So, I went and got pregnant, had my baby, and now I'm ready to get back on track with getting fit and healthy.
Thankfully eating wasn't too much of an issue for me while I was pregnant... not like the first two. I craved baked potatoes and br... Read more
Keys to Conscious Eating Card
I made a card to keep in my purse and one for my fridge... anyone is welcome to grab it and use it if you want.
(These keys are from Day One of Thin Within by Judy and Arthur Halliday, © 2002)
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Fun... Sweat... Should those words be in the same sentence?
I have to say I don't love sweating too much. I've said before that I love the feeling of clean blood pumping through my body, but I don't know that I've had fun doing something that makes me sweat since high school.
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Feeling That Glorious Pain
I'm not quite sure what it is, but I can never seem to remember how much I love the feeling of that clean blood pumping through my body after a good workout.
Oh yeah, I know what it is.
It's the feeling the next morning that you got hi... Read more
I started using SparkPeople 8 months ago when I had reached my peak weight and couldn't stand the sight of myself anymore.
For 2 1/2 months I committed to conscious eating and regular exercise and by Thanksgiving I was down 20 lbs and my cloth... Read more
Thin Within - Day 3 Review
So I caught something and spent all day Tuesday in bed, and then gone from home all day yesterday... so back to my review....
Day 3 - Going for Godly Goals
Favorite Quotes and Verses:
"So we make it our goal to please him." - 2 co... Read more
Thin Within - Day 2 Review
Day 2 - Getting to Know the Me God has Made
Favorite Quotes and Verses:
",,, He formed each of us so intricately to be a unique representation of His creativity." - p.19
"God's grace allows us to rise each and every time we stumbl... Read more
Thin Within - Day 1 Review
I'm trying to keep going with Thin Within... I promised myself I would not quit and start over again AGAIN with this book... so I'm going to review the chapters I have already finished and then pick up where I was and continue on.
Chapter 1... Read more
I released 20 lbs. from August 30th to November 30th while going through Thin Within at whatever pace life would allow me. I was finally finding peace and balance in my life and seeing results... I was recognizing triggers and practicing self-c... Read more
Thin Within, Day 8
Okay, I am FINALLY on Day 8, and just finishing week 8 of this journey towards health. It has taken me a MONTH to get to these questions on here, and I have read and re-read the chapter about 4 times in this month, hoping to get to the blog. Bu... Read more
Difficulties and Victories... Still Moving Forward
Being busy has been one of my major pitfalls in the past. I always make excuses for myself when I've got a lot on my plate. I slack off, and then pretty soon I've gone backwards. Well the last couple of weeks have been one thing after the nex... Read more
197: Today I am NO LONGER OBESE!
Last night I heard those sweet musical words, "I can tell you have been losing weight!"
So I weighed and I finally hit 197 today. I am no longer in the category of Obese. I realize I may totter back into it briefly, but I am heading down and... Read more
Thin Within, Day 7
Still Pushing Through! Finally answering Day 7 Questions:
My Body, God’s Restoration Underway
For most of us there are factors other than hunger that draw us to food beyond hunger. Fat Machinery discussed on day six helps us begin to... Read more
Weigh in... Numbers are up but I'm not looking too close.
So, today is Saturday. Weigh in day.
I woke up and just felt "big" today.
Sure enough the scale read 200. (boohoo!) I never wanted to see that number again, but I have just been teetering so close to it these last two weeks, and not able to... Read more
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Weigh in... #'s on the Scale vs. Other Changes
So, I weighed in a day early because my in-laws are coming to visit this weekend and will be using my bedroom and bathroom while they are here.
I prayed and thanked the Lord for the work He is doing, and asked Him if that number could pleas... Read more