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Back to Beck: Last Blog!!! (But: Sticking with the Program)

Wednesday, November 26, 2014      15 comments
al.asp?blog_id=4092631 Beck's Chapter 12 is a blockbuster, frankly -- and I see now that I absolutely blew it off last time. It's all about "how to stay at your new... Read more

Back to Beck: Stop Losing Start, Maintaining

Tuesday, November 25, 2014      18 comments
al.asp?blog_id=4089952 Beck's Chapter Eleven -- after the 42 days of the 6 week program -- is all about when it's time to stop. When it's time to stop losing ... Read more

Back to Beck Day Forty-Two: Practice, Prepare for the Future

Monday, November 24, 2014      25 comments
al.asp?blog_id=4087880 Last day of the 6 week program -- but Beck has two more chapters in store for me. She assures me that the cognitive therapy skills have w... Read more

Back to Beck Day Forty-One: Keeping Skills Fresh

Sunday, November 23, 2014      21 comments
al.asp?blog_id=4086199 Beck tells me, as I get close to the end of the 6 week program, that I need to keep on keeping on. And that I'll need a new "to do" list... Read more

Back to Beck Day Forty: Enrich My Life Now

Saturday, November 22, 2014      47 comments
al.asp?blog_id=4083423 This is a fave Beck tip for me. Because if there's not much fun happening in my life besides eating -- then of course eating takes on a d... Read more

Back to Beck Day Thirty-Nine: Keeping Up With Exercise

Friday, November 21, 2014      19 comments
al.asp?blog_id=4080911 Nothing's changed here since 2011: I exercise. I'm a life-long exerciser. When I'm sick (and I've got a yucky cold at the moment) I ... Read more

Back to Beck Day Thirty-Eight: Dealing With a Plateau

Thursday, November 20, 2014      25 comments
al.asp?blog_id=4078138 My weight is staying steady. I'm on a plateau. And that's OK. A plateau really is the essence of maintenance. I'm not trying to... Read more

Back to Beck: Day Thirty-Seven, Dealing With Stress!

Wednesday, November 19, 2014      20 comments

OK, I'm dealing with major stress in my life at the moment -- and so I'm "cheating" here, not simply providing a link to my 2011 blog on Day Thirty-Seven but actually copying and pasting it in here. Because I'm short of time today to prov... Read more

Back to Beck Day Thirty-Six: Gotta Believe!!

Tuesday, November 18, 2014      27 comments
al.asp?blog_id=4072207 Beck's Day Thirty-Six introduces the last week of the 6 week program. It's a week of "fine tuning" newly-learned cognitive skills: and she as... Read more

Back to Beck Day Thirty-Five: Prepare to Weigh In Again

Monday, November 17, 2014      20 comments
al.asp?blog_id=4070139 My 2011 blog on this topic, very much like today's reaction: I was UP A HALF POUND this morning, gaaaaaaah. After immaculate self-contr... Read more

Back to Beck: Day Thirty-Four: Solve Problems

Sunday, November 16, 2014      14 comments
al.asp?blog_id=4067918 Oh my oh my. We are plunged right back into the Beck "heart of darkness" with respect to intensely complex cognitive techniques. Here, s... Read more

Bonus Blog, The Truth About Food Addiction: Vera Tarman MD

Saturday, November 15, 2014      16 comments
_food_addiction.html We interrupt Back to Beck to bring you -- this excerpt from Dr. Vera Tarman's new book about her own food addictio... Read more

Back to Beck Day Thirty-Three: Eliminate Emotional Eating

Saturday, November 15, 2014      14 comments
al.asp?blog_id=4065305 Of course emotional eating is a problem -- for me, and for about 99% of the people who inhabit my world. No way this is a topic (like drinkin... Read more

Back to Beck Day Thirty-Two: Travelling While Controlling Weight

Friday, November 14, 2014      16 comments
al.asp?blog_id=4062548 OK, then, another "easy day" for me -- and again, nothing's changed since 2011 for me. I keep on keeping on when I'm not home -- for a da... Read more

Back to Beck Day Thirty-One: Deciding about Drinking

Thursday, November 13, 2014      20 comments
al.asp?blog_id=4059622 Wasn't a problem for me in 2011 -- has never been a problem -- still isn't a problem: nothing to decide. I don't drink much. (Except cof... Read more

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