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by doulachic
Fri Oct 17, 2008 4:56 am
Forum: No S Diet General Discussion
Topic: Has anyone used Curves??
Replies: 9
Views: 5400

I just started back to Curves about two months ago and I love it! I haven't lost much weight (I really need to get back to NOSing!), but I've lost about 10 inches so far. It is a circuit training, as was mentioned, however they now have something new called Smart Curves (I think). The machines are n...
by doulachic
Wed Apr 09, 2008 6:53 pm
Forum: No S Diet General Discussion
Topic: Welcome Woman's World readers!
Replies: 166
Views: 59900

Wow! I was at WalMart today checking out when I looked over and what should I see but NoS on the cover of Woman's World! I was so excited that I bought one, even though I already know all the rules.

Congrats Reinhard! I'm so excited for you!
by doulachic
Sun Nov 25, 2007 10:47 pm
Forum: No S Diet General Discussion
Topic: 41 days; 19.5 pounds
Replies: 6
Views: 5354

wow! That is amazing! congrats. that is quite an accomplishment. :D
by doulachic
Sat Nov 24, 2007 6:11 am
Forum: No S Diet General Discussion
Topic: ok, back for the umpteenth time!! **dodges tomatoes**
Replies: 12
Views: 7470

Thanks all!

well, Thanksgiving threw me a bit, but i'm planning to get back on it tomorrow....i know it's an S day, but i've had enough sugar and extra food. i'm actually looking forward to downsizing it a bit.

hope you all have a great weekend! :D
by doulachic
Sat Nov 24, 2007 6:07 am
Forum: No S Diet General Discussion
Topic: Meal deals
Replies: 5
Views: 4306

What i hate are the drink sizes...the other day i wasn't thinking and i ordered a large drink, but i forgot that now days that really means xxx-large! I don't like that much pop!! on that note, does anyone here remember when a small drink was actually a small drink? now the small size drinks are the...
by doulachic
Fri Nov 09, 2007 3:18 pm
Forum: Daily Check In
Topic: Doulachic's musings
Replies: 2
Views: 2986

Well, the week has been more failure than success, but at least i have had some successes. mostly my successes lie with no seconds at meals, but still fighting the sugar cravings and losing most times. my conclusion is that i am not going to run screaming "I'm a Failure!" anymore. but rather recogni...
by doulachic
Wed Nov 07, 2007 5:29 am
Forum: No S Diet General Discussion
Topic: ok, back for the umpteenth time!! **dodges tomatoes**
Replies: 12
Views: 7470

That's ok, Deb...I'll just make salad! heehee....Seriously, it's good to see you are still around! i checked out your myspace and it's cool...you should add me as a friend! :D
by doulachic
Wed Nov 07, 2007 5:24 am
Forum: Daily Check In
Topic: Doulachic's musings
Replies: 2
Views: 2986

Doulachic's musings

hey all. Well, yesterday was my first day back and it was a Success! Today, however was a failure (as hubby and i went out to dinner tonight and i had a snack this morning, so i kinda blew it). so i guess it is a tie so far. :wink: Tomorrow should be a normal day around here, so hopefully it will be...
by doulachic
Mon Nov 05, 2007 11:08 pm
Forum: No S Diet General Discussion
Topic: ok, back for the umpteenth time!! **dodges tomatoes**
Replies: 12
Views: 7470

ok, back for the umpteenth time!! **dodges tomatoes**

i hope we still have free do-overs here! :lol: so, my sugar addiction is still quite severe and after having taken a break from all forms of dieting, i have decided that i at least need to get the sugar thing under control. i have also noticed my snacking has been increasing. so here i am again in h...
by doulachic
Sat Jun 30, 2007 5:56 pm
Forum: No S Diet General Discussion
Topic: No S Diet book available for pre-order on Amazon
Replies: 52
Views: 44190

That is really cool! Feels good to have it in print (soon), huh?!
Congrats!! :D
by doulachic
Tue Jun 12, 2007 7:23 pm
Forum: Off-Topic
Topic: Check out my books!
Replies: 2
Views: 5262

I meant to say Congrats to you on your new baby girl! They are such fun. :D
by doulachic
Sun Jun 10, 2007 4:10 am
Forum: Off-Topic
Topic: Check out my books!
Replies: 2
Views: 5262

Check out my books!

Just wanted to say that I now have 3 books on lulu.com ready to go! If anyone wants to check them out, just go to www.lulu.com and do a search for my name (in books) : Patricia Snyder. The Books: #1 Mountain Storm #2 Mountain Shadows #3 Mountain Refuge They are Christian romance, set in the old west...
by doulachic
Fri Jan 12, 2007 6:26 pm
Forum: No S Diet General Discussion
Topic: diet plan bombardment
Replies: 6
Views: 5161

diet plan bombardment

as i'm sitting here watching tv..well, listening at the moment...it occurs to me that i have seen about a million diet ads since New Year's Day. Everything from Nutrisystem to Weight Watchers to all kinds of Pills, have flashed across my screen at least two or three every commercial break....all wit...
by doulachic
Fri Jan 12, 2007 6:09 pm
Forum: No S Diet General Discussion
Topic: Jenny Craig, nurti-system, and others
Replies: 4
Views: 4243

I actually tried some of the Nutrisystem soup that i bought in a discount grocery store...all i can say is NASTY! it definatly made me realize that it would not be worth the money! i could MAKE homemade chicken noodle soup that would probably be just as low in cals and taste a LOT better! definatly ...
by doulachic
Fri Jan 12, 2007 2:40 am
Forum: No S Diet General Discussion
Topic: ok, so I'm back too!
Replies: 4
Views: 3624

ok, so I'm back too!

Wow, it seems a lot of people are returning to NoS on this board! I must admit that i have strayed for quite awhile. basically i haven't really been trying to lose weight, but the past month or so i have been rethinking dieting. so you guessed it, i have tried to do a few diets and have yet again fa...
by doulachic
Fri Jan 12, 2007 2:31 am
Forum: No S Diet General Discussion
Topic: Thanks for Sharing Rheinhard!
Replies: 4
Views: 3752

hey! great to see a fellow Idahoan! Welcome aboard! :D
by doulachic
Mon Dec 18, 2006 4:34 am
Forum: No S Diet General Discussion
Topic: No S Diet Book
Replies: 83
Views: 43493

What? No pictures of you shovelgloving?! Come on! :lol:

Seriously, CONGRATS!! Believe me, it is awesome to see your work in print. :D
by doulachic
Fri Sep 29, 2006 4:24 am
Forum: No S Diet General Discussion
Topic: weighing
Replies: 6
Views: 5198

I will talk to parents and meet their babies and it will be a blast! They always love to see blind people functioning as regular people.
Shell, you ARE regular people! :D
by doulachic
Wed Sep 27, 2006 3:01 am
Forum: No S Diet General Discussion
Topic: griping, probably off topic
Replies: 13
Views: 7924

Hey Shell, How old is your daughter? I think you have a point with the milk and juice, though i guess it would depend on how much she is drinking? I personally don't think that the fat in milk is extreme, though we use 1% here just as a personal choice, not a dietary one. as for juice, my kids drink...
by doulachic
Tue Sep 26, 2006 2:09 pm
Forum: No S Diet General Discussion
Topic: So glad to have found you
Replies: 14
Views: 8722

Reinhard, that actually has happened! (but you probably know that) I think Tom Hanks and maybe Sly Stallone to name a few? Seems silly to gain 30 pounds to play a movie role...course, they can afford personal trainers afterward... :roll:
by doulachic
Tue Sep 26, 2006 2:06 pm
Forum: No S Diet General Discussion
Topic: "Not right now."
Replies: 15
Views: 9945

what i hate about that show is that they take these extremly overweight, out of shape people and immediately start them on an intense exercise program that is probably only suitable for a trained athlete! and then they browbeat them when they can't do it or start to fail. i keep expecting these peop...
by doulachic
Sun Sep 24, 2006 8:48 pm
Forum: No S Diet General Discussion
Topic: fat burning strips
Replies: 4
Views: 4353

i know when i used them while i was low carbing, they were definately a motivator...so whatever works to help us along! :D Have you used them yet? just curious as to how they were working for you. Hope it's all good!
by doulachic
Fri Sep 22, 2006 9:16 pm
Forum: No S Diet General Discussion
Topic: fat burning strips
Replies: 4
Views: 4353

yeah, i think mostly low carb dieters use them, they measure the amount of keytones in the urine or something...not sure if they would work for any other weight loss plan...worth a try though i guess. :D
by doulachic
Mon Sep 18, 2006 1:05 am
Forum: No S Diet General Discussion
Topic: Check this out!
Replies: 6
Views: 5182

thanks Deb! They really are good (if i do say so myself! :lol: ) and all of thier songs are written by them...good to have my kids doing positive things in a world where a lot of teens just seem so lost. :cry:
by doulachic
Sun Sep 17, 2006 7:46 pm
Forum: No S Diet General Discussion
Topic: Check this out!
Replies: 6
Views: 5182

Thanks Carol! Yeah, my son is very skinny...i should follow his example since he only eats when he is hungry and stops when he is full....he is a better example than his mother! :lol:
by doulachic
Sat Sep 16, 2006 11:40 pm
Forum: No S Diet General Discussion
Topic: Check this out!
Replies: 6
Views: 5182

ummm...yeah, i know...i've been here for awhile....sorry to offend you... :roll: a lot of people on this site post about their everyday lives, so i didn't think it was a big deal...excuse me..

If this offends anyone else, i would be more than happy to delete it!
by doulachic
Fri Sep 15, 2006 2:55 pm
Forum: No S Diet General Discussion
Topic: So how are you all doing?
Replies: 7
Views: 5246

ok, thanks again! :D
by doulachic
Fri Sep 15, 2006 2:50 pm
Forum: No S Diet General Discussion
Topic: Check this out!
Replies: 6
Views: 5182

Check this out!

hey all, just gotta brag a little about my son's band, Envoy. They finally have a song up on thier MySpace page. So check them out at: http://www.myspace.com/envoyrock Deb...this one's a little easier on the ears, i promise! :twisted: It is called "Intellectual Lifestyle". hope you all like it! just...
by doulachic
Fri Sep 15, 2006 2:22 pm
Forum: No S Diet General Discussion
Topic: So how are you all doing?
Replies: 7
Views: 5246

thanks! I think i will go ahead and order it...which ones should i order since i am a beginner? any ideas? i have heard a lot of good stuff about it so i don't have anything to lose by trying it, i figure.

thanks again! :D
by doulachic
Thu Sep 14, 2006 8:47 pm
Forum: No S Diet General Discussion
Topic: So how are you all doing?
Replies: 7
Views: 5246

Beth, just curious as to how the T-Tapp is working for you? I am thinking of trying this myself, but since the dvd's are so spendy, i would like to know if it is worth it. My dental assistant lady swears by it, but she is skinny as a rail anyway... :P

thanks for any info! :D
by doulachic
Mon Sep 11, 2006 2:30 pm
Forum: No S Diet General Discussion
Topic: Finally published!
Replies: 2
Views: 3040

Thanks Reinhard! I got tired of all the hoops you have to jump through to even get a manuscript read these days...so i decided to "cheat". :lol: I'm not really in it to get famous or anything, so this will work for me...that way my family and freinds can at least read my stuff. and for the moment, i...
by doulachic
Mon Sep 11, 2006 12:51 pm
Forum: No S Diet General Discussion
Topic: Finally published!
Replies: 2
Views: 3040

Finally published!

hi all, i posted this on the Off Topic board too, but not sure how many people actually go there, so i thought i would post it here this one time as well...hope that is ok Reinhard?? Ok, so i am self-published, but at least i have my novel out there! Yeah! It is the first book in a trilogy and it is...
by doulachic
Mon Sep 11, 2006 3:43 am
Forum: Off-Topic
Topic: I am published!!
Replies: 0
Views: 4361

I am published!!

Ok, so i am self-published, but at least i have my novel out there! Yeah! It is the first book in a trilogy and it is Christian romance (though not preachy like some) and it is set in the old west. So if anyone is interested, feel free to buy a copy! If you hate it, donate it to the library or somet...
by doulachic
Tue Aug 29, 2006 11:50 pm
Forum: Daily Check In
Topic: wantebhealthy's final journey to the top
Replies: 285
Views: 117755

would it be possible to "virtually plate" a fourth meal? maybe just make your three meals smaller and have the fourth meal like an afternoon "snack" or something? Maybe there is a way to make both of you happy. :wink: Just an idea.
by doulachic
Mon Aug 07, 2006 3:27 pm
Forum: No S Diet General Discussion
Topic: No S and Pregnancy
Replies: 5
Views: 4697

I agree with Mia, you should definately listen to your body's signals durning pregnancy. if you are truely hungry, then have a snack...just don't make the mistake that a lot of preggie women make in thinking that they are eating for two and therefor can eat as much as they want...! that is how most ...
by doulachic
Mon Jul 24, 2006 4:50 pm
Forum: Daily Check In
Topic: Deb's Check-in
Replies: 1722
Views: 652691

hey Deb, ever see that movie "The Animal", with Rob Schnider (spelling?) Your talking about the 80 yr olds reminded me of the scene in the movie where he is jogging and the old man passes him and calls him a wimp or something... :lol: Too funny! Rest assured that you are doing great! :D
by doulachic
Fri Jul 14, 2006 3:27 pm
Forum: Daily Check In
Topic: Deb's Check-in
Replies: 1722
Views: 652691

oops! i accidentally posted on your other thread...sorry! :shock:
by doulachic
Fri Jul 14, 2006 3:25 pm
Forum: Daily Check In
Topic: Debbies 21 days NoS refresher course!
Replies: 41
Views: 22215

mmmmmmmmmm........Sssllluuuurrrrppppeeessss! :D
by doulachic
Fri Jul 14, 2006 4:30 am
Forum: No S Diet General Discussion
Topic: feeling slightly better
Replies: 5
Views: 4102

Hey there, I love Schwans! Unfortunately i usually order the ice cream...but i was wanting to try some of their lower calorie stuff and i was wondering if you have tried any of their healthier meals (like the sweet and sour chicken?) and if they are any good? Just curious. glad you are feeling happi...
by doulachic
Tue Jul 11, 2006 3:05 pm
Forum: No S Diet General Discussion
Topic: no s continued
Replies: 6
Views: 4670

good for you for insisting on the birth you wanted! Doctors are good, don't get me wrong, but a lot of times they go with their "medical" thinking rather than what is going to be good for the laboring mom overall....I know they have to think of the safety of both mom and baby, but sometimes they go ...
by doulachic
Tue Jul 11, 2006 12:35 am
Forum: No S Diet General Discussion
Topic: Help for Hamburger Helper addicts...
Replies: 1
Views: 2777

Help for Hamburger Helper addicts...

For all of you (myself included!) members of the unofficial Hamburger Helper Anonymous Club! The other day at WalMart while waiting in the checkout line i looked over and on the shelf i saw packages of Hamburger Helper in individual servings!! :shock: Ok, granted that they already have the meat in t...
by doulachic
Mon Jul 10, 2006 4:17 am
Forum: No S Diet General Discussion
Topic: Scales Suck!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!
Replies: 31
Views: 15972

Deb, i can just see it now...a movie all about a disgruntled scale user from the future sent back in time to destroy all scales...with her trusty sledgehammer! :lol: Hey, maybe Hollywood should give you a call! :wink:

You GO girl!
by doulachic
Sun Jul 09, 2006 11:41 pm
Forum: No S Diet General Discussion
Topic: Scales Suck!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!
Replies: 31
Views: 15972

i am starting to hate scales...especially my newer digital model that let's me know just precisely every tiny bit that i have gained....ok, did i really need to know that i gained .2 of a pound today? :lol:

maybe i should adopt your shovelglove termination technique, Deb.... :twisted:
by doulachic
Fri Jul 07, 2006 4:48 pm
Forum: No S Diet General Discussion
Topic: no s continued
Replies: 6
Views: 4670

So sorry to hear about your grandpa, i have also lost someone close to me just recently. good job in jumping back on plan.
by doulachic
Fri Jun 30, 2006 6:42 pm
Forum: Daily Check In
Topic: Deb's Check-in
Replies: 1722
Views: 652691

Hey Deb Here is the link to my son's band's "my space" page (my son is Josh...far left on the group pic) : http://www.myspace.com/envoyrock Hope you like their vids! :D Oh, and i love that show "Honey, we're killing the kids", though i agree that they are to extreme in the diet choices at the start,...
by doulachic
Wed Jun 28, 2006 6:44 pm
Forum: Daily Check In
Topic: Deb's Check-in
Replies: 1722
Views: 652691

I love Jack, he is like a cute chubby teddy bear with a hint of insanity! :lol: I have liked the movies i have seen him in so far...looking forward to Nacho Libre...Saving Silverman was funny too...As far as i know he is married with a baby on the way, so cool, huh? I bet he'll be a fun dad. :D
by doulachic
Tue Jun 27, 2006 9:27 pm
Forum: Daily Check In
Topic: Deb's Check-in
Replies: 1722
Views: 652691

hey, we are going to take the kids to see that next week! I love Jack Blackas well, he is so funny! let me know if it is any good. Did you see School of Rock? hilarious!

and hey, sometimes life throws us an unplanned S day, i wouldn't sweat it much if i were you. :D
by doulachic
Thu Jun 22, 2006 8:43 pm
Forum: Daily Check In
Topic: Doulachic's Daily Check-In
Replies: 270
Views: 136238

still here even though i haven't done well lately...The last week has been better though as far as snacking and meals go, though the sweets monkey is still on my back. :evil: I have to attend a funeral tomorow, so this week i haven't worried about food, and i have been eating less anyway since i hea...
by doulachic
Thu Jun 22, 2006 2:14 pm
Forum: Daily Check In
Topic: Deb's Check-in
Replies: 1722
Views: 652691

HAPPY BIRTHDAY!!!!

have those S's! You deserve them! :D
by doulachic
Sun Jun 11, 2006 10:19 pm
Forum: No S Diet General Discussion
Topic: In Praise of Meatloaf
Replies: 14
Views: 8673

yeah, my hubby practically hates spagetti since that was what they ate a lot of when he was a kid because it was cheap....but he loves meatloaf! :lol:

glad to be of some help. :D
by doulachic
Sun Jun 11, 2006 8:29 pm
Forum: No S Diet General Discussion
Topic: In Praise of Meatloaf
Replies: 14
Views: 8673

You could always cook it and then slice it and freeze the slices, that way you would have individual portions and not have to worry about no one eating it and having it go to waste...just an idea! :D
by doulachic
Sun Jun 11, 2006 4:48 am
Forum: Urban Ranger General Discussion
Topic: Track walking?
Replies: 21
Views: 21427

Wednesday morning i walked three miles and WOW! Were my hip muscles SORE! :shock: So i took thursday and friday off to rest...back at it tonight though, got in two miles!

I so love walking! :D
by doulachic
Sun Jun 11, 2006 4:45 am
Forum: No S Diet General Discussion
Topic: In Praise of Meatloaf
Replies: 14
Views: 8673

I have made a "chili" meatloaf by mixing in a can of chili with the meat, and corn tortilla chips instead of crackers..toward the end of the cooking time i put some salsa on top and cook for about another ten minutes...yummy!

I love meatloaf! :D
by doulachic
Wed Jun 07, 2006 4:09 am
Forum: Urban Ranger General Discussion
Topic: Track walking?
Replies: 21
Views: 21427

got a late start tonight, but did manage to get in 1 1/2 miles! yeah me! :lol: Will try to do an hour in the morning so i will have more time. I am loving to walk!! :D
by doulachic
Wed Jun 07, 2006 4:06 am
Forum: Daily Check In
Topic: Operababe Checking In
Replies: 73
Views: 38112

hey operababe,
I have some talapia in my freezer right now, and i have no idea how to cook it as i don't normally cook fish...any suggestions on how to cook it and what to season it with? I'd be gratefull!

:D
by doulachic
Tue Jun 06, 2006 6:31 am
Forum: Urban Ranger General Discussion
Topic: Track walking?
Replies: 21
Views: 21427

went tonight and got in two miles! :D I know everyone thinks i will get bored with track walking, but i like it because i am one of those people who likes details....like, i want to know how many miles i've done, etc. so that i can try to outdo myself...i'm my own worst competition! :lol: also, i do...
by doulachic
Sat Jun 03, 2006 3:26 am
Forum: Daily Check In
Topic: Doulachic's Daily Check-In
Replies: 270
Views: 136238

Today: Failure :cry: Let stress get the better of me.... :roll: Well, i will try to go walking for an hour in the mornings....then also will walk with my friends in the evening (great social time!), now that my days are a little free-er since my kids are out of school, etc. well, tomorrow is another...
by doulachic
Fri Jun 02, 2006 4:26 am
Forum: Daily Check In
Topic: Doulachic's Daily Check-In
Replies: 270
Views: 136238

well, total failure today. :cry: Dove cookies and kettle corn got the best of me! but at least my meals were ok, no seconds.

well, tomorrow is another day! I am not giving up! :evil:
by doulachic
Fri Jun 02, 2006 2:11 am
Forum: No S Diet General Discussion
Topic: back yet again...
Replies: 10
Views: 6822

Thanks Dru! :D
by doulachic
Fri Jun 02, 2006 2:07 am
Forum: Daily Check In
Topic: Doulachic's Daily Check-In
Replies: 270
Views: 136238

yes, they should be illegal! they are evil! :twisted: But oh so good! :lol:
ended up not walking tonight as i had to go to the chiroprator today for a much needed adjustment and ended up a little sore....but i am so there tomorrow!
by doulachic
Thu Jun 01, 2006 7:43 pm
Forum: Daily Check In
Topic: Doulachic's Daily Check-In
Replies: 270
Views: 136238

ok, flunked out only half way through the day! :evil: Made the mistake of going grocery shopping while hungy, and ended up buying some Dove cookies...ate four of them in the car! :shock: well, all i can do at this point is keep the rest of my day S-free. Going walking tonight! :D So far today: B: 2 ...
by doulachic
Thu Jun 01, 2006 4:37 am
Forum: No S Diet General Discussion
Topic: back yet again...
Replies: 10
Views: 6822

Thanks Reinhard! I keep coming back to this because it is the only thing that makes sense! I start reading about other diets and i shudder before i even try them, so maybe someday i'll get it drilled in my head, eh? :lol: Yes, i'll admit that there is some shame, but this board is so supportive that...
by doulachic
Thu Jun 01, 2006 4:31 am
Forum: Daily Check In
Topic: Doulachic's Daily Check-In
Replies: 270
Views: 136238

well, today was good for the most part..maybe not a total success but not bad. went out to eat with some freinds at a mexican restarant and couldn't resist the chips and salsa! yum! also shared an order of fried ice cream..big yum! :lol: the other thing was that i had some angel food cake with fresh...
by doulachic
Wed May 31, 2006 11:43 pm
Forum: Daily Check In
Topic: Deb's Check-in
Replies: 1722
Views: 652691

now Deb...you know that hamburger helper is... :twisted: THE DEVIL!! :twisted: .....hahahahahahaha!

(wish i had some....**sniff**) :lol:
by doulachic
Wed May 31, 2006 12:32 pm
Forum: Daily Check In
Topic: Doulachic's Daily Check-In
Replies: 270
Views: 136238

thanks Pangelsue! :D
by doulachic
Wed May 31, 2006 3:33 am
Forum: Daily Check In
Topic: Doulachic's Daily Check-In
Replies: 270
Views: 136238

well, today was a success for the most part...I did have a big bowl of popcorn as a snack or fourth meal or whatever... :P B: 2 pc. toast w/natural peanut butter Bowl of peaches w/1 teaspoon brown sugar & cinnimon green tea L: 2 peices of leftover homemade taco pizza w/lettuce S: Popcorn... :roll: D...
by doulachic
Tue May 30, 2006 12:35 am
Forum: Daily Check In
Topic: Doulachic's Daily Check-In
Replies: 270
Views: 136238

ok so i took an extra S day today... :oops: Technically i guess it is allowed, so i won't guilt myself to death over it....anyway, my meals were ok, it was just those durn extras...coffee with the girls this morning and i had a mocha AND a muffin..which i almost never do anymore...and then i took my...
by doulachic
Mon May 29, 2006 1:27 am
Forum: Daily Check In
Topic: Jammin' Jan's Check-In
Replies: 1081
Views: 386498

thanks! :D
by doulachic
Mon May 29, 2006 1:22 am
Forum: No S Diet General Discussion
Topic: Is this an S?
Replies: 2
Views: 2819

Is this an S?

"Discovered" a new treat this weekend...well, more like a variation of an old favorite..Peach Cobbler/Crisp....anyway, i took some frozen unsweetened peaches and defrosted them in the microwave, then i cooked them a little longer to warm them up...then i took about 1 teaspoon of brown sugar and a li...
by doulachic
Mon May 29, 2006 1:14 am
Forum: Daily Check In
Topic: Doulachic's Daily Check-In
Replies: 270
Views: 136238

Today was a success, considering it is an S day! :lol: Had my three meals with no seconds..yeah! snacks were: more popcorn (what is it with me and popcorn! :roll: ) and a couple of Hershey's Milk Chocolate Nuggets. Dinner was probably a little more than i needed, but not feeling "stuffed" and it did...
by doulachic
Mon May 29, 2006 12:09 am
Forum: Daily Check In
Topic: Jammin' Jan's Check-In
Replies: 1081
Views: 386498

Jan, what kind of step counter do you use? i am thinking of getting one, but wasn't sure if it mattered what kind...are the cheap ones the same as the more spendy ones? would rather go cheap... :lol:

do you really like it, and has it made a difference? sorry to be nosy, but just curious... :D
by doulachic
Sun May 28, 2006 4:28 am
Forum: Daily Check In
Topic: Doulachic's Daily Check-In
Replies: 270
Views: 136238

Well, i have to count today as success! even though it is an S day, so i reallly can't "fail"...I stuck to my one plate of food at each meal...but i did have some treats, mainly fatty, buttery popcorn which for some reason i was craving today, weird. oh, also had a handful of M&M's and another small...
by doulachic
Sat May 27, 2006 8:20 pm
Forum: No S Diet General Discussion
Topic: back yet again...
Replies: 10
Views: 6822

actually, my hubby is the one that "made" me switch...The other kind hurts his stomach, but he can have the Adam's natural PB..so one day i just gave it a try instead of the stuff i keep in the cabnets for the kids and there ya go! I think once the other stuff in the cabnets is gone, i will start gi...
by doulachic
Sat May 27, 2006 12:50 pm
Forum: No S Diet General Discussion
Topic: back yet again...
Replies: 10
Views: 6822

thanks for the support all! I love this board... :wink: Yeah, sometimes i feel like the poster child for Reinhard's section on the main page that says something like, "you may fail a few times, or 12 times!"...yep, that's me but i keep on pluggin' along. :P i think i will actually start today...even...
by doulachic
Sat May 27, 2006 12:25 am
Forum: Urban Ranger General Discussion
Topic: Track walking?
Replies: 21
Views: 21427

i "could" walk to the track, if laziness doesn't prevent it... it is only a few miles from my house....I love small towns... :D
by doulachic
Fri May 26, 2006 9:06 pm
Forum: Urban Ranger General Discussion
Topic: Track walking?
Replies: 21
Views: 21427

Track walking?

hey, does walking the track at our town's elementry school still count as "Urban Ranger-ing"? A few freinds and i are planning to take this up as the weather is nice now. 8)
by doulachic
Fri May 26, 2006 8:48 pm
Forum: No S Diet General Discussion
Topic: back yet again...
Replies: 10
Views: 6822

back yet again...

ok, so after a few months i am back...AGAIN...to noS. i have let the busyness and stress of life get to me i think and just put myself on the back burner, i guess....well, life is settling down for the summer and it is time to get myself back in gear and get healthy! Basically i have just completely...
by doulachic
Fri May 26, 2006 8:41 pm
Forum: No S Diet General Discussion
Topic: I know what I'm having for dinner!
Replies: 6
Views: 5825

ok, sometimes i like to experiment and make something new (which usually turns out making the family pick at dinner with a questioning look...), but i don't think even I am brave enough to make a decorative skinless weiner platter...hhhhmm..... :twisted:
by doulachic
Fri May 26, 2006 8:37 pm
Forum: Daily Check In
Topic: Doulachic's Daily Check-In
Replies: 270
Views: 136238

ok, so i have had a ton of trouble the last few months and have fell off the noS wagon and have been left far behind! Just now caught up and am ready to jump back on! I have not really been doing anything except overeating and eating the wrong foods, and i have "tried" a diet or two but only to give...
by doulachic
Fri May 26, 2006 8:26 pm
Forum: No S Diet General Discussion
Topic: am i the only one?
Replies: 7
Views: 5892

hang in there, Want-to-be...I know exactly what you are going through in the posts you have recently put up, i am also having the same frustration...i have fallen off the NoS wagon for a few months now due to hectic lifestyle and stress, but am seriously thinking of returning now that life is calmer...
by doulachic
Wed May 03, 2006 10:42 pm
Forum: No S Diet General Discussion
Topic: Soda Distributors to End Most School Sales
Replies: 1
Views: 2910

i heard about this on the news today..FINALLY! I am sick of walking into my kids high school and seeing all of the pop machines AND candy machines...and all in the name of money for the schools...that is sad that schools have to resort to selling junk food to kids just to make some money. Glad someb...
by doulachic
Mon May 01, 2006 12:34 pm
Forum: Daily Check In
Topic: Deb's Check-in
Replies: 1722
Views: 652691

hey Deb, i finally watched "Waiting for Guffman" the other day...too funny! :lol: It reminded me of "Best in Show"..actually i think they were both made by the same people...way funny!
by doulachic
Fri Apr 21, 2006 5:18 am
Forum: Daily Check In
Topic: Debbies 21 days NoS refresher course!
Replies: 41
Views: 22215

I have to say that in my opinion, any kind of stress that has to do with our kids is definate cause for a guilt-less S day!! :wink: My oldest has to have surgery this summer and i am bringing in the ice cream! :lol:

hope your guy is feeling better!
Big hugs to both of you. :D
by doulachic
Tue Apr 11, 2006 3:25 am
Forum: Daily Check In
Topic: Doulachic's Daily Check-In
Replies: 270
Views: 136238

Today was a success! :D Had my three meals and no major snacks...that said, there was some funny business: a healthy granola bar in the morning that i virtually plated with my breakfast (would have fit on breakfast plate but had it midmorning)...also after dinner i had an ice cream cone with choc ic...
by doulachic
Mon Apr 10, 2006 1:26 pm
Forum: Daily Check In
Topic: Doulachic's Daily Check-In
Replies: 270
Views: 136238

well, last week was not good. :roll: i am starting over today...again...i am just going to have to buckle down and be strict with myself until i get back into the good habits of noS....i have let all of my old bad habits creep back in and i have got to stop that! on the up side, hubby is thinking of...
by doulachic
Sun Apr 09, 2006 7:33 pm
Forum: No S Diet General Discussion
Topic: Inspiration in empty spaces....
Replies: 1
Views: 2150

i have done this as well! i was curious one day and put the tape measure where i had started out (after doing other diets, pre-nos :D ) It is cool to see the progress.
by doulachic
Wed Apr 05, 2006 8:23 pm
Forum: Daily Check In
Topic: Doulachic's Daily Check-In
Replies: 270
Views: 136238

Thanks Deb. Yeah, i thought the Kashi bars would be more like granola bars or something...kinda like the cereal...but they were just like the other "power" bars or "diet" bars....not too bad, but definately not good enough to waste my taste buds on....the cereal is excellent though! yes, it seems th...
by doulachic
Wed Apr 05, 2006 2:50 pm
Forum: Daily Check In
Topic: Deb's Check-in
Replies: 1722
Views: 652691

Deb, i read your other thread and you leave me no choice but to comment on one of your musings...

"I mean they weren't chocolate covered pickles! (whoa, that sounds vile!) "

I don't know Deb, have you ever TRIED a chocolate covered pickle at noon?? :twisted: :wink:
by doulachic
Wed Apr 05, 2006 3:28 am
Forum: Daily Check In
Topic: Doulachic's Daily Check-In
Replies: 270
Views: 136238

Today: Success! :D Ok, i did have a Kashi bar as a snack, but it is healthier than a candy bar and packed with fiber, so i don't feel too guilty...plus it was just one that i had laying around that i had bought cause i wanted to try it...not an everyday thing or anything like that...pretty sure i wo...
by doulachic
Mon Apr 03, 2006 9:24 pm
Forum: Daily Check In
Topic: Doulachic's Daily Check-In
Replies: 270
Views: 136238

ok, i am mostly over my cold...still have a few coughing spells a day, but much better than it has been....three of my kids had the stomach flu last week (and on thier spring break, poor things) and now hubby has it...so i have been busy taking care of everyone else and have still not been able to e...
by doulachic
Mon Apr 03, 2006 9:13 pm
Forum: Daily Check In
Topic: Deb's Check-in
Replies: 1722
Views: 652691

I know how you feel about being sick..yuk! After two weeks i am just now getting over my bad cough. my kids were on spring break last week and three of them had the stomach flu....gross! now hubby has it....definately a bad month for me on nos and exercise! anyway, just meant to say that you can do ...
by doulachic
Wed Mar 29, 2006 2:32 am
Forum: Daily Check In
Topic: Doulachic's Daily Check-In
Replies: 270
Views: 136238

well, i am still off track...still getting over being sick and now my kids have the stomach flu or something....**sigh**

going to try to get on track tomorrow, we will see....think i will try to head to the gym as i am feeling better enough to do some weights at least.
by doulachic
Wed Mar 29, 2006 2:28 am
Forum: No S Diet General Discussion
Topic: Happy Tenth Birthday Richard!!!
Replies: 16
Views: 8931

Happy Birthday!! March is the month that all the cool people are born... 8) (my b-day was the 9th... :lol: )

have a great day!
by doulachic
Thu Mar 23, 2006 4:38 am
Forum: Daily Check In
Topic: Doulachic's Daily Check-In
Replies: 270
Views: 136238

this is the first time in quite a while that i have gotten sick...not bad once you consider that i spend three days a week with 12 preschoolers!! :shock: Even my preschooler has done pretty well this winter...my 13 yr old daughter is a different story...at this moment she is sharing my pain, poor gi...
by doulachic
Thu Mar 23, 2006 1:23 am
Forum: Daily Check In
Topic: Doulachic's Daily Check-In
Replies: 270
Views: 136238

ok, i am back...i have been sick all week, need i say more...add that to my previous indiscretions and there you have it... :evil: but i will get back on track with eating tomorrow and wait a few more days on the exercise as i still have a wicked cough...hopefully it will go away soon. well, here's ...
by doulachic
Thu Mar 23, 2006 1:20 am
Forum: Daily Check In
Topic: Deb's Check-in
Replies: 1722
Views: 652691

hey Deb! i will join you on "day one" tomorrow! a day late, story of my life...heehee.. :twisted: i definately need to get it in gear....have been sick all week but i'm feeling better...just have a wicked cough... anyway, enough about me....glad to see you are feeling better and doing well! i sure a...
by doulachic
Thu Mar 23, 2006 1:17 am
Forum: Daily Check In
Topic: wantebhealthy's final journey to the top
Replies: 285
Views: 117755

hey :D i haven't been doing too good lately... :evil: My birthday really messed me up! haven't been able to get back on track...plus i have been sick all week...whine, whine, whine..! :lol: i am feeling better now though, so i am going to try to get back on plan tomorrow...a little late in the week,...
by doulachic
Mon Mar 20, 2006 2:44 am
Forum: Daily Check In
Topic: Doulachic's Daily Check-In
Replies: 270
Views: 136238

thanks Deb! i am definately trying to break those bad patterns! i am wondering if something is going on though...as far as the blood tests go, it's not just about my weight, but i have been feeling really tired for quite a long time now and it just doesn't seem like it is normal to be so tired that ...
by doulachic
Mon Mar 20, 2006 2:19 am
Forum: Daily Check In
Topic: Doulachic's Daily Check-In
Replies: 270
Views: 136238

oh, on a good note, i have still been exercising and i am loving the weight lifting results! not that i want to bulk up and be an Arnie, but i tend to put on muscle fast and after a few weeks of working out i can see the difference in my arms and really in my shoulders! when i measured across my upp...
by doulachic
Mon Mar 20, 2006 2:16 am
Forum: Daily Check In
Topic: Doulachic's Daily Check-In
Replies: 270
Views: 136238

well, fell off the "wagon" again for a while and am feeling cruddy about it mentally and physically..yuk! So i gotta get back on track tomorrow and get back to strict no-s...i think i am past my binge "cycle" as i am thinking of it...it seems like when i reach a certain weight (a few pounds down) th...