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Today's Kick in the butt!
Wednesday, October 21, 2009      10 comments

Last night I felt so good. For two days in a row, I have surpassed my goals for those days. Three days ago, I didn't quite meet them, but I was still weak from being so ill, so I don't judge it. It's done. It's past. Move on. I felt li... Read more
11 - Distress Tolerance - Improve the Moment
Wednesday, October 21, 2009      2 comments

DISTRESS TOLERANCE IMPROVE THE MOMENT With Imagery: - Imagine a very relaxing scene. Imagine a secret room within yourself, seeing how it is decorated. Go into the room whenever you feel threatened. Close the door to keep the thre... Read more
Today's Kick in the butt!
Monday, October 19, 2009      14 comments

I am sitting here on the couch. My feet are cold - it's only 4 celcius outside today. My throat is scratchy. I am still feeling kind of ho hum from being sick for so long. Now for today's problem. I want to get up and go. A small part ... Read more
Voted Popular Blog Post: View All Popular Posts Dear Fat ...
Monday, October 19, 2009      141 comments

This letter has been a long time coming. We have had a long and very convoluted relationship. You have been with me for so many, many years. I needed you. You were there to protect me. To shelter me. To act as a security blanket. You were... Read more
My Biggest Looser Blog
Sunday, October 18, 2009      9 comments

LIC team has started a 10 week biggest looser Challenge. I am on team Amethyst. This week’s mini Challenges: - Take before pics - Blog about why I am entering this competition, listing my top 10 reasons. - Get in my 8 glasses of wa... Read more
If man made it...
Saturday, October 17, 2009      10 comments

I don`t eat it. I recently heard this. I realize how mostly true it has been for me since I switched to Gluten free foods. Now I am going to strive to make it 100% true. I am sitting on the couch again today. I had GF stuffing, ... Read more
10 - Distress Tolerance - Self Soothe
Saturday, October 17, 2009      1 comments

DISTRESS TOLERANCE SELF-SOOTHE With Vision: - Buy one beautiful flower. Make one space in a room pretty. Light a candle and watch the flame. Set a pretty place at the table, using your best things. Go out in the night and watch t... Read more
09 - Distress Tolerance WISE mind ACCEPTS
Friday, October 16, 2009      2 comments

DISTRESS TOLERANCE DISTRACTING with “Wise Mind ACCEPTS” With Activities: - Engage in exercise or hobbies; do cleaning; go to events; call or visit a friend; play computer games; go walking With Contributing: - Contribute to so... Read more
09 - Distress Tolerance Overview
Thursday, October 15, 2009      1 comments

DISTRESS TOLERANCE – AN OVERVIEW CRISIS SURVIVAL STRATEGIES DISTRACT with “Wise Mind ACCEPTS.” Activities Contributing Comparisons Emotions Pushing away Thoughts Sensations SELF-SOOTHE the FIVE SENSES Vision He... Read more
Small Stone of the Week - Week 3 - Oct 11, 2009
Tuesday, October 13, 2009      9 comments

Well, I figure I need to check in again. My weight loss stalled when I started working strange shifts at the airport, but I was okay with that. I did not gain weight while I was there. Once I was laid off from that job, I struggled to g... Read more
Mindfulness 07 - Skills Review
Tuesday, October 13, 2009      2 comments

MINDFULNESS SKILLS REVIEW 1. Why is mindfulness useful? How can mindfulness help you? 2. What are the three states of mind? 3. How would you know when you are in each of the three states of mind? 4. What are the three WHAT mindfulne... Read more
Thanksgiving Meal - A New Adventure
Monday, October 12, 2009      6 comments

Well, this is the first Thanksgiving that I am cooking it Gluten Free. I am also trying some other new challenges. I bought a pumpkin and am making pumpkin pie from scratch - no canned pumpkin for me. Actually, that's kind of a lie. I do hav... Read more
Mindfulness 06 - Taking Hold of Your Mind - "How" skills
Monday, October 12, 2009      1 comments

Taking Hold of Your Mind: How Skills NON-JUDGMENTALLY See but DON’T EVALUATE. Take a nonjudgmental stance. Just the facts. Focus on the “what”, not the “good” or “bad”, the “terrible” or “wonderful”, the “should” or “should not”. ... Read more
Mindfulness 05 - Taking Hold of Your Mind - "What" skills
Sunday, October 11, 2009      4 comments

Taking Hold of Your Mind – “What” Skills OBSERVE JUST NOTICE THE EXPERIENCE. Notice without getting caught in the experience. Experience without reacting to the experience. Have a TEFLON MIND, letting experiences feelings, and t... Read more
Mindfulness 04 - An Exercise
Saturday, October 10, 2009      4 comments

Mindfulness Exercise Script The basic idea in mindfulness is that full awareness in the present will free you from distress and concern about the past and future. If you are in the present, “in the moment”, there is no other reality. ... Read more

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