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Beck Trek - Chapter 5 - Day 5 - Eat Slowly and Mindfully

Tuesday, September 01, 2015      6 comments

I appreciate the techniques listed in this chapter to help us slow down and eat mindfully. emoticon As a nur... Read more

Beck Trek - Chapter 5 - Day 4 - Give Yourself Credit

Monday, August 31, 2015      4 comments

I am prone to not giving myself credit for the things that I know I should have, and for the most part do have, down pat. emoticonRead more

Beck Trek - Chapter 5 - Day 3 - Eat Sitting Down

Sunday, August 30, 2015      8 comments

The first time I read The Beck Diet Solution, I breezed right through this chapter thinking to myself, "I never eat while standing." HA! emoticonRead more

Beck Trek - Chapter 5 - Day 2 - Choose Two Reasonable Diets

Saturday, August 29, 2015      7 comments

My "diet" of choice is just simple calorie counting. As a back up, I use calorie counting and low carb. This has been the eating plan that has worked for me since 2008. I use the spark people app and track my food like a nun. Read more

Beck Trek - Chapter 5 - Day 1 - My ARC

Friday, August 28, 2015      6 comments

Advantages Responses (these are modified a little from my first time through the book) 1. Look and feel better 2. Improve self confidence 3. Won't feel like a failure 4. Better health 5. Live longer 6. Less back pain 7. Keep up ... Read more

Beck Trek - Chapter 4 - Get Ready!

Thursday, August 27, 2015      9 comments

I've had my best weigh ins all year this week (I weigh every day). I have my 3x5 cards, sticky notes, and my notebook.. I'm ready to see how far I can go. emotic... <a href=Read more

Beck Trek - Chapter 3 - The Skinny on the Skinnies

Wednesday, August 26, 2015      9 comments

Reading this chapter again helped me to see that I do have some characteristics of thin person thinking, at least on most days of the week. On work days I am the Queen of thin person thinking...but it all kinda falls apart at the closing bell on... Read more

Beck Trek - Chapter 2 - What Really Makes You Eat

Tuesday, August 25, 2015      10 comments

Triggers ------> Sabotaging thoughts -------> Unplanned eating ------> Temporary tension reduction emoticon ... Read more

Beck Trek - Chapter 1 - Committted to the Challenge

Monday, August 24, 2015      8 comments

I'm committed to try to blog every day through the Beck Pink challenge...not so much for anyone to read and comment, but just for me to document my own journey. I'm a busy gal, so some days may have to be combined into a single blog. I won't bea... Read more

ROCK N FLY Take Two - My Second Half Marathon - Celebrating Finish Lines, NOT Finish Times

Sunday, March 29, 2015      10 comments

A year ago at age 55 I did my first half marathon. It was a major accomplishment for me just to sign up, much less to actually DO it! I'm typically a "stay-in-my-comfort-zone run-from-any-possibility-of-a-
challenge" kind of girl. I knew what... Read more

Change your mindset, the rest will follow...

Sunday, September 14, 2014      15 comments

I've been thinking about "starting over" a lot this weekend. No...don't panic...not ME starting over...but rather the concept of staring over. It happens to so many of us. We start strong, we make a little or even a LOT of progress, we slip, an... Read more

ROCK N FLY Half Marathon - In Pics!

Sunday, March 30, 2014      13 comments

I'm proud of myself for setting this goal and accomplishing it and (mostly) I'm so happy it's over. For years I said I would NEVER do more than 5K...and now I am a half marathoner. Read more

Plank Challenge

Thursday, February 20, 2014      10 comments

I just finished this 30 day plank challenge. I can now do a 5 minute plank. I lost 1.5 inches in my waist. I'm not kidding. I have never seen results like this. This challenge may be over for me, but I will not stop doing planks. It works! ... Read more

No longer the new kid

Saturday, February 08, 2014      11 comments

I am well into my 5th year of maintenance. I know the odds are in my favor that I will keep the 60 pounds off that I lost in 2008. I am fully aware of the struggle, and how awesome it is to be a long term weight loss maintainer. Read more

My first 15K - Pensacola Beach Double Bridge Run

Saturday, February 01, 2014      13 comments

I've always wanted to do it, but never thought I I DID IT! Thank you sparkpeople! I would have NEVER done this if I hadn't found this web site and changed my life! 9.3 miles over two bridges and an overpass! Read more

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