Mon Sep 14, 2009 7:53 pm

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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Dandelion
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Mon Sep 14, 2009 7:53 pm

Post by Dandelion » Sun Jun 10, 2018 8:02 pm

I remember that evening well. I don't recall what chain of events led to my stumbling onto the NoS website. But I do remember the feeling of 'This makes so much sense. This I can do!". I signed up that evening and started immediately. There was no 'I'll start tomorrow' - I began at that moment - 7.53 pm.

I cannot believe it's been nearly 9 years. I've had some slip-ups and some major falls. The person I am now is vastly different from the person I was then in so many ways. Naturally there have been many changes in my life in that time - and it's about to undergo another major change.

But no matter the stage of life, NoS is always simple and consitent. It always fits.
'I do think the way to a full and healthy life is to adopt the sensible system of small helpings, no seconds, no snacking, and a little bit of everything. Above all, have a good time.' Julia Child

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Post by CleanSlate2018 » Sun Jun 10, 2018 11:46 pm

I love this post. It is so true. No matter what is going on in your life you can always stick to the simple 3 plates a day plan.

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Post by oolala53 » Mon Jun 11, 2018 7:01 am

That was just a few months short of my beginning (after a short-live stint the year before) on Dec. 26, 2009, though I "time" myself from January of 2010. I can't say I'm a different person on other fronts. But I my default eating is a world away from what it was.

Let's hold hands and go dancing and running in a field somewhere! OK, virtual is good, too. :D
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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