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Beck Chapter 4

Wednesday, August 26, 2015      7 comments

"Readiness is more complicated than simply wanting to change." (from page 46) I have had a "want to" for years but I wasn't ready to lose weight. I wasn't ready to do what it takes to make the necessary changes in my life to lose the weigh... Read more

Thinking like a Thin Person--Beck Chapter 3

Wednesday, August 26, 2015      7 comments

Thinking like a thin person is crucial!! The 8 characteristics that she pointed out have each been a part of my behavior--especially characteristic 5--You Comfort Yourself with Food. I have done this the majority of my life to "cope". Through... Read more

Thoughts--Beck Chapter 2

Tuesday, August 25, 2015      8 comments

In chapter 2 I noticed that 3 of the 5 subheadings referenced thoughts or thinking. "The Thought Comes First" "How Thoughts Can Sabotage Your Diet" "A Great Example of Helpful Thinking" The other 2 were on triggers that "stim... Read more

Analyzing the Data

Friday, August 21, 2015      4 comments

Got on the scale today and weighed the same amount that I did on my last weigh in 2 weeks ago. This was a bit disappointing until I gathered all of the pertinent data. 1) I had stayed within my daily calories 85% of the 2 week period. Whe... Read more


Tuesday, August 11, 2015      5 comments

When I got to work today I picked up the local newspaper and read that the 17 year old son/grandson of some friends died in a tragic car accident. My heart is broken for them--it always breaks when I learn of the death of someone so young. Tea... Read more

I'm So Excited!!!

Friday, August 07, 2015      7 comments

Do you remember the old Pointer Sisters' song "I'm So Excited"? Well I feel like shouting it from the rooftops right now!!! I got on the scale today and was down AGAIN!!!! That is huge for me!!! I have been working on losing weight and... Read more

Changing My Focus

Friday, June 19, 2015      5 comments

I changed my "ticker" today on Sparkpeople. It used to show my fitness minutes now it is set to show my pounds lost. This may seem like a small change, but it is huge for me. This new ticker may move much slower than my old one--that will take... Read more

Hoping to be Paroled from Prison Soon!!

Wednesday, June 17, 2015      7 comments

Last night I watched Frontline. The program discussed solitary confinement in prison. As my heart broke for these men and the situation that their choices placed them in, I began to realize that we had some things in common. First let m... Read more

Finding motivation at Dollar Tree

Tuesday, June 16, 2015      2 comments

On Sunday I got an unexpected visit from my daughter. She is dealing with some things and for some reason does not like going places alone--so I was asked to go to Dollar Tree with her. Now when I go to places like Dollar Tree or Walmart... Read more

The Beauty of Releasing

Monday, June 08, 2015      3 comments

I watched Steve Harvey last week and saw a guest who is a regular on his show. This guest had committed to "releasing" weight back in January and she was on the show to reveal her success. I have heard others refer to "releasing" weight ... Read more

The Life I intend to Live

Thursday, June 04, 2015      3 comments

Last week I posted a status that I was betrayed and hurting and asked for prayer. When I posted that status I had been informed by my daughter that "her father had not been part of her life because of me"! I was shocked and hurt by this statem... Read more

Interesting quotes

Friday, May 22, 2015      3 comments

I was out running errands for work and read the following in front of a workout facility: "What you eat in private, you wear in public". Of course this caught my eye--not happy about the pounds that I am currently wearing! I am making changes... Read more

Gave myself a goodie!

Wednesday, May 20, 2015      3 comments

Yesterday I got an email telling me that I had received a trophy from Sparkpeople. The trophy was for completing one week of drinking 8 cups of water daily. I was shocked that I had made it an entire week! I had not even realized the accompli... Read more

Keeping my promises to me

Tuesday, May 19, 2015      3 comments

Keeping my promises to me may sound like a strange topic, but it is something that has been on my mind lately. I have come to realize that keeping my word to others has always been important to me, but keeping my word when it comes to taking ca... Read more

Changing the pattern

Wednesday, May 13, 2015      3 comments

I started the Denise Austin Bootcamp yesterday! It is on dvd and promises that you will lose inches in 30 days--the promise is true. I did the bootcamp last year and at the end of 30 days I had lost inches which was great, but for some reason ... Read more

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