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by hja
Mon Mar 20, 2006 5:34 pm
Forum: Daily Check In
Topic: hja's Daily Check-in
Replies: 18
Views: 16265

I didn't check in last week at all, but it didn't go that well. :( I've been sick and busy at work and getting back into regular exercising (triathlon training) and I started dating someone, and my whole regular routine went up in smoke. Poof! The weekend went well though. I listened to my hunger si...
by hja
Fri Mar 10, 2006 9:56 pm
Forum: Daily Check In
Topic: hja's Daily Check-in
Replies: 18
Views: 16265

Day B4: S-Day Good friend's bachelorette party.
Day B5: S-Day
Day B6: S-Day
by hja
Thu Mar 09, 2006 6:54 pm
Forum: Daily Check In
Topic: hja's Daily Check-in
Replies: 18
Views: 16265

Day B2: SUCCESS
Day B3: SUCCESS so far


Through a new relationship, even! Very cool. :)
by hja
Tue Mar 07, 2006 9:31 pm
Forum: Daily Check In
Topic: hja's Daily Check-in
Replies: 18
Views: 16265

Day 11: S-DAY
Day 12: S-DAY
Day 13: FAILURE

It was the smallest of transgressions. A single Thin Mint cookie. It wasn't that I wanted one really, it was that the boy offering it to me was so cute.

In any case...

Day B1: SUCCESS so far...
by hja
Fri Mar 03, 2006 5:09 pm
Forum: Daily Check In
Topic: hja's Daily Check-in
Replies: 18
Views: 16265

Day 10: SUCCESS so far Yesterday at lunch I made myself a HUGE plate of food. (Oh, the pitfalls of free good food at work). I didn't get any of the big moist soft cookies lined up for my eating pleasure, so that was a success. I had intented to eat half of the plate of food for lunch and save the ot...
by hja
Thu Mar 02, 2006 10:34 pm
Forum: No S Diet General Discussion
Topic: Vitamin Water
Replies: 7
Views: 4533

Just think of all the money you'll save by taking a multivitamin with normal water instead. :)
by hja
Thu Mar 02, 2006 8:02 pm
Forum: No S Diet General Discussion
Topic: Vitamin Water
Replies: 7
Views: 4533

I don't know the nutrional breakdown of Vitamin Water, so I can't speak to that directly. Reinhard has spoken about liquid consumption before, though:

http://nosdiet.com/group/121.html
by hja
Thu Mar 02, 2006 5:16 pm
Forum: Daily Check In
Topic: hja's Daily Check-in
Replies: 18
Views: 16265

Day 9: SUCCESS so far. Yesterday remained a success as well. Another funny thing, though: I had some apple coffee cake with dinner. I told myself that I wouldn't consider it an S if it were served at breakfast, but since I had already had a scone at breakfast that was already two "iffy" choices for ...
by hja
Wed Mar 01, 2006 7:44 pm
Forum: Daily Check In
Topic: wantebhealthy's final journey to the top
Replies: 285
Views: 97606

Congratulations! Great work on the weight loss, and especially on the new healthy habits. Fantastic job throwing the cake away. Many of us use food and alcohol to feel better when life gets tough. It's a very hard habit to unlearn, but it can be done. Knowing it's a problem is the first step. Stick ...
by hja
Wed Mar 01, 2006 5:58 pm
Forum: Daily Check In
Topic: hja's Daily Check-in
Replies: 18
Views: 16265

Day 8: SUCCESS so far. :) Yesterday remained a success, by the way. The only funny stuff was a bit of bread pudding at lunch, but the way our cafeteria makes it it's not sweet at all, just bread baked in milk and eggs with no extra sugar. Plus they put the caramel sauce on the side instead of baking...
by hja
Wed Mar 01, 2006 5:48 am
Forum: No S Diet General Discussion
Topic: Non dairy creamer
Replies: 14
Views: 7314

And maybe develop a taste for tea to add some variety and still be drinking a nice hot beverage. :)
by hja
Wed Mar 01, 2006 2:26 am
Forum: No S Diet General Discussion
Topic: Encouragement from unexpected sources
Replies: 31
Views: 54689

Without much weight to lose almost any diet system will show very slow results, especially a simple sustainable one.

Are you exercising nearly every day in some way?
Are you drinking enough water?
by hja
Wed Mar 01, 2006 2:04 am
Forum: No S Diet General Discussion
Topic: Off my plateau!!!
Replies: 21
Views: 8249

Yay! Congratulations for sticking with it through your plateau!
by hja
Wed Mar 01, 2006 2:03 am
Forum: No S Diet General Discussion
Topic: Non dairy creamer
Replies: 14
Views: 7314

A tall soy latte is 12 oz, 160 calories. That's a lot. That's like drinking a full glass of milk. Pretty much a snack. A short soy latte (8 oz) would be better. They don't advertize that size, but it does exist. :) A Starbucks coffee "with room" and asking them to add a splash of soy milk would put ...
by hja
Tue Feb 28, 2006 11:36 pm
Forum: No S Diet General Discussion
Topic: Non dairy creamer
Replies: 14
Views: 7314

Frappachino: Definitely an S
Latte with syrup flavoring: Probably an S.
Latte without syrup flavoring: Iffy.
Coffee (not espresso) topped off with soy milk: Not an S

Just my opinion. :)
by hja
Tue Feb 28, 2006 11:28 pm
Forum: No S Diet General Discussion
Topic: Encouragement from unexpected sources
Replies: 31
Views: 54689

silverfish, a huge congratulations on your weightloss! It's very possible you are big boned, many people are. But you may be surprised! I started my weightloss journey (not on No-S) at a BMI of 30, very much thinking of myself as big boned and just aiming for the very top of the healthy range. When ...
by hja
Tue Feb 28, 2006 5:58 pm
Forum: No S Diet General Discussion
Topic: Non dairy creamer
Replies: 14
Views: 7314

Yes! Put whatever you want into your coffee so that you'll enjoy it. It is all about sustainability. The <a href="http://www.nosdiet.com/#sweets">official word</a> is to "Go ahead and put sugar in your coffee", because sugar and milk and cream in your coffee isn't making you have a weight problem, i...
by hja
Tue Feb 28, 2006 5:53 pm
Forum: No S Diet General Discussion
Topic: Encouragement from unexpected sources
Replies: 31
Views: 54689

Good points Carole. The other piece I'd add is that hopefully by eating only at meal times and not eating snacks and sweets we become more in touch with our bodies and stomach and signals and hunger, leading to eating the right amount of food for our hunger level and not overeating because although ...
by hja
Tue Feb 28, 2006 5:49 pm
Forum: Daily Check In
Topic: hja's Daily Check-in
Replies: 18
Views: 16265

Day 6: SUCCESS Funny stuff: small package of animal crackers with dinner. They are more cracker than cookie, for sure. Day 7: SUCCESS - so far. :) I'll edit if it changes. Resisted doughnuts at breakfast. No-S really helped me last night; I stayed at work until midnight finishing up an important tas...
by hja
Mon Feb 27, 2006 8:16 am
Forum: No S Diet General Discussion
Topic: Starting S days on Friday night
Replies: 16
Views: 8208

Instead of Friday night through Sunday night, why not make Friday a full-on S day and Sunday an N day? Seems a lot more "letter of the law" that way.
by hja
Sat Feb 25, 2006 3:49 pm
Forum: Daily Check In
Topic: hja's Daily Check-in
Replies: 18
Views: 16265

Day 4: S-DAY Day 5: S-DAY Bad planning at work and lots of work at work led me to skipping my workouts on Thursday and Friday. So today I feel very sluggish and icky. I know I'll be biking around a bit just to do some errands and see people, but I'm going to try to fit a real workout in as well. I'v...
by hja
Fri Feb 24, 2006 9:42 pm
Forum: Daily Check In
Topic: Deb's Check-in
Replies: 1722
Views: 552916

Best of luck on your job search! It is very hard work looking for work. :)

Enjoy your S day!
by hja
Fri Feb 24, 2006 9:09 pm
Forum: Daily Check In
Topic: hja's Daily Check-in
Replies: 18
Views: 16265

More notes: I'm noticing a few things, nothing new to others here I'm sure. One is that my breakfast plates have been very full because I'm afraid of getting hungry before lunch. I have been a bit too full after breakfast as a result, and should make those plates a bit less crowded. Two is that it's...
by hja
Fri Feb 24, 2006 8:56 pm
Forum: Daily Check In
Topic: hja's Daily Check-in
Replies: 18
Views: 16265

Day 3: SUCCESS Funny stuff: Scone at breakfast again. Lunch salad on a small side plate again. But I left a good half cup of orzo which was part of the lunch entree, so I was definitely listening to my body's signals. Other notes: I have a few cups of coffee through the day, and each has soy milk an...
by hja
Thu Feb 23, 2006 10:25 pm
Forum: Daily Check In
Topic: hja's Daily Check-in
Replies: 18
Views: 16265

Day 2: SUCCESS Funny stuff: Scone at breakfast was definitely on the line of "sweets", but was more buttery than sugary. My salad at lunch was on a small side plate instead of on the meal plate. However, I fully passed up the really soft moist delicious cookies they had in the cafeteria. Yay! Again,...
by hja
Thu Feb 23, 2006 5:09 pm
Forum: No S Diet General Discussion
Topic: Food Logging in the Daily Check Ins
Replies: 8
Views: 3796

Yeah, my question was largely academic. I found detailed food logging (and calorie counting) to be very useful when I was losing weight. I'm finding it to be a real pain now that I'm maintaining, and the calorie counting also sometimes led to "cheating" by letting me justify three cookies by cutting...
by hja
Wed Feb 22, 2006 9:54 pm
Forum: No S Diet General Discussion
Topic: Food Logging in the Daily Check Ins
Replies: 8
Views: 3796

Food Logging in the Daily Check Ins

Hi everyone, I'm new here. I introduced myself over in my daily log . I was wondering why so many people seem to write down exactly what they ate in their Daily Check In threads. To me one of the big highlights of NoS is that I can leave all of that obsessive listing and logging behind and just coun...
by hja
Wed Feb 22, 2006 9:38 pm
Forum: Daily Check In
Topic: hja's Daily Check-in
Replies: 18
Views: 16265

Oh, and thanks so much for the welcome, Deb!
by hja
Wed Feb 22, 2006 9:33 pm
Forum: Daily Check In
Topic: hja's Daily Check-in
Replies: 18
Views: 16265

Day 1: SUCCESS Funny stuff: Dessert at lunch today was "pudding with maple syrup and molasses over corn bread", but I saw a smallish bit of corn bread all by itself in the corner of the pan so I added that to my lunch plate. EDIT: I had a small cocktail at night, well after dinner, but since alcohol...
by hja
Wed Feb 22, 2006 2:46 am
Forum: Daily Check In
Topic: hja's Daily Check-in
Replies: 18
Views: 16265

hja's Daily Check-in

Hello everyone! Let me try to introduce myself in a few short sentences: I'm an almost-30 year old female software engineer. I have actually already lost almost all the weight I'd like to lose (191 lbs -> 148 lbs, yay!), and have been in maintenance / "maybe I should lose another 10lbs for vanity's ...