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New Year - 2016
Thursday, December 31, 2015      5 comments

emoticon This morning I received a note from a friend who is leaving Spark. She was the first person to contact... Read more
Putting Lessons into Practice!
Saturday, November 21, 2015      4 comments

Putting Lessons into Practice! emoticon The recent blogs I have posted are based on lessons from the book, "100... Read more
Day #30 Postpone Eating
Wednesday, November 18, 2015      4 comments

Day #30 Postpone Eating Watch for places where you can postpone eating. Hold off as long as possible, especially with snack foods or sweets. Some of the places to consider: the bread basket or bowls of chips brought to the table before... Read more
Day #29 Handheld Foods
Tuesday, November 17, 2015      4 comments

Day #29 Handheld Foods emoticon This lesson is very difficult for me because it involves snack foods like chip... Read more
Day #28 Eating Because It's There
Monday, November 16, 2015      6 comments

Day #28 Eating Because It's There For sure this is an area that I need to take to heart. A lot of times when I've eaten, put the food away and been plenty full, I keep thinking about how good it was and have been known to go back for more... Read more
Day #27 Eat Dessert When it's Special
Sunday, November 15, 2015      1 comments

Day #27 Eat Dessert When It's Special In a restaurant in my small hometown is the sign "Life is Short, Eat Dessert First"! I will say there are very few times that I eat there, but when I do eat there I actually do eat dessert first! The... Read more
Day #26 When Food Disappoints You
Saturday, November 14, 2015      8 comments

Day #26 When Food Disappoints You Yesterday I mentioned that we need to plan for the things we know are coming, i.e. celebrations, holidays and even fun weekends! For me the first outing on my November list was a birthday party and th... Read more
Day #25 Smaller Amounts, Less Often
Friday, November 13, 2015      2 comments

Day #25 Smaller Amounts, Less Often Contrary to what we might think, it is not necessary to stop eating all our favorite foods to manage weight. Instead of avoiding yummy treats plan for them. It may be necessary to use the guideline: ... Read more
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

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