The Beauty of Beck
For any of you who don't know about Beck, its a book called The Beck Diet Solution, written by a lady named Beck.
She changed my life and this morning, in gratitude, I spent some time thinking about why and how. The beauty of the program i... Read more
Fake It Until You Make It
So, I'm faking thinking like a thin person until I actually do think like a thin person. This means I'm doing all the "thin person" actions...it's just my brain that has not followed as yet.
I don't blog daily b/c I'm doing well...really w... Read more
Six Weeks Today
It was 6 weeks today that I re-arrived at my goal weight after having to re-lose 31 pounds (again) and I am giving myself credit...this morning, I'm still there.
Six weeks might not seem like much, but as I have previously stated I have o... Read more
How to stay at my goal weight? By always making the next right choice
Yep, the next right choice....
Make yourself quiche, but only eat a portion...not the whole thing!
Go to Costco shopping, but don't buy the things you LOVE to eat and you can't say no to!
Have healthy snacks in the house.
Pre... Read more
Beck Day 44 - How to Stay at Your New Weight
Beck has wonderful suggestions as to how to stay at goal weight:
-Continue to weigh myself
-recommit yourself if you gain 3 pounds
-create a maintenance advantages response card
-Anticipate the amount of effort required for maintenan... Read more
Beck - After Losing
I've been yo yo-ing for so long that I figure I need to just pick a weight and stay there. 160 was hard to maintain...180 was hard to maintain...so too will 140 be hard to maintain. I have accepted the fact that I'm addicted to food. And, as... Read more
Beck Day 42
43 days ago Watermellen said she was re-starting the book the following day and I was welcome to join her. I was reluctant...so reluctant. And look, 43 days later, this is the last day! Time flies!
Beck Day 42 is Practice, Practise, P... Read more
Beck Day 41
Oh thank you to everyone for all your kind words yesterday.... I really cannot express what they mean to me.
After a long afternoon nap, yesterday afternoon me and DH got dressed up, went shopping and then went to a buffet Chinese restaura... Read more
Beck Day 40
Beck's Day 40 is Enrich Your Life. Really? You mean there is more to life than planning meals, cooking meals, logging food, logging exercise and blogging each day? Yes, I believe there is, but so much has happened to me in the past year, that... Read more
Beck Day 39
Today is Keep up with Exercise. I love to walk. Walking outside gives me more pleasure than swimming, kayaking and gardening combined, however, this time of year is too treacherous to walk.
In 2006 when I was losing weight for my daught... Read more
Beck Day 38 - (happy dance day!)
So Beck's day 38 is Deal With A Plateau.
When I was in weight-loss mode, a plateau was dreaded...oh so dreaded. I would work hard and anxiously await the scales to move again.
In maintenance, a plateau is utopia. That's what I'm st... Read more
Beck Day 37 - Reduce Stress
For me, Beck has had some truly wonderful, eye-opening steps in this book. Today's lesson is Reduce Stress.
I've been trying to use NO CHOICE and Oh Well to solve problems and also to reduce my stress. Step 3 of today is: Change Your Min... Read more
Beck Day 36 - Believe It
This lady really knows what's in my head!!! I was looking at my weight graph as she suggested yesterday. Ok, I reached goal weight October 23rd. The next week I was up 4 lbs. After that I went right back down to 1 lb above goal weight and th... Read more
Beck Day 35
Thank you to everyone who has been supporting me through this journey. We all know it's not all about food and our weight, although here we try to focus on that aspect of our lives. When we are winners in the weight/food area, it does make the... Read more
Beck Day 33 - A BIG ONE!
Today's Beck lesson is Eliminate Emotional Eating. So I had a few "coasting" days on Beck...lessons already learned...but this one...this one still needs my attention. She talks about ways to distract ourselves when our emotions make us want t... Read more
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