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Beck Day 6 Find a Diet Coach
Monday, April 16, 2018      2 comments

Beck Day 6 Find a Diet Coach Why do I need a diet coach? Because it will increase my chances of success. Beck, the author, is a diet coach. What can a diet coach do? Keep you motivated. Keep you from quitting. Build your s... Read more
Beck Day 5 Eat Slowly and Mindfully
Saturday, April 14, 2018      7 comments

Beck Day 5 Eat Slowly and Mindfully Why eat slowly and Mindfully? So my brain can get the message that I’m full. I’ll FEEL more satisfied when I notice every bite. If you don’t pay enough attention to the food, you’ll still FEEL hungr... Read more
1 Day delay
Friday, April 13, 2018      4 comments

Spent a large part of the day in ER for DD. Nothing major but very time consuming. No blog today. Journey went well despite the drama. Credit Beck and credit me.... Read more
Beck Day 4 Give Yourself Credit Part 2
Friday, April 13, 2018      4 comments

Beck Day 4 Give Yourself Credit This is a hard one for me. This is going to take more than one day. I am hard on myself. Any slip triggers self criticisms like weak, hopeless and failure. Beck suggest I create a Good Behavior Jar any ... Read more
Beck Day 4 Give yourself credit part 1
Thursday, April 12, 2018      4 comments

Beck Day 4 Give yourself credit This is a hard one for me. This is going to take more than one day. I am hard on myself. Any slip triggers self criticisms like weak, hopeless and failure. Beck suggest I create a Good Behavior Jar any ... Read more
Good for me
Wednesday, April 11, 2018      7 comments

Today, I bought some new bras and undies. I’ve lost 29 pounds since Christmas sobI needed smaller sizes. Clothes look better with a fresh bra. I have the next size smaller clothing in my closet and some of them are starting to fit. Gave a bag fu... Read more
Beck Day 3 Eat Sitting Down
Tuesday, April 10, 2018      4 comments

Beck Day 3 Eat Sitting Down Even though I usually eat sitting down, I probably also eat while standing. I may not even notice HOW much I’ve eaten. I taken free samples at the store. I frequently taste food while cooking. I sneak bite... Read more
Beck Day 2 Pick 2 Reasonable Diets
Monday, April 09, 2018      3 comments

Beck Day 2 Pick 2 Reasonable Diets The specific primary diet you choose doesn’t matter as long as it is healthy and well balanced. No one diet works well for everyone. All diets enable weight loss by getting me to eat fewer calories. ... Read more
Unplanned bite
Monday, April 09, 2018      5 comments

Took DH out to lunch because he is volunteering at church picking up furniture for the rummage sale. Ordered exactly what I had planned and tracked; 2 scrambled eggs, bacon, a side salad with lemon juice because they didn’t have oil and vinegar ... Read more
Beck Day 1 Record the Advantages of Losing Weight
Sunday, April 08, 2018      7 comments

Beck Day 1 Record the Advantages of Losing Weight Creating the Advantages Response Card (ARC) will help change my mindset and overcome the sabotaging thinking that interferes with losing weight. It will help me counter thoughts and give me ... Read more
Beck Ch 5 Get Ready: Lay the Ground Work
Sunday, April 08, 2018      3 comments

Beck Ch 5 Get Ready: Lay the Ground Work In this chapter, I will learn HOW to diet and begin learning crucial strategies for success. I will learn HOW to talk back to sabotaging thoughts. HOW to reduce the number and intensity of... Read more
Beck Ch 4 HOW to use The Beck Diet Solution
Saturday, April 07, 2018      4 comments

Beck Ch 4 HOW to use The Beck Diet Solution During the next 6 weeks I will learn HOW to change my mindset and learn the skills I need to change my body. I will learn HOW to motivate myself and HOW to feel good about eating differently. I will ... Read more
Beck Ch 3 How Thin People Think
Thursday, April 05, 2018      5 comments

Beck Ch 3 How Thin People Think You need to learn HOW to change your mindset to lose weight and learn HOW to maintain weight loss permanently. With a different mindset you won’t see hunger as an emergency and you will be able to toler... Read more
Beck Ch 2 Applied
Thursday, April 05, 2018      2 comments

Had an interesting thought process last night. We were puppy sitting for my DD. We watch and old, old movie The Ghost and Mrs Muir. I love the musical scores in old films. The movie ended and it was past bedtime. DD was expected in 30 min so we ... Read more
Beck Ch 2 What really makes you eat
Thursday, April 05, 2018      3 comments

Beck Ch 2 What really makes you eat Dr Beck describes the process of making a decision to eat. We always have a thought before we decide to eat. We often have many thoughts before we decide to eat. I was intimately familiar with ALL the tho... Read more

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