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Day 57 of 100 Days. Head Hunger Insteads
Monday, October 17, 2016      4 comments

This group of chapters is really the meat of this book. Premise: Making a list of things to do instead of looking for things to eat, and spending 10 minutes to do them, will help to fend off head hunger. My experience: This is initially hard... Read more
Days 48 thru 56 of 100 days
Sunday, October 16, 2016      2 comments

I've been ill, but am back on my feet. The last 8 days were very rough, but I'm easing back in. Of course I want to reach my goals! Made a list of small things to do, then celebrated each completed task. Ten minutes of exercise is achievab... Read more
6 Oct 2016 Day 47 pf 100: Kick the Can't
Friday, October 07, 2016      2 comments

Dear ole Dad drove that into us, and I drove it into my kids. 8-)... Read more
Day 46 of 100 - If not Food, then What?
Wednesday, October 05, 2016      0 comments

Premise: Increase commitment to behaviors that are more important than food, and you can replace food with these important behaviors. (I think she means mindless eating rather than food.) Assignment: Make a list of things that are more import... Read more
Day 45 of 100 - Food: Important or Not
Tuesday, October 04, 2016      1 comments

As fuel? Important Anything else? Not... Read more
Day 44 of 100 Days - It's not the Right Time
Monday, October 03, 2016      1 comments

Premise: There's a right time and a wrong time to begin a diet program. Assignment: Evaluate how the program is going for you. If this doesn't seem to be the right time, make a list of the reasons, then rank those reasons according to importa... Read more
Day 43 of 100 - Choose to, Not Have to
Monday, October 03, 2016      3 comments

Premise: You are more likely to complete a task if you change from saying you HAVE to do such & such to you choose to do such & such because you won't feel so resentful. Assignment: Do this My experience: I am in this pickle because of poo... Read more
DAY 42 of 100 Days - Make it Matter
Sunday, October 02, 2016      2 comments

Premise: When something becomes really important to you, getting motivated is easy. Assignment: Make a list of weight issues. On a scale of 1 to 10 rate their importance to you, then boost the ratings up to a 7 or 8 on the scale to make them... Read more
Day 41 of 100: Motivation is a Choice
Friday, September 30, 2016      2 comments

Premise: Motivation is created by ourselves through our thoughts, our self-talk, and our attitudes. Assignment: Focus on accepting this premise; write tricks and ideas that have helped to boost motivation in the past (for example, put your exe... Read more
Day 40 - Having an Eating Experience
Thursday, September 29, 2016      3 comments

I have no idea what she's talking about. Maybe next time. 8-)... Read more
DAY 39 of 100 - Flavour or Texture?
Wednesday, September 28, 2016      4 comments

LOVEing a particular food specifically for flavor, or specifically for texture could be serving to fulfill an emotional need. Assignment: Pay special attention to flavor and texture of everything eaten today; in our journal, describe a favorit... Read more
DAY 38 of 100 Food as Power
Tuesday, September 27, 2016      4 comments

Not an issue.... Read more
Day 37 of 100
Monday, September 26, 2016      2 comments

Title of chapter is I Love to Eat! but I don't love to eat. As I've mentioned before, I'm a self-proclaimed recovering indiscriminate binge eater. There are foods I like more than other, and I like each for their individual flavors, textures, a... Read more
Day 36 of 100 - Slow Down your Eating
Sunday, September 25, 2016      4 comments

Premise: It's easier to determine when you should stop eating by slowing down your eating. Assignment: Set a timer for 20 minutes, observe others, then tell them how to eat. My observation: What?!? My experience: 20 minutes is the perfect... Read more
Day 35 of 100 The Eating Pause
Saturday, September 24, 2016      1 comments

Premise: Most people stop eating in the middle of the meal and do other things. The natural pause is an indicator that you are comfortably full. Assignment: Watch for the pause, and stop eating. My Experience: I make small pauses during meal... Read more

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