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by kaalii
Sat May 25, 2019 5:03 pm
Forum: No S Diet Testimonials (aka "yearly check in")
Topic: 2 years of maintaining sanity and staying lean on noS
Replies: 10
Views: 4462

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

hello everybody!

now 3 years in and all is well, basically the same...
i will write a testimonial, too when i will have more time...

keep noSing... keep the sanity around food! :)
by kaalii
Mon Apr 16, 2018 6:25 am
Forum: Daily Check In
Topic: kaalii's daily check-in...
Replies: 485
Views: 187732

just cheking in to say we have just came back from a 2 weeks holidays in italy (actually more, it included 3 weekends)... it was great... not so much walking and moving... but i am starting to learn to ride a motorbike, hahaha... more S days than usual but gained only 1 pound... pizza and gelato wer...
by kaalii
Mon Apr 16, 2018 5:59 am
Forum: No S Diet Testimonials (aka "yearly check in")
Topic: No S'ing since 2006
Replies: 6
Views: 3766

DaveMc wrote:Only in the NoS world would someone say they had been following it for "only" five years! :) Congrats to you both.
indeed! :)
by kaalii
Mon Apr 16, 2018 5:50 am
Forum: No S Diet Testimonials (aka "yearly check in")
Topic: 2 years of maintaining sanity and staying lean on noS
Replies: 10
Views: 4462

2 years of maintaining sanity and staying lean on noS

here i am to check-in for my 2nd anniversary of starting noS... the background is in my first year check-in: https://everydaysystems.com/bb/viewtopic.php?t=11351 basically, nothing has changed except that i am not tracking my red and green days any more... the solid habit has been established! :) i ...
by kaalii
Thu Mar 15, 2018 6:27 pm
Forum: Daily Check In
Topic: kaalii's daily check-in...
Replies: 485
Views: 187732

thank you, whosonfirst!! yes, it does look exotic, dancing with fire... :) im here just to check-in a bit! im still doing well on 3 plates a day... the stats are the same and stable for a long time... i feel great and definitely not obsessed about food! noS is really a great thing! also, im am back ...
by kaalii
Wed Nov 08, 2017 8:02 pm
Forum: Daily Check In
Topic: kaalii's daily check-in...
Replies: 485
Views: 187732

thank you, lilybug! im glad you are inspired! :) here i am checking in just to let you know im with you in my thoughts as noS is still the way i eat... but allowing more "red" days as my weight just seem to have tendency to stay a bit under the healthy bmi... so i am finally up to 18.8... although m...
by kaalii
Thu Sep 21, 2017 8:40 am
Forum: Daily Check In
Topic: kaalii's daily check-in...
Replies: 485
Views: 187732

today im grateful:
-for the fresh air
-for our van
-for the laughter
-for feeling better, even good
-for my period
-for my jobs
-for being single
-for luka's joke
-for the uninterrupted sleep
by kaalii
Tue Sep 19, 2017 9:43 pm
Forum: Daily Check In
Topic: kaalii's daily check-in...
Replies: 485
Views: 187732

thank you merry and oolala!! :) i am still keeping up with noS... allowing red days if appetite is bigger... and making myself having sturctured eating of 3 plates per day... but my wieght is still hovering at 18.2 -18.5 BMI and not willing to go up yet... i am still in the pretty down period of my ...
by kaalii
Sun Aug 27, 2017 8:50 am
Forum: Daily Check In
Topic: kaalii's daily check-in...
Replies: 485
Views: 187732

im still too skinny but eating well, or at least regularly... still sturggling and grieving my relationship... but better and better in putting it in perspective... my life doesnt suck because: -i have home -i have 2 jobs that i like -working on the mad max fire show -i have the main antagonist char...
by kaalii
Fri Aug 11, 2017 9:06 pm
Forum: Daily Check In
Topic: kaalii's daily check-in...
Replies: 485
Views: 187732

oh totally, linda! the list can be so helpful... :) im back from holidays and roadtrip through italy and croatia! which in the end we spent for the big part with my ex, we kindof got back together (which i promised to myself never to do in my life, this relatioship is really breaking so many promise...
by kaalii
Sun Jul 09, 2017 4:26 pm
Forum: Daily Check In
Topic: Linda's daily check-in
Replies: 3916
Views: 1236217

oh, linda, i have the same thoughts about my son growing up... but, as someone put it funnily, we have to leave/make some work for the psychologists to do, too! :D
by kaalii
Sun Jul 09, 2017 4:22 pm
Forum: Daily Check In
Topic: Pinkhippies daily check in
Replies: 121
Views: 28411

sounds excellent to read you are in such a good place and all the efforts are paying off!!
hugs! :)
by kaalii
Sun Jul 09, 2017 4:18 pm
Forum: Daily Check In
Topic: kaalii's daily check-in...
Replies: 485
Views: 187732

today im grateful: -for yet another shift towards healing... the full moon and the thunderous weather, my dog, our forest, the pictures, candles, my period, the owl... im changing... im more and more becoming my old self, even though tears are there sometimes... -for changing my room and the new bed...
by kaalii
Fri Jul 07, 2017 7:38 am
Forum: Daily Check In
Topic: kaalii's daily check-in...
Replies: 485
Views: 187732

thank you so much, pinkhippie and merry!! yes, amazing how noS has potential to take care of us food wise... with that said, i had a red day yesterday... only 2 plates... but one was big plate of canneloni with ricotta, almost 2 portions... and i almost puked how heavy it felt after... pinkhippie, g...
by kaalii
Wed Jul 05, 2017 9:50 pm
Forum: Daily Check In
Topic: kaalii's daily check-in...
Replies: 485
Views: 187732

oh thank you so much skycat, lifeisablessing and elyssa...it means a lot to me as im not feeling courageous at all... but hopeless and desperate and weak... and scared that it will last much longer... im hoping my holidays, visiting the family and friends back in croatia will help to change my thoug...
by kaalii
Tue Jul 04, 2017 8:15 am
Forum: Daily Check In
Topic: kaalii's daily check-in...
Replies: 485
Views: 187732

tuesday - green! ok, today i'm going to dedicate to something different... something that i might not want to be expressed in real life... but i do want to see it, own it and ultimately, maybe, take full responsability for... explained briefly in this article: https://greendoorrelaxation.net/2015/10...
by kaalii
Mon Jul 03, 2017 9:30 pm
Forum: Daily Check In
Topic: kaalii's daily check-in...
Replies: 485
Views: 187732

monday - green!!

today, im grateful:
-for eating
-for luka cooking pasta
-for playing with the ball at work
-for the sunshine
-for marc asking how i was
-for succesfull concert this weekend
-for talking to lara
-for this being the last week before the holidays
-for the sleep
by kaalii
Fri Jun 30, 2017 7:44 pm
Forum: Daily Check In
Topic: kaalii's daily check-in...
Replies: 485
Views: 187732

thank you, pinkhippie! :) hope one day i will be able to be impressed by myself, too... for now it feels almost frustrating to have all this relatively useless and uncomplete knowledge... :D friday - red! one extra meal today im grateful: -for the pain and how it is bringing my attention to the pres...
by kaalii
Wed Jun 28, 2017 9:34 pm
Forum: Daily Check In
Topic: kaalii's daily check-in...
Replies: 485
Views: 187732

wednesday - red! had popcorn while watching a movie today i'm grateful: -for good interview at new school and getting the job, or more job, haha -for new commitments -for being actually cheerful and happy most of the day -for the failure-self discovered through shadow work and integrated to the leve...
by kaalii
Wed Jun 28, 2017 10:11 am
Forum: No S Diet General Discussion
Topic: 2 months on No 'S'....results
Replies: 10
Views: 7034

Re: 2 months on No 'S'....results

wow! awesome! congratulations!
BurtMacklin wrote: Keep fighting the good fight, everybody! This lifestyle really works, I feel more in control of my body than I ever have before. Here's to living mindfully and losing weight responsibly!
indeed!!
by kaalii
Tue Jun 27, 2017 10:12 pm
Forum: Daily Check In
Topic: kaalii's daily check-in...
Replies: 485
Views: 187732

whosonfirst - thank you... so nice to hear that... :) (but not sure about whether that is true at all) ladybird30 - yes... 4th that i will be actively speaking (eventually)... i understand a lot of spanish and italian, too... and i have studied and graduated sanskrit and hindi at university and coul...
by kaalii
Mon Jun 26, 2017 4:25 pm
Forum: Daily Check In
Topic: kaalii's daily check-in...
Replies: 485
Views: 187732

monday - green! today im grateful: -for amazing new opportunity at work.. i got some more hours of work in a nearby school that is predominantly in swiss german language (the school i work in now is completely in french... i live in bilingual city and most schools are bilingual)... so i will get to ...
by kaalii
Sun Jun 25, 2017 11:36 am
Forum: Daily Check In
Topic: Lilybug's check-in
Replies: 110
Views: 36898

Thursday and Friday were probably FAILURES , but only just barely. Not eating out of control, but just too busy to be perfect, if that makes sense. totally! this is why i love to write down my failures in detail... i really dont like tracking the food i eat, not even on s days (i want to undo the d...
by kaalii
Sun Jun 25, 2017 11:06 am
Forum: No S Diet General Discussion
Topic: Holiday Strategies?
Replies: 10
Views: 6005

i have been asking myself the same thing last summer (and in general, my job is linked to school holidays so i travel a lot and am often in holiday situations) and i have found at least 2 threads with this topic and lots of great advice and experience... i can't find those threads at the moment to l...
by kaalii
Sun Jun 25, 2017 10:56 am
Forum: Daily Check In
Topic: ironchef mostly weekly check in
Replies: 1065
Views: 516626

ironchef wrote: .

bizarre claims like we stole her colander, then broke in a second time and put it back, but in a different cupboard.
omg! lol!! :D


i'm glad this weid story is coming to a happy end...
by kaalii
Sun Jun 25, 2017 10:52 am
Forum: Daily Check In
Topic: kaalii's daily check-in...
Replies: 485
Views: 187732

today im grateful: -for the welcome at fabienne's and amazing weekend in st.imier -for the drive through the hills and for living in this beautiful country -for my van -for bolt having fun, too -for luka being so good with fabienne's 3 kids and their friends -for having fun with her and other friend...
by kaalii
Fri Jun 23, 2017 3:17 pm
Forum: Daily Check In
Topic: kaalii's daily check-in...
Replies: 485
Views: 187732

today i'm grateful: -for so much laughter today - with the physiotherapist (about the mosquitos and rock climbing), with luka (while showing him a t-shirtand then about spilling things), while watching some youtube videos (crying and laughing at the same time) and more... -for how surprisingly cheer...
by kaalii
Thu Jun 22, 2017 5:40 pm
Forum: Daily Check In
Topic: kaalii's daily check-in...
Replies: 485
Views: 187732

thursday - green! today im grateful: -for making it through another wave of pain -for the afternoon at the beach at the lake -for meeting friends there -for feeling beautiful in the sun -for such a nice program for these days -for genuinely feeling good for the big part of the day -for expressing my...
by kaalii
Wed Jun 21, 2017 9:03 pm
Forum: Daily Check In
Topic: kaalii's daily check-in...
Replies: 485
Views: 187732

heey, pinkhippie, again, so nice that you are back!! :) as you can notice, my gratitude list is also positive things list, little achievements' list and positive aspects of "bad" things list... i go from gratitude aspect because i need to see a bit of luck in this situations where i felt like a vict...
by kaalii
Tue Jun 20, 2017 4:20 pm
Forum: Daily Check In
Topic: kaalii's daily check-in...
Replies: 485
Views: 187732

tuesday - green! today im grateful: -for the strawberries, again -for the exercises from the physiotherapist and feeling my core stronger and healthier -for allowing myself to be honest and vulnerable and insecure... i cant say how much it is important for me, the "strong" one -for finding beauty -f...
by kaalii
Mon Jun 19, 2017 11:38 pm
Forum: Daily Check In
Topic: Pinkhippies daily check in
Replies: 121
Views: 28411

heey, welcome back! :)
nice to see you here again!
by kaalii
Mon Jun 19, 2017 11:35 pm
Forum: Daily Check In
Topic: kaalii's daily check-in...
Replies: 485
Views: 187732

monday - green! today im grateful: -for amazing physiotherapy... what a healing!! -for great meditation -for the tears, lots of them... for finding the power not to judge them and to give them space... and deciding to not put time limit on how long it is ok to let them be present intensely in my lif...
by kaalii
Sun Jun 18, 2017 10:02 am
Forum: Daily Check In
Topic: kaalii's daily check-in...
Replies: 485
Views: 187732

today i'm grateful: -for amazingly good communication with my bf and expressions of love and truth -for the truth and being able to see it and feel it and handle it -for the vulnerability, insecurity and frustration -for my strength, too -for such nice connections with friends -for such great time w...
by kaalii
Sat Jun 17, 2017 12:48 pm
Forum: Urban Ranger General Discussion
Topic: Article: "How to Start Jogging"
Replies: 2
Views: 3186

really fun article!
and so true!
thank you!
by kaalii
Sat Jun 17, 2017 6:26 am
Forum: Daily Check In
Topic: kaalii's daily check-in...
Replies: 485
Views: 187732

today im grateful: -for a nice walk with bolt in the morning and meeting a parent of the 2 kids from my school jogging... -for the van and being able to go and camp over the weekend without much preparation -for missing him so much but being able to function -for letting myself feel vulnerable, inse...
by kaalii
Fri Jun 16, 2017 4:10 pm
Forum: Daily Check In
Topic: kaalii's daily check-in...
Replies: 485
Views: 187732

oh, elysa, thank you so much for stopping by and your kind words! :) so amazing and supporting and it means a lot to me! lots of love! friday - green!! today im grateful: -for the amazing physiotherapy again, the therapist is truly a healer, even though he doesnt call himself that, and a perfect mat...
by kaalii
Thu Jun 15, 2017 3:23 pm
Forum: Daily Check In
Topic: kaalii's daily check-in...
Replies: 485
Views: 187732

thursday - red! had seconds and a desert! ah, well... today im grateful: -for the morning chat that was caring and reasuring -for the tears that bring relief -for friend makng a pressure on my suprailiac (the way physiotherapist did and i love it so much, such a relief) -for weekend -for meeting up ...
by kaalii
Thu Jun 15, 2017 12:22 am
Forum: No S Diet General Discussion
Topic: Please Vote: Company BBQ day tomorrow- S or N day?
Replies: 10
Views: 6014

im voting it an N day because i love the feedback of the red days telling me how my lifestyle might be influencing my habits... with it being an S day on my habitcal it just blends in... red is showin me the "extra"... but that is just me... i totally get the motivating part of planning your parties...
by kaalii
Thu Jun 15, 2017 12:15 am
Forum: Daily Check In
Topic: kaalii's daily check-in...
Replies: 485
Views: 187732

thank you, lifeisablessing, much appreciated! :) wednesday - green! today i'm grateful: -for the amazing physiotherapy -for a lovely outdoor concert with friends by the fire -for being able to do the laundry -for bolt being such a good dog with friends' dogs -for nice hour and half swimming while lu...
by kaalii
Tue Jun 13, 2017 6:39 pm
Forum: Daily Check In
Topic: kaalii's daily check-in...
Replies: 485
Views: 187732

oh, thank you, lifeisablessing!
with another wave of pain it was so nice to hear from you... i'm glad that i inspired you and that amplifies the sense of connection in my heart! :)
i wish the changes go for everyone's highest good in your family... :)
by kaalii
Tue Jun 13, 2017 1:11 pm
Forum: Daily Check In
Topic: kaalii's daily check-in...
Replies: 485
Views: 187732

today im grateful: -for functioning -for fun, every smallest bit of fun that came to me -for the summer shoes -for the TRE exercise this morning -for the work of BK -for youtube -for so many nice social activities around -for the mirror work -for my bath -for bolt being such a good dog -for nice wea...
by kaalii
Mon Jun 12, 2017 9:35 pm
Forum: Daily Check In
Topic: kaalii's daily check-in...
Replies: 485
Views: 187732

linda, thank you for taking time to stop by... the weekend was nice, things are getting better and better every day, surprisingly... i didnt rest as much as i wanted but i got to have wonderful people around me that energized me... monday - green! today im grateful: -for the mirror work and the new ...
by kaalii
Fri Jun 09, 2017 10:17 am
Forum: Daily Check In
Topic: kaalii's daily check-in...
Replies: 485
Views: 187732

again, early gratitude check-in today... today i'm grateful: -for talking with my ex for over 3 hours, and deeper than in a very long time -that his accident is not harder -for his love -for the possibilities -for the hope of getting back together -for enough experience to know that the work goes on...
by kaalii
Thu Jun 08, 2017 8:00 am
Forum: No S Diet General Discussion
Topic: NOT throwing the baby out with the bathwater!
Replies: 12
Views: 7493

congratulations!!
great news!!
:)
by kaalii
Thu Jun 08, 2017 7:49 am
Forum: Daily Check In
Topic: kaalii's daily check-in...
Replies: 485
Views: 187732

it is only morning but i have the need to post a bit of gratitude already because i'm feeling it sneaking on me nicely... :) and i will add more this evening... today i'm grateful: -for the pain and its lessons... so grateful how deeply i feel its gifts slowly opening in me... still vague but beauti...
by kaalii
Thu Jun 08, 2017 6:39 am
Forum: Daily Check In
Topic: Linda's daily check-in
Replies: 3916
Views: 1236217

so great to read that you are doing so good!
oh, yes, the mental space occupied by obsessing ove food that noS frees is amazing...
by kaalii
Wed Jun 07, 2017 9:24 pm
Forum: Daily Check In
Topic: kaalii's daily check-in...
Replies: 485
Views: 187732

tuesday - red!! wednesday - green!! excrutiating emotional pain and fullblown heartbreak... moving through it the best i can... psoas muscle hurts less... been to the doc... got 6 sessions of physiotherapy... but you know what they say - if you are going through hell - keep going... and the cure for...
by kaalii
Mon Jun 05, 2017 2:40 pm
Forum: Daily Check In
Topic: kaalii's daily check-in...
Replies: 485
Views: 187732

today is pentecote and in the canton where i live it is a holiday... so i'm taking an S day... i will start the list earlier than usual and update it later, if needed... today i'm grateful: -for having to walk bolt -for the forest and the amazing smell of the elderflowers in it, i picked a tiny piec...
by kaalii
Sun Jun 04, 2017 11:08 pm
Forum: Daily Check In
Topic: kaalii's daily check-in...
Replies: 485
Views: 187732

osonye, lilibug and noni, you are so sweet! it makes me still tear up to read words from you, but those are good tears - thank you so much! :) I tend to push things down or pretend they aren't there at times. oh there is a grain of wisdom in that, too... i wish i could a bit push down... a bit, at l...
by kaalii
Sat Jun 03, 2017 6:54 pm
Forum: Daily Check In
Topic: kaalii's daily check-in...
Replies: 485
Views: 187732

friday - green!! i skipped my gratitude list yesterday but i had a nice day... and knowing i will not be able to write it i made little mental lists throughout the day... but it is important to actually do the writing so... today im grateful: -for amazing evening at the music fest yesterday, being i...
by kaalii
Fri Jun 02, 2017 7:04 am
Forum: No S Diet General Discussion
Topic: Is saggy skin inevitable?
Replies: 13
Views: 8458

according to what i know, slow and steady weight loss (and then permanent maintenance with the end of yo-yo dieting) is the best thing you are doing for your skin to minimize the sagging... this is nice to remember when you feel like the weight loss is slooooow... to remember that at least your skin...
by kaalii
Fri Jun 02, 2017 6:43 am
Forum: No S Diet General Discussion
Topic: June Challenge
Replies: 47
Views: 18985

Re: June Challenge

thank you bullisaba! im in, too! :arrow: :arrow: :arrow: 01 02 :) :) :) 06 07 08 09 :) :) 12 13 14 15 16 :) :) 19 2021 22 23 :) :) 26 27 28 29 30 :) :) 5th - pentecote 7th - 2 pieces of vegan cake 15th - seconds and desert 27th - a cookie and a chocolate candy 28th- popcorn 29th - a piece of pizza 3...
by kaalii
Thu Jun 01, 2017 10:27 pm
Forum: Daily Check In
Topic: kaalii's daily check-in...
Replies: 485
Views: 187732

thank you soooo much skycat and merry!!! amazing how online vibes make it feel better!! you are appreciated!! :) thursday - green!! today im grateful: -for understanding from a colleague that i would be a bit late in the morning to work due to my pain and moving so slowly -for the talk with the boss...
by kaalii
Wed May 31, 2017 6:29 pm
Forum: Daily Check In
Topic: kaalii's daily check-in...
Replies: 485
Views: 187732

wednesday - green! day 3 since the breakup... feels like 3 weeks or months... times goes so slowly when we are in pain... i do already feel a bit better overall... but grief comes in waves and i'm ready for it... unfortunatelly, there are just no shortcuts through it... :( today i'm grateful: -for a...
by kaalii
Wed May 31, 2017 5:47 am
Forum: Daily Check In
Topic: Linda's daily check-in
Replies: 3916
Views: 1236217

just like merry says...

hey, and so great to hear from you, linda!
so great to be in the place of noS where you feel you might take the training wheels off... looking forward to reaching it myself one day maybe...
by kaalii
Tue May 30, 2017 11:12 pm
Forum: Daily Check In
Topic: kaalii's daily check-in...
Replies: 485
Views: 187732

oh, linda and whosonfirst, you actually made me tear up... obviously im fast on the cry trigger nowadays but still, means a lot to me! :) today was something between sick day and red! i was in pain so i had to take a voltaren before the meal was prepared... but not on empty stomack so i had a toast ...
by kaalii
Tue May 30, 2017 12:47 pm
Forum: Daily Check In
Topic: kaalii's daily check-in...
Replies: 485
Views: 187732

oh, thank you so much, ironchef!
nothing to be impressed with, though... this is a bare necessity... this all feels like a straw that keeps me from drowning... like i could fall apart in thousand pieces at any moment...
so much more work ahead of me...

i appreciate a lot that you have stopped by! :)
by kaalii
Mon May 29, 2017 8:59 pm
Forum: Daily Check In
Topic: kaalii's daily check-in...
Replies: 485
Views: 187732

monday - red! i had an extra plate of food... my appetite is good... im again in more pain from my psoas muscle... could barely make it through the day at work... i hope tomorrow will be better... i cried only once today in the morning... the rest were 2-3 tearing up... today im grateful: -for my be...
by kaalii
Mon May 29, 2017 6:35 am
Forum: Daily Check In
Topic: kaalii's daily check-in...
Replies: 485
Views: 187732

friday was a sick day! i was in so much pain in my psoas muscle that slowly went away only for the drive back on sunday... on top of that i have ended what used to be the best relationship of my life... im shattered and relieved at the same time... taking it one moment at the time... i tend to forge...
by kaalii
Fri May 26, 2017 10:58 am
Forum: No S Diet General Discussion
Topic: ***** May Challenge *****
Replies: 14
Views: 7799

bump
by kaalii
Fri May 26, 2017 10:56 am
Forum: Daily Check In
Topic: kaalii's daily check-in...
Replies: 485
Views: 187732

thursday - green!! althoug i had a bowl of cereals for dinner which i a borderline S for me... i'm in serious pain, it seems my psoas or iliac muscle or tendons are hurt or inflamed... not sure how since i havent done any out of ordinary strain nor stretch... i'm in bed and cant move without serious...
by kaalii
Fri May 26, 2017 9:57 am
Forum: Daily Check In
Topic: Linda's daily check-in
Replies: 3916
Views: 1236217

hey, linda! how are you?


you wrote you also had a glitch... i hope you are fine...
and you are missed here! :)
by kaalii
Thu May 25, 2017 10:44 am
Forum: Daily Check In
Topic: kaalii's daily check-in...
Replies: 485
Views: 187732

wednesday - green!! managed to make it green a long 10 hour drive with lots of traffic jams and waiting... i did take a cofee, which i normally dont drink, so it worked like a charm to kep me both less tired and no need for snacking while driving... even with my son next to me having chips... i prep...
by kaalii
Tue May 23, 2017 10:18 pm
Forum: Daily Check In
Topic: kaalii's daily check-in...
Replies: 485
Views: 187732

tuesday - green! today im grateful: -for nice bike ride and game of fetch with bolt -for fun at work and saving 2 donuts from desserts at work for luka -for nice conversation with the neighbour -for meeting a friend i havent seen in couple of months and 2 new people i met that she has visiting (from...
by kaalii
Tue May 23, 2017 5:13 pm
Forum: No S Diet Testimonials (aka "yearly check in")
Topic: 1 year of maintainig sanity and staying lean on noS
Replies: 9
Views: 9520

oh, thank you, ironchef!
you are my inspiration, too! :)
by kaalii
Tue May 23, 2017 8:07 am
Forum: Daily Check In
Topic: kaia daily check in
Replies: 118
Views: 41399

welcome, kaia!

oh yes, i also find the daily (or almost daily) check in immensely valuable tool... i plan to do it for at least couple of years and then see if habitcal will sufice... i want to be sure that this amazing thing sticks... because it works, it just does, on so many levels...
by kaalii
Tue May 23, 2017 7:58 am
Forum: No S Diet General Discussion
Topic: 2017 One year No S Challenge
Replies: 425
Views: 160043

also here, and here to stay! :)
going through a rough patch in life... but noS is almost like an anchor...
besides my check-in thread that also helps keep me accountable i have no time to participate more...
but you guys are on my mind!! :)
by kaalii
Mon May 22, 2017 5:02 pm
Forum: Daily Check In
Topic: kaalii's daily check-in...
Replies: 485
Views: 187732

monday - green!! today im grateful: -for not anymore having to work on mondays with a colleague i really can't find a way to work with (none can, really, but since she has private connections with the upper management my boss cant fire her and has problems where to place her since none likes to work...
by kaalii
Sun May 21, 2017 7:51 pm
Forum: Daily Check In
Topic: kaalii's daily check-in...
Replies: 485
Views: 187732

Sunday today im grateful: -for luka's independence -for being calmer -for the stability of my life -for loving my job -for the sunbathing during the walk in the forest -for bolt behaving off-leash -for feeling no pressure -for a song of one bird -for luka suggesting a longer path through the forest ...
by kaalii
Sun May 21, 2017 10:48 am
Forum: Urban Ranger General Discussion
Topic: when walking/running is a part of life(style)
Replies: 2
Views: 7865

when walking/running is a part of life(style)

inspiring!! http://mexiconewsdaily.com/news/raramuri-runner-wins-puebla-ultramarathon/ Rarámuri runner wins Puebla ultramarathon Indigenous woman ran the 50 kilometers wearing a skirt and very basic sandals It has taken more than two weeks for the word to get out, but today the news is circulating q...
by kaalii
Sat May 20, 2017 7:22 pm
Forum: Daily Check In
Topic: kaalii's daily check-in...
Replies: 485
Views: 187732

today im grateful: -for a green noS week -for the end of rainy days and sunny and warm days ahead -for plenty of rest -for laughter just now with luka -for the plans with my bf -for only 2 work days next week for me and then a loong weekend and trip -for the peaches (bought them inspired by watching...
by kaalii
Fri May 19, 2017 8:47 pm
Forum: Daily Check In
Topic: kaalii's daily check-in...
Replies: 485
Views: 187732

friday - green!! today im grateful: -for the whole experience with luka and his drum teacher at the jazz academy... and for his teacher passing his last exam there with highest marks... and what his teachers said there about luka's drumming -for getting to play an amazing yamaha big concert piano a ...
by kaalii
Thu May 18, 2017 10:08 pm
Forum: Daily Check In
Topic: kaalii's daily check-in...
Replies: 485
Views: 187732

thursday - green!! today im grateful: -for my son finding 100chf on the street... haha, that boy! so funny to see him feeling so rich! -for youtube -for the simple skill to fix flat tyre on the bike -for such nice cuddles with bolt while grooming him -for the alcohol-free beer to enjoy when hanging ...
by kaalii
Wed May 17, 2017 5:58 pm
Forum: Daily Check In
Topic: kaalii's daily check-in...
Replies: 485
Views: 187732

wednesday - green!! today i'm grateful -for my bf's birthday and special tenderness we shared, i love him so much! -for the laughs with luka -for the good swimming session, slower but steady for 45 minutes with only 3 pauses of couple of minutes for a hydromasage -for the water... such a therapeutic...
by kaalii
Tue May 16, 2017 4:59 pm
Forum: Daily Check In
Topic: kaalii's daily check-in...
Replies: 485
Views: 187732

thank you, lifesisablessing, for your encouraging words! :) tuesday - green! today im grateful -for 2 lovely fetch set of games with bolt -for his cuddles -for my hands and fingers (inspired by my boss' recent accident, who is academic sculptor and painter, and while mixing the paint for la chaux te...
by kaalii
Mon May 15, 2017 7:54 pm
Forum: No S Diet General Discussion
Topic: ***** May Challenge *****
Replies: 14
Views: 7799

bump
by kaalii
Mon May 15, 2017 7:04 pm
Forum: Daily Check In
Topic: kaalii's daily check-in...
Replies: 485
Views: 187732

monday - green!! today i'm grateful: -for driving my van -for t-shirt day again and sunshine -for chatting with the neighbours -for the opportunity to help a colleague so that she could leave work earlier today -for being with luka as he was buying himself a game from his own pocket money and witnes...
by kaalii
Sun May 14, 2017 1:28 pm
Forum: Daily Check In
Topic: kaalii's daily check-in...
Replies: 485
Views: 187732

thank you, ladybird and whosonfirst! so nice to hear your support! it is very appreciated here! i wish i had time to read more this forum... but it has been busy or intense lately... seems like all the red days in april and birthdays have a bit caught up with my stats... i gained 2kg... which is per...
by kaalii
Sat May 13, 2017 5:03 pm
Forum: Daily Check In
Topic: kaalii's daily check-in...
Replies: 485
Views: 187732

thank you ramy and linda! ramy, it was indeed a nice year of noS, yet a lot of inner struggles are now in me... it is good that noS is a kind of anchor for me... while at the same time not letting me put my problems into eating (whether it is overeating or overcontrolling my eating)... linda, luka i...
by kaalii
Thu May 11, 2017 2:14 pm
Forum: Daily Check In
Topic: Linda's daily check-in
Replies: 3916
Views: 1236217

oh, happy birthday to you and your daughter!!

it was my son's bday on the 9th!
i just love people born in may - my son and my bf are both born in may and quite a number of friends...

keep being yourself!! you rock! :)
by kaalii
Thu May 11, 2017 1:59 pm
Forum: Daily Check In
Topic: kaalii's daily check-in...
Replies: 485
Views: 187732

monday - green! tuesday - S day (my son's birthday) wedensday - green! my son's b-day, bf here and generally being really busy prevented me from checking-in here and doing the gratitude list... which was exactly what i needed as i am feeling less then good... after coming back home from work to dog'...
by kaalii
Sat May 06, 2017 4:40 pm
Forum: Daily Check In
Topic: kaalii's daily check-in...
Replies: 485
Views: 187732

friday - green!! yesterday i missed out on checking in but it was a nice day... today im grateful - for luka going to his dad this weekend and although, because of the bad weather, they postponed their trip to amusement park i gave him my share of money and they will go to buy nintendo gift together...
by kaalii
Thu May 04, 2017 9:51 pm
Forum: Daily Check In
Topic: kaalii's daily check-in...
Replies: 485
Views: 187732

thursday - green! a bit of a hungry day as always on thursdays when i work early and take the early breakfast and dont implement my 16:8 IF feeding time habit... but already checking in green hoping not to have night hunger in which case i will take a coconut milk cocoa or ayran (watered down and sa...
by kaalii
Wed May 03, 2017 8:01 pm
Forum: Daily Check In
Topic: kaalii's daily check-in...
Replies: 485
Views: 187732

thanks ironchef and noni! :) oh yes, i remember when writing it regularly, the lists were becoming bigger and more inspired... life, too! ;) wednesday - green! today im grateful... - for hanging out with friends last night and bolt practically pulling me on the bike there and back... it was fun! - f...
by kaalii
Tue May 02, 2017 7:06 pm
Forum: Daily Check In
Topic: Ramy's Daily Check In
Replies: 30
Views: 10126

ramy, welcome! :)
those are nice goals and you are in the right place to get support to achieve them!
by kaalii
Tue May 02, 2017 6:27 pm
Forum: No S Diet General Discussion
Topic: ***** May Challenge *****
Replies: 14
Views: 7799

thank you, merry! and bulisaba! :mrgreen: i'm in, too! hoping for a more green month than april that, although it didnt change my stats much, was a disaster habit-wise... not a single green week... :shock: :) 02 03 04 05 :) :) 08 :) 10 11 12 :) :) 15 16 17 18 19 :) :) 22 23 24 25 26 :) :) 29 30 31 1...
by kaalii
Tue May 02, 2017 6:12 pm
Forum: Daily Check In
Topic: kaalii's daily check-in...
Replies: 485
Views: 187732

oh, thank you skycat! :D this forum has brought so much good in my life i'm glad to inspire back! even though it comes from bad habits of the mind that invited some dark clouds over something that i knew deep inside was not a bad life at all... so, back to the basics... again... :lol: alles gute! :)...
by kaalii
Tue May 02, 2017 5:16 pm
Forum: Daily Check In
Topic: kaalii's daily check-in...
Replies: 485
Views: 187732

tuesday - green! today im grateful: - for good car mechanic situation - for getting a doc appointment next week and not having to wait longer even though they are quite full - for the eggs (every week) from my boss, from her pet chickens - for luka's top grades at school so that today, when he got h...
by kaalii
Mon May 01, 2017 8:42 pm
Forum: Daily Check In
Topic: RAWCOOKIE's NoS Journal
Replies: 1096
Views: 363695

oh, congrats on 2 years!
and i will miss you here rawcookie!
but i understand the need to manage the time and focus spent on internet!
tons of hugs from this side of the screen! :)
by kaalii
Mon May 01, 2017 8:28 pm
Forum: Daily Check In
Topic: kaalii's daily check-in...
Replies: 485
Views: 187732

this was a long weekend of 3 S days... today we didnt work as all the schools are closed on 1.may here... people were having grill parties all around us and we also attended one on sunday... happy to go back to N days... this was a messy months for me regarding habits... 7 red days! a record in this...
by kaalii
Mon May 01, 2017 3:28 pm
Forum: Daily Check In
Topic: Linda's daily check-in
Replies: 3916
Views: 1236217

ironchef wrote:Linda, you do have a job, it's just not one that our society currently rewards with money. You're allowed to say no if you have something that you need to do!
totally!!
by kaalii
Sun Apr 30, 2017 10:13 pm
Forum: No S Diet Testimonials (aka "yearly check in")
Topic: 1 year of maintainig sanity and staying lean on noS
Replies: 9
Views: 9520

oh, than you skelton, reinhard and whosonfirst!! :) Weight loss, though important for some, is never *as* important, and (to paraphrase C.S. Lewis) you can't get second things unless you put first things first (in which case, as in yours, second things often come as a bonus). It's also great to hear...
by kaalii
Fri Apr 28, 2017 10:45 pm
Forum: Daily Check In
Topic: kaalii's daily check-in...
Replies: 485
Views: 187732

thank you, rawcookie! :)

friday green!
by kaalii
Thu Apr 27, 2017 4:49 pm
Forum: Daily Check In
Topic: kaalii's daily check-in...
Replies: 485
Views: 187732

thursday - green! but packed plates, im hungry... called in sick, i dont feel so good today... physically and mentally... even cried a bit... but it is stillnot time for pms... hmmm... the weather is horribly depresive in the past couple of days... but it is more about my relationship that is in the...
by kaalii
Wed Apr 26, 2017 8:24 pm
Forum: Daily Check In
Topic: kaalii's daily check-in...
Replies: 485
Views: 187732

wednesday - green!

not too much hunger today...
by kaalii
Wed Apr 26, 2017 8:19 pm
Forum: No S Diet Testimonials (aka "yearly check in")
Topic: 1 year of maintainig sanity and staying lean on noS
Replies: 9
Views: 9520

lifeisablessing, thank you!
and great to have you here to share the road together! :)
by kaalii
Tue Apr 25, 2017 7:23 pm
Forum: No S Diet Testimonials (aka "yearly check in")
Topic: 1 year of maintainig sanity and staying lean on noS
Replies: 9
Views: 9520

1 year of maintainig sanity and staying lean on noS

i started noS at my goal weight 19.5bmi and 20.7% body fat that i had reached with calorie counting over a period of a year or so (slowly, with 500calorie deficit per day and never under the total of 1200cal/day) and IF (16:8 version, that i still do most of the days)... at my heaviest, the year whe...
by kaalii
Tue Apr 25, 2017 5:49 pm
Forum: Everyday Systems General Discussion
Topic: In Defense of "Failure"
Replies: 6
Views: 15931

great podcast!!
by kaalii
Tue Apr 25, 2017 5:35 pm
Forum: Daily Check In
Topic: kaalii's daily check-in...
Replies: 485
Views: 187732

another red day!

tuesday - red!

pain au chocolat snack at work
by kaalii
Mon Apr 24, 2017 8:23 pm
Forum: Daily Check In
Topic: kaalii's daily check-in...
Replies: 485
Views: 187732

monday - red!

an extra plate...
i was hungry and because i have not had any S on weekend because there was no opportunity really and we have been outdoors all the time and so much walking i allowed it knowing that this hunger was the real hunger, not just craving...