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Making It Through the Holidays - Time to Out of the Box

Wednesday, December 11, 2013      1 comments

The holidays are so difficult with family dysfunctions at their highest level with unresolved history, lack of reconciliations and insistence by members to maintain the Drama triangle of Perpetrator, Victim and Rescuer where all are competing f... Read more

Starting Anew

Saturday, August 03, 2013      2 comments

I am in a really good place. I feel like I am on track with all the past work I have done and with CR in completing my personal and spiritual inventory. I am really getting the benefit of the clearing phase of all the past events in my life and ... Read more

Combating a Spirit of Rejection

Wednesday, June 12, 2013      2 comments

Down 5 lbs and doing well tracking food, keeping calories around 1500 and watching carbs. I am feeling more confident about not eating over my emotions. Had a good success this week, pausing and feeling what was up versus attacking the fridge wh... Read more

Building support network that works

Thursday, June 06, 2013      0 comments

Started going to Christian Celebrate Recovery group at a church near my home. Promises to prove to be very interesting and powerful at getting to the deeper reasons behind eating. Being that group dynamics are tough for me this is definitely an ... Read more

Setting Myself Free

Sunday, May 19, 2013      4 comments

I am feeling empowered in that my husband and I have eaten out several times and I am continuing to see movement on the scale and a steady loss. Making better choices all around, no matter where I go to eat and speaking up when it is time to cho... Read more

Taking me back.

Wednesday, May 15, 2013      0 comments

I think the number one thing that I am good at is starting over. Consistency in moving forward seems to be have been an impossibiity for me. When I try to think back as to why have I fallen off doing this or that, food plan, execise, etc. I can'... Read more

ReCommitting each day to me

Friday, February 01, 2013      2 comments

Started water aerobics and boy was I sore yesterday. I think that is a sad note how out of condition I am that such a simple program can make me take note of every joint and muscle. I am recommitting to tracking and cooking. Today is a ne... Read more

Back to Doc

Tuesday, January 22, 2013      4 comments

Went to doc and got another cortisone injection this time for my twisted ankle. I feel much encouraged he feels we can handle this and get me back in water aerobics. I needed some good news was starting to get discouraged and lose my momentum. P... Read more

A New Day to Start Over

Tuesday, January 15, 2013      3 comments

I am good for about a week and then I go to Bible Study and its pot luck on Thurs. and I get totally off track, Then the weekend comes and the eating out with my husband and I am once again having to begin again having regained all I had lost. I... Read more

Every Day Is a Start Over

Tuesday, January 15, 2013      1 comments

I am very frustrated. I do well for a week and then go to bible studies pot luck and get totally off t... Read more

Finished of first week

Thursday, January 10, 2013      1 comments

Well with all the swelling going up and down I am at 343.6. So I have lost 5 lbs this week not 7. But that is still 5 lbs gone. I also have figured out that after paying close attention that 1650 calories is what it takes for me to be comfortabl... Read more

Too much Sodium

Wednesday, January 09, 2013      2 comments

I continually am amazed at the total amount of sodium that foods have in them. I made a homemade soup but tracked with a premade version and it gave me a total of 8,000 for the day. That is in no way right because I made the soup homemade with ... Read more

7 lbs down -Welcoming My Body Back

Saturday, January 05, 2013      1 comments

I am so excited. I have been really watching my food and not eating between meals. I eat when I am hungry and it is working. I am not emotionally eating. I feel like I have turned a corner in this fight. Now it is all about the commitment to th... Read more

It All Finally Makes Sense - Understanding Hyporesponsiveness

Friday, January 04, 2013      3 comments

This is a book review of "Trauma and the Body: A Sensorimotor Approach to Psychotherapy by Pat Ogden , and even though I have not finished reading it, it is totally changing my understanding of my coping mechanisms I have developed over the yea... Read more

Ready to Respond to a Life That is Calling My Name

Thursday, January 03, 2013      5 comments

Irregardless of the food plan chosen by me, it has always been about the emotional factors behind the eating. What was driving me. What was the underlying and most often unconscious motivation for eating or overeating.... What I was seeking to g... Read more

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