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by ceo418
Fri Jan 04, 2019 2:11 am
Forum: Daily Check In
Topic: ceo418 check-in
Replies: 288
Views: 139563

Red. Solid red day.
by ceo418
Wed Jan 02, 2019 12:50 pm
Forum: No S Diet General Discussion
Topic: Why did you leave? Why are you back?
Replies: 240
Views: 100004

I'm back because I've been out of control with my eating for a long time and have come to realize that I need structure. 3 meals a day, with treats on weekends and special days...that's a fairly simple set of rules. I'm fully expecting some wild S-days to begin with, then I'm hoping they'll calm dow...
by ceo418
Mon Dec 31, 2018 4:05 pm
Forum: Daily Check In
Topic: ceo418 check-in
Replies: 288
Views: 139563

Hi! Yes, I am married now, since October 20. My now-husband is doing well. All the testing revealed that he has a lesion in his lower leg bone from a rare disorder, but it is currently only confined to that one location and he has no pain. He's being monitored every few months by a doctor, so hopefu...
by ceo418
Mon Dec 31, 2018 12:48 pm
Forum: Daily Check In
Topic: ceo418 check-in
Replies: 288
Views: 139563

Ready for new habits in 2019.
by ceo418
Mon Jul 02, 2018 7:15 pm
Forum: Daily Check In
Topic: ceo418 check-in
Replies: 288
Views: 139563

I think that in July I am going to try to stick with just three meals a day, but have a sweet with meals IF I want one, even on S-days. One of my biggest downfalls on S-days is the between-meal snacking. I'd like to try to get some control over that. The times that I'll relax this rule are on S-day ...
by ceo418
Mon Jun 25, 2018 12:18 pm
Forum: Daily Check In
Topic: ceo418 check-in
Replies: 288
Views: 139563

It's time for me to get strict about No-S again. Sometime during this past week I just got tired of continually lapsing back into snacking whenever I wanted. I don't want to spend the rest of my life continually overeating. This morning before I went to work I emptied the cupboard and freezer of my ...
by ceo418
Thu Jun 14, 2018 7:16 pm
Forum: Daily Check In
Topic: ceo418 check-in
Replies: 288
Views: 139563

Well, the past couple of weeks have been up and down. My fiancé had a day of tests at the hospital last week which led to longer periods between meals for me, and eating more when we finally got home. The doctor then arranged a biopsy for the mass in his bone. On Tuesday, we got to the hospital at ...
by ceo418
Thu May 24, 2018 1:15 pm
Forum: Daily Check In
Topic: ceo418 check-in
Replies: 288
Views: 139563

The past couple of weeks have gone pretty well. I did have one red day, though. I still struggle with the WTH effect, apparently. I am trying one thing that could help with that. I've noticed that if I mark a red day for one slip, my mind instantly thinks "I've messed up. I might as well mess up mor...
by ceo418
Fri May 18, 2018 3:32 pm
Forum: No S Diet General Discussion
Topic: Starting today: Question about tea
Replies: 8
Views: 2214

I drink tea quite often (I drink it plain, with no sweeteners) and find that it can help get me through to the next meal or just provide a nice after-dinner treat if it's one of my favorite flavors. I also drink quite a bit of flavored seltzer too. Tea is fine, even if you add a little bit of milk o...
by ceo418
Tue May 15, 2018 1:37 pm
Forum: Daily Check In
Topic: ceo418 check-in
Replies: 288
Views: 139563

I managed to keep yesterday a green day and I think today will be easier. I was thinking about chocolate last night after dinner while watching TV, but I didn't go and get any. Actually, there was a point where I was checking to see how many Hershey kisses would fit into a small organza bag (wedding...
by ceo418
Sun May 13, 2018 7:28 pm
Forum: Daily Check In
Topic: ceo418 check-in
Replies: 288
Views: 139563

My two N days were green, and yesterday was a nice S-day. I'm getting back into doing walking aerobics videos. I went lightly on them for awhile because of some hip pain, but I'm recovering from that. I don't think It's coincidence that the pain popped up following a weight gain. I'm not happy with ...
by ceo418
Thu May 10, 2018 1:15 pm
Forum: Daily Check In
Topic: ceo418 check-in
Replies: 288
Views: 139563

I want to start again on the No-S Diet. I've really abandoned it for the past couple of months and have found myself both gaining weight and at the same time coming to the realization that I'm tired of eating so much food. I just got back from a brief vacation where I attended my niece's college gra...
by ceo418
Mon Feb 19, 2018 1:35 pm
Forum: Daily Check In
Topic: ceo418 check-in
Replies: 288
Views: 139563

I actually had two green days in a row to end last week. That was the first time that's happened in probably a couple of months. I had two nice S-days. I found a bag of Hershey Kisses chocolate truffle flavor in the Valentine's Day clearance aisle and now those are in my "S-day" cupboard at home. I ...
by ceo418
Mon Jan 22, 2018 8:15 pm
Forum: Daily Check In
Topic: ceo418 check-in
Replies: 288
Views: 139563

I've discovered after an entirely red week last week that maybe it's best to try to ease myself back into No-S. So this week I am working towards 2-3 green days. For some reason I was really just in the "I need a snack every afternoon" mindset at work and having desserts at home. If I can build the ...
by ceo418
Fri Jan 12, 2018 3:41 pm
Forum: Daily Check In
Topic: ceo418 check-in
Replies: 288
Views: 139563

I grew up in Tacoma, about 30 miles south of Seattle. Yes, the scenery is incredible in that area. After ten years in New Jersey I still miss looking at Mt. Rainier every day! Someday I'll move back there, but I'm enjoying my job too much right now to leave it!
by ceo418
Thu Jan 11, 2018 12:33 pm
Forum: Daily Check In
Topic: ceo418 check-in
Replies: 288
Views: 139563

First green day in a long time yesterday. I just got back from a trip home to Washington State to look for wedding venues and let myself indulge in some things while I was there. Oh, well. I'm just going to try to get back on habit.
by ceo418
Tue Dec 26, 2017 5:57 pm
Forum: Daily Check In
Topic: ceo418 check-in
Replies: 288
Views: 139563

Christmas Eve and Christmas Day went fairly well this year. I was full, but I never felt overstuffed. I did consciously tell myself at one point during dinner that I should stop eating now, and later on I was able to enjoy some of the desserts because of that. It was different from last year, where ...
by ceo418
Wed Dec 13, 2017 8:34 pm
Forum: Daily Check In
Topic: ceo418 check-in
Replies: 288
Views: 139563

Actually, the proposal itself was probably not what most people would consider romantic. A couple of weeks after we picked out the ring, I was at work and he was at home. He sent me a couple of normal text messages, then sent a picture of the ring on top of the box with the text "Will you marry me?"...
by ceo418
Wed Dec 13, 2017 1:24 pm
Forum: Daily Check In
Topic: ceo418 check-in
Replies: 288
Views: 139563

Thanks! Yesterday my fiancé didn't get home until almost 8:30 p.m. (we usually eat around 5:30 on the days he doesn't work late) and I had a planned snack of a piece of bread with peanut butter. I'm not considering it a fail because I planned to eat it and sat down at the table with it, and it help...
by ceo418
Mon Dec 11, 2017 3:31 pm
Forum: Daily Check In
Topic: ceo418 check-in
Replies: 288
Views: 139563

Wow, has it really been almost 3 months since I last posted? Well, confession: I strayed far from No-S. I didn't try any other diets. I let snacks, sweets, and even sometimes seconds creep their way back in. But after overindulging this weekend, I realized that I really do need to change my habits a...
by ceo418
Tue Sep 05, 2017 12:35 pm
Forum: Daily Check In
Topic: ceo418 check-in
Replies: 288
Views: 139563

I'm down about 4 pounds since coming back to No-S in mid July. I want to try to use September to slowly get myself away from reading other weight loss sites or articles and try to focus solely on the good things No-S can do for me. Some of my friends on Facebook have been ramping up their efforts wi...
by ceo418
Wed Aug 30, 2017 11:52 am
Forum: Daily Check In
Topic: ceo418 check-in
Replies: 288
Views: 139563

August has been a mixed bag for me No-S wise. Most of my N-days were good. When I was on my trip in the middle of the month I had a few days where I meant to be strict and then just relaxed about it. I realize I'm not perfect and that those days were meant to be an exception. I went and donated bloo...
by ceo418
Mon Aug 14, 2017 5:43 pm
Forum: Daily Check In
Topic: ceo418 check-in
Replies: 288
Views: 139563

This past Saturday was a really nice S-day. Saturday: Breakfast: lemon poppyseed muffin, grapes, tea Lunch: leftover pizza Snack: cookies Dinner at Cheesecake Factory: bread, Skinnylicious Asian Chicken Salad, and Chocolate Mousse cheesecake. Sunday: Breakfast: lemon poppyseed muffin, milk Lunch: le...
by ceo418
Mon Jul 31, 2017 11:40 am
Forum: Daily Check In
Topic: ceo418 check-in
Replies: 288
Views: 139563

S-days: Saturday: Breakfast: 2 donuts, tea Lunch: taco salad, tortilla chips Dessert: Twix bar Snack: cookies Dinner at TGI Fridays: shared appetizer, chicken fingers, fries Sunday: Breakfast: cereal, milk, apple Lunch: sweet and sour chicken Dessert: cookies Dinner: chicken, spaghetti, salad Desser...
by ceo418
Mon Jul 24, 2017 6:48 pm
Forum: Daily Check In
Topic: ceo418 check-in
Replies: 288
Views: 139563

S-days: Saturday: Breakfast: cereal, apple Lunch: taco meat, ramen, beans Dessert: cookies Dinner at Bahama Breeze: shared onion rings, most of Chicken Adobo bowl Dessert: ice cream Sunday: Breakfast: cereal Snack: cookie Lunch: personal pizza, cucumbers Dessert: cookies Snack: peanut butter m&ms Di...
by ceo418
Thu Jul 20, 2017 6:03 pm
Forum: Daily Check In
Topic: ceo418 check-in
Replies: 288
Views: 139563

Nearly three days into my restart, so far, and it's going well. The past two days have been work anniversaries for other people in my department so we've gotten e-mails about how there are treats nearby to enjoy. I looked in at them, but honestly wasn't even tempted. Maybe I'm still too tired of rec...
by ceo418
Tue Jul 18, 2017 3:42 pm
Forum: No S Diet General Discussion
Topic: Why did you leave? Why are you back?
Replies: 240
Views: 100004

To be honest, I left because I felt my mind rebelling against the restriction of sweets to certain days of the week. After another brief stint with intuitive eating, I decided that I was happier having boundaries with my eating habits and finally decided to return to No-S. I'm looking forward to 21 ...
by ceo418
Tue Jul 18, 2017 1:01 am
Forum: Daily Check In
Topic: ceo418 check-in
Replies: 288
Views: 139563

So, I stopped doing No-S in April to try intuitive eating again. I am already tired of trying to figure out how hungry I am and what my body really wants to eat. I am starting over tomorrow with 21 days of Vanilla No-S, because this really is the way I want to eat for the rest of my life. I just got...
by ceo418
Wed Apr 12, 2017 2:12 pm
Forum: Daily Check In
Topic: ceo418 check-in
Replies: 288
Views: 139563

I had a red day on Friday and one on Monday. I think Friday was just one of those "I'm going to have what I want when I want it" days that still happen despite two years on No-S, but it was still kind of tame compared to what I would have done in the past. I had one candy bar during the afternoon an...
by ceo418
Mon Apr 03, 2017 12:02 pm
Forum: Daily Check In
Topic: ceo418 check-in
Replies: 288
Views: 139563

I had another good week. 3 meals a day, with one planned S day where I didn't go too crazy at all. The weekend was a little challenging at times when I wanted to snack in between lunch and dinner, but I held strong. Being able to have a sweet with the meal helped. I also exercised both weekend days....
by ceo418
Mon Mar 27, 2017 3:16 pm
Forum: Daily Check In
Topic: ceo418 check-in
Replies: 288
Views: 139563

I've been doing my mod for a week now and I think it worked very well. Simply put, I'm trying something similar to what other people on the board have done. I'm still not having seconds or snacks. I'm eating 3 meals a day, and including a small sweet thing if I want it. I think keeping the strictnes...
by ceo418
Thu Mar 16, 2017 12:47 pm
Forum: Daily Check In
Topic: ceo418 check-in
Replies: 288
Views: 139563

Well, after two years on NoS, I think I am going to try yet another mod. Like a previous time, I don't want to say too much about it, but I am committing to it until Easter to see how it goes. I've been strong about not having any fried/crispy chicken during Lent, even though I was very tempted to o...
by ceo418
Sun Mar 12, 2017 1:33 pm
Forum: No S Diet General Discussion
Topic: S Day Thoughts
Replies: 9
Views: 4738

I think that's where I'm trying to head, as well. After two years of lots of ups and downs, I know I should limit my S- days. Actually, that's the way yesterday turned out. 3 meals, 2 with sweets, and no snacks or seconds. It was a nice feeling!
by ceo418
Tue Mar 07, 2017 1:16 pm
Forum: Daily Check In
Topic: ceo418 check-in
Replies: 288
Views: 139563

Had a red day yesterday. My Dad sent me some of the S'mores Girl Scout cookies that are being sold where he lives, which are a different kind from the ones being sold out here. I didn't want to wait for the weekend to taste them, so I opened the box and had two cookies. They were delicious, even bet...
by ceo418
Wed Mar 01, 2017 3:42 pm
Forum: Daily Check In
Topic: ceo418 check-in
Replies: 288
Views: 139563

I decided that I am giving up fried/crispy chicken for Lent this year. As I really enjoy it (one of my favorite dishes is sweet and sour chicken) I think that's a good sacrifice, but one that is also gentle. I can have grilled or roasted chicken, but not anything with that fried coating on it. I thi...
by ceo418
Mon Feb 20, 2017 8:11 pm
Forum: Daily Check In
Topic: ceo418 check-in
Replies: 288
Views: 139563

What I felt was the main problem was the "It's an S-day so I'll just grab something any time I want" mentality. For example, I'd have lunch and end with a dessert of some type, then go back and get some more snack-type foods, then have dinner and probably a dessert and maybe some more snack-type ite...
by ceo418
Mon Feb 20, 2017 2:49 pm
Forum: Daily Check In
Topic: ceo418 check-in
Replies: 288
Views: 139563

My S-days went well with the new mod. On Saturday I had a mid-afternoon snack of a couple of cookies and some mini chocolates, then had a few more cookies as dessert after dinner. On Sunday I had a nice single-serving piece of cake that I bought from the store for dessert after lunch, then had some ...
by ceo418
Mon Feb 20, 2017 2:49 pm
Forum: Daily Check In
Topic: ceo418 check-in
Replies: 288
Views: 139563

My S-days went well with the new mod. On Saturday I had a mid-afternoon snack of a couple of cookies and some mini chocolates, then had a few more cookies as dessert after dinner. On Sunday I had a nice single-serving piece of cake that I bought from the store for dessert after lunch, then had some ...
by ceo418
Wed Feb 15, 2017 2:42 pm
Forum: Daily Check In
Topic: ceo418 check-in
Replies: 288
Views: 139563

Valentine's Day was a nice relaxed S-day for me. I had most of a Hershey bar at work (actually threw away the last few pieces because it felt too sweet) and some small cookies after lunch. I snacked on some tortilla chips while waiting for my boyfriend to get home so I could make dinner, and then we...
by ceo418
Mon Feb 13, 2017 2:33 am
Forum: Daily Check In
Topic: ceo418 check-in
Replies: 288
Views: 139563

After some red days and continued wild S- days, I think it's time to set some limits. I will continue to work on getting my N- days back in line. And after reading the "S- days gone wild" podcast I am going to set some limits on weekend S- days. I will have up to two S- events each weekend day. Holi...
by ceo418
Mon Jan 23, 2017 4:29 pm
Forum: Daily Check In
Topic: ceo418 check-in
Replies: 288
Views: 139563

S-days: Saturday: Breakfast: 2 slices toast with butter and jelly, banana Lunch: hot dogs, ramen, peas Dessert: cookie Snack: 3 fun size candy bars Dinner at Applebee's: shared mozzarella sticks, sirloin stir fry, apple chimi cheesecake for dessert Sunday: Breakfast: golden grahams, milk, banana Lun...
by ceo418
Mon Jan 16, 2017 1:37 pm
Forum: Daily Check In
Topic: ceo418 check-in
Replies: 288
Views: 139563

S-days: Saturday: Breakfast: donuts, banana, tea Lunch: cup o noodles, pretzels, cheese Dessert: cookie Dinner at TGI Fridays: shared chips and salsa and pot stickers, bacon cheeseburger, fries dessert: a few pieces of chocolate Sunday: Breakfast: peanut butter toast, apple Lunch: tuna casserole, pe...
by ceo418
Wed Jan 11, 2017 1:32 pm
Forum: Daily Check In
Topic: ceo418 check-in
Replies: 288
Views: 139563

I adjusted my work hours starting this week, so instead of starting at 7:00 I start at 7:30. This means I'm now eating breakfast almost 45 minutes later, and that seems to be making a difference in my mornings. I still have to push through some hunger as lunch gets closer, but mentally having six ho...
by ceo418
Mon Jan 09, 2017 12:45 pm
Forum: Daily Check In
Topic: ceo418 check-in
Replies: 288
Views: 139563

S-days: Saturday: Breakfast: eggs, toast, banana Lunch: summer sausage, cheese, crackers, cucumbers Dessert: cookies Dinner: personal pizza, salad Dessert: ice cream Sunday: Breakfast: cereal, milk, sweet roll Lunch: sesame chicken, rice, egg roll Dessert: 2 pieces of chocolate Dinner: steak, salad,...
by ceo418
Sun Jan 01, 2017 9:24 pm
Forum: Daily Check In
Topic: ceo418 check-in
Replies: 288
Views: 139563

S- days: Saturday: Breakfast: 2 small cinnamon rolls, 4 sausage links, banana Lunch: leftover pizza, veggies Snack: cookie, 2 pieces of chocolate Dinner: Chinese chicken salad, bread, Oreo cheesecake Snack: 2 chocolates Sunday: Breakfast: honey nut Chex, Orange Lunch: ramen, veggies Snack: 3 cookies...
by ceo418
Sat Dec 31, 2016 12:48 pm
Forum: Daily Check In
Topic: ceo418 check-in
Replies: 288
Views: 139563

My scale at home read 189 this morning, so I will start the new year 1 pound down from last year. I'm satisfied with that given some of the weights I saw in the past couple of months. I'll try to only step on the scale monthly, to keep track of my progress in that area.

Happy New Year!
by ceo418
Fri Dec 30, 2016 12:14 pm
Forum: Daily Check In
Topic: ceo418 check-in
Replies: 288
Views: 139563

I've had oatmeal for breakfast the past couple of mornings, and yesterday I didn't get as hungry as I usually do midway through the morning, although I was definitely ready to eat by lunchtime. This morning I mixed it with a bit of milk and some peanut butter, and then had a banana separately. It al...
by ceo418
Tue Dec 27, 2016 2:06 pm
Forum: Daily Check In
Topic: ceo418 check-in
Replies: 288
Views: 139563

Yesterday was a good N day. My breakfast was two small cinnamon rolls with sausage and fruit, but it was on one plate and I wanted to finish the rolls. I had a Subway sandwich with chips for lunch, and my boyfriend and I ate Hamburger helper with bread and salad for dinner. I had one glass of wine b...
by ceo418
Mon Dec 26, 2016 3:57 am
Forum: Daily Check In
Topic: ceo418 check-in
Replies: 288
Views: 139563

Well, I think this weekend went well. I had a nice breakfast and a small lunch on Saturday, worked out for an hour, then enjoyed a decadent dinner out. I felt slightly stuffed, but it was more the wine that got to me. Today my boyfriend and I opened presents, then while he went back to bed I worked ...
by ceo418
Tue Dec 20, 2016 1:54 am
Forum: Daily Check In
Topic: ceo418 check-in
Replies: 288
Views: 139563

2 pounds down at the doctor's office, in nearly identical circumstances. That was a nice feeling. Sunday S- day: Breakfast: Golden Grahams, milk, banana Lunch: turkey sandwich, pretzels, Orange Dessert: 2 cookies Dinner: General Tso's chicken, lo mein, egg roll, diet coke Dessert: 2 cookies, egg nog...
by ceo418
Mon Dec 19, 2016 1:50 pm
Forum: No S Diet General Discussion
Topic: No Regret New Year's
Replies: 46
Views: 13683

Yes, Merry, I'm glad for an N day as well. I'm looking forward to this coming weekend, and I think I can go into Christmas Eve/Day with some planned treats and feel satisfied. Despite the red days this month, I still think I'm doing well overall.
by ceo418
Sun Dec 18, 2016 2:26 am
Forum: Daily Check In
Topic: ceo418 check-in
Replies: 288
Views: 139563

I had several failures this week. I can't even excuse it, they were just moments of "I don't care" and other emotional reasons. My root canal went fine on Friday, although my meal times were off and I compensated with ice cream that night. Saturday S- day: Breakfast: 2 donuts, banana Lunch: hot dog,...
by ceo418
Wed Dec 14, 2016 1:04 pm
Forum: Daily Check In
Topic: Linda's daily check-in
Replies: 3728
Views: 1142838

My exercise either comes from going for walks outside or from Leslie Sansone videos! I love the fact that they're low impact (with some having higher impact options) and you can do them at home and often customize them to how you're feeling that day. I also like the fact that most of the walkers in ...
by ceo418
Tue Dec 13, 2016 6:54 pm
Forum: Daily Check In
Topic: ceo418 check-in
Replies: 288
Views: 139563

Nice green day yesterday after what felt like a wild two S-days. I have been contemplating trying another mod, but I don't really feel like saying much about it until I've put it into practice. I'm enjoying N-days for the moment and realizing that my main problem has been S-days. So, I'll go ahead a...
by ceo418
Tue Dec 06, 2016 7:54 pm
Forum: Daily Check In
Topic: ceo418 check-in
Replies: 288
Views: 139563

Yesterday became a red day. I didn't get a lot of sleep Sunday night, and on Monday I was tired all morning. I went to the doctor and weighed in at 201, which just shocked me given how good I had been feeling and how my clothes still fit well. Then I started reasoning out the fact that I was wearing...
by ceo418
Mon Dec 05, 2016 12:55 pm
Forum: Daily Check In
Topic: ceo418 check-in
Replies: 288
Views: 139563

Thanks, Worth It. They're actually my initials! :) Thanks, Oolala. It's nice to have some reassurance. Sunday S-day: Breakfast: raisin bran, milk, banana Snack: two donut holes while waiting to get my cat's picture taken with Santa Claus Lunch: 2 slices leftover pizza, diet pepsi, baby carrots Desse...
by ceo418
Sun Dec 04, 2016 1:59 pm
Forum: Daily Check In
Topic: ceo418 check-in
Replies: 288
Views: 139563

I did finally take some of the candies out yesterday to enjoy for an S- day, and the wait was worth it. Friday night we went out for dinner and I was considering dessert despite an N- day, but ended up deciding to not feel overfull and not turn the day red. I've never had a root canal done so I'll s...
by ceo418
Thu Dec 01, 2016 1:26 pm
Forum: Daily Check In
Topic: ceo418 check-in
Replies: 288
Views: 139563

Last night I was really tempted by the candy dish full of Hershey's kisses and other Christmas chocolates that's sitting on our living room table, but I held fast. Sometimes it amazes me how I'm able to keep strictly to No-S, and that I really don't need any modifications to it. Of course, I then cy...
by ceo418
Mon Nov 28, 2016 2:25 am
Forum: Daily Check In
Topic: ceo418 check-in
Replies: 288
Views: 139563

I'm satisfied with how the weekend turned out. Wednesday was an NWS day, but I just had some cookies. Thanksgiving went well. I had two small plates of a few appetizers, a plate of pasta, a plate of turkey and sides with seconds on a couple of sides, and apple pie and ice cream. Friday was an N- day...
by ceo418
Tue Nov 22, 2016 7:46 pm
Forum: No S Diet General Discussion
Topic: No Regret New Year's
Replies: 46
Views: 13683

I'm planning to take that day as an S-day, so it's not really the number of meals or snacks that concerns me. That day I could wait to eat breakfast until I get to work, otherwise it would be about 9 hours between breakfast and the party. I'll figure it out as I get closer. I'll probably end up just...
by ceo418
Tue Nov 22, 2016 12:38 pm
Forum: Daily Check In
Topic: ceo418 check-in
Replies: 288
Views: 139563

Thank you Debventure! Yesterday was a solid green day, and I'm expecting that today will be one as well. When I was arriving home yesterday I was carrying a heavy grocery bag, my purse, and my empty lunch bag from work and as I approached the building there was suddenly pain spread all the way acros...
by ceo418
Tue Nov 22, 2016 12:32 pm
Forum: No S Diet General Discussion
Topic: No Regret New Year's
Replies: 46
Views: 13683

I haven't had any holiday social events yet, but I think you're off to a good start, Oolala. I know that in December we'll be having a department party here at work where we all bring something in, and the past few years I've eaten lunch AND indulged in the party foods just a couple of hours later. ...
by ceo418
Mon Nov 21, 2016 3:55 pm
Forum: Daily Check In
Topic: ceo418 check-in
Replies: 288
Views: 139563

S-days: Saturday: Breakfast: honey nut Chex, milk, grapes Lunch: General Tso's chicken, fried rice, diet coke Dinner at TGI Fridays: shared chips and salsa and pot stickers, bacon cheeseburger, fries, two light beers Dessert: several small pieces of Christmas chocolate Sunday: Breakfast: 2 slices ba...
by ceo418
Sun Nov 20, 2016 1:34 pm
Forum: No S Diet General Discussion
Topic: No Regret New Year's
Replies: 46
Views: 13683

I'm hoping to better follow the habits this year. For Thanksgiving week, Monday and Tuesday are N- days, Wednesday will most likely be an S- day because I am going to try to donate blood, Thursday is an S- day, and Friday is an N- day. I know there are going to be several appetizers at my boyfriend'...
by ceo418
Mon Nov 14, 2016 3:47 pm
Forum: Daily Check In
Topic: ceo418 check-in
Replies: 288
Views: 139563

Yep, it worked. I stayed green all last week and had two nice S-days. Well, Saturday wasn't quite so good because I woke up feeling dizzy and could barely keep anything down until almost noon, and then spent the rest of the day on the couch. Once I did get hungry, though, I had some small pieces of ...
by ceo418
Wed Nov 09, 2016 12:49 am
Forum: Daily Check In
Topic: ceo418 check-in
Replies: 288
Views: 139563

For some reason tonight is a struggle. I had three meals today, and I didn't have any problems with cravings until after dinner. I'm occupying myself with tv and seltzer, so hopefully I can get through the evening without turning it into a red day. 😊
by ceo418
Mon Nov 07, 2016 12:18 am
Forum: Daily Check In
Topic: ceo418 check-in
Replies: 288
Views: 139563

S- days Saturday: Breakfast: 2 small blueberry muffins, 4 sausage links, banana Lunch: a few Ritz crackers, 3 fun size candy bars Dinner at Cheesecake Factory: bread, Chinese chicken salad, 30th anniversary chocolate cake cheesecake Sunday: Breakfast: bagel with cream cheese, 3 sausage links, Apple ...
by ceo418
Fri Nov 04, 2016 12:10 pm
Forum: No S Diet General Discussion
Topic: Restarted No S the day after Halloween - not doing well
Replies: 12
Views: 5401

Could it help to maybe bring a small container in and select a few of those treats to take home for the weekend? Maybe not so much with the Halloween candy right now, but later with cookies and brownies and other things like that, it might be helpful to know that you can have them, but at a time whe...
by ceo418
Wed Nov 02, 2016 11:50 am
Forum: Daily Check In
Topic: ceo418 check-in
Replies: 288
Views: 139563

I had a green day yesterday, and in all honesty the only time I thought about eating outside of meals was during the morning, at the time when I normally start feeling hungry but it's too early for lunch and I already had breakfast. So, I just went for a walk in the parking lot at work and drank som...
by ceo418
Sun Oct 30, 2016 7:30 pm
Forum: Daily Check In
Topic: ceo418 check-in
Replies: 288
Views: 139563

After a somewhat messy October, and an S- day tomorrow for Halloween, I think I need to get my habits back in order as the holidays approach. Starting Tuesday I'll do 21 days of No- S with no mods. This will bring me just about up to Thanksgiving, and hopefully keep me strong through December. Every...
by ceo418
Wed Oct 26, 2016 12:24 pm
Forum: Daily Check In
Topic: ceo418 check-in
Replies: 288
Views: 139563

I think I did fairly well on my trip. I didn't eat a lot of snacks, but enjoyed treats like hot chocolate and apple cider after going on long walks with my dad. I also ate some ice cream a few nights, tried a lemon meringue pie, and enjoyed a dessert at a restaurant I like. I did say no to some thin...
by ceo418
Wed Oct 12, 2016 1:40 pm
Forum: Daily Check In
Topic: ceo418 check-in
Replies: 288
Views: 139563

I've been reading back through all my posts and thinking of bringing back a mod and trying it again. I'll allow myself one serving of a sweet each day if I want it, and if I don't have anything then that's it. The servings don't get carried over to the next day. I'll still have S-days, but realistic...
by ceo418
Mon Oct 10, 2016 12:30 pm
Forum: Daily Check In
Topic: ceo418 check-in
Replies: 288
Views: 139563

S-days: Saturday: Breakfast: 2 donuts, tea Lunch: leftover orange chicken and rice, egg roll (only ate about half of the whole meal) Snack: 2 small candy bars Dinner at Red Robin: shared small onion rings appetizer, cheeseburger, fries Dessert at home: mint chocolate chip ice cream, 2 cookies Sunday...
by ceo418
Tue Oct 04, 2016 11:41 am
Forum: Daily Check In
Topic: ceo418 check-in
Replies: 288
Views: 139563

Yesterday was a nice return to N-days after an off-the-rails weekend. Friday was an NWS-day because of a trip out of town, and it began with two donuts and ended with carrot cake after a dinner that really was enough to satisfy me. On Saturday I had a small breakfast, got hungry while waiting during...
by ceo418
Mon Sep 26, 2016 3:08 pm
Forum: Daily Check In
Topic: ceo418 check-in
Replies: 288
Views: 139563

S-days: Saturday: Breakfast: honey nut Cheerios, milk, banana Lunch: egg roll, 1/2 order sesame chicken, pork fried rice Dessert: cookie, 2 fun size candy bars Dinner at festival: hot dog, chocolate covered cheesecake, nachos Sunday: Breakfast: toast with peanut butter and grape jelly, banana Lunch:...
by ceo418
Thu Sep 22, 2016 12:52 am
Forum: Daily Check In
Topic: ceo418 check-in
Replies: 288
Views: 139563

I was very tempted to turn today into a red day. It was another boyfriend working late/late dinner night, and this time I had some yogurt when I got home and left room on the plate. After dinner, I immediately got some ice cream out of the freezer, then thought about it. Tomorrow is an S- day becaus...
by ceo418
Mon Sep 19, 2016 12:43 pm
Forum: Daily Check In
Topic: ceo418 check-in
Replies: 288
Views: 139563

S-days: Saturday: Breakfast: eggs, toast, banana, tea Lunch: Chinese buffet. honey chicken, a few pieces of 2 other types of chicken, green beans, lo mein, 2 spring rolls, white rice. Didn't have any of the desserts. Snack: fun-size chocolate bars Dinner: French dip (wasn't the best choice, and I to...
by ceo418
Fri Sep 16, 2016 12:23 pm
Forum: Daily Check In
Topic: ceo418 check-in
Replies: 288
Views: 139563

Yesterday my boyfriend worked the later shift (the shop is supposed to close at 7, but they have to stay until all the cars have been worked on) and came home around 7:50. Sometimes when this happens we'll just eat separately, but we had decided to eat together last night. Since this is a lot later ...
by ceo418
Tue Sep 13, 2016 1:58 pm
Forum: No S Diet General Discussion
Topic: in training for No S holidays!
Replies: 8
Views: 4274

I am hoping to be better prepared to face this holiday season than last year. I have more time of being on habit behind me, and more knowledge about how much I dislike eating too much now and what treats are worth having. I think it will help that I am not traveling far for either Thanksgiving or Ch...
by ceo418
Mon Sep 12, 2016 6:17 pm
Forum: Daily Check In
Topic: ceo418 check-in
Replies: 288
Views: 139563

I did decide to make it an NWS day. The moving company called a bit after their truck was supposed to show up to let me know that the truck assigned to my move had broken down (just one more thing to go wrong!) and they changed the move to Saturday. So, after all morning of moving the small stuff ou...
by ceo418
Tue Sep 06, 2016 12:48 pm
Forum: Daily Check In
Topic: ceo418 check-in
Replies: 288
Views: 139563

Yes, I did still want the ice cream, and so I had some chocolate chip mint ice cream on Saturday night and ate an ice cream sandwich on Sunday night. I also used the S-day holiday yesterday to have lunch at the Olive Garden and tried their pumpkin cheesecake. It was good, but I was very full afterwa...
by ceo418
Thu Sep 01, 2016 12:22 pm
Forum: Daily Check In
Topic: ceo418 check-in
Replies: 288
Views: 139563

So the past few evenings have been good. My boyfriend and I are both in my studio apartment right now, waiting for our new apartment to be ready, and in the past this would have had sent me to the kitchen in search of cookies and candy bars to help with my anxiety. Instead, because of No-S, I have m...
by ceo418
Thu Sep 01, 2016 12:13 pm
Forum: No S Diet General Discussion
Topic: Anyone else have trouble not snacking while reading?
Replies: 18
Views: 8237

I often relax in the evenings or on weekend mornings after breakfast with a book and a cup of tea. I drink tea without any sugar or milk or anything like that added to it, but I do have several varieties of flavored tea and I don't see anything wrong with that, or with a small cup of hot chocolate o...
by ceo418
Mon Aug 29, 2016 1:22 pm
Forum: Daily Check In
Topic: ceo418 check-in
Replies: 288
Views: 139563

S-days: Saturday: Breakfast: waffles with butter and syrup Lunch: leftover sweet and sour chicken, cucumbers Snacks: half a handful of M&Ms, grapes Dinner at Cheesecake Factory: half of a Chinese chicken salad, bread, diet coke Dessert: chocolate tuxedo cheesecake Sunday: Breakfast: cereal with bana...
by ceo418
Wed Aug 24, 2016 12:08 pm
Forum: Daily Check In
Topic: ceo418 check-in
Replies: 288
Views: 139563

The last two evenings have been extremely easy for me. I guess the No-S habits have become so ingrained that my body seems to be saying "No food after dinner? Sure, no problem." I do often drink some tea or seltzer in the evenings while watching TV, but not eating along with the drinks is one thing ...
by ceo418
Mon Aug 22, 2016 2:14 am
Forum: Daily Check In
Topic: ceo418 check-in
Replies: 288
Views: 139563

I've been feeling a little lost with my eating recently. Every time I think I can handle a modification of the rules I end up going overboard with it. So I'm going to go with 21 days of Vanilla No- S, no mods, and taking Labor Day as an S- day. It's time to get back to the basics of what has really ...
by ceo418
Fri Aug 19, 2016 1:21 pm
Forum: Daily Check In
Topic: ceo418 check-in
Replies: 288
Views: 139563

I took an S-day yesterday because I donated blood and decided that was reason enough to let myself have a couple of extra treats if I wanted them. After the donation itself I had a small bag of pretzels with water and some Oreos, and then the only other item that was really an "S" was a scoop of ice...
by ceo418
Tue Aug 09, 2016 7:01 pm
Forum: Daily Check In
Topic: ceo418 check-in
Replies: 288
Views: 139563

I did something a little unusual with my Chinese take-out last night. I usually get a combination that includes an entrée, rice, and an egg roll. It's always a lot of food, but because it's in one dish I've counted it as one plate. Last night I was starting to eat my sweet and sour chicken when I re...
by ceo418
Mon Aug 08, 2016 3:04 pm
Forum: Daily Check In
Topic: ceo418 check-in
Replies: 288
Views: 139563

Friday was a red day. Saturday S-day: Breakfast: blueberry muffin, milk, banana Lunch: chicken, ramen, cucumbers Dessert: 3 Hershey's miniatures, chocolate chip cookie Dinner at Houlihans: shared pot sticker appetizer, 1/2 French dip sandwich with fries and Caesar salad, shared chocolate cappuccino ...
by ceo418
Tue Aug 02, 2016 2:08 pm
Forum: Daily Check In
Topic: ceo418 check-in
Replies: 288
Views: 139563

Thanks, Oolala! I baked some cookies this past Sunday and ate some afterwards while putting most of them in the freezer. For some reason the chocolate chip cookies tasted different than they usually do from that recipe. Either something's changed in my taste or else I did something different that I ...
by ceo418
Tue Jul 26, 2016 2:31 pm
Forum: Daily Check In
Topic: ceo418 check-in
Replies: 288
Views: 139563

So after seeing the scale this morning, I confirmed the idea in my head that I need to get back to basic Vanilla No-S. It seems like my hardest days are Wednesdays and Fridays, so those are times when I'll need to really think about what I'm doing. No-S is such a good way to manage my food intake, a...
by ceo418
Fri Jul 22, 2016 11:59 am
Forum: Daily Check In
Topic: ceo418 check-in
Replies: 288
Views: 139563

I'm taking today as an S- day because of a train trip. I decided to use some of my rewards points and go to Chicago, returning tomorrow with about an 8 hour layover there. (I've been there before, the main point of the trip is being on two trains that I haven't been on before). I don't expect to do ...
by ceo418
Fri Jul 15, 2016 1:01 am
Forum: Daily Check In
Topic: ceo418 check-in
Replies: 288
Views: 139563

Red day today. I was doing well until dinner, when I only had a salad plate available and put some leftover casserole and carrots on that. (The other dishes were in the dishwasher). I did a workout later, then got hungry and caved in and had a small bowl of cereal, about half what I have for breakfa...
by ceo418
Wed Jul 06, 2016 12:34 am
Forum: Daily Check In
Topic: ceo418 check-in
Replies: 288
Views: 139563

Even though it's hot here today, I made banana bread. Baked goods sometimes blur lines for me. Cookies, cakes, and other obvious treats are for S- days. Things like banana bread and zucchini muffins are items that I tend to eat on some N- days, but only as part of a meal such as with soup. If I boug...
by ceo418
Mon Jul 04, 2016 8:09 pm
Forum: Daily Check In
Topic: ceo418 check-in
Replies: 288
Views: 139563

I feel like i've had way too much food over the past several days. Maybe it's time to just shift back to vanilla No- S for awhile, with no mods. I have the best of intentions when I try to allow myself some leeway on N days, but i've come to realize that two days a week of relaxed eating habits is p...
by ceo418
Fri Jul 01, 2016 12:40 am
Forum: Daily Check In
Topic: ceo418 check-in
Replies: 288
Views: 139563

I decided that today should be an S day because of a cookout at work and a co- worker birthday. It feels like i've had an incredible amount of food today: Breakfast: honey bunches of oats cereal, banana Snack: chocolate chip cookie, fruit Lunch: hamburger, small bag of chips, cookie Snack: 1 small p...
by ceo418
Sun Jun 26, 2016 12:00 am
Forum: Daily Check In
Topic: ceo418 check-in
Replies: 288
Views: 139563

Yesterday was a red day. I was fine with three meals, and then after dinner I are a couple of Hershey's miniatures. That would have been fine under my current mod, but then I baked a box of brownies and ate three of them. They were good, but it was too much for an N- day. Today i've had two more bro...
by ceo418
Wed Jun 22, 2016 11:51 am
Forum: Daily Check In
Topic: ceo418 check-in
Replies: 288
Views: 139563

I've done well the past couple of weeks with three longer aerobic workouts. Last week it was two videos and an hour on the treadmill in the apartment complex fitness center. I've already done one for this week, and will probably do another one tonight. I've allowed myself sweets on N-days just a cou...
by ceo418
Tue Jun 14, 2016 4:00 pm
Forum: Daily Check In
Topic: ceo418 check-in
Replies: 288
Views: 139563

Hi, oolala. Thanks for dropping in! Saturday was a pretty good S-day for me. I had three meals with no snacks outside of meal time, and my one sweet was a small peanut butter cup sundae with vanilla ice cream. On Sunday I had a chocolate bar with lunch and some cookies in the evening, along with app...
by ceo418
Wed Jun 08, 2016 12:39 pm
Forum: Daily Check In
Topic: ceo418 check-in
Replies: 288
Views: 139563

I think the trip was successful. On Friday I enjoyed a muffin at the airport before my flight and some pretzel M&Ms on the plane. When we got to the Mall of America, we had a light lunch before taking off to do some shopping and then enjoyed dinner there before heading out to the town where my cousi...