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Landslide, Where You Lead, Don't Think Twice etc
Guitar is going well. Back to tracking and journaling.
Reading The Marshmallow Test. Very helpful for suggestions in increasing self-control.
Using pen and paper for tracking and ... Read more
Guitar and juggling
I'm busy juggling with 3 balls and working to juggle for a longer period. I'm playing John Denver's song "Annie's Song". I can play it dropped D tuning or Open D tuning. Fun!
I feel like my life is me in the middle of an old fashioned wood... Read more
More on juggling
As I am learning to juggle, occasionally my mind says'I can't do it', but I quickly replace that thought with 'I know if I keep at it, I will learn to juggle. Other people have learned it, how hard can it be?'
And here is the result: after alm... Read more
Juggling and Dr. Visit
I'm learning to juggle. Watched a you tube video and started a couple of days ago with one ball for about half an hour. Today I used two balls. After about 20 minutes I was able to juggle left to right a few times. After an hour or so I am sweat... Read more
I eat when I'm empty and hungry! Sometimes I wait for a while and stay hungry for an hour before eating, but I eat what I like. I do really well until around 3:30 or so. Dinner time can be a challenge, but I'm still having more success than a fe... Read more
The necessary ingredient: Belief
Affirm that I believe I can accomplish my goals. I know I can make these changes to my habits and replace old routines with new ones.
Success is only possible if I believe it can be done!... Read more
Cues, Routines and Rewards
I'm reading The Power of Habit. The cues or Triggers remain the same, but the routine can be changed and that changes the results, but gives the same reward.
In the morning, instead of immediately making tea with milk, I started filling a p... Read more
I decided to set my goal 'over-the-top'. Now I believe I can get to any weight I want and be naturally slender. I've got to do strength training and make my muscles work so that whatever weight I am, I am strong. I am releasing the squishy parts... Read more
Wow! What a month!
Reading for 4th time: Judy Wardell's book: Thin Within. Something new to process each time!
Keeping food log on Weight Watchers online. Both are helpful.
Enjoying success with consistency of eating habits since Feb 2013. Much easier th... Read more
Finally, sticking to MY eating pattern.
I'm letting others eat their way and I'm not following them. They are adjusting to me. And enjoying my veggies, etc. very satisfying.... Read more
As you can read, I have not given up on desired changes to my behavior. I'm back to daily tracking food and exercise, reading articles, etc. I have also taken up knitting in the last several months and have knit 8 hats, 1 shawl and a bunch of di... Read more
Well, still working toward my goal, but I'm still struggling with getting to goal. Never give up seems to be the best mantra.... Read more
A week of joyful eating!
This last week or so has been fun! I woke up about a week ago to a new attitude toward foods, meals, portions. I've been hungry more frequently and I feel unaddicted to food now. Each day, as needed, I remind myself to think about portions and m... Read more
July is an active month.
I'm enjoying beautiful walks this summer. I'm eating healthy food, mostly. Portions are more in line. All good things.... Read more
Success is focused eating.
I'm very aware of how a particular food makes me feel. Some foods don't agree with my system, so I'm ok with passing on that. Good life!... Read more