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Broken Arrow Run
Saturday, October 21, 2017      7 comments

My Galloway group ran in the Broken Arrow neighborhood today, a loop just a little over 5 miles. We started in the dark at 6am. A group picture was taken - bet there were over 75 people training for half marathons today and some of the marathone... Read more
Holloway Park 3K Run with Natalie and Ally
Friday, October 20, 2017      14 comments

Natalie and me near the end: I ran up ahead to get this finishing shot of Ally and Natalie: ... Read more
Synchronicity
Sunday, October 15, 2017      11 comments

Beck Day 15: I planned every bite for today. Now, to stick to it!! And totally related to this post in the community feed today: My daugh... Read more
Not My Longest Run
Saturday, October 14, 2017      8 comments

Ran with my Galloway group today. I got up at 4am for the 5am run. The larger group, made up of 5 half marathon training pace groups, had more than a dozen people going to run their longest run ever, 14 miles. Our group of 5 women and 3 men had ... Read more
Recovery and Beck Lessons
Friday, October 13, 2017      13 comments

Probably the best thing I learned from Beck Day 12 yesterday, when I purposely didn't eat for 10 hours, 7am-5pm, was that I was most comfortable at 4pm when I took Natalie to her piano lesson and was totally into what I was doing and completely ... Read more
Holloway Park 5K and Charting Hunger
Thursday, October 12, 2017      8 comments

Yesterday I charted my hunger per Beck Day 11. I ate often yesterday: breakfast, morning snack, lunch, afternoon snack, before run early supper, after run late oatmeal. Almost every hour I recorded no hunger. At 11 am I recorded a 3 on a scale o... Read more
Brief Blog
Wednesday, October 11, 2017      11 comments

Beck Day 11 is an exercise to recognize hunger, desire and cravings, charting and labeling sensations all day. I'm doing it. Will report tomorrow. Plan to run this eve at Holloway Park. The garbanzo veggie soup I made yesterday turned... Read more
Bonus Blog: Patience with Hurricane Recovery
Tuesday, October 10, 2017      12 comments

Today is one month since Hurricane Irma visited us, creating lots of debris. I would be remise not to state that we are so very grateful to be safe and recognize that my current concerns are rather minimal. That said, I am so looking forward to ... Read more
Straightening Out Beck and Preventing Injury
Tuesday, October 10, 2017      9 comments

Yesterday I flipped the page wrong and did Beck Day 10 instead of Day 9. Oh, well. 9 is "Get Moving." Got this mostly covered as I run 3x a week faithfully and walk or cycle or something in between. I have had lots of difficulty with strength tr... Read more
Achievable Goals
Monday, October 09, 2017      10 comments

The Beck Diet Solution workbook says, "Set Achievable Goals." The emphasis of this Day 10 message is not to get overwhelmed, to focus on losing 5 pounds at a time. I see when I worked this Day a couple years ago, I changed it to 3 pounds at the ... Read more
Maintaining Weight Loss Takes Time and Energy
Sunday, October 08, 2017      11 comments

Reasons: health, function, appearance, confidence, self-respect Beck says, "Losing weight takes time and energy," - page 53, The Beck Diet Solution Weight Loss Workbook. True. But maintaining the weight loss takes time and energy, too. ... Read more
Organization
Saturday, October 07, 2017      16 comments

Reasons = health, function, appearance, confidence, self-respect Beck Day 7: Organize Your Environment Thinking back, I must give my hubby big credit. For the 6 months in 2008-2009 that I was losing weight the most and starting to esta... Read more
Beck 5 and 6 and Me
Friday, October 06, 2017      13 comments

Reasons: health, function, appearance, confidence, self-respect Day 5 - Slow Down and Be Mindful The first time I read Beck I was providing child care to one infant and one preschool granddaughter. Breakfast, lunch, snacks, and sometim... Read more
Senior Dance and Home Extras
Thursday, October 05, 2017      13 comments

Hubby and I enjoy our Thursday morning Senior Dance Club outings and this morning was no exception. There was a called unexpected executive club meeting that hubby wanted to attend, so I took that time to walk Hollis Garden, right next to the Ma... Read more
Bonus Blog: 50th Reunion Pictures
Wednesday, October 04, 2017      15 comments

Some of the pictures are in and I'm ready to share. Here is hubby and me as we entered my high school 50th reunion. The photographer ended up being someone in my sister's class (3 years younger) whose dad was our swim team coach. She told ... Read more

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