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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
Gained
Tuesday, August 01, 2017      0 comments

Gained a few pounds. Going through a stressful time. Mother-in-law is and will be residing in a home for the elderly after her hip surgery. I guess being 98 with a fractured hip on the mend is reason enough for not living alone anymore. She ... Read more
Confused
Monday, June 12, 2017      5 comments

I have been trying really hard to stay on the right path. Prayers keep me sane. Once in a while I overeat sugary foods. For some reason I think that stuff makes my troubles feel better but down deep I know the truth. If I could only stop mys... Read more
Checking In
Friday, May 26, 2017      0 comments

It's May 26th and mother-in-law had hip surgery a month ago, and is now getting acquainted with life in a nursing home. It's been a rough couple of months for my husband and I. She is looking much better without the pain and seems to like the ... Read more
Postponement Doesn't Work
Wednesday, April 12, 2017      4 comments

I guess whoever reads the title is shaking their head in agreement. You can only postpone a goal for so long then it's all over, done, did it, the end. I've experienced this dreadful journey much too often. It's so hard for me to stick with o... Read more
Time To Start Again
Wednesday, February 08, 2017      6 comments

Almost a week has gone by and I didn't write about my Beck diet progress It was on the back burner for a while. Now I know I made a mistake not keeping up with it because yesterday I ate things that weren't on my food plan and even sugars. Inst... Read more
Chapter 5 - Week 1 - Day 7
Thursday, February 02, 2017      1 comments

Today is the end of the first week. I can see what they're trying to do - change our thinking so we can have an easier time with the food plan. That's something I never did with any of the other diets I was on. It does make sense, doesn't it... Read more
Chapter 5 - Week 1 - Day 6
Tuesday, January 31, 2017      1 comments

From Monday, 1-30-17 Day 6 - Find A Diet Coach A Coach will keep me motivated, bolster my confidence, help solve problems, keep me accountable. I realize all these good intentions. But I'm having a hard time deciding what to do or... Read more
Chapter 5 - Week 1 - Day 5 (Beck pink book)
Monday, January 30, 2017      3 comments

This is from yesterday Sunday 1-29-17 I didn't have a chance to open SP and write it. My day was great, I read Day 5 from the pink Beck diet solutions bookand made my fifth response card -- Eat Slowly and Mindfully I learned a gr... Read more
Chapter 5 - Week 1 - Day 4
Saturday, January 28, 2017      1 comments

Wow today was A day to remember. I was amazed at all the times I wanted to eat something while standing. All those added calories that wouldn't be counted. I never even thought about it before. NOW I do and give myself credit for not standin... Read more
Chapter 5 - Week 1 - Day 3
Friday, January 27, 2017      2 comments

Eat sitting down! Response Card #3 When I started to read today's message I thought - well I'm glad I don't do that, I sit when I eat. I kept reading and started to change my story. Hmmmm - Do you nibble on food while preparing meals? ... Read more
Chapter 5 - Week 1 - Days 1 and 2 (Beck pink book)
Thursday, January 26, 2017      4 comments

This is where Chapter 5 begins with the Program. One week to get ready and lay the groundwork before the actual diet begins. So far I've made it through the first two days of the week. I am so glad I decided to finally begin this in earn... Read more
Chapter 4 - the Pink Beck Book
Tuesday, January 24, 2017      2 comments

It's been really a difficult time in my life to start a diet. Well, truthfully I've been on a diet most of my life even when I didn't really need to lose weight. I have been doing the food tracker here in Spark on and off for a few years. I s... Read more
I Shall Return
Thursday, January 12, 2017      4 comments

Everything is on hold temporarily. I am still posting my food every day and trying my hardest to follow a healthy food plan. No exercises yet only short walking jaunts. I will be starting the pink book over again because it's been quite a whi... Read more

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