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watching myself
Sunday, October 15, 2017      3 comments

Day 15 is intended to be the start of the diet. I am in maintenance and don't ant to lose much but I DO want to learn to think like a thin person a la Beck pink book. I am already keeping a pretty close eye on what goes in and how much activity ... Read more
time to plan?
Saturday, October 14, 2017      2 comments

So on the Beck agenda for today... I have read my cards I sit to eat and I eat slowly, putting down the utensils between some of the bites and savoring the taste of what I am eating I am giving myself credit when I do things correctly I'... Read more
I'm hungry...
Friday, October 13, 2017      6 comments

Yesterday's Beck assignment was to identify the difference between hunger, desire and craving, so we are asked to document our level of "hungry" before, during, after meals and then 20 minutes after the meal. Before breakfast, I was 4-5 (on a s... Read more
the difference between hunger, desire and cravings
Thursday, October 12, 2017      5 comments

Today's Beck (for me since I am behind) tells the difference between being hungry, wanting something and having a craving. This is an excellent lesson for me because I am not always good about telling the difference, and will sometimes succumb i... Read more
2 intact
Wednesday, October 11, 2017      2 comments

So reading Beck today, I covered days 9 and 10. I have the exercise thing set up on a daily basis already. For me the challenge will be in a week when I am traveling 8-10 hours a day. I will be really wanting to stretch and move every time we ta... Read more
Daily check-in
Tuesday, October 10, 2017      4 comments

I have read the Beck cards and am sitting and eating more slowly, putting the utensil down off and on throughout the meal. I didn't pick a specific diet because I am in maintenance and the foods I eat are appropriate. It's the snacking that I mu... Read more
Finally Beck!
Monday, October 09, 2017      5 comments

I finally received my Beck pink book towards the end of last week. Because I am in maintenance and actually have been for over a year, I chose to read a bit more instead of 1 day at a time. I got myself ready with the supplies and wrote my advan... Read more
Winners
Wednesday, October 04, 2017      2 comments

Winners in life are motivated to give more than is required and to do it with a cheerful spirit. Samuel Grady an Olympic Gold Medalist in Tracka nd Feliz speaks of working harder...do what you're supposed to do and then do a little more... ... Read more
Courage
Sunday, September 17, 2017      3 comments

"Courage is not defined by those who fought and did not fall, but by those who fought, fell, and rose again." I wonder how many of you remember the name Max Clelland. He was secretary if state in Georgia and head of Veterans Affairs under ... Read more
No deposit, no return
Wednesday, September 06, 2017      3 comments

John Nabor, 4 time Olympic Gold Medalist in swimming used this as his favorite saying. You get out of life what you're willing to put into it. In other words, you reap what you sow. When people spoke to him about goals and dreams, he challenged ... Read more
Happy Labor Day
Saturday, September 02, 2017      1 comments

Hoping most of you have a day to relax and recharge! It seems as though even on "days off," most of us stay very busy, either with home projects and sometimes at play. It's really okay to kick back once in a while! That said, a famous quot... Read more
always do your best!
Tuesday, August 29, 2017      5 comments

Nobody who ever gave their best regretted it. George Halas Today is a great day to do your best!! ... Read more
40 things about me (borrowed from Claire in Paris)
Saturday, May 27, 2017      23 comments

1. Do you like blue cheese? Oh yes, I LOVE blue cheese, especially roquefort. 2. Have you ever smoked cigarettes? As a rebellion teenager through my first year of college. I learned! 3. Do you own a gun? No 4. What is yo... Read more
official!
Monday, January 30, 2017      23 comments

I have submitted my letter of intention to retire at the end of this school year. That's part one! The whole idea was that our youngest who lives in the area has a 3-year old, whom my husband cares for 3 days a week. DH has said from the beginni... Read more
back to work!
Tuesday, December 06, 2016      15 comments

They took the 25 staples out of my backside yesterday and we had the conversation about going to work. So today, I am back in the car and driving to work. I have a PT appointment that cuts the day in half. We'll see if I choose to return to work... Read more

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