Beck Day 19: Stop Fooling Yourself
Very timely chapter for me!
Thanks to my previous readings of Beck Diet Solution, and to reminding myself of my Beck skills at least weekly for a long time, I rarely fool myself.
I have a plan, I know my portions and weigh all my food on ... Read more
Beck Day 17: End Overeating - update on how it went
End Overeating - interesting assignment again!
Put more food on my plate than my planned meal.
More of planned food, and something I didn't plan at all,
then separate extra food, eat only what was on my plan.
Leave the rest, notice ... Read more
Beck Day 14-15-16: My Food / Not My Food
I like to make plans, so I never rebelled against planning all my food in writing the night before (Day 14), or monitoring my eating by putting a check mark next to planned food I ate, crossing out planned food I didn't eat, adding and circling ... Read more
Beck Day 3: Eat SItting Down
This Day is tricky!
Notice it is not only about eating all meals sitting down - it is about eating every single bite sitting down. If I want to pop a bite of cheese or tortilla chips in my mouth, or want to eat a slice of bread while cooking..... Read more
My six years of maintenance
Today is my 6th Maintenance Anniversary.
I'm happy to report that I kept the pounds off, even went beyond my original SP goal during these years.
I'm happier, stronger and healthier than ever, and I have more time and energy then ever,
I ... Read more
I had a good week on the food front!
The more compliant I am, the easier it gets. Water weight is gone, from the scary peak of 60.1 kg (132 pounds) I'm closer to my center weight with 58.7 kg (129 pounds).
I was hesitating between going back... Read more
Summer Weight Gain - If it ain't broke, don't fix it
Sparkers, I gained weight in the past 7 weeks.
It is not much, only 2 pounds.
But it is real, my weight fluctuation range is 2 pounds over where it was before.
I know why because I have my Beck to do list - that's a good starting point.... Read more
Family vacation - wonderful hikes
I spent the last week with my family (husband, son, daughter and their girlfriend and boyfriend) in Austria.
We had a great time, spent the most of each day hiking the mountains.
We admiring their beauty as in Hungary our highest mountain is... Read more
My journey is easy when I don't rock the boat
I have received many interesting comments on my last blog that made me thinking.
My story with the cherries might have sounded like a turmoil, but what I was contemplating were quite minor feelings. They only stood out because I'm in a nice pe... Read more
There are 9 flats in our house, and our garden has been neglected for many years, due to lack of interest and difficulties in agreeing on things.
As I shared previously, I decided to take care of some part of it, and all the neighbors are happ... Read more
Good week #5
For-day weekend: took Friday off and Monday is bank holiday here.
Again, I swapped my runs and walks for gardening,
that is, pulling up stinging nest roots (there is a lot as they lived happily undisturbed for years, and picking cherries. Th... Read more
Good week #3 and #4
Update about last 2 weeks: both were good.
I had surprise weigh-ins: on 4 days in a row I was below 57 kg (125 pounds) and I haven't seen such low numbers since I got pregnant with my first child in 1992.
I have been in maintenance since 201... Read more
Work was OK except Friday when I had to write a presentation all day - I have been putting this off for some time. I rarely procrastinate, but now I did. Oh well, big part is ready.
Eating went well, exercise too - I swapped a few runs / wa... Read more
Work week was only 3 days, and I utilized my free time hiking and gardening, made great progress. There were some challenging situations at work, for the most difficult one both possible outcomes are poor - I stressed over it for a day but came ... Read more
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... and another challenging week - but the next will be easy!
Work was busy and difficult again, but I got past important milestones and accomplished a lot. Next week starts with May 1st - bank holiday!
Then I take a haft day off on Tuesday and work the other half from home, and there is nothing huge loo... Read more