Having good tools to deal with being upset, bored, sad, frustrated or stressed will keep me from gnawing, and emptying bags.
(those bags always lie about the serving size, They say it's 7 when it's really only 1 or 2 servings.)
Having al... Read more
Strengthening my new beginnings I resolve to work on:
"Best Diet Tip No. 14: Use non-food alternatives to cope with stress. Sooner or later, you’re going to be faced with a stressful situation. Instead of turning to food for comfort, be pr... Read more
Trying to be more conscious as to what is going into my body, oft times it is difficult to remember which is which.
3. Sweet corn
7. Sweet peas
8. Kiwis ... Read more
Tuesday was St. Pat's Day, Friday spring arrives, and green light means go, all clear, full speed ahead, It's all positive.
Today ALAN0504 posted 15 Diet Tips www.sparkpeople.com/mypa ge_public_journal_indivi... Read more
Shopping takes time especially when you read labels. What is frustrating that often times the serving size listed is not a true serving size, it could be bigger or smaller depending what the manufacturer wants to convey.
Do you take the time ... Read more
Happy St. Patrick's Day!
Not doing too much for this day, not raising a pint of ale, my body is too sore from going back to water walking. Perhaps the ale would help with the muscle aches. LOL
Enjoy your day!... Read more
Years ago I was told to cut back on the carbs. I don't know if I had a mental block or what, but I truly did not understand carbs. (other than the fact that I loved them.)
Through diabetes education and Sparkpeople, I now understand what a... Read more
I've been told that a bit of protein in the evening helps reduce the morning high readings.
So I have 1oz of 50% Cabot cheddar with 15g of hearty crackers.
Do you have a snack after dinner? What's your choice?... Read more
The time I seemed to lose weight best was when I was pregnant. I made sure that I ate enough protein.
This article on DLife got me thinking. www.dlife.com/diabetes-n ews/2009/03/is_one_diet_as _good_as_another.html
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That would be the best thing for doctors to tell us. Instead we are told what not to eat. That starts the negativity.
I have been trying to put a positive spin on dietary restrictions. Restrictions.... another negative term. See how hard i... Read more
Going for a healthier meal plan, I try to avoid processed foods. Yesterday, on Oprah they had money saving options to processed foods and eating out, I plan to check out some of those recipes.
I just don't know what some of the ingredients l... Read more
"Chew on schedule.
Too much time between meals can
drop your energy levels,
decrease your metabolism and
result in overeating.
Space your meals evenlythroughout the day and
eat a healthy snack between each meal."
For rea... Read more
Eat 4-6 servings
daily. High in nutrients
and low in calories, trying to eat that daily is a challenge, but do-able.
I still need to improve but have found great ways to incorporate more veggies into my meal plan. Ye... Read more
Slowing down and taking the time to savor what you are eating, it is surprising flavors that come to you. Also it gives your body time to process and signal when you are full.
This is something I need to practice more often.
Do you mindf... Read more
I was impressed with my husband today. I noted that breakfast sausages were on sale, and asked if he wanted them. "No, I want to eat healthy," was his reply.
At McDonald's in the 1950s, an order of burger, fries and a 12-ounce coke, you'd h... Read more