I have a few selections for breakfast, lunch and snacks to choose from which I'll address later.
Here's my dinner and exercise plans for the week:
Sun - Turkey Tetrazzini
Mon - Tuna Melts, tomato soup, salad
Tues - Meatl... Read more
For me that is where it all started, as a kid hearing the Maxwell House slogan and parents insisting that we finish our meal.
"Extra food will always go to waste,
either in the trash or in my body." BDL page 83
Dr. Beck's experimen... Read more
Ah but how they try to suck me in....
First Seduction Attempt- Thanksgiving Meal.
It is the aroma, then the visual presentation of the tempting feast. Staying true to my priorities held fast, There was no deprivation, no excessive consu... Read more
Ralph Marston said, "It is good to reflect upon thankful thoughts. It is even better to continually put thankfulness into action."
I imagine that is where the giving part comes into Thanksgiving. What gifts or treasures have we been blessed... Read more
I create the world that I live in.
No one can create negativity or stress within you. Only you can do that by virtue of how you process your world. - Wayne Dyer
Being stuck with old expectations for the holidays, makes it stressful and so... Read more
Stuff slowly sneaks up on you so you do not notice it. You begin to accept it or dismiss it and think that it is now normal. Whether it is a habit, a few pounds, feeling lousy, pain. I finally figured out I was having a side effect to some of t... Read more
Some efforts may not bring the desired results. Yet there are results. Those results may not be obvious at first glance. Yes the scale may not have moved, but
~ your muscles are firmer,
~ you have more energy,
~ you are stronger,
~ ... Read more
Apparently I was ignoring pain. At the pool last night I was asked if I was okay. My left leg is sore and apparently I was grimacing. My calf feels like a bunch of twisted rubber bands. Perhaps that is why I felt the need to gnaw, I was trying... Read more
Not a good day, nor a bad one, just a day that isn't quite right. Hopefully it's not that stuff that's going around. However it does feel like my brain is lost in a fog.
If you should happen to see my brain, please tell it to "Go Home"... Read more
Stopping the nighttime foraging is challenging. Having my healthy planned food does not cut it, I want what I want. I am driven to search the recesses of my cabinets to find something, anything to munch on.(not eat, but munch, gnaw, crunch) Hum... Read more
Yesterday there were wonderful comments sharing ways to de-stress. Thoughts do control our life and only we choose our thoughts. If we have negative thoughts, our day will probably suck. If we have positive thoughts, our day will likely have a... Read more
This morning I awoke to yelling. Great way to start your day, NOT! Then more bad news... the dryer isn't working properly. Yes, stuff does need to be addressed, however we do not need to get frantic about it. The tension takes my focus away from... Read more
VANDAL was kind enough to share Dean Anderson's article "3 Ways to Stop Negative Thinking"
www.sparkpeople.com/reso urce/motivation_articles.a sp?id=614
"1. Look for Hidden Thoughts and Assumptions
automatic thoug... Read more