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by Skycat
Fri Aug 11, 2017 2:46 pm
Forum: Daily Check In
Topic: Skycat's daily check-in
Replies: 153
Views: 54580

Thursday - GREEN

B - Bircher muesli
L - 2 bread rolls with egg and tomato. Apple
D - Macaroni cheese. Orange. Glass of wine

Steps - 9,000
5 a day - 4 :(
by Skycat
Thu Aug 10, 2017 1:19 pm
Forum: Daily Check In
Topic: Skycat's daily check-in
Replies: 153
Views: 54580

Wednesday - GREEN

B - Bircher muesli
L - 2 bread rolls with cheese and cucumber. Grapes
D - Chinese marinated tofu with sushi rice and soya beans. Apple. Wine

Steps - 6,000
5 a day - 5
by Skycat
Wed Aug 09, 2017 1:01 pm
Forum: Daily Check In
Topic: Skycat's daily check-in
Replies: 153
Views: 54580

Tuesday - GREEN

B - Bircher muesli
L - 2 bread rolls with egg and tomato. Grapes
D - Mushroom and rocket curry with naan bread. A glass of wine

Steps - 10,500
5 a day - 5

Bad day is over. Hoping for a good long while before it happens again.
by Skycat
Mon Aug 07, 2017 5:11 pm
Forum: Daily Check In
Topic: Skycat's daily check-in
Replies: 153
Views: 54580

Monday - RED.

Binge. Feeling physically and mentally crappy.
by Skycat
Sun Aug 06, 2017 8:08 pm
Forum: Daily Check In
Topic: Skycat's daily check-in
Replies: 153
Views: 54580

Saturday and Sunday - S Days Pretty good days. Saturday included a barbecue and buffet at a friend's 40th birthday celebration but I managed not to over-indulge too much, at least not so much I felt bad the next day, and Sunday has been pretty restrained for me - an ice-cream bar and 2 mini chocolat...
by Skycat
Sat Aug 05, 2017 6:15 am
Forum: Daily Check In
Topic: Skycat's daily check-in
Replies: 153
Views: 54580

Friday - NWS Green day

B - Bircher muesli
L - 2 bread rolls with hummus. An apple and a nectarine.
D - A burger and a few fries. Wine!

Really pleased with that, I knew it would be street food for dinner so I would have to virtual plate, but it worked out ok. :D

Steps - 17,500
5 a day - 5
by Skycat
Fri Aug 04, 2017 10:50 am
Forum: Daily Check In
Topic: Skycat's daily check-in
Replies: 153
Views: 54580

Thursday - SUCCESS B - Bircher muesli L - Toast with eggs. A nectarine D - Noodle salad with mango, red onion and cucumber, and calamari. An apple and a glass of wine Steps - 9,500 5 a day - 5 Today, Friday, has started well completely as normal. I am taking at a NWS because this evening I'm going t...
by Skycat
Thu Aug 03, 2017 1:29 pm
Forum: Daily Check In
Topic: Skycat's daily check-in
Replies: 153
Views: 54580

Wednesday - SUCCESS

B - Bircher muesli
L - Toast with hummus and 2 slices of cheese. Nectarine.
D - Pasta with vegetables. Apple. 3 glasses of wine.

Steps - 7,500
5 a day - 6
by Skycat
Wed Aug 02, 2017 11:52 am
Forum: Daily Check In
Topic: Skycat's daily check-in
Replies: 153
Views: 54580

Oolala - Thanks, that's a good message for me to look back on when the inevitable happens and I do binge (on potato chips, it's ALWAYS potato chips with me). However, today is not that day, and hopefully tomorrow won't be either. Tuesday - SUCCESS b - bircher muesli l - 2 bread rolls with hummus, a ...
by Skycat
Mon Jul 31, 2017 8:58 pm
Forum: Daily Check In
Topic: Skycat's daily check-in
Replies: 153
Views: 54580

Monday - SUCCESS B - Bircher muesli L - 2 bread rolls with hummus. Nectarine and an apple D - Rice with carrot, tofu and avocado. Grapes and an orange. Glass of wine Steps - 7,500 5 a day - 9 Today I was very seriously tempted to binge. I was in the shop, looking at the packets of crisps before I co...
by Skycat
Mon Jul 31, 2017 8:02 am
Forum: Daily Check In
Topic: Skycat's daily check-in
Replies: 153
Views: 54580

Sunday - S Day B - Avocado and poached egg on toast. A banana L - Rice bowl with green beans, carrots and avocado. Orange and grapes D - Couscous with tomato, rocket and tofu with a za'atar dressing. S Day treats - a chocolate cereal bar, a chocolate ice cream bar and a mii chocolate bar Steps - 7,5...
by Skycat
Sun Jul 30, 2017 11:37 am
Forum: Daily Check In
Topic: Skycat's daily check-in
Replies: 153
Views: 54580

Saturday - S Day

B - Bircher muesli
L - Lentil ragu with pasta and parmesan
D - Street food from a local fair.

S day treats - too many mini chocolate bars, a mini ice cream cone, popcorn, and an evening snack of calamari. Not my best S day ever.

Steps - 12,000 plus 30 minutes in the gym
by Skycat
Sat Jul 29, 2017 8:21 am
Forum: No S Diet General Discussion
Topic: Non-Vanilla No Sers: what are your tweaks?
Replies: 28
Views: 13313

My only mod is to allow fruit. When I have fruit with a meal I don't virtual plate it, I just have however much I want directly after the meal. I also allow myself to eat fruit between meals without calling it a red day (although I don't do this very rarely and try very hard to stick to only eating ...
by Skycat
Sat Jul 29, 2017 7:57 am
Forum: Daily Check In
Topic: Skycat's daily check-in
Replies: 153
Views: 54580

Friday - SUCCESS

b - bircher muesli
L - 2 bread rolls with ham, cheese and tomato. Blueberries and an orange.
D - Roast cauliflower in a spicy sauce with bulgar wheat. Grapes and a glass of wine

Steps - 5,000
5 a day - 6
by Skycat
Fri Jul 28, 2017 12:54 pm
Forum: Daily Check In
Topic: Skycat's daily check-in
Replies: 153
Views: 54580

Thursday - SUCCESS B - Bircher muesli L - 2 bread rolls with ham, tomato and cheese. Blueberries and an orange. D - Lentil ragu with pasta and parmesan. Grapes and a glass of wine. Steps - 3,500 5 a day - 6 While I was on holiday, I tried to keep No S in mind at least, even if I chose to break the r...
by Skycat
Thu Jul 27, 2017 8:56 am
Forum: Daily Check In
Topic: kaia daily check in
Replies: 118
Views: 43470

Congrats on the Wednesday success, one of the most difficult things for me is keeping my willpower in place after a few drinks - that's often when my inner eating devil comes out. Well done :D
by Skycat
Thu Jul 27, 2017 8:52 am
Forum: Daily Check In
Topic: Bluebell's check in
Replies: 603
Views: 179330

Sometimes a bit of a ramble can really help the head to clear. I think you're right in accepting that maybe eating more at lunch and dinner on S days is just how it is for you. Nobody is perfect and you've had a really, really good loss and obviously feel better in your relationship to food. Gold me...
by Skycat
Thu Jul 27, 2017 8:45 am
Forum: Daily Check In
Topic: Skycat's daily check-in
Replies: 153
Views: 54580

Wednesday - SUCCESS

B - Bircher muesli
L - Avocado and poached egg on toast. Apple
D - Home-made soup with bread. Grapes. Glass of wine

Steps - 8,500
5 a day - 6

There were a few tough moments but I made it through and now I feel like I'm back on plan, and very happy to be here too!
by Skycat
Wed Jul 26, 2017 12:26 pm
Forum: Daily Check In
Topic: Skycat's daily check-in
Replies: 153
Views: 54580

Well I'm back from my holiday and have put on 11 pounds. On the plus side I've been horse-riding, hiked up a mountain and managed over 20,000 steps on 6 separate days while I was away. On the other hand, I can really feel those 11 pounds in my clothes not fitting so well. No S is starting again toda...
by Skycat
Thu Jul 06, 2017 4:57 am
Forum: Daily Check In
Topic: Skycat's daily check-in
Replies: 153
Views: 54580

Wednesday - SUCCESS B - A pumpkin seed pretzel and a whole punnet of strawberries L - Roasted potatoes, onions and pork. A grapefruit D - Peanut butter and banana on toast. An orange and a nectarine. I had made soup for dinner, from scratch, sweet potato, red pepper and coconut soup but then because...
by Skycat
Wed Jul 05, 2017 1:04 pm
Forum: Daily Check In
Topic: kaalii's daily check-in...
Replies: 485
Views: 195160

Vent away, we're all listening but not judging, just ready to cheer you on through the tough times.
by Skycat
Wed Jul 05, 2017 1:01 pm
Forum: No S Diet General Discussion
Topic: Holiday Strategies?
Replies: 10
Views: 6515

Thanks for all your input. I'm going to attempt to stick to No S as far as possible while I'm away, and try to post on my check-in thread as often as I can. Although I'm sure I'll have some red days, each green day will feel twice as valuable. :D
by Skycat
Wed Jul 05, 2017 9:41 am
Forum: Daily Check In
Topic: Skycat's daily check-in
Replies: 153
Views: 54580

Tuesday - SUCCESS

b - Bircher muesli
L - 2 bread rolls and 2 slices of roast veg tortilla. Orange and nectarine
D - Tomato and chickpea salad with two corn tortilla, 2 glasses of wine

Steps - 8,500
5 a day - 6
by Skycat
Tue Jul 04, 2017 6:06 am
Forum: Daily Check In
Topic: Skycat's daily check-in
Replies: 153
Views: 54580

The thing with the crisps, which yes are potato chips (even though they are also called chips here in Germany I just can't shake the Britishness :) ) my friend didn't offer them until way after the mini pizzas, so they would have been a snack. I couldn't have put them on my plate because they weren'...
by Skycat
Mon Jul 03, 2017 4:15 am
Forum: Daily Check In
Topic: Skycat's daily check-in
Replies: 153
Views: 54580

Sunday - S Day B - Scrambled eggs on toast with peppers, onion and cheese. Nectarine L - Lentils with roasted veg. Raspberries and banana D - Potluck supper to celebrate the end of the theatre performances S day treats - 3 mini chocolate bars and probably way too much food at the potluck supper, bu...
by Skycat
Sun Jul 02, 2017 11:03 am
Forum: Daily Check In
Topic: Skycat's daily check-in
Replies: 153
Views: 54580

Saturday - S Day B - Bircher muesli L - Burger and fries. Nectarine D - Lentil and roasted vegetables (squash, tomato, pepper and courgette) and an orange, plus Sekt S Day treats - a handful of crackers, 3 mini chocolate bars and a mini ice cream cone Steps - 10,000 plus 30 mins workout with app 5 a...
by Skycat
Sat Jul 01, 2017 10:08 am
Forum: Daily Check In
Topic: Skycat's daily check-in
Replies: 153
Views: 54580

Friday - SUCCESS b - bircher muesli L - 2 bread rolls with ham and cucumber. Orange and a nectarine D - mini pizzas. Quite a bit of wine Steps - 10,000 5 a day - 5 So I ended up being invited to a friend's place in the evening, quite spontaneously, to celebrate the passing of marriage equality laws ...
by Skycat
Fri Jun 30, 2017 6:05 am
Forum: Daily Check In
Topic: Skycat's daily check-in
Replies: 153
Views: 54580

Thanks Oolala :D I had a really strong moment yesterday. There were doughnuts backstage, 2 whole boxes containing a variety from Krispy Kreme. My first thought was, yay, doughnuts!! My second was oh but it's an N day and I can't!! My third was....even on an S day I might not have one (although of co...
by Skycat
Thu Jun 29, 2017 11:18 am
Forum: Daily Check In
Topic: Skycat's daily check-in
Replies: 153
Views: 54580

Wednesday - SUCCESS b - Bircher muesli L - 1 bread roll with avocado and 2 poached eggs. Grapes and a nectarine D - Potato bake with cheese and vegetables Steps - 12,000 plus 30 minutes in the gym 5 a day - 6 (banana, berries, avocado, grapes, nectarine) Funny story. I ordered the potato bake in the...
by Skycat
Wed Jun 28, 2017 11:20 am
Forum: Daily Check In
Topic: Skycat's daily check-in
Replies: 153
Views: 54580

Tuesday - SUCCESS B - Bircher muesli L - 2 bread rolls with ham and cucumber. An orange and a nectarine D - Onion and red pepper fritatta with sweet potato wedges and salad. A glass of wine Steps - 7,000 5 a day - 8. (banana, berries, cucumber, orange, nectarine, veg in fritatta, salad and sweet pot...
by Skycat
Tue Jun 27, 2017 5:38 am
Forum: Daily Check In
Topic: One Mama's weekly check-in
Replies: 20
Views: 9463

A small suggestion for the leftovers, I use washing-up liquid. As soon as I take leftover food into the kitchen. I squeeze washing-up liquid over it (first I make sure nobody else wants to eat it, and then I tell them what I'm doing so they know not to change their minds). I have found that I can do...
by Skycat
Tue Jun 27, 2017 5:29 am
Forum: Daily Check In
Topic: Skycat's daily check-in
Replies: 153
Views: 54580

Monday - SUCCESS

B - bircher muesli
L - 2 bread rolls with ham and cucumber. An orange.
D - Vegetable stew with a dumpling. Grapes, a glass of wine

Steps - 9,000
5 a day - 7 (peach, berries, cucumber, orange, veg in stew (x2) grapes)
by Skycat
Mon Jun 26, 2017 6:37 am
Forum: Daily Check In
Topic: Skycat's daily check-in
Replies: 153
Views: 54580

Sunday - S Day B- Bircher muesli L - Satay cauliflower with bulgar wheat. Grapes. D - Pasta in a tomato sauce with courgette. 3 glasses of wine Steps - 10,000 plus 30 minutes in the gym 5 a day - 6 (banana, berries, grapes, cauliflower, tomatoes, courgette) S Day Treats - a magnum mini ice-cream, 3 ...
by Skycat
Sun Jun 25, 2017 7:26 am
Forum: No S Diet General Discussion
Topic: Holiday Strategies?
Replies: 10
Views: 6515

Holiday Strategies?

Hi, So at the end of next week I'm setting off on a long-haul vacation with my husband for almost 3 weeks. So what advice do you all have for No S on holiday? Stick with vanilla? Drop it until you get back? Make a few mods to keep the general idea with a bit more flexibility? I'm really interested i...
by Skycat
Sun Jun 25, 2017 7:20 am
Forum: Daily Check In
Topic: Pinkhippies daily check in
Replies: 128
Views: 31654

What a great couple of days. Well doe on the chocolate resistance, I always feel that one of the key points of this plan is that chocolate isn't totally forbidden, there is always an end in sight to the denial. Great news on the S day brunch as well. I'm in awe, I'm not a fan of brunch because I am ...
by Skycat
Sun Jun 25, 2017 7:15 am
Forum: Daily Check In
Topic: Skycat's daily check-in
Replies: 153
Views: 54580

Friday - SUCCESS B - Bircher muesli L - Chicken salad with bread rolls. Orange D - Chicken burger with sweet potato fries Steps - 14,000 5 a day = 5 (banana, berries, salad, orange, sweet potato) Saturday - S Day B - Pretzel, apple and banana L - Turkey breast with potatoes, vegetables and side sala...
by Skycat
Fri Jun 23, 2017 5:19 am
Forum: Daily Check In
Topic: Bluebell's check in
Replies: 603
Views: 179330

Oh man I miss proper fish and chips after reading that :D I hope you will forgive my tuppence-worth on your post about exercise. I grew up in a household where neither parent ever did any exercise. I never did any exercise myself as a result, it just wasn't something that occurred to me to do and my...
by Skycat
Fri Jun 23, 2017 5:12 am
Forum: Daily Check In
Topic: ~ Reviving Renee ~
Replies: 1453
Views: 794429

Great job so far. Hopefully your brain will start to settle into it's new routine. I see a lot of my own difficulties in what you've written, with the just wanting to eat everything, particularly. I think it must have been from the book )although I've loaned my copy out so I can't check) that my rea...
by Skycat
Thu Jun 22, 2017 9:00 pm
Forum: Daily Check In
Topic: Skycat's daily check-in
Replies: 153
Views: 54580

Thursday - SUCCESS B- Bircher muesli L - 2 Bread rolls with ham and tomato. An orange and grapes D - Chicken salad wraps. A peach. 2 glasses of wine. Steps - 5,500 Low step count today as I couldn't face walking to work in 26 degree heat, 30 minutes all uphill with a backpack on, you wouldn't want t...
by Skycat
Thu Jun 22, 2017 5:05 am
Forum: Daily Check In
Topic: Skycat's daily check-in
Replies: 153
Views: 54580

Wednesday - SUCCESS B - Bircher muesli L - 2 bread rolls with ham and tomato D - Salad with tapas. I was so happy to see on the restaurant menu, a salad served with different Spanish tapas items, and even happier when it came, different yummy tapas items on the plate in a circle round the salad. It ...
by Skycat
Wed Jun 21, 2017 5:52 am
Forum: Daily Check In
Topic: Skycat's daily check-in
Replies: 153
Views: 54580

Tuesday - SUCCESS B - Bircher muesli L - Toast and rice cakes. Peach, grapes and an apple. D - Chinese flavoured tofu with rice and peas. An orange and a glass of wine Steps - 11,500 Bit of an improvisational day really. It was too hot to detour to the store on the way home, I'm British I'm not used...
by Skycat
Tue Jun 20, 2017 5:28 am
Forum: Daily Check In
Topic: Noni's check-in
Replies: 150
Views: 58142

Wow what a weekend, that sounds both busy and fun. Congrats on getting into the normal section on the BMI chart, I remember from the last time I managed that, what a huge achievement it felt like. I wouldn't worry too much about the gain. You did it once with this plan, and so sticking to this plan ...
by Skycat
Tue Jun 20, 2017 5:22 am
Forum: Daily Check In
Topic: Skycat's daily check-in
Replies: 153
Views: 54580

Monday - SUCCESS

B - Toast with homemade cashew butter
L - 2 Bread rolls with egg and tomato. An apple
D - Chilli with 2 tortilla. Peach. A glass of wine

Steps - 14,000 (including a 5km jog before work :D )
by Skycat
Mon Jun 19, 2017 7:48 am
Forum: Daily Check In
Topic: Skycat's daily check-in
Replies: 153
Views: 54580

Haha, well we'd originally planned Mexican but one of our friends, who is from Ghana brought a bean stew with her so it ended up sort of fusion. Yes, I have found a great deal of sanity with this way of eating. I find that I can put all thoughts of 'should I eat this? can I eat this?' into a box in ...
by Skycat
Sun Jun 18, 2017 6:46 am
Forum: Daily Check In
Topic: Skycat's daily check-in
Replies: 153
Views: 54580

Saturday - S Day B - Bircher muesli L - Spahetti with garli, chilli and parmesan. Peach D - Cooked for a whole group of friends who came over (13 people in total) mostly Mexican and African based food, vegetarian, stew and chilli with rice. S - Day treats - a mini chocolate bar, a chocolate cereal b...
by Skycat
Sat Jun 17, 2017 7:54 am
Forum: Daily Check In
Topic: Lagflag Daily check-in
Replies: 10
Views: 6362

Welcome lagflag. Firstly don't worry about your English, for a non-native speaker it's really very good. I also wanted to say that I really recognise what you say about the healthy snacking adding up to more calories. That is exactly what I was doing too. NoS is all about being sensible and moderate...
by Skycat
Sat Jun 17, 2017 7:50 am
Forum: Daily Check In
Topic: Skycat's daily check-in
Replies: 153
Views: 54580

Friday - SUCCESS B - Bircher muesli L - 2 bread rolls with ham and tomato. Grapes and an orange. D - Indian style scrambled eggs with spicy green beans and naan bread. Plus waaaay toooo much Sekt. I really deserve to feel much worse this morning than I do. One glass after work with a friend, who is ...
by Skycat
Fri Jun 16, 2017 6:09 am
Forum: Daily Check In
Topic: Skycat's daily check-in
Replies: 153
Views: 54580

Thursday - SUCCESS

B - Bircher muesli
L - 2 Bread rolls with hm and tomato. Raspberries and peach
D - Bulgar wheat with courgette, tofu and red onion. Grapes and orange. A glass of wine

Steps - 5,000 plus 50 minutes in the gym
by Skycat
Thu Jun 15, 2017 9:00 am
Forum: Daily Check In
Topic: Skycat's daily check-in
Replies: 153
Views: 54580

Oolala, I'm acting in it. It's an amateur group which does plays in English so kind of a niche audience but I really enjoy it. This play is about a group of the first female students at Cambridge University and their struggles for equality, it's serious but funny in parts as well. My role is as a le...
by Skycat
Thu Jun 15, 2017 8:52 am
Forum: No S Diet General Discussion
Topic: Please Vote: Company BBQ day tomorrow- S or N day?
Replies: 10
Views: 6466

My suggestion would be to make it an S day but contain S eating to the event. Make sure you don't snack in the morning beforehand, or have sweets or snacks later in the evening. Remember the S day is fr the BBQ, relax at the BBQ but keep to the rules for the rest of the day. That should give you a g...
by Skycat
Thu Jun 15, 2017 8:49 am
Forum: No S Diet General Discussion
Topic: Starting to freak out
Replies: 27
Views: 14467

I have certainly found that I've been weighing myself less since I've been (back) on No S. My feeling is that this is the moderation I need, this feels like the right way to approach eating, like a normal person without the counting or special foods. So I figure I can't change the number on the scal...
by Skycat
Wed Jun 14, 2017 5:58 am
Forum: Daily Check In
Topic: Skycat's daily check-in
Replies: 153
Views: 54580

Tuesday - SUCCESS B - Bircher muesli L - 3 slices of toast. Grapes D - 2 bread rolls with ham and cucumber. An apple and an orange. 2 pieces of watermelon Steps - 10,500 I had actually planned a more nutritious lunch than toast, but had a bit of a crisis losing my house keys (which were found later ...
by Skycat
Tue Jun 13, 2017 5:22 am
Forum: Daily Check In
Topic: One Mama's weekly check-in
Replies: 20
Views: 9463

Like many people, I have mixed feelings about the scale, but you seem to have such a great attitude that you concentrate on fixing the things you can fix. I agree with you that we can't change the fact we are overweight, we can only change our actions. As long as you are taking care of following No ...
by Skycat
Tue Jun 13, 2017 5:14 am
Forum: Daily Check In
Topic: Yellowtulips Returning
Replies: 18
Views: 9369

The best kind of experiences are learning experiences. I also learned the hard way that it doesn't feel good when S days are a free-for-all. That feeling of moderation starts to carry over from N days,I now like my S days to contain what I think of as 'moderate generosity' of course I don't always m...
by Skycat
Tue Jun 13, 2017 5:06 am
Forum: Daily Check In
Topic: Skycat's daily check-in
Replies: 153
Views: 54580

Monday - SUCCESS B - Bircher muesli L - Lentil stew with bread. Peaches and grapes D - 2 bread rolls with ham and cucumber. An orange and an apple Steps - 7,000 I was extremely lucky that there weren't many snacks backstage. I was unusually hungry mid-afternoon, so I ended up eating my dinner at 4.3...
by Skycat
Mon Jun 12, 2017 7:24 am
Forum: Daily Check In
Topic: Skycat's daily check-in
Replies: 153
Views: 54580

Sunday - S Day B - Pancakes and a banana and strawberry smoothie L - Toast, fried eggs, tomatoes and mushroom. An orange D - Flatbread with tomato and rocket S Day treats - a chocolate cereal bar, about 5 squares of chocolate. Steps - 9,500 Week ahead - We've got final rehearsal and opening performa...
by Skycat
Sun Jun 11, 2017 12:19 pm
Forum: Daily Check In
Topic: Skycat's daily check-in
Replies: 153
Views: 54580

Saturday - S Day B - Bircher muesli L - Wraps with egg, guacamole, hummus and ham. Grapes D - Asian-style noodles with broccoli. An apple. 2 Glasses of wine. S day treats - a mini chocolate bar, crackers as a snack, a chocolate cereal bar, an ice cream snickers Election results - well it's complicat...
by Skycat
Sat Jun 10, 2017 3:23 pm
Forum: Daily Check In
Topic: Skycat's daily check-in
Replies: 153
Views: 54580

Friday - S Day I decided Friday would be a NWS day and I have to say I grazed all day, starting at midnight - as I was up watching the election results. Then in the evening I had a friend's birthday to go to. The day included: toast with butter lots of fruit crackers 2 mini chocolate bars hummus and...
by Skycat
Fri Jun 09, 2017 12:13 am
Forum: Daily Check In
Topic: Skycat's daily check-in
Replies: 153
Views: 54580

Thursday - SUCCESS B - Bircher muesli L - Aubergine and lentils with rice. 2 small oranges D - Potato salad with leek and radishes. Grapes Steps - 12,000 Now staying up all night to watch the election results roll in which will probably include some snacking, but it only happens every 5 years (in th...
by Skycat
Thu Jun 08, 2017 6:15 am
Forum: Daily Check In
Topic: Skycat's daily check-in
Replies: 153
Views: 54580

Wednesday - SUCCESS

B - Bircher muesli
L - Avocado on toast. Grapes and raspberries
D - Macdonalds burger (no fries :D ). 3 glasses of wine.

Steps - 11,000
by Skycat
Tue Jun 06, 2017 11:36 pm
Forum: Daily Check In
Topic: Skycat's daily check-in
Replies: 153
Views: 54580

TUESDAY - SUCCESS B - Bircher muesli L - 2 bread rolls with ham and cheese. Grapes. D - Home-made onion bhajis, a few mouthfuls of curry, a bread roll with ham and tomato. 2 small oranges. A glass of wine. Steps - 3,000 (raining so didn't walk to work) Dinner wasn't all on one plate because part of ...
by Skycat
Tue Jun 06, 2017 4:59 am
Forum: Daily Check In
Topic: Allison's Springtime check-in
Replies: 171
Views: 54728

Alisonmeg I know exactly how you feel about fruit. It's the one part about No S I find difficult both to implement and to get my head around. It is so ingrained that there can't be anything wrong with eating fruit at any time......but on the other hand it is snacking and I do feel more successful an...
by Skycat
Tue Jun 06, 2017 4:55 am
Forum: Daily Check In
Topic: automated eating tracker
Replies: 2687
Views: 809410

I hope you stayed strong and beat those cravings... :D
by Skycat
Tue Jun 06, 2017 4:53 am
Forum: Daily Check In
Topic: Elyssa's Check-In (yes... I am a newbie)
Replies: 25
Views: 11859

Your food looks yummy Elyssa. Congrats on a great start for both N days and S days, I hope you're feeling the freedom that a lot of us feel comes from following sane rules instead of crazy ones. :D
by Skycat
Tue Jun 06, 2017 4:49 am
Forum: Daily Check In
Topic: Skycat's daily check-in
Replies: 153
Views: 54580

Monday - SUCCESS B - Bircher muesli L - Mushroom pate and gherkins with pita breads. 2 small oranges. D - Potato rosti with smoked salmon and salad. (recreating a lovely meal I had in a restaurant last week) Grapes. A glass of wine. Steps - 8,500 including a 5km jog. Biggest success of the day, it w...
by Skycat
Sun Jun 04, 2017 8:49 pm
Forum: Daily Check In
Topic: Lilybug's check-in
Replies: 110
Views: 38887

Sometimes we need to do things a little differently, just to see the contrast and to appreciate the simplicity and effectiveness of this plan. I'm interested, would the full feeling make you go for the one plate approach more strictly in future? How big a difference did it make?
by Skycat
Sun Jun 04, 2017 8:43 pm
Forum: Daily Check In
Topic: Skycat's daily check-in
Replies: 153
Views: 54580

Oolala, I really did enjoy it. I was lucky that there was no bread basket, nobody had a starter and there were no desserts I really craved. It was a good meal. Sunday - S Day B - Refried beans on toast with egg and avocado, and two small oranges L - 2 bread rolls with sausage and egg. 2 small orange...
by Skycat
Sun Jun 04, 2017 12:11 am
Forum: Daily Check In
Topic: Skycat's daily check-in
Replies: 153
Views: 54580

Friday - SUCCESS B - Bircher muesli L - 2 bread rolls with egg and tomato. An apple D - Smoked salmon with potato rosti and salad. 2 glasses of wine Steps - 14,000 We ate out with friends for dinner, I was the only one at the table not to order dessert, and surprisingly I didn't care. I just sat and...
by Skycat
Fri Jun 02, 2017 5:29 am
Forum: Daily Check In
Topic: Skycat's daily check-in
Replies: 153
Views: 54580

Thursday - SUCCESS

b - bircher muesli

L - Bread with ham and cheese. 2 small oranges

D - Bulgar wheat salad. A glass of wine. Grapes

And, I'm back :D
After 3 red days, another green day to start off June as I hope to continue.

Steps - 10,000
by Skycat
Thu Jun 01, 2017 5:12 am
Forum: Daily Check In
Topic: Skycat's daily check-in
Replies: 153
Views: 54580

Thanks Oolala. This week has been great, and stressful at the same time. My best friends visiting with their kids, who I adore, has been amazing. On the other hand, I'm not used to having kids around and it's been exhausting. Then they left and that was really emotional - hence binging I think. I wa...
by Skycat
Thu Jun 01, 2017 5:06 am
Forum: Daily Check In
Topic: kaalii's daily check-in...
Replies: 485
Views: 195160

Hang on in there....it's amazing that you can still be so thankful forso many things when you're going through a really rough time. You should be proud of yourself for that :D
by Skycat
Thu Jun 01, 2017 4:56 am
Forum: Daily Check In
Topic: Noni's check-in
Replies: 150
Views: 58142

Nope, no garbage disposal. It's just not a thing in either the UK or Germany, maybe it's just an American thing. Had to use my washing up liquid trick again yesterday following a binge on crisps. Well done on getting back on plan, I'll be trying to follow your good example.....
by Skycat
Wed May 31, 2017 1:11 pm
Forum: Daily Check In
Topic: Skycat's daily check-in
Replies: 153
Views: 54580

BINGE

I could have avoided it, but I didn't. Bad binge. Feel bad in every way now.
by Skycat
Wed May 31, 2017 6:43 am
Forum: Daily Check In
Topic: Skycat's daily check-in
Replies: 153
Views: 54580

Tuesday - FAIL

B - Bircher muesli

Midmorning - Orange

L - Bread, cheese, tomatoes crisps. An apple

D - Steak sandwich with fries and salad

Fails - 1 bite of dessert, 1 piece of chocolate after dinner

Steps - 5, 500
by Skycat
Tue May 30, 2017 7:07 am
Forum: Daily Check In
Topic: Skycat's daily check-in
Replies: 153
Views: 54580

Monday - RED b - bircher muesli L - Bread roll with frikadella and a pretzel. An orange D - Falafel and salad in pita breads. A glass of wine. Fail - 3 chocolates after dinner from a box of Lindt chocolates which are my favourites. Not a huge failure although it was a failure, and I accept that but ...
by Skycat
Sun May 28, 2017 9:09 pm
Forum: Daily Check In
Topic: Skycat's daily check-in
Replies: 153
Views: 54580

Sunday - S Day

B - Bircher muesli

L - Bratwurst - sausage in bread roll

D - Small portion of egg fried rice with vegetables

S Day treats - slice of toast with honey (snack), a few handfuls of crisps, an ice cream cone, piece of chocolate brownie and a mini chocolate bar.

Steps - 10,000
by Skycat
Sun May 28, 2017 6:39 am
Forum: Daily Check In
Topic: Noni's check-in
Replies: 150
Views: 58142

Wouldn't it be so much easier if out of sight really was out of mind. In my most extreme moments I sometimes take the bottle of washing up liquid and drizzle it over food so that it can't be eaten. Sometimes open packets of crisps before they go in the bin (in my bad binge eating days I have removed...
by Skycat
Sun May 28, 2017 6:32 am
Forum: Daily Check In
Topic: Skycat's daily check-in
Replies: 153
Views: 54580

B - Bircher muesli L - Flammkuchen (German thing, like a pizza with a really thin base and sour cream instead of the cheese and the tomato sauce) D - Noodles with broccoli and sugar-snap peas. A glass of wine S Day treats - several boiled sweets, about six squares of chocolate. 2 slices of toast wit...
by Skycat
Sat May 27, 2017 5:29 am
Forum: Daily Check In
Topic: Skycat's daily check-in
Replies: 153
Views: 54580

B - Bircher muesli L - 2 Bread rolls with ham and cucumber. Raspberries D - Cauliflower curry with most of a naan bread (was very pleased with myself when I actually did stop when I was full and give the rest to my husband to finish off) 2 and a half glasses of Sekt and half a glass of wine. A grape...
by Skycat
Sat May 27, 2017 5:22 am
Forum: Daily Check In
Topic: Allison's Springtime check-in
Replies: 171
Views: 54728

Congrats on the good streak, that sounds like it took some serious strength of will!!
by Skycat
Sat May 27, 2017 5:20 am
Forum: Daily Check In
Topic: Nettee's daily check in
Replies: 321
Views: 118878

Enjoy your half-term holiday, and good luck with sticking to No S, but remember to cut yourself some slack if you do hit a bit of red :D
by Skycat
Thu May 25, 2017 8:38 pm
Forum: Daily Check In
Topic: Skycat's daily check-in
Replies: 153
Views: 54580

Thursday - SUCCESS

B - Granola with berries and banana

L - Quinoa salad with aubergine and almonds. An orange

D - Pasta with cream cheese and roasted vegetables. A glass of wine

Steps - 10,000
by Skycat
Thu May 25, 2017 9:53 am
Forum: Daily Check In
Topic: Skycat's daily check-in
Replies: 153
Views: 54580

Wednesday - SUCCESS

B - Bircher muesli.

L - Hotdog and salad. An orange.

D - Chicken nachos. 3 glasses of wine.

Steps - 12,000
by Skycat
Tue May 23, 2017 5:57 pm
Forum: Daily Check In
Topic: Skycat's daily check-in
Replies: 153
Views: 54580

Tuesday - SUCCESS B - 2 slices of toast with honey. A banana L - Egg fried rice with fennel and onion. An orange D - Pasta with broccoli, tomato and asparagus. A glass of wine Steps - 9,500 Today I strayed from my usual breakfast, and regretted it. I was so much hungrier this morning than I usually ...
by Skycat
Tue May 23, 2017 3:09 pm
Forum: Daily Check In
Topic: Larkspur's check-in
Replies: 246
Views: 75694

Thank you Larkspur. I'm looking at the screen trying to find more words but they're not coming. So, just, thank you.
by Skycat
Mon May 22, 2017 7:07 pm
Forum: Daily Check In
Topic: Skycat's daily check-in
Replies: 153
Views: 54580

Monday - GREEN

B - Bircher muesli

L - 2 Bread rolls with ham and cucumber. An orange

D - Thai noodle soup. An apple and a glass of wine

Steps - 12,000 plus 30 minutes in the gym
by Skycat
Sun May 21, 2017 8:35 pm
Forum: Daily Check In
Topic: Skycat's daily check-in
Replies: 153
Views: 54580

Sunday - S Day

B - Turkish eggs and a fruit smoothie

L - 2 bread rolls with ham and eggs. An orange.

D - Thai noodle soup. A glass of wine.

Steps - 4,500 plus 30 minutes of exercise with app.

S Day treats - rice cakes, 3 mini chocolate bars, a mini magnum ice cream
by Skycat
Sun May 21, 2017 6:26 am
Forum: No S Diet General Discussion
Topic: help
Replies: 35
Views: 18082

:D :D Well done. Seems like such a long journey for you, what a real achievement.
by Skycat
Sun May 21, 2017 6:23 am
Forum: No S Diet General Discussion
Topic: New, nervous, nibblesome...
Replies: 10
Views: 7157

I would also add my support and I have been where you are. I lost 3 stone with Slimming World (very similar to WW but only in the UK, not sure where you are located) then put 1 stone back on. Then lost another 3 stone with 5:2, then put a stone of that back on. No S is the only one I can imagine sti...
by Skycat
Sun May 21, 2017 6:15 am
Forum: Daily Check In
Topic: Allison's Springtime check-in
Replies: 171
Views: 54728

Well done with the no ice-cream habit. I think we all have things we can resist and things we can't. I could happily sit in front of a pile of biscuits or a cake without worrying, but with an open packet of crisps/chips you would have to tie me to a chair for me not to touch them, I couldn't stop my...
by Skycat
Sun May 21, 2017 6:11 am
Forum: Daily Check In
Topic: - -
Replies: 241
Views: 81669

I like to stop by your post sometimes just to gain strength from your signature. I decided last week to stop weighing myself, completely (for as long as I have the willpower to keep off them). I hope to continue the plan with as much determination as you have.
by Skycat
Sun May 21, 2017 6:07 am
Forum: Daily Check In
Topic: MaybeSparrow's Daily Check In
Replies: 7
Views: 4600

Not throwing away the rest of the day after a fail, especially so soon into the plan is something to be proud of, especially with following it up with a successful day straight afterwards. Well done.
by Skycat
Sun May 21, 2017 6:03 am
Forum: Daily Check In
Topic: Skycat's daily check-in
Replies: 153
Views: 54580

Saturday - SUCCESS B - Bircher muesli L - Pasta with spicy tomato sauce Mid-afternoon - Fresh berries (mod) D - Paella. Banana with a spoonful of peanut butter. 2 Glasses of wine. Steps - 9,500 plus 30 minutes in the gym It turned out to be quite a busy day, so my husband decided not to make doughnu...
by Skycat
Sat May 20, 2017 5:19 am
Forum: Daily Check In
Topic: Skycat's daily check-in
Replies: 153
Views: 54580

Food for though Oolala definitely. I think my automatic switching of days as a solution probably came from my six months on 5:2, with that plan you just choose week by week which days you'll diet for. Ordinarily I would have accommodated an N day eating out, the fact that, that's possible is one of ...
by Skycat
Fri May 19, 2017 9:22 am
Forum: Daily Check In
Topic: Skycat's daily check-in
Replies: 153
Views: 54580

I always welcome advice Oolala, especially from someone whose advice I have often read and agreed with before. I guess the reason I swapped the S day from Saturday to Thursday was because I knew otherwise it would definitely be an N day fail, and who doesn't want to avoid rd days if they can? The re...
by Skycat
Fri May 19, 2017 1:20 am
Forum: Daily Check In
Topic: Skycat's daily check-in
Replies: 153
Views: 54580

Thursday - S Day B - Bircher muesli L - 2 bread rolls with ham, cheese and tomato. An orange D - Out at a Japanese restaurant, lots of food! 3 glasses of wine. S Day treats - 3 mini chocolate bars, yoghurt mid-afternoon, dessert at the restaurant. Steps - 14,000 I swapped my S days because of this m...
by Skycat
Thu May 18, 2017 5:00 am
Forum: Daily Check In
Topic: Skycat's daily check-in
Replies: 153
Views: 54580

Wednesday - SUCCESS B - Bircher muesli L - 2 bread rolls with ham and tomato. Grapes D - Bubble and squeak with home-made baked beans and 2 fried eggs. Glass of wine Steps - 17,000 plus 35 minutes in the gym 3.30am - Apple. I was hit by insomnia, sometimes eating helps me get back to sleep. It was e...
by Skycat
Thu May 18, 2017 4:55 am
Forum: Daily Check In
Topic: Lilybug's check-in
Replies: 110
Views: 38887

Welcome Lilybug, and well done for moving on after a red day. Your check in can be whatever you want and however often you want, whatever works for you. Hope to see you around :D
by Skycat
Thu May 18, 2017 4:52 am
Forum: Daily Check In
Topic: MaybeSparrow's Daily Check In
Replies: 7
Views: 4600

Welcome MaybeSparrow. Good luck with stickig with No S, you'll see how we all mess up occasionally. Perfect is boring, trying is what life is really all about :D
by Skycat
Wed May 17, 2017 4:45 am
Forum: Daily Check In
Topic: Skycat's daily check-in
Replies: 153
Views: 54580

Tuesday - SUCCESS

B - Bircher muesli

L - 2 bread rolls with ham and tomato. An orange

D - Rice salad with sugar-snap peas, asparagus, edamame beans and avocado. Grapes and a glass of wine.

Steps - 11,000