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Are you a Turtle or a Hare???
I love the story of the race of the Turtle and the Hare... it has a good theme for both life in general, as well as for the rewards of nutrition and exercise! Many times we jump start like rabbits, but get bogged down or side tracked so easily b... Read more
Is glad to be back to a normal schedule and...
It is so good to be back to a normal schedule and back to exercising after a break away because of health reasons and a busy week of college kids home for spring break! I can't believe that just a few weeks off and I am this out of shape thoug... Read more
Sigh... here I was excited about being able to exercise again... BUT... with college kids home for a week, two birthdays to celebrate, and everyone's favorite meals to fix... it has not been so good for me! I have not completely thrown the die... Read more
After a break from strenuous exercise due to an iron deficiency, I am back to exercising.... I started slow and did feel a little shaky, but was able to walk almost 2 miles in 36 minutes. I look forward to building it up a little more each day... Read more
WOW... I am amazed at what God can do!!!
I had been so discouraged, because I wasn't able to exercise (due to health problems) to help with weight loss... yesterday, when I read a verse a friend posted, I decided not to worry about it... just rest in the Lord! I even posted it in my b... Read more
A Little Discouraged, but Keeping My Eyes on the Lord!!!
I am a little discouraged this week. With an iron deficiency, my energy level has been so low! I am taking supplements to get my iron up and hoping that by Monday I will be able to get going again... in the meantime, I just feel so blah!!! The... Read more
Looking forward to a new week!
After a very looooong week of some more sickness in our home and a health concern of my own that kept me from exercising as much as I like... I am really looking forward to a new week! I will rest a lot tomorrow on Sunday and hopefully be up an... Read more
Tough Weekend... New Week!!!
This past weekend was really tough.
* I went to Wisconsin for my daughter to have oral surgery and drove her back home the same day. (3 1/2 hour drive one way)
* I was sick.
* We had a missionary family come over Saturday and Sunday. ... Read more
Half Pound lost after a VERY Long Plateau
WOW... I finally lost a half a pound, and though it seems sooo small, I am rejoicing!!! It was so discouraging day after day seeing no results! (almost 2 weeks) BUT, I kept working on both my food intake and my exercise regardless of the scal... Read more
A wonderful friend of mine saw a picture of herself on Facebook and exclaimed how fat she looked... ya know, I never looked at her 'fat'... I always looked at her as a wonderful friend who was a lot of fun! Interesting how we think that outwa... Read more
Baby Shower Blues...
I went to a baby shower last night... didn't do too well... I even looked up the calories on things I knew were being served, to help me THINK before I ATE.
BUT, I ate two and a half pieces of veggie pizza (the kind on crescent rolls - y... Read more
The best sermons are lived not spoken!
"The best sermons are lived not spoken!" I read this quote today... and this is such a true statement... Our children are watching everything we do, say, eat, and how we react to everything!!! What are we teaching them??? May we teach them ... Read more
1 Corinthians 15:57
"But thanks be to God, which giveth us the victory through our Lord Jesus Christ."
I am thanking the Lord today for the victory He will give as I look to Him for the wisdom to balance my everyday responsibilities of home and church, my rel... Read more
I have a love/hate relationship for potlucks!!! As much fun as they can be for the fellowship... they are hard on the diets! Last time I did great!!! This time, well, let's say I didn't ruin my diet... but... I think I will be pretty hungry by... Read more
Let us not be weary in well doing...
Galations 6:9 says: "And let us not be weary in well doing: for in due season we shall reap, if we faint not."
Although this is speaking primarily in a spiritual sense... it is an excellent principal that can be used in the area of weight l... Read more