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by swimfit
Sun Dec 14, 2008 3:51 pm
Forum: No S Diet General Discussion
Topic: I'd love feedback on my theory about why S Days go wild.
Replies: 35
Views: 9791

well said wosness1
by swimfit
Fri Nov 28, 2008 4:42 pm
Forum: Daily Check In
Topic: Noel's Daily Check-In
Replies: 258
Views: 59803

your insight is right on the mark. and it is just this year that i am starting to see what you are talking about clearly!! :-)
by swimfit
Sat Oct 11, 2008 6:42 pm
Forum: No S Diet General Discussion
Topic: The New York Times Magazine
Replies: 1
Views: 1443

thanks for sharing. Michael Pollan always has good stuff to say! Makes you think to say the least!
by swimfit
Sun Jun 22, 2008 11:43 pm
Forum: Urban Ranger General Discussion
Topic: Nordic/skiwalking
Replies: 4
Views: 6369

Nordic walking is great. It is very easy to do and takes walking up a notch for me. It also takes some of the pressure off my knees which is also a good thing. I highly recommend trying it.
swimfit
by swimfit
Tue Jun 03, 2008 1:16 am
Forum: No S Diet General Discussion
Topic: Grim realization re: carbs
Replies: 45
Views: 12720

if you liked "Potatoes not Prozac" then you might be interested in
"Sugar Shock"
by swimfit
Thu May 15, 2008 2:31 pm
Forum: No S Diet General Discussion
Topic: No Binge Failures
Replies: 13
Views: 5773

Betty, this is a great idea. hopefully it will help me learn to not be so all or nothing. I am going to add it to my HabitCal! :-)
by swimfit
Sat May 10, 2008 2:42 pm
Forum: No S Diet General Discussion
Topic: recommitting
Replies: 4
Views: 2060

recommitting

After straying, looking for the magic bullet which of course doesn't exist -------I am recommitting to vanilla- NoS today. this board is so supportive / encouraging / sensible, and believe me I have tried about everything out there that there is to try and nowhere have I found anything like this. th...
by swimfit
Tue Apr 22, 2008 8:09 pm
Forum: No S Diet General Discussion
Topic: Sabotage
Replies: 21
Views: 6406

Right there with you too. Seems like I go through a "honeymoon" phase when something is new, then the newness wears off and I am back to the head games with eating. But this is the most liberating / sane program, and I have tried everything else so I'm NOT giving up on this, it is my only hope at th...
by swimfit
Sun Apr 20, 2008 10:02 pm
Forum: No S Diet General Discussion
Topic: Are there other nearly-former OAers here?
Replies: 33
Views: 9369

I can totally relate to what you said Blueskighs and Noel. Just seeing that others had similar thoughts with OA has been SO helpful.
No-S is so freeing.
by swimfit
Sun Apr 20, 2008 6:18 pm
Forum: No S Diet General Discussion
Topic: Are there other nearly-former OAers here?
Replies: 33
Views: 9369

I was so glad to see this posted. I too was a member of OA, recenty stopped going ( after much mental debate with myself) as I was never able to achieve any sanity regarding food. And the harder I tried the more I felt like a failure, along with guilt. I too met some wonderful people, but it wasn't ...
by swimfit
Sun Apr 20, 2008 5:58 pm
Forum: No S Diet General Discussion
Topic: honestly - THANK GOD!!
Replies: 12
Views: 4243

I too tried LA Weight Loss and forked out a bunch of money. Interstingly enought they went bankrupt here and are no longer around here! Taught me that I will NEVER pay for another weight loss program like that. Even borrowed money for it! How crazy is that??
by swimfit
Wed Apr 09, 2008 6:47 pm
Forum: No S Diet General Discussion
Topic: It's time to go beyond print media
Replies: 4
Views: 2058

I think on the Joy Fit Club you have to have lost 100 lbs or more. Has anybody that you know of lost that much with No Sing? I bet some are close! :-)
by swimfit
Thu Apr 03, 2008 1:38 pm
Forum: Shovelglove General Discussion
Topic: Sledgehammer and Tire!!
Replies: 7
Views: 5365

Tabata intervals? Are you a Crossfitter?
by swimfit
Wed Apr 02, 2008 12:17 am
Forum: No S Diet General Discussion
Topic: Unfounded Terrors
Replies: 18
Views: 6533

well said 3aday. Do you "observe" S days? If so how do you treat them, what do you do?
by swimfit
Sun Mar 30, 2008 5:35 pm
Forum: No S Diet General Discussion
Topic: Clear Boundaries
Replies: 7
Views: 3290

well spoken 3aday! thank you for posting this, it is what I needed to hear!
by swimfit
Wed Mar 26, 2008 12:16 am
Forum: No S Diet General Discussion
Topic: HabitCal
Replies: 3
Views: 2148

HabitCal

New here ------ about 2 weeks down. I have been using HabitCal and, sad as this may sound, it is helping me to get rigoursly honest. I could keep playing head games with my eating but what good does that do? it sure in the heck doesn't help me change, and I have played head games WAY TOO LONG with m...
by swimfit
Mon Mar 24, 2008 11:53 pm
Forum: No S Diet General Discussion
Topic: How Is Everyone Doing?
Replies: 9
Views: 4097

2 weeks down and so far so good. I think I need to reign in the S days a little because I haven't felt very good physically on my S days.. Too much sugar. I think I may just have 1 special treat each S day and see how that goes. Also toying with the idea of big S, little s. So for next weekend I thi...
by swimfit
Mon Mar 24, 2008 3:33 pm
Forum: Daily Check In
Topic: Lori's 21 days (and beyond)
Replies: 24
Views: 9046

I really like how you said "here's to another week of more successes than failures." That is such a good way to look at it. I tend to be so all or nothing, ----------either it's all green or I failed. I'm going to start looking at my weeks as you said -------- hoping for more successes than failures...
by swimfit
Fri Mar 21, 2008 1:27 pm
Forum: No S Diet General Discussion
Topic: disappointed
Replies: 10
Views: 4462

thank you for all of the encouragment. I will try to weigh only 1x/month and pay more attention to how my clothes fit. I had been very active exercise wise --------- then hurt my shoulder and subsequently had to have surgery on my shoulder. just recently started walking as that is all I can do at th...
by swimfit
Fri Mar 21, 2008 1:03 am
Forum: No S Diet General Discussion
Topic: disappointed
Replies: 10
Views: 4462

disappointed

Hi everyone, I am close to having 2 weeks under my belt (2 days shy) and thought I had been doing good. Well, I decided to "check" to see just how "good" I was doing by stepping on the scale. BKG MISTAKE! I usually think I am down more than I am so I tried not to get my hopes up and thought maybe I ...
by swimfit
Wed Mar 19, 2008 11:51 pm
Forum: Help I'm confused!
Topic: No notifications...
Replies: 3
Views: 5841

Hi and welcome. I found that mine come in under the bulk e-mail. maybe check that out if you have something along those lines.
by swimfit
Mon Mar 17, 2008 1:09 pm
Forum: Daily Check In
Topic: Jammin' Jan's Check-In
Replies: 1081
Views: 338142

I too feel relief when S days are over, and I also have thought about not having S days, but like you said that is probably a bad idea. I also feel MUCH BETTER physically on N days! that should tell me something! :-)
by swimfit
Sun Mar 16, 2008 2:51 pm
Forum: Daily Check In
Topic: KCCC's "backsliding" check-in
Replies: 54
Views: 19408

something I am trying that is helping me is to eat one of my meals of the day mindfully. paying attention to what I am actually eating, the smell, texture, taste etc. It slows me down and I am learning what I actually like after so many years of dieting and eating what " I was supposed to eat"
by swimfit
Sat Mar 15, 2008 10:15 pm
Forum: No S Diet General Discussion
Topic: But Atkins worked so well so many times
Replies: 8
Views: 3895

I tried Atkins too. I thought is sounded so good to be able to eat all of that meat and cheese. Didn't even make it 3 full days, couldn't do without fruit!
by swimfit
Sat Mar 15, 2008 4:09 pm
Forum: Daily Check In
Topic: Susan's Daily Check-in
Replies: 37
Views: 12874

" It's still pretty exciting just to have found NO S and this forum. To me it's a small miracle to find what feels like a lifeline. "

I am only 1 full week into No S and I relate to nearly every single word you shared! :-)
by swimfit
Fri Mar 14, 2008 7:08 pm
Forum: No S Diet General Discussion
Topic: Visualization technique that helps (me)
Replies: 8
Views: 4449

Very helpful! Thanks for sharing. I plan to use it!! :-)
by swimfit
Fri Mar 14, 2008 7:01 pm
Forum: No S Diet General Discussion
Topic: Hello...i need help here PLEASE :]
Replies: 11
Views: 4310

Hi Jaime, Welcome an congrats on your new baby! I have ordered from Amazon before and did a mail in order. when you go to check out there is an option for that, you can print it out and mail them a check, it's pretty self explanatory on the website as you go through the ordering process. I seldom us...
by swimfit
Fri Mar 14, 2008 6:41 pm
Forum: No S Diet General Discussion
Topic: Before Book
Replies: 21
Views: 9047

Before Book

Hi everybody, I am very new to No S Diet, I had never heard of it until I happened to run across the book. I was wondering if you all "before bookers" might want to share how you found out about No S and how it has worked for you! I would be very interested to hear! 1 week down and so far so good! :...
by swimfit
Thu Mar 13, 2008 4:32 pm
Forum: No S Diet General Discussion
Topic: New starters...
Replies: 5
Views: 2995

I too am very new. Started on Sat (right to S day!) and so far it has been good. I get hungry and am in the learning stage of how much i need to eat before the next meal. But I am encouraged because I can eat what I WANT, and to me that is freedom. I even passed up popcorn last night that my hubby h...
by swimfit
Wed Mar 12, 2008 3:09 pm
Forum: No S Diet General Discussion
Topic: No S Diet book available NOW on Amazon.com
Replies: 48
Views: 42619

Book also in St. Louis MO
by swimfit
Wed Mar 12, 2008 3:01 pm
Forum: Daily Check In
Topic: Jammin' Jan's Check-In
Replies: 1081
Views: 338142

have you read Michael Pollan's most recent book? In Defense of Food Pretty interesting read, especially the concept of "nutritionism" which I certainly bought into, it can make you crazy! :-) Reinhard talks about this in his book I believe. Absolutely love the book, in fact that is how I found out a...
by swimfit
Wed Mar 12, 2008 12:33 am
Forum: No S Diet General Discussion
Topic: Diets, hunger, fruit and butter
Replies: 7
Views: 4075

Very new here. I too have had the mindset more that once "today I'm going to stick to WW no matter what" and usually by afternoon I had chucked that thought, and given up. Same thing with counting calories, carbs, fat grams you name it. Tonight at dinner I had the thought to eat what everyone else w...
by swimfit
Sun Mar 09, 2008 5:28 pm
Forum: No S Diet General Discussion
Topic: new today
Replies: 3
Views: 2406

Barnes and Noble in Des Peres Missouri, which is a suburb of St. Louis, MO
by swimfit
Sun Mar 09, 2008 1:43 am
Forum: No S Diet General Discussion
Topic: new today
Replies: 3
Views: 2406

new today

I was browsing in Barnes and Noble today and stumbles upon the No S diet book. Intrigued I picked it up and started reading it. Very interesting. you name it and I have tried it, always losing the weight, BUT never able to keep it off for any length of time. I can't bring myself to try yet another d...
by swimfit
Sun Mar 09, 2008 1:03 am
Forum: Daily Check In
Topic: The 21(day) Club
Replies: 836
Views: 578999

i happened to be browsing at Barnes and Noble and stumbles upon the No S diet. very intriguing. I am psyched to start as I have tried every diet you can think of, but have never been able to keep any weight off. And i just can't psyche myself into going on yet another diet. So I thrilled to find thi...