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by M's sick of dieting
Tue Feb 02, 2016 2:26 pm
Forum: No S Diet General Discussion
Topic: i just spent $37 to realize No S is the only way
Replies: 15
Views: 11112

I just did this recently as well. When will I learn that dieting turns me into this crazy binge eater? I don't have a whole lot to lose, I'd like to lose 20-30lbs. But I've always said I have the ability to be obese. I recently decided I'll give Weight Watchers another go, I found an app. that lets ...
by M's sick of dieting
Wed Jul 29, 2015 10:49 am
Forum: No S Diet General Discussion
Topic: Saying hello and need advice
Replies: 11
Views: 7397

I guess the way I'm looking at it is, dieting and then binge eating is just making me bigger and bigger. At least if I stop doing that, stop eating so much junk, stop grazing all day, and stick to 3 meals a day I won't keep getting bigger. Eventually the weight will hopefully start coming off and ri...
by M's sick of dieting
Tue Jul 28, 2015 2:22 am
Forum: No S Diet General Discussion
Topic: Saying hello and need advice
Replies: 11
Views: 7397

Oh my goodness you sound just like me. I too am giving this a shot as dieting only makes me hungry and food obsessed. I blame years of dieting on my binge eating and diet addiction. Looking for some sanity with food. I've also wondered if it's bad that I stop trying to lose weight, but then remind m...
by M's sick of dieting
Mon Aug 25, 2014 1:39 pm
Forum: No S Diet General Discussion
Topic: NoS and forget the rest
Replies: 13
Views: 8359

The Superfood video is hilarious:) it reminds me if a similar video I once saw (that I can't find now) "I can't afford my dietary restrictions". Talking about how everyone has some kind of intolorence now, gluten, sugar, ect. Granted some people do have these things, but for example true Gluten into...
by M's sick of dieting
Fri Jul 11, 2014 3:19 am
Forum: No S Diet General Discussion
Topic: Fighting off the urge to snack
Replies: 5
Views: 3519

Fighting off the urge to snack

Hello all, I'm posting this to keep myself from eating. Night time is so hard for me oh my goodness. Trying to get back into this healthy life habit but Man ! I've had to give myself 2 pep talks tonight ! I'm not hungry, at all!! Not even a little, but my desire to eat is obnoxious.. It's all I thin...
by M's sick of dieting
Tue Nov 12, 2013 6:03 pm
Forum: No S Diet General Discussion
Topic: American Women Didn't Get Fat in the 1950s
Replies: 35
Views: 25547

It's true, my Mom and Dad where kids in the fifties and she always says "there really were no Fat kids or Adults for that matter". But she also says aside from Cake on Birthdays there was No snacks, no video games, and she said Kids played outside all day everyday. She said once a month my Grandpare...
by M's sick of dieting
Thu Aug 15, 2013 12:04 pm
Forum: No S Diet General Discussion
Topic: The Diets We Have Tried
Replies: 51
Views: 25494

1st off I have to say its so nice to see other people who have tried and failed one diet after another the way I have. It installs the fact diets are impossible to do forever. Any who here goes. 1. My first diet I was 11 and it was in a magazine lose 10 pounds in a week! (grapefruit for breakfast, t...
by M's sick of dieting
Wed Jul 03, 2013 1:21 pm
Forum: No S Diet General Discussion
Topic: Evening snacker:(
Replies: 14
Views: 5884

Evening snacker:(

So I'm back at it eating 3 meals a day feeling good and satisfied, not hungry between meals. Then the Evening comes around, after work, after Dinner, after the Kids are in bed, and it's all I can think about!! I can't believe how hard it is that time of day (the WORST time of day!). The last two day...
by M's sick of dieting
Mon Jul 01, 2013 1:26 pm
Forum: No S Diet General Discussion
Topic: Chronic Dieter Syndrome
Replies: 10
Views: 6141

I've read similar articles like this before. It also explains why last time I attempted Weight Watchers I lost 25lbs. And when I couldn't stick to it anymore I gained that weight back and that same 25lbs felt fatter and heavier then before I'd lost. Because any kind of calorie restricting diets caus...
by M's sick of dieting
Thu Jan 17, 2013 4:25 pm
Forum: No S Diet General Discussion
Topic: Do you count "minor" holidays as S days?
Replies: 20
Views: 9912

I only treat holidays were food is involved, think family Dinners, cookouts, box of Chocolate on Valentines day) as S day.
by M's sick of dieting
Sun Dec 02, 2012 2:07 pm
Forum: No S Diet General Discussion
Topic: * * * December challenge * * *
Replies: 74
Views: 39647

I'm in too:) December is the worst for me as far a weight gain. I'm gonna try doing S events this month as the whole weekend of Christmas I'm gonna relax and enjoy myself. This will help keep me accountable. 1. Did good, felt satisfied not stuffed and feel thinner sunday morning. 2. 3. 4. 5. 6. 7. 8...
by M's sick of dieting
Sun Dec 02, 2012 5:14 am
Forum: No S Diet General Discussion
Topic: I little encouragement for those in need
Replies: 12
Views: 5897

Thank you for this, it's so nice to hear success stories. It gives me hope that there is a way to be thin without compulsive dieting. I have also thought about making S events, rather then days as sweets are huge trigger foods for me and I tend to go overboard with them. Thanks again for posting you...
by M's sick of dieting
Sun Nov 25, 2012 9:01 pm
Forum: No S Diet General Discussion
Topic: My In Law
Replies: 9
Views: 3616

Oh good, I was gonna say have your wife take care of it if it's her side of the family. Some people are clueless, especially if they've never struggled with their weight. You should never tell a child they're fat! As an overweight child I remember every fat comment ever made to me, and all it did wa...
by M's sick of dieting
Sun Nov 25, 2012 6:44 pm
Forum: No S Diet General Discussion
Topic: Do drinks every count as meals?
Replies: 5
Views: 3057

I guess I try not to drink calories. I'd much rather eat them. The only time I do is if I'm trying to make it to my next meal and then it's like coffee with a little cream and sugar, or maybe small glass of milk. I try to keep it under 100 calories. For me liquid calories is a kiss of failure for we...
by M's sick of dieting
Sun Oct 21, 2012 1:24 pm
Forum: No S Diet General Discussion
Topic: Is it hopeless?
Replies: 7
Views: 3742

I know all to well what your feeling. My Husband once told me I'm addicted to dieting. But now I can't stick to anything more then a day or 2. A most recent attempt was weight watchers I ate really well, I watched my points, drank my water, jogged a few days a week and on weigh-in day I had stayed t...
by M's sick of dieting
Wed Sep 26, 2012 2:53 pm
Forum: No S Diet General Discussion
Topic: let the sugar fast begin
Replies: 8
Views: 4514

I just wanted to say that I can totally relate to you. I work in a Salon with 11 Stylist, 3 Nail Techs, 3 receptionist, and whenever its someone Birthday one of the receptionist will bake you a cake. Which is so nice but with that many people theres a cake in the back room a lot, and she acts like h...
by M's sick of dieting
Tue Sep 18, 2012 2:56 am
Forum: No S Diet General Discussion
Topic: Is there any ex weight watcher followers here?
Replies: 33
Views: 14450

Thanks everybody for commenting on this, I love reading everyone's opinion and experiences. I do feel my mindset shifting a bit. I do wanna loose 20 maybe 30lbs. But I'm gonna try to focus on more "3 meals a day" habit, instead of "let's see if I can loose 2 lbs this week so I can eat all weekend ca...
by M's sick of dieting
Thu Sep 06, 2012 7:08 pm
Forum: No S Diet General Discussion
Topic: Is there any ex weight watcher followers here?
Replies: 33
Views: 14450

That is exactly how I feel!! It's like if you don't eat constantly you are starving. And let's face, hunger always wins! I complained to my Husband once about not thinking I can do it anymore (count points) and he says "why don't you just eat normal?", and it occurred to me that I have no clue what ...
by M's sick of dieting
Thu Sep 06, 2012 3:43 pm
Forum: No S Diet General Discussion
Topic: Is there any ex weight watcher followers here?
Replies: 33
Views: 14450

Is there any ex weight watcher followers here?

I've been on and off Weight Watcher several times in my life. The most recent I lost about 25 lbs. looked better, felt better, I hadn't reached goal yet but was close. Then I found myself in this vicious cycle of counting my points, running everyday, then the weekend would come and I'd eat like craz...
by M's sick of dieting
Mon Jul 02, 2012 2:19 am
Forum: No S Diet General Discussion
Topic: Obsessed with Food
Replies: 10
Views: 5721

I'm so sorry your going threw this, I do the same thing. You have what I call "Diet Head", I feel like it's like being anorexic without the starving. It's food and skinny obsession. I can't tell you how many Diet books I own, I'd be embarrassed to tell you. I've started so many diets gone grocery sh...
by M's sick of dieting
Thu May 17, 2012 1:53 pm
Forum: No S Diet General Discussion
Topic: Meals aren't filling enough!
Replies: 8
Views: 4496

Hi there! I had the same issue for a while. I do better with a big breakfast and lunch with lots of protein and some fat and carbs (of course;) Also I've heard other No S-ers say they'd have a glass of Milk or Coffee in between lunch and Dinner to get them threw. I found these little Protein Shakes ...
by M's sick of dieting
Sun Mar 18, 2012 11:58 am
Forum: No S Diet General Discussion
Topic: Podcast #41: The "What the Hell" effect
Replies: 19
Views: 17943

This "what the hell" is exactly what caused me personally to put on 20-30 pounds. I can only stick to a diet for 4 days, tops! Then we'll go out for dinner or the husband brings me and the kids ice cream, or someone brings brownies to work. I slip up once and it takes me till next Sunday to start my...
by M's sick of dieting
Mon Nov 07, 2011 5:38 pm
Forum: No S Diet General Discussion
Topic: Onederland!
Replies: 17
Views: 9837

Congrats!! That's great!!
by M's sick of dieting
Mon Nov 07, 2011 5:34 pm
Forum: No S Diet General Discussion
Topic: My lesson learned at least for today
Replies: 13
Views: 6849

Oh my goodness! That is me, all the way!!! I've been saying for the past couple years that dieting has made me over weight. Because I do that exact same thing! I get al excited and motivated about a new diet, just to not be able to stick to it for more then a couple days at best, fall off and eat a ...
by M's sick of dieting
Wed Oct 05, 2011 2:20 pm
Forum: Daily Check In
Topic: M's sick of dieting check-in
Replies: 8
Views: 4318

They got me again:( I broke down and joined weight watchers, again. After less then a week of it I'm sick of it. Hungry, thinking about food alllll day, obsessing over every little bite, measuring everything, did I mention hungry :( Then I brake down and eat and eat and eat, today was my first "weig...
by M's sick of dieting
Wed Oct 05, 2011 12:06 pm
Forum: No S Diet General Discussion
Topic: weird dreams
Replies: 4
Views: 2579

Once when I was trying a low-carb diet I had a dream I was eat a whole pan of brownies by myself:)
by M's sick of dieting
Tue Sep 27, 2011 9:45 pm
Forum: No S Diet General Discussion
Topic: In case of emergencies - coffee/milk or almonds?
Replies: 13
Views: 5572

I've done plan milk, or coffee with cream, also I've bought these little protein shakes i'n case of emergencies. They all work well:)
by M's sick of dieting
Wed Sep 14, 2011 7:42 pm
Forum: No S Diet General Discussion
Topic: Grocery Budget
Replies: 15
Views: 6431

I think I'm prob spending the same, but I feel there's more food i'n the house. Diet food is expensive! I can't tell you how many times I'd go shopping for the week, get all the stuff I'll need for my diet, and my family's whining that there's no food i'n the house, cause they won't touch that stuff...
by M's sick of dieting
Wed Sep 14, 2011 4:36 pm
Forum: No S Diet General Discussion
Topic: Note to self, Stay out of the stupid diet sites!!
Replies: 6
Views: 2986

Note to self, Stay out of the stupid diet sites!!

How do I find myself in there?? I'll be looking for a recipe or something and the next thing I know I'm in another diet web site questioning myself if I should start another diet. Its like a constant battle in my head and I always come to the same answer. "I just don't think I can do it anymore, or ...
by M's sick of dieting
Wed Sep 14, 2011 1:56 pm
Forum: No S Diet General Discussion
Topic: Lancet Research on Obesity
Replies: 13
Views: 7548

You know that's when the light went off for me that this really is a smart sane way of life. I found this message board by accident, read about it, I went and added up how much I'd consumed that day in snacks. I'd ate over 400 calories in just snacks and I hadn't even had dinner yet!! I thought "kno...
by M's sick of dieting
Sat Sep 10, 2011 1:05 am
Forum: No S Diet General Discussion
Topic: Waiting to develope habit, before having S days?
Replies: 10
Views: 4406

Waiting to develope habit, before having S days?

Have any of you waited several weeks or longer before you aloud S days? To let good habits start. Just wondering, sometimes I feel like my S days are a "free for all" and i don't want to feel like I'm binging. I know sweets are a huge trigger food for me. In a nutshell its like crack, give me sugar ...
by M's sick of dieting
Sat Sep 10, 2011 12:54 am
Forum: No S Diet General Discussion
Topic: I see the old habit that is tripping me up..
Replies: 9
Views: 4449

Hi there, I too have issues with binging. I just turned 35 and i started my 1st diet when i was 10. I now know that dieting causes binging (for me anyway). That's it, that's what does it. When you let yourself have what you want you don't need to binge, you don't want to binge. I always thought I ha...
by M's sick of dieting
Sat Sep 10, 2011 12:30 am
Forum: No S Diet General Discussion
Topic: Recipes that will make you die laughing!
Replies: 15
Views: 9093

omg that's hilarious!! That made my night, thanks for the laugh :lol:
by M's sick of dieting
Sat Aug 20, 2011 11:03 am
Forum: No S Diet General Discussion
Topic: Internal Battle over 1 piece of chocolate
Replies: 11
Views: 4652

Good for you! I struggle with the same thing, there is always goodies in the back room at work. I have to just ignore it, cause once I start I'll be picking at it all day.
by M's sick of dieting
Fri Aug 19, 2011 2:05 pm
Forum: Daily Check In
Topic: M's sick of dieting check-in
Replies: 8
Views: 4318

Thursday was a no s day and Friday morning I'm down 3 pounds from last week:) Its working!!
by M's sick of dieting
Thu Aug 18, 2011 5:05 pm
Forum: No S Diet General Discussion
Topic: Lunching with Low-carbers
Replies: 7
Views: 3944

Oh yes, that sounds much better:) I actually wondered why they didn't bring something more appetizing. I know low-carbing can taste good. I just really love bread and pasta too much to live without it:)
by M's sick of dieting
Thu Aug 18, 2011 12:54 pm
Forum: Daily Check In
Topic: M's sick of dieting check-in
Replies: 8
Views: 4318

Man, I haven't checked in in a while! I hit a couple road bumps around my birthday, ate to much cake:) I finally gave the rest away, now I'm back on track! Today is day 5 of No S, going good, feeling good, trying to keep 3 meals fairly healthy. 2 of those days went walking with the toddler, gonna tr...
by M's sick of dieting
Thu Aug 18, 2011 12:39 pm
Forum: No S Diet General Discussion
Topic: Lunching with Low-carbers
Replies: 7
Views: 3944

Lunching with Low-carbers

I just wanted to share a lunch time story with you guys:) So half of my co-workers are on some kind of Low-carb diet. The other day at work it was kinda slow so a few of us were in the back room eating lunch. The one girl was eating a Liver Sausage. She was cutting off pieces of it slapping mayonnai...
by M's sick of dieting
Wed Aug 17, 2011 2:09 pm
Forum: No S Diet General Discussion
Topic: First week. Three pound gain.
Replies: 10
Views: 4282

I know that's discouraging, that happened to me at first too. I don't know what you've been eating for your meals but for me personally if I eat out a lot it's the kiss of failure if I'm trying to loose. I personally do better if I prepare my own meals, (most of the time anyway) even if it's fried c...
by M's sick of dieting
Sun Jul 24, 2011 4:32 pm
Forum: No S Diet General Discussion
Topic: No-S to avoid food obsession.
Replies: 9
Views: 4968

I know how you feel too. I food and diet obsess, sometimes I think it's all I think about. Great advice Blithe, I'm going to follow it too. The diet/fitness websites, I can't stay away from them. I'm gonna now, they definitely "feed the beast" so to speak. It's doesn't help I have Internet on my pho...
by M's sick of dieting
Wed Jul 20, 2011 11:39 am
Forum: Daily Check In
Topic: M's sick of dieting check-in
Replies: 8
Views: 4318

So I haven't been doing too bad over the weekend, stressful times makes me wanna eat. I hate that, why do so many of us associate comfort with food. Anyway I'm shooting for no goof ups this week.
by M's sick of dieting
Thu Jul 14, 2011 11:01 am
Forum: Daily Check In
Topic: M's sick of dieting check-in
Replies: 8
Views: 4318

M's sick of dieting check-in

Ok, doing pretty good with this so far, so far so good:) stuck with it Monday, Tuesday was my crazy work day and I was really hungry when I got out of work but "no snacking" was done. Yesterday I also work at dinner time so I tried a "later" big lunch and that worked out quit well. I didn't even rea...
by M's sick of dieting
Wed Jul 13, 2011 6:05 pm
Forum: No S Diet General Discussion
Topic: Why do I do this to myself???
Replies: 26
Views: 11724

Oh it is absolutely my choice to do that, no body is telling me I can't take break, but if I did (and I have, in the past when I was pregnant for my sons) I'd be the only one.
by M's sick of dieting
Wed Jul 13, 2011 12:49 pm
Forum: No S Diet General Discussion
Topic: Weighing
Replies: 18
Views: 8085

I too become scale obsessed! I was only weighing myself on Friday mornings, but that was when I was dieting. Doing No S, I think I'm gonna switch to every other or 1 a month just to keep it in check. It does have the ability to make or break your whole day, well morning any way. Especially for us im...
by M's sick of dieting
Wed Jul 13, 2011 9:57 am
Forum: No S Diet General Discussion
Topic: Why do I do this to myself???
Replies: 26
Views: 11724

Thanks everyone for all your advice, gonna defiantly try the milk or protein shake idea. That's the thing, although it's not fun to go all day with no food, I kinda don't like eating at work cause it's so crazy there, I'd almost rather tough it out and come home and relax and actually taste my food ...
by M's sick of dieting
Wed Jul 13, 2011 9:46 am
Forum: No S Diet General Discussion
Topic: Why do I do this to myself???
Replies: 26
Views: 11724

For me it's all about money. When you work a strictly commission job, you loose money eating lunch. It's also about my clients, it's hard to turn them down when they'd like an appointment with you. All the Hairdressers I know are like that. Years ago I worked with a man that had type 1 diabetes, he ...
by M's sick of dieting
Tue Jul 12, 2011 3:14 pm
Forum: No S Diet General Discussion
Topic: 3rd Times a Charm
Replies: 3
Views: 2176

You and I have the same problem, I want the results now! But I've dieted for so long I just hate it now, and have trouble sticking to anything. So I too, am back at it (no s) determined to develop good eating habits, and be ok with slow weight loss. Cause at the end of the day, if you can't stick to...
by M's sick of dieting
Mon Jul 11, 2011 2:41 pm
Forum: No S Diet General Discussion
Topic: Why do I do this to myself???
Replies: 26
Views: 11724

We prob could take meal breaks but I've been in the industry 15 years and have yet to meet a hairdresser that takes meal breaks. Its only 2 days a week that it is an issue, I may try packing a healthy lunch/dinner so I'm not snacking all day and eating too much. Thanks for the suggestion:)
by M's sick of dieting
Mon Jul 11, 2011 1:26 pm
Forum: No S Diet General Discussion
Topic: Why do I do this to myself???
Replies: 26
Views: 11724

If I have time, inhale a granola bar, or just go hungry. But I suppose if I ate a big lunch it would get me threw. I may try that this week and see how it goes.
by M's sick of dieting
Mon Jul 11, 2011 3:14 am
Forum: No S Diet General Discussion
Topic: Why do I do this to myself???
Replies: 26
Views: 11724

Why do I do this to myself???

So i'm doing it again, diet head got me again. I decided last week that I'm gonna follow a portion control plan where you count everything and measure, measure, measure. I do good with it all week then Friday comes and after a week of obsessing over every bite, I'm starving and I eat what ever Frida...
by M's sick of dieting
Thu Jun 23, 2011 1:58 am
Forum: No S Diet General Discussion
Topic: Something my Mom told me.
Replies: 35
Views: 16233

Thanks for that video Wosnes, your right no one is over weight. Even the majority of the teachers are thin. Last year I would go pick up my son from school and if I got there early the kids would still be having recess. It used to shock me how many kids were overweight, especially the girls. Now bei...
by M's sick of dieting
Wed Jun 22, 2011 4:53 pm
Forum: No S Diet General Discussion
Topic: Something my Mom told me.
Replies: 35
Views: 16233

You know that is something that startling to me as well, I don't view my Mother as old. It really wasn't that long ago. It scary that in such a short time our eating habits did a nose dive, that so quickly we lost track of what normal means.
by M's sick of dieting
Wed Jun 22, 2011 2:48 pm
Forum: No S Diet General Discussion
Topic: Something my Mom told me.
Replies: 35
Views: 16233

Something my Mom told me.

So I often through out my life wondered why I never had my Mom's body. I would see old pictures of her and her BFF (who's still her BFF at age 62:), and my Dad or with us when we were little. She was always a little taller then me and my sister, but thin. She had a flat stomach and long skinny legs....
by M's sick of dieting
Wed Jun 22, 2011 2:02 pm
Forum: No S Diet General Discussion
Topic: Reading about, diets, weightloss and nutrition
Replies: 14
Views: 7139

I think the more I read about health and diets the more food obsessed I get. "Diet Head" is a hard habit to break, I personally still battle it. My husband has even told me I need AA for dieting, I'm addicted. After 23 years of dieting I've come to the conclusion that it all works but it's near impo...
by M's sick of dieting
Sat Apr 23, 2011 3:33 am
Forum: No S Diet General Discussion
Topic: Thinking of adding mid-morning mini-meal
Replies: 10
Views: 5167

I have the same issue with my job, I'm a Hairdresser and I often don't have time to sit and eat a meal. I'm trying No S, and so far love it but at work when it's noon and I'm booked all afternoon, I get shaky when I'm hungry. I always keep a container of almonds in my bag, or I'll have coffee with c...
by M's sick of dieting
Wed Apr 13, 2011 2:39 pm
Forum: No S Diet General Discussion
Topic: Hunger is the Best Sauce
Replies: 8
Views: 4696

I do know what you mean! Just had that feeling this morning:) I had 1 egg sunny side up, a few pieces of Turkey bacon, and a piece of toast with a little bit of "real butter" (gasp!!!) on it...Amen. Have you ever avoided something for so long you forgot how totally delicious it truly is? I'm learnin...
by M's sick of dieting
Wed Mar 16, 2011 10:49 pm
Forum: No S Diet General Discussion
Topic: The hardest thing I have ever had to do...
Replies: 8
Views: 3622

Good for you, that is really hard! I just had to do that a week ago. Cookie dough is a huge weakness. Gum helps:) I made a whole batch of cookies with a piece of gum in my mouth.
by M's sick of dieting
Wed Feb 09, 2011 4:22 pm
Forum: No S Diet General Discussion
Topic: How long does it take to get over DIET HEAD on No-S?
Replies: 15
Views: 7432

Diet head

I am so glad I found some people that struggle with diet head, that's such a good word for it. I've been complaining for a while about my diet obsession. Sometimes I sware it's all I think about. I get mentally and emotionally exhausted thinking about dieting. My mother always said it's a good thing...