I love the no-s forums! (Comparison of this forum to 3fc)

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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I love the no-s forums! (Comparison of this forum to 3fc)

Post by hilly6000 » Tue Oct 27, 2009 12:13 am

I'm really liking this forum because the people are so nice and helpful... and mostly everyone appears... happy! I used to be on 3fc forums (3 fat chicks). They were helpful... but it often irritated me because so many people (usually women) were so specific, and even just obsessive about how things SHOULD BE DONE. It got the point that I became irritated to just sign in and read people's topics like: "I'm going to try this and see if it works". And the next person would reply: "NO NO NO! You're not gonna do it that way." and then put in a comment on how they've been "noticing" how you don't stick to anything and you need to do it "their way". UGH!

But that doesn't happen so much on this site. In fact, I enjoy reading the topics here. Everyone seems much... calmer.

Which brings me to the topic of: Instead of being obsessed with just food and weight loss, some people are just addicted to having other people do it "their way" or sticking to the diet to a "T". They worry SO MUCH about following their diet perfectly, and being the nutritional harpie, that it was just going to turn into bad blood.

I'm glad this way of eating focuses on habits and not weight loss... because it's no fun being obsessed with your own weight. I'm starting to learn that trusting in a plan is a lot more important than other seemingly important things.

Anyway... I'm just happy to be on this forum... and I'm glad to have decided to eat like this... FOR LIFE, instead of a year of two until my goal weight... then have it all tumble back on me because I never even got there to begin with.

I'm glad the simplicity of this "diet" doesn't drive people up the wall... which just is reinforcement that it works.

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Post by gratefuldeb67 » Tue Oct 27, 2009 12:32 am

Remind me never to go on that forum! LOL :D
Welcome and good luck!
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Post by Jammin' Jan » Tue Oct 27, 2009 12:16 pm

Glad you found us. Enjoy your food! :D
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Post by reinhard » Tue Oct 27, 2009 1:30 pm

Welcome!

Yeah, it's a pretty friendly, tolerant place.

I'm especially happy to see how that's continued to be the case these last few months when I've been unable to keep as careful an eye on things as I used to. Thanks all, for keeping the conversation lively and civil! I hope to be back in full force soon.

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Post by Mavilu » Tue Oct 27, 2009 9:30 pm

Welcome!.
We are happy here because we allow ourselves to enjoy cake.
:D

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Post by harpista » Thu Oct 29, 2009 4:06 pm

Mavilu wrote:Welcome!.
We are happy here because we allow ourselves to enjoy cake.
:D
And chocolates
And cookies
And candy
And Steak!

None of your favourites will be at stake!

And, Oh, the wonderful eats you will eat, when No-S'ing makes your treats into treats!

(Maybe it's time for my pills...)
Nulla palma sine pulvere.
'No garland of victory without first the dust of the arena.'

Sometimesians, unite!

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Post by Dandelion » Thu Oct 29, 2009 4:27 pm

Like you sig!

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Post by Mavilu » Thu Oct 29, 2009 10:57 pm

harpista wrote:
Mavilu wrote:Welcome!.
We are happy here because we allow ourselves to enjoy cake.
:D
And chocolates
And cookies
And candy
And Steak!

None of your favourites will be at stake!

And, Oh, the wonderful eats you will eat, when No-S'ing makes your treats into treats!

(Maybe it's time for my pills...)
Hahaha, I love it!.

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Post by Dawn » Fri Oct 30, 2009 7:34 pm

This plan isn't about being perfect to someone elses standard but more about finding a way that works for you for life, which means that it most likely isn't perfect, nothing doable ever is.

I really try to look at the weight loss as a side effect of changing my habits so that I can relax, enjoy food, and not have it consume my life like it has for the last 30 years. I am fixing my brain first and I am hopeful that my body will follow.

Good luck to you!!!
Dawn

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Post by BrightAngel » Sat Oct 31, 2009 2:18 pm

Dawn wrote: This plan isn't about being perfect to someone else's standard,
but more about finding a way that works for you for life.
I agree completely.
BrightAngel - (Dr. Collins)
See: DietHobby. com

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