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Back to the Success Skills (last 5)

Thursday, October 29, 2009      3 comments

As for the first 4 skills I have listed my perception of percentages for the 5 below. 5. Get moving. 75% I have an exercise plan in place. With winter coming I need to make a few changes, so no excuses. I still need to kick it up a notch... Read more

Back to the Success Skills (first 4)

Wednesday, October 28, 2009      2 comments

There are nine skills to learn in Stage 1 And I have not mastered all of them yet. DUH!!! As far as these first 4 skills I have listed my perception of percentages. 1. Motivate Yourself Daily . 50% This I can do, but being consistent ... Read more

What's new with you?

Tuesday, October 27, 2009      2 comments

Compared to a few years ago, there is quite a bit new. No white bread in my house, only 100% whole wheat or sourdough rye. More fresh fruit and veggies. More tea less coffee. New behavior patterns. More exercise. New mindset. There have ... Read more

Adjusting my sails.

Monday, October 26, 2009      3 comments

Last week my sails were flapping in the breeze. I needed to reconsider and refine my approach, strategies and actions. For the most part I know I am on the right path, I just needed a bit of tweaking as my needs change and my readiness for t... Read more

That is Sick!

Saturday, October 24, 2009      4 comments

Recently I came a blog that made me physically ill. My stomach was churning. I had to look away. In September 09, CCFIRECRACKER began posting "today's gross food pic a.k.a inspiration to eat healthfully" WARNING: Do not look at this bl... Read more

My weight is not who I am.

Friday, October 23, 2009      5 comments

It is not a measure of my worth. Use the number on the scale as information emoticon That is what my Beck car... Read more

Brain Fog

Thursday, October 22, 2009      1 comments

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

What is your path?

Wednesday, October 21, 2009      2 comments

Vandal sent me a link to an article about goals.
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


Monday, October 19, 2009      3 comments

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

I’m in charge of my emotions; they’re not in charge of me

Friday, October 16, 2009      6 comments

- 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

Getting ready for my weekend trip

Thursday, October 15, 2009      1 comments

I have to pack my stuff and stuff for my middle son. Need to remember: meds log meter snacks tissues Beck Cards 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

Slow down you move too fast.

Wednesday, October 14, 2009      4 comments

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

Guidelines for acquiring Success Skills

Tuesday, October 13, 2009      9 comments

*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

Task 10 Response Cards

Monday, October 12, 2009      2 comments

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

Tasks 8 Talk to Your Family & 9 You're Entitled

Sunday, October 11, 2009      2 comments

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

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