Sunday, December 30, 2018
God gave me the phrase "Just Be" several years ago. I'm still trying to learn what He wants to teach me through these words.
I've tried many things along the way of my weight loss journey. Some have been successful for bit, but nothing has been long lasting. I get over burdened by being regimented because of the large family with which God has blessed me. Counting calories, logging in every day, keeping up with an exercise routine all becomes too much and then I totally quit! Well, I have been mentally thinking about the choices I make, exercising 3 -4 days a week, and have lost 7 pounds. Now, the progress has been slow, but definitely steady. I don't rake myself over the coals for eating a "forbidden" food; instead, I enjoy a treat now and then while making healthy food options a priority. I no longer agonize over getting in different types of exercise, I simply walk on the treadmill every chance I get. No stress, just keeping at it! While this may not work for everyone, this has helped me to not get frustrated when I lose my streak or when I simply can't get in the exercise or once again fail to stay in calorie range. What I do miss is the interaction with my Spark Friends!
Hoping this helps someone who is also struggling with being regimented! All I really need to succeed in this journey is Jesus!