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DAY 40 Enrich Your Life
Saturday, June 05, 2010      2 comments

First a thank you to all my supportive friends here at SP. Your kindness is greatly appreciated and means so much. You all enrich my life. "focus on things other than food" Enriching my life is something that I have not really had a pr... Read more
Day 39 Keep up with Exercise
Friday, June 04, 2010      3 comments

Exercise needs to be a part of my daily life, it's a requirement for my health. I hated gym class. Exercise was an evil term, something that one is forced to do. Dr. Beck tips for maintaining (or improving) your motivation to exercise: ... Read more
Day 38 Plateaus....
Thursday, June 03, 2010      5 comments

emoticon Plateaus? I've had a few, But then again, quite a few to mention. I did what I had to do And saw i... Read more
Day 37 Reduce Stress
Wednesday, June 02, 2010      7 comments

Dr. Beck suggestions for dealing with stress: 1. Solve the Problem. Fight stress by revisiting the My Priority Chart to reduce your demands or responsibilities and by using the Seven Question Technique to resolve the issues that cause stress... Read more
Day 36 You've Come a Long Way Baby!
Tuesday, June 01, 2010      4 comments

Day 36 Believe it!! Dr. Beck points out: "You now have critical skills that you didn't have in the past, and you've learned how to use them consistently and successfully... Your progress won't disappear as long as you continue to use your to... Read more
Day 34 Solve Problems & Day 35 Weigh-in
Monday, May 31, 2010      3 comments

Remember the Seven Question Technique from Day 27? No? Heck, I need to review. 1. What kind of thinking error could I be making? 2. What evidence is there that this thought might not be true? 3. Is there an alternative explan... Read more
Day 32 Get Outta Town & Day 33 Eliminate Emotional Eating
Sunday, May 30, 2010      2 comments

Day 32 Prepare for Travel Having diabetes, planning for travel is very important. Sticking to a schedule for eating is important. I have to worry about going too low, so I need to be attentive and be prepared with some quick acting carbs. ... Read more
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

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