I make my own cards Kelly. I use index cards and I like to use colored pencils.
So, if I were trying to keep myself from rooting around the fridge, I might write something like...
TEMPTED TO ROOT AROUND THE FRIDGE? I WOULD RATHER WAIT FOR MY NEXT PLANNED MEAL OR SNACK AND LOSE WEIGHT!
or I might write a list:
DISTRACTIONS WHEN I AM TEMPTED TO ROOT AROUND IN THE FRIDGE: - AM I REALLY HUNGRY? - HOW LONG UNTIL MY NEXT MEAL/SNACK? - WILL THIS HELP ME OR IS SOMETHING ELSE BOTHERING ME? - HOW WILL I FEEL AFTER I EAT THIS UNPLANNED SNACK?
I hope this helps. Speak to yourself. Try to be kind but direct. Pretend you were trying to say just the right thing to a close friend who was trying to lose weight.
Sparkfully Yours, Judi
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thanks for this I just went back to my advantage post for 2008 it was a deep dig. Now I can just used this and print off stuff I may use.
PAT FROM NC
HE GIVES POWER TO THE FAINT, AND TO THOSE WHO HAVE NO MIGHT HE INCREASES STRENGTH. EVEN THE YOUTH SHALL FAINT AND BE WEARY, AND THE YOUNG MEN SHALL UTTERLY FALL; BUT THEY WHO WAIT UPON THE LORD SHALL RENEW THEIR STRENGTH; THEY SHALL MOUNT UP WITH WINGS AS EAGLES, THEY SHALL RUN, AND NOT BE WEARY, AND THEY SHALL WALK, AND NOT FAINT.
I am going to create Response Cards using MS Word to print on Avery 3" x 5" cards, too. I couldn't find the cards online when I looked, but the charts are available to download www.beckdietsolution.com/cbt-workshe et s/
Edited by: PATTK1220 at: 3/30/2012 (18:27)
Patt in Minneapolis Leader, Forks Over Knives & Engine 2 Diet ~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~ Until he extends his circle of compassion to include all living things, man will not himself find peace. ~ Albert Schweitzer
Mistakes are the portals of discovery. ~ James Joyce
We must be willing to let go of the life we've planned, so as to have the life that is waiting for us. ~ Joseph Campbell
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I have all my response cards saved on my computer. I basically wrote them up in MS Word and set it up so I can print them on 3x5 index cards. If you want, I can email the files to you, though they are somewhat personalized to my specific issues.
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