Dr. Oz, and my new Favorite!...... spinach!
I am not really crazy about The Dr Oz show, but I happened to turn it on yesterday and found he had a couple of interesting segments. One was about EFT, but it was so ridiculously short that if you had never heard of it, you would have learned ... Read more
a little bit about me
Survey about me.
1. What time did you get up this morning?
2. How do you like your steak?
3. What was the last film you saw at the cinema?
Nights in Rodanthe (sp)
4. What is your favorite TV show?... Read more
Traction, don't laugh, it works!
I have been house bound for a couple of weeks now. It has been too icy and slippery to walk outside. But I borrowed an idea from the local "coffee house men" of which my dad is one, and inserted very short screws into the soles of my Muck Boo... Read more
A different kind of
Just listened to this podcast, IOWL #111 by Renee Stephen's, for the first time. I was trying the mindfulness technique and was trying to find the feeling in my torso region. I usually think of things first in my head and figure that must be I... Read more
I just discovered a whole list of workouts, about 10 min each, on Sparkpeople. Now where has that been hiding? I think i will do several of them instead of my boring old step videos. (they're on VHS) YIKES! that old. So I am excited to try ... Read more
I have decided i need to give mindful eating a try. I love to taste food and have, in the past, put emphasis on taste. And yet i rush through my meals, not sitting down to eat at home sometimes, being the first one done in a restaurant, eating... Read more
Here a few months ago i asked my EFT practitioner, Julia, what a happy journal was. She stated that is was a place to list all the happy moments that i can remember in my life. I can then go back and use them for a final round of EFT. Yeste... Read more
scared to death!
I am not much of a blogger and not sure if anyone will read this, but the last few weeks i have not lost any weight and have just been spinning in circles. After listening to The IOWL podcast #149 I realize that i maybe am terrified of gaining ... Read more
What is up with my mom?
Just a quick blog to get some thoughts down. I listened to the IOWL podcasts about Family Sabotage yesterday. With Thanksgiving coming up, I will need a little help. My mom has not acknowledged my 34 lb weight loss at all. My dad hasn't eith... Read more
getting some zzz's
Hi, I find I resist going to bed before about 10:30 pm because my husband is snoring. I wait til then but i have usually dozed a little by then in my chair. Then getting up, brushing my teeth and getting the dog in has awakened me enough that ... Read more
getting better sleep
I have found a group challenge that deals with getting good sleep. I have joined, and for the month of November will try out all the tips.
I find I resist going to bed before about 10:30 pm because my husband is snoring. I wait til ... Read more
a goal and reward
Going through the sparkpeople website and following the guidelines, I set some goals and rewards a while back. I thought about it a lot and finally settled on two rewards. One was a camera. I wanted a new one but i didn't need one. And anoth... Read more
What happens just before....
I am doing some homework for one of the podcasts, "foundation for lasting weight loss" Renee says to write down what i tell myself just before i eat something that is not in my best interest or takes me over my calories or sets off a binge.
S... Read more
The IOWL podcast that i just listened to today, #79, talks about portion control and what a negative sound that had. It does sound very unpleasant and not at all like something that i would want to try on a long term basis. But eating in a nat... Read more
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some inspiring quotes.
For stage three i am to pick an inspirational quote. I found three.
1. Those who believe they can do something are probably right, and so are those who believe they can't.
2. Worrying is like a rocking chair, it gives you something... Read more