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Homework For Day 17
Thursday, March 07, 2019      0 comments

Stop Wasting Food I do pretty good at not having extra food around. I am the portion police at our house. I weigh and measure everything. I don’t make large recipes with a lot of leftovers anymore. I only make 4 servings. That’s enough... Read more
Homework For Day 16
Sunday, March 03, 2019      2 comments

t'm not sure I agree with the concept of the first two bites being the most satisfying. When I have something that I really have a craving for I'm satisfied with every bite. When I don't go out and get something that I really want I end up eat... Read more
Homework for Day 15
Thursday, February 28, 2019      2 comments

First Two Bites I would agree that the first two bites are the most satisfying. After that I continue to eat it until it's gone just because it's there. It works best for me if my BIL has a treat. He will eat most of it and leave a couple o... Read more
Homework For Day 14
Monday, February 25, 2019      1 comments

Today's lesson was about how whether or not you eat, or what you eat in the morning affects the rest of the day. I don’t have a problem with eating breakfast every day. Some of my favorite breakfast items include Honey Nut Cheerios with alm... Read more
Homework For Day 13
Saturday, February 23, 2019      1 comments

Oops I Forgot To Eat Today's lesson was about skipping meals. I've never had a problem with skipping or forgetting meals. In fact I have the opposite problem. I like to eat and I look forward to the next meal. I usually eat break... Read more
Homework For Day 12
Friday, February 22, 2019      2 comments

Food or Fuel Breakfast was a cinnamon bagel with reduced honey walnut cream cheese. I would say that is mainly fuel because I am hungry in the morning and the cream cheese has some protein. Lunch was sushi. With the salmon, veggies, and he... Read more
Homework For Day 11
Thursday, February 21, 2019      2 comments

The two purposes of food are for fuel and to appreciate flavor. I think my problem is that I appreciate flavor a little too much. I especially appreciate the flavor of a Perkins brownie with chocolate chips and nuts, and the thick fudgy frosti... Read more
Homework For Day 10
Sunday, February 17, 2019      3 comments

Today's lesson was about how you handle compliments. I don't have a problem with accepting compliments about my progress, it makes my day. I don't worry about where it's coming from, whether it's sincere, or just being nice, or if there is an ... Read more
Homework For Day 9
Sunday, February 17, 2019      1 comments

I don't have much support at home from family members. I get my support from my TOPS pals. It's a support group for weight loss where we have a lesson every week and discussion where we talk about our progress and our setbacks and everyone und... Read more
Homework For Day 8
Friday, February 15, 2019      5 comments

I’ve noticed small changes when I have lost some weight before. My clothes are fitting a little looser, an extra roll around my middle has shrunk a little, but it’s really nice when I’ve lost enough that others start to notice. It makes me fee... Read more
Homework For Day 7
Thursday, February 14, 2019      4 comments

I CAN DO THIS! I can do this because; I'm prepared and I have a good plan to lose weight, I’m doing what I need to do to be successful, I have confidence in myself, I have realistic expectations, I won't be easily discouraged and trip over ... Read more
Homework For Day 6
Wednesday, February 13, 2019      0 comments

Protect my plan; I know I can’t depend on anyone else because nobody will ever care as much as I do. I feel like I have to keep my guard up constantly to protect my weight loss plan. Maybe after I have gained more self confidence I won’t feel ... Read more
Homework For Day 5
Wednesday, February 13, 2019      2 comments

I don’t really like writing in a journal every day, but I do like the idea of keeping a small note pad and jotting down foods I get cravings for. My absolute favorite food that satisfies a craving, believe it or not, is stale cheese puffs. I l... Read more
Homework For Day 4
Monday, February 11, 2019      2 comments

I like to think of it as a lane on a highway with solid yellow lines on either side. You’re supposed to stay in your lane and not cross the yellow lines. The lines are the upper and lower boundaries of my weight loss plan. As long as I stay i... Read more
Homework For Day 3
Monday, February 11, 2019      3 comments

I like the idea of putting actions before my feelings. The biggest problem I have with making myself "do it anyway" is exercise. I don't feel motivated to do it and I don't enjoy it. Some people actually like it. Exercise is supposed t... Read more

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