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by gratefuldeb67
Sat Mar 27, 2021 2:05 pm
Forum: Daily Check In
Topic: Deb's daily check in
Replies: 65
Views: 3146

Re: Deb's daily check in

this morning's weight: 269.8
yes!!
by gratefuldeb67
Fri Mar 26, 2021 2:30 pm
Forum: No S Diet General Discussion
Topic: i'm back! :)
Replies: 18
Views: 1798

Re: i'm back! :)

thanks everyone! i just saw there were all these replies! i have to run to work now, but hopefully will update you guys and reply properly soon! :)
by gratefuldeb67
Fri Mar 26, 2021 2:29 pm
Forum: No S Diet General Discussion
Topic: Reinhard, Reinhard, where for art thou Reinhard!!?? :)
Replies: 0
Views: 151

Reinhard, Reinhard, where for art thou Reinhard!!?? :)

i have noticed that you have been conspicuously absent this year!! please come back and grace us with an occasional post!! also, i left you a private message, both here, and on fb and to no avail!! i need to find out what my password is, so i can use it for my phone, to check in on my habit cal!! if...
by gratefuldeb67
Fri Mar 26, 2021 2:26 pm
Forum: Daily Check In
Topic: Deb's daily check in
Replies: 65
Views: 3146

Re: Deb's daily check in

thanks you guys!!
i'm making slow but steady progress, with the occasional ups and downs...
today i'm at 271.4 lbs...
have a nice weekend!!
by gratefuldeb67
Fri Mar 19, 2021 2:03 pm
Forum: Daily Check In
Topic: Deb's daily check in
Replies: 65
Views: 3146

Re: Deb's daily check in

thanks guys!! had another good day yesterday... threw out some stuff which would have caused me to have both a fail day, and also probably a weight gain... i'm trying so hard, so i don't want to regain the little bits of weight i've lost... it's going slow, but steady, but it's going! today's weight...
by gratefuldeb67
Wed Mar 17, 2021 1:24 pm
Forum: Daily Check In
Topic: Deb's daily check in
Replies: 65
Views: 3146

Re: Deb's daily check in

i had a very moderate S weekend, but did enjoy some treats... my weight initially went up on monday, but has since gone down again...
weight today 272.8... yay me!!
by gratefuldeb67
Fri Mar 12, 2021 3:41 pm
Forum: Daily Check In
Topic: Deb's daily check in
Replies: 65
Views: 3146

Re: Deb's daily check in

lpearlmom wrote:
Sat Mar 06, 2021 8:25 pm
You’re doing great!🎉
thank you!! :)
today's weight, 273.6
looking forward to a nice weekend and a few treats...
by gratefuldeb67
Mon Mar 08, 2021 1:05 pm
Forum: Daily Check In
Topic: Linda's daily check-in
Replies: 4509
Views: 2041364

Re: Linda's daily check-in

thanks for your encouraging words on my thread linda! hope your arm feels less sore today and hope you have a great week! <3
debs
by gratefuldeb67
Sat Mar 06, 2021 4:50 pm
Forum: Daily Check In
Topic: Deb's daily check in
Replies: 65
Views: 3146

Re: Deb's daily check in

automatedeating wrote:
Fri Mar 05, 2021 1:21 am
How are things going?
going well! thanks automated! how are you?

current weight 271.8... yay!!!
i've been trying to eat a little better this week, in terms of my choices, and it seems to be paying off!!
happy dance!!! :mrgreen:
by gratefuldeb67
Thu Mar 04, 2021 5:26 am
Forum: Daily Check In
Topic: Deb's daily check in
Replies: 65
Views: 3146

Re: Deb's daily check in

today's weight: 273.6
by gratefuldeb67
Tue Mar 02, 2021 3:44 am
Forum: Daily Check In
Topic: Deb's daily check in
Replies: 65
Views: 3146

Re: Deb's daily check in

automatedeating wrote:
Thu Feb 25, 2021 6:02 pm
Hope your week wraps up well, Deb!
thanks automated! you too!

current weight: 274
by gratefuldeb67
Thu Feb 25, 2021 2:56 pm
Forum: Daily Check In
Topic: Deb's daily check in
Replies: 65
Views: 3146

Re: Deb's daily check in

current weight: 275.4
by gratefuldeb67
Sat Feb 06, 2021 6:02 pm
Forum: Daily Check In
Topic: Deb's daily check in
Replies: 65
Views: 3146

Re: Deb's daily check in

Definitely that's a victory to notice and want to avoid that "overly full" feeling. Oh, and no - my family is NOT going to save Doritos for S Days. ;-) However, I can do this - but like you, I'm trying to find my NoS groove again. For me, 2020 was a very bumpy year with my habits. Strange because I...
by gratefuldeb67
Sat Feb 06, 2021 4:16 pm
Forum: Daily Check In
Topic: Deb's daily check in
Replies: 65
Views: 3146

Re: Deb's daily check in

had a pretty big dinner last night and just ate too much at one sitting... it wasn't enough to constitute a "failure" but i was uncomfortable and really didn't enjoy that feeling!! i'm amazed at how my body and mind are starting to adjust to NoS... this would have been a normal dinner for me before ...
by gratefuldeb67
Sat Feb 06, 2021 4:13 pm
Forum: Daily Check In
Topic: Deb's daily check in
Replies: 65
Views: 3146

Re: Deb's daily check in

Yeah, keeping the stuff out of the house is the best strategy. Which doesn't work at my house, since I live with 2 boys and a hubby that all love to have doritos in the house. I've decided doritos are my cryptonite. You know how people give up alcohol for a year (indeed I did that!)? I should do th...
by gratefuldeb67
Wed Feb 03, 2021 2:42 pm
Forum: Daily Check In
Topic: Deb's daily check in
Replies: 65
Views: 3146

Re: Deb's daily check in

current weight, 273.4... that's good, because it went up a little in between the last weigh in and now, but leveled back down again :)
by gratefuldeb67
Tue Feb 02, 2021 2:58 pm
Forum: Daily Check In
Topic: Deb's daily check in
Replies: 65
Views: 3146

Re: Deb's daily check in

Congrats on the scale moving in the right direction! 🎉 thanks lpearlmom! :) so, the weekend was pretty good and i did enjoy several S treats and foods i don't usually have, like pizza, but nothing very excessive, so i'm happy about that... i didn't over indulge, which i really prefer, than out of c...
by gratefuldeb67
Mon Feb 01, 2021 3:27 am
Forum: Daily Check In
Topic: Deb's daily check in
Replies: 65
Views: 3146

Re: Deb's daily check in

ladybird30 wrote:
Sun Jan 31, 2021 12:46 am
Well done
thanks ladybird!
by gratefuldeb67
Sat Jan 30, 2021 6:19 pm
Forum: Daily Check In
Topic: Deb's daily check in
Replies: 65
Views: 3146

Re: Deb's daily check in

yesterday was a success!! i had lots of nice food options and also picked up some high quality S's for weekend treating, but i didn't overdo anything and stuck to my plan of having 3 meals... one of my meals was a bowl of pumpkin soup with sauerkraut and a dollop of greek yogurt, and i also counted ...
by gratefuldeb67
Fri Jan 29, 2021 3:33 pm
Forum: Daily Check In
Topic: Deb's daily check in
Replies: 65
Views: 3146

Re: Deb's daily check in

automatedeating wrote:
Fri Jan 29, 2021 2:33 pm
you're making great progress, Deb!
thanks a lot auto! yesterday was a success!
will be starting S days tonight, and will continue to post and report on the days, just to help me keep on track and not get too excessive...
have a nice day!
by gratefuldeb67
Thu Jan 28, 2021 3:47 pm
Forum: Daily Check In
Topic: Deb's daily check in
Replies: 65
Views: 3146

Re: Deb's daily check in

failed last night... it wasn't terrible, and the foods i ate weren't really bad choices, but i did too much "virtual" plating... this could almost be classed as snacking or seconding... it was all in small amounts, but it nevertheless, wasn't really accountable... so for the sake of strict habit bui...
by gratefuldeb67
Wed Jan 27, 2021 3:14 pm
Forum: Daily Check In
Topic: Deb's daily check in
Replies: 65
Views: 3146

Re: Deb's daily check in

Now THAT is a 100% victory! Pouring sugary cereal in the toilet is the modern day difficulty-equivalent of hunting a saber-tooth tiger. Good job! thanks a lot auto! so, yesterday evening was fine, and no slip ups... so glad i didn't keep that cereal because throwing it out really psyched me up for ...
by gratefuldeb67
Wed Jan 27, 2021 1:18 am
Forum: No S Diet General Discussion
Topic: Any fellow vanilla NoSers?
Replies: 9
Views: 1249

Re: Any fellow vanilla NoSers?

I do pretty close to vanilla No S, except I don't beat myself up if I have a day that isn't green AND my S days typically still keep the structure of 3 meals and no snacks because I like being hungry for my meals. On S days I will have a dessert or two, or maybe donuts for breakfast instead of oatm...
by gratefuldeb67
Wed Jan 27, 2021 1:10 am
Forum: Daily Check In
Topic: Deb's daily check in
Replies: 65
Views: 3146

Re: Deb's daily check in

another failure yesterday... and weight is up again... now i'm 277... will try hard today to do well :) will report again tomorrow... Try marking your success one meal at a time :) Jx thanks! well, i didn't want to go into details this morning, but what happened was that i foolishly bought some swe...
by gratefuldeb67
Tue Jan 26, 2021 2:52 pm
Forum: Daily Check In
Topic: Deb's daily check in
Replies: 65
Views: 3146

Re: Deb's daily check in

another failure yesterday... and weight is up again... now i'm 277...
will try hard today to do well :)
will report again tomorrow...
by gratefuldeb67
Mon Jan 25, 2021 2:22 pm
Forum: Daily Check In
Topic: Deb's daily check in
Replies: 65
Views: 3146

Re: Deb's daily check in

i should also mention that i replaced the battery on my digital scale on saturday... to be honest, i'm not sure if my starting weight was at all accurate, because when i weighed myself that day and for several days afterwards, i'd get crazy different numbers which ranged between 1-3 lbs apart... so ...
by gratefuldeb67
Sun Jan 24, 2021 7:22 pm
Forum: Daily Check In
Topic: Deb's daily check in
Replies: 65
Views: 3146

Re: Deb's daily check in

so, i've never felt that one should restrict their S days at all, with extra rules... and still feel that way... but man oh man, i really made some bad choices yesterday, on an impulse... a bad bad impulse... result, i am up heavier than my starting weight now... i won't log it though because, i don...
by gratefuldeb67
Sun Jan 24, 2021 7:12 pm
Forum: Daily Check In
Topic: Deb's daily check in
Replies: 65
Views: 3146

Re: Deb's daily check in

Haha Linda! Yes, I actually really do love my cats. Especially one of them - he is such a cuddler. They are brothers and almost 12 years old now. They are very beautiful tabby cats - one is orange & white with matching orange eyes, and the other is gray & white with bright green eyes. Sorry for the...
by gratefuldeb67
Sun Jan 24, 2021 7:10 pm
Forum: Daily Check In
Topic: Deb's daily check in
Replies: 65
Views: 3146

Re: Deb's daily check in

Hey Deb, remember even a fail doesn't necessarily mean a gain, great that you can now recognise and acknowledge them it's half the battle to making a better choice next time. Jx from one soprano to another (i had a music performance degree in college and have sung in a lot of stuff over the years) ...
by gratefuldeb67
Sun Jan 24, 2021 4:15 am
Forum: No S Diet General Discussion
Topic: i'm back! :)
Replies: 18
Views: 1798

Re: i'm back! :)

ChandaLikePanda wrote:
Sun Jan 24, 2021 2:45 am
Welcome back to both of you, I am back as well! Going to focus on vanilla No S, and just building the habit.
thanks! good luck to you too!
by gratefuldeb67
Sun Jan 24, 2021 1:51 am
Forum: Daily Check In
Topic: Deb's daily check in
Replies: 65
Views: 3146

Re: Deb's daily check in

automatedeating wrote:
Sat Jan 23, 2021 4:03 pm
Just call me Auto! :-)
And my hubby is Sexy, my 14 year old is Challenger, my 11 year old is Creator, and dogs are HappyHerder and Flowerpup. Apparently the cats are lower on my list because I haven't name them. LOL
:mrgreen: :mrgreen: :mrgreen: :lol: :lol: :lol:
ok!! :lol:
by gratefuldeb67
Sun Jan 24, 2021 1:50 am
Forum: Daily Check In
Topic: Deb's daily check in
Replies: 65
Views: 3146

Re: Deb's daily check in

lpearlmom wrote:
Sat Jan 23, 2021 3:45 am
Oh I can remember the trays of bacon right out of the oven when I was working at a restaurant. Nothing harder to resist! I like that you are being so honest with yourself and drawing those hard lines. You got this!
thanks pearlmom!
by gratefuldeb67
Sun Jan 24, 2021 1:48 am
Forum: No S Diet General Discussion
Topic: i'm back! :)
Replies: 18
Views: 1798

Re: i'm back! :)

Hi Deb! So I’m back too. After years I was doing okish but this year has been diet-wise catastrophical for me as I stress eat and I did stress eat my way through three Covid lockdowns and now I’m heavier than ever. So back here! And back on vanilla NoS and self care and movement. So it’s especially...
by gratefuldeb67
Fri Jan 22, 2021 11:40 pm
Forum: Daily Check In
Topic: Deb's daily check in
Replies: 65
Views: 3146

Re: Deb's daily check in

today is being counted as a failure... it wasn't terrible, but i want to be really honest with myself and strict with the rules... because if i start finagling around with them, that will just defeat the whole purpose of being here and trying to get these habits down... also, i don't like to bs myse...
by gratefuldeb67
Fri Jan 22, 2021 4:11 am
Forum: Daily Check In
Topic: Barbra’s Daily Check In.......
Replies: 21
Views: 1489

Re: Barbra’s Daily Check In.......

Today was a red day. Got home from work and ate 2 donuts. I could tell you I’ve been stressed with work this week, had a headache all day today and had a hard love moment with my teenager when I got home but none of those are excuses to turn to food. Got to find a better way to deal with it. I have...
by gratefuldeb67
Fri Jan 22, 2021 4:00 am
Forum: Daily Check In
Topic: Deb's daily check in
Replies: 65
Views: 3146

Re: Deb's daily check in

success today!... i've decided since i really enjoy having salad with dinner, that as long as it's not loaded up with chicken or shrimp etc, and just vegetables, i'm going to allow a small 4th meal on those days i want salad... it's not wild and crazy or unaccountable snacking, and it's not really s...
by gratefuldeb67
Thu Jan 21, 2021 3:00 am
Forum: Daily Check In
Topic: Deb's daily check in
Replies: 65
Views: 3146

Re: Deb's daily check in

Barbra wrote:
Thu Jan 21, 2021 2:54 am
The great thing about No S is we just learn from our mistakes and move on. Just because we slipped up doesn’t mean the whole day is lost. It’s great you owned up to it because in the end your only hurting yourself by not being honest. Tomorrow is a new day!
thanks barbra!
by gratefuldeb67
Thu Jan 21, 2021 2:43 am
Forum: Daily Check In
Topic: Deb's daily check in
Replies: 65
Views: 3146

Re: Deb's daily check in

failure tonight... had way too much food... there was no way i could justify what i did as "virutual" plating... it was very simply, "seconds"... i had a full meal, and then i had a very large salad afterwards... if i had cut my meal in half, i would have counted it as a success, even with the large...
by gratefuldeb67
Wed Jan 20, 2021 10:07 pm
Forum: Daily Check In
Topic: Deb's daily check in
Replies: 65
Views: 3146

Re: Deb's daily check in

Sounds like you are off to a good start! How old is your kiddo in your profile pic now? :-) thanks automated eating! (do you have a name?) well, that pic of richard is when he was about 11, and he's now going on 25!!! i wanted to post a recent pic here, and asked how to do it in the general discuss...
by gratefuldeb67
Wed Jan 20, 2021 3:02 pm
Forum: Daily Check In
Topic: Deb's daily check in
Replies: 65
Views: 3146

Re: Deb's daily check in

had a good day yesterday... success... i did feel pretty hungry before bed and allowed myself half a small pickle and about 1/2 cup of grapefruit segments, but i am not going to count that as a fail... i must have been eating way more than i realized before, because the change to NoS is already tran...
by gratefuldeb67
Wed Jan 20, 2021 2:41 pm
Forum: Daily Check In
Topic: Anne's Daily Check In
Replies: 6
Views: 548

Re: Anne's Daily Check In

Mustloseweight wrote:
Tue Jan 19, 2021 11:22 pm
Epic fails for two days. Here’s hoping for tomorrow.
don't over catastrophize it... a fail is a fail is a fail... they happen... you'll get there :)
by gratefuldeb67
Tue Jan 19, 2021 2:58 pm
Forum: Daily Check In
Topic: Deb's daily check in
Replies: 65
Views: 3146

Re: Deb's daily check in

somehow, i've managed to lose some weight already... even with 3 fairly generous S days in a row...

starting weight 274.8
current weight 273.8
yay!
have a good day all!
by gratefuldeb67
Tue Jan 19, 2021 2:56 pm
Forum: Daily Check In
Topic: Deb's daily check in
Replies: 65
Views: 3146

Re: Deb's daily check in

automatedeating wrote:
Mon Jan 18, 2021 11:33 pm
Hi Deb! So wonderful to see an "original" on the boards! :-)
thanks automated! it's good to be back! i always found this to be such a supportive group and i feel like i could use that now, especially with the pandemic happening...
have a great day!
by gratefuldeb67
Tue Jan 19, 2021 2:54 pm
Forum: Daily Check In
Topic: Deb's daily check in
Replies: 65
Views: 3146

Re: Deb's daily check in

Barbra wrote:
Mon Jan 18, 2021 10:39 pm
I think that’s an ok reason! Fasting always messes me up anyway and then taking blood! Double ugh! It’s all about moderation! Great job!
thanks barbra!
by gratefuldeb67
Mon Jan 18, 2021 7:14 pm
Forum: Daily Check In
Topic: Anne's Daily Check In
Replies: 6
Views: 548

Re: Anne's Daily Check In

hi anne! i'll be following your check in and here to cheer you on! have a great week!
by gratefuldeb67
Mon Jan 18, 2021 7:12 pm
Forum: No S Diet General Discussion
Topic: how do you upload or link to a photo?
Replies: 3
Views: 512

how do you upload or link to a photo?

hi guys, i tried to post a pic here on my thread but couldn't get it to show... i copied and pasted a link to my profile pic on fb, in between those little Image signs, but nothing happened... can someone tell me what am i doing wrong? reinhard?
thanks!
by gratefuldeb67
Mon Jan 18, 2021 7:09 pm
Forum: No S Diet General Discussion
Topic: i'm back! :)
Replies: 18
Views: 1798

Re: i'm back! :)

oh well, i couldn't figure out how to post the pic...
by gratefuldeb67
Mon Jan 18, 2021 7:07 pm
Forum: No S Diet General Discussion
Topic: i'm back! :)
Replies: 18
Views: 1798

Re: i'm back! :)

Hi Deb, welcome back, I remember you well from your old posts - lovely to hear how Richie is doing so well. thanks ladybird! hope i can figure out how to do this... i'm going to try to link to a new pic of me and richie from october last year here... not the best pic ever of me, but he looks great ...
by gratefuldeb67
Mon Jan 18, 2021 6:58 pm
Forum: No S Diet General Discussion
Topic: i'm back! :)
Replies: 18
Views: 1798

Re: i'm back! :)

Hi! Did you lose much weight last time? I only ask because after pointing, counting and everything else out there and now being bigger than ever, my trust and confidence in everything is crushed, I suspect. Enjoy your Sunday. Anne x hi anne, i won't lie... i only did NoS in a way that i would descr...
by gratefuldeb67
Mon Jan 18, 2021 6:44 pm
Forum: Daily Check In
Topic: Deb's daily check in
Replies: 65
Views: 3146

Re: Deb's daily check in

ok, so i've decided to take a non weekend s day today... it wasn't planned, and it will be the only one i allow myself, which isn't a sick or special day, going forward... it's not technically a sick day, but i had my first wellness check up this morning in several years, and i had to get blood test...
by gratefuldeb67
Sun Jan 17, 2021 4:33 am
Forum: Daily Check In
Topic: Deb's daily check in
Replies: 65
Views: 3146

Re: Deb's daily check in

thanks! good luck!
by gratefuldeb67
Sun Jan 17, 2021 12:01 am
Forum: No S Diet General Discussion
Topic: i'm back! :)
Replies: 18
Views: 1798

Re: i'm back! :)

thanks anne! yes, we can do it! just gotta keep trying and when you fall off the horse, get back on!
by gratefuldeb67
Sat Jan 16, 2021 4:54 pm
Forum: Daily Check In
Topic: Deb's daily check in
Replies: 65
Views: 3146

Deb's daily check in

i'm starting again, after a long time away! i just posted a long intro in the general discussion, but i will be using this thread to either post a simple daily "success/failure" check in, or if i feel like it, more of a daily or weekly diary entry... i am committing to at mininum, doing the habit ca...
by gratefuldeb67
Sat Jan 16, 2021 4:46 pm
Forum: No S Diet General Discussion
Topic: i'm back! :)
Replies: 18
Views: 1798

i'm back! :)

hi everybody! hi reinhard! i'm restarting NoS today... i was here a LONG time ago, around 2005, and then, after a few years of being very active on the boards, left for a long time... well... i'm back now... it's just coincidental that i'm restarting in the beginning of the new year... the real reas...
by gratefuldeb67
Thu Feb 07, 2019 3:18 am
Forum: No S Diet General Discussion
Topic: I'm upgrading the bulletin board...
Replies: 26
Views: 23258

Re: I'm upgrading the bulletin board...

thanks reinhard! it works for me again!
by gratefuldeb67
Wed Feb 06, 2019 8:35 pm
Forum: No S Diet General Discussion
Topic: I'm upgrading the bulletin board...
Replies: 26
Views: 23258

Re: I'm upgrading the bulletin board...

thanks automatedeating and reinhard for the nice welcome back :) unfortunately i get the same message and still can't get the habitcal... i go to the everyday systems page, then habitcal, then try logging in with my current password, and this is the message that comes up... "Sorry, but this board is...
by gratefuldeb67
Tue Feb 05, 2019 2:12 pm
Forum: No S Diet General Discussion
Topic: I'm upgrading the bulletin board...
Replies: 26
Views: 23258

Re: I'm upgrading the bulletin board...

hi reinhard, good luck with the updates... i hope habit cal will come back... i don't see it here anymore? i don't post on the boards anymore but have been using it for years now and have relied on it... thanks, deb
by gratefuldeb67
Fri Oct 02, 2015 8:32 pm
Forum: No S Diet General Discussion
Topic: happy birthday reinhard!
Replies: 19
Views: 17876

happy birthday reinhard!

just popping onto the boards to wish our dear friend and leader, reinhard, a very happy birthday today! :D
i hope all is well!
enjoy your S's!
deb
by gratefuldeb67
Sat Feb 07, 2015 11:31 pm
Forum: Daily Check In
Topic: Strawberry Roan's 2015 Check In
Replies: 36
Views: 31785

great to read you're doing so well berry! yes, those healthy smoothies and fresh squeezed juices are wonderful and do fill you up... they have lots of real nutrition and that's what our bodies need... i'm gonna try that smoothie combo soon! sounds great! hope your shoulder heals up soon... maybe sch...
by gratefuldeb67
Sat Feb 07, 2015 4:25 pm
Forum: Daily Check In
Topic: debs daily check in
Replies: 67
Views: 54646

i am happy to report that after a fairly successful week, both on NoS and exercise, a combination of dancing 4 times this week and lots of snow shoveling, and running around at work, plus, NOT eating at bedtime (my nemesis) i am now down 4.2 lbs since last sunday!! i'm so thrilled about it!! i'm rea...
by gratefuldeb67
Fri Feb 06, 2015 12:58 am
Forum: Daily Check In
Topic: debs daily check in
Replies: 67
Views: 54646

thanks guys!
haha yes, i've done the "i'm buying this fill-in-the-blank food for my son" numerous times... thankfully, he's back at school now!
by gratefuldeb67
Wed Feb 04, 2015 2:37 pm
Forum: Daily Check In
Topic: debs daily check in
Replies: 67
Views: 54646

ok, i am off to a good start... i wanted to eat last night but thankfully, there was really nothing i could snack on in the middle of the night... so that saved me! i'm gonna really just try to keep things that way, because until i form a habit to NOT eat at night, i feel like i can't trust myself v...
by gratefuldeb67
Sun Feb 01, 2015 4:20 pm
Forum: No S Diet General Discussion
Topic: Habit cal problem?
Replies: 3
Views: 6085

yes, thanks reinhard! it's working now :)
by gratefuldeb67
Sun Feb 01, 2015 4:08 pm
Forum: Daily Check In
Topic: debs daily check in
Replies: 67
Views: 54646

ok, here i am and it's the first day of the month... i am SO happy to start the month off with a blank slate on my habit cal! i will be posting here every week for the month of feb, and keeping my habitcal totally up to date and honest... i'm finally feeling like hunkering down and getting serious.....
by gratefuldeb67
Sun Feb 01, 2015 3:57 pm
Forum: No S Diet General Discussion
Topic: 2014 "during"
Replies: 11
Views: 13701

"oolala53"Next year, we have to see the midriff area. Clothed is fine, if decorum is required. :wink:"
haha! :mrgreen:
by gratefuldeb67
Fri Jan 30, 2015 8:53 pm
Forum: No S Diet General Discussion
Topic: Habit cal problem?
Replies: 3
Views: 6085

Habit cal problem?

hi reinhard, if you are reading this... i couldn't get february to load... not sure why... hope it resolves as even though i'm not posting much on the boards, i am trying to keep my habitcals up to date :)
by gratefuldeb67
Fri Jan 30, 2015 8:51 pm
Forum: No S Diet General Discussion
Topic: 2014 "during"
Replies: 11
Views: 13701

awww great pic reinhard! :D
your daughters are so big now! and it's great to see your little boy finally!
i hope i'll be able to post a during pic in a year from now... i'm really trying to get back on the wagon...
all the best!
by gratefuldeb67
Mon Dec 22, 2014 3:31 pm
Forum: Daily Check In
Topic: debs daily check in
Replies: 67
Views: 54646

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by gratefuldeb67
Fri Nov 28, 2014 4:37 pm
Forum: Daily Check In
Topic: debs daily check in
Replies: 67
Views: 54646

thanks lori! same to you! glad to see you here!
by gratefuldeb67
Tue Nov 25, 2014 3:04 pm
Forum: Daily Check In
Topic: debs daily check in
Replies: 67
Views: 54646

had a much better day yesterday, and did some walking... i feel back on track...
by gratefuldeb67
Mon Nov 24, 2014 4:12 pm
Forum: Daily Check In
Topic: debs daily check in
Replies: 67
Views: 54646

after having a slice of pizza and a large eggplant parmesean hero last night for dinner, my weight is now 279 lbs... up nearly three pounds from yesterday... further evidence of how i just don't do well when ordering out food instead of cooking for myself... i have got to turn this trend around IMME...
by gratefuldeb67
Sun Nov 23, 2014 7:25 pm
Forum: Daily Check In
Topic: debs daily check in
Replies: 67
Views: 54646

enjoying my S days off but looking forward to monday and restarting AGAIN... it's been a horrible month, due to a highly stressful situation at work... fortunately i've left that job now and can regroup and restart... i've gained back all i've lost again, and i'm up to 276.2... my exercise has gone ...
by gratefuldeb67
Mon Nov 17, 2014 5:47 pm
Forum: Daily Check In
Topic: debs daily check in
Replies: 67
Views: 54646

thanks tobiasmom! good luck to you! we CAN do this! :)
by gratefuldeb67
Tue Nov 11, 2014 2:09 am
Forum: Daily Check In
Topic: debs daily check in
Replies: 67
Views: 54646

have gotten back on track thankfully... been really trying...
yesterday and today were both good and i've dropped a few pounds already in response to it...
i'll just have to keep vigilant for a while... these bad habits are really harder to break than i thought they'd be...
by gratefuldeb67
Sat Nov 08, 2014 3:50 pm
Forum: Daily Check In
Topic: debs daily check in
Replies: 67
Views: 54646

ughhh!! three days of failures in a row, and yesterday's was pretty bad... i ate an entire bag of terra chips, and had some cheese and fruit around bedtime, actually eating it sitting in my bed! then i woke up and found i'm right back up to 275.8 again!! not surprised at all by the gain... i don't w...
by gratefuldeb67
Thu Nov 06, 2014 5:14 pm
Forum: No S Diet General Discussion
Topic: = (
Replies: 11
Views: 11852

you're not "terrible" ... it's the habits that are bad and they're hard to break! it takes a lot of practice and expect to have some slip ups, maybe even a lot of them... just don't beat yourself up and keep getting back up again!
you can do this! :)
by gratefuldeb67
Thu Nov 06, 2014 5:06 pm
Forum: Daily Check In
Topic: MerryKat's Check In
Replies: 107
Views: 85166

hi mo, i just wanted to drop by and thank you for your encouragement! i read a few posts back here and i also want to say good job on getting back into the swing of things! and i am sorry to hear about your ill family member overseas... i hope all will be well! lots of hugs and love! xxx
by gratefuldeb67
Thu Nov 06, 2014 4:33 pm
Forum: Daily Check In
Topic: debs daily check in
Replies: 67
Views: 54646

mo, you were right! thankfully most of that water weight has dropped now... i went up to 275.8, and a few days later i was 273.2... what a relief! my body is extremely salt sensitive and i seem to retain water a lot... i'll have to figure out how to get around this... chinese food usually will make ...
by gratefuldeb67
Tue Nov 04, 2014 5:04 pm
Forum: Daily Check In
Topic: debs daily check in
Replies: 67
Views: 54646

thanks mo, i hope so! i guess i really have to wait till the weekend because i am still retaining...
hugs and thanks!
by gratefuldeb67
Mon Nov 03, 2014 4:40 pm
Forum: Daily Check In
Topic: debs daily check in
Replies: 67
Views: 54646

thank you guys! i appreciate it! i'm sad to say though, that since this weekend, i got my period and my weight has gone up 4 lbs! :( i am completely gutted! i know it's probably temporary, but nevertheless it feels HORRIBLE to take so long to lose weight only to have it pile on because of some water...
by gratefuldeb67
Fri Oct 31, 2014 6:59 pm
Forum: Daily Check In
Topic: debs daily check in
Replies: 67
Views: 54646

ok i weighed myself yesterday and after a pretty moderate week with a few days of exercise, and only a few small technical failures, like last night eating about a cup of unsweetened apple sauce after dinner because i wanted something sweet (not the end of the world!) i've gone down to 271.6... i'm ...
by gratefuldeb67
Tue Oct 28, 2014 12:22 am
Forum: Daily Check In
Topic: mollie_luna's check in
Replies: 32
Views: 21906

that's such a small slip... don't beat yourself up!
if it were me, i would have had a whole pie! ;)
relax tonight and restart tomorrow!
by gratefuldeb67
Mon Oct 27, 2014 11:21 pm
Forum: Daily Check In
Topic: mollie_luna's check in
Replies: 32
Views: 21906

actually mercury just went direct after several weeks of being retrograde, but it seems there is something in the air! i had a horrible day sunday... i'm sorry you had such a bad day mollie! relax and tomorrow is a new day... don't beat yourself up about having a bad day...
hugs!
by gratefuldeb67
Mon Oct 27, 2014 11:06 pm
Forum: No S Diet General Discussion
Topic: Kombucha as an alternative to soda
Replies: 1
Views: 4347

Kombucha as an alternative to soda

not that i even like soda, but i thought maybe if there were people here trying to quit that habit, i would mention the fermented and very healthy beverage kombucha... it's fizzy... it has probiotics... it's tasty... but there are only 30 calories for 8 ounces... i'm thinking, unless you have four b...
by gratefuldeb67
Fri Oct 24, 2014 4:41 pm
Forum: Daily Check In
Topic: mollie_luna's check in
Replies: 32
Views: 21906

good for you!
by gratefuldeb67
Fri Oct 24, 2014 4:40 pm
Forum: Daily Check In
Topic: debs daily check in
Replies: 67
Views: 54646

aww thanks mollie! :)
by gratefuldeb67
Fri Oct 24, 2014 4:01 pm
Forum: Daily Check In
Topic: debs daily check in
Replies: 67
Views: 54646

had a good day yesterday... success for exercise and no sweets or snacks... i did, however end up eating two meals in one long sitting again, because of the way the day worked out... i'm not gonna beat myself up though... i can see my weight shifting in a downward direction already, so i'm very glad...
by gratefuldeb67
Fri Oct 24, 2014 3:57 pm
Forum: No S Diet General Discussion
Topic: Has anyone had a slow start?
Replies: 16
Views: 14665

yes, definitely it's not always easy to get 100% right away... i'm usually somewhere in between a 70 and 80 percent good day...
expect a few "false starts" but don't let it deter you from trying again (and again and again) if necessary, and don't psych yourself out :)
by gratefuldeb67
Thu Oct 23, 2014 2:27 am
Forum: Daily Check In
Topic: debs daily check in
Replies: 67
Views: 54646

thanks mollie!
by gratefuldeb67
Wed Oct 22, 2014 7:20 pm
Forum: Daily Check In
Topic: ~ Reviving Renee ~
Replies: 1453
Views: 977562

hey renee! good luck getting back on the wagon! i just restarted again after totally going awol for a few years... you can do it! don't try to add or modify the rules and just stick with vanilla NoS consistently and you will lose weight and feel sane! that's worth a lot! i'll try to keep checking in...
by gratefuldeb67
Wed Oct 22, 2014 7:11 pm
Forum: Daily Check In
Topic: debs daily check in
Replies: 67
Views: 54646

yesterday was a very borderline day, but i'm erring on calling it a success... just my portions were pretty big and i ended up eating both lunch and dinner in the same sitting because it was a very busy day and i didn't have time during work, so it really felt like i was breaking the "no seconds" ru...
by gratefuldeb67
Tue Oct 21, 2014 4:09 pm
Forum: Daily Check In
Topic: debs daily check in
Replies: 67
Views: 54646

thanks eschano! you're very nice! :) well, yesterday was a failure, so false #1... i could have had a good day but i screwed up by forgetting to take a water bottle with me to work... i was very thirsty and not feeling well, while on the road, and out of desperation i ended up stopping and getting a...
by gratefuldeb67
Sat Oct 18, 2014 9:01 pm
Forum: Daily Check In
Topic: debs daily check in
Replies: 67
Views: 54646

ok, i've taken a few detours the last few months which have gotten me pretty much NOWHERE!... i haven't been tracking NoS at all... that's it!! i'm done completely with ANY kind of "diet" diet, even if it's "healthy"... i'm back to NoS for good and will post daily as well as keep my habit cal... i n...
by gratefuldeb67
Thu Oct 02, 2014 2:58 pm
Forum: No S Diet General Discussion
Topic: happy birthday reinhard!
Replies: 6
Views: 8049

happy birthday reinhard!

just wanted to take a moment to wish our NoS founder and friend a wonderful birthday! have a great day reinhard! :D
by gratefuldeb67
Mon Sep 01, 2014 6:46 pm
Forum: Daily Check In
Topic: debs daily check in
Replies: 67
Views: 54646

thanks aspencer and ironchef! well, the job ended less than 2 weeks after it started :( oh well... i have two interviews set up for tomorrow, so hopefully i'll be earning again soon... i went up to settle my son into the dorms last week and spent two days driving and eating fast food... but surprisi...
by gratefuldeb67
Sat Aug 16, 2014 3:38 pm
Forum: Daily Check In
Topic: debs daily check in
Replies: 67
Views: 54646

thanks eschano! i appreciate your support! well, i've been totally off habit for a few weeks and have had a pretty bad month so far... i don't want to blame my failures on this but i was sick for about 10 days and then went on antibiotics for a week... so i have a lot of sick days, but even after i ...
by gratefuldeb67
Wed Jul 30, 2014 4:12 am
Forum: Daily Check In
Topic: debs daily check in
Replies: 67
Views: 54646

thanks a lot eschano! good luck refocusing too!
you were right, i've lost again and am now only one pound away from my previous low weight... what a relief!
this week is off to a pretty good start...
by gratefuldeb67
Sun Jul 27, 2014 2:16 am
Forum: Daily Check In
Topic: debs daily check in
Replies: 67
Views: 54646

wow, i had a terrible week this week... really i need to get serious again... i gained back about half of what i lost as well, since i restarted :( glad it's the weekend, but come monday i'm gonna be very strict about the rules... just posting because i don't want to let myself just have a bad week ...
by gratefuldeb67
Wed Jul 23, 2014 5:36 pm
Forum: Daily Check In
Topic: debs daily check in
Replies: 67
Views: 54646

thanks a lot ironchef! that's what i'm trying to focus on, or i'll do my own head in...
have a great week!
by gratefuldeb67
Tue Jul 22, 2014 1:28 am
Forum: Daily Check In
Topic: debs daily check in
Replies: 67
Views: 54646

last week i wasn't too good on NoS or exercise... i gained then i lost, then i gained and lost for several days in a row... anyway, i'm now glad to be on a new week! i wanted to post to keep myself honest and not start getting into a bad habit of having a bad week and then just letting snowball... f...