Category Archives: My Getting Healthy Journey

Walking with Christ for Lent

Today is the second official day of Lent; but it counts as day 1 in our Christ Walk program. Because several in our group either aren’t on Facebook, or are fasting from it during this season, I have decided to … Continue reading

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Changing Our Want

     I want to eat to eat what I want and be thin.      I have had to face the reality that not everyone’s body responds to food the same way. Some people are able to eat whatever … Continue reading

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Fleeing the Land of Excess (part 2)

Yesterday I made the argument here that we, as individuals and as a nation, are “owned” by our affinity for excessive consumption. It’s killing us. Payback looms on the horizon. We know this. It stresses us. We want to fix … Continue reading

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Living in the Land of Excess (part 1)

Soapbox alert… Just a friendly warning… John Hagee once preached, “For the Israelites, Egypt was the land of not enough, the desert was the land of just enough, and the Promised Land was the land of more than enough. Ladies … Continue reading

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Dreaded Plateau

I haven’t posted about my getting healthy journey in awhile. To be honest, this hasn’t been the quick or profound trip I had hoped. I’m coming up on a year now and am not where I had planned to be at … Continue reading

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Focus on where you’re going instead of where you’ve been…

It occurred to me last week that I’ve been around this mountain before. The path is familiar. If I’ve been on this road before, I should know exactly where it ends, or at least where I’ve stopped before, and that isn’t … Continue reading

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Changing Paradigm

I’m a bit jazzed today. Why? Well, two or three weeks ago, I got out the four bins of smaller clothes I have stored in my attic (ridiculous, I know), thinking I might have something in there I can wear now. Unfortunately, … Continue reading

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