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…

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…

Meal Patterns

Meal patterning is an alternative to “dieting.” By meal patterning, I mean eating patterns chosen over a long period of time. My goal is to document everything I eat for two years. But the meal patterns I developed are intended to last a lifetime. While working on weight loss, I reduced calories from each meal….