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just sayin’ … let the celebrating begin
Thursday, January 19, 2017      8 comments

My dad passed away from lung/bone cancer 25 years ago. We had a love hate relationship … he loved to make me hate him. His passing was … emotionally complicated … but we both found peace before he passed away. In 2000, I had a “bad” mamm … ... Read more
just sayin' ... putting a hold on celebrating
Thursday, January 12, 2017      13 comments

Today should have been a day of celebrating 5 years free of breast cancer. But I have to put that on hold ... for a week. Today's mamm indicates an abnormal calcification in the original cancer site that wasn't there last year ... so on Mon... Read more
just sayin' ... JUST DO IT
Wednesday, January 11, 2017      7 comments

They say you can not exercise away a bad diet. Day 8 Beck Solution ... exercise is not optional if you want to lose weight. Sounds like the two go hand in hand. I have a tendency to sit ... on my laurels alllllll day. Hubby's... Read more
just sayin' ... you don't find time ... you create it
Tuesday, January 10, 2017      12 comments

My beloved hubby tells me alllllll day how he doesn't have enough time. No time to take out the trash. No time to clean out the garage. No time to take alllll the recycling to the neighborhood bins. No time to clean out his cop room ... he's a r... Read more
just sayin' ... I'm lucky
Monday, January 09, 2017      7 comments

So Beck Solution Day 7 is about arranging your environment to meet your needs. I am lucky in soooooo many ways. I am retired ... no work place issues to deal with. Halle-freakin'-lujah!!! I have a skinny, healthy hubby ... who weighs... Read more
just sayin' ... I'm lucky
Monday, January 09, 2017      4 comments

So Beck Solution Day 7 is about arranging your environment to meet your needs. I am lucky in soooooo in many ways. I am retired ... no work place issues to deal with. Halle-freakin'-lujah!!! I have a skinny, healthy hubby ... who wei... Read more
just sayin' ... I broke up with my scale and I need a coach/cheerleader
Sunday, January 08, 2017      10 comments

About six weeks ago ... I decided to break up with my scale. We have had a love hate relationship ... it loves to make me hate it. I read tips for success on Sparks and one of the tips was to ... weigh once a week while losing and daily aft... Read more
just sayin' ... S-L-O-W and steady wins the race
Saturday, January 07, 2017      10 comments

Day 5 of Beck Solution is eating s-l-o-w-l-y and mindfully. This is a lot more work than ya think. I started eating s-l-o-w-l-y several weeks ago while reading Mindful Diet by Wolever and Reardon. I started by setting a timer for 20 minutes... Read more
just sayin' ... I'm hot stuff
Friday, January 06, 2017      12 comments

I'm an optimist ... most of the time. When I am trying my best to lose weight ... well I can be a she-devil ... to ME. So Day 4 of Beck Solution ... give yourself credit for the things done "right" that will get you to your goals. Hmmm!!! Y... Read more
just sayin' ... eat all meals while sitting ... the correct way
Thursday, January 05, 2017      6 comments

Today was a really tough day. Our DS and DIL had to put their beloved doggy Gemli down. He became very ill last night and this morning. Gemli was 13+, blind and had developed a large mass in his tummy. DS and DIL found Gemli abandoned when... Read more
just sayin' ... what works for me, experiment of one
Wednesday, January 04, 2017      9 comments

Day 2 of Beck's Solution wants me to identify two nutritionally sound food approaches to losing weight. I did some soul searching a while back about what really worked for me in the past ... Weight Watchers (WW) and a loose program ... Mtn_Kitte... Read more
just sayin' ... finding the right book
Tuesday, January 03, 2017      10 comments

I remember years ago going into a book store to browse ... I like to read. A lady came in after me and asked the clerk to help her find the perfect diet book. The clerk pointed out a best seller ... oh, I've read that one. Then the clerk pointed... Read more
just sayin' ... a glimpse backward and focus forward
Monday, January 02, 2017      6 comments

I gained 1 1/2 pounds over the Christmas holidays ... I consider it a win coz it wasn't the 10 pounds I usually find while eating alllllll the goodies I can get my hands on. A glimpse backward: I have a net loss of 50 pounds from my he... Read more
just sayin' ... no more dieting for me
Saturday, December 31, 2016      11 comments

This is the time of year that we end one year and start a new one. We reflect on the year past ... and look forward to a bright shiny new one. We have great hopes of making major changes in the New Year, beginning with a clean slate, starti... Read more
just sayin' ... do you know how long 20 minutes is??
Friday, December 16, 2016      11 comments

I quit "dieting" ... focusing on food ... and decided to work on behaviors ... focusing on me. So this week I have eaten S L O W L Y making sure each meal lasted 20 meals ... or longer. Do you know how long 20 minutes is? Dang!!!! ... Read more

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