Is skipping meals against the No S rules?

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alicerabbit
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Is skipping meals against the No S rules?

Post by alicerabbit » Thu May 22, 2014 10:58 am

I don't mean PLANNING to skip meals to speed up weight loss or anything. I mean if you have a busy evening and don't make time for dinner on any given day, or wake up late which makes 3 meals not necessary, or are not hungry at lunch or breakfast one day etc.
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Post by eschano » Thu May 22, 2014 11:13 am

Hi Alicerabbit!

I sometimes skip breakfast as I'm too busy but I only skip lunch or dinner if I feel physically sick or not at all hungry with no prospect of feeling hungry for a long time to come.

On weekends I often only have 2 meals and some sweets.

So no, it's not forbidden but the more you can get used to a routine (3 meals or 2 meals or 4, whatever you decide) the easier it will be to train your body not to want to snack.
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Post by anra » Thu May 22, 2014 11:39 am

hi alicerabbit,

i sometimes wait for the breakfast hunger to come and then it is already so late that i eat lunch earlier and then dinner as usual.

on the weekends we tend to have breakfast, a late lunch/early dinner and then just tea (with the occasional treats).

my husband sometimes isn't hungry in the evening and he just skips dinner and has tea and a few nuts instead.

i tend to leave a meal out if it just happens "naturally".

hope you are doing well on the no-s-lifestyle =)

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Post by wosnes » Thu May 22, 2014 11:59 am

I usually don't eat breakfast and have lunch and dinner as usual.
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Post by Ursula » Fri May 23, 2014 4:15 pm

Hi, Alicerabbit! What a great question! I thought if I skipped a meal on an N day it automatically became a red day.

Thanks for asking and thanks to everyone else for answering and giving me one more reason to â¤ï¸ No S.
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Post by wosnes » Fri May 23, 2014 4:48 pm

There's no rule about how many meals we should eat. The automatic assumption is three, but 2-4 is fine. If missing a meal doesn't cause problems, don't worry about it.
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Post by germanherman » Mon May 26, 2014 6:17 am

Let's remember the rules:

NO sweets!
NO snacks!
NO seconds!

There is no "NO skipping meals" rule.

So you are fine as long as skipping a meal doesn't lead to problems with the other rules (looking at you snacks!). Though it may take a little bit longer to build a standard-meal habbit.
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