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Fat Loser Day 16 - Critical Thinking

Tuesday, January 21, 2014      6 comments

Steve Siebold- "We made ourselves fat and now we're fixing it." Steve is truthfully blunt. I've always tended to be a bit more tactful and diplomatic but not sugar coat it. He wants us to be aware of how we are thinking and encourages ... Read more

Fat Loser Day 15 - Reframing

Monday, January 20, 2014      4 comments

Steve stated: Make your decisions with logic and motivate yourself with emotion, never mix the two. This lesson is what I need to work on. Oh, how I wish I had done Day 15 yesterday... I would have avoided a last night snack. Th... Read more

Fat Loser Day 14 - Approval?

Sunday, January 19, 2014      4 comments

Yesterday's topic about sexual energy was interesting. I have my own opinions and have chosen not to post about it because I need to hone my focus on my mental toughness. Okay now that that is out of the way, today is all about approval. T... Read more

Fat Loser Day 12 - Behavior follows belief.

Friday, January 17, 2014      6 comments

Thinking like a child puts the responsibility elsewhere. "It's not my fault!" "He did it!" "I'm in pain" "I'm not feeling well." Oh yes ... I have excuses. And I believed them. There may have been some kernel of truth to them, Doing the bl... Read more

Fat Loser Day 11 - I Believe...

Thursday, January 16, 2014      4 comments

So much to think about... Steve stated: Reprogram your belief system, actions with your new beliefs will follow. Change your beliefs and you can change your life. It is true for me. I quit smoking for three months gaining 10 pounds a... Read more

Day 8 FatLoser - Emotions

Monday, January 13, 2014      8 comments

Steve certainly does not mince words. "Operate in reality." "Emotion clouds judgement." "Take control of your emotions." Uh duh!!! Sugar coating reality doesn't help me. I have to face things as they truly are if I want to make change... Read more

How Lucky Am I That I Have a Choice

Sunday, January 12, 2014      14 comments

Taking my son to swim practice I drove past several fast food joints. It was icy out and I was a bit stressed. Starbuck's, two Dunkin Donuts, and many more were one the route. Temptation abounded. I did want something sweet. Doughnut, no, that ... Read more

Few Days Into 2014 and I'm Completely Overwhelmed.

Friday, January 10, 2014      8 comments

- The joy of a new baby. - Holiday letdown. - Pile of of stuff put off for later. (now it's LATER) - New change notifications. - More STUFF to be addressed. - Too many opportunities. This Challenge, THAT program. Too many paths to ch... Read more

My Highest Priority...

Sunday, January 05, 2014      7 comments

...should be me. With the arrival of my new grandson, everything for me flew out the window and I forgot to take care of me. Yes this is an old habit of mine to put my needs last. I should honor the commitments to myself. Taking the tim... Read more

There's a new guy in my life and I'm in Love!

Saturday, January 04, 2014      10 comments

Here is the newest member of our family. It was worth the wait. Both Momma and baby are doing well. It was worth it to drop everything for him. My husband, middle son and... Read more

He's Here!!! and Welcome 2014!

Wednesday, January 01, 2014      9 comments

My grandson arrived yesterday afternoon bouncing in at 8 pounds 8 ounces, Do not have any more details but will get them when I see the big boy later today. I cannot wait to hold him. I'm starting off 2014. by throwing my plans out the wi... Read more

More Regulations? Warning labels for Junk Food?

Sunday, December 29, 2013      7 comments

Today's Op-Ed piece "Five Myths about Obesity" by Deborah Cohen got me thinking. Would more regulations and warning labels help me fight obesity? Alright, it's not all about the genes, but in my case, controlling weight is about is about behav... Read more

I identified with this Santa.

Monday, December 23, 2013      3 comments

Ah the drive and determination.... emoticon Read more

Only two more years...

Saturday, December 21, 2013      5 comments

Two days ago was my birthday and of course it included a bit of reflection. With only two years to go until 60 (((YIKES!!!))) I've been on this journey for a while... How far I have come? Am I there yet? Last question first: I am not the... Read more


Wednesday, December 18, 2013      6 comments

I was expecting my little grandson to make his appearance by now as his sister was two weeks early. His due date is Christmas, but I hope he arrives on the 19th, my birthday. Sometimes we can control things, sometimes we cannot. This holid... Read more

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