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by StrawberryRoan
Sat May 04, 2019 2:57 pm
Forum: Daily Check In
Topic: Hello All !
Replies: 3
Views: 554

Hello All !

Hi, thought I had better get back on this board as it is really the most supportive health and fitness site I have ever encountered. Doing fine, turned 70 in March - work at home as a legal assistant drafting divorce/paternity/adoption/guardianship, etc., documents for a family owned law firm. Love ...
by StrawberryRoan
Fri Dec 04, 2015 7:11 pm
Forum: Daily Check In
Topic: Strawberry Roan's 2015 Check In
Replies: 36
Views: 22863

Hello All, Happy December. Thanks for stopping by and for the kind words. Hope everybody had safe, sane Thanksgiving. Ate what I wanted but didn't overdo, because my body just doesn't feel good when I eat too much after years of sanity. I did pick up two or three pounds (well, yes I do love dressing...
by StrawberryRoan
Fri Jul 09, 2010 1:28 pm
Forum: Daily Check In
Topic: New Strawberry Roan Daily Check In
Replies: 427
Views: 176492

Thanks, yeah eating the whole can seems decadent somehow. I got three more kinds yesterday and will eat them at work next week. Soup is certainly filling. Did great yesterday, had a wonderful time with friends - ended up going to a senior center where one of the ladies's grandma was having a birthda...
by StrawberryRoan
Wed Mar 24, 2010 5:44 pm
Forum: No S Diet General Discussion
Topic: Popsicles?
Replies: 11
Views: 3624

I agree, this country has gotten to the shape it is in (put intended) by eating "healthy" snacks... :shock: Remember when we had the first Snackwell cookies, and the fat free pudding/jello cups, now the 100 calorie packs, etc. - on their own, each is probably fine. However, they reinforce the fact t...
by StrawberryRoan
Sat Mar 13, 2010 7:39 pm
Forum: No S Diet General Discussion
Topic: Ever wonder what's in a "Chicken" McNugget?
Replies: 14
Views: 4684

Ever wonder what's in a "Chicken" McNugget?

Ever wonder what’s actually in a McDonald’s Chicken McNugget? Turns out, the “chicken†alone contains seven ingredients. And that’s before you even get to the breading. Sadly, many of our favorite foods (especially fast foods) weren’t merely crafted in kitchens, they were also designed an...
by StrawberryRoan
Sat Mar 13, 2010 4:29 pm
Forum: No S Diet General Discussion
Topic: No S Anxiety
Replies: 9
Views: 3515

My theory about the plate issue is

If someone were walking by my table, glanced at my plate of food - would they say

Looks like a great meal

OR

OH MY GOODNESS, is one person going to eat all of that?

:roll:
by StrawberryRoan
Sat Mar 13, 2010 3:32 pm
Forum: Off-Topic
Topic: Banning salt, taxing soda extra, etc. Needed or not?
Replies: 7
Views: 6467

Banning salt, taxing soda extra, etc. Needed or not?

More Big Brother or do some need the extra push?

Seems to me there are still plenty of people drinking and smoking regardless the amount of tax piled on.....


:roll:
by StrawberryRoan
Sat Mar 13, 2010 1:37 pm
Forum: No S Diet General Discussion
Topic: From "What I Weigh Today"
Replies: 7
Views: 2528

I was reading on one of the home pages, Yahoo or MSN I guess - a story about Britney Spears and her "curves". She said she has learned to accept the fact that after having two babies, she no longer has the body she did before. She is now a larger size and just has to accept her fate. She is now a si...
by StrawberryRoan
Fri Mar 12, 2010 3:40 pm
Forum: Daily Check In
Topic: Mimi's Daily Check In
Replies: 783
Views: 439633

Waving hi to all....

Mimi, you take care - don't overdo with all your newfound freedom. : 8)
by StrawberryRoan
Fri Mar 12, 2010 3:35 pm
Forum: No S Diet General Discussion
Topic: I've fallen off the wagon! Saying no to food...
Replies: 22
Views: 5687

I've twisted my ankle more times than once falling off the bandwagon. Went to work for a lawfirm last summer - it is actually an old house turned into an office. We have a complete kitchen, stove - fridge - microwave, etc. that the bosses keep constantly stocked with food for us to eat. At first I t...
by StrawberryRoan
Fri Mar 12, 2010 2:54 pm
Forum: No S Diet General Discussion
Topic: From "What I Weigh Today"
Replies: 7
Views: 2528

Yeah, sadly, I am one of those who when thinking rationally realize that obsession is obsession whether it is three pounds, thirty pounds or three hundred pounds. Same wasted energy when one could be doing something more worthwhile. Sad indeed :cry: ETA, Went back as far as her blog showed on the sc...
by StrawberryRoan
Fri Mar 12, 2010 1:45 pm
Forum: No S Diet General Discussion
Topic: From "What I Weigh Today"
Replies: 7
Views: 2528

I went and read several of her previous posts - sad really (altho I totally identify) So much angst over bouncing from 149 to 152, etc. back and forth.

THREE POUNDS :(
by StrawberryRoan
Fri Mar 12, 2010 11:52 am
Forum: No S Diet General Discussion
Topic: skipped meal
Replies: 11
Views: 3600

I actually do better with just two meals, breakfast only makes me one to eat and eat and eat.

Lunch and dinner serve me better. :D
by StrawberryRoan
Thu Mar 11, 2010 10:14 pm
Forum: No S Diet General Discussion
Topic: Nutritionist Comment Supports NoS "Three Hearty Meals&q
Replies: 5
Views: 2446

I think *barring a medical issue* that eating continually only teaches a person to continually eat.

Yes, Reinhard, you may use that in your next book 8)
by StrawberryRoan
Sat Mar 06, 2010 12:24 am
Forum: Daily Check In
Topic: StrawberryRoan's daily check in.
Replies: 210
Views: 52302

Thanks so much, how sweet. Surgeries went well. Still has stitches but they are the dissolving kind, so that's good. Still fighting the eating at work demons, but now that the weather is getting warmer - I walk at lunch so that helps. I still eat, of course, but at least I have some exercise to bala...
by StrawberryRoan
Sat Mar 06, 2010 12:16 am
Forum: Daily Check In
Topic: bluebunny27's Daily Check In
Replies: 514
Views: 189801

Very interesting reading. Thanks. I think you could turn this journal into a book (or two). You're doing great, holding steady. That's always been my downfall, I lose - gain (knowing I can lose it again), etc. Luckily, I stay in a ten, fifteen, twenty pound range as I don't want to invest in an all ...
by StrawberryRoan
Fri Mar 05, 2010 11:47 pm
Forum: No S Diet General Discussion
Topic: Why do crash diets fail & lead to quick weight re-gainin
Replies: 18
Views: 5695

Well, being an expert on this subject :lol: In my case, it is because I KNOW I can lose the weight, so I don't worry too much if I gain it back. The same ten, fifteen, twenty (my top limit) pounds over and over. There always comes a light bulb moment *usually related to clothes* when I get back on t...
by StrawberryRoan
Fri Feb 19, 2010 11:21 pm
Forum: Daily Check In
Topic: StrawberryRoan's daily check in.
Replies: 210
Views: 52302

Just checking in - all is going well. Hanging strong in the high 140's. Back in control, feels great. Some of my dress slacks were getting a bit snug - that won't do at all :roll: Pretty big test next week as hubby is having surgery on both Tuesday and Wednesday. I will be staying at the hospital so...
by StrawberryRoan
Sun Feb 07, 2010 3:58 am
Forum: No S Diet General Discussion
Topic: HELP AND ADVICE DESPERATELY NEEDED
Replies: 14
Views: 4510

Stay the course, regardless what the scales say.

You can't go wrong if you do right.

You will see progress eventually.

And you will have established some great life long skills as well, while bettering your health.

You can do it, you're worth it.

Berry 8)
by StrawberryRoan
Sun Feb 07, 2010 3:47 am
Forum: No S Diet General Discussion
Topic: criticism on amazon
Replies: 8
Views: 3302

:shock:
by StrawberryRoan
Sat Feb 06, 2010 1:32 pm
Forum: Daily Check In
Topic: StrawberryRoan's daily check in.
Replies: 210
Views: 52302

Happy Saturday all, Doing great, it finally kicked back in this well - IT, ya know, when you start to make a sandwich and realize that you don't need it, just want it. Feel back in control, I think until one does any program is really hard work. Once one says, Okay I get it. It's easier. Still a wor...
by StrawberryRoan
Sat Feb 06, 2010 1:29 pm
Forum: No S Diet General Discussion
Topic: REINHARD!!! LOOK!!
Replies: 49
Views: 15005

Great news,

I had emailed him (and Jane) as well.

When one works as hard as you do, Reinhard, to share what knowledge and wisdom gained - it should be acknowledged.

I appreciate that you actively care about your plan, your site and your "followers".

Berry
by StrawberryRoan
Sat Jan 30, 2010 1:59 pm
Forum: No S Diet General Discussion
Topic: WEIGHT GAIN *ARRRRRRRRGGGGGHHHH*
Replies: 28
Views: 7234

Stay the course, you cannot do right and go wrong.

Any weight gain will either be temporary (sodium, etc) or muscle gain.

Berry
by StrawberryRoan
Sat Jan 30, 2010 1:56 pm
Forum: No S Diet General Discussion
Topic: New!
Replies: 11
Views: 3651

Welcome, I have been here since last April. Was very successful, acheived my goal weight (and below) so sorta drifted away. Big mistake, back where I started (luckily no worse) I realized that I need the accountability of being truthful to someone (if only myself in my daily check in or in the chall...
by StrawberryRoan
Sat Jan 30, 2010 1:19 pm
Forum: Daily Check In
Topic: StrawberryRoan's daily check in.
Replies: 210
Views: 52302

Checkin in - still trying to get back into the No S grrove. Weight in the low 150's, a couple of skirts were a little snug this week so maybe that is the incentive I need. Spring is just around the corner and I won't have the advantage of extra layers of blazers, jackets, etc. Think I will work hard...
by StrawberryRoan
Sat Jan 30, 2010 4:14 am
Forum: No S Diet General Discussion
Topic: * * * February challenge and wannabe club * * *
Replies: 36
Views: 9819

I'm in. I just want to get back on track. That's my goal. Feb 1 on track Feb 2 on track Feb 3 on track Feb 4 on track Feb 5 on track Feb 6 S day - stayed on track Feb 7 S day - did okay Feb 8 on track Feb 9 on track Feb10 slightly off track Feb11 really off track Feb12 Feb13 Feb14 Feb15 Feb16 Feb17 ...
by StrawberryRoan
Wed Jan 27, 2010 12:09 pm
Forum: Daily Check In
Topic: bluebunny27's Daily Check In
Replies: 514
Views: 189801

Glad to hear you are on the mend, Marc.

Go easy with the training, you know how gung-ho you can be!

Berry 8)
by StrawberryRoan
Sun Jan 17, 2010 12:13 pm
Forum: Daily Check In
Topic: StrawberryRoan's daily check in.
Replies: 210
Views: 52302

Happy Sunday everybody.

Weigh 151, should be more as I ate way too much yesterday. And it wasn't even that good and I wasn't even that hungry. GO figure.

Today will be better as I will be gone most of the day so I can't shove random food all day :P

To your health,

Berry
by StrawberryRoan
Sat Jan 16, 2010 2:47 pm
Forum: No S Diet General Discussion
Topic: Hi hi everyone!
Replies: 6
Views: 2423

Welcome, you will enjoy the plan and the great people here.

Berry :)
by StrawberryRoan
Sat Jan 16, 2010 2:45 pm
Forum: Daily Check In
Topic: StrawberryRoan's daily check in.
Replies: 210
Views: 52302

Happy Saturday morning Journal and Journalers :D Had a pretty good day yesterday, ate cherry vanilla yogurt with honeynut cherrios stirred in for crunch. Pretty good and something I could do at work, don't want to eat before I leave and don't want to drag milk for the Cheerios. I actually wasn't hun...
by StrawberryRoan
Sat Jan 16, 2010 2:40 pm
Forum: No S Diet General Discussion
Topic: Facebook
Replies: 13
Views: 4120

I'm on facebook too, but I come here to chat... maybe suggest your facebook friends just join NoS and see what it's about, and they will definitely see an active and enthusiastic group :) I agree, wouldn't it be better to just direct them to this site and let them see all the various threads, etc. :)
by StrawberryRoan
Fri Jan 15, 2010 3:04 pm
Forum: No S Diet General Discussion
Topic: Guilt!
Replies: 23
Views: 7517

Eat real food and enjoy it. Our ancestors didn't have the luxury of choice, yet obesity was so rare the circus displayed such people (sad but true). We are becoming such a large nation by eating too many snacks, yes even so called healthy ones, too many low cal meals, too many diet sodas, etc etc et...
by StrawberryRoan
Fri Jan 15, 2010 12:22 pm
Forum: Daily Check In
Topic: StrawberryRoan's daily check in.
Replies: 210
Views: 52302

Friday morning, 152 pounds. Ate at the Mexican restaurant, too much - then ate a veggie burger and tater tots for dinner last night (and I don't even like tater tots :roll: ) But, we had a great day and it had been quite a while since we had even been to our favorite spot for lunch due to all the se...
by StrawberryRoan
Thu Jan 14, 2010 1:54 am
Forum: Daily Check In
Topic: StrawberryRoan's daily check in.
Replies: 210
Views: 52302

Yeah, Marc, fluctuate is a good word for it!! Today I am 150, ate perfectly at work - even took my candy from home and threw in the big ole bowl on my desk (they added Dove chocolates today :shock: ) I told the boss I wasn't eating ANY. She said, Good, more for me. Ate ham and beans and cornbread fo...
by StrawberryRoan
Wed Jan 13, 2010 2:59 am
Forum: No S Diet General Discussion
Topic: To weigh or not to weigh?
Replies: 38
Views: 19863

I weigh without clothes first thing in the morning after going to the bathroom, before consuming anything. It makes me better to see the lower numbers. The numbers I see at the doctor's office are something like 10 pounds more than my scale weight at home because of shoes and consumed food/water. E...
by StrawberryRoan
Tue Jan 12, 2010 12:38 am
Forum: Daily Check In
Topic: StrawberryRoan's daily check in.
Replies: 210
Views: 52302

Day two of my rebirth. Weigh 151. It was hard to not reach for the pretzles, cookies, cheese sticks, etc at work today - I had gotten into very bad habits because we are allowed to eat at our desks, all day long! I had a breakfast bar and an orange for breakfast, a chef salad for lunch and am having...
by StrawberryRoan
Sun Jan 10, 2010 4:42 pm
Forum: No S Diet General Discussion
Topic: Bombing Badly
Replies: 9
Views: 3559

Had a rough couple of months myself. Hang tough, start over. I have a whole new mindset today - a lot has to do with being accountable on this board. I don't have enough weight to lose that others would say, Finally you are doing something, so don't get much support from others. Just take one meal a...
by StrawberryRoan
Sun Jan 10, 2010 2:14 pm
Forum: No S Diet General Discussion
Topic: * * * January Challenge * * *
Replies: 59
Views: 13220

Can I sneak in late? Just got back on the board after several issues (got rid of that dreaded dail up and got broadband wireless, lots of other stuff - missed you all) Current weight 152 Goal 145 by March 1 Goal for January ------- 149 January 10 ---------- 152 ate well, exercised an hour January 11...
by StrawberryRoan
Sun Jan 10, 2010 2:00 pm
Forum: Daily Check In
Topic: Nichole's Daily Check-In
Replies: 539
Views: 151963

NICOLE? Where are you?

Hope you are doing well.

Berry
by StrawberryRoan
Sun Jan 10, 2010 1:54 pm
Forum: Daily Check In
Topic: bluebunny27's Daily Check In
Replies: 514
Views: 189801

Aww, Marc, don't beat yourself up.

The holidays are so difficult, I too am back a bit plumper than when I last posted.

But, back in control and it feels good.

I need the motivation of being honest with myself (and others).

You'll be back on track soon.

Berry
by StrawberryRoan
Sun Jan 10, 2010 1:51 pm
Forum: Daily Check In
Topic: ~ Reviving Renee ~
Replies: 1453
Views: 775709

Hey there reneew, stopping by to say hello..

I think most of us will be glad to just get back into a normal work schedule, eating schedule, etc.

Speaking for me, I need to be back in control...

Wishing you well,

Berry
by StrawberryRoan
Sun Jan 10, 2010 1:50 pm
Forum: Daily Check In
Topic: KCCC's check-in
Replies: 1014
Views: 337395

Just stopping by to say Hi!

Plan to read your thread to catch up...

Berry :wink:
by StrawberryRoan
Sun Jan 10, 2010 1:47 pm
Forum: Daily Check In
Topic: StrawberryRoan's daily check in.
Replies: 210
Views: 52302

Thanks guys, I've missed you. Had so much trouble with my old dial up connection, it was awful - many days I couldn't even stay on line long enough to post. BUT, I now have high speed AND wireless.... Weigh 152 this morning but a whole new mindset. Ironically, I weighed 152 when I first posted here ...
by StrawberryRoan
Sat Jan 09, 2010 8:57 pm
Forum: No S Diet General Discussion
Topic: Breakfast like king, lunch like prince, dinner like pauper
Replies: 11
Views: 4630

I've never done well eating a really hearty breakfast, contrary to what the "experts" say.

Maybe if I was eating later, like a brunch.

For me, a big breakfast would be yogurt with flaxseed and maybe a crumbled up breakfast bar stirred in or some fresh fruit.

That would take me to lunch.

minky
by StrawberryRoan
Sat Jan 09, 2010 7:33 pm
Forum: Daily Check In
Topic: StrawberryRoan's daily check in.
Replies: 210
Views: 52302

Almost couldn't find my thread :shock: Lots going on the last couple of months, I have been very busy at the new job - it is going well. I got two weeks off with pay for Christmas and had only been there since Labor Day! I also got a great gift and lunch out. Love it... My weight had gotten too low ...
by StrawberryRoan
Sat Nov 14, 2009 6:40 pm
Forum: Daily Check In
Topic: StrawberryRoan's daily check in.
Replies: 210
Views: 52302

Happy Saturday Journalers, Weighed 139 this morning, right on target. Went to the doctor last week, weighed 142 fully dressed, etc. so I guess I am maintaining at around 140 which is my goal. Funny thing is I used to weigh morning and night now I rarely weigh at all. For some reason, this NO S thing...
by StrawberryRoan
Sat Oct 31, 2009 7:53 pm
Forum: Daily Check In
Topic: StrawberryRoan's daily check in.
Replies: 210
Views: 52302

Hello all, thanks for the hello KCCC. Doing fine, lost a few pounds this week but it was because I was vey sick. Didn't have the flu or anything - just a 24 hour virus of some kind - but I have VERY low blood pressure and it got to me. I passed out twice yesterday and hit the floor HARD, hubby calle...
by StrawberryRoan
Sat Oct 17, 2009 12:02 am
Forum: Daily Check In
Topic: Mimi's Daily Check In
Replies: 783
Views: 439633

Wishing you some serenity in your life, mimi.

And Happy Anniversary!

SR :wink:
by StrawberryRoan
Fri Oct 16, 2009 1:34 pm
Forum: Daily Check In
Topic: Nichole's Daily Check-In
Replies: 539
Views: 151963

Doing great Nicole! You are finding what I did, if one truly eats better and exercises (barring medical conditions), the weight will peel off. Should you fall below what you are comfortable with, just add more good foods to you routine (or have a bit more of the yummy baked goods you are so proficie...
by StrawberryRoan
Fri Oct 16, 2009 1:27 pm
Forum: Daily Check In
Topic: StrawberryRoan's daily check in.
Replies: 210
Views: 52302

Hey Nicole... Doing great, thanks. Hello fellow Journalers - Holding strong at 137/138, face has filled back in - it is so funny how just a few pounds made such a difference in how I looked (or felt like I looked.) Going to maintain below 140 as that is the wieght that most of my clothes fit best. I...
by StrawberryRoan
Sun Oct 04, 2009 11:12 pm
Forum: Daily Check In
Topic: StrawberryRoan's daily check in.
Replies: 210
Views: 52302

Hi buttercreampillow and blue - how sweet of you to stop by. I need to take a day off and visit the Journal neighborhood so I can get to know everybody better.... That's my plan :D mimi, So sorry to hear about your ankle. Wonder if your leg was weakened somehow from the earlier incident or if you we...
by StrawberryRoan
Thu Oct 01, 2009 12:53 pm
Forum: No S Diet General Discussion
Topic: September challenge!
Replies: 84
Views: 20775

Wow, thanks for the update on everyone and the kind words Spork. :)

I closed out the month at 135. Well under goal.

Thanks to everyone for all the encouragement along the way.

My best to each of you on this healthy journey we are traveling along.

SR
by StrawberryRoan
Sun Sep 27, 2009 2:46 am
Forum: Daily Check In
Topic: StrawberryRoan's daily check in.
Replies: 210
Views: 52302

Saturday already????? Well, I finally weigh 137 today - my face has filled in a little - probably could use another pound or two. 140 was my goal weight, 132 was way too low. Kinda scary how easy it was to get there. Had I been younger, I would have gone for 125 probably, just to prove I could eat g...
by StrawberryRoan
Sun Sep 27, 2009 2:40 am
Forum: Daily Check In
Topic: Nichole's Daily Check-In
Replies: 539
Views: 151963

You know, Nicole, I have been thinking about the whole "obsession" thing. I am just as obsessed whether I am losing, gaining, maintaining, etc. I guess I will always be a scale watcher but at least this program has shown me that it is very easy to lose the weight and still eat a healthy NORMAL diet ...
by StrawberryRoan
Wed Sep 23, 2009 10:58 am
Forum: Daily Check In
Topic: StrawberryRoan's daily check in.
Replies: 210
Views: 52302

Morning Journal (and Journalers) What a busy, busy week. What with work, company and severe weather that kept me from the computer - heavy lightning almost every night, I haven't been here for a while. Weight is stable at 135, been there for days now. Am eating whatever I want, haven't been doing my...
by StrawberryRoan
Fri Sep 18, 2009 1:11 pm
Forum: Daily Check In
Topic: StrawberryRoan's daily check in.
Replies: 210
Views: 52302

Morning all.

134 today. Beautiful weather - clear, cool, breezy (but not cold). Hoodie weather.. Think I will make some pumpkin cookies or some gingerbread.

Enjoy your Friday all.

Think health.

Berry :wink:
by StrawberryRoan
Fri Sep 18, 2009 12:35 am
Forum: Daily Check In
Topic: StrawberryRoan's daily check in.
Replies: 210
Views: 52302

134 this morning, purposely ate more yesterday and today. Honestly wasn't even hungry (this is sooo weird) - but I want to get back to 137-140 range. 132 is too thin for me. Don't like how I look in the mirror. Isn't it funny how even five or six pounds make a difference? I guess because we lose wei...
by StrawberryRoan
Wed Sep 16, 2009 11:04 am
Forum: Daily Check In
Topic: StrawberryRoan's daily check in.
Replies: 210
Views: 52302

132 yesterday and today. Hmm Have been working really hard, still have houseguest (daughter) hubby is still in a lot of pain - No wonder I've lost my appetite! Nah, it's all good. I just have to figure out some more high calorie, yet healthy, snacks to eat. 132 is too low. But, man, this plan works ...
by StrawberryRoan
Tue Sep 15, 2009 2:57 am
Forum: Daily Check In
Topic: StrawberryRoan's daily check in.
Replies: 210
Views: 52302

Evening all - didn't get a chance to post this morning - weighed 134 (Monday). Worked VERY hard today, learned a lot. Boy, this is a busy law firm considering this is a small town. So very interesting, each case is different of course. I have been walking for my entire hour lunch hour, just leisurel...
by StrawberryRoan
Sat Sep 12, 2009 10:39 pm
Forum: No S Diet General Discussion
Topic: Where are you in your (No S) Autobiography?
Replies: 13
Views: 3936

I agree, great poem. I read it outloud to an entire room of family visiting. I would guess I am at four or five. I have been maintaining very easily - don't even desire the goodies that I found myself reaching for every few minutes the first couple of days. I immediately scour the grocery aisles for...
by StrawberryRoan
Fri Sep 11, 2009 12:23 pm
Forum: Daily Check In
Topic: StrawberryRoan's daily check in.
Replies: 210
Views: 52302

Thanks Nicole. I always said that if I got to a point in my life, financially, where I could give back - with time and talent - I would. I love my volunteer group activities, have met some lifelong friends. Weigh 135 today, I think my best weight was about 137 - all my "little" clothes fit great and...
by StrawberryRoan
Fri Sep 11, 2009 12:17 pm
Forum: Daily Check In
Topic: Nichole's Daily Check-In
Replies: 539
Views: 151963

Oh dear, hope you feel much better today Nicole. Feeling dizzy is just awful - having low blood pressure I can attest to that for sure. As far as the weighing every day, it is the only way I can see the trend of the body adjusting to the new weight - trying to go back and hold on to a previous point...
by StrawberryRoan
Thu Sep 10, 2009 10:56 am
Forum: Daily Check In
Topic: StrawberryRoan's daily check in.
Replies: 210
Views: 52302

Thanks a lot mimi :wink: I survived my first week of work - well Monday was a holiday so I worked Tuesday and Wednesday. The first day was a little stressful, so much info - but yesterday was better. I remembered a lot so I asked fewer questions. I really like everyone and love the area. I get to wa...
by StrawberryRoan
Thu Sep 10, 2009 12:08 am
Forum: Daily Check In
Topic: Nichole's Daily Check-In
Replies: 539
Views: 151963

You're doing great Nicole, while still enjoying your life.

I love it when a plan comes together.

:wink:
by StrawberryRoan
Tue Sep 08, 2009 10:32 am
Forum: Daily Check In
Topic: StrawberryRoan's daily check in.
Replies: 210
Views: 52302

Morning healthy people ! 133 this morning, feel great - ready to start my new job. I plan to take my yogurt/cereal bar/flaxseed mix for breakfast as well as a salad for lunch. I am prepared! Didn't get to exercise like I normally do this weekend due to company, etc. Hope I have time to do at least t...
by StrawberryRoan
Mon Sep 07, 2009 1:25 pm
Forum: Daily Check In
Topic: StrawberryRoan's daily check in.
Replies: 210
Views: 52302

Happy Labor Day all. Don't work too hard (get it, Labor, work!) I am SOOO funny :lol: Weigh 136 today, ate more than I should have yesterday, didn't feel good last night. I made homemade blueberry muffins and had three (big ones), one would have been enough. But, the others did eat ice cream last ni...
by StrawberryRoan
Sun Sep 06, 2009 9:52 pm
Forum: Daily Check In
Topic: No S John - Update
Replies: 1
Views: 1230

Wow, 166, that's great.

Best of luck as you travel on your healthy journey through life.

Berry :wink:
by StrawberryRoan
Sun Sep 06, 2009 4:31 pm
Forum: Daily Check In
Topic: StrawberryRoan's daily check in.
Replies: 210
Views: 52302

Morning all - 135 today. Enjoyed my day of shopping, got a real cute pair of wine colored boots with a thin strip of leather braid going down each side. Also got a peach colored Tommy Hilfiger bag - promise not to wear them together :D Ate plenty yesterday, not overstuffed but didn't worry about a b...
by StrawberryRoan
Sat Sep 05, 2009 12:24 pm
Forum: Daily Check In
Topic: StrawberryRoan's daily check in.
Replies: 210
Views: 52302

Rainy, foggy Saturday morning here. But, of course, that will not deter we girls from our day of shopping. 8) Weigh 134 today, plan to eat lunch at CiCi's, a pizza buffet place that has a great salad bar, homemade chicken noodle soup, various pizzas (I love the spinach one) and great dessert pizzas ...
by StrawberryRoan
Fri Sep 04, 2009 9:43 pm
Forum: Daily Check In
Topic: StrawberryRoan's daily check in.
Replies: 210
Views: 52302

Happy Friday, Forgot to check in this morning, left pretty early. Weighed 135, shopped and lunched with friends. I had a veggie burger and onion rings - burger great, onion rings not so much. Next time I will skip them. Making mini penne with olive oil and garlic with fresh spinach and herbs with ga...
by StrawberryRoan
Thu Sep 03, 2009 3:44 pm
Forum: Daily Check In
Topic: StrawberryRoan's daily check in.
Replies: 210
Views: 52302

Happy Thursday fellow Journalers -

133 today, been very busy.

Have a committee meeting tomorrow, shopping all day Sat with the daughter and DIL, church and lunch with friends on Sunday, family picnic on Monday (Labor Day) and start work on Tuesday.

I am woman, hear me roar. 8)
by StrawberryRoan
Wed Sep 02, 2009 9:15 pm
Forum: No S Diet General Discussion
Topic: Social Pressure to Snack
Replies: 12
Views: 3999

It is a strange world indeed when the "nuts" are the ones who are trying to do the right thing - you know, exercise nuts - health nuts, etc. My husband was recently in the hospital and I was given access to the staff room to get iced tea, coffee, etc. as I stayed with him. The staff room was filled ...
by StrawberryRoan
Wed Sep 02, 2009 1:55 pm
Forum: Daily Check In
Topic: StrawberryRoan's daily check in.
Replies: 210
Views: 52302

Happy Wednesday, 135 today. Made spaghetti last night - no meat for me, just salsa and olive oil and garlic salt. Also had my second salad of the day.... Pouring rain here this morning, the news last night said that we had the coolest August on record (but don't tell Al Gore)... Healthy thoughts to ...
by StrawberryRoan
Wed Sep 02, 2009 12:49 pm
Forum: No S Diet General Discussion
Topic: Social Pressure to Snack
Replies: 12
Views: 3999

Well, generations before us did not snack and obviously survived long enough to produce us :lol:

Studies have shown that we are raising the first generation that will not have as long an expected life span as the generation that preceded them.

So, how's that snacky thing working out?

:cry:
by StrawberryRoan
Tue Sep 01, 2009 9:47 pm
Forum: No S Diet General Discussion
Topic: 14 Pounds in Less than a MONTH :)
Replies: 11
Views: 4251

Wow, that is amazing.

Congrats, keep it up!

Berry :wink:
by StrawberryRoan
Tue Sep 01, 2009 12:40 pm
Forum: Daily Check In
Topic: StrawberryRoan's daily check in.
Replies: 210
Views: 52302

Hey there mimi - no, skinny is not a good look on an old woman. We want to be healthy, fit, toned, slim, trim - lots of other adjectives.... 134 today. It is so cool and breezy this morning, feels like late October. I even bought some decorative Fall potpourri (with the big old slices of dried orang...
by StrawberryRoan
Mon Aug 31, 2009 9:16 pm
Forum: No S Diet General Discussion
Topic: How long to see results?
Replies: 9
Views: 4110

I joined on April 28 weighing 154. I got to my goal weight on June 10, 140 pounds. I have continued to lose, weigh 135 today so I actually need to learn how to modulate enough to keep a few extra pounds on. (Can't believe I just said that.) SR :roll: Edited to add, I was VERY strict about following ...
by StrawberryRoan
Mon Aug 31, 2009 5:43 pm
Forum: Daily Check In
Topic: StrawberryRoan's daily check in.
Replies: 210
Views: 52302

Thanks guys. Nice to "see" you howfunisthat. And how fun is that name? Yes, I am beyond happy with 135, 140 was my goal weight, I stabilized around 137 but for some reason have been losing again. Altho 125 or so is more the desired weight for my height (5 four or 5 five, depending on who does the me...
by StrawberryRoan
Mon Aug 31, 2009 12:12 pm
Forum: Daily Check In
Topic: StrawberryRoan's daily check in.
Replies: 210
Views: 52302

Monday - and guess what? I still weigh 135, hmmm... :roll: Not had a single diet soda all weekend either, altho I was surrounded with people guzzling them down. Really makes a difference in how puffy I feel. Almost COLD here. But not complaining - the air conditioner has gotten a rest this August. G...
by StrawberryRoan
Sun Aug 30, 2009 1:17 pm
Forum: No S Diet General Discussion
Topic: September challenge!
Replies: 84
Views: 20775

Hey, I'm in at the beginning this time. Yeah - not so far to scroll..... :P My goal is to stay on maintenance, 140 or below (my goal for August as well), Unless something dramatic happens today, I will have succeeded. SR :wink: Congrats to you reneew, you are doing great. 20 pounds is amazing! +++++...
by StrawberryRoan
Sun Aug 30, 2009 12:17 pm
Forum: Daily Check In
Topic: StrawberryRoan's daily check in.
Replies: 210
Views: 52302

It's Sunday, guess I missed Saturday. Weighed 137 yesterday, 135 today. Went shopping with my DIL and Daughter yesterday, bought a cute kelly green purse that looks like faux ostrich, feels kinda funny - somwhere between soft leather and rubber :D Also got a cute little burgundy purse at Target. Lov...
by StrawberryRoan
Sat Aug 29, 2009 12:23 pm
Forum: No S Diet General Discussion
Topic: Quesion About No Snacking - Has The Author Commented On This
Replies: 24
Views: 6596

I think to answer your question one would just need to glance around at the nation of snackers we have become.

Do we look healthier than our ancestors, do we look fitter, leaner, trimmer?

:cry:
by StrawberryRoan
Sat Aug 29, 2009 12:15 pm
Forum: No S Diet General Discussion
Topic: I just started- Would love some advice!
Replies: 21
Views: 6227

Hi there and welcome. Best of luck on your healthy journey. I think, in the beginning, just stick to the rules. No snacks, no sweets, no seconds except on S days. Once you calms these demons, concentrate on making the food that you DO eat the very best that you can give your body. As a young person ...
by StrawberryRoan
Fri Aug 28, 2009 11:31 pm
Forum: Daily Check In
Topic: StrawberryRoan's daily check in.
Replies: 210
Views: 52302

It's Friday. YEAH, went out with a group I volunteer with today - shopped, had lunch, went to Aldi's and got some good healthy food. Had chili at Wendy's - drank water. Everything was fine. Came home and ate a salad later in the afternoon - so figure the chili was breakfast (at noon 8) then the sala...
by StrawberryRoan
Fri Aug 28, 2009 9:18 pm
Forum: Daily Check In
Topic: Nichole's Daily Check-In
Replies: 539
Views: 151963

I've got friends in LOW places.

:lol:
by StrawberryRoan
Thu Aug 27, 2009 6:13 pm
Forum: Daily Check In
Topic: Nichole's Daily Check-In
Replies: 539
Views: 151963

You're welcome, my friend. I was thinking about your journey thus far so I went back to page one and read when I first "met" you - just think you are easily into the 130's and you were in the 150's after your marriage. That is major! I was 160 on Jan 1st 2008 and 135 today, a whole different person....
by StrawberryRoan
Thu Aug 27, 2009 5:30 pm
Forum: Daily Check In
Topic: Nichole's Daily Check-In
Replies: 539
Views: 151963

Love hearing the happiness and excitement in your "voice", Nicole. I know it is isn't just the pounds by themselves, but the fact that you are in control and doing good things for your body - seeing the results is the bonus. What fun baby plans, it would be great having cousins a year apart. I hope ...
by StrawberryRoan
Thu Aug 27, 2009 12:28 pm
Forum: Daily Check In
Topic: StrawberryRoan's daily check in.
Replies: 210
Views: 52302

yeah, 137 seems right.

135 too low
140 too high

sorta a Goldilocks thing. 8)

Thin this morning, 135.

Think I retain a lot of fluid when I drink the diet sodas!

SR
by StrawberryRoan
Thu Aug 27, 2009 1:31 am
Forum: No S Diet General Discussion
Topic: WebMD: Smarter Snacks Keep the Weight Off
Replies: 16
Views: 4757

I agree Nicole. You plan your "snack" and never go overboard.

I would call them mini mini meals!

:D
by StrawberryRoan
Wed Aug 26, 2009 10:48 pm
Forum: No S Diet General Discussion
Topic: diets outside the U.S.
Replies: 7
Views: 2623

We have a family member who married a person from Bangladesh. Altho this person is from a family that is considered ruling class - quite wealthy, he still thinks America is filled with excess.

He's right.

SR
by StrawberryRoan
Wed Aug 26, 2009 7:38 pm
Forum: No S Diet General Discussion
Topic: Intersting article about muscle mass vs fat - stronger bones
Replies: 1
Views: 1191

Intersting article about muscle mass vs fat - stronger bones

Muscle mass, not fat, makes for stronger bones By Reuters - Wed Aug 26, 9:11 AM PDTNEW YORK (Reuters Health) - Dr. Jean-Marc Kaufman of Ghent University Hospital in Belgium and his colleagues found that fattier men had smaller, thinner bones, while those with more lean mass had larger, denser skelet...
by StrawberryRoan
Wed Aug 26, 2009 5:32 pm
Forum: No S Diet General Discussion
Topic: heh heh... I now have a keen grasp of the obvious!
Replies: 4
Views: 2013

Same here. I get up really early, about five every morning. I used to grab a bag of animal crackers or vanilla wafers and nibble (okay gobble) them while I watched the morning news or checked on the internet. I could eat 2000 calories by 6 am. :roll: Now I don't eat anything until around ten. I, too...
by StrawberryRoan
Wed Aug 26, 2009 3:45 pm
Forum: No S Diet General Discussion
Topic: MOG: What as happened to this forum?
Replies: 19
Views: 5273

This thread makes me sad :cry:

If I have ever said anything that sounded unkind, I truly am sorry.

I love this board.

SR
by StrawberryRoan
Wed Aug 26, 2009 1:56 pm
Forum: No S Diet General Discussion
Topic: Teaspoon ceiling (take two!)
Replies: 43
Views: 11061

Deb,

Whatever works for you.

Hang in there,

SR :wink:
by StrawberryRoan
Wed Aug 26, 2009 1:34 pm
Forum: Daily Check In
Topic: StrawberryRoan's daily check in.
Replies: 210
Views: 52302

Morning everyone, cool and crisp here, can't believe it is August. My hubby says we will pay for this good weather in January... :roll: 137 again today (my body likes this weight and so do I) I tried on clothes all evening, what fun. Tops that I would have had to cover up with a jacket or something ...
by StrawberryRoan
Wed Aug 26, 2009 1:30 pm
Forum: No S Diet General Discussion
Topic: I love this way of eating!
Replies: 7
Views: 2891

Hi there, I love this plan as well. Don't even consider it a "diet" as I am eating normally, like a real person. I was lucky, I guess, lost quite a bit of weight right off the bat - 17 pounds in about six weeks - achieving my goal. I actually got a few pounds too thin (Can't believe I am saying that...
by StrawberryRoan
Tue Aug 25, 2009 10:02 pm
Forum: No S Diet General Discussion
Topic: What do you brown bag?
Replies: 17
Views: 6541

I am about to start working part time so I have been giving this some thought. I will have access to a fridge and microwave so that will be great - an entire kitchen in fact. I will take light foods I suppose while it is still hot outside as I will probably lunch in a nearby park so I can take a lit...
by StrawberryRoan
Tue Aug 25, 2009 9:55 pm
Forum: Daily Check In
Topic: StrawberryRoan's daily check in.
Replies: 210
Views: 52302

Ahh, quite refreshing thanks! I have done great on my no tea (that was easy, I just didn't make a pitcher), no diet soda - so far. I have found one thing they say is true, the more diet soda I drink, the more I want to eat Guess it is a trigger or something, for me at least If I drink any, I will ju...
by StrawberryRoan
Tue Aug 25, 2009 12:37 pm
Forum: Daily Check In
Topic: Nichole's Daily Check-In
Replies: 539
Views: 151963

Sounds like a good plan to me, Nicole. I know that once one is successful finding a healthy eating plan that actually peels off the pounds, it is rewarding to see the number drop. But, like you, I had to realize that my "best" weight was somewhere betwen 135-140. I have been maintaining at the 137 o...
by StrawberryRoan
Mon Aug 24, 2009 9:34 pm
Forum: No S Diet General Discussion
Topic: In Memory of Peter
Replies: 14
Views: 4383

My condolences on the loss of your friend.

One might say that he should have just ate whatever he wanted as life is short but I think the fact that he was in such a happy state because he was taking care of himself should make you feel good.

My prayers for all who loved him,

SR :wink: