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Mindful Eating Journal: Slowing Down
Thursday, July 08, 2010      9 comments

Today I reheated some Shepherd's Pie leftover from last night's dinner for lunch. I was all alone in the house except for my dog, Paloma. I resisted the urge to read or watch TV - even resisted reading a cookbook, deciding just because it was ab... Read more
I Can See Normal From My House
Monday, June 28, 2010      11 comments

What is Normal Eating? by Ellyn Satter Normal eating is going to the table hungry and eating until you are satisfied. It is being able to choose food you like and eat it and truly get enough of it — not just stop eating because you think yo... Read more
Staying present in this beautiful world
Wednesday, June 16, 2010      12 comments

I woke up today and meditated first thing. Just for a short 10 minute space. It was the very best way to start the day and an effective way to ward off getting caught up in negative emotions. I hope to break this spell of of feeling blah. I inte... Read more
Got My Spark Back!
Tuesday, June 15, 2010      12 comments

After a whole week of feeling blah and wondering if I was going to get sucked into a long bout of depression - I woke up feeling great! I had left all the dirty dishes from last night and had a second drink last night, too. Go figure. Maybe I ju... Read more
My June Goals
Wednesday, June 02, 2010      9 comments

Evelyn's Goals for June: 1. Concentrate on Mindful Eating vs. Dieting to prevent binges. 2. Buy an exercise bike so I can exercise indoors during the hot weather. 3. Continue to create good eating and exercising habits.... Read more
Things that make me happy today
Tuesday, May 11, 2010      10 comments

Things that make me happy today: I have a rose named after me - the Evelyn rose. Hummingbirds, bumblebees, and butterflies love my garden. My dog is at the groome... Read more
May Goals
Tuesday, May 04, 2010      5 comments

1. Go to Weight Watchers meetings. 2. Write morning pages and do The Artist's Way exercises every week. 3. Add two more meditation sessions to my day: Afternoon and Evening. I decided to try Weight Watchers this month. I'm new in town a... Read more
Consistency Fitness Goals
Monday, April 19, 2010      6 comments

1) My number one POSITIVE fitness habit: I begin every day consciously choosing to think positive. This helps me exercise consistently even when I don't initially "feel" like it. 2) My number one NEGATIVE fitness habit: Telling myself t... Read more
Appreciation For My Past Self
Saturday, April 10, 2010      10 comments

Like most people who are in the same boat as me, I usually have an attitude of regret about my past actions that led me to become unhealthy and overweight. I spend much time and energy trying to change, improve, and fix my habits and attitude so... Read more
This Week's Other Goals
Friday, April 09, 2010      5 comments

This week I've attained all of my Other Goals except for the two main goals which all the smaller goals are designed to assist. My two main Other Goals: 1. Do enough cardio to burn 310 calories every day. (Attained once this wee... Read more
Ruminations On My Weekly Goals
Thursday, April 08, 2010      5 comments

Taking a look at my success rate so far, I would say that I do better with active goals rather than passive goals. For instance, I find it easier to take action to include a new habit but when it comes to goals that are about NOT doing something... Read more
Weekly Goals Progress for Wednesday
Wednesday, April 07, 2010      3 comments

GOAL: 5+ fruits and veggies a day: I'm doing great! emoticon GOAL: no junk food: I've eaten a few ser... Read more
Weekly Goals Progress Update
Tuesday, April 06, 2010      5 comments

This week's Challenge on the Mindful Eating team is to: Self-assess: Before each meal or snack, first think about the reasons you are eating. i.e. hunger, taste, habit, subconsciously copying someone else etc. Identify: Any foods y... Read more
Weekly Goals
Monday, April 05, 2010      4 comments

-5+ fruits and veggies a day -no junk food -daily 2 mile walk -daily 10 minute workout -draw, crochet, write, and read daily Today is shopping day. I'm going to plan some meals and have plenty of healthy snacks. I did my workou... Read more
My April Goals
Sunday, April 04, 2010      7 comments

I would like to: 1. Walk at least two miles every day. 2. Do 10 minute workouts, daily. 3. Eat mindfully every time I eat not just sometimes. 4. Make daily creative projects a priority.... Read more

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