Travis - Starting May 1, 2019

Counting carbs/calories is a drag. Obsessive scale stepping is a recipe for despair. If you want to count something, "days on habit" is a much better metric. Checking off days on a calendar would do just fine, but if you do it here you get accountability and support. Here's how. Start a new topic in this forum called (say) "Your Name Daily Check In." Then every N day post a "reply" to that topic as to whether you stayed on habit. A simple "<font color="green">SUCCESS</font>" or "<font color="red">FAILURE</font>" (or your preferred euphemism if that's too harsh) is sufficient, but obviously you're welcome to write more if you want. On S-days just register that you're taking an S-day. You don't have to do this forever, just until you're confident you've built the habit. Feel free to check in weekly or monthly or sporadically instead of daily. Feel free also to track other habits besides No-s (I'm keeping this forum under No-s because that's what the vast majority are using it for). See also my <a href="/habitcal/">HabitCal</a> tool for another more formal (and perhaps complementary) way to track habits.

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Travis - Starting May 1, 2019

Post by Travis » Wed May 01, 2019 2:27 pm

Day 1 weight: +/- 390 pounds

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Re: Travis - Starting May 1, 2019

Post by lpearlmom » Wed May 01, 2019 3:05 pm

Welcome and good luck!!
💜💜💜 Please no body or food shaming. Eyes on your own plate. 💜💜💜

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Re: Travis - Starting May 1, 2019

Post by Whosonfirst » Wed May 01, 2019 8:20 pm

Hi Travis, good to see you posting. Will watch your progress.

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Post by automatedeating » Fri May 03, 2019 1:33 am

Welcome Travis!
Month/Year-BMI
8/13-26.3; 8/14-24.5; 5/15-26.2; 1/16-26.9; 9/16-25.6; 8/17-25.8; 11/17-26.9; 3/18-25.6; 8/18-24.5; 10/18-23.8; 1/19-23.4; 2/19-22.7; 3/19-22.1

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Re: Travis - Starting May 1, 2019

Post by oolala53 » Tue May 07, 2019 7:40 pm

Welcome!
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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