Will

Your kingdom come, your will be done, on earth as it is in heaven. – Matthew 6:10 ESV The biggest challenge in losing weight is getting control of your own stubborn will.  I was the biggest obstacle to my weight loss, no pun intended. In order to get control of my will, I had to…

Anxiety Redux

My anxiety has been greatly reduced since I lost my weight.  But it still comes back to bite me from time to time.  Sometimes, it even impacts my health and relationships in the most debilitating way, especially this past week. The good book says to “Be anxious for nothing.”  That is easier said than done….

Social Media

Back in December 2018, I surveyed the amount of time I spent on social media. It was too much! About 33 percent of my free time was checking updates on Facebook, Twitter and Instagram alone. So, in keeping with my plan to focus on my personal health, I deleted all three of those accounts. I…

A new pair of jeans

This week started out on a low note. My anxiety was out of control. It was easily set off by my insecurity in my singing voice. I was asked to sing solos at various events. I worked on specific Christmas songs that meant a great deal to me. Unfortunately, for various reasons, they were not…

The Road Less Traveled

If we are to break free from the captivity of obesity, we have to take off the chains of conformity. We have to be different. We have to change. We have to allow ourselves to be transformed. Most people diet by following fads. I finally broke free of the fad diets. Now I eat a…