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by ChubbyBaby
Wed Aug 22, 2012 9:33 pm
Forum: Daily Check In
Topic: ChubbyBaby's Check In
Replies: 60
Views: 26663

Did ya miss me?? Well, even if you didn't I'm back for another try. Here's what happened after I last dropped off the NoS planet. I quickly gave up on the calorie burn idea. I hate contrived exercise, so it was absolutely ridiculous for me to think that I was going to change my attitude on that enou...
by ChubbyBaby
Tue Feb 14, 2012 2:26 am
Forum: Daily Check In
Topic: ChubbyBaby's Check In
Replies: 60
Views: 26663

I stumbled across another website/blog this week that's really inspired me. I've been searching the internet, looking for any information calorie restricted low carb diets. Well, the website I found is a wealth of information! It's written by a doctor who has been researching weight loss and low car...
by ChubbyBaby
Mon Feb 06, 2012 4:05 pm
Forum: Daily Check In
Topic: ChubbyBaby's Check In
Replies: 60
Views: 26663

Warning... this may be in the realm of Too Much Information, but I had a revelation this week. I've just finally realized that I'm going through perimenopause. Duh!! No wonder it's been so hard for me to lose weight. I kept waiting for the hot flashes to come, but they haven't, so I assumed that it ...
by ChubbyBaby
Wed Feb 01, 2012 11:15 pm
Forum: Daily Check In
Topic: ChubbyBaby's Check In
Replies: 60
Views: 26663

Thanks for stopping by my daily thread We are all really different and it is our task to find what works for us. Yes, that's true. You sound very similar to me in height, and former weight, as well as the way you eat, which was what caught my attention. It helps to learn from those similar to ourse...
by ChubbyBaby
Wed Feb 01, 2012 5:16 pm
Forum: Daily Check In
Topic: ChubbyBaby's Check In
Replies: 60
Views: 26663

Had another fail yesterday, but again, it wasn't anything too serious. I tried eating a smaller supper, but by 8 p.m. I was ravenous. Had some carrots and a couple pieces of cheese at 10 p.m. I didn't have a very good weekend, so Monday was rough...again. I was very bloated...I couldn't get my rings...
by ChubbyBaby
Tue Jan 31, 2012 5:37 pm
Forum: Daily Check In
Topic: TexArk's Musings
Replies: 246
Views: 111071

I just wanted to stop in and say hi. I've been reading your daily check in thread and want to tell you how much it has inspired me. For the past 15 years I have been eating low carb, very similar to the way that you are eating. I'm healthy and I feel great. Unfortunately I have not been able to lose...
by ChubbyBaby
Fri Jan 27, 2012 7:19 pm
Forum: Daily Check In
Topic: ChubbyBaby's Check In
Replies: 60
Views: 26663

I've been trying to pay attention to my hunger levels at meal times and have discovered something about myself. At breakfast and at lunch I am able to eat reasonable sized portions and not stuff myself, but supper time is a totally different story. I have not been able to stop myself from eating bey...
by ChubbyBaby
Fri Jan 27, 2012 6:53 pm
Forum: Daily Check In
Topic: ChubbyBaby's Check In
Replies: 60
Views: 26663

Eileen7316 wrote: You just dinged the car.
ROTFL! I love this! Thanks for the laugh Eileen!
by ChubbyBaby
Thu Jan 26, 2012 6:13 pm
Forum: Daily Check In
Topic: ChubbyBaby's Check In
Replies: 60
Views: 26663

Got through my first 21 days with no problem, then had a fail yesterday. I had an unusual schedule yesterday, so I am blaming that for my failure. I had to attend a meeting last night, and so I had to eat supper an hour and a half earlier than normal. The meeting went late, so by the time I got home...
by ChubbyBaby
Thu Jan 26, 2012 4:12 pm
Forum: Daily Check In
Topic: The 21(day) Club
Replies: 836
Views: 562355

I'm officially in the 21 day club. :) I've been green since January 1, 2012.
by ChubbyBaby
Sun Jan 22, 2012 9:58 pm
Forum: Daily Check In
Topic: ChubbyBaby's Check In
Replies: 60
Views: 26663

Physical- bloated, cramps, aching muscles, headache, exhausted.
Mental- depressed, crabby, lethargic, no will-power.
S-Days gone wild. :(
by ChubbyBaby
Fri Jan 20, 2012 5:40 pm
Forum: Daily Check In
Topic: ChubbyBaby's Check In
Replies: 60
Views: 26663

All green this week. I'm not having trouble sticking to the plan, but I know that I'm eating too much anyway. I think that my fear of hunger is still pretty deeply ingrained because I consistantly eat beyond the point of satiety at every meal...just so I don't get hungry later. Last night at supper ...
by ChubbyBaby
Mon Jan 16, 2012 3:41 pm
Forum: Daily Check In
Topic: ChubbyBaby's Check In
Replies: 60
Views: 26663

Had a fairly normal weekend, no bingeing, just regular, plain old overeating. Had my three meals per day, plus a Saturday evening snack of a huge bowl of popcorn with butter. Sunday I ate out for lunch at a very greasy fish and chip place. Had a smaller supper, but finished it off with chocolate cak...
by ChubbyBaby
Fri Jan 13, 2012 4:18 pm
Forum: Daily Check In
Topic: ChubbyBaby's Check In
Replies: 60
Views: 26663

I'm feeling really, really positive today. This week has gone well, and my weight is coming down. I know that the small amount of weight that I've lost so far could be inaccurate, but to me it is a very positive sign that this diet is actually working. You see, I've been on a low carb diet for many ...
by ChubbyBaby
Wed Jan 11, 2012 3:31 pm
Forum: Daily Check In
Topic: ChubbyBaby's Check In
Replies: 60
Views: 26663

Doing well! My N days are green and my hunger is under control. My meals are still pretty big, but my weight is coming back down. I'm feeling pretty good about everything today. B: cheese omelet, back bacon, coffee with cream L: very large taco salad with beef, beans, cheese, salsa & sour cream S: f...
by ChubbyBaby
Tue Jan 10, 2012 1:48 am
Forum: Daily Check In
Topic: ChubbyBaby's Check In
Replies: 60
Views: 26663

I was very disappointed for a long time about how long it took me for my weekends to calm down, but since I was eating so much better on N days than I had been for years, I felt I had to accept it. Have you reviewed the Phases of No S thread recently? I do know that after a few months it took a lot...
by ChubbyBaby
Tue Jan 10, 2012 1:37 am
Forum: Daily Check In
Topic: ChubbyBaby's Check In
Replies: 60
Views: 26663

(((((((((((HUGS))))))))))) just popping in to say hi and that I have been enjoying reading your posts. I love the genuine way you write from the heart and I could identify and empathize with what you had written: inc. your feelings/doubts etc. following the No S Plan. We all have our own insecuriti...
by ChubbyBaby
Mon Jan 09, 2012 7:45 pm
Forum: Daily Check In
Topic: ChubbyBaby's Check In
Replies: 60
Views: 26663

This past weekend was more normal now that the holidays are over. I didn't have boxes of chocolates laying around my house for me to nibble on. :D The regular weekend challenges that I have to deal with are going out to eat and recreational, relaxational eating. Going out to eat means that I eat cra...
by ChubbyBaby
Mon Jan 09, 2012 7:27 pm
Forum: Daily Check In
Topic: ChubbyBaby's Check In
Replies: 60
Views: 26663

Yum, your meals sound delicious! Thanks! Too bad my teenagers don't think so. They would be happy with pizza and fries for every meal. :lol: Don't be put off by calorie counting - most people here agree that different things work for different people. I'm not a calorie counter by any means, althoug...
by ChubbyBaby
Mon Jan 09, 2012 4:28 pm
Forum: No S Diet Testimonials (aka "yearly check in")
Topic: disordered/ emotional eating? the No S cure
Replies: 62
Views: 65583

Congratulations on your success! It is incredibly inspiring to hear your story, especially for someone who is relatively new to this diet. Thank you very much for sharing it with us. I also want to thank you for the time you take to encourage others on this board! It is greatly appreciated!
by ChubbyBaby
Fri Jan 06, 2012 3:28 pm
Forum: Daily Check In
Topic: ChubbyBaby's Check In
Replies: 60
Views: 26663

Success. My last two days have been successful, and easier than the last time I posted. I made sure I had enough fat at each meal and that really helped. I'm also pleased that some of that Christmas weight gain is coming off. I am back down to my original start weight, so I'm feeling better about ev...
by ChubbyBaby
Wed Jan 04, 2012 3:20 pm
Forum: Daily Check In
Topic: ChubbyBaby's Check In
Replies: 60
Views: 26663

Success. But it was hard. I did fine during the day but I noticed that I felt a bit weak and shaky between meals. I had a good supper but by 9 pm last night I was quite hungry, even after having a tea with cream. I didn't want to break down and have a snack so I went to bed early and read, but had t...
by ChubbyBaby
Wed Jan 04, 2012 3:28 am
Forum: Daily Check In
Topic: ChubbyBaby's Check In
Replies: 60
Views: 26663

Tell us, what do you think of exercising? :lol: Did my bad attitude show? I think housework counts, but you gotta keep at something zippy for a couple of hours every day to make a difference, I think. But you don't have to do it all at once. Something zippy for a couple of hours eh?....that isn't g...
by ChubbyBaby
Tue Jan 03, 2012 10:02 pm
Forum: Daily Check In
Topic: ChubbyBaby's Check In
Replies: 60
Views: 26663

Success! B: eggs, ham, spinach, cheese, coffee, half & half L: tuna sandwich, carrots, apple, peanut butter S: port tenderloin, cabbage, rice, diet pudding I hate exercising, but I'm going to try to add some in. I've started a new habitcal to track it. The only exercise I enjoy is exercise that I do...
by ChubbyBaby
Mon Jan 02, 2012 8:06 pm
Forum: Daily Check In
Topic: ChubbyBaby's Check In
Replies: 60
Views: 26663

oolala, I can't tell you how much I appreciate your insight and your kind, encouraging words. Thank you. My goal has always been to lose weight. It's the main thing I think about. I've spent so many years thinking about it and obsessing about it. It is the dark cloud that hangs over every single eve...
by ChubbyBaby
Mon Jan 02, 2012 5:48 pm
Forum: Daily Check In
Topic: ChubbyBaby's Check In
Replies: 60
Views: 26663

Mental note to self: Don't weigh in on Monday! (especially after the holidays) I really hoped I could maintain over the holidays, but this morning's weigh in told me that I didn't. The sad fact is that I'm up 6.5 lbs from two weeks ago!!! I took two extra S days over the holidays, and had 2 fail day...
by ChubbyBaby
Thu Dec 29, 2011 7:37 pm
Forum: Daily Check In
Topic: ChubbyBaby's Check In
Replies: 60
Views: 26663

Success! Back on track and feeling better (except I still have a nasty headache!). I did great yesterday even though my entire family was gorging on chocolates all around me, and I was hungry! I'm proud of myself for not caving in. It was hard though. I even woke up twice during the night due to a g...
by ChubbyBaby
Wed Dec 28, 2011 7:28 pm
Forum: Daily Check In
Topic: ChubbyBaby's Check In
Replies: 60
Views: 26663

I''m back home from holidays and ready to get back on track. I scheduled 2 extra S days during the past week because I was visiting relatives and was not in control of all the eating situations. I didn't do too bad over the weekend, but noticed that my eating control deteriorated as the days went by...
by ChubbyBaby
Wed Dec 21, 2011 8:10 pm
Forum: Daily Check In
Topic: ChubbyBaby's Check In
Replies: 60
Views: 26663

Success. I made it through my visit with no problems. :) I'm pleased that I haven't been having too much trouble sticking to three meals and no snacks so far. I just haven't been as hungry as I thought I would be. I've added more fat to my meals this time around, and my plates are still pretty full,...
by ChubbyBaby
Tue Dec 20, 2011 4:17 pm
Forum: Daily Check In
Topic: ChubbyBaby's Check In
Replies: 60
Views: 26663

Success! B: cheese omelet, bacon, coffee with cream L: spinach salad with chicken breast, mandarin orange, diet coke S: beef vegetable stew, greek yogurt with blueberries and walnuts, tea I've been invited over to a new friends house this afternoon for a visit. I'm sure she's going to offer me somet...
by ChubbyBaby
Mon Dec 19, 2011 10:06 pm
Forum: Daily Check In
Topic: ChubbyBaby's Check In
Replies: 60
Views: 26663

I got through my first S weekend fairly well. Saturday was a good day. I had my normal breakfast, but then skipped lunch because I had to go to a music recital. After the recital there was a buffet table, which I handled well. I had a small plate of goodies with no guilt. Later that day my husband a...
by ChubbyBaby
Sat Dec 17, 2011 4:39 pm
Forum: Daily Check In
Topic: ChubbyBaby's Check In
Replies: 60
Views: 26663

First week of N days finished and all were green. I'm also down 3.5 lbs. Yay!

Now, to tackle my first weekend. I have two Christmas functions to attend so my strategy is to just stick to my normal N day routine, but allow myself to have desert at the functions. No random snacking.
by ChubbyBaby
Fri Dec 16, 2011 5:29 pm
Forum: Daily Check In
Topic: ChubbyBaby's Check In
Replies: 60
Views: 26663

Thanks for the encouragement Oolala! When I was a teenager, growing up in the 70's, my family only ever ate 3 meals a day. We never snacked. Unfortunately, I remember being STARVING all the time! By supper time I would be so hungry that I would stuff myself with a massive plate of food, usually go f...
by ChubbyBaby
Thu Dec 15, 2011 5:20 pm
Forum: Daily Check In
Topic: ChubbyBaby's Check In
Replies: 60
Views: 26663

I'm back. :D So, the year didn't go very well for me. I pretty much gave up on NoS after my last post. I was having a serious mental struggle between the concepts of low carbing v.s. calorie restriction. I've been low carbing for 15 years and have spent a lot of time immersing myself in that way of ...
by ChubbyBaby
Mon Feb 14, 2011 3:43 pm
Forum: Daily Check In
Topic: ChubbyBaby's Check In
Replies: 60
Views: 26663

February 14/11 - 193 It's been awhile since I've checked in! I've been dealing with sick children in my house for the past two weeks, and haven't been at my computer much. This also means that I haven't been keeping track of my second 21 day attempt very well, so I've decided to not worry about it r...
by ChubbyBaby
Mon Jan 31, 2011 10:59 pm
Forum: Daily Check In
Topic: Kathleen and BrightAngel's Discussion on Why We Get Fat
Replies: 228
Views: 65110

I just started listening to the book CD of "Why We Get Fat" and I have read BrightAngels summary. This is a fascinating discussion and I hope you don't mind if I pop in once in awhile. I hope that this doesn't divert from the book discussion, but I just wanted to comment on possible reasons why peop...
by ChubbyBaby
Mon Jan 31, 2011 9:14 pm
Forum: Daily Check In
Topic: ChubbyBaby's Check In
Replies: 60
Views: 26663

Jan 26/11 - Day 1 - Success Jan 27/11 - Day 2 - Success Jan 28/11 - Day 3 - Success Jan 29/11 - Day 4 - S Day Jan 30/11 - Day 5 - S Day Weigh In - 193.5 lbs Starting over with my second 21 day challenge, with my new low-carb mod. So far so good, and I'm happy to report that I'm almost back down to m...
by ChubbyBaby
Thu Jan 27, 2011 7:03 pm
Forum: Daily Check In
Topic: BrightAngel check-in
Replies: 692
Views: 382251

Hi Again BrightAngel, What a tremendous amount of data you have accumulated over the years! It must be so helpful to have such an incredible resource that you are able to refer back to! It makes me want to start tracking everything too. :D I totally understand what you are saying about a natural res...
by ChubbyBaby
Wed Jan 26, 2011 6:06 pm
Forum: Daily Check In
Topic: BrightAngel check-in
Replies: 692
Views: 382251

Hi BrightAngel, I'm pretty new to the No-S diet and to this board, but I've been reading the past posts voraciously and have found your journey very interesting. I wanted to share with you because I think we are thinking along similar lines, but I'm coming at it from the opposite end. You see, I've ...
by ChubbyBaby
Wed Jan 26, 2011 4:15 pm
Forum: Daily Check In
Topic: ChubbyBaby's Check In
Replies: 60
Views: 26663

Jan 24/11 - Day 8 - Success Jan 25/11 - Day 9 - Failure Crap...my first failure day. :cry: I don't know what happened, but yesterday afternoon I was so hungry by 3 p.m. that I thought I was going to chew my arm off! :lol: I also knew that I wasn't going to be able to have supper until 6 p.m., so I c...
by ChubbyBaby
Mon Jan 24, 2011 8:15 pm
Forum: Daily Check In
Topic: ChubbyBaby's Check In
Replies: 60
Views: 26663

Jan 22/11 - Day 6 - S Day Jan 23/11 - Day 7 - S Day Wow, so now I know what S day's gone wild is all about. Saturday wasn't too bad. The day was normal, with breakfast and lunch, but then for supper I had a large amount of home made pizza, and then went out for ice cream. Okay, this was bad, but not...
by ChubbyBaby
Sun Jan 23, 2011 12:41 am
Forum: No S Diet General Discussion
Topic: Memories of Childhood Eating
Replies: 8
Views: 3245

I've actually been thinking about my childhood eating a lot this week. I grew up in the 70's and my parents came from farming backgrounds, so we had very regular 3 meals a day. We never snacked. We did have lots of sweets though, with every meal. There were always cookies at lunch, and desert after ...
by ChubbyBaby
Sat Jan 22, 2011 6:58 pm
Forum: No S Diet General Discussion
Topic: Eating for satisfaction or prevention?
Replies: 9
Views: 2648

Eating for satisfaction or prevention?

This is a question I've been mulling over for the past while, and I'd like some input on. When eating an N day meal should I be eating enough to satisfy my current hunger, or should I be eating enough to prevent or delay hunger before my next meal? I think that this mental distinction is very import...
by ChubbyBaby
Sat Jan 22, 2011 6:30 pm
Forum: Daily Check In
Topic: ChubbyBaby's Check In
Replies: 60
Views: 26663

Jan 19/11 - Day 3 - Success Jan 20/11 - Day 4 - Success Jan 21/11 - Day 5 - Success End of week weigh in - 195.5 - maintained This week I worked on portion control. I organized a few intelligent dietary defaults for breakfast and lunch and calculated the calories in these. Generally my breakfasts ar...
by ChubbyBaby
Wed Jan 19, 2011 8:48 pm
Forum: Daily Check In
Topic: ChubbyBaby's Check In
Replies: 60
Views: 26663

21 Day Challenge #2 Starting Weight 195.5 Jan 17/11 - Day 1 - Success Jan 18/11 - Day 2 - Success I've been spending so much time on the board in the last few days that my eyes are sore. I can't tell you how good it has been for me though! I've learned some things I didn't know, and I've read some ...
by ChubbyBaby
Mon Jan 17, 2011 5:05 pm
Forum: Daily Check In
Topic: The 21(day) Club
Replies: 836
Views: 562355

I made the 21 Day Club! That's the good news. The bad news is that I gained 2 lbs, but I am not going to dwell on that. I want to focus on the fact that I was able to do the 21 days, right off the bat, because I know that there are many people who have not been able to do that. I have a good foundat...
by ChubbyBaby
Mon Jan 17, 2011 4:46 pm
Forum: Daily Check In
Topic: ChubbyBaby's Check In
Replies: 60
Views: 26663

Day 19- Success Day 20- S Day Day 21- S Day Starting weight: 193 Ending weight: 195 Yay! I made my first 21 days. That's the good news. The bad news is that I gained 2 lbs. I'm not very happy about that, but I am not going to focus on that. Instead I am going to focus on the fact that I was able to ...
by ChubbyBaby
Fri Jan 14, 2011 4:39 pm
Forum: Daily Check In
Topic: ChubbyBaby's Check In
Replies: 60
Views: 26663

Day 15 - Success Day 16 - Success Day 17 - Success Day 18 - Success Three more days to go to make the 21 day club. I ate better quality food this week but am still overeating at mealtimes - even though I am keeping it at one plateful. I know that I'm not losing any weight either so I'm feeling very ...
by ChubbyBaby
Mon Jan 10, 2011 5:22 pm
Forum: Daily Check In
Topic: ChubbyBaby's Check In
Replies: 60
Views: 26663

Day 12 - Success Day 13 - S Day Day 14 - S Day Warning...I'm going to rant. So, technically I had a good week. I followed the S diet rules and so it was a "success", but somehow though, I don't feel very successful. I don't feel like I am going in the right direction. I understand that the focus ri...
by ChubbyBaby
Fri Jan 07, 2011 4:42 am
Forum: Daily Check In
Topic: ChubbyBaby's Check In
Replies: 60
Views: 26663

Day 11 - Success It's real hunger. Empty-stomach, growling-stomach hunger, and I really hope it gets better soon. Oolala, it's funny you said that about skipping your decaf, because today I had a decaf tea with a splash of cream about mid-afternoon and that helped a bit. It's not against the rules, ...
by ChubbyBaby
Thu Jan 06, 2011 4:03 am
Forum: Daily Check In
Topic: ChubbyBaby's Check In
Replies: 60
Views: 26663

Day 8 - Success Day 9 - Success Day 10 - Success It's going great so far! I'm pretty hungry during the afternoons but I've managed to tough it out. On Day 8 I must have had a lighter lunch because I started feeling hungry around 2 p.m. and I don't normally eat supper until 5:30 - 6 p.m. When I felt ...
by ChubbyBaby
Wed Jan 05, 2011 5:06 pm
Forum: No S Diet General Discussion
Topic: Every day feels like an S day! Intro
Replies: 3
Views: 1719

Thank you very much for your informative reply! It was just the kind of information I was looking for. I'm so glad that you shared what your typical meals look like, and am glad to hear that you aren't having blood sugar issues without sticking to a strict low carb diet. Since I started No S I have ...
by ChubbyBaby
Mon Jan 03, 2011 10:16 pm
Forum: Daily Check In
Topic: ChubbyBaby's Check In
Replies: 60
Views: 26663

ChubbyBaby's Check In

Start date: Dec. 27, 2010 Stats: 47 year old female- 5'8"-193 lbs I'm new to the S diet so I'm going to start by going for the 21 day club. Day 1: Success Day 2: Success Day 3: Success Day 4: Success Day 5: Exempt -New Year's Eve Day 6: Exempt Day 7: Exempt Observations: I was pretty pleased by the ...
by ChubbyBaby
Fri Dec 31, 2010 11:57 pm
Forum: No S Diet General Discussion
Topic: Every day feels like an S day! Intro
Replies: 3
Views: 1719

Every day feels like an S day! Intro

Hi! I am new to the No S diet. I am a 47 year old mother of two. I am 5'8' and I weigh 193 lbs. Ideally I would like to lose at least 30 lbs. I started on Dec 27th and have successfully completed my first week of N days. I have to tell you though that after 15 years of mostly low carb dieting I felt...