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Day 32 The 5 Hour Rule & Edmonton
Wednesday, July 27, 2016      12 comments

Use hunger and the clock to listen to your hunger signals and to time your meals. Plan to eat every 5 hours. Set up mealtimes in advance and then eat regardless of the hunger level. Plan to eat within 30 minutes of the designated time. Whe... Read more
Day 31 Hunger Scale & KFC
Tuesday, July 26, 2016      11 comments

100 DWL - How to decide when you are hungry. Do you watch the clock or wait until you feel hungry? But if you nibble all day you may not get hunger signals. There is a 3 point hunger scale 0 Neutral, not hungry, not full -1 A little... Read more
Day 30 Postpone Eating & Away We Go!
Thursday, July 21, 2016      19 comments

The topic today is about eating snack foods and excess foods, where you cannot have just one. Remind yourself to postpone eating them or tasting the first one. It talks about a card party and says do not eat till the end of the event. Remind you... Read more
Day 29 Hand Held Foods & Busy Day
Wednesday, July 20, 2016      13 comments

I found this reading VERY interesting as my red light foods (which I do not eat) - desserts, appetizers, crackers and chips all fit into this category. I never realized they had a common denominator - hand held. They are bite sized pieces a... Read more
Day 28 Eating Because It Is There & Getting Ready for Alberta Trip
Tuesday, July 19, 2016      16 comments

The reading today is about eat found food, eating just because you see the food. These are the free samples at Costco, happy hour kibble, or the cookies after church. You are not eating due to hunger or to appreciate flavors. You are not hungry,... Read more
Day 27 Eat Dessert When It is Special & No Birthday Cake Tomorrow
Saturday, July 16, 2016      21 comments

This does not apply to me. My red light foods I do not eat appetizers, desserts, chips, crackers. I have not eaten any of them this year. There are always special occasions in my life, but I do not have to eat dessert to celebrate them. Eating r... Read more
Day 26 When Food Disappoints & Catching Up to Hubby
Friday, July 15, 2016      14 comments

When you eat something to appreciate a flavor make sure the food matches what you want. Does it taste the way you expected - flavor, temperature, texture, freshness, etc. If it's mediocre don't eat it, unless you need to eat it for fuel, then ge... Read more
Day 25 Smaller Amounts Less Often & Hair Issue
Thursday, July 14, 2016      20 comments

Plan on eating foods you love, even if they are high calorie. Know you can eat a smaller portion of the food occasionally, so you are not deprived. Decide what a smaller portion size is and how often you will eat it. Plan on the specific time an... Read more
Day 24 Eat for Satisfaction, Fat Clothes, Inner Calm
Wednesday, July 13, 2016      16 comments

I love this topic. You have to eat slowly and pay attention to each bite to get satisfaction from the food you are eating and not keep reaching for other foods because you 'didn't get it'. Allow yourself to savor the food and take pleasure from ... Read more
Day 23 Savoring, Tea Parties and Mexican Fiestas
Tuesday, July 12, 2016      13 comments

Linda Spangle defines savoring as - while you eat pay attention to how the food tastes, the smells and feel. This helps you be content, and one is enough with this level of awareness. Craving should stop and you will realize you do not need to e... Read more
Day 22 Multitask With Food, RV Meals & Gave Away My Clothes
Monday, July 11, 2016      18 comments

Regardless of what else is going on, stay aware of the food in front of you while you are eating. It gives an example of multitasking while a 2 year old is on the loose. Remind yourself why you are eating and notice your actions and what you put... Read more
Day 21 Eat With Awareness, Hooping & RV Time
Sunday, July 10, 2016      14 comments

Today's reading - remember the 2 purposes of food - fuel and to appreciate flavors. Stay aware so as you are fueling up you can feel when your tank is full enough. To appreciate the flavors slow down and enjoy the eating experience so you get th... Read more
Day 20 Half-off Special & Home From Camp
Saturday, July 09, 2016      13 comments

I found the reading a little inconsistent till I realized the writer was mixing several methods of monitoring portion sizes and swapping in lower calories foods. Also to avoid feeling stuffed. It starts off about how to monitor food intake... Read more
Hi From Lake Samish
Thursday, July 07, 2016      24 comments

Bible camp agrees with me. They have a professional chef/baker who has stepped back into the kitchen. The food is amazing and there are fruits and salads in abundance. I am getting in lots of walking and activity everyday. We are in our RV camp... Read more
Hi From Fidalgo Island
Friday, July 01, 2016      33 comments

It's been a wonderful vacation so far. Many of our RV friends we see in Palm Springs are here for 2 weeks. It's the same group just a different setting. We had family come to visit for a few days, and the camp fires, walks, talks and games were ... Read more

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