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Day 10 Set a Realistic Goal
Sunday, September 06, 2015      6 comments

Set a Realistic Goal Set a short-term goal. My goal; to lose 5 pounds. When I reach goal, I'll celebrate with friends and my coach. I will buy myself a gift. TBD later. When I reach my first 5 lb. goal, I'll set another 5 lb. goal. An... Read more
Newly Discovered Response Card
Sunday, September 06, 2015      7 comments

Sabotaging thoughts; I have health limitations. I can't... Helpful thoughts; I have Heath obstacles. Obstacles can be overcome. Do the work to overcome them.... Read more
Rise Up
Sunday, September 06, 2015      0 comments

Saw the prompt to the link on SparkGuy's email. Love the words. "Rise Up" lyrics ANDRA DAY LYRICS "Rise Up" You’re broken down and tired Of living life on a merry-go-round And you can’t find the fighter But I see it in you s... Read more
Day 9 Select an Exercise Plan
Saturday, September 05, 2015      6 comments

Exercise helps you stick with your journey. I'm serious about losing weight and getting fit. I committed myself to the journey. I am determined to succeed. I exercise. Exercise might help control appetite. Huh? Exercise boosts m... Read more
Beck Week 2 Ch 6 Day 8 Create Time and Energy
Friday, September 04, 2015      6 comments

Beck Week 2 Ch 6 Day 8 Create Time and Energy Things to Notice How I've changed already. I recognize sabotaging thoughts as they happen. I am able to find helpful thoughts fairly quickly, now. When all else fails, my helpful thoughts ... Read more
Beck Day 7 Arrange your environment
Friday, September 04, 2015      6 comments

Beck Day 7 Arrange Your Environment Remove personal temptations. Purge cabinets. Move items so they are out of sight. Rearrange dishes Enlist the help of others. No work changes. I'm retired. Quite a while ago, I admitted to my ... Read more
Life's little Detours
Wednesday, September 02, 2015      6 comments

Had to take DH to the doctor for IV fluids and a shot for nausea today. Broth, Jello and 7 Up are on his menu for today. I'm washing everything in sight. So far so good for me. Staying healthy is goal one. Reading my Beck and pondering. My... Read more
Beck Flexibility
Tuesday, September 01, 2015      5 comments

Okay, our house has been visited by the bug. Just ran to the store for more meds for nausea aches and pains. The bug arrived over the weekend and I thought we were nearing the end until DH was hit really hard with aches, chills yesterday and now... Read more
Beck Day 5 Eat Slowly and Mindfully
Monday, August 31, 2015      6 comments

Okay, I'm always the last one to finish, at home or when eating out with friends. The only time I eat quickly is when I've planned poorly and am really hungry or I'm having a binge. As a result, I choose to focus on Mindfully. That part re... Read more
Beck Day 4 cheering for ourselves
Monday, August 31, 2015      7 comments

We all start out life gleefully clapping for ourselves. We are overjoyed with our accomplishments. We compare ourselves to no one. Wouldn't it be wonderful to feel that way now. Why do I resist giving myself credit for all the work I've done? ... Read more
Seeing the Beck Picture
Sunday, August 30, 2015      11 comments

My first meal since reading Beck was dinner last night. We usually eat at the table but I made it a point to notice last night. My first time noticing the bites I tried to eat while making dinner was salad. A bite of broccoli. Happened in an ... Read more
Day 3 Beck
Saturday, August 29, 2015      6 comments

Ch 5 Day 3 Eat Sitting Down I absolutely need to become more conscious of everything I put in my mouth. Stop and look at the plate to see what and how much you are eating. When you eat less food it is important to see all the food yo... Read more
Ch 6 Day 2 Beck
Friday, August 28, 2015      8 comments

Ch 6 Read your ARC. Investigate and chose 2 diets to follow. I use the SP tracker for a counting system. I will keep a close watch on my macros by tracking on SP. It ends up being low fat and low carb most of the time. I chose is the ... Read more
Ch 5 The Beck Solution
Friday, August 28, 2015      5 comments

Ch 5 read. ARC written and rewritten over and over until it was perfect for me. Ready, begin.... Read more
Ch 4 The Beck Solution
Thursday, August 27, 2015      10 comments

It was all so easy to read the other chapters. It makes so much sense. Beck makes such great promises that I can learn all the techniques that make getting and staying slim work. Chapter 4, on the other hand makes the first demand. We must ... Read more

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