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Beck Trek - Chapter 7 - Day 15 - Monitor Your Eating
Friday, September 11, 2015      5 comments

A moment of silence for the innocent lives lost 14 years ago today. emoticon The "diet" started today and ... Read more
Beck Trek - Chapter 6 - Day 14 - Plan for Tomorrow (EVERY day)
Thursday, September 10, 2015      4 comments

I'm so grateful for the sparkpeople food tracker. It makes this part so easy. You can put food into your tracker before you eat it...look at it, think about it, tweak it...and then decide if it fits well into your plan. ... Read more
Beck Trek - Chapter 6 - Day 13 - Overcome Cravings
Wednesday, September 09, 2015      5 comments

Day 13 is the meat of the whole my humble opinion. emoticon This chapter is so list... Read more
Beck Trek - Chapter 6 - Days 11 and 12 - Hunger Games
Tuesday, September 08, 2015      6 comments

I'm tired and I'm under a lot of work stress, so this has to be short. emoticon Since this is my second time ... Read more
Beck Trek - Chapter 6 - Day 10 - Set a Realistic Goal
Monday, September 07, 2015      5 comments

Yes, I'm a little behind. I kept my two older grandkids on Saturday night, and then celebrated Sunday lunch and some beach time with all of my kids and grandkids. ... Read more
Beck Trek - Chapter 6 - Day 9 - Select an Exercise Plan
Saturday, September 05, 2015      8 comments

I had written a really nice long blog about exercise. When I went to post it, my log in to sparkpeople timed out and I lost the whole thing. I'm too tired to type it again. Here is the short version: Exercise. Some days it sucks, but... Read more
Chapter 6 - Day 8 - Create Time and Energy
Friday, September 04, 2015      8 comments

I had my initial weigh-in in May for employee health at my job. My BMI was slightly "overweight." They had measured me at an inch less than last year! I don't really think I shrank and inch, but oh well? What can ya do? ... Read more
Beck Trek - Chapter 5 - Day 7 - Arrange Your Environment
Thursday, September 03, 2015      2 comments

Although my house is pretty much a diet trap free zone, I have very little trouble with getting distracted by food things that aren't on my eating plan. ... Read more
Beck Trek - Chapter 5 - Day 6 - Find a Diet Coach
Wednesday, September 02, 2015      10 comments

Why is it so hard to ask for help? It's not admitting failure. It's just saying "This journey is hard and having someone to talk to while I go through it will help me be successful." ... Read more
Beck Trek - Chapter 5 - Day 5 - Eat Slowly and Mindfully
Tuesday, September 01, 2015      9 comments

I appreciate the techniques listed in this chapter to help us slow down and eat mindfully. emoticon As a nur... Read more
Voted Popular Blog Post: View All Popular Posts Beck Trek - Chapter 5 - Day 4 - Give Yourself Credit
Monday, August 31, 2015      22 comments

I am prone to not giving myself credit for the things that I know I should have, and for the most part do have, down pat. ... Read more
Beck Trek - Chapter 5 - Day 3 - Eat Sitting Down
Sunday, August 30, 2015      8 comments

The first time I read The Beck Diet Solution, I breezed right through this chapter thinking to myself, "I never eat while standing." HA! ... Read more
Beck Trek - Chapter 5 - Day 2 - Choose Two Reasonable Diets
Saturday, August 29, 2015      7 comments

My "diet" of choice is just simple calorie counting. As a back up, I use calorie counting and low carb. This has been the eating plan that has worked for me since 2008. I use the spark people app and track my food like a nun. ... Read more
Beck Trek - Chapter 5 - Day 1 - My ARC
Friday, August 28, 2015      6 comments

Advantages Responses (these are modified a little from my first time through the book) 1. Look and feel better 2. Improve self confidence 3. Won't feel like a failure 4. Better health 5. Live longer 6. Less back pain 7. Keep up ... Read more
Beck Trek - Chapter 4 - Get Ready!
Thursday, August 27, 2015      9 comments

I've had my best weigh ins all year this week (I weigh every day). I have my 3x5 cards, sticky notes, and my notebook.. I'm ready to see how far I can go. ... Read more

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