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A new year for me
Tuesday, June 21, 2016      3 comments

My focus for weight loss this year is to continue my journey by combatting stress in my life. I will meditate on the Word of God daily. Bring my worries to the Lord before eating. Continue in fellowship with other believers and faithfully serve ... Read more
"And grace my fears relieved"
Sunday, June 05, 2016      4 comments

My calendar this year is Amazing Grace. June's phrase is And grace, my fears relieved. My devotions today were on bringing every thought into the captivity of obedience to Christ 2 Corinthians 10:5. I heard someone say the other day that they we... Read more
The start of my final journey to weight loss
Wednesday, May 11, 2016      5 comments

Today and yesterday I stayed within my calorie limit. I am tired of playing games with myself, mostly running to food when upset. I really do feel confident with the Lord's help He will help me succeed. The last 4 days have been tough. I found ... Read more
Using a test to jumpstart my journey
Tuesday, May 10, 2016      2 comments

Today I am on a liquid diet for a routine medical test. I am using this day to pray for my family and my future. It is a blessing to have a forced fast because Sunday night I had some disappointing news from family and at church. Sunday night I ... Read more
It is not all or nothing!
Thursday, May 05, 2016      5 comments

Today I had more calories than I wanted to eat but realize that I can not let it defeat me. I stayed within my calorie range and did get lots of exercise. I do need to change some things-like not getting a free bagel every day this month. I ha... Read more
May I lose 10lbs ?
Wednesday, May 04, 2016      1 comments

I am a little slow at starting my May goal. Sunday we had a birthday party and I had cake and ice cream. Monday I ate out of stress. Tuesday I ate out of stress mostly healthy food, but caved into getting a blizzard with the family. Today Ma... Read more
Reasons for cutting way back on sugar
Saturday, April 16, 2016      6 comments

My reasons for cutting back on sugar 1. It causes me to want to eat more 2. I have a 70 % chance of getting diabetes II if I stay at this weight 3. Extra weight can cause cancer, heart attack, stroke 4. I'm cheap it is cheaper to stay ... Read more
He is able it's His desire
Tuesday, April 12, 2016      1 comments

When reading my devotional on "Breaking Free" by Beth Moore I was reminded again that I am to bring glory to Him. But I need to remember that is through the Spirit of the Lord! It takes the futility out of my struggles and self defeat also. He w... Read more
I am an ambassador for the Lord Jesus Christ
Thursday, April 07, 2016      1 comments

This morning I listened to a devotional my dil gave at her Bible study. First of all I am blessed that she is a mature Christian. Secondly, she reminded me of all my favorite verses on the topic of being an ambassador. One of my inspirations for... Read more
Week 2 sugar cravings
Tuesday, April 05, 2016      6 comments

I had a banana instead of nana bread I head yogurt instead of ice cream but had a piece of pie my dil made. When I came home ate icecream😔 ... Read more
Taming my sweet tooth-where doth the danger lurk?
Thursday, March 31, 2016      3 comments

Today I packed a healthy lunch to eat after work and tried on many shoes for work.....NO problems there Then I went to the apple store to have my iphone fixed. Stressful situation enters for me: giving my name on the list, waiting around wonde... Read more
Where were the sugar cravings coming from today?
Wednesday, March 30, 2016      1 comments

I was tempted by a peppermint patty because I was out of breath mints. I ended up having one in the morning and one in the afternoon. I bought real breath mints before church today. I am tired tonight -probably still playing catch up from so ma... Read more
When do I want to eat sugar?
Tuesday, March 29, 2016      2 comments

Well this is day 2 of the sugar busting challenge and the assignment today is to evaluate when I want to eat sugar. Yesterday I was totally exhausted and sugar appealed to me and I didn't care. Today when I was driving home from working at m... Read more
Am I living for my flesh or for my Lord?
Monday, March 28, 2016      0 comments

Yesterday in Sunday school class we were talking about what blinds us from following the Lord and it came back to the lust of the flesh, the lust of the eyes, and the pride of life from 1 John. One thing I realized was that my fear of talking to... Read more
Going 1 step forward today
Tuesday, March 22, 2016      2 comments

Yesterday I was upset and bought a shamrock shake and then was still upset and bought a chocolate chip frappechino Today counting calories measuring and logging in. I also talked to my best friend. And put things in perspective ... Read more

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