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No Snacks, no sweets, no seconds. Except on Days that start with S. Too simple for you? Simple is why it works. Look here for questions, introductions, support, success stories.

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owlface
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New person just introducing themself

Post by owlface » Thu Dec 04, 2014 9:51 pm

Hi, every one. I am a 28 yr old female. I have been doing no s for a month and a half although last month I only had ten green days (still seeing the scale inch downward by about five lbs).

I'm one of those who have been on countless diets, so frustrated that I started really believing that losing my extra fat was an impossible endeavor!
Last year I finally was able to lose 30 lbs or so by counting calories and eating only one (huge) meal per day. Obviously this was unsustainable, but I did like knowing when I could eat and when to stop. After gaining everything back and my third pregnancy, I was flirting with trying two meals a day when I ran into Reinhard's website.

I still can't believe it never occurred to me to try eating three meals, like a normal person! I just love this system and the way Reinhard seems to have thought of everything. I am blasted away with his simple (simply brilliant) ideas.

I still have about 60 lbs to lose (yikes) but at this point I'd be ecstatic just to lose half. Thanks for letting me blah blah blah. :)
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Blithe Morning
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Post by Blithe Morning » Fri Dec 05, 2014 9:36 pm

Welcome to sanity. Here's to many more years of sane eating and living.

owlface
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Post by owlface » Fri Dec 05, 2014 10:28 pm

Thank you for the welcome. :)
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Post by r.jean » Sat Dec 06, 2014 2:23 pm

I had the same reaction when I first started. I doubted that anything so simple could be effective, but there was obviously no harm in trying! I was soon amazed by how effective this plan is and how much more I enjoy food now rather than just inhale it!
The journey is the reward.
Maintenance is progress.

LoriLifts
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Post by LoriLifts » Sat Dec 06, 2014 4:30 pm

Welcome!
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Post by oolala53 » Thu Dec 11, 2014 6:53 am

It's just a darn reasonable way to live and manage eating in a food-rich environment.

Hang in there!
Count plates, not calories. Three a day. 9 years & counting
Age 65
SBMI Jan/10-30.8
Jan/12-26.8
Mar/13-24.9 Stayed at +/- 8-lb. for three years Sept/17 22.8 (but more fluctuation)
Mar/18 22.2

There is no S better than Vanilla No S.

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