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BDS Day 40: Enrich Your Life

Tuesday, April 19, 2011      2 comments

Before I started this blog I made myself a cup of sassafras tea. Not wanting to put my life on hold, Dr. Beck's exercises for enriching your life now will help me be the me I am meant to be. 1. Make a list of goals you'd like to accomplis... Read more

BDS Day 39: Keep Up with Exercise

Monday, April 18, 2011      4 comments

Today SP Sent me an offer: Curves - Get one WILDLY EFFECTIVE week - FREE! Sure it's about Zumba. But it got me thinking about whether I like what I am doing for exercise or do I feel like it's a punishment. If it's more like punishment, the... Read more

BDS Day 38: Deal With a Plateau

Sunday, April 17, 2011      4 comments

I do not have much of an issue with plateaus. Yes it would be nice to see the scale move down, but I also have other measures to check on my health and if those are doing well or improving.... then I'm doing great. Sure what I am doing may need ... Read more

BDS Day 37: Reduce Stress

Saturday, April 16, 2011      3 comments

Sometimes I numb out in front of the TV, on the PC, just to avoid what is stressing me. Procrastination. I just need to get over myself and do it. emoticonRead more

BDS Day 36: Believe It

Friday, April 15, 2011      2 comments

Dr, Beck definitely has given me tools and helped me change my mindset. There are moments when I have slip ups and doubts, However with SparkPeople(that includes you) and Dr. Beck it is easy for me to get back on track as it is definitely now a ... Read more

BDS Days 35: Get Ready to Weigh In

Thursday, April 14, 2011      2 comments

Dr. Beck states that I should see a lower number tomorrow if I've been following the program; otherwise I should make changes. Heck, my scale is the Wii and I have not been following the program to the letter, but I have been making changes and... Read more

BDS Day 34: Solve Problems

Wednesday, April 13, 2011      4 comments

Dr. Beck states that the first step to solving a problem is to identify the problem, then apply the Seven Question Technique to solve it. This still seems a bit complicated for me... however I will work on it. The question about what a frien... Read more

BDS Day 33: Eliminate Emotional Eating

Tuesday, April 12, 2011      3 comments

Oh, great!!! Eliminating the stressors would be very helpful. My to do list is long taxes bills yard clean up.(my fav as it helps me avoid the first two) Dr. Beck recommends the same mindset techniques and similar behavioral techni... Read more

BDS Day 32: Prepare for Travel

Monday, April 11, 2011      3 comments

This made me think of Vandal and PM off on their cruise. emoticon Ah warmth, sunshine, being waited on, no wor... Read more

BDS Day 31: Decide on Drinking

Sunday, April 10, 2011      3 comments

Honestly don't drink that much. Perhaps a drink or two a month, if that. But when I go out and have a drink , it's a strong one. Below are some of my preferences with calorie info from * Cosmopolitan (4 oz): 200 calories ... Read more

BDS Day 30: Stay in Control While Eating Out

Saturday, April 09, 2011      2 comments

Boy have things changed since I started BDS. Dr. Beck showed me that I have a choice and to look for healthy options. **** A special occasion is not permission to treat my body badly. *** I now have a rule Drink or Dessert(choose one). I... Read more

BDS Day 29: Resist Food Pushers

Friday, April 08, 2011      5 comments

Oh No!!! I'm the food pusher. Dr. Beck made me aware of the fact that I pushed food on my family. This has stopped. Dr. Beck made me aware that I CAN say "No Thank You" and that will not hurt anyone's feelings. Dr. Beck made me aware that I... Read more

BDS Day 28: Get Ready to Weigh In

Thursday, April 07, 2011      4 comments

Dr. Beck advises us not to play games in a bid to see a lower number. It is better to face reality. Granted I am not weighing in tomorrow, but I do understand the game play she is referring to. The scale is a tool, nothing more. I've bee... Read more

BDS Day 27: Master the Seven Question Technique

Wednesday, April 06, 2011      4 comments

I release the need to determine how things "should" be. - Dr. Wayne Dyer Is it true? Dr. Beck suggests the seven question technique. I guess this is good if you are sitting down and examining the situation. But I am more of a "on the f... Read more

BDS Day 26: Thinking Mistakes, Moi?

Tuesday, April 05, 2011      3 comments

GUILTY!!!!! While I have made progress I still need to reframe my thoughts. What I am guilty of is: All or Nothing Thinking Emotional Reasoning Self-Deluding Thinking Unhelpful Rules Justification I can find an excuse for anyt... Read more

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