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by Blithe Morning
Fri Apr 11, 2008 1:48 pm
Forum: No S Diet General Discussion
Topic: Green
Replies: 13
Views: 3943

Blithe Morning, if you will run for president and use that as your platform I will vote for you ! Blueskighs Thanks, Blue. I doubt I could get elected dog catcher by advocating for anything that would result in less corn production, at least until there are some huge systemic changes in our food pr...
by Blithe Morning
Thu Apr 10, 2008 4:11 pm
Forum: No S Diet General Discussion
Topic: Green
Replies: 13
Views: 3943

And unlike other "green" actions you could take, there's no complex chain of arguments to consider, like, whether lamb imported from new Zealand actually has a lower carbon footprint than locally raised lamb, etc. We (the human collective we) so overthink these things. I once witnessed a huge argum...
by Blithe Morning
Thu Apr 10, 2008 12:06 pm
Forum: No S Diet General Discussion
Topic: Green
Replies: 13
Views: 3943

Green

I work in environmental education and outreach. And I've been thinking about No S in terms of my work. One of the things that is a significant topic of discussion in my area is how to change people's behaviors. There is a fair amount of research dedicated to this as well as two listserves that I kno...
by Blithe Morning
Thu Apr 10, 2008 10:20 am
Forum: No S Diet General Discussion
Topic: Low metabolism
Replies: 4
Views: 2281

Hi momm243 I have hypothyroidism (underactive thyroid - diagnosed 8 years ago) and type 2 diabetes (diagnosed 2 years ago) and as a result I also have a very low metabolism. Merry, This makes your signature line even more telling. I think a lot people in your situation would have just resigned them...
by Blithe Morning
Wed Apr 09, 2008 11:01 pm
Forum: No S Diet General Discussion
Topic: Stacy's Progress (WAS: New NoS'er here)
Replies: 55
Views: 15715

I used to live next door to a Stacy Jo. Did you ever live in South Dakota?

PS (Hello, regardless where you are from)
by Blithe Morning
Wed Apr 09, 2008 5:04 pm
Forum: No S Diet General Discussion
Topic: Simple rules yet interpretations confusing
Replies: 27
Views: 9330

The plan is simple. It reminds me of the way I understood eating when I was 8. You normally didn't have snacks because they would "ruin your dinner". You normally didn't have seconds because it was more food than you needed. If you were really hungry, you had an apple. You normally didn't have sweet...
by Blithe Morning
Tue Apr 08, 2008 12:22 am
Forum: Off-Topic
Topic: The No S Diet Store
Replies: 2
Views: 4397

You know after thinking about it, I think my husband would like a box of golf pencils. This is actually a pretty nifty life hack. He's into charts and checklists and stuff.
by Blithe Morning
Tue Apr 08, 2008 12:16 am
Forum: No S Diet General Discussion
Topic: Tell me the Truth
Replies: 10
Views: 4294

I'm starting my third week. The first week was rugged. The second, not so bad. Today was fine. In an odd kind of way it was a relief to feel real hunger at lunch time. Just keep telling yourself that it will not hurt you to be hungry for an hour or so. Then when you get to eat next, you will eat eno...
by Blithe Morning
Sun Apr 06, 2008 12:18 pm
Forum: No S Diet General Discussion
Topic: I'm not overweight, will this diet work for me?
Replies: 11
Views: 4028

One of the best reasons for No S, I think, is maintenance. It's really hard to gain weight when eating this way barring some drastic change in metabolism or diet. Look at it this way. A banana, mozarella sticks and sweet goodie add up to about 200 calories a day or 1000 calories a week if you eat th...
by Blithe Morning
Sun Apr 06, 2008 12:53 am
Forum: Off-Topic
Topic: The No S Diet Store
Replies: 2
Views: 4397

The No S Diet Store

I understand the rationale for most of the products in the No S Diet store; In Defense of Food, Mindless Eating, McCann's steel cut oatmeal, golf pencil...

Oh wait. I don't understand the golf pencil.

Initiate me, please, someone.
by Blithe Morning
Sun Apr 06, 2008 12:48 am
Forum: No S Diet General Discussion
Topic: Just how big is three plates? With Diagrams!
Replies: 24
Views: 12941

If plate size were part of the rules I would be one of those who would be forever consulting the Table of Wisdom to see what was Allowable and was Forbidden. However, this is something that is useful when you are one of those odd situations where there is no dinner plate or the plate is way bigger o...
by Blithe Morning
Sun Apr 06, 2008 12:20 am
Forum: No S Diet General Discussion
Topic: Nutrition, and I just realized
Replies: 12
Views: 5216

I think it was in Michael Pollan's book where he said that women who ate out a lot were heavier than women who ate at home. This was true across ages and income levels.

It must be the plate.
by Blithe Morning
Sat Apr 05, 2008 4:14 pm
Forum: No S Diet General Discussion
Topic: Nutrition, and I just realized
Replies: 12
Views: 5216

It is hard to get past the "bad" food mindset. I remember a Reader's Digest vignette from something like Like In These United States section: An elderly gentleman was an especially cantakerous patient. He drove the nurses to distraction with his constant complaints about inconsequential matters. One...
by Blithe Morning
Sat Apr 05, 2008 4:03 pm
Forum: No S Diet General Discussion
Topic: Ladies Only
Replies: 22
Views: 7132

Carb

I tend to want to eat more but not necessarily sugar or chocolate. I can't figure out if it is emotional eating because I'm cranky or I'm actually hungrier. No-S is really hard those two days.
by Blithe Morning
Thu Apr 03, 2008 2:40 am
Forum: No S Diet General Discussion
Topic: Using our (No-S) powers for good...
Replies: 4
Views: 2672

Using our (No-S) powers for good...

On Wednesday nights, I lead a group of Grade 3-5 girls at church from 6:30-8:00. We have a lesson, do an activity page, sometimes work on a project or craft. About half the time we have a snack. The girls usually ask for it and many of them seem really hungry. Sometimes we don't have a snack. I had ...
by Blithe Morning
Wed Apr 02, 2008 11:02 pm
Forum: No S Diet General Discussion
Topic: Traffic on No S website, and new members
Replies: 16
Views: 5825

New Too

Hi, I'm new to posting too but a long time, occasional lurker. I like No S because I feel better when I do it. And it's easy. And makes sense. The world seems a more ordered place on no-S.