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Chicken Soup
Tuesday, February 11, 2014      7 comments

My plans for going out to dinner for Valentine's Day are so done. Everyone in the house is ill. None of us would be able to enjoy it. So this year we are focusing on nurturing and healing. Normally I could care less about impending stor... Read more
Blame is a Disguise for Excuses.
Sunday, February 09, 2014      8 comments

DSHONEYC rightly and ever so kindly stated that blame is just a disguise for excuses. It is an attempt to justify the shift of responsibility. Not my job, Not my fault. Even with a head that feels like it is about to explode... choices ar... Read more
"Would You Rather" game
Friday, February 07, 2014      9 comments

I could blame the cold I could blame my higher blood glucose levels I could blame.... Placing blame is not productive. Determining what is going on and then doing something about it is the road I need to take. There is always something tha... Read more
Experimentation Week 1 Summary
Monday, February 03, 2014      6 comments

Great news! I am continuing to sleep well though the night! I am sticking with my mediation and exercise. Not so great news. My a.m. reading have jumped about 40 points higher. I may have a fractured rib or at the very least, i... Read more
Pigskin Pig Out Rituals, not for me!
Sunday, February 02, 2014      9 comments

Let me start off by saying I am not a football fan. I do not even begin to understand tailgating, pregame festivities, half time buffets. ... Read more
Wednesday, January 29, 2014      11 comments

So what's the experiment? For the next six weeks or so I am off one of my medications.(with dr. approval) This medication may be the source of my digestive issues. Since stopping, the last two nights have been great my digestive track did not wa... Read more
Fat Loser Day 21 - Carry On
Monday, January 27, 2014      5 comments

What is more important than taking care of ourselves? Not much. It is so important to be vigilant as old bad habits are sneaky and will creep back into your life. Steve has shown us tools that we can use to succeed in attaining our goals. On... Read more
Fat Loser Day 20 - Perceptions and Plateaus
Sunday, January 26, 2014      8 comments

Ah the dreaded plateau. You are putting in all this effort and no results or at least not the results you desire. Other stuff may be going on, but all that is focused on the the lack of movement on the scale. AAARRRRGGGHHH! Frustrating ye... Read more
Fat Loser Day 19 - What Do I Believe...
Sunday, January 26, 2014      3 comments

...about food and exercise? As we know what we believe controls our actions. Steven asked us to list our top five beliefs about food and exercise and whether those beliefs are helpful. Thankfully one of my strongest beliefs is: ~ It's a ... Read more
Fat Loser Day 18 - "Cause" of My Fatness
Friday, January 24, 2014      8 comments

So that's what I have been doing: Repairing the water damaged floor, instead of fixing the leaky roof. It's kind of like looking for love in all the wrong places. Unless you get to the real problem, you will just be spinning your wheels and ge... Read more
Fat Loser Day 17 - Habits?
Wednesday, January 22, 2014      4 comments

Ah yes Habits! Habits are what we choose. What we are accustomed too. Like getting up to a cup of coffee. Some habits are so ingrained that it is easy to forget, that it is what we chose in the first place. Really? Yes really! That ... Read more
Fat Loser Day 16 - Critical Thinking
Tuesday, January 21, 2014      6 comments

Steve Siebold- "We made ourselves fat and now we're fixing it." Steve is truthfully blunt. I've always tended to be a bit more tactful and diplomatic but not sugar coat it. He wants us to be aware of how we are thinking and encourages ... Read more
Fat Loser Day 15 - Reframing
Monday, January 20, 2014      4 comments

Steve stated: Make your decisions with logic and motivate yourself with emotion, never mix the two. This lesson is what I need to work on. Oh, how I wish I had done Day 15 yesterday... I would have avoided a last night snack. Th... Read more
Fat Loser Day 14 - Approval?
Sunday, January 19, 2014      4 comments

Yesterday's topic about sexual energy was interesting. I have my own opinions and have chosen not to post about it because I need to hone my focus on my mental toughness. Okay now that that is out of the way, today is all about approval. T... Read more
Fat Loser Day 12 - Behavior follows belief.
Friday, January 17, 2014      6 comments

Thinking like a child puts the responsibility elsewhere. "It's not my fault!" "He did it!" "I'm in pain" "I'm not feeling well." Oh yes ... I have excuses. And I believed them. There may have been some kernel of truth to them, Doing the bl... Read more

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