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Day 30 - Stay in Control When Eating Out
Friday, February 11, 2011      6 comments

I'm good at eating out. Usually I can handle eating out and stay totally on my food plan, often with the exception of sodium. Beck says she allows herself to eat 25% more calories on special occasions. Perhaps when I get to maintenance that may ... Read more
Beck - Day 29 - Resist Food Pushers
Thursday, February 10, 2011      7 comments

I'm good at saying no thanks to food pushers. I feel entitled to follow my healthy eating plan. I rarely worry about hurting the cook's feelings. I agree with Beck that the cook's momentary disappointment that I'm not eating is mild and fleeting... Read more
Beck Day 28 - Weigh In
Wednesday, February 09, 2011      4 comments

Well, I did not do what Beck suggested. I woke up at 5am and weighed. I was 128.8, same as yesterday. I feel back asleep. I woke up and voided and felt skinny. I know she says not to weigh more than once a day. It is a sure sign of obsession. I ... Read more
Beck Day 27 - Master the Seven Question Technique
Tuesday, February 08, 2011      5 comments

Sabotaging thought: The scale is unfair to me. (10 days ago I weighed 125.4 at home and 126.2 at Weight Watchers. I have not had one bite off program and I have exercised more than my scheduled 6 hours per week and 2 strength training sessions. ... Read more
Break From Beck - 5K Road Race
Tuesday, February 08, 2011      10 comments

I'll get back to Beck at least by tomorrow. Today I'm just really excited that I committed to run my first 5K road race. I filled out the form and mailed in my $10 check today. The race is March 12th. It's part of the Senior Olympics. I hope it ... Read more
Day 26 - Recognizing Thinking Errors
Monday, February 07, 2011      7 comments

Beck describes 9 types of thinking errors. I've been looking for sabotaging thoughts; I know I have them and that they have been a big factor in times I've struggled. But yesterday I did not identify one. But we'll apply this chapter to my sabot... Read more
Day 25 - Dealing with Sabotaging Thoughts
Sunday, February 06, 2011      5 comments

Yesterday I had a bunch of sabotating thoughts centered around the scale. Actually it was more like doubt, self doubt, and confusion rather than real sabotage. I weighed in at Weight Watchers two full pounds above my weight the week before. I we... Read more
Beck - Day 24 Continued; Preparing for 25, 26, and 27
Saturday, February 05, 2011      6 comments

One suggestion in chapter/day 24 is to add up the hours that you struggle. Beck's point is that often the struggle is between 20 minutes and 2 hours several times a week; most of the time the dieters are not struggling. I think this is a very go... Read more
Beck - Day 24 - Dealing with Disappointment
Friday, February 04, 2011      8 comments

I would have greater use for a chapter on dealing with euphoria than a chapter dealing with disappointment!! I mean overall I'm just thrilled to be where I am. even if I'm .8 pounds over my happy weight. Today this chapter does not apply to me v... Read more
Beck - Day 23 - Dealing with Unfairness
Thursday, February 03, 2011      8 comments

Some people think dieting, having to limit their food intake, is unfair. I don't currently have those thoughts. In fact, I often give thanks that I'm 5'6". I know that 1200 calories is the minimum recommended even if you are only 4'9". If 1200 w... Read more
Beck - Dealing with Disappointment
Wednesday, February 02, 2011      8 comments

Day 22: This morning I weighed 127.2 for the second day in a row. Part of me thinks that is strange since I weighed 125.4 earlier this week. I have not strayed from my food plan one bite. I have not gone over the recommended sodium limit either.... Read more
Beck - Day 21 - Getting Ready to Weigh In
Tuesday, February 01, 2011      9 comments

Beck says when you weigh you should not say to yourself that you want to weigh a specific weight. She suggests you say to yourself that yesterday you weighed ______ pounds and today you will weigh .5 - 2 pounds more or less than that weight. ... Read more
Beck - Day 20 - Get Back on Track
Monday, January 31, 2011      8 comments

My response card: I will do the best I can each day to eat right and live healthy. I will count and be proud of my binge free days. When I overeat or don't follow my food plan, I will think through what happened and try to learn from it. I wil... Read more
Catching Up - Beck Day 16-19
Sunday, January 30, 2011      7 comments

I've been so busy celebrating my new weight that I forgot to blog about my progress in Beck, but I am doing it. Day 16 - I wrote out the "NO CHOICE" card to help me prevent unplanned eating. I am writing down my meal plans each evening. Yes... Read more
Moving from Healthy Weight to Healthy Eater!!
Sunday, January 30, 2011      6 comments

I'm still celebrating today! It was predictable. Yesterday I weighed less at Weight Watchers than ever, but my first morning naked weigh was not a record for me. This morning was: 125.4. I try to keep up with my lowest weigh of the month. That s... Read more

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