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finallyfull



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PostPosted: Mon Jan 16, 2017 1:04 pm    Post subject: No Seconds Reply with quote

Embarassed

Okay, this took years, but you might as well benefit:

No Seconds was the "S" that was the hardest, okay, impossiblest, for me. I've been pretty much No S for several years now and it has been a fantastic way to clear my mind of food clutter by focusing decisions down to three per day. (Fourth S? No "Stupid thinking about what you're going to eat or shouldn't eat in the next hour diet")

However, one of the "s"es gave me problems. I often struggled with seconds at dinner. I always knew I didn't eat mindfully, though I tried. Anyway, long story short, I got into meditation, and a couple months later finally sat down to a mindful eating meditation, and now I am enjoying my one plate (not just slowing down, but actually enjoying) and I am not nearly as interested in seconds. It's made me aware of what feelings, thoughts, memories, habits all drive me to hurry up. Eating fast and with my mind elsewhere has caused me to "miss" enjoying the meal I thought I was enjoying so much. So bonus -- in a way it's like I'm eating more. Really.

I would like to encourage everyone on here to stick with it. If you simply must go on some other diet, pair it with No S.
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osoniye



Joined: 22 May 2010
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PostPosted: Mon Jan 16, 2017 4:35 pm    Post subject: Re: No Seconds Reply with quote

finallyfull wrote:
If you simply must go on some other diet, pair it with No S.

Great advice!!
I'm glad things are going well for you!
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Bullisaba



Joined: 14 Jan 2016
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PostPosted: Mon Jan 16, 2017 10:59 pm    Post subject: Reply with quote

No seconds is the hardest for me too.

I get up from the table as soon as I am finished eating and I have a coffee to finish every meal.

I find some meals (roast vegetables) harder than others, so I try to have them on s days.

I'm glad you found your strategy. I am still battling on Smile
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bunsofaluminum



Joined: 15 May 2016
Posts: 326

PostPosted: Fri Jan 20, 2017 5:47 pm    Post subject: Re: No Seconds Reply with quote

finallyfull wrote:
Embarassed

Okay, this took years, but you might as well benefit:

No Seconds was the "S" that was the hardest, okay, impossiblest, for me. I've been pretty much No S for several years now and it has been a fantastic way to clear my mind of food clutter by focusing decisions down to three per day. (Fourth S? No "Stupid thinking about what you're going to eat or shouldn't eat in the next hour diet")

However, one of the "s"es gave me problems. I often struggled with seconds at dinner. I always knew I didn't eat mindfully, though I tried. Anyway, long story short, I got into meditation, and a couple months later finally sat down to a mindful eating meditation, and now I am enjoying my one plate (not just slowing down, but actually enjoying) and I am not nearly as interested in seconds. It's made me aware of what feelings, thoughts, memories, habits all drive me to hurry up. Eating fast and with my mind elsewhere has caused me to "miss" enjoying the meal I thought I was enjoying so much. So bonus -- in a way it's like I'm eating more. Really.

I would like to encourage everyone on here to stick with it. If you simply must go on some other diet, pair it with No S.



I love this! I've already combined No S with my lifelong vegetarian/vegan eating, and just this past week I started being mindful during meals. It comes in the "shape" of chewing every bite thoroughly and stopping when full. This slows me down, and I relish the flavor and mouth feel of every bite. My biggest plus is that the between meal appetite surges are pretty much gone. I get feeling hungry by right before meal time, and stay feeling full all the way through. LOVE it!
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oolala53



Joined: 06 Oct 2008
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PostPosted: Sat Jan 21, 2017 7:52 am    Post subject: Reply with quote

Taking time for meals is another practice of slim cultures. If there's one thing that doesn't work in staying moderate, it's "grabbing" food.

Better late than never. Very Happy
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