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Saturday, May 07, 2016      11 comments

I'm beginning a weekly BECK CHECK as initiated and motivated by SLENDERELLA61. THANK YOU, MARSHA! I reached goal about a month ago, on April 1st. So I am very new to maintaining. I lost about 20 - 25 lbs in the years before I discovered ... Read more
Eating Out w/Beck or FIRST Thing to do When Eating Out.
Thursday, April 28, 2016      7 comments

I randomly review chapters in my Beck workbook to stay inspired and motivated. Last night I was reading Day 30, Eat Out with Ease. She gives some good tips for eating out and they mostly involve PLANNING. The last tip on this page is ... Read more
My Big Fat Italian Dinner! Or Beck Success!
Saturday, March 26, 2016      9 comments

I read this in the Beck Workbook: Do not modify your diet. . . by being strict on weekdays but "loose" on weekends. Research shows this invariably leads to weight gain. ME. That's ME she's writing about there. Joe loves to cook. I love ... Read more
BECK Weight Loss Workbook
Monday, March 21, 2016      6 comments

GABY1948, Gaye, recently pointed out to me that there is a workbook that goes with the Beck Diet Solution. So I ordered one and it just came today. I'm doing well with CBT ala Beck. Just the other day I stopped eating my sandwich half way... Read more
On Trek with Beck!
Thursday, March 17, 2016      8 comments

I'm still reading, working and following "The Beck Diet Solution". www.amazon.com/gp/produc
-redirect?ie=UTF8&btkr=1 With only a couple of pounds to go I'm not having any problem maint... Read more
Sydney looking good!
Sunday, March 13, 2016      7 comments

Today is her 13th birthday! Syd continues to overcome all that life throws at her. AND she's a very happy, always smiling girl, no matter w... Read more
NSV at Lunch today!
Thursday, March 10, 2016      7 comments

I had a Non-Scale Victory today at Old Chicago, eating with friends. Surrounded by pizza, calzones and crunchy, nutty cinnamon sweet rolls (giant size), I stuck with my chopped salad with dressing on the side. This is not something... Read more
Wednesday, March 09, 2016      8 comments

The most helpful thing I've picked up from Beck so far is this: I Can Wait. So often I think I'm hungry, I want to eat, I crave some texture or temperature or taste in my mouth. But when this happens now I quickly think I Can Wait. And I do... Read more
A 12 Yr. Old Girl Embraces Life and Baldness
Wednesday, March 09, 2016      5 comments

Joe's mother, Mary Ellen, had a fight with cancer a few years ago and won. During the time she underwent treatment, at about age 70, she began losing her hair. She's not a frivolous, time wasting person, so she decided to shave her head and we... Read more
Beck with the Cat
Thursday, March 03, 2016      5 comments

Rosie is my adorable cat. She's almost 11 yrs. old. She is the FIRST FAT CAT I've ever had, male or female. Maybe she has a thyroid problem? Or a hormone problem? Anyway, each time we see the Vet I remind him that "She's a little chubby... Read more
Progressing with Beck
Wednesday, March 02, 2016      4 comments

When your mind changes, your brain changes, too." This quote is from a book called "Buddha's Brain" by Rick Hanson, PH.D. He is referring to a saying from psychologist Donald Hebb, who was influential in the area of neuropsychology where he stu... Read more
Working BECK Works!
Saturday, February 27, 2016      8 comments

Joe and I went out to eat yesterday, as we often do on weekends. He works 10 hour days and normally has a three day weekend, unless he works overtime. Besides eating out together, we both love to cook and take turns cooking on weekend nigh... Read more
BECK DAILY - So many details
Thursday, February 25, 2016      4 comments

I'm going to begin Beck Day 12 tomorrow. Meanwhile, I'm carrying around my soft back Beck book (Pink). I originally bought a used hardcover Beck book, but I am partial to soft back books simply because I like the feel of them in my hand and th... Read more
BECK - DAY 10 - 11
Monday, February 22, 2016      5 comments

Day 10 - Set a Realistic Goal Beck encourages me to set a short-term goal of 5 pounds and celebrate when I get there with some reward that is not food related. I'm good with this. Five pounds is half of what I set out to lose anyway, and ... Read more
Friday, February 19, 2016      5 comments

Yesterday I blogged about Beck Day 9 and today should be Beck Day 10, but I woke up this morning with this screaming thought in my head! "I'm not going to make this work. I'm going to FAIL!" Followed by "When I fail, after blogging every day, ... Read more

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