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by worth it
Wed Feb 27, 2019 3:35 pm
Forum: Daily Check In
Topic: Worth it check-in
Replies: 512
Views: 129401

Re: Worth it check-in

Hi All, I hope everyone is doing well. So, here I am after one year of Intermittent Fasting, and I’m still at it. This morning, I made the very difficult decision to weigh myself, and I’m not sure yet how I feel about it. According to my last weigh-in that I remember about a year ago, I am down abou...
by worth it
Thu Jan 10, 2019 3:23 pm
Forum: Daily Check In
Topic: Worth it check-in
Replies: 512
Views: 129401

January 10, 2018 (Will be) 19/5 35 mins Pilates Reformer workout Hi All, Thanks for your feedback and thoughts. Linda, thank you particularly for your suggestion- I think perhaps it was just my declaring that I was going into maintenance that just messed with my mind-who knows? Maybe it made me pani...
by worth it
Wed Jan 09, 2019 8:25 pm
Forum: Daily Check In
Topic: Worth it check-in
Replies: 512
Views: 129401

January 9, 2018 40 min walk 30 mins Pilates Reformer workout 19.5/5 (?) Just want to say thank you to everyone for their support... I am going to need it. Oh boy, I didn’t expect that maintenance would cause me so much drama. The past few days have felt a little like my wild S days when I was doin...
by worth it
Sun Jan 06, 2019 11:33 pm
Forum: Daily Check In
Topic: Worth it check-in
Replies: 512
Views: 129401

January 6, 2018 18/3 55 min walk Happy New Year, Everyone!!! Just coming off a morning of gratitude, realizing that I am so darn lucky. I’m documenting this because I am not always good at seeing how wonderful my life is and how thankful I am for my family. Feeling especially thankful for our good...
by worth it
Fri Dec 07, 2018 9:56 pm
Forum: Daily Check In
Topic: automated eating tracker
Replies: 2181
Views: 693112

Hi auto,

Sounds like you are doing well. I love your story about chopping off your hair- I dream of having the guts to do it myself, but never do it! Lol! And, I LOVE a pixie cut, but don’t think it’d work for me... Sigh. But wish I could... 😀
by worth it
Fri Dec 07, 2018 9:49 pm
Forum: Daily Check In
Topic: Linda's daily check-in
Replies: 3727
Views: 1141826

OMG Linda, same wavelength again! Is this all because it’s winter time? That sure would make me feel better since I find myself much more hungry than usual (I’m also eating a lot of junk food too 🙃). Sounds like you’re just trying to ride it out for the most part too. I find 19/5 doable, bu...
by worth it
Fri Dec 07, 2018 9:27 pm
Forum: Daily Check In
Topic: Worth it check-in
Replies: 512
Views: 129401

Friday, December 7, 2018 20/5(or maybe 6; depending on when the party ends) 35 min walk So I’m in OH visiting family this weekend and have decided that I’m going to have breakfast tomorrow, so my fasting time will be shorter than usual. The good news is that I have been very consistent with the ...
by worth it
Sat Nov 17, 2018 3:49 pm
Forum: Daily Check In
Topic: milczar's check in
Replies: 1088
Views: 578012

OMG- you are back! And even more importantly, you are doing great. So inspiring to hear about your continued journey.
by worth it
Sat Nov 17, 2018 3:47 pm
Forum: Daily Check In
Topic: automated eating tracker
Replies: 2181
Views: 693112

Hi auto, You are just so darn relatable! I found myself wanting to say, “YES! I feel like I lose my s&*t, ALL THE TIME... from some silly little thing that is seemingly unrelated to what is actually going on around me.†You should totally be a writer, or write a blog- I’d read or follow, for su...
by worth it
Sat Nov 17, 2018 3:35 pm
Forum: Daily Check In
Topic: Worth it check-in
Replies: 512
Views: 129401

November 17, 2018 (At least) 19/5 B: coffee with cream L: TBD D: TBD 30 minutes Pilates Reformer 30 min walking workout Hi All, Thank you so much for stopping by AND the encouragement! I have certainly been needing some lately. Now that the colder weather is coming in, I’ve been feeling a little â...
by worth it
Sat Nov 17, 2018 3:15 pm
Forum: Daily Check In
Topic: Linda's daily check-in
Replies: 3727
Views: 1141826

Hi Linda, Just wanted to pop in and say, YOU GOT THIS, even though it probably doesn’t feel like it right now. What I have observed over the past several years by connecting with you through this board, is that you always slowly and steadily make progress towards your goal even with minor setbacks...
by worth it
Thu Nov 08, 2018 8:05 pm
Forum: Daily Check In
Topic: Worth it check-in
Replies: 512
Views: 129401

November 8, 2018 19.5/5(?) 30 mins Pilates Reformer workout 45 mins walk B: coffee with cream L: cauliflower and veggie “hash†with 2 eggs on top; 2 sugar-free buckeyes Snack: string cheese and a piece of salami D: (will be) 2 low carb pancakes (cream cheese and eggs mixture); bacon/sausage; deca...
by worth it
Sun Oct 21, 2018 12:11 am
Forum: Daily Check In
Topic: Worth it check-in
Replies: 512
Views: 129401

October 20, 2018 21/3 30 min Pilates Reformer workout 35 min walk on treadmill B: coffee with cream L: (most of an) Italian sausage sandwich; 2/3 of a chopped salad; 2 crinkle cut fries Dessert: piece of Oreo pie with a cup of decaf (with cream) Felt great to exercise today (such a mood lifter)and s...
by worth it
Sat Oct 20, 2018 12:10 am
Forum: Daily Check In
Topic: Octavia is finally checking in!
Replies: 543
Views: 60531

Hi Octavia,

Just stopping by to send some hugs and hope you feel better soon!
by worth it
Sat Oct 20, 2018 12:08 am
Forum: Daily Check In
Topic: oolala53
Replies: 2150
Views: 924080

Oolala,

I am stopping by to send my condolences, but also my thoughts, hugs and positivity. I know I don’t speak for myself when I say we are all thinking about you.
by worth it
Sat Oct 20, 2018 12:04 am
Forum: Daily Check In
Topic: Linda's daily check-in
Replies: 3727
Views: 1141826

Linda, Happy Anniversary- 20 years is awesome! So funny on the role reversal to the typical husband and wife anniversary gift! Ha! So I took a moment to read through your thread and we really are on the same page a lot of the time! I especially noticed the part where you wrote about limiting your su...
by worth it
Fri Oct 19, 2018 11:48 pm
Forum: Daily Check In
Topic: automated eating tracker
Replies: 2181
Views: 693112

Auto, I love the Caesar salad from Costco! And my husband and son love the hot dogs too! Lol! Not to mention, I love the costs of that takeout. You can get full for not a lot of $$! 😀 Also, love the story about the fettuccine Alfredo. It’s cool they didn’t bat an eyelash on your substitution ...
by worth it
Fri Oct 19, 2018 11:40 pm
Forum: Daily Check In
Topic: Worth it check-in
Replies: 512
Views: 129401

October 19, 2018 20/5 B: coffee with cream L: salad with 2 pieces of pizza D: 1 sushi roll, small glass of wine Dessert/snack: sunflower seeds, 3 strawberries A much better day today. Simply knowing that I would have two reliable meals today allowed me to eat reasonable amounts at my meals. I’m su...
by worth it
Wed Oct 17, 2018 10:42 pm
Forum: Daily Check In
Topic: Worth it check-in
Replies: 512
Views: 129401

October 18, 2018 30 min Pilates Reformer workout 19/1 B: skipped L/D/Dessert: a binge.... ate lots of things. It’s amazing what I shoved within an hour. 😠I’m not surprised... I think there are probably a few reasons this may have happened that I’m aware of and maybe a few reasons that I’m...
by worth it
Tue Oct 09, 2018 1:28 pm
Forum: Daily Check In
Topic: Worth it check-in
Replies: 512
Views: 129401

October 9, 2018 26(?)/3(?) 30 min Pilates Reformer workout 50 min walk B: coffee with cream L: (if needed) an avocado D: TBD- going out for Aunt's birthday Hi All. I’m still here, plugging away. I’ve had 2 “slip-ups†in the past few weeks- one where I ate ALL DAY (10 hour eating window) after...
by worth it
Wed Sep 26, 2018 7:56 pm
Forum: Daily Check In
Topic: Worth it check-in
Replies: 512
Views: 129401

September 18, 2018 21/1.5 September 19, 2018 23/4 30 min walk 30 min Pilates September 20, 2018 19/5 September 21, 2018 45 min walk 30 mins Pilates 26/6.5 September 22, 2018 18/1.5 65 min walk 30 mins Pilates B: coffee with cream L: Veggies and dip D: fish fry Dessert: 2 chocolate chip cookies; glas...
by worth it
Thu Sep 20, 2018 1:21 am
Forum: Daily Check In
Topic: Octavia is finally checking in!
Replies: 543
Views: 60531

Octavia, just wanted to send some hugs 🤗! I (emphatically) know how you feel. Sometimes just doesn’t seem at all worth it.

Anyway, I hope things slow down at work very soon! Balance is so important for one’s soul. 😊
by worth it
Thu Sep 20, 2018 1:17 am
Forum: Daily Check In
Topic: automated eating tracker
Replies: 2181
Views: 693112

Auto- as usual, you crack me up! I especially love your walks with the dog section! Lol! And, by the way, I LOVE your go-forward approach to meetings. Not sure if you’ve ever heard of Tim Ferris, the author, but he advocates something very similar. He NEVER attends meetings-absolutely refuses to. ...
by worth it
Thu Sep 20, 2018 1:12 am
Forum: Daily Check In
Topic: Linda's daily check-in
Replies: 3727
Views: 1141826

Oh Linda, Just wanted to send BIG hugs 🤗! Wish there was something I could say to make you feel better, but ultimately I think this is all part of your individual journey and you’ll work your way through it. I’ll bet it sure doesn’t feel good in the meantime, though. 😠Anyway, I like auto...
by worth it
Thu Sep 20, 2018 1:02 am
Forum: Daily Check In
Topic: Worth it check-in
Replies: 512
Views: 129401

September 17, 2018 20/7.5 Had to go to lunch with a new co-worker *Ate a lot after I got home from work September 18, 2018 14/7.5 Had to go to a Welcome Lunch lunch with entire new team *Ate a lot on way home from work (sigh) September 19, 2018 22/0.5 30 min Pilates Reformer Workout 45 min walk B: c...
by worth it
Sun Sep 16, 2018 5:26 pm
Forum: Daily Check In
Topic: Worth it check-in
Replies: 512
Views: 129401

September 16, 2018 (Will be) 20/2? 30 minutes Pilates Reformer workout 20 mins walk B: coffee with cream L: (will be) large ice cream cone D: (will be) pizza and salad Lol Linda! What does that say about me that I’m struggling so much only one week in to being dry? Anyway, I’ve been conscious ab...
by worth it
Sat Sep 15, 2018 7:59 pm
Forum: Daily Check In
Topic: Worth it check-in
Replies: 512
Views: 129401

September 14, 2018 23.5/1.5 30 mins Pilates Reformer workout 50 min walk B: coffee with cream L: coffee with cream D: 3 chicken soft tacos, a few chips and guacamole Dessert: small hot fudge sundae September 15, 2018 (Will be) at least 22.5/1 30 mins Pilates Reformer workout 35 min walk B: coffee wi...
by worth it
Fri Sep 14, 2018 12:12 am
Forum: Daily Check In
Topic: Octavia is finally checking in!
Replies: 543
Views: 60531

Octavia,

Congratulations on your new low! It’s so wonderful to know what works for you personally and to have confidence around eating.

And looks like you are almost ready for the party... I hope your back is not too bad. :shock: I just know it’s going to go great!
by worth it
Fri Sep 14, 2018 12:07 am
Forum: Daily Check In
Topic: Linda's daily check-in
Replies: 3727
Views: 1141826

Hi Linda,

Looks like a good moderate day for you. I totally agree about exercise helping so much with mood regulation.

So, I’m gonna say that glass of wine next Friday is a yes-It’s a celebration! Kinda like a NWS day!
by worth it
Fri Sep 14, 2018 12:02 am
Forum: Daily Check In
Topic: Worth it check-in
Replies: 512
Views: 129401

September 13, 2018 20/4 53 min walk 30min Pilates Reformer workout B: coffee with cream L: salad, 1/2 sandwich, chips D: 2 eggs with toast, banana with PB Dessert: granola bar with milk, a few m&ms, sunflower seeds Ate a little more than usual today. I’m thinking my body needed it. I was happy to ...
by worth it
Thu Sep 13, 2018 1:13 am
Forum: Daily Check In
Topic: Octavia is finally checking in!
Replies: 543
Views: 60531

Octavia,

First of all, I hope you are feeling better and can sleep well again.

Secondly, I was laughing so hard while reading your post re: wine ðŸ·! Glad you had so much fun! It IS fun most of the time! 😀
by worth it
Thu Sep 13, 2018 1:09 am
Forum: Daily Check In
Topic: flyingpig checkin
Replies: 443
Views: 44215

Your dinners look so good! Paella? Quiche? Chipotle chicken? Yum!

And overall, your meals look filled with yummy and nutritious food. Bon Apetite!
by worth it
Thu Sep 13, 2018 1:03 am
Forum: Daily Check In
Topic: Cedar checks in
Replies: 89
Views: 11917

Hi Cedar,

I’m sorry to hear about that incident with your friend! Just wanted to say that I know how you feel when something like this happens, I tend to not want to deal with anyone or anything for awhile. Just take the time you need and I’m sure you’ll find the way through. Hugs 🤗!
by worth it
Thu Sep 13, 2018 12:57 am
Forum: Daily Check In
Topic: Worth it check-in
Replies: 512
Views: 129401

September 12, 2018 19/5 47 mins walk 30 mins Pilates Reformer workout B: coffee with cream (forgot to share I went back to adding cream in my morning coffee about a week ago- it hasn’t affected my hunger levels AT ALL. Not sure about if it will affect weigh loss, but I don’t think I care really....
by worth it
Thu Sep 13, 2018 12:47 am
Forum: Daily Check In
Topic: automated eating tracker
Replies: 2181
Views: 693112

Auto- you are doing great! Consistent as ever. I â¤ï¸ The names of your family! Totally cracked me up! I agree with LInda, I’d go with “Sexy†for your hubby! I also was laughing about your drinking tea (while reading a book about alcohol moderation) and was so excited about your increased confi...
by worth it
Thu Sep 13, 2018 12:37 am
Forum: Daily Check In
Topic: Linda's daily check-in
Replies: 3727
Views: 1141826

Hi Linda, Wow. I have missed a lot after reading through your thread. Seems to me you are going through a bit of a rough patch over the past few weeks, and it’s doesn’t seem isolated to just one thing or another. While i know this sounds so cliche-you gotta go through the bad to feel the good. A...
by worth it
Wed Sep 12, 2018 12:06 am
Forum: Daily Check In
Topic: Worth it check-in
Replies: 512
Views: 129401

September 10, 2018 19/4.5 B: skipped L: a few slices of salami, 2 panino, pistachios D: homemade chicken Marsala, salad, slice of bread, a few bites of pasta (No wine!) September 11, 2018 23/1 50 min walk 30 min Pilates Reformer workout B: skipped L: skipped D: cucumber, tomato and bacon salad, bunl...
by worth it
Wed Aug 29, 2018 6:52 pm
Forum: Daily Check In
Topic: Cedar checks in
Replies: 89
Views: 11917

Hi Cedar! I think you were talking about my post- Lol! I am so glad that you were not triggered by IF. Thank you for making me feel better! 😊 And by the way, I think you are doing fantastic! So glad that No S is helping you feel great about your relationship with food and moderate eating! I too a...
by worth it
Wed Aug 29, 2018 6:43 pm
Forum: Daily Check In
Topic: Linda's daily check-in
Replies: 3727
Views: 1141826

Linda, Can I just say how glad I am to have you on this forum!? It’s great to have your information as a frame of reference too. I know that you said you have difficulty on S days (so did I) and it’s cool to see how you’re using that information going forward with your new “planâ€. Looks tot...
by worth it
Wed Aug 29, 2018 6:35 pm
Forum: Daily Check In
Topic: automated eating tracker
Replies: 2181
Views: 693112

Auto, Will you look at that glucose number! Totally awesome!

And, I hope the new route goes well today, and (even more) that the boys have an amazing day first day at school!
by worth it
Wed Aug 29, 2018 6:33 pm
Forum: Daily Check In
Topic: Worth it check-in
Replies: 512
Views: 129401

August 28, 2018 19/4 35 min Pilates Reformer workout 45 min walk B: skipped L: scrambled eggs with tomato, feta, green onion; piece of low carb bread D: vegetable “Marsala†(cauliflower, mushrooms, onions, garlic) Dessert: 2 pieces of sugar free candy I decided to try a low carb day and noticed t...
by worth it
Tue Aug 28, 2018 1:24 am
Forum: Daily Check In
Topic: automated eating tracker
Replies: 2181
Views: 693112

Auto, I feel lucky that I am able to read through your thread especially on the electronics boundaries. It truly makes me feel better to know what other parents are considering for reference. My son gets 60 minutes a day during the week, since he has football practice for 2 hours each day (yes, you ...
by worth it
Tue Aug 28, 2018 1:17 am
Forum: Daily Check In
Topic: Linda's daily check-in
Replies: 3727
Views: 1141826

Linda, I’m with you too! ( I literally just wrote about that on my thread).

I guess I just think of the European culture i.e. the French that drink moderately and on a daily basis ...what about them- they seem ok? LOL! Anyway, perhaps I’m just being grouchy because I do love my wine! :twisted:
by worth it
Tue Aug 28, 2018 1:11 am
Forum: Daily Check In
Topic: Worth it check-in
Replies: 512
Views: 129401

August 26, 2018 20/4 40 mins Pilates Reformer workout B: skipped L: bun less bacon cheeseburger; steak fries D: skipped Dessert: small ice cream sundae; handful of Cheetos August 27, 2018 20/4 40 mins Pilates Reformer workout; 45 min walk B: skipped L: mock Olive Garden salad; 2 panino D: 2 pieces o...
by worth it
Tue Aug 28, 2018 12:45 am
Forum: Daily Check In
Topic: ladybird's check in
Replies: 255
Views: 49121

Hi Ladybird,

I like how you use your own internal “compass†to determine if you’ve eaten moderately or not, rather than letting “the rules†be the determinant. This is something I’d like to start cultivating on this next 6 months of my journey.

Cheers to a good week!
by worth it
Sun Aug 26, 2018 1:20 am
Forum: No S Diet Testimonials (aka "yearly check in")
Topic: Year 5: The Year I Looked at the Plate
Replies: 8
Views: 1992

Auto,

Loved this “very real†testimonial! I feel lucky to have witnessed a lot of your journey on the way. Thanks so much for being a great supporter of all of us! A very BIG Congratulations on your success!
by worth it
Sun Aug 26, 2018 1:10 am
Forum: Daily Check In
Topic: automated eating tracker
Replies: 2181
Views: 693112

Auto,

I just wanted to say that I absolutely loved your testimonial!! Your journey has been so awesome to witness and I wish you much continued success! So happy you are here on this board!!😀
by worth it
Sun Aug 26, 2018 1:07 am
Forum: Daily Check In
Topic: Soprano
Replies: 140
Views: 14058

Soprano,

Love the relaxed attitude you have about No S mixed with a little fasting here and there. I especially enjoy reading about these scenarios as I think that this has been a reason for your continued success. Thanks for the update!
by worth it
Sun Aug 26, 2018 1:01 am
Forum: Daily Check In
Topic: Linda's daily check-in
Replies: 3727
Views: 1141826

Linda,

I know how you feel. Even before No S and IF, I would always get frustrated by my food order being messed up, especially at restaurants. I even have gotten that way when I’ve made a meal that didn’t turn out as expected. Who knows why, but it is REALLY dissatisfying. ðŸ˜
by worth it
Sun Aug 26, 2018 12:57 am
Forum: Daily Check In
Topic: Worth it check-in
Replies: 512
Views: 129401

(LOL! TO both Soprano and auto!! 😠Love that we can have joke and giggle on this board!) August 25, 2018 21/4.5 38 mins Pilates Reformer workout B: skipped L: 2/3 fried chicken breast, small salad, a few bites of mostaccoli, and a small roll (niece’s 1st birthday party- she DID get frosting all ...
by worth it
Sat Aug 25, 2018 12:06 am
Forum: Daily Check In
Topic: Linda's daily check-in
Replies: 3727
Views: 1141826

Hi Linda, I second (or third?) the thoughts about your husband working all of those crazy hours-WTH! Since I am in human resources, the first thing I think about is the FLSA employment laws which govern working hours. However since your husband is a doctor and likely not paid by the hour, I really h...
by worth it
Fri Aug 24, 2018 11:58 pm
Forum: Daily Check In
Topic: automated eating tracker
Replies: 2181
Views: 693112

Auto, As usual I am giggling after I read your thread! I love the story about your boys on the zipper. LOL! Also, congrats for getting out of Costco at $23 – unbelievable Thanks for stopping by my thread earlier. It’s so great to have your continual support. Now I’m going to run over and check...
by worth it
Fri Aug 24, 2018 11:52 pm
Forum: Daily Check In
Topic: Worth it check-in
Replies: 512
Views: 129401

August 24, 2018 20/4 40 min walk 3 hours house cleaning (yuck!) B: skipped L: a little soup, a little salad, salami sandwich D: 1/2 piece of low carb bread, 2eggs over easy Dessert: 2 Oreos, 1 piece of sugar free candy, 1/2 low carb shake First of all, the coast is clear. I have not heard from anyon...
by worth it
Thu Aug 23, 2018 11:43 pm
Forum: Daily Check In
Topic: Linda's daily check-in
Replies: 3727
Views: 1141826

Hi Linda, I'm super impressed with your exercise over the past few days. #1- I'm envious of runners but can't run myself (triggers a skeletal issue I have) and #2 I'm not so hot at planks since I had abdominal surgery years ago... but come to think of it, I'm actually not sure about that anymore- yo...
by worth it
Thu Aug 23, 2018 11:33 pm
Forum: Daily Check In
Topic: automated eating tracker
Replies: 2181
Views: 693112

Hi Auto, Just reading your thread made me feel super chill... you do sound so relaxed. I totally agree with you and Linda about the meal planning. For whatever reason, I just feel so much pressure sometimes to get that right. I think that having family sit-down dinners are more important for our con...
by worth it
Thu Aug 23, 2018 11:26 pm
Forum: Daily Check In
Topic: Worth it check-in
Replies: 512
Views: 129401

August 23, 2018 19/4 30 mins Pilates Reformer Workout 40 mins walk B: skipped L: Chinese! Sweet and Sour chicken, wonton soup and fried rice D: 1/2 boiled egg, piece of bacon Dessert: homemade ice-cream sundae A really good day! So my husband is back from being out of town for several days and I can...
by worth it
Wed Aug 22, 2018 11:32 pm
Forum: Daily Check In
Topic: Worth it check-in
Replies: 512
Views: 129401

August 22, 2018 40 mins Pilates Reformer workout 45 mins walk 19/5 B: skipped L: veggies and dip; Italian sausage on a low carb wrap; small salad D: salami sandwich; carrots and ranch; handful of pretzels Dessert: glass of milk; low carb PB Cups Hi Auto, my son is actually still “littleâ€- he’s ...
by worth it
Tue Aug 21, 2018 11:02 pm
Forum: Daily Check In
Topic: Worth it check-in
Replies: 512
Views: 129401

August 21, 2018

18/5

45 min walk

B: skipped
L: Popcorn and Icee (went to see a movie with my son for his last day of summer break)
D: egg salad on toast, veggies and ranch, a few pretzels
Dessert: apple slices, Atkins payday bar
by worth it
Mon Aug 20, 2018 6:41 pm
Forum: Daily Check In
Topic: Worth it check-in
Replies: 512
Views: 129401

August 19, 2018: 21/3- 30 mins Pilates Reformer workout; 50 min walk August 20, 2108: 19.5/2 B: skipped L: scrambled eggs, sausage link, toast D: salami sandwich; Fritos Dessert: pop tart The eating of garbage continues. I have no excuse or don’t even want to think about it today. Sigh. Tomorrow i...
by worth it
Sat Aug 18, 2018 11:28 pm
Forum: Daily Check In
Topic: Worth it check-in
Replies: 512
Views: 129401

August 16, 2018- 19/5.5; 40 min walk, 20 min Pilates Reformer workout August 17, 2018- 24.5/3; 50 min walk August 18, 2018- 21/2.5; 35 min walk; 20 min walk B: skipped L: 2 panino; pretzels; tomatoes; a few leftover chicken nuggets D: sausage sandwich; Fritos; 2 low sugar margaritas Dessert: nutty b...
by worth it
Wed Aug 15, 2018 3:34 pm
Forum: Daily Check In
Topic: Worth it check-in
Replies: 512
Views: 129401

August 10: 20/3.5 (35 mins Pilates; 50 min walk) August 11: 12/12 (30 min Pilates; 45 min walk) August 12: 19.5/4.5 August 13: 20/5 (30 min walk) August 14:23/1 (30 min Pilates; 40 mins walk) August 15, 2018 Window: 19.5/3 Exercise: 45 min walk/15 min Pilates B: skipped L: butternut squash and veggi...
by worth it
Wed Aug 15, 2018 3:08 pm
Forum: Daily Check In
Topic: automated eating tracker
Replies: 2181
Views: 693112

Auto,

You are doing amazing! So inspiring! Seems like you have really gotten into a groove and are becoming" automated" for sure.

Not to mention, I always enjoy your humor-infused posts!!! You crack me up!
by worth it
Wed Aug 15, 2018 3:04 pm
Forum: Daily Check In
Topic: Linda's daily check-in
Replies: 3727
Views: 1141826

Linda, I just wanted to come by and send (MANY) virtual hugs! While this may sound weird, I believe you have just set another great example for all of us to "just be ourselves"... I think that's exactly what you've done and continue to do by listening to your own body and forge your own path with yo...
by worth it
Fri Aug 10, 2018 9:18 pm
Forum: Daily Check In
Topic: automated eating tracker
Replies: 2181
Views: 693112

Hi auto, So I just looked up hypercalciuria. Dang it... sorry to hear about this one too, although it seems somewhat related to your kidney issues. Anyway, I find it awesome that you are not discouraged and continue to try and find another way through (other than a prescription) first. I also unders...
by worth it
Fri Aug 10, 2018 9:03 pm
Forum: Daily Check In
Topic: Worth it check-in
Replies: 512
Views: 129401

August 9, 2018 45 minute walk 20/3.5 B: skipped L: 3 slices of pizza; 3 breadsticks D: skipped Dessert: Atkins milkshake; 2 pieces of sugar free chocolate August 10, 2018 21/3.5? 45 minute walk 25 minute Pilates reformer workout B: skipped L: salad, 3 slices of pizza; 2 breadsticks (leftovers) D: sk...
by worth it
Thu Aug 09, 2018 1:56 am
Forum: Daily Check In
Topic: Worth it check-in
Replies: 512
Views: 129401

August 8, 2018 19.5/3.5 45 min walk B: skipped L: bologna sandwich; handful of chips; veggies and dip D: 2 silver dollar pancakes; 2 sausage links, 2 eggs I’ve been such a brat the past few weeks, sigh. Even though I’m technically following my IF protocol “perfectlyâ€, I just wanna push bounda...
by worth it
Tue Aug 07, 2018 9:00 pm
Forum: Daily Check In
Topic: Worth it check-in
Replies: 512
Views: 129401

August 7, 2018

19.5/4

45 min walk
30 min Pilates reformer workout

B: skipped
L: sushi roll; miso soup
D: (will be) hot dog with chips/pretzels and dip
Dessert: (will be) ice cream sundae- been craving one for days now!
by worth it
Tue Aug 07, 2018 4:51 am
Forum: Daily Check In
Topic: oolala53
Replies: 2150
Views: 924080

Phew! I was gone out of town for a few days and I am glad to hear that you are doing OK.

p.s. I think you are even more awesome for sharing that you were “hiding†out! Totally real-100%. Nothing better! We’ll be here when you get back (like you are always here for us). Hugs! 🤗
by worth it
Tue Aug 07, 2018 4:46 am
Forum: Daily Check In
Topic: Linda's daily check-in
Replies: 3727
Views: 1141826

Hi Linda, Just caught up on your thread. OK! So, I read over your new IF schedule and it seems challenging, but doable, especially because I know you’ve had some extended fasts in the recent past. As auto (and you) say, “you got this!†I know that when I’m sometimes hungry at night, all I nee...
by worth it
Tue Aug 07, 2018 4:27 am
Forum: Daily Check In
Topic: automated eating tracker
Replies: 2181
Views: 693112

Auto! Just caught up and saw all of your recent success!! Way to go!!! You are so inspiring- especially on the dry days. 😉 I’ll be joining you next month! In the meantime, I can only imagine the relief you must be feeling with your numbers doing so well, especially around your pre-diabetes. My ...
by worth it
Tue Aug 07, 2018 4:18 am
Forum: Daily Check In
Topic: Worth it check-in
Replies: 512
Views: 129401

Monday, August 6, 2018 20/3.5 45 min walk 30 min Pilates Reformer workout Hi All, So I’m back to reality today... 😠While we missed our son (something awful), we loved our vacation together and got in some much needed R&R, fun and sightseeing. The Pacific Northwest is so beautiful... sigh. We re...
by worth it
Tue Jul 31, 2018 12:29 am
Forum: Daily Check In
Topic: Worth it check-in
Replies: 512
Views: 129401

July 30, 2018

22/3

30 minutes Pilates Reformer workout
50 minutes walk

B: skipped
L: chipotle burrito bowl
Dessert: milk chocolate protein shake
Dinner: skipped

So busy today getting ready for our upcoming trip on Wednesday to Portland.
by worth it
Mon Jul 30, 2018 2:39 am
Forum: Daily Check In
Topic: Worth it check-in
Replies: 512
Views: 129401

July 28, 2018 35 minutes Pilates Reformer workout 20/5 B: skipped L: skipped D: piece of fried chicken, pasta, coleslaw Drinks: 2.5 margaritas; shot of tequila (sigh) Dessert: 2 chocolate chip cookies and a glass of milk Family party. I partied too hard. 😳 July 29, 2018 19/2 B: skipped L: 1/2 sal...
by worth it
Sat Jul 28, 2018 1:25 pm
Forum: Daily Check In
Topic: Worth it check-in
Replies: 512
Views: 129401

Hi- don’t leave the forum! This is a wonderful and supportive place that allows us to work through our thoughts, feelings and relationships with food, not to mention we are all here for each other... through thick and thin (no pun intended). I agree that we’ll just leave the posts. The bottom li...
by worth it
Sat Jul 28, 2018 11:29 am
Forum: Daily Check In
Topic: Worth it check-in
Replies: 512
Views: 129401

Hi Soprano, Hi. Upon reading your response, this time I can actually sense how you may be feeling. 😠For whatever reason, your original post made me want to assert my personal boundaries in a way that was FIERCE. I’ll need to do some thinking about why I responded the way I did when typically, I...
by worth it
Sat Jul 28, 2018 12:00 am
Forum: Daily Check In
Topic: Worth it check-in
Replies: 512
Views: 129401

July 27, 2018 20/2 B: skipped L: skipped D: bacon cheeseburger (no bun); onion rings Dessert: ice cream sundae, a handful of sunflower seeds Made it to dinner with no problem today (it helped that I was looking forward to dinner out with my hubby). I was super sore from introducing a kettlebell work...
by worth it
Fri Jul 27, 2018 11:53 pm
Forum: Daily Check In
Topic: Worth it check-in
Replies: 512
Views: 129401

Hi Soprano, Thanks for your thoughts. Unfortunately written word doesn’t necessarily communicate our messages perfectly (we miss out on non-verbal cues and tone), but I’m guessing you didn’t intend to be hurtful. Let me share a few things that may help clarify some of your assumptions: 1. I di...
by worth it
Fri Jul 27, 2018 6:52 pm
Forum: Daily Check In
Topic: automated eating tracker
Replies: 2181
Views: 693112

Hi Auto, Arghhh! I’ve been in the same boat with the alcohol recently...things are slowing down a little on that front, but then have picked up with some other crazy behaviors for me. Sigh. Just want some balance sometime, ya know? Anyway, it seems like you have a good plan in place and it should ...
by worth it
Fri Jul 27, 2018 3:24 pm
Forum: Daily Check In
Topic: Worth it check-in
Replies: 512
Views: 129401

July 26, 2018 20/5.5 35 min walk 28 min kettlebell workout B: skipped L: sauerkraut and smoked sausage; piece of rye toast; broccoli slaw D: chicken pasta soup; 3/4 rotisserie chicken breast; few bites of mashed potatoes; glass of Pinot noir Starving today. I had planned to fast 24 hours so I could ...
by worth it
Wed Jul 25, 2018 7:24 pm
Forum: Daily Check In
Topic: Tess’ daily check in
Replies: 105
Views: 10646

Hi eschano, welcome back! I just wanted to say that the self care you are showing yourself during this time will set a great example for your 2 under 2! Even though it’s probably not yet obvious to them, your habit will be well developed by that time and they will definitely recognize your healthy...
by worth it
Wed Jul 25, 2018 7:06 pm
Forum: Daily Check In
Topic: automated eating tracker
Replies: 2181
Views: 693112

Hi auto! I just finished the diabetes code his past weekend at my moms house. I originally bought it for her since she is diabetic and she really enjoyed it. In fact, she practices IF (not just as a result of book) and is not nearly as strict as Dr. Fung recommends. She simply does a 16:8 protocol a...
by worth it
Wed Jul 25, 2018 6:54 pm
Forum: Daily Check In
Topic: Worth it check-in
Replies: 512
Views: 129401

July 24, 2018 21/3 B: skipped L: slice of pizza; broccoli slaw D: gyro Dessert: ice cream cone 45 min walk 35 min Pilates reformer workout July 25, 2018 20/4 B: skipped L: bologna sandwich; broccoli slaw; pretzels; handful of grapes Dessert: piece of cookie cake and glass of milk D: 2fried eggs, pie...
by worth it
Mon Jul 23, 2018 10:50 pm
Forum: Daily Check In
Topic: Worth it check-in
Replies: 512
Views: 129401

July 23, 2018

B: skipped
L: mushroom garlic zoodles
D: uncured hot dog, broccoli ramen slaw
Dessert: Ben and Jerry’s slice

21/4

27 minutes Pilates reformer workout
50 minutes walk

Easy day. Appetite correction really kicks in when I eat lots of veggies and real food.
by worth it
Sun Jul 22, 2018 10:10 pm
Forum: Daily Check In
Topic: automated eating tracker
Replies: 2181
Views: 693112

Hi auto, Just wanted to stop by and commiserate. I’ve too have been eating pretty junky lately and am trying not to worry too much, thinking that it’s all cyclical. While I know I don’t have some of the health challenges you face, I guess I just wanted to say that I think sometimes that stuff ...
by worth it
Sun Jul 22, 2018 10:00 pm
Forum: Daily Check In
Topic: Linda's daily check-in
Replies: 3727
Views: 1141826

Hi Linda,

I just stopped you to wish you a great trip! I predict there will be lots of fun, family and relaxation! And I doubt you will even “sweat†the IF stuff if you go outside the norm a little. 😀

That’s what vacation is all about! Have a blast!
by worth it
Sun Jul 22, 2018 9:56 pm
Forum: Daily Check In
Topic: Worth it check-in
Replies: 512
Views: 129401

July 19, 2018 22/4 20 min walk 35 min Pilates reformer workout B: skipped L: Cauliflower and Carrots and ranch; Bologna on pretzel bread; Sunflower seeds Dessert: Popsicle; Blow pop Dinner: skipped July 20, 2018 19/5 1 hour walk B: skipped L: Tomatoes; fried Egg; 1.5 slices of bacon; 1 sausage link;...
by worth it
Wed Jul 18, 2018 10:43 pm
Forum: Daily Check In
Topic: Worth it check-in
Replies: 512
Views: 129401

July 18, 2018 B: skipped L: Panera you pick two: chicken noodle soup (low noodles); chicken Cesar salad (low dressing); 1/2 baguette D: Italian sausage sandwich; chips; a few fries Dessert: sugar cookie; caramel; 1/2 glass of milk 45 min walk 35 min Pilates reformer workout 22.5/4 No drama today. Se...
by worth it
Tue Jul 17, 2018 9:30 pm
Forum: Daily Check In
Topic: Linda's daily check-in
Replies: 3727
Views: 1141826

Hi Linda,

Just wanted to send some positive vibes! Hopefully some distance and a few days away from the "perfection" will get you back in your normal, positive, mental state. Perfection is so boring anyway! :D
by worth it
Tue Jul 17, 2018 9:22 pm
Forum: Daily Check In
Topic: Worth it check-in
Replies: 512
Views: 129401

July 17, 2018 B: skipped L: salad, 1/2 bologna sandwich, 2 large nutella filled crepes, granola bar, milk D: skipping... 20/1 50 minute walk What the heck?! I did it again today... I feel awful from overeating. It's been MONTHS since I've binge ate, so I'm not sure why I've done it twice in the past...
by worth it
Tue Jul 17, 2018 2:37 am
Forum: Daily Check In
Topic: Octavia is finally checking in!
Replies: 543
Views: 60531

Hi Octavia, Boy, have I been where you are before... it’s not a fun place. While I can not offer any words of wisdom, I can tell you that during these times (yes, I had a few of them), I actually took a break from No S, AND especially from posting. During these breaks, sometimes I tried other diet...
by worth it
Tue Jul 17, 2018 12:00 am
Forum: Daily Check In
Topic: Worth it check-in
Replies: 512
Views: 129401

July 15, 2018 B: French toast, bacon, eggs L: a lot, can't remember everything D: piece of pork tenderloin, small serving of potatoes, small amount of salad 16/6.5 July 16, 2018 B: skipped L: skipped D: macaroni and beef, big salad, piece of baguette Dessert: protein bar, milk, sunflower seeds 25/2 ...
by worth it
Sun Jul 15, 2018 2:07 am
Forum: Daily Check In
Topic: Worth it check-in
Replies: 512
Views: 129401

July 14, 2018 B: skipped L: 3/4 bacon cheeseburger; 2 mozzarella sticks, a few fries Snack: 2 pieces of bologna; pickle D: cherry dipped cone 16/6 48 min walk 30 min Pilates reformer workout Opened my window early so I could go out to lunch with my family. Am doing the same for tomorrow- going out t...
by worth it
Sat Jul 14, 2018 1:22 am
Forum: Daily Check In
Topic: Worth it check-in
Replies: 512
Views: 129401

July 12, 2018 B: skipped L: skipped D: Chipotle fajita bowl, chips and guacamole Dessert: Dove bar 45 min walk 40 min Pilates reformer workout 21.5/1.5 July 13, 2018 B: skipped L: skipped D: Subway grilled chicken 6in sub, auntie Ann’s pretzel, lemonade Dessert: McDs ice cream cone 23.5/2 At work ...
by worth it
Thu Jul 12, 2018 2:09 am
Forum: Daily Check In
Topic: Worth it check-in
Replies: 512
Views: 129401

July 11, 2018 B: skipped L: small avocado; spoonful of pistachio butter; pickles D: Grilled Greek porkchop and pita; Greek potatoes; Caesar salad, corn, homemade tzatziki sauce Dessert: dark chocolate caramel; 2 mini Reese’s Pb minis 1/2 glass of wine (shared with my husband) 😉 45 minutes Pilat...
by worth it
Wed Jul 11, 2018 12:47 am
Forum: Daily Check In
Topic: Linda's daily check-in
Replies: 3727
Views: 1141826

I hear you (all) on the scale “dilemma†of to weigh or not to weigh. While I currently don’t, I’ll admit it’s still nerve-racking sometimes not to weigh myself. There have been days where I’ve even had the scale out and had one foot on it.... and then stop. I guess the trade off of not kn...
by worth it
Wed Jul 11, 2018 12:36 am
Forum: Daily Check In
Topic: Worth it check-in
Replies: 512
Views: 129401

July 10, 2018 B: skipped L: 6in grilled chicken Subway sandwich; Auntie Ann’s pretzel; small strawberry lemonade; sunflower seeds D: 1/2 baked chicken breast; broccoli; corn; stuffed mushroom 19.5/4 Unusual day today. I went into work today but my meetings ended early so I left mid day and got hun...
by worth it
Tue Jul 10, 2018 2:23 am
Forum: Daily Check In
Topic: Linda's daily check-in
Replies: 3727
Views: 1141826

Hi Linda, I just stopped by to check out your "reset" in September. I'm embarrassed since I don't think I have 30 days I can put together where they're will be no alcohol-WOW. Anyway, I'll be back from vacation on September 9, so I will join you then for the remainder of the month. Also, I like your...
by worth it
Tue Jul 10, 2018 2:17 am
Forum: Daily Check In
Topic: Worth it check-in
Replies: 512
Views: 129401

July 9, 2018 B: skipped L: skipped D: yogurt drink, giant salad, 4 taquitos, chips and guac Dessert: granola bar, a handful of cherries, piece of chocolate, milk 22/1 45 minutes Pilates reformer Didn't intend on eating one meal today, but time got away from me and I ate at 5pm and ate rather quickly...
by worth it
Mon Jul 09, 2018 3:21 am
Forum: Daily Check In
Topic: Linda's daily check-in
Replies: 3727
Views: 1141826

Hi Linda, Just stopped by to say hi! Looks like all is going relatively well. It’s funny, I opened my window early yesterday and ate a lot over the course of 7 hours. I was also EXHAUSTED and was in and out of naps. However today sounded better for you, so that’s a good thing. AND I hear ya on t...
by worth it
Sun Jul 08, 2018 8:09 pm
Forum: Daily Check In
Topic: Worth it check-in
Replies: 512
Views: 129401

Sunday, July 8, 2018 B: skipped L: yogurt drink, pickles, 1/2 avocado D: sautéed mushrooms and zucchini with riced cauliflower; piece of sausage Dessert: 2 dark chocolate espresso cups with milk 30 mins Pilates reformer 50 min walk 21.5/4 Hi All, hope everyone is having a wonderful summer and that ...