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Best Year of My Life - Rising Above
Saturday, July 08, 2017      2 comments

Yesterday, I allowed myself to sink back down into emotional eating. Today, I am beating myself up mentally for allowing my mother and sisters to 'play me'. And I am struggling to RISE ABOVE and let it go. Thursday, I was at the lowest weight... Read more
Best Year of My Life - Value and Care for What You Have
Wednesday, June 28, 2017      0 comments

Feeling very unsettled today - and the day has just begun for me. Couple days ago, heard "Christmas is 6 months away!" and that sends some shivers down my spine. Christmas is my birthday. And when the Best Year of My Life ends - and the next... Read more
Best Year of My Life - June 9
Friday, June 09, 2017      5 comments

So much to do - always. And so much gets left un-done! I read a little book about a month ago - The Greatest Salesman in the World - mainly because I had seen someone on here quote Og Mandino several times. So - I went to the book store and b... Read more
May - Best Month of My Life - Day 19 - Wasting Time or Motivating Myself?
Friday, May 19, 2017      1 comments

It's been a while since I've checked in. Plugging away. One step (and pound or half-pound) at a time. I have a semi-routine in the morning when I 'go to work'. I check for important emails that have come in, check various updates, and the... Read more
May - Best Month of My Life - Day 4
Thursday, May 04, 2017      0 comments

Just got back from boot camp and coaching class. Both were wonderful as always. I am feeling much more 'able' in boot camp. I have trouble with the burpees...let's be real - I don't do them. I heavily modify. But, aside from the burpees - ... Read more
May - The Best Month of my Life - Day 1
Monday, May 01, 2017      1 comments

I started off today reading GTNHealthy's great blog about setting goals, making plans, etc. Thank you, GTNHealthy for making me actually set something down in writing. I have many goals and plans in my head (and some in writing), but It's time... Read more
Beck & Me - 42
Tuesday, April 11, 2017      1 comments

Practice Practice Practice I have my 'diet' notebook, my cards (which I wrote in a smaller notebook with a flip top), my mantras (in the same notebook as the cards), my planning/schedule notebook, my menu to practice making them... Read more
Beck & Me - 41
Monday, April 10, 2017      1 comments

Make a New List: Instead of making a new list, I will be reviewing and editing. I find it amazing how easy it is to overlook and forget. I have my notebook and cards to review. But, then I forget. I have a notebook of my schedule and plans, ... Read more
Beck & Me - 40
Sunday, April 09, 2017      0 comments

Enrich my life. I have pulled back from a few things as I have gotten heavier. I am making an effort to get back out and do what I want and need to do. I have given up my therapy work with the dog - mainly because of her issues (her st... Read more
Beck & Me - 39
Saturday, April 08, 2017      5 comments

Keep up with Exercise. I am working hard to get back to where I used to be. I used to have a set schedule and I was fairly consistent. Then a few years ago I was so busy at work that exercise was the first thing to go...bad choice! I am doin... Read more
Beck & Me - 38
Friday, April 07, 2017      0 comments

38 - Deal with Plateaus- Plateaus - hate em. I feel like I have been on a plateau for 17 years. I lose a couple pounds, gain a couple pounds, and repeat. Since beginning Beck, I have dropped a few pounds and I feel like I am stabilizing. I'v... Read more
Beck & Me - 37
Thursday, April 06, 2017      5 comments

Reduce Stress: Big challenge for me. I have been working on learning to live 'less stressed'. I too liked the statement that you cannot control others - something that is huge for me. Getting my routines and planned menus completed and in pl... Read more
Beck & Me - 36
Wednesday, April 05, 2017      1 comments

Day 36: Believe It. I know I can do this. I know what to do. Reading Beck has opened up some new techniques I can use to get where I want to be. I CAN be at a comfortable weight. Coaching session today was very good. It's interest... Read more
Beck & Me - 34 & 35
Tuesday, April 04, 2017      2 comments

34 - Solve Problems. As the chapter suggested, the first thing is to identify the problem. Stop and think. Question. And then remind myself - "What do I really want?". Should be obvious. Stop. Think. 35 - Prepare to weigh in. My dinn... Read more
Beck & Me - 33
Tuesday, April 04, 2017      2 comments

33: Deal with Emotional Eating. This is a huge issue for me. I find myself scrounging around for 'something' when things get stressful. A few years ago, I was unable to eat more than a few bites a day due to intense anxiety/stress from work. ... Read more

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