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by splandrea
Sun Dec 10, 2017 7:57 pm
Forum: Daily Check In
Topic: Splandrea's sporadic check-ins
Replies: 52
Views: 22683

So I have decided to try to stay off the scale for a few months. I'm doing great but feeling antsy with the slower weight loss during the holidays. I'm still chugging along. The only red days I have are days where I allow myself an apple after dinner, which is rare and only out of guilt for not eati...
by splandrea
Mon Nov 13, 2017 12:32 am
Forum: No S Diet General Discussion
Topic: Reigning in my S Days
Replies: 1
Views: 2487

Reigning in my S Days

I have been at this for 4-1/2 months and it has been unbelievably fantastic. However, I'm feeling like I need to reign in my free for all s days. Anyone have any tips on what worked for them?
by splandrea
Mon Oct 30, 2017 12:40 am
Forum: Daily Check In
Topic: Linda's daily check-in
Replies: 4022
Views: 1411318

Tell us your mod. Being new, I haven't had to mod yet, but it sounds like it was just what you needed! :)
by splandrea
Thu Oct 26, 2017 6:28 pm
Forum: Daily Check In
Topic: Splandrea's sporadic check-ins
Replies: 52
Views: 22683

In just under 17 weeks, I am officially 15 pounds down, another 2 pounds in just under two weeks! AMAZING! This is hands down the easiest thing in the entire world. I have had all green days since the second month when I experimented and "tested" myself with food - 2 meals per day, leading to a few ...
by splandrea
Sat Oct 14, 2017 7:07 pm
Forum: Daily Check In
Topic: Splandrea's sporadic check-ins
Replies: 52
Views: 22683

Still kicking butt. Saw 239 on the scale but not counting it yet. So happy! I started telling people about NoS on facebook. I can't help myself. A lot of people ask me if it's a scam, because it's too good to be true! THANK YOU REINHARD!!!!!!!!! Seriously from the bottom of my heart. I literally thi...
by splandrea
Fri Oct 06, 2017 3:23 am
Forum: No S Diet General Discussion
Topic: How Much Do You Eat Per Meal?
Replies: 7
Views: 6107

Also you could just start with a bigger plate and then eventually scale down to smaller plates.
by splandrea
Fri Oct 06, 2017 3:21 am
Forum: No S Diet General Discussion
Topic: How Much Do You Eat Per Meal?
Replies: 7
Views: 6107

If you work the program exactly as written, you will eventually lose, even if you gain at first. It's a process of learning what makes you tick and changing behaviors permanently. You will lose a half pound to a pound per week eventually, and the amazing part is that since you've learned new behavio...
by splandrea
Wed Oct 04, 2017 2:52 am
Forum: Daily Check In
Topic: Splandrea's sporadic check-ins
Replies: 52
Views: 22683

Just to note, for motivation if I need it later, my jeans are baggy and my son complemented me on noticeable loss.
by splandrea
Sun Oct 01, 2017 5:45 pm
Forum: No S Diet General Discussion
Topic: Is saggy skin inevitable?
Replies: 13
Views: 10126

How old were you lost it Reneew? I'm 39 and terrified of being a skin sack
by splandrea
Sun Oct 01, 2017 5:31 pm
Forum: Daily Check In
Topic: Splandrea's sporadic check-ins
Replies: 52
Views: 22683

100 percent vanilla. No modifications. And I give into almost every craving on s days if a quick attempt at distracting myself doesn't work. Zero suffering. I don't even always make the best meal choices. I just eat whatever every one else is eating (though I'm addicted to fruit so i try to eat a lo...
by splandrea
Wed Sep 27, 2017 6:33 pm
Forum: Daily Check In
Topic: Splandrea's sporadic check-ins
Replies: 52
Views: 22683

13 pounds are gone!

My 18 yr old daughter is showing interest. I so hope she goes for it. I would love it if she could spare herself a lifetime of diet mentality!
by splandrea
Wed Sep 27, 2017 6:27 pm
Forum: No S Diet General Discussion
Topic: How to handle work situations
Replies: 21
Views: 10816

When my husband forgets and tries to feed me between meals or with desserts, I often feign heartburn. It works well!
by splandrea
Tue Sep 19, 2017 2:12 am
Forum: Daily Check In
Topic: Allison's Summer check-in
Replies: 56
Views: 24535

I can only say that your baby girl had an illness and I might think I was responsible in your situation, too, but I know that's not true. But it sounds to me like this is definitely a stage of grieving you are going through and maybe you don't "need" counseling, maybe you just don't want it? Do you ...
by splandrea
Tue Sep 19, 2017 2:00 am
Forum: No S Diet General Discussion
Topic: New and seeking your opinions
Replies: 8
Views: 5483

I would try it as well. You are still cutting out sugar and that's huge.
by splandrea
Thu Sep 14, 2017 3:21 am
Forum: Daily Check In
Topic: Splandrea's sporadic check-ins
Replies: 52
Views: 22683

Officially 10 pounds lighter!
by splandrea
Thu Sep 14, 2017 3:16 am
Forum: No S Diet General Discussion
Topic: Ummm...What am I dong on the weekends?
Replies: 9
Views: 5935

I'm totally doing this too! But I'm still (slowly) losing so that's cool.
by splandrea
Sun Aug 27, 2017 1:33 am
Forum: Daily Check In
Topic: Splandrea's sporadic check-ins
Replies: 52
Views: 22683

Today I was bested by (a lot of) Dutch apple pie and vanilla ice cream. Soooooo goooood.
by splandrea
Sun Aug 27, 2017 1:27 am
Forum: No S Diet General Discussion
Topic: How long did it take for you to stop overeating at meals?
Replies: 10
Views: 6853

I'm almost two months in and I eat notably less now. My N days are amazing, but my weekends feel quite glutinous still.
by splandrea
Sat Aug 19, 2017 12:46 am
Forum: Daily Check In
Topic: Splandrea's sporadic check-ins
Replies: 52
Views: 22683

I forgot to mention, you guys should see my clean (for the most part) house! It's inspired!
by splandrea
Sat Aug 19, 2017 12:37 am
Forum: Daily Check In
Topic: Splandrea's sporadic check-ins
Replies: 52
Views: 22683

Still doing great. Though on Wednesday I got too hungry and ended up halfway through a bag of cheetos. Darn it! Oh well. Hoping for a calm and controlled weekend. No planned treats.
by splandrea
Sun Aug 13, 2017 4:38 pm
Forum: No S Diet General Discussion
Topic: Eating so much less food
Replies: 2
Views: 3578

Eating so much less food

During N days, I am eating so much less food than I used to that I scared myself this week wondering if I might have another eating disorder. I have (had?) binge eating disorder (which I did not realize until NoS) and now I scare myself because I am perfectly fine and not at all hungry sometimes unt...
by splandrea
Sat Aug 12, 2017 5:12 pm
Forum: Daily Check In
Topic: Mashed Check In: Are Snow Cones a Drink or a Snack?
Replies: 2
Views: 2869

Definitely drink. :)
by splandrea
Sat Aug 12, 2017 5:04 pm
Forum: No S Diet General Discussion
Topic: Bites here and there
Replies: 4
Views: 4025

It doesn't really fit the plan, but there are plenty of modifications. This might fall under virtual plating?
by splandrea
Fri Aug 11, 2017 2:48 am
Forum: Daily Check In
Topic: Splandrea's sporadic check-ins
Replies: 52
Views: 22683

SUCCESSES all month so far! Kicking butt over here :) I even had a very very calm weekend where only 1/2 a kit Kat bar was consumed outside my regular three meals. I even had 2 meals a day twice this week because I forgot to eat!
by splandrea
Wed Aug 09, 2017 1:38 am
Forum: Daily Check In
Topic: Longterm Change
Replies: 2
Views: 2765

Hi there! And good luck - though you won't need it. :). Just think of it as a lifetime thing and it's extremely easy and pretty lenient. NO DIET MINDSET ALLOWED! Lol. I have lost 5 pounds in 7 weeks, so it's not fast, but I feel free from the chains of binging. I have eaten a lot on an s day, but I ...
by splandrea
Sun Aug 06, 2017 10:37 pm
Forum: Daily Check In
Topic: Splandrea's sporadic check-ins
Replies: 52
Views: 22683

So I woke up this morning with a lot less water in my legs and I am actually down another pound. YAY!! 😀
by splandrea
Fri Aug 04, 2017 5:32 pm
Forum: Daily Check In
Topic: Britt's Daily Check-In (Take 2!)
Replies: 19
Views: 10639

Good luck! =D
by splandrea
Fri Aug 04, 2017 5:29 pm
Forum: Daily Check In
Topic: Linda's daily check-in
Replies: 4022
Views: 1411318

The part about your hair is not stupid. The same thing happened to me and I feel so gross! Hang in there, it will grow! =)
by splandrea
Fri Aug 04, 2017 2:31 am
Forum: Daily Check In
Topic: Splandrea's sporadic check-ins
Replies: 52
Views: 22683

Okay I'm over the scale thing (for however long it lasts). I keep "forgetting" that I have lymphedema in both legs. Even though my legs don't balloon up really big (or haven't yet?) I still carry a lot of extra water which fluctuates. I think it's that with weight loss diets I usually instantly drop...
by splandrea
Thu Aug 03, 2017 9:28 pm
Forum: Daily Check In
Topic: Allison's Summer check-in
Replies: 56
Views: 24535

I think about you daily as well. (((((hugs)))))
by splandrea
Wed Aug 02, 2017 10:03 pm
Forum: Daily Check In
Topic: Splandrea's sporadic check-ins
Replies: 52
Views: 22683

THE ANNOYING THING is that I am having nothing but Green Days and I feel like I should be losing faster. Yesterday I was a pound over my starting weight. I'm just slaying this thing and annoyed with the scale right now. Poooop!
by splandrea
Sat Jul 29, 2017 7:58 am
Forum: No S Diet Testimonials (aka "yearly check in")
Topic: 10 months in testimonial
Replies: 15
Views: 13949

So wonderfully encouraging :)
by splandrea
Wed Jul 26, 2017 11:10 pm
Forum: Daily Check In
Topic: Splandrea's sporadic check-ins
Replies: 52
Views: 22683

I love waiting to eat until mealtime! I never thought I could love it, but I do. SO LAME :oops:
by splandrea
Wed Jul 26, 2017 8:01 pm
Forum: Daily Check In
Topic: Splandrea's sporadic check-ins
Replies: 52
Views: 22683

FYI - The best thing ever: Vanilla or plain Greek yogurt, frozen blueberries, and a whole bunch of wheat germ! To me it tastes very much like cheesecake, but its super healthy. YUMMMMMM!
by splandrea
Wed Jul 26, 2017 1:09 am
Forum: Daily Check In
Topic: Splandrea's sporadic check-ins
Replies: 52
Views: 22683

Wow, seven years is outstanding! Thank you for your insight. I was thinking about asking people who had been successful with the plan to give me ideas about things they either did that they felt were the key to their success, or things they wished they would have done, or just neat things that they ...
by splandrea
Tue Jul 25, 2017 2:01 pm
Forum: Daily Check In
Topic: Splandrea's sporadic check-ins
Replies: 52
Views: 22683

Okay, so I know for sure that I need to keep the B,L,D structure on the weekends. That is all I have decided so far. I think I will just try to get through the weekend like that (not worrying about if I am eating anything in addition to B,L,D) and see if that makes it better - hopefully I will be hu...
by splandrea
Mon Jul 24, 2017 6:46 pm
Forum: Daily Check In
Topic: Splandrea's sporadic check-ins
Replies: 52
Views: 22683

Still here. Still dislike weekends. I did actually go crazy this time, and I know exactly why. Sugar turns me into a crazy person! I'm not ready to make modifications. I need to come up with some strategies to have my sugar and eat it too. :)
by splandrea
Sat Jul 22, 2017 8:49 pm
Forum: Daily Check In
Topic: Splandrea's sporadic check-ins
Replies: 52
Views: 22683

I eat a lot of sugar on Saturdays but I noticed that I am kind of making myself eat the stuff I thought I wanted all week.
by splandrea
Sat Jul 22, 2017 3:14 pm
Forum: Daily Check In
Topic: kaia daily check in
Replies: 118
Views: 46120

Friday was hard for me. I wanted an evening snack! I was so hungry and I just stayed up too late. Once I looked at the clock I realized why I was "hungry" and I went to bed :)
by splandrea
Sat Jul 22, 2017 3:11 pm
Forum: Daily Check In
Topic: Splandrea's sporadic check-ins
Replies: 52
Views: 22683

Such a relief this morning - the scale finally moved! Now I can relax. I have been impatient lately about my habits. I don't know why. I have been easily changing them left and right - and NoS has made a HUGE contribution to me being able to do that. I even quit smoking COLD TURKEY 11 days ago witho...
by splandrea
Fri Jul 21, 2017 1:27 am
Forum: Daily Check In
Topic: Splandrea's sporadic check-ins
Replies: 52
Views: 22683

I am definitely not leaving the plan, but I don't want to only maintain or lose next to nothing if I don't have to.

I dont really want to modify, I'm just looking for reassurance that if I do this, I will be healthier.
by splandrea
Fri Jul 21, 2017 12:55 am
Forum: Daily Check In
Topic: Splandrea's sporadic check-ins
Replies: 52
Views: 22683

I had a moment of clarity, noticing today that my dinner plate was huge. Just feels good to notice something like that. I finally also shook that needing to lose weight faster feeling. If I lose 2 pounds a month for the first year, I will be satisfied.
by splandrea
Wed Jul 19, 2017 3:48 pm
Forum: Daily Check In
Topic: Splandrea's sporadic check-ins
Replies: 52
Views: 22683

I am feeling like a crybaby. I got the scale out, against my better judgment, and I am back almost to my starting weight. I have no messed up once, only had one S-day that was not controlled, and it is day 19. I just feel like, if I am doing this correctly, that the weight would be coming off, at le...
by splandrea
Tue Jul 18, 2017 5:31 pm
Forum: No S Diet General Discussion
Topic: At my wits end. Is No S my last hope
Replies: 9
Views: 6714

I think a lot of us can relate to at least some of what you are going through. I will say that this way of eating is basically really good for correcting eating disorders, because it demands ordered eating 5 days a week. I did not even realize I had a binge eating disorder until I started this. The ...
by splandrea
Tue Jul 18, 2017 3:05 am
Forum: Daily Check In
Topic: ~ Reviving Renee ~
Replies: 1453
Views: 822729

YOU CAN DO IT!!!
by splandrea
Mon Jul 17, 2017 2:20 pm
Forum: Daily Check In
Topic: Splandrea's sporadic check-ins
Replies: 52
Views: 22683

I literally have no idea what it could be. Every time I think I pin down a particular food group, it changes, or at least it seems to! I do know for certain without a doubt that I cannot eat avocado (sad!) but that has been established for almost 10 years now. So the weekend was not everything I hop...
by splandrea
Sun Jul 16, 2017 1:19 pm
Forum: Daily Check In
Topic: Splandrea's sporadic check-ins
Replies: 52
Views: 22683

Yuck! I forgot how eating a lot of sugar makes you feel like you are starving to death later on. I overdid it yesterday so I am eating normally today and I won't eat a snack or sweet unless something special comes up. I ate in a very disordered fashion yesterday and I didn't like it. maybe next week...
by splandrea
Sun Jul 16, 2017 1:09 pm
Forum: Daily Check In
Topic: Chanda's Daily Check In
Replies: 61
Views: 13280

My favorite thing about no s is that I am not required to track food at all! LOL! Anyway, welcome! This is essentially the most brilliant weight loss strategy ever because it trains you to eat normally so you don't have to regain the weight you lose, and it isn't really restrictive. Plus, you never ...
by splandrea
Sat Jul 15, 2017 6:53 pm
Forum: Daily Check In
Topic: Jocelyn's Daily Check-In
Replies: 13
Views: 7689

You have really good lunches. My lunches are always something random as I am scavenging the kitchen for enough things to put on a plate to make a meal. Usually like a peanut butter bagel and yogurt and fruit. Sometimes I get lucky and there are dinner leftovers.
by splandrea
Sat Jul 15, 2017 5:26 pm
Forum: Daily Check In
Topic: Splandrea's sporadic check-ins
Replies: 52
Views: 22683

Merry! I hope that happens for me too. I don't know what is wrong with by stomach. I had my gallbladder out 12 years ago, but what I am feeling feels like gallbladder pain. And it was happening sporadically a few weeks ago, but got more and more concentrated, let up, and then got worse again. I am k...
by splandrea
Sat Jul 15, 2017 2:20 am
Forum: Daily Check In
Topic: Splandrea's sporadic check-ins
Replies: 52
Views: 22683

Still here. Day 14 successful. Having horrendous stomach issues that I thought were solved but came back so much so that I'm scared to eat food for fear of pain. I had eggs on buttered toast with a banana for breakfast and paid for it all day with upper abdominal and back pain. So lunch was plain wh...
by splandrea
Fri Jul 14, 2017 12:15 pm
Forum: No S Diet General Discussion
Topic: No S and diabetes
Replies: 21
Views: 11791

Sounds like a plan! I just hid my scales yesterday. I mean, I know where they are, but they are not readily available for me to use every single time I walk into the bathroom!
by splandrea
Thu Jul 13, 2017 12:23 pm
Forum: Daily Check In
Topic: Splandrea's sporadic check-ins
Replies: 52
Views: 22683

....and that weigh-in took place this morning.
And the scale has been moved! Phew!
by splandrea
Thu Jul 13, 2017 12:05 pm
Forum: Daily Check In
Topic: Splandrea's sporadic check-ins
Replies: 52
Views: 22683

So I think my biggest downfall of any eating plan has been messing up, and I am very optimistic that that will not be the case this time with no-S. I said before that it truly does not even feel like a diet, it feels like the opposite of a diet - like something you would do to maintain or make sure ...
by splandrea
Wed Jul 12, 2017 10:27 pm
Forum: Daily Check In
Topic: Splandrea's sporadic check-ins
Replies: 52
Views: 22683

I am still here, still all green so far, but I suppose that's normal for the beginning. I have little mini fears that my first red day will put me in a tailspin, so I'm going to buy the book to read a few hundred times! Lol And I have decided to definitely take the scale away from myself, at least m...
by splandrea
Wed Jul 12, 2017 10:36 am
Forum: No S Diet General Discussion
Topic: Grateful right now
Replies: 4
Views: 4280

I think what I was feeling when I wrote that was that I wished I could tell her about No-S because right now it feels like it was sent from heaven (lol) but feeling that after all of the years and effort she has put into that lifestyle, who am I to tell her to do something different? Also seriously ...
by splandrea
Tue Jul 11, 2017 10:42 pm
Forum: No S Diet General Discussion
Topic: Hi everyone!
Replies: 11
Views: 7094

Its funny because I instantly came up with my own special days, which I know is not the exact plan, but I am fine with normal eating on most holidays. Probably not Thanksgiving, though. And actually when I compared my list of special days with the calendar, I realized they were almost always on a Sa...
by splandrea
Tue Jul 11, 2017 8:01 pm
Forum: No S Diet General Discussion
Topic: No S and diabetes
Replies: 21
Views: 11791

My mom has been diabetic for 20 years and has been annoyingly perfectly compliant with the diet she was given. It was a three meals a day plan and she has been doing it every day since her diagnosis without a second thought. She rarely eats sweet things, but also rarely did before her diagnosis, and...
by splandrea
Tue Jul 11, 2017 7:52 pm
Forum: Daily Check In
Topic: kaia daily check in
Replies: 118
Views: 46120

I am going to wait on the habitcal and see how I do. I just want to "be normal," to eat normally like a normal regular weight person, without any tracking of any sort. We shall see.
by splandrea
Tue Jul 11, 2017 7:49 pm
Forum: No S Diet General Discussion
Topic: Hi everyone!
Replies: 11
Views: 7094

Exactly. It almost feels like its not a diet. Like its what you would revert to if you were going off a diet - except for the important differences of not overeating, not snacking, and not eating garbagy sweets. I think WHEN I mess it up, I will go back to the drawing board of... eating this way! LO...
by splandrea
Tue Jul 11, 2017 5:43 pm
Forum: Daily Check In
Topic: kaia daily check in
Replies: 118
Views: 46120

Hi Kaia! Nice to meet you. I am following you as we are only a few months apart in starting times and I want to see how deal with stuff. It looks like so far, so good! I was wondering, are you doing this for weight loss or weight maintenance? Do you have a lot to lose? I have about 80-90 pounds to l...
by splandrea
Tue Jul 11, 2017 1:41 pm
Forum: Daily Check In
Topic: Splandrea's sporadic check-ins
Replies: 52
Views: 22683

Splandrea's sporadic check-ins

Hi everyone. I just wanted to get in on this checking in thing, a good place to review and stay accountable as well as to figure out where I am going wrong (if/when I go wrong...) I started out at 255.4 pounds on 07/01/17. I have tried No-S about three or four times, never really lasting long, maybe...
by splandrea
Mon Jul 10, 2017 2:16 am
Forum: No S Diet General Discussion
Topic: Grateful right now
Replies: 4
Views: 4280

Grateful right now

I follow one of the Biggest Loser past contestants on facebook and tonight she posted a picture of her dinner and I realized how sad I felt for her, thinking she has to eat like a bird and exercise a lot every day in order to lose weight. She still has plenty to lose and I felt hopeless for her chan...
by splandrea
Sun Jul 09, 2017 1:28 am
Forum: No S Diet General Discussion
Topic: Hi everyone!
Replies: 11
Views: 7094

Hi everyone!

Hi. I'm new. I've been following this plan for a week. I love it! I already feel like I will never "diet" again. I have read just about every thread on this board so I will know what to expect. Some of you are VERY motivational! So happy to be here :D