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My favorite picture of Fritz and me -- in Luxembourg City





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"I am not a product of my circumstances. I am a product of my decisions." -- Stephen Covey

In the power of God, it is time to give up old habits that have lead me down a path of destruction. Every day, every moment is a new opportunity to follow God in healthy living!

A fellow pastor's wife has a motto: Giving up is not an option. I like that. I can't give up when I've come so far!

I was made for more: "God, I recognize I am made for more than the vicious cycle of being ruled by food. I need to eat to live, not live to eat. So, I keep asking for Your wisdom ...
In the power of God, it is time to give up old habits that have lead me down a path of destruction. Every day, every moment is a new opportunity to follow God in healthy living!

A fellow pastor's wife has a motto: Giving up is not an option. I like that. I can't give up when I've come so far!

I was made for more: "God, I recognize I am made for more than the vicious cycle of being ruled by food. I need to eat to live, not live to eat. So, I keep asking for Your wisdom to know what to eat and Your indwelling power to walk away from things that are not beneficial to me." Lysa TerKeurst, "Made to Crave"

I was made to worship God. All I do should be to give glory to Him.

Live life with no regrets. If you do, you'll spend more time thinking about what you should have done rather than what you can do. Instead, bloom where you're planted! There is no reason you cannot reach your goals!

These are not my words, (and if the author of them happens upon my SparkPage I'd love to credit you!), but they are so inspiring to me I wanted to post them here. It's another way to think about rainbows: "It reminds me of God's promise not to flood the earth again. I'm thinking maybe He's wanted to a time or two since Noah.....but He always keeps His Word.
So, I'm using this little rainbow as a model for my prayer as I start this weight loss journey (again) and asked God for the strength not to "flood" my body w/ stuff that's not good for me.
I'll want to from time to time......but I'll try to remember how my Father keeps His promises and draw from that strength"
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Member Since: 10/4/2009

SparkPoints: 35,161

Fitness Minutes: 51,721

My Goals:
One day at a time to:

Stay close to God.
Eat mindfully.
Eat healthfully.


My Program:
Track what I eat.

Strength training 3 times a week.

Do cardio for 30 minutes 2 days a week, and at least 10 minutes a day for the rest of the week.

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Personal Information:
My husband is a pastor, and we are empty nesters now, with one son living in Germany and the other in college.

Other Information:
It's hard to work at my desk with a cat on my lap.

It struck me as funny that "Shoveling Snow" is under Favorites on my fitness page. Shoveling snow! It's my favorite thing! Hahahahahaha!

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GODS_SERENITY
9/30/2014 9:54:16 AM

Hey Claire! Have an awesome Tuesday. Praying for you! emoticon emoticon emoticon



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ESHTEMOA
9/15/2014 3:09:26 PM

Claire so good that you stopped by the team IWTGF today, and thanks for the comments on my recent blog. Hope all is well with you & family?
Stay Blessed!
Roz.



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FOUNDER3
5/21/2014 1:16:32 PM

CLARE

So glad that you have joined out team. It has been my greatest support during the last few years.

I am doing very well. Have had 3 major surgeries from Oct of 2011, through Oct of 2013, 4 level fusion in my lumbar region, and then two total knee replacements in Aug and Oct of 2013.

Finally getting my body to work well again. It has been a rather difficult few years, but I am so good now that I am able to do more each day. Working on strengthing my back and legs every day.

All is good.

So happy to be seeing you again. We have several good threads to post on, so try them all.

Bonnie



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LADYHAWKES
1/5/2014 5:41:47 PM

Here's a website link for the Daniel Plan, since you can't get a book you may at least find some basic information here.
http://www.danielplan.com/



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NEWJEANSDAY
1/4/2014 8:38:55 AM

Glad you joined us on the Jesus Girls Made to Crave team. Look forward to getting to know you!



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