Thursday, Friday and the start of Saturday

March 29, 2008 Eat

Thursday and Friday were less of a resounding success than the two days that came before, but I think I can say I’m getting back on track with some confidence right now. On both days I made several choices that are not in the “weight loss” category, but the really major thing is that I […]

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I can see the path

March 5, 2008 Eat

I can see the path of a healthy lifestyle and a good diet. I’m not exactly on that path myself yet, but I can see it’s not very far away and I am walking pretty much right beside it. I’m encouraging myself to see how nice that healthy path looks, and it’s helping me make […]

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February 23, 2008 Eat

I’ve been overeating again most days this week.Today I had about 10 inches of French bread w butter and quince jam.  Then I had lunch of soba noodle soup at a Japanese place and 2 clementines and some chocolate…  And even though I’m not hungry right now I’m thinking of what else I can eat. […]

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A more normal day…

February 7, 2008 Eat

Today was a more normal day. I also got a wake-up call on my fitness (well, lack of fitness) because I had an appointment on the 8th floor of an apartment building and the elevator was out of service. In my defense 8th floor here would be 9th floor in America – a full 8 […]

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Thinking of overeating all day…I gave in

February 6, 2008 Eat

All day I have been wanting to overeat. I controlled myself at breakfast and lunch, even at my snack when I first got home. I caught myself thinking of voluminous dinner options at several times during the day, and I finally gave in — with broccoli and cabbage, and also some Special K cereal. It’s […]

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Dr Hope – 8th appointment

February 5, 2008 Eat

I saw Dr Hope again yesterday. We re-hashed a lot of the past few weeks. She believes the UTI etc are my body reacting to stress. I talked a lot about the job opportunity and it’s true it has been bothering me more than I wanted to admit. My first real clue came when I […]

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A day of hunger

January 26, 2008 Eat

Yesterday was a day of hunger. It’s odd, and in the past, “dieting mode” I’d have just suffered. Instead, I ate a bit more than usual, because now that I’m evaluating hunger before I eat, I’m more comfortable knowing what’s real hunger versus just a desire to eat. It started with breakfast, where I was […]

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Dr Hope – 7th appointment

January 23, 2008 Eat

I saw Dr Hope again late last week. I continue to be awed by the way the universe sometimes provides what you need when you need it. I wouldn’t have been able to appreciate Dr Hope a year ago, but right now she’s exactly what I need. I have never, NEVER felt so peaceful and […]

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The Jet Set Life…

January 22, 2008 Eat

We left Friday for the airport, heading to take a flight to Naples only to get stuck in a monster traffic jam near the airport. We ended up missing our flight and when I started to tell my DH of all the household projects we could get done with an unscheduled weekend at home he […]

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Mindful eating? Intutive Eating? Normal Eating? yes Yes YES!

January 17, 2008 Eat

Where do some of the ideas in Low Stress Weight Loss come from? Mainly from my own history and my own successes and failures. But I have always read a LOT of diet books and magazines and listened to podcasts, and read blogs etc too – to keep up the motivation. But that kind of […]

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January 16, 2008 Eat

Muesli is a Swiss breakfast cereal thing. It’s a whole-foods miracle, packing a nutritional powerhouse into a yummy and nutritious morning meal. It’s as fast as cold cereal as long as you’ve put the basic mix in the fridge the night before, but tastes better and lasts longer in the tummy. I’ve had it from […]

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Wanting water, veggies & fruit

January 13, 2008 Eat

Being away from home for a week gives one an appreciation of the simple foods of daily life. I am craving fresh veggies – as simple as possible, fresh fruit & lots of water. I went to the market today and stocked up. Yesterday I didn’t have the courage to face shopping so we made […]

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It’s easier to not overeat with BAD FOOD

January 9, 2008 Eat

I am at a big company meeting and our group is over 1000 people. We’re at a European resort location that can handle such a group (although we have little free time to sightsee, it’s nice to eat lunch sitting outdoors in sunshine in January). I have been pretty good about my eating goals (drinking […]

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‘yesterday’ & ‘on the road again’

January 7, 2008 Eat

My DH and I try to plan our business travel at the same time, so it worked out that he left for a trip one night before me, leaving me alone for dinner. I had an interesting day, eating-wise. From the start of it, I would have thought it would have been a terrible day, […]

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Good food day

January 5, 2008 Eat

I was inspired by seeing Fl0wer’s post the other day that contained her food for the day. As a daily blog subject it’s not the most exciting, but as weight-loss bloggers it is our, um.. ‘bread and butter’ and it adds a note of reality to what we’re doing. I obviously have biased the selection […]

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