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Tuesday, March 05, 2013

I spent four whole days worrying about something that I had no control over. I prayed, I cried, I fretted and stewed. I made some assumptions that turned out to be incorrect, too.

Did it doing me any good?

Not one bit. However, it caused me a lot of stress, which we all know isn't good for us.

Thankfully I didn't do a lot of stress eating, but the damage was done in other areas.

I need to work harder to find ways to combat worry and stress in my life and, as the Serenity Prayer says, "accept the things I cannot change". I know I can do this, but it is going to take time and effort.

The Serenity Prayer also talks about having the courage to change the things I can. This is something that I'm learning to do through SparkPeople and some other things that I've been doing.

I'm stepping out in courage and faith to:

1. Lose weight and get fit.

2. Learn some new skills (crocheting and polymer clay).

3. Read the Bible through from cover to cover.

4. Get fit enough to do a 10K at the end of May.

5. Look good for my wedding day (also in May).

6. Learn to love myself more and accept myself the way I am while trying to make changes that will improve my life and relationships.

Life is good. I shouldn't spend so much time worrying!

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  • ROCKMAN6797
    Keep blogging, I'm sure that it is helping and we are more than willing to just read and support.
    1329 days ago
    Easier said than done, but by putting your thoughts in writing you give them the necessary power to find ways to make them happen...
    1330 days ago
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