Weight loss is an interesting animal. It’s easy to say that distant friends notice, followed by close friends, followed by family, and then yourself…but noticing, and understanding are two different things. Cognitive dissonance, the concept that it gets in your head before it gets in your heart is a multi-faceted thing. I am fully aware
I once heard a story about the difference between commitment and involvement was as simple as the difference between bacon, and eggs at breakfast. The chicken is involved in your breakfast. The pig, committed. A healthy lifestyle is no different. It’s easy to stick to it when life is sailing along smoothly. When there
I want to preface this by saying the following information is free of any dedication, yes in your heart, grace of the Lord, etc. It’s just the how. It DOES require consistency and commitment. Submit to the process. Let your yes be yes. Cheat days aren’t necessary. I can honestly say that since March, I
Almost Paradise Over the course of the last almost 11 years, I have waged war, in my own personal life, against a variety of things. Alcohol. Substance abuse. Cigarettes. Marital difficulties. Bad choices in general. And in bits and pieces, food, and basic laziness. Most of these little nuisances, although some weren’t so little, were
So, I’m here. By the grace of God, some determination, and some really intense work…I joined the “100 pound down” club. This domain, is no longer a lie. I purchased it several years ago in the hopes I would “speak it into being,” and I did. It just took a little longer than I expected.
2014, I was pretty dang close to losing 100 pounds. I was one pound heavier than I am today. I was dropping weight like nobodies business. I was heavily entrenched in a fitness community. I was eating decent…but not great. Portions were still way too much. And, I justified a lot of “cheat days.” And
So, here I sit again. 25 away from losing 100 pounds. I’ve been here before, when I purchased this domain. Got within 9 pounds even, before I allowed one of life’s roadblocks to trip me up. I want to be honest, and share what got me to here, and where here is. Around October of