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by margot17
Sun Apr 07, 2019 2:11 pm
Forum: Daily Check In
Topic: This is not a bad idea, Tracker!
Replies: 117
Views: 7235

Re: This is not a bad idea, Tracker!

Yep still doing no S days at all, I don't feel deprived what so ever. I do have sweets once in awhile, I've been eating a candy bar in small portions for the last week or so in fact haha. Had a coffee cake a few weeks ago that I ate for breakfast, I just don't think about it much to be honest. Isn'...
by margot17
Sat Apr 06, 2019 6:56 pm
Forum: Daily Check In
Topic: This is not a bad idea, Tracker!
Replies: 117
Views: 7235

Re: This is not a bad idea, Tracker!

oh hello! that is so awesome!
do I remember correctly that you don't really do any S-days? you do not feel deprived I guess? do you ever eat any sweets at all?
by margot17
Sat Apr 06, 2019 6:47 pm
Forum: Daily Check In
Topic: automated eating tracker
Replies: 2532
Views: 763764

Re: automated eating tracker

Ha! I forgot to comment on Theroux, I read his Grand Railway Bazaar and I had a hard time finishing it. I can't say it wasn't interesting material but the author's attitude was just so offputting.
by margot17
Sat Apr 06, 2019 12:48 pm
Forum: Daily Check In
Topic: automated eating tracker
Replies: 2532
Views: 763764

Re: automated eating tracker

Some weeks ago when you remember I was all about eating apples, my son says: I want one too. And so I give one to him, and add, you need to peel it because the skin feels waxed or something. And there and then I found out that my very handsome and sophisticated darling :shock: DOESN'T F-ING KNOW HOW...
by margot17
Thu Apr 04, 2019 12:20 pm
Forum: Daily Check In
Topic: automated eating tracker
Replies: 2532
Views: 763764

Re: automated eating tracker

Yeah let it be yours and only! When I was in high-school a tragedy happened once, at the birthday party of a schoolmate her dog literally bit away the point of the nose of a girl. Like, he took away an inch of the nose, no small thing. She had to go through plastic surgery and all. I don't know how ...
by margot17
Thu Apr 04, 2019 12:04 pm
Forum: Daily Check In
Topic: TRAC77 daily check in
Replies: 39
Views: 2745

Re: TRAC77 daily check in

I am shocked that there's someone besides me who likes unsweetened hot chocolate! (I do put sugar, but not a whole lot, I like it bitter!). Hello, bitter chocolate buddy! And of course congrats for sticking it through, if I ever ate fish which I don't, a part from rare sardines because I think I hav...
by margot17
Tue Apr 02, 2019 4:40 pm
Forum: Daily Check In
Topic: Sharon's daily check-in
Replies: 308
Views: 29948

Re: Sharon's daily check-in

Hi welcome back Sharon!
So Auto, THAT'S HOW you managed to stick to Nos for years even though you werent losing weight. I often wondered!
by margot17
Tue Apr 02, 2019 4:37 pm
Forum: Daily Check In
Topic: automated eating tracker
Replies: 2532
Views: 763764

Re: automated eating tracker

I wanted to say, puggles look adorable. I dog-sitted a bulldog in my 20's, which I utterly adored, and I know it isn't the same as a pug but, they share the same health problems. I can't imagine having a dog with the personality of Arturo (my darling) AND a better equipped body. Must be amazing!
by margot17
Tue Apr 02, 2019 2:19 pm
Forum: Daily Check In
Topic: Linda's daily check-in
Replies: 3920
Views: 1237826

Re: Linda's daily check-in

Hey Linda is it all fine with you? how is your refeeding going? do tell us!
wish you all the best!
by margot17
Tue Apr 02, 2019 7:54 am
Forum: Daily Check In
Topic: Margot's daily check-in - 2019
Replies: 162
Views: 10787

Re: Margot's daily check-in - 2019

Oh my, it was such a relief to find out it was only a prank... I was like, ok the market is closed now and tomorrow only god knows where it opens, what to do? hedge with gold starting now? ride it is not an option, with recession possibly looming....go to the nearest church and pray? I'm calling Phi...
by margot17
Tue Apr 02, 2019 7:10 am
Forum: Daily Check In
Topic: Margot's daily check-in - 2019
Replies: 162
Views: 10787

Re: Margot's daily check-in - 2019

I expected that E. and L. would buddy up to make a prank but I didn't expect it to be coming from that side, at all, because E. takes business so very seriously... I think I mentioned here that we hired this amazing analyst, Phil Suttle, as a consultant. We receive a daily paper, a weekly and a mont...
by margot17
Mon Apr 01, 2019 8:46 pm
Forum: Daily Check In
Topic: Margot's daily check-in - 2019
Replies: 162
Views: 10787

Re: Margot's daily check-in - 2019

Did you get an april's fool prank today? (I did and it was terrible and funny)
by margot17
Sun Mar 31, 2019 4:28 pm
Forum: Daily Check In
Topic: Linda's daily check-in
Replies: 3920
Views: 1237826

Re: Linda's daily check-in

Marie Kondo :lol:
by margot17
Sun Mar 31, 2019 4:27 pm
Forum: Daily Check In
Topic: liveitup's check-in
Replies: 174
Views: 22859

Re: liveitup's check-in

OMG eggs and guacamole... :shock: I hate them too!
by margot17
Sun Mar 31, 2019 4:26 pm
Forum: Daily Check In
Topic: Octavia is finally checking in!
Replies: 633
Views: 80252

Re: Octavia is finally checking in!

Lol when you're in that mood auto you just crack me up...
by margot17
Sun Mar 31, 2019 4:24 pm
Forum: Daily Check In
Topic: Margot's daily check-in - 2019
Replies: 162
Views: 10787

Re: Margot's daily check-in - 2019

I'm fluent in french, italian and english, and I kind of suck at spanish and norwegian. But french, italian and spanish are similar so it's not all that impressive. And my english could be better, my son especially often finds how I say things rather hilarious. Also because when I talk I tend to for...
by margot17
Sat Mar 30, 2019 1:49 pm
Forum: Daily Check In
Topic: Margot's daily check-in - 2019
Replies: 162
Views: 10787

Re: Margot's daily check-in - 2019

Octavia, I read Nardone in italian but his main books are translated in english. On the brief strategic therapy, I read Knowing Through Changing because I wanted a short and snappy idea of it, while Brief Strategic Therapy: Philosophy, Techniques, and Research , written with Watzlawick, is a more co...
by margot17
Fri Mar 29, 2019 1:50 pm
Forum: Daily Check In
Topic: Linda's daily check-in
Replies: 3920
Views: 1237826

Re: Linda's daily check-in

lpearlmom wrote:
Fri Mar 29, 2019 1:13 pm
Unfortunately, I can see all to clearly now that for the majority of ppl, IF leads to disordered eating.
Wow that's quite an insight, they sure don't tell you on youtube of this shadow aspect to IF.
by margot17
Fri Mar 29, 2019 1:40 pm
Forum: Daily Check In
Topic: Octavia is finally checking in!
Replies: 633
Views: 80252

Re: Octavia is finally checking in!

Hello Octavia, congratulations for the weight loss! Toni Ramos is the collaborator of Dr. Fung, the one who actually does the work while he messes on youtube - kidding. Anyway, she was talking of fasting, that's what they work with. I don't think she's of any interest to you unless you're interested...
by margot17
Thu Mar 28, 2019 10:18 am
Forum: Daily Check In
Topic: Margot's daily check-in - 2019
Replies: 162
Views: 10787

Re: Margot's daily check-in - 2019

I am experimenting with a few things these days. One that I want to mention because it's perfectly nos-compatible is something I got from an italian psychologer and psychotherapist called Giorgio Nardone. He cures every kind of neurotic loops like fobias, ocd, eating disorders, depression, using wha...
by margot17
Thu Mar 28, 2019 6:45 am
Forum: Daily Check In
Topic: Linda's daily check-in
Replies: 3920
Views: 1237826

Re: Linda's daily check-in

I can't believe I feel so heartbroken for someone who weighs 150-60 lb... :wink: Hope things will resolve soon for you! Maybe you have stalled at this weight for enough time for it to have become a setpoint, and you won't gain weight easily. I certainly wish that for you. Get some WELL-DESERVED refe...
by margot17
Thu Mar 28, 2019 6:07 am
Forum: Daily Check In
Topic: Margot's daily check-in - 2019
Replies: 162
Views: 10787

Re: Margot's daily check-in - 2019

Yeah I don't really know because I didn't weigh in that period. There was a lot of push and pull but I mostly overate very consistently.

What do you mean by establishing a new baseline? Like, a way of eating that works for me?
by margot17
Tue Mar 26, 2019 8:25 am
Forum: Daily Check In
Topic: Linda's daily check-in
Replies: 3920
Views: 1237826

Re: Linda's daily check-in

It wasn't me who wrote it, I had to google the sq ft, but congratulations it's a big house! Would you be open to move the meal of the day to lunch for a while, or would it be too inconvenient? I remember when I listened to their very good podcast, one of the 2 keto dudes, who did OMAD, changed from ...
by margot17
Tue Mar 26, 2019 8:12 am
Forum: Daily Check In
Topic: Margot's daily check-in - 2019
Replies: 162
Views: 10787

Re: Margot's daily check-in - 2019

Thank you Linda!
I do not to really pay much attention to what people write about what they eat or don't eat as it feels kind of nosy. So I really don't "know" that you eat like a bird, it's just the idea I have of you, if that makes sense.
by margot17
Mon Mar 25, 2019 3:56 pm
Forum: Daily Check In
Topic: Margot's daily check-in - 2019
Replies: 162
Views: 10787

Re: Margot's daily check-in - 2019

Taking time off the tracking as I'm verifying a hypothesis that has nothing to do with Nos. Also, I think I got fairly obsessed, so putting it on hold a sec could be refreshing.
by margot17
Mon Mar 25, 2019 3:18 pm
Forum: Daily Check In
Topic: automated eating tracker
Replies: 2532
Views: 763764

Re: automated eating tracker

Margot - sounds like you most definitely have a "self-directed child". :) He most definitely is. I can't take much credit for it, the ongoing joke among our friends and his is that he comes from Mars - easiest relationship of my life. A book I have really loved on these themes, although not from a ...
by margot17
Sun Mar 24, 2019 1:12 pm
Forum: Daily Check In
Topic: automated eating tracker
Replies: 2532
Views: 763764

Re: automated eating tracker

PersonalLearning Listening to the Self-Driven Child: Description from Amazon: A few years ago, Bill Stixrud and Ned Johnson started noticing the same problem from different angles: Even high-performing kids were coming to them acutely stressed and lacking motivation. Many complained they had no con...
by margot17
Sat Mar 23, 2019 2:44 pm
Forum: Daily Check In
Topic: The Blessings of Simplicity
Replies: 1757
Views: 938223

Re: The Blessings of Simplicity

Why disgust?
lpearlmom wrote:
Fri Mar 22, 2019 5:45 am
But yes IF takes a lot of patience. Depending upon the person it can take a long time to heal insulin resistance & start seeing results.
Linda did you do any test to verify if and how much your insulin resistance has changed with IF?
by margot17
Sat Mar 23, 2019 1:18 pm
Forum: Daily Check In
Topic: Margot's daily check-in - 2019
Replies: 162
Views: 10787

Re: Margot's daily check-in - 2019

I have missed a lot! Finally jumping to the end to say hi. I hope very much for you that you can soon find a reasonable routine to just stick with for a few months. I have to admit reading about drinking oil and clipping noses and such started to make my stomach flip. I also have to admit that I'm ...
by margot17
Sat Mar 23, 2019 11:05 am
Forum: Daily Check In
Topic: Dalia negra
Replies: 206
Views: 30595

Re: Dalia negra

Well that's wonderful, isn't it? Nardone's book has struck me like a lightening, and I can't thank you enough for talking to me about it. I don't want to talk of it here in specifics because it has nothing to do with NOS (and couldn't be implemented as a mod either) but, it's really made a great imp...
by margot17
Fri Mar 22, 2019 11:03 am
Forum: Daily Check In
Topic: Dalia negra
Replies: 206
Views: 30595

Re: Dalia negra

I'm glad that you feel better over all. I wonder if you could let this phase ride its course without squelching it with the calorie counting? Maybe I am being too influenced by your Giorgio Nardone... it is true, at least in my case, that a lot of damage can be done by what he calls our tempted solu...
by margot17
Fri Mar 22, 2019 9:31 am
Forum: Daily Check In
Topic: Dalia negra
Replies: 206
Views: 30595

Re: Dalia negra

Hey DN! sorry for your 600 g... are you having a 'I chew therefore I can', eating-more phase? I think it would be very understandable. Well the beginning for both of us isn't the most encouraging, is it? Nothing like the Hiller dude. Men are so lucky... Myself, I still will give it at least a month ...
by margot17
Fri Mar 22, 2019 8:50 am
Forum: Daily Check In
Topic: Octavia is finally checking in!
Replies: 633
Views: 80252

Re: Octavia is finally checking in!

S-days seem to be a problem for me as well, they easily undo all the good work of the week. I don't know if the problem will stay or go over time in my case. Something to keep into account is that full-on S-days keep metabolism from plunging down. You restrict restrict and restrict, at the end you e...
by margot17
Fri Mar 22, 2019 8:34 am
Forum: Daily Check In
Topic: Margot's daily check-in - 2019
Replies: 162
Views: 10787

Re: Margot's daily check-in - 2019

Thank you lovely Octavia! Still chewing my way - I don't know if it's making any difference at all weight-wise, but I like it. I don't obsess over it though, also because by second bite I totally lose count. But overall I am chewing more my food and I can see how that influences the way I fill my pl...
by margot17
Thu Mar 21, 2019 8:08 am
Forum: Daily Check In
Topic: Dalia negra
Replies: 206
Views: 30595

Re: Dalia negra

HI DN no particularly good news as I had a NWS-day - I thought it to be really tame but my weight bounced back up almost to the weight before chewing. I'm sorry for your gain, it's not much, I mean at least for me it's normal to fluctuate 500g without a reason. You don't have to take important decis...
by margot17
Thu Mar 21, 2019 8:01 am
Forum: Daily Check In
Topic: Margot's daily check-in - 2019
Replies: 162
Views: 10787

Re: Margot's daily check-in - 2019

Yesterday I had an NWS-day, I had only a couple of cookies and a glass of lemonade in the evening but the weight bounced right back up. Dam... :(
by margot17
Thu Mar 21, 2019 7:58 am
Forum: Daily Check In
Topic: Margot's daily check-in - 2019
Replies: 162
Views: 10787

Re: Margot's daily check-in - 2019

TH 134.3 FR 134.1 SA 134.5 SU 134.0 MO TU WE TH Week 1= O139.1, C138.0, H139.1, L137.5 Week 2= O138.0, C137.0, H138.9, L136.5 Week 3= O137.0, C135.1, H137.0, L131.0 Week 4= O135.1, C134.8, H137.0, L134.8 Week 5= O134.8, C135.2, H136.4, L134.3 Week 6= O135.2, C133.9, H135.5, L133.1 Week 7= O133.9, C...
by margot17
Wed Mar 20, 2019 11:52 am
Forum: Daily Check In
Topic: Dalia negra
Replies: 206
Views: 30595

Re: Dalia negra

Yes I mean the whole point is that of working with your body and mind and not against it. The same restrictions can feel difficult for some and not for others. Because this is a long term commitment, one really needs to feel free to keep looking for what feels easily doable.
by margot17
Wed Mar 20, 2019 11:14 am
Forum: Daily Check In
Topic: Dalia negra
Replies: 206
Views: 30595

Re: Dalia negra

Hi DN!
I'm so glad you may have found something in it! As for me, I am combining it with NOS, I find the two can offer a great synergy. My body really likes eating at regular meals, but not all bodies are wired the same way.
by margot17
Wed Mar 20, 2019 9:41 am
Forum: Daily Check In
Topic: Margot's daily check-in - 2019
Replies: 162
Views: 10787

Re: Margot's daily check-in - 2019

(I have decided to track it as F for fletcherism instead of THM for The Hiller Method, because after all Horace Fletcher is the first who promoted chewing for weightloss and health purposes, Mr. Hiller was unaware of him but still his idea is derivative). ETA: I re-read part of one of Fletcher's boo...
by margot17
Wed Mar 20, 2019 8:56 am
Forum: Daily Check In
Topic: Margot's daily check-in - 2019
Replies: 162
Views: 10787

Re: Margot's daily check-in - 2019

I reread the book yesterday evening and it's very poorly written. But it's an ebook and if you're interested I can easily send it to you. All difficulty really boils down to establishing the habit, Ive known THM for years and I was never able to REMEMBER to chew properly. I wonder now if tracking it...
by margot17
Wed Mar 20, 2019 8:00 am
Forum: Daily Check In
Topic: Margot's daily check-in - 2019
Replies: 162
Views: 10787

Re: Margot's daily check-in - 2019

OMG I lost 2 kg first day of THM (the Hiller method, aka chewing well)!!! (I decided to track it already BTW, what's the beginning of a week? Life is now...) It would be amazing if it worked well, it was no trouble at all to chew more thoroughly, I even liked it. NOS and THM are a perfect combinatio...
by margot17
Tue Mar 19, 2019 10:51 pm
Forum: Daily Check In
Topic: Margot's daily check-in - 2019
Replies: 162
Views: 10787

Re: Margot's daily check-in - 2019

:lol: I feel I am doing something very close to a vanilla-nos, I call them mods but they're not like removing S-days or allowing sweets during the week. Anyway yeah I am researching and tweaking a lot, I really would like to be able not to take forever to lose this weight. If I had just a few pounds...
by margot17
Tue Mar 19, 2019 9:38 am
Forum: Daily Check In
Topic: Margot's daily check-in - 2019
Replies: 162
Views: 10787

Re: Margot's daily check-in - 2019

I am still looking for a way to accelerate my weight loss. Tracking the proteins was too cumbersome and didn't make much of a difference, I just eyeball it now, keeping faithful to the quadrants mod helps too in that regard. I am now thinking of introducing a new mod (besides the apples and the quad...
by margot17
Mon Mar 18, 2019 9:34 am
Forum: Daily Check In
Topic: automated eating tracker
Replies: 2532
Views: 763764

Re: automated eating tracker

automatedeating wrote:
Mon Mar 18, 2019 3:26 am
All this to say that I have ENERGY again.
That must feel amazing!
by margot17
Mon Mar 18, 2019 8:51 am
Forum: Daily Check In
Topic: Margot's daily check-in - 2019
Replies: 162
Views: 10787

Re: Margot's daily check-in - 2019

So... some unruly behavior this weekend on my part, and what's funny is that I gained less than I usually gain in the weekends. Crazy. I'll probably pay for it further on. Auto I don't know that I have particularly restrictive rules but I do kind of push it a little during the week, this coming week...
by margot17
Sun Mar 17, 2019 10:25 am
Forum: Daily Check In
Topic: Margot's daily check-in - 2019
Replies: 162
Views: 10787

Re: Margot's daily check-in - 2019

Things make no sense at all. On Thursday I had a NWS and I gained 1.5 kg because of just a slice of chocolate cake. Yesterday was a f-it moment and I had 2 slices of pizza both lunch and dinner, plus a 1/2l bottle of coca cola, and I didn't gain any.
by margot17
Sat Mar 16, 2019 2:51 pm
Forum: Daily Check In
Topic: automated eating tracker
Replies: 2532
Views: 763764

Re: automated eating tracker

Hello, I am one of those who "ruthlessly and brutally" trim down their lives! Not sure it's made me a success-story... :D And it's also not something that's ever happened by design, it's just the way I am wired. (I'm not too sure about the spouses mopping up the tedious stuff. If I had to live with ...
by margot17
Sat Mar 16, 2019 2:47 pm
Forum: Daily Check In
Topic: Octavia is finally checking in!
Replies: 633
Views: 80252

Re: Octavia is finally checking in!

Oh those cruel old skirts in the bottom of the wardrobe!... Octavia you're such a charming person, I am sure it doesn't matter much if you have a few lb more or less... I am beginning to feel like I am treading water as well, after a positive first month. Don't really know what to think of it. All t...
by margot17
Sat Mar 16, 2019 2:24 pm
Forum: Daily Check In
Topic: Jen's checkin thread
Replies: 562
Views: 82447

Re: Jen's checkin thread

If our kids hang on tight, in a few years clean (cell-based) meat will be out at reasonable prices. And there are already plant-based meat substitutes, like those produced by Beyond Meat, I haven't tasted their products because they're only sold in US I believe (at Whole Foods) but it's fascinating ...
by margot17
Fri Mar 15, 2019 11:04 am
Forum: Daily Check In
Topic: Margot's daily check-in - 2019
Replies: 162
Views: 10787

Re: Margot's daily check-in - 2019

Thank you! :) Well after the numbers of the fast you saw last time, and the rebounce, it's moved back down ever so slowly. I have been a bit frustrated with that but then I decided to be ok with it. They are kg, not lb, so I easily feel the pressure to lose the weight faster.
by margot17
Thu Mar 14, 2019 7:52 am
Forum: Daily Check In
Topic: Margot's daily check-in - 2019
Replies: 162
Views: 10787

Re: Margot's daily check-in - 2019

WEEK 7 TH 133.9 FR 135.4 SA 135.2 SU 135.2 MO 135.1 TU 134.6 C WE 132.6 C TH 134.3 Week 1= O139.1, C138.0, H139.1, L137.5 Week 2= O138.0, C137.0, H138.9, L136.5 Week 3= O137.0, C135.1, H137.0, L131.0 Week 4= O135.1, C134.8, H137.0, L134.8 Week 5= O134.8, C135.2, H136.4, L134.3 Week 6= O135.2, C133.9...
by margot17
Wed Mar 13, 2019 7:41 pm
Forum: Daily Check In
Topic: Jen's checkin thread
Replies: 562
Views: 82447

Re: Jen's checkin thread

We recently took the same choice for environmental reasons, but we opted for flexitarian, just to be yeah, flexible. We actually almost never eat meat, I sometimes eat a slice of parma ham, but it's nice to have that option open. And so far it's worked great! my son never liked beans before but, bec...
by margot17
Tue Mar 12, 2019 7:58 am
Forum: Daily Check In
Topic: Margot's daily check-in - 2019
Replies: 162
Views: 10787

Re: Margot's daily check-in - 2019

Tuesday Week 6
135 kg
by margot17
Mon Mar 11, 2019 7:54 am
Forum: Daily Check In
Topic: Margot's daily check-in - 2019
Replies: 162
Views: 10787

Re: Margot's daily check-in - 2019

Monday Week 6 135.5 kg Messed up at dinner, I ate too little as tracking calories and proteins while cooking a simple every day dinner had stressed me out and then I had to eat later. Really weighing all the ingredients, then weighing the result of it all when it's cooked, then weighing how much of...
by margot17
Sun Mar 10, 2019 12:52 pm
Forum: Daily Check In
Topic: Margot's daily check-in - 2019
Replies: 162
Views: 10787

Re: Margot's daily check-in - 2019

Sunday Week 6
135
by margot17
Sun Mar 10, 2019 12:48 pm
Forum: Daily Check In
Topic: Margot's daily check-in - 2019
Replies: 162
Views: 10787

Re: Margot's daily check-in - 2019

Hi WOF, you didn't miss anything earlier as I only wrote about the Protein Leverage Hypothesis and the relevance of proteins dilution to weight gain. I haven't looked too much into the point that (I think?) you were inquiring about, that is the link between a low protein diet and longevity/general h...
by margot17
Sat Mar 09, 2019 9:49 am
Forum: Daily Check In
Topic: Margot's daily check-in - 2019
Replies: 162
Views: 10787

Re: Margot's daily check-in - 2019

Saturday Week.6
133.2
by margot17
Fri Mar 08, 2019 8:21 am
Forum: Daily Check In
Topic: Margot's daily check-in - 2019
Replies: 162
Views: 10787

Re: Margot's daily check-in - 2019

Friday Week 6 133.1 Ullalà! a whopping 2.1 kg loss in one day! first day of PLH mod is very encouraging and also, it puts me right back in the avg weight loss of 1 kg/week. Nos+PLH could come out to be a fantastic combination for me! Tracking yesterday was a pain but I'll take that over not losing ...
by margot17
Thu Mar 07, 2019 11:42 am
Forum: No S Diet General Discussion
Topic: S day dessert ideas for a family of four
Replies: 6
Views: 1323

Re: S day dessert ideas for a family of four

I really like everything that's been suggested so far, apple crumble, vanilla ice-cream, chocolate pudding, yum! We often make crêpes or waffles, just because it's really easy and kids-friendly and I rarely plan ahead for desserts. When my son was little, crêpes and apples cut in pieces on the side ...
by margot17
Thu Mar 07, 2019 9:08 am
Forum: Daily Check In
Topic: Margot's daily check-in - 2019
Replies: 162
Views: 10787

Re: Margot's daily check-in - 2019

Thursday Week 6 135.2 New week! This is the first week I don't lose weight, I actually gained some although not too much, without me changing anything, and two days ago when I saw where this was going I got terrified. It's not so much about the fact that I need to lose a lot and can't afford stalli...
by margot17
Thu Mar 07, 2019 8:39 am
Forum: Daily Check In
Topic: Margot's daily check-in - 2019
Replies: 162
Views: 10787

Re: Margot's daily check-in - 2019

TH 135.2 FR 133.1 SA 133.2 SU 135 MO 135.5 TU 135.0 WE 134.4 TH 133.9 Week 1= O139.1, C138.0, H139.1, L137.5 Week 2= O138.0, C137.0, H138.9, L136.5 Week 3= O137.0, C135.1, H137.0, L131.0 Week 4= O135.1, C134.8, H137.0, L134.8 Week 5= O134.8, C135.2, H136.4, L134.3 Week 6= O135.2, C133.9, H135.5, L1...
by margot17
Wed Mar 06, 2019 6:47 pm
Forum: Daily Check In
Topic: liveitup's check-in
Replies: 174
Views: 22859

Re: liveitup's check-in

nice avatar! love owls
by margot17
Wed Mar 06, 2019 6:43 pm
Forum: Daily Check In
Topic: Margot's daily check-in - 2019
Replies: 162
Views: 10787

Re: Margot's daily check-in - 2019

Thanks. If you eat averagely 1500 cal/day, 15% is 225 cal, that is ca 56 g of proteins. I don't know how many calories I averagely eat either, and I suspect it varies a lot. If I could make that average it would simplify tracking, because then I would only need to track the proteins in g and not the...
by margot17
Wed Mar 06, 2019 11:28 am
Forum: Daily Check In
Topic: Margot's daily check-in - 2019
Replies: 162
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Testing Protein Leverage in Lean Humans: A Randomised Controlled Experimental Study The Nature of Nutrition: A Unifying Framework from Animal Adaptation to Human Obesity Obesity: the protein leverage hypothesis. IMB Seminar Series: Putting the balance back in diet, Professor Stephen Simpson AC, 15 ...
by margot17
Wed Mar 06, 2019 10:54 am
Forum: Daily Check In
Topic: Margot's daily check-in - 2019
Replies: 162
Views: 10787

Re: Margot's daily check-in - 2019

Wednesday Week 5 135.0 Yesterday was red, but I ended up losing weight so it's all good. I completely forgot about breakfast until 11.00, then we went out, things took longer than we thought so we had no lunch, and all day I forgot about my apples. A big mess. It used to be my usual, because with E...
by margot17
Tue Mar 05, 2019 4:42 pm
Forum: Daily Check In
Topic: Margot's daily check-in - 2019
Replies: 162
Views: 10787

Re: Margot's daily check-in - 2019

Margot - I agree that most naturally thin women don't eat a lot (especially if they are small, they just don't need it) - but I would argue that most of them do that because they are NOT as hungry as you were. Precisely because of your (probable) insulin resistance, would be my theory, actually. An...
by margot17
Tue Mar 05, 2019 2:45 pm
Forum: Daily Check In
Topic: Margot's daily check-in - 2019
Replies: 162
Views: 10787

Re: Margot's daily check-in - 2019

Tuesday Week 5
136.4
by margot17
Mon Mar 04, 2019 9:45 am
Forum: Daily Check In
Topic: automated eating tracker
Replies: 2532
Views: 763764

Re: automated eating tracker

Stodge makes me sleep like a baby, but I did read somewhere that there's some connection between carbs and serotonine, don't know if it's true.
by margot17
Mon Mar 04, 2019 9:36 am
Forum: Daily Check In
Topic: Margot's daily check-in - 2019
Replies: 162
Views: 10787

Re: Margot's daily check-in - 2019

Monday Week 5 136.5 More than 2 kg gained over the weekend :shock: ... I swear I didn't overeat! I even ate only two meals both sa and su (which I know doesn't particularly work for me but I just happened to get up really late both days). My body really wants to snap back to its previous weight, wh...
by margot17
Mon Mar 04, 2019 9:22 am
Forum: Daily Check In
Topic: Margot's daily check-in - 2019
Replies: 162
Views: 10787

Re: Margot's daily check-in - 2019

I’ve also read Brain Over Binge. Although I’ve never been bulimic, I found Kathryn H’s thesis very helpful - the idea that there’s nothing wrong with the ‘patient’ psychologically. It changed how I thought about many of my habits - I no longer saw myself as particularly weak, particularly anxious, ...
by margot17
Mon Mar 04, 2019 8:17 am
Forum: Daily Check In
Topic: Margot's daily check-in - 2019
Replies: 162
Views: 10787

Re: Margot's daily check-in - 2019

And the only problem I ever had is just that I was a snacker! Well, yes, in some ways that is so so true. But honestly, people have different metabolisms and different reactions to different foods weight-wise, so I suspect you were dealing with the not-easiest-metabolism-to-stay-thin-with, ya know?...
by margot17
Sun Mar 03, 2019 10:19 am
Forum: Daily Check In
Topic: Margot's daily check-in - 2019
Replies: 162
Views: 10787

Re: Margot's daily check-in - 2019

Sunday Week 5
135.8
by margot17
Sat Mar 02, 2019 6:24 pm
Forum: Daily Check In
Topic: automated eating tracker
Replies: 2532
Views: 763764

Re: automated eating tracker

At first when you mentioned "gradeless" I thought, hmm... :mrgreen: I know! That's basically part of my own reaction, too, and I'm the one trying to design something here. Crazy stuff. Part of me thinks I like to change things up drastically as a teacher to avoid boredom and keep things fresh. Mayb...
by margot17
Sat Mar 02, 2019 6:12 pm
Forum: Daily Check In
Topic: Margot's daily check-in - 2019
Replies: 162
Views: 10787

Re: Margot's daily check-in - 2019

Before landing on Nos, I read Brain over Binge, by Kathryn Hansen, who after years of inproductive therapy overcame her BED (bingeing eating disorder) almost overnight, after reading Rational Recovery, by Jack Trimpey. A bit like her, I thought for years that my unbalanced relationship with food was...
by margot17
Sat Mar 02, 2019 5:35 pm
Forum: Daily Check In
Topic: Margot's daily check-in - 2019
Replies: 162
Views: 10787

Re: Margot's daily check-in - 2019

Tracking good habits is an entirely new concept for me, and I like it very much! I love the idea of neuroplasticity! And I like acquiring this sensitivity, to know when to push it, and when to let myself be. How to be at the same time moderate and strict. Reinhard's understanding of all this is very...
by margot17
Sat Mar 02, 2019 1:44 pm
Forum: Daily Check In
Topic: Margot's daily check-in - 2019
Replies: 162
Views: 10787

Re: Margot's daily check-in - 2019

I am thinking of adding a new good habit to track with the new month, it could be 15 min a day spent listening to some weight loss hypnosis CD, or meditating on my body (something similar to the taoist "smiling to the organs"). I do already meditate every day, have done that on and off for more than...
by margot17
Sat Mar 02, 2019 10:20 am
Forum: Daily Check In
Topic: Margot's daily check-in - 2019
Replies: 162
Views: 10787

Re: Margot's daily check-in - 2019

Saturday Week 5 134.3 Yesterday we all woke up late and had breakfast at 1.00 pm so I ended up eating only 2 meals, and as I have already noticed other times, that's a "sacrifice" that does nothing for me. Funny as for others it works wonderfully. I'll have to pay attention this summer, as we usual...
by margot17
Fri Mar 01, 2019 4:16 pm
Forum: Daily Check In
Topic: This is not a bad idea, Tracker!
Replies: 117
Views: 7235

Re: This is not a bad idea, Tracker!

Wonderful results!
I occasionally drink a glass or half a glass of milk or kefir between meals, I didn't know one could even have sugary teas?
by margot17
Fri Mar 01, 2019 4:00 pm
Forum: Daily Check In
Topic: Octavia is finally checking in!
Replies: 633
Views: 80252

Re: Octavia is finally checking in!

Running even, not just walking! Well done you!
by margot17
Fri Mar 01, 2019 3:58 pm
Forum: Daily Check In
Topic: automated eating tracker
Replies: 2532
Views: 763764

Re: automated eating tracker

Great to hear your thought process in regards to your course. At first when you mentioned "gradeless" I thought, hmm... But you're really going for something very articulate and modern. Love it!
by margot17
Fri Mar 01, 2019 3:54 pm
Forum: Daily Check In
Topic: Margot's daily check-in - 2019
Replies: 162
Views: 10787

Re: Margot's daily check-in - 2019

Oh good to know, that's great advice, thanks.
by margot17
Fri Mar 01, 2019 2:13 pm
Forum: Daily Check In
Topic: Margot's daily check-in - 2019
Replies: 162
Views: 10787

Re: Margot's daily check-in - 2019

I am very pleased with my first month with nos. I lost 4kg, and it was so far quite easy, if not always effortless. I don't have particular problems with compliance during the week, I'd like to gain less weight in the weekend, and I don't think I go over the top eating like crazy, so I don't really ...
by margot17
Fri Mar 01, 2019 12:10 pm
Forum: Daily Check In
Topic: Margot's daily check-in - 2019
Replies: 162
Views: 10787

Re: Margot's daily check-in - 2019

Week 5 TH 134.8 FR 134.3 SA 143.3 SU 135.8 MO 136.5 TU 136.4 WE 135.0 TH 135.2 Week 1= O139.1, C138.0, H139.1, L137.5 Week 2= O138.0, C137.0, H138.9, L136.5 Week 3= O137.0, C135.1, H137.0, L131.0 Week 4= O135.1, C134.8, H137.0, L134.8 Week 5= O134.8, C135.2, H136.4, L134.3
by margot17
Thu Feb 28, 2019 10:01 am
Forum: Daily Check In
Topic: Margot's daily check-in - 2019
Replies: 162
Views: 10787

Re: Margot's daily check-in - 2019

Thursday Week 5
134.8




Week 1= O139.1, C138.0, H139.1, L137.5, Avg138.43
Week 2= O138.0, C137.0, H138.9, L136.5, Avg137.39
Week 3= O137.0, C135.1, H137.0, L131.0, Avg134.00
Week 4= O135.1, C134.8, H137.0, L134.8, Avg135.6
by margot17
Wed Feb 27, 2019 1:51 pm
Forum: Daily Check In
Topic: Margot's daily check-in - 2019
Replies: 162
Views: 10787

Re: Margot's daily check-in - 2019

Thx Auto

Wednesday Week 4
136
by margot17
Tue Feb 26, 2019 11:58 am
Forum: Daily Check In
Topic: Margot's daily check-in - 2019
Replies: 162
Views: 10787

Re: Margot's daily check-in - 2019

Tuesday Week 4 135.8 Taking a day off the fibers as I feel I need still to process properly Saturday's fiber fest. Tomorrow I'll reassess. Really the case could me made that between the apples, the beans, the berries, the wasas, the vegetables, and now the added fibers, I may be getting in the "too...
by margot17
Mon Feb 25, 2019 7:10 pm
Forum: Daily Check In
Topic: Margot's daily check-in - 2019
Replies: 162
Views: 10787

Re: Margot's daily check-in - 2019

Oh wow, apples have saved me too from the thousands parenting remorses! I sneaked them in like, everywhere! Now my son has changed, today he even ate the skin of the aubergine, so impressed. Also, he steals pieces of my apple, which he shouldn't.
by margot17
Mon Feb 25, 2019 10:21 am
Forum: Daily Check In
Topic: Margot's daily check-in - 2019
Replies: 162
Views: 10787

Re: Margot's daily check-in - 2019

Monday Week 4 [/color] 135.6 The fibers may have been beneficial after all as it's the first weekend I don't gain too much, and I didn't do anything else differently. I decided to go for 1 tsp before meals yesterday and I will continue this way for now, taken consistently. I do eat a lot of vegetab...
by margot17
Sun Feb 24, 2019 2:17 pm
Forum: Daily Check In
Topic: Margot's daily check-in - 2019
Replies: 162
Views: 10787

Re: Margot's daily check-in - 2019

:lol: You're correct! Retracement after the fast of last week was quick. Your long, if taken on Tuesday morning, would have been very profitable. Now at the 137 level I hope to be resuming my bearish medium-long-term trend. If not I'm in trouble! ( That was really goofy of me, ha!) The close is not ...
by margot17
Sun Feb 24, 2019 11:07 am
Forum: Daily Check In
Topic: Margot's daily check-in - 2019
Replies: 162
Views: 10787

Re: Margot's daily check-in - 2019

Sunday Week 4 137 kg Using fibers to offset white carbs proved to be more complicated than I thought, I ended up taking 3tbsp all of a sudden yesterday and I am now feeling bloated and fat(ter). Maybe I should rethink this and either use the fibers consistently or not at all, because the body canno...
by margot17
Sat Feb 23, 2019 11:01 am
Forum: No S Diet General Discussion
Topic: Fresh orange juice or fruit juice
Replies: 6
Views: 1225

Re: Fresh orange juice or fruit juice

Alcoholics may be full of calories but not of sugars. I know, I was surprised too to find out. I'm talking of course of the dry type. There's a variance, beers can vary a lot depending on the manifacturer but are generally more on the high side of the spectrum, while dry drinks with high alcohol con...
by margot17
Sat Feb 23, 2019 9:39 am
Forum: Daily Check In
Topic: Margot's daily check-in - 2019
Replies: 162
Views: 10787

Re: Margot's daily check-in - 2019

Saturday Week 4
135.4
by margot17
Fri Feb 22, 2019 9:41 am
Forum: No S Diet General Discussion
Topic: Free choice of 3 meals content really.
Replies: 5
Views: 1237

Re: Free choice of 3 meals content really.

I do two only one biggish meal a day, where what I eat is more nutrient dense, while the other two are more scarce. And I do the quadrants as well, actual or virtual. I am now introducing as a rule that if I count to eat white starches in a meal, I'll have 1 tbsp of chia seeds or psyllim seeds in wa...
by margot17
Fri Feb 22, 2019 9:39 am
Forum: Daily Check In
Topic: Sharon's daily check-in
Replies: 308
Views: 29948

Re: Sharon's daily check-in

Good ideas. Sometimes I just don't feel like shopping, cooking, or cleaning up at all after a full day/week of working. I hear you! our internal rule is that the one who cooks won't deal with setting and clearing the table or cleaning up. So I have an extra motivation for cooking as I like much les...
by margot17
Fri Feb 22, 2019 9:23 am
Forum: Daily Check In
Topic: Margot's daily check-in - 2019
Replies: 162
Views: 10787

Re: Margot's daily check-in - 2019

Friday Week 4 135.1 I stopped gaining weight! Based on that I will consider my experiment with fibers and carbs a success for now and will include it in my rules (and retroactively promote yesterday to green instead of yellow). Today I think I will have a classic italian pasta that I often make, pa...
by margot17
Thu Feb 21, 2019 11:36 pm
Forum: Daily Check In
Topic: This is not a bad idea, Tracker!
Replies: 117
Views: 7235

Re: This is not a bad idea, Tracker!

Well you don't have S-days so there's no reason why you shouldn't. There has to be a place somewhere for a cinnamon cookie.
And congratualtions with the weight loss!!! well done you!
by margot17
Thu Feb 21, 2019 11:32 pm
Forum: Daily Check In
Topic: flyingpig checkin
Replies: 550
Views: 61339

Re: flyingpig checkin

Hello FP! sorry for your cold, and isn't it funny that it's just when you catch a cold that also the allergy wants to get to the party? well a soup was very a great idea. Hope you'll feel better tomorrow!
by margot17
Thu Feb 21, 2019 8:08 pm
Forum: Daily Check In
Topic: Staff Assistant III
Replies: 58
Views: 4582

Re: Staff Assistant III

Hi! I'm happy it worked and you're sleeping well! I don't know, is 2 lb real weight gain? don't bodies fluctuate? I know it's an average but bodies must fluctuate also month to month... when I was your weight I didn't take seriously 1 kg up or down. My line in the sand was 3kg. Then again, you may s...
by margot17
Thu Feb 21, 2019 5:10 pm
Forum: No S Diet General Discussion
Topic: Success story
Replies: 6
Views: 8534

Re: Success story

WOW an average of 3.75 kg a week! how extraordinary!!!
I guess, as the OP is from 2008, acs is not still around but wow done like a boss!