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Task 4 - Find a Diet Buddy

Thursday, October 08, 2009      4 comments

There's that word again DIEt. I'm changing my lifestyle, dang it!!! This task is like asking me to find a exercise buddy. Like a walking buddy, a diet buddy will... keep you accountable (make sure you do what you need to EVERY day) ... Read more

Task 3 Make time for ...

Wednesday, October 07, 2009      0 comments

...dieting. Okay I dislike that word. I would prefer to say my life plan. Making time makes a difference, If time is not allocated, you have placed limits on what you want to do. Committed time to provides opportunity for practice and ... Read more

10 Tasks (1 & 2)

Tuesday, October 06, 2009      5 comments

Before starting Stage 1 in BDL, Dr. Beck has 10 tasks. I read through these and found myself resistant to doing some of these. Heck... my way has not be effective, so I need to get with the program. here are the first two tasks: Task 1 * Ge... Read more

Great way to clean out frig...

Monday, October 05, 2009      5 comments

...Is to have it croak. I called home after grocery shopping telling my son to have my hubby fire up the grill. He said, "OK, but I think the frig isn't working." "Oh, Crap!!" I think to myself, I have scallops and chicken, lettuce and mor... Read more

Beck Diet for Life

Sunday, October 04, 2009      5 comments

I just finished Dr. Beck's Diet solution, there is still lots of stuff for me to practice. I loved the tools, suggestions and ideas that she presented. It was very helpful to have instuctions instead of someone just say go do it. Dr Beck told m... Read more

Now what do I do with myself?

Saturday, October 03, 2009      3 comments

I do not know if it is the new medication, BDS, the mini hypnosis session or the workshop on emotional eating. But something is working. I know that the meds can make me nauseous and make me feel full, but I also do not feel the desire to eat. I... Read more

Between Appointments

Thursday, October 01, 2009      6 comments

I do not do well with fasting prior to tests.... my hubby was drinking is coffee and the aroma wafted over me, tempting me to enjoy a cup. FBG was 145. Yuck! but better than the other day's reading of 153. The stress test was not too bad. Whi... Read more


Wednesday, September 30, 2009      5 comments

Last night's Diabetes Support group meeting was very interesting, the topic was emotional eating. The presenter did an excellent job of clearly presenting the information. She spoke of deepening self awareness and explained the REST model for... Read more

Honoring Commitments

Monday, September 28, 2009      4 comments

One thing I tried to teach my boys was to honor their commitments. When you join a team you finish the season. The team is counting on you to be there. Honoring commitments to myself is much more difficult. Being consistent is diffic... Read more

Autopilot or Face Reality

Saturday, September 26, 2009      2 comments

I'm a not a fatalist, even though my last post may have indicated so. However there are things that I do not want to face, therefore I have mindless actions or reactions. Yes I have been on Autopilot, Doing what I have always done. Ignoring t... Read more

Oh me, Oh my!

Friday, September 25, 2009      5 comments

I really don't want to die! All my efforts do not seem to be paying off. MY BG seem to be inching up. This morning's BG 153 Two week weight - zilch lost... but nothing was gained. I will persevere because I know I need to do mo... Read more

On the Road

Thursday, September 24, 2009      3 comments

Staying within plan is my only option. Speaking of options, now I am starting to notice that there are healthier choices available. Were they always there and I just did not see them? I do like the 1/2 sandwich and salad options... I tend to ... Read more

Dessert or drink

Wednesday, September 23, 2009      4 comments

I knew I should only have one. I wanted chocolate. I also wanted a drink. That is how I discovered Chocolate Martinis. While it is not a light on calories, having one was better than having both. One good thing is I know how to nurse a drink, ... Read more

Eating Out

Tuesday, September 22, 2009      7 comments

Sometimes I wish I could eat out more... and take a break from cooking. Dr. Beck offers what is below on dining out: * Tell the waiter/waitress how you'd like your food prepared. Order smaller portions. Most of the time I will m... Read more

I'm a pusher!

Monday, September 21, 2009      3 comments

Day 29 addresses food pushers, I'm pretty good about it. "Lead me not into temptation -- I can find it myself." I have taught my children to sample a "no thank you helping" when trying new food. Be polite and firm. "you're entitled to... Read more

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