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Consistent living - It's not about me

Most of the time in a healthy living journey a person has to focus on themselves and the changes they need to make in their lives. But that doesn't work for me. As a follower of Jesus Christ. my life's desire is to know Him more and make Him known.
This life is not about me. It's about Jesus. It's about His gospel and it's all for His glory. In this healthy living journey, I will make changes to become healthier but I will also look for ways to encourage others on their journey!
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Most of the time in a healthy living journey a person has to focus on themselves and the changes they need to make in their lives. But that doesn't work for me. As a follower of Jesus Christ. my life's desire is to know Him more and make Him known.
This life is not about me. It's about Jesus. It's about His gospel and it's all for His glory. In this healthy living journey, I will make changes to become healthier but I will also look for ways to encourage others on their journey!

I have struggled with my weight and body image for as long as I can remember. I remember being called names like "tubby" and "sumo wrestler" growing up. I have had 4 children gaining about 50 lbs with each child by believing "I could eat whatever I wanted because I was pregnant." Each time I was able to lose the weight before becoming pregnant with the next child.
I have found three trigger foods- wheat, sugar and caffeine and I am working to cut them out of my diet!! I am consistently working towards a healthy lifestyle by maintaining a streak of my goals.

Let me know if I can help you!

Nothing is impossible with God . Luke 1:37

God's strength is made perfect in my weakness! 2 Corinthians 12:9

“God, I recognize that I am made for more than the vicious cycle of being ruled by food, body image, and comparing myself to others. I am thankful that You made my body unique in ways that I can serve You and in ways that turn my reliance upon You. 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 and thoughts that are not beneficial for me." Our taste buds crave many things to satisfy, but only persevering with God will make us truly full.”
Lysa TerKeurst - Made to Crave

"When you get in a tight place and everything goes against you, till it seems as though you could not hold on a minute longer, never give up then, for that is just the place and the time that the tide will turn."
- Harriet Beecher Stowe
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Member Since: 2/28/2009

SparkPoints: 38,470

Fitness Minutes: 53,072

My Goals:
Daily Goals
1) Quiet time and focus on God
2) 8+ cups of water
3) 5+ freggies
4) Exercise 10 min every day
5) Limit O wheat, sugar and caffeine
6) Limit TV, Internet movies and TV shows, story books.
7) Log EVERYTHING!
8) Get to bed by 10 pm


My Program:
Running
Biking
Walking
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Cross-country skiing
P90X3 - Completed 4.18.14
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Personal Information:
~~My name is Elsa. I am a a homeschooling mom of four in rural South Dakota

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When you get in a tight place and everything goes against you, till it seems as though you could not hold on a minute longer, never give up then, for that is just the place and the time that the tide will turn
- Harriet Beecher Stowe



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MARINEMAMA
11/26/2014 6:41:28 AM

Gobble gobble!!! emoticon Happy Thanksgiving!!! ;)



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C8TSON
10/13/2014 2:36:38 PM

Hi Elsa! Thanks for the comment on my blog! Justin and I are both juicing together, which has been so awesome! We are using a Jack LaLanne juicer. It's not the top quality recommended, but we didn't want to sink off and pay tons of money for a juicer if we found we didn't enjoy juicing. Turns out, we love it, and may make a bigger investment in the future, but this one is actually working extremely well so far. Anyway, how are you doing? Hope you are feeling well! emoticon



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ELIZ181
10/12/2014 8:50:30 PM

Hey Elsa

Just popping by to see how you are doing?



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10/1/2014 12:10:22 PM

......oooO................ I walked over here
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......)../....Oooo......Eric
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................\..)........13.1 miles...Cause I'm Only Half Crazy-Team Leader
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C8TSON
9/30/2014 10:02:22 PM

Glad to see you back on spark! Hope you are doing well! :)



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