There are so many messages out there.
Some spur me into action...
"eating an apple before breakfast, lunch and dinner resulted in 14 pounds lost over a 12-week period" (guess what I had before lunch.)
Some administer guilt....
"remem... Read more
But first an update on leaving food on my plate. Actually I'm doing quite well with it... but I find myself plotting what to leave before I plate my meal. (Uh, that's not the point.)
Discoveries made are:
- I still have issues about wastin... Read more
Sandwiches with a veggie and a fruit usually are my choice for lunch.
For the bread:
* 100% whole wheat bread
* 100% whole wheat pitas
* sourdough rye
* Arnold's whole wheat deli thins (if I watch my carbs I'll ... Read more
Not being a perky morning person, having only a few options to select from helps.
* Greek 0% yogurt (or 0% cottage cheese) with walnuts and fruit, 100% whole wheat english or toast.
* Scrambled egg sandwich with spinach and morning sta... Read more
I create the world that I live in.
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
"Good to the Last Drop"
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
Did Not Get Seduced
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
Thankful Reflections and Giving Action
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
Staying on Plan
I am so thankful that I have a plan.
Meals are planned.
Exercise is planned.
Errands are planned.
Having direction eases the stress. I'm off to execute my day.
... Read more
Creating New Visions
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
Which one are you?
Some people make things happen,
Some watch things happen,
While others wonder what has happened.
-- Old Proverb
Stuff is going on... I'm off addressing it.... Read more
What did you expect?
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
Reason for Fog
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
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Having a Day
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