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by jenji
Fri Dec 23, 2022 5:01 pm
Forum: Daily Check In
Topic: Jen's checkin thread
Replies: 641
Views: 567297

Re: Jen's checkin thread

Good biopsy results, yay! Or, not too bad - precancerous but not cancer. Phew.

Weight 183# today

Breakfast: chicken soup w spinach
Lunch: Leftover pho with spinach, Greek yogurt w/ 5 almonds and raisin
Dinner: Pork with black bean, corn, and kale
by jenji
Thu Dec 22, 2022 3:07 pm
Forum: Daily Check In
Topic: Jen's checkin thread
Replies: 641
Views: 567297

Re: Jen's checkin thread

Did not weigh today - got up late and had to scramble. Breakfast: banana bread and berries, a bit of broccoli. Coffee and oat milk Lunch: Leftover Mediterranean food (Adas polo o morgh - rice with lentils and chicken, 1/2 portion), apple. Dinner: Roast chicken, frozen peas, frozen corn, roasted pota...
by jenji
Wed Dec 21, 2022 6:49 pm
Forum: Daily Check In
Topic: Jen's checkin thread
Replies: 641
Views: 567297

Re: Jen's checkin thread

182.5 today - yesterday was a red day - I had milk tea (which has sugar) AND my neighbor dropped by with homemade jam doughnuts for Hanukkah, and, yes, we ate them. So good! Breakfast: Greek yogurt, 5 almonds, raisins Lunch: 2 pieces pepperoni pizza Dinner: Rice, lentil, chicken from Mediterranean r...
by jenji
Mon Dec 19, 2022 7:44 pm
Forum: Daily Check In
Topic: Jen's checkin thread
Replies: 641
Views: 567297

Re: Jen's checkin thread

181 today. Thank you for the good wishes for my biopsy. Fingers crossed. Although fasting got me down a bit, it also made me feel out of control once I started eating again. I ate a whole bag of frozen soup dumplings for lunch on Saturday (in theory, at least 2 servings), plus chocolate. Trying to r...
by jenji
Sat Dec 17, 2022 12:43 am
Forum: Daily Check In
Topic: Jen's checkin thread
Replies: 641
Views: 567297

Re: Jen's checkin thread

The colonoscopy is behind me. My doctor did have to remove 6 polyps, and I am waiting for biopsy results. I did not weigh this week, but I will get back on the horse tomorrow. Today, I enjoyed being able to eat again. I did keep to meals but also ate some sweets. Breakfast: greek yogurt and mixed be...
by jenji
Wed Dec 14, 2022 9:58 pm
Forum: Daily Check In
Topic: Jen's checkin thread
Replies: 641
Views: 567297

Re: Jen's checkin thread

Did not weigh today.

Clear liquid diet today to prep for my colonoscopy. I ended up ducking out of my after school activity and leaving it to my colleagues.

Breakfast: chicken broth, black coffee
Lunch: chicken broth, jello
Dinner: chicken broth, apple juice, more jello
by jenji
Tue Dec 13, 2022 3:33 pm
Forum: Daily Check In
Topic: Jen's checkin thread
Replies: 641
Views: 567297

Re: Jen's checkin thread

Did not weigh today. Day 2 of low-fiber diet to prep for colonoscopy. No fruit or veg or whole grains. Breakfast: Plain Greek Yogurt, coffee & oat milk Lunch: Baguette and pork w/ cheese Dinner: Maybe spaghetti with cheese and olive oil/butter. To buy today: miso soup, gatorade, maybe a container of...
by jenji
Mon Dec 12, 2022 2:15 pm
Forum: Daily Check In
Topic: Jen's checkin thread
Replies: 641
Views: 567297

Re: Jen's checkin thread

Did not weigh today. Low-fiber diet today and tomorrow to prep for colonoscopy. Breakfast: Coffee with oat milk, Greek yogurt with a bit of honey Lunch: Sushi. Two orders (4 pieces) of hamachi (yellowtail) sushi w/ miso soup. Dinner: White rolls with pork and ricotta, with truffle mushroom sauce. Je...
by jenji
Sat Dec 10, 2022 2:30 pm
Forum: Daily Check In
Topic: Jen's checkin thread
Replies: 641
Views: 567297

Re: Jen's checkin thread

183# today. This week, I have to go on a low-fiber diet (also no nuts, seeds, or red food colors) and then clear liquids to prep for a routine colonoscopy on Thursday, so I think in the interest of sanity, I will not weigh during this week. I also will not worry about no sweets. I will try to stick ...
by jenji
Fri Dec 09, 2022 6:11 pm
Forum: Daily Check In
Topic: Jen's checkin thread
Replies: 641
Views: 567297

Re: Jen's checkin thread

Did not weigh today. Breakfast: little plate of random stuff: cucumber, grapes, almonds, dried mango. Coffee & oat milk. Lunch: Sashimi lunch special w/miso soup Dinner: Greek Corner lamb chops, rice, and salads - we are going to see the musical 9 to 5 at my kid's school, so we need to cram in a qui...
by jenji
Thu Dec 08, 2022 12:53 pm
Forum: Daily Check In
Topic: Jen's checkin thread
Replies: 641
Views: 567297

Re: Jen's checkin thread

183# today Breakfast: Greek yogurt, 5 almonds, and raisins, coffee w oat milk Lunch: Leftover salmon, about 8 oz, spinach salad, apple. Dinner: TBD. I have a night event (a gala) so I might just eat there. I have no clue whether dinner is included. Edit: dinner at the event (buffet style): salad, 1/...
by jenji
Wed Dec 07, 2022 2:36 pm
Forum: Daily Check In
Topic: Jen's checkin thread
Replies: 641
Views: 567297

Re: Jen's checkin thread

183# today.

Breakfast: mujadara (inspired by the No S Facebook group) w/ a dollop of Greek yogurt, coffee with oat milk
Lunch: TBD, possibly Green Chef tofu bowls
Dinner: TBD

It's raining today, so I am setting an intention to do yoga today, at least 30 minutes.
by jenji
Wed Dec 07, 2022 1:38 am
Forum: Daily Check In
Topic: Jen's checkin thread
Replies: 641
Views: 567297

Re: Jen's checkin thread

184 today I am having a number of little slip-ups as I try to re-establish the No-S habits. Overall, even with the slip-ups, I am still trending in the right direction. I've had a couple of weigh-ins at 182, but today was 184. Shrug. Today: Breakfast: leftover mujadara and a clementine Lunch: More m...
by jenji
Fri Nov 18, 2022 12:49 pm
Forum: Daily Check In
Topic: Jen's checkin thread
Replies: 641
Views: 567297

Re: Jen's checkin thread

183.5# today

I will take the T to Boston today, which ends up being at least 5 km of walking to and from the T.

Breakfast: Greek yogurt, blueberries
Lunch: Leftovers?
Dinner: Out with friends, I will check the menu later for what sounds healthy and tasty
by jenji
Thu Nov 17, 2022 12:07 pm
Forum: Daily Check In
Topic: Jen's checkin thread
Replies: 641
Views: 567297

Re: Jen's checkin thread

182# today Breakfast: Plain Greek yogurt w a prune and some nuts Lunch: Rice and beans from yesterday with one piece bacon, salad, apple. Dinner: Greek Corner takeout: Baked Lamb with rice and salad I rode my bike yesterday on an errand, which ended up being about an hour of riding. I realized that ...
by jenji
Wed Nov 16, 2022 2:25 pm
Forum: Daily Check In
Topic: Jen's checkin thread
Replies: 641
Views: 567297

Re: Jen's checkin thread

did not weigh today

Breakfast: Ham & cheese croissant, apple, coffee & milk
Lunch: Greek salad w/ steak (split with boyfriend), prunes
Dinner: Steak, rice, black beans, pomegranate, apple
by jenji
Tue Nov 15, 2022 8:53 pm
Forum: Daily Check In
Topic: Jen's checkin thread
Replies: 641
Views: 567297

Re: Jen's checkin thread

Weight: 184 lbs today I had a second Mohs surgery today, so today is a yellow day. So far, I've used it to have one sweet drink, haldi milk with a little sugar. Yesterday was a red day because I stress ate some chocolate thinking about my surgery. It would not have happened if I didn't have the choc...
by jenji
Mon Nov 14, 2022 4:00 pm
Forum: Daily Check In
Topic: Jen's checkin thread
Replies: 641
Views: 567297

Re: Jen's checkin thread

Yesterday was a true S day, with seconds of pizza, chocolate, and sweetened milk tea. I did walk 4.2 km yesterday, but other than that, did a lot of sitting on the couch. Weight 184.5 Breakfast: Greek yogurt with 2 prunes, coffee + milk Lunch: Mediterranean salad with grilled chicken (takeout) Dinne...
by jenji
Sat Nov 12, 2022 2:04 pm
Forum: Daily Check In
Topic: Jen's checkin thread
Replies: 641
Views: 567297

Re: Jen's checkin thread

Today:

Breakfast: plain croissant and coffee w milk
Lunch: Maybe leftover char siu and broccoli, and a prune
Dinner: Tacos with friends before going to the theater to see Six
by jenji
Fri Nov 11, 2022 10:10 pm
Forum: Daily Check In
Topic: Jen's checkin thread
Replies: 641
Views: 567297

Re: Jen's checkin thread

Weight: 184 Red day yesterday (had 2nds of the char siu) No activity yesterday - v. productive at work but barely moved. Today: Breakfast: Raspberry cake (Gourmet Magazine recipe) and coffee w milk + apple Lunch: 10 inch burrito (carnitas w mango salsa, black beans, rice, cheese) + apple Dinner: Tak...
by jenji
Thu Nov 10, 2022 3:41 pm
Forum: Daily Check In
Topic: Jen's checkin thread
Replies: 641
Views: 567297

Re: Jen's checkin thread

Yesterday was yellow (sick day, Mohs surgery), but it wasn't too wild. I ate some chocolate chips and rice krispies while feeling sorry for myself, but nothing too crazy. Otherwise, it was a normal eating day except for a very late lunch at 2:30 when I got home from surgery. I still have big bandage...
by jenji
Wed Nov 09, 2022 12:55 pm
Forum: Daily Check In
Topic: Jen's checkin thread
Replies: 641
Views: 567297

Re: Jen's checkin thread

Weight 183 today. Green yesterday Did my PT yesterday and 4.3 kms of walking Today will be yellow. I'm having Mohs surgery to remove 2 minor skin cancers. If I can keep to normal meals, I will, but I have an emergency granola bar in my purse. Breakfast: 1 green chili/pork tamale from the freezer Lun...
by jenji
Tue Nov 08, 2022 1:25 pm
Forum: Daily Check In
Topic: Jen's checkin thread
Replies: 641
Views: 567297

Re: Jen's checkin thread

Weight: 183.5 Did my PT exercises this morning. I also did a short weight workout yesterday with 12 lb weights: goblet squats, bicep curls, tricep curls, chest press, all 10 reps each. Knee feels okay today Breakfast: Greek yogurt with nuts and berries, coffee & milk Lunch: Takeout ramen with my kid...
by jenji
Mon Nov 07, 2022 3:42 pm
Forum: Daily Check In
Topic: Jen's checkin thread
Replies: 641
Views: 567297

Re: Jen's checkin thread

Weight: 184.5 I've started using Happy Scale again Breakfast today: Leftover roasted Brussel sprouts and 1/2 cup chicken soup, coffee w milk Lunch today: Curried red lentil soup and an apple Dinner today: Two small pieces of pizza (they fit on one plate), asparagus, and an apple with earl grey tea E...
by jenji
Sat Nov 05, 2022 3:06 pm
Forum: Daily Check In
Topic: Jen's checkin thread
Replies: 641
Views: 567297

Re: Jen's checkin thread

Thanks, Ladybird! Yesterday: green, except I put a little eggnog in my coffee Today: S day, yellow, my kid's birthday party, I will have cake. Today's eating: Breakfast: leftover dal (lentil), aloo and baingan bharta, rice, 1/4 paratha (bread), some berries. Coffee & milk. Lunch: Finish those leftov...
by jenji
Fri Nov 04, 2022 2:14 pm
Forum: Daily Check In
Topic: Jen's checkin thread
Replies: 641
Views: 567297

Re: Jen's checkin thread

Okay, now I am really back. A short history of my body this year: the little knee injury turned out to be a bucket tear in my meniscus, and after a cortisone shot (which worked for a bit), and much PT, the pain returned with a vengeance. I had surgery in Oct 2021 and lots of PT afterward. Now, a yea...
by jenji
Mon Jul 19, 2021 10:00 pm
Forum: Daily Check In
Topic: Jen's checkin thread
Replies: 641
Views: 567297

Re: Jen's checkin thread

Still at 181#. I started PT for my hip, finally, and was doing well. Then I randomly decided to do a workout I saw on the internet, and I hurt my right knee doing squats. They were just body weight squats, so I thought I'd be okay. (I was comparing this workout to what I used to do when I was more s...
by jenji
Tue May 11, 2021 4:09 pm
Forum: Daily Check In
Topic: Jen's checkin thread
Replies: 641
Views: 567297

Re: Jen's checkin thread

Thanks, lpearlmom! I have had 2 days in a row weighing in at 181, so I am inching down. I have a new fun tool for my tracking. I use a paper "bullet journal" to keep track of my tasks and to-do lists. I've found that I like putting a stamp in the journal to indicate workouts, and I have a stamp for ...
by jenji
Sat May 01, 2021 3:46 pm
Forum: Daily Check In
Topic: Jen's checkin thread
Replies: 641
Views: 567297

Re: Jen's checkin thread

I am back! I am hoping to restart my tracking. I got very lax about tracking and about weighing myself, and I would like to return to the daily routine of it. I have been running again, and although I never did make it to PT for the bursitis--I was too chicken due to COVID--I have seemed to recover ...
by jenji
Thu Jul 02, 2020 2:25 am
Forum: Daily Check In
Topic: Jen's checkin thread
Replies: 641
Views: 567297

Re: Jen's checkin thread

It’s bursitis, not sciatica. It comes and goes. It’s not as bad as it was in the beginning.

I get the sprouternickel from Red Hen Bakery
https://www.redhenbaking.com/bread/sprouternickel/
by jenji
Mon Jun 29, 2020 11:08 pm
Forum: Daily Check In
Topic: Jen's checkin thread
Replies: 641
Views: 567297

Re: Jen's checkin thread

Thank you! I agree that we need more women in office. My women friends who are running are great candidates. (Of course, not every woman candidate is great, but I do think representation matters. I know things firsthand or from close friends about pregnancy, miscarriage, sexual harassment, sexual as...
by jenji
Mon Jun 29, 2020 10:56 pm
Forum: No S Diet General Discussion
Topic: Is This Mod a Bad Idea?
Replies: 17
Views: 27789

Re: Is This Mod a Bad Idea?

I sort of do this. My habit is that I eat 3 meals a day all week. On weekends, I still eat three meals, but they might include a sweet. I might also have a snack on the weekend (not normally seconds). Usually I have 1 or 2 S-events each weekend day. That has helped me bring my blood sugar down from ...
by jenji
Sat Jun 27, 2020 2:55 pm
Forum: Daily Check In
Topic: Jen's checkin thread
Replies: 641
Views: 567297

Re: Jen's checkin thread

I am at 173# this morning, so inching down.

I went for a short walk this morning before it gets too hot. I'm hoping to start that habit back for the summer, walking early. It was only one mile, but something.
by jenji
Fri Jun 26, 2020 1:09 pm
Forum: Daily Check In
Topic: Jen's checkin thread
Replies: 641
Views: 567297

Re: Jen's checkin thread

It was really good, auto. I have a jar of pesto in the fridge right now, so it's easy to add a little dollop. 174# today. Dinner last night was chicken, rice, spinach and dried mango. I went for a short walk after dinner with my kid, 3,100 steps. I did maybe 10 minutes of yoga, self-guided, no video...
by jenji
Thu Jun 25, 2020 2:51 pm
Forum: Daily Check In
Topic: Jen's checkin thread
Replies: 641
Views: 567297

Re: Jen's checkin thread

Breakfast: sprouternickel, alpha tolman cheese, pesto, watermelon.
Lunch: TBD leftovers
Dinner: Chicken?
by jenji
Thu Jun 25, 2020 12:05 pm
Forum: Daily Check In
Topic: Jen's checkin thread
Replies: 641
Views: 567297

Re: Jen's checkin thread

174.5 today. Yesterday was green. I did not do the yoga yesterday, but I did walk a bit (about 4,500 steps). Yesterday lunch: beef and black bean chili with cucumbers and watermelon on the side Yesterday dinner: more chili with bok choy and broccoli on the side. Today I think I will roast a chicken ...
by jenji
Thu Jun 25, 2020 11:58 am
Forum: No S Diet General Discussion
Topic: Another perspective: Keeping yourself a priority
Replies: 5
Views: 10252

Re: Another perspective: Keeping yourself a priority

If after dinner is your danger time, is there any way to reframe that? I am picturing that clean-up is done with someone else, or clean-up involves dance music, or you brush your teeth and put your retainer in... something to make it no longer seem that eating the leftovers is the easiest thing to d...
by jenji
Wed Jun 24, 2020 8:19 pm
Forum: Daily Check In
Topic: Bluebell's check in
Replies: 649
Views: 547340

Re: Bluebell's check in

I like the 4:00 tea or iced tea, too. That does seem to help me get through to dinner, usually. For a while I had the modification of eating one apple a day at that time if hungry, which was the way I eased into No-S.
by jenji
Wed Jun 24, 2020 12:54 pm
Forum: Daily Check In
Topic: Jen's checkin thread
Replies: 641
Views: 567297

Re: Jen's checkin thread

Still 175 today. Yesterday was my first green day in a while. So that's exciting. I had a little urge to go find another snack at 10 PM, but instead, I went to bed, and I am proud of myself for that. Today, I hope to do some yoga, and get a walk in. I have a couple of work zooms and some writing and...
by jenji
Sat Jun 20, 2020 1:13 pm
Forum: Daily Check In
Topic: Jen's checkin thread
Replies: 641
Views: 567297

Re: Jen's checkin thread

175# today Last night, we got takeout from one of my favorite Mexican restaurants. They are slightly fancy, not Tex-Mex. I had a delicious chicken with peppers thing called Pechugas en Salsa de Chile Poblano. Sometimes I get the sangria, too, which is available for takeout due to the pandemic. But i...
by jenji
Fri Jun 19, 2020 5:38 pm
Forum: Daily Check In
Topic: Jen's checkin thread
Replies: 641
Views: 567297

Re: Jen's checkin thread

175.5 today. RED day yesterday. I was doing great until after dinner. I ate two handfuls of chocolate covered almonds. I find that when I spend a few hours on zoom phone banking (for the campaign), I am antsy and looking for snacks or treats. I need to figure out a better wind-down to chill me out a...
by jenji
Thu Jun 18, 2020 3:22 pm
Forum: Daily Check In
Topic: Jen's checkin thread
Replies: 641
Views: 567297

Re: Jen's checkin thread

Thanks, auto! Good to see you, too!
by jenji
Thu Jun 18, 2020 2:30 pm
Forum: Daily Check In
Topic: Jen's checkin thread
Replies: 641
Views: 567297

Re: Jen's checkin thread

174# today An inauspicious beginning to my return to the board. I forgot that I had planned an S day yesterday. It was the last day of (online) school for my kid, and I had ordered some ice cream treats. So, yellow yesterday. We had celebratory takeout for dinner last night. I got sashimi and had an...
by jenji
Thu Jun 18, 2020 2:26 pm
Forum: Daily Check In
Topic: Bluebell's check in
Replies: 649
Views: 547340

Re: Bluebell's check in

Welcome back, Bluebell!
by jenji
Wed Jun 17, 2020 7:46 pm
Forum: Daily Check In
Topic: Jen's checkin thread
Replies: 641
Views: 567297

Re: Jen's checkin thread

I did complete the Yoga with Adriene video - True #2. I want to take a moment and record some of the sensations I've been having in my body. The bursitis is in the right hip. At its worst, it involved shooting pains in the leg and back and spasms in the butt. Now it is more of a little ache. It is w...
by jenji
Wed Jun 17, 2020 6:02 pm
Forum: Daily Check In
Topic: Jen's checkin thread
Replies: 641
Views: 567297

Re: Jen's checkin thread

Today weight 175.5. I want to get back into checking in here, as I try to get more regular about keeping to my habits. Wow, I've really been off this board for some months. I am semi-active in the Facebook group, mostly posting pictures of my meals. I have been up and down a bit in my weight. Still ...
by jenji
Thu Oct 10, 2019 2:43 pm
Forum: Daily Check In
Topic: Jen's checkin thread
Replies: 641
Views: 567297

Re: Jen's checkin thread

175.5 this morning. I hiked Mt. Willard yesterday with my friends and our kids. We had the day off from school for the Jewish high holidays. It was peak foliage, really beautiful. My friend has a farmhouse in NH that seems like paradise to visit - mini horses, cute barn kitties, a donkey and horse t...
by jenji
Mon Oct 07, 2019 7:34 pm
Forum: Daily Check In
Topic: Jen's checkin thread
Replies: 641
Views: 567297

Re: Jen's checkin thread

Ran a 5K this Sunday, and was proud that I managed 10:45 mile splits on a hilly course. This is slow for most people, but on the faster end for me lately. Again forgot to weigh. Mornings have been dark and early, and I keep tumbling out of bed and getting distracted, having coffee, etc, rather than ...
by jenji
Fri Oct 04, 2019 3:22 pm
Forum: Daily Check In
Topic: Jen's checkin thread
Replies: 641
Views: 567297

Re: Jen's checkin thread

We did have bean burritos yesterday. Haven't weighed myself in a few days. Will try to remember tomorrow AM. Yesterday was red - I nibbled on random stuff last night and had a bowl of cereal after dinner. I should not keep cereal in the house. Breakfast - leftover egg scramble from yesterday, raisin...
by jenji
Thu Oct 03, 2019 8:46 pm
Forum: Daily Check In
Topic: Jen's checkin thread
Replies: 641
Views: 567297

Re: Jen's checkin thread

Because of our exchange on the baked potato, I actually googled "best baked potato recipe", and a very popular one bakes for 2 hours! I always thought one hour was the way to go. I am so tired today. I really believe it was Friday, and then my kid corrected me this morning. UGGGGH Breakfast - scramb...
by jenji
Tue Oct 01, 2019 7:25 pm
Forum: Daily Check In
Topic: Jen's checkin thread
Replies: 641
Views: 567297

Re: Jen's checkin thread

I finished one big grant request today and have one tomorrow, so my patience is frayed. My people annoyed me last night by mutinying about eating leftovers. We ate a combo of leftovers plus pasta last night, with the only person eating turkey being me, and my boyfriend made himself a sandwich, too. ...
by jenji
Mon Sep 30, 2019 1:31 pm
Forum: Daily Check In
Topic: Jen's checkin thread
Replies: 641
Views: 567297

Re: Jen's checkin thread

175 today I ran a 5k race yesterday with my friend (34:32). Just over 11:00 minute miles. Breakfast today: sausage, watermelon, coffee Lunch today: Indian buffet, small cheats (small cup chai and small taste of raita) Dinner: ? I roasted turkey thighs, potato, kale and brussel sprouts last night. My...
by jenji
Fri Sep 27, 2019 8:32 pm
Forum: Daily Check In
Topic: Jen's checkin thread
Replies: 641
Views: 567297

Re: Jen's checkin thread

173 yesterday, 173.5 today. Dinner last night - scrambled eggs with a bunch of veggies, before my political event. Breakfast today: Apple, sausage, coffee Lunch: 1/2 sweet potato sandwich, chips, and salad (Exec Director lunch, catered) Cappuccino and clementine for "dessert" Dinner Another politica...
by jenji
Fri Sep 27, 2019 8:29 pm
Forum: Daily Check In
Topic: Jen's checkin thread
Replies: 641
Views: 567297

Re: Jen's checkin thread

Jen - I've been sitting in the sauna for about 10 min after Creator and I finish swimming (well, he keeps swimming). Anyway, I've found the heat so soothing. My HR will go up to 130 sometimes! I try to be careful not to overdo it but I think I'm becoming convinced of the healing power of heat. I lo...
by jenji
Thu Sep 26, 2019 7:00 pm
Forum: Daily Check In
Topic: Jen's checkin thread
Replies: 641
Views: 567297

Re: Jen's checkin thread

What would real food be? Like enough for a relatively balanced dinner? Or just not chips and cookies? Anything nonsweet I could make a plateful of, I suppose. This is a postcard-writing event at someone's house, a political gathering, and I'm not sure what to expect. I have hosted things like this,...
by jenji
Thu Sep 26, 2019 3:20 pm
Forum: Daily Check In
Topic: automated eating tracker
Replies: 3687
Views: 3725430

Re: automated eating tracker

So many of us can relate to what you posted about your sweet dog. For me, it is when I felt scared and worried during my divorce, and I yelled at my kid for breaking off the faucet in our shower. I am confident that you were the very best dog parent that you could be to Trina, and that she forgave y...
by jenji
Thu Sep 26, 2019 2:53 pm
Forum: Daily Check In
Topic: Jen's checkin thread
Replies: 641
Views: 567297

Re: Jen's checkin thread

173.5 today. I went to hot yoga last night. I've been pretty anxious about a career transition, and I decided that I needed a good sweat. It was my first time taking this particular class - Hot Power Fusion - and I did find it challenging but also relaxing. No strength training, just balance and pos...
by jenji
Tue Sep 24, 2019 3:53 pm
Forum: Daily Check In
Topic: Jen's checkin thread
Replies: 641
Views: 567297

Re: Jen's checkin thread

176 this morning. I was 173.5 on Friday. Who knows? Breakfast: - A peach, watermelon, a bit of sausage, coffee w/ milk Lunch - Rice bowl with tomatoes, greens, cheese, beans, peppers (leftovers re-purposed) Dinner - ?? Maybe I'll make chicken thighs, kale, and corn on the cob. I'd need to buy the m...
by jenji
Mon Sep 23, 2019 3:50 pm
Forum: Daily Check In
Topic: oolala53
Replies: 2363
Views: 2526097

Re: oolala53

Congratulations on the yoga. I love yoga, and whenever I do it regularly, I see the benefits in my balance, strength, flexibility, and general mood.
by jenji
Mon Sep 23, 2019 3:47 pm
Forum: Daily Check In
Topic: Jen's checkin thread
Replies: 641
Views: 567297

Re: Jen's checkin thread

176 this morning. I was 173.5 on Friday. Who knows? Breakfast: - A peach, watermelon, a bit of sausage, coffee w/ milk Lunch - Rice bowl with tomatoes, greens, cheese, beans, peppers (leftovers re-purposed) Dinner - ?? Maybe I'll make chicken thighs, kale, and corn on the cob. I'd need to buy the me...
by jenji
Mon Sep 16, 2019 5:48 pm
Forum: Daily Check In
Topic: automated eating tracker
Replies: 3687
Views: 3725430

Re: automated eating tracker

I love cooking, yet even I have felt truly oppressed (not joking) by the lunch/snack packing. No one gets it unless they have to do it every day. My boyfriend didn't get why I'd be so angry when I was reaching for my backup, last ditch lunch option, PBJ, and I found out at the last moment that he'd ...
by jenji
Mon Sep 16, 2019 4:43 pm
Forum: Daily Check In
Topic: Jen's checkin thread
Replies: 641
Views: 567297

Re: Jen's checkin thread

I haven't been running in days. The change in schedule with my kid in high school has been messing with my routine. I like to run in the morning, but I think to do that, I have to run at 5:30 AM. I have not accepted that reality yet. I did go for a bike ride on Sunday with lots of hills. No exercise...
by jenji
Thu Sep 12, 2019 4:15 pm
Forum: Daily Check In
Topic: Jen's checkin thread
Replies: 641
Views: 567297

Re: Jen's checkin thread

We didn't get the fish - they didn't have enough to distribute, so they gave me a credit on my farm share. Last night, I cobbled together dinner with spinach ravioli, red sauce, and a little sausage, with new farm share (tart, delicious) apples for dessert. The red sauce was delicious. I made it fro...
by jenji
Wed Sep 11, 2019 6:06 pm
Forum: Daily Check In
Topic: Candace's Newbie Check-Ins
Replies: 166
Views: 129174

Re: Candace's Newbie Check-Ins

I am reading your check-in for the first time. Welcome to the board! I do the same modification that you've done of having a spoonful of Greek yogurt before bed if I need it. I rarely do it nowadays, but it's there for me.
by jenji
Wed Sep 11, 2019 5:53 pm
Forum: Daily Check In
Topic: automated eating tracker
Replies: 3687
Views: 3725430

Re: automated eating tracker

My hair has big streaks of gray now. I like it, yet I will be doing some new stuff professionally, and several people have suggested I straighten it and color it to project a certain look. I hate my hair straight. So I am not taking that advice to heart. My grays and my curls are coming on this adve...
by jenji
Wed Sep 11, 2019 5:46 pm
Forum: Daily Check In
Topic: Jen's checkin thread
Replies: 641
Views: 567297

Re: Jen's checkin thread

174.5 today. Yesterday was red. I did okay until I stayed up late watching election results. I was interested in the NC special election, but mainly, I was interested in the primaries/preliminaries that two of my friends were involved in at the city level. One of them is advancing to the general, an...
by jenji
Mon Sep 09, 2019 8:22 pm
Forum: Daily Check In
Topic: Jen's checkin thread
Replies: 641
Views: 567297

Re: Jen's checkin thread

175# today. I went for a run this morning, only 2.6 miles. Breakfast Blueberry pie, peach, sausage (2 oz), coffee Lunch Turkey and veggie chili, apple, coffee Dinner Maybe scallops if I can defrost them in time. With greens and rice. The peaches from my farm share are so good right now! They are the...
by jenji
Sun Sep 08, 2019 2:22 am
Forum: Daily Check In
Topic: Jen's checkin thread
Replies: 641
Views: 567297

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We are all tired after our first week of school. THIS. THIS. THIS. Right? 173.5 today I ran today, 3 miles, slow. Breakfast Skyr, granola, coffee Lunch Avocado salad - this was disappointing. It sounds weird to complain about this, because they are expensive, but there was so much avocado and so fe...
by jenji
Fri Sep 06, 2019 2:42 pm
Forum: Daily Check In
Topic: Jen's checkin thread
Replies: 641
Views: 567297

Re: Jen's checkin thread

173.5 today. Did not do the yoga video. Nighttime workouts - other than long walks - do not usually come true for me. I did do 11,970 steps yesterday, and 19 floors. I've been taking the T instead of driving, which has naturally bumped up my walking without it seeming like a big workout. I did make ...
by jenji
Thu Sep 05, 2019 8:44 pm
Forum: Daily Check In
Topic: automated eating tracker
Replies: 3687
Views: 3725430

Re: automated eating tracker

Pinkie - I'm sure I would love to hear you talk about your book! :-) Jen & Pinkie - I have just switched out my one long daily walk/jog (1hr+) for 3 shorter walk/jogs (morning, after lunch, and then after dinner). So not extra exercise, really - just tactically to regulate my blood sugar. My weight...
by jenji
Thu Sep 05, 2019 6:31 pm
Forum: Daily Check In
Topic: Linda's daily check-in
Replies: 4617
Views: 4030980

Re: Linda's daily check-in

I hope you have a restorative break, Linda!
by jenji
Thu Sep 05, 2019 6:28 pm
Forum: Daily Check In
Topic: automated eating tracker
Replies: 3687
Views: 3725430

Re: automated eating tracker

Thursday, Sept 5 121.2 Eating B: coffee w/milk, 1/4 cup walnuts, 1/4 cup yogurt L: (will be) yogurt w/berries D: (will be) salad + protein (will have) decaf coffee w/milk after dinner Moving walk/jog HappyHerder (will) walk after lunch (will) lift weights (will) swim w/Creator (will) walk after din...
by jenji
Thu Sep 05, 2019 5:21 pm
Forum: Daily Check In
Topic: Jen's checkin thread
Replies: 641
Views: 567297

Re: Jen's checkin thread

173# today I didn't cook the London Broil. I forgot that it needs to marinate. So that will be tonight's dinner. We just ate the mac & cheese and some fruit for dinner. I was preoccupied with watching the climate forum with the Democratic candidates on CNN. I watched about 3 hours worth. So not a lo...
by jenji
Wed Sep 04, 2019 3:11 pm
Forum: Daily Check In
Topic: Jen's checkin thread
Replies: 641
Views: 567297

Re: Jen's checkin thread

173.5 today I am run down, so I told my running partner that I am taking a couple of days off. I thought I was getting a sore throat, but it may have just been from allergies and postnasal drip (yuck), because it feels a little better today. More dry than pain today. I was very tired yesterday, and ...
by jenji
Thu Aug 29, 2019 1:09 pm
Forum: Daily Check In
Topic: Jen's checkin thread
Replies: 641
Views: 567297

Re: Jen's checkin thread

174# this morning High stress day yesterday. I had two deadlines the same day (today), and despite planning to finish one last week, I didn't really buckle down and finish it until yesterday at noon. Why do I stress myself out like that? This weekend, I was idly watching Aquaman, thinking, "This is ...
by jenji
Wed Aug 28, 2019 2:59 pm
Forum: Daily Check In
Topic: Jen's checkin thread
Replies: 641
Views: 567297

Re: Jen's checkin thread

I ran 3.59 miles yesterday with my friend. Then, I walked a lot, so I got in 14,005 steps yesterday, and 15 floors of stairs. I was dead tired by 10 PM last night and went to bed early. Today, I am mostly sitting around working on a grantwriting project, so it's all balancing out. Breakfast - Coffee...
by jenji
Mon Aug 26, 2019 8:52 pm
Forum: No S Diet Testimonials (aka "yearly check in")
Topic: Year 6: The Year I Quit Drinking
Replies: 6
Views: 24209

Re: Year 6: The Year I Quit Drinking

Congratulations to you for this year of personal growth, dear auto. You are amazing.
by jenji
Mon Aug 26, 2019 6:51 pm
Forum: Daily Check In
Topic: Jen's checkin thread
Replies: 641
Views: 567297

Re: Jen's checkin thread

I had my physical a couple of weeks ago. Although I have been irritated that I haven't maintained my lowest weight of 167, I have had great results on the thing that motivated me to start this diet: my glucose results. This is a relief, since my dad has type 2 diabetes, and at my highest weight, I w...
by jenji
Fri Aug 23, 2019 9:58 pm
Forum: Daily Check In
Topic: Jen's checkin thread
Replies: 641
Views: 567297

Re: Jen's checkin thread

173# today. Last night's dinner was dumplings and pork with wood fungus and Chinese broccoli. I went for a 2 mile walk yesterday at the end of the day with my kid. Today - went for a short walk for lunch and also walked for errands. Breakfast - skyr, strawberries, granola Lunch - Crispy eggplant san...
by jenji
Thu Aug 22, 2019 9:43 pm
Forum: Daily Check In
Topic: automated eating tracker
Replies: 3687
Views: 3725430

Re: automated eating tracker

Oh, and speaking of "jelly/jealousy", my therapy has unearthed a MASSIVE sort of grotesque and shame-filled ball of nasty envy in me. At the risk of making you ALL roll your eyes, I am admitting that I have spent much of my life wishing I was more popular and charismatic than I am. This probably he...
by jenji
Thu Aug 22, 2019 9:34 pm
Forum: Daily Check In
Topic: Jen's checkin thread
Replies: 641
Views: 567297

Re: Jen's checkin thread

Green today. Did a yoga video (Yoga with Adriene). Did not weigh myself. If I don't remember to do it first thing, I don't bother, because then I'll just wonder if it would've been different in the morning. Breakfast - Leftover corn on the cob, leftover pork (abt 3 oz), brussel sprouts, strawberries...
by jenji
Wed Aug 21, 2019 7:57 pm
Forum: Daily Check In
Topic: Jen's checkin thread
Replies: 641
Views: 567297

Re: Jen's checkin thread

175.5 today. Boo.

Green yesterday, red today (dried mango).
Ran 4.4 miles this morning.

Breakfast - skyr, apple pie
Lunch - paratha, lamb curry, dal, and aloo, peach
Unauthorized snack = dried mango
Dinner - pork chop, corn on the cob, brussel sprouts, cukes and cherry tomato salad, peach
by jenji
Sun Aug 18, 2019 11:17 pm
Forum: Daily Check In
Topic: Jen's checkin thread
Replies: 641
Views: 567297

Re: Jen's checkin thread

Wednesday ended up being red. I ate the supermarket sushi, then went to visit a friend. She has invited me but never mentioned lunch. I arrived at 1:30 at her house. However, when a beautiful lunch of tomato soup and pasta salad was served, I just decided to eat it. The rest of the week was green. I...
by jenji
Sun Aug 18, 2019 11:14 pm
Forum: Daily Check In
Topic: Jen's checkin thread
Replies: 641
Views: 567297

Re: Jen's checkin thread

Candace wrote:
Wed Aug 14, 2019 6:23 pm
Good luck!
Thank you, Candace!
by jenji
Wed Aug 14, 2019 3:08 pm
Forum: Daily Check In
Topic: Jen's checkin thread
Replies: 641
Views: 567297

Re: Jen's checkin thread

Wow, that’s awesome! Im an activist here in Arizona and have worked on a couple campaigns. Best of luck to you! Thank you!! 175.5 today. Ran 2.6 miles, and half-heartedly did some pushups and a plank (45 seconds). Green yesterday. Today Breakfast - more lentils and plain yogurt Lunch - TBD, maybe s...
by jenji
Tue Aug 13, 2019 9:49 pm
Forum: Daily Check In
Topic: Jen's checkin thread
Replies: 641
Views: 567297

Re: Jen's checkin thread

173.5 today

Breakfast - lentil stew, cherries, greek yogurt, kale (posted pic to Facebook group), iced coffee
Lunch - chicken breast, rice, mixed veggies, iced coffee
Dinner - ??
by jenji
Tue Aug 13, 2019 1:54 am
Forum: Daily Check In
Topic: Jen's checkin thread
Replies: 641
Views: 567297

Re: Jen's checkin thread

Love sangria! Campaign? Are you running for something? Yes, I am stepping down from my nonprofit to run for office. I will be on the ballot in 2020, if all goes well. I need to find another job to do during the campaign. Friday - green Today - green Breakfast - croissant, coffee, watermelon Lunch -...
by jenji
Fri Aug 09, 2019 8:17 pm
Forum: Daily Check In
Topic: Jen's checkin thread
Replies: 641
Views: 567297

Re: Jen's checkin thread

174.5 today. I decided to count yesterday as red because I had a sweet drink (sangria). I also did not stick to my meal plan. A friend invited me out last minute, and I could go, so I did. Dinner was: one cheesburger slider (small sandwich), fries, and green salad, with one glass of white wine. Then...
by jenji
Thu Aug 08, 2019 4:30 pm
Forum: Daily Check In
Topic: automated eating tracker
Replies: 3687
Views: 3725430

Re: automated eating tracker

Great assessment of what has changed for you with the alcohol-free habit. I am so proud of you for the therapy, and I am inspired. I am making a big life change with my work, and I think that therapy would be good for me, too. I know that exercise has a big impact on blood sugar, although I am not k...
by jenji
Thu Aug 08, 2019 4:23 pm
Forum: Daily Check In
Topic: Jen's checkin thread
Replies: 641
Views: 567297

Re: Jen's checkin thread

Habitcal is working again for me! This is big. I did manage a green day yesterday, with 2 black bean tacos and some cherries for dinner. 174# today Today Breakfast: Blueberry pie, kale, coffee Lunch: pesto, tomato, artichoke pizza (from farm share) with watermelon Dinner: Roasted turkey thighs with ...
by jenji
Wed Aug 07, 2019 9:00 pm
Forum: No S Diet General Discussion
Topic: I'm back after too long an absence
Replies: 5
Views: 13218

Re: I'm back after too long an absence

Welcome back! How is it going so far?
by jenji
Wed Aug 07, 2019 8:47 pm
Forum: Daily Check In
Topic: Jen's checkin thread
Replies: 641
Views: 567297

Re: Jen's checkin thread

Had a 177 weigh in yesterday, which felt crappy, but then was 175 today. I have had a whole thing going on of rebelliousness within myself, so I have had almost zero green days. The violations are mostly small. I have started to justify a lot of virtual plating and caloric drinks, which is I suppose...
by jenji
Mon Aug 05, 2019 9:18 pm
Forum: Daily Check In
Topic: Jen's checkin thread
Replies: 641
Views: 567297

Re: Jen's checkin thread

173.5 yesterday (forgot to weigh today)

I did a 20-min hand weight workout yesterday (a Youtube video), and today everything hurts. I ran 3.6 miles this morning with my friend and walked 1 mile. As I go through the day, I have felt more and more stiff.
by jenji
Fri Aug 02, 2019 8:40 pm
Forum: Daily Check In
Topic: Jen's checkin thread
Replies: 641
Views: 567297

Re: Jen's checkin thread

175.5 today. Ran 3 miles and walked 2 with my friend. It's a beautiful day, not too hot for once. Breakfast: * Apple pie and skyr * Coffee Lunch: * Bean chili and corn on the cob, skipped the butter * Plum Dinner: ? We are going to a play at a school at an awkward time, so I either need to eat reall...
by jenji
Wed Jul 31, 2019 5:10 pm
Forum: Daily Check In
Topic: Jen's checkin thread
Replies: 641
Views: 567297

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Back from 10 days in Spain - a wonderful vacation. I need to remember to weigh myself tomorrow morning. Haven't got on the scale since before we left. I did not keep to No S while on vacation, but I always loosely used the framework, by sticking to 3 meals. I ate 3 meals, but had a starter or even a...
by jenji
Mon Jul 15, 2019 3:26 pm
Forum: Daily Check In
Topic: Jen's checkin thread
Replies: 641
Views: 567297

Re: Jen's checkin thread

177# frowny face! I went for a run today, just 2 miles, with my friend. We are going out again on Wednesday. I ate a bunch of sugar this weekend - candy bar, ice cream, "snacks" of cereal. Breakfast - English muffin with peanut butter Lunch - TBD Dinner - chicken marbella - I made a pan of this dish...
by jenji
Thu Jul 11, 2019 4:26 pm
Forum: Daily Check In
Topic: Jen's checkin thread
Replies: 641
Views: 567297

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Hi Jen! Nice to see you on the boards. Hope things are going well for you! Thank you, Auto! I am well and enjoying summer. My job slows down in the summer, and it gives me some time to try to catch up on sleep and make healthy choices. 175# again today. Red day yesterday (I bought and ate a caramel...
by jenji
Tue Jul 09, 2019 5:37 pm
Forum: Daily Check In
Topic: Jen's checkin thread
Replies: 641
Views: 567297

Re: Jen's checkin thread

175 today. Went running yesterday- 5k.

Breakfast - 1/2 burrito

Lunch - pasta with marinara and meatballs, broccoli, blueberries

Dinner - not sure
by jenji
Mon Jun 17, 2019 3:42 pm
Forum: Daily Check In
Topic: Jen's checkin thread
Replies: 641
Views: 567297

Re: Jen's checkin thread

173.5 again yesterday.

Green so far today.

* Breakfast - quite light for me. 1/2 yogurt, coffee with milk (2)
* Lunch - will go to supermarket hot bar.
* Dinner - I have ribs to cook, if I get home in time. If not, spaghetti.
by jenji
Fri Jun 07, 2019 7:16 pm
Forum: Daily Check In
Topic: Jen's checkin thread
Replies: 641
Views: 567297

Re: Jen's checkin thread

Having a stretch with a lot of red days, poor accountability.

Current weight 173.5. Hoping to start tracking again daily.