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A years journey...
Friday, December 30, 2016      10 comments

Another brand new year is just around the corner. Over the past few days I've been looking back at all of the things I've learned about myself over this past year. I continue to be amazed. Reading everything I could about my issues with food has... Read more
Almond flour corn bread....
Sunday, December 11, 2016      8 comments

Yes! I substituted almond flour for the wheat flour used in a recipe for corn bread. My Charlie and I could taste no difference using the almond flour in place of wheat flour and the corn bread browned up on the top just as pretty as could be. I... Read more
Lucy had the answer long ago.....
Sunday, December 04, 2016      9 comments

Lucy had the answer long ago... it all starts with loving yourself first.... wishing everyone a fantastic day! ... Read more
Welcome December!
Thursday, December 01, 2016      5 comments

My goodness time flies! December is here again! If you have ever heard anyone say that time goes by faster the older you get, as a person who is over 50, in my mind this fact is true.... what do you think? What is your daily goal for each ... Read more
300 days...
Monday, November 28, 2016      7 comments

Today is the 300th day I a row that I have logged into Sparkpeople. Throughout these 300 days I've learned so much about myself... learning the hows, whens, and whys was a necessary part in my journey in order to make changes and move forward. ... Read more
Informative blog about self-sabotage by Possitivehope...
Sunday, November 27, 2016      5 comments

I read this great blog this morning which was posted by Possitivehope on self sabotage.... I found her blog very helpful and I see a lot of myself there... perfectionism... can't say no to others... and many others. Interesting read! ... Read more
Very inspiring blog by Funnyface101002...
Saturday, November 26, 2016      6 comments

I was inspired this morning by a blog posted by my Spark buddy Funnyface101002.. I thought I would share her blog here for those who missed it. sparkpeople.com/mypage_p
sp?blog_id=6272090 ... Read more
It's ok to throw it out...
Friday, November 25, 2016      9 comments

One of my goals I have managed to achieve since I began re-reading the Beck pink book is throwing out leftovers after my husband and I have dinner. In the past I would scarf down any remaining spoonful's of remaining prepared foods from the skil... Read more
Challenge is a dragon...
Wednesday, November 23, 2016      8 comments

I love this! In my mind this quote means that if I tame the dragon (emotional eating) the gift (self-esteem & feeling healthy) is mine! Wishin... Read more
What are you thankful for?
Tuesday, November 22, 2016      9 comments

Since we only have a few days left until Thanksgiving I have been thinking about the things I am thankful for. ...a home ....a good husband ... a wonderful sister ... my health ... my Spark buddies! ... a cat who knows what "night... Read more
The power of the word "NO"....
Monday, November 21, 2016      7 comments

Todays Beck chapter was on overcoming cravings and the techniques used to divert away from giving in. I use the word "NO!" or the words "I don't eat that any more" when I see a food I don't eat or am tempted or the junk food urgency thought... Read more
One good meal at a time... one good day at a time....
Sunday, November 20, 2016      9 comments

I stopped keeping track of how any days in a row I followed my meal plan. For me it is more beneficial for me to focus on one meal at a time... at the end of each day I post on the Beck team how my day was. Working my healthy eating habits in a ... Read more
Hunger... desire... or craving?
Saturday, November 19, 2016      8 comments

Yesterday was DAY 11 in the Beck pink book. Today I thought about exactly what those three words are to me. How are they different? I would love to hear how you all would describe these three words. Hunger. Desire. Craving. To me... Read more
Try a little kindness....
Friday, November 18, 2016      10 comments

This story has been circulating on our local news and tonight it was featured on our national news. A chance crossing of paths gave a widower a goal in life... to "watch Norah grow up". When one door closes another door opens. ... Read more
The difference between self care and a treat....
Thursday, November 17, 2016      7 comments

My friend Caty sent me a link to this blog this morning. I thought you all might want to read... masondixonknitting.com/s
elf-care-not-special-treat/ Spark on!... Read more

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