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BDS DAY 5: Eat Slowly and Mindfully
Sunday, March 13, 2011      2 comments

Dr. Beck recommends eliminating distractions and savoring your meal. This opened my eyes to the possibility that eating healthy food could be enjoyable and not a journey of deprivation. No TV, don't answer the phone? Most meals are without d... Read more
BDS DAY 4: Give Myself Credit
Saturday, March 12, 2011      3 comments

"What are you thinking?" Credit for what is expected???? My mindset is good behavior is expected and bad behavior is punished. All too often I have berated myself for what I have done wrong. It undermines the sense of confidence. Then I beco... Read more
BDS DAY 3: Sit Down to Eat
Friday, March 11, 2011      2 comments

Dr. Beck discusses various eating while standing situations: * Sampling at grocery stores/warehouse stores * Nibbling on food while cooking * Finishing the food on another's plate as you clear the table * Having a trea... Read more
BDS DAY 2: Food Plan - Give us this day our daily bread.
Thursday, March 10, 2011      4 comments

Ah, I do love carbs, but let's start with the ... To-Do List emoticonRead Advantages Response Card (ARC) ... Read more
BDS DAY 1: List Advantages
Wednesday, March 09, 2011      6 comments

emoticon of the Beck Diet Solution is to list our reasons to lose weight and put them on Advantages Response Card (... Read more
Snack Options
Monday, March 07, 2011      2 comments

Reading through SP Polls I found a series on Snacks. I made me examine my snacking habits. Here are some of the questions posed: ... Read more
Sunday, March 06, 2011      3 comments

I have struggled this past week to get my dinners together so I could post this wonderful plan. I ran into a few blockades and could not develop the "perfect" plan that I envisioned. Part of the problem was trying to keep everyone happy, then... Read more
Dr. said: "No more Monkeys...."
Saturday, March 05, 2011      2 comments

He didn't really say that. Going over my results... A1c 6.0 Good Vitamin D level Good HDL Good LDL uh oh.... Blood pressure - up a bit Oh yes... my weight? No change from last visit. I liked this visit and the Doctor's ap... Read more
Why the 9th ...
Thursday, March 03, 2011      5 comments restart Beck? That is when I take off the color of my Mardi Gras pedi and move into changing my feeling about lent. As I told you before I am not very religious, b... Read more
Making March Magical
Tuesday, March 01, 2011      4 comments

Still working on dinner and my dinner menu. I'm going for "Meatless Mondays" and since lent is coming "Meat Free Fridays". No I'm not that religious but doing something different for a bit hasn't harmed me so it is good practice for making cha... Read more
Lunch Options
Monday, February 28, 2011      8 comments

While composing this blog got hungry and had to stop and make lunch Warm and crunchy maple smoked ham, brie and baby spinach quesadilla served with cucumber spears and gala apple and pomegranate green tea. The usual Sandwich - Veggie ... Read more
Breakfast Options
Sunday, February 27, 2011      10 comments

I have started a list and would love to hear what you do for breakfast. Breakfast Options: Steel-cut oatmeal with - cranberries and almonds - Strawberries and walnuts - Blueberries and cinnamon - Dried apricots - Peaches ... Read more
Don't Overthink
Saturday, February 26, 2011      4 comments

Hoppy Update - he is off complete bed rest and now can get around a bit as long as he doesn't bear any weight on his foot. Seriously though ... I need to focus. Lately I have been a butterfly...fluttering around and not really getting anywh... Read more
Oh crap! Responsibility - Accountability - Commitment
Friday, February 25, 2011      6 comments

Coach Nicole posted the following in "Habits of Fit People: Share Your Goals with Others" on the Daily Blog
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What is Normal
Tuesday, February 22, 2011      7 comments

"You're tough on yourself" was a comment I received on my last blog. Perhaps I am. Personally I prefer gentle encouragement from others.... not a drill sargent to help me push beyond boundaries. Most of the time I am gentle with myself too. But... Read more

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