Been busy, busy, busy, but good. Weighed 124.0 this morning, so not continuing to lose. Think I've plateau-ed. Part of me wanted to get down to 122, since that was my predicted best running weight (per Matt Fitzgerald's online calculator) at my ... Read more
An amazing good thing happened several weeks ago and I didn't blog about it. I kind of just stood there with my mouth gaping open. My great SparkFriend, GABY1948, Gaye, sent me a book. I had even forgotten I'd given her my address, so I was tota... Read more
I washed out of the Parents' Day Challenge on the At Goal & Maintaining Plus .... SP Team. I fell below my goal range target. I had set my center weight at 129, having completed the previous 2 nine-week challenges successfully at 132 and then 13... Read more
From the time I was 8 years old and my mom and dad used Christmas vacation from their teaching jobs to load our dining room table with homemade divinity, fudge, butterscotch stacks, peanut brittle, sea foam, toffee, more varieties of candy than ... Read more
Yesterday I made a delicious smoothie for my breakfast using many foods and supplements recommended by our Psoriasis Healing Warriors:
Breakfast on May 14, 2015:
Flax Seed Meal (ground flax), 2 tbsp ⊗ 70 4 5 3 4
Romaine Lettuce (sa... Read more
Some food pushers you can easily put off by "No, thank you," but others are more insistent.
1. The Chronic Hard Sell Trap - people keep pushing you to eat even when you say no.
*Beck says that the best tactic to counter the chronic har... Read more
When I was trying to explain the concept of goal weight range to Gaby1948, I came across a most interesting site, Moose and Doc's Ideal Weight Calculator:
You enter your weight, age,... Read more
I'm going to blog about the conclusion chapter of "Beck Blue", The Diet Trap Solution by Dr Judith S Beck and Deborah Beck Busis. I'm going to do this chapter now because if I follow the instructions that Beck gives, that is what I would be doin... Read more
On this Mother's Day I feel for the dear mother brown thrasher flying around my yard looking at loose ends. We loved watching her babies hatch and get their first feathers and start to become aware and active. Unfortunately, there are no babies ... Read more
The Diet Trap Solution by Dr Judith S Beck & Deborah Beck Busis, Chapt. 10 continues:
2. The Self-Criticizer Trap - you beat yourself up about making a mistake.
card: Learning to diet is like learning (insert something it took you a wh... Read more
The Diet Trap Solution, Train Your Brain to Lose Weight and Keep It Off for Good by Dr. Judith S Beck and Deborah Beck Susis
1.The I've Blown It Trap - you tell yourself you will get back on track tomorrow
card: When I mak... Read more
Continuing Chapter 9 to the finish:
4. The Feeling Overburdened Trap - you get tired of focusing on and putting effort into weight loss
card: Either way I'm burdened. Either I'm burdened by having to work on healthy eating, or I'm burd... Read more