Beck Trek - Chapter 7 - Day 15 - Monitor Your Eating
Friday, September 11, 2015
A moment of silence for the innocent lives lost 14 years ago today.
The "diet" started today and I am 0.1 above my center weight. I'm lowering my goal by 5 pounds. I've lost that same 5 pounds before, but was unable to hold on to it. Seems like a good time to give it another shot.
Today Beck talks more about food planning and sticking to it. The "tip" on page 142 cautions about those times when you are tempted to walk away from monitoring, in writing, what you eat. Beck says that's typically when you have strayed from your food plan and you don't want to face it. That's the time to really focus on writing it down...10 times MORE important, she says.
It is harder to write it down when it isn't pretty. One unmonitored food day leads to another, and another, and another. And before you know it...
But writing it down frees you from the bondage of it. It gives you the chance to acknowledge it and, if need be, let it go. Sometimes it's as bad as you think it is....and sometimes, it's no so bad. Either way, you have a better shot at getting right back to it...and a better shot at diet success.