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by sarah.grace
Fri Jul 08, 2011 6:42 pm
Forum: Daily Check In
Topic: Sarah's Daily Check-In
Replies: 202
Views: 86237

07/08/2011 Day 2

B: Cereal
L: BLT (minus the T :P), orange
D: Smoothie
by sarah.grace
Thu Jul 07, 2011 5:31 pm
Forum: Daily Check In
Topic: Sarah's Daily Check-In
Replies: 202
Views: 86237

07/07/2011 (NEW) Day 1 B: Breakfast cookie, orange L: Turkey sub D: Fried rice, pears Not sure what I'll do for exercise, maybe a nice long walk after dinner. I do like walking around. :) Next week is going to be challenging. I will be in Ohio all week for a training conference. So I won't be able t...
by sarah.grace
Wed Jul 06, 2011 12:46 pm
Forum: Daily Check In
Topic: Tobiasmom's Journey
Replies: 485
Views: 185833

Day 1 was a success for me too!! Good job! I goofed up (today) day 2 though... wrote about it in my check-in thread. So I guess I'll count tomorrow as my new day 1. I'm still with ya though! It seems like you are doing so well at exercising! I need to do better at that.. I have a WATP video from the...
by sarah.grace
Wed Jul 06, 2011 12:41 pm
Forum: Daily Check In
Topic: Sarah's Daily Check-In
Replies: 202
Views: 86237

I have a dilemma. Kind of. So yesterday I started a 21 day challenge to get myself back on track. Day 1 was successful! Hooray! Today is day 2. Here is my dilemma: I have been taking some new meds for my chronic headaches, and they have had some significant effects on my sleep schedule/fatigue etc. ...
by sarah.grace
Wed Jul 06, 2011 12:36 pm
Forum: Daily Check In
Topic: Sarah's Daily Check-In
Replies: 202
Views: 86237

07/06/2011 Day 2 = (technical) FAIL

B: Cereal, pears
L: Leftover stir fry, rice
D: Tuna burger, sweet potato chips, corn

I've got my day all planned out. I've never actually made tuna burgers, but I put it on my menu, so it'll be something new to try for dinner! Hope it's good!
by sarah.grace
Tue Jul 05, 2011 3:15 pm
Forum: Daily Check In
Topic: Joyofsix's Check In
Replies: 53
Views: 22342

Welcome!

Mmmm your meals sound yummy!
I am a planner too- the week goes SO much better eating-wise if I plan my meals in advance.
by sarah.grace
Tue Jul 05, 2011 3:13 pm
Forum: Daily Check In
Topic: Tobiasmom's Journey
Replies: 485
Views: 185833

I'll join you for a 21 day challenge :)... I've been letting those red days sneak in- once a week (!).
I need to get busy and really more "strict" with my N days and wild S days again....
COMPLETELY agree!

Here's to a successful DAY 1!
by sarah.grace
Tue Jul 05, 2011 11:37 am
Forum: Daily Check In
Topic: Sarah's Daily Check-In
Replies: 202
Views: 86237

07/05/2011 Day 1 = SUCCESS! B: Breakfast cookie, orange L: Italian sub, carrot & celery sticks D: Chicken Stir Fry, brown rice I made some 'breakfast cookies' last night. I didn't realize that a 'cookie' could be seen as an S! Haha! I know these are not an S though, so I'm going to keep eating them ...
by sarah.grace
Mon Jul 04, 2011 12:18 pm
Forum: Daily Check In
Topic: Sarah's Daily Check-In
Replies: 202
Views: 86237

07/04/2011 B: Smoothie- strawberry banana peach L: Sweet potato, carrot & celery sticks D: SPICY! lentil taco, corn This weekend was GROSS S days. But the beauty of NoS is that it's all in the past, and I don't have to worry about it. I put my yellow star stickers on the calendar, and today I'm work...
by sarah.grace
Tue Jun 28, 2011 8:16 pm
Forum: Daily Check In
Topic: Tobiasmom's Journey
Replies: 485
Views: 185833

Congrats on doing so well! :) If you're going to list your meals now, I'll have to come by and snoop more often- get some ideas for myself! :P I'm trying to get back into morning workouts... My library has a good selection of exercise DVDs, so I check out a couple at a time. Lots of variety this way...
by sarah.grace
Tue Jun 28, 2011 12:54 pm
Forum: Daily Check In
Topic: Sarah's Daily Check-In
Replies: 202
Views: 86237

6/28/2011 B: Cereal, grapefruit juice L: 1/2 bean spread sandwich, raw veggies with tofu ranch, roasted chickpeas D: I am starting to feel like I'm back on track- not necessarily with following NoS (but I am doing better there too) but with my mentality about eating/food. Phew. I got myself pretty f...
by sarah.grace
Tue Jun 28, 2011 12:51 pm
Forum: Daily Check In
Topic: Sarah's Daily Check-In
Replies: 202
Views: 86237

6/27/2011 B: Cereal, grapefruit juice L: 1/2 bean spread sandwich, raw veggies D: pasta, cauliflower, peas, all with tofu ranch sauce, 3 strawberries I keep forgetting to update my daily check-in. I think because I've gotten back to a paper daily schedule/meal planner, so I can plan my meals ahead....
by sarah.grace
Fri Jun 24, 2011 2:23 pm
Forum: Daily Check In
Topic: Sarah's Daily Check-In
Replies: 202
Views: 86237

My sticker chart has been going well- I have a whole 2 stickers on it.. one is red unfortunately. I think if I find a good prominent place to hang it up, it will be effective. I'm going to go ahead and stick on the yellow S-Day stickers in advance- it will be very evident that I only have to wait, a...
by sarah.grace
Fri Jun 24, 2011 2:13 pm
Forum: Daily Check In
Topic: Sarah's Daily Check-In
Replies: 202
Views: 86237

6/24/2011 B: Peach smoothie (frozen peach/banana slices, greek yogurt, almond milk, protein powder) L: 1/2 PB Honey sandwich, salad, carrots/broccoli/cucumber D: Meatloaf, mashed potatoes, salad One of my coworkers brought in a big bag of cucumbers today- with a note that says "Have a cucumber with...
by sarah.grace
Wed Jun 22, 2011 1:34 pm
Forum: Daily Check In
Topic: Sarah's Daily Check-In
Replies: 202
Views: 86237

06/22/2011 B: Cereal, 'juice' L: 1/2 PB honey sandwich, grapes, yogurt D: Pizza, salad S: Went back for 3 more slices of pizza throughout the night. :oops: For some reason, I thought that getting back to NoS would be easy. Ha. Ha ha. Anyway, I need to remember how long I have been building the bad ...
by sarah.grace
Tue Jun 21, 2011 12:15 pm
Forum: Daily Check In
Topic: Sarah's Daily Check-In
Replies: 202
Views: 86237

06/21/2011 Getting this train BACK ON TRACK! Gosh B: Cereal, grapefruit juice ('juice' = put a grapefruit and some water in the blender, liquefy. :P) L: Grapes, PB sandwich D: Peach "ice cream" (greek yogurt/almond milk/vanilla protein powder/frozen banana and peach slices- blended) Yesterday was a...
by sarah.grace
Thu Jun 16, 2011 7:10 pm
Forum: Daily Check In
Topic: Sarah's Daily Check-In
Replies: 202
Views: 86237

06/16/2011

B: Cereal
L: Pulled chicken sandwich
D: I forget...
by sarah.grace
Thu Jun 16, 2011 3:34 pm
Forum: Daily Check In
Topic: Sarah's Daily Check-In
Replies: 202
Views: 86237

06/15/2011

B: Cereal, strawberries, black coffee
L: Chicken sandwich, celery, grapes
D: Fresh fruit, cheese cubes, pita chips
by sarah.grace
Wed Jun 15, 2011 2:18 am
Forum: Daily Check In
Topic: Sarah's Daily Check-In
Replies: 202
Views: 86237

06/14/2011

B: Blueberry baked oatmeal
L: leftover Mac&Cheese Pancakes
D: sweet potato fries, greek yogurt with strawberries
by sarah.grace
Mon Jun 13, 2011 1:18 pm
Forum: Daily Check In
Topic: Sarah's Daily Check-In
Replies: 202
Views: 86237

06/13/2011

Aaaaaand she's back. Why do I wander away so much?

B: Cereal
L: Leftover mac+cheese+peas, carrot sticks
D: Mac+cheese pancakes. So weird. So yummy.
by sarah.grace
Mon May 30, 2011 10:58 pm
Forum: Daily Check In
Topic: Sarah's Daily Check-In
Replies: 202
Views: 86237

05/30/2011

B: skipped it
L: Tuna veggie wrap
D: Tomato vegetable soup, sweet potato chips
by sarah.grace
Fri May 27, 2011 1:52 pm
Forum: Daily Check In
Topic: Sarah's Daily Check-In
Replies: 202
Views: 86237

05/27/2011 FAIL FAIL FAIL B: Cereal L: Leftover broccoli alfredo pizza D: Fried chicken, rice, salad, bread :( Today turned into not only 'wrecking the car'... might even call it a train wreck. (If I'm honest though it was not ALL that bad... just involved a hearty bit of chocolate...) I was thinkin...
by sarah.grace
Thu May 26, 2011 4:53 pm
Forum: Daily Check In
Topic: Sarah's Daily Check-In
Replies: 202
Views: 86237

05/26/2011 B: Cereal L: 1 slice pizza, homemade larabar D: Tomato vegetable soup, homemade roll, 1 piece broccoli alfredo pizza Need to be stricter... Lunch was virtually plated, which is fine (had a pizza party for elementary school near work, only wanted 1 piece of pizza but wanted some protein......
by sarah.grace
Wed May 25, 2011 4:51 pm
Forum: Daily Check In
Topic: Sarah's Daily Check-In
Replies: 202
Views: 86237

05/25/2011 B: Oat pancakes L: Fettuccine Alfredo with peas, cherries funny business: 2 dates D: Monster smoothie (cherries, frozen banana slices, spinach, coconut milk, protein powder, greek yogurt) Got home from work ready to workout around 6pm- wanted to give my body some fuel but didn't want to e...
by sarah.grace
Tue May 24, 2011 12:06 pm
Forum: Daily Check In
Topic: Sarah's Daily Check-In
Replies: 202
Views: 86237

05/24/2011

B: Strawberry banana smoothie
L: Cereal, steamed sweet potato
D: Linguine with marinara, meatballs, salad, roll with garlic butter
by sarah.grace
Tue May 24, 2011 1:07 am
Forum: Daily Check In
Topic: Sarah's Daily Check-In
Replies: 202
Views: 86237

05/23/2011

B: Cereal with coconut milk
L: Peanut butter sandwich, 2 clementines
D: Tuna salad wrap, carrot and sweet potato "fries"
by sarah.grace
Sat May 21, 2011 4:09 pm
Forum: Daily Check In
Topic: Sarah's Daily Check-In
Replies: 202
Views: 86237

@tobiasmom- Yup! I baked a chocolate cake a while ago, and the layers domed up so much in the oven I had a LOT leftover when I leveled the tops to stack the layers. So I made some cake balls and just threw them in the freezer for if I ever need a quick treat to bring somewhere. I can just pull them ...
by sarah.grace
Sat May 21, 2011 11:35 am
Forum: Daily Check In
Topic: Sarah's Daily Check-In
Replies: 202
Views: 86237

05/21/2011 Woke up around 2:30 this morning- ate some cake balls from the freezer and a couple pieces of chocolate. I think it was just a super-random chocolate craving combined with my pseudo-sleep eating. I knew at the time I didn't *really* want to eat that stuff, I just wanted to taste it. Whate...
by sarah.grace
Fri May 20, 2011 11:20 am
Forum: Daily Check In
Topic: Sarah's Daily Check-In
Replies: 202
Views: 86237

05/20/2011

B: Oatmeal pancake 'cookies' with almond/peanut butter and jelly
L: Chicken salad wrap, carrot sticks, clementine
D: Chicken sloppy joe, coleslaw, sweet potato fries
by sarah.grace
Thu May 19, 2011 12:52 pm
Forum: Daily Check In
Topic: Sarah's Daily Check-In
Replies: 202
Views: 86237

05/19/2011 B: Kidney bean porridge, clementine L: Chicken salad on a roll, broccoli, clementine D: Linguine with marinara, meatballs, salad, roll with garlic butter Lunch was B-I-G (on purpose, because I had a 'game night' 4-6pm with snacks/desserts that I wanted to easily resist), so I had planned ...
by sarah.grace
Wed May 18, 2011 11:50 am
Forum: Daily Check In
Topic: Sarah's Daily Check-In
Replies: 202
Views: 86237

05/18/011

B: Cereal, clementine
L: leftover pizza, carrot sticks
D: Tostada with kidney beans, salsa, cheese, lettuce. also 3 cashew-stuffed dates (so random)
by sarah.grace
Tue May 17, 2011 11:20 am
Forum: Daily Check In
Topic: Sarah's Daily Check-In
Replies: 202
Views: 86237

05/17/2011
B: Oatmeal pancakes w/ PBJ, clementine
L: Sweet potato, salad, clementine
D: Kashi Margherita pizza, 2 clementines
by sarah.grace
Mon May 16, 2011 12:17 pm
Forum: Daily Check In
Topic: Sarah's Daily Check-In
Replies: 202
Views: 86237

N Days begin again :)

5/16/2011
B: Cereal
L: BBQ chicken sandwich, iceburg lettuce salad with carrot sticks, clementine
D: Fettuccine with broccoli and afredo, clementine
by sarah.grace
Sun May 15, 2011 4:48 pm
Forum: Daily Check In
Topic: Sarah's Daily Check-In
Replies: 202
Views: 86237

5/15/2011
B: Muffin, greek yogurt with banana slices
S: glazed donut
L: Chicken salad on homemade roll, clementines
S: cake balls

I started getting all 'munchy' yesterday afternoon so I just gave up on eating and went to bed. Sleep>Food I don't need.
by sarah.grace
Sat May 14, 2011 6:52 pm
Forum: Daily Check In
Topic: Tobiasmom's Journey
Replies: 485
Views: 185833

Don't have much to say- just wanted to stop by and say WOO-HOO! for sticking with it! It is so much easier to give up (I should know, after my recent escapades..) but you keep plugging along. You are building the "mark it and move on" mindset (SOO powerful), you ARE losing (and it is SUSTAINABLE los...
by sarah.grace
Sat May 14, 2011 6:44 pm
Forum: Daily Check In
Topic: Sarah's Daily Check-In
Replies: 202
Views: 86237

05/14/2011
B: skipped it in favor of sleeping in :)
L: Grilled turkey and cheese sandwich, yogurt
S: Iced coffee
S: Chocolate-covered raisins
D: Chicken salad on homemade roll, clementine, chocolate PB banana smoothie
by sarah.grace
Sat May 14, 2011 6:43 pm
Forum: Daily Check In
Topic: Sarah's Daily Check-In
Replies: 202
Views: 86237

@Tobiasmom, thanks SO much for the encouragement. I think I am just being contrary and need a good kick in the butt :) knowing that you understand helps.. and I AM doing better these past couple days. You're so right- this is a LONG-TERM solution and it will have the RIGHT results for the next 60 ye...
by sarah.grace
Thu May 12, 2011 4:43 pm
Forum: Daily Check In
Topic: Sarah's Daily Check-In
Replies: 202
Views: 86237

where have I gone?

Well. I have been meaning to come check in, but I feel so overwhelmed because I haven't been checking in, that I couldn't make myself. I have been ALL over the place with my eating since my last check-in. I did pretty well during my travels, taking a bunch of NWS days so I wouldn't stress out, but n...
by sarah.grace
Fri Apr 22, 2011 2:02 am
Forum: Daily Check In
Topic: Sarah's Daily Check-In
Replies: 202
Views: 86237

Here comes a test of my habits- we'll see if I'm really committed or not! :P I will be travelling for the next week. Tomorrow I'll spend 7.5 hours flying/in airports, Sunday will be 6 hours, and Wednesday will be 10 hours. I don't mind.. it means I get to spend time with friends and family I haven't...
by sarah.grace
Thu Apr 21, 2011 11:55 am
Forum: Daily Check In
Topic: Sarah's Daily Check-In
Replies: 202
Views: 86237

04/21/2011 Success

B: Cereal, Clementine
L: 1/2 Veggie Sausage Dog, Broccoli, Clementine
D: Sweet potato chips (made in the microwave! so easy!), banana bowl smoothie (rolled oats, protein powder, frozen banana, splash of almond milk, cocoa powder--Blend!)
by sarah.grace
Wed Apr 20, 2011 6:29 pm
Forum: Shovelglove General Discussion
Topic: How to choose a weight?
Replies: 5
Views: 5375

I started shovelgloving about 3 weeks ago. I have an 8-pound sledgehammer- the only one the hardware store had. I was intending to go with 10 pounds, but once I actually picked up the 8-pounder and started swinging it around, I decided it was plenty heavy for me! Going with a heavier option would pr...
by sarah.grace
Wed Apr 20, 2011 11:43 am
Forum: Daily Check In
Topic: Sarah's Daily Check-In
Replies: 202
Views: 86237

04/20/2011 Success

B: Cereal, Clementine
L: 1/2 veggie sausage dog, steamed broccoli, Clementine
D: BBQ chicken sandwich, baked sweet potato
by sarah.grace
Wed Apr 20, 2011 11:38 am
Forum: Daily Check In
Topic: Sarah's Daily Check-In
Replies: 202
Views: 86237

04/19/2011 Success B: Cereal L: Teriyaki chicken sandwich, raw veggies, clementine D: 1 slice pizza, raw veggies leftover from lunch Dinner was interesting. I have 3 college friends staying with me during their spring break- yay beach!- and they wanted pizza for dinner, so we picked up a couple on t...
by sarah.grace
Mon Apr 18, 2011 1:07 pm
Forum: Daily Check In
Topic: Sarah's Daily Check-In
Replies: 202
Views: 86237

04/18/2011 Success

B: Oatmeal (plain...boring breakfast), Clementine
L: Wheat Rotini with leftover 'stuffing' sauce, steamed broccoli
D: ... I forget. :P but it was only 1 plate, whatever it was.

One thing I've noticed- it's easier to keep track of what I eat when I only eat 3 plates a day! :P
by sarah.grace
Mon Apr 18, 2011 12:04 pm
Forum: No S Diet General Discussion
Topic: Do you take any supplements?
Replies: 22
Views: 9698

I take a daily multivitamin- for the iron and calcium. I'm too lazy to take 2 pills, so I take a multi! :P I don't eat much meat so I tend towards anemia, and I have never been a dairy person, not getting much calcium in my diet. After breaking my hand in a way that shouldn't happen, I started getti...
by sarah.grace
Sat Apr 16, 2011 8:28 pm
Forum: Daily Check In
Topic: Sarah's Daily Check-In
Replies: 202
Views: 86237

04/16/2011 S Day B: Cereal, half a cookie- decided it wasn't worth eating and threw the rest away [proud of that!] L: Sausage-Stuffed zucchini (veggie sausage), Clementine, snacked on a string cheese and a few pistachios while I cooked S: Funfetti Pizzert! :) to celebrate my new furniture. D: Whole ...
by sarah.grace
Sat Apr 16, 2011 2:09 am
Forum: Daily Check In
Topic: Sarah's Daily Check-In
Replies: 202
Views: 86237

I don't really have a plan for this weekend's S Days... Which could be problematic. I do have a bakery cookie I saved from the blood drive this afternoon- might eat it, might not. It's not REALLY special. I do have several bars of nice chocolate that I've accumulated recently, and some skittles that...
by sarah.grace
Fri Apr 15, 2011 1:27 pm
Forum: Daily Check In
Topic: Sarah's Daily Check-In
Replies: 202
Views: 86237

04/15/2011 Success B:Overnight oats L: 1/2 Sausage roll, broccoli, clementine D: Homemade pizza, peas, wine Variations from routine: A couple glasses of wine (1.2 or so, to be precise :P), and shovelglove was shortened to 7 minutes instead of 14 tonight- I gave blood this afternoon and didn't want t...
by sarah.grace
Thu Apr 14, 2011 2:13 pm
Forum: Urban Ranger General Discussion
Topic: Koopas attempt at couch to 3 mile jog
Replies: 57
Views: 56628

Congrats on your progress thus far! Especially sticking with the program! :) I was doing c25k recently, I think I quit in week 9. (I was doing the program to convince myself to like running, and when I still hated it after 9 weeks I gave up.) going 3 minutes, then only having a 90 second walk before...
by sarah.grace
Thu Apr 14, 2011 1:43 pm
Forum: Daily Check In
Topic: Sarah's Daily Check-In
Replies: 202
Views: 86237

04/14/2011 Success B: Kashi cereal, clementine L: Roasted zucchini + squash, homemade roll, clementine, 4oz. Naked D: 1/2 Sausage dog, broccoli, homemade roll with PB+J, clementine I've been working on 'spring cleaning' lately- tonight I gave the kitchen floors a good scrubbing. Man- I'd forgotten w...
by sarah.grace
Wed Apr 13, 2011 6:02 pm
Forum: Daily Check In
Topic: Sarah's Daily Check-In
Replies: 202
Views: 86237

04/13/2011 Success!

B: Kashi cereal, 4oz Naked smoothie
L: Salad, grilled chicken, roasted potatoes, ~8oz Naked smoothie
D: General Tso's chicken leftovers, broccoli, clementine
by sarah.grace
Wed Apr 13, 2011 12:39 pm
Forum: No S Diet General Discussion
Topic: Anyone not weigh themselves?
Replies: 33
Views: 14947

I think this is a question that has many different "right" answers- no one size fits all! I do weigh daily, first thing every morning. I have a piece of graph paper taped to the wall right above the scale, and a pencil on a string :) so I just step on the scale, and add a dot to my line-graph for th...
by sarah.grace
Tue Apr 12, 2011 2:08 pm
Forum: Daily Check In
Topic: Sarah's Daily Check-In
Replies: 202
Views: 86237

04/12/2011 Success B: Oats with brown sugar L: Veggie burger patty, homemade roll with PB2 D: General Tso's chicken, broccoli, homemade roll Dinner was YUM tonight. :) I've been craving this chicken for probably 2 months, but I don't want to go out for chinese... I tried to make my own and it wasn't...
by sarah.grace
Mon Apr 11, 2011 2:05 pm
Forum: Daily Check In
Topic: Sarah's Daily Check-In
Replies: 202
Views: 86237

04/11/2011 NWS Day B: Oats with walnuts L: Vegetable soup, homemade roll :) D: Potluck- one plate for dinner, one mini plate for dessert: cake and fondue Today is my first ever NWS Day. They just make me nervous. :| I could skip it and do an N day, but I don't want to. I'm having a potluck dinner wi...
by sarah.grace
Sun Apr 10, 2011 11:40 am
Forum: Daily Check In
Topic: Sarah's Daily Check-In
Replies: 202
Views: 86237

04/10/2011 S Day B: Cereal L: Cheeseburger, Fries D: Fresh-baked bread :) I did have my boston cream pie- kind of. I had a vanilla cupcake in the freezer (rainbow colored... oh well), and made a single-serving version. It was good.. Would have been better if I had JUST that for the day, but earlier ...
by sarah.grace
Sat Apr 09, 2011 4:08 pm
Forum: Daily Check In
Topic: Sarah's Daily Check-In
Replies: 202
Views: 86237

04/09/2011 S Day B: Kashi cereal L: Ham and cheese calzone, cottage cheese, cookie D: Cereal again A bunch of cookies today for S-es. That's okay. Dinner was really late- I took a nap as soon as I got home from work and just ate a couple little bowls of cereal for dinner when I woke up. Got called f...
by sarah.grace
Fri Apr 08, 2011 9:17 pm
Forum: Daily Check In
Topic: Sarah's Daily Check-In
Replies: 202
Views: 86237

Okey-dokey. I'm going to plan my S days. And write it down. And maybe it will go well for me. I'm on weekend duty for work, which gets me out of the house and into my N day routine, so Saturday shouldn't be too bad. :) Saturday: I think I'll just have some homemade cookies. I've got a few leftover f...
by sarah.grace
Fri Apr 08, 2011 3:19 pm
Forum: Daily Check In
Topic: Sarah's Daily Check-In
Replies: 202
Views: 86237

04/08/2011 FAILURE!!! B: Greek yogurt with oats, crispy rice cereal L: PB+honey biscuit, frozen grapes D: Calzone, broccoli Failed. :| I intentionally tasted the cookie dough and the cookies I baked tonight, which I wouldn't consider a failure, if I hadn't then continued to eat more and more of the ...
by sarah.grace
Thu Apr 07, 2011 1:36 pm
Forum: No S Diet General Discussion
Topic: Planning for S-day treats
Replies: 8
Views: 4825

I have frozen cupcakes and cake layers before, so that would be plausible. have you ever frozen pudding or filling? Or maybe I can find a single-serving pudding recipe- I seem to recall one floating around here recently. Ya know, I am just really good at excuses and reasons for not being rational on...
by sarah.grace
Thu Apr 07, 2011 11:46 am
Forum: No S Diet General Discussion
Topic: Planning for S-day treats
Replies: 8
Views: 4825

I know that planning S day treats is a great idea. I just haven't been able to make it work for me yet! But every weekend is a new try. :) I have been wanting Boston cream pie for a long time, but I can't figure out how to make a mini one. It's not the kind of recipe you can scale down to serve one ...
by sarah.grace
Thu Apr 07, 2011 11:36 am
Forum: Daily Check In
Topic: Sarah's Daily Check-In
Replies: 202
Views: 86237

04/07/2011 Success B: Kashi cereal L: Leftover 'sausage' dog, roasted sweet potato D: Biscuit and gravy, carrots Someone brought donuts to work today. Happens about once a week, or so. I don't like donuts, and these are just convenience store donuts, but for some reason today... I want one! I think ...
by sarah.grace
Wed Apr 06, 2011 4:31 pm
Forum: Daily Check In
Topic: Sarah's Daily Check-In
Replies: 202
Views: 86237

04/06/2011 Success B: Oatmeal- cold, with almond milk, brown sugar and cinnamon L: Vegetable soup (cleaning out the freezer :)) D: Veggie sausage-in-a-biscuit-blanket :), cauliflower, applesauce When I plated my supper, I thought to myself "Gee that kind of looks like a lot." (I had the cauliflower ...
by sarah.grace
Tue Apr 05, 2011 3:41 pm
Forum: Daily Check In
Topic: Sarah's Daily Check-In
Replies: 202
Views: 86237

04/05/2011 Success

B: Oatmeal sandwich :)
L: Ham and cheese sandwich, yogurt with kashi
D: Cauliflower, chicken patty, PB2 with 5 grains
by sarah.grace
Mon Apr 04, 2011 2:50 pm
Forum: Daily Check In
Topic: Sarah's Daily Check-In
Replies: 202
Views: 86237

04/03/2011 S Day 04/04/2011 Success B: Kashi GoLean with almond milk L: Ham+cheese on Ezekiel bread D: BLT (minus the LT :P), small bowl of cereal I guess I'd forgotten how much I like a bowl of cereal. :) I made oatmeal for breakfast today, but decided I'd rather have some cereal, and put the oats ...
by sarah.grace
Sat Apr 02, 2011 4:42 pm
Forum: Daily Check In
Topic: Sarah's Daily Check-In
Replies: 202
Views: 86237

Scotcheroo bars are so good and addictive.. I feel like I shouldn't tell you what they are. :P It's like a peanut butter/caramel rice krispy base with chocolate butterscotch topping. Combine in large pan, boil together for a minute or so: 1c. Peanut Butter 1c. Karo syrup (light corn syrup) 1c. sugar...
by sarah.grace
Sat Apr 02, 2011 1:06 pm
Forum: Daily Check In
Topic: Sarah's Daily Check-In
Replies: 202
Views: 86237

04/02/2011 S Day Getting my sweet tooth taken care of this morning! Apparently. It's 9:30 and I've eaten: 4 Riesen caramels, 1 almond roca (all my candies for the weekeend), a PB cup from the freezer, a scotcheroo bar from last weekend, a few m&ms, and my baked oatmeal for breakfast has a few m&ms t...
by sarah.grace
Fri Apr 01, 2011 7:32 pm
Forum: Daily Check In
Topic: KCCC's 2011 Check-in
Replies: 431
Views: 183037

We dip the sandwiches in the ranch dressing. Is that weird? To dip a sandwich? I guess like a french dip- though I've never had one of those. :P So you just dip in a corner, eat it, dip again, eat it... etc. Okay, now it does sound kind of ridiculous!
by sarah.grace
Fri Apr 01, 2011 12:47 pm
Forum: Daily Check In
Topic: KCCC's 2011 Check-in
Replies: 431
Views: 183037

I've finally internalized the connection between habit and results I want. That is fantastic!! I am definitely not there yet, but striving toward it. :) Good for you! I think that realization is what will ultimately make this sustainable as a lifestyle. I guess we have different versions of a tuna ...
by sarah.grace
Fri Apr 01, 2011 12:42 pm
Forum: Daily Check In
Topic: Sarah's Daily Check-In
Replies: 202
Views: 86237

04/01/2011 Success I just tried to type the date as 03/32. :P B: Oatmeal pudding L: Out for mexican! Enchilada, beans, rice D: Kashi cereal, english muffin with PB2, bacon (breakfast for dinner!) I'm kind of nervous for the weekend S days coming up. I want to do well on them. I'm trying to plan out ...
by sarah.grace
Thu Mar 31, 2011 7:28 pm
Forum: Daily Check In
Topic: KCCC's 2011 Check-in
Replies: 431
Views: 183037

Mmmm tuna melts sound good! I think I need to add that to my menu sometime soon :) Do you serve yours with ranch dressing? I always thought my sisters were crazy for that, but now I do it too!
by sarah.grace
Thu Mar 31, 2011 7:22 pm
Forum: No S Diet General Discussion
Topic: Easter is coming!!!!
Replies: 14
Views: 6559

I will definitely be consuming a Cadbury egg, but that's probably it for Easter candy. Not a big jelly bean fan. Probably no Easter dinner either, which is our typical method of celebration. I am taking some vacation days to travel for the holiday, but I won't be home for the annual dinner. :( Oh we...
by sarah.grace
Thu Mar 31, 2011 1:08 pm
Forum: No S Diet General Discussion
Topic: in between caloric beverages
Replies: 12
Views: 5748

---Crystallized honey can usually be un-crystallized by warming it in the microwave or in a pan of water on the stove. If it's in a plastic container, be careful not to melt it! :P I keep my honey in glass mason jars. We used to keep bees on our farm for a neighbor, and he'd give us gallons of his h...
by sarah.grace
Thu Mar 31, 2011 1:03 pm
Forum: No S Diet General Discussion
Topic: * * * * April Challenge * * * *
Replies: 38
Views: 14062

I am in for April- and I will not flake out like last month. :) I've been doing well with my vanilla NoS compliance. I had 2 red days in early January but I've been green since, so I'm pretty confident in those habits. I am just beginning to add in Shovel Glove to my routine, so my goal for April wi...
by sarah.grace
Thu Mar 31, 2011 11:50 am
Forum: Daily Check In
Topic: Sarah's Daily Check-In
Replies: 202
Views: 86237

03/31/2011 Success B: Kashi cereal with almond milk, bacon ("smart bacon"- actually very yummy!) L: Baja beans, applesauce D: Grilled chicken, roasted potatoes, salad evening: hot almond milk I was going to have oatmeal pudding for breakfast, but it wasn't cooking fast enough for me! So I had a bowl...
by sarah.grace
Wed Mar 30, 2011 2:01 pm
Forum: Daily Check In
Topic: Sarah's Daily Check-In
Replies: 202
Views: 86237

03/30/2011 Success B: --- L: Baja beans, cucumber slices (leftovers from yesterday's unfinished lunch) D: Baked oatmeal (tired of the baja beans...) Breakfast didn't happen again today. Just wasn't feeling it. Today was my first day of shovelglove! It was.. interesting. I thought it was going to be ...
by sarah.grace
Tue Mar 29, 2011 3:34 pm
Forum: Daily Check In
Topic: Sarah's Daily Check-In
Replies: 202
Views: 86237

03/29/2011 Success B: --- L: Baja beans, cucumber slices D: Baja beans, broccoli Breakfast just didn't happen today. I made it, brought it to work, was hungry (tummy growling!), but for some reason the thought of eating made me really nauseous. :? So I'll save it in the fridge for tomorrow I guess.
by sarah.grace
Mon Mar 28, 2011 11:58 am
Forum: Daily Check In
Topic: Sarah's Daily Check-In
Replies: 202
Views: 86237

03/26/2011 S Day I went to a cookout at my boss' house Saturday. I was talking with his mother-in-law (a very sweet lady), and she was asking if I'd lost weight since we'd last seen each other. I haven't really, maybe 5-10 pounds depending on the day :P, but that was so flattering! People never comm...
by sarah.grace
Fri Mar 25, 2011 12:24 pm
Forum: Daily Check In
Topic: Sarah's Daily Check-In
Replies: 202
Views: 86237

03/25/2011 Success B: Kashi cereal with my leftover trail mix L: Baja beans with homemade tortilla D: Kashi cereal, PB2 Today I had 2 bites of Sweets. For me, this instance is not a failure because: I baked some bars last night for work today. This morning when I cut them up, I tasted one bite to ma...
by sarah.grace
Thu Mar 24, 2011 10:55 pm
Forum: Daily Check In
Topic: Sarah's Daily Check-In
Replies: 202
Views: 86237

03/24/2011 Success

B: Ezekiel toast with mayo, hard boiled egg slices, ham slices, and cheese
L: Ribs, baked beans, coleslaw
D: Baja beans on homemade tortilla
by sarah.grace
Wed Mar 23, 2011 12:55 pm
Forum: Daily Check In
Topic: Sarah's Daily Check-In
Replies: 202
Views: 86237

03/23/2011 Success! B: Oats with chocolate PB2, almonds, mini choc. chips L: 1/2 Ham and cheese sandwich, trail mix D: Baja burritos and homemade tortillas = YUM! :D Trail mix is tricky for me. Is it a sweet? I know it's a 'snack' food, but if I eat it, I plate it at my meal, so it's not a Snack. My...
by sarah.grace
Tue Mar 22, 2011 11:57 am
Forum: Daily Check In
Topic: Sarah's Daily Check-In
Replies: 202
Views: 86237

<r>03/22/2011 <COLOR color="green"><s>[color=green]</s>Succes<e>[/color]</e></COLOR><br/> <br/> B: Oats with brown sugar<br/> L: 1/2 Ham and cheese sandwich, sweet potato<br/> D: Baja black beans, corn and rice<br/> <br/> I'm going to be eating dinner leftovers for a Long time to come! Cooking for 1...
by sarah.grace
Mon Mar 21, 2011 1:11 pm
Forum: Daily Check In
Topic: Sarah's Daily Check-In
Replies: 202
Views: 86237

03/21/2011 Success! B: Tropical Oats (not really.. just needed to call it something! :) 5 grains + rolled oats + oat bran with sweet potato, coconut and raisins) L: Cold pizza D: Last of the leftover Irish bread with butter and PB2 Oh me, oh my. Such failure cravings today! But the leftover cookies ...
by sarah.grace
Sun Mar 20, 2011 12:22 am
Forum: No S Diet General Discussion
Topic: Stuffed....and fed up with myself!!!
Replies: 26
Views: 10550

Oh goodness. Can I just say, I completely relate, tonight??? All day, I've been on an S Day 'binge'.. eating all sorts of sweets and junk that I don't need, don't even WANT, just 'because I can.' Ugh. So fed up with it! I woke up this morning with a good plan in my mind- I had 2 of my meals planned ...
by sarah.grace
Fri Mar 18, 2011 12:19 pm
Forum: Daily Check In
Topic: O43 Check-in
Replies: 1006
Views: 651804

I'm really curious- what are cooper aerobic points?? :)
by sarah.grace
Fri Mar 18, 2011 12:16 pm
Forum: Daily Check In
Topic: RJ's check in
Replies: 71
Views: 22470

I see you use WATP for exercise.. what do you think of the program? I've read about it a couple places and it looks like a good one, but maybe you have some insights. :) How intense is it, is it effective, is it fun?
by sarah.grace
Fri Mar 18, 2011 12:11 pm
Forum: Daily Check In
Topic: Heidi's Check-In
Replies: 5
Views: 3558

Welcome! Looks like you're off to a good start :) I'm a baker also, though not vegan. It will be fun to hear your recipes. My 'to do list for life' (my version of a bucket list) includes learning to cook vegan meals. Someday... I've never tried the frozen banana ice cream. The ways I've heard to mak...
by sarah.grace
Fri Mar 18, 2011 12:06 pm
Forum: Daily Check In
Topic: Let's do this! 21 days!
Replies: 21
Views: 8666

Congratulations! How exciting for you! I think it's fantastic that you're looking to be healthy during your pregnancy, and not using it as an excuse to eat whatever you 'crave,' whenever you want it. Good for you! :) You'll have to keep us updated- when are you due? (I'm not trying to be nosy- just ...
by sarah.grace
Fri Mar 18, 2011 12:00 pm
Forum: Daily Check In
Topic: Sarah's Daily Check-In
Replies: 202
Views: 86237

03/18/2011 Success

B: Oats with peanut butter & strawberry jam
L: Leftover vegetable soup, hunk of bread
D: small plateful of leftover bread with peanut butter, jam, butter
by sarah.grace
Fri Mar 18, 2011 11:59 am
Forum: Daily Check In
Topic: Sarah's Daily Check-In
Replies: 202
Views: 86237

Celery is another one of my favorites. I'm not so worried about going overboard on it though! :P I used to hate celery- I thought it was gross, and the strings drove me crazy. Then I discovered celery dipped in ranch- which somehow makes it all better. @NoSRocks- I don't do blue cheese but my celery...
by sarah.grace
Thu Mar 17, 2011 5:49 pm
Forum: Daily Check In
Topic: Sarah's Daily Check-In
Replies: 202
Views: 86237

I have mostly a 'love' relationship with peanut butter. It is definitely possible that I could go CRAZY and eat half a jar at once... Which would be the 'hate' side of the relationship. :P This doesn't happen too often with my NoS habits pretty established. When I want to eat peanut butter, I will p...
by sarah.grace
Thu Mar 17, 2011 12:40 pm
Forum: Daily Check In
Topic: Sarah's Daily Check-In
Replies: 202
Views: 86237

03/17/2011 Success B: Cold pizza :D L: 1/2 Ham+cheese sandwich, carrot and celery sticks with peanut butter D: Tomato vegetable soup, Irish soda bread St Patty's day! Not an S day for me, though. I have no plans to celebrate, though my town has what is claimed to be the 2nd largest St. P's day celeb...
by sarah.grace
Wed Mar 16, 2011 1:07 pm
Forum: Daily Check In
Topic: Sarah's Daily Check-In
Replies: 202
Views: 86237

03/16/2011 Success B: Oats with chocolate PB2 L: 1/2 Ham and Cheese sandwich, carrot/celery sticks, peanut butter D: Pizza I'm pretty sure my favorite food is peanut butter. Just to clarify. I went for a ~45 minute walk during my lunch break- it doesn't take me long to eat lunch, and I wanted to put...
by sarah.grace
Tue Mar 15, 2011 5:24 pm
Forum: Daily Check In
Topic: Sarah's Daily Check-In
Replies: 202
Views: 86237

03/15/2011 Success B: Kashi crunch with greek yogurt L: Roast beef sandwich, fries, diet coke D: Fries with gravy+cheese, Ants-on-a-log with PB2... had to try it out I was really craving a salad for lunch. The restaurant I went to was OUT of salad... I don't even understand this. :| So I ended up ea...
by sarah.grace
Mon Mar 14, 2011 6:38 pm
Forum: Daily Check In
Topic: Sarah's Daily Check-In
Replies: 202
Views: 86237

03/14/2011 Success

B: ----
L: Kashi cereal, Ants-on-a-Log
D: Chicken nuggets, fries, celery and carrot sticks
by sarah.grace
Mon Mar 14, 2011 6:37 pm
Forum: Daily Check In
Topic: Sarah's Daily Check-In
Replies: 202
Views: 86237

03/12/2011 S Day
03/13/2011 S Day
by sarah.grace
Fri Mar 11, 2011 1:14 pm
Forum: Daily Check In
Topic: Sarah's Daily Check-In
Replies: 202
Views: 86237

03/11/2011 Success

B: Kashi cereal with greek yogurt (First meal w/o peanut butter!)
L: 1/2 bean spread sandwich, Ants-on-a-log
D: Spaghetti, salad, bread
by sarah.grace
Thu Mar 10, 2011 9:29 pm
Forum: No S Diet General Discussion
Topic: * * * March challenge * * *
Replies: 29
Views: 10121

We're a third of the way through March- looks like everyone's check-ins are going well! :) Keep it up!
by sarah.grace
Thu Mar 10, 2011 9:20 pm
Forum: No S Diet General Discussion
Topic: Oatmeal, revisited
Replies: 52
Views: 25706

My most recent oatmeal 'adventure' was topping plain oats with a spoonful of strawberry jam, and a spoonful of peanut butter. Yum! They both melted beautifully onto the oats. :) I also read recently about mixing grated sweet potato into oats- I think I would have to cook on the stovetop for this to ...
by sarah.grace
Thu Mar 10, 2011 1:13 pm
Forum: Daily Check In
Topic: Sarah's Daily Check-In
Replies: 202
Views: 86237

03/10/2011 Success! B: Oats with PB&J L: 1/2 Bean spread sandwich, Ants-on-a-log D: Bean-spread-made-into-dip with homemade tortilla chips, celery and carrot sticks, ants-on-a-log (had to! :)) It's been a good week (so far!) on my running plan. I ran Monday and Wednesday- much better than procrastin...
by sarah.grace
Wed Mar 09, 2011 12:56 pm
Forum: No S Diet General Discussion
Topic: Heads up on food packaging
Replies: 5
Views: 2744

I wasn't trying to be contradictory or discredit the article- just sharing my thoughts! So I was thinking about this some more- trying to think of what food I eat that does stay in cardboard packaging long-term. The only thing I came up with is a box of cereal. I guess it would be easy to take the c...