Beck Day 40 Enrich our lives
Beck day 40 Enrich my life
Beck sets us a ten minute exercise to list goals I would like to accomplish before or after I lose weight. I find myself resisting this, not because I restrict my activities due to my attitude towards my weight. I do... Read more
Beck Day 39 exercise
Beck says we should apply the techniques we have learned to motivate ourselves to exercise as well. For example read ARC, give myself credit for exercise.
Beck says lots of people hate exercise, but I don't. I like how exercise makes me fee... Read more
Day 38 Deal with a plateau
Day 38 Deal with a plateau
Beck reminds us that weight loss isn't linear, it goes up & down & flattens out, sometimes for long periods. Most people with more than 20lbs to lose plateau within the first six months, perhaps because the body does... Read more
Beck trek 37 Reduce Stress
Laughing because a glitch stole this post, talk about stressful! But here we go again...
Beck says whether or not we are stressed at the moment or not, we will be one day and here is what to do.
1 solve the problem: check my priorities chart... Read more
Beck bonus blog
Beck Trekkers, it's Sunday here in NZ and I have a confession to make. In the last few weeks I have been preoccupied & not as diligent as I ought with the tasks & to do lists. I've lost focus from time to time & haven't made dieting a priority. ... Read more
Day 36 believe it
The title of this chapter made me smile. Believe it or not Justin Bieber has just been in New Zealand... Trekkies, I admit, I am not a Belieber.
Beck 34 & 35
Day 34 solve problems
First step- identify it. This can be hard. Perhaps I notice the emotion & don't know what to do about it. Asking for help to sort it out might help. Uh, I'm struggling to focus here. I am actually great at solving probl... Read more
Beck 33 emotional eating
Well, that surely is the biggie for me and I o ly wish I had learned at my mother's knee to go off my food when feeling sad, mad, bad, and glad. Because I would then be slender.
Ooooh hear the 'it's not fair' in there? I've ... Read more
Just a quick check in for accountability purposes. Stuff, some good, some not so good, has been happening to take my focus away from Beck. I've read but not posted the last two days.
I'll catch up in the weekend.... Read more
Beck 32 traveling
Dr Beck says it is usual to gain weight on a trip. Before leaving we should plan how we are going to eat and read it every day for a week before. How closely will I follow my diet? What different foods and beverages will I be considering consumi... Read more
Beck pink day 31 decide about drinking
I like to drink and figure if I factor in 2 or 3 drinks on two days a week that should suit, until those calories are competing too hard with good nutrition, in which case I will adjust downwards. The thing for me is not to get into the habit o... Read more
Day 30 Stay in control at special events
Dr Beck says we will encounter a lot of triggers at meals out, celebrations, & special events, & if we indulge we can come unstuck.
Today we create a plan for eating out/celebratory meals and on Tuesday I will put it into practice as my niece ... Read more
Beck 29 deal with food pushers?
For me it is not a difficulty resisting food offered by food pushers, I have many techniques to deflect them and can either turn down unwanted offers or accept them and discreetly get rid of the food – usually not down my neck, unless I forget... Read more
Beck 28: get ready to weigh in
Dr Beck reminds us that our second week of dieting is done and our weigh in is tomorrow. Today we need to prepare ourselves for disappointment by making response cards. Guess what happened if the theoretical response is…
*Its great, I’v... Read more
Beck 27: seven questions
Dr Beck advises us to make response cards to help respond to our sabotaging thoughts and thinking mistakes. Reading these cards regularly and also in response to sabotaging thoughts will help me to respond automatically to them.
The method ... Read more
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