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Enough is a feast
Saturday, March 25, 2017      2 comments

I have learned that I need very little food to be satisfied and I am appreciating feeling satisfied rather than stuffed. Nothing taste as good as being satisfied. I just finished a simple but wonderful dinner. I wanted and prepared for m... Read more
Wait 20 min.
Thursday, March 23, 2017      1 comments

"It takes about 20 minutes for your stomach to send a signal to your brain that you are full. In that lag, you may overeat" so I have read. I mindfully planned my meal and mindlessly ate it. ... Read more
A Spoonful
Friday, January 13, 2017      6 comments

At our family Xmas dinner, my DGS, who is 6 yrs old, couldn't finish his pumpkin pie even though he had only about a spoonful left. I told him I would save it for later. Later he asked for his left over pie. The spoonful looked so small o... Read more
Thoughts
Thursday, January 12, 2017      4 comments

I wanted a cookie. I went and got a cookie and ate it while thinking of other things. I remember getting the cookie but not eating it. I thought of getting another one and eating it mindfully but didn't. This morning I prepared my break... Read more
Processed Foods
Saturday, December 10, 2016      1 comments

On rainy days I go to our super walmart to walk. I walked up and down the Grocery section and counted 16 aisles (stacked from top to bottom on both sides of the aisles) of mostly processed food. Aisles of sodas, chips and snacks, cereals, brea... Read more
When is enough enough?
Friday, December 09, 2016      6 comments

I noticed yesterday while eating dinner that I was satisfied but I had three bites left on my plate. I ate those three bites. Three bites here, four bites there, a second helping - those calories all add up and eventually make a differenc... Read more
Recognizing Hunger
Sunday, January 31, 2016      8 comments

I had been working on a project for a couple of hours when the thought "I'm hungry" appeared. I really thought I was hungry for food but when I thought about it I recognized it was emotional hunger. I knew I was getting a little tired but had ig... Read more
Addictions
Saturday, May 03, 2014      4 comments

What characterizes an addiction? Simply this: "you no longer feel that you have the choice to stop. It seems stronger than you. It also gives you a false sense of pleasure, pleasure that invariable turns into pain." One can have fal... Read more
Food. Do you have a hold of it or does it have a hold over you?
Thursday, May 01, 2014      1 comments

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Eating with awareness.
Tuesday, April 29, 2014      1 comments

Day 25 The magic is within me. emoticon I have been working on making eating with awareness a habit and eac... Read more
Day 5
Wednesday, April 09, 2014      2 comments

The magic is in me. emoticon I have completed my plan to follow for the next 95 days. I will just make min... Read more
Getting Stronger
Monday, February 10, 2014      5 comments

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My Teacher is Only 2 Years Old
Thursday, February 06, 2014      5 comments

We take care of our 2 year old grandson and we have learned so much from him. 1. He smiles for no reason. 2. If it is a dreary day, he still thinks it is a wonderful day. 3. Besides his food and naps, he needs very little. 4. At m... Read more
An "Aha" Moment
Tuesday, January 28, 2014      4 comments

Yesterday's blog was an "aha" moment for me. Everything clicked. I realized I was upset (angry) because I believed life was so unfair. At times I would think of other things but the belief of unfairness was always there to come back to. ... Read more
A Course in Miracles
Monday, January 27, 2014      2 comments

Anyone interested in studying A Course in Miracles I invite you to visit: www.sparkpeople.com/mysp
ark/groups_individual.asp?
gid=27703 Lesson 22 - "What I see is a form of vengeance." The logic all rests on t... Read more

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