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Day after Christmas
Tuesday, December 26, 2017      3 comments

Christmas eve dinner and Christmas day food choices were pretty good, maybe not as perfect as I wanted it to be, but no binging. That's important to me so I patted myself on the back. One thing I neglected is my exercise. I have a few e... Read more
Week 2 and Holding
Saturday, December 23, 2017      2 comments

I put my food in the Beck Diet for Dec 24 and 25th, two days of the year when I will be eating different kinds of food higher in calories. Making the foods we eat is a yearly Christmas eve thing I inherited from my husband's family. And Christm... Read more
Day 7 and Week 2 - Day 8
Tuesday, December 19, 2017      6 comments

Day 7 - Arrange Your environment I put the foods I would snack on out of sight, like on a higher shelf or behind other things. My husband already knows that I'm trying to change the way I eat so he keeps an eye on me. I didn't buy anything th... Read more
Week 1 - Days 5 and 6
Friday, December 15, 2017      4 comments

Took me two days to get here - I'm on track again. Day 5 - Eat Slowly and Mindfully - That was no problem. Done did it! For the past week I've been doing that, putting my fork down, chewing each bite, but I really never felt full. I g... Read more
Week 1 - Days 3 and 4
Wednesday, December 13, 2017      2 comments

Day 3 says "Sit to Eat" - no problem for me, I always sit for all meals and snacks. I accomplished the things we had to do at the end of the day. Day 4 says "Give Yourself Credit" I did that - I made some new response cards. - Sat... Read more
Week 1 - Day 2 - Pick 2 Diets
Monday, December 11, 2017      0 comments

I need to choose 2 diets, one for a primary which I have already done, the SparkPeople Diabetic Diet 1200 - 1600 calories, and another diet for backup. Hmmmm that shouldn't be too difficult since I've been through lots of diets in the past ... Read more
Week 1 - Day 1 - Advantages of Losing Weight
Sunday, December 10, 2017      1 comments

Well, today is my official first day on the Beck Diet. For 2 weeks I will be learning all the things I need to know about dieting successfully. In all the years I've been "dieting" I never heard that I had to learn HOW to diet. I though... Read more
A "New" kind of diet book
Saturday, December 09, 2017      4 comments

In the pink Beck Diet book I discovered that the real diet doesn't start immediately, oh well I'm already on the SP diabetic diet. And, the Beck book doesn't give you a diet with a list of foods you can and cannot have, they recommend that you... Read more
Thinking Thin Just Like a Thin Person
Thursday, December 07, 2017      2 comments

It's been a few days since I started being aware of and tracking the food I eat. Joining the Beck Diet group was a good decision. I read 38 pages so far and have been keeping notes of the highlights....too many to remember lol. It was so reve... Read more
A New and Positive Outlook
Tuesday, December 05, 2017      4 comments

After reading two chapters of The Beck Diet (pink book) I decided that I want to follow what they recommend. It registered in my brain that I eat for strange reasons and not just from pure hunger. I need to identify all the triggers and learn ... Read more
I need another group
Sunday, December 03, 2017      5 comments

I did adjust some of the foods I was eating - eliminated the cauliflower. Today I feel a little better. Used a heating pad on the upper back pain. I think I really disturbed my already-reved-up IBS. Not sure if the Anti-Inflammatory Diet ... Read more
Not Good Results
Saturday, December 02, 2017      1 comments

I'm not sure what caused the pain and bloating in my upper abdomen but I think I need to stay away from raw vegetables and others that cause bloating like cauliflower. I really love cauliflower and had it for two days but not today. The p... Read more
A Big Big Change In My Diet
Friday, December 01, 2017      2 comments

When you eat the same kind of foods for a long time it's pretty hard to change to something drastically new. I am going t make an effort to do that. I started yesterday, the end of November. What is this new way of eating? It's something tha... Read more
Starting Over!
Wednesday, September 27, 2017      2 comments

Sound familiar? Yes it does for me. I have weighed in and recorded my foods in the tracker. So far all is going smoothly. I feel good about the progress. My health hasn't been the best lately with all sorts of maladies. Hoping for that ... Read more
Still Trying
Tuesday, August 22, 2017      2 comments

I never really stopped the healthy food program. M-I-L is getting accustomed to the new environment at the home however she has fallen a number of times and spent some time in the ER and hospital for evaluation. So far she's come out of ... Read more

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