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Beck--Day 39

Monday, October 05, 2015      6 comments

Today's topic of keeping up with exercise was as usual another goodie!! Years ago I felt exactly like the dieter Claire. Over time I changed my tune about exercise like Claire did. It wasn't over night and thankfully it wasn't due to a back i... Read more

Beck--Day 33

Tuesday, September 29, 2015      6 comments

Emotional Eating--the topic that I really needed!!! The first paragraph of the chapter detailed emotional eating behavior of four different dieters--I identified with all four of them. As I read the third paragraph about Ella, I was reminded o... Read more

Beck--Day 25

Monday, September 21, 2015      6 comments

This chapter shed light on an aspect of my behavior that I thought was automatic. Beck's statement: "Before you take that first bite of something you didn't plan to eat, you almost always have a thought or a series of thoughts." Before readin... Read more

Beck Success

Thursday, September 17, 2015      6 comments

Yesterday I was literally blindsided by something. It reduced me to tears that I could not stop which led me to leaving work early. There is no need to discuss the details--we all either have had something like this in the past, are dealing wi... Read more

Beck--Day 21

Thursday, September 17, 2015      3 comments

I really needed today's lesson!!! Key points that hit home with me were: "Weighing yourself can erode your motivation more than it helps if you step on the scale with the wrong mindset" The wrong mindset used to get me every time. It... Read more

Beck--Day 19

Tuesday, September 15, 2015      10 comments

Stop Fooling Yourself!!!!! This lesson was huge for me!!!! I came to a point in my life where I realized that I was not keeping my word to myself--something that I would never do to someone else. Fooling myself was how I did this. I don't do... Read more

Beck--Day 14

Thursday, September 10, 2015      9 comments

I have been planning my meals for the past few weeks while watching the scale go down consistently for the first time in years so I know firsthand that everything Beck is saying on this topic is true. As I thought about blogging on this topic t... Read more

Beck--Day 13

Wednesday, September 09, 2015      9 comments

I get devotional emails Monday-Friday. Today's email subject was "Headed in the Wrong Direction". In it the writer referred to the scripture Proverbs 14:12 which reads "There is a way that appears to be right, but in the end it leads to death.... Read more

Beck--Chapter 6 Day 12

Tuesday, September 08, 2015      8 comments

This is my third time working through the Beck book. I never completed my first 2 attempts, but I am committed to completing the book this time. I have to remind myself of this commitment daily as I complete the daily reading and daily tasks. ... Read more

Beck Chapter 5--Day 4

Monday, August 31, 2015      7 comments

As I read this chapter I realized that I need to be my own cheerleader! I have been a cheerleader to my children, grandchildren, other family members, friends, and my Sparkpeople family so I know how to give other people credit. It's time for ... Read more

Beck Chapter 5--Day 2 & 3

Monday, August 31, 2015      3 comments

Pick Two Reasonable Diets--I am already eating in a manner that keeps me within my daily calorie range and is working for me. I have been doing research and plan to incorporate some things that I learned on the National Institute of Health webs... Read more

Beck Chapter 5--Day 1

Monday, August 31, 2015      6 comments

I went out and purchased a cute neon green spiral bound set of index cards. The cover, spiral binding, and 2 removable inserts are neon green--the index cards are the usual white color. I got the idea of using spiral bound index cards from some... Read more

Beck Chapter 4

Wednesday, August 26, 2015      8 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      9 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

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