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New Week, New Effort

Wednesday, October 01, 2014

So I am learning now more than ever, in many areas of my life, that it is all about every choice. I have a choice to make every morning when I wake up and every time I walk in the kitchen and every time my child disobeys, etc. I have a choice when I open the laptop to work or to surf mindlessly or to go to SP or to or to Facebook. I have a choice.

This is a new week. My choices this week have been good with regard to food and tracking my food and water and really seeing what I am taking in and how easy it is to really stay within my goals. This week, my husband and I were made aware of just how much we have let our health slide...and now it's time to make that choice to take this new week, with new effort to change things for the better.

It has been 5 years this month that I joined SP. FIVE years that I have wasted (almost typed WAISTED!!!!). FIVE years that I could have been in shape, maybe even gotten pregnant and had that baby we have dreamed of having. FIVE years of wasting it all away under the weight and strain (not only my physical weight, but the emotional weight of stress upon my life). I have had an amazing change in my life in many ways this year, experiencing a new and fresh encounter with God and my walk with Him is at a totally different place than it has been. IT'S TIME that I have this newfound freedom in my physical life as well. It is starting with me, this week, with tracking my food and water, with spending time here on SP, and getting our fitness room set up and ready to go!

We're going to do this!!! Together! I am so excited. For the first time, maybe EVER, something has clicked. I just finished reading Lysa TerKeurst's book, "Made to Crave." It totally speaks to the heart of the issues of emotional eating and the longing we try to fill with food. What a great time to be reading this book!

So, here's to positive things. I'm moving forward, one step at a time!
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    True, we can underutilize and waste opportunities to progress but I don't think any time is wasted. It all contributes to the learning curve and makes us the people we are today. You have proven that the past 5 years have not been wasted because you are still on the journey to a healthy lifestyle. All the best.

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