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by HoneyBeeNYC
Fri Jul 22, 2016 12:08 pm
Forum: No S Diet General Discussion
Topic: Are There Any Intermittent Fast Survivors Here?
Replies: 36
Views: 18987

"Your smoking and drinking analogy is ridiculous, and doesn't merit a response." My point about smoking and drinking was, I thought, obvious. But the person didn't want to listen, so I will repeat my point. Studies have been done on certain metabolic effects of smoking. I'm not kidding.... Here they...
by HoneyBeeNYC
Fri Jul 22, 2016 11:55 am
Forum: No S Diet General Discussion
Topic: Are There Any Intermittent Fast Survivors Here?
Replies: 36
Views: 18987

Re: IF

I looked into it and it seemed really beneficial, so I did it last August, hoping to lose five pounds. I followed a pretty easy one, the '8 hour diet'. (basically just skipping breakfast and not eating after dinner most days of the week.) It should have been either good or neutral, but I gained fiv...
by HoneyBeeNYC
Wed Jul 20, 2016 2:24 pm
Forum: No S Diet General Discussion
Topic: Are There Any Intermittent Fast Survivors Here?
Replies: 36
Views: 18987

No offense or unpleasant hints intended... just providing information gleaned from my own research and experience that I felt relevant and worthwhile. The famous "Okinawa Longevity Study," among others, demonstrated the benefits of long-term caloric restriction on increased longevity and reduced mo...
by HoneyBeeNYC
Mon Jul 18, 2016 5:42 pm
Forum: No S Diet General Discussion
Topic: Are There Any Intermittent Fast Survivors Here?
Replies: 36
Views: 18987

This thought experiment helped me to clarify what, really, a fast is. So my rough definition would be: the time that the body goes without food, after digesting, when the stomach is empty, while awake, when the body uses its stored energy, and goes into energy deficit. Perhaps that is wordy but it ...
by HoneyBeeNYC
Mon Jul 18, 2016 5:38 pm
Forum: No S Diet General Discussion
Topic: Are There Any Intermittent Fast Survivors Here?
Replies: 36
Views: 18987

Multiple studies have shown that long-term caloric restriction is the single most effective intervention for increasing longevity.
Cite one.

The study that was done on monkeys was riddled with errors.

http://www.myhealthwire.com/news/diet-nutrition/64
by HoneyBeeNYC
Mon Jul 18, 2016 12:49 pm
Forum: No S Diet General Discussion
Topic: Are There Any Intermittent Fast Survivors Here?
Replies: 36
Views: 18987

After reading this: https://www.pacifichealthlabs.com/blog/could-you-be-losing-muscle-instead-of-fat-heres-how-not-to-do-that/ " In individuals who moderately reduced their daily caloric intake, 91% of the loss was fat and only 9% was muscle. But in subjects who severely reduced their daily caloric ...
by HoneyBeeNYC
Sat Jun 25, 2016 3:13 pm
Forum: No S Diet General Discussion
Topic: Still Hoping to Succeed
Replies: 42
Views: 19748

I just want immediate results. I've learned to say to myself the following: how are you feeling right now? do you feel good? healthy? Are you really going to feel that much better if you're thin? When I was in my gaining mode the last 3-4 months that's how I would keep myself from going crazy with d...
by HoneyBeeNYC
Fri Jun 24, 2016 11:52 am
Forum: No S Diet General Discussion
Topic: Still Hoping to Succeed
Replies: 42
Views: 19748

Brad Pilon says no one is hungry or wants to eat when she is jumping out of an airplane, meaning that a lot of our eating is just because we aren't involved in something else more absorbing. I jumped out of airplanes and i was very hungry sometimes while doing it... :P Intermittent fasting for me i...
by HoneyBeeNYC
Fri Jun 24, 2016 2:15 am
Forum: No S Diet General Discussion
Topic: Still Hoping to Succeed
Replies: 42
Views: 19748

"I think you can do something about your looks without eating less. That's a separate issue. In fact, doing a bit more for yourself there can bolster your will to do more with your eating. Don't wait to eat better to spend a little more time sprucing up, just for yourself! " Yes. Yes. Yes. Yes. Yes....
by HoneyBeeNYC
Thu Jun 23, 2016 12:42 am
Forum: No S Diet General Discussion
Topic: Why did you leave? Why are you back?
Replies: 253
Views: 112094

It's interesting--I didn't realize just how much I ate (as in constantly, all day long), until I focused on meals. I had all kinds of triggers (want to read something longer online? Time for a snack. Tough question to answer for my work? Time for a snack. Kinda bored? Time for a snack...etc...) Gra...
by HoneyBeeNYC
Wed Jun 22, 2016 10:10 pm
Forum: Daily Check In
Topic: MaryAnn's Check in
Replies: 7
Views: 4570

Re: MaryAnn's Check in

All, Good morning. Well, I am very mad at myself. History: - Several years ago lost 40 lbs on WW -Gave up WW and went on No S. Was maintaining beautifully THEN: -Decided to diet again to get to a DREAM weight ( why? I didn't even need to!) - Diet didn't work. I felt deprived. Decided to try another...
by HoneyBeeNYC
Wed Jun 22, 2016 3:22 pm
Forum: No S Diet General Discussion
Topic: Why did you leave? Why are you back?
Replies: 253
Views: 112094

Extinction burst (from Wikipedia) -snip It can be hard to think about this in terms of training yourself, as instead of a pigeon, our brain is going to give us the extinction burst. Perhaps the unwanted behavior is a "I want a snack" signal that is conditioned to occur every time you see food in yo...
by HoneyBeeNYC
Wed Jun 22, 2016 3:04 pm
Forum: Daily Check In
Topic: HoneyBeeNYC's Weekly Check-In
Replies: 2
Views: 2589

I hope the new orthopedist is able to help you with the walking pain--that's got to be frustrating! :( Good for you that you didn't go way off track this weekend! Honestly, emotional issues are my top problems with controlling my eating. It's so easy to try to make the "hollow gut" feeling go away ...
by HoneyBeeNYC
Mon Jun 20, 2016 4:02 pm
Forum: Daily Check In
Topic: HoneyBeeNYC's Weekly Check-In
Replies: 2
Views: 2589

HoneyBeeNYC's Weekly Check-In

I said I wouldn't check in for a month. I didn't lie, things changed. :lol: For me, No S means No Stressing about the details, so I'm not going to list the foods I ate, etc. Suffice it to say I ate three meals a day, did pretty well until Friday. I'm injured and I'm in rehab. My favorite form of the...
by HoneyBeeNYC
Mon Jun 20, 2016 11:12 am
Forum: Daily Check In
Topic: Cedar check in Vanilla No S
Replies: 137
Views: 47433

excellent points. Who eats grubs, intuitively hahaha...and yes, they are considered a delicacy. I've heard about it, and have seen video of natives, and missionaries, eating grubs. You're quite right about the social pressure to overeat...the opportunities to snack and the portions sizes alone have...
by HoneyBeeNYC
Sun Jun 19, 2016 10:27 pm
Forum: No S Diet General Discussion
Topic: Why I'm Here
Replies: 32
Views: 17156

[ Perhaps you know someone who eats "an elegant sufficiency" and puts the fork down. Pretend you are her. That raging appetite might quiet down. Just a suggestion!! this gave me chills. I imagine a sophisticated Parisienne, sitting cross legged (double crossing at the ankle, of course) and chatting...
by HoneyBeeNYC
Sun Jun 19, 2016 12:04 pm
Forum: Daily Check In
Topic: Cedar check in Vanilla No S
Replies: 137
Views: 47433

It is so true, what you quoted there about an obese person, even once you reduce...my set point was 250 for years, and then 275 for a long time. No thank you. Clearly I have messed up my body's signals/intuition/what have you, and I have to learn what I feel like thru practice. Thankfully, the NoS ...
by HoneyBeeNYC
Fri Jun 17, 2016 5:43 pm
Forum: No S Diet General Discussion
Topic: Why I'm Here
Replies: 32
Views: 17156

Thanks, Over43! :) And lol, Honey, at that typo!!! And I didn't even catch it the first time. :D It's funny, before finding success with my NoS mods, I've often thought (over my many years of dieting) that one of the most effective ways to get thin would be if you could invisibly follow thin people...
by HoneyBeeNYC
Thu Jun 16, 2016 9:02 pm
Forum: No S Diet General Discussion
Topic: Why I'm Here
Replies: 32
Views: 17156

... some of your 31 pounds of fat is as necessary as your lung tissue, your bone tissue and your tendons and ligaments and fasciia. In other words, you need that stuff, so don't count it. Hi Honey! :) And I'm fine with "Life" too lol. I should have clarified a bit further when I was discussing the ...
by HoneyBeeNYC
Thu Jun 16, 2016 12:43 pm
Forum: No S Diet General Discussion
Topic: Why I'm Here
Replies: 32
Views: 17156

Hi and thank you, moderatemeals! :) I tried NoS before also, but found that the weekends were a bit out of control for me. This time around, I came up with the sweet and/or snack mod within the meal, and honestly, that has been the ticket! To answer your first question, my challenging times were al...
by HoneyBeeNYC
Thu Jun 16, 2016 12:07 pm
Forum: No S Diet General Discussion
Topic: Biggest Loser - And Gainer
Replies: 11
Views: 7100

These people had a resting metabolic rate of 2,600…. One would expect their resting metabolic rate to be higher though, because there are more cells to replace, more blood to pump, etc... for a person who weighs significantly more. However, it doesn't sound like the RMR was actually measured before...
by HoneyBeeNYC
Wed Jun 15, 2016 12:53 pm
Forum: No S Diet General Discussion
Topic: Are There Any Intermittent Fast Survivors Here?
Replies: 36
Views: 18987

Caloric Restriction for longevity debunked: http://www.myhealthwire.com/news/diet-nutrition/64 The link to the study is in the article. The article is OK but the stupid journalist still wrote this annoying sentence: "The results may come as good news for those who want to have their cake and live lo...
by HoneyBeeNYC
Wed Jun 15, 2016 12:39 pm
Forum: No S Diet General Discussion
Topic: Are There Any Intermittent Fast Survivors Here?
Replies: 36
Views: 18987

Interesting--I've never read about IF, but many days my "eating window" on NoS is around 8-9 hours. I tend to get some things done first and eat breakfast around 10, lunch around 1-2 (some days as late as 3), and then dinner is usually around 6 or 7. I think if my goal was *only* to eat during a ce...
by HoneyBeeNYC
Tue Jun 14, 2016 11:30 pm
Forum: No S Diet General Discussion
Topic: Why I'm Here
Replies: 32
Views: 17156

Re: Why I'm Here

I was a bit saddened and disappointed to inadvertently come across a post in the daily check in section from one of the veteran members of the forum who said it was "luck" that I lost the weight I wanted to so quickly, and even questioned why I'm here. And that's why I'm here. :) No one loses weigh...
by HoneyBeeNYC
Tue Jun 14, 2016 11:25 pm
Forum: No S Diet General Discussion
Topic: Are There Any Intermittent Fast Survivors Here?
Replies: 36
Views: 18987

Interestingly, with No S I have dinner around 6:00 and don't have breakfast until around 9:00 in the morning. So I generally have a 12+ hour fasting schedule that I never planned. Sometimes I'm a bit hungry at some point after dinner, but I'm never hungry first thing in the morning. Weird! Whether ...
by HoneyBeeNYC
Tue Jun 14, 2016 6:24 pm
Forum: No S Diet General Discussion
Topic: Are There Any Intermittent Fast Survivors Here?
Replies: 36
Views: 18987

I did the 16:8 version. I didn't lose more than a few pounds because I ate like pig during my " feeding window". I do like the health benefits of fasting so I'll probably do it occasionally but not for weight loss. Right, I think everyone does that: stuff after starving. nope... ;) because 16:8 ver...
by HoneyBeeNYC
Tue Jun 14, 2016 4:00 pm
Forum: No S Diet General Discussion
Topic: Are There Any Intermittent Fast Survivors Here?
Replies: 36
Views: 18987

I did the 16:8 version. I didn't lose more than a few pounds because I ate like pig during my " feeding window". I do like the health benefits of fasting so I'll probably do it occasionally but not for weight loss. Right, I think everyone does that: stuff after starving. And what are these benefits...
by HoneyBeeNYC
Tue Jun 14, 2016 3:57 pm
Forum: No S Diet General Discussion
Topic: Are There Any Intermittent Fast Survivors Here?
Replies: 36
Views: 18987

My second attempt at No S was combined with IF 2X 24hr fasts (or close to it). I lost almost 30 pounds, a record for me that brought me to a normal BMI. My weekends were almost always gluttonous, so near the end of my one and a half years of doing this, the weight I lost, started creeping back up. ...
by HoneyBeeNYC
Tue Jun 14, 2016 11:54 am
Forum: No S Diet General Discussion
Topic: Why did you leave? Why are you back?
Replies: 253
Views: 112094

Welcome HoneyBeeNYC! I got to a point where I was okay but as soon as I tried adding in some walking, it would flair up again--even the short walk around my block, which is only .9 of a mile. When you get to the point where you're ready to add back in walking, here's a tip that really helped me--sl...
by HoneyBeeNYC
Tue Jun 14, 2016 1:52 am
Forum: No S Diet General Discussion
Topic: Are There Any Intermittent Fast Survivors Here?
Replies: 36
Views: 18987

Are There Any Intermittent Fast Survivors Here?

I have a lifelong history of weight issues, but for now, I'll restrict my observation to the most recent: in 2011, I lost 25 pounds, mostly by IFing for three days. I'd eat 1-2 skimpy meals in three days and the other four, eat moderately. In fact, I'd say I did the No S diet for four days a week - ...
by HoneyBeeNYC
Mon Jun 13, 2016 11:22 pm
Forum: No S Diet General Discussion
Topic: No S Catch Phrase Glossary (add yours!)
Replies: 157
Views: 155346

oolala53 wrote:Except sometimes, even for "starving." :lol:
I don't understand. Splain, please.
by HoneyBeeNYC
Mon Jun 13, 2016 9:08 pm
Forum: No S Diet General Discussion
Topic: Why did you leave? Why are you back?
Replies: 253
Views: 112094

Hi HoneyBeeNYC! Welcome to NoS from another newbie! :) I'm definitely with you on the IF! I gave it a try for awhile, but got tired of always feeling run down after being on it. There is some research out there saying that it is counterproductive for females; once I read that, it was all the convin...
by HoneyBeeNYC
Mon Jun 13, 2016 2:01 pm
Forum: No S Diet General Discussion
Topic: Why did you leave? Why are you back?
Replies: 253
Views: 112094

Keep track all you like! It's all about habit. If it helps you establish and solidify the meal habit, do it. If it doesn't actually do that OR makes you crazy, drop it. That's my conclusion - whatever helps me stick to it stays, everything else goes. That's why I won't do the daily check-in, becaus...
by HoneyBeeNYC
Sun Jun 12, 2016 11:01 pm
Forum: No S Diet General Discussion
Topic: No S Catch Phrase Glossary (add yours!)
Replies: 157
Views: 155346

Re: No S Catch Phrase Glossary (add yours!)

No S Catch Phrase Glossary? As I have followed these topics, I've seen a lot of one-liners/zingers that cut straight to the heart of what we're trying to do. Of course the first is Reinhard's original simple and straightforward eating plan with its fourteen little words and his S day advice as belo...
by HoneyBeeNYC
Sun Jun 12, 2016 3:26 pm
Forum: Daily Check In
Topic: Starting No S While Injured
Replies: 1
Views: 1919

Starting No S While Injured

I gave myself a vile, nasty case of plantar fasciitis while trying to get in shape as part of a weight loss effort. :roll: It's been no end of a lesson. I don't tell other people what to do, but if I could tell myself what to do three months ago, I would say: "Get your eating habits in shape first, ...
by HoneyBeeNYC
Sun Jun 12, 2016 3:16 pm
Forum: Off-Topic
Topic: A Fantastic Online Yoga Teacher
Replies: 2
Views: 3887

A Fantastic Online Yoga Teacher

Cards on the table: I'm not a big fan of yoga. And I swear I have zero commercial attachments to this lady. Her name is Esther Ekhart, and she has gazillions of videos on Youtube that you can check out. I'm not sure about Reinhard's policy on linking, so just google Esther Ekhart Yoga and youtube. S...
by HoneyBeeNYC
Sun Jun 12, 2016 3:05 pm
Forum: No S Diet General Discussion
Topic: Why did you leave? Why are you back?
Replies: 253
Views: 112094

Welcome HoneyBeeNYC! Yes, I've dealt with PF here, in both feet. At times it has gotten pretty bad, and I know what you mean--you just have to rest it, ice it, do the stretches etc... I've done a night brace too. I find really good arch support is crucial (I like the ones I get from the Dr. Scholl'...
by HoneyBeeNYC
Sun Jun 12, 2016 2:32 am
Forum: No S Diet General Discussion
Topic: Why did you leave? Why are you back?
Replies: 253
Views: 112094

Thank you everyone that has posted on here. This is so helpful. I am frustrated because I have not lost any weight yet and it's been almost 4 weeks but after reading these stories I refuse to quit. I'm use to losing weight fast so this is taking quite a bit of patience. I now know what an extinctio...
by HoneyBeeNYC
Sun Jun 12, 2016 1:55 am
Forum: No S Diet General Discussion
Topic: Another Failed Weightwatchers Attempt!
Replies: 19
Views: 9938

Re: Another Failed Weightwatchers Attempt!

Somebody once said, "If you do what you have always done, you will get what you always get." Am I stupid? Actually no. I have a degree, plus a Masters degree, am a qualified teacher - so why when it comes to losing weight I act so utterly dumb? Part of me feels doomed, the other part of me sees mys...
by HoneyBeeNYC
Sat Jun 11, 2016 11:10 pm
Forum: No S Diet General Discussion
Topic: Why did you leave? Why are you back?
Replies: 253
Views: 112094

Why I Left, Why I Came Back

Hi! First, can someone define what is an "extinction burst"? I think I can guess but I'd like an "official" :lol: answer. Background: before I did No S, I had lost 25 pounds by driving myself b*tsh*t, doing little episodes of starvation and furious exercise. It worked, gotta say. But I was strugglin...