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Beck Day 43 Ch 12 How to Stay at Your New Weight
Sunday, November 01, 2015      4 comments

Beck Day 43 Ch 12 How to Stay at Your New Weight Still in the weight loss phase so this will be revisited when I reach my lowest maintainable weight. Weigh daily. Set a goal range. Choose a magic number that triggers action. R... Read more
Beck Day 1 Revisited
Saturday, October 31, 2015      5 comments

Monday, August 24, 2015 THE BECK DIET SOLUTION DAY 1 Prior to Beck, most of my "diet" success came from all or nothing thinking. I can be really strict when following a healthy eating plan for an extended period of time. After a while sa... Read more
Beck Day 42 Chapters 11 When to Stop Losing and Start Maintaining
Saturday, October 31, 2015      4 comments

Beck Day 42 Chapters 11 When to Stop Losing and Start Maintaining How to decide. 1. What # would you like to see on the scale? 2. What # could you be satisfied with? Lowest achievable weight. When you are close to goal and have... Read more
Beck Day 42 Practice, Practice, Practice
Friday, October 30, 2015      8 comments

Beck Day 42 Practice, Practice, Practice You've learn the CBT skills needed to think like a thin person. The longer I use these skills the more automatic they will become. (Yes, there was a hidden fear that the Beck high would not last.) Th... Read more
Beck Day 41 Make a New (Personalized) To Do List
Tuesday, October 27, 2015      4 comments

Beck Day 41 Make a New To Do List Daily Eat a healthy diet to lose weight. Think about what you eat before you eat it. Sit down and eat mindfully. Eat to only mild fullness. Track my eating. No Choice. Give myself credit. D... Read more
Finding what works to make the journey a joy
Saturday, October 24, 2015      7 comments

Just finished reading Judith Beck's pink book on How to Think Like a Thin Person. Fifty women on The Beck Solution team read the book together. Everyone blogged their take on the information daily. Everyone's blogs are titled by the numbered by ... Read more
Home Sweet Home
Wednesday, October 21, 2015      9 comments

My own pillow. My own shower. My dogs missed me. Home is so comfortable. I was able to walk and walk 4-5 miles every day. My feet are tired but I feel more fit. Walking on marble floors is really hard on the feet. I even lost another pants... Read more
Vacation Victory Lap!
Monday, October 19, 2015      6 comments

Home from vacation tomorrow. Beck packs well and didn't get rumpled by the trip. Today was another 10K step day. I had breakfast and skipped lunch so tonight could be a big splurge dinner at a Wolfgang Puck restaurant. Amazing. We had a mid-day ... Read more
Vacation continues
Saturday, October 17, 2015      4 comments

Walked over 5 miles again today. That's three days in a row. WooHoo! My sodium intake is over the moon. My feet are swelling at the end of the day. Tonight we went to an Asian restaurant. Everything was so salty that we couldn't even eat one ent... Read more
Vacation with Beck
Thursday, October 15, 2015      3 comments

Today, we walked 5.5 miles. I met my nutrition goals and stayed range. No sabotaging thoughts bothered me at all. Beck has lasting results that meet the test of time.... Read more
Among the missing for a couple of days but back on track now.
Monday, October 12, 2015      6 comments

I wasn't able to finish the Beck trek with you all but I will finish the last chapters when I get back from vacation. I had an unplanned health issue, well guess they are all unplanned, but I am fully recovered and packing my bags for vacation. ... Read more
Day 40 Enrich Your Life
Tuesday, October 06, 2015      5 comments

Day 40 Enrich Your Life Don't put off activities and goals until AFTER you've lost weight. Do it NOW! Vacation, get New wardrobe. Do it now to FACILITATE my journey. Being active and engaged in pleasurable activities is a mood lifter... Read more
Day 39 Keep Up Exercise
Tuesday, October 06, 2015      5 comments

Day 39 Keep Up Exercise Exercise Sabotaging thoughts I hate exercise. I don't want to go. I rather stay home. Exercise is boring. It's just a drop in the bucket. Helpful thoughts Walk with a buddy. Read my ARCs. Take credit for exerci... Read more
Day 38 Plateau
Sunday, October 04, 2015      4 comments

Day 38 Plateau Plateaus are normal. Even if you ARE doing everything right. Some are short-lived due to water retention, hormones, stress, calories in, calorie out imbalance. In short, Salt, biology, calorie exercise flux. What t... Read more
Day 37 Reduce Stress
Saturday, October 03, 2015      9 comments

Day 37 Reduce Stress Three Steps to Reduce My Level of Stress 1. Solve the Problem. Prioritize demands. Respond to Negative thoughts with the 7 Question technique. Seek support. 2. Relax. Practice Lamaze. 3. Change your mindset. ... Read more

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