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BDS Day 9:Select an Exercise Plan

Saturday, March 19, 2011      2 comments

Since this is not my initial pass through BDS, I do have planned exercise in place. I am signing up for Water Walking again(two nights a week) Taking my son to the pool with me for free swim (two nights a week.) Weekends are to stretch and walk ... Read more

BDS Day 8: Create Time and Energy

Friday, March 18, 2011      5 comments

You got to work it, GF!!! It takes practice to learn a new skill. If I really want to make changes I need to make time to practice. I make time to plan my meals on Sunday. I schedule my exercise. Spark and Beck are the way I start my day.... Read more

BDS DAY 7: Danger Will Robinson! Danger! - Arrange Your Environment

Thursday, March 17, 2011      3 comments

Instead of being laced with pitfalls, Dr. Beck recommends that we create an environment for success. Remove my triggers, get tempting, fattening, and unhealthful foods out of my house. Ah... but Sabotaging Thought: I don't want to waste fo... Read more

BDS- Rain Delay

Wednesday, March 16, 2011      3 comments

I could b*tch, moan and complain, but that will not help. Stuff happens and right now it is. My son's best friend (age 23) had surgery for cancer on Monday, (they also found a hernia which they repaired.) They both have Down syndrome. Got to my... Read more

BDS DAY 6: Find a Coach

Monday, March 14, 2011      2 comments

I Believe in You (from MICKEYMAX's Blog) All it takes is a little belief. If you can't find it in yourself. Find it in Spark. If you can't find it in Spark, come to me. I will believe in you. www.sparkpeople.com/mypa
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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: emoticonRead more

Dinners

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

...to 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


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