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by ~hf
Mon Dec 31, 2012 8:31 am
Forum: No S Diet General Discussion
Topic: Diet or exercise?
Replies: 12
Views: 8721

Diet or exercise?

If you could only bare to start with one, which should it be, diet or exercise? I've heard that if you start with movement, it will be easier to begin healthy eating habits. Something about not wanting to ruin your efforts. What do you think, keeping in mind that for diet I mean No S and exercise me...
by ~hf
Mon Dec 31, 2012 8:26 am
Forum: No S Diet General Discussion
Topic: SPAM hit list
Replies: 447
Views: 560981

by ~hf
Mon Dec 31, 2012 8:24 am
Forum: No S Diet General Discussion
Topic: SPAM hit list
Replies: 447
Views: 560981

by ~hf
Mon Dec 31, 2012 8:14 am
Forum: No S Diet General Discussion
Topic: Meals at specific times or just 3 plates a day?
Replies: 4
Views: 5047

Meals at specific times or just 3 plates a day?

I'm not usually hungry in the morning, in fact I usually don't want to eat anything until about 11am. I am thirsty though and in need of caffeine, so I have coffee and occasionally juice. I end up getting hungry in the late morning so sometime around 11ish I'll eat... then I'm not hungry at "lunch t...
by ~hf
Mon Mar 19, 2012 5:23 pm
Forum: No S Diet General Discussion
Topic: * * * 21 day challenge * * *
Replies: 34
Views: 17262

I'm in. I'm counting Saturday and Sunday as my first two days since it's impossible to blow an S day.

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by ~hf
Tue Feb 21, 2012 11:55 pm
Forum: No S Diet General Discussion
Topic: Do you plan your meals for the week?
Replies: 7
Views: 5496

I plan 6 dinners, complete with sides, and 1 night of left-overs for each week. I don't assign which dinner will be eaten on what night though. I leave that to be determined by my schedule that week. Some meals require more prep time or longer cooking time than others so I just match the meal with w...
by ~hf
Mon Feb 13, 2012 5:30 pm
Forum: No S Diet General Discussion
Topic: To weigh or not to weigh?
Replies: 38
Views: 26469

After a lot of thought I decided to weigh once a month, on the 1st, regardless of the day of the week. When I was a calorie counter I weighed daily. That made me crazy, which is why I was considering not weighing at all now but that is just another extreme. Since No S is all about moderation I think...
by ~hf
Mon Feb 13, 2012 5:17 pm
Forum: No S Diet General Discussion
Topic: The last recipe video
Replies: 3
Views: 3658

I'm sad to see the series end. I have really enjoyed her videos on YouTube. Last year we checked out her book from the library. It was very charming. We made her Christmas cookies. That was fun but talk about a lot of work, shesh. No wonder they were thin. With all the effort that went into those co...
by ~hf
Mon Feb 13, 2012 5:08 pm
Forum: No S Diet General Discussion
Topic: Night shifts...
Replies: 14
Views: 10281

I finally had to quite working the night shift. I found that I wasn't adjusting well at all. I ended up eating 4-5 times on the day that I worked the night shift, then I would be so tired from working that night shift that I slept way too much for several days after (in a failed attempt to recover) ...
by ~hf
Fri Nov 25, 2011 5:12 am
Forum: Shovelglove General Discussion
Topic: Chopping wood, no, really chopping wood.
Replies: 2
Views: 5443

Hi Ted, Thanks for the input. Good to know about the abs and squats. Ugh, squats are not fun. at. all. ;) My son has really been enjoying chopping the wood. He went out twice today (Thanksgiving) before and after dinner. Of course, he likes me to come out and cheer him on. He's doing great and we ha...
by ~hf
Mon Nov 21, 2011 10:52 pm
Forum: Daily Check In
Topic: ~hf, This is going to be great!!
Replies: 14
Views: 9865

Thanks gk. I'm sticking it out for now. I am still on Vanilla No S and committed for 30 days. After that, I think I'll eliminate dairy to see if that helps with the breakouts...I'm starting to wonder if I'm actually gaining or if I'm just bloated around the middle from adding grains and diary back i...
by ~hf
Mon Nov 21, 2011 5:33 am
Forum: Shovelglove General Discussion
Topic: Chopping wood, no, really chopping wood.
Replies: 2
Views: 5443

Chopping wood, no, really chopping wood.

So we ended up with a lot of fire wood that needs to be chopped. Being a single mom I decided to delegate that job to my 2 teenaged sons. They've been going at it for a week now and both are saying how much stronger they are feeling and we are noticing more muscle definition too...Now they are telli...
by ~hf
Mon Nov 21, 2011 5:25 am
Forum: Urban Ranger General Discussion
Topic: Beginning UR, Walking everywhere within 15 minutes of home.
Replies: 5
Views: 13646

Beginning UR, Walking everywhere within 15 minutes of home.

I've made a deal with myself that I will walk to all of my destinations that are within a 15 minute walk from my home. I live in an area where there are a lot of things close by, hardware store, schools, restaurants, even the grocery store. The exceptions will be when it is raining (which doesn't ha...
by ~hf
Sun Nov 20, 2011 11:45 pm
Forum: No S Diet General Discussion
Topic: My lesson learned at least for today
Replies: 13
Views: 9926

Oh my, snapdragon, yes on the wardrobe. I have an entire closet of clothes that don't fit me but are instead a range of sized that I used to be...sadly all of them smaller than I am right now. A few weeks ago I decided that I deserve nice things no matter what my size so now I am slowly building a n...
by ~hf
Sun Nov 20, 2011 11:39 pm
Forum: No S Diet General Discussion
Topic: Vanilla No S
Replies: 4
Views: 6849

Vanilla No S is the No S diet in its basic original form. No Snacks, No Sweets No Seconds except (sometimes) on days that start with S. Anything other than that is considered a Modification (addition). As far as drinks go coffee, tea, milk, and 100% juice are acceptable even between meals but milk a...
by ~hf
Sun Nov 20, 2011 4:44 am
Forum: Daily Check In
Topic: ~hf, This is going to be great!!
Replies: 14
Views: 9865

Well, I was in really high spirits yesterday. Today I came back to reality. :-( First, I had a really bad breakout. Really. Bad. I am so bummed. Maybe dairy is part of the problem too. I am lactose intolerant but I thought I had figured away around that. Maybe not. Also, my fibromyalgia has flared b...
by ~hf
Fri Nov 18, 2011 4:57 pm
Forum: Daily Check In
Topic: ~hf, This is going to be great!!
Replies: 14
Views: 9865

Thanks, snapdragon, I'm so proud of her. She's come through quite a lot and has maintained a very sweet spirit. I can't say the same about myself... No S has been coming along very well for me this time. So far I haven't had any red days and only 1 NWS day. I haven't weighed in yet so I don't know w...
by ~hf
Thu Nov 17, 2011 5:56 am
Forum: No S Diet General Discussion
Topic: * * * November Challenge * * *
Replies: 17
Views: 11596

This challenge has been a big boost for me this month. If everything goes according to plan I'll be joining the 21 day club on Thanksgiving! :D

Heidi
by ~hf
Mon Nov 14, 2011 5:58 am
Forum: Daily Check In
Topic: ~hf, This is going to be great!!
Replies: 14
Views: 9865

Well, this was a great weekend. I really enjoyed the freedom to eat a few treats and of course they tasted soooo much better because I hadn't eaten sweets all week. There were refreshments at a meeting I went to earlier this evening and they were serving homemade ice cream. Oh yum! That made my week...
by ~hf
Mon Nov 14, 2011 5:36 am
Forum: No S Diet General Discussion
Topic: NOS Newbie
Replies: 6
Views: 6005

.... I've actually made a rule for myself for the next year. I will not buy or read anymore diet or nutrition books or articles. I don't think they can tell me anything that I don't know .... Yes, that is a great plan. With No s and what you already know about nutrition you have everything you need...
by ~hf
Sun Nov 13, 2011 4:03 pm
Forum: No S Diet General Discussion
Topic: No S Diet Testimonials (new!)
Replies: 174
Views: 249122

Reinhard, I'm so glad you have this thread going. All I have to do is scan down the page to see example after example of people using No S to lose a lot of weight. I almost had a dietary freak out yesterday ending with me running full speed back to extreme low carbing (we know how that would have en...
by ~hf
Sun Nov 13, 2011 3:55 pm
Forum: Daily Check In
Topic: ~hf, This is going to be great!!
Replies: 14
Views: 9865

Yesterday went really well. I ate 3 structured meals, and also had a coke and baked a batch (40) of cookies that was shared between 9 people. This is such a huge improvement. On my "cheat days" (4 Hour Body) I would generally eat 1/2 of a pie, 2 L of coke, and whatever else I could come up with. I w...
by ~hf
Sun Nov 13, 2011 7:04 am
Forum: No S Diet Testimonials (aka "yearly check in")
Topic: Anonymous 5'5 Woman (-80 pounds!)
Replies: 8
Views: 14322

That is wonderful!...and very inspiring. Great job!

Heidi
by ~hf
Sat Nov 12, 2011 7:20 pm
Forum: Daily Check In
Topic: ~hf, This is going to be great!!
Replies: 14
Views: 9865

Interesting change...today is an S day and I woke woke with no particular cravings or plottings. Usually I'll go to bed the night before a day off/cheat day (depending on the diet) with a list of things I plan on eating. Today, no preplan, no list, and no cravings. It's almost noon and so far it's l...
by ~hf
Sat Nov 12, 2011 4:58 pm
Forum: Daily Check In
Topic: gk's daily check-in
Replies: 202
Views: 103527

Great job on making it 2 weeks! I have to keep reminding myself that it's ok to eat more than 1 "serving" of a food or even unusual combination so long as it fits on 1 plate. I'm coming off some major "diet head" so I have to talk myself through each meal right now....Anyway, thanks for stopping by ...
by ~hf
Sat Nov 12, 2011 4:48 pm
Forum: No S Diet General Discussion
Topic: Knee Problem
Replies: 2
Views: 3307

It's great to hear that you should begin to feel better with some weight loss. No S is truly the best way to go. Hopefully you will be able to find an exercise you can tolerate to help speed things along. I love the 14 minute rule for this since that amount of time usually doesn't cause too much str...
by ~hf
Sat Nov 12, 2011 4:42 pm
Forum: No S Diet General Discussion
Topic: This No S community
Replies: 14
Views: 10152

This No S community

I just wanted to say how much I love this message board and the members of this No S community. Everyone here is always so encouraging, nonjudgmental, and just all around nice. What breath of fresh air. I hadn't participated in online groups much before, other than my previous No S experience, but w...
by ~hf
Sat Nov 12, 2011 4:31 pm
Forum: No S Diet General Discussion
Topic: Anyone a type 1 diabetic? or maybe type 2?
Replies: 6
Views: 5544

If you are not doing this already, I would urge you to consider limiting your carb intake. Also, as determine suggested, a planned mid afternoon snack would be perfectly in line with No S. Good choices might be eggs, nuts, a piece of chicken or some other high protein food. Keep us updated on how th...
by ~hf
Fri Nov 11, 2011 4:34 pm
Forum: Daily Check In
Topic: Embracing Moderation
Replies: 81
Views: 48196

Upping the ante a little every day, great idea!
by ~hf
Fri Nov 11, 2011 4:30 pm
Forum: Daily Check In
Topic: Pangelsue's check in (back to try again)
Replies: 287
Views: 137068

Thanks to No S we have the choice of eating the cake while remaining on plan. I love S days. swooning.... ;-)

Thanks for coming over to my check in to welcome me back.
by ~hf
Fri Nov 11, 2011 4:31 am
Forum: Daily Check In
Topic: ~hf, This is going to be great!!
Replies: 14
Views: 9865

Thanks for the warm welcome. It's great to be back... Well, I got some good news today. My old employer has decided to rehire me so I'll be going back to work in my field. It's been 3 1/2 years since I had to walk away from my career so I'm excited and nervous to be going back. There will be some in...
by ~hf
Thu Nov 10, 2011 7:05 am
Forum: Daily Check In
Topic: ~hf, This is going to be great!!
Replies: 14
Views: 9865

~hf, This is going to be great!!

I have a check in thread buried way down somewhere on this board that I'm going to let die. Out with the old and in with the new... Quick intro: I'm Heidi, mom of 8, Respiratory Therapist (currently not working in my field but I hope to change that soon) living in California. I have seriously strugg...
by ~hf
Thu Nov 10, 2011 6:33 am
Forum: No S Diet General Discussion
Topic: No S and Saving Money
Replies: 7
Views: 6112

I'm going to embarrass myself with this but, I'm saving over $200 per month on beverages alone.

Heidi
by ~hf
Mon Nov 07, 2011 4:58 am
Forum: Daily Check In
Topic: debs 2011 check in
Replies: 185
Views: 109689

Nice to see you here and to see you doing well. I can totally relate on the walking thing. My son goes to preschool about a block and a half away and I usually drive him there. It's not even city blocks but in all only about 10-12 houses away. I justify driving because I have to cross the street twi...
by ~hf
Mon Nov 07, 2011 4:47 am
Forum: No S Diet General Discussion
Topic: Onederland!
Replies: 17
Views: 13715

Congratulations! and thank you for the inspiration. I plan on joining you in Onderland one day soon. ;-D

Heidi
by ~hf
Mon Nov 07, 2011 4:42 am
Forum: No S Diet General Discussion
Topic: Big price drop on Kindle No S Diet Ebook
Replies: 7
Views: 5680

I just picked up a copy to keep on my android. I have the paper copy at home and now I can have it with me on the go. It really is a great deal. Thanks for letting us know.

Heidi
by ~hf
Mon Nov 07, 2011 4:35 am
Forum: No S Diet General Discussion
Topic: Diet Soda
Replies: 17
Views: 11033

Jayhawk28, I think I'll join you. I plan on dropping diet drinks this week. I think the artificial sweetener is giving me headaches...my kids already have that covered so the beverage has got to go. ;-)

Heidi
by ~hf
Sat Nov 05, 2011 4:58 am
Forum: No S Diet General Discussion
Topic: * * * November Challenge * * *
Replies: 17
Views: 11596

I'm late joining in but my goal is to stick to No S for the entire month with out going back to my low-carb attempts. Bonus points if I make it into the 21 Day Club. Nov. 1 XX 2 XX 3 XX 4 :mrgreen: Success! 5 :D S day, had treats 6 :D S day, had treats, visited the low carb group but I'm still commi...
by ~hf
Sat Nov 05, 2011 3:26 am
Forum: No S Diet General Discussion
Topic: My lesson learned at least for today
Replies: 13
Views: 9926

Renew, I'm with you on this except for me it is low carb. I've been on a trip recently that has me convinced that I can't lose weight if I'm eating carbs, which I know isn't true because I've lost weight before counting calories and on No S...which is why I'm back. I haven't had any green days yet t...
by ~hf
Tue Oct 25, 2011 2:52 pm
Forum: No S Diet General Discussion
Topic: No S is SO-O-O much smarter than...
Replies: 57
Views: 28457

Diets, like exercise, or an antibiotic, are only as effective as the person using it. (You have to use it.) Although, I do seem to always gravitate back to No S after trying something else for a few days. I guess that explains a bit about me. :lol: I agree 100%. Most diet plans will work, while you...
by ~hf
Tue Oct 25, 2011 8:42 am
Forum: No S Diet General Discussion
Topic: No S is SO-O-O much smarter than...
Replies: 57
Views: 28457

No S is waaaaaayyy smarter than any other diet I have ever tried... *Super low fat diet of the 90's via Susan Powter *McDougall diet, super low fat to fat free, low to no salt, vegan diet yuck! *Atkins, worked great for about 2 weeks till I snapped and went carb crazy *One Change by Readers Digest, ...
by ~hf
Fri Oct 21, 2011 7:00 pm
Forum: Everyday Systems General Discussion
Topic: HabitCal for IPOD Touch
Replies: 75
Views: 79166

Any chance you'll make this app available for Android??
by ~hf
Wed Sep 14, 2011 4:59 am
Forum: No S Diet General Discussion
Topic: Hi everyone, I'm coming back...
Replies: 4
Views: 3196

Hi everyone, I'm coming back...

It's been quite a while since I've posted and I've changed my user name (was becauseIcan) so I don't know if anyone remembers me. After spending some obsessive, unproductive time away I've decided this is the place for me. I'm starting No S in the morning (Wed.). Typing that I just let out a huge si...
by ~hf
Tue Feb 08, 2011 2:08 am
Forum: No S Diet General Discussion
Topic: * * * February challenge * * *
Replies: 36
Views: 14203

I'm in starting tomorrow, today was red

Feb 7 fail, I'll start the challenge tomorrow!!
by ~hf
Tue Feb 01, 2011 8:43 pm
Forum: No S Diet General Discussion
Topic: General welcome to new folks and FAQs :)
Replies: 57
Views: 31311

This thread really should be a sticky.
by ~hf
Sat Dec 18, 2010 4:41 am
Forum: Off-Topic
Topic: New year traditions
Replies: 4
Views: 7316

Here's an idea that just came to me today via e-mail. December reckoning - basically finishing the work and projects of the year in order to ring in the new year with a blank slate. http://smallnotebook.org/2010/12/17/december-reckoning/ I sure wish I had heard about this sooner, there is no way I c...
by ~hf
Sun Dec 12, 2010 12:14 am
Forum: No S Diet General Discussion
Topic: Back...again
Replies: 5
Views: 3638

Welcome!

I'll be interested in hear what others suggest about your night shift situation. I was on the night shift pre No S and when I go back to work I probably will be again. We used a lot of food and drinks (soda, Red Bull etc.) to keep us up and functioning... :wink:

Heidi
by ~hf
Sun Dec 12, 2010 12:07 am
Forum: No S Diet General Discussion
Topic: Just for December
Replies: 56
Views: 20558

I've lost count already but
all my N days have been green and
my S days have been yummy!

The scale has gone up a bit but since my habits are getting back on track I'm not worrying about my meal contents yet. I have already identified a few things I will begin to change when I'm ready. Yipee!
by ~hf
Mon Dec 06, 2010 8:12 am
Forum: No S Diet General Discussion
Topic: Just for December
Replies: 56
Views: 20558

I've had 2 wonderful S Days! Lots of good food, yummy treats and fun with the kids. Tomorrow it's back to business...
by ~hf
Sun Dec 05, 2010 5:13 am
Forum: No S Diet General Discussion
Topic: Just for December
Replies: 56
Views: 20558

Day 2 & 3 (thurs and fri) success!

And today I'm enjoying my S day. :D
by ~hf
Thu Dec 02, 2010 6:26 pm
Forum: No S Diet General Discussion
Topic: Just for December
Replies: 56
Views: 20558

Day 1 Success!

It turned out to be easier than I thought it would be. :-D I'm off to eat breakfast.
by ~hf
Wed Dec 01, 2010 8:01 am
Forum: No S Diet General Discussion
Topic: Just for December
Replies: 56
Views: 20558

I'm in! Here's to a great month!
by ~hf
Sat Oct 30, 2010 6:34 am
Forum: Off-Topic
Topic: Clara's Bread
Replies: 3
Views: 6175

I have watched the video on youtube and wanted to try the bread. I just checked out the book from the library and there seems to be a huge difference in the recipe between the video and the book. It seems as though she is using a 5 lb bag of flour in the video and a 2 oz block of yeast.?? and makes ...
by ~hf
Mon May 17, 2010 3:41 pm
Forum: Daily Check In
Topic: oolala53
Replies: 2229
Views: 1329689

... And I am really starting to get the sense that I am the captain of my ship and I can make the choices. I used to feel like the food was making the choices. .... I hear you there. I had a really hard time admitting that I allowed food to rule my life. Pre No S my days literally revolved around f...
by ~hf
Mon May 17, 2010 3:23 pm
Forum: Daily Check In
Topic: Heidi's daily check in....
Replies: 39
Views: 16859

True, true. Ugh!!.... :shock: I can't believe how crappy I feel today. I have become super sensitive to sugar over the last year or so and even more so now that I'm No S-ing. My fibro usually acts up a bit on Monday but today I feel like I've been worked over. I think that the S event I added Friday...
by ~hf
Mon May 17, 2010 7:42 am
Forum: Daily Check In
Topic: Heidi's daily check in....
Replies: 39
Views: 16859

I took an S day (well evening actually) on Friday then of course on Sat. and Sun. also. I'm feeling pretty good as far as compliance goes. My face has thinned out some and my clothes are fitting better. I started No S this time wearing a tight 2XL. My hope is to fit my XL clothes comfortably by the ...
by ~hf
Fri May 14, 2010 11:32 pm
Forum: Daily Check In
Topic: Heidi's daily check in....
Replies: 39
Views: 16859

So for the last few months I have had the feeling that something inside of me has changed. That I'm just somehow different so this time my "attempt" at No S is not an attempt, it just is. And so it is...I'm finding that I react (or don't) totally differently than I would have in the past. For many y...
by ~hf
Thu May 13, 2010 4:40 pm
Forum: Daily Check In
Topic: Heidi's daily check in....
Replies: 39
Views: 16859

Oh ya, freezer meals...that's a good idea. I made some spaghetti sauce last week and froze half and there's a loaf of french bread in there with it...I should make a few trays of enchiladas and some other favorites. I'll get right on that. No S is coming along. We had pot pies last night. As a child...
by ~hf
Wed May 12, 2010 3:35 pm
Forum: Daily Check In
Topic: oolala53
Replies: 2229
Views: 1329689

Thanks for stopping by my check in thread and the pep talk. I don't know how much you have to lose (I have plenty) but I know for me, in the beginning, wild S days didn't trip me up much as far as initial loss and getting back on track come Monday *except* in the area of exercise. I have fibromyalgi...
by ~hf
Wed May 12, 2010 3:20 pm
Forum: Daily Check In
Topic: Graham's Daily Check In
Replies: 1417
Views: 762834

Hi Graham, I just thought I'd stop by for a minute but I got to reading and now I'm all caught up with your posts. I can relate with lack of support (and sabotage even) from SO. That's not an issue for me know as I dropped those 200lbs of dead weight a few years ago! but it sure can take it's toll. ...
by ~hf
Wed May 12, 2010 3:10 pm
Forum: Daily Check In
Topic: Heidi's daily check in....
Replies: 39
Views: 16859

Thank you, you're right. I just need to make sure I have plenty of groceries in house and several things I can make with out too much effort. And of course I'll keep a stash of pizza coupons and bagged salad on hand for the really rough days. Most of my kids are younger. I do have an 18yos but he is...
by ~hf
Wed May 12, 2010 6:07 am
Forum: Daily Check In
Topic: Heidi's daily check in....
Replies: 39
Views: 16859

You can absolutely use No S while you nurse your daughter. Good luck As in breastfeed?? No, no lol. She's 16. :D But yes, I agree, No S is totally suitable when nursing! The cafeteria food at this hospital is horrible! The few times that I have tried to eat something there ended in GI distress...I'...
by ~hf
Wed May 12, 2010 12:34 am
Forum: Daily Check In
Topic: Heidi's daily check in....
Replies: 39
Views: 16859

Well, No S is coming along well. I think this time it's really sticking. There was just too much going on before and my attempts were really weak. Not this time, I'm going strong. I made the 21 day club...which was a nice surprise since I wasn't really tracking for that..just noticed it mentioned in...
by ~hf
Tue May 11, 2010 4:40 am
Forum: Daily Check In
Topic: The 21(day) Club
Replies: 839
Views: 743231

Well, I did it!!... and didn't even realize it!! :D I have to say that this is the easiest and least intrusive "diet" that I've ever used. It is so nice to not even have to worry about and plot and plan my day around what I can eat, how much and when...3 plates. No snacks, no sweets and no seconds.....
by ~hf
Sat Apr 10, 2010 4:31 am
Forum: No S Diet General Discussion
Topic: need help loading a profile pic...
Replies: 2
Views: 2441

Thank you! :D
by ~hf
Sat Apr 10, 2010 4:29 am
Forum: Daily Check In
Topic: Heidi's daily check in....
Replies: 39
Views: 16859

still plugging along, not perfect but still, I'm doing ok. No S success exercise... I let myself off the hook since I've had a really rough day. My truck broke down twice today. First time was a dead battery. Second time I ran over something on the freeway and blew out my tire. I'm pooped. Oh ya, I ...
by ~hf
Wed Apr 07, 2010 3:30 pm
Forum: Daily Check In
Topic: Heidi's daily check in....
Replies: 39
Views: 16859

Well, I guess I shouldn't have called this a daily check in since I rarely make it here everyday. That being said, I'm getting along well this time around! This should be a link to the public view of my habitcal...did it work? http://everydaysystems.com/habitcal/view/?o=2694&v=c&sc=1&m=4&y=2010&t=no...
by ~hf
Sun Apr 04, 2010 7:03 am
Forum: Daily Check In
Topic: Dr's Wife daily check in.....
Replies: 1
Views: 2455

It's good to have you back! :D
by ~hf
Thu Feb 25, 2010 4:52 pm
Forum: No S Diet General Discussion
Topic: LA Times "hot diet"
Replies: 15
Views: 28317

... None of the 10 diets escaped unscathed and "charming techie patois" is certainly better than what the author had to say about bestselling "skinny bitch:" You might like this book if you like: PETA; being ordered around by the loud rich girls at your junior high school. I've heard that the No S ...
by ~hf
Tue Feb 09, 2010 6:24 am
Forum: No S Diet General Discussion
Topic: Sparkly emeralds
Replies: 50
Views: 18953

Bingo! Thank you! Yes...it was me, because I can! I own one and love it - it's a great NoS reminder and a very attractive ring as well! Here are the links to the ring with either rectangular stones or round ones: http://www.palmbeachjewelry.com/products/detail-Sterling-Silver-Mount-St.-Helens-Inspir...
by ~hf
Mon Feb 08, 2010 7:03 am
Forum: No S Diet General Discussion
Topic: Sparkly emeralds
Replies: 50
Views: 18953

I seem to remember someone posting a link to a ring that had 3 rectangle green gems. Does anyone remember? I've tried searching the site but no luck. In the meantime I have 3 lt. green beaded bracelets that I'm wearing.
by ~hf
Mon Feb 08, 2010 6:29 am
Forum: No S Diet General Discussion
Topic: To weigh or not to weigh?
Replies: 38
Views: 26469

Well, I decided to buy a scale and weigh in once a week on Friday as a reward (and incentive) for being on plan. I picked out a basic model that only gave my weight to the .0 of a pound. I did weigh in on Monday to get a starting weight (which was about 15lbs. less than I expected so that was a bonu...
by ~hf
Mon Feb 08, 2010 5:53 am
Forum: No S Diet General Discussion
Topic: need help loading a profile pic...
Replies: 2
Views: 2441

need help loading a profile pic...

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by ~hf
Mon Feb 08, 2010 5:26 am
Forum: No S Diet General Discussion
Topic: * * * February challenge and wannabe club * * *
Replies: 36
Views: 15195

@becauseIcan What is electric cinderella? Maybe you talked about this before but I missed it. I found it somewhere else here on the Everyday systems website. I guess it's actually called "the Cinderella Electric Curfew"... http://www.everydaysystems.com/group/12.html I have a real problem with stay...
by ~hf
Tue Feb 02, 2010 5:55 am
Forum: Daily Check In
Topic: Heidi's daily check in....
Replies: 39
Views: 16859

Today went well.

Day 3 Success!

I am *very* tired though so I'm turning in early, well, actually, on time. :roll:
by ~hf
Mon Feb 01, 2010 4:42 pm
Forum: No S Diet General Discussion
Topic: starting tomorrow!
Replies: 8
Views: 5403

I'm with you! Today will be my first No S day in a long time. I can say from experience that this does work, so enjoy the process. And yes, Habitcal is great! It let's you easily see your compliance in a glance.
by ~hf
Mon Feb 01, 2010 4:39 pm
Forum: No S Diet General Discussion
Topic: WANTED: NO S SUCCESS STORIES FOR MAGAZINE
Replies: 18
Views: 13398

Oh how I wish I could say "ME!" but I can't...I've been around long enough but have been too distracted to concentrate on doing anything "well" for me. All that is changing now, thank goodness, so maybe someday in the not too far off future.....
by ~hf
Mon Feb 01, 2010 4:37 pm
Forum: Daily Check In
Topic: Heather1321's Daily Check-In
Replies: 4
Views: 3294

Hi and welcome. I also visit sparkpeople because I like the articles and exercise videos but for me *nothing* beat No S!
by ~hf
Mon Feb 01, 2010 4:34 pm
Forum: Daily Check In
Topic: Heidi's daily check in....
Replies: 39
Views: 16859

Well, I'll make this short. I'm starting over *again* today. I'm getting really sick of saying that so hopefully this will be the last time. I acutally decided Friday night that I would suck it up and give it another go so today is day #3. I did end up buying a scale so I weighed in today. I'm glad ...
by ~hf
Mon Feb 01, 2010 5:35 am
Forum: No S Diet General Discussion
Topic: * * * February challenge and wannabe club * * *
Replies: 36
Views: 15195

I'll give it a go...again, and this time *will* work out better! I have some goals in mind but decided this year to get away from making resolutions. For now, I'll start by improving my No S compliance, doing 10 - 14 minutes of exercise and enforcing Electric Cinderella. Feb 1 day 3 success! I'm onl...
by ~hf
Mon Jan 11, 2010 4:21 pm
Forum: Daily Check In
Topic: Daily check
Replies: 1
Views: 1850

Nice to see you here. How are things going?
by ~hf
Mon Jan 11, 2010 4:19 pm
Forum: No S Diet General Discussion
Topic: To weigh or not to weigh?
Replies: 38
Views: 26469

To weigh or not to weigh?

I'm trying to decide if I want to buy a scale so I can start weighing in to track my progress. I was thinking of getting a simple scale, digital but no bells and whistles...and weighing twice a week. Monday would be my official weight and Thursday would be just to check my progress to see if I'm on ...
by ~hf
Sun Jan 10, 2010 10:49 pm
Forum: Daily Check In
Topic: Heidi's daily check in....
Replies: 39
Views: 16859

Starting over again..

Well, I had to use the search function to find my daily check in thread because I has been Sooooo long since I last posted that it was buried! I'm starting over again! I have decided that the No S diet is not mutually exclusive. It is compatible with any way of eating that I might some day gravitate...
by ~hf
Sun Jan 10, 2010 10:39 pm
Forum: No S Diet General Discussion
Topic: anyone else deal with not being hungry?
Replies: 9
Views: 7316

I can relate with where you are coming from. My dd was in a tragic accident in May 08. She suffered TBI, taumatic brain injury. Her executive functioning was severely affected and she too, like you, had no desire to eat, no feeling of hunger etc. Like others have mentioned, developing a system to re...
by ~hf
Sun Jan 10, 2010 5:45 am
Forum: No S Diet General Discussion
Topic: bumping thread up to resurrect this thread Wannabe club
Replies: 43
Views: 17727

I'm in too. I'll start in the morning, Sun. Vanilla all the way!
by ~hf
Thu Dec 10, 2009 5:43 pm
Forum: No S Diet General Discussion
Topic: Food for Thought from Zen Habits
Replies: 6
Views: 3940

... All of these points are great, but I think #3 is the most important. People get so caught up in crazy diets or ways of eating, and ridiculous exercise regimens and it's so incredibly unappealing. .... And you won't even have to kill yourself at the gym. I could agree with you more. Number 3 rea...
by ~hf
Thu Dec 10, 2009 5:34 pm
Forum: No S Diet General Discussion
Topic: Processed Foods
Replies: 15
Views: 8854

Though the stoplight metaphor comes from a book geared toward children I think it's a valuable and simple way for adults to look at food as well. Everyday Systems is based on simplicity, after all, and we're all here for that reason. ........... It probably sounds pretty childish to those still cou...
by ~hf
Mon Dec 07, 2009 8:44 am
Forum: Off-Topic
Topic: Artisan Bread in 5 Minutes a Day
Replies: 48
Views: 43958

So tonight, I actually used a pizza stone. Since I don't have a pizza peel, getting the bread in and out of the oven was a challenge. I think I will stick to using a dish of some sort, maybe even a loaf pan. The bread was blobbish. I'm so glad you said this! I was beginning to wonder if I was ever ...
by ~hf
Wed Nov 18, 2009 10:56 pm
Forum: No S Diet General Discussion
Topic: It's no wonder
Replies: 3
Views: 3198

Re: It's no wonder

wosnes wrote:
Did you know...because of the large amounts of chemicals in our diets, our bodies are decomposing more slowing after death? We're already "preserved!"
No, I didn't know that. Gross!!! It makes sense though, we are what we eat. :shock:
by ~hf
Sat Nov 07, 2009 6:20 am
Forum: No S Diet General Discussion
Topic: Clara Quotes
Replies: 11
Views: 7994

I'm going to have to get this. I just love Clara! She is full of wisdom and common sense. Often, I find it hard to eat according to "tradition" because we didn't have any when I was growing up, none passed down from mom... We have a reasonably priced grocery store within walking distance. Now that t...
by ~hf
Sat Nov 07, 2009 6:02 am
Forum: No S Diet General Discussion
Topic: Ideas for adding more protein to my breakfasts
Replies: 26
Views: 11950

Here's one of our favorites . I heat left-over, partially mashed and seasoned black or pinto beans, top them with over easy fried eggs (1 each for the kids and 2 for adults) adding salsa on top. Yum! We use this for breakfast and quick easy dinners. That being said I think protein so totally over ra...
by ~hf
Fri Aug 28, 2009 5:54 am
Forum: No S Diet General Discussion
Topic: Bushranger!
Replies: 47
Views: 20231

reitschule wrote: I want to repeat what I said here:
reitschule wrote:Perhaps ribbing/teasing are not the right words. What I mean in everyday systems terms is merely some occasional "enlightened self-mockery" between fellow posters.
Enlightened SELF-mockery. Doesn't that say it all?

Heidi
by ~hf
Thu Aug 27, 2009 7:52 am
Forum: No S Diet General Discussion
Topic: Teaspoon ceiling (take two!)
Replies: 43
Views: 16907

Hi, Deb. I noticed your post and just had to chime in as I have been really having a hard time in this area. The physical withdrawal from sugar has had me floored. I've managed to have a few green days this month but the severe and sudden cutting my sugar intake resulted in terrible headaches among ...
by ~hf
Thu Aug 27, 2009 7:24 am
Forum: No S Diet General Discussion
Topic: bento box lunches
Replies: 4
Views: 3314

I bought a bento box for my 16yod for back to school. She was recently diagnosed with celiac disease and, instead of trying to deal with figuring out what she could eat off school menu each day (she has always eaten school breakfast and lunch prior to this), I bought her a really cute bento box onli...
by ~hf
Fri Aug 14, 2009 5:43 am
Forum: No S Diet General Discussion
Topic: No S day Question
Replies: 6
Views: 4859

This one habit is what keeps tripping me up. I have been a soda drinker for *years*. No snacks, no problem. No seconds, no problem. No sweets, no problem...well...except soda. :oops: It's a very bad habit that I've supported for a very long time and it's proving very hard for me to quit. Two things ...
by ~hf
Wed Aug 05, 2009 3:17 am
Forum: No S Diet General Discussion
Topic: Food, Inc.
Replies: 3
Views: 3261

I really want to see this. It looks like it has been a while and is coming back around in the theaters, is that right? I looked for it on netflix but they don't have it. Do you know if it is planned for a DVD release or is it theater only?
by ~hf
Sat Aug 01, 2009 8:25 pm
Forum: No S Diet General Discussion
Topic: I just have to stop
Replies: 5
Views: 3771

I hear you too! I was guilty of almost the same thing...I tried NoS back in 2007 and it worked very well, but I got off track ... then panic set in, and I looked for other ways to lose weight. . . . I knew this plan worked and brought MANY other nice things with it besides the weight loss - meaning...
by ~hf
Sat Aug 01, 2009 7:51 pm
Forum: No S Diet General Discussion
Topic: I just have to stop
Replies: 5
Views: 3771

marleah wrote:Hey, you could always make a HabitCal for it, if you think that would help.
I was thinking the same thing. Having a HabitCal will make it easy to track and hard for me to lie to myself about compliance. Thanks!

Heidi
by ~hf
Sat Aug 01, 2009 6:16 am
Forum: No S Diet General Discussion
Topic: I just have to stop
Replies: 5
Views: 3771

I just have to stop

I have to start by saying that I love No S. I know it can and does work. It has worked for me in the past and can work for me again *if* I stop... visiting other diet community boards... hangs head in shame. :oops: I realize that my habit of checking in on this one particular community (no, not ww) ...
by ~hf
Sat Aug 01, 2009 5:44 am
Forum: No S Diet General Discussion
Topic: August Challenge!!!
Replies: 79
Views: 44507

Ok, I'm in too. I only had 5 green days last month so I'm thinking I should be able to beat that. :oops: I also plan on weighing in once a month, but in order to do that I need to buy a scale. I got really frustrated last year when my weight was spiking so I threw that thing out in the trash! :evil:...