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beck Diet Solution on hold
Monday, March 23, 2020      2 comments

During this crisis, we decided to watch the 2 youngest grandchildren - I do not have time to even think - man, those kids are busy, busy, busy... Read more
Beck Diet Solution Day 14 Plan for Tomorrow
Saturday, March 14, 2020      6 comments

This one is a hard task for me to do, I struggle with planning and prepping for my meals ahead of time even though I know that this is one of the keys to success. For me, if I have something already prepared and if I am away from home it is easy... Read more
Beck Diet Solution Day 13 Overcome Cravings
Saturday, March 14, 2020      4 comments

That quote " The best way to overcome cravings is to stop giving in to them." says it all. Days 11, 12 and 13 have helped me focus on my timings of when and what I am eating. Yesterday, I am so glad I did my little notes to self about this ... Read more
Better than I thought (IBC 5%)
Saturday, March 14, 2020      3 comments

Today is weigh-in for the 5% in between challenge and I was frustrated because my weight was up a pound from my mid-week weigh-in. BUT, as I logged my weight for today, I noticed I dropped a pound from last week. Now, I am feeling better ab... Read more
Beck Diet Solution Day 11 & 12
Thursday, March 12, 2020      4 comments

Day 11 - Differentiate Be Hunger, Desire, and Cravings In my little journal I am keeping this time doing this, I was wanting to write down the definitions of these terms. So I searched my computer files because I have a memory of doing this... Read more
Beck Diet Solution Days 8 - 10
Tuesday, March 10, 2020      7 comments

This time around I am doing a simplified version and not giving it so much thought that I get too overwhelmed with it all and end up giving up. Day 8 -- hey!! what was I reading all those other times - this day is to focus on creating time ... Read more
Beck Diet Solution Day 7
Saturday, March 07, 2020      7 comments

Arrange Your Environment One thing I have done is I bought a bigger bowl for my salads - lots of room to add all those veggies. A positive for me is that I do not put dressing on my salad and I eat all the veggies plain. My husband sa... Read more
Today is Beck Diet Solution Day 5
Wednesday, March 04, 2020      5 comments

GIVE YOURSELF CREDIT I think this is about the 5th or 6th time I am going through this book. The first couple of times, I thought this was a silly exercise, but then one day it hit me... giving myself credit aka tell myself the positive thi... Read more
Many thanks for those who read and commented on my book notes
Monday, February 24, 2020      4 comments

Thank you all - especially those that commented on each chapter. That helped me stay focused and continue reading the book and post what I learned from each chapter. What I learned was there is no diet plan that works long-term and I need t... Read more
Secrets From the Eating Lab Chapter 12 and Final Words
Monday, February 24, 2020      3 comments

CHAPTER 12: THE REAL REASONS TO EXERCISE AND STRATEGIES FOR STICKING WITH IT Perks for exercising: *More Energy *Better Mood *Look better in clothes *Better sleep *Lower resting heart rate and blood pressure But, exercise doe... Read more
Secrets From the Eating Lab part 11
Monday, February 24, 2020      4 comments

PART 4 – YOUR WEIGHT IS NOT REALLY THE POINT Chapter 11: WHY TO STOP OBSESSING AND BE OKAY WITH YOUR BODY This chapter starts out discussing the weight stigma or discrimination that obese people experience. However, there are far reaching... Read more
Secrets From The Eating Lab Chapter 10
Sunday, February 16, 2020      8 comments

Chapter 10: How to Comfort an Astronaut The author of Secrets from the Eating Lab states that astronauts tend to lose weight when on a mission in outer space because they don’t eat enough. It could be because the food is dehydrated and does... Read more
Secrets From the Eating Lab Chapter 9
Monday, February 10, 2020      5 comments

Chapter 9: Know When to Turn Off Your Brain Habit, a behavior that is paired with a specific cue in your surroundings enough times that it becomes linked in your mind, or … a mental association that forms between the two. Once that associat... Read more
Secrets of the Eating Lab Chapter 8
Friday, February 07, 2020      4 comments

Chapter 8: Don’t Call That Apple Healthy Think of the Three Stooges, is it funny or not? Well, that depends on who you are asking. “It’s not the particular event we experience that affects how we feel, but rather, it how we interpret t... Read more
Secrets From the Eating Lab Chapter 7
Sunday, January 26, 2020      3 comments

Chapter 7: How To Trick Your Friends Into Ignoring a Cookie Our behavior is influenced by the people around us; the pressure to conform has a powerful influence on our behavior, including what we eat. “We do not simply eat; we eat cert... Read more

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