Perfection

Where no oxen are, the trough is clean; But much increase comes by the strength of an ox. – Proverbs 14:4 NKJV Diets are breeding grounds for perfectionism. We tend to get virtually religious in our beliefs about what and when to eat. But the truth is, our bodies are so efficient that perfection tends…

Make yourself poor

Back in March I realized I could eat an enormous amount of food and not die immediately of overdose. I realized I was living like a king, eating king-sized meals, sleeping in a king-sized bed, wearing king-sized clothing; my clothing label was literally “King Size.” It became evident I was going to have to live…

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…

Hopes and expectations

Where will you be when you get where you’re going? Do you know? Do you really know? In early 2018 my body was shutting down. I was in fear for my life. I knew my health was a disaster and I expected to die, unless I could somehow make immediate changes. But I had no…

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…