All of a sudden and I do not know why, but I am craving (and drinking) soda pop. What gives?
I am not a pop drinker and have not had pop for years and all of a sudden I have developed a craving for the stuff.
Maybe it is because this ... Read more
I recently saw an article that the obesity epidemic has increased to 35% in four states.
The trend keeps getting worse. The article states that 4 states have shown a decrease. My... Read more
I just cannot seem to get into a routine that includes the tasks listed. On the positive, I am attempting to follow the principles that I have learned. Although, it seems to be in a haphazard way. All of a sudden, I remember something that I hav... Read more
I need to move on, the diet coach coach threw me off balance for a bit, and I think I was using that as a crutch to not continue. I started and restarted so many times and I want to get moving forward. Many of the exercises in the book are what ... Read more
I am spending 2 - 3 hours a day clearing off the septic drain field. It became overgrown when we rented the place to our daughter. When the septic was put in, hubby thought it'd be a good idea to just let nature take its course- on a wooded lot.... Read more
I have not been faithful in my daily tasks. For some reason, I just cannot seem to make a commitment to myself to get with it. Day 6, find a diet coach, may be the reason. It makes me so aware of how alone I am. I have no friends and cannot rely... Read more
Eat Slowly and Mindfully.
This skill seems to come and go for me. Sometimes, I feel like I am just shoveling in the food and not paying any attention to what is on the fork. Other times, I really pay attention to the food and am constantly ... Read more
I spent a couple days on day 3 and have not mastered that, but I fear if I stay with it until I master it, I will once again not finish this course.
Today is "Give Yourself Credit", I used to think this was such a stupid exercise, after al... Read more
Eat Sitting Down
That is one that is going to take some effort for me. I have become aware of all the places I nibble from doing this one in the past.
There is an episode of Fat Families where a person was told to make the car a no-ea... Read more
Wouldn't you know it? As soon as I say I am going to start saying "no" to other people's requests to do things for them, my daughter calls with a request. It involved an activity for my grandson. I gave in and said I'd do it.
It's like she... Read more
Pick Two Reasonable Diets
This day is the one that I think has been my downfall because lately, I just cannot seem to get with a plan, any plan.
I really want to focus on eating a whole food plant based diet and eliminate a lot of the... Read more
Adding a new advantage for getting a grip on what I put in my mouth
I want to give healthy eating a higher priority than satisfying a momentary desire because of the addictive (and destructive) attributes of eating junk food.
I totall... Read more
I am trying to figure out why I keep giving in to eating junk food. I think that somewhere deep inside my brain is the thought that if I do not eat it then someone else might. Heaven forbid if I should share!
This realization came to me whe... Read more
I pulled out my Engine 2 Diet Book and was flipping through the pages. When I came to a part where it said the body fat % for a woman should be 25%, I realized that I have some serious tweaking to do with my diet.
I am currently at my goal ... Read more