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by ZippaDee
Sat Aug 25, 2018 3:32 pm
Forum: No S Diet General Discussion
Topic: Imagine....
Replies: 4
Views: 2020

Imagine....

Imagine..... a mind free of the clutter....free of tracking, points, carbs, protein, fat, pounds, the scale, weighing, measuring, steps, food, healthy recipes, face to face Friday, eggs are good, eggs are bad, etc etc etc....the list goes on and on. Imagine....if your mind was free of all of the hub...
by ZippaDee
Wed Jul 25, 2018 2:40 pm
Forum: No S Diet General Discussion
Topic: No S vs. Weight Watchers
Replies: 65
Views: 20392

I'm still here folks. Took a big step today. Yes, it has taken me this long to muster up the courage to do it. I cancelled my WW subscription!! Whew! BIG step! I'm going to use the money to join a gym with my daughter. I have never been a part of a gym before. I am excited! I love how exercise makes...
by ZippaDee
Wed Jul 25, 2018 2:36 pm
Forum: No S Diet General Discussion
Topic: Coming back to No S after years away
Replies: 10
Views: 3010

Welcome Back! :D
by ZippaDee
Sat Jul 14, 2018 2:04 am
Forum: Daily Check In
Topic: ZippaDee Do Da Days...
Replies: 521
Views: 320308

Thanks Soprano!! We are painting our house red with white trim black roof. It looks sharp! Painting around windows tonight my perfectionism and frustration was kicking in!! :lol: Day 5 GREEN! :mrgreen: Today was a bit harder. I wasn't feeling the best. I did the grocery shopping Idk, I just wanted t...
by ZippaDee
Fri Jul 13, 2018 3:50 am
Forum: Daily Check In
Topic: ZippaDee Do Da Days...
Replies: 521
Views: 320308

Day 4.....GREEN! :mrgreen: My son brought home some fresh cherries from the store after dinner. One of my favorites! I really wanted some. (And on ww they are free...its gonna take a good long while to get ww out of this head). But, I decided that this is all about the habit!! I.cant wait til I can ...
by ZippaDee
Thu Jul 12, 2018 3:29 am
Forum: Daily Check In
Topic: ZippaDee Do Da Days...
Replies: 521
Views: 320308

Thanks soprano!!

Day 3 is GREEN :mrgreen:

Off to bed.

ONWARD :arrow:
by ZippaDee
Wed Jul 11, 2018 1:05 am
Forum: No S Diet General Discussion
Topic: No S vs. Weight Watchers
Replies: 65
Views: 20392

Thanks Oolala. I think I will just use my check in thread for accountability. I am also on a fb group. I feel on the right track. :D
by ZippaDee
Wed Jul 11, 2018 12:35 am
Forum: Daily Check In
Topic: ZippaDee Do Da Days...
Replies: 521
Views: 320308

Day 2 GREEN :mrgreen: Thoughts for the day: *Habit focused not weight focused *Only focus on the habits that I am willing to do forever to maintain the weight that I end up at. *Quit Thinking and Researching and start DOING. *If you want something different you must do something different *No finish...
by ZippaDee
Tue Jul 10, 2018 2:51 am
Forum: Daily Check In
Topic: ZippaDee Do Da Days...
Replies: 521
Views: 320308

I am going to start counting days on NoS.

Today is day 1 and it is GREEN!!.

Finally!! I know it will get easier! I needed to get this one under my belt!

ONWARD :arrow: :arrow:
by ZippaDee
Sun Jul 08, 2018 1:37 am
Forum: Daily Check In
Topic: ZippaDee Do Da Days...
Replies: 521
Views: 320308

Oolala, I love the idea of a thread for accountability on kicking WW out the door!! I NEED that!! I am ready to fully commit! I know I have said this multiple times before, but as my blurb says....my location is "the no quit zone". It takes as many tries as it takes right? In the past I have picked ...
by ZippaDee
Sun Jul 08, 2018 1:03 am
Forum: No S Diet General Discussion
Topic: No S vs. Weight Watchers
Replies: 65
Views: 20392

Oolala said? maybe we should have a WWaholics Anon. thread. Did you count points or calories: success or failure. YES!! I think that would be an excellent idea! For me it would need to include accountability as far as looking at any WW related fb groups, etc. I need to stay away from that!! Sharon22...
by ZippaDee
Tue Jul 03, 2018 3:57 pm
Forum: No S Diet General Discussion
Topic: No S vs. Weight Watchers
Replies: 65
Views: 20392

sharon227 said:
healthy eating isn't deprivation. It's a kindness to myself.
YES!! Thank you for that! And, thanks for your post of encouragement! This change needs to come from a place of love and caring for myself rather than a place of disgust!
by ZippaDee
Mon Jul 02, 2018 1:38 pm
Forum: Daily Check In
Topic: ZippaDee Do Da Days...
Replies: 521
Views: 320308

This! The time has come for me to begin Chapter V don't ya think? The chapter where I never fall in the Weight Watcher hole again. The chapter where I fully commit to NoS. Ironically I got this autobiography from the Weight Watcher's connect board. :shock: The struggle is real. I DO need a WW recove...
by ZippaDee
Mon Jul 02, 2018 12:50 pm
Forum: No S Diet General Discussion
Topic: No S vs. Weight Watchers
Replies: 65
Views: 20392

Reading through this all again this morning. Want to thank simmstone for the beautiful analogy! I failed to thank you previously. LOVE it!
by ZippaDee
Mon Jul 02, 2018 11:41 am
Forum: No S Diet General Discussion
Topic: No S vs. Weight Watchers
Replies: 65
Views: 20392

lol! Thanks TexArk! Gotcha! :D
by ZippaDee
Sun Jul 01, 2018 12:29 pm
Forum: No S Diet General Discussion
Topic: No S vs. Weight Watchers
Replies: 65
Views: 20392

Thanks so much TexArk, Soprano and Oolala!!! I know it is probably right that I just need to simply focus on my 3 plates...no sweets, no snacks, no seconds!! I am going to go back and read the book again as I begin. It is all about my head! Therein lies the struggle! TexArk what does YMMV stand for?...
by ZippaDee
Fri Jun 29, 2018 1:02 pm
Forum: No S Diet General Discussion
Topic: No S vs. Weight Watchers
Replies: 65
Views: 20392

Wow, TexArk! I didn't realize that you had a WW history....a leader too! I am actually *considering* trying to loosely stick to the foods on the WW simply filling food list. They have a plan where you don't have to count the foods as long as you eat from the foods on this list. Perhaps, I would use ...
by ZippaDee
Fri Jun 29, 2018 2:08 am
Forum: No S Diet General Discussion
Topic: No S vs. Weight Watchers
Replies: 65
Views: 20392

Thanks Oolala! I can always count on you for support. So, basically what you are saying is that the rant that I just had is going to do me absolutely no good! :lol: I need to remember this when the rubber meets the road! Thanks for the advice about printing this out and reading it! Will do!
by ZippaDee
Thu Jun 28, 2018 3:05 pm
Forum: No S Diet General Discussion
Topic: No S vs. Weight Watchers
Replies: 65
Views: 20392

WOW! I am the original author of this post. How surprising for me to come here this morning and find this on the front page once again. I started the thread in Dec. 2016! I have been doing a lot of reading here this morning and learning from myself. Look at the first post ever on my check-in thread....
by ZippaDee
Thu Mar 01, 2018 12:16 pm
Forum: No S Diet General Discussion
Topic: Coffee
Replies: 10
Views: 3331

Oolala said: I know it sounds crazy that I drink it more like a bitter medicine than a delightful libation, but it's the truth. I never drink it for the taste. Oh My! Not willing to drink coffee....or wine.....as a bitter medicine I guess. BLECK! Not willing to force it down to experience the joy of...
by ZippaDee
Mon Feb 26, 2018 9:23 pm
Forum: No S Diet General Discussion
Topic: Coffee
Replies: 10
Views: 3331

Coffee

I am not a coffee drinker. My husband loves coffee. I love the smell of it, but can not stand the taste of it. Can not even take a hint of the coffee taste. Bleck! I actually often feel like I am missing something wonderful by not being able to enjoy coffee it the morning. Ha! I even read folks' che...
by ZippaDee
Wed Feb 21, 2018 12:21 pm
Forum: No S Diet General Discussion
Topic: Good Reminder! I really love this!
Replies: 4
Views: 2230

My mother-in-law, who has been my mother-in-law since I was 19, never comments on my weight during the multiple times in my life that I have lost weight....at one point I lost 60 pounds...NOT a word from her about it. She does, however, comment on my weight when I have put on a few pounds saying "Ha...
by ZippaDee
Wed Feb 21, 2018 11:45 am
Forum: No S Diet General Discussion
Topic: Good Reminder! I really love this!
Replies: 4
Views: 2230

Good Reminder! I really love this!

How to talk to your daughter about her body, step one: Don't talk to your daughter about her body, except to teach her how it works. Don't say anything if she's lost weight. Don't say anything if she's gained weight. If you think your daughter's body looks amazing, don't say that. Here are some thin...
by ZippaDee
Sun Feb 18, 2018 1:32 pm
Forum: Daily Check In
Topic: ZippaDee Do Da Days...
Replies: 521
Views: 320308

Oolala...Thanks so much for your constant encouragement! You are a wonderful cheer leader! :D I know that there are many positives associated with the bariatric surgeries. My sister has obviously researched it WAY more than I have! My concerns about it I think are just the normal concerns that you w...
by ZippaDee
Sat Feb 17, 2018 8:07 pm
Forum: Daily Check In
Topic: ZippaDee Do Da Days...
Replies: 521
Views: 320308

Month One Update: I've had a good first month. As of Feb. 8th I have been at this a month. So far, so good. I am feeling at peace.....hmmmm??....like it is not an "emergency" that I get this down perfectly right NOW! It is a process and it will take time and that is ok. That feeling is very freeing!...
by ZippaDee
Sat Jan 27, 2018 5:02 pm
Forum: Daily Check In
Topic: automated eating tracker
Replies: 2318
Views: 720547

Great job Auto!!! Victory for sure!! :D
by ZippaDee
Sat Jan 27, 2018 4:56 pm
Forum: Daily Check In
Topic: ZippaDee Do Da Days...
Replies: 521
Views: 320308

And, btw....it is nice to be able to go out to a restaurant for a meal without having a total meltdown in my head because I don't know how many points are in anything!! That takes the fun out of the whole experience in my opinion!!
by ZippaDee
Sat Jan 27, 2018 4:52 pm
Forum: Daily Check In
Topic: Tobiasmom’s Journey
Replies: 30
Views: 8132

YAY!! We are both still here! You are doing great! Keep on keepin' on!
by ZippaDee
Sat Jan 27, 2018 4:46 pm
Forum: Daily Check In
Topic: ZippaDee Do Da Days...
Replies: 521
Views: 320308

Here for a check in. 2018 is off to a good start. I started on Jan. 8, so tomorrow will be day 21. I have had no red days during that time. Not worried about wild S day yet. Just focusing on staying green on N days. Things I have noticed.... * The pull to stop for hot cocoa before work has drastical...
by ZippaDee
Fri Jan 26, 2018 12:09 pm
Forum: No S Diet General Discussion
Topic: 1 week of my No-S Diet
Replies: 5
Views: 2383

Welcome! Glad you found us and had a wonderful first week!!
ONWARD>>
by ZippaDee
Wed Jan 17, 2018 12:15 pm
Forum: Daily Check In
Topic: ZippaDee Do Da Days...
Replies: 521
Views: 320308

auto said: Anyone with a Tigger Avatar will always be enthusiastically encouraged by me! :lol: :lol: Who doesn't love Tigger? Thanks for the encouragement! Thanks for the well wishes Bluebell! They are very much appreciated! Oolala said: I believe you are one of the ones who are going to beat the od...
by ZippaDee
Tue Jan 16, 2018 1:47 am
Forum: Daily Check In
Topic: Bluebell's check in
Replies: 603
Views: 162336

We are all pulling for you! I think it is so good that you have your eyes wide open and are aware of the potential backsliding and are going to nip it in the bud!! Congrats on your good day today!!
by ZippaDee
Tue Jan 16, 2018 1:25 am
Forum: Daily Check In
Topic: ZippaDee Do Da Days...
Replies: 521
Views: 320308

Ok, here I am. Back again!! Ready to tackle this once and for all. It is almost embarrassing to me how long I have been around....back and forth and back and forth. So wishy washy....never fully committing.....ALMOST embarrassing. It's ok though because I am here now. I have not given up! I am commi...
by ZippaDee
Tue Jan 16, 2018 1:10 am
Forum: No S Diet General Discussion
Topic: 2018 Year Long Challenge
Replies: 129
Views: 28924

Yes! I've just started doing this. My teeth are brushed and I am in my pj's at the moment. I like it too because I can brush my teeth right after dinner now and when I am tired and ready for bed it is already done!! I can just head to bed. :lol:
by ZippaDee
Mon Jan 08, 2018 3:10 pm
Forum: No S Diet General Discussion
Topic: 2018 Year Long Challenge
Replies: 129
Views: 28924

Yes, Yes....the process is what I am committing to as well....even though I really did not like the number I saw on the scale this morning!! The process....habit...that is the goal! I ended up with a snow day my first day back. So far, so good. I went for an hour long walk in the snow and listened t...
by ZippaDee
Mon Jan 08, 2018 4:12 am
Forum: Daily Check In
Topic: Tobiasmom’s Journey
Replies: 30
Views: 8132

Just stopping by to say Hello and let you know that I am here rootin' for you! I really enjoy walking!! I feel so much better when I am doing it, both mentally and physically! The 2018 miles for the year sounds interesting! We are back to work and school tomorrow and I am ready to do this! Let's Go ...
by ZippaDee
Mon Jan 08, 2018 4:03 am
Forum: No S Diet General Discussion
Topic: 2018 Year Long Challenge
Replies: 129
Views: 28924

I am in!! Back to work and school here tomorrow. My goal is to focus on habit, habit, habit and to still be here next year at this time without having jumped ship AT ALL to Weight Watchers!! Hubby is doing this with me as well! "Just Do It" is my motto!....one day at a time!

ONWARD>>
by ZippaDee
Mon Jan 01, 2018 10:31 pm
Forum: No S Diet General Discussion
Topic: Happy New Year!
Replies: 9
Views: 3561

Happy New Year!
by ZippaDee
Mon Jan 01, 2018 10:16 pm
Forum: Daily Check In
Topic: automated eating tracker
Replies: 2318
Views: 720547

Sounds like a great plan! Best of luck for a wonderful 2018!

So, you add pb, cinnamon and blueberries to the oatmeal? I am not a huge fan of oatmeal, but I wanna be! I love peanut butter. Never thought about putting it in oatmeal!
by ZippaDee
Sat Dec 30, 2017 2:56 pm
Forum: No S Diet General Discussion
Topic: Why did you leave? Why are you back?
Replies: 244
Views: 103570

My short answers: Why did you leave? I basically fell off the wagon. Habits not ingrained enough. I fell back into my old ways. This way of eating is simple, but not easy. Lost focus of my intentions. My leaving back in 2011 was not intentional. Why are you back? To stop the insanity. I want a heal...
by ZippaDee
Sat Dec 16, 2017 4:21 am
Forum: No S Diet General Discussion
Topic: Interesting Article
Replies: 4
Views: 2755

Interesting Article

I found this article very interesting in that it is so very similar to No S. I thought you might too.


www.straightforwardfatloss.com/lose-wei ... -calories/
by ZippaDee
Mon Dec 11, 2017 12:37 am
Forum: Daily Check In
Topic: Merry's Monthly Check-in
Replies: 350
Views: 142751

Merry said: Aw, thanks! Your signature is one of my very favorite Pooh quotes! I used it in a blog once: http://www.hopeismyanchor.com/2008/01/from-despair-to-hope-and-rest.html Thanks so much for sharing this blog post! LOVE your blog! You are a wonderful writer! I have it bookmarked and will be vi...
by ZippaDee
Sat Dec 09, 2017 2:43 pm
Forum: Daily Check In
Topic: Merry's Monthly Check-in
Replies: 350
Views: 142751

Merry, Your posts are always so encouraging and uplifting. You have such a common sense attitude. Congrats on your success and peace of mind that you have found. Wishing you and your family a wonderful holiday season! Merry Christmas!
by ZippaDee
Fri Nov 10, 2017 12:16 pm
Forum: Daily Check In
Topic: Tobiasmom's Year...2017
Replies: 92
Views: 30459

The one thing I "get" from these other diets, besides quick weight loss that is unsustainable, is this identity...I play into the lie that I am THE Dieter. When I eat normal food and don't focus on whatever new diet....it's like my life doesn't have a purpose. If I'm not trying to do something new ...
by ZippaDee
Fri Nov 03, 2017 1:55 pm
Forum: No S Diet General Discussion
Topic: No S vs. Weight Watchers
Replies: 65
Views: 20392

Merrry, Thanks so very much for taking the time to reply to my post! I always enjoy reading all of your comments on this board. You are so very sensible in your thinking! YES...I too desire a lifestyle change and NOT a diet. As you know, ww tries to claim that phrase, "lifestyle change" I have quest...
by ZippaDee
Fri Nov 03, 2017 1:43 pm
Forum: No S Diet General Discussion
Topic: 2017 One year No S Challenge
Replies: 425
Views: 154610

yellowtulips wrote: Surrender to the Sensible. That is what I have to keep reminding myself. NoS is Sensible. It's simple, but not always easy. And, so I too, start again. And I hope that we do a 2018 challege....I NEED that to help me stick to JUST ONE 'diet.' The 'diet' that I ate quite happily fo...
by ZippaDee
Thu Nov 02, 2017 5:45 pm
Forum: No S Diet General Discussion
Topic: No S vs. Weight Watchers
Replies: 65
Views: 20392

Oolala said: Are you saying that if no one can guarantee that you'll lose weight on No S that you'll be okay with eating the way you've been eating and living with the body you have? Ummmmm........ummmmm.....let me see....NO!!! :roll: Oolala said: I ask this with all the warmth I can: if you REALLY ...
by ZippaDee
Thu Nov 02, 2017 11:17 am
Forum: No S Diet General Discussion
Topic: No S vs. Weight Watchers
Replies: 65
Views: 20392

Thanks so much Vicki! I have been on these boards a long time and you have always inspired me! I DO need to go back and read the testimony page again and I need to read the book again!! Vicki said: If I read correctly, you stated you didn't really lose much with WW, anyway. Why not go whole-heartedl...
by ZippaDee
Wed Nov 01, 2017 9:09 pm
Forum: No S Diet General Discussion
Topic: No S vs. Weight Watchers
Replies: 65
Views: 20392

So, here I am close to a year after I originally posted this question in pretty much the same place that I was and pretty much feeling the same way I was feeling a year ago. I started out the year committed to NoS for a year. Quickly fell off of that and back to WW I went. I am still a member of WW....
by ZippaDee
Thu Mar 16, 2017 1:58 am
Forum: Daily Check In
Topic: Larkspur's check-in
Replies: 240
Views: 66115

Great job! And, Welcome!
by ZippaDee
Thu Jan 19, 2017 10:38 am
Forum: Daily Check In
Topic: ZippaDee Do Da Days...
Replies: 521
Views: 320308

Thanks Linda! It still doesn't make a lot of sense though because I always desire for folks to notice. I wonder when they will and when they do I flip. It is definitely MY problem! People are just being kind and encouraging! M: :mrgreen: T: :mrgreen: W: :mrgreen: Having a good week. Friday will be a...
by ZippaDee
Mon Jan 16, 2017 3:42 am
Forum: Daily Check In
Topic: Linda's daily check-in
Replies: 3786
Views: 1178879

It is an S Day right?! :wink:

Tomorrow is a new day. Spinach Dip sounds yummy!

We lived in Utah for a while, but never made it to Park City! Beautiful state!
by ZippaDee
Mon Jan 16, 2017 3:31 am
Forum: Daily Check In
Topic: beginagain NoS (no bingeing) check in
Replies: 44
Views: 17823

You are doing wonderfully!!! Clap, clap, clap!

Have a great week!
by ZippaDee
Mon Jan 16, 2017 3:30 am
Forum: Daily Check In
Topic: Tobiasmom's Year...2017
Replies: 92
Views: 30459

Whoo Hoo!!! Way to end your week!!

ONWARD :arrow:

:D :D
by ZippaDee
Mon Jan 16, 2017 3:25 am
Forum: Daily Check In
Topic: ZippaDee Do Da Days...
Replies: 521
Views: 320308

lpearlmom said: 1) imagine you woke up one morning and all the popular woman's magazines featured a woman on the cover w the exact body size/type as you. (Beauty is a social construct) can you finally relax and enjoy your body? 2) Imagine some gas was accidentally released in our atomsphere that mad...
by ZippaDee
Sat Jan 14, 2017 2:47 pm
Forum: No S Diet General Discussion
Topic: 2017 One year No S Challenge
Replies: 425
Views: 154610

Hello All! I had a bit of a late start...beginning on Monday Jan. 9. Happy to report a totally GREEN week! I have also decided to continue on with my old daily check in thread, which is here: https://everydaysystems.com/bb/viewtopic.php?t=6859&start=400 ...rather than "starting over" with a new 2017...
by ZippaDee
Sat Jan 14, 2017 1:40 pm
Forum: Daily Check In
Topic: beginagain NoS (no bingeing) check in
Replies: 44
Views: 17823

Great that you are reading the book! I need to re-read it! So true when you say that when you feel the strongest that is when things sneak up on us! Have to keep our eyes wide open. You are doing awesome!
by ZippaDee
Sat Jan 14, 2017 1:33 pm
Forum: Daily Check In
Topic: Amy's 2017 Check-In
Replies: 60
Views: 22771

Congrats on your green week! So sorry about the flu! BOO!!!! :( Take good care!
by ZippaDee
Sat Jan 14, 2017 1:32 pm
Forum: Daily Check In
Topic: Linda's daily check-in
Replies: 3786
Views: 1178879

Hi Linda!
So sorry about the water damage! arrrgh!

Just wanted to pop in and tell you that you are such an inspiration and are doing so well! Truly!! I am so glad that you are here! :D
by ZippaDee
Sat Jan 14, 2017 1:05 pm
Forum: Daily Check In
Topic: ZippaDee Do Da Days...
Replies: 521
Views: 320308

I have decided to just continue on in this thread instead of "starting over" again on my 2017 thread. I am really not starting over. I am a constant work in process! I have been reading over this thread that I started in 2010 and want to remember where I have been and what I have learned along the w...
by ZippaDee
Fri Jan 13, 2017 10:59 am
Forum: Daily Check In
Topic: Amy's 2017 Check-In
Replies: 60
Views: 22771

Glad your SIL is out
Hope she mends quickly! A concert? FUN!!! :D
Happy Friday!
by ZippaDee
Fri Jan 13, 2017 10:57 am
Forum: Daily Check In
Topic: ZippaDee Do Da Days....2017
Replies: 18
Views: 7743

Day 4 GREEN :mrgreen:

ONWARD :arrow:

Happy Friday!
by ZippaDee
Thu Jan 12, 2017 3:30 am
Forum: Daily Check In
Topic: ~ Reviving Renee ~
Replies: 1453
Views: 758497

Hi Renee! I am back and committing to a year as well. I am rottin' for ya!
by ZippaDee
Thu Jan 12, 2017 3:25 am
Forum: Daily Check In
Topic: ZippaDee Do Da Days....2017
Replies: 18
Views: 7743

Thanks Linda and beginagain for your encouragement!! Day 3 was GREEN!! :mrgreen: I am thrilled with 3 Green days!! We are having the most bizarre weather today! Torrential downpours with thunder.and lightening in January in Michigan!! So strange!! I got in 10,000 steps today....walked in the house.....
by ZippaDee
Wed Jan 11, 2017 11:07 am
Forum: Daily Check In
Topic: Amy's 2017 Check-In
Replies: 60
Views: 22771

Congrats on your green Tuesday!! Yay!
Saying a prayer for your SIL!
Onward :arrow:
by ZippaDee
Wed Jan 11, 2017 2:59 am
Forum: Daily Check In
Topic: beginagain NoS (no bingeing) check in
Replies: 44
Views: 17823

Great job!! Yes! Focusing on strictness! Fence around the rules and just do it!
by ZippaDee
Wed Jan 11, 2017 2:56 am
Forum: Daily Check In
Topic: ZippaDee Do Da Days....2017
Replies: 18
Views: 7743

Thanks for the encouragement guys!! :) Day 2 was GREEN!!! :mrgreen: Main obstacles I overcame today was a birthday brownie on my desk. Gulp! :shock: And, a basketball game without popcorn!! Strengthened my "just do it" muscles! Beginagain, I will be happy to take this journey with you! My ww history...
by ZippaDee
Tue Jan 10, 2017 4:08 am
Forum: Daily Check In
Topic: Tessytwinkles year of wonder
Replies: 17
Views: 7358

Awwwe, Tessy! YES...what Linda said! Don't be too hard on yourself! Just brush yourself off and start again. I am rootin' for ya!
by ZippaDee
Tue Jan 10, 2017 3:56 am
Forum: Daily Check In
Topic: Amy's 2017 Check-In
Replies: 60
Views: 22771

Congrats on your green week last week! Awesome!! I hope your sister in law is ok! Have a Happy Tuesday! Onward! :arrow:
by ZippaDee
Tue Jan 10, 2017 3:51 am
Forum: Daily Check In
Topic: Threewhales daily check in
Replies: 36
Views: 17397

You are doing great! Thanks for the reminder about habitcal. I am just starting back at this today. Going to go mark mine! Onward! :arrow:
by ZippaDee
Tue Jan 10, 2017 3:46 am
Forum: Daily Check In
Topic: beginagain NoS (no bingeing) check in
Replies: 44
Views: 17823

Great job! Today was day one for me as well! :D
by ZippaDee
Tue Jan 10, 2017 3:43 am
Forum: Daily Check In
Topic: Tobiasmom's Year...2017
Replies: 92
Views: 30459

Great job!!

Me too! Not going to overthink this. Just sticking with these three simple rules! We've got this! Way to go on the swimming!
by ZippaDee
Tue Jan 10, 2017 3:40 am
Forum: Daily Check In
Topic: ZippaDee Do Da Days....2017
Replies: 18
Views: 7743

Thanks so much for the encouragement Sonya and Merry!! :D Happy to report that day 1 is GREEN!! :mrgreen: It actually feels so good to have just one day under my belt! It's a big first step! ....(again) It was a very busy day. Back to work for me and back to school for my kiddos. That's all for now....
by ZippaDee
Mon Jan 09, 2017 11:14 am
Forum: Daily Check In
Topic: Tobiasmom's Year...2017
Replies: 92
Views: 30459

Afternoons are the most difficult time for me as well!! Right when I get home from work I want to snack!! Today I plan on going into it with my eyes wide open fully aware that the urge to snack will be there! Instead of snacking I will get myself big ole glass of ice water and sit down.and read a bi...
by ZippaDee
Sat Jan 07, 2017 2:45 pm
Forum: Daily Check In
Topic: Tessytwinkles year of wonder
Replies: 17
Views: 7358

You are doing awesome, Tessy!! Go You!!! 😀😀
by ZippaDee
Sat Jan 07, 2017 2:28 pm
Forum: Daily Check In
Topic: Tobiasmom's Year...2017
Replies: 92
Views: 30459

How's it going?? Good job on the swimming! Hang in there!
by ZippaDee
Thu Jan 05, 2017 11:29 am
Forum: Daily Check In
Topic: ZippaDee Do Da Days....2017
Replies: 18
Views: 7743

Hi Tobias mom! The answer to your question is YES!! I am still fighting the urge to return to ww! I actually enjoyed going to the meetings every week and I KNOW that it works for me SHORT term, but I also absolutely positively can NOT stick with the tedious counting and measuring and thinking about ...
by ZippaDee
Mon Jan 02, 2017 12:51 pm
Forum: Daily Check In
Topic: Amy's 2017 Check-In
Replies: 60
Views: 22771

Hey there! So good to see familiar folks here! Let's do this thing! :D
by ZippaDee
Sun Jan 01, 2017 8:47 pm
Forum: Daily Check In
Topic: Tobiasmom's Year...2017
Replies: 92
Views: 30459

Hey there ole friend! Let's do this!!
by ZippaDee
Sun Jan 01, 2017 8:44 pm
Forum: Daily Check In
Topic: ZippaDee Do Da Days....2017
Replies: 18
Views: 7743

ZippaDee Do Da Days....2017

This is it!! 2017 will be my year to get my act together and focus on vanilla No S! I have been working on detoxing from weight watchers this past month! I have family coming in for a last hoorah tomorrow and then I will be off and running on my first No S day on Tuesday! This is all about focusing....
by ZippaDee
Sun Jan 01, 2017 5:53 am
Forum: No S Diet General Discussion
Topic: 2017 One year No S Challenge
Replies: 425
Views: 154610

I want to be a part of this one year challenge!!
by ZippaDee
Tue Dec 06, 2016 11:04 am
Forum: Daily Check In
Topic: Merry's Monthly Check-in
Replies: 350
Views: 142751

Congratulations!!!!
Your testimonial is very inspirational! I have never heard about the No S olympics. I love that!! Have my book on my nightstand to begin reading again. Thanks so much for sharing your experience! :D
by ZippaDee
Tue Dec 06, 2016 3:16 am
Forum: No S Diet General Discussion
Topic: No S vs. Weight Watchers
Replies: 65
Views: 20392

Wow!!! Thank you so very much for all of your wonderful responses! An extra thank you to Oolala for your detailed and informational post! Appreciate it so very much! I will save this post for sure and read as needed. I have already read through it several times. I KNOW all of these things to be true...
by ZippaDee
Mon Dec 05, 2016 1:27 am
Forum: No S Diet General Discussion
Topic: No S vs. Weight Watchers
Replies: 65
Views: 20392

Thanks so much for your comments!! You both are SO right on all aspects! I have a long history with weight watchers. It works SHORT term, but NOT long term. This round I have been a ww member since Jan. I lost about 30 pounds and have gained back close to 20.....clearly...it is not working. I need t...
by ZippaDee
Sun Dec 04, 2016 1:17 pm
Forum: No S Diet General Discussion
Topic: No S vs. Weight Watchers
Replies: 65
Views: 20392

No S vs. Weight Watchers

Arrrrgh!!! Remind me once again why YOU have personally chosen this route vs weight watchers (or some other way of eating). That is all for now. That is the question. Lol. I need to hear this from folks that have been there once AGAIN!! Perhaps the umpteenth time will be the charm. ;)
by ZippaDee
Tue Aug 09, 2016 9:02 pm
Forum: Daily Check In
Topic: ZippaDee Do Da Days...
Replies: 521
Views: 320308

Wow! I just posted a way long..... probably overly detailed post...and for some reason it's gone! gulp......I spent about an hour on it. Oh well...

Very long story, much shorter.... I am back! ....combining ww simply filling plan with the No S Diet.

I will be around!

:)
by ZippaDee
Thu Sep 10, 2015 11:20 am
Forum: No S Diet General Discussion
Topic: Carnation Instant Bteakfast
Replies: 5
Views: 3470

Carnation Instant Bteakfast

This is something quick and easy for me for breakfast on busy mornings. Would you consider this a sweet??
by ZippaDee
Thu Sep 10, 2015 11:18 am
Forum: No S Diet General Discussion
Topic: celebrating success
Replies: 6
Views: 3744

Congrats!
by ZippaDee
Tue Aug 18, 2015 3:08 pm
Forum: Daily Check In
Topic: Tobiasmom at it AGAIN Check-in
Replies: 37
Views: 15461

So happy to hear that there is no cancer! WONDERFUL!! And Hawaii...to live! COOL!! That sounds exciting!!

One day at a time! You got this!!
by ZippaDee
Thu Aug 06, 2015 12:14 pm
Forum: Daily Check In
Topic: Linda's daily check-in
Replies: 3786
Views: 1178879

Hey Linda! Just want you to know how extremely inspiring you are to me! You are doing this thing sensibly! Love that!! You go girl! :wink: Years ago I lost 60.lbs (and soon found them again)...my mother in law never said a word to me about my weight loss....nothing, nada, zip!!! Now, she often makes...
by ZippaDee
Thu Aug 06, 2015 12:02 pm
Forum: Daily Check In
Topic: It's All About Me
Replies: 41
Views: 18148

Hi Cindy!
Just wanted to pop in a let you know that I'm rootin' for ya! You are doing great! :D
by ZippaDee
Thu Aug 06, 2015 11:55 am
Forum: Daily Check In
Topic: Day 1
Replies: 3
Views: 2773

Welcome and good luck!! :D
by ZippaDee
Thu Aug 06, 2015 11:51 am
Forum: Daily Check In
Topic: ZippaDee Do Da Days...
Replies: 521
Views: 320308

Thanks for the encouragement Sonya and Linda! :) Yesterday was a good day! I got in 12,953 steps. I took an hour long walk yesterday morning with my daughter..SO nice! Also took my kiddos swimming at a local lake. Actually got in the lake with the kiddos instead of sitting on the sidelines. It was t...
by ZippaDee
Wed Aug 05, 2015 4:10 pm
Forum: No S Diet General Discussion
Topic: Slimfast, Weightwatchers, Slimming World, Calorie Counting,
Replies: 5
Views: 3784

Hello! So.sorry you are struggling!! I think many of us have struggled with everything you describe..gingerpie has some awesome advice there..I have nothing to add to that. I love what she says about what we expect.of our children should also apply to ourselves. "Eat a healthy meal and go play." YES...
by ZippaDee
Wed Aug 05, 2015 2:09 pm
Forum: Daily Check In
Topic: ZippaDee Do Da Days...
Replies: 521
Views: 320308

I ran across a quote a few weeks back that really resonated with me... "Hating your body will never get you as far as loving it will!" This is so true isn't it?! And, I think as I have gotten older I have gradually come around to this way of thinking! It is something I really have to work to achieve...
by ZippaDee
Tue Jul 28, 2015 2:55 am
Forum: Daily Check In
Topic: Tobiasmom at it AGAIN Check-in
Replies: 37
Views: 15461

YES!! I am definitely IN! :) Let's do this thing. I am going to also stay off the scale for the next 30 days! Vanilla NoS.
Hope all.your medical.tests go well!! Keep us posted!
by ZippaDee
Thu Jul 16, 2015 12:40 pm
Forum: Daily Check In
Topic: ZippaDee Do Da Days...
Replies: 521
Views: 320308

Thanks Linda! You've hit the nail on the head....the internal struggle of considering what you MIGHT do is so much more exhausting then actually doing something!! This is true in all areas of life! Yes...Mom's heart attack was definitely a wake up call for me! I'm glad all is well with your dh! Scar...
by ZippaDee
Tue Jul 14, 2015 1:39 pm
Forum: Daily Check In
Topic: Linda's daily check-in
Replies: 3786
Views: 1178879

Hi Linda! Popping in to say HELLO! I've spent a little time reading through your check in thread and you seem to be doing awesome! Congrats on your weight loss!
by ZippaDee
Tue Jul 14, 2015 1:27 pm
Forum: Daily Check In
Topic: ZippaDee Do Da Days...
Replies: 521
Views: 320308

I'm still here! It has now been six weeks since my accident and I am doing much better! My outside bruising is all gone, but I am still nursing two good sized hematomas...one on each leg. They are improving sloooowly, but surely! I am still heating them three times a day. My body is ever so graduall...