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Progress Not Perfection
Monday, December 18, 2017      1 comments

“Every day do something that will inch you closer to a better tomorrow.” ~Doug Firebaugh I have been struggling for years to get with a program, any program, only to realize that each day I don't quit and do things little by little I am gra... Read more
If Only vs Next Time
Friday, December 15, 2017      1 comments

“To be happy, drop the words ‘if only’ and substitute instead the words ‘next time’.” ~Smiley Blanton I'd change this quote to "to be successful, drop the words 'if only' and substitute instead the words 'next time'. How many times hav... Read more
Fighting the same battle?
Thursday, December 14, 2017      1 comments

“You may have to fight a battle more than once to win it.” ~Margaret Thatcher This is such a good quote for me to read and ponder today. I am struggling to give up junk food and find myself failing over and over. Yesterday, I went to town b... Read more
Start change with a change of mind
Tuesday, December 12, 2017      6 comments

Quote: “Progress is impossible without change and those who cannot change their minds cannot change anything.” ~George Bernard Shaw This saying is so in line with what I learned reading the Beck Diet Solution, which is basically about how t... Read more
Quiet Food
Wednesday, December 06, 2017      5 comments

I was watching a food documentary the other day and there was a saying, "The quieter the food, the more likely the healthier the food." It was referring to the food label, meaning the fewer the ingredients then chances are it will most likely be... Read more
Do you struggle with binge eating?
Saturday, December 02, 2017      1 comments

Then check out this video: https://www.drmcdougall.
ars/webinar-09-14-17/ Dr. Lisle explains "The Cram Circuit, The story of binge eating and overeating through the lens of Learning Theor... Read more
Did you stumble?
Wednesday, November 29, 2017      4 comments

“A stumble may prevent a fall.” ~English Proverb It is that time of year where we are bombarded with junk food. Tis the season to eat junk. The struggle is real to stay on track and I need a plan as to what to do when I blow it. I like... Read more
Do you Dread Exercise or Look Forward to Doing it?
Sunday, November 26, 2017      6 comments

Exercise, do you dread it or look forward to it? I look forward to my exercise sessions because of how I feel afterwards. Sometimes, after a tough workout, I feel like I accomplished something within, like I just did an awesome workout even thou... Read more
Still moving forward
Tuesday, November 21, 2017      6 comments

I surprised myself yesterday when I thought I really had to have some potato chips and a candy bar. I told myself, "No, I don't need to have them," and waited until I got home. I actually went to town and did absolutely no snacking. Yeah me! ... Read more
Still here and not doing too bad
Tuesday, November 14, 2017      2 comments

I am trying to cut down on my computer time. I am always amazed at how much of a time zapper being online can be. I look at the clock one minute and then all of a sudden, I realize an hour has gone by. This reminds me of when I was going to... Read more
Just a rant, and venting
Tuesday, October 24, 2017      4 comments

How do I not be critical? I am so frustrated with my hubby. He is a bit passive aggressive. Yesterday, he had a hankering for a chili dog and expected me to use my cash for it. No Way! I am not spending my grocery money on chili dog for him. I d... Read more
TMI --
Friday, October 13, 2017      2 comments

I weighed myself this morning. I dropped the excess from eating out the other day. I began to enjoy my coffee, but that seemed to have gotten things moving. So .... I was curious and weighed myself again -- dropped over a pound. Whatever I... Read more
Ideal weight
Thursday, October 12, 2017      3 comments

I just did the calculator for ideal weight and it seems that I have about 10 pounds to lose to meet that goal. Based on the Robinson formula (1983), your ideal weight is 126.8 lbs Based on the Miller formula (1983), your ideal weight is ... Read more
Beck Diet Solution
Wednesday, October 11, 2017      4 comments

I made it to day 5. But this morning, I realized that I just cannot get into it that much. I love some of the techniques; but feel that a lot are not applying to my way of thinking. Is this a sabotaging thought? I don't think so. I want to ... Read more
Beck Diet Solution, Day 5 -- Eat Slowly and Mindfully
Thursday, October 05, 2017      6 comments

I love this exercise because this is what has helped me tremendously in the past give up most candy bars that scream "Buy Me" at the checkout counters in stores. Eating a cheap candy bar slowly and mindfully made me realize how nasty they ... Read more

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