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Lies and Other Stuff..

Sunday, January 31, 2016

Lies that I need to stop telling myself..

#1. That I will NEVER weigh a normal weight, even after taking 80 lbs off, I STILL find myself FEEDING that thought.. emoticon

#2. That I don't need strong boundaries [I can eat 3000 calories here and there].. hello, that's why I've had weeks without a weight loss!

#3. I lie to myself when I say, I can't leave my house or I can't exercise.. of course I can!

I NEED THE TRUTH OF GOD'S WORD TO SHATTER THESE THOUGHTS!!!

Also, I'm excited about how I feel this week.. for the first time I feel lighter [why did it take so long]? truthfully, I think it had something to do with my husband hugging me last night.. for he said, "look Lynn, I can wrap my arms around you and touch my forearms ..not just his finger tips". emoticon It dawned on me, I am feeling small around the middle and lighter on my feet... emoticon

OK, and if that was not enough, my brother came over the other day and he stopped dead in his tracks.. looked me up and down shocked, and ran out to his car to get his wife so she could see... emoticon

My brother said to me, for the first time in my life, I am not the heaviest in our family! emoticon I'm 20 lbs less than him! (Truth is, even at birth & childhood I was the heaviest of all my siblings!)

OK, and I will not let my age defeat that thought.. emoticon
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  • HJACKSON12
    Hi Lynn, I wonder how you are doing. I am working on turning my thinking and habits around, only by the grace of God. emoticon
    656 days ago
  • MOM4HOCKEY
    Way to go Lynn!! I just read this blog... emoticon
    Wow!! I am soooo happy for you...you do have the power to overcome all the negative self talk!! emoticon
    Beautiful compliments for your hubby and family.... emoticon
    Keep pushing...you've got this emoticon
    1277 days ago
  • CJMOK1121
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    Lynn: I can't believe that you wrote this GREAT blog on Jan 31st and this is the 10th of Feb. and I'm just now reading this. It is emoticon and so encouraging. I have fooled around now for 5 years on sp and I have lost 27 lbs, but I just keep listening to all those same lies. I see you have a post from LJCANNON or Jeannie. She is the one who told me about sp a great lady and Its good to see her on here. So sorry it has taken me almost 2 weeks to see this blog. Guess I better go back to bed and try to get a little more sleep.

    emoticon emoticon emoticon emoticon emoticon CJ from OK.
    1292 days ago
  • GODS_TEMPLE
    Lynn, you are doing great! It took me forever to realize I wasn't as big as I once was. Our minds can play awful tricks on us, which let Satan get a toehold and move in.

    Just keep your focus on God, and continue the great work.

    Love you!
    1296 days ago
  • GOALCXXV
    WooHoo! You are obviously doing a lot of things right! You are proving your lies wrong because you are making great progress toward your goal.
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    1300 days ago
  • MOMTOMONKEYS2
    Its always so motivating for others to notice our hard work! I hope this gives you the momentum you need to keep pushing forward with your goals!!! emoticon emoticon
    1301 days ago
  • NEVERORNOW
    That's awesome that you're getting such nice compliments from your husband and brother! That means so much, just having others notice. You're on the right track, and I know you'll overcome the struggles and have even greater success! emoticon emoticon
    1301 days ago
  • SMILINGEYES2
    Nice. Brothers do not easily give out compliments. Sounds like you have a plan to get back on track. emoticon emoticon
    1301 days ago
  • MINILOVER1
    You are in control! Congratulations! emoticon
    1301 days ago
  • LJCANNON
    emoticon The Lies have NO POWER once you identify and confront them.
    You've Got This!!
    1301 days ago
  • VANILLASKY15
    Sounds like you are doing great and have same struggles as all of us
    1302 days ago
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