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August 8, 2005, 7:42 pm CDT

HEY KIT

IF YOU COULD SEE MY BASEMENT YOU'D KNOW WHY I USED TO WEIGH OVER 300 LBS!!!! 

 

AND TO THINK I THOUGHT ALL ALONG IT WAS BECAUSE I ATE TOO MUCH AND DIDN'T EXERCISE OR DRINK WATER. AND NOW YOU TELL ME ITS BECAUSE MY BASEMENT IS FULL OF JUNK...OMG....I SHOULD HAVE CLEANED THAT BASEMENT YEARS AGO AND I WOULDN'T HAVE TO EXERCISE EVERY DAY NOW!!!!   LOL!!! 

 

(((HUGS)))) 

 

BECKY 

 

FROGHOP 

 
August 9, 2005, 4:39 am CDT

Good morning

Dropping by to say hello everyone. 

  

I have had a good week, was down 2 lbs yesterday morning, even after a big slip over the weekend.  Getting my exercising in, walked one hour Sunday morning at the beach, 30 min. walk yesterday morning then 1 1/4 hours in the pool last night at water aerobics class.  It was my first night back and it felt so good to get in the pool.  I'm planning on another class tomorrow night. 

  

I had a very sad thing happen to me yesterday.  I walked into my bedroom after getting home from work and there on the floor was my exercise ball, deflated with a big rip in it.  I imagine the kitten attacked it.  I told Shannon I would have loved to have seen that cause I figured it must have threw her a few feet.   

  

So now I need to find another one, I just loved my ball :( 

  

Time to head off for work, everyone have a wonderful day.  I haven't forgotten you Becky, will get to it one of these nights or weekends. 

  

ttfn Love Barbara 

 
August 9, 2005, 5:21 am CDT

OH GEE BARBARA!!!!

THAT'S JUST TERRIBLE NEWS!!!! THAT DARN CAT ANYWAY!!!! I WONDER WHAT THAT LOOKED LIKE MYSELF!!! I HAVE A CAT AND IT'S NEVER EVEN LOOKED AT THIS BALL! BUT IT'S A DEAF CAT AND SHE DOESNT DO LOTS OF THINGS OTHER CATS DO! 

 

CONGRATULATIONS ON THE 2 POUNDS!!!! WOOOOOHOOOO!!! THAT'S JUST TRIFFIC!!!! YOU GO GIRLFRIEND!!! I AM CONVINCED ITS THE EXERCISE THAT MAKES THE DIFFERENCE WITH THIS PROGRAM AND REALLY ANY WEIGHTLOSS PROGRAM THAT YOU CAN LIVE WITH LONG TERM!!! 

 

I KNOW THERE ARE PEOPLE WHO CAN CUT THEIR FOOD INTAKE AND LOOSE WEIGHT AND  KEEP IT OFF FOREVER AND CAN'T EXERCISE BUT I KNOW WITH THE 40 YEARS EXPERIENCE I HAVE AT TRYING THAT IT WON'T WORK FOR ME. AND I KNOW IF I AM NOT 100% WITH DR PHIL'S FOOD PLAN I CAN STILL MAINTAIN MY WEIGHT WITH JUST 3 HALF HOUR WORKOUTS! BUT WHEN I WANT TO LOOSE WEIGHT REGULARLY I HAVE TO HAVE 5 WORKOUTS AND 99% DR PHIL' S FOOD PLAN. WHICH INCLUDES WATER WATER WATER!!!! 

 

KEEP UP THE GOOD WORK!!!! PLEASE COME BACK AND POST TO US OFTEN!!! WE MISS YOU WHEN YOU'RE GONE!!! 

 

(((((HUGS)))) 

 

BECKY 

 

FROGHOP 

 
August 9, 2005, 5:38 am CDT

Congratulations NASA on brining Discovery home safely!

Talk about stress!  I have been focused on this mission the whole time and glad they are back on earth.  The News media built up that stress.  I sucked it all in!   

  

Becky I have found for myself and by reading Keys #1 and #2 that stress is a big factor.  So matter what the reason in our lives, we need to make those changes to completely work the keys equally for this life style change.   

  

My obesity seems to be related to stress. I over=eat when I am tense or bored.  What can be done?  

I know that I smoked when I was mad (stressed) or bored.  I also seen signs of this in dogs that were bored and had behavior problems.   Stress caused obsessive, compulsive behaviors. 


According to what I have read from  Dr. Jeffery Tatae, M.D., Tate Healthcare Specialists Rogers, Arizona Stress causes obesity in at least two ways;  First, stress increases the secretion of "cortisol." Cortisol is a natural hormone and is essential for life; however, at high levels it increase fat storage, especially in the abdominal area.   Now we see a lot of TV commercials about Cortisol.   

  

Second, stress triggers the oral relaxation reflex.  This refex is most visible with small infants: when they are upset we can usually calm them by putting something in their mouth.  Unfortunately, we never outgrow that reflex.  When we are bored, tense, worried, sad, lonely, etc., we feel a craving to put something in our mouth and we want carbohydrates, mainly. 

  

Untreated, our reactions to stress will eventually sabotage our fat=less efforts.  Fortunately, we have new ways, including safe medications, to reduce the effects of stress on obesity and to help obese patients gain lifelong conrol of this disorder.   

  

In my work I use behavior modification to change the routines and the bad behaviors lessen.  I explain to the people that there are two kinds of exercise:  Mental - those exercises that make their pets think.  Tricks, Obedience training and a job that gives them something to think about like guide dog for the blind or sports they were bred to do, like herding, retreiving, protection or tracking.   

  

Second,  physically exercise like walking, swimming or playing ball.   

  

You bring mental and physical exercise together equally and add socialization you will have a stable dog.  It is the same with people and their behavior.  Mentally we have to exercise our thought processes for the Keys 1 thru 5 and Physically for Key #6 and socially for Key #7. 

  

So I am sticking by stress can lead to unwanted behavior.  So you need to clean the basement you will be so relieved when you get the job done and things organized!  No excuses! 

  

KIT 

  

  

 
August 9, 2005, 5:42 am CDT

OMG brcscc/Barb Poor Kitty! Talk about stress/fear factor!

The walks on the beach sound wonderful!  Keep up the good job and you will see more results!  Hope you are able to replace that ball soon!   

  

KIT 

 
August 9, 2005, 10:27 am CDT

When I grow up

I want to be just like Kit!  Thank you for your words, they make me think a lot! 

  

Barb....... I was rolling when you talked about your ball, I was getting all ready to be sad and put something on my prayer list, and then you said your ball had died!  Darn cat..... if it's not family trying to sabatoge us we need to worry about the pets too? 

  

Beck, love that picture of you on the ball!  Cleaning IS exercise but it's a little more difficult to keep our heart rate up while doing it for any significant time, guess it's more like weight training.  Watch out for those knees and back. 

  

Hey, any news on Shari or Angie?  Inquiring minds ya know. 

  

Off to work, have a fat-free day! 

  

Deb 

 
August 9, 2005, 4:54 pm CDT

Hello Everyone!

Vicki I hope you are feeling better and will be back to normal soon!  Speedy recovery MY FRIEND! 

  

Hello Deb!  Thank you for the post it made my day!  Personally I would pick someone taller to take after! LOL   

  

Becky I hope you were kind to yourself today at the Body Shop!  I need to go in a pool outside I am tired of being under florencent lights for my swims.  I would also like to float around and count the stars! 

  

Barb Wait for me!  I loved the walks on the beaches up there!  Eat all those Lobsters yet?  If you need help call!  Find a bucket or a large flower pot or salad bowl and use that for a stand so you can put your stability ball up on top of a place where that killer kitty does not go!    When you purchase a ball this time, if you did not already.  Try finding one that comes with a video instead of a wall chart. 

  

Andiepie I hope your schools did not start back aready like they did in the South Eastern USA! 

  

Shari I hope the move was sucessful and you are finding you have lots of room to get organized and get that computer hooked up soon!     

  

MM I hope this has been a great Summer for you and your family!  I hope it has not been as hot there as it has been here!  Leaves are falling due to the stressed trees from lack of rain.  Yesterday morning we got 2.5 or 3 inches of rain from a slow moving T storm...we all celebrated!  July was very dry!  Even our lakes are lower than ever. 

  

Everyone else we miss your posts!   

  

KIT 

 
August 9, 2005, 6:08 pm CDT

YOU ARE SO DARN SMART!!!

Quote From: yourpalkit

Talk about stress!  I have been focused on this mission the whole time and glad they are back on earth.  The News media built up that stress.  I sucked it all in!   

  

Becky I have found for myself and by reading Keys #1 and #2 that stress is a big factor.  So matter what the reason in our lives, we need to make those changes to completely work the keys equally for this life style change.   

  

My obesity seems to be related to stress. I over=eat when I am tense or bored.  What can be done?  

I know that I smoked when I was mad (stressed) or bored.  I also seen signs of this in dogs that were bored and had behavior problems.   Stress caused obsessive, compulsive behaviors. 


According to what I have read from  Dr. Jeffery Tatae, M.D., Tate Healthcare Specialists Rogers, Arizona Stress causes obesity in at least two ways;  First, stress increases the secretion of "cortisol." Cortisol is a natural hormone and is essential for life; however, at high levels it increase fat storage, especially in the abdominal area.   Now we see a lot of TV commercials about Cortisol.   

  

Second, stress triggers the oral relaxation reflex.  This refex is most visible with small infants: when they are upset we can usually calm them by putting something in their mouth.  Unfortunately, we never outgrow that reflex.  When we are bored, tense, worried, sad, lonely, etc., we feel a craving to put something in our mouth and we want carbohydrates, mainly. 

  

Untreated, our reactions to stress will eventually sabotage our fat=less efforts.  Fortunately, we have new ways, including safe medications, to reduce the effects of stress on obesity and to help obese patients gain lifelong conrol of this disorder.   

  

In my work I use behavior modification to change the routines and the bad behaviors lessen.  I explain to the people that there are two kinds of exercise:  Mental - those exercises that make their pets think.  Tricks, Obedience training and a job that gives them something to think about like guide dog for the blind or sports they were bred to do, like herding, retreiving, protection or tracking.   

  

Second,  physically exercise like walking, swimming or playing ball.   

  

You bring mental and physical exercise together equally and add socialization you will have a stable dog.  It is the same with people and their behavior.  Mentally we have to exercise our thought processes for the Keys 1 thru 5 and Physically for Key #6 and socially for Key #7. 

  

So I am sticking by stress can lead to unwanted behavior.  So you need to clean the basement you will be so relieved when you get the job done and things organized!  No excuses! 

  

KIT 

  

  

AND IT ALL MAKES SO MUCH SENSE....WONDER WHY IT HAS TAKEN US SO LONG TO BE ABLE TO DO THE THINGS TO HELP OURSELVES. I STILL HAVENT FIGURED OUT WHAT CAUSES ME TO EAT WHEN I DON'T NEED TO!  I STILL THINK I JUST REALLY LIKE THE TASTE OF FOOD. I HAVE BEEN ABLE TO JUST TASTE THINGS I REALLY REALLLY LOVE INSTEAD OF 2 OR 3 SERVINGS. THAT SOME PROGRESS. 

 

I DID SPEND SOME TIME IN THE BASEMENT TODAY. I PLAN ON DOING THAT A COUPLE TIMES A WEEK TILL ITS DONE. BUT I KNOW I CAN HAVE THAT YARD SALE THIS WEEKEND AND TRY TO GET RID OF AA'S GOOD CLOTHES. THERE ARE PEOPLE LOOKING FOR GOOD SCHOOL CLOTHES. IF NOT I KNOW A CHARITY THAT NEEDS THEM. 

 

ABOUT CORTISOL: WHEN ROBYN HAD THAT PITUATARY TUMOR HER CORTISOL LEVEL WAS 10 TIMES NORMAL AND SHE WAS READY FOR A STROKE. BUT IT CAUSED HER TO HAVE THIS BELLY POUCH AND ONE ON THE BACK OF HER NECK. THEY CALLED THAT A BUFFALO HUMP. I WONDER IF THAT STUFF THEY ADVERTIZE FOR BELLY FAT WOULD REALLY WORK. I HAVE MY DOUBTS.  

 

WELL, HAVE A GREAT DAY! 

 

BECKY 

 

 
August 9, 2005, 6:14 pm CDT

HEY DEB

Quote From: dj209stkn

I want to be just like Kit!  Thank you for your words, they make me think a lot! 

  

Barb....... I was rolling when you talked about your ball, I was getting all ready to be sad and put something on my prayer list, and then you said your ball had died!  Darn cat..... if it's not family trying to sabatoge us we need to worry about the pets too? 

  

Beck, love that picture of you on the ball!  Cleaning IS exercise but it's a little more difficult to keep our heart rate up while doing it for any significant time, guess it's more like weight training.  Watch out for those knees and back. 

  

Hey, any news on Shari or Angie?  Inquiring minds ya know. 

  

Off to work, have a fat-free day! 

  

Deb 

THANKS DEB BUT I NEED TO GET A NEW ONE TAKEN! CAN YOU TELL I AM TRYING TO HIDE A MULTITUDE OF SINS IN THAT SHOT? LOL   

 

I DID HEAR FROM SHARI, SHE IS ALL MOVED TO AZ NOW AND HER MOM IS STILL THERE VISITING AND NEXT ONE OF HER GRANDSONS IS VISITING. I TOLD HER SHE WILL ALWAYS HAVE SOMEBODY THERE SINCE SHE MOVED AWAY! 

 

AS  FOR ANGELIKA, I HEAR FROM THE GRAPEVINE SHE HAS FOUND ANOTHER GROUP TO BE PART OF. THEY MOVED FROM THE DR PHIL BOARDS WHEN IT CHANGED. I WISH SHE HAD JUST TOLD US, ESPECIALLY SINCE THAT'S WHAT UPSET HER ABOUT OTHERS WHO LEFT OUR BOARD. OH WELL. I WISH HER ONLY HAPPINESS AND SUCCESS. 

 

WELL, YOU HAVE A GREAT DAY DEB! 

 

((((HUGS)))) 

 

BECKY 

 
August 10, 2005, 10:33 am CDT

BECKY

I agree!  It has been sad to see the boards split and to loose members from the message boards that gave so much to them.  I just don't think they will ever know how much they are really missed.  Everyone has so much to offer!  It might not be every day or every week but it is nice to hear about their sucesses in Life and Weight Loss! 

  

KIT 

 
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