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Tired of Chicken?
Thursday, July 09, 2020      3 comments

We’ve all been cooking at home for months now. Our county is closing inside dining again because our numbers are zooming. That means cooking all our meals is continuing for the foreseeable future. I was getting tired of chicken so I bought... Read more
Numbers or Pleasure
Sunday, June 28, 2020      8 comments

Pondering these thoughts. When I first started, my journey it was still a diet and losing weight was my sole goal. I under ate and lost weight rapidly. Losing 5 pounds a week is very satisfying. I happily tracked my weight, water and calcul... Read more
Success outside the measure of numbers
Sunday, June 28, 2020      6 comments

Read this SP article and found so wisdom I needed. Highly recommended. Finding Freedom from Numbers www.sparkpeople.com/blog/blo
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Mental Barriers
Monday, June 15, 2020      6 comments

Weighed in today and finally broke through a scale number that was a mental barrier for me. Don’t know why I set up certain numbers as milestones and then let them become invisible barriers. The other side of that number looks just the same as i... Read more
Insight
Tuesday, June 09, 2020      9 comments

Insight from reading the 4 Day Win book. People like me who had 2 alcoholic parents, have many emotional eating tendencies. I grew up believing I deserved my parents neglect. When my Wild Child overate or refused to exercise, I’d feel like... Read more
Inner Peace
Friday, June 05, 2020      8 comments

I’ve been reading a new book The Four Day Win by Martha Beck. She is amazing. She helped me give names and come to understand the different, divergent parts of my dieter personality. The Dictator. She desperately wants me to be slender but... Read more
Feeling broken?
Sunday, May 24, 2020      9 comments

I think we are all feeling like our lives are disrupted and that we are broken in dealing with all the changes we are facing. I was encouraged when I read this. Me: Hey God. God: Hello..... Me: I'm falling apart. Can you put me ba... Read more
Updates
Tuesday, May 19, 2020      7 comments

Lots of things going on. Fun thing. Was in a car parade to celebrate dear friends 50th Anniversary. It was good to have somewhere to go and even more fun to see friends. Good news. Went to pulmonologist for annual testing and passed ... Read more
What do you want?
Thursday, May 07, 2020      6 comments

A simple tactic to chose healthier foods more often Studies show that when choosing between food options, if you say "What do you want?" you are more likely to choose a healthy item than when you say or think “What do I want?” Researc... Read more
Comments, Compliments and Opinion
Wednesday, May 06, 2020      5 comments

Comments about Adele, British singer-songwriter, caused a stir on social media on Wednesday after she posted a photo of herself. Adele has been losing weight over the past six months which she credited to a special diet and a lot of Pilates. ... Read more
Feeling food insecure
Saturday, April 11, 2020      9 comments

I’m dealing with food insecurity. It’s not that we don’t have enough money or food. It’s that I find myself obsessing over availability. The quantity of food available is fine but the options are uncertain. This makes me think about food much mo... Read more
Take the Medicine
Friday, April 03, 2020      8 comments

Yesterday, I clarified my feelings in our present circumstances. Here’s the short list. Anxious Antsy Bored Confined Cravings Emotionally Fatigued Fearful Hopeless insecure Irritated Lonely Powerless Resistance fatigue... Read more
Feelings gone Viral
Friday, April 03, 2020      9 comments

I’ve been struggling with my feelings lately. My feelings were confused and I couldn’t adequately name my feelings in this new situation. I went on the net and searched for words. I thought once I understand my feelings I will be in a better pla... Read more
Tips I’ve found useful
Saturday, March 21, 2020      10 comments

When you bring groceries in from the store, place the bags on the floor as you put things away. Keeps your kitchen cleaner. Use a damp cloth to wipe off bottles and cans. Be sure you wash your fresh produce that other people may have touched. ... Read more
Funny incident
Friday, March 20, 2020      13 comments

We all need a bit of humor to offset this situation. Today I was playing with my dog. Good exercise for him and a little for me. He chomped on the cuff of my jeans as I walked around. Good fun. And then I had to quickly reach under my top and fi... Read more

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