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by mulliganagain
Fri Mar 06, 2015 3:27 pm
Forum: Daily Check In
Topic: I call a mulligan!
Replies: 3
Views: 3386

Okay...??? I have no idea what that post from jjourneyy22 is about. I wanted to start coming back to these boards more often, but I changed jobs so I haven't been able to do much online. However I'm very excited - I've just completed a full month of No S thanks to journaling! And I'm down 6 lbs! Yay...
by mulliganagain
Mon Feb 09, 2015 4:51 pm
Forum: Daily Check In
Topic: I call a mulligan!
Replies: 3
Views: 3386

I call a mulligan!

I joined a long time ago, evidently wasn't ready to commit to the No S lifestyle, struggled with Weight Watchers and Medifast (knowing it wouldn't last), and now I'm back to No S (at about the same weight that I left No S before). I'm hoping to be able to stick with it more now, because I'm also pho...
by mulliganagain
Sat Feb 16, 2013 2:06 am
Forum: Daily Check In
Topic: Inswsn's first check in
Replies: 90
Views: 38171

For the "cream pie"? I just take two packets of oatmeal and mix it with water, then add a scoop of protein powder and a packet of sweetener and mix it up really well, then stir in a serving of vanilla greek yogurt. :) That's it! So simple! :D
by mulliganagain
Fri Feb 15, 2013 9:12 pm
Forum: Daily Check In
Topic: Inswsn's first check in
Replies: 90
Views: 38171

MJ - it's not a website... that's my own recipe. :D Well, it may be on a website somewhere, but I haven't seen it yet. :wink: Hehe - a friend of mine calls it "punkinating" when she's tired. :wink: When you said that you call it "i turn into a pumpkin" syndrome it reminded me of that. :D When I fir...
by mulliganagain
Fri Feb 15, 2013 4:07 pm
Forum: Daily Check In
Topic: Inswsn's first check in
Replies: 90
Views: 38171

I totally agree, No BS! :D

Nothing is for everybody, because every body's different. :)
by mulliganagain
Thu Feb 14, 2013 6:14 pm
Forum: Daily Check In
Topic: Inswsn's first check in
Replies: 90
Views: 38171

Okay... I think I'm going to have to do some changing up. For the longest time I did "Fast Five", with an eating window from about 2-7. It made me feel a LOT better... I didn't constantly think about food, I seemed to naturally make better food choices, and I had an overall better relationship with ...
by mulliganagain
Wed Feb 13, 2013 9:11 pm
Forum: Daily Check In
Topic: gk's 2013 check-in
Replies: 137
Views: 55995

MJ7910: I love your numbering system for days! That's a good idea! :D gk: You sound like you have a great plan. :D If the six small meals work for you better than No S, only you know that - every body's different, and you have to do what works for YOU! Figuring out our bodies is a life long journey...
by mulliganagain
Wed Feb 13, 2013 8:27 pm
Forum: Daily Check In
Topic: Second go
Replies: 259
Views: 128913

Good job handling the birthday party!! :D Family and friends - a dieter's best friend and worst enemy all wrapped up into one package! That bread sounds really good. :) I haven't had much experience with buttermilk, so I did what I did best and hit google! I found this: http://www.ehow.com/how_58259...
by mulliganagain
Wed Feb 13, 2013 8:22 pm
Forum: Daily Check In
Topic: HoeHanna
Replies: 40
Views: 15830

Juicing isn't for everybody, and what's important is that you find out what works for you. Every body's different! :D

I'm going to go google "FormulaZone" now. :D hehe!
by mulliganagain
Mon Feb 11, 2013 5:03 pm
Forum: Daily Check In
Topic: Inswsn's first check in
Replies: 90
Views: 38171

gk : I'll have to post about my adventures with yonana once we start using it.. that way if it ends up being a dud after all you all can get the heads up. :wink: My neighbor uses hers all the time - for her it certainly wasn't a dud! :lol: No BS : That's what I'd like to get into - healthy baking. ...
by mulliganagain
Mon Feb 11, 2013 4:53 pm
Forum: Daily Check In
Topic: HoeHanna
Replies: 40
Views: 15830

Just got off HSN to check out the yonana maker, I'm sold! I need that thing so bad. OMGOSHIES! Healthy dessert, who knew? Can you believe we got ours, we got frozen fruit for it, and the darned thing has sat unused on our counter ever since? :roll: I think it'll be a really good thing once we get i...
by mulliganagain
Mon Feb 11, 2013 4:51 pm
Forum: Daily Check In
Topic: gk's 2013 check-in
Replies: 137
Views: 55995

I am definitely feeling you with the addict-type behavior when it comes to food! I've heard peope say "it's hard being addicted to food... I mean, you still have to eat!" But you're right - just because you have to eat doesn't mean you can't cut out what gives you problems, such as sugar. Let's be h...
by mulliganagain
Mon Feb 11, 2013 4:43 pm
Forum: Daily Check In
Topic: Second go
Replies: 259
Views: 128913

Hey, Jonas! Cheers for you with your good-looking No-S habitcal! :D If you decide to eat cake on Wednesday then that's cool, but if you'd honestly rather not rememer: you don't HAVE to give explanations for yourself. The conversation could look like this: Them - Would you like cake? You - No, thank ...
by mulliganagain
Thu Feb 07, 2013 6:10 pm
Forum: Daily Check In
Topic: Inswsn's first check in
Replies: 90
Views: 38171

I'll let you both know how we like it, SpiritSong and HoeHanna! :D I saw it advertised on tv at first and I'm baaaad about buying made-for-tv stuff (and 99% of the time they're no good :( ), so I was apprehensive, but our experience with our neighbor's was promising and plus if we don't end up likin...
by mulliganagain
Tue Feb 05, 2013 7:25 pm
Forum: Daily Check In
Topic: Inswsn's first check in
Replies: 90
Views: 38171

it's kind of neat. :) it works kind of like a blender, but honestly i think it makes it creamier - you just put frozen bananas and other frozen fruit into the chute, and soft serve-like sorbet comes out the spout! :) my dad tried some and still doesn't believe that it was only bananas and no cream o...
by mulliganagain
Tue Feb 05, 2013 6:28 pm
Forum: Daily Check In
Topic: HoeHanna
Replies: 40
Views: 15830

I'm so impressed with all the gardening that you do! I can only imagine the money you save and how much your body thanks you for growing your own, healthy foods. :D Golly - of all the things I inherited from my mom, why couldn't gardening have been one of them?? But noooooo I had to pick up her love...
by mulliganagain
Tue Feb 05, 2013 6:21 pm
Forum: Daily Check In
Topic: Second go
Replies: 259
Views: 128913

Come and rant here anytime, and that way you won't be ranting to your fridge during a late night snack! :wink:

I'm sorry that last week was so trying. :( But the good news is that this week is going to be a lot better. Each yin must have a yang, and you're due for a good yang! :D
by mulliganagain
Tue Feb 05, 2013 6:15 pm
Forum: No S Diet Testimonials (aka "yearly check in")
Topic: The Public Humiliation Diet
Replies: 7
Views: 10702

This is neat - thank you for sharing!

See, no matter what you call it, a good habit is a good habit is a good habit. 8)
by mulliganagain
Tue Feb 05, 2013 6:14 pm
Forum: Daily Check In
Topic: gk's 2013 check-in
Replies: 137
Views: 55995

I'm sending you lots of positive energy to stay strong.. can you feel it? :D Some weeks have that funk, but hey - red with a green glow is better than no green at all! :wink: Just keep doing what you can and each day you'll do more and more and more. :)
by mulliganagain
Tue Feb 05, 2013 6:09 pm
Forum: Daily Check In
Topic: Amy 2013 Check In
Replies: 184
Views: 70878

You can do it!! Go, Amy, go! :D
by mulliganagain
Tue Feb 05, 2013 4:57 pm
Forum: No S Diet General Discussion
Topic: Diets Work - including the No S Diet
Replies: 1
Views: 1716

Love this! :D TY for posting. :)
by mulliganagain
Tue Feb 05, 2013 4:49 pm
Forum: Daily Check In
Topic: Inswsn's first check in
Replies: 90
Views: 38171

Our neighbors brought over their yonana machine for the Superbowl too, and my husband-the-ice-cream-fanatic promptly ordered one before he even finished his first bowl. He wants to lose weight too and figures that replacing his ice cream with frozen fruit could be a good step. :) I told him that I w...
by mulliganagain
Tue Feb 05, 2013 4:42 pm
Forum: Daily Check In
Topic: Inswsn's first check in
Replies: 90
Views: 38171

I appreciate everyone's input! :) I think I am going to order some of the medifast stuff to incorporate into my meals when I run out of protein powder. :D HoeHanna : I'm like you - I try to think of the point being to make smarter choices, and I think that's what I was battling with... am I consider...
by mulliganagain
Sun Feb 03, 2013 10:21 pm
Forum: Daily Check In
Topic: Inswsn's first check in
Replies: 90
Views: 38171

Okay, so remember the medifast commercial that I mentioned liking so much? The one where the lady's skinny self is talking to her fat self? Well, it came on the other day and made me wander over to the medifast website and look around, and I'm thinking about ordering some of the food to try out. Not...
by mulliganagain
Sun Feb 03, 2013 10:06 pm
Forum: Daily Check In
Topic: Inswsn's first check in
Replies: 90
Views: 38171

gk : I'm glad I'm not the only one to have thought that! :lol: I like to think that being healthy and losing weight is my biggest priority, but when a craving hits I'd gladly weigh 1000lbs to eat it if that's what it takes! I do notice that my cravings are getting less with no S, though... for inst...
by mulliganagain
Sun Feb 03, 2013 9:44 pm
Forum: Daily Check In
Topic: HoeHanna
Replies: 40
Views: 15830

I've always wanted to plant my own vegetables, but I can't seem to get into gardening. :? Let us know what you plant and how the gardening's going! I LOVE fasting (juice or water) - it makes me feel so good! But I will forewarn you that the first time I fasted I felt horrible because I wasn't used t...
by mulliganagain
Thu Jan 31, 2013 1:47 pm
Forum: Daily Check In
Topic: HoeHanna
Replies: 40
Views: 15830

Rather than "FAILURE", might I suggest the word "EXTRAVAGANT"?? Such as "My S-Day was a tad too EXTRAVAGANT for my liking, I'll have to tone it down somewhat tomorrow." This is such a wonderful way of looking at things. :) You have such a beautiful outlook! It is impossible to fail on an S day. I t...
by mulliganagain
Thu Jan 31, 2013 1:40 pm
Forum: Daily Check In
Topic: Amy 2013 Check In
Replies: 184
Views: 70878

I wish I could take inspiration from you all and enjoy running... or take on your physical ailments for you so that you can run, because I'm so lazy that I'm simply not going to! :shock: :lol: I've always wished that I could love running, and I tried, but I guess it's just not for me. :roll: You sou...
by mulliganagain
Thu Jan 31, 2013 1:27 pm
Forum: Daily Check In
Topic: Inswsn's first check in
Replies: 90
Views: 38171

I am a very impatient person. :roll: When I want something I WANT IT NOW! Because of this, I'm glad of how I worded my New Year's challenge this year. I've lost a little weight, but it's not uber obvious yet. My weight loss right now basically equals what my weight was before I started, on a day whe...
by mulliganagain
Thu Jan 31, 2013 1:13 pm
Forum: Daily Check In
Topic: Inswsn's first check in
Replies: 90
Views: 38171

Jasper: I wish us both strength, but it's comforting to know that I'm not the only one who has trouble walking away from pudding. :lol: No BS: You are so right! Every time I opened the fridge I saw that pudding and I said to myself "I could eat that pudding... if I wanted to. But I don't want to! "...
by mulliganagain
Tue Jan 29, 2013 4:53 pm
Forum: Daily Check In
Topic: Amy 2013 Check In
Replies: 184
Views: 70878

You can do it! Think green! :D
by mulliganagain
Tue Jan 29, 2013 4:51 pm
Forum: Daily Check In
Topic: Animated's check-in.
Replies: 103
Views: 52645

animated wrote: Jan 25, Day 149: SUCCESS! Friday weigh-in: 212.0! Lowest I've been in at least 10 years... Since getting married...
Congrats!!!! :D
by mulliganagain
Tue Jan 29, 2013 4:48 pm
Forum: Daily Check In
Topic: Second go
Replies: 259
Views: 128913

You can take your dinner plate into McDonalds and if they ask what you're doing just let them know that you're classing up your McED's a little! :wink:
by mulliganagain
Tue Jan 29, 2013 3:52 pm
Forum: Daily Check In
Topic: Inswsn's first check in
Replies: 90
Views: 38171

That's a good idea, Jasper, but it contains certain things that would end up being wasted anyway, rather I put it in the pudding or not, because I have to open the whole can/package and we won't eat it with anything else before it goes bad (like condensed milk). Plus if I tried to change the amounts...
by mulliganagain
Mon Jan 28, 2013 3:30 pm
Forum: Daily Check In
Topic: Inswsn's first check in
Replies: 90
Views: 38171

Okay, I'm going to admit it... this is going to be a little tricky. I was wanting some of my favorite banana pudding Saturday, so I made some and partook because it was an S-day. :) My recipe makes a LOT, though, and today we have about a half of a pan of pudding left. Last night my mind was going t...
by mulliganagain
Fri Jan 25, 2013 7:50 pm
Forum: Daily Check In
Topic: Surfersuz 2013 daily check in...
Replies: 22
Views: 8082

That's so awesome that you were able to get your boyfriend on board! It's a good idea that you mentioned it as setting up good eating habits, because I think that's such a much better way of describing No S... it's not a diet, it's making good habits! :D I'm sending good vibes to you that you stay s...
by mulliganagain
Fri Jan 25, 2013 7:47 pm
Forum: No S Diet General Discussion
Topic: How to avoid stress eating?
Replies: 14
Views: 5823

o gaaaaaaaaaaaaaaawsh - work is the worst for me! :shock: I agree with the advice of simply not having the food around if it's possible... there's been a couple of days this week at work when I was glad I didn't have any snacks in the office because if I did I know I would have had a fail day. :roll:
by mulliganagain
Fri Jan 25, 2013 6:36 pm
Forum: Daily Check In
Topic: Second go
Replies: 259
Views: 128913

Lol! ok - the scale may lie, but your body doesn't :wink:
by mulliganagain
Fri Jan 25, 2013 4:48 pm
Forum: Daily Check In
Topic: Second go
Replies: 259
Views: 128913

You're doing so good and making so many awesome strides - don't let the scale derail that no matter what it says. :D

Scale numbers fluctuate so much... when it comes down to it, the scale's a big ole liar most of the time. :P
by mulliganagain
Fri Jan 25, 2013 4:29 pm
Forum: No S Diet General Discussion
Topic: What you've lost? Hold it!
Replies: 10
Views: 4789

I wow - I've lost about 3 bags of oranges! :D

Thanks for posting this experience - it really puts things into perspective! :)
by mulliganagain
Fri Jan 25, 2013 4:10 pm
Forum: Daily Check In
Topic: Inswsn's first check in
Replies: 90
Views: 38171

That's true, Amy - maybe I should look at it the same way... I should worry more about N-days once I get more in the habit of S-days. :wink: Hmmm... I have the perfect solution - I'll check in on Mondays and you check in mid week, and we'll all rely on each other to stay strong until S-day! :D WE CA...
by mulliganagain
Wed Jan 23, 2013 1:34 pm
Forum: Daily Check In
Topic: Inswsn's first check in
Replies: 90
Views: 38171

That is definitely true, Amy! "S" days are tamer than they would have been in the past, but I need to get an even better handle on it, because it's still a little wilder than I would have liked. I am surely encouraged to work on taming them into the "S" days I need to help me stay strong verses the ...
by mulliganagain
Wed Jan 23, 2013 1:07 pm
Forum: Daily Check In
Topic: Second go
Replies: 259
Views: 128913

We're all right, but sometimes we're just too close to the situation to do what we know needs to be done. :wink: You're definitely my hero for staying strong! :D I'm so proud of you! No doubt it's a breakthrough, all the success you've been having... and you've earned it every step of the way! :)
by mulliganagain
Wed Jan 23, 2013 1:00 pm
Forum: Daily Check In
Topic: HoeHanna
Replies: 40
Views: 15830

O no! I hope your back starts feeling better, soon! Back pain is hooooorrible because it seems to affect everything. :(
by mulliganagain
Tue Jan 22, 2013 4:52 pm
Forum: Daily Check In
Topic: Inswsn's first check in
Replies: 90
Views: 38171

Yesterday was an "S" day for me because it was my dad's birthday. I didn't go insane over the weekend, but I definitely enjoyed my "S" days, and now I'm remembering that "enjoy" for one day doesn't necessarily equal "enjoy" for the next day. Seeing as how I am doing intermittent fasting along with m...
by mulliganagain
Tue Jan 22, 2013 4:46 pm
Forum: No S Diet General Discussion
Topic: Kindle
Replies: 6
Views: 3626

I've been thinking of buying it on the kindle, I just haven't yet. I LOVE my kindle - it's gotten me back into reading again. :D
by mulliganagain
Tue Jan 22, 2013 4:45 pm
Forum: No S Diet General Discussion
Topic: NEW!
Replies: 13
Views: 5394

Welcome to the group!

This is a very friendly group, and I think you're going to have to work awwwwwwful hard to wear out your welcome around here. :wink: Hehe!

I wish you lots of success!
by mulliganagain
Tue Jan 22, 2013 4:42 pm
Forum: No S Diet Testimonials (aka "yearly check in")
Topic: Down 10 more pounds
Replies: 8
Views: 10930

This is so awesome! Congrats! :D
by mulliganagain
Tue Jan 22, 2013 4:41 pm
Forum: Daily Check In
Topic: Second go
Replies: 259
Views: 128913

Stay strong! You can do it!

Something really nice and sweet will taste even better on an "S" day, because you've had the chance to anticipate it. :D
by mulliganagain
Mon Jan 21, 2013 6:04 pm
Forum: Daily Check In
Topic: HoeHanna
Replies: 40
Views: 15830

I want to add my voice to the chorus : congrats on your first week! :D Stay strong and keep it goin'! :wink:
by mulliganagain
Mon Jan 21, 2013 5:58 pm
Forum: Daily Check In
Topic: Inswsn's first check in
Replies: 90
Views: 38171

No BS : O True Citrus is great in the office, especially because it's so high in vitamin C. I talked our manager into keeping a stock for our office to try to keep everybody from getting sick (and to keep me distracted from snacks, but I didn't use that point when I was introducing the idea of it -...
by mulliganagain
Sun Jan 20, 2013 2:54 pm
Forum: No S Diet General Discussion
Topic: Great quote
Replies: 1
Views: 1320

This is one I need to remember... I make the mistake of trying to compare myself to everything all the time! I don't do it on purpose, but I do it nonetheless. Thank you for posting this reminder. :)
by mulliganagain
Sun Jan 20, 2013 2:52 pm
Forum: Daily Check In
Topic: Amy 2013 Check In
Replies: 184
Views: 70878

Thank you for posting this and sharing your inspiration, Amy! I like this a lot too. :)
by mulliganagain
Sat Jan 19, 2013 3:58 pm
Forum: Daily Check In
Topic: Surfersuz 2013 daily check in...
Replies: 22
Views: 8082

I know what you mean about being able to scale it back - I seem to enjoy my treats so much more now so I actually savor them instead of simply binging. :D

What flavor ice cream are you going to have?
by mulliganagain
Sat Jan 19, 2013 3:39 pm
Forum: Daily Check In
Topic: Inswsn's first check in
Replies: 90
Views: 38171

gk : Thank you so much! :D You are totally right... we need treats every once in a while! I faced a common problem that I start facing whenever I get into no S... I think about the treats that through out the week I decided to "have during the weekend" and I realized that not only shouldn't I try t...
by mulliganagain
Sat Jan 19, 2013 3:21 pm
Forum: Daily Check In
Topic: No BS Here!
Replies: 419
Views: 177597

Hey, No BS!

Your post about what the past 15 days have revealed to you is very motivating. :) I loved reading it! Thank you so much for posting it. :D
by mulliganagain
Fri Jan 18, 2013 7:27 pm
Forum: Daily Check In
Topic: Inswsn's first check in
Replies: 90
Views: 38171

I'm feeling very snacky today. I'm not going to give in, but it makes me wonder... am I snacky because I haven't snacked all week and my defenses are wearing down, or am I snacky because I know tomorrow is an S-day and I know I will be allowed to have a snack and I'm anticipating it?
by mulliganagain
Fri Jan 18, 2013 4:57 pm
Forum: Daily Check In
Topic: No BS Here!
Replies: 419
Views: 177597

Wow! Look at all of those "success" days!

Great job! :D
by mulliganagain
Fri Jan 18, 2013 1:11 pm
Forum: Daily Check In
Topic: Surfersuz 2013 daily check in...
Replies: 22
Views: 8082

I'm so proud of you! Everyone always thinks the infamous phrase "I'll start again tomorrow...", but not you - you say "I'm starting again right now !" Good job getting right back on track instead of making excuses. :D I know if I have a taste then it WILL turn into a binge... I just can't help mysel...
by mulliganagain
Thu Jan 17, 2013 8:08 pm
Forum: No S Diet General Discussion
Topic: Do you count "minor" holidays as S days?
Replies: 20
Views: 9111

I count any day that I don't go to work as an "S" day. :) If I'm not at work then it's either because it's a holiday, I'm on vacation, it's an "S" day, or I'm sick.

If something is important enough to be an "S" day, then it's important enough for me to take off from work. :wink:
by mulliganagain
Thu Jan 17, 2013 6:26 pm
Forum: Daily Check In
Topic: Inswsn's first check in
Replies: 90
Views: 38171

Jonas: Isn't it different?? Most commercials I tune out, but this one just seems so heartfelt and empowering. :D They did a good job with that commercial, I think! And thank you for your kind words! I can't believe that it's already Jan 17th... it doesn't feel like time should be moving so fast! I'...
by mulliganagain
Thu Jan 17, 2013 4:09 pm
Forum: Daily Check In
Topic: Inswsn's first check in
Replies: 90
Views: 38171

I've been trying to ignore diet commercials, because I don't want a commercial to try to tempt me into trying some other diet (that is probably a repeat of something that I've already tried and didn't work like no s will :D ), but there's a commercial out that I love - "Kimberly's story" for Medifas...
by mulliganagain
Thu Jan 17, 2013 12:54 pm
Forum: Daily Check In
Topic: HoeHanna
Replies: 40
Views: 15830

I get lost in yummy looking recipes on pinterest too! Luckily I'm lazy... so I think "well, if I had that here right now, I'd eat it. But I don't, so I'm not going to settle for the poor excuse for a snack that I'd actually make myself!" Now, if I wasn't lazy and would actually consider making some ...
by mulliganagain
Thu Jan 17, 2013 12:47 pm
Forum: Daily Check In
Topic: Inswsn's first check in
Replies: 90
Views: 38171

I'm glad I'm ont the only person who feels that way. :D
by mulliganagain
Wed Jan 16, 2013 9:51 pm
Forum: Daily Check In
Topic: Second go
Replies: 259
Views: 128913

Don't be mean to yourself. It's hard to change habits, and you're doing so well. Even if you slip sometimes, you deserve to be proud of and celebrate your victories!

Good luck at the restaurant Friday night - you can do it!! :D
by mulliganagain
Wed Jan 16, 2013 9:47 pm
Forum: Daily Check In
Topic: Inswsn's first check in
Replies: 90
Views: 38171

If feels like a little victory every time I don't eat something that I don't need, no matter how little the treat may be. Even if it's just a fun sized candy bar or a spoonful of ice cream. The little bites not only add up, but sometimes just trigger for me to reach for more and more and more little...
by mulliganagain
Wed Jan 16, 2013 2:16 am
Forum: Daily Check In
Topic: Sarah's check in
Replies: 17
Views: 6733

I hope you get to feeling better soon! It's no fun being sick. :(
by mulliganagain
Wed Jan 16, 2013 2:14 am
Forum: Daily Check In
Topic: HoeHanna
Replies: 40
Views: 15830

Of course you can do it! :) Stay strong!! :D
by mulliganagain
Wed Jan 16, 2013 2:13 am
Forum: Daily Check In
Topic: Second go
Replies: 259
Views: 128913

I wouldn't worry about having a big lunch - I think you're doing great! :D Different people may feel differently, but IMHO it's better to have a bigger lunch if you think you're going to need it than to not have enough and get the munchies and want to snack. Sometimes we need a bigger lunch and that...
by mulliganagain
Tue Jan 15, 2013 7:34 pm
Forum: Daily Check In
Topic: Inswsn's first check in
Replies: 90
Views: 38171

Yay for big hugs! :D Thanks for the kind words - I appreciate your support very much! I try to keep the depressed part of me off of message boards when possible, but it's so linked to my eating habits that I thought it was share-worthy in this situation. :) Boredom, mood level, celebrations.. I'm re...
by mulliganagain
Tue Jan 15, 2013 4:11 pm
Forum: Off-Topic
Topic: Hello all,
Replies: 2
Views: 4498

Welcome to the group! :D
by mulliganagain
Tue Jan 15, 2013 4:08 pm
Forum: Everyday Systems General Discussion
Topic: Protein shake?
Replies: 6
Views: 9780

I think it's just a matter of preference and nutritional needs... I don't like drinking protein shakes, but I like mixing protein powder, plain oatmeal (made with water), and a container of yogurt together. yum! :D
by mulliganagain
Tue Jan 15, 2013 3:48 pm
Forum: Daily Check In
Topic: Inswsn's first check in
Replies: 90
Views: 38171

Well, Jonas, I'd like to say that I didn't eat any of the pie... which I can! Because I didn't eat any! As tempting as it was, because it's truly my favorite kind of pie. :D We have left overs in the fridge, and I refuse to make eye contact with it so I won't give in. :lol: I'm proud of that, and I'...
by mulliganagain
Mon Jan 14, 2013 9:50 pm
Forum: Daily Check In
Topic: Inswsn's first check in
Replies: 90
Views: 38171

I will not eat the buttermilk pie we catered in for the open house at work.. I will not eat the buttermilk pie we catered in for the open house at work.. I will not eat the buttermilk pie we catered in for the open house at work..
by mulliganagain
Mon Jan 14, 2013 9:03 pm
Forum: Daily Check In
Topic: Second go
Replies: 259
Views: 128913

heehee- thanks! :wink:

I'm glad you had such a great weekend - now on to a great week! :D
by mulliganagain
Mon Jan 14, 2013 4:43 pm
Forum: Daily Check In
Topic: gk's 2013 check-in
Replies: 137
Views: 55995

It's okay if you keep saying the same things over and over -sometimes hearing something multiple times helps it to kick in! :) Keep talking and the doing will fall right into place! Your mention of diving head first into a Hershey's kisses bag and never coming up for air made me giggle - I definitel...
by mulliganagain
Mon Jan 14, 2013 4:38 pm
Forum: Daily Check In
Topic: Surfersuz 2013 daily check in...
Replies: 22
Views: 8082

5 days of green! YOU CAN DO IT!!! :D
by mulliganagain
Mon Jan 14, 2013 4:37 pm
Forum: Daily Check In
Topic: Inswsn's first check in
Replies: 90
Views: 38171

Thank you for your kind words, surfersuz! You're totally right - I do feel so much better in the morning when I manage to NOT hit the kitchen. And plus, it helps me be strong later. I realize that if I didn't hit the kitchen that time, I can not hit the kitchen again! :D I do have a confession to ma...
by mulliganagain
Sun Jan 13, 2013 9:28 pm
Forum: No S Diet General Discussion
Topic: Signs the No-S Habit is solid
Replies: 5
Views: 2743

i used to be a huge nighttime snacker... nighttime was my trouble time! Now not only do I not thinking of snacking at night, but I find that I can't sleep if I have a full stomach. :) I just realized the change the other day and it shocked me that I could suddenly feel so different!
by mulliganagain
Sat Jan 12, 2013 2:01 am
Forum: Daily Check In
Topic: Sarah's check in
Replies: 17
Views: 6733

I totally agree! I'm so glad I decided to come check out the message boards - it's nice here. :D
by mulliganagain
Fri Jan 11, 2013 10:32 pm
Forum: Daily Check In
Topic: Inswsn's first check in
Replies: 90
Views: 38171

snapdragon: just goes to show - food is more pleasurable in the mind than it is on the tongue! :D I particularly like brownies too. :) I have some protein powder and a recipe for brownies that uses protein powder, and I'm trying to figure out if I should count that as a sweet or as lunch. :? ETA: al...
by mulliganagain
Fri Jan 11, 2013 5:55 pm
Forum: Daily Check In
Topic: Sarah's check in
Replies: 17
Views: 6733

you can do it! stay strong! remember - you may want that chocolate, but not like this. you want that chocolate on YOUR time, not the chocolate's time. You're in control, not the chocolate! I hope you start feeling better soon! And I must say that I share your feelings about being amazed at how no S ...
by mulliganagain
Fri Jan 11, 2013 3:53 pm
Forum: No S Diet General Discussion
Topic: encouraging constant snacking in toddlers??
Replies: 28
Views: 10976

I've been curious about this topic too. The other day I was at the car shop having my oil changed, and was in the waiting room, which is separate but still attached to the shop itself (so it smelled like oil and was in general very "stale" feeling), and someone brought in a toddler and immediately s...
by mulliganagain
Fri Jan 11, 2013 3:42 pm
Forum: Daily Check In
Topic: Surfersuz 2013 daily check in...
Replies: 22
Views: 8082

Silly stress... getting in the way and causing trouble! :? Don't worry - stressful days get to everybody sometimes! Each day is a brand new day - forgive yourself and give yourself a fresh start. As long as we learn from each "red" experience they're not wasted, and we'll improve every day! :D You c...
by mulliganagain
Fri Jan 11, 2013 1:36 pm
Forum: Daily Check In
Topic: Second go
Replies: 259
Views: 128913

Good job on your successes, Jonas! I'm so proud of you! :D I know that jiggely feeling that you're talking about... where you're starting to anticipate food and it sounds really good and comforting but you know it's not time. I get that too about an hour before lunch! I always pop some sugar free pe...
by mulliganagain
Fri Jan 11, 2013 1:29 pm
Forum: Daily Check In
Topic: Inswsn's first check in
Replies: 90
Views: 38171

update: I did shovelgloving for the first time yesterday! I have to be very careful because my cats think they have to help give me encouragement by sitting at my feet the entire time, but I managed to not whack any of them. :wink: 8lbs is heavier than I imagined it would be doing those exercises! s...
by mulliganagain
Thu Jan 10, 2013 9:10 pm
Forum: Daily Check In
Topic: Inswsn's first check in
Replies: 90
Views: 38171

Thanks for the positive comments about me teaming up with my coworker! It's always good to have online AND IRL help when possible, even though my IRL person and I are taking different routes to healthy. :D And thank you, Jonas! I'm kind of proud of my path thus far, but I'm not proud of the fact tha...
by mulliganagain
Wed Jan 09, 2013 7:34 pm
Forum: No S Diet General Discussion
Topic: New Mod inspired by Mark Bittman's Food Matters
Replies: 7
Views: 3262

Eventually I will be brave enough to make this mod... :D
by mulliganagain
Wed Jan 09, 2013 7:33 pm
Forum: Daily Check In
Topic: Second go
Replies: 259
Views: 128913

Hey, Jonas!

Don't say "only" 3 days... you have to have 3 "success" days before you can have 300 - you should be proud that you've gotten yourself off to a great start! :D

I agree with eschano - I love your disclaimer! It made me smile. :)
by mulliganagain
Wed Jan 09, 2013 7:27 pm
Forum: No S Diet General Discussion
Topic: Advice for a Newb?
Replies: 14
Views: 5233

I just wanted to say hi! We have something in common- I have a "false" start date too. I joined the site a long time ago, but only really joined a week ago! :wink: Thank you for posting, and thank you to everyone who's posting in response... there's some great advice in these boards, and I look forw...
by mulliganagain
Wed Jan 09, 2013 6:05 pm
Forum: Daily Check In
Topic: Inswsn's first check in
Replies: 90
Views: 38171

WARNING: CARAMEL TURTLE CHEESECAKE IN THE BREAK ROOM! One of my coworkers and I are working together to keep each other away from the cheesecake to help support our individual diet goals. Luckily enough, I don't even seem to want the cheesecake. :) surfersuz: hehe! If I start thinking about other di...
by mulliganagain
Wed Jan 09, 2013 5:06 pm
Forum: No S Diet General Discussion
Topic: Breaking a bad S day binge habit
Replies: 7
Views: 2983

Everybody's different! :D That's my favorite part about message boards - everyone can throw ideas together and we can take what we want and leave what doesn't work for us. :) I bought Brain over Binge: Why I was Bulimic, Why Conventional Therapy Didn't Work, and How I Recovered for Good last night a...
by mulliganagain
Wed Jan 09, 2013 5:04 pm
Forum: Daily Check In
Topic: Surfersuz 2013 daily check in...
Replies: 22
Views: 8082

Hey I'm game - the more support we can give each other, the better chances that we all have of succeeding! :D

YAY!! Congrats on your success! If milk helps to curb the binge monster, there's worse things you could be doing. :wink:

How's today going so far??
by mulliganagain
Tue Jan 08, 2013 7:49 pm
Forum: Daily Check In
Topic: Inswsn's first check in
Replies: 90
Views: 38171

My mind is already trying to get side tracked by "shiny diets", and it's only January 8th. I've been pretty much ignoring the Nutrisystem, Jenny Craig and Weight Watchers commericals on tv (that play about a thousand times an hour!), but then I was reading some weight loss success stories today and ...
by mulliganagain
Tue Jan 08, 2013 7:40 pm
Forum: Daily Check In
Topic: eschano 2013 check in
Replies: 58
Views: 24358

I loved reading all of your no-S benefits. Thank you for sharing! :D
by mulliganagain
Tue Jan 08, 2013 7:38 pm
Forum: Daily Check In
Topic: gk's 2013 check-in
Replies: 137
Views: 55995

((unfortunate part about the food poisoning... not about feeling better. I realized after I posted that what I said could have come out wrong - lol! :wink: ))
by mulliganagain
Tue Jan 08, 2013 7:37 pm
Forum: Daily Check In
Topic: gk's 2013 check-in
Replies: 137
Views: 55995

O no! Food poisoning. :shock: I'm glad you're feeling better!

Besides that unfortunate part :wink: , I loved reading your post. You're so focused, and that makes me feel so happy and so focused myself!

This is going to be a great 2013. :D
by mulliganagain
Tue Jan 08, 2013 7:33 pm
Forum: Daily Check In
Topic: Surfersuz 2013 daily check in...
Replies: 22
Views: 8082

That pesky calorie counting likes to poke its' head into your thoughts at the most inconvenient times, doesn't it? :( It's hard to get over, but keep trying! You can do it! :D Good job on focusing on today fresh, and not letting yesterday distract you. Yesterday's yesterday and today's today, and I'...
by mulliganagain
Tue Jan 08, 2013 7:15 pm
Forum: No S Diet General Discussion
Topic: Breaking a bad S day binge habit
Replies: 7
Views: 2983

I haven't read the book, but I'm always looking for a good read. I'm going to look it up right now! :D "S" days is where I failed in the past before, and that's why I started incorporating intermittent fasting with No S. I personally fast for 19 hours a day (and eat during a 5 hour window) every day...
by mulliganagain
Tue Jan 08, 2013 6:53 pm
Forum: Daily Check In
Topic: Inswsn's first check in
Replies: 90
Views: 38171

Thanks, sweetness! :D