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by Azathoth
Fri Nov 04, 2005 1:50 pm
Forum: Shovelglove General Discussion
Topic: Happy Halloween!
Replies: 9
Views: 10618

To make this more of a shovelglove discussion let me say that I am about to SG, and in the spirit of Halloween I will smash some uneaten Halloween candy with my sledge before I begin.... Now if only I could find someone to clean up this mess when I get done.
by Azathoth
Thu Nov 03, 2005 4:27 pm
Forum: No S Diet General Discussion
Topic: Chinese buffet
Replies: 3
Views: 4743

I have a HUGE issue with not getting my money's worth. I know it's a silly concept, but I cannot help it. It is for this reason that if and when I do attend any future buffet's I will do so on an S-day. I simply cannot take the risk on a normal day. Hey, we all have to have our weaknesses, right? Th...
by Azathoth
Thu Nov 03, 2005 4:22 pm
Forum: No S Diet General Discussion
Topic: What do you think?
Replies: 7
Views: 7149

Just a few comments along these lines... I think that all the various points mentioned so far probably account for different portions of these lost souls. It is likely that some people have given up because the difficulty in adjusting to No-S is up front, not far down the line. It is this initial li...
by Azathoth
Thu Nov 03, 2005 4:08 pm
Forum: No S Diet General Discussion
Topic: Monthly weigh in
Replies: 7
Views: 7622

Congratulations! A 4 pound loss over 4 weeks is a perfectly healthy rate. Weight loss is typically most effective if taken off in chunks of no more than 1 to 2 pounds per week. You're right on track and doing great. It truly is amazing how free No-S allows you to feel. It's like a weight has been li...
by Azathoth
Thu Nov 03, 2005 3:58 pm
Forum: Shovelglove General Discussion
Topic: Happy Halloween!
Replies: 9
Views: 10618

Halloween was an S-Day for me. It is hands down my favorite holiday of the year and if that doesn't merit an S-day then nothing does.

If I had my way, every day would be Halloween.
by Azathoth
Thu Nov 03, 2005 3:53 pm
Forum: Urban Ranger General Discussion
Topic: Subway Jared walked 1.5 miles a day
Replies: 7
Views: 10577

Jared's diet wasn't particularly healthy... it was effective and the walking was a big part of that for him I'm sure, however I would not suggest anyone (particularly anyone of that size) attempting a 1000 calorie a day diet. I would not suggest cutting out more than 500 calories a day from what you...
by Azathoth
Fri Oct 28, 2005 2:24 pm
Forum: Shovelglove General Discussion
Topic: Would you like fries with that? New Shovelglove Exercise!
Replies: 11
Views: 11379

Well, I must say I didn't think my comment would cause such unrest amongst the natives... actually, I had not intended any type of perverse joke, but now that I re-read it I think it's rather funny. I was actually just sort of being a jerk in the face of "political correctness" in general (a concept...
by Azathoth
Thu Oct 27, 2005 4:02 pm
Forum: Daily Check In
Topic: Azathoth's Daily Check In
Replies: 41
Views: 28466

Nothing new to report since my last check-in. No funny stuff and everything is going smooth. I missed the last 2 days of shovelglove due to the fact that I haven't been feeling well. I'm getting annoyed with the inactivity though (even though I'm still walking) and I have vowed to SG tomorrow whethe...
by Azathoth
Thu Oct 27, 2005 3:57 pm
Forum: No S Diet General Discussion
Topic: Help Please!
Replies: 18
Views: 13060

WARNING: I'm going to get into some specific numbers and caloric calculations below. This is quite contrary to the whole No-S system but since the discussion is regarding weight loss I'm going to toss in some facts. Feel free to ignore it in whole, but it's here if you want it I'll just add a few g...
by Azathoth
Thu Oct 27, 2005 3:04 pm
Forum: No S Diet General Discussion
Topic: Worrying in advance
Replies: 15
Views: 12884

My biggest problem with having things in the apartment that I can only eat on S-days is that I feel bad watching food spoil. Sure, the freezer works for some things, but then I'm usually far to lazy to actually defrost them on S-days, and they just sit in the freezer til I eventually throw them away...
by Azathoth
Thu Oct 27, 2005 2:52 pm
Forum: Shovelglove General Discussion
Topic: Would you like fries with that? New Shovelglove Exercise!
Replies: 11
Views: 11379

A few comments... 1)Go to your nearest McDonald's. You don't have to eat there if you don't want. It would be quite the task to go watch those delicious fries being made and smell all those smells and not eat there. For this reason alone I'll attempt to do this move from my memories of fast food whe...
by Azathoth
Fri Oct 21, 2005 3:06 pm
Forum: No S Diet General Discussion
Topic: MIT explains why bad habits are hard to break
Replies: 4
Views: 5933

While I'm not sure any of us really needed a team of researchers at MIT to tell us that habits are hard to break (if they were easy to break I'm sure we'd call them something else), but thanks for posting this article Freakwitch as it does a good job of hammering that point home. I like the way Rein...
by Azathoth
Thu Oct 20, 2005 9:02 pm
Forum: Daily Check In
Topic: Azathoth's Daily Check In
Replies: 41
Views: 28466

Thanks for all the support guys, sorry I haven't posted in my daily log lately but I've been pretty busy. Nothing funny to report, so that's good. I've been back in my routine since my failure and nothing has really posed much of a problem. I'll be sure to give the coffee mug defense a shot... anyth...
by Azathoth
Thu Oct 20, 2005 5:09 pm
Forum: No S Diet General Discussion
Topic: Routine and meal times
Replies: 12
Views: 10612

Thank you very much for the kind words, Peetie. I certainly did not mean to scare anyone... it's just a picture I grabbed somewhere off the internet that for some reason seemed to work for me. Having a successful routine has it's benefits anyway, as I'm sure you have noticed. While it may not be the...
by Azathoth
Thu Oct 20, 2005 4:57 pm
Forum: No S Diet General Discussion
Topic: Getting real
Replies: 4
Views: 5385

As quoted at nosdiet.com: As I mentioned in a post to the No S diet group, by "no seconds," I officially mean one physical plate, and I think for beginners especially it's good to stick with this, even if it means a fairly overloaded plate. If the amount of food on your one plate is a little bestial...
by Azathoth
Thu Oct 20, 2005 4:38 pm
Forum: No S Diet General Discussion
Topic: Routine and meal times
Replies: 12
Views: 10612

I suppose I'll toss my two cents in... Regarding insomnia, I have found that there appear to be two groups of people who suffer from this ailment (there may be other groups, but this is simply what I have observed in life): There are those who suffer from this because of lifestyle issues and a lack ...
by Azathoth
Thu Oct 20, 2005 4:12 pm
Forum: No S Diet General Discussion
Topic: broke even
Replies: 13
Views: 10810

Lots of great things already mentioned here, but I just wanted to emphasize a few of them and add my own thoughts here and there: Annolope: What everyone is saying is true. No-S is not so much a "diet" as it is a lifestyle. This is so important to keep in mind. You're not going to just massively dro...
by Azathoth
Thu Oct 20, 2005 3:51 pm
Forum: No S Diet General Discussion
Topic: CDC Obesity Map
Replies: 7
Views: 5734

This is relatively interesting... I do not hold much stock in BMI in general, but I agree that there isn't much hope that this increase in overall BMI nationwide is the result of the population as a whole bulking up in a muscular sense. It would be interesting to overlay these plots with others show...
by Azathoth
Thu Oct 20, 2005 3:38 pm
Forum: Urban Ranger General Discussion
Topic: Bad weather? Try "Arena Walking"
Replies: 3
Views: 6615

1) They ought to make the arenas more attractive and interesting. Like giant greenhouses/indoor parks or something. The one described in the link above looks like a gym/hospital. I think it would be neat if they had a cool enviornment to walk around in too... but of course, I suppose I could just h...
by Azathoth
Fri Oct 14, 2005 4:54 pm
Forum: No S Diet General Discussion
Topic: Snack Battle
Replies: 9
Views: 9663

I support Tonsha's suggestion. I try to drink a minimum of 144 oz of water daily (I don't always reach this goal, but it helps to try). By drinking this much water, particularly if I start to feel little pangs of hunger, I find that I am able to get through it just fine and concentrate on things oth...
by Azathoth
Fri Oct 14, 2005 4:47 pm
Forum: No S Diet General Discussion
Topic: 20 Lbs.-about 1 per week
Replies: 6
Views: 13536

Congratulations! This is truly an accomplishment and you should be proud of it. I hope that by my four month mark I can boast as much success as you have accomplished.
by Azathoth
Fri Oct 14, 2005 4:44 pm
Forum: Daily Check In
Topic: Azathoth's Daily Check In
Replies: 41
Views: 28466

Fell completely off the wagon on 2005-10-12... it all began with one of our few employees in my office having a birthday, so I had a small slice of cake. I knew I had failed so I just let myself get worse and worse as the day went on, finishing up with a TON of pizza for dinner. I'm okay with the fa...
by Azathoth
Fri Oct 14, 2005 4:36 pm
Forum: Daily Check In
Topic: The 21(day) Club
Replies: 839
Views: 715599

Well I fell completely off the wagon on Wednesday (2005-10-12, as seen in my daily log) so I'm back to square 1... but I'll be back in the club in 3 weeks, you'll see ;)
by Azathoth
Wed Oct 12, 2005 3:27 pm
Forum: Daily Check In
Topic: Azathoth's Daily Check In
Replies: 41
Views: 28466

Since I am past day 21 now I will only post if there is anything of interest to note. I will probably at a bare minimum post weekly or bi-weekly with a general status report. If I find failure creeping up on me I will resume my daily posting here. I will, at the very least, continue to update my www...
by Azathoth
Wed Oct 12, 2005 3:22 pm
Forum: Daily Check In
Topic: The 21(day) Club
Replies: 839
Views: 715599

Count me in for the 21-day club as of this past Sunday, 2005-10-09. I've had varying degrees of success, but no failures, since I began counting the days. My only failures (as seen in my daily log) related to my personal goals of walking 2 miles minimum a day, which I failed to do on only a couple o...
by Azathoth
Wed Oct 12, 2005 3:09 pm
Forum: No S Diet General Discussion
Topic: An S Columbus Day
Replies: 6
Views: 6708

Jan: Happy Birthday! I did not take Columbus Day as an S-Day although actually I was planning on it. I get all such banking holidays off work as I am technically in the "banking industry", and was planning to enjoy myself but found that I only really ate 2 meals that day! I didn't shovelglove, howev...
by Azathoth
Wed Oct 12, 2005 3:01 pm
Forum: No S Diet General Discussion
Topic: Anybody write down what they eat?
Replies: 13
Views: 14551

I agree completely with Reinhard, calorie counting and tedious tracking of your nutritional intake can very quickly become a pain in the butt. The real problem is when you let the annoyance of following this tedious recording routine get to be too much for you and you just bail out on both the recor...
by Azathoth
Tue Oct 11, 2005 5:44 pm
Forum: Daily Check In
Topic: Azathoth's Daily Check In
Replies: 41
Views: 28466

[Day 22 (2005-10-10)] - SUCCESS -Breakfast- N/A -Lunch- Club Sandwich and Fries -Dinner- Bacon Cheesburger, several beers -Goals- All were met -Funny Stuff- No funny stuff related to No-S, unfortunately I was not able to shovelglove today due to being in pretty bad shape from the football game the d...
by Azathoth
Tue Oct 11, 2005 5:42 pm
Forum: Daily Check In
Topic: Azathoth's Daily Check In
Replies: 41
Views: 28466

[Day 20-21 (2005-10-08 - 2005-10-09)] - S-Days, automatic success. Well, I suppose I've reached the 21-day club. Both days were S-days, so I really couldn't lose. I will comment that I ate pretty badly most of the weekend and drank FAR too much. My fiance's college friends were in town to watch the ...
by Azathoth
Tue Oct 11, 2005 5:26 pm
Forum: Daily Check In
Topic: Azathoth's Daily Check In
Replies: 41
Views: 28466

[Day 19 (2005-10-07)] - SUCCESS (I just noticed that for some reason my dates after 10-04 reverted back to Sept.... what the heck was I thinking, eh?) -Breakfast- N/A -Lunch- Pork Sandwich -Dinner- Fish and Chips, several beers -Goals- All were met -Funny Stuff- A few beers too many, the fish wasn't...
by Azathoth
Fri Oct 07, 2005 7:50 pm
Forum: No S Diet General Discussion
Topic: Interesting article on Yahoo! news this morning
Replies: 44
Views: 28430

(I'll note up front that much of this is entirely off topic, but in response to the political questions raised) For a capitalist entity, the sine qua non, the one thing that determines success or failure, is whether or not the venture is profitable or not. You will be hard pressed to find good examp...
by Azathoth
Fri Oct 07, 2005 4:41 pm
Forum: No S Diet General Discussion
Topic: Interesting article on Yahoo! news this morning
Replies: 44
Views: 28430

sales were so flat on them, they dropped them from the menu.
And once again, the will of the consumer dictates the path of the business.
by Azathoth
Fri Oct 07, 2005 3:54 pm
Forum: Daily Check In
Topic: Azathoth's Daily Check In
Replies: 41
Views: 28466

[Day 18 (2005-09-06)] - SUCCESS -Breakfast- Bowl of Oatmeal -Lunch- 6" Turkey Breast on Wheat from Subway -Dinner- Tuna melt on a pita, steamed zucchini slices, cottage cheese. 1 beer, 1 glass of wine -Goals- Were NOT met again. I was only able to manage about a mile of walking and did not reach my ...
by Azathoth
Fri Oct 07, 2005 3:46 pm
Forum: No S Diet General Discussion
Topic: Interesting article on Yahoo! news this morning
Replies: 44
Views: 28430

I would like to echo two things spiralstares stated which I think are entirely relevant to this discussion: Here's the truth: People tend towards fatness. This is essentially what I attempted to state in my earlier post. I did not mean to wage a pollitical war in these forums, they are hardly the co...
by Azathoth
Fri Oct 07, 2005 3:02 pm
Forum: No S Diet General Discussion
Topic: New to No S
Replies: 7
Views: 9148

I have to side with everyone else on this as well... "Seconds" has presented me with the most problems so far... for the exact reasons Reinhard has said. It is truly amazing how quickly your mind and body will begin to try to talk you into why a particular choice doesn't qualify as seconds. I find m...
by Azathoth
Fri Oct 07, 2005 2:51 pm
Forum: Urban Ranger General Discussion
Topic: Walk a mile
Replies: 9
Views: 11072

I do my best to walk a minimum of 2 miles daily. Sometimes I walk more than this, but doing so can become time consuming (on days when my fiance and I walk to dinner I end up walking 6 or 7 miles at least). One mile a day is probably a very good start. How far I walk depends of course on how fast I'...
by Azathoth
Thu Oct 06, 2005 11:50 pm
Forum: No S Diet General Discussion
Topic: another sold newbie!!!
Replies: 10
Views: 9508

My only suggestion would be that whether you only do 5 minutes of actual shovelgloving or not you should carve out the 14-minute time slot anyway. Starting slow is fine, work for 5 mins with it and then just stand there holding it for the other 9 minutes if you need to, there's absolutely nothing wr...
by Azathoth
Thu Oct 06, 2005 2:42 pm
Forum: Daily Check In
Topic: Azathoth's Daily Check In
Replies: 41
Views: 28466

[Day 17 (2005-09-05)] - SUCCESS -Breakfast- N/A -Lunch- 2 small chicken breasts, a small steak, and some mashed potatos and mixed vegetables -Dinner- Pork tenderloin, asparagus, cottage cheese -Goals- All were met. -Funny Stuff- Was too busy at work this morning to have breakfast, no big deal, I did...
by Azathoth
Thu Oct 06, 2005 2:15 pm
Forum: Shovelglove General Discussion
Topic: Guess what I got for my birthday?
Replies: 19
Views: 16387

Congratulations! That's a HUGE sledgehammer, right now I couldn't even imagine using the 16 pounder... I'm impressed!
by Azathoth
Wed Oct 05, 2005 3:24 pm
Forum: Daily Check In
Topic: Blue Daisy's Daily Check In
Replies: 101
Views: 85926

My friend had a dog that was half saint bernard, half cocker-spanial... now just picture that unusual combination... (I'll leave the other obviously painful implications for you to imagine)
by Azathoth
Wed Oct 05, 2005 3:18 pm
Forum: Daily Check In
Topic: G Log
Replies: 17
Views: 14038

but I find my wieght fluctuates by a pound or two every few days You will find that this is always true, particularly depending on when you weigh yourself. Checking your weight daily is not suggested unless you know you will not let whatever the scale says get to you. Your body will always fluctuat...
by Azathoth
Wed Oct 05, 2005 3:13 pm
Forum: Daily Check In
Topic: Azathoth's Daily Check In
Replies: 41
Views: 28466

haha... I love your comments Deb. They always make me laugh when I stop in to enter my daily activity. I will start thinking of myself as more of a "wine-drinking wildman" from now on :) [Day 16 (2005-10-04)] - SUCCESS -Breakfast- (was closer to normal lunch time) 6" chicken breast from subway on wh...
by Azathoth
Wed Oct 05, 2005 3:07 pm
Forum: Daily Check In
Topic: Angelar's Quest: An anticipated daily assessment
Replies: 12
Views: 10770

Welcome Angela, No-S is a good tool for helping your body re-learn how to feed itself properly. It is not difficult to stick with, and it does not force you to punish yourself needlessly. Eat foods you enjoy (healthy choices are always better, but that is up to you as long as they are not sweets), f...
by Azathoth
Wed Oct 05, 2005 2:49 pm
Forum: No S Diet General Discussion
Topic: Interesting article on Yahoo! news this morning
Replies: 44
Views: 28430

You can't fault capitalism for giving the consumer exactly what they want. You can call it an individual problem or a societal problem or whatever else you want to, but unless you think communisim is a better alternative (and big brother enforcing what we can and cannot eat, - or rather what we are ...
by Azathoth
Tue Oct 04, 2005 2:50 pm
Forum: Daily Check In
Topic: Azathoth's Daily Check In
Replies: 41
Views: 28466

lol... yeah Deb, I do try to take advantage of my S days. Nothing better to relax with on the weekend then beer and doughnuts. [Day 15 (2005-10-03)] - SUCCESS -Breakfast- Bowl of Oatmeal -Lunch- 6" Chicken Breast on Wheat from Subway -Dinner- Boneless, skinless chicken breast sandwich with american ...
by Azathoth
Tue Oct 04, 2005 12:48 pm
Forum: No S Diet General Discussion
Topic: 25 lbs & Losing!
Replies: 6
Views: 14077

That's awesome, congratulations! :D
by Azathoth
Mon Oct 03, 2005 3:49 pm
Forum: No S Diet General Discussion
Topic: another sold newbie!!!
Replies: 10
Views: 9508

I usually have a drink or two a day. I haven't found anything about it that has caused me problems, in fact it's very relaxing in the evening and, like Reinhard has said, there are a good number of studies that show a small amount each day is very good for you. As all these systems appeal to me as b...
by Azathoth
Mon Oct 03, 2005 2:35 pm
Forum: Daily Check In
Topic: Azathoth's Daily Check In
Replies: 41
Views: 28466

[Day 13 (2005-10-01)] - S-Day (success) Success was unaviodable, but I did well anyway even by S-Day standards. I had a very small breakfast consisting of a single "doughnut" (which was more like 2 doughnut holes pressed together, very small, but still it was a sweet) and a cup of coffee. Lunch was ...
by Azathoth
Mon Oct 03, 2005 2:29 pm
Forum: Daily Check In
Topic: Azathoth's Daily Check In
Replies: 41
Views: 28466

[Day 12 (2005-09-30)] - SUCCESS -Breakfast- Small bowl of Oatmeal -Lunch- Chicken breast and various small snack foods (while travelling in the car) -Dinner- Turkey Sandwich -Goals- All Met -Funny Stuff- We were travelling up to northern Wisconsin and since this created an unusual set of eating oppo...
by Azathoth
Mon Oct 03, 2005 2:17 pm
Forum: Shovelglove General Discussion
Topic: Sledgehammers, misc other uses
Replies: 13
Views: 13351

Az! You are funny! LOL I presume you don't really like computer work much!
I'm a Computer Engineer... enough said :wink:
by Azathoth
Mon Oct 03, 2005 1:09 pm
Forum: No S Diet General Discussion
Topic: HAPPY BIRTHDAY REINHARD!!!
Replies: 18
Views: 12726

Sorry I'm late on this one, but I was out of town all weekend, but Happy Birthday Reinhard... can't thank you enough for No-S, Shovelglove, and UR. You've inspired me and I will continue to do what I can to inspire those around me to journey to these systems and discover the success buried within th...
by Azathoth
Mon Oct 03, 2005 1:06 pm
Forum: Shovelglove General Discussion
Topic: Sledgehammers, misc other uses
Replies: 13
Views: 13351

I'd buy one... either the sledge-keyboard (but I'd use my trusty 12-pounder, not that tiny laughable one that guy uses) or Kevin's punchable keyboard (this would be totally awesome, you'd have to keep moving and hop left and right to get at all sides of the keyboard, would be so cool). Kevin, let me...
by Azathoth
Fri Sep 30, 2005 2:59 pm
Forum: Daily Check In
Topic: Tonsha's Log
Replies: 128
Views: 78301

Tonsha must be a computer guy... no one else counts in any system other than base 10 :P ... In short: I'm considering adopting this system myself now that I see how cool it is (and how much sense it makes given the whole 21-day emphasis)
by Azathoth
Fri Sep 30, 2005 2:54 pm
Forum: Daily Check In
Topic: GJ's checkin
Replies: 66
Views: 27567

We used to do those during wrestling practices (particularly during hell week) when I was in high school.... believe it or not the "wall of pain" was actually our "rest" between other activities. The should have called our tiny wrestling room the torture chamber, tiny as hell, so much hellish activi...
by Azathoth
Fri Sep 30, 2005 2:38 pm
Forum: Daily Check In
Topic: Azathoth's Daily Check In
Replies: 41
Views: 28466

[Day 11 (2005-09-29)] - SUCCESS -Breakfast- Small bowl of Oatmeal -Lunch- 6" Turkey Breast on Wheat from Subway -Dinner- 8oz boneless, skinless chicken breast grilled, cottage cheese, steamed zucchini, and a small hunk of bread. -Alcohol- 1 shot of Captain Morgan, one Coors Light -Goals- All met... ...
by Azathoth
Thu Sep 29, 2005 2:27 pm
Forum: Daily Check In
Topic: Azathoth's Daily Check In
Replies: 41
Views: 28466

CarrieAnn, I am very much looking forward to making the 21-day club. I was very glad to hear that everything is alright with your son. Keep up the good work and we'll both be in the 21-day club in no time! [Day 10 (2005-09-28 )] - SUCCESS -Breakfast- Small bowl of oatmeal. -Lunch- 6" Turkey Breast a...
by Azathoth
Thu Sep 29, 2005 12:01 am
Forum: Shovelglove General Discussion
Topic: Just when i thought it was getting easy
Replies: 19
Views: 17865

Alright Kevin, you twisted my arm...

tomorrow morning I'll try it with a beer (should be good at 7:15 am) ;)
by Azathoth
Wed Sep 28, 2005 7:01 pm
Forum: Daily Check In
Topic: Deb's Check-in
Replies: 1722
Views: 652684

Deb, Just wanted to let you know that when I do have apple pie (thankfully that only happens rarely, or I'd be even more of a tank than I am now), I ALWAYS have it with slices of cheddar cheese on top... it's absolutely the best. I'm going to have to give that sandwich a shot. And, of course, congra...
by Azathoth
Wed Sep 28, 2005 2:33 pm
Forum: Shovelglove General Discussion
Topic: Just when i thought it was getting easy
Replies: 19
Views: 17865

lol... we weren't shovelgloving drunk... we were just drunk, and she was teasing me about the shovelglove and then decided to pick up the sledge and take a few whacks at it herself. We were just messing around (it's all fun and games til someone accidentally smashes their foot, or my very expensive ...
by Azathoth
Wed Sep 28, 2005 2:29 pm
Forum: Daily Check In
Topic: Azathoth's Daily Check In
Replies: 41
Views: 28466

[Day 9 (2005-09-27)] - SUCCESS

-Breakfast-
Small bowl of Oatmeal

-Lunch-
6" Roasted Chicken Breast sub w/ cheese, lettuce, tomato, olives, and onions.

-Dinner-
Turkey Sandwich from Panera, 1/2 cup of soup, and a handful of chips.

-Goals-
All were met.

-Funny Stuff-
None.
by Azathoth
Wed Sep 28, 2005 2:26 pm
Forum: No S Diet General Discussion
Topic: Just Curious
Replies: 54
Views: 32103

Like freakwitch and snazzybabe, I too found No-S through Shovelglove (and like Deb, it was totally the pictures of Reinhard posing with the shovelglove in front of various star wars models, along with the pure practicality of shovelglove that sold me on the whole thing). Also like Freakwitch and Sna...
by Azathoth
Tue Sep 27, 2005 4:15 pm
Forum: Shovelglove General Discussion
Topic: Just when i thought it was getting easy
Replies: 19
Views: 17865

The actions being performed with the shovelglove should be done in a controlled manner. Probably not best to just be running and jumping around the house wildly swinging your sledge like some kind of mentally deranged barbarian (as much fun as that might be). All the same, it's probably safest to fo...
by Azathoth
Tue Sep 27, 2005 2:30 pm
Forum: Daily Check In
Topic: Azathoth's Daily Check In
Replies: 41
Views: 28466

[Day 8 (2005-09-26)] - SUCCESS -Breakfast- N/A -Lunch- Chicken Sandwich and various greens with a light vinegar type dressing. -Dinner- Bacon Cheeseburger, 5 individual steak fries (I gave the rest of my pile of delicious steak fries to my brother and his girlfriend). 2 Coors Lights. -Goals- All met...
by Azathoth
Mon Sep 26, 2005 2:45 pm
Forum: Daily Check In
Topic: Azathoth's Daily Check In
Replies: 41
Views: 28466

lol... you're absolutely right Deb. I have officially added to my version of the No-S diet:

No Sweets,
No Snacks,
No Seconds,
and No Strippers,
except on days that start with S :twisted:
by Azathoth
Mon Sep 26, 2005 2:43 pm
Forum: Daily Check In
Topic: Azathoth's Daily Check In
Replies: 41
Views: 28466

[Day 7 (2005-09-25)] An S-Day (automatic success) -Breakfast- Two (very small) chocolate and caramel covered rice krispie treats (leftover from Saturday's tailgate, they looked too good to pass on for an S-day). -Lunch- N/A -Dinner- Several slices of ham, dinner rolls, a little pasta salad, regular ...
by Azathoth
Mon Sep 26, 2005 2:36 pm
Forum: Daily Check In
Topic: Azathoth's Daily Check In
Replies: 41
Views: 28466

[Day 6 (2005-09-24)] - An S-Day (automatic success) -Breakfast- A brat, several beers, some chips and dip, and some salami rolled with cream cheese. -Lunch- N/A -Late evening snack- 1 chicken wing, 3 potato skins with cheese and bacon, and more beer. -Dinner- A bowl of cheerios and skim milk. -Goals...
by Azathoth
Mon Sep 26, 2005 2:28 pm
Forum: Daily Check In
Topic: Azathoth's Daily Check In
Replies: 41
Views: 28466

[Day 5 (2005-09-23)] - SUCCESS -Breakfast- Nutri-Grain Breakfast Bar -Lunch- Egg Salad Sandwich and Cottage cheese -Dinner- Various meat, rice, pitas, and hummus (went out for dinner). -Goals- All were met. -Funny Stuff- Dinner was bigger than I would have liked, and theoretically I could have fit i...
by Azathoth
Fri Sep 23, 2005 2:33 pm
Forum: Urban Ranger General Discussion
Topic: Purposeful Walking....
Replies: 4
Views: 6727

I wanted to make a comment that I've noticed about purposeful walking, though I realize the fact that Deb was able to save a house from an otherwise overwhelming disaster is a happy coincidence and not what I would expect from EVERY walk (congrats on the good deed, btw), but... I have found that no ...
by Azathoth
Fri Sep 23, 2005 12:56 pm
Forum: Daily Check In
Topic: Azathoth's Daily Check In
Replies: 41
Views: 28466

Thanks for dining out advice, Dru! I think eating out can be bad for those who are on a diet if they aren't prepared to meet the challenge of actually having to make portioning decisions themselves... Your tips will be taken to heart, I promise, and are good advice to anyone who is eating out (wheth...
by Azathoth
Fri Sep 23, 2005 12:41 pm
Forum: Daily Check In
Topic: CarrieAnn's Daily Check In
Replies: 55
Views: 36526

Yeah, I did see your post on my thread also, thanks! :) By the way... if you have any trouble getting an image to fit the right size constraint for the avatar (depending on your picture, getting it to be small enough of a file size can be a problem sometimes) feel free to e-mail it to me and I'll re...
by Azathoth
Thu Sep 22, 2005 5:17 pm
Forum: Daily Check In
Topic: CarrieAnn's Daily Check In
Replies: 55
Views: 36526

Keep up the good work, CarrieAnn... glancing at the calendar, since we both started on the 19th of Sept. we'll both be members of the 21-day club at the completion of the day on Sunday, Oct. 9th (which is an S-Day, so we can celebrate a bit). Since you guys mentioned water and peeing... While dietin...
by Azathoth
Thu Sep 22, 2005 12:58 pm
Forum: Daily Check In
Topic: Azathoth's Daily Check In
Replies: 41
Views: 28466

Heh... glad you guys like the avatar. CarrieAnn, it could be your son's art for all I know, I ripped it off from someone on the net ;) It actually reminded me of something my brother would draw (and I'll have him draw my avatar when I get a chance)... he's an excellent artist, once did a similarly s...
by Azathoth
Thu Sep 22, 2005 2:14 am
Forum: No S Diet General Discussion
Topic: Newbie here
Replies: 20
Views: 13772

You can create an avatar by clicking the "Profile" link at the top of the page and scrolling all the way down to the bottom of your options. The last thing will be about creating an avatar. Basically you need an image file either from the web or stored locally on your machine that is no larger than ...
by Azathoth
Wed Sep 21, 2005 12:52 pm
Forum: Shovelglove General Discussion
Topic: Newbie Greetings
Replies: 15
Views: 15382

Kindall, Keep up the good work! Like you, I too loathe the gym. I used to be in good shape when I was a little younger, and spent some time in the gym but even then I never liked it. I was shy and always looked around watching everyone else look at me with that look like they were better than me... ...
by Azathoth
Wed Sep 21, 2005 12:26 pm
Forum: Daily Check In
Topic: Azathoth's Daily Check In
Replies: 41
Views: 28466

[Day 2 (2005-09-20)] -Breakfast- Oatmeal -Lunch- Subway 6" Turkey Breast and Ham on Wheat w/ cheese, lettuce, tomato, olives, onion. 1 servering of fat free pretzels. -Dinner- Two peanut butter and american cheese (1 slice each) sandwiches. 15 Ritz crackers with spinach dip. 2 glasses of fat free mi...
by Azathoth
Tue Sep 20, 2005 5:43 pm
Forum: Daily Check In
Topic: Azathoth's Daily Check In
Replies: 41
Views: 28466

Azathoth's Daily Check In

I suppose I should start one of these. I've been improving my diet greatly over the past few weeks, but I'm going to call yesterday, 2005-09-19 my first official day of "No-S". As I am trying to keep my metabolism up I may split my 3 full plate meals into 4-6 smaller half-plate meals using virtual p...
by Azathoth
Tue Sep 20, 2005 2:56 pm
Forum: No S Diet General Discussion
Topic: New here Hi
Replies: 10
Views: 9499

Keep up the good work, Gman. I'm new to this myself and attempting to take off the excess weight I've gained during and since college and the combination of the three everyday systems seems to be just what the doctor ordered. I'm walking more, driving less, and doing shovelglove in the morning. Inst...
by Azathoth
Mon Sep 19, 2005 9:53 pm
Forum: Urban Ranger General Discussion
Topic: If you can't range, fidget
Replies: 19
Views: 18870

Deb, Heh... I do vaguely remember that movie, but it's been a long time since I saw it... I'll add it to my Netflix queue to refresh my memory. Glad you like the avatar, I was just poking around images.google.com today in the interest of avoiding work (it's really what I'm best at). I do walk during...
by Azathoth
Mon Sep 19, 2005 9:10 pm
Forum: Shovelglove General Discussion
Topic: shovelglove constructive criticism
Replies: 9
Views: 12221

Reinhard, Thanks for the warm welcome! Glad to meet another Lovecraft fan, particularly one who has done so much good for the community as you have with your everyday systems. I have been walking more at lunches and in the evening lately as I get myself back into shape, and find it enjoyable (simila...
by Azathoth
Mon Sep 19, 2005 9:03 pm
Forum: Urban Ranger General Discussion
Topic: If you can't range, fidget
Replies: 19
Views: 18870

Reinhard, I know you're very anti-treadmill (and I am too, I think it's a ridiculous concept to stand inside and walk while there's a whole world waiting outside for you to explore), but... Has anyone heard of these treadmill/desk office spaces that people are starting to talk about? I read an artic...
by Azathoth
Fri Sep 16, 2005 7:29 pm
Forum: Shovelglove General Discussion
Topic: shovelglove constructive criticism
Replies: 9
Views: 12221

I just discovered Shovelglove and I have to totally disagree with you guys... I think had the name been anything else I wouldn't have been nearly as likely to actualy go to the website and read about it. I was just browsing around the web for home gym ideas and found http://www.stumptuous.com/homegy...