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SO BLESSED!!!

Sunday, March 14, 2010

I haven't lost any more weight, but I haven't gained any either! The most important thing I guess that I have accomplished is finding a new type of exercise (that gives me so much pleasure) and enjoying the fellowship I have with you guys. I always hated going to the gym because I felt like everyone was staring at my fat, fat body. I am getting over this a little. I met a friend this week at he gym and I didn't get much exercise that day because she was there. She came up to me and told me how much she loved watching me swim and said that I looked like I was enjoying myself so much! She is just a little tiny lady. She explained that she was trying to learn to swim and just was so scared of the water!!! I told her if the water could hold me up with all my weight it would surely hold her up. She emoticon. She said, " Honey I wasn't always little. I use to weigh over 300lbs. I had to use a wheelchair to get around , but now I can do anything I want to do!" She said she knew that she could do this and quoted Philippians 4:13 "I can do all things through Christ who strengthens me." We exchanged secrets......mine about swimming.....and she's going to be my new weight-- lose--- coach! Sometimes God just puts people together for a reason and I know that this was not a chance meeting it was planned!!! So the emoticon that I found in my leg last week served a purpose. I am truly BLESSED I have you guys and I have her! I feel like GOD is setting me up for a battle that I shall win in the end. I'm praying for the day I will be able to stick my head completely out of my emoticon shell and God will be able to use me to help others to accomplish their goals!!! I just want to emoticon guys for being there for me.
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  • REJ7777
    That's GREAT!!! Sounds like you two had a "divine appointment"! I'm sure you will be a blessing to each other. My sister is my walking and hiking buddy. I don't know what I'd do without her! emoticon
    3765 days ago
  • TODAYSAGIFT
    What an inspiring post. I'm going to send it to myself! Thanks for the warm welcome.
    3786 days ago
  • KASEYCOFF
    Yes, like OneKidsMom said, things like this DO happen for a reason! Keep us posted as to how it goes! :-)
    3793 days ago
  • no profile photo THIAGRAM
    Yes!! What a blessing and what a neat example you have met! I have 2 very overweight daughters and the other 2 also struggle. The 2 that struggle have been losing weight and are doing well the other 2 are trying, yet I see them struggle so much. So I am understanding the struggle it is to lose weight. So when I hear of someone losing a couple hundred pounds I say hip-hip-hooray!!
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    3793 days ago
  • no profile photo CD6484093
    What an awesome story. Yes, God works in mysterious ways. My favorite verse is Psalm 46:10: "Be still and know that I am God." If only I'd live by that. If I'd just be smart enough to leave things alone and let God handle it, I'd be in much better shape (physically, mentally and emotionally)!
    3795 days ago
  • ONEKIDSMOM
    Things like this happen for a reason! You are indeed blessed. Have a wonderful Sunday! emoticon There's an emoticon watching over you.
    3801 days ago
  • SUNRISE14
    God knew you both needed each other! He is so awesome! I been a christian for 37 years in June and he has never failed me. He is my best friend ! GOOD LUCK ON YOUR WEIGHT LOSS JOURNEY AND MAY GOD BLESS YOU! emoticon emoticon emoticon emoticon for sharing this i love it!!!!
    3801 days ago
  • TEXASFILLY
    What a blessing you were to one another! *hugs* Thank you for sharing!
    3801 days ago
  • KMIRANDA2000
    Wow...what an awesome experience!
    3801 days ago
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