After about ten months, I am feeling tired of struggling to get to an ideal weight. I knew that losing weight wasn't a walk in the park, but the constant vigilance over what to eat and how much to eat is a source of great anxiety that tends to send me into emotional eating of... Continue Reading →
Sleeplessness Leads to Eating After Midnight: Not Good!
I have started having a problem sleeping again. As I watch the clock moved across early moring hours, I am weary, but fully awake. I start to feel the desire to eat something, but never for anything healthy. Late night is no time, in my mind, for salad or salad makings. It's the hour for... Continue Reading →
Defeating My Diet: Weekend Writing Prompt #195
I'm trying to get fit, healthy, and trim, But I'm the victim of a gargantuan appetite. It makes me seem to want to eat all day, And won't leave me alone through the night. When I'm on the brink of reaching success, I feel my cravings taking full control. I find myself overeating again, And... Continue Reading →
Saturday Six Word Story Prompt
Eating forbidden foods made her happy! Written for the Saturday Six Word Story Prompt #74 from My Random Ramblings: Happy. Only someone on a diet would think of this one.
I Think My Body Has Found Its Comfort Zone
I met my goal of 125 pounds, but then the holidays hit, and now I struggle to lose the three pounds that I gained. Admittedly, I have, like most Americans, felt overwhelmed at the events of last Wednesday, and needed comfort food. Douglas made Banana-Walnut muffins and Banana-Walnut Bread. I have been eating as if... Continue Reading →
Are Cravings A Need or a Want?
I went overboard this weekend on an order from Pizza Hut. I had crazed pizza and chicken wings for weeks. To Douglas, these food desires are wants, but I remember once when I craved and ate the ice in the freezer all day long that a doctor told me that cravings are the body's way... Continue Reading →
I Reached My Goal, Finally!
I reached my weight loss goal of 125 pounds! I am officially 124.6 pounds, and would you believe that at 4 feet, 11 inches, I am still considered overweight? That seems crazy to me, but according to the BMI, I need to keep losing until I reach 120-122 pounds to be seen as a "normal"... Continue Reading →
No Will-Power: Haiku Challenge
Seeking to lose weight. Oreos come in many kinds. Find no will-power. Written for RonovanWrites Weekly Haiku Poetry Prompt Challenge: Seek and Find.
God’s Weight-Loss Plan for Endurance
The author of Hebrews recommends laying aside all of the weight, including our sins, that encumber us in the race to eternal life. These actions allow us to demonstrate faith in Jesus Christ, whose birth, death, and resurrection is the basis of our faith in God and our belief in a better home to aspire to, one not made by human hands. Stripping off the weight means letting go of our hurts, heartbreaks, and humiliations; our broken dreams, broken hearts, and broken promises; and our fears, failures, and frustrations. This emotional baggage often hinders our faith, and causes us to doubt the One who paid the ultimate price for our redemption.