Author: Sorting Last Post on Top ↓ Message:
CINDILP's Photo CINDILP SparkPoints: (79,940)
Fitness Minutes: (61,792)
Posts: 11,007
12/30/11 2:05 P

My SparkPage
Send Private Message
Reply
I have the Beck Diet for Life. I agree the calorie amounts are high for me. Its the rest of the book with her learning to think like a thin person. The diet grew out of her realization that many people didn't know how to find a good diet. She also found that some people went too low on calories. I think if you are doing well with what you are doing, keep doing it. The main part is learning to think like a thin person.
Cindi

Cindiļ

Team leader:
Careers
Funny, I Don't FEEL 50 (or 60 - it's all good)!
Parents of ADHD Children
The United Methodist Team.
Sonoma Diet
Social Workers, Counselors and Therapists




 current weight: 169.0 
 
175
168.75
162.5
156.25
150
MAYSTAR8's Photo MAYSTAR8 SparkPoints: (47)
Fitness Minutes: (0)
Posts: 3
12/30/11 1:29 P

Send Private Message
Reply
Hi everyone. I started reading and practicing the Beck Diet for Life last week and have been looking for an online support group since then. I'm glad I've found you! My ultimate goal is to lose 20 pounds, of course focusing on 5 pound goals throughout the journey. I'm pretty young (19) and I work out regularly and am quite athletic, but my main problem is my eating mindset, that's why I decided to follow Beck. I'm loving how I can see my bad habits breaking already. Although the support group is great and I will use it regularly, I'd love to have a specific diet buddy too. If anyone thinks we could click, let me know!
I already have one question though: The calorie plan estimated for me seems way to high. The book says I should follow a 2400 calorie plan to start. But I already eat between 1400 and 1600 pretty comfortably on most days. I don't even think I can eat that much regularly without stuffing myself. But at the same time, I don't want to be on a calorie level thats too low for me. Anybody have any thoughts on that?

Edited by: MAYSTAR8 at: 12/30/2011 (13:31)
Page: 1 of (1)  

Report Innappropriate Post

Other Beck Diet Solution Introduce Yourself to Team Forum Posts

Topics: Last Post:
Just ordered the book/ Is this team active? 3/5/2014 10:24:05 AM
Day 1 of Beck today 11/24/2013 10:43:43 AM
I'm Reading The Book 8/19/2013 11:17:32 PM
Second time reading BDS; ISO diet coach 9/2/2013 11:37:11 PM
Hi! I'm New 11/20/2013 3:09:30 PM

Thread URL: http://www.sparkpeople.com/myspark/team_messageboard_thread.asp?board=-1x10071x45714704

Review our Community Guidelines