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by la_loser
Wed Feb 01, 2017 8:54 pm
Forum: No S Diet General Discussion
Topic: No S on Sirius XM Doctor Radio!
Replies: 7
Views: 5165

Doctor Radio link?

I will see how that can work. I know that as a subscriber I can access the various shows on demand. Also this particular episode will replay again three times this week. Tonight, Wednesday the 1st from 9-11 pm; early Thursday from 3-5 am and Friday afternoon from 3-5. I was on right before the first...
by la_loser
Wed Feb 01, 2017 2:26 pm
Forum: No S Diet General Discussion
Topic: No S on Sirius XM Doctor Radio!
Replies: 7
Views: 5165

No S on Sirius XM Doctor Radio!

Good morning! I've been absent from the boards for a while and admittedly have been a No S backslider but recently made a new commitment to No S. Driving to work this morning listening to the Primary Care show on my favorite Sirius XM station, Doctor Radio, I listened as the hosts, as they often do...
by la_loser
Mon Feb 03, 2014 5:10 am
Forum: No S Diet General Discussion
Topic: Small sweet treat every day?
Replies: 13
Views: 6285

Can't eat just one. . . cracker and cheese!

Oh my goodness-I know I can stop if I have one bite of something sweet. . . but thinking about delicious creamy cheese on a cracker and I'm pretty sure I'd be eating handfuls of it! So it's a good thing I stick to one tiny sweet treat on occasion! :roll: This just proves how different our weak links...
by la_loser
Mon Feb 03, 2014 3:40 am
Forum: No S Diet General Discussion
Topic: Small sweet treat every day?
Replies: 13
Views: 6285

Multiple HabitCals

Xtal, I completely understand your thought process about a "punctuation mark" to "end" your meal. Some of the thoughts here rang a bell with me. There was a thread way back in 2008 calling for a "pink" button for those times it just doesn't seem like one little slip should be a big ole red day so ma...
by la_loser
Thu Jan 02, 2014 8:07 pm
Forum: No S Diet General Discussion
Topic: Such stipulation on S days?
Replies: 14
Views: 6431

Like again!

Vicki, love it! We really need to see if our fearless leader AKA computer wizard can add some sort of like or check or some such little extra. :lol:
by la_loser
Thu Jan 02, 2014 3:04 am
Forum: No S Diet General Discussion
Topic: Such stipulation on S days?
Replies: 14
Views: 6431

Like

Once again, I wish there was a LIKE button for these posts. (Blithe, jw, over43, Mac and others) You are absolutely right. The beauty of No S is that is SIMPLE and SUSTAINABLE - perhaps the most significant S-es of the whole concept! Certainly, a few members have done a few minor mods and tweaks but...
by la_loser
Wed Jan 01, 2014 1:14 am
Forum: No S Diet General Discussion
Topic: 10,000 steps and counting
Replies: 14
Views: 6631

My pedometer

Just looked up my old pedometer. . . still available from Amazon:
Omron HJ-720ITFFP Pocket Pedometer with Advanced Omron Health Management Software
Omron
$31.95

I see there are updated and cheaper ones available in that brand now as well, plus multitudes of others.
by la_loser
Wed Jan 01, 2014 1:03 am
Forum: No S Diet General Discussion
Topic: 10,000 steps and counting
Replies: 14
Views: 6631

Pedometer options

I love that Urban Rangering is still gaining favor among not only No Sers but people in general. It's not like it's a new idea, walking for exercise, but I guess recognizing it as an accepted method of "moving for fourteen minutes (at least) a day is a "big step" . . . :lol:. . . in the right direct...
by la_loser
Tue Dec 24, 2013 5:15 pm
Forum: No S Diet General Discussion
Topic: Christmas Eve, Christmas, NY eve, New Years
Replies: 8
Views: 4179

The magic word is SOMETIMES!

This is definitely the week which poses more temptations than any other week except maybe vacations if you are traveling. My strategy (intent/hope. . .) is to (and I will try to use Reinhard and other No-Sers words here) "not be an idiot" and remember that the rules don't say we can have the S's EV...
by la_loser
Tue Dec 17, 2013 7:35 pm
Forum: No S Diet General Discussion
Topic: SPAM hit list
Replies: 447
Views: 450198

A surprise payoff for hunting down bad people is finding good people! with nice web-sites! No S is a cultured community. Isn't that the truth? For one thing, I suspect that nearly every question that new members create a new post to ask, there's at least one if not more response to that same questi...
by la_loser
Mon Dec 09, 2013 3:15 pm
Forum: No S Diet General Discussion
Topic: SPAM hit list
Replies: 447
Views: 450198

Red alert!

Yikes...don't know what it says but it's got a link with the word shoes in it...so my guess is RED ALERT!!!

http://everydaysystems.com/bb/viewtopic ... 307#141307
New member...first post...
by la_loser
Mon Dec 02, 2013 2:06 am
Forum: No S Diet General Discussion
Topic: H2Orange-- A STRATEGY TO AVOID URGE FOR SNACKS
Replies: 60
Views: 129726

sure thing on the juice then the water

Krawford, of course, you can always drink plenty of water. Actually on No S, you can always drink orange juice but you probably wouldn't want to drink 30 oz. of orange juice a day because after all, those juice calories do add up after a while. But there's something about adding just a tad of juice ...
by la_loser
Sun Dec 01, 2013 12:07 am
Forum: No S Diet General Discussion
Topic: Smarter science of slim interview
Replies: 9
Views: 5284

Like--agree--Attaboy! You go, Rein!

Jethro-you nailed it. . . I agree that Reinhard's interview was spot-on and I'm pleased to be a proud No-S-er. This is just another one of those times that my biggest issue with this board is that there is no LIKE button! (Guess FB has spoiled me!) But geesh, I wish I could easily show that I "agree...
by la_loser
Sat Nov 30, 2013 11:55 pm
Forum: No S Diet General Discussion
Topic: H2Orange-- A STRATEGY TO AVOID URGE FOR SNACKS
Replies: 60
Views: 129726

H2Orange-back to the top of the boards!

I'm bringing this thread back to the top; reading recent questions about staving off hunger and about various beverages made me realize it hasn't been addressed lately and we have so many new members, it might be helpful to many of you. You may have to go up to the top of the thread and read through...
by la_loser
Sat Nov 30, 2013 11:46 pm
Forum: No S Diet General Discussion
Topic: How many meals?
Replies: 7
Views: 3196

extra meal???

Beverages are always ok--I don't mean a milkshake of course--but a lot of people claim a nice glass of milk or a latte helps them get from one meal to the other especially if there is a big necessary gap in between. Staying within the spirit of the guidelines is what's important. Even drinks that ha...
by la_loser
Thu Nov 28, 2013 2:50 am
Forum: No S Diet General Discussion
Topic: Buy the No S Book, get pdf version free!
Replies: 12
Views: 5562

Alice, Even if you don't have the email from Amazon, log-on to your Amazon account and you can search through your purchase history, have to narrow it to the correct year and ALL your Amazon purchases forever will show up. (Yeah, kinda crazy to take a look down memory lane to see all the stuff you'v...
by la_loser
Wed Nov 20, 2013 2:49 pm
Forum: No S Diet General Discussion
Topic: SPAM hit list
Replies: 447
Views: 450198

What about http://everydaysystems.com/bb/viewtopic ... 11c#139524
Mods page...at the bottom a post by a "guest" with suspicious links?
by la_loser
Tue Nov 19, 2013 2:46 am
Forum: No S Diet General Discussion
Topic: "Phases of No S" post
Replies: 12
Views: 5010

A thought

When was the last time you were this magical goal weight? A couple of months ago? A year? A couple of years? More? My guess is that you didn't put it on overnight. Why would you expect to lose it any more quickly? I know I'd gained nearly seventy pounds in the last 14 years. That's about five pounds...
by la_loser
Tue Nov 19, 2013 2:33 am
Forum: No S Diet General Discussion
Topic: I weighed myself Monday morning...bad idea! :)
Replies: 10
Views: 5469

Search for scale

To get some major No S perspective, try doing a search of the general discussion boards for the word 'scale.' Lots of members have weighed in (sorry, couldn't resist!) on how often we should be stepping on those scales. The general consensus seems to be that, particularly, at the beginning, we shoul...
by la_loser
Tue Nov 12, 2013 4:18 am
Forum: No S Diet General Discussion
Topic: SPAM hit list
Replies: 447
Views: 450198

Person12 hmmm

See the one and only post by "person12" on the bulletin board etiquette board. http://everydaysystems.com/bb/search.php?search_author=person12 Need to cleanse this thread of this post. Considering no comment regarding board manners has been needed since 2009, we don't want this comment which doesn't...
by la_loser
Tue Nov 05, 2013 9:12 pm
Forum: Daily Check In
Topic: KCCC - Back again
Replies: 93
Views: 32683

Yea!

I am so glad to see you back. Although I knew about your foot, I was worried that we might see you anytime soon. You have always had such a huge positive presence on this board that you have truly been missed. Luckily Wosnes and Oolala and Bright A have stepped up, among a few others of course, to b...
by la_loser
Sun Oct 13, 2013 10:25 pm
Forum: No S Diet General Discussion
Topic: Butter vs. Margarine
Replies: 10
Views: 5007

Butter Keeper

Oohlala, you beat me to it. We've used a butter keeper similar to the one you posted for years. It's a wonderful way to keep your butter nice and soft yet safe for consumption. I usually don't use it in the absolute hottest time of the year, just to be safe though. The suggestion is to change the wa...
by la_loser
Thu Oct 03, 2013 3:46 am
Forum: No S Diet General Discussion
Topic: A week's worth of groceries...
Replies: 5
Views: 3797

A week's worth of groceries...

I think some of you will find this interesting. It's a photo collection of a week's worth of groceries from around the world. Note the abundance of fresh fruits and vegetables in some of the displays and the huge amounts of soft drinks and processed foods in others. http://enpundit.com/week-grocerie...
by la_loser
Wed Oct 02, 2013 12:46 pm
Forum: No S Diet General Discussion
Topic: Happy 40th Birthday, Reinhard!
Replies: 22
Views: 9632

Happy 40th Birthday, Reinhard!

So if my calendar is accurate, this is a very special day for the guy who's behind these Everyday Systems! Happy 40th, my dear. May you celebrate a big ole very Special S day! I say, go for the extra helpings, a couple of snacks and a huge slice of cake. You deserve it. Enjoy your day with that bea...
by la_loser
Thu Sep 05, 2013 2:37 am
Forum: No S Diet General Discussion
Topic: getting cold feet... will this work for me?
Replies: 38
Views: 18106

A potential win and a (good) loss

Based on your own signature: "Free me from mindless snacking and eating when I'm mad or sad." My bet is that: 1. If you stick with No S, you will indeed free yourself from mindless snacking and eating when you are mad or sad...what a win that would be, emotionally and sanity wise. 2. By eliminating ...
by la_loser
Tue Jul 30, 2013 5:38 pm
Forum: No S Diet General Discussion
Topic: pregnant nos-er saying hello
Replies: 11
Views: 5241

Great realization!

Wow-that sounds like a wonderful idea. You've got 20+weeks to get those habits down pat! And wonderful that allowing yourself full plates can get you to the next meal! My bet is that when you share your eating habits with your doctor, you will get a strong endorsement. Might be fun to share the guid...
by la_loser
Tue Jul 30, 2013 2:26 pm
Forum: No S Diet General Discussion
Topic: breakfast ideas
Replies: 20
Views: 8209

Jan,
I must have been composing my long-winded (typical of me!) when you were busy giving Music Lover a nice succinct answer! People who know me would not be surprised about my being a person of many words! :lol:
by la_loser
Tue Jul 30, 2013 2:24 pm
Forum: No S Diet General Discussion
Topic: breakfast ideas
Replies: 20
Views: 8209

mods and urban rangering explanation

Music Lover, Mods--modifications that you might decide to make on the original 14 word diet-only after you have given it a good long time to get your habits established, usually after several months. People get impatient and don't let their bodies adjust to normalcy and often want to start making ch...
by la_loser
Tue Jul 30, 2013 1:39 pm
Forum: Help I'm confused!
Topic: sentbox vs outbox?
Replies: 1
Views: 4370

Outbox vs Sent Mailboxes

It will stay in your OUTBOX until the recipient has actually read it. When the recipient reads it, it will appear in your mail as SENT. Actually pretty handy so we can see whether mail has been opened.

I can't remember how I figured this out--I probably read it somewhere here!
by la_loser
Tue Jul 30, 2013 2:22 am
Forum: No S Diet General Discussion
Topic: Any older folk been successful? Hoping 60 not too old to noS
Replies: 23
Views: 9619

Old dog-new tricks!

Ha Ha Bright Angel, I do hear you on that. We HAVE earned it, haven't we? Really, I guess my point is that I don't really feel OLD yet, intellectually, despite the fact that my body certainly can't do what it used to! I've joked before that I may be old, but I'm immature for my age so it's ok! And I...
by la_loser
Tue Jul 30, 2013 1:52 am
Forum: No S Diet General Discussion
Topic: Any older folk been successful? Hoping 60 not too old to noS
Replies: 23
Views: 9619

Never too late!

No worries-- it seems a lot of us around hovering around 60--shall we agree that 60 is the new 40? I'm 63 and have decided that I'm finally to the point in my life that I'm "mature" enough to be patient and let this thing continue to work its magic. It does take time but as a veteran of many of thos...
by la_loser
Tue Jul 30, 2013 1:19 am
Forum: No S Diet General Discussion
Topic: breakfast ideas
Replies: 20
Views: 8209

Check out the Intelligent Dietary Defaults thread

Hi, Some of my breakfasts are: (adding fresh fruit and coffee or juice) Bacon, eggs and toast Sausage breakfast burrito pancakes and bacon Yogurt and cereal (I like to mix it together instead of eating cereal with milk) Oatmeal with fruit or raisins What's that? Those sound like normal breakfast tha...
by la_loser
Tue Jul 30, 2013 1:16 am
Forum: No S Diet General Discussion
Topic: Intelligent Dietary Defaults (add yours!)
Replies: 93
Views: 137995

Bringing this to the top!

Excellent thread-bringing it to the top so the newbies can see it.
by la_loser
Mon Jul 29, 2013 6:28 pm
Forum: No S Diet General Discussion
Topic: Doing one meal now binging.....
Replies: 8
Views: 3782

Listen to your past self, girl!

Katrina, You may want to go back and reread some of your old posts. . . to refresh my memory about your journey I looked at some of your former posts. Here's one where Oolala gave you some great advice and you even gave yourself some good advice on your 2013 check-in. You said on Christmas day, 2012...
by la_loser
Fri Jul 26, 2013 2:19 pm
Forum: No S Diet General Discussion
Topic: Resources which support No Snacking
Replies: 57
Views: 43998

Oui Oui - More support for No Snacking!

OMG-I tried to post this yet again and took the URL marks out and voila' - there it is! I hope SOMEONE enjoys it because it's taken me 24 hours to get it posted! Interesting that this has popped to the top via a post from a "new member". . .??? on an old post http://everydaysystems.com/bb/viewtopic....
by la_loser
Fri Jul 26, 2013 1:51 pm
Forum: No S Diet General Discussion
Topic: Resources which support No Snacking
Replies: 57
Views: 43998

Oolala, thanks. I'm trying this again. Here's the post I tried to post ALL day yesterday.

Oops... Checked preview and the content disappears! I am baffled but working on it! Clearly I'm not meant to post my wonderful little words of wisdom about no snacking.
by la_loser
Fri Jul 26, 2013 2:29 am
Forum: No S Diet General Discussion
Topic: OK, so I'm sort of a traitor
Replies: 25
Views: 11920

Yum, indeed!

chicken fettucine alfredo, with some tomatoes on the side with olive oil & basil on top. Yum!
Now, that sounds like a good one plate meal! See, you CAN do this! :D
by la_loser
Fri Jul 26, 2013 2:20 am
Forum: No S Diet General Discussion
Topic: Resources which support No Snacking
Replies: 57
Views: 43998

Oui Oui -The real post is below!

Interesting that this popped to the top today via a post from a "new member". . .??? on an old post http://everydaysystems.com/bb/viewtopic.php?t=8996 As I read it, it seemed appropriate to add it to this thread, particularly because the blog first cited a while back had an quite appropriate entry y...
by la_loser
Fri Jul 26, 2013 2:19 am
Forum: No S Diet General Discussion
Topic: Resources which support No Snacking
Replies: 57
Views: 43998

Ignore this post--the real one is below!

Now that I have the url issue solved, I can't delete those two earlier posts that are showing as blank-so just ignore the blank ones!
by la_loser
Wed Jul 24, 2013 4:11 pm
Forum: No S Diet General Discussion
Topic: OK, so I'm sort of a traitor
Replies: 25
Views: 11920

Tie a knot!

Oh my goodness. . . bless your heart. I will ditto what FinallyFull said: Throw the dang scale out, eat three meals a day, and come rejoin the peace train Christine. You are a keeper, not a traitor. You are beautiful and smart and committed (no, I didn't say you need to BE committed! :lol: ) and see...
by la_loser
Wed Jul 24, 2013 10:59 am
Forum: No S Diet General Discussion
Topic: SPAM hit list
Replies: 447
Views: 450198

Spammish storyteller

Three irrelevant posts by new user casmillehouse. . . Hawking coins I guess.
http://everydaysystems.com/bb/search.ph ... millehouse
by la_loser
Tue Jul 23, 2013 7:24 pm
Forum: No S Diet General Discussion
Topic: New member with questions
Replies: 6
Views: 3517

Check out the Testimonials page for evidence from guys!

Rohlinger, Welcome to No S. It is indeed a simple yet effective system to help you reign in your eating habits. I would urge you to peruse a couple of links that include No S Testimonials. Reinhard is pretty consistent in posting links. . . you can find lots of examples of both guys and gals who hav...
by la_loser
Sun Jul 21, 2013 7:19 pm
Forum: No S Diet General Discussion
Topic: Happy National Ice Cream Day!
Replies: 6
Views: 2864

Ice Cream Recipes

R Jean, We have the Cuisinart ice Cream Maker too (1 1/2 quart maker). Here are some recipes we use in ours. None of these are low fat or low sugar, believe me, but the ones we've tried are delicious. (The booklet that came with it gives suggestions on how to reduce the fat and sugar if desired but ...
by la_loser
Thu Jul 18, 2013 3:53 pm
Forum: No S Diet General Discussion
Topic: Resources which support No Snacking
Replies: 57
Views: 43998

Just another health risk associated with JUNK!

I saw this on Huffpost yesterday. Rather than addressing the concept of snacking itself, it speaks more to the problems that can be associated with so many of the marketed items which people rely on not only for snacks but as desserts as well. I just wanted to share it...it gives yet another reason ...
by la_loser
Sun Jul 14, 2013 3:56 pm
Forum: No S Diet General Discussion
Topic: vanilla No S?
Replies: 2
Views: 1525

Other threads that address Vanilla No S

Hi, Yes, Vanilla No S refers to following the 13 word rules to No S (or 14 if you include the word "sometimes" as Reinhard originally intended. No Snacks, No Sweets, No Seconds except (sometimes) on days that start with "S." In multiple past threads before you joined this has been addressed. It's a ...
by la_loser
Fri Jul 12, 2013 6:26 pm
Forum: No S Diet General Discussion
Topic: Dear Diet, It's not me. . .
Replies: 2
Views: 1707

Ha!

And I'll bet that drawl of mine must just exacerbate the problem. Now at least I have a cause! Thanks, Vicki, for the laugh! Too bad we don't catch a break for having a sense of humor! I saw another... "I stay chunky because it would not be fair to all of the thin people if I were this good looking,...
by la_loser
Fri Jul 12, 2013 2:32 pm
Forum: No S Diet General Discussion
Topic: Dear Diet, It's not me. . .
Replies: 2
Views: 1707

Dear Diet, It's not me. . .

I got this in the form of a cartoon this morning and given the diet-head mentality we're all trying to get over, I must say, I did chuckle out loud when I saw it. Hope it will bring a smile to your faces as well! "Dear Diet, It's not me, it's you. I just don't think it's going to work between us. Yo...
by la_loser
Thu Jul 11, 2013 1:22 am
Forum: No S Diet General Discussion
Topic: "How to Cook Everything"
Replies: 4
Views: 2658

Free app...

Thanks for the hot tip. I had looked through a long list of the ones they're offering free right now during their celebration but hadn't noticed this one, when I did a search in the App Store for Bittman, several of his books popped up and I am pretty sure they ALL said free at first glance. Then I ...
by la_loser
Sun Jul 07, 2013 9:51 pm
Forum: No S Diet General Discussion
Topic: new to No S
Replies: 22
Views: 7072

You are right on track!

Music Lover, You are right on track then. No worries. . . just because you had TWO servings of those items is no reason to panic. Just think what you might have had on Monday and Tuesday and Wednesday and Friday if you hadn't been on No S! It will all even out. As others will, I'm sure, chime in, ge...
by la_loser
Thu Jul 04, 2013 1:23 am
Forum: No S Diet General Discussion
Topic: Quick Recipe
Replies: 6
Views: 3048

Links to a couple of recipe threads

This looks tasty. I have a (no boil ahead) lasagna recipe I used in my microwave cooking classes back in the 80's! Regarding a recipe thread, a few have been started through the years. Here's the link to one which had quite a few entries and another that popped up on a search as well. Recipes for Ho...
by la_loser
Wed Jul 03, 2013 3:59 pm
Forum: No S Diet General Discussion
Topic: Let Freedom Ring!
Replies: 21
Views: 8426

Celebrate YOUR Independence with the Freedom of NO S!

I first posted this in 2008 and today when I saw the word "liberated" on someone's post, it occurred to me that I need to do my annual "bring it back to the top of the board" trick. So everyone-in the USA and around the world (how cool is it that this board spans the globe!), we can all celebrate ou...
by la_loser
Tue Jul 02, 2013 4:06 pm
Forum: No S Diet General Discussion
Topic: "When your mother says she is fat. . ."
Replies: 3
Views: 2765

"When your mother says she is fat. . ."

A friend posted this on FB today. . . I'm not sure where she got it but it struck a chord with me although not because of anything my mother ever said about herself. Yes, she was quite overweight and I was always a skinny mini till I was over 50 and she'd been gone for years then. But a number of th...
by la_loser
Sat Jun 29, 2013 1:25 am
Forum: No S Diet General Discussion
Topic: modifications that have worked for you?
Replies: 12
Views: 5137

Rather than a mod. . .

MJ, It looks as though you've been doing No S for a while so I'm assuming your habits are pretty well established during non S days. Rather than needing to create an actual modification from the "rules" of No S, perhaps it would help to revisit some of the comments Reinhard makes on the website and ...
by la_loser
Wed Jun 26, 2013 6:15 pm
Forum: No S Diet General Discussion
Topic: Two Meals a Day
Replies: 27
Views: 10516

In support of a no snacking resource page. . .

Bssh, Good idea about creating a resource for articles supporting no snacking. I'd suggest to create a new topic with the title of "Resources which support No Snacking" or whatever might be appropriate; then add responses to it and invite others to do the same. As it is developed and seems to be a v...
by la_loser
Wed Jun 26, 2013 6:08 pm
Forum: No S Diet General Discussion
Topic: Getting back on track: I need some serious help
Replies: 23
Views: 10948

Ditto what the others have said!

Anoulie, I can certainly identify with a lot of what you have said. I just posted a rather lengthy but thorough thread last week which addresses a little mod I have made like others have suggested. I am keeping two Habitcals-one is Vanilla No S-I call my Strictly Speaking and the other is One_S_or_L...
by la_loser
Wed Jun 26, 2013 4:25 pm
Forum: No S Diet General Discussion
Topic: My No S Journey and New Found Key to Success
Replies: 14
Views: 6898

Thanks for your responses!

Oolala, I've meant to say. . . I think you and Wosnes and I have a lot in common-except I've still got lots to lose (pound wise)-diet head baggage I've already lost! I'm 63, a little older than you, but that's ok-I'm immature for my age! I love your byline about what you count. Awesome! And as an as...
by la_loser
Wed Jun 26, 2013 3:48 pm
Forum: No S Diet General Discussion
Topic: My No S Journey and New Found Key to Success
Replies: 14
Views: 6898

Thanks for your responses!

Thanks for all the supportive responses. I've had a busy week in my role as MeMa to an eight year old summer theatre actress-what can I say, preparing to be in the bird chorus is tough work! And this reminds me of an example of how I had a RED day yesterday on my real HabitCal and a GREEN day on my ...
by la_loser
Mon Jun 24, 2013 7:55 am
Forum: No S Diet General Discussion
Topic: SPAM hit list
Replies: 447
Views: 450198

Alert...

Alert... "What to do this long weekend"
http://everydaysystems.com/bb/viewtopic ... 555#134240
by la_loser
Sat Jun 22, 2013 7:36 pm
Forum: No S Diet General Discussion
Topic: My No S Journey and New Found Key to Success
Replies: 14
Views: 6898

My mod that's working

So here’s what I’ve done to get myself back on track No S wise. I’ve already lost about ten pounds in the last month, give or take what moment I weigh! Lots to go, but I definitely feel better physically and more in control of myself and I do trust the system and I think with my double Habitc...
by la_loser
Sat Jun 22, 2013 7:33 pm
Forum: No S Diet General Discussion
Topic: My No S Journey and New Found Key to Success
Replies: 14
Views: 6898

My No S Journey and New Found Key to Success

Happy summer to everyone. (Warning-this post is mostly all about me and what’s been a part of my journey-my health issues that have consumed me-but No S is a part of that landscape-read at your own risk-I tend to be a bit wordy! If for no other reason, it’s been rather cathartic to put all this ...
by la_loser
Sun Jun 09, 2013 9:34 pm
Forum: No S Diet General Discussion
Topic: SPAM hit list
Replies: 447
Views: 450198

Spam alert-new "testamonial" . . . NOT! promising a mucus free life!

http://everydaysystems.com/bb/viewtopic ... 885#133885
by la_loser
Mon Aug 02, 2010 12:47 pm
Forum: Daily Check In
Topic: Graham's Daily Check In
Replies: 1417
Views: 648857

Time will tell. . .

Graham, It's way too early to panic about this so called "weight-gain." As you will hear from lots of people on these boards, scales are not only the best indicator of your success. More than likely that will level off in a couple of days. It's better to look for how your clothes are fitting, are yo...
by la_loser
Wed Jul 28, 2010 8:20 pm
Forum: Daily Check In
Topic: Thtrchic's Daily Check-in
Replies: 851
Views: 308238

Welcome back

Welcome back, I'm a past theatre chick myself--after doing theatre as a kid and in high school and college, I've taught it for over 30 years. I know that lifestyle/schedule is pretty erratic and certainly lends itself to lots of bad eating habits. Glad you're back with us. Post often and hang in the...
by la_loser
Wed Jul 28, 2010 3:36 pm
Forum: No S Diet General Discussion
Topic: Incredible Success!
Replies: 21
Views: 10366

Awesome!

Impressive-congratulations! As a fellow educator, I can tell you that continuing this into the school year will easier than you might think. Having those "intelligent dietary default" to fall back on for breakfast and lunch will help. The challenge will be all those goodies that people seem to bring...
by la_loser
Mon Jul 26, 2010 4:03 am
Forum: Daily Check In
Topic: KCCC's check-in
Replies: 1014
Views: 337480

KCCC's Tower of Tortilla recipe

Note to all: reading KCCC's recent posts reminded me that I'd already heard of her "tower of tortilla" dish and I found it in the recipe thread we revived a couple of days ago. Here is the link. . . you'll find it on the March 27, 2009 entry. . . I know a lot of you are new and it occurred to me tha...
by la_loser
Sat Jul 24, 2010 3:29 pm
Forum: Daily Check In
Topic: My Year of No S
Replies: 141
Views: 53089

Excellent!

This is awesome--and I'm guessing at least a part of Food's comments will ring true for all of us in some way.

I love humor as a way to convey a message. Thanks for sharing!
by la_loser
Sat Jul 24, 2010 2:28 pm
Forum: Everyday Systems General Discussion
Topic: An (almost) 10-month report and thank you
Replies: 19
Views: 23651

Terrific news!

Larisa, That is an impressive set of systems you've managed to create and sustain. I know that Reinhard often talks about how having a system or structure overlaps into many areas of our lives besides just diet and exercise. You've managed to make some significant changes. Thank you for sharing. . ....
by la_loser
Sat Jul 24, 2010 3:17 am
Forum: No S Diet General Discussion
Topic: Official Thread-RECIPES from our own kitchens-Add yours!
Replies: 67
Views: 27202

Whipped cauliflower--aka mashed potatoes in camouflage!

Excellent-the cauliflower soup reminds me about a side dish that I had today at a neat restaurant where my son works. It's called "whipped cauliflower." It's similar to mashed potatoes but without as many carbs and calories. (I know, I just finished posting about how we shouldn't obsess about those ...
by la_loser
Sat Jul 24, 2010 2:15 am
Forum: No S Diet General Discussion
Topic: Nevermind...moved to another thread
Replies: 1
Views: 1220

Link to original recipe thread

July, Here is a link to the Recipe thread that was stared in 2009. At that time, we tried to coordinate various people's contributions and this is what we came up with. http://everydaysystems.com/bb/viewtopic.php?p=83620#83620 Reinhard purposely doesn't include recipes in his book or his site that o...
by la_loser
Sat Jul 24, 2010 2:09 am
Forum: No S Diet General Discussion
Topic: Official Thread-RECIPES from our own kitchens-Add yours!
Replies: 67
Views: 27202

Bringing recipes to the top again!

I'm bringing this to the top since it's been suggested that we have a place to share recipes. . . it's been a while since anyone posted to it so it got "left behind." It's fun to look at these. Note that the gist of most of the recipes is that they are not DIET type recipes. One of the beauties of N...
by la_loser
Mon Jul 19, 2010 1:46 am
Forum: No S Diet General Discussion
Topic: Question about daily calorie amounts...and I gained 3 lbs :(
Replies: 20
Views: 7185

Hang in there!

Cricket, For some inspiration that may help you "trust" the system, be sure to look at VMSurbat's 2 year No S check-in. I think it addresses many of the things you are talking about. Also, you may note that many people including Reinhard talk about not sweating what the scale says, but thinking more...
by la_loser
Mon Jul 19, 2010 1:33 am
Forum: No S Diet Testimonials (aka "yearly check in")
Topic: Two Year NoS Check-in!
Replies: 6
Views: 11363

Terrific! You've marked it and moved on. . . successfully!

Wow-what great news from you, Vicki! The others are right; you certainly serve as a role model for the rest of us. That "slow and steady wins the race" mindset and having the patience and trust to let the system work like Reinhard so often encourages us to do are traits that we all can learn from. I...
by la_loser
Sun Jul 18, 2010 12:50 am
Forum: No S Diet General Discussion
Topic: Struggling today...
Replies: 10
Views: 2862

H2Orange--delicious and refreshing in this heat wave!

Welcome to No S! First of all, be patient in getting used to this new structure. It DOES take some time. Remember that liquids/beverages are always allowed unless they are of the "dessert" /more sugar than anything else type. i.e. juice, milk, etc. is always ok, even between meals. Obviously you wou...
by la_loser
Sun Jul 18, 2010 12:32 am
Forum: Daily Check In
Topic: carolejo's daily Check in
Replies: 627
Views: 232769

Congrats

Carolejo, That's terrific news. Wow, if I could fit into all the clothes I've had in my closet that long, I could probably wear a different outfit everyday for six months without repeating! Hang in there--see it's really working and you're going to get yourself so healthy and on track you won't even...
by la_loser
Wed Jul 07, 2010 3:33 pm
Forum: Daily Check In
Topic: How did this happen??
Replies: 121
Views: 45023

Keep No S in plain sight!

Love the idea about the journal and "role-playing" the responses. Another idea to keep the "support" coming while you're gone. If you have an iPod or other such thing, download all of Reinhard's podcasts (either from this site or free from iTunes) and listen to them when you're out for a walk or tra...
by la_loser
Mon Jul 05, 2010 11:23 pm
Forum: No S Diet General Discussion
Topic: Thanks Reinhard for NoS book
Replies: 8
Views: 2896

Me too

I agree, again. I bought a half dozen or so early on and have given them to those who are truly interested. Several times, I've printed out the first few pages of the website info and shared it, with the promise that if the person is more curious to tell me and I'll give them the book. I figure it's...
by la_loser
Mon Jul 05, 2010 3:50 pm
Forum: No S Diet General Discussion
Topic: Thanks Reinhard for NoS book
Replies: 8
Views: 2896

Agreed!

I completely agree with you about how helpful reading and re-reading the book has been to me. I was very vocal and nearly "evangelical" at the beginning also, much like anyone who begins anything new, especially when one begins to see success. I have learned through experience to be as subtle as pos...
by la_loser
Mon Jul 05, 2010 4:43 am
Forum: No S Diet General Discussion
Topic: Let Freedom Ring!
Replies: 21
Views: 8426

Independence day--going going gone.

Glad you enjoyed it--I enjoyed our day to the fullest-although it has poured rain all day, it let up enough for the fireworks at the nearby park to go on. And we live in a community of nearly 50,000 where it is actually legal to buy fireworks AND legal to shoot them off in your front yard or drivewa...
by la_loser
Sun Jul 04, 2010 7:34 pm
Forum: No S Diet General Discussion
Topic: Let Freedom Ring!
Replies: 21
Views: 8426

Freedom with friends and family!

Our day is turning out to be really rainy-but we're going to celebrate that independence just the same-with or without that walk to the park for major fireworks tonight!

I am SOOOO grateful that even it wasn't Sunday, I'd STILL be able to call this an S day!

Enjoy, everyone!
by la_loser
Fri Jul 02, 2010 3:23 pm
Forum: No S Diet General Discussion
Topic: Seinfeld's Habitcal - the power of the chain...
Replies: 7
Views: 3064

Going green!

Maybe if our cover girl Blondie could be the link to the funny man! :) Seriously, it's so reassuring to know you are still on the boards and keeping your success going. And it just occurs to me-maybe someone else has already made this connection-or maybe I did months ago but it bears repeating. The ...
by la_loser
Fri Jul 02, 2010 3:06 pm
Forum: No S Diet General Discussion
Topic: Let Freedom Ring!
Replies: 21
Views: 8426

Celebrate YOUR independence!

Once again, I'm bringing this thread to the top again since it IS that time. What a rush to know I can, without guilt, celebrate this 4th of July with family and friends at the annual bash we host. And I know I can get right back to my habit on Monday--because it IS a habit. As a matter of fact, pa...
by la_loser
Thu Jul 01, 2010 11:18 pm
Forum: No S Diet General Discussion
Topic: Another 101 from Mark Bittman
Replies: 3
Views: 1811

Bittman on Today Show

Bittman was on the Today show this morning, doing his regular guest spot, demonstrating some of these recipes--because of trying to grill on the set, he used a table top electric grill but said that of course, using a "real" grill makes it all even better. He grilled some interesting things one woul...
by la_loser
Thu Jul 01, 2010 2:01 pm
Forum: No S Diet Testimonials (aka "yearly check in")
Topic: 60 lbs lost ... & Overcame BED ... Thank You :)
Replies: 22
Views: 23089

Terrific!

Wow-very impressive. What a wonderful feeling to have declared YOUR independence from your eating issues. Best wishes.
by la_loser
Thu Jul 01, 2010 1:50 pm
Forum: Everyday Systems General Discussion
Topic: HabitCal for IPOD Touch
Replies: 75
Views: 69985

Yea for iPod Touch app

Ah, Reinhard, hope you really do have the opp to develop this app! I love my Touch and actually saved not only my habitcal AND my No S Discussion "new posts" bookmark to my iPod Touch homescreen for quick access-but of course those are only accessible when I've got WiFi. I too am trying to avoid the...
by la_loser
Mon Jun 21, 2010 5:57 pm
Forum: Daily Check In
Topic: Deb's Check-in
Replies: 1722
Views: 553430

Wow!

23 pounds! That's great.

I'm so happy you're finding success. I've been MIA on the boards, but I have been trying to get caught up. Now you can be MY inspiration.

Take care.
by la_loser
Mon Jun 21, 2010 5:51 pm
Forum: No S Diet General Discussion
Topic: Need some help here...
Replies: 5
Views: 2032

Fill the plate!

I suspect you need to have a fuller plate at meals. In relation to the exercise you're getting, you will still be able to lose weight while gaining muscle and strength even if you put more on your plate each meal. I don't know what you're having for breakfast, but you may want to consider that first...
by la_loser
Tue Jun 08, 2010 6:14 pm
Forum: Off-Topic
Topic: summer reads
Replies: 102
Views: 111726

Cozy Culinary Mysteries

These may have been mentioned earlier and I missed them, but the fun (Plum styled) culinary mysteries by Diane Mott Davidson are enjoyable, especially for food lovers. . . and you can get your taste buds satisfied by reading instead of eating! Her heroine, Goldie, is a local chef/caterer who finds h...
by la_loser
Wed Feb 24, 2010 2:14 am
Forum: Daily Check In
Topic: KCCC's check-in
Replies: 1014
Views: 337480

Checkin' in with you!

KCCC, Helllooooo!!! Missed reading all your posts; I hope to be back on the boards regularly now for a while (I know I said that a few months ago but this time it may really happen!) Life is been way tooo busy and when I'm on the computer, it's always work-related; I had to cut the strands of my "we...
by la_loser
Wed Feb 24, 2010 2:00 am
Forum: No S Diet General Discussion
Topic: grammy G Thanks all of you!
Replies: 7
Views: 2816

Feb. 22-National Margarita Day!

Grammy G, Thanks for your sweet message. Yeah, I like great one-liners too! Some readers are going to say, OMG, where has she been? Life (business, nothing bad) has claimed my every moment for the last few months so I haven't been posting but all is well. So your message spurred to be pop myself bac...
by la_loser
Sun Oct 18, 2009 3:40 am
Forum: Daily Check In
Topic: KCCC's check-in
Replies: 1014
Views: 337480

The squash sounds delicious. I'm back--I hope consistently! Thanks for checking on me while I was doing my "self-imposed" staying off the site so I could get caught up on everything else I was in the middle of! Reading your posts about the cinnamon apples reminds me that today I cut up a large apple...
by la_loser
Sun Oct 18, 2009 3:27 am
Forum: Daily Check In
Topic: carolejo's daily Check in
Replies: 627
Views: 232769

So sorry for your loss. . .

CaroleJo,

I have been away from the boards and am just now learning of your loss. My heart is truly heavy for you in this sad time. Your little angel is surely keeping watch over you now.
by la_loser
Sat Oct 17, 2009 10:12 pm
Forum: Daily Check In
Topic: Connorcream Checkin
Replies: 296
Views: 108142

Thanks

Thanks for the quick info. I too am looking for something that will not eat up my time. I've been doing No S for over a year and love the simplicity and structure of it but I know I've spent way too much time even on this site for my own good (productivity wise for the other part of my life!) but I ...
by la_loser
Sat Oct 17, 2009 6:25 pm
Forum: Daily Check In
Topic: Connorcream Checkin
Replies: 296
Views: 108142

iTouch app?

Hi CC, First, so happy that your son-in-law is home safely. We live in a military community and I see every day the toll that these deployments (military and civilian) takes on the individual as well as the families. I know it must have been a tough long haul. I too have an iTouch and have added a f...
by la_loser
Tue Jul 28, 2009 7:51 pm
Forum: No S Diet General Discussion
Topic: Reinhard said something interesting
Replies: 18
Views: 6841

Reinhard did a "STARCH?"

Amen to that! and to the idea that white rice isn't going to kill us. (yes, I'm merging the thoughts of two threads from today now!) By the way, it's interesting that when I looked up the Texmati rice on Amazon, at the bottom it also said, "people who bought this product also bought . . . McCann's S...
by la_loser
Tue Jul 28, 2009 3:17 pm
Forum: No S Diet General Discussion
Topic: Rice
Replies: 23
Views: 7004

Best rice ever!

I am so glad to read something that doesn't blast white rice! Ah, the absolutely best rice I have EVER eaten (or smelled cooking!) is . Texmati White Rice . I'm guessing that a lot of you don't have access to it but it seems to be growing in popularity. Texmati®, is the first Basmati Rice to be suc...
by la_loser
Tue Jul 28, 2009 2:27 pm
Forum: Daily Check In
Topic: Pamela's Check-In
Replies: 43
Views: 11262

Don't crash the car!

Bingey--love that name for her! You've probably seen this line on the No S Catch Phrase Glossary thread or elsewhere, but something that sometimes help head off Miss Bingey might be to tell yourself that even "If I back into a pole, I'm not gonna say,'Oh well, the car is wrecked' and drive into a br...
by la_loser
Tue Jul 28, 2009 2:06 pm
Forum: No S Diet General Discussion
Topic: Moderate S Days
Replies: 12
Views: 3430

Tweaks vs. loopholes! :)

I too agree that making this work for each of us individually is key and that it's great that Reinhard approves of people figuring that out for themselves. . . however, it's always critical to remember that before we try creating our own solutions that we give the Vanilla No S a really solid effort ...
by la_loser
Sat Jul 25, 2009 6:10 pm
Forum: No S Diet General Discussion
Topic: Reinhard said something interesting
Replies: 18
Views: 6841

He always does. . .say something interesting! :)

Harmony: Sounds like a smart thing to do.

J Jan: I had to grin when I saw the title of this thread, even before opening it. . . I thought, "Well of course, Reinhard said something interesting! He always does!" :lol:
by la_loser
Fri Jul 24, 2009 2:55 pm
Forum: No S Diet General Discussion
Topic: Lost after Day 21--any suggestions?
Replies: 29
Views: 7259

Make a quadcast!

Reinhard,

Just break the podcast into two sections and we can have a quadcast instead of a trilogy!

We love to listen to you-you make so much sense and it's very calming and reassuring to hear you break it all down!

Thanks for all you do.
by la_loser
Fri Jul 24, 2009 2:53 pm
Forum: No S Diet General Discussion
Topic: Lost after Day 21--any suggestions?
Replies: 29
Views: 7259

Undoing old habits is tougher than simply making new ones!

In regard to the 21 day theory. . . I think it is so important to realize that 21 days is not necessarily the end all as others have said. Certainly once you have managed to handle your first 21 days or month, you've got a great start, but the work is not over. It makes sense that it is much more di...