Everyone gets tempted to cheat on their “diet”. What are the consequences to cheating on your diet? It is not like cheating on a test at school where you get a failing grade. If you “cheat” and eat what is not on your eating plan, you just have... Read more
I think I hit my lowest weight in years this morning. Last October, I saw an online calculator for one's "ideal" weight. I picked the in-between weight of the two lowest and that is a goal of mine to reach while eating a whole food plant based d... Read more
The number one food rule in Michael Pollen's book Food Rule. It seems like a no brainer, but is it? I do not think so. Ever since I took a culinary course about 10 years ago and one of the assignments sent me to the grocery store I became aware ... Read more
It's Not Fair (Beck Diet Solution)
It has been years since I first purchased the Beck Diet Solution and so far, I have never made it through the whole book. My name is Nancy, and I am a Beck Diet Solution Dropout.
However, that first part of the book is becoming a part of my... Read more
Do you include a cheat day or meal in your 'diet' plan? I recently saw an article that said to get your weight loss moving if it has stalled is to go off your diet plan and resume your "normal" eating. The article implied that this was to trick ... Read more
2 pounds gone
I weighed myself this morning, I lost 2 pounds. I am not sure that it was a true weight loss though. I did an evening run and I notice when I do that I weigh less the next morning. But when I go back to running earlier in the day, the lost pound... Read more
I am having some alone time this weekend and it is peaceful.
I am hoping the weather stays nice today so when I finish my chores here, I can go to a park with my camera and just sit, and listen and watch nature.... Read more
Sticking With It, making progress
I just ran a year report on my weight. I am -11.4 pounds from this date last year. I often think I cannot stick with a plan because I take so many detours on my journey. But, even though the chart shows ups and downs, it still shows progress.
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Race Day Results
Saturday was my 10k race and when I started the race I had three times in mind in which I hoped to cross that finish Line:
Good - 1:12:00
Better: 1:10: 00
Boy, was I happy when I crossed the finish line at 1:06:44
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Make Time and Energy for Dieting (BDS)
Okay, I admit it, this is the one that gets me every time. I have difficulty making the time and having the energy to do what I need to do. Then I whine and complain because I cannot seem to get with the program.
Yet, the solution is so sim... Read more
Accountability, Responsibility, and Choice
I am trying to get 100% eating a whole food plant based diet, but seem to be having some difficulty getting with the plan. You see, I am not able to resist junk food and as much as I'd like to blame my hubby for my lack of commitment, I know it ... Read more
Something I really ought to know
This morning as I was tracking my food in chronometer, I decided to add my weight for these past few weeks just so I could see the graph. Since December, 2016 I am down 9 pounds. I have had some ups and downs since then, but I seem to be holding... Read more
Giving myself credit today (BDS Day4)
I am going to do one of the Beck Diet Solution's exercise this morning and give myself credit because I actually finished reading the book The Pleasure Trap. I had the book for years and joined an online book club that was reading it. I even fin... Read more
I need to focus on my why
I need to get back on track before the track becomes so overgrown it cannot be found. It is so easy to get lost in the junk food jungle. Too make it even worse is that the junk food does not even taste good to me anymore and yet I keep shoveling... Read more
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Is it really all that time consuming to eat healthy at home?
My meals aren't really complicated but I always start with onion, carrot, celery, and sometimes green pepper. It takes time for me to chop/dice those with each meal. I am not really complaining because my way of cooking is way better than a rest... Read more