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
Beck Day 32
Today's Beck day is "Prepare to Travel". I read it just in case she has some good tips, but again, life has taught me what to do and what not to do. I've been on vacations where I haven't gained any weight, and I've been on vacations where I'... Read more
Beck Day 31
Yesterday's "dead cow" comment on my blog, first had my tummy churning, however, after reading all comments at the end of the day, I couldn't stop laughing...all the way to bed even!!! Made for such a pleasant sleep...thank you everyone!!
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Beck Day 30
Ok, for all you inquiring minds out there...I wasn't digging to China yesterday, I was digging into my gardens, the huge containers of mulched leaves DH made for me. Today I'm pleasantly sore, slightly pooped and thrilled with scale!!!
S... Read more
Beck Day 29
I just cannot believe that today is day 29...already?
So today is Resist Food Pushers. I don't have a problem with food pushers...I lie. Yep, that's the plan I came up with this past summer when I was re-shedding my re-gain (again). Wou... Read more
Beck Day 28
Today is Beck Day 28. It's called "Getting Ready to Weigh In". I've never before in my life "prepared to weigh in, other than perhaps drinking a lot of water or taking a laxative!!!", but of course, that's not the preparation she's talking abo... Read more
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