Thursday, October 25, 2012
My Biggest Loser Sapphires Beauty Team Leader, Difromwyoming, asked our team to post if Spark helped in any way this year.
The first thing that popoed into my head was - Walmart Birthday Cakes.
My DD and I would shop the day old Bday cakes once a week. I'm not gonna describe how wonderful they are - just take my word for it.
My Spark Team and Spark in general have helped me in lots of ways. And I will continue to explore this question.
But right this minute, I can say, my DD and I have not had a big WM Birthday Cake in months.
We have even stopped buying the FRESH ones for relatives' birthday parties. Now it's a singing card with an iTunes card inside. (brush your hands together - deal done) .
Before Spark I was not committed to keeping a glass of water at my desk to sip on allll day long.
I didn't do 20 min. of bed yoga before my feet hit the floor in the morning.
I didn't make myself do the very least of walking to the mailbox each day.
I didn't make myself play squeeky toy with my Yorkies - giving them a few minutes of exercise too.
So, yes. I'm not losing a lot of weight. But I've got to be healthier.
Thanks for asking, Di. Yes! Spark has helped me a lot. If nothing else, DD and I no longer have a big day old, marked down, WM Birthday Cake (the cupcake cakes are the best) anymore.
Wednesday, October 17, 2012
Okay, I found out about Virtual Lap Band Surgery at Youtube. You can listen to the actual hypnosis. Several different ones.
I even bought the MP3 from amazon for 99 cents.
Excellent stuff. Makes me eat half the can of soup instead of the whole can, 5 crackers instead of the whole pkg. Eat half of the sandwich, save the other have for later. Working good.
My Sapphire Beauties leader, Jo, is sharing how she is working outside. I go out and rake leaves, move some brush, walk to the mailbox instead of having DD do it for me. I'm moving more. Even walked in my pasture.
But then night time comes. And you can forget it all. I never cook, I open cans. But at night time, I will cook something - a dessert. I try not to keep them in the house, but who doesn't have the ingredients for brownies?
So, DD searched it out and said nothing works, not even hypnosis unless you work on the 5 EMOTIONAL reasons why we sabotage ourselves.
1 - To make others happy - yes, you are overweight so I will be too. You want me to clean my plate, no problem. That pie is really good, and I will have another piece.
2 -To avoid people. If I'm a 'big woman' others/men will leave me alone and I won't be bothered. I won't feel like doing anything so I can sit on the sofa and watch tv.
3 - To comfort myself. I LAUGHED OUT LOUD WHEN DD READ THIS ONE OFF. Somehow we feel deprived, maybe way back in our childhood, and by golly we aren't ever gonna be deprived again. I can have those brownies and ain't nobody telling me I can't. I'm the boss of me.
4 - To deal with stress - Life's a beach and then we dive. Had a hard day, boss riding you all day, too much responsibility, your family needs all of your time, you are taking care of a sick loved one. Eating mashed potatoes with gravy and fried chicken and boom - I'm feeling so good.
5. Can't remember 5. It must not have applied to me.
So, now the question is what do you do about the emotional triggers. I'm gonna go to youtube and see if there is some hypnosis for this. I'm sure there is. And EFT works too, but it's like anything. It won't work if YOU don't work it.
I'm still exploring. In my head...I'm working my plan every day. But when I look at the scale for weigh ins....I must not be working it too well. I'm staying the same, which is better than going backwards. But neither of those choices are my GOALS. My GOALS are to MOVE FORWARD.
I'm going in...
Wednesday, September 12, 2012
It's Like I am Lucy and Ethel. I don't know why I continue to do crazy things.
Last week I booked a workshop in AZ on Fri. and was supposed to leave on Sunday. Made the flight and hotel arrangements. I was so excited. Paid my workshop fees. In a rush to quickly get packed.
I called the hotel to confirm the reservation b/c I had made the arrangements with Priceline and I wanted to CONFIRM by phone. The lady made me aware that my dates didn't match, that my reservation was a week off, not that week.
Well, DUH!!! So i would have gone bee bopping over to the airport on Sunday, all packed and ready and they would have sent me back home for a week b/c the flight dates would not have matched either.
Then today, i belong to a national writing group. one of the major players told me a secret. of course, i had to tell my very best friend. the emails for the site had been acting up over night, so when i told my best friend the secret, the message went out to the whole world.
luckily someone caught it, and the message up was up maybe only 5 min. and it is a work day, so maybe not many saw it, but my gosh, is there a dark cloud over my head??? when someone says this is a secret, keep it a dang secret!!! how hard is that???
and b/c i've been so excited about the workshop and trip to AZ, i've been eating, not behaving for my spark team!!! AND WORST STILL, i forgot to weigh in today on time for my Sapphire Team. I thought it was Tuesday.
is there a cave somewhere i can go crawl into and put on sack cloth and ashes?
is anyone else like this? is there a full moon?
Wednesday, September 05, 2012
This is my plan:
*8 glasses of water each day
*20 min on stat bike with hand weights- chart it
*EFT tapping to change my old mental habits
*Chart my food
*Check in to Sapphires 3 x a week
*FlyLady Fire Drills house cleaning 3 x a day
*Stick to Low Carb
*Ho'oponopono - pray for world peace daily
*Quilting and Scrapbooking for C'mas gifts
*Do something outside every day
*In bed by eleven!!!
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