Six steps to keep you moving in your weight loss goals

It has been a long road, friends.  I have been SO TIRED of being on my weight loss grind. It has been over a year since I have had my head firmly planted in the realm of “I need to lose weight, and I MUST do something about it NOW”. . Since moving my bagsContinue reading “Six steps to keep you moving in your weight loss goals”

Thirty-five pounds of weight lost, but ever increasing in perspective…

    Wow!  God is mighty.  And yes, I am saying that because he blessed me to lose 35 lbs., but also because of what I have been gaining.  It is hard to explain, but gaining this weight, losing the ability to fit into my old mold, and watching God form me into something elseContinue reading “Thirty-five pounds of weight lost, but ever increasing in perspective…”

Learning to use Your Appetite as your Guide

When you hear the phrase, “eat when you’re hungry, stop when full,” I imagine a shudder runs down your spine. How on earth am I supposed to learn to do that? Rest assured, the process can be done. Below are a few tips that may be helpful as you begin your journey. 1. Pray aContinue reading “Learning to use Your Appetite as your Guide”

Four Things I have Learned about Losing Weight this Year

As we come to the end of the year, I think this a time for reflection.  I am praising God that I have lost 11 pounds since August. I am, however, still cognizant of the areas where I need to grow. While 11 pounds may be praiseworthy, I am not satisfied.  At this pace, weContinue reading “Four Things I have Learned about Losing Weight this Year”

The Danger when the Scale goes Down

I am down 11 pounds – well, I was before the Wednesday before Thanksgiving. I am still counting it though🙂.  You all just do not know how excited I was to the scale move down a few weeks ago.  This journey can be so long, and I have many moments when I wonder if whatContinue reading “The Danger when the Scale goes Down”

God’s goal isn’t for me (or you) to be skinny

“God’s goal isn’t for us to be skinny. God’s goal is for us to be healthy – spiritually and physically.” – Lysa Terkeurst Well, I should have known.  My goal, however, was to be skinny.  Healthy would have been nice, but skinny was what I wanted.  I remember when I first started losing weight.  AllContinue reading “God’s goal isn’t for me (or you) to be skinny”