Beck reboot: day 14 drum roll please...
Thursday, September 10, 2015 3 comments
And so we reach the last day of prep and it's all about planning. This is hard for some but I am a natural born as well as retired professional planner and organizer. Piece of cake, eh? For me this is easy. Unfortunately, I don't always foll... Read more
Beck reboot: days 11/12 revisited and day 13
Wednesday, September 09, 2015 5 comments
Reviewed chapters 11/12, read several blogs of those who shared their experiments, and re-visited my own history and feelings about hunger vs. wants vs. cravings. Over the winter, I managed to lose 40 lbs. There were days when my stomach... Read more
Beck reboot: days 11 & 12
Tuesday, September 08, 2015 7 comments
"Most dieters have difficulty distinguishing between true hunger, a desire to eat, and a craving." I believe I can distinguish between the three. However, I need to put practices into place to deal with #2 and #3 and the difference between... Read more
Beck rebook: Day 10 realistic goals
Sunday, September 06, 2015 9 comments
I feel good about my weight goals. I set and reached a realistic, healthier weight about two months ago. It is not an "ideal" weight according to the charts but those numbers are not realistic for me based on a very long history. So my goals... Read more
Beck reboot: Ch 5 days 6-7 and on to Ch 6 days 8-9
Friday, September 04, 2015 4 comments
Bonus day for blogs: 4 in 1... where have I been and what have it been doing??? Oops - not blogging ... Read more
Beck reboot: Ch 5 Day 5 Thank goodness!!!
Monday, August 31, 2015 11 comments
Please pretend that this is Tuesday's blog... just giving myself a head start on tomorrow. My sister and I are volunteer demonstrators in the Wool Center at the great NYS Fair so I probably won't make much of an appearance here at SP. Don't w... Read more
Beck reboot: chpt 5 day 4 Good for me!
Monday, August 31, 2015 6 comments
Day 4 is all about giving yourself credit. Hmmm... I know the value of positive reinforcement so I know where this is coming from. Will work on turning that negative self-talk into positive. Posting a few reminders here and there ala Beck c... Read more
Beck Ch.3: owning up
Thursday, August 27, 2015 13 comments
Chapter 3 led me to some interesting self-observations. Most of the characteristics identified by Beck I could skim. There were three that gave me pause for further thought: Characteristic 3: you like the feeling of being full This is a... Read more
Beck reboot: the perfect candidate
Monday, August 24, 2015 11 comments
Am trying the Beck Diet Solution (the pink book) Reboot - thanks to the rave reviews by several of my SP friends - most notably SLENDERELLA61. Today was the first day and I'm a tad behind already. Bought the ebook from a notable bookseller an... Read more
H & H = ouch!
Friday, August 21, 2015 9 comments
Ouch! I just looked at my FitBit weekly report and I'm sad to report that I didn't reach my goal of 10,000 steps even once... zip... zero... nada. It's been hot and humid. Those are my two least favorite weather conditions for outdoor exercis... Read more
Did someone say this would be easy????
Wednesday, August 19, 2015 7 comments
No, they didn't. Well, maybe those that write about things they haven't experienced. But the rest of us know THE TRUTH. It isn't easy getting to goal weight and it isn't easy staying there!! Now don't get me wrong. Looking back, all the... Read more
Maintenance: a brave new world
Saturday, August 15, 2015 8 comments
Am borrowing Mr. Huxley's title along with a vague reference to his work as I write about my world of maintenance. Mr. Huxley's work described a very different world of the future. Similarly, my world, maintaining a healthier weight, is also ... Read more
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