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Interesting article about quitting a bad habit...
Friday, January 26, 2018      5 comments

m/quitting-cold-turkey/ This article goes into the reasons why quitting 'cold turkey' may not be the best choice....... Read more
Friday, January 19, 2018      8 comments

I started to count 'points' for positive behaviors (not eating sugar, going to bed on time, doing yoga) a while ago but I stopped reporting about it here. This is because I am doing a challenge for those things on a Dutch site now. Posting ab... Read more
Day 1 of Beck Diet Solution
Thursday, January 18, 2018      5 comments

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 foo... Read more
I exhibited characteristic nr. 6
Wednesday, January 17, 2018      6 comments

I just read the rest of chapter 3 of the Beck Diet Solution. I think that yesterday, I clearly exhibited characteristic nr. 6 of people who struggle with dieting: Judith words it as 'Feeling helpless and hopeless when you gain weight'. I don't f... Read more
The defeating reality (?) of dieting
Tuesday, January 16, 2018      8 comments

I am thinking about what I am reading in chapter 3 of 'The Beck Diet Solution'. 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 DOE... Read more
'Tipping point' for exercise.
Monday, January 15, 2018      4 comments

I just read part of the free new mini ebook by Sparkguy (got an email about it, I assume every sparkmember did?). I thought page 11 and onward were very interesting, about a 'tipping point' with exercise. He describes how if you start to ... Read more
Monday January 15
Monday, January 15, 2018      4 comments

Yesterday: Sugar free - YES Binge Free - YES Yoga/meditation/Reiki - YES In bed on time - No, 15 minutes late Stick to food plan - No, overate Other goals: Read Tara G.Bennet's book - Just a few lines, let internet steal my ... Read more
Sunday, January 14, 2018      10 comments

Yesterday: Sugar free - YES, this is day 19 Binge free - YES Stick to food plan - YES In bed on time - before 11 PM - no, half an hour late Yoga/reiki/meditation 15 - 30 minutes - YES TOTAL POINTS now: 25 other goals: rea... Read more
Saturday, January 13, 2018      6 comments

yesterday: Sugar free, YES, hung on by my teeth Binge free: not sure; overate a lot but not a classic binge... Yoga/reiki/meditation: no, but took a bath to relax. In bed on time: no, 45 minutes late Stick to food plan: not at all... Read more
Friday, January 12, 2018      6 comments

Yesterday, thursday: Sugar freen- YES Binge free - YES Yoga/meditation/reiki 15 min. or more - YES In bed on time - YES - but could not sleep until after midnight stick to food plan - no, had 1 slice of bread extra * * homew... Read more
Thursday January 11
Thursday, January 11, 2018      7 comments

Missed a day, so this is the update about Tuesday: Sugar free: YES Binge free: YES Follow food plan: no, had 1 slice of bread with peanut butter extra at night Meditation 10 minutes or more: did 5 minutes walk dog for 20 & 10 minutes ... Read more
Tuesday January 9
Tuesday, January 09, 2018      6 comments

Yesterday: Sugar free: YES, 1 point Binge free: YES, 1 point Stick to food plan: YES, 1 point yoga/meditation: YES, 1 point in bed on time: YES, 1 point Grocery store: YES Do the dishes: YES walk dog for 10 minutes more: YES,... Read more
Monday January 8
Monday, January 08, 2018      6 comments

I very much like my Sparkfriend Seaglass's idea of posting updates about her goals. So I'm borrowing it here. Goals yesterday: Sugar free: yes Binge free: no, sadly a binge, could not resist cravings Stick to food plan: no Yoga... Read more
Advice? Foods that take a long time to eat
Thursday, January 04, 2018      9 comments

I am looking for foods that are 'hard' to eat, - that take a while to eat - but healthy. I often have a frozen banana, because I like it that it's sweet and that it is hard and takes me a longer time to eat it. But eating such a very cold food i... Read more
January 4
Thursday, January 04, 2018      5 comments

Sugar free: today is day 9. Yoga/meditation: did 15 minutes this morning, it's day 12 or so. Sleep: was in bed at 10.40 pm last night, hope to repeat that today. Had a crown placed today, thankfully I have a very nice dentist and the jo... Read more

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