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I'm sorry but I have to give up on posting about the book right now. There are too many things happening in my life that make it too hard.

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I too am behind with the reading, 'life' is getting in the way. Plus I never set out to read 1 day each day. :)
So I'm on day 9 now. Exercise is not a big problem for me; I get about 300 minutes every week. But I need to get into a routine of strength training.

How much exercise are you getting now?

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Hi all! I got way behind on my reading with my family being sick. I'll catch up. I just stopped by to see what I've missed.

I'll catch up and join you.

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Good morning!

Reading Day 7 today.
I am working on organizing my kitchen and tossing things I shouldn't have, or that are just old and taking up space or expired.

My triggers are starchy sweets like cookies, etc. Even bread. Also peanut butter, which I LOVE!!!!!!!!! And the mass produced brands here DO add sugar. So I go for the ones that are peanuts only. Not even salt added. Still love it. Of course my coffee is still an issue, but I'm doing my best to have one cup, then switch to decaf tea, Getting better.

I have banned popcorn from my house, since that's a big trigger! (Skinny Pop, black pepper, anyone? OMG!)

I also keep emergency meals in my freezer. but now I am doing big batch cooking, and freeze it in individual servings, so I can take it to work, or have it after work if I get home late.

Best of luck to all of us, and have a great day!
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2/3/18 5:50 P

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How is everyone doing? What day are you on?

I just read day 7, it is about re-arranging the environment.

I just did. I threw out most of the peanut butter that was still in the jar... (and ate the rest, groan... But, it's gone now.).

I am also glad the dried mango slices we got for the first time a while ago, are nearly finished.
Both foods seem to be a trigger food for me now. The mango perhaps because it's sweet and my body still craves sugar after one week of 'abstinence' (what a word).... The peanut butter, I don't know? Because it's fatty and salty? I don't even LIKE it all that much, so why do I keep (over)eating it?

Anyhow I think that now there are no true trigger foods in the house, any more.

There are some things I should just not buy nor keep in the house. Potatoe salad. Liquorice. But also former 'diet foods' like rice cakes. I should also know better than to buy frozen pizza or frozen potatoe products thinking it will come in 'handy' on a day when I feel too tired to cook. That day arrives a lot sooner when I know these products are in the house.

Some time ago I wrote out a list with 'trigger foods', foods that I know are likely to tempt me to binge. And in my daily log I started registering at first 'did not buy trigger foods'. Now the phrase is 'no trigger foods in the house'.

What are 'trigger foods' or 'temptations' for you and do you have rules about them?

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1/29/18 12:58 P

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I am reading day 5 now and procrastinating implying it. I find it quite hard to eat slowly and mindfully. I could take months just to work on this one step!
I like what Kriszta said about eating the first bites with full attention and then allowing for some distraction.

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YPSARF, you can write down just two or three reasons why you want to lose weight to begin with. And add more later on as you go.

With regard to the diet: I also have 'The Beck Diet for Life' and in that she describes a diet that is quite 'normal', it comes down to eating healthy foods in reasonable amounts. I would like to suggest to create a simple food plan that contains both foods you love and enough healthy foods, all in reasoable portions, and focus on sticking to that.

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It is great you created your own Beck notebook, it will be very helpful.
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I too read (mostly SP blogs and messageboards) while eating, it helps to slow down and make the meals last longer and more satisfying.
My goal is to eat the first few bites without distractions, and then to pay attention to every bite.
I'm not saying I always accomplish this goal... but setting the intention helps me stay focused on the act of eating.



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1/28/18 4:18 A

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Thanks for the replies!

@BEATLETOT Iíve read day 2 thread but Iím still a bit undecided about a diet, I guess Iíll use up the whole time before the real starting of the diet at day 15 to find something that suits me best! I did my ARC on the 1st day, I was referring to the other Response Cards the author talks about, but they started to come along :) Good idea to have ARC on the phone, so far Iíve got it only in the index card, but maybe having it on the phone is more practical!

@KRISZTA11 Iím still working on day 3 combined with day 5 mindful eating. I love her for saying thatís okay do something else while eating, cause lunch break is a bit of SP time or watch my fav tv shows on Netflix and Iím not sure I could have given up that...

Anyway Iím going on reading the book and I used a particularly long train journey to create my own BSD notebook (Iím tot proud of it!)

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Ypsarf, Day 3 is tricky! ; )
Many of us think "hey I'm doing great, I eat my meals sitting down"... and then, like you, realize it is not only the meals. All bites, planned and unplanned, small or large, one or many, yes we are supposed to put them in our mouth sitting down!

Regarding response cards, you will certainly need the Advantages Response Cards,
and there will be 4 more to read twice daily during the program.
The other response cards are optional, but very helpful.
I created one for all days where I had sabotaging thoughts. Day 3 was one of them!
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Maintenance Lessons Learned:
-go on with the healthy lifestyle learned in weight loss phase
-just add healthy foods gradually to stop losing
-work out every day - 30-60 minutes is enough to maintain weight and good mood
-do not try to balance overeating by extreme workouts, it is not going to work
-avoid overeating, instead of satisfaction you get stronger cravings


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This thread is about Day 2, where people tell their diets. There are lots of ideas therein! www.sparkpeople.com/myspark/
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Yes, do your Advantage Response Card, at least, so you can read it twice a day. It's okay to edit or add to it. I have mine in the Notes on my phone, so I edit it somewhat frequently.

I'm 4'10.5". A normal BMI for my height tops out at 121.

"Habit is either the best of servants or the worst of masters." - Nathaniel Emmons

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Hi everyone!

I'm reading the book for the first time and I did Day 1 on Monday. Thus, today is my Day 3. I have to admit that I thought this whole process to be easier:

- Day 2 is giving me trouble because I still haven't figured out which diets to choose (there are so many of them out there, but none that I could follow for an extended period of time) - So far I'm resolving to just plan my meals in advance and stay on track with SP tracker, and keep thinking about a back up option (suggestions?)

- Day 3 is a nightmare: I eat all of my main meals sitting, so I thought that today was going to be okay, up until I realize that I never sit down when I eat snacks, sometimes breakfast and earlier today I forgot to pre-prepare my fruit for lunch and ended up cutting and eating it without sitting down... NOOO! I seriously need to practice this one!

I haven't written down any Response Card so far, is it bad? Should I give it some more thoughts and efforts?

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Great image with the big and the small claws, Genie!

BEATLETOT, I feel the same about the licks and bites. The paper towel is a great idea!
My problem with licking the spoon or knife is that I'm doing it to satisfy my desire for the taste... but does it satisfy? No. It just makes my desire stronger, even turns it into a craving that is very hard to resist, and overeating that is very hard to stop. I'm better off leaving those utensils alone, and wipe them with a paper towel.

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-work out every day - 30-60 minutes is enough to maintain weight and good mood
-do not try to balance overeating by extreme workouts, it is not going to work
-avoid overeating, instead of satisfaction you get stronger cravings


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I'm struggling with this a little. I eat at the kitchen counter often. Gotta work at this I guess.


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I thought I didn't have a problem with it the first time I read Beck; that day, I noticed how much licking the knife, swiping up crumbs, and taking bites as I'm walking to my seat I do. It's definitely something I have to focus on, even now. I started preparing meals with a paper towel next to me, so I can wipe the knife and little spills.

I'm 4'10.5". A normal BMI for my height tops out at 121.

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1/22/18 2:00 P

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Day 3: eat sitting down. I don't know that I ever eat standing up, except for rare occasions when there is no choice.
However JB says that the REAL goal is to not eat mindlessly and be aware that you're eating. This will take work and focus for me but I think that it's the topic of one of the other days; to eat mindfully.

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Wow, some image!

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Chapter 2 as an image:



The only problem is the big claw is my 'give in' muscle, the smaller claw is my 'resistance muscle'. Hope to reverse that trend starting today.



























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Sounds like a very good plan Beatletot!

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I'm just using the guidelines on my SparkTracker, but because I'm pregnant, I'm focusing on planning at least 75 grams of protein, 25 grams of fiber and over 100% RDA of calcium daily. My backup is No-S, though I do follow it loosely anyhow, and have made it one of my NO CHOICE rules.

I did read Days 34-36 again today, and managed to feel like I'm through 34 and 35. I need to spend a little more time on a Believe It! RC, so I will work on that likely on Monday.

I'm 4'10.5". A normal BMI for my height tops out at 121.

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1/19/18 3:00 P

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Day 2.
I am simply going to continue with my food plan, that I made quite some time ago.
It has a breakfast with oats and nuts and fruit, lunch is two slices of bread with 'spreads' (I can never remember the right word for that in English, sorry, I mean things like peanut butter or cheese, whatever you put on your bread!) and carrots and bell pepper and a bowl of soup. Dinner is rice or pasta or potatoes (usually potatoes) with mock meat or beans or nuts or cheese for protein and a lot of vegetables. Snacks are fruit, yoghurt, and another slice of bread.
I usually only drink water, herbal tea and chickory coffee.
Re: planned indulgences: I know by now that sugar is addictive to me and trying to eat it 'in moderation' has led to binges and weight gain and withdrawal problems. So I won't plan in sweet treats, but I may have a salty / fatty snack now and then like chips or nuts or salty crackers or something like it.
Don't think I need a second diet but if I have to pick one I think it'll be Dr. Fuhrman's Eat to Live program.

How about you?

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Thanks!

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Beck also talks about unplanned eating and tells you to give yourself credit when you stop, no matter how much you ate. So I think she'd tell you that. =)

I'm 4'10.5". A normal BMI for my height tops out at 121.

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I am reading chapter 5, day 1 now.

Creating the response card with the advantages of losing weight. Focusing on those reasons helps, says Judith Beck, to handle sabotaging thoughts like
* is dieting really worth it?
* resisting this food is too hard.
* I don't think I really want to do this.

I've often written lists of advantages, and they can be quite long. So right now I will just post the first and the most important ones that come to my mind.

Advantages of weight loss for me:
1.Health, health, health.
The pain in my feet may diminish. It's better for my blood pressure, my kidneys and my arthritis. I'll diminish the risk for many diseases, among which diabetes.
2. I will feel better
And move with more ease and not feel so heavy. I'll be able to bend over with more ease. I'll enjoy my looks and the clothes I wear more.
3. Should the pain in my feet diminish there are many things that I can do that are hard for me now: take long walks, walk the dog with ease, dance, do aerobics, visit a museum, doing the household chores without a need to take breaks.

I have to say that I doubt if it is effective to read the card every day. I tried that before and in the end the words were just meaningless. Your thoughts?

I also must say that I disagree with many of the 'advantages' on the list of examples that are given. Having confidence, enjoying intimacy, being more attractive, being less self-critical, not having to listen to comments about what you're eating: ALL those things (and a few more on the list) can be achieved also if you do not lose weight! They have nothing to do with your weight but with your mind and emotions.

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Thank you Genie.

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WHITE-2: Maybe Beck would say to go easy on yourself? That it was a one time event (or a few times event) and let it go? Maybe over time it will become natural *not* to overeat, but in the beginning expect to see some downfalls? Regardless, I think from my reading the first 2 chapters, she would say to forgive yourself and move on....easier said than done, I know but it's crucial for me to do that or I'll never get out of cycle that you spoke of below.

I'm so glad you wrote that, it's something I through as well.

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I am thinking about what I am reading in chapter 3. The hardest thing about weight loss and dieting and all that for me is that if you don't manage to eat the planned amount of food / calories, you gain weight. It DOES seem like you can undo the progress you made in days by one moment of indulgence.You have to be 'perfect' at sticking to the plan or you won't make progress in the sense of actual results on the scale.

I mean, today I feel I deserve a compliment for not continueing to overeat after dinner when I really wanted to. I had eaten a bit more than was in my plan but I stopped before having even more food. I told myself that I was no longer hungry and so did not need more food. That is good, right? Though I was late, I did train my resistance muscle, right? But, I STILL overate and it means that I harmed the weight loss.
So that's my problem. I can make wise decisions and work hard on changing my habits and make new choices and swap junkfood for healthy foods, but STILL eat too much after all, to lose weight. This has happened for years. I learned new things, I changed my habits, but I never learned to truly stick to a diet / food plan in such a way that I actually lose weight. I admit that I do think from time to time: 'what's the point, then?

What would Judith Beck have to say about this?

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Finishing Chapters 2 and 3. Starting on Chapter 4 today.

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Hi and thank you!
Just started chapter 4!

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Welcome to the team, Marla!
Once you learn a few dieting skills from the pink book, you will feel much better: more energetic, and less inclined to be sedentary.
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-just add healthy foods gradually to stop losing
-work out every day - 30-60 minutes is enough to maintain weight and good mood
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-avoid overeating, instead of satisfaction you get stronger cravings


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Hi everyone.
I am catching up.
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I'm back on task today with my Beck reading.

I had problems with my fitbit this weekend when I updated the Fitbit app. I've set huge fitness goals this year and the fitbit is a vital part of it, so I just had to get it resolved. emoticon

Marla, Oh, yes! That can eventually happen! Whatever motivation you need we're here to help!

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emoticon The good thing about this book is that the chapters are small. So you can read through one relatively quickly.

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Hi!

I'm just starting the book, but I wanted stop by and say hi.
I need a little motivation to keep reading, because I'm tired and just want to sit on the couch, watch TV and eat mindlessly. Gotta stop this, or I'm gonna die.

Hope you're all having a great weekend.

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I'm on Chapter 1. Right away, these words hit me: "I know I shouldn't eat this, but I don't care." A fact brought out by a doctor's visit, in which everything was okay but that only seemed to give me carte blanche to just eat terribly from that point forward. I like how Beck uses the word sabotaging--because it's so true. I (we) tend to sabotage myself without really trying. Hope to gain some insight into that behavior.

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emoticon for the great summary of the first 2 chapters!
Those triggers are real... but we can face them better after learning how to.

Trina, I hope your dog is feeling better, sorry about the stress!
I like pink book better than blue, but I always have my Emotional Eating Toolbox card ready, and I read it every weekend.

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-just add healthy foods gradually to stop losing
-work out every day - 30-60 minutes is enough to maintain weight and good mood
-do not try to balance overeating by extreme workouts, it is not going to work
-avoid overeating, instead of satisfaction you get stronger cravings


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So sorry your dog was injured! I hope she'll get better soon!

I am now reading chapter 2. I like how Judith points out that we have environmental, biological, mental, emotional and social triggers. I think that the biggest problem for me are the biological and emtional triggers. Biologically I am very sensitive to sugar and I get big cravings and terrible moods if I eat sugary foods and then limit them. Which is why I strive to avoid refined sugars.
I love lists, so I'll copy the list that Judith gave of what we need to learn:
* modify our eating environment
* tolerate hunger and cravings
* think differently about food
* deal with emotions in a productive way
* make eating healthfully a higher priority than pleasing other people or satisfying a momentary desire

When I was in treatment for BED we had to write out our sabotaging thoughts whenever we overate or binged (or felt tempted to do so) and that really showed me how important it is to challenge those sabotaging thoughts. I also had not believed that it's possible to really change one's thinking but then I realized that with a lot of practice, we can.

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My dog got injured somehow. She's much better today. In fact, I had to deal with emotional eating last night.

I was really in a fix. I looked up the chapter on Emotional Eating in the Beck Blue book. It was a TREMENDOUS help!! I love the Pink book, but I can't deny that I love the Blue book equally as much. So, I spent time with both Pink and Blue Beck books. I did NOT succumb to emotional eating, thanks to Beck!!

White-2, That's really an excellent analysis of the first chapter. I took, have done the same things with diets. Any reasonable diet will work. It's also important to pick one that appeals to our likes and budget. I'm a diabetic, so I have to be even more strict and pick a plan that I think would help me stick to it better, but even still, it is hard to follow any plan. Those sabotaging thoughts are always there.

My Beck Pink and Blue books, and response cards, are always with me!


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Welcome to those who joined in! emoticon

I am reading chapter 1 now. I can relate to how JB says that to continue after dieting gets hard is so important. I have in the past so often made a food plan or picked a strategy, and then when it failed after a week or two, chosen a DIFFERENT approach, only to see that one fail, and so on - with lots of overeating in between the efforts to lose weight.
Following BED treatment helped me realize that really, as long as you pick a sensible food plan, it does not matter all that much just what strategy you use as long as you keep at it and continue also when it is hard or after you've messed up.

I also think that JB more or less sums up the whole book in that list on page 24:
* choose a nutritious diet
* create time and energy for dieting
* plan what and when you're going eat
* seek support
* deal with disappointment
* view overeating as a temporary problem that you can solve
* Cope with hunger and cravings
* Eliminiate emotional eating (THAT is a hard one!!!)
* Give yourself credit.

I believe that the whole book is an elaboration to learn how to do these things.

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I'm in!

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1/11/18 11:17 A

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Still reading chapter 1

I've been trying to rack up the training miles this year. I consider fitness as my diabetes medication, since I want to remain medication free. So that kinda takes precedence over other things.

Take all the time we need. I'll be back later.

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I 'm in. I will be starting today, though.

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About the intro: when I read it, in particular that list of what one can learn following Beck's method, I found myself nodding. Experience tells me by now that the things mentioned are indeed true and worth while practicing.


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Hi, so nice to see more people joined in!

Everyone can read at their own pace and just share whatever and whenever they like. It's nice to have a thread where we can discuss the book and offer support to one another.

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I tried to read this a second time with Krista in October. I failed after the 4th or 5th day. It is hard to read for a second time, but I would like to try this again.
I don't know if I can read "on Schedule" but I will follow along and do the best I can.
Good luck to everyone!

It is never too late to become who you always wanted to be.


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Hey all, count me in if I'm not too late. Just recently got the book (the pink one).

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emoticon We can take all the time we need to finish!!

I've recently set up my nutrition and fitness plan, set goals, and I am keeping track of my fitness and nutrition plan compliance as well. My fitness is going excellent as well as my nutrition. Starting Beck will keep it that way!

I got my response cards out and books and starting chapter 1 today!

Excited to re-read BECK!!

Post often here in the thread so we can share what we're leaning!

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i'm in. I have been taking much more time to finish chapters as I tend to fight the change. It takes more time for me to adapt. I find that if I rush, I don't make it a habit. This sounds like a goal that I can reach.

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I'm in but will take more time doing the chapters (need it so that it sinks in) emoticon

Every day I am on the verge of making slight changes that would make all the difference in my life.

One day I won't be able to do this, but today is not that day

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I'm in!

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This sounds good to me too. I will be going at my own pace as life gets in the way of my reading time, so slow is good for me. I have been through Beck Pink before and love this book!

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Today I am reading chapter one. I'll read chapter two on Friday and Saturday. Chapter three on Sunday and Monday. Chapter four on Tuesday and Wednesday.

Then on Thursday (January 18) I'll start with chapter five, and DAY 1!

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Great to see you joined Fountofblessing, Beatletot and Smilingeyes2!

Personally I'd like to take twice as much time to read and practice each 'day' in the book so there's more time to let it sink in. So that means that I will do one chapter per TWO weeks instead of one per week.

How about you?


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Maintenance Lessons Learned:
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-just add healthy foods gradually to stop losing
-work out every day - 30-60 minutes is enough to maintain weight and good mood
-do not try to balance overeating by extreme workouts, it is not going to work
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Just bought the book‚ÄĒmy only purchase in the store. Sounds like a good way to start the New Year.

Oops. Confession time. At check out lane there were the good chocolate bars/candy. As I got ready to open the book I realized how incongruous the two behaviors are. I had already devoured the portion size. I made the decision to toss the remainder which considering the cost is against my background if not being wasteful but being waistful.

In the Intro I like the comparison of healthy dieting to learning tennis. It definitely was good.

Planning to use WW as one coach but hope I can draw upon the folks here for additional support as this is my first read.

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I'll read along...I'm still on the October reboot, in week five! So I think I'll still be there when you arrive. =)

I'm 4'10.5". A normal BMI for my height tops out at 121.

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I was planning on rereading Beck Diet Solution book also, so no better time to start now!

Later, I'll send out a team message in case anyone else wants to join in.

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I decided to start re-reading the pink book, 'The Diet Solution'. I'm starting this thread hoping others will join me - let's post about our thoughts and experiences as we go through the book!

I am now reading the preface and the introduction and will start reading Chapter 1 tomorrow.

I'd like to take twice as much time to read and practice each 'day' in the book so there's more time to let it sink in. So that means that I will do one chapter per TWO weeks instead of one per week. I intend to start with 'day 1' (chapter five) on Thursday January 18.

Who is in?

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