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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

Grey March grey thinking

Tuesday, March 15, 2016      3 comments

March is very gray in MN. The snow has melted, the trees have no leaves, and most of the grass is brown, and the sky is overcast. After my Daniel fast I haven't done well. First obstacle was wanting to eat everything I couldn't. Then there is m... Read more

1 5lb bag of potatoes gone 25lbs to go

Wednesday, February 24, 2016      3 comments

Since I carry most of my weight in tummy, waist, and midriff I have pictured it as pounds of potatoes. I have 1 5lb bag gone and want to take off another pounds off in the next 4 weeks. Since finishing the Daniel fast I have found that I am stil... Read more

Finishing the Daniel Fast

Thursday, February 18, 2016      2 comments

I am very thankful that the Lord helped me stay away from sugar and sweeteners, coffee,Diet Coke, tea, breads, dairy, and meats. I think the two biggest things I learned were: He is able to help me to have the victory over emotional eating! And ... Read more

Finding a way of escape

Monday, February 08, 2016      2 comments

Oops! I forgot to look for my way of escape. I Corinthians 10:13 There hath no temptation taken you but such as is common to man: but God is faithful, who will not suffer you to be tempted above that ye are able; but will with the temptation ALS... Read more

5 lbs of "potatoes" for Feb.

Friday, February 05, 2016      0 comments

I am very thankful for my progress on the Daniel fast and want to give the Lord the glory for strength to numerous temptations. During the next 3 weeks I am going to do my part to lose 5 lbs. I carry almost all my weight in my tummy and midriff ... Read more

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