Looking back -
Tuesday, April 05, 2016      9 comments

Today I should be blogging about Day 35, but instead of moving forward I feel the need to look back at the first 34 days. I have been struggling for a few weeks now and even though I understand what I need to do, and even though I get up each m... Read more
Listening -
Sunday, April 03, 2016      3 comments

Day 34 - In "100 Days of Weight Loss" Linda Spangle wants us to be able to tell when we have eaten enough food and feel satisfied. She reminds us to watch for the "just right moment" when we are satisfied and feel comfortable. (+1 on her ... Read more
Full -
Saturday, April 02, 2016      5 comments

Day 33 - Linda Spangle, in "!00 Days Of Weight Loss" ask us how do we know we are full? She tells us that we need to pay attention to our abdomen rather than the food on out plate. She gives us a fullness scale to help us with our awarene... Read more
The Five Hour Rule -
Friday, April 01, 2016      5 comments

Day 32 - In "100 Days of Weight Loss" by Linda Spangle, days 31 through 40 are about listening to our bodies. Today she is discussing how getting too hungry can lead to weight problems. When we are really hungry we tend to over eat and to ... Read more
Hunger scale -
Thursday, March 31, 2016      6 comments

Day 31 - Today Linda Spangle, in 100 Days of Weight Loss", is asking us how do we know when we are hungry, and she is giving us a scale to help us with our hunger awareness. Her scale starts at "0" which stands for that time when you are... Read more
Wait -
Tuesday, March 22, 2016      5 comments

Day 30 - Linda Spangle in "100 Days of Weight Loss" reminds us that once you start eating snack foods it is very hard to stop eating them. On Day 30, she suggest that one step we can take to avoid a snack overload is to postpone eating the... Read more
Handheld Foods -
Sunday, March 20, 2016      5 comments

Day 29 - I am a few days behind on my post because I have been traveling. The good news is the "100 Days of Weight Loss" book assures us that if we miss a day we simply just pick up where we left off and keep going. Today Linda Spang... Read more
Automatic Eating -
Wednesday, March 16, 2016      6 comments

Day 28 - "Automatic eating", in Linda Spangle's "100 Days of Weight Loss", refers to all those times that we eat food simply because it is there. "Automatic eating" does not fill any need for fuel and often not even a need to enjoy the fl... Read more
When It's Special - Dessert
Tuesday, March 15, 2016      5 comments

Day 27 - "To get control over sweets and desserts, consider making a policy that you will eat desserts only when it's special. This label includes not just the food itself, but also the setting and the people you are with." L... Read more
Match What You Want -
Sunday, March 13, 2016      7 comments

Day 26 - "When you eat something in order to appreciate a flavor, make sure the food matches what you want." Linda Spangle, "100 Days of Weight Loss" When we eat for flavor, not fuel, than we are craving somethi... Read more
Smaller and Less -
Thursday, March 10, 2016      14 comments

Day 25 - "Contrary to what you might think, you don't need to stop eating all of your favorite foods in order to manage your weight." Linda Spangle "100 Days of Weight Loss" suggest we continue to eat foods we love, just smaller am... Read more
Satisfaction -
Tuesday, March 08, 2016      8 comments

Day 24 - "For your brain to achieve satisfaction, you have to eat slowly, pay attention to the bites, and appreciate your food." Linda Spangle "100 Days of Weight Loss", by Linda Spangle encourages us to eat slowly, taking time to... Read more
Multitasking and Savoring
Sunday, March 06, 2016      4 comments

Day 22 - Linda Spangle tells us if we must multitask while eating then we must learn to divide our attention between what we are eating, and what we are doing. She says to "remind yourself that you are eating and stay aware of what you put... Read more
Awareness -
Friday, March 04, 2016      3 comments

Day 21 - Do you eat food without being aware of how much or what you are eating, or even being aware if you are hungry or if you need fuel? Linda Spangle reminds us that " You can do a lot of damage with this level of unconscious eating a... Read more
Half Off Special -
Thursday, March 03, 2016      3 comments

Day 20 - Linda Spangle's "100 Days of Weight Loss" gives us tools that work with our diet choice. Today's tool is called the "Half -Off Special" which means " eat half as much as you normally would or take half as much as you want." While... Read more

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