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Current Ramblings

Tuesday, October 30, 2012      4 comments

Official weigh in day - and just under my maintenance range. Partly that could be dehydration - since I did a spin class last night. I really tried to stay hydrated, but I do feel a bit dry this morning . . . anyway - right on target weight wise... Read more

Not tracking - current challenges

Tuesday, October 23, 2012      5 comments

For the last week I have been weighing in daily - and always the same. 57.5 kg - which is actually half a kilo below my goal range of 58-60kg. Today was an official weigh in day - and today I weighed in at 58kg. First thought - PANIC! By ... Read more

Camping etc

Sunday, October 21, 2012      3 comments

Just back from the first camping trip of the season. I made a few bad food choices (esp. yesterday's lunch) - giving me a huge food hangover yesterday. Amazing really how my body can't cope with that sort of eating anymore. That feeling was a ... Read more

Not tracking - Keeping it simple

Thursday, October 18, 2012      7 comments

Three meals a day, and 2 snacks. Plate half full of veges (or fruit at breakfast) Snacks mainly fruit and vege - but greek yoghurt, hummus or a couple of nuts if I want something more. Try to limit cakes, biscuits etc to one small item (ab... Read more

Not tracking - Initial thoughts

Tuesday, October 16, 2012      6 comments

A quick history I was never "overweight" - in terms of BMI, my max was 24.5, and before I joined SP was a sitting at 24. I knew I was carrying a little more weight that I wanted to - and wanted to get back to my wedding weight at a BMI of 2... Read more

A change of pace

Sunday, October 14, 2012      5 comments

Hi all The last few months have been a real roller coaster for me. I am on a cycle of disciplined days, followed by a binge that I believe is a reaction to all the discipline. Eating food just to fill some need that is not related to hung... Read more

Gaining control again

Thursday, October 11, 2012      4 comments

I have lost control of my eating. I think it has to do with the school holidays - we got out of routine, which got me hunting for something to fill the void . . . . you know how this story ends! Once I got off the rails, I have been a bit wobb... Read more

Eating ups and downs

Wednesday, October 10, 2012      5 comments

Boredom = uncontrolled eating If I can plan my meals, I can plan activities for the afternoon for me and the kids. Craft Outings Visiting people Errands Jobs Study etc etc etc Not hard - but I need to do it. ... Read more

Beck Blogs - Finale!

Saturday, October 06, 2012      3 comments

Yesterday I completed the seven week program from "The Beck Diet Solution" by Dr Judith Beck. A very interesting process, where I learned a lot about who I am, and what I am thinking - and how changes to the way I think can make maintenance a lo... Read more

Beck Day 42 - Practice, Practice, Practice

Thursday, October 04, 2012      7 comments

We are there - 7 weeks of learning how to think thin. We will hit rough patches. We should then flip through what we have learned, rereading the passages we need. Rough patches are temporary. She also reminds us about how thin people thin... Read more

Beck Day 41 - Make a new 'To do' list

Wednesday, October 03, 2012      1 comments

Beck has taken us through all the skills that we need to lose weight, and keep it off. Some of them were obvious, some of them were something new to think about, some of them were easy, I was doing some of them already, but some of them were (... Read more

Beck Day 40 - Enrich your life

Tuesday, October 02, 2012      7 comments

Beck is saying that if you have dreams of all the things you are going to do when you lose weight - then start doing them now. Don't wait. I am not trying to lose weight - but I think it is a good life lesson - if we live our lives always i... Read more

Beck Day 39 - Keep up with exercise

Tuesday, October 02, 2012      2 comments

She is really preaching to the converted here! Like everyone, sometimes I need a kick in the pants to get it done - but exercise is part of my life now. I seek opportunities to walk, ride, etc, etc. I attend weekly pilates. I do extra stren... Read more

Beck Day 38 - Deal with a plateau & the month recap

Sunday, September 30, 2012      3 comments

Considering I am in maintenance - a plateau is what I am aiming for!! I suppose Beck's advice applies to maintainers who experience a small gain. What does she advise? One of the following options 1. Keep doing what you are doing (or if... Read more

Beck Day 37 - Reduce Stress

Saturday, September 29, 2012      3 comments

I have a very low tolerance for stress. I tend to avoid it. I am not sure this is a good thing - since I think that perhaps a little more stress might drive me to achieve more. One of my sisters is a super stressed, high achieving individual -... Read more


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