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Just saying...
Wednesday, November 11, 2015      9 comments

I read a lot of blogs, status updates, and chats on Sparkpeople. I enjoy peoples journey and the fact that I learn so much from everyone. I am deep down to the core a people person. I get so distressed however, when people beat themselves up... Read more
Happiness report
Tuesday, November 10, 2015      2 comments

Re-do BDS:Eat Sitting down. I confess I struggle with this from time to time. It has been a tradition to eat dinner in the living room in front of t.v. when the Blackhawks hit the ice. I think it evolved from movie night popcorn and beer on th... Read more
Beck day 2~~Pick 2 reasonable diets.
Monday, November 09, 2015      7 comments

emoticon Well, first of all I really dislike the word "DIET" and I can't really commit to 2 of them. In the past I have done Weight Watchers, J... Read more
BDS day one continued
Sunday, November 08, 2015      3 comments

emoticon Happy Sunday! It is a beautiful day here in Chicagoland and I find myself with the fall crud (sore throat, sinus ick, headache and stu... Read more
Re-Do Day 1
Saturday, November 07, 2015      3 comments

I restarted Beck Diet Solutions. Day 1, making the ARC cards. I added my reasons for wanting to lose weight to my goals on Spark, now I read them on the internet daily. I still keep the cards close at hand because sometimes I don't log on at t... Read more
Woopsie, what a blow out!
Friday, November 06, 2015      6 comments

Wandering along on my nightshifts, having a dickens of a time meeting my carb and fat goals, but O, wait for it....pizza. Its my friends last nightshift on the unit, we ordered pizza and she brought cup cakes and banana bread. I with best inten... Read more
Wednesday, November 04, 2015      2 comments

I think it's so good to look back on things, sort of life review. Acknowledging where you came from, what you learned along the way and hone what your future will look like. Wow, I surprise myself sometimes. Last night was a success, I ... Read more
Weigh in
Tuesday, November 03, 2015      3 comments

Monday I jumped on the scale but was up .4, so jumped on today, down 1.2lb. I'm sticking with that! Today is my evening out with the girls. I'm pretty sure I have this in the bag but I am prepping for it because I know how weak my resistance ... Read more
Monday Morning Planning
Monday, November 02, 2015      4 comments

Thankfully our unit has low census and my extra (sunday night) shift was cancelled. So, I am wide awake and full of energy this a.m. (I went to bed at 8pm, which in reality was 7p.m. because we set out clocks back on sunday a.m.) Plan: ... Read more
Sunday, November 01, 2015      6 comments

Ok, I made it through 1-2 a.m twice tonight. Exhausting! I really find this time change annoying, especially since I'm working. I might have a better perspective if I was sleeping an extra hour. O WELL! Tonight at work one of my co-workers ... Read more
Night shift excitement!
Saturday, October 31, 2015      10 comments

Night shifts are not all bad. Occasionally patients sleep and we have opportunities to do some stuff. So far, so good for tonight. My stuff tonight included ordering the Beck Blue Book! I also registered for a seminar called "Understanding Me... Read more
Mirror, mirror on the wall
Friday, October 30, 2015      8 comments

I have a mirror just outside my bathroom, no matter how hard you try not to, you get a validation every time you come out of the bathroom. I saw myself a bit ago as I emerged in my baggy jammies and thermal shirt. I look slimmer. I did measur... Read more
Thursday, October 29, 2015      8 comments

Boy, I wish I was done, but the journey is long. I laughed at chapter 11(BDS) "WHEN TO STOP LOSING...". It's going to be a long time. Do I doubt I will... Read more
Day 41
Wednesday, October 28, 2015      6 comments

Wow, the Beck Diet Solution has gone by quickly. The CHANGES, oi! Judith said that in her experience clients decide to stop writing down their food plans prematurely. Overestimate their ability to keep their eating in line. I, personally, c... Read more
Guilty as Charged
Tuesday, October 27, 2015      6 comments

Day 40~ Enrich Your Life. I don't know why we do it but I have been nailed right between the eyes on this one. "When I lose weight I'm going to...." For me, it's buy a new wardrobe, learn to scuba dive and hike Devil's peak. So, the hike an... Read more

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