Day 17 - Stop Wasting Food
I really feel so fortunate that my parents never preached to me about cleaning my plate or about the starving children in other countries. I have enough guilt without adding that to my plate. pun intended.
What I do feel guilty about is b... Read more
Day 16, The Nurturing Power of Food
Take 2 bites and feel Nurtured and emotionally soothed. Hmmm I am thinking, this just isn't going to happen with 2 bites. Boy, I never thought I was this negative before. But I am willing to try and willing to give up my position. Can I real... Read more
Day 15 The first 2 bites
Today I was terrified to do the exercise in our 100 day challenge. It was to eat 2 bites of a food that I love and then analyze how it tastes, feels, and other observations.
The reason I was so afraid to do this is that I am really afraid... Read more
DAY 14 WHAT I EAT IN THE MORNING EFFECT THE PM
One thing that I am beginning to realize is that I do have some really good habits that I have already maintained over the years of my getting healthy journey. Eating a good breakfast is definitely one of them. A long time ago I realized that ... Read more
Day 13 - oops I forgot to eat. This is not me - ever
I know that there are lots of people who never eat breakfast, are too busy to eat lunch, and then are starving in the PM. Well, that is not me. I eat breakfast every morning, I never miss my lunch, and I still I often feel very hungry in the P... Read more
DAYS 11, 12 EATING SMALL MEALS, AND FUEL, NOT FILLER
In days 11 and 12 the focus is on eating, when, and what. Linda recommends eating smaller meals spaced a few hours apart in order to keep the energy level and blood sugar at a good level. Of course the other part is to eat food that is fuel a... Read more
Some Beautiful Artwork
If anybody is interested, my son and his girlfriend are glass artists. If this is something that interests you, please check them out at
They are struggling artists and ... Read more
Day 10 on the 100 Day Challenge -
Learning to accept compliments.
I am learning a lot of new things about myself while on the 100 day challenge. One of them is that I do not accept compliments very gracefully. I will often deflect a compliment by turning it back on the pe... Read more
DAY 9 What do I want?
On day 9 I am asking myself what do I want? This is in regards to help from my family and support people. Through a process of questions and answers I confirmed what I always thought. I do not like a lot of compliments, but I like to be ackno... Read more
The Little Beach Cottage
Today is Day 8, Ask for the help I need.
Today we put an offer on a little cottage by the bay. It is a tiny house with a little yard and it is only a few steps to the ... Read more
DAY 7 I CAN DO IT!!!!
I can do it, I can do it, I can do it, I can do it, I can do it, I can do it, I can do it, I can do it, I can do it, I can do it, I can do it.
I can do it because I am learning new tools that will help me when the going gets rough.
I can ... Read more
Day 6 Protect My Program at All Costs
Just a short note tonight. I am going to protect my program today by getting a good night's sleep. So no blogging except to say, I will protect my program at all costs. I will not give in to the pressure of other people pushing on me to eat. ... Read more
Day 5 The Magic Notebook
I have often journaled about food and trying different methods to take the emotional control out of food. I have always known that chocolate, cookies, and chocolate cake are really difficult for me to control.
So in my magic notebook I hav... Read more
day 4 narrow road, wider road
Not much time to write tonight, but I did have a chance to take a wider road today on my 100 day challenge.
We were looking at houses and didn't have time after work to eat dinner so KFC.. here I came. I looked over everything and decided o... Read more
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DAY 3 - DO IT ANYWAY
Day 3, Do It Anyway (copied from the team page)
I will, I will, I will,... and then she started walking and walking and walking, and a small voice inside the head said... you have done enough, that's enough, enough, enough, and then the lit... Read more