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by funfuture
Tue Apr 17, 2012 1:11 pm
Forum: Daily Check In
Topic: Funfuture 2012
Replies: 18
Views: 6488

Not checking in regularly isn't working for me - I need to check in to keep on track. The last month has been a disaster. I fall in a heap when I'm stressed and the good habits go out the window. But I am very concerned about my weight and some related health symptoms. So back on 3 meals tomorrow wi...
by funfuture
Mon Mar 26, 2012 11:29 am
Forum: Daily Check In
Topic: Funfuture 2012
Replies: 18
Views: 6488

Yesterday, Sunday, was the first day I've broken the No Snacking rule I've set myself. I was at a birthday afternoon tea and drank champagne that weakened my resolve. I ended up snacking on lots of sweet stuff - the first time in a fortnight. Oh well. Back to no snacking today. I've been getting a w...
by funfuture
Wed Mar 21, 2012 2:01 pm
Forum: Daily Check In
Topic: oolala53
Replies: 2164
Views: 953640

Congratulations, Oolala - that's terrific about reaching your BMI. Well done on your persistence.
by funfuture
Wed Mar 21, 2012 1:56 pm
Forum: Daily Check In
Topic: Funfuture 2012
Replies: 18
Views: 6488

I'm still plodding along. I've decided not to post every day, but to just check in now and then to report on how things are going. I'm sticking with the "nothing between meals" mod. I've decided to break up the NoS approach because I think if I break it into smaller habit changes it will work better...
by funfuture
Fri Mar 16, 2012 2:04 am
Forum: Daily Check In
Topic: Funfuture 2012
Replies: 18
Views: 6488

Wednesday and Thursday both successful for steps.

I can't remember what I ate on Wednesday, but I know it was successful for NoS.

Thursday was another matter...I did fine till late at night when I had a glass of wine. That helped weaken my resolve and I snacked on bread and leftover green salad.
by funfuture
Wed Mar 14, 2012 9:09 am
Forum: Daily Check In
Topic: Funfuture 2012
Replies: 18
Views: 6488

Didn't end up shugging - I worked at the computer instead till v late...sigh...I should know better...I DO know better.... Tuesday: 10,000 steps B: bacon, toast with butter and vegemite. L: multigrain sandwich (tuna, sweet chilli sauce, lettuce and cucumber), green grapes, yoghurt D: Chinese takeawa...
by funfuture
Tue Mar 13, 2012 11:57 am
Forum: Daily Check In
Topic: Funfuture 2012
Replies: 18
Views: 6488

Am sticking to the 3 meals but am still having huge dinners... Because I didn't get the opportunity to go for a walk, I didn't reach 10,000 steps either day. Am about to shug now (Tues night) Monday B: scrambled eggs with tomato L: bread roll and two different dips left over from the picnic. D: home...
by funfuture
Mon Mar 12, 2012 1:50 am
Forum: Daily Check In
Topic: Funfuture 2012
Replies: 18
Views: 6488

Sunday - plenty of walking at a picnic.

B, L and D were fine (though I ate way too much again at dinner, but it's a NoS day, so no worries). No snacks, so I'm happy. Didn't feel like any sweets
by funfuture
Sat Mar 10, 2012 10:41 am
Forum: Daily Check In
Topic: Funfuture 2012
Replies: 18
Views: 6488

I'm thinking of trying out a mod to avoid weekend binging...I'd like to stick to no snacking as a permanent habit - ie just sticking with three meals even on weekends, but I can add dessert or seconds on S days. I'm hoping that might help me avoid the mindset of weekends being free-for-alls. Saturda...
by funfuture
Fri Mar 09, 2012 1:46 pm
Forum: Daily Check In
Topic: Funfuture 2012
Replies: 18
Views: 6488

Friday: A DISASTER of a day. I forgot to wear my pedometer. I'm not sure if I got to 10,000 steps, though I did go for a short walk, so possibly. B: 2 eggs L: bread roll with butter and vegemite. Trail mix with chocolate. D: sausages, steamed root vegetables, cabbage and zucchinni. Masses of trail m...
by funfuture
Thu Mar 08, 2012 9:18 am
Forum: Daily Check In
Topic: Funfuture 2012
Replies: 18
Views: 6488

Thursday: Steps. B: scrambled eggs with mushroom, spinach and tomato. Toast with butter and vegemite. L: two sandwiches with avocado, tomato, cheese and lettuce. D: soy and honey chicken legs, salad, rice, corn, but I ate some crackers at the end of the meal because I was still hungry (I still am no...
by funfuture
Wed Mar 07, 2012 9:43 am
Forum: Daily Check In
Topic: Funfuture 2012
Replies: 18
Views: 6488

Wednesday: I was very tired today. So slept for 2.5 hours when the baby did and we didn't go for a walk. I'm about to shug (when I get the next one off to bed), but that's all I'll manage today. B: egg, bacon, toast, handful of trail mix L: leftover beef stir-fry and veg, two nectarines D: chicken s...
by funfuture
Tue Mar 06, 2012 9:14 pm
Forum: Daily Check In
Topic: Idon'tknow's check in
Replies: 119
Views: 49309

Have a look at the recent testimonials - especially the "anonymous dad" one. :D
by funfuture
Tue Mar 06, 2012 11:06 am
Forum: No S Diet Testimonials (aka "yearly check in")
Topic: December 1st
Replies: 22
Views: 20249

That's a fabulous weight loss! Fantastic! Really. You so deserve a huge congratulations. Wow! Well done.
by funfuture
Tue Mar 06, 2012 9:50 am
Forum: Daily Check In
Topic: debs 2011 check in
Replies: 185
Views: 86152

Yes, hope you're feeling better tomorrow!
fun
x
by funfuture
Tue Mar 06, 2012 9:44 am
Forum: Daily Check In
Topic: Funfuture 2012
Replies: 18
Views: 6488

Tuesday: Success
Exercise

B: tomato and mushroom omelette.
L: Large salad, similar to yesterday's. Bread roll.
D: Two sushi rolls.
by funfuture
Mon Mar 05, 2012 10:30 pm
Forum: Daily Check In
Topic: Funfuture 2012
Replies: 18
Views: 6488

Am still thinking things through - I guess what I want is to settle down again into a sane pattern of eating and exercise that I can maintain for life...sound familiar? The last few days have been reasonable as I settle back into the program. I had a few glasses of wine with a friend on Friday. Satu...
by funfuture
Fri Mar 02, 2012 11:53 pm
Forum: Daily Check In
Topic: Funfuture 2012
Replies: 18
Views: 6488

Thanks v much, Deb. Nice to see you here. Ok, well I'm not quite on track yet... Friday: B: scrambled eggs with tomato, tea with milk L: two salmon and avocado sushi rolls D: Steamed fish and vegetables. Wine. Late snack of leftover vegies.... Didn't make 10,000 steps - was pouring with rain. I'm cl...
by funfuture
Thu Mar 01, 2012 11:13 am
Forum: Daily Check In
Topic: Idon'tknow's check in
Replies: 119
Views: 49309

Hang in there IDK. Don't drop the ball now (take it from me!). Think about the options if you aren't on NoS - there just aren't many sane ones. And you don't want to waste all the hard work you have already put in. You're on track, your mind/body is just rebelling a bit.
Fun
by funfuture
Thu Mar 01, 2012 10:50 am
Forum: No S Diet General Discussion
Topic: The 2011 "durings" are here
Replies: 5
Views: 2374

Lovely photos, Reinhard.
Fun
x
by funfuture
Thu Mar 01, 2012 1:55 am
Forum: Daily Check In
Topic: Funfuture 2012
Replies: 18
Views: 6488

One thing I am resisting is falling back into the pattern of controlled weekdays and bingy weekends. I so don't want to go back to that. And I'm also a bit resisting facing up to the feelings of hunger and deprivation at the start of NoS. They're my two stumbling blocks at the moment...am still work...
by funfuture
Wed Feb 29, 2012 12:15 am
Forum: No S Diet General Discussion
Topic: I'm back too...
Replies: 5
Views: 2535

Thanks, everyone. Your support is wonderful.
F
x
by funfuture
Wed Feb 29, 2012 12:13 am
Forum: Daily Check In
Topic: Funfuture 2012
Replies: 18
Views: 6488

Good question, Oolala. I tend not to think about it as self-talk. I know that when I'm stressed and overwhelmed by work and family then I head straight to the sugary snacks. It's a calming thing - it feels almost biological, but it's largely about wanting to calm anxiety and also find comfort and re...
by funfuture
Tue Feb 28, 2012 12:31 am
Forum: No S Diet General Discussion
Topic: I'm back too...
Replies: 5
Views: 2535

I'm back too...

I've posted to my daily check-in, but I wanted to acknowledge here that I'm returning...I completely fell off the wagon last year, so I'm back - hopefully having learned a few things from my past attempts!

It's nice to be back.
by funfuture
Tue Feb 28, 2012 12:27 am
Forum: Daily Check In
Topic: Funfuture 2012
Replies: 18
Views: 6488

Funfuture 2012

Now I'm ready to start back, and I think it's time for a new thread. I completely fell off the wagon last year, so I'm here again - and hopefully I've learned a few things from my past attempts! I've bought myself a pedometer and have been wearing it for the last few days - it's been a wake-up call ...
by funfuture
Mon Feb 20, 2012 11:46 am
Forum: No S Diet General Discussion
Topic: Sleep
Replies: 2
Views: 1584

Sleep

I thought this article was interesting on the importance of sleep for maintaining a healthy weight. Something I'm constantly struggling with...

http://au.askmen.com/sports/health_500/ ... sleep.html
by funfuture
Mon Feb 20, 2012 11:43 am
Forum: No S Diet General Discussion
Topic: Sorry for being so distracted lately...
Replies: 30
Views: 11719

Congratulations! Wonderful news. :D
by funfuture
Mon Feb 20, 2012 11:28 am
Forum: Daily Check In
Topic: Third Time Lucky!
Replies: 165
Views: 59470

Thanks, IDK. I think my phrase for this year is "letting go" - letting go of excess weight, of bad habits, of negative thoughts, of useless fears and counter-productive behaviours, of unhelpful people and situations, of outdated expectations and plans, of anything that no longer fits or holds me bac...
by funfuture
Sun Feb 19, 2012 2:09 am
Forum: Daily Check In
Topic: Third Time Lucky!
Replies: 165
Views: 59470

Well, I'm back! ... and starting again - the serial NoSer... I just had a look back through previous posts. My word for the year was "painless" - my goal had been to end 2011 pain-free - and magically I have. Most obviously on a physical level but in other ways too. A year ago I was almost crippled ...
by funfuture
Wed Nov 09, 2011 12:33 am
Forum: Daily Check In
Topic: Third Time Lucky!
Replies: 165
Views: 59470

Thank you, Sophiasapienta! We've been home 3 months now. I adopted my littlest one on August 8. She's just gorgeous and luckily my 11-year-old is as smitten with her as I am. She's had quite a bit of catching up to do but is now starting to walk - has grown 7 cms and gained 3kgs in the time she's be...
by funfuture
Fri Jun 10, 2011 2:59 am
Forum: Daily Check In
Topic: Third Time Lucky!
Replies: 165
Views: 59470

At last we have some news! Our agency finally called us last night - We are delighted to announce that we have a little girl from China joining our family. She is 15 months old and is in foster care in Jiang Xi province. DD and I will travel to pick her up in 6 to 8 weeks time. Couldn't be more reli...
by funfuture
Tue May 31, 2011 12:58 pm
Forum: Daily Check In
Topic: Third Time Lucky!
Replies: 165
Views: 59470

Have been totally off track - again. The trip to Brussels went well. Was totally exhausting as predicted, but who cares - it was wonderful to visit Paris again and to have a little time in Brugges and Ghent. Now I'm back at work, but life is about to take another u-turn. I'm adopting another child f...
by funfuture
Wed May 04, 2011 2:46 pm
Forum: Daily Check In
Topic: Third Time Lucky!
Replies: 165
Views: 59470

B: vegemite sandwich. coffees.
L: chicken, eggplant and salad wrap.
D: Thai takeaway with friends. 2 x red wine.
by funfuture
Tue May 03, 2011 9:20 am
Forum: Daily Check In
Topic: Third Time Lucky!
Replies: 165
Views: 59470

Tuesday:
B: crackers with peanut butter. 2 coffess
L: sandwich with curried egg. Mandarin.
D: chicken noodle and vegetable soup, bread. Pear.

I haven't exercised yet, but I'm planning to shug and do exercises.
by funfuture
Mon May 02, 2011 3:08 pm
Forum: Daily Check In
Topic: Third Time Lucky!
Replies: 165
Views: 59470

Thanks, IDK, will do. :) Meals weren't quite what I planned today, but not far off... B: crackers with butter and vegemite - coffee. L: sandwiches with mince (made last night) D: chicken stirfry, quiche made without diary. Floor exercises and shugged. Also walked a fair bit this morning on my way to...
by funfuture
Mon May 02, 2011 3:03 pm
Forum: No S Diet General Discussion
Topic: 90 days of No S, Urban Ranger, Shovelglove?
Replies: 107
Views: 52985

That's true, Oolala :)
by funfuture
Sun May 01, 2011 1:15 pm
Forum: Daily Check In
Topic: Third Time Lucky!
Replies: 165
Views: 59470

Dinner on Friday was a savoury mince made with lots of vegetables. Saturday was very restrained. I don't remember eating anything outside the 3 meals, except for a handful of crisps in the late afternoon. I also walked a lot as my car is in dock. Sunday was a bit different - I was tied to the comput...
by funfuture
Fri Apr 29, 2011 3:04 am
Forum: Daily Check In
Topic: Third Time Lucky!
Replies: 165
Views: 59470

The rain cleared yesterday, so I ended up going for a 50 min walk, followed by shugging and floor exercises. Dinner was pasta with a smoked salmon, dill, lemon and caper sauce. Yum (if I may say so myself... :) ) Today - Friday: B: rice cakes with peanut butter - coffee L: chicken sandwich on capese...
by funfuture
Thu Apr 28, 2011 11:59 pm
Forum: No S Diet General Discussion
Topic: 90 days of No S, Urban Ranger, Shovelglove?
Replies: 107
Views: 52985

Count me in too. Starting today- 29 April - through to 31 July. Vanilla NoS, but with the overall goal of being sugar free. 15 mins of shugging or floor exercises Monday to Friday. I'll think about cardio - I can't commit to the urban ranger thingy as I'm pretty flat chat between work and parenting ...
by funfuture
Thu Apr 28, 2011 5:32 am
Forum: Daily Check In
Topic: KCCC's 2011 Check-in
Replies: 431
Views: 163658

Sending you hugs, KCCC. This is indeed a precious time. Waring, but irreplaceable. It's an important time for you with your sisters too, by the sounds of things. Glad you are finding solace in NoS and are looking after yourself.
hugs.
fun
xx
by funfuture
Thu Apr 28, 2011 5:27 am
Forum: Daily Check In
Topic: Third Time Lucky!
Replies: 165
Views: 59470

After an awful binge on Monday, have stayed on track the last two days. I'll start tracking my food again. B: scrambled egg, toast with vegemite, half a pear. coffee with lf milk. L: chicken salad - leftover chicken, lettuce, cucumber, spanish onion, dill and homemade vinaigrette. 2 fuji persimmons....
by funfuture
Mon Apr 25, 2011 7:43 am
Forum: Daily Check In
Topic: Third Time Lucky!
Replies: 165
Views: 59470

Have been camping with friends over this long Easter weekend. Great fun but but too much food. Lots of exercise though. An 8.5 mile walk yesterday - slept like a log last night.
by funfuture
Fri Apr 22, 2011 1:30 pm
Forum: Daily Check In
Topic: Third Time Lucky!
Replies: 165
Views: 59470

Thursday was fine - stuck to NoS. B: roll and coffee L: chicken and salad sandwich and coffee D: Chinese style meal at a friend's - rice, meat dishes and greens. Friday: B: toast and vegemite, coffee L: pasta with chopped tomatoes D: fish and chips, wine. Baking biscuits (cookies) for a camping trip...
by funfuture
Wed Apr 20, 2011 8:56 pm
Forum: Daily Check In
Topic: Third Time Lucky!
Replies: 165
Views: 59470

No need to worry about exercise yesterday - spent 6 hours walking around our agricultural show with kids. Lots of fun.

B: Levtover fritatta. coffee
L: 2 tuna sandwiches with mayonnaise and lettuce.
D: roast lamb and vegetables at my brother's home. 2 glasses of wine.
by funfuture
Tue Apr 19, 2011 8:48 am
Forum: Daily Check In
Topic: Third Time Lucky!
Replies: 165
Views: 59470

Tuesday: A more settled day today. B: toast with vegemite. Coffee. L: noodles with vegetables. Coffee D: frittata made with frozen spinach, leftover ricotta and tuna that I defrosted thinking it was sausage. :) Also had a bread roll, banana and plain yoghurt. Wine x 2. Exercise: A walk to the shops ...
by funfuture
Tue Apr 19, 2011 8:39 am
Forum: No S Diet General Discussion
Topic: LUNCH!
Replies: 12
Views: 3839

I take lunch to work, so I generally take a roll with some sort of protein and salad, or leftovers that I warm up in the work microwave. I too don't want to spend money on take away lunches. No point. And I'm so busy at work that lunch is a bit of a non-event anyway. Am much more interested in dinne...
by funfuture
Tue Apr 19, 2011 5:46 am
Forum: No S Diet General Discussion
Topic: sugar
Replies: 6
Views: 2488

Thanks Brightangel, ManOnWire and Who Me?. I enjoyed the articles posted. The one about Paul Rudnick is a hoot. It did remind me of a doco I saw recently though about a man who could tolerate enormous amounts of electricity running through his body - he was a freak of nature. I wonder if Rudnick is ...
by funfuture
Mon Apr 18, 2011 10:44 pm
Forum: Daily Check In
Topic: Deb's Check-in
Replies: 1722
Views: 542991

Wow, Debs, what an absolutely awful time of it you've had. Sounds like you are getting your health back on track now though. Errk, you poor old thing. Sending you hugs.
Fun
x
by funfuture
Mon Apr 18, 2011 11:43 am
Forum: Daily Check In
Topic: Third Time Lucky!
Replies: 165
Views: 59470

Hmm...still not quite back on habit. I was doing fine, but we ended up staying at a friend's place for dinner and she baked us individual apple crumbles for dessert - very difficult to refuse without being very rude (but then again, that's probably an excuse on my part...) B: rice cakes with peanut ...
by funfuture
Sun Apr 17, 2011 11:31 pm
Forum: No S Diet General Discussion
Topic: sugar
Replies: 6
Views: 2488

sugar

by funfuture
Sun Apr 17, 2011 5:32 am
Forum: Daily Check In
Topic: Third Time Lucky!
Replies: 165
Views: 59470

Thanks Who Me? and KCCC. I really appreciate your kind support. It's not an easy time, but it's made much easier because of the friends we have (including our online friends).
Fun
x
by funfuture
Fri Apr 15, 2011 1:24 am
Forum: Daily Check In
Topic: Third Time Lucky!
Replies: 165
Views: 59470

We had a beautiful service for Mum on Tuesday - really lovely. I think she would have approved! :) DD is coping well. She went to her school camp and, despite all the anxiety beforehand, she had a marvellous time. It was a very good thing for her to do while we were all sad here and making the prepa...
by funfuture
Fri Apr 08, 2011 1:49 am
Forum: No S Diet General Discussion
Topic: Habit formation and the extinction burst
Replies: 18
Views: 10132

Great timing for me! A really useful article. I've heard it expressed differently in relation to giving up smoking - when I gave up umpteen million years ago, I was warned that 4 months in I'd get a burst of huge cravings again and then that would be the end of it. I don't know if it was the power o...
by funfuture
Thu Apr 07, 2011 12:54 pm
Forum: Daily Check In
Topic: Third Time Lucky!
Replies: 165
Views: 59470

Thanks, Roxie, on both counts.

My food intake is way off key at the moment. My NoS has gone out the window. Hauling myself back in to start again.

Try again tomorrow.
by funfuture
Thu Apr 07, 2011 12:52 pm
Forum: Daily Check In
Topic: Starla Starts
Replies: 193
Views: 70891

Wow, over 70lbs - that's so great. Enjoy that holiday - and the swimming - you deserve it.
by funfuture
Tue Apr 05, 2011 9:26 pm
Forum: Daily Check In
Topic: Third Time Lucky!
Replies: 165
Views: 59470

I'm a bit all over the place at the moment. The weight gain wasn't permanent - must have been fluid retention. Crazy day yesterday - so busy at work, plus DD needed an emergency dental appointment, I was meant to be helping my sister at the Church to work out the liturgy for Mum's funeral and then I...
by funfuture
Tue Apr 05, 2011 9:16 pm
Forum: Daily Check In
Topic: idon'tknow's check in
Replies: 284
Views: 110641

Hang in there IDK - your summer is coming along soon and that will make it so much easier to stay active and stick to habit. A few pounds gained over a cold winter is fine. You'll get there.
fun
x
by funfuture
Tue Apr 05, 2011 9:09 pm
Forum: Daily Check In
Topic: KCCC's 2011 Check-in
Replies: 431
Views: 163658

KCCC and Noel, I can really relate to the use of food as a support for writing - that's one of my BIG stumbling blocks. I don't have any great advice for getting around it, except that I now often use a big pot of weak green tea (or jasmine tea). I can drink buckets of the stuff and it's hot and com...
by funfuture
Sat Apr 02, 2011 11:23 pm
Forum: Daily Check In
Topic: Third Time Lucky!
Replies: 165
Views: 59470

Thanks very much, Amake and IDK. I appreciate your kind thoughts. I've managed to gain weight over the last week (2kgs) - too much snacking in place of meals, but I think it must also at least partly be stress, and perhaps some fluid retention. I'm still sugar free. No big deal, really. Will slot ba...
by funfuture
Thu Mar 31, 2011 12:16 pm
Forum: Daily Check In
Topic: Third Time Lucky!
Replies: 165
Views: 59470

My very elderly mother passed away yesterday - peacefully and with all the family around her, which is what she would have wanted. It's not been an easy week food-wise (or any-wise really). With my siblings, I've been sleeping in mum's room and living on vending machine coffee and sandwiches that th...
by funfuture
Mon Mar 21, 2011 2:41 am
Forum: Daily Check In
Topic: Third Time Lucky!
Replies: 165
Views: 59470

Friday to Sunday were fine. We had fish and chips and wine on Friday night and it was a bit rich for me. Swam on Saturday. Sugar free weekend. Monday: B: 2 corn cakes with vegemite and marg. 2 coffees L: roll with pressed chicken, cucumber, cherry tomatoes. Grapes. D: still to come - planned meal wi...
by funfuture
Thu Mar 17, 2011 11:42 pm
Forum: No S Diet General Discussion
Topic: Sugar and your mood
Replies: 16
Views: 5153

Sugar definitely affects me - and it definitely triggers food binges. I've just read a very enlightening book called "Sweet Poison" by David Gillespie, which explains that it is the fructose in corn syrup and also in cane sugar that is the problem (rather than carbs in general). I'd like to come dow...
by funfuture
Thu Mar 17, 2011 11:38 pm
Forum: Daily Check In
Topic: Third Time Lucky!
Replies: 165
Views: 59470

Thursday:

B: egg, tomato, corn cake with avocado, coffee
L: leftover casserole on a bread roll
D: raw almonds, fish, salad vegetables (tomato, cucumber, avocado), rice crackers.
by funfuture
Wed Mar 16, 2011 9:09 am
Forum: Daily Check In
Topic: Third Time Lucky!
Replies: 165
Views: 59470

Tuesday: B: blueberries, cheese and ham roll, coffee L: roll, ham, avocado, Asian salad (bought), grapes D: rissoles, steamed vegies (potato, sweet potato, broccoli, carrot, corn). Fresh peach. Wednesday: B: egg, toast, marg, coffee L: capeseed roll, avocado, ham. Green grapes. D: stirfried tofu and...
by funfuture
Mon Mar 14, 2011 11:45 am
Forum: Daily Check In
Topic: Third Time Lucky!
Replies: 165
Views: 59470

Had a good weekend. Sugar free - and that was surprisingly easy. It was a relief really not to binge or eat more than I wanted to. I did snack - on raw almonds. And I had wine with dinner (apparently fructose isn't a problem in wine because of the fermentation process). Monday: B: capeseed roll and ...
by funfuture
Fri Mar 11, 2011 11:26 am
Forum: Daily Check In
Topic: Third Time Lucky!
Replies: 165
Views: 59470

Hi Debs, nice to see you here. Yes, swimming seems to be really helping me. I'm gping agan in the morning with DD and her friends. It's the weightlessness - and being able to fully stretch out without anything hurting. Love that feeling. You have a lovely weekend too. B: sourdough toast with butter ...
by funfuture
Thu Mar 10, 2011 10:09 pm
Forum: Daily Check In
Topic: Third Time Lucky!
Replies: 165
Views: 59470

Thurs:

B: egg, cracker with avocado and cheese, coffee
L: capeseed roll with avocado,smoked salmon and lettuce.
D: sushi and miso soup
by funfuture
Wed Mar 09, 2011 11:35 am
Forum: Daily Check In
Topic: Third Time Lucky!
Replies: 165
Views: 59470

Have been a bit off track lately...

Wed:
B:egg, corn cakes with marg, cherry tomatoes, coffees
L: capeseed roll, pesto, tuna, lettuce
D: Chinese homecooking at a friend's - meat and spinach dish, cucumber, rice, clear soup, omelette.
Snack: raw almonds.

Try again tomorrow.
by funfuture
Tue Mar 08, 2011 12:30 pm
Forum: Daily Check In
Topic: Third Time Lucky!
Replies: 165
Views: 59470

Haven't had a chance this week to post here. Have been all over the place - very very busy. Am reading a book by David Gillespie called "Sweet Poison" which attributes the obesity problem to the spiralling use of fructose in our diets. He also thinks fructose may lie behind the increasing frequency ...
by funfuture
Fri Mar 04, 2011 12:17 pm
Forum: No S Diet General Discussion
Topic: New testimonial almost 2 years back with NoS :)
Replies: 14
Views: 5244

Hi Debs, Congratulations! I was hoping you would turn up soon. I've missed you. I came back to NoS at the end of last year and it was great to hear some old voices here, but yours was one that was definitely missing. Well done on the weight loss - and your son is growing into a lovely looking young ...
by funfuture
Fri Mar 04, 2011 9:16 am
Forum: Daily Check In
Topic: Third Time Lucky!
Replies: 165
Views: 59470

Friday: B: forgot - was in too much of a hurry to get DD early to school...Later had coffee at a cafe with a friend. L: Leftover chicken casserole - a very hefty helping as I was starving. D: sausages with steamed potato, sweet potato, carrot, broccoli, green beans, plus homemade pesto. Rockmelon. 2...
by funfuture
Thu Mar 03, 2011 5:44 am
Forum: Daily Check In
Topic: Third Time Lucky!
Replies: 165
Views: 59470

Have had computer problems this week. The screen on my mac went dead (it's been threatening to for a long time). Am on a replacement Toshiba at the moment until I can get a new Mac, but it's taking some getting used to! This week has been up and down. I was ok Monday, Wednesday and Today, but I lost...
by funfuture
Mon Feb 28, 2011 11:03 am
Forum: Daily Check In
Topic: Third Time Lucky!
Replies: 165
Views: 59470

Saturday afternoon and evening were a bit disastrous...sigh.... Sunday was more restrained, but I fell into eating chocolate and crackers after dinner, just because my precious S day was fast disappearing...Silly... Exercise was ok, though. I swam laps for 30 mins on Saturday and cleaned the house f...
by funfuture
Sat Feb 26, 2011 12:30 am
Forum: Daily Check In
Topic: Noel's 2011 Check-In
Replies: 186
Views: 77769

You're doing fantastically Noel.
by funfuture
Sat Feb 26, 2011 12:29 am
Forum: Daily Check In
Topic: Third Time Lucky!
Replies: 165
Views: 59470

Thursday: B: crackers with marg and vegemite. Fruit. L: can't remember! D: homemade quiche, fruit Friday: B: crackers with avocado and cheese L: mixed salad with tuna, capeseed roll, rockmelon D: rissoles with steamed potato and veg, nectarine. Saturday: B: egg, bacon, crackers with marg. LF milky c...
by funfuture
Fri Feb 25, 2011 2:18 am
Forum: Daily Check In
Topic: KCCC's 2011 Check-in
Replies: 431
Views: 163658

I'm thinking of you too, KCCC. It sounds like the procedure will make a difference to your mother's future health, so it is great that it went well.
Fun
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by funfuture
Thu Feb 24, 2011 7:49 am
Forum: Daily Check In
Topic: Third Time Lucky!
Replies: 165
Views: 59470

Wednesday:

B: pesto on toast/cracker. Rockmelon.
L: chicken casserole, rice, fresh figs.
D: bacon and vegetable quiche (made with stock instead of milk). Slice of bread with avocado and dressing. Fruit.
by funfuture
Tue Feb 22, 2011 10:47 pm
Forum: Daily Check In
Topic: Third Time Lucky!
Replies: 165
Views: 59470

Tuesday::

B: On the run - capeseed roll, banana, coffee.
L: leftover chicken casserole with rice
D: steamed salmon, pasta with pesto sauce (made with basil from a friend's garden), fresh figs.
by funfuture
Mon Feb 21, 2011 11:11 am
Forum: Daily Check In
Topic: Third Time Lucky!
Replies: 165
Views: 59470

Feeling great today - wierd hormones, that's for sure.

Monday:
B: 2 eggs and 1 slice of capeseed bread. Coffee with lf milk.
L: roast vegetable and lettuce baguette (bought)
D: chicken casserole, rice, rockmelon.
by funfuture
Sun Feb 20, 2011 1:19 pm
Forum: Daily Check In
Topic: Third Time Lucky!
Replies: 165
Views: 59470

My weekend days have been okay, but I've been hitting the sugar in the evenings. I'm really re-thinking sugar altogether. I'm reasonably happy with my N-days and I'd like my S days to really just be a flow on of those with the occasional treat/dessert. Not quite there yet. The stretches I've been do...
by funfuture
Sat Feb 19, 2011 1:20 am
Forum: Daily Check In
Topic: Third Time Lucky!
Replies: 165
Views: 59470

Thanks for the links, KCCC. The idea is wonderful. It's so simple, but I can imagine it would be very effective.
by funfuture
Fri Feb 18, 2011 7:56 am
Forum: Daily Check In
Topic: Third Time Lucky!
Replies: 165
Views: 59470

Amake, I forgot to tell you what capeseed is ... I just googled it and I think it is a type of bread that originated in Sth Africa. It's sold by a local specialist bakery here. It's basically wholemeal bread made with lots of different seeds and grains. I love the rolls because they are both nutty a...
by funfuture
Fri Feb 18, 2011 7:53 am
Forum: Daily Check In
Topic: Third Time Lucky!
Replies: 165
Views: 59470

Friday:
B: capeseed roll, banana and coffee
L: chia roll, mayonnaise, turkey breast, tomato and lettuce
D: Baked lamb, potato, sweet potato, beetroot, parsnip, broccoli, gravy.
by funfuture
Fri Feb 18, 2011 7:52 am
Forum: Daily Check In
Topic: Third Time Lucky!
Replies: 165
Views: 59470

Hi KCCC, I'm very happy for you to post that to your thread - glad it might be of use. I'm finding the book very good. Enough to make me go out at lunchtime yesterday and buy the DVD of the TV series. I have watched two episodes so far and I'm finding it both moving and gripping (but I like that sor...
by funfuture
Fri Feb 18, 2011 7:47 am
Forum: Daily Check In
Topic: Third Time Lucky!
Replies: 165
Views: 59470

Hi Amake, I wasn't sure what a paratha was either till I had one! It turns out to be a very thin Indian pancake. In this case, it was filled with a fine layer of ground and spiced lamb and then folded into a square like a handkerchief. It was a bit greasy but very tasty. I suspect a home-made one wo...
by funfuture
Fri Feb 18, 2011 5:34 am
Forum: No S Diet General Discussion
Topic: Just Not Gaining Weight
Replies: 10
Views: 3327

I'm one of those people who put on a stone as soon as they hit 40 - and then gained another one slowly but steadily in the decade after that. I do think peri-menopause is a very strange time for some of us re our weight. I know my mother was the same - put on stacks of weight around 4/50 (we have th...
by funfuture
Thu Feb 17, 2011 10:28 am
Forum: Daily Check In
Topic: Third Time Lucky!
Replies: 165
Views: 59470

Thursday: A better day emotionally - but still a little wobbly. Maybe hormones? Might try some vitamin B. B: capeseed roll + blueberries. 1 x coffee. L: lamb paratha and salad D: chicken casserole, rice, corn, carrot, lettuce. Woke up very sore today but managed to do quite a bit of walking at work ...
by funfuture
Wed Feb 16, 2011 8:45 am
Forum: Daily Check In
Topic: Third Time Lucky!
Replies: 165
Views: 59470

Wednesday: Still tired - and still clinging on - not sure why. Am struggling with my mood a bit today... B: 2 eggs, blackberries, 2 corn crackers with marg. L: salmon wrap with lettuce. Almonds. Peach. D: sausages, steamed potato, carrot, broccoli, raw tomato. Almonds. Bit wobbly around the edges - ...
by funfuture
Tue Feb 15, 2011 11:36 am
Forum: Daily Check In
Topic: Third Time Lucky!
Replies: 165
Views: 59470

Tuesday: B: bread roll, 2 figs. Coffee x 2 L: leftover noodles and chicken casserole. D: tacos with all the trimmings (tomato, avocado, cucumber, cheese and lettuce). Probably a bigger plateful than I needed, but at least I didn't succumb to dessert... Am overtired today and found NoS hard. Have bee...
by funfuture
Mon Feb 14, 2011 10:52 am
Forum: Daily Check In
Topic: Third Time Lucky!
Replies: 165
Views: 59470

Monday:

B: boiled egg, 2 corn cakes with margarine, coffee.
L: 4 x vita wheat crispbread, homos, artichoke heart, cucumber.
D: chicken leg casserole, noodles, fruit. 1 x wine.
by funfuture
Sun Feb 13, 2011 11:30 pm
Forum: No S Diet General Discussion
Topic: BrightAngel Announcing her new Blog at DietHobby.com
Replies: 11
Views: 3388

Congratulations on setting up your blog, BA!
Fun
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by funfuture
Sun Feb 13, 2011 11:29 pm
Forum: No S Diet General Discussion
Topic: No S Diet Blogs (add yours too!)
Replies: 88
Views: 162453

Congratulations on the website, BA. Well done.
Fun
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by funfuture
Sun Feb 13, 2011 11:01 pm
Forum: Daily Check In
Topic: Third Time Lucky!
Replies: 165
Views: 59470

Wilder Sunday... B: egg, croissants, rockmelon. Morning tea - half a slice of mudcake. Skim milk latte. Afternoon - chocolates D: thick vegetable soup, grilled cheese on a bun, 2 glasses of wine. Bowl of chocolate icecream. Snack. plain crackers. Weighed yesterday - no weight lost lately. I'm going ...
by funfuture
Sat Feb 12, 2011 12:20 pm
Forum: Daily Check In
Topic: Third Time Lucky!
Replies: 165
Views: 59470

My pleasure KCCC. And yes, it is funny the way science often backs up folk wisdom. It's a good thing. :) Saturday = S day B: egg, ham, corn cakes with marg. 2 milky coffees - s day treat. L: wraps with smoked salmon and salad. Treat: chocolate almonds D: stir fry fish, vegetables and rice Treat: mor...
by funfuture
Fri Feb 11, 2011 1:19 pm
Forum: Daily Check In
Topic: Third Time Lucky!
Replies: 165
Views: 59470

Thanks, KCCC. The book is "Eight Steps to Happiness" the science of getting happy and how it can work for you" by Dr Anthony M Grant and Alison Leigh. It's based on a TV series called "Making Australia Happy". The website for the series is at: http://makingaustraliahappy.abc.net.au/ That website als...
by funfuture
Thu Feb 10, 2011 10:14 am
Forum: No S Diet General Discussion
Topic: Just how big is three plates? With Diagrams!
Replies: 24
Views: 12195

Because I'm suddenly curious about plates (who'd a thunk it after all the time I've been hanging around NoS), I thought I'd bump this thread. I read it the first time, but I'm so maths challenged my eyes glazed over at the numbers the first time around. I thought some of the newer members might also...
by funfuture
Thu Feb 10, 2011 9:18 am
Forum: Daily Check In
Topic: Third Time Lucky!
Replies: 165
Views: 59470

Why, thank you, IDK. :) Today: B: boiled egg plus peach (on the run) L: sourdough roll, salami, avocado, lettuce. 2 fresh figs (They're in season locally and very inexpensive at the moment. I bought 8 of them for about $3 today. Love them - am thinking of grilling them on Sat evening when my brother...
by funfuture
Thu Feb 10, 2011 9:14 am
Forum: No S Diet General Discussion
Topic: Frustrated that I seem to be gaining on No-S
Replies: 38
Views: 10700

It did to me, Shamrock. :)
by funfuture
Wed Feb 09, 2011 11:15 pm
Forum: No S Diet General Discussion
Topic: Measuring plates?
Replies: 8
Views: 3123

Out of curiosity, I just measured our salad plates. They are 8.5" edge to edge, and the indented part is about 5.25"...

Now I'm on a mission - will take my trusty tape measure with me to the shopping centre next time and measure some plates. :-)
by funfuture
Wed Feb 09, 2011 10:57 pm
Forum: Daily Check In
Topic: Third Time Lucky!
Replies: 165
Views: 59470

Amended stats: Starting Weight 83kg (mid-Nov, 2010) Current weight 80kg (9/2/11). Goal weight 65kg (if I get below that, great - if not, so be it). T-110; W- 97; B-109;A-35; T1-65. Weight to lose - 15kgs or about 33lbs (that's still a lot!). I'm setting myself 3 small goals of 5kgs each. My next goa...