Comparisons

My diet was something I created with the guidance of a registered dietitian and a physician. I ate six to seven meals per day. Most meals were between 100-200 calories each. My strategy was to avoid hunger but still lose weight. It worked. Most healthy meals for someone my size are between 500-600 calories. Let’s…

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…

I gained weight this week! What do I do?

I gained weight this week!  What do I do? I’m glad you asked. The first thing to do is stay calm.  Stay intentional.  Stay focused on your goals. So many times we start a weight-loss or health-improvement plan and then give up at the first sign of failure.  We work hard.  We wear out two…

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…