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Denver 1973 Sunday check ins!

 
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Denver1973



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PostPosted: Mon Mar 20, 2017 2:02 am    Post subject: Denver 1973 Sunday check ins! Reply with quote

Just getting started. I will try for success and weigh myself on Sundays. I feel this will help keep me accountable.
3 meals a day focusing on lower carbs for first two meals and totally cutting out beer and wine.
This is NOT always...still gotta have Popeye's Chicken at lunch some days!


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PostPosted: Mon Mar 20, 2017 2:13 pm    Post subject: Reply with quote

Welcome & gl! I always weigh on Friday for best case scenario but if Sunday works for you, go for it!

My daughter loves Popeyes! Wink

Linda
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Elizabeth50



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PostPosted: Mon Mar 20, 2017 2:18 pm    Post subject: Reply with quote

Welcome to your first week Denver. I look forward to seeing your progress! Have a great week!
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Merry



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PostPosted: Tue Mar 21, 2017 5:24 am    Post subject: Reply with quote

Welcome! I hope you have a great first week!
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Denver1973



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PostPosted: Mon Mar 27, 2017 10:49 pm    Post subject: One week down.... Reply with quote

Glad I am "on program" again...tweaked a lot after a day but that's me! After the unexpected passing of my father just about two weeks ago it changed my outlook on life. Moderation is the key, I am usually an all or nothing type person and that is the reason why I want to try this lifestyle. Hoping for a very good outcome!
Here's to moderation!

Thank you for the kind welcome notes!♥




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PostPosted: Mon Mar 27, 2017 10:55 pm    Post subject: Reply with quote

Sorry for your loss. Welcome to NoS. Let your father's memory somehow be a positive trigger when NoS is challenging you. Good luck.
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noni



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PostPosted: Thu Mar 30, 2017 12:22 am    Post subject: Reply with quote

I'm so sorry about your father! I hope and pray you find comfort in your loved ones.
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Denver1973



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PostPosted: Sun Apr 02, 2017 12:33 pm    Post subject: Reply with quote

Quite a week...two birthdays celebrations;including Chinese food, blueberry pie and wine! Did have one major fail day...where I broke every S rule X 2...which happened to be yesterday. (Saturday) Feeling terribly guilty.... Trying to look forward to Special days (like Easter)where I want to feel and look good for; to keep me on track.

Thanks again for all your kind words, thoughts and prayers!


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PostPosted: Sun Apr 02, 2017 11:43 pm    Post subject: Reply with quote

I'm so sorry about your father passing away.
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Denver1973



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PostPosted: Mon Apr 10, 2017 9:43 pm    Post subject: Reply with quote

Thank you Merry!

Glad to to be on track...and now is when the true test begins...


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Denver1973



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PostPosted: Mon Apr 17, 2017 12:17 pm    Post subject: Reply with quote

Hmmm seems to be a hick-up, but that's okay. Not giving up. Looking at not going back for seconds as another biggie in my obstacles at the moment.











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Denver1973



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PostPosted: Sun Apr 23, 2017 6:27 pm    Post subject: Reply with quote

What a week, quite honestly I did not even want to post. Crying or Very sad ...I have been "off the hook" with my eating and drinking 3 days straight. RE-grouping and focusing on being healthy again. This week plenty of water.
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PostPosted: Sun Apr 23, 2017 9:02 pm    Post subject: Reply with quote

You didn't break any S rules last Sunday. It's common for people to have a lot of 'em at first and even at various times.

The eating habit is very strong, as is the knee-jerk resistance to reining it in. Perhaps see if there is ONE meal gap you can start with. You may eat a lot at other times of the day, but get that one down and then whittle away at the others.

Do write down what your main motivation is (preferably NOT weight loss alone, as that it typically NOT very successful in the long run) and read it every day, calmly and with enough attention to let it sink in. Remind yourself what about this plan attracts you and how much you value that.

Plenty of people who eventually had things smooth out had rocky times. Just keep reminding yourself what the alternatives are, not in a panicked way, but rationally.

You can do this!
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PostPosted: Mon Apr 24, 2017 2:01 am    Post subject: Reply with quote

Oolala53, Thank you for the encouraging words...I believe this plan can withstand the test of time....you are living proof and an inspiration to me!
I like your motto about 3 plates a day...so simple but yet something that many, many people have made so complicated with all of the carb,macro,gluten mumbo jumbo.
Hope you have a good week! Very Happy
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PostPosted: Sun Apr 30, 2017 3:14 pm    Post subject: Reply with quote

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PostPosted: Mon May 01, 2017 2:06 am    Post subject: Reply with quote

Sounds like you had a good week. See you next Sunday.
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Denver1973



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PostPosted: Sat May 06, 2017 12:47 pm    Post subject: Reply with quote

Actually you'll see me a day early oolala...and thanks for checking.
Many celebrations this week, including daughter moving home from college and a requested Scotch Shortbread, oh and a sale on Dove Bars that DH brought home!
Moderation really is the key!

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PostPosted: Sat May 06, 2017 3:29 pm    Post subject: Reply with quote

Congrats on daughter moving home. An excellent excuse for shortbread. Smile
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PostPosted: Sun May 14, 2017 11:50 am    Post subject: Reply with quote

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Happy Mother's Day All....
Very Happy
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PostPosted: Fri May 19, 2017 4:42 am    Post subject: Reply with quote

Belated one to you. But realized I don't know which gender parent you are...
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PostPosted: Mon May 22, 2017 10:30 am    Post subject: Reply with quote

I'm the mom! Smile
Fun and busy weekend, beautiful weather for gardening and painting..just catching up now.
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