Broke My Streak
After 6 days of successfully staying on plan, I went off track 2 days in a row. Why? Could be rebelliousness. Or maybe poor planning. Both days I was going out to dinner and both days I had an extra glass of wine. Neither day did my calories c... Read more
A Perfect Sunday
Today was just a perfect day, easy and relaxed. Even the part where I ran 3 miles on the treadmill. Ok, maybe not the part where I paid bills and balanced my checkbook, but everything else.
I finished my Distractions Box, the thing Beck s... Read more
The Sun Came Out!
Hallelujah! The sun finally came out today!
This will be a short blog for yesterday - Istayed up a little too late last night binge-watching Game of Thrones and am having to be very stern with myself to not do it again todayÖ
But it ... Read more
For the third time this week itís snowing! But for the first time, Iím home and hunkered downÖwhat a wonderful thing! I went to the grocery store and got home just as the snow started. First order of business is relaxingÖplanning to catch up a ... Read more
Iím home again after a two day business trip and I am giving myself big credit for making a plan and sticking to it! I love the feeling of strength I get when I am able to maintain control of consumption.
I was responsible for running a se... Read more
Iím in Dallas at a work meeting with folks I work with from all over the country and having a good time. But as always, sticking to my plan while travelling is challenging. However, other than an unplanned couple of bites at dinner, it was a suc... Read more
Still Working Through Complete Beck Stage One
First of all, it was a wonderful long holiday weekend that seemed to go on and on. What a happy thing!
Iíve been working on the Complete Beck Diet for Life for a week and a half now, and while Iíve had a number of days when I was able to ch... Read more
Valentine's Day Checklist, a Day Late
Valentineís day was wonderful. My BF is the sweetest guy, so thoughtful and kind every day and loves special occasions. Cards, flowers and chocolates. We have so much fun. He is totally supportive of my goals and gives me lots of compliments Ö... Read more
A Very Short Blog: Confession
After I blogged last night, I had an extra glass and a half of wine that was NOT on my plan. I'm giving myself credit for not giving in to the urge to snack after that, however. Back on track today!... Read more
Quick check in todayÖ.
Here is my Stage 1 checklist for today.
I motivated myself by reading my Advantages deck and my response cards on the Metro this morning.
I weighed myself and I was at the lowest weight in almost 3 years. This went into my Memory box... Read more
Kettle Bells and a Non-scale Victory
For my birthday, I gave myself sessions with a trainer and I love it! I am learning all kinds of new exercises Ė the TRX straps, the assisted pull-up machine, another machine I donít know the same ofÖand kettle bells! It was a challenging worko... Read more
Working on Beck Success Skill #6
In Complete Beck, instead of the day by day approach, there are success skills that must be mastered before moving on to the next stage.
In Stage 1, Success skills 1-5 were pretty easy for me. Motivating myself, weighing every day, giving m... Read more
Starting the Complete Beck Diet for Life!
I started reading the Complete Beck Diet for Life a few weeks ago but didnít start the program until today, because I didn't get all the things I needed together until this past weekend. Also, I still have not finished reading Stage One. But si... Read more
Slow Learner or Rebel?
Last weekend was my boyfriendís birthday and we went to the Brandywine valley in Pennsylvania to celebrate. Itís a really beautiful place and we had a great time. I had decided to give myself the weekend off from planning (but not tracking), and... Read more
A Few Tough Weeks
The last few weeks have been very challenging for a number of reasons.
While Iíve continued planning my meals and usually stick to the plan, my exercise has suffered. And a few times I fooled myself into thinking that itís ok to eat and dr... Read more
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