HCB's Journal, 09 April 2013

Whewww...I just completed a four day long intensive training! It was great, and if I complete the cycle of training for this treatment modality, I will do three intensives per year for three consecutive years. WOO HOO...

So, the coolest part is that it is a body-focused process for helping people reduce traumatic events - usually accidents, violence, abuse, etc.

The body conscious approach is GREAT for checking in about the experience of hunger and appetite.

People tend to label many many things as "hunger" when it may be other physical and emotional impulses. So, each time I think I am "hungry", I check all areas of my body to see what else may be happening inside.

I ate very well during the training since I brought all my own food = I had too many calories - but the quality all was good.

I am enthused and hopeful.

Let's rock it together!

I am dedicated, determined, and diligent!

Diet Calendar Entries for 09 April 2013:
1189 kcal Fat: 35.30g | Prot: 84.16g | Carb: 136.85g.   Breakfast: Coffee (Brewed From Grounds), 2% Fat Milk, Chobani Lowfat Pineapple Greek Yogurt, Kellogg's All-Bran Buds. Lunch: Publix Brown Rice Spicy Tuna Roll. Dinner: Sweet Potato (Without Salt, Baked In Skin, Cooked), Butter, Beef Steak (Lean Only Eaten). more...
2545 kcal Activities & Exercise: Desk Work - 6 hours and 30 minutes, Sitting - 8 hours, Sleeping - 9 hours, Driving - 30 minutes. more...
on diet HCB's own diet  


Sound like an interesting adventure. Welcome back! 
09 Apr 13 by member: pam-u-la
Congrats on completing that training! I appreciate what you are saying about hunger because I eat to relive stress and boredom, and sometimes just to give my hands and mouth something to do. Sounds like you've got one step up on those bad habits!  
09 Apr 13 by member: BuffyBear
Training sounds pretty neat! Nice job sticking with your own food, that's dedication!! 
09 Apr 13 by member: Bkeller1023
Good for you! You sound so healthy & upbeat -- I love it! What an interesting seminar. I've been reading a lot lately about emotional eating & just as you said so many times while we truly feel hunger, many times its not for food. I'd always assumed if I truly felt hungry, it had to be for food. its been really enlightening. Thanks for the reinforcement! xoxo 
09 Apr 13 by member: Ruhu
Wonderful training!...I always think hunger is when my tummy growls, or when it has been a while since I ate and I start to get queasy...What elese is hunger? 
09 Apr 13 by member: jessabridge4444
Thanks for sharing this experience with us. Great job at taking your own food and having a plan. Glad you're back! 
09 Apr 13 by member: aggie95
That training sounds very interesting. Keep us posted with what else you learn :) 
09 Apr 13 by member: evelyn64
That's awesome. I heard once that a lot of times when we are "hungry" we are really thirsty instead. 
10 Apr 13 by member: skwhite


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