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by Staff Assistant III
Mon Apr 08, 2019 2:35 pm
Forum: Daily Check In
Topic: flyingpig checkin
Replies: 569
Views: 65375

Re: flyingpig checkin

Agreed! Baking sourdough every Saturday morning is awesome, but definitely contributing to my weight gain.
by Staff Assistant III
Wed Mar 27, 2019 1:47 pm
Forum: Daily Check In
Topic: Linda's daily check-in
Replies: 3951
Views: 1259207

Re: Linda's daily check-in

Hi Linda! I'm currently doing NoS in a limted eating window....after reading much of the Circadian Code, I think a 10 hour window mainly during the day works well for me. I am in a norma weight range but would love to be a little lower on the scale, and this seems to combine the best of both. I did ...
by Staff Assistant III
Tue Mar 12, 2019 1:33 pm
Forum: Daily Check In
Topic: oolala53
Replies: 2185
Views: 985864

Re: oolala53

I love my Instant Pot for rice...in fact Ii bought the 3 quart not long ago after owning the 6 quart for a couple of years just so I could do rice as a side dish. I put one cup of rice and 1 1/2 cups water in, maybe a dash of olive oil. 3 minutes on manual, than let it sit for ten minutes (or more)....
by Staff Assistant III
Sun Mar 10, 2019 7:28 pm
Forum: Daily Check In
Topic: automated eating tracker
Replies: 2592
Views: 780171

Re: automated eating tracker

Sunday, March 10 I just gave $90 to transport a mom dog and her puppy from a shelter. :roll: Completely not in my budget, no idea where that impulse came from (thank you Facebook). How awesome! I often donate to rescues.My beautiful younger BC is a rescue, formally heartworm positive boy who was dr...
by Staff Assistant III
Sat Mar 02, 2019 12:08 pm
Forum: Daily Check In
Topic: - -
Replies: 241
Views: 78666

Re: Whosonfirst's Check In & Exercise Log

Ha, I’m in the Philly end of PA so we are having similar snow/sleet events. Just want to stay in by the fire and read!
by Staff Assistant III
Thu Feb 28, 2019 3:31 pm
Forum: Daily Check In
Topic: Staff Assistant III
Replies: 58
Views: 5142

Re: Staff Assistant III

Still hanging in there with green weekdays. The light breakfast just doesn't work for me so I'm just trying to keep a 14/10 schedule. No alcohol on green days and very little on S days. I ordered a stand up desk for my office that should be here today. I hate it when Fitbit tells me I haven't moved ...
by Staff Assistant III
Thu Feb 28, 2019 2:01 pm
Forum: Daily Check In
Topic: Octavia is finally checking in!
Replies: 642
Views: 84707

Re: Octavia is finally checking in!

lol, i know "stodgy" from watching Great British bake off. Kind of the opposite of delicious . :wink:
by Staff Assistant III
Tue Feb 26, 2019 5:58 pm
Forum: Daily Check In
Topic: Jen's checkin thread
Replies: 579
Views: 86514

Re: Jen's checkin thread

jenji wrote:
Tue Feb 26, 2019 5:42 pm
I had middle of the night hot flashes for a while, but they subsided on their own. Other than that, menopause has been not bad. But I am also realizing that I just don't need as much food as I used to.
Yes, this bums me out. I used to have an amazing metabolism and I miss it!
by Staff Assistant III
Tue Feb 26, 2019 4:49 pm
Forum: Daily Check In
Topic: automated eating tracker
Replies: 2592
Views: 780171

Re: automated eating tracker

I have really never considered HRT, but I guess it's because menopause was effortless for me. I stopped at 51, had one light one about 9 months later, then no more (I am 58). No hot flashes, maybe some minor night sweats, but not on the scale I have heard about. So I sympathize with those who truly ...
by Staff Assistant III
Sun Feb 24, 2019 12:39 pm
Forum: Daily Check In
Topic: BackToThin's CheckIn
Replies: 34
Views: 3250

Re: BackToThin's CheckIn

I agree and don’t think CICO ( calories in/ calories out) is straightforward . If it was true, no one would have a weight problem, but we are not simple machines. Read some of Dr. Jason Fung’s books on this to learn more. “The Obesity Code” is very informative. In my own experiments with intermitten...
by Staff Assistant III
Sat Feb 23, 2019 2:56 pm
Forum: Daily Check In
Topic: flyingpig checkin
Replies: 569
Views: 65375

Re: flyingpig checkin

I’m all about weekend bread making lately. My sourdough starter is maybe 6 weeks old. It’s tough not to eat it when you know how good it is!
by Staff Assistant III
Sat Feb 23, 2019 11:08 am
Forum: No S Diet General Discussion
Topic: Fresh orange juice or fruit juice
Replies: 6
Views: 1413

Re: Fresh orange juice or fruit juice

I don’t do any drinks between meals except water, seltzer water and hot tea. I got away from any sugar ( real or fake) in coffee or tea years ago. It’s much easier to drink a huge amount of sugar than it is to eat it. I know it’s “allowed”. But as was stated above, what’s allowed is not always what’...
by Staff Assistant III
Fri Feb 22, 2019 6:07 pm
Forum: Daily Check In
Topic: automated eating tracker
Replies: 2592
Views: 780171

Re: automated eating tracker

Hey auto! My BCs would run too, so would I! Glad you are ok. My DH does the silent thing on this kind of thing too. I actually don't have any male friendships at this point (side effect of the 96% female workplace). But when I did have male coworkers, he tended to not engage if I told a funny story ...
by Staff Assistant III
Fri Feb 22, 2019 3:41 pm
Forum: Daily Check In
Topic: Staff Assistant III
Replies: 58
Views: 5142

Re: Staff Assistant III

I'd say it is a real weight gain because: - i have whole weeks when my weight is exactly the same every day, to the tenth of a pound. I lose and gain very slowly, I have never had big fluid type fluctuations. - i am going on weekly averages, not just one day to another - my pants are tight! and i do...
by Staff Assistant III
Thu Feb 21, 2019 5:30 pm
Forum: Daily Check In
Topic: Staff Assistant III
Replies: 58
Views: 5142

Re: Staff Assistant III

hey Octavia! Thanks for stopping in. the ashwagandha seems to be working really well. I also got a weighted blanket about the same time so maybe its the combination but I sleep rerally well lately. Re: the weighted blanket. I had been eying this for about a year. I have anxiety ( and take Wellbutrin...
by Staff Assistant III
Thu Feb 21, 2019 5:14 pm
Forum: Daily Check In
Topic: automated eating tracker
Replies: 2592
Views: 780171

Re: automated eating tracker

Interesting, I will check out that podcast.
by Staff Assistant III
Thu Feb 21, 2019 5:06 pm
Forum: Daily Check In
Topic: Linda's daily check-in
Replies: 3951
Views: 1259207

Re: Linda's daily check-in

Is that the Six Miles to Supper Kayla? I used to belong...why is she shutting down?

I used to be very active in the Delay Dont Deny groups but have to admit that the new year's crop of newbies drove me away. :P I still read the advanced group and really admire Gin's management style.
by Staff Assistant III
Sun Feb 17, 2019 12:37 pm
Forum: Daily Check In
Topic: Linda's daily check-in
Replies: 3951
Views: 1259207

Re: Linda's daily check-in

I agree with Margot....I went back to school at 49 after years in retail management. I just couldn’t face another holiday season of stress , long hours and the ongoing drama of managing minimum wage employees. So at 58 I now have 8 years in my best job ever! I work as an executive assistant in a hug...
by Staff Assistant III
Fri Feb 15, 2019 11:16 am
Forum: Daily Check In
Topic: Staff Assistant III
Replies: 58
Views: 5142

Re: Staff Assistant III

Margot, I think it is just pulling the blender up slowly. I’ve actually never had a fail with it.i use my own chicken eggs but I’m sure you can get really good eggs too. Is French mayo as disgusting as British salad cream? DH grew up with that and is scared off mayo for life because he thinks it’s t...
by Staff Assistant III
Thu Feb 14, 2019 9:55 pm
Forum: Daily Check In
Topic: Staff Assistant III
Replies: 58
Views: 5142

Re: Staff Assistant III

Thanks auto! It's a nice side effect of not having any kids at home anymore! I think those potatoes are actually a northeast thing, maybe even a Philly thing. I grew up in Atlanta and never saw them before I moved here. They are PERVASIVE around St Patricks Day, but I find anything besides dark choc...
by Staff Assistant III
Thu Feb 14, 2019 2:33 pm
Forum: Daily Check In
Topic: Staff Assistant III
Replies: 58
Views: 5142

Re: Staff Assistant III

It's an S day! For today, I plan on having my regular breakfast (oatmeal with walnuts, a dash of maple syrup and raspberries) and lunch (a delicious thai chicken recipe we had for dinner) and then dinner out with DH at a nice old school American restaurant (think surf anf turf, etc). Probably will h...
by Staff Assistant III
Wed Feb 13, 2019 5:50 pm
Forum: Daily Check In
Topic: automated eating tracker
Replies: 2592
Views: 780171

Re: automated eating tracker

I wish I liked the Primal Kitchen salad dressings. Even my Giant has them now.

I make my own mayo from avocado oil. Costco has a nice big bottle for 9.99
by Staff Assistant III
Mon Feb 11, 2019 4:30 pm
Forum: Daily Check In
Topic: Staff Assistant III
Replies: 58
Views: 5142

Re: Staff Assistant III

The ashwaghanda seems to be doing the trick as far as helping me sleep. I got capsules from amazon and Im only taking one at night, not the three suggested. Green weekdays still...I feel like i have nothing to report really. My weight is going down very slowly, about .2 per week, which is fine as I ...
by Staff Assistant III
Thu Feb 07, 2019 8:26 pm
Forum: Daily Check In
Topic: This is not a bad idea, Tracker!
Replies: 117
Views: 8432

Re: This is not a bad idea, Tracker!

Yum , I love the EBTB seasoning on buttered toast. it's also excellent on hard boiled eggs!

I've never had chai at SB. Their coffee is too strong for me, so I skip it. Hope it was good :)
by Staff Assistant III
Wed Feb 06, 2019 7:10 pm
Forum: No S Diet General Discussion
Topic: I'm upgrading the bulletin board...
Replies: 26
Views: 3906

Re: I'm upgrading the bulletin board...

I get the same message :(
by Staff Assistant III
Wed Feb 06, 2019 4:35 pm
Forum: Daily Check In
Topic: Staff Assistant III
Replies: 58
Views: 5142

Re: Staff Assistant III

I do take magnesium, and it seems to help most of the time. It also helped with the constipation i was getting while IF. Margot thanks...I will have to try the ashwangandha. I order anything on Amazon that I possibly can, so I can probably have it by Friday :D Auto, I think we have similar genetics!...
by Staff Assistant III
Wed Feb 06, 2019 10:57 am
Forum: Daily Check In
Topic: Margot's daily check-in - 2019
Replies: 162
Views: 12273

Re: Margot's daily check-in - 2019

DAY 7 138.9 kg[/b I am cooling off on the SLD. Not sure why, this morning it feels less appealing. Like, it's kind of silly to have to gulp down all these oils in order to trick the body to do something it doesn't wanna do. The moment I begin to think that my body is stupid and I need to con it, I'...
by Staff Assistant III
Tue Feb 05, 2019 1:58 pm
Forum: No S Diet General Discussion
Topic: scale y/n?
Replies: 13
Views: 2555

Re: scale y/n?

the problem with only weighing weekly is that you can easily catch your high weight for the week on one day.

I like daily weighing with a weekly average. My Fitbit app actually does it for me.
by Staff Assistant III
Mon Feb 04, 2019 11:08 pm
Forum: Daily Check In
Topic: Staff Assistant III
Replies: 58
Views: 5142

Re: Staff Assistant III

Whoa I haven’t updated in a week! All is going well. Green N days and yellow S days. I think my sugar dragon is backing off some. I baked some Revel Bars on Saturday and ate a couple each day but no other s stuff. Two tiny glasses of Prosecco Saturday afternoon resulted in a 3 am Sunday wake up. Thi...
by Staff Assistant III
Sun Feb 03, 2019 7:33 pm
Forum: Daily Check In
Topic: The 21(day) Club
Replies: 836
Views: 573941

Re: The 21(day) Club

Yay I hit 21 days on January 31 2019! The snacking issue is much better, as is sugar.
by Staff Assistant III
Sun Feb 03, 2019 6:13 pm
Forum: Daily Check In
Topic: automated eating tracker
Replies: 2592
Views: 780171

Re: automated eating tracker

Hi Auto! Yes, I love the new forum layout too. I had a really hard time on my IPad with the old one and this looks like it may work better, though I may still just cave and post on my PC at work. So happy the salt is working out. I saw your comment about kidney stones a few days ago. I never had my ...
by Staff Assistant III
Sat Feb 02, 2019 9:41 pm
Forum: No S Diet General Discussion
Topic: I'm upgrading the bulletin board...
Replies: 26
Views: 3906

Thanks! can’t wait :lol:
by Staff Assistant III
Sat Feb 02, 2019 11:27 am
Forum: No S Diet General Discussion
Topic: February 2019 Challenge
Replies: 4
Views: 1162

I’m in! I hit three weeks yesterday and it is bizarre how it all seems much easier now. FEBRUARY 2019 FRI 2/1 GREEN Sat 2/2 and Sun 2/3 S days Mon 2/4 Tues 2/5 Wed 2/6 Thurs 2/7 Fri 2/8 Sat 2/9 and Sun 2/10 S days Mon 2/11 Tues 2/12 Wed 2/13 Thurs 2/14 Fri 2/15 Sat 2/16 and Sun 2/17 S days Mon 2/1...
by Staff Assistant III
Fri Feb 01, 2019 6:21 pm
Forum: No S Diet General Discussion
Topic: My HabitCal is gone
Replies: 2
Views: 702

Thanks!
by Staff Assistant III
Fri Feb 01, 2019 5:23 pm
Forum: No S Diet General Discussion
Topic: My HabitCal is gone
Replies: 2
Views: 702

My HabitCal is gone

I started Jan 11 2019 and logged every day. Today all I see is February. I tried all the settings and February is the only thing I can get to show. Am I an idiot?😨
by Staff Assistant III
Wed Jan 30, 2019 11:32 am
Forum: Daily Check In
Topic: Allison's 2019 Check-in
Replies: 22
Views: 2983

I use a Fitbit in an ankle strap mainly because it counts my steps better. I noticed that if I am pushing a cart in the grocery store I got almost no steps. Silly, as I know I am still getting the same amount but I want full credit :lol:
by Staff Assistant III
Mon Jan 28, 2019 5:42 pm
Forum: Daily Check In
Topic: automated eating tracker
Replies: 2592
Views: 780171

Hey there! I LOVE salt and we keep the flaked stuff in a cool glass jar by the stove. I don’t eat processed foods either and cook almost all of our food from scratch but I also don’t drink so much water. If it were me I would back off the water. I have two kidney stones that an unsuccessful lith...
by Staff Assistant III
Mon Jan 28, 2019 9:59 am
Forum: Daily Check In
Topic: Amerie's Check In
Replies: 3
Views: 848

Welcome! I’m in week 3.
by Staff Assistant III
Sun Jan 27, 2019 10:51 pm
Forum: Daily Check In
Topic: Staff Assistant III
Replies: 58
Views: 5142

We actually find the D’artagnan lamb sausage at Giant. I do love Costco’s boneless leg of lamb from New Zealand. We marinate and grill those when it’s warm enough to grill.
by Staff Assistant III
Sun Jan 27, 2019 5:07 pm
Forum: Daily Check In
Topic: Staff Assistant III
Replies: 58
Views: 5142

So yesterday was interesting. A few crazies on the train, as usual. I ate one of the shortbread bars I made last week for breakfast . For whatever reason I am starting to not love coffee as much the last few days have to force myself to finish a second cup so maybe I’ll drop down to one this week....
by Staff Assistant III
Sat Jan 26, 2019 11:24 am
Forum: Daily Check In
Topic: Staff Assistant III
Replies: 58
Views: 5142

Lol I will be mainly inside (Vogue Knittjng Show, a giant yarn fest) but will get some Arctic style walking in from the train.
I do envy your climate. I’m from the South originally and even after 25 years here I am not happy about winter, ever.
by Staff Assistant III
Fri Jan 25, 2019 10:16 pm
Forum: Daily Check In
Topic: automated eating tracker
Replies: 2592
Views: 780171

I love Costco. Buying food is the only kind of shopping I enjoy. I try and order everything else from Amazon.

Have a great weekend!

Laura
by Staff Assistant III
Fri Jan 25, 2019 1:21 pm
Forum: Daily Check In
Topic: Staff Assistant III
Replies: 58
Views: 5142

Yeah,lol,it would be easier to be single as far as my perfect meal schedule! Going out for sushi tonight. My only mod from vanilla no S has been to limit any alcohol to Friday and Saturday. I find that more than a glass messes with my sleep and I am better off keeping any sugar/snacks on Sat and Sun...
by Staff Assistant III
Fri Jan 25, 2019 1:05 pm
Forum: Daily Check In
Topic: Staff Assistant III
Replies: 58
Views: 5142

:oops:
by Staff Assistant III
Thu Jan 24, 2019 1:26 am
Forum: Daily Check In
Topic: Staff Assistant III
Replies: 58
Views: 5142

Hi Octavia! So far so good. I did do some silent internal whining today thinking that it’s only Wednesday and I can’t have anything sweet til Saturday but I got past it. B oatmeal with pecans, raspberries , coffee L leftover chicken and beans, clementines D pork fried rice I tend to be most hung...
by Staff Assistant III
Wed Jan 23, 2019 10:56 pm
Forum: Daily Check In
Topic: First day!
Replies: 3
Views: 881

Welcome!
by Staff Assistant III
Wed Jan 23, 2019 6:54 pm
Forum: Daily Check In
Topic: Dalia negra
Replies: 207
Views: 32297

Welcome back! I just started 12 days ago.

My daughter lives in Valencia after being in Barcelona and then Mataro for a few years. We love to visit!
by Staff Assistant III
Wed Jan 23, 2019 6:46 pm
Forum: Daily Check In
Topic: Dalia negra
Replies: 207
Views: 32297

Welcome back! I just started 12 days ago.

My daughter lives in Valencia after being in Barcelona and then Mataro for a few years. We love to visit!
by Staff Assistant III
Wed Jan 23, 2019 10:26 am
Forum: Daily Check In
Topic: Ari's Check-In
Replies: 72
Views: 14466

Hi Ari!

I have had anxiety my entire life and only started consciously treating it about three years ago. If you want to consider meds, I can say that Wellbutrin has been a blessing.i wish I had not waited so long ( I am 58. )

I wish you the best :)

Laura
by Staff Assistant III
Tue Jan 22, 2019 10:28 am
Forum: Daily Check In
Topic: Carole's Daily Check-In
Replies: 11
Views: 1885

Welcome! I am new here too. Like you, I am just tired of rules, forbidden foods etc. just want to think about three plates a day and sugar only on weekends!

Good luck :)

Laura
by Staff Assistant III
Mon Jan 21, 2019 11:11 pm
Forum: Daily Check In
Topic: Staff Assistant III
Replies: 58
Views: 5142

GREEN DAY I enjoyed the hell out of my S days. I had Prosecco on Friday and Saturday and many many millionaires shortbread bars Sat and Sun. I grazed a lot yesterday too. Win: I did not even look at any snacks at work. It helped that I was slammed! I did 23 minutes on the treadmill at lunchtime. Tr...
by Staff Assistant III
Sat Jan 19, 2019 5:28 pm
Forum: Daily Check In
Topic: Staff Assistant III
Replies: 58
Views: 5142

A great first week. I’m curious. Were you hungry when you woke up early? Enjoy your baking! I wasn’t hungry at first but by 5:30 am yes. I ate some toast and a clementine and then picked up some rare London broil when I was at Wegmans .i think lack of sleep was stressful but I did t eat more th...
by Staff Assistant III
Sat Jan 19, 2019 5:25 pm
Forum: Daily Check In
Topic: automated eating tracker
Replies: 2592
Views: 780171

Hello! I really like the basic Fitbit flex. It’s waterproof so I never have to worry about runining it in the shower or the kitchen sink. Right now I’m using it on my ankle but I’ve used it on my wrist as a silent alarm, which my light sleeping husband loves. Your journal is very interesting ð...
by Staff Assistant III
Sat Jan 19, 2019 11:05 am
Forum: Daily Check In
Topic: Staff Assistant III
Replies: 58
Views: 5142

First week done! Overall I am pretty happy. Yesterday started off rough since I woke up at 2:30 and couldn’t get back to sleep. So my breakfast was spread over about 3 hours although it wasn’t more than a plateful. The rest of the day went fine and I was 💤 by about 8:30. I am a daily weigher ...
by Staff Assistant III
Sat Jan 19, 2019 12:07 am
Forum: Daily Check In
Topic: Bluebell's check in
Replies: 603
Views: 173870

Same zone! Did pretty well this week even with an early lunch, go us!
by Staff Assistant III
Thu Jan 17, 2019 3:38 pm
Forum: Daily Check In
Topic: Staff Assistant III
Replies: 58
Views: 5142

Good point oolala Good day so far...I didn’t eat enough breakfast but am going out to lunch around noon so I’ll be okay. Dinner already planned. I started using the Dinnerly meal kits and I have to say they are pretty good. I plan on baking some delicious cookie bars on Saturday morning so I can...
by Staff Assistant III
Thu Jan 17, 2019 3:27 pm
Forum: No S Diet General Discussion
Topic: Hanger or The Lunch-to-Dinner Stretch
Replies: 6
Views: 1611

Sorry double post
by Staff Assistant III
Thu Jan 17, 2019 3:26 pm
Forum: No S Diet General Discussion
Topic: Hanger or The Lunch-to-Dinner Stretch
Replies: 6
Views: 1611

are you eating a substantial lunch? And at what time? I do better if I can delay my lunch til after 1....I don’t get home until 6.

Also make sure you are getting some healthy fat in your lunch. I find that keeps me full longer.

Good luck !
by Staff Assistant III
Thu Jan 17, 2019 12:17 am
Forum: Daily Check In
Topic: Staff Assistant III
Replies: 58
Views: 5142

Thanks guys!

Today went well! GREEN

B scrambled eggs and toast, coffee

L spicy meatballs and rice, two clementines

D rigatoni , toast

I waited til about 1:30 to eat lunch and it wasn’t difficult as I was really busy.
by Staff Assistant III
Wed Jan 16, 2019 3:29 pm
Forum: Daily Check In
Topic: Emmanuella's daily check in
Replies: 51
Views: 4428

Yes manfa I will try that too.I have a box of green tea bags at work. I posted in my check in that my office has too much free food lying around and I have roamed the halls like a shark. No more!
by Staff Assistant III
Wed Jan 16, 2019 11:05 am
Forum: Daily Check In
Topic: Emmanuella's daily check in
Replies: 51
Views: 4428

Emmanuella wrote:
Staff Assistant III wrote:Welcome! I just started on the 11th.

Laura
Thats great Laura. How are you feeling mentally about this new way of eating for life?
Pretty good, actually! Limiting snacks between lunch and dinner is my biggest challenge. I am journaling here to keep myself honest.
by Staff Assistant III
Wed Jan 16, 2019 1:31 am
Forum: Daily Check In
Topic: Emmanuella's daily check in
Replies: 51
Views: 4428

Welcome! I just started on the 11th.

Laura
by Staff Assistant III
Wed Jan 16, 2019 12:07 am
Forum: Daily Check In
Topic: Staff Assistant III
Replies: 58
Views: 5142

I think you are right! I packed what we had left from Sunday lunch but would have liked a few more. I know better than to try and make this a diet so I guess I need to make sure I have a full plate at lunch. At dinner I am really not all that hungry but like to eat with my husband. Thanks for stoppi...
by Staff Assistant III
Tue Jan 15, 2019 7:59 pm
Forum: Daily Check In
Topic: Staff Assistant III
Replies: 58
Views: 5142

Posting mid day just so I don’t forget about staying to my plan: B oatmeal, an apple with peanut butter, 2 coffees L chicken wings, two clementines AND THEN I RAN INTO AVAILABLE FOOD! I work in a large office with 97% nurturing nurses. There’s always treats around, free to whoever wants them. To...
by Staff Assistant III
Tue Jan 15, 2019 12:44 am
Forum: Daily Check In
Topic: Staff Assistant III
Replies: 58
Views: 5142

Green Day

Really easy day! B oatmeal w a few walnuts,two clementines , 2 coffee L lemon chicken orzo soup, a few triscuits D meatballs with rice, one slice sourdough I was most surprised that I was fine waiting til 7 to eat. Before NoS I would eat lunch, forage at work for a snack and then be ravenous as soon...
by Staff Assistant III
Sun Jan 13, 2019 11:53 pm
Forum: Daily Check In
Topic: Staff Assistant III
Replies: 58
Views: 5142

So two S days in a row ...I will be glad to get a little structure tomorrow. I made some delicious pecan shortbread bars yesterday but had quite a few already and my husband will finish them off. I had a glass of Prosecco ( my new favorite wine; used to be mainly into reds but have lost my taste for...
by Staff Assistant III
Sun Jan 13, 2019 4:09 pm
Forum: Daily Check In
Topic: Staff Assistant III
Replies: 58
Views: 5142

I hope you have a great S Day! And tomorrow, great success at not roving the halls looking for snacks (I think we all know that very easy tendency). Eventually you just don't even consider food as an option if it's not mealtime. That's such a freeing feeling. Thanks! I may even pack my breakfast (o...
by Staff Assistant III
Sun Jan 13, 2019 2:40 pm
Forum: Daily Check In
Topic: Staff Assistant III
Replies: 58
Views: 5142

Thanks! For now, I just want to establish three normal sized meals with no snacking. I did find that on my first day I caught myself a few times waiting to eat some nuts or something small between lunch and dinner. I often wander through the halls at my office to see if there is anything tasty lying...
by Staff Assistant III
Sat Jan 12, 2019 10:54 pm
Forum: Daily Check In
Topic: Staff Assistant III
Replies: 58
Views: 5142

Staff Assistant III

Hi! I started yesterday after reading the book in about a day and a half. I heard about NoS from someone on an intermittent fasting Facebook group who mentioned it every time someone asked if it was okay for kids to fast. So nutshell: 58, female, married with 4 kids, 3 on their own and one in colleg...
by Staff Assistant III
Sat Jan 12, 2019 6:28 pm
Forum: Off-Topic
Topic: Ravelry vs Facebook
Replies: 4
Views: 7128

I love Ravelry....I also joined when it was fairly new, right after I learned to knit.