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by noSer
Mon Oct 28, 2019 3:26 pm
Forum: Daily Check In
Topic: CB's daily Check In
Replies: 66
Views: 15463

Re: CB's daily Check In

Great job! Make sure you are getting enough to drink. Also, I find if I don't eat breakfast, or just have protein, like an egg, I am less hungry. You are doing fantastic!
by noSer
Mon Oct 28, 2019 2:24 pm
Forum: Daily Check In
Topic: NoSer Check In
Replies: 12
Views: 4267

Re: NoSer Check In

Crazy busy fall, but I have been able to keep the diet for the most part. Am continuing slow loss, so am happy about that!
by noSer
Fri Sep 06, 2019 12:36 am
Forum: Daily Check In
Topic: NoSer Check In
Replies: 12
Views: 4267

Re: NoSer Check In

Down to 214. Should post more often, as it is motivating to see that I have lost weight this month. Don't know why, but I weigh every day, so sometimes it seems like the scale isn't moving. But I see I'm down 6 lbs. :D
by noSer
Mon Aug 05, 2019 4:07 pm
Forum: Daily Check In
Topic: NoSer Check In
Replies: 12
Views: 4267

Re: NoSer Check In

Well, up a couple of pounds this week for some reason. I know I need to drink more water. And I did have ice cream a couple of times over the weekend, but they were S days. Will keep trying.
by noSer
Mon Jul 22, 2019 8:56 pm
Forum: Daily Check In
Topic: NoSer Check In
Replies: 12
Views: 4267

Re: NoSer Check In

Was stuck at 226 for awhile, not sure why, but some travel and other things in there. Scale said 223 this morning, so that's movement! Ate 3 cookies yesterday, but it was an S day, so all is good. Also, have just edged out of the extremely obese category on BMI to obese. So now marching towards just...
by noSer
Fri Jun 21, 2019 7:05 am
Forum: Daily Check In
Topic: NoSer Check In
Replies: 12
Views: 4267

NoSer Check In

Just wanting to keep track of my progress. Started this a decade ago, gave up. For some reason it has been easier this time. Maybe the permission to buy prepared what I need so I don't have to make 2 meals. Been eating a prepared salad most days for lunch. So that's what hubby thinks this diet is :)...
by noSer
Mon Oct 11, 2010 6:04 am
Forum: Daily Check In
Topic: Tobiasmom's Journey
Replies: 485
Views: 192425

Sounds like you're doing great! I'm curious about your online workouts. Do you have a link?

Have a great day!
by noSer
Thu Sep 30, 2010 3:50 am
Forum: No S Diet General Discussion
Topic: Soup season!!!
Replies: 38
Views: 11278

Love soup. Here's one I serve for company that always gets requests for the recipe. Not exactly low cal, but I think it would be good before adding the sour cream and cream. Creamy White Chili 7 servings 1 lb. boneless, skinless chicken breast, cubed ½†(or a rotisserie chicken from the grocery st...
by noSer
Mon Nov 10, 2008 3:58 pm
Forum: No S Diet General Discussion
Topic: Vegetarian and Poor College student - Ideas?
Replies: 9
Views: 5455

I would definitely give up the bottled water. $1.75??? If you must have bottled water, go buy your own at the grocery store and bring it with you. I can get it at Sam's Club for 14¢ a bottle, or even at the grocery store for 25¢. Most bottled water is just filtered tap water, anyway. If you're not...
by noSer
Sat Jun 21, 2008 1:50 pm
Forum: No S Diet General Discussion
Topic: 25 day results...
Replies: 11
Views: 5304

Way to go! :D
by noSer
Sat Jun 21, 2008 1:47 pm
Forum: No S Diet General Discussion
Topic: No S Diet on TV
Replies: 16
Views: 9112

Wow! How exciting!

I did a little googling, and the report is from Channel 7 News in Denver. Which makes sense with the mountains in the background on the TV set. :)

Congrats, Reinhard!

Have a great day!
by noSer
Fri Jun 20, 2008 7:33 pm
Forum: No S Diet General Discussion
Topic: Affects of Stress or lack of sleep
Replies: 5
Views: 3373

I do know that after the birth of my second child, I had a lot of sleepless nights. By mid-afternoon, I was so desperate for some energy, I would have killed for a cookie and a coke. As it was, I just ate them. And yes, I did gain weight. I don't think this is a myth. Have a great day! and a great n...
by noSer
Fri Jun 20, 2008 7:04 pm
Forum: No S Diet General Discussion
Topic: What was it like when you started?
Replies: 2
Views: 2295

Esdaly - I love the No S diet! I got off to a great start - I think I was just really, really ready to lose weight, but have had a hard time in the past balancing a special diet with still needing to cook for my family. Who wants to eat diet food, when everybody else is eating good stuff. Anyway, I'...
by noSer
Mon Jun 02, 2008 7:46 pm
Forum: No S Diet General Discussion
Topic: Introducing myself
Replies: 8
Views: 4360

Matt -

Use a lighter sledge hammer (or whatever) until you're comfortable with it. If you're aching and beat, you're overdoing it. Also, you may have to work up to the 14 minutes. Take your time. This isn't a speedy process.

Congrats on the baby on the way. :D

Have a great day!
by noSer
Mon Jun 02, 2008 7:36 pm
Forum: No S Diet General Discussion
Topic: What do you eat for Breakfast????
Replies: 29
Views: 10573

KCCC - Don't know where you live, but in our area the steel cut oats are a bargain at the health food store. I go to Whole Foods. It's the only thing I've ever found cheaper there, but they sell it in bulk, so you can get what you want. Way cheaper than whatever brand that is they have in the can at...
by noSer
Mon Jun 02, 2008 1:52 pm
Forum: No S Diet General Discussion
Topic: What do you eat for Breakfast????
Replies: 29
Views: 10573

Started this when the kids went to school, and we do it during the school year. Summer is a lot more relaxed :) M onday - M uffins. Good ones, with oatmeal, nuts, and dried cranberries T uesday - T oast, and usually cereal. W ednesday - W affles - An oatmeal waffle recipe I got from my sil topped wi...
by noSer
Sun Jun 01, 2008 5:22 am
Forum: Everyday Systems General Discussion
Topic: getting up early and consistently tip
Replies: 17
Views: 18174

In my experience, the connection between lack of sleep and gaining weight is the desperate attempt to get some energy by snacks and caffeine. It works for oh, about 30 minutes, and then you have to have more. May be the connection for all the permasnacking that goes on in this country. Definite prob...
by noSer
Sat May 31, 2008 6:04 pm
Forum: No S Diet General Discussion
Topic: My Body Thinks I Lost My Mind!!
Replies: 11
Views: 5862

Jessies Daughter - I don't share your distaste for cow's milk, but in a previous attempt to lose weight I started using 8th Continent Light Vanilla Soymilk on my cereal. Now it is my preference. Like Bright Angel, I don't even use sweetener with it, and that's on oatmeal. I do add dried blueberries....
by noSer
Fri May 30, 2008 3:35 am
Forum: No S Diet General Discussion
Topic: I lost a bowling ball!
Replies: 5
Views: 3317

MissyMoo - Don't mind you asking, although it's truly embarrassing to say. I started at 225 lbs. I weighed 115 in high school, so you can imagine how I look forward to reunions :) But hey! Maybe the next one. Anyway, don't really think I'll get down to that. My dr would be happy if I got down to 150...
by noSer
Thu May 29, 2008 7:40 pm
Forum: No S Diet General Discussion
Topic: I lost a bowling ball!
Replies: 5
Views: 3317

I lost a bowling ball!

Have you seen the new commercial (at least new to me) with Larry the Cable Guy, and maybe Dan Marino, I'm not sure. Anyway, I think it's for Nutri System, (all this advertising is really lost on me, I can never remember for sure) and Larry has a huge armful of bowling balls and said he'd lost five o...
by noSer
Thu May 29, 2008 7:32 pm
Forum: Off-Topic
Topic: The New Third World and Other Terrible Things
Replies: 7
Views: 8340

Nichole - It is hard being young, and being middle aged, and being old :) But there is also great joy in being young, being middle aged, and being old. Sometimes ya just gotta change your perspective. Don't know your situation, but in general I find that if you want to have what people have, you hav...
by noSer
Thu May 29, 2008 6:55 pm
Forum: No S Diet General Discussion
Topic: aw man :( I had a snack
Replies: 3
Views: 2689

Marilyn-

Call it a green day. The rules do not say 3 meals. The rules say no snacks, no sweets, no seconds. There are some who just eat two meals a day on purpose! So go for the green.

Have a great day!
by noSer
Wed May 28, 2008 10:18 pm
Forum: No S Diet General Discussion
Topic: WII FIT and NO S
Replies: 6
Views: 3828

Every diet in the world works best for young, male, and not a lot of weight to lose :) :evil: That's just life. If you're willing to settle for slow and steady, but permanent! this will work. Check out the 100 lbs to lose thread, and you'll realize that you're not the only one with a lot of weight t...
by noSer
Thu May 22, 2008 4:29 am
Forum: No S Diet General Discussion
Topic: help with post-workout headaches
Replies: 5
Views: 3416

Not an exercise expert either, but I did read somewhere that milk (which is allowed on No S) was better than gatorade at replenishing electrolytes. You might try a glass before or after. Also, make sure you are doing a nice cool down. If your blood is really pumping, you don't want to just stop in y...
by noSer
Mon May 19, 2008 7:17 pm
Forum: No S Diet General Discussion
Topic: Dieters navigate tides of emotion!
Replies: 8
Views: 4594

by noSer
Mon May 19, 2008 7:07 pm
Forum: Off-Topic
Topic: When will the torture end??? Aka: Menopause!
Replies: 20
Views: 19585

Got this from my sister - thought it might be useful :lol: 'ESTROGEN ISSUES' 10 WAYS TO KNOW IF YOU HAVE 'ESTROGEN ISSUES' 1. Everyone around you has an attitude problem. 2. You're adding chocolate chips to your cheese omelet. 3. The dryer has shrunk every last pair of your jeans. 4. Your husband is...
by noSer
Sat May 17, 2008 3:37 pm
Forum: No S Diet General Discussion
Topic: I can see my waist now!!!!
Replies: 9
Views: 5081

Way to go, Susie!

I'm with you and Catholic Cajun. I know this eating plan is an answer to prayers. I've got a long way to go, but for the first time in my adult life I've got hope and have found something that I could stick with.

Have a great day!
by noSer
Sat May 17, 2008 3:32 pm
Forum: No S Diet General Discussion
Topic: Insanity anyone?
Replies: 1
Views: 2096

Insanity anyone?

Well, you know they say the definition of insanity is doing the same thing over and over and expecting different results. For me, this is trying to alleviate physical pain (headache, backache, whatever) with sugar. Finally had to admit to myself this week, after field day with my son, that it has ne...
by noSer
Sun May 11, 2008 11:28 pm
Forum: No S Diet General Discussion
Topic: Oh how I hate to waste Food
Replies: 12
Views: 5630

Had to laugh at this post. My signature is a quote from my grandfather, who also lived through the depression and was never wasteful to my knowledge, but never had a problem with weight, either.

It's going to waste, it's just a question of how :)
by noSer
Sat May 10, 2008 4:19 am
Forum: No S Diet General Discussion
Topic: Exercise Equipment
Replies: 24
Views: 9865

Just be sure whatever you get is comfortable. My in-laws gave me their exercise bike (they got a recumbent) and the seat is so horribly uncomfortable that I can't use it. Except as a clothes hanger, of course. :lol:
by noSer
Sat May 10, 2008 4:06 am
Forum: No S Diet General Discussion
Topic: irrational fear of hunger?
Replies: 17
Views: 7796

If you get really hungry before it's mealtime, you can always drink a glass of milk. It will help tide you over, and gives you an option so you don't have to fear hunger. And, for me anyway, once I bit the bullet and experienced it a few times, I realized it wasn't going to kill me (I was sure it wa...
by noSer
Fri May 09, 2008 12:34 am
Forum: Daily Check In
Topic: trytrytry check-in
Replies: 64
Views: 26158

Try -

Thought you might be interested in this thread on how to deal with 'social eating'

http://everydaysystems.com/bb/viewtopic.php?t=2529

Have a great day!
by noSer
Fri May 09, 2008 12:12 am
Forum: No S Diet General Discussion
Topic: The one-plate plan for someone who doesn't cook
Replies: 19
Views: 8375

3 words - George Foreman Grill I have no connection, receive no reimbursement, but the grill is ideal for small meals. You can have a great chicken breast, burger, steak, turkey, whatever, ready in just a few minutes. Just season with your favorite spices. Much better flavor and texture than the mic...
by noSer
Tue May 06, 2008 3:26 am
Forum: No S Diet General Discussion
Topic: Tribute to Mom
Replies: 22
Views: 7804

Everybody is writing about their moms, and I love my mom dearly, but want to write about my mother-in-law. We live next door to my in-laws. You don't know how many people gasp when I say that with a look of horror on their faces. But they are the greatest people in the world. Before we got married, ...
by noSer
Sun May 04, 2008 4:32 am
Forum: No S Diet General Discussion
Topic: I Feel Like a Cult Person
Replies: 37
Views: 15775

Had to laugh at this topic. It seems crazy when you've (I've) discovered the perfect thing, and others don't seem to care. I remember my father in law once telling me and some chubby friends to just lose a pound a month. We stared at him aghast. Why, it would take two years to get to our ideal weigh...
by noSer
Sat May 03, 2008 4:16 pm
Forum: No S Diet General Discussion
Topic: What's wrong with me??
Replies: 33
Views: 17963

Wanna know what came to mind? Buying a new outfit! I actually did buy a new outfit! I have a wedding at the end of the month, and really needed something to wear to it. I was out garage saleing (doesn't look right with or without the e) and found a brand new outfit in what I thought was a size too ...
by noSer
Sat May 03, 2008 4:05 pm
Forum: No S Diet General Discussion
Topic: Who's been noSing for longer than three months?
Replies: 22
Views: 9239

Try- I'm still in my first month, so don't have the long term experience you're looking for, but I can tell you that it's usually two weeks for me on a diet before I burn out. This plan, I'm actually getting more excited about as time goes by. The freedom is tremendous. I love not having to tell the...
by noSer
Fri May 02, 2008 1:24 pm
Forum: Daily Check In
Topic: Ramblings
Replies: 167
Views: 107132

Rose - I know you're not a native English speaker, but I think you'll enjoy this little play on words. It's a saying my grandfather used to repeat that I should have taken to heart. Apparently he did, as he never had any problem with weight. Here's the saying: "It's more of a waste around the waist ...
by noSer
Fri May 02, 2008 1:13 pm
Forum: No S Diet General Discussion
Topic: April's Results
Replies: 12
Views: 6730

Fun idea for a thread. Started no S-ing April 9. Had 13 green days and 9 yellow days. Besides weekends, two of those were birthdays, and only had cake and ice cream extra, and one was a sick day, and I don't really remember what I had, but it did involve snacks. I was so proud of my success that I s...
by noSer
Thu May 01, 2008 2:17 pm
Forum: Daily Check In
Topic: The 21(day) Club
Replies: 839
Views: 690882

Wohoo! I made 21 days on Tuesday. Couldn't be more proud. I also can't believe that I've made this drastic a change in my eating without feeling deprived, or that it was any huge effort. Always knew that snacking was my problem, but it never occurred to me to just quit! It solves so many problems so...
by noSer
Sat Apr 26, 2008 9:46 pm
Forum: Off-Topic
Topic: Anyone here know someone with OCD, schizophrenia, Asperger's
Replies: 6
Views: 7554

I don't know why, but I've never, ever been able to stand the woman. After all the problems you've had with her, I had to laugh at that line. I think I may have some idea of why. Not that what you're going thru is funny. It's not. Contact your local department on aging and/or a social worker to see...
by noSer
Fri Apr 25, 2008 7:40 pm
Forum: No S Diet General Discussion
Topic: Collateral Benefits
Replies: 16
Views: 6669

I had been thinking on starting a thread similar to this of what I'm looking forward to in losing weight, but this thread was close enough, so I'll post my list. 1. Actually getting rid of clothes- because they’re too big instead of too small- and not saving them for when I'm off the diet and my w...
by noSer
Fri Apr 25, 2008 12:01 pm
Forum: No S Diet General Discussion
Topic: Question for noser Veterans
Replies: 12
Views: 5008

lostnfound - Not a veteran here, but have been very happy with the simplicity and ease of this diet. Your weight can easily fluctuate by more than 1/2 pound during a day, so don't be discouraged! If you truly want to weigh yourself more often, try this. Weigh yourself everyday and record it. At the ...
by noSer
Thu Apr 24, 2008 6:44 pm
Forum: No S Diet General Discussion
Topic: Influencing and inspiring others
Replies: 13
Views: 5768

Inspiration...hmm Well, I told my sister, haven't heard back from her. Hope she isn't offended. Except for Wosnes, I noticed that most of us have only been on this diet a month or two, so it's a little hard to inspire too many yet. I agree that it's the long haul, and seeing us succeed, not just be ...
by noSer
Mon Apr 21, 2008 5:20 pm
Forum: No S Diet General Discussion
Topic: How to change the GMT time on posts
Replies: 3
Views: 2706

How to change the GMT time on posts

Just in case you're interested in setting the time on your posts to your local time zone, here's how. Go to your profile, and near the bottom is a section called Time Zone. Select your proper time zone; I'm on Central time and was GMT - 5 hours. Update, and wa la - your posts will now have your loca...
by noSer
Mon Apr 21, 2008 5:13 pm
Forum: More Test Messages
Topic: gmt time check
Replies: 0
Views: 9792

gmt time check

it's just after noon here.
by noSer
Mon Apr 21, 2008 5:08 pm
Forum: No S Diet General Discussion
Topic: Which "S" is hardest for you to let go of?
Replies: 46
Views: 14865

Jaymiz I was freaked about giving up snacks. I was sure I would die of starvation before supper. I can't say that I've never been hungry on this diet, but I did have a great realization (for me) this past weekend. I had several events on Sunday that all involved food. And you know, the stuffed to th...
by noSer
Sun Apr 20, 2008 8:20 pm
Forum: No S Diet General Discussion
Topic: Welcome Woman's World readers!
Replies: 166
Views: 57063

Welcome, newbies. Can't tell you how much I love this diet. Not even sure it is a 'diet' it's so easy to do. I kept wishing and looking and hoping for some way of eating that fit my lifestyle. I know people who have gone on all sorts of eating plans and lost weight, but I am just not willing to cook...
by noSer
Sun Apr 20, 2008 2:54 am
Forum: No S Diet General Discussion
Topic: Clarification on Oatmeal Please
Replies: 3
Views: 2771

Haven't listened to the podcast, but I'll tell you my version of oatmeal. I add a couple of tablespoons of pumpkin (started on that when I was pregnant), cook it, and then add a couple of tablespoons of ground flax meal, 1/2 tsp. of cinnamon, and dried blueberries.
by noSer
Sat Apr 19, 2008 9:59 pm
Forum: No S Diet General Discussion
Topic: Despair! End of first week with 2.5lb gain!
Replies: 13
Views: 6339

If you feel you must weigh yourself, and I admit to needing the feedback, then try this. I learned it on another diet. Weigh yourself everyday - about the same time if possible. Then at the end of the week, average your weight. The next week, do the same. Then compare the averages. This gives a more...
by noSer
Wed Apr 16, 2008 4:17 pm
Forum: No S Diet General Discussion
Topic: Got too hungry!
Replies: 5
Views: 3319

Had to laugh when I read your user name. I would have used it myself had I thought of it. My husband farms, too, and you're right about the late meals. I know he has a snack in the afternoon, though, so I've decided I have to eat before I am crazy hungry. I just finished my first week, and did good!...
by noSer
Wed Apr 16, 2008 3:56 pm
Forum: No S Diet General Discussion
Topic: Welcome Woman's World readers!
Replies: 166
Views: 57063

Just finished my first week of No S-ing! What a great way of eating. I was able to eat out and attend a wedding shower last weekend with no guilt, and no having to deviate from my plan. Watched 'Biggest Loser' finale last night- shouldn't have done that...While it would be great to lose that much we...
by noSer
Sat Apr 12, 2008 3:48 am
Forum: No S Diet General Discussion
Topic: Welcome Woman's World readers!
Replies: 166
Views: 57063

Newbie here.

I'm on day 3 and it's going well. I like the fact that this is a 'stealth' way of eating. Don't have to announce to the world that I'm dieting. I've known for a long time that snacking was my biggest culprit. Who knew to just give it up!
by noSer
Sat Apr 12, 2008 3:43 am
Forum: Test Messages
Topic: test 123
Replies: 0
Views: 4371

test 123

testing, testing, 123