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50 Random Things About Me
1. What time did you get up this morning? 6…Darren is a really big pest in the morning…darn morning people!
2. How do you like your steak? It depends on where you go…if you go to a place that knows how to cook steak…Medium well…if you ... Read more
A is for Age: 26
B is for Booze: anything but Beer…although that makes me sound like a lush! I don't REALLY drink that much.
C is for Career: Accounting Clerk for a newspaper
D is for Dad's name: Bob
E is for Essential items to bring... Read more
So, it’s been a while since I blogged. I’ve been a little bit absent from Spark…we’re supposed to be eliminating our personal internet use at work, so that REALLY cuts into my Spark time. I’ve learned that when I sit on the computer for 8 hour... Read more
Beck Diet Solution - 2 Weeks in Review
So, I've been faithfully reading and blogging about the Beck Diet Solution for 2 solid weeks. Here's what I think:
While I'm reading some valuable tips, I already use so many of them. Most of them are not new or groundbreaking. It IS a g... Read more
Beck Diet Solution - Day 14
Today's task...Plan for tomorrow. She suggests writing down every single thing you're going to eat tomorrow and check it off as you eat it. This way, you'll be more likely to stick with your plan.
I pretty much do this already...I plan ou... Read more
Beck Diet Solution - Day 13
Today the goal is overcoming cravings. That's a tricky one, so that's why I just try to not have those foods that I crave in my house. When they are there, I'll eat them...that's all there is to it! At work, as long as I have a bag full of sn... Read more
Beck Diet Solution - Days 10, 11 and 12
So, I'm back to work today, feeling MUCH better...I don't know what I had but it was NO fun at all...I kind of suspect it was food poisoning, but don't know what from...we didn't go anywhere to eat...Darren didn't get sick, so it wasn't the food... Read more
Beck Diet Solution - Day 9
Plan your exercise routine...
I've been exercising for a couple of weeks, so I've got a little bit of a routine going...I do the Bootcamp video every evening while I'm waiting for my dinner to cook...and I do 30 minutes of additional cardio... Read more
Beck Diet Solution - Day 8
Create time and energy to diet.
At first, this sounded kind of dumb to me...how much time can it take to diet...I know dieting is hard, but does it really take that much more time to eat better than it takes to eat poorly? After reading th... Read more
Beck Diet Solution - Day 7
Today is the day for arranging my environment. Get rid of all the junk food (or put it in a less "in your face" cabinet)...get rid of any food in your desk at work (unless it's healthy), and talk to co-workers about not leaving snacks so easily... Read more
Beck Diet Solution - Day 6
I just have such a hard time getting on here on the weekends...so FINALLY, I'm posting my blog!
Today I'm supposed to find a diet coach. It can be someone in a group diet situation (such as Weight Watchers), or a nutritionist, or some kind... Read more
Beck Diet Solution - Day 5
Okay...I'm behind on posting this today...I already read today's task, I just haven't gotten online to put it up...so here it goes!
Today I'm focusing on eating slowly and mindfully. They say (I've heard this in TONS of places...not just t... Read more
Beck Diet Solution - Day 4
Today the focus is giving myself credit when I do things right. They can be small things – such as reading my response cards, eating sitting down, drinking all of my water, choosing an orange instead of a piece of candy. All I have to do is ac... Read more
Beck Diet Solution - Day 3
Today’s task – Eat sitting down. When I first read this, I thought to myself that I already eat sitting down…this one will be easy! But then I read further…Do you take free samples of food at the grocery store? Do you taste food as you prepar... Read more
Beck Diet Solution - Day 2
Okay…the book says I need to choose 2 diets…one being my primary diet and the other being my back-up diet. I’m going to adjust this task a little bit…for one thing, I don’t really like the idea of a back-up diet…to me it seems like you’re sayin... Read more