I wish I could be on autopilot but the skills I am learning from Dr. Beck are not solidly in place yet. There are hints of them taking hold, but it is not solid yet. Between going away and a stomach bug, I have been out of the loop all week. Get... Read more
Vandal sent me a link to an article about goals.
www.sparkpeople.com/reso urce/motivation_articles.a sp?id=391
A few comments hit home for me:
Becky said, "stick to your own race, with your own goals and expectati... Read more
While it was wonderful to visit my son and his wife, being short on sleep and off schedule wreaked havoc on me. Friday's sleepless night, made for a dragging Saturday. We did manage to get some leaf raking in and a short walk.
Oh my heavens..... Read more
- Wayne Dyer
I am excited about this weekend's trip to visit my eldest son and his new wife. Not even the lousy forcast can dampen my spirits. It has been over two years since I have been to Syracuse and that also was my last time away from... Read more
I have to pack my stuff and stuff for my middle son.
Need to remember:
Since this is my first visit to my son's new house, I'm not too sure what to expect in regard to meals. I d... Read more
Going through the motions, well that is a start. Stubborn, stuck in my ways, creature of habit. However things can change, I can have new ways of doing things, new habits.
I need stuff to really sink in. That's where reading and reflectin... Read more
*We are to learn and practice the skills at a rate that is comfortable for us. No matter what the skill is, the more we practice it, the easier it gets.
*Fill out the Stage 1 Success Sheets every night. A copy can be downloaded from Dr. Be... Read more
Response cards help you get through everyday and stressful times, negative emotions and cravings. Reading through them daily helps us reframe our thoughts.
Dr. Beck suggest starting off with these three cards;
"The only way to lose weigh... Read more
Number 8 is done. My family knows I need to eat healthier because of the diabetes. The "food police" is me. The good news is my youngest son paid me a compliment, he had invited a friend over for dinner and told her "Mom only buys the good stuff... Read more
The memory box or page in your notebook is where achievements, aha moments and other positives are to be recorded. your diet buddy can help remind to to record these things. So when you get down and troubled you can pull it out of your...
D... Read more
I thought this one was about getting the tools I would need together. Nope!!!
I gotta clean out my frig and cabinets. Good news frig is done, read Monday's blog.
The cabinets are another story.... it's been a while since I've seen what i... Read more
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)
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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
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:
* Ge... Read more
...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