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Adjusting my sails.
Monday, October 26, 2009      3 comments

Last week my sails were flapping in the breeze. I needed to reconsider and refine my approach, strategies and actions. For the most part I know I am on the right path, I just needed a bit of tweaking as my needs change and my readiness for t... Read more
That is Sick!
Saturday, October 24, 2009      4 comments

Recently I came a blog that made me physically ill. My stomach was churning. I had to look away. In September 09, CCFIRECRACKER began posting "today's gross food pic a.k.a inspiration to eat healthfully" WARNING: Do not look at this bl... Read more
My weight is not who I am.
Friday, October 23, 2009      5 comments

It is not a measure of my worth. Use the number on the scale as information emoticon That is what my Beck c... Read more
Brain Fog
Thursday, October 22, 2009      1 comments

I wish I could be on autopilot but the skills I am learning from Dr. Beck are not solidly in place yet. There are hints of them taking hold, but it is not solid yet. Between going away and a stomach bug, I have been out of the loop all week. Get... Read more
What is your path?
Wednesday, October 21, 2009      2 comments

Vandal sent me a link to an article about goals. www.sparkpeople.com/reso
sp?id=391 A few comments hit home for me: Becky said, "stick to your own race, with your own goals and expectati... Read more
Monday, October 19, 2009      3 comments

While it was wonderful to visit my son and his wife, being short on sleep and off schedule wreaked havoc on me. Friday's sleepless night, made for a dragging Saturday. We did manage to get some leaf raking in and a short walk. Oh my heavens..... Read more
I’m in charge of my emotions; they’re not in charge of me
Friday, October 16, 2009      6 comments

- Wayne Dyer I am excited about this weekend's trip to visit my eldest son and his new wife. Not even the lousy forcast can dampen my spirits. It has been over two years since I have been to Syracuse and that also was my last time away from... Read more
Getting ready for my weekend trip
Thursday, October 15, 2009      1 comments

I have to pack my stuff and stuff for my middle son. Need to remember: meds log meter snacks tissues Beck Cards Since this is my first visit to my son's new house, I'm not too sure what to expect in regard to meals. I d... Read more
Slow down you move too fast.
Wednesday, October 14, 2009      4 comments

Going through the motions, well that is a start. Stubborn, stuck in my ways, creature of habit. However things can change, I can have new ways of doing things, new habits. I need stuff to really sink in. That's where reading and reflectin... Read more
Guidelines for acquiring Success Skills
Tuesday, October 13, 2009      9 comments

*We are to learn and practice the skills at a rate that is comfortable for us. No matter what the skill is, the more we practice it, the easier it gets. *Fill out the Stage 1 Success Sheets every night. A copy can be downloaded from Dr. Be... Read more
Task 10 Response Cards
Monday, October 12, 2009      2 comments

Response cards help you get through everyday and stressful times, negative emotions and cravings. Reading through them daily helps us reframe our thoughts. Dr. Beck suggest starting off with these three cards; "The only way to lose weigh... Read more
Tasks 8 Talk to Your Family & 9 You're Entitled
Sunday, October 11, 2009      2 comments

Number 8 is done. My family knows I need to eat healthier because of the diabetes. The "food police" is me. The good news is my youngest son paid me a compliment, he had invited a friend over for dinner and told her "Mom only buys the good stuff... Read more
Tasks 6 & 7 Memory and Distraction Boxes
Saturday, October 10, 2009      3 comments

The memory box or page in your notebook is where achievements, aha moments and other positives are to be recorded. your diet buddy can help remind to to record these things. So when you get down and troubled you can pull it out of your... D... Read more
Task 5 Get Organized
Friday, October 09, 2009      3 comments

I thought this one was about getting the tools I would need together. Nope!!! I gotta clean out my frig and cabinets. Good news frig is done, read Monday's blog. The cabinets are another story.... it's been a while since I've seen what i... Read more
Task 4 - Find a Diet Buddy
Thursday, October 08, 2009      4 comments

There's that word again DIEt. I'm changing my lifestyle, dang it!!! This task is like asking me to find a exercise buddy. Like a walking buddy, a diet buddy will... keep you accountable (make sure you do what you need to EVERY day) ... Read more

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