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by automatedeating
Sun Jun 23, 2019 1:53 pm
Forum: Daily Check In
Topic: automated eating tracker
Replies: 2318
Views: 720547

Re: automated eating tracker

Thanks Larkspur!

Sat
Bacon eggs & hashbrowns, coffee w/creamer
Cheeseburger
Piece of cake
3 diet cokes

1 piece of pizza
Bunch of cherries & blueberries
Decaf coffee w milk
Reese's pieces

Sun
Coffee w/milk + oil
by automatedeating
Fri Jun 21, 2019 2:59 pm
Forum: Daily Check In
Topic: NoSer Check In
Replies: 2
Views: 22

Re: NoSer Check In

LOL! Must feel great to lose a bowling ball, ha I love that comparison!
by automatedeating
Fri Jun 21, 2019 2:58 pm
Forum: Daily Check In
Topic: Sharon's daily check-in
Replies: 295
Views: 24358

Re: Sharon's daily check-in

You sound like you are in a really good place, Sharon! So happy to hear this update and your contentment.
by automatedeating
Fri Jun 21, 2019 2:56 pm
Forum: Daily Check In
Topic: automated eating tracker
Replies: 2318
Views: 720547

Re: automated eating tracker

Yes I surely did! :-) Friday, June 21st 122.5 Eating B: coffee w/milk + MCT oil + maybe bacon & egg & cheese sandwiches L: (will be) yogurt w/berries (packing for the road - I'm sure the rest of the fam will have fast food) D: (will be) tacos at my parents' house Heading to my parents' house for the...
by automatedeating
Fri Jun 21, 2019 12:44 am
Forum: Daily Check In
Topic: Candace's Newbie Check-Ins
Replies: 26
Views: 268

Re: Candace's Newbie Check-Ins

I have to avoid 7-11 too!! But for me it's the siren call of a bottle of wine rather than a cookie!
by automatedeating
Thu Jun 20, 2019 3:02 pm
Forum: Daily Check In
Topic: automated eating tracker
Replies: 2318
Views: 720547

Re: automated eating tracker

Thanks Linda! 51 days today! Hi Sharon! Thanks for sharing and so glad to see you on the boards! Thursday, June 20 122.4 Eating B: coffee w/milk + MCT oil L: big salad diet sprite diet coke bone broth w/ milk & oil during afternoon D: big scrumptious burgers tonight......bacon, cheese, guacamole, to...
by automatedeating
Wed Jun 19, 2019 9:35 pm
Forum: Daily Check In
Topic: Linda's daily check-in
Replies: 3786
Views: 1178883

Re: Linda's daily check-in

The area you are in is much less crowded. By the time people get to Cannon Beach, it's a total people crush. So I think your plan is perfect. Plus there's more rain and wind as you go north.
by automatedeating
Wed Jun 19, 2019 3:00 pm
Forum: Daily Check In
Topic: Linda's daily check-in
Replies: 3786
Views: 1178883

Re: Linda's daily check-in

Where on you on the Oregon coast? I'm so glad you are enjoying yourself and really sounding relaxed!
by automatedeating
Wed Jun 19, 2019 2:56 pm
Forum: Daily Check In
Topic: automated eating tracker
Replies: 2318
Views: 720547

Re: automated eating tracker

Wednesday, June 19 121.6 Eating B: coffee w/milk + brain octane oil + 1 cup bone broth came home to get Creator (I took him to the potluck) - had a diet ginger ale. L: work potluck - 1 baked potato + bacon crumbles + shredded cheese + sour cream + a little chili. There was no real butter (sigh). Th...
by automatedeating
Wed Jun 19, 2019 2:21 pm
Forum: Daily Check In
Topic: Minimizer Just Checking In
Replies: 425
Views: 250968

Re: Minimizer Just Checking In

How are things going for you in the non-food areas?
by automatedeating
Wed Jun 19, 2019 2:20 pm
Forum: Daily Check In
Topic: Whosonfirst's Check In & Exercise Log
Replies: 232
Views: 72425

Re: Whosonfirst's Check In & Exercise Log

That is a fantastic idea for your wife to start writing about all those ideas and all that love and knowledge for animals! Sometimes writing a "book" can feel a little daunting, but if she even just starts putting stuff down on paper/typing/whatever. Is Gabe another dog or is that a grandkid? :-) Ha...
by automatedeating
Tue Jun 18, 2019 10:04 pm
Forum: Daily Check In
Topic: automated eating tracker
Replies: 2318
Views: 720547

Re: automated eating tracker

Tex - you are SO totally on my wavelength here!! I couldn't agree with you more. Just as I can't moderate with my alcohol, many people on this forum can't moderate with sweets/refined carbs. And I can see the difference for myself, because I CAN mostly moderate with sweets. Although, I have struggle...
by automatedeating
Tue Jun 18, 2019 9:58 pm
Forum: No S Diet General Discussion
Topic: An underrated key to No S success: Reframing 'Self-Discipline'
Replies: 5
Views: 145

Re: An underrated key to No S success: Reframing 'Self-Discipline'

simmstone - thank you for posting this!!! It really weaves amazingly into some of the things I've been working on lately. THANK YOU.
by automatedeating
Tue Jun 18, 2019 12:48 pm
Forum: Daily Check In
Topic: automated eating tracker
Replies: 2318
Views: 720547

Re: automated eating tracker

Tuesday, June 18 122.6 Eating B: coffee w/milk + brain octane oil, garden strawberries 8) brunch/lunch: (will be) potluck for one of my classes - each group is bringing a "healthy snack". I'll report back. :-) Update - 1 watermelon slice, a veggie spring roll w/PB dip, tortilla chips w/salsa, a grai...
by automatedeating
Tue Jun 18, 2019 12:43 pm
Forum: Daily Check In
Topic: Candace's Newbie Check-Ins
Replies: 26
Views: 268

Re: Candace's Newbie Check-Ins

I had cravings in the evening. Fueled by anxiety. I persevered. Wasn't hungry and I recognized that. Boy do I know how that feels! I've been using three techniques currently: 1) breathing - deep belly breaths for as long as I can stand it. I imagine breathing into the knot beneath the sternum. It i...
by automatedeating
Mon Jun 17, 2019 1:56 pm
Forum: Daily Check In
Topic: automated eating tracker
Replies: 2318
Views: 720547

Re: automated eating tracker

Monday, June 17 123.8 Eating B: coffee w/milk, latte L: copious amounts of broccoli, carrots, and some sort of costco yogurt dip coffee w/milk + brain octane oil (I noticed that since I stopped taking this is when the sugar cravings began to hit hard). My working hypothesis is that the ketones from...
by automatedeating
Mon Jun 17, 2019 1:52 pm
Forum: Daily Check In
Topic: Candace's Newbie Check-Ins
Replies: 26
Views: 268

Re: Candace's Newbie Check-Ins

Yeah, weighing on Monday morning is typically my highest read of the week. I've been wonkers lately, but my normal pattern is something like a 2 pound drop between Monday and Saturday. Then gain 2 over the week, then drop the 2 over N Days. At least that's me for maintenance. I hope you have a great...
by automatedeating
Sun Jun 16, 2019 11:29 pm
Forum: Daily Check In
Topic: Linda's daily check-in
Replies: 3786
Views: 1178883

Re: Linda's daily check-in

Hi Linda! So so so lovely to see you on the boards! It has been a weird spring for so many of us. I have been eating everything in my house that has any amount of sugar in it. Stop the insanity.... :roll: Anyway, we are here. Breathing. And posting cute emojis. I'm reading this book about this littl...
by automatedeating
Sun Jun 16, 2019 3:40 pm
Forum: Daily Check In
Topic: oolala53
Replies: 2158
Views: 944203

Re: oolala53

Hi Oolala. It's been so quiet on the boards and I miss your wise presence. I think you know I've quit drinking (day 47) and I feel like all the food - overdoing it wisdom I have learned from you and others on this board are what are getting me through. And these past few weeks I've struggled more wi...
by automatedeating
Sun Jun 16, 2019 1:51 pm
Forum: Daily Check In
Topic: Gingerpie's 21 day challenge
Replies: 558
Views: 254842

Re: Gingerpie's 21 day challenge

Hi Ginger! Wonderful to see you on the boards!
by automatedeating
Sun Jun 16, 2019 1:50 pm
Forum: Daily Check In
Topic: Candace's Newbie Check-Ins
Replies: 26
Views: 268

Re: Candace's Newbie Check-Ins

That totally sucks!!! I'm so sorry that happened to you. :? :cry:

I guess I never push that "preview" button. Hmmmm, not sure why I don't because I didn't know you lose stuff. I just submit it and then reread and edit if I have time.
by automatedeating
Sun Jun 16, 2019 1:48 pm
Forum: Daily Check In
Topic: automated eating tracker
Replies: 2318
Views: 720547

Re: automated eating tracker

Thanks Candace! Actually, I've never really hurt my lower back before. And I'm not sure what I've done this time - it just feels uncomfortable and unstable. The heating pad idea is a great one. I still walked yesterday, but held off on any jogging. I did some yard work too, but I was very careful in...
by automatedeating
Sat Jun 15, 2019 3:43 pm
Forum: Daily Check In
Topic: automated eating tracker
Replies: 2318
Views: 720547

Re: automated eating tracker

Saturday, June 15 123.0 S day! After a week of crappy eating. LOL. Oh, well. Eating B: coffee w/milk, cinnamon roll L: Reese's pieces, cinnamon roll D: 3 pieces of pizza, 1 snickerdoodle, 2 diet sprites Moving Will try to go on a walk with my neighbor; lower back still hurting a lot but a short walk...
by automatedeating
Fri Jun 14, 2019 3:46 pm
Forum: Daily Check In
Topic: automated eating tracker
Replies: 2318
Views: 720547

Re: automated eating tracker

"chew on the furniture" :mrgreen: :lol:
That makes me think of a pet rabbit.

Friday, June 14

123.4

Eating
B: coffee w/milk, 1 cup of bone broth
L: yogurt w/berries
D: Reese's pieces and 2 snickerdoodles

Moving
Lower back still painful, although much better than yesterday....
by automatedeating
Fri Jun 14, 2019 3:22 pm
Forum: Daily Check In
Topic: Nettee’s daily check in 2019
Replies: 73
Views: 2184

Re: Nettee’s daily check in 2019

Forging our Friday! :-)
by automatedeating
Fri Jun 14, 2019 3:31 am
Forum: No S Diet General Discussion
Topic: Meal Timing Epiphany
Replies: 11
Views: 449

Re: Meal Timing Epiphany

hh - that is a great quote of oolala's you have in your siggy!! I love it!
by automatedeating
Thu Jun 13, 2019 2:37 pm
Forum: No S Diet General Discussion
Topic: Advice from long time no s ers??
Replies: 2
Views: 168

Re: Advice from long time no s ers??

Hi Panther! I'm with Whos about regular logging . I have logged on here for almost 6 years, with a few months here and there where I really went wild. I use the daily check in as my food journal and life journey journal. :-) I also track a few other various life goals. It centers me and gives me a s...
by automatedeating
Thu Jun 13, 2019 2:27 pm
Forum: Daily Check In
Topic: Nettee’s daily check in 2019
Replies: 73
Views: 2184

Re: Nettee’s daily check in 2019

I know that feeling! I ate so much food yesterday I can't believe I feel fine this morning. I thought I'd get sick or something.
But we must forge ahead! It's a new day!
by automatedeating
Thu Jun 13, 2019 2:26 pm
Forum: Daily Check In
Topic: Candace's Newbie Check-Ins
Replies: 26
Views: 268

Re: Candace's Newbie Check-Ins

Plain lattes are my favorite coffee shop treat. Been doing that quite a bit these last few weeks of the quarter. I'm in all-out mode, but the end is in sight!

I love the sound of your food, btw. Yum to scrambled eggs with string beans and to lentils & beans w/ a scrambled egg on top!
by automatedeating
Thu Jun 13, 2019 2:23 pm
Forum: Daily Check In
Topic: automated eating tracker
Replies: 2318
Views: 720547

Re: automated eating tracker

Hi Candace! Thank you for stopping by my crazy train thread. :-) You're the second person to ask that question about if my meals are big enough. I think they are. Here is my explanation: I suspect people are underestimating the nutrient density of my meals. My whole milk has 210 calories per serving...
by automatedeating
Thu Jun 13, 2019 12:38 am
Forum: Daily Check In
Topic: automated eating tracker
Replies: 2318
Views: 720547

Re: automated eating tracker

Wednesday, June 12 Having a hard time. Restless, irritable, unsettled. Not sure if I'm craving alcohol or what exactly. But food has been calling me. Eating B: coffee w/milk L: garbanzo beans, 1 strawberry, hummus, veggies w/ranch, yogurt w/berries (it was a potluck with students) came home, prompt...
by automatedeating
Wed Jun 12, 2019 2:34 pm
Forum: Daily Check In
Topic: Candace's Newbie Check-Ins
Replies: 26
Views: 268

Re: Candace's Newbie Check-Ins

Candace - believe or not, there could come a day when all those snacks don't even register as "food" in your mind because it's not mealtime! Isn't that crazy!? For me, snacks in meetings, stores, parties, etc., are like porn or something and I avert my eyes. :lol: Unless it's an S Day! Also, I like ...
by automatedeating
Wed Jun 12, 2019 2:25 pm
Forum: Daily Check In
Topic: liveitup's check-in
Replies: 159
Views: 18932

Re: liveitup's check-in

Wow, liveitup! Those are some awesome reflections! I laughed especially at the "rational" one - you are definitely an engineer! :-) You should totally print out that list, or at least refer back to it when you are wobbly. Your first paragraph about the triggers for using food for medication is so si...
by automatedeating
Tue Jun 11, 2019 11:50 pm
Forum: Daily Check In
Topic: Jen's checkin thread
Replies: 512
Views: 72496

Re: Jen's checkin thread

I'm so impressed (and amazed) that there are people like yourself that almost casually do things like Ragnar. Go you!

Hope your June is coming along nicely.
by automatedeating
Tue Jun 11, 2019 11:40 pm
Forum: Daily Check In
Topic: flyingpig checkin
Replies: 465
Views: 50774

Re: flyingpig checkin

Hi! Glad to see you on the boards! :mrgreen:
by automatedeating
Tue Jun 11, 2019 11:38 pm
Forum: Daily Check In
Topic: Back and hoping to succeed
Replies: 6
Views: 105

Re: Back and hoping to succeed

Hi Tessy! Big hugs for you during this stressful time. So happy to see you posting, though. We're all here for you!
by automatedeating
Tue Jun 11, 2019 1:54 pm
Forum: No S Diet General Discussion
Topic: Perfectionist type eating?
Replies: 3
Views: 149

Re: Perfectionist type eating?

Ok, my input here is not necessarily the best source because I do not struggle with this way of thinking. However, I will give a little input based on watching these forums for almost 6 years. This diet won't work if your go-to response to mistakes is to self-sabotage and start thinking about the ne...
by automatedeating
Tue Jun 11, 2019 1:45 pm
Forum: Daily Check In
Topic: automated eating tracker
Replies: 2318
Views: 720547

Re: automated eating tracker

Thanks Whos!

Tuesday, June 11

121.8

Eating
B: coffee w/milk + prebiotic & probiotic supplement
L: yogurt w/berries
coffee w/milk in afternoon
D: leftover Caesar salad and leftover steak; tortilla chips w/guacamole
Diet soda
update - fail - had an ice cream cone.
by automatedeating
Tue Jun 11, 2019 1:40 pm
Forum: Daily Check In
Topic: Nettee’s daily check in 2019
Replies: 73
Views: 2184

Re: Nettee’s daily check in 2019

You've got this Nettee. The beauty of the NoS structure is that you don't need 100% compliance. Aim for 80% green days and you'll probably see some progress.
by automatedeating
Tue Jun 11, 2019 1:37 pm
Forum: Daily Check In
Topic: liveitup's check-in
Replies: 159
Views: 18932

Re: liveitup's check-in

For being "off the wagon" you had a pretty normal-looking day. For motivation, what is your "why"? Why might you want to commit to a 3 meal a day approach? What originally made you think NoS was your chosen path? What are the advantages in your life? What are your long-term and short-term goals heal...
by automatedeating
Tue Jun 11, 2019 1:34 pm
Forum: Daily Check In
Topic: Candace's Newbie Check-Ins
Replies: 26
Views: 268

Re: Candace's Newbie Check-Ins

Good luck today!
by automatedeating
Mon Jun 10, 2019 2:12 pm
Forum: Daily Check In
Topic: automated eating tracker
Replies: 2318
Views: 720547

Re: automated eating tracker

Who's - I LOVED the Martian! :-) Book and the movie. And as far as the stuff we learn on here. I have to laugh at myself, how I have determinedly used this forum for my own anonymous journaling uses. So much more than food stuff. Monday, June 10 122.4 Eating B: coffee w/milk + prebiotics + probiotic...
by automatedeating
Sun Jun 09, 2019 3:40 pm
Forum: Daily Check In
Topic: automated eating tracker
Replies: 2318
Views: 720547

Re: automated eating tracker

Thanks Whos! I suspect that you would like to have a 4-legged furry friend in the space station with you, though. :lol: I read your reply to my husband, who feels the same as you. Sunday, June 9 Eating B: coffee w/milk, sausage & eggs L: chicken street tacos + a few peanut m&ms most of a bag of stra...
by automatedeating
Sun Jun 09, 2019 2:38 pm
Forum: Daily Check In
Topic: This is not a bad idea, Tracker!
Replies: 88
Views: 3812

Re: This is not a bad idea, Tracker!

Yeah, hang in there. I've been way overeating and craving unhealthy stuff for several days. My philosophy is to generally go with it; things get back to normal in a few days.
by automatedeating
Sat Jun 08, 2019 2:14 pm
Forum: Daily Check In
Topic: automated eating tracker
Replies: 2318
Views: 720547

Re: automated eating tracker

Saturday, June 8 121.8 (so I can gain 1.5 pounds in a day lol) Eating B: coffee w/milk, 1/2 of a cinnamon roll L: tortilla chips w/guacamole, ice cream cone, apple slices, 1 piece of pizza diet soda D: 2 more pieces of pizza, mint chocolate chip ice cream. I was seriously contemplating another ice c...
by automatedeating
Fri Jun 07, 2019 1:27 pm
Forum: No S Diet General Discussion
Topic: Am I A Failure If I Can Only Follow Two No S Diet Principles?
Replies: 6
Views: 311

Re: Am I A Failure If I Can Only Follow Two No S Diet Principles?

NoS is just a framework to begin with. There is no "wrong" or "right" way to find the eating pattern that works best for you long-term. I believe that we are all experimenters, moving along our own paths and supporting each other along the way. The more forgiving and "curious" we are about our devel...
by automatedeating
Fri Jun 07, 2019 1:22 pm
Forum: No S Diet General Discussion
Topic: Meal Timing Epiphany
Replies: 11
Views: 449

Re: Meal Timing Epiphany

I guess I do this a little bit too. I have coffee w/lots of milk very early, then eat my lunch around 11am, then make dinner around 5pm. So I'm shifted a little from the regular times, too, to suit my needs.
by automatedeating
Fri Jun 07, 2019 1:18 pm
Forum: Daily Check In
Topic: automated eating tracker
Replies: 2318
Views: 720547

Re: automated eating tracker

Friday, June 7 120.2 ****I have decided to have a party day***** ******Let's see how much weight I can gain in one day******* Eating B: coffee w/milk + a cinnamon roll (fail already? it's only 8am!!) update - party day L: strawberry sundae + chicken street tacos D: 5 sugar cookies + 1 bowl of chees...
by automatedeating
Fri Jun 07, 2019 1:02 pm
Forum: Daily Check In
Topic: April's Diary of New Beginnings
Replies: 41
Views: 1359

Re: April's Diary of New Beginnings

Half-baked. :lol:
by automatedeating
Fri Jun 07, 2019 1:02 pm
Forum: Daily Check In
Topic: Nettee’s daily check in 2019
Replies: 73
Views: 2184

Re: Nettee’s daily check in 2019

happy green days!
by automatedeating
Thu Jun 06, 2019 1:44 pm
Forum: Daily Check In
Topic: automated eating tracker
Replies: 2318
Views: 720547

Re: automated eating tracker

Oh, thank you for sharing!! It's really neat that you know yourself well enough to be able to recognize that you have loved this type of work, but you just don't anymore. I think I struggle with that idea that my interests and passions could change so much. This will be a summer of introspection, wi...
by automatedeating
Wed Jun 05, 2019 1:51 pm
Forum: Daily Check In
Topic: automated eating tracker
Replies: 2318
Views: 720547

Re: automated eating tracker

Thanks Soprano - I know I need to just kind of let myself settle and examine and plan a bit more. I'm extremely fortunate that a break is coming, which will help me see if I'm really done with this type of work, or just need a break and refocus for the upcoming year. liveitup, do you mind sharing wh...
by automatedeating
Wed Jun 05, 2019 2:49 am
Forum: Daily Check In
Topic: Aprilsparrow Daily Check In
Replies: 3
Views: 117

Re: Aprilsparrow Daily Check In

Cool beans - nice to see you on the boards! :-)
by automatedeating
Tue Jun 04, 2019 1:17 pm
Forum: Daily Check In
Topic: automated eating tracker
Replies: 2318
Views: 720547

Re: automated eating tracker

Tuesday, June 4 121.4 So now I feel depressed. I am not sure what's going on with me. Are these emotions about my job (wanting to quit) because I am burned out (emotionally exhausted, cynical, and feeling ineffectual)? Are these emotions heightened right now because I normally would drink every even...
by automatedeating
Mon Jun 03, 2019 1:21 pm
Forum: Daily Check In
Topic: automated eating tracker
Replies: 2318
Views: 720547

Re: automated eating tracker

Thanks Linda! The social situations are not my typical triggers, believe it or not. I am definitely more tempted by wine at home with husband or even alone. :oops: Which is probably even more of a red flag for me, haha. But seeing the red wine in people's glasses was the part I was very surprised di...
by automatedeating
Sun Jun 02, 2019 5:30 pm
Forum: Daily Check In
Topic: Linda's daily check-in
Replies: 3786
Views: 1178883

Re: Linda's daily check-in

LOL - I have a dear friend that is a dietician and even she often jokes about how black and white and OCD they tend to be. It's like perfectionists on steroids. So I wouldn't be surprised if you get that sort of vibe from a dietician, even though their perfectionism demands that they keep their judg...
by automatedeating
Sun Jun 02, 2019 12:54 pm
Forum: Daily Check In
Topic: automated eating tracker
Replies: 2318
Views: 720547

Re: automated eating tracker

Thanks Soprano! Sunday, June 2 Eating B: coffee w/milk + brain octane oil, part of a cookie, 1 egg & 1 piece of bacon L: 1 cookie, lots of tortilla chips & lots of guacamole, 1 bowl of Reese's Pieces, diet soda D: steak & a few jojos, diet soda dessert #4 - another bowl of Reese's pieces Moving Clim...
by automatedeating
Sat Jun 01, 2019 1:52 pm
Forum: Daily Check In
Topic: automated eating tracker
Replies: 2318
Views: 720547

Re: automated eating tracker

Saturday, June 1 S Day Eating B: coffee w/milk + brain octane oil, Starbuck's ham & swiss egg sandwich + latte + a donut (have to go to lab this morning with students and I will bring them donuts!) L: I've already had a bag of chips, 1/2 of another donut, and a diet soda. I seem to be a bottomless ...
by automatedeating
Sat Jun 01, 2019 1:44 pm
Forum: Daily Check In
Topic: Nettee’s daily check in 2019
Replies: 73
Views: 2184

Re: Nettee’s daily check in 2019

Great to go with your daughter on the parkrun! :-)
by automatedeating
Fri May 31, 2019 12:55 pm
Forum: Daily Check In
Topic: automated eating tracker
Replies: 2318
Views: 720547

Re: automated eating tracker

Friday, May 31 120.2 Eating B: coffee w/milk + brain octane oil L: tortilla chips w/guac, 1/2 a banana D: 3 pieces of Costco pizza, 1 glass of milk I totally was ready to have a fail night. I even told Creator I was going to eat his mini-snickers that have been sitting on top of the microwave for 2 ...
by automatedeating
Fri May 31, 2019 12:50 pm
Forum: Daily Check In
Topic: Della's Monthly Check In
Replies: 54
Views: 4031

Re: Della's Monthly Check In

so great, Della!
by automatedeating
Fri May 31, 2019 2:20 am
Forum: Daily Check In
Topic: automated eating tracker
Replies: 2318
Views: 720547

Re: automated eating tracker

Thursday, May 30 120.0 Eating B: coffee w/milk, latte, starbuck's egg & bacon sandwich L: literally no time D: fried chicken + a few jojos + 1/2 a banana diet soda kombucha spent part of the day at the ER (Creator's swollen eye) and part at the regular doctor, and still managed to teach all my class...
by automatedeating
Thu May 30, 2019 2:01 am
Forum: Daily Check In
Topic: Whosonfirst's Check In & Exercise Log
Replies: 232
Views: 72425

Re: Whosonfirst's Check In & Exercise Log

HappyHerder has been going really slow on the hot afternoons too...he's an ultra hairy Australian Shepherd and prefers as cold as it can be. :-)

Hope the biopsy news is excellent.
by automatedeating
Wed May 29, 2019 1:54 pm
Forum: Daily Check In
Topic: automated eating tracker
Replies: 2318
Views: 720547

Re: automated eating tracker

Shame and fear of failure can swoop down upon me suddenly. It's peculiar. When I read this, I did this big intake of breath - like, "yes!!" that's exactly what happens to me!!! Thank you for succintly putting that painful experience in words. Often these goals are not in alignment, and sometimes th...
by automatedeating
Wed May 29, 2019 1:09 pm
Forum: Daily Check In
Topic: April's Diary of New Beginnings
Replies: 41
Views: 1359

Re: April's Diary of New Beginnings

Hey, hope you continue to feel better and get back in your NoS groove this week.
by automatedeating
Tue May 28, 2019 1:15 pm
Forum: No S Diet Testimonials (aka "yearly check in")
Topic: 2 years of maintaining sanity and staying lean on noS
Replies: 10
Views: 3455

Re: 2 years of maintaining sanity and staying lean on noS

Hi Kaali! Thanks for popping in and I look forward to when you have time to post a longer testimonial.

Take care!
by automatedeating
Tue May 28, 2019 1:14 pm
Forum: No S Diet Testimonials (aka "yearly check in")
Topic: One-year check-in
Replies: 6
Views: 343

Re: One-year check-in

Sharon, this is just wonderful! Thank you so much for posting this glorious testimonial!! Triglycerides, which were mid-normal last year, were down almost 50 points to their lowest level since before my parents died. Sugar was down 10 points from last year. Yay, yay, triple yay!!!!!!! This is so exc...
by automatedeating
Tue May 28, 2019 1:09 pm
Forum: Daily Check In
Topic: automated eating tracker
Replies: 2318
Views: 720547

Re: automated eating tracker

Thanks everybody - this forum can always be counted on to swoop in with encouragement when somebody is having a rough patch. Thank you. Whos - thanks for the idea on getting better lat recruitment. I tried that little trick and definitely felt it made a difference. And I'm glad you mentioned the elb...
by automatedeating
Tue May 28, 2019 12:56 pm
Forum: Daily Check In
Topic: Nettee’s daily check in 2019
Replies: 73
Views: 2184

Re: Nettee’s daily check in 2019

I love that you call your runs "parkruns". It just has a great ring to it.

Nettee - my sister visited on Sunday and we went on a 40 minute - no stop - run! I couldn't believe I could even do that, since I'm so used to my walk/jogs. :-) Maybe eventually I'll be a real runner.
by automatedeating
Tue May 28, 2019 1:20 am
Forum: Daily Check In
Topic: Clarinetgal's check in!
Replies: 666
Views: 355615

Re: Clarinetgal's check in!

Hi Clarinetgal! So glad to see your post today.

In my classes, I have students set study goals for themselves and also sleep goals (with a specific bedtime). I tell them to take their sleep just as seriously as their study time. Good luck getting that rest that your body needs.
by automatedeating
Mon May 27, 2019 2:04 pm
Forum: Daily Check In
Topic: automated eating tracker
Replies: 2318
Views: 720547

Re: automated eating tracker

Monday, May 27 121.4 Eating B: coffee w/milk + brain octane oil + banana L: yogurt w/berries + 3 pickles 1 cup milk D: burgers w/guac, bacon, cheese, tomato, onion; a few tator tots 1 cup kombucha Going to the substance abuse counselor this morning. I have three priorities: 1. Practice self-compass...
by automatedeating
Mon May 27, 2019 1:54 pm
Forum: Daily Check In
Topic: Tex Ark Check In
Replies: 223
Views: 66352

Re: Tex Ark Check In

Hi Tex! Thanks for the update and I love that you feel good and are still so active and feeling young and great! Both of my sisters recently got their blood work done and both were very iron-deficient (like crazy low - doctors prescribing massive supplements and injections). Anyway, I mention this b...
by automatedeating
Mon May 27, 2019 2:33 am
Forum: Daily Check In
Topic: The Daily Dandelion
Replies: 479
Views: 214910

Re: The Daily Dandelion

Good luck with the job applications.

Wonderful that you have 6 weeks off soon. I hope that this week goes as smoothly as possible.
by automatedeating
Sun May 26, 2019 7:32 pm
Forum: Daily Check In
Topic: automated eating tracker
Replies: 2318
Views: 720547

Re: automated eating tracker

Sunday, May 26 S Day! Eating B: coffee w/milk, 5 strawberry licorice L: ice cream cone, 5 strawberry licorice, 1 bag doritos, 1 diet ginger ale yep, today is a bit wild. I will go with it. Better than alcohol. Finished the bag of strawberry licorice. sister driving up for a few hours while she is i...
by automatedeating
Sun May 26, 2019 3:15 pm
Forum: Daily Check In
Topic: This is not a bad idea, Tracker!
Replies: 88
Views: 3812

Re: This is not a bad idea, Tracker!

You are in a good place! You know, you are so young that your body can tolerate all those carbs (easily, I wager) - my kids are like that. I think if you just peacefully and lovingly establish eating routines (like 3 meals a day, for example) you will be putting yourself in a good habit and mental f...
by automatedeating
Sun May 26, 2019 3:11 pm
Forum: Daily Check In
Topic: automated eating tracker
Replies: 2318
Views: 720547

Re: automated eating tracker

Hi TINABI!

:-) Nice to see you around. :D Here's to many kombucha-filled nights! I have a dear friend that brews it and I love when I get some of her homemade stuff. Yum!
by automatedeating
Sat May 25, 2019 1:40 pm
Forum: Daily Check In
Topic: automated eating tracker
Replies: 2318
Views: 720547

Re: automated eating tracker

Thanks Octavia - glad to know someone enjoys all my book abstracts, lol. It's fun for me. Whos - a good point about it be normal for me to be wrapped up in my identity as a teacher, and also that it probably indicates I am at least decent at what I do. I would rather love too much than not at all - ...
by automatedeating
Fri May 24, 2019 2:41 pm
Forum: Daily Check In
Topic: Soprano
Replies: 144
Views: 16204

Re: Soprano

You are moving? That is a huge deal - exciting, stressful, busy, talk about no routine! And I know you've mentioned work has been a strain as well. We are here for you as you go through these weeks! I hope that your upcoming vacation is entirely restful, peaceful, and surprised with bits of joy. :-)...
by automatedeating
Fri May 24, 2019 2:39 pm
Forum: Daily Check In
Topic: Nettee’s daily check in 2019
Replies: 73
Views: 2184

Re: Nettee’s daily check in 2019

Good luck with the days off work. Missing routine can be tricky - I like to roughly plan my meals even on days off.
by automatedeating
Fri May 24, 2019 2:30 pm
Forum: Daily Check In
Topic: automated eating tracker
Replies: 2318
Views: 720547

Re: automated eating tracker

Thanks Soprano. You're right; with time I will feel more stable. But dealing with this mini-self-esteem crisis without being able to numb out with wine in the evening has been a challenge. I've been crying over inspiring quotes, being brought to tears by joyful thoughts, and welling up just looking ...
by automatedeating
Thu May 23, 2019 11:56 pm
Forum: Daily Check In
Topic: automated eating tracker
Replies: 2318
Views: 720547

Re: automated eating tracker

Thanks Soprano, Whos and Octavia. You are so great and the empathy is a massive support to me. I'm feeling a bit calmer. The main thing is that I KNEW this quarter would be tough (remember - going gradeless/no tests/wild style stuff) and I made myself very vulnerable. That's always scary. I got feed...
by automatedeating
Thu May 23, 2019 1:37 pm
Forum: Daily Check In
Topic: automated eating tracker
Replies: 2318
Views: 720547

Re: automated eating tracker

LOL not summer yet! I have about a month left. It will go fast. I just need to hang. Today I get observed, and it is coming at the lowest of my self-confidence, which I know is not good for my performance. Thank you Soprano and nonoodles for the support. I truly needed it right now and to hear your ...
by automatedeating
Thu May 23, 2019 3:12 am
Forum: Daily Check In
Topic: automated eating tracker
Replies: 2318
Views: 720547

Re: automated eating tracker

Feeling very down. Is it my career? Do I need to quit teaching? I know that I am a good teacher, but I'm not the best. I don't know if I can take this internal disgust/fight/upset with myself any longer. Maybe I should quit. But there's a lot I enjoy about teaching. But so much that I just can't dea...
by automatedeating
Wed May 22, 2019 5:22 pm
Forum: Daily Check In
Topic: Elizabeth's Accountability Page
Replies: 7
Views: 287

Re: Elizabeth's Accountability Page

Hi Who's On First -- A bit of a hijack of poor Elizabeth's thread here, since this is my favorite topic. I use the Ultra Touch 1 - you can buy a kit for about $20 at Costco, but then it is exorbitant (I pay about $80 for 50 strips). Only nerds like me tend to really invest in this sort of thing. :-)...
by automatedeating
Wed May 22, 2019 2:40 pm
Forum: Daily Check In
Topic: automated eating tracker
Replies: 2318
Views: 720547

Re: automated eating tracker

Wednesday, May 22 122.4 Eating B: coffee w/milk + brain octane oil L: yogurt w/berries mid-afternoon - latte D: subway club salad diet ginger ale Moving walk/jog w/HappyHerder (only about 10 minutes) PersonalLearning https://peterattiamd.com/kevinsayer/ In this episode, Kevin Sayer, CEO of Dexcom, ...
by automatedeating
Wed May 22, 2019 2:23 pm
Forum: Daily Check In
Topic: Nettee’s daily check in 2019
Replies: 73
Views: 2184

Re: Nettee’s daily check in 2019

Good job on the weekend parkrun.
Good luck for "in-between" parkruns. :-)
I started an account on coach.me to keep track of RUN. I try to go 7 days a week - this morning was only 10 minutes but oh well! Better than nothing! My username over there is Auto E. I'm also tracking NO ALCOHOL and CLEAN.
by automatedeating
Wed May 22, 2019 2:20 pm
Forum: Daily Check In
Topic: Elizabeth's Accountability Page
Replies: 7
Views: 287

Re: Elizabeth's Accountability Page

Hi again Elizabeth! I was diagnosed with pre-diabetes a little over a year ago, so I also check my blood glucose pretty regularly. I like seeing the direct impact of various meals on my blood sugar; it motivates me to make better food choices.
by automatedeating
Tue May 21, 2019 11:34 pm
Forum: Daily Check In
Topic: ladybird's check in
Replies: 268
Views: 53096

Re: ladybird's check in

While I am not quite ready to say that chocolate is going on my short list of foods I would like to eat, but will never eat again, it will be a long time before I have another bar. I totally understand. This is the approach I have taken with alcohol. I have tried moderation so many times and end up...
by automatedeating
Tue May 21, 2019 10:59 pm
Forum: Daily Check In
Topic: O43 Check-in
Replies: 976
Views: 591215

Re: O43 Check-in

nice!
by automatedeating
Tue May 21, 2019 10:59 pm
Forum: Daily Check In
Topic: Minimizer Just Checking In
Replies: 425
Views: 250968

Re: Minimizer Just Checking In

Hi Minimizer! So nice to see you on the boards!!!! :lol: 8) :P
by automatedeating
Tue May 21, 2019 10:58 pm
Forum: Daily Check In
Topic: liveitup's check-in
Replies: 159
Views: 18932

Re: liveitup's check-in

Oh I'm so sorry for all of you, and especially your poor little one. I'm hopeful with you that she is turning a corner and will begin recovering quickly.
by automatedeating
Tue May 21, 2019 10:56 pm
Forum: Daily Check In
Topic: Octavia is finally checking in!
Replies: 569
Views: 68610

Re: Octavia is finally checking in!

Octavia, have you had a chance to get your blood sugar checked? I think a glucose tolerance test, although not fun, is in order for you. I also think a fasting glucose would be worthwhile but what you really want to see at this point is what is going on with your body when you give it a big sugar lo...
by automatedeating
Tue May 21, 2019 10:52 pm
Forum: Daily Check In
Topic: Elizabeth's Accountability Page
Replies: 7
Views: 287

Re: Elizabeth's Accountability Page

Hi Elizabeth!
by automatedeating
Tue May 21, 2019 10:51 pm
Forum: Daily Check In
Topic: automated eating tracker
Replies: 2318
Views: 720547

Re: automated eating tracker

Monday, May 20 Eating B: bacon & egg sandwich, latte L: skipped D: cheeseburger + onion rings dessert: chocolate mousse - ugh, it was too sweet and I felt kind of sick from it. Moving 4 mile hike Tuesday, May 21 Eating B: bacon, eggs, hashbrowns; coffee w/milk L: See's candy sample in the store D: ...
by automatedeating
Sun May 19, 2019 4:26 pm
Forum: Daily Check In
Topic: automated eating tracker
Replies: 2318
Views: 720547

Re: automated eating tracker

Sunday, May 19 121.2 Eating B: bacon & eggs & hashbrowns, coffee w/milk + brain octane oil L: Reese's Pieces D: buffet food - salmon, steak, ham + steamed vegetables dessert: soft serve ice cream + an interesting cookie/bar type item Moving walk/jog w/HappyHerder heading out for my anniversary trip...
by automatedeating
Sat May 18, 2019 4:57 pm
Forum: Daily Check In
Topic: automated eating tracker
Replies: 2318
Views: 720547

Re: automated eating tracker

Saturday, May 18 120.0 S Day Eating B: coffee w/milk + brain octane oil, cinnamon roll L: tortillas w/guacamole, strawberry licorice, diet ginger ale D: 1/2 a cheeseburger, some french fries, a side salad dessert: vanilla ice cream Moving walk/jog w/HappyHerder - mostly in the woods this morning wh...
by automatedeating
Sat May 18, 2019 3:51 pm
Forum: Daily Check In
Topic: Nettee’s daily check in 2019
Replies: 73
Views: 2184

Re: Nettee’s daily check in 2019

You resisted the WTH effect! Nicely done! Remember how nice that felt the next morning when you woke up. :-)
by automatedeating
Fri May 17, 2019 10:24 pm
Forum: Daily Check In
Topic: automated eating tracker
Replies: 2318
Views: 720547

Re: automated eating tracker

Soprano and Octavia - not sure if I mentioned yet that I sent a stool sample in to Viome
https://www.viome.com/

and I am SOOOOO excited to see my results! I'm going to analyze them with my students.