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little green monsters and the pity pot

Saturday, May 29, 2010      2 comments

Vandal needs to give my hubby some pointers. I mentioned to my hubby that our 30th Wedding Anniversary was coming up and what did he want to do. I bounced around a few ideas and thought we could have some fun planning a day to spend together,... Read more

DAY 31: To Drink or Not to Drink

Tuesday, May 25, 2010      3 comments

With the holiday weekend coming up this could be a problem, but not for me. my drink of choice is water or herbal tea. Some iced rose hip tea placed in a wine glass looks like a nice red wine. When I see beer it reminds me of days of old and ... Read more

Dealing with the bumps in the road.

Monday, May 24, 2010      5 comments

Things do not always go as planned. Right now my pc is working. There are still issues that are not resolved, so I anticipate another crash in the future, I will resume my blog where I left off so when I look back I can see where I was a... Read more

PC Problems

Friday, May 14, 2010      3 comments

Before it crashes again, I'll be back when my pc is healthy again. Could be the hard drive or the motherboard, not sure yet. Miss you all and hope you are doing well.... Read more

Day 30 Stay in Control when Eating Out

Tuesday, May 11, 2010      3 comments

I have a different attitude toward eating out now. Before it was all a splurge, now it is more inline with my goals. Dr. Beck has a lot of helpful advice. Now I : * Practice what I know. (Be mindful) * Ask for what I want. (sub extra veg... Read more

Day 29 Resist Food Pushers

Monday, May 10, 2010      4 comments

This isn't really a problem for me anymore. My first memory of a food pusher was my grandmother. I remember her questioning my mother if she fed us, while handing my sister and me cookies. Now I have the perfect excuses for resisting. I can... Read more

Day 28 Get Ready to Weigh-in

Sunday, May 09, 2010      2 comments

"Don't even think about trying to skimp on food today in order to have a more favorable outcome tomorrow." Face the music, don't play games. Accept responsibility for what is. You will have a realistic idea of how your plan is working. ... Read more

Day 27 Master the 7 Question Technique

Saturday, May 08, 2010      3 comments

This is a tool I completely forgot about and can help me move forward in changing some of my long held erroneous beliefs. It will take a bit of effort, but well worth it. 1. What kind of thinking error could I be making? 2. What ... Read more

Day 26 Thinking Mistakes

Friday, May 07, 2010      3 comments

Dr. Beck explains 9 common thinking mistakes. Since I started SP and Beck some of these have been turned around, others still need work.(mainly 4, 7, 8 &9) A lot of what I had believed before coming to SP has changed. I have a different mindset ... Read more

Days 24 Discouragement & 25 Sabotaging Thoughts

Thursday, May 06, 2010      2 comments

Day 24 Deal With Discouragement Focus on what I can do today. Focus on what I can do right now. Breathe!!! Hang in there. Day 25 Identify Sabotaging Thoughts Read more

Day 23 Counter the Unfairness

Tuesday, May 04, 2010      7 comments

What is unfair is that I am in this situation. I can easily play the blame game and make erroneous judgments about others. Our thoughts and actions got us into this situation, Granted I may have been gullible and mislead, but what is pas... Read more

Day 22 "Oh, Well"

Monday, May 03, 2010      3 comments

This is a great lesson that can be applied to many areas of our lives. "Oh, well" "means, I don't like this but I'm going to accept it and move on." Why get stuck in the past where you can do nothing. Saying "Oh Well" helps you to let ... Read more

Day 21 Get Ready to Weigh in

Sunday, May 02, 2010      3 comments

In the Mind Over Body series that is SP is running, Dean Anderson states: "the scale as a weight loss tool. It is NOT your judge, jury and executioner." I weigh in at the doctor's office. Heck I'm there often enough. Yes, a scale here... Read more

Day 20 Getting Back on Track

Saturday, May 01, 2010      3 comments

"Think of yourself as a toy train. All toy trains de-rail now and then. Pick yourself up, dust yourself off and get back on track." - Unknown First I would like to thank my supportive friends here at SparkPeople. Your kind words about yest... Read more

Day 19 Stop Fooling Yourself

Friday, April 30, 2010      7 comments

Rationalizing bad decisions is a skill that I have perfected over the years. It's Not Okay!!! This works for exercise too. Blowing it off is not okay. There are consequences for not staying with the food and exercise plan. Making good ... Read more

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