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The Good, The Bad and The Ugly
Saturday, June 19, 2010      4 comments

I'm Back!!!! Being away from home did present a few challenges. But overall I am pleased with 90% of my choices. The other 10%, well let's just say there is some room for improvement, but I give myself an A. Before I determined the percenta... Read more
Saturday, June 12, 2010      5 comments

You cannot escape the responsibility of tomorrow by evading it today. -Abraham Lincoln We have our up days and our down days. Today held much promise: Walking around a fair, getting my tea for my trip, having lunch with my sister. The ... Read more
Adventures at a Reception
Friday, June 11, 2010      2 comments

Open Bar!!! emoticon Once that would have been a great treat... now I just follow my rules. That makes me happ... Read more
Motivate Myself
Wednesday, June 09, 2010      5 comments

Watching "Losing it with Jillian" I could see bits of myself. Ready to throw in the towel when the going got tough. Where's my drive, determination? What will make me take it to the next level? Seeing that it is worth it to keep pushing th... Read more
DAY 42 Practice, Practice, Practice!
Tuesday, June 08, 2010      4 comments

Practice Noun definition: routine, usual procedure, habit Verb definition: repeat action to improve Practicing every day and every week for the rest of my life. I need to always confront my own self-sabotaging habits and thoughts. Now i... Read more
DAY 41 Make a New To-Do List
Monday, June 07, 2010      2 comments

"Once I create a consistent routine of using my weight-loss skills,dieting will be easier." - Dr. Beck This was my original plan for June, setting up a plan to care for me. To be honest I got a bit confused, on these pages she listed A... Read more
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

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