YEWTREE's Jun 2009 CalorieKing Blog

I'm so proud

Saturday, June 27th 2009

Last night was Family Night at my church, and they were showing Star Wars. Now, I haven't seen Star Wars in its entirety since its debut back in, what was it, 1979??? No, '77, but I never was right on top of latest things ....

Anyway I wanted to see Star Wars again and a chance to watch it with friends and children made this an opportunity not to be passed up (because I'm not likely to watch it by myself or en famille). Knowing there would be food aplenty, especially of the childhood-evo...

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Today I learned

Friday, June 26th 2009

Today I've been scanning some of Husband's family photos for a project his cousin is doing. This photo is of my MIL at about 16 years old. She would have been about 96 now.

Today I completed Silver Level 4, #2. How do you deal with setbacks? I answered that I smile and go on, and when I'm really committed that can be true. But I can just sit down and quit if I experience a little setback when I'm already "down."

Beck Chapter 5, Day 5 is "eat slowly and mindfully.&qu...

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Blog first

Thursday, June 25th 2009

TODAY'S PHOTO: Diana, Goddess of Women

I'm trying to blog regularly about my dieting journey, but to do that I must come here before I allow myself to go to Community. My Calorie King experience is to log my foods, complete a "school" session (i.e., I just completed Silver 4, #1), then blog, then chat. This might work. I mean, this will work.

Beck Day 4 is "give yourself credit." I learn:

Give myself verbal kudos, silently or aloud -- that was great! way t...

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Beck Diet Solution Day 3

Wednesday, June 24th 2009

I had glanced at the first page of Day 3 some time ago, and I've been dreading arriving at this day because I eat everywhere other than the dining table/kitchen table. But reading it properly today, I see that this day's reprogramming is TO NOT EAT STANDING UP. That's hardly my problem, I think, though I did check 4 out of 6 of the ways one can eat standing up: I take all the free samples they're giving out at the grocery store; I taste food as I prepare meals; I eat bits of this and that as ...

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Tuesday, June 23rd 2009

IF it loads this time, this is the pic I thought I'd posted with yesterday's blog ....