Belated Beck: Week 5
I finished week 5 of Beck before I went on vacation but didnít take the time to blog about it. And it seems to help burn the learning into my brain, so I want to go back to that before moving forward.
Week 5 is about Overcoming Challenges... Read more
Beck on Vacation: Success!
At midnight last night I got back from an amazing week-long trip to London. What a fantastic journey! My BF had invited me to come along on his business trip, so we had a great weekend together and then 5 days of museums, sightseeing and shoppi... Read more
Iím going to London for a week of vacation! Iíve never been there before and Iím excited, a whole week of sightseeing, museums and shopping! And a little bit of work, too much going on to completely unplug but great that I can do it remotely. ... Read more
Beck Solution Week 4
I am feeling happy and proud: Iím at my lowest weight yet this year! Iíve been losing weight this month at a faster rate than I normally do, and while I get thatís not necessarily a good thing, it feels really good right nowÖItís the day after ... Read more
A Short Thankful Blog
Happy Thanlsgiving to all my wonderful Sparkfriends! On this day of giving thanks (for the Americans among us, at least) I want to give thanks to all of you for your help, support and insights. You make such a difference in my life!
I'm tha... Read more
Beck Diet Solution: Week 3
In three weeks, Iíve learned a lot from the Beck Diet Solution, and Iím continuing to follow the plan. Last week was tough, really busy at work and tons of temptation, with a working lunch meeting, cupcakes at a morning meeting, a reception with... Read more
Beck Solution: Week 2
Week 2 of Beck was helpful. Some tasks were things I already do. Other days were more challenging, but every day there was some piece of advice that was helpful. Overall, the strategies and responses to specific situations are the most valuable ... Read more
Feeling Happy Today!
Over the past few years, I get on the scale once a week with the intention of recording my weight, whatever the result. It's my way of keeping myself honest. And this morning I am happy to report that I am down 2.2 pounds since last week. What ... Read more
Giving Myself Credit!
Yesterday was a tough day. especially towards the end. I got out of work late and was already hungry. The commute towards home was long and I needed to stop at the pharmacy to pick up a prescription. The pharmacy took forever because the kid cou... Read more
Beck Diet Solution: Week One
Iíve done 7 days of the Beck Diet Solution now, and I like the approach. It makes sense to me and it feels sustainable. Two very important points. It has become clear to me over the past few years that the piece thatís not working is in my hea... Read more
A Great Big Thank You and a Fresh Start
The other day I posted a blog with my new November goals. Another effort to kickstart my weight loss.
And then I started reading success story blogs as I so often do. I think I have some of the pieces I need but I am always looking for insp... Read more
Iím going back to my old practice of setting monthly goals and then assessing my progress at the end of the month. Because when I work it, it works!
Iíve struggled over the past few years, setting too many goals and not being focused. So o... Read more
Ready to Race Again!
I was checking my previous years' race results on Athlinks, a site that tracks race results. I started running in 1997 and ran my first race in 2001. That was a 10 miler, and I loved it, so I kept running. Since then, I've run 16 races for a t... Read more
Mountain Hiking in Park City Utah
I had a beautiful week in Utah. I went for work and it was a productive week, but I also took every chance I could to hike in the mountains. What a lovely place!
And... Read more
For a long time, my favorite report on the Spark website has been the Calorie Differential Over Time. Iím pretty good at tracking both exercise and calories consumed, and when I'm dong well, it is really satisfying to see consistent caloric defi... Read more
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