AKC CH. Beazaks Prince of Belair Raylea...AKA Chevy!
This shows that U can SEE that U R making progress! My w8 has consistently gone down over the year!
I am trying to live each day "in the moment" and be mindful of how I am living my life. My goal is to become the most authentic, true version of myself that God created me to be.
This is my motivation text for June 2016:
Be faithful in small things because it is in them that your strength lies.
Be happy in the moment, that’s enough. Each moment is all we need, not more.
Life is an opportunity, benefit from it.
Life is beauty, admire it.
Life is a dream, realize it.
Life is a challenge, meet it.
Life is a duty, complete it.
Life is a game, play it.
Life is a promise, fulfill it.
Life is sorrow, overcome it.
Life is a song, sing it.
Life is a struggle, accept it.
Life is a tragedy, confront it.
Life is an adventure, dare it.
Life is luck, make it.
Life is too precious, do not destroy it.
Life is life, fight for it.
Be faithful to log in everyday and complete my entries.
Work to meet my goals consistently.
Forgive myself when I make a mistake or an unwise choice.
Ask for help when I need it.
1.Begin each day with TAG(Time Alone w/God)
2.Exercise 15 minutes
3.Track! Track! Track!... eat "clean", healthy!
4. Drink at least 6 glasses of water every day.
5. No eating after 8pm.
I am continuing to go slowly so that I establish long lasting lifestyle changes.
I will be mindful of what I eat and how it will affect my health in the long run.
Movement is movement..try to do "just a little more" everyday.
I'm 60 years old.
I'm a hairdresser.
I live in beautiful North Carolina.
I love going to dog shows and showing Welsh Corgis.
I've been married to a wonderful man for 38 years.
I am a Christian who is trying to become the best person God intended me to be.
I am a Sidetracked Home Executive..a SHE! I also subscribe to FlyLady. I was born organized, yet I haven't found a successful way to keep the "body clutter" under control! UNTIL I discovered SparkPeople!
| current weight: 193.8
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!!
26 days ago
My Wonderful Spark Friend !!
Remember just because it is a Holiday Weekend doesn't mean you can't have a good time and stay on track... just watch be sure to weight the hamburger meat out to 3-4 ounces, layer it with plenty of veggies like lettuce, cucumbers, onions, radishes or your favorites!! Try adding some grilled vegetables to the list... Family BBQ's can be the greatest way to get your family on board to trying fresh grilled vegetables and "Yes" even grilled "Fruits"... Try gilled fruit and veggie kabobs... along with your favorite salsa. Even visit Chef Meg for some of her favorite recipes for grilling!!
"Memorial Day Weekend Blessings!!"
Remember to Plan for those desserts to, no more than 1/8th of a slice if you put it on your tracker!! You should have plenty of room for it!! Let's be Happy with our choices, not sorry about it later!
32 days ago
Don’t completely eliminate foods that you actually LOVE.
Chances are that if you completely cut out foods you absolutely love, you’ll spring back into old eating habits pretty quickly. Unless your doctor informs you of a health condition that requires food elimination, or unless you choose to eliminate a food for personal reasons, let go of the idea of “bad” foods and learn to enjoy them in moderation instead. Pasta? Rice? A piece of chocolate cake? Enjoying these once in a while won’t derail all of your hard work and they aren’t “unhealthy” in proper portions. It is all about portion control...
Things do get a bit tricky with this “don’t” though. You have to figure out the best method of non-elimination for you. For example, if you keep your favorite food in the house and know you aren’t able to control how much you eat, then don’t keep it in the house. Instead, enjoy it only when you go out.
35 days ago
Do you need to wait to feel hungry before eating? Worst Diet Advice: 'Only Eat When Hungry'
Why you shouldn’t let hunger drive your dietary decisions . Don't believe it? What happens when you go to the supermarket hungry? Well you shop differently, of course, coming home with items you'd have never purchased on a full stomach. And what happens when you sit down to a meal hungry? Well you're still shopping of course, only this time you're shopping from your plate, your fridge, your cupboards, your freezer, or worst of all, from a menu.
35 days ago
My Dr. is recommending that I eat several smaller meals throughout the day now that I have been diagnosed as having "Hypoglycemia". Instead of eating 3 regular meals and 2 snacks, I would be eating 6 smaller meals through out the day. By eating at regular intervals, my blood sugar levels (and therefore my energy levels) would remain stable. So, instead of having that mid-afternoon crash, I would be full of energy through dinnertime! By eating every few hours (especially if when we chew on fruits and veggies) can also help add extra the nutrition that might be missing from other meals. By cutting out refined sugar, I also cut a lot of fruits that were high in sugar as well. I have recently learned that my body needs this natural sugar. Therefore I have started re-introducing them back into my meal plans as needed. This is helping to restart my metabolism. How many of you know what "Hypoglycemia" is? Could you be suffering from this condition and not know it? I was.
Hypoglycemia : deficiency of glucose ( sugar ) in the bloodstream. Low Blood Sugar.
40 days ago