Search found 144 matches

by ~hf
Sat Jun 20, 2009 11:42 pm
Forum: No S Diet General Discussion
Topic: Barbie
Replies: 9
Views: 6035

Great post, very funny. Congrats on the loss!

Heidi
by ~hf
Thu Jun 18, 2009 12:29 am
Forum: Off-Topic
Topic: The "Musical Fruit" haha :)
Replies: 18
Views: 16539

Good luck with this, hehe. I've never tried Bean-o so I'd be interested in your experience with it if you do. I must say that even though we eat beans at least 3 times a week none of us have adjusted. We are the most musical family I have ever met! :oops: I have a bunch a boys so they think they are...
by ~hf
Thu Jun 18, 2009 12:18 am
Forum: Daily Check In
Topic: Heidi's daily check in....
Replies: 39
Views: 18005

Monday success Day 1 Tuesday success Day 2 Wednesday...Day 3....to be determined.....I allowed 1 S occasion today (Wednesday) because I was taking my 6yos on a long awaited mother/son date. If I skip the Ses for the rest of the day and truely limit my Ses to that date I will call today a success. It...
by ~hf
Sat Jun 13, 2009 5:23 pm
Forum: Daily Check In
Topic: Heidi's daily check in....
Replies: 39
Views: 18005

Thurs. Failure Friday Failure Sat S day Sun S day Monday starts a new week and a chance for me to get some green days under my belt (if they will fit after this horrible week I've had :oops: ) I really want 21 days on habit. I want in the club!!! hehe Have a good weekend everyone. See you on Monday!...
by ~hf
Thu Jun 11, 2009 6:12 pm
Forum: Daily Check In
Topic: Heidi's daily check in....
Replies: 39
Views: 18005

Tues Failure

Wed. Failure

I'm not dealing well with stress. For whatever reason when I have a bad day or get some bad news (which right now is practicall everyday) I don't handle it well and I blow No S. I guess I need to figure out some coping techniques. Suggestions anyone, please
by ~hf
Tue Jun 09, 2009 5:16 am
Forum: Daily Check In
Topic: Heidi's daily check in....
Replies: 39
Views: 18005

Day 3 Success Fri

Day 4 S Day Sat

Day 5 S Day Sun

Day 6 S Day Mon, my son's birthday

Tomorrow it's back to business as usual.
by ~hf
Fri Jun 05, 2009 10:42 pm
Forum: Daily Check In
Topic: Heidi's daily check in....
Replies: 39
Views: 18005

I did it! I'm late posting it but, I kept it green ! Day 1 Success Wed. Day 2 Success Thurs. Not even tempted today. I'm sort if in the dumps but in a different way. usually I just want to lay around and eat...today I just want to lay around. Snacking isn't even appealing to me. Took my 6yos to buy ...
by ~hf
Wed Jun 03, 2009 10:47 pm
Forum: Daily Check In
Topic: Heidi's daily check in....
Replies: 39
Views: 18005

Starting over again, ugh. I've successfully dieted myself up into a 2X :evil:

Enough is enough. I'm stepping back into the ring and I plan on getting 21 days under my belt...

June 1 & 2 failure

But today is a new day. I've marked 'em and I'm moving on.

See you all tomorrow.
by ~hf
Wed May 06, 2009 7:09 pm
Forum: No S Diet General Discussion
Topic: Observation of other dieters
Replies: 23
Views: 12454

I would never knock someone who decides that they are are unhappy about their health or appearance and then follows through by starting a plan of action (any plan) to improve. It takes a lot of guts to really look at yourself and admit you are unhappy or unwell. . . and then take action. I've been t...
by ~hf
Wed May 06, 2009 5:15 pm
Forum: No S Diet General Discussion
Topic: Observation of other dieters
Replies: 23
Views: 12454

I have a friend who was doing the 6 week body makeover (or whatever it's called). This was about 3 years ago. I remember her saying, "This is so great! You can snack. I can stand at my fridge and snack on spinach leaves." I guess I wasn't very supportive because I just replied, "Ya, but who would wa...
by ~hf
Sat May 02, 2009 7:47 pm
Forum: No S Diet General Discussion
Topic: May challenge!
Replies: 138
Views: 45456

I'm thinking that I'll need a mod to get myself back to no s full swing. My May plan is N days mon-fri but allowing one, portion controlled S on Wed evening to carry me through the week. And no more than 3 red days to consider May a success. I'd also like to weigh in once a month to help with accou...
by ~hf
Sat May 02, 2009 5:57 am
Forum: No S Diet General Discussion
Topic: Reduction on lab numbers from No S???
Replies: 9
Views: 7029

I did a some quick searching on the bulletin board and found a few relevant posts:. . . . Reinhard Ok, thanks. This is what I needed to see. If I know others have seen success with a change in labs I'll give it a go myself. For the past several months I've toyed with the idea of going towards an ul...
by ~hf
Fri May 01, 2009 2:22 am
Forum: No S Diet General Discussion
Topic: Reduction on lab numbers from No S???
Replies: 9
Views: 7029

Nice, this is good to know. I'll look into it. Thanks for your insight.
by ~hf
Thu Apr 30, 2009 6:21 pm
Forum: No S Diet General Discussion
Topic: May challenge!
Replies: 138
Views: 45456

I'm thinking that I'll need a mod to get myself back to no s full swing. My May plan is N days mon-fri but allowing one, portion controlled S on Wed evening to carry me through the week. And no more than 3 red days to consider May a success. I'd also like to weigh in once a month to help with accoun...
by ~hf
Thu Apr 30, 2009 5:01 pm
Forum: No S Diet General Discussion
Topic: Reduction on lab numbers from No S???
Replies: 9
Views: 7029

Reduction on lab numbers from No S???

I am hoping someone (or several someones) will chime in with a resounding YES. My labs are through the roof (cholesterol almost 400 and triglycerides over 200). The good news for me is that my Dr. wants to avoid putting me on meds if I can get improvements with diet and exercise. Supposedly, accordi...
by ~hf
Tue Apr 28, 2009 5:51 pm
Forum: No S Diet General Discussion
Topic: Improved sense of smell
Replies: 16
Views: 10263

dockanz wrote:Anosmia is often associated with poor impulse control and "sociopathic" personality because of the close proximity of the olfactory bulbs and the orbitofrontal cortex. Just one nugget of wisdom from this neuropsychologist to you!
Gee, thanks for noticing...bats eyes :wink:

Heidi
by ~hf
Tue Apr 28, 2009 5:26 pm
Forum: No S Diet General Discussion
Topic: Have you heard of this?
Replies: 10
Views: 7124

I think the idea behind it is that you plateau on diets because if you eat a very restricted number of calories your body freaks out and slows your metabolism down. So if you alternate, your body doesn't know WHAT to think and you don't go into starvation mode Seems the same to me as what we are ac...
by ~hf
Tue Apr 28, 2009 5:11 pm
Forum: No S Diet General Discussion
Topic: Improved sense of smell
Replies: 16
Views: 10263

Of all the senses, smell is the easiest to do without. In fact, I did not realize that I do not have a sense a smell until I was about 14 years old. One day it just dawned on me that out of the 10,000 times somebody had asked me, "Do you smell _____?" that I had never, ever, ever, said "Yes!" I hav...
by ~hf
Tue Apr 28, 2009 4:19 pm
Forum: No S Diet General Discussion
Topic: Today WILL be a green day...or else!
Replies: 3
Views: 3783

Today WILL be a green day...or else!

Friday was my first green day in quite a while...Monday?...Not so good.

Mark it and move on, right? Today is a new day and I'm determined to make it GREEN!!

Heidi
by ~hf
Tue Apr 28, 2009 3:49 pm
Forum: No S Diet General Discussion
Topic: Improved sense of smell
Replies: 16
Views: 10263

You're anosomic? Wow! I guess other than gas leaks and knowing when to change the baby, that's actually not a life-changing problem in the modern world. There are a couple of time I almost burned the house down and didn't realize it until smoke practically filled the house. And then there was the t...
by ~hf
Tue Apr 28, 2009 2:21 pm
Forum: No S Diet General Discussion
Topic: Improved sense of smell
Replies: 16
Views: 10263

Interesting. I don't have a sense of smell, never have. Maybe I'll try the zinc supplements but, you know, with so many little ones running around my house maybe avoiding the aromas around me is a blessing... :wink:
by ~hf
Tue Apr 28, 2009 5:21 am
Forum: No S Diet General Discussion
Topic: Hi everyone! I'm back!!
Replies: 5
Views: 4825

Hi there, I'm pretty new to the boards so I don't recognize your name but I'm looking forward to getting to know you. I'm not new to no s, I've known about it for about a year, but I'm not on totally on the wagon right now. I will say that Friday was my first green day in quite a while!! Whoo hoo!!!...
by ~hf
Sun Apr 05, 2009 4:11 am
Forum: No S Diet General Discussion
Topic: Stress days have been S days...
Replies: 13
Views: 9140

Thank you BrightAngel and gratefuldeb for your thoughts. Deb, I have to say that when I was doing my beginners yoga tape (last year before all this) I felt a huge improvement in my overall health and outlook. I like the idea of a 14 minute workout and, although I can't tolerate shovelglove, I would ...
by ~hf
Sat Apr 04, 2009 9:56 pm
Forum: No S Diet General Discussion
Topic: Stress days have been S days...
Replies: 13
Views: 9140

I was actually doing no s and seeing moderate success with out resorting to tweaking the rules. My family has suffered quite a bit of trauma this last year and it has really taken a toll on me...my 14yo daughter was hit by a car and suffered brain damage, (did I mention her father canceled her medic...
by ~hf
Sat Apr 04, 2009 2:59 pm
Forum: No S Diet General Discussion
Topic: Stress days have been S days...
Replies: 13
Views: 9140

Thank you. I know you're right. Just like Reinhard said (or something close to it), at least with no s that will be one less thing on my mind, one less decision to think about. One thing is for sure, I'll be able to handle things better ( and with much more class, I'm sure) if I'm healthy and in con...
by ~hf
Sat Apr 04, 2009 7:03 am
Forum: No S Diet General Discussion
Topic: Stress days have been S days...
Replies: 13
Views: 9140

Stress days have been S days...

which has me very frustrated... I haven't had one green day this week and only one the week before. The fact of the matter is that my stress isn't going to go anywhere for a very long while so I just have to get over it and get on with it! My mile long list of things to do, ways I feel like hell and...
by ~hf
Sat Mar 28, 2009 6:03 am
Forum: No S Diet General Discussion
Topic: Can't remember if I've introduced myself...
Replies: 3
Views: 3285

Can't remember if I've introduced myself...

I have had so many questions over the last few weeks but felt kind of sheepish about posting to ask, ask, ask without an intro. So here it is...Hi, I'm Heidi. I'm a single mom of 7 (6 still at home) and I'm raising my 18 mo grandson too. I'm a respiratory therapist in theory but I've been out of wor...
by ~hf
Tue Mar 24, 2009 3:24 am
Forum: Daily Check In
Topic: Heidi's daily check in....
Replies: 39
Views: 18005

It's been a while but I'm back on track. I was feeling really ill for a few months and it was so hard to cook and keep up with my kids. Turns out I have fibromyalgia. I feel a lot better under Dr's care so I'm back! Day 1 Success Friday Day 2 S day Day 3 S day Day 4 Success and I'm going straight to...
by ~hf
Tue Jan 13, 2009 8:29 pm
Forum: Daily Check In
Topic: Heidi's daily check in....
Replies: 39
Views: 18005

Day 14 Success Friday

Day 15 S day

Day 16 S day

Day 17 Success Monday

Felt really good today. My clothes are fitting a little better and I had a spring in my step.

Heidi
by ~hf
Sat Jan 10, 2009 1:36 am
Forum: Daily Check In
Topic: Heidi's daily check in....
Replies: 39
Views: 18005

Day 14 Success Thursday
by ~hf
Thu Jan 08, 2009 5:03 am
Forum: Daily Check In
Topic: NoMoreDiet
Replies: 9
Views: 7363

I think starting before the New Year is a great idea. My first day was the day after Christmas. It really helped me to lose the new year's resolution/diet failure spiral I've been in the last few years.

Here's to our success!

Heidi
by ~hf
Thu Jan 08, 2009 5:00 am
Forum: Daily Check In
Topic: Heidi's daily check in....
Replies: 39
Views: 18005

Thanks guys...

Day 13 success Wed.

still not feeling great today, headache and all but a no S success!

Heidi
by ~hf
Wed Jan 07, 2009 7:41 pm
Forum: Daily Check In
Topic: Heidi's daily check in....
Replies: 39
Views: 18005

Day 12 Success! Tues This was a real victory. I had family court today which is always very stressful. Unfortunately it's my home away from home, and no I'm not an attorney...Just a lot of fighting over my kids. Very sad. Anyway yesterday was particularly bad and my first thought was to call it an S...
by ~hf
Tue Jan 06, 2009 4:53 am
Forum: Daily Check In
Topic: Heidi's daily check in....
Replies: 39
Views: 18005

Day 11 Mon. Success

I really over did it over the weekend, but hey, they were S days! :D I was really happy to see Monday coming back around though.

Heidi
by ~hf
Sun Jan 04, 2009 8:13 am
Forum: Daily Check In
Topic: Heidi's daily check in....
Replies: 39
Views: 18005

She's feeling much better about the cake now, thank you.

Day 8 Success

Day 9 S Day

Day 10 S Day

Heidi
by ~hf
Sat Jan 03, 2009 5:51 am
Forum: No S Diet General Discussion
Topic: Been lurking for a while, time for introductions
Replies: 8
Views: 6154

Thanks for the welcome. (My name is Heidi though <wink>) I think that NoS will be very helpful in teaching my kids good eating habits. When I was growing up my parents let me eat all kinds of crap whenever I wanted. I'm talking powder sugar donuts and pepsi for breakfast practically everyday, soda e...
by ~hf
Fri Jan 02, 2009 9:10 pm
Forum: No S Diet Testimonials (aka "yearly check in")
Topic: No S diet results (some pictures)
Replies: 14
Views: 35025

Wow! Great job. I love to see before and after pics. They speak volumes...
by ~hf
Fri Jan 02, 2009 8:59 pm
Forum: Daily Check In
Topic: Heidi's daily check in....
Replies: 39
Views: 18005

Day 7 New Years Day Fail But I'm ok with that. I made a thoughtful choice to eat one piece of chocolate cake with a small glass of milk. My disabled 14yo daughter had been struggling to make that cake all day and had to make it twice because the first one was ruined because she misread the recipe co...
by ~hf
Wed Dec 31, 2008 11:13 pm
Forum: Daily Check In
Topic: Heidi's daily check in....
Replies: 39
Views: 18005

Day 6 S Day New Years Eve

Whew, I needed that one.
by ~hf
Wed Dec 31, 2008 7:07 am
Forum: No S Diet General Discussion
Topic: Been lurking for a while, time for introductions
Replies: 8
Views: 6154

Thanks for the welcome everyone. I've been having a good time with no s again this time. It's been funny because I didn't really stick to it for very long last time but my kids really remember it well...and they love it! On no s our family can still eat our favorites made the way I normally make the...
by ~hf
Wed Dec 31, 2008 6:44 am
Forum: Daily Check In
Topic: Heidi's daily check in....
Replies: 39
Views: 18005

Thanks for the welcome. :-)

Day 4 Monday Success Seriously considered taking an S day. I was feeling really bad AF arrived for her visit but I decided being fat felt much worse than my cramps. :wink:

Day 5 Tues. Success but still feel crappy

Heidi
by ~hf
Sun Dec 28, 2008 9:53 pm
Forum: Daily Check In
Topic: Heidi's daily check in....
Replies: 39
Views: 18005

Day 2 S day Sat

Day 3 S day Sun


Heidi
by ~hf
Sat Dec 27, 2008 6:32 am
Forum: No S Diet General Discussion
Topic: Been lurking for a while, time for introductions
Replies: 8
Views: 6154

Been lurking for a while, time for introductions

Hi everyone! I first learned about No S in a Woman's Day article. I actually started it and was seeing good results but I had to set it aside for a while during a family crisis. Things are leveling out now and I'm ready to begin again. I was seeing success the first time around so I know that it wor...
by ~hf
Sat Dec 27, 2008 6:10 am
Forum: Daily Check In
Topic: Heidi's daily check in....
Replies: 39
Views: 18005

Heidi's daily check in....

Day 1

Success