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Beck Wk 2 Ch 6 Day 8 Create Time and Energy
Sunday, October 09, 2016      1 comments

Beck Wk 2 Ch 6 Day 8 Create Time and Energy Time to notice the Beck changes I've made. Committed to review ARCs at least 2 times a day. I let myself think I was "too busy" to do this when we had out of town company. Discovered that those... Read more
Beck Day 7 Arrange your environment
Sunday, October 09, 2016      1 comments

Beck Day 7 Arrange your environment Removed my trigger foods from my sightline. I've been on the journey for a while so junk foods are long gone. My DH has his "foods" in one spot in the pantry that I leave alone. If some food just "c... Read more
Ch 6 Find a Coach
Sunday, October 09, 2016      2 comments

Ch 6 Find a Coach I picked the right person to maximize my chances of success. I have been helping a friend in need deal with anxiety. We get along famously and I know she will be understanding, supportive and encouraging with my efforts. ... Read more
Beck Day 5 Eat Slowly and Mindfully
Sunday, October 09, 2016      4 comments

Beck Day 5 Eat Slowly and Mindfully 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. On the other han... Read more
Beck Day 4 Giving ourselves credit
Sunday, October 09, 2016      2 comments

Beck Day 4 Giving ourselves credit. This is one Beck step that I didn't really understand my first time through the book. Giving myself credit has never been one of my strengths. Now, I believe that it is one of the most important ch... Read more
Thought Responses to Memorize
Monday, October 03, 2016      4 comments

Thought Responses Short version to just memorize NO CHOICE! Hunger & emotions are NOT emergencies. Every bite counts! Oh Well. Wait 20 min. for satisfaction. Strengthen my Resistance Muscle. You don't care NOW. You alwa... Read more
Beck Day 3 Eat Sitting Down
Monday, October 03, 2016      5 comments

Beck Day 3 Eat Sitting Down Every bite counts Sit so I am aware of everything I put in my mouth. Sit down for all meals and snacks. Stop. Look at the plate. See exactly what and how much I am eating. Eating seated and totally ... Read more
Ch 2 THE BECK DIET SOLUTION
Sunday, October 02, 2016      3 comments

Ch 2 THE BECK DIET SOLUTION 1. Trigger, Sabotaging Thought, Anxiety, (Helpful Thought), Decision, Action. It's the decision that alleviates the anxious, panicky feeling. In the moment, Helpful thoughts provide you a healthy choice. MEM... Read more
Triggers, Sabotaging thoughts and Decisions
Sunday, October 02, 2016      6 comments

Triggers cause sabotaging thoughts which cause indecision, anxiety and stress. Reaching a decision, ANY decision decreases stress! Remove the struggle. Decide NOT to eat to remove the indecision, anxiety and stress. Deciding NOT to eat is so muc... Read more
Ch 1 THE BECK DIET SOLUTION 10-1-16
Saturday, October 01, 2016      4 comments

Ch 1 THE BECK DIET SOLUTION Judith Beck explains why your previous "dieting" attempts were unsuccessful or you had a regain. You didn't know how to diet. Stop blaming yourself. When you learn HOW you will be successful and able to lose we... Read more
Beck Intro: What really needs to change
Saturday, October 01, 2016      2 comments

Re-reading Dr Judith Beck's The Beck Diet Solution How to Train your Brain to Think Like a Thin Person What Beck Promises These are the things I need to learn, in the 6 week program, to be successful. 1. Control comes from advance p... Read more
Excuses
Tuesday, September 27, 2016      4 comments

Our weather has made tremendous fluctuations in the past few days. We normally have sea breezes. Yesterday the wind blew in from the desert bringing lots of dust and pollen and temperatures over 100F. Real challenges for my asthma. Today the sea... Read more
This journey is just too HARD!
Sunday, September 25, 2016      7 comments

Quiet Sunday at home. The temperatures are soaring so staying cool indoors. Ate leftovers for dinner which is never my favorite but necessary. My DD had made the dish. Korean Bibimbap. It's like a spicy stir fry with and eggs tired in at t... Read more
Calorie restrictions real or imagined?
Saturday, September 24, 2016      4 comments

Yummy lunch. We went out to a wonderful Middle Eastern restaurant for lunch today. I ordered my favorite, the Greek Salad with a Salmon Kabob. Could only eat half of it without the lemon dressing saving the rest for dinner but it was amazing. Th... Read more
Grocery shopping
Saturday, September 24, 2016      7 comments

Bought lots of boneless skinless chicken breasts because they were on sale. Today, I opened the packages and butterflied the breasts so they weren't so thick. Some of them were 9-12 ounces. Cut them into smaller 5 oz. pieces and sliced up ... Read more

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