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by No BS
Mon Mar 10, 2014 1:40 am
Forum: Daily Check In
Topic: No BS Here!
Replies: 419
Views: 177678

Checking in after a 10 month hiatus & to catch up with some familiar names and their stories. I relocated down to southern Canada (prairies) from the High Arctic and am reacquainting myself with all of my family, friends, and all the amenities readily available outside of the Arctic. That being said...
by No BS
Mon Mar 10, 2014 1:30 am
Forum: Daily Check In
Topic: Strawberry Roan's Check In
Replies: 191
Views: 103579

Berry, kindest wishes to you and your dear cowboy.
by No BS
Mon Mar 10, 2014 1:09 am
Forum: Daily Check In
Topic: MJ7910 - daily check in
Replies: 215
Views: 133299

Just popped in to say "hi", MJ. Hope you come back soon.
by No BS
Mon Mar 10, 2014 1:02 am
Forum: Daily Check In
Topic: Second go
Replies: 259
Views: 128956

Jonas Jonasson wrote:Ever tried to put a banana on your plate in an upright position in oder to fit in as much food as possible?

Sure, Jonas, I take @ ten month hiatus and return to the board to find you going bananas on us!!

:lol:
by No BS
Mon Mar 10, 2014 12:50 am
Forum: Daily Check In
Topic: Help Wanted: Sweetness' New Check In
Replies: 105
Views: 60473

Hullo old friend!

I thought I would pop up and say hullo and offer words of encouragement to you, Patty. Our oft-times hilarious and always supportive commentary over a year ago sure helped & gave a lot of encouragement. Plus I got such a kick out of your winters in Mexico while I was toiling away in the High Arctic....
by No BS
Mon May 13, 2013 2:59 am
Forum: Daily Check In
Topic: Sinnie's 2013 Check in
Replies: 388
Views: 177461

Sinnie, I am late to the party but CONGRATULATIONS!!! I am totally and completely thrilled with your wonderful & exciting news!! :D

Relax and enjoy! Be kind to yourself!! :lol:

Happy Mother's Day!! (May 12, 2nd Sunday in May in Canada)
by No BS
Mon May 13, 2013 2:53 am
Forum: Daily Check In
Topic: SpiritSong is back for 2013!
Replies: 137
Views: 46725

Thinking that maybe my first step in the "actually eat vegetables" plan will be to add a salad to the evening meal. Sadly, the first step is finding & buying the damn veggies in the first place!!! :lol: Strawberry Roan (on this forum) makes the most fabulous ginormous salads with absolutely everyth...
by No BS
Mon May 13, 2013 2:39 am
Forum: Daily Check In
Topic: Childoftheking daily check-in
Replies: 108
Views: 44412

cotk, you are doing fabulous! CONGRATULATIONS on all your hard work! :mrgreen:
by No BS
Mon May 13, 2013 2:35 am
Forum: Daily Check In
Topic: Strawberry Roan's Check In
Replies: 191
Views: 103579

Berry two hundred bucks would buy a lot of fresh fruit & veggies - even up here where the prices can be high!! Sounds like a fantastic haul! :D I am craving fresh asparagus and avocados. A pilot friend of mine said he would bring me some from the down south stores next time he flies up. My mouth is...
by No BS
Mon May 13, 2013 2:29 am
Forum: Daily Check In
Topic: Sweetness' "daily" check in
Replies: 624
Views: 296853

Sweetness , you are such an awesome chick!! :D Jogging around in the Minnesota sleet and snow carrying nothing but an umbrella, your Mexican winter tan, and a smile!! Good grief ..... what a fabulous image!! :lol: And improving on your running times as well. How cool is that!! 8) Do not discount th...
by No BS
Mon May 13, 2013 2:20 am
Forum: Daily Check In
Topic: Jean's 2013 Check In
Replies: 85
Views: 38582

Once again, I am so amazed at how much more fit I am than I was before No S. r.jean , you so totally nailed it with this comment! I totally agree. Sometimes the biggest benefits are the ones No"S" completely surprises me with!! Really makes me realize it is the journey more so than the destination ...
by No BS
Mon May 13, 2013 2:12 am
Forum: Daily Check In
Topic: MJ7910 - daily check in
Replies: 215
Views: 133299

That was my bad habit when I had an obsessive disorder, I would check in the next ay (just in case I lost a massive amount of weight). Haha that is a comical thought. Just going to keeping going forward with my lovely 3 meals. And if I want some fun stuff on sat or sun so be it. No reason to worry....
by No BS
Mon May 13, 2013 2:05 am
Forum: Daily Check In
Topic: Sleepygirlzzzz - Daily check-in
Replies: 103
Views: 46296

sleepygirlzzzz , great to see so much green :mrgreen: on your thread! You really are doing well. If you do a Sunday mod you might feel you are depriving yourself & it might turn you off of compliance during the week...... I think the weekend free-for-all is to help us learn self-discipline and how ...
by No BS
Mon May 13, 2013 1:56 am
Forum: Daily Check In
Topic: Emma's check in
Replies: 52
Views: 20405

emmay , the only time I ever think about fasting is when I eat too much!! And then it is (thankfully) too late!! :lol: When I am tired of deciding what to eat I'll just usually have one orange or an apple for one of my meals. By the next meal time I am so damn hungry I get back to the healthy progr...
by No BS
Mon May 13, 2013 1:49 am
Forum: No S Diet General Discussion
Topic: "LETS GET PHYSICAL" CHALLENGE!
Replies: 51
Views: 18309

Day 130 of No"S", Day 78 (tomorrow) of my physical life, and repetitive Week 4 of my interrupted & resumed C25K challenge. I weighed last Monday and didnt gain/lose. I'm happy. I'm taking a break from posting but not from No"S" or my physical life. I will pop in from time to time on my main thread t...
by No BS
Mon May 13, 2013 1:32 am
Forum: Daily Check In
Topic: No BS Here!
Replies: 419
Views: 177678

SUNDAY MAY 12 - MOTHER'S DAY IN CANADA

Happy Mother's Day to all the fabulous mom's out there!! Including my own dear sweet mom who has been gone many years now. :wink: I'm taking a break from posting, but not from No"S" or my workouts. I'll check back from time to time to say "hi" and see how everyone is doing. Keep the faith! No "S" re...
by No BS
Mon May 13, 2013 1:25 am
Forum: Daily Check In
Topic: No BS Here!
Replies: 419
Views: 177678

POSTED ON SUNDAY, MAY 12 - MOTHER'S DAY IN CANADA

MAY 6 DAY 124 – SUCCESS Breakfast: pilot biscuit, butter, honey Lunch: apple Dinner: fish, duck fat, potato, butter; blueberries Stella : SUCCESS Outdoors : -11C, hiking with the dogs Indoors : elliptical (7:30 pm), shugging (8:00 pm) MAY 7 DAY 125 – SUCCESS Breakfast: none Lunch: potato, eggs ...
by No BS
Mon May 13, 2013 1:22 am
Forum: Daily Check In
Topic: No BS Here!
Replies: 419
Views: 177678

Wow! I can't believe those crazy cold temperatures! milczar , I can truly only dream of living in a warm place such as California! You do get used to the cold. (It's a 'dry' cold! :lol:) The other morning it was -21C and to me, it was "warm", because the sun is shining, the sky is blue and there is...
by No BS
Mon May 06, 2013 2:20 am
Forum: Daily Check In
Topic: No BS Here!
Replies: 419
Views: 177678

MAY 3 DAY 121 – SUCCESS Breakfast: none Lunch: fried eggs on turnip mashed w/butter/milk/maple syrup, apple Dinner: mung bean sprouts, black bean soup, pilot biscuit, orange Stella : SUCCESS Outdoors : -18C, hiking with the dogs Indoors : elliptical (1:30 pm), shugging (7:30 pm) MAY 4 DAY 122 –...
by No BS
Mon May 06, 2013 2:18 am
Forum: Daily Check In
Topic: No BS Here!
Replies: 419
Views: 177678

sleepgirlzzzz , I suspect the longer you maintain your balance and consistency during the week, the easier the weekends will eventually become. You'll eventually find that 5 days of normal/healthy eating makes your body realize that on the 2 other days it just doesn't feel good to eat weird anymore...
by No BS
Fri May 03, 2013 5:53 am
Forum: Daily Check In
Topic: No BS Here!
Replies: 419
Views: 177678

MAY 2 DAY 120

MAY 2 DAY 120 – SUCCESS

Breakfast: none
Lunch: orange, mung bean sprouts
Dinner: gin & tonic, scallops, cranberries w/maple syrup, orange

Stella : SUCCESS
Outdoors : -17C, hiking with the dogs
Indoors : elliptical (7:30 am), shugging (7:00 pm)
by No BS
Thu May 02, 2013 4:21 am
Forum: Daily Check In
Topic: No BS Here!
Replies: 419
Views: 177678

I was wondering what fashion looks like in a small town in the arctic circle and if you could shop for new jeans if you wanted to... Most of the ladies up here dress awesome! I'm afraid I am not in their league at all. In variety or style. You do the bulk of your shopping when you are down south or...
by No BS
Thu May 02, 2013 3:22 am
Forum: Daily Check In
Topic: No BS Here!
Replies: 419
Views: 177678

MAY 1 DAY 119 – SUCCESS

Brunch: orange, oatmeal w/milk, cinnamon, maple syrup
Dinner: black bean soup, pilot biscuit, orange

Stella : SUCCESS
Outdoors : -3C, hiking with the dogs
Indoors : elliptical (7:30 am), shugging (6:30 pm)
by No BS
Thu May 02, 2013 2:29 am
Forum: Daily Check In
Topic: No BS Here!
Replies: 419
Views: 177678

Thanks, guys! :D I must admit when I wear jeans I am at least 1000 pounds lighter in my mind. It's all attitude, eh! :lol: Good tune, Patty ! r.jean , you're so lucky to have daughters to sort you out. I am so hopelessly uncool I've been wearing the same basic bootcut blue jeans (levis & wranglers) ...
by No BS
Wed May 01, 2013 4:36 pm
Forum: Daily Check In
Topic: No BS Here!
Replies: 419
Views: 177678

Ha! Today is a red-letter day! Yahoo!! :D Today is the day I not only got back into, but actually can wear, my chubbiest blue jeans I abandoned in despair a long time ago!! :lol: 118 days of leisurely No "S" made it possible. :wink: Rock on, dudes, this is definitely the way to roll! :mrgreen:
by No BS
Wed May 01, 2013 3:31 am
Forum: Daily Check In
Topic: Fresh start for Reneew and ZippaDee
Replies: 51
Views: 15029

Zip, did it take you very long for your legs to start responding and for you to see a big difference? And, quite frankly, for it to get easier & less painful? :lol:
by No BS
Wed May 01, 2013 3:27 am
Forum: Daily Check In
Topic: SpiritSong is back for 2013!
Replies: 137
Views: 46725

Saw that Trisha Yearwood lost 30 pounds in four months. Shows what can happen if you eat vegetables, eh, No BS ? I'm going to have to dust off my carrot scraper, buy a few more sprouters & get in touch with my inner bunny if I want to do a YEARWOOD. :lol: Hope your vacation was most excellent.........
by No BS
Wed May 01, 2013 3:11 am
Forum: Daily Check In
Topic: No BS Here!
Replies: 419
Views: 177678

APR 30 DAY 118

APR 30 DAY 118 – SUCCESS Breakfast: none Lunch: scrambled eggs, fried: potato, garlic, pepper, corn, butter; apple Dinner: gin & tonic, mung bean sprouts w/pecans, chicken thighs, potato w/butter Stella : SUCCESS Outdoors : -9C, serious blizzard w/+120 km/h winds, no hiking with the dogs Indoors ...
by No BS
Wed May 01, 2013 2:30 am
Forum: Daily Check In
Topic: Childoftheking daily check-in
Replies: 108
Views: 44412

cotk , I haven't lost a lot of weight either. But I feel absolutely wonderful, mentally & physically, and totally happy with how I am doing. I don't worry/obsess about food anymore and I never overeat. That is such a joyful relief to me I don't even worry about the weight coming off. It'll move off...
by No BS
Wed May 01, 2013 2:25 am
Forum: Daily Check In
Topic: Strawberry Roan's Check In
Replies: 191
Views: 103579

Hi Berry ! I've been out of the loop for a bit and am just now catching up on everyone's news. I am so glad your cowboy husband is back on his tractor and doing great! What a relief. :D You, my dear, are doing great too and are an inspiration to us all. I so totally agree that when you hit balance i...
by No BS
Wed May 01, 2013 2:17 am
Forum: Daily Check In
Topic: Sinnie's 2013 Check in
Replies: 388
Views: 177461

Sinnie, you are on an awesome roll!! Your menus look great! :D
by No BS
Wed May 01, 2013 2:15 am
Forum: Daily Check In
Topic: MJ7910 - daily check in
Replies: 215
Views: 133299

Sometimes when I don't know what to have, or if I am tired of cooking, I'll just have an apple. Or an orange.

I get over my ennui pretty quick by the next meal time when I am honestly hungry again!! :wink:
by No BS
Wed May 01, 2013 2:05 am
Forum: Daily Check In
Topic: Amy 2013 Check In
Replies: 184
Views: 70916

Amy , sometimes we are so hard on ourselves. :cry: On those evenings you have to come home to a quiet/sleepy house, and know you will get the munchies, could you just set aside your dessert apple from supper (or whatever ....healthy... fruit/veg/nuts/cheese) and munch it then? As a mod? Instead of ...
by No BS
Wed May 01, 2013 1:54 am
Forum: Daily Check In
Topic: Second go
Replies: 259
Views: 128956

Jonas , congrats on dropping another kilo!! Great news, eh! :D Slow & steady seems to be the No "S" way. Delighted to hear your village has a spring clean-up day. We do the same here once the snow is all melted & the whole community turns out. It's a super (and productive) workout - and for such a ...
by No BS
Wed May 01, 2013 1:47 am
Forum: Daily Check In
Topic: Sophiasapientia's 2013 Check-In
Replies: 65
Views: 19232

sophia, it looks like you are doing really good. And your plans for May sound most excellent.

I always enjoy your menus! And absolutely adore black beans & Mexican food, too! :D
by No BS
Wed May 01, 2013 1:11 am
Forum: Daily Check In
Topic: Sweetness' "daily" check in
Replies: 624
Views: 296853

Patty , welcome home back to Minnesota!! You sound so happy & excited to back with family & friends. I love your 3 fails in 1 month = a 21 day challenge rule. It's a wonderful way of preventing things from getting out of hand. Also, I like the common sense in your testimonial. Good for you! :D And ...
by No BS
Wed May 01, 2013 1:04 am
Forum: Daily Check In
Topic: Fresh start for Reneew and ZippaDee
Replies: 51
Views: 15029

I absolutely love your tag-team, dynamic duo thread, ladies!! Keep up the super work. I can easily see how you are inspiring each other but, in truth, you are inspiring all of us with your breezy, cheery efforts! Thanks, I sure enjoyed reading this thread! :D The squats & bike rides are phenomenal. ...
by No BS
Wed May 01, 2013 12:56 am
Forum: Daily Check In
Topic: Sleepygirlzzzz - Daily check-in
Replies: 103
Views: 46296

I love raw nuts in a ramekin on the side of my plate. Or with an apple for lunch. They are loaded with nutrition & energy - so I totally get why you enjoy them so much!

Good job on the running, sleepygirlzzzz! I always find if I look after my physical efforts the rest comes easier. :wink:
by No BS
Wed May 01, 2013 12:51 am
Forum: Daily Check In
Topic: Emma's check in
Replies: 52
Views: 20405

Glad you are feel better, Emma. You still did pretty good over the month, even being sick. :wink: Good job.
by No BS
Wed May 01, 2013 12:48 am
Forum: Daily Check In
Topic: Eeyore's Check In.....
Replies: 50
Views: 18473

Whoohoo Eeyore!! I'm bloody proud of you too!! Well done!

It does get easier as the weeks go by. :wink:
by No BS
Tue Apr 30, 2013 4:11 pm
Forum: Daily Check In
Topic: No BS Here!
Replies: 419
Views: 177678

So, the winds are +100 km/h and the community, school, nursing station & offices are closed. Now I feel like a kid with a surprise day off of school! :D My entire house is shakin’, rattlin’ & rollin’ in the wind, the bathroom fan housing is clanging away, and the glass in the windows is vibrat...
by No BS
Tue Apr 30, 2013 4:03 pm
Forum: Daily Check In
Topic: No BS Here!
Replies: 419
Views: 177678

Thanks Eeyore and MJ ! I must admit I am happier than a little clam with No "S" and with the way my physical activities are making me feel! :D The easiest thing for me is to stick to the commitment I made to myself. And the hardest thing to do is to patiently wait for my body to change & adapt to my...
by No BS
Mon Apr 29, 2013 11:45 pm
Forum: Daily Check In
Topic: No BS Here!
Replies: 419
Views: 177678

OMG the time is flying by and I am MIA on posting here! I hope everyone is doing good and plugging away at No"S" with a minimum of fuss & bother. I skipped my weigh-in today, not deliberately but my day got away from me at work. I think I am doing ok, my clothes feel the same, definitely not tighter...
by No BS
Mon Apr 29, 2013 11:41 pm
Forum: Daily Check In
Topic: No BS Here!
Replies: 419
Views: 177678

APR 26 DAY 114 – SUCCESS Breakfast: dried cranberries, pecans Lunch: eggs, noodles Dinner: pilot biscuits, cream cheese, smoked arctic char Stella : SUCCESS Outdoors : -13C, hike with the dogs Indoors : elliptical (7:30 am), shugging (8:00 pm) APR 27 DAY 115 – SUCCESS Breakfast: pilot biscuits,...
by No BS
Mon Apr 29, 2013 11:37 pm
Forum: No S Diet General Discussion
Topic: "LETS GET PHYSICAL" CHALLENGE!
Replies: 51
Views: 18309

Well, I have gotten very slapdash lately about posting - it is really nuts at work. But I am still plugging away at No"S" and my physical life. Ok, it's Day 117, of No"S", Day 64 of my physical challenge and my C25K is still in temporary abeyance where I will repeat Week 4 starting next week. I am s...
by No BS
Fri Apr 26, 2013 2:50 am
Forum: Daily Check In
Topic: No BS Here!
Replies: 419
Views: 177678

APR 25 DAY 113

APR 25 DAY 113 – SUCCESS

Breakfast: none
Lunch: apple
Dinner: whole wheat fettucine, butter, onions, mushroom. garlic

Stella : SUCCESS
Outdoors : -11C, hike with the dogs
Indoors : elliptical (7:30 am), shugging (7:15 pm)
by No BS
Fri Apr 26, 2013 2:41 am
Forum: Daily Check In
Topic: No BS Here!
Replies: 419
Views: 177678

Eeyore , black bean soup is simply awesome. Is your fiance the cook in the family? I load my bb soup with corn, tomatoes, onions, garlic, celery, etc. etc. and flood it with tons of spices (black cardamom, cumin, coriander, cayenne, cinnamon, mustard, nigella seed, etc.). There is something incredi...
by No BS
Fri Apr 26, 2013 2:31 am
Forum: Daily Check In
Topic: No BS Here!
Replies: 419
Views: 177678

Thanks Deb , for me No"S" sure is an easy-peasy way to eat & live. I do like Stella Artois beer, but that is not why I chose that descriptor. Nor am I tracking my liquor consumption - although there are more than a few years I probably should have!! :lol: In keeping with Reinhard's No"S" ethos of ch...
by No BS
Fri Apr 26, 2013 2:21 am
Forum: Daily Check In
Topic: No BS Here!
Replies: 419
Views: 177678

Hi MJ and Amy : Plus 24C sounds awesome right about now!! We went up to -11C today which was a pretty good "warm" day too. And the winds died down so the plane came in. :D I guess our weather can sometimes sound extreme, but like anything else it really isn't bad when you are used to it! It's just t...
by No BS
Thu Apr 25, 2013 1:38 am
Forum: Daily Check In
Topic: No BS Here!
Replies: 419
Views: 177678

APR 24 DAY 112

APR 24 DAY 112 – SUCCESS Breakfast: pecans, apple Lunch: black bean soup Dinner: red wine, fettucine alfredo (butter, flour, coconut milk, onions, mushrooms, garlic, scallops) Stella : SUCCESS Outdoors : -16C, hike with the dogs Indoors : elliptical (7:30 am), shugging (8:00 pm) Big winds all day...
by No BS
Wed Apr 24, 2013 2:29 am
Forum: Daily Check In
Topic: No BS Here!
Replies: 419
Views: 177678

APR 23 DAY 111

APR 23 DAY 111 – SUCCESS Breakfast: black bean soup Lunch: black bean soup; pineapple w/coconut & dried cranberries, maple syrup Dinner: red wine, eggs, mashed potatoes Stella : SUCCESS Outdoors : -20C, hike with the dogs Indoors : elliptical (7:30 am), shugging (7:00 pm)
by No BS
Tue Apr 23, 2013 1:59 am
Forum: Daily Check In
Topic: No BS Here!
Replies: 419
Views: 177678

r.jean wrote: However, it is nothing like the extremes you experience!
You know r.jean, I grew up on the prairies and I find the weather extremes from prairie country a lot more trying than the straightforward weather up here! :wink:

Plus you guys get tornadoes - *yikes*!!! :shock:
by No BS
Tue Apr 23, 2013 1:54 am
Forum: Daily Check In
Topic: No BS Here!
Replies: 419
Views: 177678

Strawberry Roan wrote: They are replacing the roofs on our house and all our outbuilidings starting next week due to hai[l] damage. Right before the tornado season 8)
Good grief! That must have been one whopper of a hailstorm! Were the hailstones huge, too? How did the critters and the vegetation weather the storm?
by No BS
Tue Apr 23, 2013 1:19 am
Forum: Daily Check In
Topic: No BS Here!
Replies: 419
Views: 177678

APR 22 DAY 110

APR 22 DAY 110 – SUCCESS

Breakfast: none
Lunch: turbot, niblets corn, apple
Dinner: red wine, eggs, mashed potato

Stella : SUCCESS
Outdoors : -24C, hike with the dogs
Indoors : elliptical (8:00 am), shugging (8:00 pm)
by No BS
Tue Apr 23, 2013 1:18 am
Forum: Daily Check In
Topic: No BS Here!
Replies: 419
Views: 177678

You guys make it fun for me to post! :wink: And having fun with No"S" (at least for me) is absolutely key to succeeding. I always found diets an incredibly dreary and miserable way to exist. No"S" is just the opposite: an easy, relaxed way of eating and living. Total freedom. And lots of fun!! :D Ha...
by No BS
Mon Apr 22, 2013 4:20 am
Forum: Daily Check In
Topic: No BS Here!
Replies: 419
Views: 177678

Amy3010 wrote:...and very glad to hear you're doing better. We missed you!
Thanks so much, Amy! I really enjoy reading the BB and keeping up with everyone & their doings, I sure notice it when I am off for a few days.
by No BS
Mon Apr 22, 2013 4:17 am
Forum: Daily Check In
Topic: No BS Here!
Replies: 419
Views: 177678

Apr 20 DAY 108 and APR 21 DAY 109

APR 20 DAY 108 – SUCCESS Breakfast: none Lunch: smoked arctic char, cream cheese, rusks Dinner: polenta, salsa, grapes Stella : SUCCESS Outdoors : -23C, hike with the dogs APR 21 DAY 109 – SUCCESS Breakfast: none Lunch: smoked arctic char, cream cheese, smoked oysters Dinner: orange, grapes Ste...
by No BS
Sun Apr 21, 2013 4:39 am
Forum: Daily Check In
Topic: Sophiasapientia's 2013 Check-In
Replies: 65
Views: 19232

I've really being feeling an increased sense of inner wellness/health the past couple of days. Not sure if it is due to the kefir, coconut oil, increased greens, etc in my diet or perhaps a combination of everything but I'm feeling really good . I am starting to see some physical benefits (softer s...
by No BS
Sat Apr 20, 2013 5:46 pm
Forum: Daily Check In
Topic: gk's 2013 check-in
Replies: 137
Views: 56030

gk, I can't help but wonder if you have to wear sunglasses 8) when sporting your eye popping but heaven sent sneakers!! :wink:
by No BS
Sat Apr 20, 2013 5:41 pm
Forum: Daily Check In
Topic: Sinnie's 2013 Check in
Replies: 388
Views: 177461

Hi Sinnie, hope you are having a great weekend! :D

Congrats on the 2 pound weight loss I noticed in your last post! :lol:
by No BS
Sat Apr 20, 2013 5:35 pm
Forum: Daily Check In
Topic: Second go
Replies: 259
Views: 128956

Violet flavoured licorice???? :shock:

Wouldn't that be like coconut flavoured strawberries?

Or banana flavoured vanilla?

Jonas, are you just having fun with me again & seeing if I'm paying attention??? :lol:
by No BS
Sat Apr 20, 2013 5:30 pm
Forum: Daily Check In
Topic: MJ7910 - daily check in
Replies: 215
Views: 133299

just doing it and being able to say you ran 5 miles is pretty fantastic. Brilliant insight. Whether it is 5 miles, a plate of food, saying no to a snack, or yes to No"S, or whatever your particular "it" is: Just doing "it" and being able to say you did "it" is pretty fantastic. Thanks so much, MJ ,...
by No BS
Sat Apr 20, 2013 5:19 pm
Forum: Daily Check In
Topic: Strawberry Roan's Check In
Replies: 191
Views: 103579

Hi Berry , glad to hear everything is going well in your neck of the woods! :D It has been a long time since I have heard rain on my roof! :lol: We are pretty much up to 24 hours day sunlight now, with sunrise at 3:00 am and sunset at midnight. It is so bright out (sunshine & white white snow & ice ...
by No BS
Sat Apr 20, 2013 5:13 pm
Forum: Daily Check In
Topic: Childoftheking daily check-in
Replies: 108
Views: 44412

cotk, you are doing fabulous! :mrgreen: It's amazing how fast the days speed by when you are in the groove. :wink:
by No BS
Sat Apr 20, 2013 5:09 pm
Forum: Daily Check In
Topic: Eeyore's Check In.....
Replies: 50
Views: 18473

Eeyore, it is absolutely wonderful to see you doing so well! Good job! :mrgreen:
by No BS
Sat Apr 20, 2013 4:39 pm
Forum: Daily Check In
Topic: Sweetness' "daily" check in
Replies: 624
Views: 296853

Hi Patty, glad you are back to your usual self & feeling good! :mrgreen:
by No BS
Sat Apr 20, 2013 4:29 pm
Forum: Daily Check In
Topic: SpiritSong is back for 2013!
Replies: 137
Views: 46725

Time to start working more veggies onto my lunch and dinner plates. And maybe cut back on the beer. :cry: You have my deepest sympathies coping with that cruel reality!! :lol: Life is full of those horrid ironies. :( Here's the deal: as soon as you make veggies the focus of your meals, the fat can'...
by No BS
Sat Apr 20, 2013 4:10 pm
Forum: Daily Check In
Topic: Jean's 2013 Check In
Replies: 85
Views: 38582

r.jean wrote: Today I am green so far but want to eat now. It is too early for supper. I am trying to hold out.
Welcome to the No"S" version of a cliffhanger! :lol:
by No BS
Sat Apr 20, 2013 4:00 pm
Forum: Daily Check In
Topic: Amy 2013 Check In
Replies: 184
Views: 70916

Good grief, Amy, your workout plan sounds seriously awesome and seriously dedicated. And congrats on completing the Shred. That seems pretty brutal to me!! :D

I am intrigued by your "mindfulness" classes.......?

Good job on the greens :mrgreen: !
by No BS
Sat Apr 20, 2013 3:42 pm
Forum: Daily Check In
Topic: Sleepygirlzzzz - Daily check-in
Replies: 103
Views: 46296

I was about to mark it as a fail but then decided that I would have some fruit with it and turn it into a very early lunch instead. sleepygirlzzzz , you are doing seriously awesome!! :D I just love reading about the *click* moment on other people's threads. Good job! And what's with all the Amy's p...
by No BS
Sat Apr 20, 2013 3:34 pm
Forum: Daily Check In
Topic: debs 2011 check in
Replies: 185
Views: 88365

Hi Deb , just cruisin' your thread catching up on news. I wonder if your habits are changing (subconscious stress, eating during night), could you be stressed out about your son leaving to go to Harvard? Big (and inevitable) change for you...........and him. In both your lives. You must really be pr...
by No BS
Sat Apr 20, 2013 3:26 pm
Forum: No S Diet General Discussion
Topic: "LETS GET PHYSICAL" CHALLENGE!
Replies: 51
Views: 18309

This fabulous person named Amy once pointed out to me, with her usual insight, that even just a few minutes of exercise was better than nothing and would be a start to help acquire and keep the exercise habit. Very wise words from my friend Amy . :D And helped me out tremendously during this sick we...
by No BS
Sat Apr 20, 2013 3:07 pm
Forum: Daily Check In
Topic: No BS Here!
Replies: 419
Views: 177678

Took my old red jeep, my two dogs, and my friend and we went for a drive on the ocean to the end of the ice road yesterday after work. Was it ever fun! :lol: You can feel all the tension & stress literally leave your body the further away you get from the village. You can feel your spirit expand to ...
by No BS
Sat Apr 20, 2013 3:01 pm
Forum: Daily Check In
Topic: No BS Here!
Replies: 419
Views: 177678

APR 16,17,18,19 DAYS 104,105,106, 107

APR 16 DAY 104 – SUCCESS Breakfast: none Lunch: chickpeas & cranberry salsa Dinner: chickpeas & cranberry salsa Stella : SUCCESS Outdoors : -20C, hike with the dogs Indoors : elliptical (7:30 am), shugging (5:30 pm) APR 17 DAY 105 – SUCCESS Breakfast: none Lunch: flax, rye porridge w/butter & m...
by No BS
Sat Apr 20, 2013 2:57 pm
Forum: Daily Check In
Topic: No BS Here!
Replies: 419
Views: 177678

Hi Amy ! Bless your wonderful heart! :D I am still alive & kicking & recovered from a rather nasty bug this week. Mostly high fever, plus the usual workload on top of it so it was a bit of a struggle with very little energy and none of my usual enthusiasm. :( Even though I wasn't posting or reading ...
by No BS
Tue Apr 16, 2013 1:02 am
Forum: Daily Check In
Topic: No BS Here!
Replies: 419
Views: 177678

APR 15 DAY 103 – SUCCESS

Breakfast: none
Lunch: polenta w/niblets corn & salsa
Dinner: pecans, apple, orange

Stella : SUCCESS
Outdoors : -23C, hike with the dogs
Indoors : elliptical (7:30 am), shugging (7:30 pm)
by No BS
Tue Apr 16, 2013 12:56 am
Forum: No S Diet General Discussion
Topic: "LETS GET PHYSICAL" CHALLENGE!
Replies: 51
Views: 18309

APR 15 WEIGH IN

Monday weigh in - no gain/no loss. Just maintaining, which is fine by me! :D Today is Day 103 of No"S", Day 50 of my physical life, and should be week 5 of my C25K challenge. But I am going to coast on C25K and only maintain on the elliptical. I picked up a bug on the weekend and am not feeling too ...
by No BS
Mon Apr 15, 2013 11:26 pm
Forum: Daily Check In
Topic: Eeyore's Check In.....
Replies: 50
Views: 18473

Hang in there, Eeyore. Sometimes it all seems ajumble and really really hard to take. You are right in letting go of the illusion of control - and just trusting that you will make the right decision at the right moment in time. :? I find exercise really really helps take the edge off and gives me th...
by No BS
Mon Apr 15, 2013 11:12 pm
Forum: Daily Check In
Topic: No BS Here!
Replies: 419
Views: 177678

I didn't gain or lose this week on my weigh-in. I'm grateful. I am starting my 8th week of my physical challenge - I should probably call it my physical life, as a "challenge" implies I will complete the task. I am hoping I won't complete this task until it takes 2 undertakers half a day to wipe the...
by No BS
Mon Apr 15, 2013 10:56 pm
Forum: Daily Check In
Topic: No BS Here!
Replies: 419
Views: 177678

APR 13 DAY 101 AND APR 14 DAY 102

APR 13 DAY 101 – SUCCESS Breakfast: scrambled eggs w/morels, smoked arctic char, ww bun, orange Lunch: smoked arctic char, butter, ww bun, apple, snickers Dinner: veggie curry: onion, celery, mushrooms, corn, potato, tomatoes, peppers, coconut, coconut milk; snickers Stella : SUCCESS Outdoors : -...
by No BS
Mon Apr 15, 2013 10:54 pm
Forum: Daily Check In
Topic: No BS Here!
Replies: 419
Views: 177678

OMG!! You guys are simply amazing! The world’s best cheering section is on this incredible BB!! :lol: Good thing I weighed this morning (no gain/no loss) because I swear I’ve gained 10 pounds from a fat head since I read all of these comments!! Berry , you are so welcome to use that post if you ...
by No BS
Sat Apr 13, 2013 3:15 pm
Forum: Daily Check In
Topic: Childoftheking daily check-in
Replies: 108
Views: 44412

cotk, congratulations on the self-control, the discipline in the face of headache & the excitement of your parents visit, AND FOR LOSING 3.8 POUNDS!!! :mrgreen:

Well done! What a great way to slide into a weekend! :D

I love your reason for weighing on Fridays! :wink:
by No BS
Sat Apr 13, 2013 2:55 pm
Forum: Daily Check In
Topic: No BS Here!
Replies: 419
Views: 177678

APR 12 DAY 100

APR 12 DAY 100 – SUCCESS Breakfast: none Lunch: lima beans, spelt kernels, butter, salsa Dinner: red wine, lima beans, spelt kernels, butter, smoked arctic char Stella : SUCCESS Outdoors : -8C, hike with the dogs Indoors : elliptical (7:30 am), shugging (7:00 pm) DAY 100!!! Yahoo!! :D :arrow: Whe...
by No BS
Sat Apr 13, 2013 2:22 pm
Forum: Daily Check In
Topic: No BS Here!
Replies: 419
Views: 177678

Patty , those lucky enough to live in warm climates can afford to be blissfully unaware about the cold! Lucky them!! :wink: gk , I hear you about gloomy weather & munching for comfort! It is amazing what a difference, psychologically, there is in sunshine & blue skies. I was surprised to read studi...
by No BS
Sat Apr 13, 2013 1:59 pm
Forum: Daily Check In
Topic: Sweetness' "daily" check in
Replies: 624
Views: 296853

Patty, no worries about one itty-bitty fail.

Your consistent habits & wonderful exercise regime made you drop 4 pounds!! Well done, Patty. :mrgreen:
by No BS
Sat Apr 13, 2013 1:55 pm
Forum: Daily Check In
Topic: Sleepygirlzzzz - Daily check-in
Replies: 103
Views: 46296

Great job sleepygirlzzzz!! :mrgreen:

Now you can REALLY enjoy your weekend! :D
by No BS
Sat Apr 13, 2013 1:51 pm
Forum: Daily Check In
Topic: Second go
Replies: 259
Views: 128956

So two cups sounded very miserly and I added some more. :lol: Good one! Reminds me about when I didn't know about rice and thought cooking 1 c of raw rice per person would be about right for a dinner party for 5!! One cup of raw rice doesn't look like much, either!! :lol: You've inspired me to make...
by No BS
Sat Apr 13, 2013 1:22 pm
Forum: Daily Check In
Topic: Second go
Replies: 259
Views: 128956

Jonas Jonasson wrote: Yesterday I was kind of subliminally nervous the whole day
What an intriguing statement.

Your farmer's breakfast sounds delicious. I absolutely adore beets. :D
by No BS
Sat Apr 13, 2013 1:10 pm
Forum: Daily Check In
Topic: Strawberry Roan's Check In
Replies: 191
Views: 103579

Strawberry Roan wrote: Salads are sold by the ounce at the hospital :shock:
Good thing you were only there for the day. With your penchant for salads, your dinner could have cost more than the surgery!! :lol:

So glad to hear everything went well, Berry.
by No BS
Fri Apr 12, 2013 2:19 am
Forum: Daily Check In
Topic: Emma's check in
Replies: 52
Views: 20405

Good self-analysis, emmay. It's amazing how writing about this stuff often helps us clarify our thoughts and plan a course of action!! :wink:
by No BS
Fri Apr 12, 2013 2:12 am
Forum: Daily Check In
Topic: Shortformyweight check-in
Replies: 27
Views: 10517

Hi Short, sure lots of :mrgreen: on your thread! Good job! :D
by No BS
Fri Apr 12, 2013 2:01 am
Forum: Daily Check In
Topic: Daily Check In: Anonymous-Coward
Replies: 52
Views: 17672

Well, you may be Anonymous but you certainly are not a Coward!! :wink:

Good work sniffing the cookie instead of eating it! :lol: When I quit cigarettes I used to borrow friends unlit smokes and sniff them, too. :D

You're doing good. The weekend is almost here! :wink:
by No BS
Fri Apr 12, 2013 1:55 am
Forum: Daily Check In
Topic: Sophiasapientia's 2013 Check-In
Replies: 65
Views: 19232

1.) I need to continue to focus on habit. I really need the foundation right now. I quite agree, sophia. I wouldn't get hung up on weight, scales, losing/gaining or anything other than eating three meals a day & focusing only on that habit - nothing else. We know there are no shortcuts - just time,...
by No BS
Fri Apr 12, 2013 1:45 am
Forum: Daily Check In
Topic: Childoftheking daily check-in
Replies: 108
Views: 44412

cotk, hope your head has stopped hurting. Headaches are the worst, particularly when it is not hangover! :wink:
by No BS
Fri Apr 12, 2013 1:42 am
Forum: Daily Check In
Topic: Amy 2013 Check In
Replies: 184
Views: 70916

Someone get help!! Amy's fallen into a pile of laundry & cannot get out!! :lol:
by No BS
Fri Apr 12, 2013 1:37 am
Forum: Daily Check In
Topic: Second go
Replies: 259
Views: 128956

Jonas Jonasson wrote: :arrow: I can't run fast
You may not be able to run fast, Jonas, but you can RUN! :lol:

Thanks for painting such a hilarious picture - but I suspect you're exaggerating a wee bit!! :D
by No BS
Fri Apr 12, 2013 1:34 am
Forum: Daily Check In
Topic: Second go
Replies: 259
Views: 128956

We had home made hummus with pita bread yesterday. What a revelation. I have seriously underestimated chickpeas. I will have the left-overs for lunch and try to make falafel soon. Chick peas are so awesome! I ordered a 10 kg bag of them (dried) on my annual sealift order. I use them in so many dish...
by No BS
Fri Apr 12, 2013 1:09 am
Forum: Daily Check In
Topic: milczar's check in
Replies: 1088
Views: 608165

Clothes shopping isn't as painful as it use to be. And I need to celebrate that instead of waiting for the next 50 to come off before I feel attractive enough to clothes shop. It is absolutely amazing the fabulous boost one gets from enjoying a well chosen outfit - in whatever size - on the way dow...
by No BS
Fri Apr 12, 2013 1:02 am
Forum: Daily Check In
Topic: milczar's check in
Replies: 1088
Views: 608165

milczar wrote:No BS. You are from the Canadian high arctic, I'm assuming you are where it is rather cold =) Good weather for soup.
:lol: In the high Arctic it is ALWAYS great weather for soup or stew!!
by No BS
Fri Apr 12, 2013 12:53 am
Forum: Daily Check In
Topic: SpiritSong is back for 2013!
Replies: 137
Views: 46725

SpiritSong wrote:Things are going much more smoothly now that I added the nuts to my morning.
My mornings have been completely nuts for years now (and that's without the almonds!!). :lol:

Keep up the good work, SpirtSong. :wink: