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Beck Check #8
Sunday, June 26, 2016      4 comments

Beck Check #8 I added another bike to work day. I'm halfway to my goal of 10 biking days this summer. I reviewed two Spanish lessons from weeks gone by. Daily **Monitor eating - Kept on top of things well this week. Even knew I ... Read more
Beck Check #7
Tuesday, June 21, 2016      8 comments

Beck Check #7 I have biked to work 4 days, on my way to 10 biking days this summer. My Spanish practice has amounted to listening to Zumba music and figuring out some of the lyrics. Daily **Monitor eating - had a bit of a tough... Read more
Beck Check #6
Monday, June 13, 2016      6 comments

Beck Check #6 I got a good start on my Enrichment Goal #1: Bike to work 10 times this summer. I biked two days last week, and the weather looks favorable for a couple days this week, too. Weekend travelling and the related household pr... Read more
Beck Check #5
Saturday, June 04, 2016      5 comments

Beck Check #5: I finished the book I selected two goals to enrich my life as put forth on Day 40. GOAL #1 Bike to work at least 10 times this summer. My office is about 4 miles from my house, and the streets are relatively bike-fr... Read more
Beck Check #4
Saturday, May 28, 2016      6 comments

Beck Check #4: I'm on Day 40 My library book was due, so it took a few days for it to get checked back in so I could check it out again and finish. That's part of the reason I'm stalled out on Day 40. The other part of the reason is that I'... Read more
Beck Check #3
Saturday, May 21, 2016      4 comments

Beck Check #3: I'm on Day 39 I think I will be forever battling Day 3 - eat sitting down. I do eat my meals sitting down for the most part, although often enough my lunches at work are at my standing desk so I can go for a lunch-time walk ... Read more
Beck Check #2
Sunday, May 15, 2016      9 comments

Beck Check: I'm on Day 32. I am still trying to beat down the habit of snitching, which falls under Day 3's Eat Sitting Down practice. I honestly don't realize in the moment that I am sticking a bite of cheese in my mouth as I'm slicing it... Read more
Beck Check #1
Friday, May 06, 2016      5 comments

(Beck Diet Solution team activity) Beck Check: I'm on Day 28. Tough for me: eat sitting down and plan for tomorrow. On weekdays I always plan breakfast, snack, lunch, but dinner is DH's domain, and he has resisted my influence. Gotta take c... Read more
Chocolate Passport
Saturday, February 06, 2016      9 comments

My college-student daughter and her co-worker ran an important errand for her boss, and were told to buy something special for themselves as a small "thank-you." They selected the Chocolate Passport at Trader Joe's because they heard so many peo... Read more
Nov/Dec 2015 Progress update
Saturday, January 02, 2016      3 comments

CALORIES: Strong finish! 25 of 30 days in November and 27 of 31 days in December under my calorie limit, making this the first time ever that I've hit that goal two months in a row. The "over" days were all holidays (planned excesses) and travel... Read more
A good day so far
Thursday, November 05, 2015      5 comments

After a full morning of chores and household tasks, I walked to the store today (1.6 miles away) to pick up a few things I needed. The weather was warm and windy, so I had to work a little extra hard on the way home to keep up my pace. While at ... Read more
Autumn progress update
Monday, November 02, 2015      4 comments

CALORIES: Eh. 1800 calories isn't much to work with. Very little room for slip-ups or treats. So I'm still struggling with sticking to my recommended limits, especially when traveling. In August I hit the mark on 21 of 31 days (average 142 over... Read more
For the cat lovers I know...NOT for the squeamish
Saturday, October 10, 2015      9 comments

And how did you start your day? This was how I started mine: The culprit: ... Read more
Summer progress on goals
Sunday, August 23, 2015      2 comments

CALORIES: Still not where I want to be on hitting my calorie mark more consistently. May 19 of 31 days (avg 269 over), June 25 of 30 MONTHLY GOAL MET (avg 168 over), July 22 of 31 (243 over). 1800 calories leaves little room for slip-ups. I keep... Read more
Are you after short-term or long-term change?
Saturday, August 22, 2015      9 comments

Be honest. Are you in this for the long haul, or are you cutting back on calories or upping your exercise minutes just to hit a magic number on the scale, after which you will revert to your old ways? Willpower only produces short-term change. I... Read more

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