"I can resist anything but temptation": it's right there on my Spark Page and it's true.
And in my view, resisting temptation is highly overrated.
The ability to resist temptation gets predictably fatigued over the course of a day. ... Read more
Personally I think we are all coaching each other through this Beck Trek reboot.
And: I like the concept of Beck Buddies -- less hierarchical -- which Beck introduces in Beck Blue and Beck Green.
But the incomparable SLENDE... Read more
It takes 20 minutes to be aware that I've had enough food.
(Not, to feel "full". I don't actually want to feel "full" as in "stuffed". Don't like that stuffed feeling any more . . . ).
Twenty minutes in which I don't want to keep rig... Read more
Well, can't give myself credit for eating every bite sitting down yesterday.
Got seduced by a free sample of hemp seeds in the organic section of the grocery store yesterday.
They are DELISH!! And: I bought a package -- especially ni... Read more
This is a KEY KEY skill.
I know it.
And for me, maybe the one that is most often MIA.
I know that I need to "do it anyway", even if I don't like using a diet skill.
I know that I should give myself credit every time I DO eat... Read more
OK, this is easy for me.
Beck says there are two types of diets: the set eating plan and the counting system.
But in fact I have a pretty set eating plan (I eat the same stuff day after day)AND I count too. So I combine the two appro... Read more
Preparation , preparation, preparation.
Beck tells us that most people start a diet by plunging right into it, losing some weight, encountering challenges, and giving up.
But if I prepare for the inevitable challenges before I actually... Read more
OK, not time to start the diet yet. We don't start the actual diet, in fact, until Day 15.
We're still working on building our diet skills. Two weeks of prep time.
Because: any (reasonable) diet will work. Anybody can lose weight ... Read more
Thin people can distinguish between hunger and the desire to eat for other non-fuel related reasons.
Thin people can tolerate hunger and cravings. Hunger is not an emergency!! Next meal is coming soon!!
Thin people don't enjoy the fe... Read more
(Typically given my work schedule I'm going to be reading and posting "the night before" as we work through SLENDERELLA's assignment list: particularly busy time at the moment.)
So: SLENDERELLA suggests that I've probably already learned to... Read more
What I think is what makes me eat.
Not automatic shoveling food into my mouth.
There's always a thought that comes first -- and too often it's a sabotaging thought.
I deserve that piece of cake. Every body els... Read more
Took a quick minute to read some of the "introduce yourself" posts at the Beck Team message board -- what a great group, with such interesting individual histories.
And yup, this WILL work for each one of us. despite those diverse individua... Read more
Apologies that I inadvertently jumped out of the gates with yesterday's blog on Chapter 1, thinking that we (and our numbers are swelling!!!) were planning to start Day One on Monday August 24.
So I'll be getting in sync with the sequence ... Read more
What's the key? Learning HOW to think like a thin person.
Learning HOW to follow a diet.
Learning HOW to motivate myself.
Because: any (reasonably healthy) diet work works. If I work it.
And I'll work it IF I have the rig... Read more
Ask SLENDERELLA and GABY. Join them on a pink Beck reboot.
www.sparkpeople.com/mypa ge_public_journal_individu al.asp?blog_id=5981677
Yes, I am. Yes I'm in!! Not going to blog at length day by day -- but alwa... Read more