Weights and measures

Honest weights and scales are the Lord’s; All the weights in the bag are His work. – Proverbs 16:11 NKJV When many people ask me how I am losing so much weight, they ask with eager anticipation, as though I am about to reveal some dark, mysterious secret. When I say it’s because I measure…

Seek and you will find

Purpose matters. Process matters. I’m tracking what I eat for two years. That’s my process. That’s my journey. I did not choose this path in order to lose weight and look better. I chose this path to be healthier and feel better. I followed this path because this is where God led me. I sought…

Endurance

Being strengthened with all power according to his glorious might so that you may have great endurance and patience. – Colossians 1:11 I was speaking with a dear friend last night about patience and faith. She shared with me, you really cannot have patience without faith. Losing an extreme amount of weight, or even just…

Failure, My Biggest Fear

As of the date I am writing this post, I have lost 215 pounds, 44% of my starting body mass. I am 70 percent of the way toward my weight loss goal. I have incredible friends encouraging me on this journey. Every day someone makes a positive comment, or friends me on MyFitnessPal, or sends…

Know Your Commitment

Breaking the Yo-Yo I was desperate. I had to find a way to take the weight off and keep it off. Everything I tried failed, for me. The weightlifting diet failed. The Atkins diet failed. Sucking weight for sports failed. Prescription diets failed. The Vegan diet failed. The Blue Zones diet failed. The Mediterranean diet…