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Beck Days Two – Four

Monday, August 31, 2015      3 comments

My fiancé and I got away this weekend for a much-needed break and it was wonderful. We went to the Eastern shore of the Chesapeake Bay and it was relaxing and peaceful. Just what the doctor ordered… And while I read my Beck chapters and ... Read more

Shortest Beck Blog Ever

Friday, August 28, 2015      9 comments

Did my Advantages Response Card and added only one item from my previous set (which I will share later) and that was: Will be able to run faster. Spark on, Sparklers! ... Read more

Beck Chapter 4: Ready to Go!

Thursday, August 27, 2015      11 comments

Now that I've identified my triggers and weaknesses, I'm ready to start the program! I have my sticky notes and notebook and index cards too. Because I've already done the Beck program before and am currently working on losing, I'll keep on ... Read more

How Do Thin People Think, Anyway?

Wednesday, August 26, 2015      10 comments

There are definitely parts of how I am made that make it harder for me to lose weight and keep it off. That's clear. I actually used to be a thin person, and some of the ways that thin peopel thought things were true for me then, but are no long... Read more

Beck Chapter 2: New Triggers

Tuesday, August 25, 2015      11 comments

In rereading Beck, I'm pickin gup on different pieces. For instance, on the last read, much of my focus in this chapter was on the Sabotaging thoughts. This time, I picked up on the triggers. I knew all my old triggers, so I didnt need to spend... Read more

Beck Chapter One: I'm a Believer!

Monday, August 24, 2015      10 comments

I am so glad that SLENDERLLA and GABY1954 decided to kick off the Beck Pink Reboot, because I really need it. Many thanks, ladies! Last October I read the Beck Pink book and over the following 5 months of practicing, I lost 15 pounds. Yay... Read more

Sunday Update

Sunday, August 09, 2015      3 comments

I haven’t blogged in awhile - life has been too busy. I have been doing all the other things I need to do, however. Planning and tracking, sticking to my plan, remembering to give myself credit. And most importantly, back to exercising regula... Read more

Better Than Yesterday

Tuesday, July 14, 2015      7 comments

Thankfully, today is a little better than yesterday. Admittedly a low bar! And thanks to all of you for all your encouragement and support. It helps so much! Still feeling really exhausted but step by step doing what I can. I sometimes fo... Read more


Monday, July 13, 2015      6 comments

Today was a crappy day. Too much going on lately, I really need a break. I did my best and it was probably the best I could expect considering. It’s just been a tough time. Here is my Stage 1 checklist for today: I motivated myse... Read more

I could do with a little less excitement in my life!

Monday, July 13, 2015      4 comments

We got home from Savannah early Sunday morning to a flooded apartment. Water was raining down from the ceilings and all over the floor. The couch was ruined and the carpets were soaked. After some initial misunderstandings - the emergency answer... Read more

Uh Oh

Friday, July 10, 2015      6 comments

Uh oh. I really blew it today. We are still in Savannah and I was waylaid today by a piece of coconut cake with coconut frosting. I kept looking at it and looking at it and everything else – all my strategies, everything – went strai... Read more


Wednesday, July 08, 2015      4 comments

Today my fiancé and I drove with his daughter to her college orientation. It has been fun, but I think all of us are a little stressed over a bunch of things, so it’s been a little up and down emotionally. One thing I love about him is that h... Read more

When the Going Gets Tough

Tuesday, July 07, 2015      7 comments

What a day. Settlement on my house was not too smooth but it worked out in the end. And meeting with my sons, their dad and the social worker to try to work out a good plan for release from acute care rehab after his stroke was also a very roc... Read more

Back to Spark, Back to Beck

Monday, July 06, 2015      4 comments

I’ve not been completely MIA from Beck but haven’t blogged for a while. Between work and the craziness of life, I haven’t had a minute to spare…or at least it feels that way. Here’s what’s been going on: Did a ton of reno... Read more

Quick Blog

Tuesday, April 07, 2015      5 comments

Once again, having a tough time losing. Although if I were maintaining, I’d be doing great! But that’s not where I want to be. I am mostly sticking to my plan, but not always. And a couple days over the past two weeks, I’ve failed to pla... Read more

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