Views: 32639

Monday and tuesday were tough. I was hungry between luch and diner and in the evening after dinner i had hunger pangs :? . But the days were still green :P . This is interesting; why did this happen? I didn't change my meals in the sense that i eat less. I could resist the hunger pangs because i kno...
by This_is_it
Sun Aug 28, 2016 9:18 am
Forum: Daily Check In
Topic: Habit Tracking
Replies: 4
Views: 3060

Re: Habit Tracking

LillianO wrote:
I'm feeling so deeply grateful that I found your stuff Reinhard. WOW! is all I can say - so practical, sensible, helpful and doable.

I am truly grateful beyond words!
You are absolutely right, LillianO.
Good luck!
by This_is_it
Sun Aug 28, 2016 9:14 am
Forum: Daily Check In
Topic: Check in This_is_it
Replies: 81
Views: 32639

Friday went well :P . No negative comments. I worried about that for nothing. :D Yes, Merry, my husband is still a bit confused. I understand that because i often said i would lose weight but in the end failed. That made me sad and he doesn't want that; me to be unhappy about my weight. I'm enjoying...
by This_is_it
Thu Aug 25, 2016 5:38 pm
Forum: Daily Check In
Topic: Check in This_is_it
Replies: 81
Views: 32639

Sometimes we have to grow a thick skin about what other people say or think, me included. Yes, you are so right, Whosonfirst! I have to learn to this. I don't have a copy of the book but i think i will show my husband the website nosdiet.com. That will explain enough to him, i hope. And then time w...
by This_is_it
Thu Aug 25, 2016 9:47 am
Forum: Daily Check In
Topic: Check in This_is_it
Replies: 81
Views: 32639

Although I know that this diet is the best diet to maintain for a lifetime it sometimes feels overwhelming :? . Yesterday evening we were watching a movie at home with my family and out came the snacks, sweets and chips. I did not take any but i felt kind of jealous :oops: . And tomorrow my parents ...
by This_is_it
Sat Aug 20, 2016 10:30 am
Forum: Daily Check In
Topic: Check in This_is_it
Replies: 81
Views: 32639

Thanks E-lyn.

I enjoy the S-days but i'm also happy when monday arrives and the clarity of the N-days.
by This_is_it
Fri Aug 19, 2016 12:21 pm
Forum: Daily Check In
Topic: Check in This_is_it
Replies: 81
Views: 32639

Check in This_is_it

It is time for me to make a journal of my journey to normalize my eating habits. So far i'm doing fine. A few weeks after i started the nos diet my stomach started acting up. But i'm glad to say that seems to be resolved. Those first weeks were hard. Also because of my upset stomach. But now; wow, i...
by This_is_it
Sun Aug 14, 2016 9:06 am
Forum: No S Diet General Discussion
Topic: Body is having trouble adjusting?
Replies: 8
Views: 5161

My stomach is feeling much better the last few days. This week the N-days were all green :D . So that is great.
I'm now enjoying the S-days.
I'm so glad i found the right diet for me. Something i can do for the rest of my life. Who knew it could be so "simple".
by This_is_it
Sat Aug 06, 2016 4:39 pm
Forum: No S Diet General Discussion
Topic: Body is having trouble adjusting?
Replies: 8
Views: 5161

Ellemn, i'm doing the nos diet for 6 weeks now and the problem started after 4 weeks or so.
by This_is_it
Sat Aug 06, 2016 4:36 pm
Forum: No S Diet General Discussion
Topic: Body is having trouble adjusting?
Replies: 8
Views: 5161

Yes, i'm absolutely going to give it a try. What i most like about the nos diet is the 3 plates a day thing. "Only" 3 moments that i need to think about food will give me so much freedom. In my childhood this was the way i ate until my early twenties. Then i started snacking and sometimes overeating...
by This_is_it
Fri Aug 05, 2016 9:22 am
Forum: No S Diet General Discussion
Topic: Body is having trouble adjusting?
Replies: 8
Views: 5161

Body is having trouble adjusting?

Hi, I'm new on the boards. I'm from the Netherlands so my English writing may not be 100% accurate but i hope you understand :lol: . I'm trying to accept the nos diet as my new lifestyle because my bmi is 26 and i want to try and lower this in a sane way. And this diet is making so much sense. But i...