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by automatedeating
Fri Nov 15, 2019 2:00 pm
Forum: Daily Check In
Topic: automated eating tracker
Replies: 2637
Views: 796436

Re: automated eating tracker

Thank you BtT and Cedar. I am greatly improved this morning. So I woke up feeling more like me again. It's been a weird week, but life and work things have actually gone well - lots done that needed to be done. I'm feeling a tiny bit of a breather at the moment. And my appetite was normal yesterday ...
by automatedeating
Fri Nov 15, 2019 1:54 pm
Forum: No S Diet General Discussion
Topic: 2 meals a day?
Replies: 8
Views: 889

Re: 2 meals a day?

I had to look up invisilign. :-) Got it now.
I think it's kind of a cool tool to break away from the snacking! :-)
by automatedeating
Fri Nov 15, 2019 1:50 pm
Forum: Daily Check In
Topic: Cedar 3 0 1 + 30 min
Replies: 71
Views: 3890

Re: Cedar 3 0 1 + 30 min

This is so heavy - to see our child suffering grief without being able to fix the wound..... that must be so hard for you. Sigh. This world can be so painful. Thanks for sharing, though, and I'm glad you have friends visiting and some time off from work.
by automatedeating
Thu Nov 14, 2019 8:48 pm
Forum: Daily Check In
Topic: automated eating tracker
Replies: 2637
Views: 796436

Re: automated eating tracker

Thursday, November 14
FBG: 98

Eating
B: coffee w/half&half, hard-boiled egg
L: walnuts, yogurt w/berries
D: beef bowl salad

Moving
Looking good for 14k steps - yep, got it. :-)
pushups, couple pull-ups
by automatedeating
Thu Nov 14, 2019 12:42 pm
Forum: Daily Check In
Topic: Beeonne checking in hopefully daily
Replies: 14
Views: 203

Re: Beeonne checking in hopefully daily

What you really need to do pick ANY reasonable diet that feels right for you and stick with it until you master it... until you can follow its rules without bingeing and/or overeating.

The grass isn't greener on the other side, the grass is greener where it's watered!
This is fantastic!
by automatedeating
Thu Nov 14, 2019 2:46 am
Forum: Daily Check In
Topic: automated eating tracker
Replies: 2637
Views: 796436

Re: automated eating tracker

Hey BtT! No lentil experiment yet - I've been so weird-feeling, and very little appetite. Thanks Cedar. 2 puppies. :-) I'm feeling better, but still nervous that this sickness is hanging on. It's almost like that morning sickness feeling when you dread its return, and then sure enough it comes back....
by automatedeating
Tue Nov 12, 2019 2:48 pm
Forum: Daily Check In
Topic: automated eating tracker
Replies: 2637
Views: 796436

Re: automated eating tracker

Thanks Sharon and Soprano - I'm feeling better in the mornings, but more icky in the evenings. I'm kind of wondering if it's anxiety. Anyhoo. Fine at the moment. Tuesday, November 12 117.8 FBG: 100 Eating B: coffee w/half&half L: yogurt w/berries, walnuts D: a little bit of steak, chicken, broccoli,...
by automatedeating
Tue Nov 12, 2019 2:08 am
Forum: Daily Check In
Topic: Joy&Balance's Daily check-in
Replies: 18
Views: 428

Re: Joy&Balance's Daily check-in

I hope you have a great week and celebrate 21 days on Friday! :-)
by automatedeating
Tue Nov 12, 2019 2:07 am
Forum: Daily Check In
Topic: Sharon's daily check-in
Replies: 312
Views: 34600

Re: Sharon's daily check-in

How cool that you are working with a trainer! I'm so pleased to see you here on the forum, so tell your trainer I said thanks for asking you to track for a few weeks. :mrgreen:
by automatedeating
Tue Nov 12, 2019 2:05 am
Forum: Daily Check In
Topic: CB's daily Check In
Replies: 27
Views: 766

Re: CB's daily Check In

Hmmmm, you are procrastinating hun? Recognizing it is good. I don't know if your job allows for you to regulate your own time, but perhaps sometimes you just need to admit you are not feeling productive and go on a 10 min walk? I put a pull-up bar in my office doorway and I play/swing/pull up on tha...
by automatedeating
Tue Nov 12, 2019 1:54 am
Forum: Daily Check In
Topic: flyingpig checkin
Replies: 584
Views: 69877

Re: flyingpig checkin

I hope you sleep good tonight!
by automatedeating
Mon Nov 11, 2019 2:55 pm
Forum: Daily Check In
Topic: flyingpig checkin
Replies: 584
Views: 69877

Re: flyingpig checkin

Nice job on the Monday morning run! Have a great day!
by automatedeating
Mon Nov 11, 2019 2:54 pm
Forum: Daily Check In
Topic: automated eating tracker
Replies: 2637
Views: 796436

Re: automated eating tracker

Thanks Cedar. :-) Monday, November 11 FBG: 98 Sleep Score: 80 Resting HR: 71 Been a rough weekend, fighting nausea and diarrhea and headaches. Probably party sinus infection related, is my guess, and partly stress related. I had very little appetite and also felt dizzy and lightheaded. Much worse du...
by automatedeating
Sun Nov 10, 2019 6:40 pm
Forum: Daily Check In
Topic: automated eating tracker
Replies: 2637
Views: 796436

Re: automated eating tracker

Sunday, November 10 FBG: 100 Eating B: coffee w/half&half, 1/2 banana (a few bites of banana shot me right up to 123) L: 1/2 a banana, 1/2 a cinnamon twist donut, part of a brownie D: some cheddar sour cream potato chips and chicken noodle soup Moving Went on a long walk. I'm at 12k steps at the mo...
by automatedeating
Sat Nov 09, 2019 9:08 pm
Forum: Daily Check In
Topic: automated eating tracker
Replies: 2637
Views: 796436

Re: automated eating tracker

Saturday, Nov 9th! 118.4 FBG: 105 Sleep Score: 80 Eating B: coffee w/half&half, 1 egg, broccoli, carrots, celery - dipped in ranch (BG - 115) L: peanut butter & dark chocolate (BG - 110) D: salmon decaf coffee w/half&half Moving Despite fighting a sinus infection this week, I was feeling pretty goo...
by automatedeating
Sat Nov 09, 2019 6:56 pm
Forum: Daily Check In
Topic: Lizzy6 -Check In
Replies: 40
Views: 10983

Re: Lizzy6 -Check In

Seems like very reasonable changes. Yes, I reduce my carbs. I describe my diet as "moderate" carb. I only go as low as I need to in order to stay trim, feeling good, and to keep my blood pressure and blood sugar stable. And yes, carbohydrate addiction is a "thing", although perhaps it's not really f...
by automatedeating
Sat Nov 09, 2019 3:04 am
Forum: Daily Check In
Topic: flyingpig checkin
Replies: 584
Views: 69877

Re: flyingpig checkin

Congrats on your green week!
Enjoy the weekend!
by automatedeating
Fri Nov 08, 2019 5:26 pm
Forum: Daily Check In
Topic: The Journey of Tobias and Mom
Replies: 3
Views: 75

Re: The Journey of Tobias and Mom

Hey there! Always lovely to see you on the boards! My boys are 13 and 10 now. They eat the worst crap imaginable and they are still skinny. Genetics! For an overweight child, I highly recommend having him get a fasting insulin test. In all likelihood, he is overweight because his metabolism is not c...
by automatedeating
Fri Nov 08, 2019 5:19 pm
Forum: Daily Check In
Topic: Minimizer Just Checking In
Replies: 451
Views: 264821

Re: Minimizer Just Checking In

Hi there minimizer! Here's to a good weekend with some decent self-care time for yourself. I know your life has been extra stressful for many months now....
by automatedeating
Fri Nov 08, 2019 3:45 pm
Forum: Daily Check In
Topic: Soprano
Replies: 157
Views: 21921

Re: Soprano

Sounds like overall good results. Also, unless I'm missing something, sounds like you were proactive and pushed for the retest with the fasting lipid panel. Nice job there. :-) Remember, I already didn't like your doc because he's not a fan of individuals testing their own blood sugar (haha I know I...
by automatedeating
Fri Nov 08, 2019 3:21 pm
Forum: Daily Check In
Topic: automated eating tracker
Replies: 2637
Views: 796436

Re: automated eating tracker

I've got black lentils on my grocery list! The "lentil blood glucose" experiment is scheduled for this weekend! :-) Friday, November 8 FBG: 95 Eating B: coffee w/half&half, 1 cup of bone broth L: yogurt w/berries, walnuts D: "wedgie" burger at Red Robin with the boys decaf coffee w/half&half I cheer...
by automatedeating
Fri Nov 08, 2019 1:32 am
Forum: Daily Check In
Topic: CB's daily Check In
Replies: 27
Views: 766

Re: CB's daily Check In

CB! I had to go look back in my thread to find the "switch" in order to figure out how it happened. Ultimately, for me, it was health concerns. It occurred in Dec 2017 after 5 years of NoS eating whatever I wanted and not losing weight (but NoS did always keep me from GAINING weight during high stre...
by automatedeating
Thu Nov 07, 2019 2:02 pm
Forum: Daily Check In
Topic: automated eating tracker
Replies: 2637
Views: 796436

Re: automated eating tracker

Hey thanks BtT! I looked up that recipe right away. Unfortunately, after looking at the lentil soup recipe - the carrots and crushed tomatoes together would spike me. I could leave out the carrots and substitute chicken broth for the tomatoes, perhaps. But I think what I'll start with experiment-wis...
by automatedeating
Thu Nov 07, 2019 1:47 pm
Forum: Daily Check In
Topic: Beeonne checking in hopefully daily
Replies: 14
Views: 203

Re: Beeonne checking in hopefully daily

I describe my eating patterns as "self-care", very similar to what you said about self-love. That powered me through in the early years of NoS, even before I could articulate like you just did! Then, finding foods that I LOVE to eat, but that also are super nourishing to me was a significant turning...
by automatedeating
Thu Nov 07, 2019 1:43 pm
Forum: Daily Check In
Topic: April's Diary of New Beginnings
Replies: 64
Views: 4897

Re: April's Diary of New Beginnings

You know, I kind of disagree with Reinhard on the not worrying about the sugary foods (ketchup, for example). For many of us (maybe mostly women?), we are dealing with long-time food addictions. Plus Reinhard started this plan in his early 30's - can you say easy-peasy guy metabolism? :lol: I just d...
by automatedeating
Wed Nov 06, 2019 11:23 pm
Forum: No S Diet General Discussion
Topic: I lost a lot of weight on a diet similar to NoS.
Replies: 20
Views: 11107

Re: I lost a lot of weight on a diet similar to NoS.

I totally agree with making meals as delicious as possible. If you can't find foods you love, it's not going to stick. And, like the OP, I had to kick processed foods to the curb and learn to cook. I still can't cook much, but I can make my basic meat and veggies in my sleep now. Even that was hard ...
by automatedeating
Wed Nov 06, 2019 3:06 pm
Forum: Daily Check In
Topic: automated eating tracker
Replies: 2637
Views: 796436

Re: automated eating tracker

Liveitup - ha! Yes, I've noticed that. :-) We all have different carbohydrate tolerances - if only my genetics were more cooperative. Actually, I'm going to do some experiments with lentils and maybe some other beans to see if I can have small portions without sending my blood sugar through the roof...
by automatedeating
Wed Nov 06, 2019 2:50 pm
Forum: Daily Check In
Topic: Crystal's Daily Check In
Replies: 250
Views: 66516

Re: Crystal's Daily Check In

I never use my phone to update here. I'm way too long of a writer! I use my chromebook. Very occasionally, when I'm out of town, I try to quickly jot in my food entries, but it's annoying to me. So congrats on your iPad keyboard! :-) And welcome back! You sound like you are in a really good place, a...
by automatedeating
Wed Nov 06, 2019 2:40 pm
Forum: Daily Check In
Topic: Beeonne checking in hopefully daily
Replies: 14
Views: 203

Re: Beeonne checking in hopefully daily

You seem to have been made for the style of NoS! Many people work for years to get to what you are already having glimpses of - that peace and acceptance and enjoyment of the journey. Sometimes I get a little emotional about how NoS has changed my life. I used to have something in my signature line ...
by automatedeating
Tue Nov 05, 2019 1:52 pm
Forum: No S Diet General Discussion
Topic: "Train" now for holiday eating
Replies: 7
Views: 751

Re: "Train" now for holiday eating

I'm in for this training session/season! Here is a list of things I've been thinking about as we roll into the holidays: 1. I didn't take Halloween as an S Day! I haven't had any candy! My kids have mostly eaten through theirs, we handed out all of our neighborhood bags, and surprisingly there hasn'...
by automatedeating
Tue Nov 05, 2019 1:40 pm
Forum: No S Diet General Discussion
Topic: Why did you leave? Why are you back?
Replies: 253
Views: 112145

Re: Why did you leave? Why are you back?

Hi kccc. :-) Welcome to the holidays! How did Halloween go for you?
by automatedeating
Tue Nov 05, 2019 1:40 pm
Forum: No S Diet General Discussion
Topic: Interesting Article
Replies: 1
Views: 102

Re: Interesting Article

This is a great article. Thank you so much for posting.
by automatedeating
Tue Nov 05, 2019 1:37 pm
Forum: Daily Check In
Topic: BackToThin's CheckIn
Replies: 45
Views: 4185

Re: BackToThin's CheckIn

No frowns allowed! 8) You did an experiment, you didn't like the results, and you have modified accordingly. I can almost see you in your lab coat, analyzing results. :D
by automatedeating
Tue Nov 05, 2019 1:36 pm
Forum: Daily Check In
Topic: flyingpig checkin
Replies: 584
Views: 69877

Re: flyingpig checkin

Hi flyingpig - always nice to see you post.
by automatedeating
Tue Nov 05, 2019 1:34 pm
Forum: Daily Check In
Topic: Joy&Balance's Daily check-in
Replies: 18
Views: 428

Re: Joy&Balance's Daily check-in

Good job to use that latte between meals. That was/is a staple "tool" for me to use as needed.
by automatedeating
Tue Nov 05, 2019 1:33 pm
Forum: Daily Check In
Topic: Beeonne checking in hopefully daily
Replies: 14
Views: 203

Re: Beeonne checking in hopefully daily

Welcome! Thank you for sharing your journey with us! Welcome to satisfying moderation, the journey that has great epiphanies (similar to what you've already experienced) with pretty fun regularity.
:-)
by automatedeating
Tue Nov 05, 2019 1:31 pm
Forum: Daily Check In
Topic: automated eating tracker
Replies: 2637
Views: 796436

Re: automated eating tracker

Tuesday, Nov 5

119.0
FBG: 101
Sleep Score: 82

Eating
B: coffee w/half&half
L: yogurt w/berries
D: ham, liver, bacon, onions
decaf coffee w/half&half
by automatedeating
Mon Nov 04, 2019 3:04 pm
Forum: Daily Check In
Topic: automated eating tracker
Replies: 2637
Views: 796436

Re: automated eating tracker

Thanks BtT. :-) I can't believe it myself, kind of. Candy candy everywhere, and not a bit of nutrition. :lol: Monday, November 4 119.0 FBG: 107 (eek) resting HR: 73 (yes, I have the sniffles again - that could also help explain my high FBG.) Eating B: coffee w/half&half L: yogurt w/berries, last of ...
by automatedeating
Mon Nov 04, 2019 3:01 pm
Forum: Daily Check In
Topic: Cedar 3 0 1 + 30 min
Replies: 71
Views: 3890

Re: Cedar 3 0 1 + 30 min

Hurrah for experimenters. :-) I look forward to your insights.

Good luck with your busy week.
by automatedeating
Sun Nov 03, 2019 3:46 pm
Forum: Daily Check In
Topic: CB's daily Check In
Replies: 27
Views: 766

Re: CB's daily Check In

That was also the first big change that (eventually) occurred for me - eating whole foods. That's one that can really stick long-term, and our minds naturally reframe it as self-care. I think when we're eating foods we love to eat and that nourish us and make us feel good, we've found the magic of l...
by automatedeating
Sun Nov 03, 2019 2:59 pm
Forum: Daily Check In
Topic: automated eating tracker
Replies: 2637
Views: 796436

Re: automated eating tracker

Sunday, November 3 FBG: 97 resting HR: 72 Eating B: coffee w/half&half, walnuts, a few banana slices L: yogurt w/berries D: meatballs Planned dessert: dark chocolate & peanut butter decaf coffee w/half&half Moving Walked lots today. Even sprinted a couple times Did my gmb vitamin moves. I'm designi...
by automatedeating
Sat Nov 02, 2019 2:11 pm
Forum: Daily Check In
Topic: automated eating tracker
Replies: 2637
Views: 796436

Re: automated eating tracker

Saturday, November 2 FBG: 100 Resting HR: 72! Am I sick again? I've had a sore throat for a couple of days, and quite a bit of congestion this morning. But the real clue earlier this week was how tired I got + my resting HR started climbing again. I wonder if getting sick also helps explain that I ...
by automatedeating
Sat Nov 02, 2019 2:00 pm
Forum: Daily Check In
Topic: Lizzy6 -Check In
Replies: 40
Views: 10983

Re: Lizzy6 -Check In

Hi Lizzy!
Happy S Days!
by automatedeating
Sat Nov 02, 2019 2:00 pm
Forum: Daily Check In
Topic: Cedar 3 0 1 + 30 min
Replies: 71
Views: 3890

Re: Cedar 3 0 1 + 30 min

These Park Runs are everywhere! At first I just thought they were in England, but now I'm seeing they are all over! How neat for your family (and GG!)
by automatedeating
Sat Nov 02, 2019 1:58 pm
Forum: Daily Check In
Topic: BackToThin's CheckIn
Replies: 45
Views: 4185

Re: BackToThin's CheckIn

Congrats on a great doc visit! How satisfying and some much-deserved validation of your hard work!
by automatedeating
Fri Nov 01, 2019 1:02 pm
Forum: Daily Check In
Topic: automated eating tracker
Replies: 2637
Views: 796436

Re: automated eating tracker

Friday, Nov 1 FBG: 95 Resting HR: 71 (hmmm, I also have a sore throat but just assumed it was dry air or something but maybe I'm fighting something....) Sleep Score: 78 (mostly because I just didn't sleep long enough, I think) Eating B: coffee w/half&half, eggs and bacon, collagen protein + MCT oil...
by automatedeating
Fri Nov 01, 2019 12:56 pm
Forum: Daily Check In
Topic: liveitup's check-in
Replies: 205
Views: 26725

Re: liveitup's check-in

Congrats for Halloween moderation!
by automatedeating
Thu Oct 31, 2019 8:48 pm
Forum: Daily Check In
Topic: CB's daily Check In
Replies: 27
Views: 766

Re: CB's daily Check In

I experienced this "looking for food" phenomenon for many years after starting NoS. It was sometimes quite shocking. I'd have an awkward conversation with someone, and then realize that I had immediately walked over to the counter or the snack drawer and eaten food. Any food that was handy. So stran...
by automatedeating
Thu Oct 31, 2019 2:13 pm
Forum: Daily Check In
Topic: automated eating tracker
Replies: 2637
Views: 796436

Re: automated eating tracker

Thursday, October 31 Happy Halloween! 118.0 FBG: 95 Sleep Score: 84 - I feel tired and gritty and unmotivated today! Resting HR: 69 Eating B: coffee w/half&half, collagen proteins + MCT oil L: yogurt w/berries D: leftover steak, ground lamb, onions, tomatoes, cheese decaf coffee w/half&half regular...
by automatedeating
Wed Oct 30, 2019 11:02 pm
Forum: Daily Check In
Topic: CB's daily Check In
Replies: 27
Views: 766

Re: CB's daily Check In

Good luck with the workplace temptations! I totally get annoyed at my workplace for that, and our nutrition instructor (who also is a dear friend of mine) happens to be the worst offender! She is always bringing in what she calls "healthy" treats, but anyway you slice it they are a nice sugar burst....
by automatedeating
Wed Oct 30, 2019 2:20 pm
Forum: Daily Check In
Topic: Joy&Balance's Daily check-in
Replies: 18
Views: 428

Re: Joy&Balance's Daily check-in

I'm relating on lots of levels, JB! The mini-meltdowns, the huge emotional support of our pets, the working in of the exercise, and of course your desire to moderate your alcohol! Just a couple thoughts - first, the exercise really will come with time, but the eating habits need to be firmly in plac...
by automatedeating
Wed Oct 30, 2019 1:15 pm
Forum: Daily Check In
Topic: automated eating tracker
Replies: 2637
Views: 796436

Re: automated eating tracker

Wednesday, October 30 FBG: 91 Sleep Score: 90! Eating B: coffee w/half&half, collagen proteins + MCT oil L: yogurt w/berries D: date night - porterhouse steak w/ broccoli and asparagus and blue cheese decaf coffee w/half&half Moving I should get some decent walking in today during Creator's play pr...
by automatedeating
Wed Oct 30, 2019 12:16 am
Forum: Daily Check In
Topic: automated eating tracker
Replies: 2637
Views: 796436

Re: automated eating tracker

Cedar - I totally get the "waiting patiently!" I read all the HPs to my Challenger and probably finished them all 4 years ago. So he has not been allowed to (re)watch anything beyond where Creator and I am!!! Poor kid! Tex - I will check that youtube out! I definitely tend more toward the podcasts, ...
by automatedeating
Wed Oct 30, 2019 12:10 am
Forum: Daily Check In
Topic: CB's daily Check In
Replies: 27
Views: 766

Re: CB's daily Check In

I love reading your introspective posts. :-)
by automatedeating
Tue Oct 29, 2019 3:27 pm
Forum: Daily Check In
Topic: Cedar 3 0 1 + 30 min
Replies: 71
Views: 3890

Re: Cedar 3 0 1 + 30 min

It is so true that everyone has a different metabolism, and having government guidelines that suggest the healthiest diet is the same one for all people bothers me. We are all different! Plus, most naturally lean people are the same people that can tolerate many more carbohydrates......those are usu...
by automatedeating
Tue Oct 29, 2019 1:07 am
Forum: Daily Check In
Topic: ladybird's check in
Replies: 284
Views: 62667

Re: ladybird's check in

You can't get enough calories in during your 3 meals when you walk a lot? I have been walking like a fiend lately (on the order of 2-3 hours a day) and I surprisingly don't feel hungrier. Maybe you could add something nutrient dense to your meals - like more protein and fat - guacamole, nuts, fatty ...
by automatedeating
Tue Oct 29, 2019 1:01 am
Forum: Daily Check In
Topic: liveitup's check-in
Replies: 205
Views: 26725

Re: liveitup's check-in

Those lunches are cracking me up. I imagine you thinking, hmmm what have they got downstairs? And sort of waffling about whether it sounds good.
by automatedeating
Mon Oct 28, 2019 5:26 pm
Forum: Daily Check In
Topic: automated eating tracker
Replies: 2637
Views: 796436

Re: automated eating tracker

Monday, October 28th 118.4 FBG: 92 Sleep Score: 85 Eating B: Coffee w/half&half, collagen proteins + MCT oil L: yogurt w/berries D: hamburger patty, cheese slice, liver, onions, bacon, pickles, tomato, guacamole decaf coffee w/half&half and milk Moving Thinking a walk/jog in this cold fall weather w...
by automatedeating
Mon Oct 28, 2019 5:25 pm
Forum: Daily Check In
Topic: NoSer Check In
Replies: 12
Views: 1041

Re: NoSer Check In

Such pretty progress in your signature line!
by automatedeating
Mon Oct 28, 2019 5:24 pm
Forum: Daily Check In
Topic: Joy&Balance's Daily check-in
Replies: 18
Views: 428

Re: Joy&Balance's Daily check-in

Welcome Joy&Balance! (Love that username!)
by automatedeating
Mon Oct 28, 2019 5:23 pm
Forum: Daily Check In
Topic: CB's daily Check In
Replies: 27
Views: 766

Re: CB's daily Check In

I consider my diet the food I consistently eat, week in, week out. But then, I have never been one to "go on a diet". If I do make a short-term change to my "diet", I call it an "experiment". :-) Like your vegetarian friend, I do not consider myself to be on a diet. I eat an animal-based diet for he...
by automatedeating
Mon Oct 28, 2019 2:34 am
Forum: Daily Check In
Topic: Committing to NOS in October!
Replies: 8
Views: 422

Re: Committing to NOS in October!

yum, I LOVE goat cheese.
by automatedeating
Sun Oct 27, 2019 1:53 pm
Forum: Daily Check In
Topic: automated eating tracker
Replies: 2637
Views: 796436

Re: automated eating tracker

Ha! Ladybird, it's just something silly my friends do to make the get-together more fun. Sunday, October 27 118.4 FBG: 99 Sleep Score: 84 Eating B: coffee w/half&half, bacon & an egg, collagen proteins + MCT oil dessert 1: banana slices & peanut butter - baseline 102; 30 min 106; 60 min 119 L: yogur...
by automatedeating
Sat Oct 26, 2019 5:20 pm
Forum: Daily Check In
Topic: Pinkhippies daily check in
Replies: 128
Views: 30629

Re: Pinkhippies daily check in

Sorry about the foot. :-( I have officially given up wearing anything other than comfortable footwear. Indeed, my barometer for shoe wear is - can I go for a walk in these comfortably? If not, nope, don't wear 'em. Of course, I also have begun wearing workout clothes every day to work. :lol: I have ...
by automatedeating
Sat Oct 26, 2019 2:04 pm
Forum: Daily Check In
Topic: automated eating tracker
Replies: 2637
Views: 796436

Re: automated eating tracker

Soprano, you are totally right. In that regard I'm lucky I check and I know and I'm doing what I can to minimize frequency and altitude of my glucose excursions. :-) Latest data is that something like 50% of Americans are either diabetic or prediabetic. Although I'm not sure how they can even know t...
by automatedeating
Sat Oct 26, 2019 1:56 am
Forum: Daily Check In
Topic: automated eating tracker
Replies: 2637
Views: 796436

Re: Friday, Week 7

A post of mine from October of 2013 -- just thought it was fascinating. Encouragement to all of those that wonder if they can really change. I have changed. Take a look - Weird day. I didn't really have a breakfast, then when I got home from work around 12 noon I was very hungry and anticipating sou...
by automatedeating
Sat Oct 26, 2019 1:41 am
Forum: Daily Check In
Topic: CB's daily Check In
Replies: 27
Views: 766

Re: CB's daily Check In

It's totally cool to have beverages between meals. :-) You really had me smiling when you called it the Dad Diet! That was MY inspiration when I joined, too! Indeed my name "automated eating" was in reference to the way my dad eats. :-) Welcome aboard to moderating eating habits. I look forward to r...
by automatedeating
Sat Oct 26, 2019 1:21 am
Forum: Daily Check In
Topic: automated eating tracker
Replies: 2637
Views: 796436

Re: automated eating tracker

Thanks for posting, Tex. That's so awesome that you remain stable all day. Have you listened to Paul Saladino's podcast? I find him so articulate and, well, frankly I think he is brilliant. I am not entirely convinced by his arguments but I sure do enjoy listening. My HbA1C was 5.9% in the summer. :...
by automatedeating
Fri Oct 25, 2019 2:20 pm
Forum: Daily Check In
Topic: Cedar 3 0 1 + 30 min
Replies: 71
Views: 3890

Re: Cedar 3 0 1 + 30 min

Happy weekend!! You SOUND fantastic, too! :-)
by automatedeating
Fri Oct 25, 2019 2:19 pm
Forum: Daily Check In
Topic: automated eating tracker
Replies: 2637
Views: 796436

Re: automated eating tracker

Friday, October 25 118.8 Fasting Blood Glucose:100 Sleep Score: 81 I'm having a small bit of mourning/self-pity that I seem to be so carb intolerant. Just one hamburger bun spikes me. This isn't the first time I've had this pity party. I'm otherwise feeling so good. I just get a little jealous of p...
by automatedeating
Thu Oct 24, 2019 3:01 pm
Forum: Daily Check In
Topic: automated eating tracker
Replies: 2637
Views: 796436

Re: automated eating tracker

Thursday, October 24 117.8 Fasting Blood Glucose: 95 Morning Blood Pressure: 109/67 Eating B: coffee w/half&half, walnuts L: yogurt w/berries, 1 cup bone broth D: date night! I am so ready for a date night - this has been a rough week. I got a "mad max" burger with broccoli and carrots. It was deli...
by automatedeating
Wed Oct 23, 2019 2:14 pm
Forum: Daily Check In
Topic: automated eating tracker
Replies: 2637
Views: 796436

Re: automated eating tracker

Holy Cow! I slept terribly last night for some reason! A "66" sleep score on my fitbit, which is the worst I've seen since I got it in late summer. And it says I slept 8 hours! And got decent deep sleep, etc. It must be that I had a high resting heart rate and was restless. I do know I woke up for 2...
by automatedeating
Tue Oct 22, 2019 1:50 pm
Forum: Daily Check In
Topic: The Daily Dandelion
Replies: 486
Views: 229422

Re: The Daily Dandelion

This post had me laughing! Go you Dandy! Be Dandy!
by automatedeating
Tue Oct 22, 2019 1:49 pm
Forum: Daily Check In
Topic: Chanda's Daily Check In
Replies: 61
Views: 9619

Re: Chanda's Daily Check In

Creator and I love to make our hot drinks in the evening before we read. He makes hot cocoa and I make my decaf coffee and we are both happy. :-) I hope you enjoyed your drink!
by automatedeating
Tue Oct 22, 2019 1:48 pm
Forum: Daily Check In
Topic: Cedar 3 0 1 + 30 min
Replies: 71
Views: 3890

Re: Cedar 3 0 1 + 30 min

I would love to see you get away from night shifts! I teach the physiology and damage that night shift causes over time. That said, some people appear much more resilient to it than others - and I kind of think you're one of those people. :lol: And also, I've got to look up this word "whingeing" - y...
by automatedeating
Tue Oct 22, 2019 1:44 pm
Forum: Daily Check In
Topic: automated eating tracker
Replies: 2637
Views: 796436

Re: automated eating tracker

Tuesday, October 22 118.4 Fasting Blood Glucose: 95 Well, I felt tired this morning, so I guess my energy increase was temporary. Sometimes I wonder how much my energy is tied to my emotional state. For example, yesterday I had a hard counseling session, followed by some frustrating meetings at work...
by automatedeating
Mon Oct 21, 2019 2:06 pm
Forum: Daily Check In
Topic: automated eating tracker
Replies: 2637
Views: 796436

Re: automated eating tracker

Yep! I fry it up with onion and bacon! Monday, October 21 Fasting Blood Glucose: 92 Woke up feeling refreshed and great again. This is such a change! Too many variables to nail down the cause, but I am going to chalk it up to three things: 1) a fairly sustained time period of avoiding most foods tha...
by automatedeating
Mon Oct 21, 2019 1:38 pm
Forum: Daily Check In
Topic: Cedar 3 0 1 + 30 min
Replies: 71
Views: 3890

Re: Cedar 3 0 1 + 30 min

Hope work goes well! Your energy always amazes me!
by automatedeating
Sun Oct 20, 2019 3:09 pm
Forum: Daily Check In
Topic: automated eating tracker
Replies: 2637
Views: 796436

Re: automated eating tracker

Thanks cedar. I didn't actually decide to do anything with kaatsu, although I am absolutely intrigued with the concept. I think for now just doing some more tried-and-true workouts are what I need to focus on. BtoT - that's funny that you would look at my thread for meal ideas. It's so basic; the on...
by automatedeating
Sun Oct 20, 2019 2:49 am
Forum: Daily Check In
Topic: liveitup's check-in
Replies: 205
Views: 26725

Re: liveitup's check-in

Yes, liveitup! I LOVE Indian food or Mexican food for celebrating. :-)
by automatedeating
Sun Oct 20, 2019 12:45 am
Forum: Daily Check In
Topic: ladybird's check in
Replies: 284
Views: 62667

Re: ladybird's check in

Hi Ladybird! Thanks for the update and congrats on ditching the heavy weekend treats. Sounds like it has helped you feel better/healthier in addition to helping you lose a few pounds.

Take care!
by automatedeating
Sat Oct 19, 2019 2:01 pm
Forum: Daily Check In
Topic: oolala53
Replies: 2185
Views: 998077

Re: oolala53

I hope tap class was so fun/rewarding!
by automatedeating
Sat Oct 19, 2019 2:00 pm
Forum: Daily Check In
Topic: liveitup's check-in
Replies: 205
Views: 26725

Re: liveitup's check-in

Raising kids in a neighborhood you like and appreciate is a marvelous thing. Sounds like a great week and wrap-up to it, as well.
by automatedeating
Sat Oct 19, 2019 1:59 pm
Forum: Daily Check In
Topic: BackToThin's CheckIn
Replies: 45
Views: 4185

Re: BackToThin's CheckIn

Bwahahaha! Your butt god comment has me LMAO - get it? :lol:
by automatedeating
Sat Oct 19, 2019 1:52 pm
Forum: Daily Check In
Topic: Cedar 3 0 1 + 30 min
Replies: 71
Views: 3890

Re: Cedar 3 0 1 + 30 min

Good morning Cedar! Thank you so much for sharing - it's nice to not be alone in these experiences. I am right there with you, babe. When I finally tightened up the carbs (summer 2018), I lost 20 pounds, regulated my postprandial blood sugars, brought my blood pressure down from hypertensive to norm...
by automatedeating
Sat Oct 19, 2019 1:36 pm
Forum: Daily Check In
Topic: Chanda's Daily Check In
Replies: 61
Views: 9619

Re: Chanda's Daily Check In

Hi Chanda! So happy to see you here! I hope life is well, and the food is good! :-)
by automatedeating
Sat Oct 19, 2019 1:31 pm
Forum: Daily Check In
Topic: automated eating tracker
Replies: 2637
Views: 796436

Re: automated eating tracker

Saturday, October 19 118.2 Morning BP: 111/68 Eating B: coffee w/half&half collagen proteins + MCT oil L: yogurt w/berries decaf americano w/a friend. We also went out to paint together - loved it. Will pick up my fired piece next week. dessert 1: 1/2 almond hershey bar dipped in crunchy peanut but...
by automatedeating
Fri Oct 18, 2019 1:43 pm
Forum: Daily Check In
Topic: automated eating tracker
Replies: 2637
Views: 796436

Re: automated eating tracker

Friday, October 18 119.0 Morning BP: 110/69 Eating B: coffee w/half&half -- Note - this entire week I have just had one regular cup a day because otherwise I feel too jazzed up! Wow! That's so interesting since I have been having 2-3 cups a day for years. I also find it interesting that it has occu...
by automatedeating
Fri Oct 18, 2019 1:17 am
Forum: Daily Check In
Topic: Maggie Mae's daily check in
Replies: 302
Views: 121918

Re: Maggie Mae's daily check in

If I get that 3:30 wanna eat feeling, I have a decaf cup of coffee w/ half & half (or just milk). It really does the trick.
by automatedeating
Fri Oct 18, 2019 1:16 am
Forum: Daily Check In
Topic: Linda's daily check-in
Replies: 3951
Views: 1279255

Re: Linda's daily check-in

Hugs to you, Linda.
by automatedeating
Fri Oct 18, 2019 1:15 am
Forum: Daily Check In
Topic: liveitup's check-in
Replies: 205
Views: 26725

Re: liveitup's check-in

"whatever is downstairs" made me laugh.
by automatedeating
Fri Oct 18, 2019 1:14 am
Forum: Daily Check In
Topic: Worth it check-in
Replies: 522
Views: 152154

Re: Worth it check-in

Thanks for that great description of your patterns, meals, and motivators. I loved it!
by automatedeating
Fri Oct 18, 2019 1:08 am
Forum: Daily Check In
Topic: automated eating tracker
Replies: 2637
Views: 796436

Re: automated eating tracker

Thursday, October 17 119.0 Eating B: coffee w/half&half L: yogurt w/berries D: pork chop, scrambled eggs decaf coffee w/half&half Moving I'm aiming for 13.5K steps again, with some hanging, stretching, pulling, pushing, and squatting thrown in at various points. My other big goal is moving every ho...
by automatedeating
Thu Oct 17, 2019 12:36 am
Forum: Daily Check In
Topic: automated eating tracker
Replies: 2637
Views: 796436

Re: automated eating tracker

Wednesday, October 16 118.8 Eating B: coffee w/half&half, only having 1 regular and then 1 decaf in morning now. 2 regular in the morning was starting to make me noticeably antsy! L: yogurt w/berries collagen proteins & MCT oil D: pork chop and kale salad w/guac Moving Aiming for 10k today. I was p...
by automatedeating
Tue Oct 15, 2019 1:07 pm
Forum: Daily Check In
Topic: automated eating tracker
Replies: 2637
Views: 796436

Re: automated eating tracker

Pinkie - Greek Gods is yummy yogurt! I'm thinking I just don't get that one because a) it has a little more sugar (about 15g for some reason, I'm not sure why); and b) I already have Zoi, which is similar. :-) Thanks Whos. :-) People can have funny passions - one of mine is yogurt, what can I say? :...
by automatedeating
Mon Oct 14, 2019 3:06 pm
Forum: Daily Check In
Topic: automated eating tracker
Replies: 2637
Views: 796436

Re: automated eating tracker

Good morning everyone! Hi Pinkie - You have asked another question that gets me, shall we say, overly excited? :lol: I have such a thing for yogurt, and especially local dairy cows. I'm always visiting working farms, and sometimes I have the farmers come speak to my microbiology classes (about thing...
by automatedeating
Sun Oct 13, 2019 3:31 pm
Forum: Daily Check In
Topic: Maggie Mae's daily check in
Replies: 302
Views: 121918

Re: Maggie Mae's daily check in

Hi Maggie! Your story is really awesome - so so glad for you to be making progress with your son. Homeschooling can be such a blessing for kids with anxiety.

OK, lady, so here's to a few months of greens as you get going on this habit again! Welcome back aboard the moderation boat. :-)
by automatedeating
Sun Oct 13, 2019 1:18 pm
Forum: Daily Check In
Topic: automated eating tracker
Replies: 2637
Views: 796436

Re: automated eating tracker

Sunday, October 13 118.8 Eating B: coffee w/half&half, collagen proteins + MCT oil L: yogurt w/berries D: liver, onions & bacon bone broth - 2 cups S's today will be: Reese's pieces, a banana decaf coffee w/half&half Moving Aiming for 15K steps today - got 20K want to do Nutritious Movement - today...
by automatedeating
Sat Oct 12, 2019 3:39 pm
Forum: Daily Check In
Topic: automated eating tracker
Replies: 2637
Views: 796436

Re: automated eating tracker

Pinkie, YES I read the Wheel of Time.... until I don't know like book 8 or 9. I did enjoy them, but eventually..... just too much for my attention span. So far I've ONLY read Neverwhere by Neil Gaiman, which is why I was so excited. I really liked it and can't wait to read more of his books! Stardus...
by automatedeating
Sat Oct 12, 2019 3:35 pm
Forum: Daily Check In
Topic: Linda's daily check-in
Replies: 3951
Views: 1279255

Re: Linda's daily check-in

Bravo for an AWESOME trip! I couldn't be happy for your trip report! Everyone got along, your outings sound AMAZING (Mayan ruins are a dream trip for me), CAVE swimming (radical!!!)? Did you mom do the cave swimming too? I want to be that fit when I'm her age!!!! And so glad the waiters were nice, t...