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Change Must Come

Tuesday, July 21, 2015      6 comments

During the first months and year after the death of my husband, I was determined to be strong and capable of handling all details, financial and otherwise. And I did! That first year I stayed busy. I was running on what I now know was shock an... Read more

ETL Day 5

Tuesday, June 23, 2015      4 comments

6/23/15 Despite eating pretty well (80%), the scale was up this morning. BUT, I believe it is mostly sodium, because two meals were out plus a bit of wine at dinner. I'm not giving up. But I will start drinking more water to combat the high... Read more

Day 4

Monday, June 22, 2015      4 comments

The scale was down a little bit. I'll take it. I had to drive to a town about an hour away early this morning for a dental cleaning and check up and later met my niece and great niece for lunch and shopping. Fun, hot day. Back home and had m... Read more

ETL Day 2

Saturday, June 20, 2015      6 comments

6/20/15 Despite not being 100% ETL yesterday, the scale was down this morning. I wasn't 100% today either, but spent time planning, buying fresh lettuce, kale, baby eggplant, and yellow squash at the Farmer's market this morning and researchi... Read more

ETL Day 1

Saturday, June 20, 2015      6 comments

6/19/15 – Day 1 B – Smoothie (5 strawberries, 1 c frozen pineapple/mango cubes, 1 T chia, 1 T oats, .5 c almond milk ), coffee L – salad bar @ Ruby Tuesday S – 1 slice bread with hummus and tomato D – Cheese & crackers, wine ... Read more

Lemony Leeks with Chickpeas and Feta

Monday, February 02, 2015      4 comments

I just made this for brunch and it is a saver.
leeks-with-chickpeas-and-feta-2/ Lemony Leeks with Chickpeas and Feta Serves 2-... Read more

Beck Day 3, 4, 5

Thursday, January 29, 2015      4 comments

Monday, January 26, 2015 139.6 (down 1.2) Day 3 Eat Sitting Down I have been doing this for some meals (left over from starting Beck before) and it is harder than you would think and I never ate standing up but did eat at the computer a... Read more

Beck Restart Day 1 & 2

Monday, January 26, 2015      7 comments

I got side tracked over the holidays so decided to begin Beck again. Saturday, January 24, 2015 141 lbs Beck Day 1 - Started reading The Beck Solution again last night hopefully with more determination and success this time. My A... Read more

Beck Day 5

Saturday, December 06, 2014      4 comments

12/5/14 139.4 (down .2) Eat slowly and Mindfully I had a meltdown this morning. I was reading my morning devotional and all the frustration and loneliness came rushing in. I know what started it. I was trying to put up the Christmas tre... Read more

Catch Up Beck Day 4

Saturday, December 06, 2014      3 comments

12/4/14 139.6 Beck Give Myself Credit Actually I can see that giving myself too much credit might also be a problem. I have had a rough year. My life has been turned upside down. No one would expect me to. Etc. etc. However, I can s... Read more

So Far Behind Beck Day 3

Saturday, December 06, 2014      2 comments

12/3/14 139.6 Woke up and pulled a muscle in my back. Not sure what I did, but it hurts. Good thing I have a chiro appointment this morning before I head off with a friend for a day of shopping. The chiro helped. It was a muscle spasm.... Read more

Beck Day 2 December 2, 2014

Wednesday, December 03, 2014      4 comments

12/2/14 139.6 Choose two diets I had chosen two and by late afternoon, I had realized that I needed to change at least one of those two. So my first diet will now be a reasonable diet based on calories and other nutrients to equal 1200 to... Read more

Beck Day 1 December 1, 2014

Wednesday, December 03, 2014      4 comments

12/1/14 139.6 (up .2) Day 1 Advantage List 1. Not to be a burden to other people because of ill health 2. Be able to live alone in my own home longer 3. Lower blood pressure 4. Lower cholesterol 5. Lower BMI 6. Increase energy ... Read more

Lunch Wrap

Sunday, November 23, 2014      3 comments

This was my wrap at lunch today. Chopped kale, fat free refried beans, scallion, cucumber wrapped in a tortilla and a banana. Yummy! ... Read more

November 18, 2014

Tuesday, November 18, 2014      3 comments

Story of my life. 139.8 (up .2) I cant let myself go any higher so today must be the turn around point and begin a plan (again) toward wellness and happiness. Today is my 69th birthday. It began with snow on the ground, freezing tempera... Read more

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