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by blueskighs
Fri Jan 02, 2009 4:28 am
Forum: Daily Check In
Topic: Blueskighs Check-In
Replies: 497
Views: 198731

Happy New Year all! With 9 plus months of solid habit behind me I am really looking forward to 2009! I have had a wonderful time off with many blessings, epiphinanies and lots of fun. My No S habits held me in good stead through the holidays. In order to continue to post my journey I will do monthly...
by blueskighs
Mon Dec 22, 2008 1:25 am
Forum: Daily Check In
Topic: Resting On A Journey
Replies: 197
Views: 57971

Resting,

hope all of your parties are fun! and you have wonderful merry christmas and a very happy new year!

Blueskighs
by blueskighs
Mon Dec 22, 2008 1:20 am
Forum: Daily Check In
Topic: Blueskighs Check-In
Replies: 497
Views: 198731

Your stomach is a wonderful teacher, isn't it? Kathleen, it absolutely is! :D Day 273 SUCCESS MUCH better today! Donuts, soy latte, caramel macchiato ... the donuts were very special today, we got a batch right out of the oven ... YUM! YUM! Oatmeal with walnuts Nice veggie salad with tofu tiny appl...
by blueskighs
Sun Dec 21, 2008 7:53 pm
Forum: Daily Check In
Topic: Blueskighs Check-In
Replies: 497
Views: 198731

Day 272 SUCCESS YUCK! is pretty much all I have to say about my food yesterday ... it went something like this: German Chocolate Cake, Donuts, Soy Latte Jalapeno Jack Veggie Burger, potato chips, corn chips, macaroni and cheese ... that was the REAL YUCK of the day ... I used to LOVE LOVE LOVE macar...
by blueskighs
Sun Dec 21, 2008 7:47 pm
Forum: Daily Check In
Topic: Burgher Daily Check In
Replies: 84
Views: 28858

Marie, for the most part I have been doing really good with my food but I had a REALLY gnarly S Day yesterday YUCK is about all I have to say about THAT! Bones Season 3 got MUCH better, several big surprises at the end. We are packing it up and mailing it all in tomorrow, I am going to take a break ...
by blueskighs
Sat Dec 20, 2008 6:04 am
Forum: Daily Check In
Topic: Blueskighs Check-In
Replies: 497
Views: 198731

Day 271 SUCCESS Meal #1 scrambled eggs, sprouted wheat toast, very good tangerines from neighbors trees :D Meal #2 organic turkey BLT, carrot sticks ... new post at my blog ... LOSING SELF-CONSCIOUSNESS ... at www.nosdiet.blogspot.com ... where I discharge all of my inner angst and share my learning...
by blueskighs
Fri Dec 19, 2008 6:07 pm
Forum: Daily Check In
Topic: Thomer's check in
Replies: 28
Views: 8287

I thought about taking an NWS day today, but I looked at the restaurant menu and didn't see any desserts or foods that jumped out at me as being extra special or tasty so I am going to stick to my one plate and be happy with that Thomer, great stategy! Hope you had fun at the party and ENJOY those ...
by blueskighs
Fri Dec 19, 2008 6:06 pm
Forum: Daily Check In
Topic: Whisper2701 Check In
Replies: 17
Views: 4474

Linda,

I love your insights!

Blueskighs
by blueskighs
Fri Dec 19, 2008 6:05 pm
Forum: Daily Check In
Topic: HowFunIsThat - daily chek-in
Replies: 212
Views: 50884

The more good yellow days we have the easier and more confident it will be to handle those S Days
Linda,

this is so true!

Janie, glad you ENJOYED your S DAY!

Blueskighs
by blueskighs
Fri Dec 19, 2008 6:04 pm
Forum: No S Diet General Discussion
Topic: I'd love feedback on my theory about why S Days go wild.
Replies: 35
Views: 8257

Kathleen, WOW! :shock: All I have to say is that sounds like a lot! Sick people are emotionally involving ... and some of that is like you said about your daughter, just because you are worrying about them! Glad that whatever was troubling her is not serious. Hopefully everyone can get well and thin...
by blueskighs
Fri Dec 19, 2008 2:47 am
Forum: Daily Check In
Topic: Blueskighs Check-In
Replies: 497
Views: 198731

Resting, that is probably true, and I think you are right .. "a plum you pick up on the way" ... DAY 270 SUCCESS Meal #1 Jalepeno Jack Veggie Burger, corn chips, carrot celery parsley spinach juic Meal #2 scrambled eggs and sprouted wheat toast ... all I can say is I am glad I have HABIT to see me t...
by blueskighs
Fri Dec 19, 2008 2:45 am
Forum: Daily Check In
Topic: Funfuture's check-in
Replies: 94
Views: 23075

Have been doing Shrink Yourself, which has been going well, but is hard to fit in at the moment. Not sure I am giving it all the attention it deserves. Funfuture, you have so much going on! the only down side to Shrink Yourself is that it actually does take time, good luck in getting as much as you...
by blueskighs
Fri Dec 19, 2008 2:40 am
Forum: No S Diet General Discussion
Topic: I'd love feedback on my theory about why S Days go wild.
Replies: 35
Views: 8257

Kathleen, was wondering ... did you get your relaxing day Saturday? I am getting mine this weekend and I am SOOOOOOOOOO looking forward to it :D I think that one of the most damaging things that traditional dieting does is break the trust between you and your body. You stop trusting your body to tel...
by blueskighs
Fri Dec 19, 2008 2:34 am
Forum: No S Diet General Discussion
Topic: Doctor approved nutrition plan for Diabetes--No S!!!
Replies: 19
Views: 5706

LA Loser, this is great news. and just wanted to share I have never been diagnosed as diabetic or pre-diabetic however for the past 4 to 5 years I have been keeping my eye on the my blood sugar. For the past two years my numbers have gone steadily up so that by time I started NO S it was not uncommo...
by blueskighs
Thu Dec 18, 2008 4:41 am
Forum: Daily Check In
Topic: Blueskighs Check-In
Replies: 497
Views: 198731

Thanks Janie!

Day 269

SUCCESS

Meal #1 Scrambled eggs and toast
Meal #2 Grilled Halibut, Steamed broccoli, carrots and Squash with EVOO

nice day today,

Blueskighs
by blueskighs
Wed Dec 17, 2008 4:50 am
Forum: No S Diet General Discussion
Topic: Common Sense
Replies: 5
Views: 2670

by carefully, consciously following the rules of no-s (or other everyday systems, whether mine or your own) you slowly restore the intuitiveness of common sense. You may not prevent all excesses, but you prevent many, and those that you don't you shine a spotlight on that makes them seem egregious ...
by blueskighs
Wed Dec 17, 2008 4:42 am
Forum: Daily Check In
Topic: Sophiasapientia's Check-In
Replies: 422
Views: 97077

Shannon,

CONGRATULATIONS ON YOUR 21 DAYS!

Blueskighs
by blueskighs
Wed Dec 17, 2008 4:40 am
Forum: Daily Check In
Topic: Blueskighs Check-In
Replies: 497
Views: 198731

Geez you guys, what a surprise! Resting, Rene, Linda and Karen thank you so much for taking the time to let me know you liked the post. I never know which ones are going to be "relatable" so I just "blog on" hoping that somebody someone out there is connecting. Glad all you guys are here and we are ...
by blueskighs
Wed Dec 17, 2008 4:31 am
Forum: No S Diet General Discussion
Topic: I am a big mess and I really need help!
Replies: 11
Views: 3600

One thing that has worked in the past is to declare an S week. Dangerous for habit, I know, but this is what I mean: the only rule about eating is that it has to be healthy and I have to love it. The point is to nourish myself completely and lovingly Betty, personally I think that is a brilliant id...
by blueskighs
Tue Dec 16, 2008 5:50 am
Forum: Daily Check In
Topic: Blueskighs Check-In
Replies: 497
Views: 198731

Bright Angel, it is just a yucky thing to want to retreive food out of the garbage. I am glad that it is possible that those days are behind me now, but I don't think I will ever forget that that is part of my past! Day 267 SUCCESS Meal #1 Chargrilled Veggie Salad with Tofu Meal #2 Scrambled Egg and...
by blueskighs
Tue Dec 16, 2008 5:46 am
Forum: No S Diet General Discussion
Topic: I'd love feedback on my theory about why S Days go wild.
Replies: 35
Views: 8257

KATHLEEN,

WOOHOO TO YOU!
for your 100 days with green N days!
I am so happy for you!

Blueskighs
by blueskighs
Tue Dec 16, 2008 5:45 am
Forum: No S Diet General Discussion
Topic: I am a big mess and I really need help!
Replies: 11
Views: 3600

Christine, just wanted to pop in and say tonight was really hard for me too. It was kind of a rotten day and when I went to make dinner there was only one egg, I was counting on two and my bread was already in the toaster ... suffice it to say when I was done with dinner I TOTALLY wanted to make mor...
by blueskighs
Mon Dec 15, 2008 6:23 am
Forum: Daily Check In
Topic: Blueskighs Check-In
Replies: 497
Views: 198731

Anne and Bright Angel, I am starting to look at the NO S Diet as a "template" for healthy structured eating. Viewed in that way, the NO S Diet provides a healthy foundation that can be tailored to fit any individual. I think this makes a lot of sense. Bright Angel, I am starting to understand that I...
by blueskighs
Sun Dec 14, 2008 5:35 pm
Forum: No S Diet General Discussion
Topic: I'd love feedback on my theory about why S Days go wild.
Replies: 35
Views: 8257

... then the weekend with fewer restrictions must be license to run wild with it. It's not. It's permission to be a little less restrictive.
Wosnes,

Very well said, this is " the common sense it" key :D

Blueskighs
by blueskighs
Sun Dec 14, 2008 8:52 am
Forum: Daily Check In
Topic: Blueskighs Check-In
Replies: 497
Views: 198731

Becky, thank you for your support. That is what is starting to happen. It is kind of amazing! Day 265 SUCCESS monavie donuts, cafe misto caramel macchiato oatmeal raisin nibblers ezekiel cinnamon raisin toast, scrambled eggs salad and grilled asparagus little desserts and coffee at my husbands chris...
by blueskighs
Sun Dec 14, 2008 8:48 am
Forum: Daily Check In
Topic: Whisper2701 Check In
Replies: 17
Views: 4474

I immediately said it is a No S Day. So we didn't get anything sweet. I was pleased with myself.

Linda,
that is wonderful!
Blueskighs
by blueskighs
Sun Dec 14, 2008 8:47 am
Forum: No S Diet General Discussion
Topic: My mom passed away
Replies: 21
Views: 6643

Catholic Cajun,

very sad to hear about your loss :cry:

Blueskighs
by blueskighs
Sat Dec 13, 2008 8:22 pm
Forum: Daily Check In
Topic: Floridagirl's check-in
Replies: 8
Views: 3076

Floridagirl,

good to hear from you and sounds like you are having a lot of FUN! That is definitely the best way to spend the holidays :wink:

Blueskighs
by blueskighs
Sat Dec 13, 2008 8:20 pm
Forum: No S Diet General Discussion
Topic: Finally back!!!!!!!!!!
Replies: 12
Views: 3168

Just curious, how many of you pre-book members broke down and bought the book? I found the site through the book and read the book in one sitting. It really made it easy to grasp the No S Diet, what it is, how it works and why it works. I bought two yesterday at Barnes and Noble, I am going to start...
by blueskighs
Sat Dec 13, 2008 8:15 pm
Forum: No S Diet General Discussion
Topic: I'd love feedback on my theory about why S Days go wild.
Replies: 35
Views: 8257

If I keep the N Days green -- and I am -- sooner or later, I'm going to want to eat so that I feel good and not so that I maximize the amount of food I eat in a short period of time. Kathleen, I beleive that because that is what has happened to me over time. I am much more concerned with maintainin...
by blueskighs
Sat Dec 13, 2008 8:11 pm
Forum: No S Diet General Discussion
Topic: Stephen King a lurker?
Replies: 6
Views: 2826

like allowing himself seconds on days of the week that started with S
that is funnyyyyyyyyyyyyyyyyyyy!

Blueskighs
by blueskighs
Sat Dec 13, 2008 8:10 pm
Forum: No S Diet General Discussion
Topic: Happy Friday, Everybody!
Replies: 5
Views: 1876

PDR,

call me dense but that clue is no help for me at all :shock: isn't Pete Townshend the guitarist for the who? Does Dr. Who have any connection to Dr. No? What about Horton? :D You know ... Horton Hears a Who? Allright, forgive me, I am being terribly silly,

Blueskighs
by blueskighs
Sat Dec 13, 2008 3:11 pm
Forum: Daily Check In
Topic: Blueskighs Check-In
Replies: 497
Views: 198731

Day 264 SUCCESS Meal # 1 Grilled Wild Ahi, Steamed Broccoli with EVOO, Garnet Yams, Trail Mix Meal #2 mixed grains, scrambled eggs, have to say for two weeks this "peppermint striped" No S feels much more "natural" to me ... we shall see ... I am drinking my coffee with soymilk and monavie in the AM...
by blueskighs
Sat Dec 13, 2008 3:04 pm
Forum: Daily Check In
Topic: 3aday's Getting Through The Holiday Season Check In
Replies: 63
Views: 13435

Becky,

glad you are feeling better!

Blueskighs
by blueskighs
Sat Dec 13, 2008 2:25 am
Forum: No S Diet General Discussion
Topic: Diets Don't Work
Replies: 3
Views: 1912

That is a great article and I can say "anecdotally" :wink: that traditional dieting has not worked for me. I could have been one of those people in the studies! I also read in one book ... The Seven Secrets of Thin People ... years ago that just one diet can cause an eating disorder in someone ... k...
by blueskighs
Sat Dec 13, 2008 2:16 am
Forum: Daily Check In
Topic: Funfuture's check-in
Replies: 94
Views: 23075

Funfuture,

Wow! What an exciting time. When do you leave? I hope that your daughter has a wonderful experience and you can get your writing done. Also hope you can at least stay somewhat connected it would be nice to hear from you.

What an incredible adventure!

Blueskighs
by blueskighs
Sat Dec 13, 2008 12:58 am
Forum: No S Diet General Discussion
Topic: Oprah needs No S
Replies: 36
Views: 19876

Resdient0062, I lost weight in Paris, but gained it in Nice :D In Italy I just maintained! I didn't know Stephen King had written such a story! That is hysterical, it makes me think of the neighbor who gets up every morning, 1/2 opens his garage and gets on his treadmill that faces the wall ... :sho...
by blueskighs
Sat Dec 13, 2008 12:55 am
Forum: No S Diet General Discussion
Topic: Happy Friday, Everybody!
Replies: 5
Views: 1876

PDR,

you too!

I have heard of Dr. Who ... but really have no idea WHO that is!

Blueskighs
by blueskighs
Sat Dec 13, 2008 12:54 am
Forum: No S Diet General Discussion
Topic: is it emotional eating?
Replies: 2
Views: 1288

KateMac, I pull myself away and "force" myself to focus on something I "need" to do or something I "want" to do ... other than eating that is :D depending on the time of day ... if I should be working than I need to be working and I re-focus myself on that until I am absorbed ... then mysteriously t...
by blueskighs
Fri Dec 12, 2008 5:49 pm
Forum: Daily Check In
Topic: Funfuture's check-in
Replies: 94
Views: 23075

Funfutre, how long will you be gone? That sounds so exciting! Will you be staying internet connected? Congrats on getting your house rented. Sorry so many questions, but would love to keep hearing from you on your adventure!!!!!! Do you and your daughter speak Chinese? I have overdone the Dark Choco...
by blueskighs
Fri Dec 12, 2008 5:45 pm
Forum: No S Diet General Discussion
Topic: Oprah needs No S
Replies: 36
Views: 19876

I always hear how people visit Europe or Asia and say they lost weight on the trip. Unfortunately a lot of these people also gain weight when they come back, although I am sure not all do. The shortcoming with this approach is continuing to rely on external cues for eating, i.e. the different cultu...
by blueskighs
Fri Dec 12, 2008 5:39 pm
Forum: No S Diet General Discussion
Topic: HabitCal Questions
Replies: 1
Views: 887

PDR, I mark my NWS days yellow just like S days. In his book Reinhard suggests an AVERAGE of two NWS days a month ... the AVERAGE is key for me ... in my 9th month of NO S I have used anywhere from zero, one, two to four NWS days a month but my AVERAGE remains just under two for each month ... I'd p...
by blueskighs
Fri Dec 12, 2008 4:16 pm
Forum: No S Diet General Discussion
Topic: Oprah needs No S
Replies: 36
Views: 19876

With all due respect to Mr. Green, that sounds utterly unsustainable . I agree! it sounds like torture! AND insanely counter productive! Hasn't he heard? short intense cardio and weights would require much less time and be more effective ... plus ... I can speak to this ... it naturally "Tames" the...
by blueskighs
Fri Dec 12, 2008 5:12 am
Forum: Daily Check In
Topic: Blueskighs Check-In
Replies: 497
Views: 198731

Resting,

Thank you.


Day 263

SUCCESS

Meal #1 Organic Turkey BLT, carrots, spelt pretzels, apple
Meal #2 Mixed grains, Scrambled eggs Meal

Hey, didn't I have that ... yesterday? uh-huh ... some days are just like that :shock:

Blueskighs
by blueskighs
Fri Dec 12, 2008 5:10 am
Forum: Daily Check In
Topic: Resting On A Journey
Replies: 197
Views: 57971

Why would I want to devote another minute of my precious time on this side of Glory stressing about what goes in my mouth? My heart was for her to be set free and stop limiting her life, Resting, Congratulations on your 3X21, and your post above made me think how difficult it is to convey the "expe...
by blueskighs
Thu Dec 11, 2008 11:51 pm
Forum: Daily Check In
Topic: Funfuture's check-in
Replies: 94
Views: 23075

Funfuture, sometimes we just can't get it all in, I let my exercise go before my food, why? in the end our fitness is 80-85% what we eat, hence the "foundation" - when I am crunched for time I hang onto the "good eating" and let the exercise go, it is much easier to pick that back up when I have tim...
by blueskighs
Thu Dec 11, 2008 11:47 pm
Forum: No S Diet General Discussion
Topic: Stress and maintaining a diet
Replies: 2
Views: 1276

Jerry Lee, Sorry to hear about your tuff situation. Are you working two different jobs to add up to 12-14 hours? I think it would depend on how your work schedules go together ... breakfast before the first, whatever lunch break if you have one and an early dinner before the second or late after the...
by blueskighs
Thu Dec 11, 2008 3:38 pm
Forum: Daily Check In
Topic: fishious check-in
Replies: 11
Views: 3217

However there was no use for it, I did not get hyngry during the evening.
fishious,

great awareness!

Blueskighs
by blueskighs
Thu Dec 11, 2008 3:36 pm
Forum: Daily Check In
Topic: Anne's check-in
Replies: 185
Views: 48757

I felt like a very wise and responsible person!
Cool! 8)

... just curious ... did you also feel very French? :lol: you know, cause the French "don't snack" ...

Blueskighs
by blueskighs
Thu Dec 11, 2008 3:34 pm
Forum: Daily Check In
Topic: Kerry1976's Check In
Replies: 2
Views: 1366

But I've not snacked once since starting, which is great.
Kerry1976,

that is FANTASTIC!!!!!!!!!!!!!!
and
WELCOME!

I drink lots of water between meals too!

Blueskighs
by blueskighs
Thu Dec 11, 2008 4:28 am
Forum: Daily Check In
Topic: Blueskighs Check-In
Replies: 497
Views: 198731

Day 262

SUCCESS

Meal #1 Organic Turkey BLT, carrots, spelt pretzels, apple
Meal #2 Mixed grains, Scrambled eggs

new post at my blog ... BUILDING SELF-ESTEEM ... at www.nosdiet.blogspot.com

Another good day!

Blueskighs
by blueskighs
Thu Dec 11, 2008 4:27 am
Forum: Daily Check In
Topic: Burgher Daily Check In
Replies: 84
Views: 28858

Marie, it is true, I was a little girl in the sixties. So is it "maddening" to watch all that now or fun? I was disappointed with the opening of Bones Season 3, everyone was grumpy. Glad you got through the day, I find that for whatever reason, every now and then, I JUST WANT TO EAT too, buy in the ...
by blueskighs
Thu Dec 11, 2008 4:24 am
Forum: No S Diet General Discussion
Topic: I'd love feedback on my theory about why S Days go wild.
Replies: 35
Views: 8257

I'm just trying to figure out how to do it. Kathleen, I am not sure there is any real substitute for that, as on individual basis we will each have different needs, etc to be addressed. after I ate so many peanut clusters on the peanut cluster diet that I'm sick of them. then you have already exper...
by blueskighs
Wed Dec 10, 2008 3:54 pm
Forum: No S Diet General Discussion
Topic: I'd love feedback on my theory about why S Days go wild.
Replies: 35
Views: 8257

Kathleen, I'd just like to add that some weeks it took until Thursday or Fridays for my weight to come back down, maybe depending on salt intake too I don't know, but then my weight would be lower on Friday and/or Saturday which would indicate I was still "losing". My weight loss has not been linear...
by blueskighs
Wed Dec 10, 2008 4:26 am
Forum: Daily Check In
Topic: Blueskighs Check-In
Replies: 497
Views: 198731

The habits I've built feel so right and so strong that after a couple of S days, I'm ready, willing, and able to move through the next five N days confidently knowing I've indulged myself some over the weekend. (And I know that more indulgences will be there waiting for me after a short but tolerab...
by blueskighs
Wed Dec 10, 2008 4:16 am
Forum: Daily Check In
Topic: Whisper2701 Check In
Replies: 17
Views: 4474

Linda,

it is amazing how much difference two committed days can make! YAY YOU!

Blueskighs
by blueskighs
Wed Dec 10, 2008 4:10 am
Forum: Daily Check In
Topic: Jocelyn's Daily Check-In
Replies: 16
Views: 4249

Hey Jocelyn,

you are doing great!

Blueskighs
by blueskighs
Tue Dec 09, 2008 3:59 pm
Forum: Daily Check In
Topic: Betty's Getting Back on Trac--Strict on N days--Holiday Plan
Replies: 7
Views: 2826

This has got to stop. Betty, When I am binging and can't stop in the past the thing that has helped is to clear my calendar of ANYTHING and EVERYTHING but the most pressing obligations. I know this is easier said and done, but sometimes this is the only thing that has worked to help me regain the b...
by blueskighs
Tue Dec 09, 2008 5:17 am
Forum: Daily Check In
Topic: Blueskighs Check-In
Replies: 497
Views: 198731

Day 260

SUCCESS

Meal #1: grillled mahi mahi, herb salad, steamed broccoli, naval orange
Meal #2: organic plain yogurt, ezekiel cereal, nama shoyu

New post at my blot ... AND N DAYS ARE FOR STOPPING ... www.nosdiet.blogspot.com

Blueskighs
by blueskighs
Tue Dec 09, 2008 2:36 am
Forum: Daily Check In
Topic: Burgher Daily Check In
Replies: 84
Views: 28858

Marie, how do you like Mad Men? don't worry too much about portions ... i didn't cut mine back until i started feeling full all the time ... it took about two weeks of that before i really "registered" that was what was going on and I started feeling uncomfortable, physcially. Then i slowly reduced ...
by blueskighs
Mon Dec 08, 2008 6:31 am
Forum: Daily Check In
Topic: Resting On A Journey
Replies: 197
Views: 57971

Surprisingly, (not), I didn't pass out from hunger.
:lol: that was funny!

Blueskighs
by blueskighs
Mon Dec 08, 2008 6:29 am
Forum: Daily Check In
Topic: Blueskighs Check-In
Replies: 497
Views: 198731

Becky, Kathleen, and Resting, thank you for your postive comments about my new post. Geez! Resting now I get to be "smart" enough to practice what I preach. Although today, Day 259 was ABSOLUTELY a SUCCESS MY GOODNESS I got into the "sweets" I admit I had many "reasons" one particular being the chri...
by blueskighs
Sun Dec 07, 2008 8:33 pm
Forum: No S Diet General Discussion
Topic: A month of No S and I've gained over six pounds!!!!
Replies: 21
Views: 6884

Dr. Schwarzbein writes that sometimes you gain weight when you begin eating balanced meals at regular intervals. It's part of the transition process. Becky, this is an excellent point! When I discovered Dr. Schwarzbein a few years back and read what she wrote about how undereating and overexercisin...
by blueskighs
Sun Dec 07, 2008 7:54 am
Forum: Daily Check In
Topic: Blueskighs Check-In
Replies: 497
Views: 198731

Funfuture, thank you! Day 258 SUCCESS monvie caramel macchiato ezekiel cinnamon raisin toast with earth balance, scrambled eggs pear arugula salad, pasta with seafood, chiabatta bread with EVOO cafe misto, cookies v. good S day for me. I am thinking this 2 meal a day structure is going to be an impr...
by blueskighs
Sat Dec 06, 2008 7:20 pm
Forum: No S Diet General Discussion
Topic: No S Diet Testimonials (new!)
Replies: 174
Views: 191552

Once I arrived at a place where I felt in control of my eating, lost some excess pounds, and lost that unfruitful obsession with my appearance, I was able to deal with my other needs more effectively. So for me, No S has had unexpected benefits that have been at least as wonderful as finally losing...
by blueskighs
Sat Dec 06, 2008 8:25 am
Forum: Daily Check In
Topic: Blueskighs Check-In
Replies: 497
Views: 198731

Day 257 SUCCESS Meal #1: turkey meatloaf, steamed squash, broccoli and carrots with EVOO, "herb" salad with EVOO Meal #2: organic plain yogurt, ezekiel cereal, nama shoyu I have to say this "peppermint striped" No S has worked really well for me this week. It has been a REALLY hectic week so my othe...
by blueskighs
Sat Dec 06, 2008 8:21 am
Forum: No S Diet General Discussion
Topic: "December Experiment" Peppemint Striped No-S
Replies: 22
Views: 5427

Connorcream, thank you and Burlsgirl, I am having a nice cup of coffee and soymilk in the morning. Mavilu, I really appreciate your thougths on our sensitivity to the extremes of eating and I love what you wrote: I don't know, maybe I'm wrong and I should be scared any time anyone strays from the th...
by blueskighs
Sat Dec 06, 2008 8:17 am
Forum: No S Diet General Discussion
Topic: What Color are Your Holiday Containers?
Replies: 6
Views: 2031

Connorcream,

did not realize you were "traveling" that would make it more difficult, sounds like you handled it well,

Blueskighs
by blueskighs
Sat Dec 06, 2008 8:15 am
Forum: No S Diet General Discussion
Topic: Finally back!!!!!!!!!!
Replies: 12
Views: 3168

LauraAnn,

welcome back, it is good to hear from you,


Blueskighs
by blueskighs
Sat Dec 06, 2008 8:12 am
Forum: No S Diet General Discussion
Topic: Soup & Sandwich
Replies: 5
Views: 1998

the soup bowl fits on the plate, and there has to be enough room for the sandwich (cut in half, not 16ths) to fit around the bowl. that's pretty much how do it as well, but like burlsgirl said, if it is just soup than its just a big bowl and if its just a sandwich, its a fairly "significant" sandwi...
by blueskighs
Sat Dec 06, 2008 8:10 am
Forum: No S Diet General Discussion
Topic: Tomorrow is my first S day
Replies: 2
Views: 1342

Newbie Fever
DPL,
sounds like you are doing great, i love that newbie fever ... i had it ... now I just have "fever" .... hahahahah

anyway, the only thing i have to say about S days is thoroughly ENJOY whatever you eat!

Blueskighs
by blueskighs
Sat Dec 06, 2008 8:07 am
Forum: No S Diet General Discussion
Topic: my slightly controversial tweak
Replies: 13
Views: 3801

decide what you want to do and be strict about it!
Betty,

what a great suggestion!

Blueskighs
by blueskighs
Fri Dec 05, 2008 4:42 am
Forum: Daily Check In
Topic: Blueskighs Check-In
Replies: 497
Views: 198731

Resting, your posts are always so nourishing, thank you! I am very glad that you are hanging in too. It is a nice walk. Day 256 SUCCESS Meal #1: mixed grains, scrambled eggs, chard, kale and spinach sauteed in EVOO Meal #2: organic free range smoked turkey sandwich with romaine, tomato, avocado and ...
by blueskighs
Fri Dec 05, 2008 4:36 am
Forum: Daily Check In
Topic: Burgher Daily Check In
Replies: 84
Views: 28858

Marie, guess what .... we have Bones Season 3 Disc 1 at our home ... :D who was it that said "life's simple pleasures are the best"? my husband loves NO S ... as far as the plate ... my plates were pretty full when I started, then I got to a point ... well I was just not getting hungry and then slow...
by blueskighs
Thu Dec 04, 2008 6:30 am
Forum: Daily Check In
Topic: Blueskighs Check-In
Replies: 497
Views: 198731

Day 255 SUCCESS Meal #1 yogurt, ezekiel cereal and nama shoyu ( not my first choice but did not have time to cook :cry: ) Meal #2: Yummy turkey meatloaf, steamed green beans and carrots with EVOO, apple 2nd day was better than the first, this might just work :wink: new post at my blog ... TRUSTING Y...
by blueskighs
Thu Dec 04, 2008 6:27 am
Forum: Daily Check In
Topic: 3aday's Getting Through The Holiday Season Check In
Replies: 63
Views: 13435

Becky,

Great doctor news!

Blueskighs
by blueskighs
Thu Dec 04, 2008 6:25 am
Forum: Daily Check In
Topic: Tango Time's check in
Replies: 13
Views: 3829

Part of my rules for myself will be never to eat something I don't want to eat b/c I think I should.

MaryAnn,

sounds like a keeper!

Blueskighs
by blueskighs
Thu Dec 04, 2008 6:23 am
Forum: No S Diet General Discussion
Topic: Just starting out...
Replies: 5
Views: 1660

Orangemeg,

WELCOME!

hope you give NO S a good chance. I would have loved to discover it twenty years ago :D

Blueskighs
by blueskighs
Thu Dec 04, 2008 6:21 am
Forum: No S Diet General Discussion
Topic: Writing a food log or not?
Replies: 14
Views: 3239

Anne, I started keeping a record of what I ate as kind of a documentation on the NO S diet. I purposefully didn't/don't record food volumes as the point is not to calculate what I eat. Sometimes people get on the boards and ask ... what do people eat? It is helpful to be able to send them to the Dai...
by blueskighs
Thu Dec 04, 2008 6:16 am
Forum: No S Diet General Discussion
Topic: "December Experiment" Peppemint Striped No-S
Replies: 22
Views: 5427

Hey everyone, just want to say thank you for your postive support and feedback. IT is hugely helpful! I do want to make a point that when I started on the NO S Diet I was uncertain as to whether I could "follow" the diet but I chose to proceed anyway :D I also decided to blog about my own personal j...
by blueskighs
Wed Dec 03, 2008 5:36 pm
Forum: No S Diet General Discussion
Topic: "December Experiment" Peppemint Striped No-S
Replies: 22
Views: 5427

May I just suggest that you consider if you think you would want to live eating 2 meals a day for your whole life? Debs, Actually, that is PRECISELY what I am considering ... the actuality of eating three meals a day and just grabbing a handful of carrots to be "legalistic" doesn't feel honest, tru...
by blueskighs
Wed Dec 03, 2008 5:32 pm
Forum: Daily Check In
Topic: Tango Time's check in
Replies: 13
Views: 3829

Mary Ann,

Welcome! And CONGRATULATIONS on the birth of your daughter! And you are right, what a great time to start developing a healthy relationship with food and eating,

Blueskighs
by blueskighs
Wed Dec 03, 2008 5:30 pm
Forum: Daily Check In
Topic: Joey
Replies: 8
Views: 2861

Joey,

thank you. I find writing it is helpful for me too,

Blueskighs
by blueskighs
Wed Dec 03, 2008 5:29 pm
Forum: Daily Check In
Topic: HowFunIsThat - daily chek-in
Replies: 212
Views: 50884

I'm starting a new round of 21 days....I'm already on Day 3 so I can accomplish this before Christmas...I can make that my own Christmas present. Oh...and my stomach just growled! I love that noise... Jane, this is the commitment that will make you successful and continue to build your habit! Glad ...
by blueskighs
Wed Dec 03, 2008 5:27 pm
Forum: Daily Check In
Topic: KCCC's check-in
Replies: 1014
Views: 327073

KCCC, when you are having these long days in "obesogenic" environments are you getting any breaks? There is studies that we operate on natural 90 minute cycles and then we need a break. Unfortunately it is not usually possible to take a break every 90 minutes but sometimes one break can do wonders ....
by blueskighs
Wed Dec 03, 2008 5:11 pm
Forum: No S Diet General Discussion
Topic: Holiday NWS days
Replies: 2
Views: 1318

I am planning a fairly "indulgent" December. I took the 1st as NWS day as the tail-end of our Thanksgiving vacation since my husband was off, and I am taking Christmas Eve Day, Christmas Day, and New Years Eve day. That seems to work for me. Some months my NWS days are sparse but I load up on them w...
by blueskighs
Wed Dec 03, 2008 5:05 pm
Forum: No S Diet General Discussion
Topic: "December Experiment" Peppemint Striped No-S
Replies: 22
Views: 5427

Reinhard, thank you for your support, I do agree. THere is definitely danger and need to be careful ... at the same time, there is a possibility that this will work for me, since I tend to drift to two meals a day on S days it would make me more consistent across the board, but that is why I am givi...
by blueskighs
Wed Dec 03, 2008 5:00 pm
Forum: No S Diet General Discussion
Topic: Starting 21 days on Habit :)
Replies: 37
Views: 7757

But I said "No way Jose" to myself every time I thought how I didn't want to mess up my committment to 21 days.
Debs,

WOOHOO! for you! Sometimes that "No way Jose" is the only thing that works!!!!!!!!!!!

Blueskighs
by blueskighs
Wed Dec 03, 2008 4:58 pm
Forum: No S Diet General Discussion
Topic: every snack is an appetizer
Replies: 4
Views: 1787

So each time we eat a snack between meals, we're igniting our appetite.
MrsPartridge,

excellent insight, think you hit the nail on the head!

Blueskighs
by blueskighs
Wed Dec 03, 2008 4:49 am
Forum: Daily Check In
Topic: Resting On A Journey
Replies: 197
Views: 57971

I offered the desserts to one of our employees to take home to her husband and son
.

wow! what a beautiful choice!

Blueskighs
by blueskighs
Wed Dec 03, 2008 4:47 am
Forum: Daily Check In
Topic: Blueskighs Check-In
Replies: 497
Views: 198731

Resting, that is so funny! 11 and 4, my ideal meal times in an ideal world! I push back just a little to eat my second meal with my husband, about 5-ish! :D I lived with my grandmother one summer and she ate dinner everyday at 5 like clockwork. At first I thought it was weird but I adjusted very qui...
by blueskighs
Wed Dec 03, 2008 4:40 am
Forum: No S Diet Testimonials (aka "yearly check in")
Topic: 7 Months In, 55 Pounds Gone
Replies: 14
Views: 18926

Phineas,
Congratulations on your tremendous success!

Blueskighs
by blueskighs
Wed Dec 03, 2008 4:38 am
Forum: No S Diet General Discussion
Topic: "December Experiment" Peppemint Striped No-S
Replies: 22
Views: 5427

Amyliz,

I am "skipping" breakfast ... actually just pushing it later, would probably depend on your schedule, today I had coffee and juice and it worked great!

Blueskighs
by blueskighs
Tue Dec 02, 2008 5:52 pm
Forum: No S Diet General Discussion
Topic: "December Experiment" Peppemint Striped No-S
Replies: 22
Views: 5427

Since I had to be very careful about activity this past month, my appetite has dwindled too, and I've been having just two meals a day, too. It feels fine, I feel fine and you always know that if you do get hungry, you can have a third meal, so, why not?. Very well put Mavilu, and thank you for you...
by blueskighs
Tue Dec 02, 2008 5:46 pm
Forum: Daily Check In
Topic: Anne's check-in
Replies: 185
Views: 48757

Anne,

for me, first month had some difficult days, but it has all settled down and my appetite is now much more manageable, as Reinhard suggests, it appears our appetites can be "trained" sounds like you are doing really well,

Blueskighs
by blueskighs
Tue Dec 02, 2008 5:44 pm
Forum: Daily Check In
Topic: Joey
Replies: 8
Views: 2861

Joey,

WELCOME,

Blueskighs
by blueskighs
Tue Dec 02, 2008 5:44 pm
Forum: Daily Check In
Topic: KCCC's check-in
Replies: 1014
Views: 327073

KCCC, I can relate to your stock story, I have definitely had days like that in the kitchen and they are the least to say, discouraging. Ah well, when you are ready to go back at it again you will be that much more the wiser :wink: I find cooking to be a very "experiential" task ... but I do get mop...
by blueskighs
Tue Dec 02, 2008 5:37 pm
Forum: No S Diet General Discussion
Topic: What Color are Your Holiday Containers?
Replies: 6
Views: 2031

So I bit the bullet, took a red, and was able to tell her honestly that I liked her baking.
Connorcream,

would it have been possible to take a slice "to go", claiming "not hungry" or "no more room" eaten it on an S day and then get back to her and let her know how delicious it was?

Blueskighs
by blueskighs
Tue Dec 02, 2008 2:09 am
Forum: No S Diet General Discussion
Topic: my slightly controversial tweak
Replies: 13
Views: 3801

babyprrr,

BMI of 20.5 is a really good weight, it will be interesting to see if your new tweak helps you get to where you want to go, good luck,

Blueskighs
by blueskighs
Tue Dec 02, 2008 1:30 am
Forum: Daily Check In
Topic: Blueskighs Check-In
Replies: 497
Views: 198731

Day 253 NWS Day SUCCESS donuts, cafe misto Z pizza pear and gargonzola salad, aloha baked tofu caramel macchiato, godiva truffles stayed up late to watch a movie with my husband on our last day of vacation and got into the yogurt, ezekiel cereal and nama shoyu :D another good S day, got to the gym a...