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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Ok, so today not yesterday will be my first official day on NOS. I was talking to my boyfriend last night and he agreed to do this with me. So we're both starting today. This is great to have someone to do this with especially since I see him practically everyday now it helps that we'll both be eating the same way.
You are still at successes. Good for you. It really will get easier, promise. There are still days that suck and I don't know why. The old cravings come back and I am hungry all day long but it passes and most days are far easier than I ever dreamed possible. Hang in there.