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Day #24 Eat for Satisfaction
Thursday, November 12, 2015      3 comments

Day #24 Eat for Satisfaction For your brain to achieve satisfaction, you have to eat slowly, pay attention to the bites, and appreciate your food. If your determined you want to appreciate flavors, work on getting satisfaction from y... Read more
Day # 23 Savoring
Wednesday, November 11, 2015      5 comments

Day# 23 Savoring I am truly amazed how hard it is for me to focus on my food. I have always said I don't care what it is, "I'll eat anything except coconut"! Turns out that was my problem because I didn't really taste the flavors in ... Read more
Day # 22 Multitask with Food
Tuesday, November 10, 2015      5 comments

Day #22 Multitask with Food Because yesterday's challenge to be conscious of what I eat took total commitment, today I may have trouble multitasking and paying attention to my food since multitasking and eating is what I normally do. ... Read more
Day #21 Concious Eating
Monday, November 09, 2015      5 comments

Day #21 Conscious Eating--Eat With Awareness If you have ever eaten a cookie or a meal and looked down and had no memory of what you ate, this lesson is for you. It is the story of Bob (actually Phyllis) who has a habit of reading, watching... Read more
Day #20 Half-off Special
Sunday, November 08, 2015      7 comments

Day #20 Half-off Special Divide and conquer! emoticon For an easy way to manage your serving sizes, use a con... Read more
Day #19 Eat Reasonable Amounts
Saturday, November 07, 2015      4 comments

Day # 19 Eat Reasonable Amounts This I will say is probably one of my biggest downfalls. emoticon I will admi... Read more
Day #18 Retrain Eating Habits
Friday, November 06, 2015      4 comments

Day #18 Retrain Eating Habits emoticon This lesson continues with ways to leave extra food on your plate instea... Read more
Day #17 Stop Wasting Food
Thursday, November 05, 2015      7 comments

Day #17 Stop Wasting Food Some people grew up with the clean-your-plate rule and even as adults find it difficult to leave anything on their plate because it is a waste. Of course not wasting food makes perfect sense and is important. But... Read more
Day #16 Nurturing Power of Food
Wednesday, November 04, 2015      4 comments

Day #16 Nurturing Power of Food This was a good day for this experiment for sure. My granddaughter (age 28) had minor surgery and is getting two rounds of chemo again this week. Because she is 3 hours away a lot of days are spent waiting... Read more
Day #15 First Two Bites
Tuesday, November 03, 2015      9 comments

Day #15 First Two Bites You may not realize it but the first two bites of any food will always have the most flavor. This lesson is focused on desserts mostly and the idea that if you take two bites and savor them, the next thing would be... Read more
Day #14 Morning affects Evening
Monday, November 02, 2015      7 comments

Day #14 Morning affects Evening Monday already? November already? This is why I continue to look for a better way to live. As I am planning things, life is passing me by! I plan to be healthy; I plan to exercise; I plan to enjoy ea... Read more
Day #13 Oops, I Forgot to Eat
Sunday, November 01, 2015      5 comments

Day #13 Oops, I Forgot to Eat Very few times in my life have I ever uttered that phrase! In most of them it was a time I don't even want to think about because they were days of deep sorrow. When my hubby gets sick he isn't hungry and I ... Read more
Day #12
Saturday, October 31, 2015      4 comments

Day # 12 Fuel or Filler Keep in mind that fuel keeps your body running but filler often gets sent to your fat stores. Most healthy foods like lean meat, fruits and vegetables are fuel that keeps you going. Most sweets, chips and sn... Read more
Day # 11 Purposes of Food
Friday, October 30, 2015      5 comments

My Magic Notebook is full of gratitude this morning, thank you all for the comments on this project. I also appreciate the prayers and good wishes for my granddaughter who is getting chemo. Day # 11 Purposes of Food ... Read more
Day #10 Appreciate Good Support
Thursday, October 29, 2015      9 comments

Day # 10 Appreciate Good Support Wow this day is a trip back in time to when I learned to "just say thank you"! It is a lesson I need to think about often even now. Because I grew up in a home with only criticism, it has always bee... Read more

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