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Beck Check #20, high school reunion and retreat
Sunday, September 25, 2016      30 comments

This was a good week. Had to twist my exercise schedule on account of two business trips with long drives, but did everything I planned. I requested a day off (Thursday) for the long hours worked. Eating went well. All is good, so I only d... Read more
Beck Check #19 - good
Monday, September 19, 2016      27 comments

This was a good week. I followed my plan at all but one meal - that is success 20/21 meals. The unplanned meal was comfort food, response to unpleasant emotions - ate tortellini instead of my planned dinner. That meant I had the brown rice... Read more
Voted Popular Blog Post: View All Popular Posts My 5 Years of Maintenance: a journey of continuous learning and practice
Saturday, September 17, 2016      140 comments

I reached my goal weight 5 years ago, 16Sep2011. That's a huge milestone - when you've maintained for 5 years the likelihood of regain drops to 27%! I wrote my first SP blog on the day I reached my goal: Read more
Beck Check #18 and retreat
Sunday, September 11, 2016      24 comments

Good week again. Workload was low and I noticed I can easily take 2 days off and still get everything done - so I took Thursday and Friday off, and went to my parents' summer house for a 2-day silent retreat. It was my sixth this year. As al... Read more
Beck Check#17 and meditation update
Sunday, September 04, 2016      23 comments

This was a good week again. After realizing unmeasured summer fruits can get me into trouble, now I measure watermelon, cantaloupe and grapes at dinner. Weight is back to center and I feel good. I ticked all items on my weekly Beck to do li... Read more
Beck Check #16: now I know why...
Saturday, August 27, 2016      28 comments

Now I know why it took me 4 weeks to get rid of weight gained on vacation, instead of the usual few days... it is Watermelon and Cantaloupe! I always measure all my food on kitchen scale, cheese, legumes, butter, peanut butter, cheese, rye bre... Read more
Beck Check #15: good
Saturday, August 20, 2016      26 comments

This was a good week. At work I had some time on my hands and organized my emails and notes, discarding thousands of emails I will never need and making my folders, calendar and tasks simple and easy to use. I also started to use OneNote, very... Read more
Beck check #14: better
Monday, August 15, 2016      26 comments

Last week's summary blog helped. I did a better job at not eating standing up (except some watermelon after dinner), and followed my plan. Now I'm one pound closer to my center weight - at least I was before I left for a 3-day mini vacation wi... Read more
Visualisation of balance
Wednesday, August 10, 2016      36 comments

The first weeks of weight loss phase always seem easy. I'm determined and motivated, I'm active, I have a good food plan and follow it 100% - and magically I feel stronger and happier immediately, before losing a noticeable amount of weight. I k... Read more
Beck check #13: so-so
Sunday, August 07, 2016      25 comments

I'm not very happy with my eating this week. Same old, same old: breakfast and lunch fine, dinner somewhat bigger than it should be, and on top of that, almost every day of the week abundant amounts of ice cream were available, wherever I went... Read more
My summer vacation - picture blog
Sunday, July 31, 2016      32 comments

We spent the first 7 days of our vacation in Austria, 2-2 nights at small villages surrounded by nature: mountains, rivers, waterfalls, glaciers. Lots of hiking, biking - wonderful experience... My beloved hills in Hungary are rather small compa... Read more
Beck check#12: vacation
Sunday, July 31, 2016      24 comments

I was on a 10-day vacation with DH and two grown up kids - this blog is about the healthy lifestyle aspects, will write a separate blog about the places we visited, with pictures. Eating: I did great! Followed my plan: 3 healthy meals a d... Read more
Beck check #11: good week
Saturday, July 16, 2016      25 comments

This week was good on all fronts: private life, work, food and exercise. Kids are traveling, making steps toward adult life in different ways: both organized their trip without any help from us, and DS went with his girlfriend, DD pays everyth... Read more
Voted Popular Blog Post: View All Popular Posts Inner peace is priceless
Tuesday, July 12, 2016      41 comments

Most of the time, when I eat well, sleep enough, don't drink alcohol, follow my exercise plan and meditate daily, I experience a very pleasant state of mind: peace, calmness and inner bliss. At the same time I feel alert and full of energy. Es... Read more
Beck Check # 10: good week and epic fail on Saturday
Sunday, July 10, 2016      33 comments

I had a good week, both in my private life and at work too. Exercise went well, there was an extra evening walk with husband, but I skipped 2 morning yoga workouts due to work schedule and did not do them in the evening because I was lazy. I... Read more

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