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Week 2 - Beck pink book
Thursday, March 14, 2019      2 comments

Wow, another week is done! Day 8: Create Time and Energy - this task was a bit of a nightmare and I'm still working on it. I'm not an organized person and defining a fixed schedule to follow is hard. Said that, I really appreciated the work... Read more
Day Five to Seven
Saturday, March 09, 2019      6 comments

Day 5: Eat slowly and mindfully - on day 5 it felt like an impossible task, but I keep trying at every meal and it's getting better. Even my boyfriend noticed the change in the way I'm eating. ... Read more
Day Two to Four
Monday, March 04, 2019      3 comments

Day Two: Pick Two Reasonable Diets - emoticon My current one is of course my primary diet, a set vegetarian mea... Read more
Day One
Friday, March 01, 2019      8 comments

Okay, here I am, starting the Pink Book for the second time :) and really hopeful that I'll be able to finish and implement it all the way. Trying to lose weight and reach an healthy BMI is what I have been doing for quite a number of years... Read more
Reading the intro of The Beck Diet Solution book
Thursday, February 28, 2019      3 comments

I took advantage of a long bus trip to read the first few chapters, before the start of the actual program. It was an interesting reading and I learnt (or re-learnt) some important things (eg the type of triggers; the characteristics that make d... Read more
Weekend in retrospective
Wednesday, February 27, 2019      5 comments

Weught gain 2.5 lbs. Argh! I was at my parents for the weekend and totally had a bliss: we went to the mountains, to the seaside and spent some really good quality time together. I wouldn’t do anything different, but I have to admit that I ... Read more
Shopping Spree
Saturday, February 16, 2019      9 comments

Yesterday I realized that I couldn't fit in the majority of the clothes I own, so, being tired of my usual black jeans, I went shopping. Bad news: I didn't realize that, since last spring, I gained a size... ouch! No wonders I felt that I ... Read more
The elusive meal plan and a week (and some) back to exercise regularly
Friday, February 08, 2019      4 comments

So I realised that I’m stalling at the same weight since November-early December. This is so frustrating... I have to admit that since the holidays, especially after spending 2 weeks with my family, I’ve been eating everything in sight and I‘m f... Read more
4th week (29/10-4/11)
Monday, November 05, 2018      1 comments

* Water: success! I am drinking 8+ cups water everyday! * Log in to SP: success! I was able to log in even when away from home! * exercise 10min/day: success! I either exercised or walked a lot, but I made sure I did something everyday... Read more
November: Exercise Challenge
Sunday, November 04, 2018      2 comments

Goal Minutes: 1363 (one minute more than last month ;)). I´m not too sure this goal is attainable but I´ll try my best Nov. 1-4: 70 min Nov. 5-11: 70 min Nov. 12-18: 0 min Nov. 19-25: 372 min Nov. 26-30: 218 min Total Min... Read more
Third week (22-28/10/2018)
Tuesday, October 30, 2018      0 comments

It felt like a slow week. *My weight went up and down. I am trying to see a pattern in it, and I think it´s slowly heading down (as of today I´m -3.2kg aka -7lbs since September). I feel like I´m heading in the right direction, but I feel ... Read more
Second week (15-21/10/2018)
Monday, October 22, 2018      1 comments

After the initial enthusiasm, it's already gettig harder to stick to a meal plan. Last week, I had several treats and I went over with my calories intake. As a result, my weight is stagnating between 69 and 70kg since the end of Septemner. Bu... Read more
My first week back (10-14/10/2018)
Sunday, October 14, 2018      5 comments

Hi there, I’ve logged back on SP after 6 or 7 months away. I hope/want this to be permanent: I’m not good in doing this healthy lifestyle change on my own. I’ve also started hula hooping this week and it feels great, even though I’m f... Read more
Bye Bye January
Thursday, February 01, 2018      3 comments

So the first month of 2018 is gone... wow! I am proud to say that this month - even with some slips and dinners out, I was able to lose 6.6lbs (aka 3kg). - I am progressing in my reading of The Beck Diet Solution and I like it (and I... Read more
Weekends are my Achilles heels
Monday, January 15, 2018      3 comments

This weekend I didn't exercised and overate. As a result I gained weight. It hit a raw nerve that on friday I weighted 1.3kg less than this morning, but it's just a number and I have to look at the whole trend, how I am feeling, and what I am le... Read more

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