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Beck Diet Solution: Day 3---Eat only when sitting down
Saturday, March 03, 2018      3 comments

On the surface this appears to be an easy and simple task to do. However, it is not only about sitting down when eating but also the fact that this is the behavior that signals to our brain that it is time to eat and time to focus on what we are... Read more
Working Beck Diet Solution book: Day 2--Choose Your Diet Plan
Friday, March 02, 2018      2 comments

The author, Dr. Judith Beck, encourages the reader to choose two diet plans in case the first one doesn't work or you just simply want to switch things out. In the book she gives some guidelines in how and what kind of plan to work but essential... Read more
Working the CBT principles in the Beck Diet Solution
Thursday, March 01, 2018      3 comments

Recently, I joined a SP team that uses and attempts to follow the cognitive behavior therapy principles of Dr. Judith Beck. Her father, Dr. Aaron Beck, created CBT and it is the one of the primary therapies used in the psychological medical fiel... Read more
I Hope This is a Wake Up Call for Those Who Need It
Tuesday, February 27, 2018      5 comments

This morning when I checked in with my private BLC team, the Lovely Limes, I/we were told that one of our team mates had had a heart attack while at work yesterday, she was in the hospital and being prepared for some serious invasive tests. This... Read more
Sanity: Doing Something Different to Get Different Results
Sunday, February 25, 2018      3 comments

After having a very difficult year (to the day almost) with my digestive system and doing a lot of 'internet research' I have decided that I am going to not only follow the Low FODMAP (or low residue) food plan recommended by GI doctors for IBS ... Read more
Last Week of Winter Challenge Homework Assignment
Friday, February 09, 2018      4 comments

The question put forth to all of us in our Lovely Limes team is: how has participating in this winter challenge helped me/us reach my/our goals. For me, rejoining an online diet team for camaraderie and support was what really made the diff... Read more
Amidst the Clouds and Chronic Pain Moments of Joy
Monday, February 05, 2018      1 comments

The first month of this new calendar year went by very fast but to me it also seemed like one big long blur of dealing (coping?) with the continuation of low back pain as well as very tight muscles in that same area of my body and a flu bug that... Read more
No One Said Change is Easy ---Moving Right Along
Friday, January 05, 2018      2 comments

I have an 'obligation' to keep all of your dear and faithful readers updated as to how I am doing. It seems that my last entry in early December, as stark and bleak as it may have seemed to some, left some leaving some really deeply felt words. ... Read more
Week 4 of Frosty Fitness Fun Challenge---review, replace and reward
Thursday, December 28, 2017      4 comments

NOTE: I decided to devote an entire blog entry to this since it is both reviewing how 2017 went as well as what I would like to replace for 2018. The reward will be a healthier ME! WEEK 4: FITNESS - NEW, YEAR, NEW YOU N - Never give... Read more
Light At the End of a Very Long Tunnel- Amen!
Friday, December 08, 2017      7 comments

It all started on Valentine's Day earlier this year and it is just now wrapping up the end of the first week of December. It started out with the 'usual' health issue that I had been dealing with: excessive bleeding. My husband and I were watchi... Read more
Progress Report: Time to Stop Hitting the Snooze Alarm
Sunday, November 05, 2017      7 comments

I was in denial that I had been taking good care of myself when in fact I had been neglecting myself in many ways so long that I actually thought the suffering that I was going through was something to accept and live it. It is not. After my emo... Read more
An Old Dog Chasing Her Proverbial Tail
Friday, October 06, 2017      8 comments

I will tell you something that you already know: real substantial change is HARD! Even armed with all of the latest information and knowledge in the world does not necessarily mean that it will be easy nor sustainable because it is neither. ... Read more
Pause, Reflect, Move Forward
Tuesday, August 22, 2017      1 comments

I am glad that I took the summer off. I have been working hard in multiple teams for nearly 16 months. I think that if I had pushed to continue in some of these summer team challenges I might just have 'imploded' and gone away 'for good' and tha... Read more
My Two Cents: Body Positivity & Fit n Fat- Myth Debunked!
Thursday, May 18, 2017      3 comments

First of all I have to provide a bit of background regarding fitness and being obese because in this I do know quite a bit since I have been both for half of my life. Just today, I read an article on the internet that a recent British study has ... Read more
Week 71: Trading One Addiction for another and 500 consecutive days of tracking!
Tuesday, May 16, 2017      7 comments

On May 17, 2017, I will have reached a noteworthy milestone that I would never have thought that I was capable of: Since January 4th, 2016, I have tracked every BLT( WW's for 'bite lick and taste') here on Sparkpeople using the Nutrition Tracker... Read more

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