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by Jaxhil
Sat Oct 27, 2012 3:29 pm
Forum: No S Diet General Discussion
Topic: The Power of Sleep
Replies: 12
Views: 3008

Wow! This is really interesting! I too have 4 kids, and have been sleep deprived since 1994 :shock: ugg!! I have tried to get extra sleep off and on for years, but only half-heartedly. Like the other mothers here, I too want to get in my "me time" after they go to bed (all the while complaining abou...
by Jaxhil
Thu Nov 17, 2011 8:55 pm
Forum: No S Diet General Discussion
Topic: Oatmeal, revisited
Replies: 52
Views: 21333

Marc, this is a great idea-I have also read that you can use a tablespoon or so of yogurt added to the soaking water (or even the whey from yogurt) and it helps break down the phytates in the oatmeal; which makes it easier to digest. In fact, I have one son who says his stomach hurts when he eats un...
by Jaxhil
Tue Apr 05, 2011 1:01 pm
Forum: No S Diet General Discussion
Topic: Opened my eyes.....
Replies: 18
Views: 5501

This is a great thread! Lots of inspiring ideas! I love the fruit after meals idea, and prepping it to be ready-to-eat would really make it more tempting, especially with no other "treats" like homemade cookies to fall back on! I have some really picky eaters, though-Strawberry Roan, your DH sounds ...
by Jaxhil
Mon Apr 04, 2011 10:40 pm
Forum: No S Diet General Discussion
Topic: just not doing anything?
Replies: 11
Views: 4088

Yep, I can relate-I was doing a lot of smaller workouts (I seem to think If I don't do at least 45 minutes of whatever then I haven't done a "real" workout), and then slacked off for several months. When I recently started up again-aaagh! Pain. And of course very out of breath! :x If only I could be...
by Jaxhil
Fri Mar 18, 2011 12:18 pm
Forum: No S Diet General Discussion
Topic: Delightful Update
Replies: 17
Views: 7457

Congratulations on your success! And I especially appreciate your post about how your S days are going. I am just starting NoS again after giving up quite awhile back. Sdays were always a problem for me as I regularly felt like I went a little overboard; I am so excited to hear that S-Days can take ...
by Jaxhil
Sun Jan 24, 2010 3:42 pm
Forum: No S Diet Testimonials (aka "yearly check in")
Topic: Unbelievable Way of Eating for LIFE
Replies: 18
Views: 20895

Sinnie, THANK YOU so much for posting this! This has to be one of the best testimonials I have read here (because I can relate to it so well!) You are an inspiration-I am jumping back on the wagon, and your story is so motivating. I am glad , like Reinhard, that you made it long!! :D I can't wait to...
by Jaxhil
Sun Jan 24, 2010 3:32 pm
Forum: No S Diet Testimonials (aka "yearly check in")
Topic: December 1st
Replies: 22
Views: 19536

I agree, FANTASTIC results!! You should be Proud!!
by Jaxhil
Sun Jan 24, 2010 3:29 pm
Forum: No S Diet Testimonials (aka "yearly check in")
Topic: James: -75 pounds in a year
Replies: 3
Views: 7272

Short, sweet and *inspiring*. Congrats, James, and thanks so much for sharing!
by Jaxhil
Sun Feb 15, 2009 3:30 am
Forum: No S Diet General Discussion
Topic: Here is my story and what I what my plan is...give advice
Replies: 8
Views: 2270

Hi! I think your plan sounds very reasonable. I can relate to the problem with fast food that you mentioned! It always gives me pains too, but in my stomach and digestive system. I have tried in the past to give it up entirely, but found I could not~it of course only made me crave it more! Lately, h...
by Jaxhil
Fri Feb 13, 2009 1:32 pm
Forum: Daily Check In
Topic: Hilary and Tiffani Check In
Replies: 573
Views: 157694

hey, Tiffani! hope you're doing alright with the move and everything. I'm thinking about ya! Well, the first week of February I actually had all green days!! WOO-HOO!! First green *days* in a VERY long time, to say nothing of a whole week. And this past week I would say I was 85% on habit...plus, al...
by Jaxhil
Wed Jan 21, 2009 11:01 pm
Forum: No S Diet General Discussion
Topic: No S Diet Testimonials (new!)
Replies: 174
Views: 189317

Congratulations, Happy Cooker!

Its so nice to read not only about your weight loss (which is great!) but also about the changes in your life. It makes me want to stick to this even more!

Thanks for sharing your story (so much of which I can relate to!).
by Jaxhil
Wed Jan 21, 2009 10:59 pm
Forum: No S Diet Testimonials (aka "yearly check in")
Topic: No S diet results (some pictures)
Replies: 14
Views: 23263

Yah!!

Congratulations, Dave, what an incredible testimony. Thanks so much for sharing the pictures~you are an inspiration!!
by Jaxhil
Wed Jan 21, 2009 8:19 pm
Forum: Daily Check In
Topic: Hilary and Tiffani Check In
Replies: 573
Views: 157694

hiya Tiffani! Still need to get back on the wagon. I don't know what my problem is, I have no excuse, really! I've been exercising but the eating is still *phhhbt*. For example, I had CANDY for breakfast this morning because I was starving (I waited to long to make breakfast) and I just shoved it in...
by Jaxhil
Wed Jan 21, 2009 8:13 pm
Forum: Daily Check In
Topic: SHAMROCKMOMMY's Check In
Replies: 163
Views: 43378

oh, Tiffani. {{{{HUUUGS!}}}}} I'm so sorry you are going through such a tough time~you *and* your family! I can't imagine how hard it will be for the kids (and of course that makes it all the harder for you!) to be without Daddy for so long. And for you too, that goes without saying! I know I can't ...
by Jaxhil
Wed Jan 21, 2009 8:06 pm
Forum: No S Diet General Discussion
Topic: The 2008 "durings" are here!
Replies: 18
Views: 4889

Aw, I love the new pics!! You have a beautiful family~what adorable little girls!
by Jaxhil
Tue Jan 13, 2009 1:27 pm
Forum: Daily Check In
Topic: Hilary and Tiffani Check In
Replies: 573
Views: 157694

Yesterday i didn't feel so great, so I slept/sortof napped a lot...didn't follow no-s as a result, but overall, not bad, and I did get in a small workout last night. Today is my Birthday. Wee!! LOL. Maybe we'll make cake, or maybe we'll wait till the weekend. Tuesday's aren't too exciting to have a ...
by Jaxhil
Sun Jan 11, 2009 5:03 am
Forum: Daily Check In
Topic: Hilary and Tiffani Check In
Replies: 573
Views: 157694

hi! Sday, so i did great (LOL!) Yesterday I did *run* -some might call it a sloooow jog :P ~ but I did a whooooole mile, running almost all of it. Woohoo! I was proud of myself even if it was slow. It felt good, ya know? I felt strong (what a nice feeling!). I also had a kidney infection I believe b...
by Jaxhil
Fri Jan 09, 2009 1:16 pm
Forum: Daily Check In
Topic: SHAMROCKMOMMY's Check In
Replies: 163
Views: 43378

:) i'm baaaa-aack! Sorry to here things are so stressful lately, and that you've put on a bit of weight. In your shoes, I've no doubt I would do the SAME or worse.{{{HUGS!}}} And congrats on your green day!! YAH!! I checked in on our previous thread too, just wanted to let you know i'm thinking of y...
by Jaxhil
Fri Jan 09, 2009 12:50 pm
Forum: Daily Check In
Topic: Hilary and Tiffani Check In
Replies: 573
Views: 157694

Hi Tiffani! I am still alive and kicking ~but have not even TRIED to do NoS in so long I've been ashamed and therefore haven't even logged in. I'm sorry! I didn't mean to desert you, it's just ~well I'm sure you understand. I hope you'll forgive me! I (need I say?) haven't lost much..I have actually...
by Jaxhil
Tue Nov 04, 2008 5:45 pm
Forum: Daily Check In
Topic: Hilary and Tiffani Check In
Replies: 573
Views: 157694

Ok, well, I have had two red days in a row already (i'm on day two, that sucks!!) Yesterday I had a soda with supper. Today I just ate 3 little lemon cookies :x :oops: :roll: Well I'm not giving up-yesterday I didn't have ANY snacks and I haven't had any of those lemon cookies in several days and th...
by Jaxhil
Mon Nov 03, 2008 1:08 pm
Forum: Daily Check In
Topic: Hilary and Tiffani Check In
Replies: 573
Views: 157694

"I'm getting fatter by the second, I can tell <sigh> " :lol: No~I'm really not laughing at your pain!! I am laughing because that sounds like something I would say (truly!) and it's of course ridiculous, you (and I) are NOT getting fatter by the second. It feels that way some days, doesn't it?? I mi...
by Jaxhil
Tue Oct 21, 2008 5:13 pm
Forum: Daily Check In
Topic: Hilary and Tiffani Check In
Replies: 573
Views: 157694

hey Tiffani! Glad to hear from you, too :) I have had a couple fairly good days-its lunch and so far no cheats. I think I am really going to be able to kick the soda habit (maybe I'll have it on weekends, very occasionally, I hope!). Jack has actually been inspiring me in that area. He used to drink...
by Jaxhil
Mon Oct 20, 2008 1:49 am
Forum: Daily Check In
Topic: Hilary and Tiffani Check In
Replies: 573
Views: 157694

Hey girl! long time no-see 8) Glad to see things are looking up a bit in the No-S department for you! YAH! I am inspired to recommit as well. BTW, I wanted to say about your recent vent, that I completely get why you're having some trouble no-essing lately- and even put back on a few (very few!). It...
by Jaxhil
Mon Oct 20, 2008 1:31 am
Forum: No S Diet General Discussion
Topic: So frustrated with myself!
Replies: 15
Views: 4416

:( hey Tiffani!! {{hugs}} I'm sorry you're having such a rough time of it right now! Given your current circumstances, what with your DH being deployed, moving to a whole 'nother state, and two small kids to take care of, I can *completely* understand how you could slip (maybe even JUMP) off the wag...
by Jaxhil
Fri Sep 26, 2008 11:59 am
Forum: Daily Check In
Topic: Hilary and Tiffani Check In
Replies: 573
Views: 157694

Hey Tiffani! Good timing, eh? LOL. I haven't checked in in awhile but I'm still thinking of you, so it was funny that you just checked in yesterday ~we're connected somehow I guess! 8) Yesterday I actually had a pretty good day. I had about one tablespoon of chocolate chips, and DH brought me a 12 o...
by Jaxhil
Thu Sep 04, 2008 9:26 pm
Forum: Daily Check In
Topic: Hilary and Tiffani Check In
Replies: 573
Views: 157694

Hiya Tiff! I'm still here, just have been sidetracked for the last few weeks from getting on and posting. Not that I have much to post other than RED days anyway, too! :roll: I too need to get back on the wagon, I don't like the upward movement of the scales I'm seeing, either! I keep saying I want ...
by Jaxhil
Mon Aug 18, 2008 4:34 pm
Forum: Daily Check In
Topic: Hilary and Tiffani Check In
Replies: 573
Views: 157694

I know what you mean-i love them with all my heart though and I wouldn't trade them for the world but I still know what you mean..I wish we lived nearby one another, it'd be so great to have someone to talk to in person who understands what I'm talking about!! You're under a lot of stress right now,...
by Jaxhil
Wed Aug 13, 2008 11:47 am
Forum: Daily Check In
Topic: Hilary and Tiffani Check In
Replies: 573
Views: 157694

Well, we ended up falling asleep just after putting the little ones to bed-at around 8:30PM~lol! Actually it's nice to be well rested for a change, and it had the added benefit of keeping me from cheating last night, hehe. I need to go get some breakfast, I am so hungry, and the kids will be up soon...
by Jaxhil
Wed Aug 13, 2008 10:48 am
Forum: No S Diet General Discussion
Topic: I'm down 5....
Replies: 2
Views: 1386

That's great news!! Good for you, Jon!
by Jaxhil
Wed Aug 13, 2008 10:01 am
Forum: No S Diet General Discussion
Topic: clothes shopping
Replies: 3
Views: 1688

8)

Good for you, Betty!! That's wonderful, and I suspect your frame of mind made (makes) all the difference. I could use this advice myself. :wink:
by Jaxhil
Tue Aug 12, 2008 11:22 pm
Forum: Daily Check In
Topic: Hilary and Tiffani Check In
Replies: 573
Views: 157694

Oops, Afghanistan :roll: I knew it was somewhere over there. I hope the year goes quickly for you and you will have your honey home ASAP. I would be losing it, for sure~I am glad you'll have family close at least. Well I am trying to get back on the wagon, haven't had any snacks today. I did sneak a...
by Jaxhil
Mon Aug 11, 2008 4:56 pm
Forum: Daily Check In
Topic: Hilary and Tiffani Check In
Replies: 573
Views: 157694

Your travel eating sounds like my everyday eating. No wonder I'm still FAT. I miss ya, (my fault for not coming online more!!) and I need to get my rear in gear. You are doing so well overall, Tiff, don't let this stressful period get the best of you!! I know you can keep it up, and not let these fe...
by Jaxhil
Fri Aug 01, 2008 1:07 pm
Forum: Daily Check In
Topic: Hilary and Tiffani Check In
Replies: 573
Views: 157694

Hi Tiffani!! Thanks for the hugs and the pep-talk 8) you're such a sweetie! I appreciate it and it really can't be said enough-I am so glad you're my No-S buddy!! As for the hurricane, we got a little rain (and some places saw some tornado activity~not us, thankfully!) but nothing major. I am with y...
by Jaxhil
Mon Jul 28, 2008 1:15 am
Forum: Daily Check In
Topic: Hilary and Tiffani Check In
Replies: 573
Views: 157694

Just wanted to check in, I've been so negligent about it lately! Just feeling hopeless about losing *anything*. I am fatter than when I started. I think lack of any life outside my home is really making it hard for me to stay out of the doldrums, and in turn it makes me not even want to try. Lovely ...
by Jaxhil
Thu Jul 17, 2008 11:27 am
Forum: Daily Check In
Topic: Hilary and Tiffani Check In
Replies: 573
Views: 157694

Ugh!! I know all about the neighbors cutting the phone lines! Our neighbors, I kid you not, did that THREE times, (with their riding lawn mower) till the phone company finally smartened up enough to *bury* the line (DUH-why they didn't do that in the first place is beyond me!). Wow, you've gone vegg...
by Jaxhil
Fri Jul 11, 2008 12:59 am
Forum: Daily Check In
Topic: Hilary and Tiffani Check In
Replies: 573
Views: 157694

Hey Tiffani!! I know it's been a (long) while..I''m just so embarrassed at my utter lack of Green Days :( that I haven't wanted to come in and "fess up. I had a couple of green days but for the last week have pretty much ignored every no-s rule. All 3 of them. :( Sigh. Back to the drawing board. PMS...
by Jaxhil
Sun Jun 29, 2008 1:16 pm
Forum: Daily Check In
Topic: Hilary and Tiffani Check In
Replies: 573
Views: 157694

You, Girl, are going to be a Skinny-Minnie before you know it!! 8) I am sorry I've been out of touch-last week was the Official Yearly Birthday Week~meaning two birthdays (Michael the 24rth and Noah the 26th) two days apart and one frazzled Mama. LOL~and we don't even do anything elaborate! But I am...
by Jaxhil
Thu Jun 19, 2008 10:10 pm
Forum: Daily Check In
Topic: Hilary and Tiffani Check In
Replies: 573
Views: 157694

alas, resistance is futile... I assimilated said cake on Wednesday, ostensibly to keep it from going bad :D after all, it WAS a home~made, beautiful, double layer lemon-cream-cheese-frosting cake. Only one piece, though...and very small...and I didn't even finish it~too sweet!!! :shock: Is it wrong ...
by Jaxhil
Tue Jun 17, 2008 11:34 pm
Forum: Daily Check In
Topic: Hilary and Tiffani Check In
Replies: 573
Views: 157694

6:30 pm.

thus far I have resisted cake.

must resist! :!:
by Jaxhil
Tue Jun 17, 2008 3:49 pm
Forum: Daily Check In
Topic: Hilary and Tiffani Check In
Replies: 573
Views: 157694

kids are driving me crazy roday.....need cake ... :x
by Jaxhil
Tue Jun 17, 2008 1:45 pm
Forum: Daily Check In
Topic: Hilary and Tiffani Check In
Replies: 573
Views: 157694

Hi Tiffani!

I had a GREEN day yesterday-hooray! Still, not a very good average for the month, but better than last month, sadly, lol...

hope you're doing well! just a quick hello, I need to get the day moving~talk later!
by Jaxhil
Mon Jun 16, 2008 8:55 pm
Forum: No S Diet General Discussion
Topic: Doctor's visit--down 7 lbs!!!
Replies: 14
Views: 3535

8) That's great!!
by Jaxhil
Mon Jun 16, 2008 2:32 pm
Forum: No S Diet General Discussion
Topic: Finally... success!
Replies: 28
Views: 7310

I am glad to hear of all your success-and continued success!! YAH! Congratulations! Thanks from me as well for taking the time to post all the benefits you've reaped (even the TMI, lol!). It is very inspiring to see someone succeed, and I can appreciate how you wanted to take it slow, with one habit...
by Jaxhil
Mon Jun 16, 2008 1:24 pm
Forum: Daily Check In
Topic: Hilary and Tiffani Check In
Replies: 573
Views: 157694

G'morning! Glad to hear you had a good weekend~your S's sound Yummy! I made Lemon cake with lemon cream cheese frosting-yuuuummm!! for Father's Day for DH and my Dad. It was delicious, but so sweet! I couldn't even finish the piece. At one time, anyway :twisted: hehe! Back at it today, though! Did y...
by Jaxhil
Fri Jun 13, 2008 12:39 pm
Forum: Daily Check In
Topic: Hilary and Tiffani Check In
Replies: 573
Views: 157694

QUOTE: Back on track because it really really does work just sticking to the basic principles. I feel the need to go clothes shopping because some of my shirts and shorts from last summer are getting a bit clownishly large! (or I should say, I"m shrinking!) Shocked Some of my fav. shirts from last y...
by Jaxhil
Fri Jun 13, 2008 12:32 pm
Forum: Daily Check In
Topic: Hilary and Tiffani Check In
Replies: 573
Views: 157694

you are doing great, Tiffani! I had a not-so-good week :cry: but I had to go to the dentist TWICE...ugh...that's my excuse and I'm sticking to it :roll: I truly *despise* going to the dentist, and although I don't know how cheating on No-S makes it better, I did it anyway. So its in the past and I c...
by Jaxhil
Thu Jun 05, 2008 9:02 pm
Forum: Daily Check In
Topic: Hilary and Tiffani Check In
Replies: 573
Views: 157694

Thanks y'all! :) I'm a very lucky woman :P Yep cake is hard-I almost never have it, so it's super tempting..dson brought me the last small slice today after lunch~ :x and darn if I didn't succumb AGAIN!! But its gone now, and can do no further damage! Gotta go to the dentist Monday (WAH!!). I've got...
by Jaxhil
Wed Jun 04, 2008 7:54 pm
Forum: No S Diet General Discussion
Topic: The Year of the Potato
Replies: 7
Views: 2029

Yum. Love potatoes! I agree, it's about time they got back on the "virtuous list" of foods! LOL. I used to make a salad with steamed little red new potatoes, spinach, sauted mushrooms with red onions and sometimes a bit of bacon lightly mixed with Italian dressing...soooo good! I should make it agai...
by Jaxhil
Wed Jun 04, 2008 7:32 pm
Forum: Daily Check In
Topic: Hilary and Tiffani Check In
Replies: 573
Views: 157694

Well, considering my esses-one bowl of cereal pales! LOL. You'll get there, I know it! Yesterday was our anniversary-Jack brought me a dozen roses and a hand -written card :p sweet! So I did have a couple of treats-carrot cake and cookies, but it was legit for once! I cheated today however. I made h...
by Jaxhil
Wed Jun 04, 2008 7:16 pm
Forum: No S Diet General Discussion
Topic: How do YOU optimize your oatmeal?
Replies: 25
Views: 6611

Apple Pie Oatmeal :D Grated apples, cooked with the oatmeal along with cinnamon, vanilla yogurt and chopped pecans...yuummm! and maybe a tablespoon or so of real maple syrup if I use plain yogurt-not much! I also like it with blueberries and almonds or pecans, and sometimes wheat germ or the ground ...
by Jaxhil
Tue Jun 03, 2008 2:12 am
Forum: Daily Check In
Topic: Hilary and Tiffani Check In
Replies: 573
Views: 157694

Hi Tiffani! Hope you had a successful day-and a good day overall, as well :P I'm proud to say I had my first successful N-day in a very long time. YAH!! I had to pour half a Dr.P down the sink first thing this morning to avoid temptation, lol. There are cookies in the house as well, but they don't p...
by Jaxhil
Mon Jun 02, 2008 10:42 am
Forum: No S Diet General Discussion
Topic: What do you eat for Breakfast????
Replies: 29
Views: 6946

I like homemade oatmeal, with pecans and blueberries-yum! Sometimes apple (and gingercake, maple syrup sounds like a great addition-thanks for the idea!) Sometimes I'll add yogurt to the oatmeal as well. I also have egg sandwiches or home-made muffins and yogurt. I used to eat cheese toast, but have...
by Jaxhil
Mon Jun 02, 2008 10:14 am
Forum: No S Diet General Discussion
Topic: Search inside the book
Replies: 16
Views: 7847

Nice!

I already own the book, and I was looking just yesterday for a specific portion I could not completely recall. I was able to find what page it was on using this service. Now, granted, it wouldn't let me read the entire page, but now I can find it in my own copy!

Very cool! 8)
by Jaxhil
Sun Jun 01, 2008 11:33 pm
Forum: Daily Check In
Topic: Hilary and Tiffani Check In
Replies: 573
Views: 157694

Well said, Blueskighs!!

:D yes I plan to enjoy myself completely! 8) I agree, it will be a huge relief not to be worrying about "diet" while on such a once-in-a-lifetime vacation.

Thanks so much for the encouragement!
by Jaxhil
Sun Jun 01, 2008 2:59 pm
Forum: No S Diet General Discussion
Topic: It's been a month on the No-S
Replies: 14
Views: 3638

Thanks, for these inspiring posts! It's so nice to know that others' bodies also have a long wait to lose any weight (lol-no pun intended!). I tend to get discouraged easily and give up, but hearing it took Dawn 10 weeks to show a loss, and CrazyCatLady GAINED 5 lbs, yet is now down 15, in 5 months-...
by Jaxhil
Sun Jun 01, 2008 2:33 pm
Forum: No S Diet General Discussion
Topic: My Body Thinks I Lost My Mind!!
Replies: 11
Views: 3032

great post! LOL~ very creative, and well said 8)
by Jaxhil
Sun Jun 01, 2008 12:26 pm
Forum: No S Diet General Discussion
Topic: Losing weight is like eating chocolate. . .
Replies: 6
Views: 2053

YAH! Great news, Laff-congratulations! I also have just over 60 lbs to lose, so it's especially nice to hear of your success.

Keep it up! 8)
by Jaxhil
Sun Jun 01, 2008 12:22 pm
Forum: Daily Check In
Topic: Hilary and Tiffani Check In
Replies: 573
Views: 157694

G'morning! Decided to get in here early so the day doesn't get away from me again! Wow-June 1 already! I think your extra Thursday meal is absolutely perfect. No problem, you should NOT feel guilty in the slightest about it-it's perfectly sensible given the extra long time between your lunch and din...
by Jaxhil
Mon May 26, 2008 10:46 pm
Forum: Daily Check In
Topic: Hilary and Tiffani Check In
Replies: 573
Views: 157694

i just wanted to check in to say hi! I'm still alive (lol) and have been busy busy-but I haven't forgotten you! i don't even have time to read the latest messages here, kids are whining for me, so I'll try to check in again later today.

hugs!
by Jaxhil
Mon May 19, 2008 9:22 pm
Forum: Daily Check In
Topic: Hilary and Tiffani Check In
Replies: 573
Views: 157694

I ran errands today too-stopped in to see grandma w/ the kids-they loved that :P I feel sick-I got scammed today and someone got my CC # :( I feel SO stupid-luckily I called immediately to check to see if my order had gone through properly the *second* time (the scam one) and the woman told me the o...
by Jaxhil
Fri May 16, 2008 2:10 am
Forum: Daily Check In
Topic: Hilary and Tiffani Check In
Replies: 573
Views: 157694

Hi! I have been really tired today-dh keeps me up too late-I frequently fall asleep on the couch waiting for him to be ready to go to bed, lol. I used to lift weights regularly at a gym-Before Kids, naturally! It is *the* quickest way to get totally hot, I agree. And I never was lifting extreme weig...
by Jaxhil
Wed May 14, 2008 5:12 pm
Forum: Daily Check In
Topic: Hilary and Tiffani Check In
Replies: 573
Views: 157694

Thanks for the tips, Tiff! I am so relieved to hear it does eventually heal-and that losing weight seems to help. I am sorry to hear you DH is suffering from it, though! Tell him he has my sympathy, poor man!! i am praying I'll get my inserts Friday!! LOL. well, I took the kids to town for errands-h...
by Jaxhil
Tue May 13, 2008 4:23 pm
Forum: Daily Check In
Topic: Hilary and Tiffani Check In
Replies: 573
Views: 157694

G'morning, Tiffani! I'm doing ok. But my right foot is starting to hurt along with my left foot :( Jack got me custom shoe inserts for mothers day, and we're still waiting on them (they were ordered last Friday-hopefully they'll be here by THIS Friday, when DMIL is coming to stay with the kids overn...
by Jaxhil
Tue May 13, 2008 10:44 am
Forum: No S Diet General Discussion
Topic: Exercise Equipment
Replies: 24
Views: 6416

For me personally, I have both an exercise bike ( a Schwinn that adjusts gears on its own-and is almost completely silent-great for early morning workouts!) and a treadmill, which has built-in programs I never use. I mean I don't use the *programs*, lol, not the treadmill! I like my bike better-it's...
by Jaxhil
Tue May 13, 2008 10:27 am
Forum: No S Diet General Discussion
Topic: a powerful habit
Replies: 8
Views: 2885

Good for you, Phano!! Don't you love when that happens?! It's nice to have a built-in resistance, isn't it? It's good for your body, and your mind-it makes you feel so good to be able to resist the thing that once held you in its grip (so to speak :P ) And the great thing is, it gets even easier ove...
by Jaxhil
Tue May 13, 2008 10:17 am
Forum: No S Diet General Discussion
Topic: Would you please note my siggy?
Replies: 24
Views: 5935

You are doing fantastic, Tiffani!! I am so proud of you!! I agree~your progress is inspiring!

Keep up the great work! We'll keep cheering you on :P 8)
by Jaxhil
Mon May 12, 2008 11:50 pm
Forum: Daily Check In
Topic: Hilary and Tiffani Check In
Replies: 573
Views: 157694

just ignore me! I'll be fine..i wish I had your email--I got an email from a friend today I'd love to send you-you'd like it! :)
by Jaxhil
Mon May 12, 2008 9:38 pm
Forum: Daily Check In
Topic: Hilary and Tiffani Check In
Replies: 573
Views: 157694

WOW, Tiffani, that is GREAT GREAT GREAT!! i'm so jealous :cry: but happy for you 8) I exercised this AM for 25 min-a Jillian Michaels DVD-her new one, called 30 Day Shred. Its a good workout-definitely do-able, but you can feel it, that's for sure. Another red day for me. I'm feeling like a hopeless...
by Jaxhil
Thu May 08, 2008 9:13 pm
Forum: Daily Check In
Topic: Hilary and Tiffani Check In
Replies: 573
Views: 157694

Ola! Turned out Jack was in good spirits when he came home, lol-a true testament to how much he likes his new car! 8) Air-conditioning makes all the difference :D I am glad you finally found out what's causing the trouble-do they have to remove the fibroid (please ignore this if I am getting too per...
by Jaxhil
Mon May 05, 2008 11:56 pm
Forum: Daily Check In
Topic: Hilary and Tiffani Check In
Replies: 573
Views: 157694

Well since you asked I'll be honest. I have basically not bothered even trying lately and have screwed up royally. But not bad, compared to what I would have done in the past-does that make sense?? Like, I snacked last night-but it was homemade popcorn, not giant candy bars and soda...meals have bee...
by Jaxhil
Mon May 05, 2008 11:47 pm
Forum: No S Diet General Discussion
Topic: Which day is hardest for you?
Replies: 27
Views: 7267

Definitely Friday for me..even Thursdays, since my DH has a 4-day work week, Thursday evening seems like Friday, and that makes Friday *doubly* hard. :roll:
by Jaxhil
Mon May 05, 2008 12:15 pm
Forum: Daily Check In
Topic: Hilary and Tiffani Check In
Replies: 573
Views: 157694

I am so glad to hear you're feeling better-I know its scary to be on meds, but I am sure it's only temporary. I agree, you should stop reading on the internet about it, LOL! i am really bad about things like that too-too much info can make it worse, and I have a habit of doing the exact same thing. ...
by Jaxhil
Fri May 02, 2008 1:29 pm
Forum: Daily Check In
Topic: Hilary and Tiffani Check In
Replies: 573
Views: 157694

:( {{{HUGS}}} I am so sorry to hear you're feeling so down! I know what you mean about the hormones-sometimes I do the same thing, crying for no apparent reason. I wish I could be there for you, maybe help cheer you up. Maybe it's just the stress of everything-not feeling well and having your hormon...
by Jaxhil
Tue Apr 29, 2008 10:10 pm
Forum: Daily Check In
Topic: Hilary and Tiffani Check In
Replies: 573
Views: 157694

Hiya Tiffani...just a quick check in-my feet are SOOO achey :( I overdid the standing thing today. I am really tired of them hurting, it makes me very grumpy! I exercised today, (weights), made home-made english muffins (I love them but refuse to pay almost 3 bucks for 6 english muffins!). They look...
by Jaxhil
Tue Apr 29, 2008 2:46 am
Forum: Daily Check In
Topic: Hilary and Tiffani Check In
Replies: 573
Views: 157694

EEEW! Sorry to hear about the girl problems :( Yuk. I hate when they expect you to do stuff like that :roll: I hope it goes well for you-I'll be praying for you! I am doing ok-had a busy week, sorry about not checking in more. I didn't do so hot with my nos. I forgot to eat lunch AND breakfast today...
by Jaxhil
Wed Apr 23, 2008 2:42 pm
Forum: Daily Check In
Topic: Hilary and Tiffani Check In
Replies: 573
Views: 157694

BrightAngel, I agree-I think it's normal (nothing to worry about) to gain weight for the first week or two. I tended to make *really* big plates at first, to make sure I wouldn't get hungry between meals, so I probably ended up eating more. Just keep at it, it really does get easier to cut down on t...
by Jaxhil
Tue Apr 22, 2008 2:38 pm
Forum: Daily Check In
Topic: Hilary and Tiffani Check In
Replies: 573
Views: 157694

G'morning, Tiffani! Hope you're doing well! I had a good day yesterday-green day, yah!! I even rode on my exercise bike, for 50 min. I want to keep that up, for sure! Haven't had breakfast yet, so I need to go do that. Nothing sounds good though, I don't know why...Well maybe nothing EASY sounds goo...
by Jaxhil
Sun Apr 20, 2008 4:59 pm
Forum: Daily Check In
Topic: Hilary and Tiffani Check In
Replies: 573
Views: 157694

Sounds like you had a really good week-your new cuisinart toys sound like fun! i love my food processor! Send me some good stir-fry recipes if you have any :P And the room you did sounds nice-good luck getting it all put back together. We re-arranged my sewing room to include a small area for my art...
by Jaxhil
Thu Apr 17, 2008 9:09 pm
Forum: Daily Check In
Topic: Hilary and Tiffani Check In
Replies: 573
Views: 157694

Hey Tiff! Another VERY busy couple of days-I am BEAT to a pulp!! Finished up the first phase of sewing room organization Project 2008, lol. The fabric-ugh-but it's all done and I am convinced I will truly NEVER have enough time to sew it all. It literally took two days of constant work, plus a littl...
by Jaxhil
Wed Apr 16, 2008 1:10 am
Forum: Daily Check In
Topic: Hilary and Tiffani Check In
Replies: 573
Views: 157694

ooh I was feelin' guilty not checking in! Glad you've been busy too! The new paint sounds great! I love having newly painted rooms 8) Well I have two red x's in a row :x Nothing major, but definitetly not on habit. Yesterday and today I've been doing some major overhauling of my sewing stash (fabric...
by Jaxhil
Sat Apr 12, 2008 5:33 am
Forum: Daily Check In
Topic: Hilary and Tiffani Check In
Replies: 573
Views: 157694

Hi Tiffani! Sorry I'm so late checking in-I had a really busy day today, had to go to SA for grocery shopping and miscellaneous errands. I ended up being gone for NINE hours when you total it up :shock: No wonder I'm beat! I am proud of you, you are doing great! I made it til this afternoon, about 4...
by Jaxhil
Thu Apr 10, 2008 11:00 pm
Forum: Daily Check In
Topic: Hilary and Tiffani Check In
Replies: 573
Views: 157694

5:57 pm.

still craving soda...arrgghh...

hope your day is going well!

talk later, to give my daily report 8)
by Jaxhil
Thu Apr 10, 2008 5:25 pm
Forum: Daily Check In
Topic: Hilary and Tiffani Check In
Replies: 573
Views: 157694

Yep-I'm in Day Two: Soda Lock Down (lol). So far so good. Okay it's REALLY hard and I really want one.. I can't wait till an s-day so I can have one for breakfast-lol. Pathetic, I know. But this is the first time in a long time I've gone this long without it. I'm hungrier for mealtimes I'm noticing....
by Jaxhil
Wed Apr 09, 2008 10:26 pm
Forum: Daily Check In
Topic: Hilary and Tiffani Check In
Replies: 573
Views: 157694

Hiya! It's 5;21 pm and so far not a single failure..not even a SIP of soda. Not that I'm not craving some, but I am hanging in there. I tried a very simple ploy (and so obvious it's embarrassing, but hey..). I just didn't pop one open. I have to talk myself out of opening one for "just a sip" and th...
by Jaxhil
Wed Apr 09, 2008 1:30 pm
Forum: Daily Check In
Topic: Hilary and Tiffani Check In
Replies: 573
Views: 157694

G'mornin'! Well so far so good-breakfast was an egg sandwich on whole wheat w/ a thin slice of lunch meat (ham) and a banana(small). I am stuffed, but want to start getting in fruit for breakfast everyday. Plus I ate earlier than usual, so this should last me till lunch no problem. Gotta do errands ...
by Jaxhil
Wed Apr 09, 2008 11:01 am
Forum: No S Diet General Discussion
Topic: Not a failure, was it?
Replies: 6
Views: 2287

Mavilu-I do that too sometimes, still! I know that two pieces of pizza are all that I can eat (at least since I stated No-S!), but sometimes I will still put three on my plate despite this. I have found over time, however, that I am less tempted to do this, because I know I can't comfortably eat tha...
by Jaxhil
Wed Apr 09, 2008 10:50 am
Forum: No S Diet General Discussion
Topic: Have you noticed....?
Replies: 19
Views: 5490

YES! I definitely have noticed that processed foods are not what they used to be-in fact, that they're quite gross :P And when I do indulge in a sweet on the weekend, it often shocks me how sweet it tastes-sometimes to the point of being unbearable! I eat a lot less sweets, thanks to NoS! Nay, I mak...
by Jaxhil
Wed Apr 09, 2008 10:37 am
Forum: No S Diet General Discussion
Topic: it's NOT no sugar & other nonsense
Replies: 3
Views: 1725

LOL, great point, jules! 8)
by Jaxhil
Wed Apr 09, 2008 10:34 am
Forum: No S Diet General Discussion
Topic: results?!?!?
Replies: 6
Views: 2346

I know it's not what you want to hear ( I love a good success story, too-try the Testimonials page for some great ones!), but everyone who's responded is right. This isn't a fast weight-loss plan, but it *is* sustainable! And pleasant, to boot. Just stick with it, and you will feel better, and befor...
by Jaxhil
Wed Apr 09, 2008 10:08 am
Forum: Daily Check In
Topic: Tracey's Check-In
Replies: 21
Views: 6468

It sounds like you're really getting the hang of this, Tracey (welcome, btw!) I'm enjoying reading your posts, and your honest assessment with all the ups and downs. I think the milk in the afternoon was a great choice-very filling and good for you; plus it's a liquid which means it follows the 3 no...
by Jaxhil
Wed Apr 09, 2008 2:50 am
Forum: Daily Check In
Topic: Hilary and Tiffani Check In
Replies: 573
Views: 157694

Hi Tiffani! Sorry, this is my first time online today (WOW! that's highly unusual for me, lol). Went to San Antonio with Jacob and Noah and took my Mom shopping. Jack had the day off so he stayed home with the Michael and Gracie. It was fun! We went to a thrift store (thrift stores are my friend, wi...
by Jaxhil
Mon Apr 07, 2008 11:15 pm
Forum: No S Diet General Discussion
Topic: a watched pot never boils, a watched scale never drops
Replies: 18
Views: 5383

Great idea! Although I haven't been on mine in awhile anyway, mostly out of fear :P

Maybe I'll weigh only at the beginning of each season. Days on habit are a far better barometer of succcess, after all!
by Jaxhil
Mon Apr 07, 2008 11:11 pm
Forum: Daily Check In
Topic: Hilary and Tiffani Check In
Replies: 573
Views: 157694

Tiff, you're doing great! I am planning on exercising tonight, I know you're right-it helps so much. Today I have to admit defeat. I had been doing really well, but the kids are just driving me BONKERS!!!! Jacob's 13 and already thinks he's quite knowledgeable and doesn't necessarily *have* to do wh...
by Jaxhil
Sun Apr 06, 2008 1:54 pm
Forum: Daily Check In
Topic: Hilary and Tiffani Check In
Replies: 573
Views: 157694

hi Tiff! Yesterday was good, but I felt kinda gross because I had two snacks instead of one last night-two reasonable scoops of ice cream (haven't had that in ages!) and fritos with bean dip. Not too much of either, but still. And what I really wanted was guacamole and chips, but I was too lazy to m...
by Jaxhil
Fri Apr 04, 2008 7:40 pm
Forum: No S Diet General Discussion
Topic: Check it out!
Replies: 2
Views: 1759

That's great-such glowing praise!! Of course every bit is well earned :D
by Jaxhil
Fri Apr 04, 2008 7:30 pm
Forum: Daily Check In
Topic: Hilary and Tiffani Check In
Replies: 573
Views: 157694

Hi Tiffani! I just got done with lunch, skipped breakie again. I'm not doing it on purpose, and its actually unusual for me, but it's happened 3x this week. I'm sure I'll be back to normal soon. But lunch was a small piece of BBQ chicken and some fries ( :roll: and some Coke :x ). But not much. (sic...
by Jaxhil
Fri Apr 04, 2008 7:15 pm
Forum: No S Diet General Discussion
Topic: You've long admired her feet...
Replies: 70
Views: 112516

Mandy, you really do look *amazing*-very inspiring!! I can't wait to get a copy of this myself!
by Jaxhil
Fri Apr 04, 2008 2:45 am
Forum: Daily Check In
Topic: Hilary and Tiffani Check In
Replies: 573
Views: 157694

Hey! Had a good day-oatmeal w/ blueberries and almonds, and a piece of chicken (weird I know), more chicken for lunch (Mom was here and she brought us bite size candies-one each, and I did eat it-it was one of those one inch candy bars); and for supper I made beef enchilasagna (the lazy girl's way t...
by Jaxhil
Fri Apr 04, 2008 2:33 am
Forum: No S Diet General Discussion
Topic: Three amazing phenomena...
Replies: 9
Views: 3312

LOL-isn't it great? It's amazing how my sweet tooth has seriously reduced since starting nos-and how much less food it takes to fill me up than I previously thought :D

You've got a great start-and 3aday's right-it just keeps getting better 8)
by Jaxhil
Fri Apr 04, 2008 2:29 am
Forum: No S Diet General Discussion
Topic: Ladies Only
Replies: 22
Views: 5860

YES. I know I do too-almost unbearable cravings for chocolate-I get this every time, a day or two before my period. Sometimes I give in-even a bite or two of a miniature piece of (dark especially) chocolate really makes me feel better. I have been able to overcome it most of the time, by distracting...