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Checking in after my first full day of ďBack to Beck,Ē I am here to say that I was reasonably successful.
My first day was yesterday Ė thatís Friday Ė and it went well. I had forgotten about some of these strategies and the power they ha... Read more
The past few weeks have been a little frustrating, weight-wise. I had hoped to be maintaining, even if not at the weight I had hoped, but I instead I am inching back up, half pound by half pound. And I know exactly whyÖ. Cravings for sweets have... Read more
On the road again...
Here I am, on the road again. I've been reasonably good the past two weeks, with one notable blip. And with a goal: wedding dress fitting in two weeks! I have not lost as much as I wanted to, 6 pounds only, but wherever I am in 2 weeks, that is ... Read more
What Am I Hungry For?
I was doing so well...until suddenly I wasn't. What was going on? Yes, I was busy at work, yes, I was planning a wedding with my fiancť, maybe those things were keeping me from staying on track with food and exercise. But it felt so out of contr... Read more
Hello! It's been awhile since I blogged so thought I would check in. Life had been so busy! I set a fairly modest goal and i'm making progress on losing the pounds. Eight down and 5 to go....and them I'm going to maintain for awhile. The reason?... Read more
Today is a Good Day!
Today is a good day! So wonderful to be off work, to sleep as late as I want (7:30!) and choose what to do. I choose walking running and grocery shopping. Hurray!
Itís been a busy month and a hald. I started at the beginning of January wit... Read more
Cold January Morning
Just a quick check in on the train on my way to work this morning. Kind of like my train time...reading, thinking, planning. It is good.
I've been staying on track very well for the past week and a half. Eating well, for the most part. Exercisi... Read more
Turning the Page: a Happy New Year
After a very tough fall and early winter, Iíve resolved to turn the page and start fresh in this New Year.
Since August, Iíve lost and regained 6-8 pounds and frankly, given the stresses I have been managing over that period, Iím glad it ... Read more
Beck Pink Reboot: The Final Chapters
The final two chapters of Beck are about reaching your weight loss goal and maintaining.
First, she counsels us to recognize that our lowest achievable weight may not be one we are able to maintain. We may not have the ability to exercise... Read more
Beck Pink Reboot: Days 41-42
I'm getting close to the end here!
Given all that's been happening over the past month and a half in my life, having the discipline of this program had been so important in keeping me on track and disciplined. So thanks again to SLENDERELLA an... Read more
Beck Pink Reboot: Day 40, Enrich Your Life
For me, life enrichment is something g I try to do on an ongoing basis. It is not my weight that gets in my way, but rather my my work and my need for do... Read more
Beck Pink Reboot: Days 38 & 39 and My First Race in Three and a Half Years!
Today I ran my first race in 3 and a half years and I had a great time! I just love road races, the energy and the excitement. This time was no different, watching the wheelchair race start, then the marathoners, and then my race. It was a 5K, ... Read more
Beck Pink Reboot: Day 37, Deal With Stress
Beckís advice for dealing with stress is pretty simple in theory, if less so at times in execution. Solve problems, learn to relax and change unrealistic expectations.
Last year, when I read Beck for the first time, this chapter was helpfu... Read more
Beck Pink Reboot: Days 35 & 36, Weighing In and Believing It
Day 35 is about weighing in. After last week, I really didnít want to. Because I was pretty sure what I would see. And I was right, the scale was up two pounds. Discouraging but not surprising. Last week was rough but I am reminded of something ... Read more
Beck Pink Reboot: Days 33-34 (Bringing Up the Rear!)
Yesterday was my sisterís birthday and I had her and her two boys over for dinner. I had a plan but I didnít follow it, mostly due to emotional eating. My sister is struggling job-wise and I worry about her. Also, my fianceís health is on the m... Read more