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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
Thinking mistakes. Moi? "Il faut profiter de la vie."
Sunday, September 20, 2009      2 comments

"Il faut profiter de la vie." basically means you have to take advantage of all that life gives you. Look for the opportunities. It is great because I am taking advantage of SparkPeople and what it has to offer. However I also took advantage ... Read more
Saturday, September 19, 2009      3 comments

One of my latest excuses for not walking was.... chafing. Ow! Walking like a cowpoke that has been riding out on the range all day is definitely not how I would like to present myself. Yes there was a raw tenderness that I did not want to aggr... Read more
"Once you pop, you can't stop."
Friday, September 18, 2009      9 comments

Yes it is not fair that I put on weight because I ate what I wanted to . Yes it is not fair that I have to exercise to lose weight. Yes it is not fair that I feel compelled to overeat. Yes it is not fair that foods high in sugar, fat and ... Read more
And the winner is.....
Thursday, September 17, 2009      2 comments

Restoration Facial Reading through the votes helped me decide. I really liked the idea about seeing a new me. While I do not think it will erase anything if it can minimize anything that would be great. Thank you so much for your help. ... Read more

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