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Voted Popular Blog Post: View All Popular Posts My Choice Makes a Difference

Friday, July 02, 2010      34 comments

Sometimes it just seems that no progress is being made. Over the last few days I have noticed a big difference, With life happening, my reactions are different. I'm calmer. "No one can depress you. No one can make you anxious. No one can hu... Read more

Move Forward to Live On.

Thursday, July 01, 2010      1 comments

Sometimes that can be challenging. Getting over a loss of any kind is difficult. (the exception: loss of pounds) I guess I learned to move forward when my mom passed away 12 years ago. I knew that she would not want me to dwell in sorrow, but... Read more

Fat - Stress Connection?

Wednesday, June 30, 2010      5 comments

I probably have an ample supply of stress hormone called cortisol. It is said that excess cortisol tends to cause a build-up of belly fat. Let me tell you that I have accumulated more than my fair share. I do not know if it is true or not.... bu... Read more

Lots Going On

Tuesday, June 29, 2010      5 comments

I've been a bit quiet here on SP, but I have been practicing my resistance muscle and been successful. Realizing that I was not truly hungry and I did not NEED to eat, the awareness and tools from Dr. Beck helped me. Last night a was a tad anx... Read more

Sidetracked?.... NO!

Saturday, June 26, 2010      3 comments

Sorry I've been MIA lately. I've been a bit perplexed recently trying to resolve some medical issues with my son. Attempting to find answers is frustrating to say the least and I do want answers. On the weight front, I'm down a few more po... Read more

Resisting Resistance

Wednesday, June 23, 2010      8 comments

Disengaging the autopilot is more difficult than I thought. Anxiety set in and old behaviors seemed to be caste in stone. What!!! How can I be doing worse than before? I have experienced this before when I quit smoking, I would smoke more just t... Read more

Disengage Autopilot, Live Mindfully

Sunday, June 20, 2010      5 comments

BIGLITTLEWOMAN's blog Conquering Impulses www.sparkpeople.com/mypa
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al.asp?blog_id=3350438 and the SP Daily Blog Conquering Eating and Other Impulses the Easy Way By: Bruce Corwin ww... Read more

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

Splat!!!

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


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