Me and Davey 4th of July 2006 I love this picture. An old fashioned-hold your hand out picture!

Me and My Girl Sydney

My Three Honeys: Dyson, Landon, and Sydney; taken at my brother's wedding




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OK, I could go on and on about all that I know about myself and my habits, etc. I probably could write a book on diet, exercise, and weightloss. I know these two things:

1. I hate spending this much time on all this kind of stuff (truly, the only thing I enjoy is spending time with you). I hate counting calories. I hate eating right. I hate exercising. I would much rather be spending time reading the Bible, sharing God's love with people, spending time with my family, etc.

2. If I don't spend some time doing the above things, I will be spending time managing diabetes or other health concerns. AND I hate going to the doctor even more than the things I hate above.

My weightloss struggles really boil down to two things:

1. business
2. lack of self-control

That said, here is what I really know: GOD is bigger than the things of this world. He gave me the HOLY SPIRIT which is better than Jesus walking beside me. The BIBLE says so. The Holy Spirit lives inside me. I NEED to tap into that power for EVERYTHING in this life.

This morning I was reading a book by Francis Chan, called Crazy Love. I highly recommend it. At the end of it, it asks the simple question of, "What do I want to be doing when Christ comes back?" I want to be serving and loving other people or worshipping God with praise music. I do feel like I can serve and love other people the best when I am healthy and have lots of energy.

So...I need to spend a little time each day, to get to the big goal...which is just to be healthy. I don't need to weigh any certain small number, I just want to be a healthy weight. I want to honor God with my body.

My plan.....

1. Eat a lot less. Eat 1/2 of what I usually do. Cut the sugars, white carbs, etc. Lots of fruits, veggies, and lean proteins.

2. Walk/with the goal of eventually jogging 30 minutes 6 mornings a week. 2 15 minute sessions of more cardio or strength training 6 days a week.

Member Since: 9/3/2007

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no refined white flour or sugar

Eat 1/2 of what I have been eating

More veggies

30 minute morning walk

2 15 minute exercise sessions during the day

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    Hey it is dee. I waned to stop by and say hi. I finally came over to this site. It is awesome. glad to see you on here too!!!
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    3632 days ago
    Oh Sarah...are those little darlings just the cutest things ever? If I lived near you I would spoil them to pieces....I get to see my 7 nieces and nephews that range in age from 13 to 3. I LOVE being Auntie Nita....Can't wait to see ya in CHICAGO!!!! emoticon
    3633 days ago
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    hey! there's my girl! you are just gorgeous!! (how fun to see pictures bigger than what BLC lets us use!!) i'm GLAD you're here!!
    3659 days ago
    Welcome and hello to Spark People!! We are happy to have you here. We wish you all the success in your weight loss goals. We want to invite you to our team called MARRIED LIFE. Please visit our team page and consider joining us. We would love to have you in our team. Also please consider joining our August/September challenge.
    3914 days ago