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Pigskin Pig Out Rituals, not for me!
Sunday, February 02, 2014      9 comments

Let me start off by saying I am not a football fan. I do not even begin to understand tailgating, pregame festivities, half time buffets. ... Read more
Wednesday, January 29, 2014      11 comments

So what's the experiment? For the next six weeks or so I am off one of my medications.(with dr. approval) This medication may be the source of my digestive issues. Since stopping, the last two nights have been great my digestive track did not wa... Read more
Fat Loser Day 21 - Carry On
Monday, January 27, 2014      5 comments

What is more important than taking care of ourselves? Not much. It is so important to be vigilant as old bad habits are sneaky and will creep back into your life. Steve has shown us tools that we can use to succeed in attaining our goals. On... Read more
Fat Loser Day 20 - Perceptions and Plateaus
Sunday, January 26, 2014      8 comments

Ah the dreaded plateau. You are putting in all this effort and no results or at least not the results you desire. Other stuff may be going on, but all that is focused on the the lack of movement on the scale. AAARRRRGGGHHH! Frustrating ye... Read more
Fat Loser Day 19 - What Do I Believe...
Sunday, January 26, 2014      3 comments

...about food and exercise? As we know what we believe controls our actions. Steven asked us to list our top five beliefs about food and exercise and whether those beliefs are helpful. Thankfully one of my strongest beliefs is: ~ It's a ... Read more
Fat Loser Day 18 - "Cause" of My Fatness
Friday, January 24, 2014      8 comments

So that's what I have been doing: Repairing the water damaged floor, instead of fixing the leaky roof. It's kind of like looking for love in all the wrong places. Unless you get to the real problem, you will just be spinning your wheels and ge... Read more
Fat Loser Day 17 - Habits?
Wednesday, January 22, 2014      4 comments

Ah yes Habits! Habits are what we choose. What we are accustomed too. Like getting up to a cup of coffee. Some habits are so ingrained that it is easy to forget, that it is what we chose in the first place. Really? Yes really! That ... Read more
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

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