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I'm 46, a transcriptionist, married, and have 4 dogs.

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  • v SURVIVOR61
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    First things first. You have to decide that you want to lose weight. Then you need to be committed to losing it. And next you have to have Faith in yourself that you can lose weight.

    Not only will you need Faith in yourself to lose the weight, but you are going to need Faith in God to lose weight. With out Faith we are nothing. God never meant for us to be nothing, He meant for us to have Him abide in us and for us to abide in Him as Healthy, Happy and Full of Faith in our selves and Faith in Him.

    As long as we have Faith in God there is nothing we cannot accomplish and the same is true in having Faith in ourselves. Our faith goes way beyond the pulpit, it extends to believing and loving what we cannot see unconditionally. So why is it that we cannot love what our God has created in His own image.

    Our bodies are a creation of our God's. He formed us with His own hands, so why aren't we doing what we need to take better care of ourselves. Don't we need to have Faith in ourselves?

    Let's take inventory of why we want to lose weight in the first place.
    1) Do you want to look better?
    2) Do you want to drop just a few pounds?
    3) Are you tired, out of breathe?
    4) Are you suffering from a major illness?
    5) Are you morbidly obese?
    6) Just can't see your toes anymore?
    7) Are you sleeping all the time?
    8) Tired of feeling over full every time you eat?

    Did I miss anything? Well, I think we need to start believing that we can stop over eating. Have Faith, Pray, God will listen. Use self talk, use motivational tools, provided hear on Spark People. Use motivational videos, keep a journal, write a blog and read your bible daily. Most of all pray before each meal. Don't be afraid to ask God for His help, that is what He is there for. Trust me He wants all His temples healthy too.

    Exercise is a must, be Christ like.... Jesus got in His daily walks. So when you hear some ask are you walking with Jesus, what will your answer be?

    How many hospitals don't have a chapel in it? There are so many missions, churches and other religious deities in this world today that provide healthcare and even weight loss information It would astound you. So yes, faith and weight loss go hand in hand.

    Know that you can do this, you can do all things through Christ. You are a winner, because you a child of God's and God does not make mistakes. You can track your meals, you can walk 10 + minutes daily, you can blog about your day and you can keep a journal and you can have FAITH in You, I have FAITH in YOU and I have Faith in GOD. We can do all things through God!!
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    27 days ago
  • v JUDITH316
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    Dropping by to say hi and wish you a great Thursday ahead, also want you to know you are being though of today, hope all is well, please keep in touch.

    Hope you enjoy the Easter Poem! emoticon

    This Life on Earth

    Easter means that this life on earth
    is not all there is.
    Jesus went "to prepare a place for us"
    in His Father’s heavenly mansions
    for all eternity.
    Jesus died for our sins,
    paying our penalty,
    so that we could be forgiven.
    He was resurrected, to prove
    that death has no hold
    on those who repent
    and accept Him as Savior.
    This life on earth is a prelude
    to eternal joy with our Lord.
    Easter is a celebration
    of our eternal destiny.

    By Joanna Fuchs

    818 days ago
  • v MSROZZIE
    emoticon emoticon wishing you a healthy and prosperous 2014! emoticon emoticon emoticon emoticon
    907 days ago
  • v JUDITH316
    emoticon for your support & friendship, looking forward to another year walking this journey with you, let's keep Sparking On Together 1 day and 1 step at a time... emoticon emoticon
    908 days ago
  • v JUDITH316
    Wishing you a blessed weekend and want you to know you are being thought of today.

    Keep pushing, you can do it, I cheer you on your journey… emoticon

    Hope you enjoy the following poem...

    Everyone Needs Someone

    People need people and friends need friends
    And we all need love for a full life depends
    Not on vast riches or great acclaim,
    Not on success or on worldy fame,
    But just in knowing that someone cares
    And holds us close in their thoughts and prayers-
    For only the knowledge that we’re understood
    Makes everyday living feel wonderfully good,
    And we rob ourselves of life’s greatest need
    When we “lock up our hearts” and fail to heed
    The outstretched hand reaching to find
    A kindred spirit whose heart and mind
    Are lonely and longing to somehow share
    Our joys and sorrows and to make us aware
    That life’s completeness and richness depends
    On the things we share with our loved ones and friends.

    Helen Steiner Rice

    1117 days ago
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