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Year and party report - protective power of planning
Saturday, December 03, 2016      27 comments

The party was great, and I did well. I learned again that planning ahead has a protective power against overeating. ... Read more
Preparing for company year end party
Friday, December 02, 2016      26 comments

Tonight is our company's year end party, and I have made my plans, organizers always send out the menu in advance which is very helpful I decided immediately that I'm not going to have soup, starters or any kind of bread. Then I picked a mai... Read more
Good week, some sabotaging thoughts
Sunday, November 27, 2016      22 comments

This week was good too. Eating went well, but I had a few sabotaging thoughts, like "US Spark Friends are having wonderful Thanksgiving meals, It really doesn't matter if I eat an extra square of dark chocolate" or "I don't feel full, I want ... Read more
Good week
Sunday, November 20, 2016      30 comments

This was a good week. Work was challenging, one long travel day and several year end review discussions. Eating went very well. It is amazing how much full food planning and tracking can help, ever after 5 years of maintenance and eating w... Read more
End of Beck Reboot, tracking food
Wednesday, November 16, 2016      21 comments

In the Beck Diet Solution we have been doing a group reading of The Beck Diet Solution, the pink book.
/ I have finished a few days ago, this was my second reading, but my first group reading - i... Read more
Our trip to Venice
Monday, November 07, 2016      29 comments

Our visit to Venice was beautiful. We stayed in this red house, located in the Dorsoduro district, just a few minutes walk away from Grand Canal. ... Read more
Beck Diet Solution: an additional Sabotaging Thought analysis
Tuesday, November 01, 2016      22 comments

Even though I'm on Day 32 of the program, during my forest walk my thoughts returned to Day 27 sabotaging thought analysis. Somehow my set of response cards felt incomplete, something important not captured. Why do I cling so much to "saving" le... Read more
Beck Diet Solution: Day 27 Master the Seven Question Technique
Monday, October 31, 2016      16 comments

Now, this is the most intense and interesting part of this 42 day program. Day 25 task was to identify my own sabotaging thoughts, that tell me to abandon the food plan I made last night and eat something else or bigger portions instead. Day... Read more
Beck Diet Solution Day 26: Recognize Thinking Mistakes
Wednesday, October 26, 2016      19 comments

The book categorizes 9 kinds of thinking mistakes related to food and eating - even people who think clearly and logically in other areas make these mistakes often when it is about food. Today's task was recognizing these thinking mistakes ... Read more
Beck Diet Solution Day 25 Identify Sabotaging Thoughts
Tuesday, October 25, 2016      22 comments

The first time I read this chapter, I was skeptic about the concept of sabotaging thoughts, now I accept the fact, yes, there are thoughts justify eating things not on my plan. Things I didn't put on my plan because last night, secluded from t... Read more
Beck Diet Solution Day 22 Say Oh Well to Disappointment and my day
Saturday, October 22, 2016      25 comments

This is my second reading of The Beck Diet Solution, and I'm halfway through the book. I read a chapter every day, complete the to do list and read my response cards. Two new insights: Thinking like a thin person includes being happy and ... Read more
Beck Diet Solution Day 14 Plan for Tomorrow, Day 15 Monitor Your Eating
Friday, October 14, 2016      18 comments

This is my second reading of the Beck Diet Solution and I'm impressed by and thankful for this wonderful book. It is built from small lessons and exercises, all very simple by themselves but together construct a roadmap to dieting in an easy a... Read more
Beck Diet Solution Day 11 and 12: Hunger? Desire? Craving? and Practice Hunger Tolerance
Thursday, October 13, 2016      20 comments

DAY 11: evaluate what I feel before, halfway through, at the end and 20 minutes after each meal. This was very interesting, despite doing second round. Thanks to my first round early 2015, I had learned the difference between hunger, desire to... Read more
White Bread and Me
Saturday, October 08, 2016      31 comments

I had a very strange experience this morning. I haven't bought white bread for a long time, it is DH who buys it for himself and or son. DD and I do not eat white bread. But today I bought a loaf for the boys. After shopping I went for m... Read more
Beck Diet Solution: Day 4 and 5
Wednesday, October 05, 2016      30 comments

Day 4: Give Myself Credit: I posted about this on team threads - it was a great reminder for me, as I forget about this again and again. Day 5: Eat Slowly and Mindfully this is too long to post on the threads. Until I read the Beck Di... Read more

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