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95 Ways to Spend More Time Outside
Saturday, April 14, 2018      7 comments

It's been a long winter. Some of us have been inside due to other reasons. Most of the folks I know here on SP have no problem with getting outside, whether it is going for a run or sitting on the verandah. But for some of us the following blog ... Read more
Stupor Bowl
Monday, February 05, 2018      6 comments

Who won... I did. emoticon ... Read more
Vitcim or In Charge of my Destiny
Saturday, December 02, 2017      8 comments

I have been trying to take charge of my actions. Lately I have let myself feel more like a victim,however I control my actions and reactions. I am in charge no matter what life throws at me. I succumbed to the post holiday letdown after Th... Read more
It's not about the Food.
Wednesday, November 22, 2017      7 comments

I am one that prefers to attend rather than host. So stressful. I realize that stress was self-induced because of my wanting everything to be perfect. Perfectly clean house, present the perfect meal, ... etc. I did have hosting Thanksgivi... Read more
Beck Pink Day 13 - Cravings
Friday, October 13, 2017      3 comments

There are some really great blogs out there on this day. I have always been bothered by the "NO CHOICE" aspect of this. The truth, to me, is that I do have a choice. I thought I had "NO CHOICE" when I smoked and then gave into the craving ... Read more
Beck Pink Day 12 - Practice Hunger Tolerance
Thursday, October 12, 2017      2 comments

I do this all the time when fasting for a blood test or procedure. But since I am medication, I revisit Day 11 Hunger, Desire and Cravings. I really should practice Day 11 more so I can more easily recognize my hunger level which will allow m... Read more
Beck Pink - Days 10 & 11 (plus venting)
Wednesday, October 11, 2017      6 comments

I'm struggling with the making time for Beck and my meditation. The meditation is only 20 minutes and how much time do I need to devote to Beck. Time spent on SP is a habit, so that is not a problem. Why cannot it be the same for Beck. "Fa... Read more
Beck Day 9 - EXERCISE
Monday, October 09, 2017      3 comments

"Use it or lose it" is an expression that I have often heard. And Oh my is it true. September was horrible for me I was ill and had problems breathing. (Head cold settled into my chest.) With almost 4 weeks with no activity, I am slowly rega... Read more
Beck Day --- oh dear
Sunday, October 08, 2017      1 comments

I do not know what happened to Day 6 ...apparently is it languishing out on the internet somewhere. emoticon ... Read more
Beck Day 5 - Eat Slowly and Mindfully
Thursday, October 05, 2017      4 comments

Last night I was blessed with the opportunity to eat out with my eldest son. My husband, middle son and I drove up to this lovely restaurant. I do have a dining out rule... drink or dessert. Choose. I was thinking about a cosmopolitan martini,... Read more
Beck Days 2, 3 & 4
Wednesday, October 04, 2017      3 comments

Day 2 Ah my "food plan",, mostly whole foods plant based. I was pleasantly surprised that hubby asked about doing more vegan meals. I will be planning a menu that will be repeatable, drawing from Engine 2. Back up will be the food plans done... Read more
Day 1: Record the advantages of losing weight
Sunday, October 01, 2017      4 comments

The advantages.... Why? So we can set boundaries. Read the following this morning. ~~~~~~~~~~~ Boundaries Fences are built to keep valuable things safe--to keep children and pets from escaping or running headlong into danger. Roadways h... Read more
Head Games - The most powerful tool for losing or maintaining weight is between our ears.
Friday, September 29, 2017      4 comments

I'm revisiting Beck with the Beck Team. Whether it is your first time through or a repeat, there are a lot of great tools that we can utilize. Retraining my brain is is an arduous process. Things like to remain the same., but things, habit... Read more
The Fourth Menu
Monday, July 03, 2017      4 comments

Celebrations are oft laden with indulgent foods. This year's menu is scaled back. Thought of doing a Clambake, but opted for a Lobster dinner instead. Lobster Corn on the cob Watermelon Cucumber/lemon infused water And yes, the... Read more
ONEKIDSMOM's Challenge
Sunday, June 18, 2017      3 comments

Oh boy!!! Did ONEKIDSMOM give me something to think about in her blogs. Interrogating reality
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