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Make Overeating a Hassle, Not a Habit

Sunday, July 25, 2010      2 comments

I am responsible for the day I create for myself. - Wayne Dyer In Mindless Eating: Why We Eat More Than We Think, Brian Wansink writes about how overeating is encouraged by: -The destructuration of meals (snacking, eating-on-the-go, dash... Read more

Mindless / Mindful? Blame Game

Saturday, July 24, 2010      3 comments

"Snap, Crackle, Pop," "They're GRRREAT!" "Uh, oh! Spaghetti-o's" "what would you do for a klondike bar?!" "Sometimes you feel like a nut, Sometimes you don't" Sound familiar? Sorry if I made you salivate. I blame marketing, the... Read more

What a difference...

Friday, July 23, 2010      3 comments

.. a pool makes. I can do things in a pool that I cannot do on land... like crunches, running and other such movements. The water caresses me, supports me and my movements. I likely would hurt myself if I attempted this on land. I have had... Read more

I'm so Excited!

Wednesday, July 21, 2010      8 comments

I was thrilled when I stepped on the scale yesterday. I am down a grand total of seventeen pounds from my all time high. That inspired and encouraged me. I am only three pounds away from twenty. What I want is to lose three pounds by July ... Read more

What Do I Want?

Sunday, July 18, 2010      3 comments

I wanted to eat some more at last night's dinner(you know mindlessly eat).... but I really wanted good blood glucose readings in two hours. I can wait two hours, then pig out. Two hours later comes, and I do not want to eat the treat anymore. I ... Read more

"Align myself with people who support my growth."...

Saturday, July 17, 2010      3 comments

... was a phrase that stuck in my mind this week. I have wonderful supportive friends here at SP. The kindness and encouragement they shower upon me keeps me moving forward. I keep hearing the same message: "You can do it" My friends here have f... Read more

"The Sun Always Shines Behind The Clouds."

Thursday, July 15, 2010      4 comments

My son still has his job. emoticon I could not help but notice the fierce desire to protect my young even thou... Read more

Every burden is a blessing. (?)

Tuesday, July 13, 2010      3 comments

That what the fortune was that my son got from a fortune cookies made in a factory in Queens, NY. (This is the one that his Uncle was buried on his 21st birthday, his hybrid bike was stolen at work and his favorite cat died unexpectedly.) Now h... Read more

Hot Workouts! Stay Cool!

Thursday, July 08, 2010      4 comments

With this heat wave finding ways to exercise and not boil over can be done. Here are a few of my thoughts. * Walk or workout early in the morning. * Go to the mall or Costco's (leave wallet home) * Workout in a pool. (but they are getting ... Read more

Decisions

Tuesday, July 06, 2010      5 comments

Decisions: D - Decide on an action plan. E - Every thing is possible if you believe and work at it. C - Consider your choices carefully. I - Invite others to join you on you quest to become healthy. S - Savor the feeling of each vic... Read more

What's the Right Diet Plan for You?

Saturday, July 03, 2010      4 comments

That was the question asked on Oprah.com. I had not really thought about what I needed to address, but the quiz gave me insight as to what I might address to make me more successful. My results pointed to the following approaches: *Lifestyl... Read more

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


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