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…

The low-carb one week trial

My week of eating only ten percent of my calories in carbohydrates is over. And I am glad. It did a number on my body. But there were some good things that came out of it. Here are the pros and cons. Pro: I lost 3.4 pounds. I actually lost more than seven pounds after…

Low-carb day four

Happy Thanksgiving! I am haunted this morning by the image of my eldest daughter, the image I had of her before she was born, when her mother and I had such high anxiety as we waited for the courts to decide her fate, knowing her mother chose us to adopt her, but unsure if we…

Hold fast

This past weekend I spent some time in prayer, meditation and planning to come up with a way for me to change my diet. In the end I decided to spend a week working on a low-carb diet. I started this past Sunday. It was probably not a good idea to start the diet on…