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Steady steady steady
Thursday, December 04, 2014      25 comments

Enjoying having my clothes fit well! (Thinking about what to wear today??? Yesterday it was soft denim blue leather jacket, matching chunky blue turtleneck, narrow striped navy and blue trousers, wide Italian suede navy and blue striped belt -... Read more
Up Off!!
Wednesday, December 03, 2014      22 comments

One salty restaurant meal Saturday. Two pounds up Sunday. Off today -- four days later. FOUR. OK then, I'll remember. It could take that long. (And: most of that restaurant meal was slid across the table to DH!!) Don... Read more
Persisting with the Persisting . . .
Tuesday, December 02, 2014      18 comments

OK, looking at my MARC (Maintenance Advantage Response Card), I remind myself I want to maintain: for health reasons; because my clothes all fit; because I have higher energy; feel upbeat and optimistic; and because I look better. Looking a... Read more
Bonus Blog: Kids Fat, Your Fault!
Monday, December 01, 2014      26 comments

www.theglobeandmail.com/
life/health-and-fitness/he
alth/studying-obesity-thro
ugh-maternal-health-before
-and-during-pregnancy/article21834086/ The Globe and Mail has a provocative article rooted in epigenetics... Read more
Persisting
Monday, December 01, 2014      16 comments

Two up pounds persisting. OK then. I'm persisting too -- with my Beck techniques!!... Read more
Restaurant Sodium -- Gaaaaah!
Sunday, November 30, 2014      22 comments

Up two pounds today. Even though I managed to keep well within calorie range yesterday -- and had a great workout too. We were in Toronto for a concert. Turned out that the restaurant where we were meeting people did not take reservat... Read more
An Ordinary Day . . .
Saturday, November 29, 2014      23 comments

. . . Saturday division. Laundry well underway. Greek egg white omelette for breakfast savoured with two cups of black coffee. Newspaper enjoyed. Heading to the gym. Home for some soup. And then to Toronto actually -- a litt... Read more
Bone Density Scanning
Friday, November 28, 2014      24 comments

At 63 yo, I've never had a bone density scan: first is scheduled for today. Apparently most people get these done in their 50s . . . Given my height (I "claim" 5'9" but that may involve semi-permanent heels!!) and shoe size (9-10) I would... Read more
Thanks on American Thanksgiving!
Thursday, November 27, 2014      18 comments

OK, we Canadians HAD our Thanksgiving in early October -- and in fact it was my weight the day after (a bit more than 6 weeks ago) that triggered my Back to Beck Trek. But it's absolutely permissible to be thankful any day, right? And than... Read more
Back to Beck: Last Blog!!! (But: Sticking with the Program)
Wednesday, November 26, 2014      63 comments

www.sparkpeople.com/mypa
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al.asp?blog_id=4092631 Beck's Chapter 12 is a blockbuster, frankly -- and I see now that I absolutely blew it off last time. It's all about "how to stay at your new... Read more
Back to Beck: Stop Losing Start, Maintaining
Tuesday, November 25, 2014      19 comments

www.sparkpeople.com/mypa
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al.asp?blog_id=4089952 Beck's Chapter Eleven -- after the 42 days of the 6 week program -- is all about when it's time to stop. When it's time to stop losing ... Read more
Back to Beck Day Forty-Two: Practice, Prepare for the Future
Monday, November 24, 2014      25 comments

www.sparkpeople.com/mypa
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al.asp?blog_id=4087880 Last day of the 6 week program -- but Beck has two more chapters in store for me. She assures me that the cognitive therapy skills have w... Read more
Back to Beck Day Forty-One: Keeping Skills Fresh
Sunday, November 23, 2014      21 comments

www.sparkpeople.com/mypa
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al.asp?blog_id=4086199 Beck tells me, as I get close to the end of the 6 week program, that I need to keep on keeping on. And that I'll need a new "to do" list... Read more
Back to Beck Day Forty: Enrich My Life Now
Saturday, November 22, 2014      56 comments

www.sparkpeople.com/mypa
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al.asp?blog_id=4083423 This is a fave Beck tip for me. Because if there's not much fun happening in my life besides eating -- then of course eating takes on a d... Read more
Back to Beck Day Thirty-Nine: Keeping Up With Exercise
Friday, November 21, 2014      19 comments

www.sparkpeople.com/mypa
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al.asp?blog_id=4080911 Nothing's changed here since 2011: I exercise. I'm a life-long exerciser. When I'm sick (and I've got a yucky cold at the moment) I ... Read more

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