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by Goodcooker
Thu Oct 30, 2014 9:01 pm
Forum: No S Diet General Discussion
Topic: A new outlook
Replies: 4
Views: 4982

A new outlook

I have been aware of the NO S Diet for a couple of years now. I bought the book. It does make sense, no doubt about it. I even gave it a try. In a three week period I gained a good 5 pounds and ran like the dickens from this "crazy" way of eating. :? I had 30 ponds to lose. Guess what? I STILL have ...
by Goodcooker
Tue Jul 30, 2013 2:07 pm
Forum: No S Diet General Discussion
Topic: Needing some encouragement
Replies: 13
Views: 7061

Kitty---you are so right about the scale. I say we stay off it for a couple months.
by Goodcooker
Mon Jul 29, 2013 10:32 am
Forum: No S Diet General Discussion
Topic: Needing some encouragement
Replies: 13
Views: 7061

Hey Tess.. I started NO S a while back didn't see those "instant" results and said "to heck with it" and went back to my old ways. (cutting carbs one day...counting points another and threw in some paleo eating for good measure.) I am now up an extra FIVE pounds. I am female...5.5 and weigh 169. I a...
by Goodcooker
Sun Feb 17, 2013 5:28 pm
Forum: No S Diet General Discussion
Topic: issue with carbs answers
Replies: 8
Views: 5305

Three years ago I quit smoking. I gained 20 pounds in a matter of a few months. Started counting calories/ no weight loss. So I thought I would try WW/ no weight loss. Started Atkins/ lost 10 pounds over a year of yo-yoing with that way of eating. Tried the new WW again recently/ no weight loss and ...
by Goodcooker
Sun Feb 17, 2013 3:37 pm
Forum: No S Diet General Discussion
Topic: issue with carbs answers
Replies: 8
Views: 5305

Oh you would know if this was happening to you. You feel and look like your 7 months pregnant. I have been counting cals...1300 per day on average and have kept carb count below 100. Still gaining. I keep hoping my system will "catch on" to what I'm doing.
by Goodcooker
Sat Feb 16, 2013 3:12 pm
Forum: No S Diet General Discussion
Topic: issue with carbs answers
Replies: 8
Views: 5305

I am 168 pounds, 41 years of age, female and I am 5.5. My extra weight is around my mid section. My goal weight is 145. I have noticed that the whole grains seem harder on my digestive. I have noticed that Ezekiel bread (made from sprouts) seems to agree with me a little more. I stopped eating oatme...
by Goodcooker
Sat Feb 16, 2013 12:40 pm
Forum: No S Diet General Discussion
Topic: issue with carbs answers
Replies: 8
Views: 5305

issue with carbs answers

When I eat any type of grain, bread, pasta, oatmeal i get very bloated and it seems I just swell up everywhere. I suffer anyways with severe constipation. I will go DAYS and not have a BM. (sorry to be so gross) Told my doc and he just brushed it off and said I must be gluten sensative. That was it....
by Goodcooker
Tue Feb 12, 2013 12:06 pm
Forum: No S Diet General Discussion
Topic: My issue with carbs
Replies: 4
Views: 3164

My issue with carbs

I REALLY have an issue with carbs. I am having a problem "just" counting three plates a day. Not only am I counting calories but I am also counting carbs. I am setting myself up for failure. I am carb sensative. Or am I? I'm not even sure if I am. The two years I ate low carb I convinced myself I wa...
by Goodcooker
Tue Feb 05, 2013 4:36 pm
Forum: No S Diet General Discussion
Topic: 3 pound gain
Replies: 5
Views: 3210

Thank you all for your responses. I will keep at it. I like how I have mentally felt eating this way. I do not feel deprived. I am truly hungry before meals but I think that's the whole point of eating, right? I am anxious to continue. I really think this is going to work for me.
by Goodcooker
Tue Feb 05, 2013 1:43 pm
Forum: No S Diet General Discussion
Topic: 3 pound gain
Replies: 5
Views: 3210

3 pound gain

Well, in two weeks I have gained three pounds. No fail days at all. S days done in moderation. Shovelglove every day. Eating about 1300 cals per day. Keeping carbs under 120. I feel heavier and more bloated than ever. I didn't have to get on the scales to find out if I have gained. I feel it all ove...
by Goodcooker
Fri Feb 01, 2013 2:35 pm
Forum: No S Diet General Discussion
Topic: Meal planning ideas?
Replies: 17
Views: 8765

I think maybe NO S needs a recipe swap discussion board? :wink: hint hint. I love to cook and love to try new things.
by Goodcooker
Fri Feb 01, 2013 2:24 pm
Forum: No S Diet General Discussion
Topic: Meal planning ideas?
Replies: 17
Views: 8765

If you have an oval slow cooker you can make a veggie lasanga. Just layer your sauce, cheeses and uncooked pasta and set it on low. Use a little more sauce than ususal because the pasta will absorb it. SO good. If your cooker is round you can still do it. You will just have to break up the pasta a l...
by Goodcooker
Wed Jan 30, 2013 11:48 am
Forum: No S Diet General Discussion
Topic: Sleep or Exercise
Replies: 13
Views: 7270

Zippa-- I run two businesses, run after kids, keep meals on the table, and keep the house "somewhat" clean. :wink: At the end of the day it's hard to find energy to brush my teeth and fall into bed. And then I was intruduced to the shovelglove. Have you tried this? 14 minutes. start with doing this ...
by Goodcooker
Mon Jan 28, 2013 3:44 pm
Forum: No S Diet General Discussion
Topic: Calorie question
Replies: 6
Views: 4711

I agree bright angel. I won't worry about it then. The reason my calorie intake is low is because I eat allot of veggies and raw greens. I just happen to love them. They fill me up. You hear contstantly that the reason people are obese is because people have put their systems into "starvation mode" ...
by Goodcooker
Mon Jan 28, 2013 11:54 am
Forum: No S Diet General Discussion
Topic: Calorie question
Replies: 6
Views: 4711

Calorie question

I am doing really well with this. I got through my first weekend. I had a couple of brownies and a bowl of pita chips Saturday night while I watched "Ripper Street". (excellent show by the way) Here is my Q. I am logging everything I eat even though I am doing No S. Just for my own curiosity sake. T...
by Goodcooker
Fri Jan 25, 2013 2:38 pm
Forum: No S Diet General Discussion
Topic: weighing daily a little scary
Replies: 7
Views: 5310

I will look into the hackers diet. It sounds interesting. Thanks.
by Goodcooker
Fri Jan 25, 2013 11:05 am
Forum: No S Diet General Discussion
Topic: weighing daily a little scary
Replies: 7
Views: 5310

weighing daily a little scary

Yesterday i weighed 164. This morning it says 166! What the??? I know it even spoke of this in the book. Could be water retention as well. I still don't like it though. Think I will go back to the one weighing per week. In my mind though I am thinking "if I gained 2 pounds overnight how do I dare ea...
by Goodcooker
Fri Jan 25, 2013 1:43 am
Forum: No S Diet General Discussion
Topic: "Plate room" question
Replies: 14
Views: 8327

I am understanding now. Thanks. Tonight I filled my plate with a whole baked sweet potato, lean ground beef w/ mushrooms and peppers, and steamed green beans. Half way through I was feeling full. I didn't finish my plate. I am hoping lastnight was just one of those "holy crap I'm starving" nights. I...
by Goodcooker
Thu Jan 24, 2013 9:12 pm
Forum: No S Diet General Discussion
Topic: Very Important Presentation on Obesity on TED
Replies: 10
Views: 6931

Thank you so much for sharing. Everyone needs to know this stuff!
by Goodcooker
Thu Jan 24, 2013 7:29 pm
Forum: Shovelglove General Discussion
Topic: How to report shovelglove
Replies: 7
Views: 11764

I found kettlebell. Entered it and it claims it is 300 cals burned?? Is that possible?? No wonder I broke a sweat 4 minutes into it. lol. Usually takes me a good 15 minutes on the treadmill at a fast pace to even start feeling warm.
by Goodcooker
Thu Jan 24, 2013 7:17 pm
Forum: No S Diet General Discussion
Topic: "Plate room" question
Replies: 14
Views: 8327

"Plate room" question

Lastnight I got a six inch subway sub. Brought it home and put it on my dinner plate. Counted out serving size of pita chips onto plate and there was still room on my plate. My question is the first week in should I be concerned about serving size? I was hungry when I went to bed lastnight. Should I...
by Goodcooker
Thu Jan 24, 2013 7:11 pm
Forum: No S Diet General Discussion
Topic: What you've lost? Hold it!
Replies: 10
Views: 6587

Here in Maine we sell potatoes in 20 lb bags. So I need to lose a sack of potatoes! lol. I have lost about a bag of sugar so far as well.
by Goodcooker
Wed Jan 23, 2013 7:18 pm
Forum: Everyday Systems General Discussion
Topic: Protein shake?
Replies: 7
Views: 14474

I use almond milk. 1 carb and only 40 cals per cup. 1 cup frozen blueberries or strawberries 1 cup almond milk 1 scoop of Jay Robb vanilla whey protein (sweetened with stevia) BLENDER AMAZING! Low carb as well. And you get a whopping 25 grams of protein. Great for breakfast a couple times a week whe...
by Goodcooker
Wed Jan 23, 2013 7:13 pm
Forum: No S Diet General Discussion
Topic: NEW!
Replies: 13
Views: 7511

EXACTLY Nicest! So so true. You all should have seen the look on hubby's face when I told him we had to swing into the hardware store tonight so I can pick up a sledge hammer! Too funny!
by Goodcooker
Wed Jan 23, 2013 12:43 pm
Forum: Shovelglove General Discussion
Topic: How to report shovelglove
Replies: 7
Views: 11764

How to report shovelglove

I am actually going to do this! I have shared with close friends and family what I am going to do and they laugh, laugh, laugh. A shake of their heads with that "what the heck is she up to now?" look on their faces. My question is I am reporting any excercise done on a nutrition website. Guess what?...
by Goodcooker
Wed Jan 23, 2013 2:38 am
Forum: No S Diet General Discussion
Topic: NEW!
Replies: 13
Views: 7511

I will try the weighing daily and weekly average like you mentioned. I need to get an accurate scale. The one I was using showed me 6 pounds lighter than the one at the WW meeting. I have had it for years. Thank you all so much for your thoughts, well wishes, and advice. It has been like having my o...
by Goodcooker
Tue Jan 22, 2013 6:49 pm
Forum: No S Diet General Discussion
Topic: Kindle
Replies: 6
Views: 4906

I also have the book on my kindle. It acts as a kind of pep talk for me. When in doubt I turn my kindle on and read the book.
by Goodcooker
Tue Jan 22, 2013 6:45 pm
Forum: No S Diet General Discussion
Topic: Vote for No S Diet audiobook!
Replies: 7
Views: 6259

YES!!!
by Goodcooker
Tue Jan 22, 2013 6:44 pm
Forum: No S Diet General Discussion
Topic: NEW!
Replies: 13
Views: 7511

I also caution you not to use the scale to measure your success, esp. at first. Some do lose right away; many don't. How you eat and what you weigh in a year is a better measure This is an issue for me. I put SOOO much stock into those little digital numbers down by my feet!! I know I shouldn't. Bu...
by Goodcooker
Tue Jan 22, 2013 6:19 pm
Forum: No S Diet General Discussion
Topic: NEW!
Replies: 13
Views: 7511

Q Have you been eating between dinner and bedtime before you started No S? A: Yes I was. I found I was grazing all day! As long as stayed within my WW points I wasn't concerned and was also told not to be concerned by the meeting leader. So not having ANYTHING after dinner will be a challenge. Welco...
by Goodcooker
Tue Jan 22, 2013 11:52 am
Forum: No S Diet General Discussion
Topic: NEW!
Replies: 13
Views: 7511

NEW!

I thought about doing this a while ago. Started this way of eating. A couple of weeks into it my friend convinced me to start WW. History on me first-- 3 years ago I quit smoking. Gained 25 pounds so fast it was mind blowing. I truly didn't know someone could gain weight that fast. I have been the l...
by Goodcooker
Tue Jan 22, 2013 11:27 am
Forum: No S Diet General Discussion
Topic: New to the No S diet
Replies: 11
Views: 7181

Welcome Jennifer! I too am a WW member. Maybe we can "shove" each other along! lol. I am posting a newbie "hi". I am sure we will have much to discuss.
:lol:
by Goodcooker
Mon Oct 29, 2012 10:31 am
Forum: No S Diet General Discussion
Topic: Gained another pound.
Replies: 13
Views: 5936

Thank you all so much for taking the time to help me out. I have a friend who is BEGGING me to join WW with her. To be honest I just don't have time to be logging points or counting. Not to mention it cost money. Plus I go to a quilting class one night a week, my daughter has dance one night a week,...
by Goodcooker
Sat Oct 27, 2012 3:41 pm
Forum: No S Diet General Discussion
Topic: Gained another pound.
Replies: 13
Views: 5936

I think you may be on to something brightangel. What I found with LC is that I was eating quite a few cals and the volume of food was high. I need to get use to smaller portions. And to be completely honest I haven't really been paying too much attention to portion size. I figured I wasn't snacking ...
by Goodcooker
Sat Oct 27, 2012 12:30 pm
Forum: No S Diet General Discussion
Topic: Gained another pound.
Replies: 13
Views: 5936

Might be a possibility. I guess for the next couple of weeks I could try it. Kind of bummed though because I was getting so tired of cooking low carb and thinking up things I could eat. I am so tired of eggs. I could care less if I ever ate another one. Not to mention after taking a good year to los...
by Goodcooker
Fri Oct 26, 2012 10:43 am
Forum: No S Diet General Discussion
Topic: Gained another pound.
Replies: 13
Views: 5936

Yes. I have followed a LC diet for quite a while. Such a bummer though. My friend who started the No S diet with me and did LC as well is losing, while I am gaining. :? She isn't any more active either. I know we are all different. Well.....I will keep at it.
by Goodcooker
Fri Oct 26, 2012 10:06 am
Forum: No S Diet General Discussion
Topic: Gained another pound.
Replies: 13
Views: 5936

Gained another pound.

Hey all! Third week into this and I have gained a pound a week!!?? I am truly sticking to this throughout the week. A little discouraged. I even layed off the oatmeal. Any thoughts? Have you seen this type of gain before? Three weeks into this I thought I would at least stay the same weight if I did...
by Goodcooker
Fri Oct 19, 2012 10:22 am
Forum: No S Diet General Discussion
Topic: Freaking out over carb intake
Replies: 9
Views: 5438

I have decided to give this new way of eating at least a few months. I know that I may have gained a little. (water) I stuck with seriously low carb eating for two years and only lost ten pounds in the end. So I am not one to quit easily. I really LOVE this WOE and want it to work very badly.
by Goodcooker
Thu Oct 18, 2012 9:57 pm
Forum: No S Diet General Discussion
Topic: Freaking out over carb intake
Replies: 9
Views: 5438

I think weighing on Friday does make more sense. Thanks. And I agree that not all Carbs are created equal. I think it's going to take time to get use to having some. Thanks to all of you for all your help.
by Goodcooker
Thu Oct 18, 2012 2:21 pm
Forum: No S Diet General Discussion
Topic: Freaking out over carb intake
Replies: 9
Views: 5438

When you say "vanilla" you mean staying strictly with the No S rules, right? I'm sure it is spelled out on this site somewhere but I have seen this phrase come up often and want to make sure I understand.
by Goodcooker
Thu Oct 18, 2012 10:38 am
Forum: No S Diet General Discussion
Topic: Freaking out over carb intake
Replies: 9
Views: 5438

Freaking out over carb intake

Breakfast is usually a bowl of oatmeal = CARBS! Lunch is usually a Lean cuisine or healthy choice meal = CARBS! Dinner is usually Meat and veggies. = Not so many Carbs but still some! After two years of carb counting I am having visions of just blowing up eating like this. This way of eating just se...
by Goodcooker
Mon Oct 15, 2012 12:27 pm
Forum: No S Diet General Discussion
Topic: 2 pound gain
Replies: 8
Views: 4006

I am 5.5 and 162 lbs. My long term goal is 145. I have been low carbing for about a year. I have been adding a little bread back into my diet. Just a couple times a week though. A sweet potato here and there and some buttercup squash. My body probably just needs some time to adjust. Hey...all I have...
by Goodcooker
Mon Oct 15, 2012 10:19 am
Forum: No S Diet General Discussion
Topic: 2 pound gain
Replies: 8
Views: 4006

2 pound gain

Two weeks into this and on my "N" days follow it right to the letter. On "S" day (no special occassions yet just weekends) I eat a few things like muffins, sweet breads, few glasses of wine. But I am not binging. Is this common after only two weeks to gain a couple pounds. I'm not stressing too much...
by Goodcooker
Thu Oct 11, 2012 5:30 pm
Forum: No S Diet General Discussion
Topic: New to this and nervous
Replies: 5
Views: 3906

New to this and nervous

Hi all. Newbie here but I am not a newbie to diets. Four years ago I quit smoking and gained 20 pounds. I was 10 pounds too heavy to begin with. Went to Weight Watchers. Well...that was a bust. I love to cook and love sugar. Love salt and snacks. I always had seconds when I ate a meal. Hey! I am a g...