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8/16/10 11:43 A

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Hey, Faye, so glad u joined THE best Sparks Team.
Here are some of the BECK list until you get your book. I read these daily.


1. I値l look better.
2. I値l be more attractive.
3. I値l be able to wear a smaller size.
4. I値l be able to wear nicer clothes.
5. I値l like what I see in the mirror.
6. I won稚 feel so self-conscious.
7. I値l be healthier.
8. I値l be able to exercise without discomfort.
9. I値l live longer.
10. I値l feel better.
11. I値l have more energy.
12. I値l be fitter.
13. I may actually have romance in my life!
14. I値l like myself more.
15. I値l feel like I致e achieved something important.
17. I値l have more self-esteem.
18. I値l be less self-critical.
19. I値l be more outgoing.
20. I値l do more things!
21. I won稚 have to listen to anyone commenting on what I知 eating.
22. I won稚 have anybody bugging me re: my weight.
23. It might help my career.
24. I might make friends in the vicinity.
25. I might get a new love life.
26. My back won稚 hurt any more.
27. People won稚 make snide comments behind my back.

Cravings are usually more emotional and physiologically intense than hunger. The moment I decide I will ABSOLUTELY NOT EAT cravings will diminish.

When I experience a craving my attention gets fixated on food. It is important to remember that the experience of eating goes far beyond the actual time that food is in my mouth - It includes everything that happens afterward: feeling weak, guilty and out of control and gaining weight. In the past when I tried to diet, I gave into cravings, and I felt upset with myself.
I know I don't care at this moment, but pretty soon I'm going to feel really bad that I ate this. When I get on the scale, I'm going to care very much. If I don't learn to resist eating food I'm not suppose to have, I'll never be able to keep off the weight I lose.
I have to become an expert at resisting all food that I haven't planned to eat. If I want to lose weight and keep it off, I just can't eat what I want unless it is on my plan.
I am choosing to say NO CHOICE.
If I want to lose weight, I have to do what I need to do, not what I feel like doing.
Successful dieters and maintainers stay successful because they don't eat whatever they want, whenever they want it. They stick to their plans.
It is true that I don't care at this moment. But if I eat this unplanned food, I'm going to care quite a lot in a few minutes. I know I'll feel really bad if I give in now, but I'll feel really terrific in a few minutes if I resist. I need to do something else!

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8/5/10 8:09 P

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Thank You ANNANN63
I will be glad when I get my book

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8/4/10 8:56 P

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Welcome Faye

This is a great team.

Central Florida-EST

 current weight: 143.0 
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8/3/10 9:31 A

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Thank you Judi.
I will make my list of why I want to lose weight before I get my book.
I will spend my time reading on the team until my book gets here.
Thanks again.

 current weight: 173.0 
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8/2/10 11:12 P

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Hi Faye,
I'm glad you found us. Jibbie is doing great on Beck, so I am not surprised she writes about it!

Before your book comes, you can start to think about all of the reasons you want to lose weight. It can be serious reasons, silly reasons, vain reasons, anything you believe. If you can get a good handle on why you want to lose weight, it helps you do it. This is something Beck has your put on a card called your ARC, Advantages Response Card.

Also, if you look in the general team forum, you will find message board threads for every day of Beck. (Beck is organized by days, but you can do a "day" for five days or whatever works for you.) If you read some of those posts, you can get a feeling for what the activities are near the beginning.


Sparkfully Yours, Judi

Dear Spark Friends, I may not always write back about everything each person posts, but I am really interested in you! If you ever need me, send me a Spark Mail and I will always answer!

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8/2/10 9:21 P

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This morning I was reading a blog and saw a comment from JIBBIE49.
It made me check this team out.
I joined.
I ordered the book.
I am:
70 years old
Drinking enough water to stay hydrated
Eating Healthy
Tracking Calories
Using The Nutritional Journal
Tracking Sodium
Tracking Potassium
Tracking Cholesterol
Getting at least 7 hours of sleep each night.
Sugar Free for 64 Days.
I haven't got the exercise thing going on yet.
I exercised last Friday and Saturday.
I did not exercise on Sunday or today.
I am not losing any weight.
I have high Blood Pressure
I am sure is because of the stress in my life.
What can I do until I get my book?

 current weight: 173.0 
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