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5/14/14 9:56 A

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I finished chapter 4. I like how the chapters are short, can focus on the subject matter and really take it to heart. I also like Lysa's personal reflection questions.

Here in NH the flowers are starting to bloom, I went for a run on Monday- felt great!

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3/11/14 10:57 P

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Just finished chapter 16 in MTC and so far this is my key focuses as of right now:
Temptation is starved each time you resist it. Eventually it dies completely!
One good choice at a time.

With God all things are possible.


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2/17/14 11:10 A

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Hi,

I too joined the online study. Let's get this group going!!

"Everything may be permissible but not everything is beneficial."


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1/13/14 9:06 A

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Hi BobbyJune! I was also doing the devotionals on you version. Hang in there. 2 steps forward, one step back is the truth!

I've joined the online bible study, Made to Crave, by Proverbs 31 Ministries. It starts Sunday, the 19th. It's free, you just have to sign up for the emails and links to the videos. And, of course, you need the book. I got mine on kindle for $5.

I see this team is not very active, would you consider joining me in this study? From what I understand, assignments are put up on Sundays and we complete them on our own timeframe during the week.

I hope you have a great day.

Rebecca - Take control of what you can.

I deserve the same attention, care, love, concern and effort that I put into everyone and everything else in my life.



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1/11/14 1:19 P

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I've enjoyed the you version of Made to crave devotionals on the you version bible. sometimes I need it more.for me the journey is two steps forward one back. I refuse to give up.

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9/22/13 9:42 P

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I am starting Made To Crave with my Ladies Bible Study Group at the beginning of October... I'd love any suggestions you have if you've done it in person!
Thanks!
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12/13/12 7:26 P

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I'm here...but haven't noticed much of any conversation on this team...

What part of the country do you live in? How is your December going?

"We would accomplish many more things if we did not think of them as impossible."
~C. Malesherbes~

"Your mind will be like its habitual thoughts; for the soul becomes dyed with the color of its thoughts."
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12/12/12 11:26 P

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hi is anyone still here?

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So true

I am not pussyfooting around. :)


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Philippians 4:8 "Finally, brothers (sisters), whatever is true, whatever is noble, whatever is right, whatever is pure, whatever is lovely, whatever is admirable--if anything is excellent or praiseworthy--think about such things."

I'm making an effort to obey the teachings that I know and read. In other words, I don't want to just give verbal assent to what I believe. I want to act on and DO the things that are true. That is where the "rubber meets the road" and my belief is put into action.

"We would accomplish many more things if we did not think of them as impossible."
~C. Malesherbes~

"Your mind will be like its habitual thoughts; for the soul becomes dyed with the color of its thoughts."
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8/27/12 11:00 P

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I have a new thought for my for my life: "choosing to be intentional."

Good things (ie. health, fitness, spiritual walk, friendships) don't just happen. I have to have a plan. ...working through this in my head!
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"We would accomplish many more things if we did not think of them as impossible."
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8/26/12 2:44 A

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Just picked up Lysa's new book: "Unglued." -- Looking forward to getting into this study.

"We would accomplish many more things if we did not think of them as impossible."
~C. Malesherbes~

"Your mind will be like its habitual thoughts; for the soul becomes dyed with the color of its thoughts."
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7/27/12 8:53 P

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Summer tends to be an easier time of year for me to make healthy choices. -- It is in the rainy, dark, dreary days of winter that I struggle with nutrition and thinking before eating. This is where the "God part" is going to have to get me through. This is my biggest tripping point.

For today, and the month of July, I'm in my "healthy range" that I would like to hold onto for the long term. ..."God, I really need your help!"

"We would accomplish many more things if we did not think of them as impossible."
~C. Malesherbes~

"Your mind will be like its habitual thoughts; for the soul becomes dyed with the color of its thoughts."
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7/18/12 1:28 P

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I'm just sticking my nose in here to say "hi". We have a blueberry farm, so summer is a CRAZY time of year. (It has its own varied routine!) -- Anyway, I've been working on functional fitness so that I don't feel bad about not staying in my typical exercise routine.

...sometimes you just do what you can and make the best of it.
And God has been teaching me some new ways of looking at things. I've been thinking it through and looking for ways to make long-term application.

You all have a GREAT day!

"We would accomplish many more things if we did not think of them as impossible."
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"Your mind will be like its habitual thoughts; for the soul becomes dyed with the color of its thoughts."
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7/16/12 10:30 P

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Okay so is this an active team? I really want to study and share with people!

Becky Sue
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I'm loving this book so much. I've grown so much just this week. I've had a very successful food/exercise week. Very much looking forward to doing this book with others.

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The book has helped me tremendously. I NEVER in a million years thought I would be where I am at now. And by that I mean emotionally and spiritually. The book has been the launching pad for a much deeper relationship with God for me. I realized how I used food to fill so many voids in my life and I now am truly enjoying saying NO to the junk food and instead taking all of my needs to the Lord. This has been a long journey for me but I am so glad God lead me down it.

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I also love how Lysa can relate to me. She is refreshingly honest about her struggles and I love that about her!

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I completed the book, workbook and video series and am now beginning the devotional book. I bought the Made To Crave Action Plan guide and the video so will be going through that as well soon.

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I'm on Chapter 5 and love the whole book so far. She's really challenging me. I'm going to be leading a bible study starting in July. Have several people signed up already and we just announced it yesterday so I'm encouraged.

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I just started the book. I am a huge fan of Lysa's other books and subscribe to her Proverbs 31 Ministries blog. Lysa speaks to me like no other christian author and I love how she keeps it real. My purpose for joining the group is the accountability factor and support.

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6/10/12 5:11 P

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I have just started the book.....what exactly IS the 21 day challenge? I think we should figure out what it is..... and start a new thread..and.....drum roll..... DO IT! Gasp! What am I saying??? Well? What do you all think?

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Well I haven't gotten to the 21 day challenge part of the book, but when I do, I'll do it with you!

Crystal from Vancouver, B.C.

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5/20/12 7:20 P

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I have the book and the study that goes with it. It is well worth it so far. I haven't lost any weight but that is my fault. I too, struggle with replacing God with food. I haven't started the 21 day challenge. Partly because I don't have anyone to do it with me. It has so far made realize God is part of this journey and He wants me to succeeded.

"My eyes are ever in the Lord, for only he will release the snare." Psalm 25:15

"Nothing in all creation is hidden from God's sight. Everything is uncovered and laid bare before the eyes of him to whom we must give account." Hebrews 4:13


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4/18/12 9:58 A

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Hi All. I had never heard of this book until about a week ago. I didn't purchase it yet, but I did sign up for the 21 day challenge and I am receiving inspirational emails. So, my first thought was I bet someone on spark has heard of it and quite possibly started a sparkteam. And I was correct. Just wondering if anyone is seeing progress with the book? I was thinking of getting it, but wanted some opinions on how everyone likes it? I have prayed for a long time for God to help me with this weight loss; asking him to take away my cravings; to help me say NO to the destructive foods; to take me out of tempting situations, but I guess I also need to do my part in this whole process, which I haven't done such a good job at. I do rely more on food than I do with God, and I'm not sure why because I rely on Him for everything else - so why not my food?! Would like to hear from others who are finding help from the book. Thanks so much.

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Thanks ReturnToThin for letting us know about the active group. I should look into it.

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3/19/12 11:25 A

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I found a team, "Jesus Girls Made to Crave" that is very active for anyone who wants to leap over there. :o)

Lois - VA

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3/3/12 9:40 P

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I have so many Bible studies going, that I haven't had time to do the book. but the other day, I just listened to the video.. Well, can't remember which one it was, but her motto was, "Food does not taste as good as peace feels." It really touched me because I have had so much frustration over the SLOW weight loss.... ever since the first of the year! only 4 pounds in January was very discouraging. Anyway, she give good stuff. Hang in there with the study!

Lois - VA

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2/24/12 7:25 P

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What stood out to me about chapter two was, when Lysa shared how it was not a battle with the scale or even what size clothes we wear, but it is a heart issue. I never really thought of it like that. I know the Bible teaches that out of the heart flow the issues of life, but I had not thought of cravings as being a matter of the heart. Se had shared ," i thought about, craved and arranged my life too much around food." ( p.28)
I had not thought of food cravings in this way . I can relate how food had become a tool I have used for comfort and through Lysa, I was able to acknowledge that it was also a tool to reward myself.
What she shared about Israel ans their battle with cravings caused my heart to say ouch.
"They willfully put God to the test by demanding the food they craved.'' ( Psalm 78:18)
(Page 29)
This scripture opened up to me a wisdom I had not seen before. From this I cried out," Lord, please forgive me for the times when I have turned to food rather than you. Forgive me for putting you to the test when I knew what I was about to eat was unhealthy and yet, I consumed it.
I thank God for using the ook Made To Crve, to reveal this truth to me so I can be aware of this behavior, repent from it and thus experience the healing of Jesus, my precious savior.

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2/24/12 5:30 P

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I like Chapter two as it kind of help me apply myself to the season of Lent. To put God in control. Rely on Him.
I like how she says" I'm choosing to pray instead of getting stuck in my cravings" This has helped me a lot this past week.



Philippians 4:13 I can do all things through Christ who strengthens me.


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Hello, I am new to the study, but I have been reading the book along with the group. I have only gotten to chapter 2. I have been trying to read it slow so that I can glean the wisdom Lysa shares with her readers.
On page 19 of the book, she had mentioned how we have a tendency to eat foods that are not a part of our eating plan. I admit, I find myself doing this many times. I have just set a new goal of how to address this bad habit of mine so that I can overcome cravings. My goal is to write down the food clue and tell myself I can eat this at another time.
I admit I have prayed many times and been honest with God about my need to overcome cravings, but there are days may best intentions are good, but I stumble and do what I did not want to do.

Lysa spoke in the beginning chapter about how convenient unhealthy choices can be. As I reflected on this, I thought of the time of preparation. Preparation, takes time and this can be overwhelming, but there are some tricks that can be done to make the process run smoother. I have read how people will set aside left overs in marked serving dishes to be used at another time as a meal. This saves time, but also money. Some have even suggested cutting up vegetables in advance, put them in freezer bags and have stored away and ready for use when needed. My goal is to put this to play in my life so I can be better prepared to face the challenge of cravings that coem when hungry.

I look forward to reading insight others have gleaned along the way.

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I'm here! I'm still doing the online study with Melissa Taylor that started on Jan. 15th. Weigh in tomorrow...no matter what happens I'm not quitting...that's what I tell myself each week. Learning to not sweat the numbers so much, but it's hard.

TTFN


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It's too quiet in here! How are you all doing? Anyone still doing the online Bible Study?


Seriously - 110 members - where are you? emoticon

Edited by: DSW310 at: 2/8/2012 (17:21)
Keep moving forward!

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Had a great day - my daughter competed in her first Awana games and her team came in first! She was so excited! I took her out to lunch afterwards. It was delicious - and neither of us ate anything for dinner - we were both still full!



Keep moving forward!

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Glad I'm not the only one who's been gone....
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I AGREE WITH THIS WHOLEHEARTEDLY.... Couldn't say it better
"Hi y'all.....I did not fall off the face of the earth.....really and truly.......I have been AWOL from most of my teams due to time constraints, but I really miss the camaraderie. So many great teams, so little time!!!!"
Without Spark People, I would have fallen off the face of the weight loss! I'm so glad I found this sight.... Had to be God's leading...
will be back later....


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Lois - VA

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So very, very tired today - but it's from getting a lot done which is always the good kind of tired. I'm still reading the 60 day devotional. It's nice getting small snipets of inspiration - helps keep me on track.

Keep moving forward!

I'm a new day rising, I'm a brand new sky to hang the stars upon tonight!


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Hi y'all.....I did not fall off the face of the earth.....really and truly.......I have been AWOL from most of my teams due to time constraints, but I really miss the camaraderie. So I am going to try to remedy that. So many great teams, so little time!!!!

I have to re-download my Made to Crave book, since I had it on my iPhone. For some reason I can't get past chapter 7. So, I'll try it again.

Missed y'all, and the book, but here I come again!!
Lori

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spent the weekend at a prayer conference, so not much time with Made to Crave, but a lot of time focusing on HIM and developing specific prayers... Amazing food, but I chose well and came home stable (no gain)... will continue doing the right things and leave the results to the LORD!

Lois - VA

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Deborah - I am also guilty of trying many different things and not always sticking to them. I'm beginning to see it is because God has a plan for me and those other things are not what He has planned for me. I'm truly believing that the more I focus on Him and saturate myself in His truth the more successful I will be on my journey to a healthier me and most importantly, a closer relationship with Him.

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I'm enjoying the 60 Day devotional a lot. Some of it is stuff from the book, and some of it is new stuff - but either way, it's a small dose of encouragement for the day!

I was at Barnes & Noble the other day and they had Made to Crave, the Made to Crave Devotional, AND the Made to Crave Action Plan DVD/Guide. I gave a little cheer when I saw that. The Action Plan was shrinkwrapped, so I couldn't take a peek. I am so curious to see what's in there, but not willing or able to plunk down $30 for it.

I keep finding myself having moments where I want to pick up a diet book. It's such a habit, something I always did: I'd read a new book, get excited about it, think about trying it out, make a half-hearted attempt, and then return the book (or donate it if I had actually purchased it). God has to constantly remind me to rest in Him and use the tools I already have.

Keep moving forward!

I'm a new day rising, I'm a brand new sky to hang the stars upon tonight!


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1/14/12 4:46 P

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Anxiously awaiting my "supplies" I think this will be a great team... Looking forward to winning with Jesus!

Well, went to the mailbox and there was my package. I got the "whole works" Just finished listening to video #1 and now need to go to the book....

I think this will be good, I need to fill my mind with Christ, and HIS thinking rather than what food can I find to eat!!

Just saw a picture of me about 60 pounds lighter (in 2001) -- I put it right in the middle of the top of my refrig so I can see where I'm going..... yup, I'm going to get there again and this time STAY THERE!

ttyl, Lois



Edited by: RETURNTOTHIN at: 1/14/2012 (22:02)
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"How I respond to my failures will determine my future. Learn, and grow."(Dr. Tony Evans)


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1/14/12 1:40 A

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I am trying to get some reading in before Sunday so I don't get behind. I have the participant's guide and borrowed the DVD from a friend. I have just received the devotional (yeah!) and am anxiously awaiting the Action plan guide and DVD bundle. Really excited to begin and that Spark has a team for us!!!

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1/14/12 1:36 A

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I've only got one more chapter to read! I'm going to finish tomorrow and then I get to start over with the online Bible Study that's starting on Sunday. If you haven't gotten to the end of the book, let me just say that the teachings get deeper and more meaningful - and at the same time, more challenging. I'm thankful that God is using this book to change my life and the lives of so many other people.

You know how when you start a diet or exercise program you always tell yourself, "This time it will be different"... and then it isn't different? You end up in the same place doing the same things, only now you feel like a big failure because you've let yourself down again? Well the other day I found myself thinking, "Wow, it really does feel different this time." It's like I'm more hopeful, yet at the same time, I'm also more realistic and accepting of how much work it is going to take to lose more than 150 pounds.

Hope you all have a good weekend.

Keep moving forward!

I'm a new day rising, I'm a brand new sky to hang the stars upon tonight!


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1/10/12 10:38 P

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Oh no... oh dear... I've lost my Made to Crave book. I had it last night at dd1's karate class - I was reading and making notes in it...I put it down when I finished a chapter and watched the class... and I can't remember bringing it home. It's not here... UGHHHHHH

I was on like chapter 15, only a few more to go... I'm so mad at myself. I'll have to go by the building tomorrow - it's a community building used for so many things. I hope it's there.

I'm in shock. On a side note, my 60 Day Devotional arrived. I wasn't planning on starting that until I finished the book though. Wow.

Update: I went by the building and they had found my book and put it aside! Hooray!

Edited by: DSW310 at: 1/11/2012 (20:47)
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1/8/12 4:25 P

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I'm really having a wonderful day. God had a very clear message for me today, reaffirming that I am on the right path and that all this hard work is going to pay off - not just weight lost, but spiritual blessings.

I felt so much at peace after service that I was able to look right at the thick, chewy, homemade chocolate chip cookies that someone brought - and I didn't even want it. I felt so full of God's love that the cookie seemed like a poor substitute!

I know I'm not going to feel that way every day, or every time a rogue cookie appears - but for today, it was a wonderful feeling.

Keep moving forward!

I'm a new day rising, I'm a brand new sky to hang the stars upon tonight!


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1/7/12 4:25 P

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I know for me it is an attention span thing...there are times that I just plain FORGET what I am supposed to be doing.

But - if I have a plan (weekends are the WORST), then I do much much better. By the end of the week I am tired, don't want to think about food choices, my dh gets home later than what I'd like...so Pizza here we come!! Or Chinese buffet - or mexican food.....

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1/5/12 9:17 P

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I know what you mean, I totally fell off the wagon last night and gave into pizza for dinner. But today, I made great choices and stuck within my ranges!

2 Corinthians 4:16
That is why we never give up. Though our bodies are dying, our spirits are[a] being renewed every day.

God is great!!!

Sara

"Yesterday is history, tomorrow is a mystery, and today is a gift; that's why it's called the present."


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1/5/12 8:53 P

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It's amazing how you change from one day to another. Yesterday I was motivated and on fire. Today I'm just dragging... but I did exercise and I'm keeping my log.

Keep moving forward!

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Today I ate about 10 calories less than my max allowed. Had to restart my food tracking when I swapped from the healthy lifestyle to the weightloss plan, but I'm happy with my new calorie allowance. I can eat well with that. And include the occasional treat some days. Having a buddy really helps.
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1/4/12 4:58 P

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Today, I've done pretty good. I was asked if I wanted to grab lunch, and politely said no thanks. Eating out during the day is one of my BIG issues. I tend to not only over eat, but over spend as well. Still have to get through dinner and the rest of the evening without snacking too much, but I'm off to a great start today!

DSW310 - It's a big step to go ahead and track your food, even though you know you over did it. You have to own up to when you mess up, and then use that as an opportunity to surrender it all to God. I haven't gotten the devotional, but I'm going to get the study guide this weekend. My church is do a group study of Made to Crave! I can't wait for us to start later this month!

Sara

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1/4/12 12:10 A

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Today was not a good day for food tracking. Oh I tracked it, but I was a good 400 calories over where my range ends. This is part of the accountability, because in the past I would have just not tracked it and promised to start over tomorrow.

I just ordered the Made to Crave 60 Day Devotional!! I'm excited. I'm almost finished reading the book and look forward to have daily readings to keep me focused.

Keep moving forward!

I'm a new day rising, I'm a brand new sky to hang the stars upon tonight!


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1/4/12 12:08 A

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Grab a cup of coffee or a glass of water, pull up a chair, and share what's going on in your life!

Keep moving forward!

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