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Made to Crave, end of Week 2
Saturday, February 01, 2014      1 comments

So I'm a little late with this, but such is life! from p. 60 Lysa says "This journey is so much more than just losing weight. Its about learning to tell myself no and learning to make wiser choices daily." Yesterday, at lunch, I DID ma... Read more
February Goals
Saturday, February 01, 2014      3 comments

I can't believe January is over already!! I think I did pretty good this past month, except for the 4-5 days we were down with the flu! I still managed to lose 2.5 pounds! Here's what I'd like to accomplish in February: ~ Finish Made to C... Read more
Working Toward my Goal
Friday, January 31, 2014      4 comments

My goal is to read 65 books this year. For January, I've read: 1. In His Hands (a Holocaust Survivor) - I thought this was way better than Anne Frank! 2. When will my grown-up kids grow up? 3. Raising respectful kids 4. The mom I want t... Read more
Made to Crave Week 2 Day 3
Wednesday, January 29, 2014      3 comments

The person reflection question #1 really struck me. I wrote : "I do not have to be a slave to my stomach (the foods I eat & desire). I do not have to feel flabby & out of shape (because I put my family's needs ahead of mine & don;t take time to ... Read more
Made to Crave Week 2 Day 2
Tuesday, January 28, 2014      2 comments

Today's email gave the verse Isaiah 50:7. My paraphrase is this : I know that God will help me (when I call on Him), therefore I will not be confounded (confused, prone to give up, bewildered by my weight not falling fast enough, thrown for a lo... Read more
Made to Crave Week 2
Monday, January 27, 2014      2 comments

Today, I took over 4 pages of notes! I started out very frustrated because we had "teen company" & I had to postpone my workout. Now, my husband & I have always wanted to be the house where our kids hang out (that way we can keep a closer eye on... Read more
1500 Fitness Minutes
Monday, January 27, 2014      0 comments

emoticon With my 5 mile walk, I just crossed 1500 minutes this month! I have never done that before!! I am so pr... Read more
A good day
Saturday, January 25, 2014      1 comments

Toady has been a good day. We spent the week recovering from the flu. My weight ballooned almost 3 pounds in just days. So I knew the scale wouldn't "be nice" today. However, I've been doing the Made to Crave book/Bible study & realizing that do... Read more
Made to Crave Day 4
Thursday, January 23, 2014      3 comments

So, I still don't have a copy of the book. I keep waiting for my hold to come in at the library. But I really feel like I'm missing out on the benefits oft his study. I read the book over the summer. So, I looked on Amazon & the Kindle version i... Read more
Made to Crave Days 2 & 3
Wednesday, January 22, 2014      1 comments

So, even though I was sick yesterday & giving into most every craving I had, I still managed to do the book/Bible study. From Day 2 : My cravings tempt me to treat myself, because I feel I deserve it. I imagine it as a kind, indulgent mom ... Read more
The flu
Monday, January 20, 2014      4 comments

Well, the flu has hit our house emoticon It's gotten my two youngest sons & myself. I probably won't be posting muc... Read more
Made to Crave Day 1
Sunday, January 19, 2014      4 comments

I really, really like this book and am looking forward to the study! Today, I read chapter 1 & took some notes: ~ We say we are only going to give in to cravings (candy bars, cookies) ONE TIME. But those "bad" choices leave us feeling guilty a... Read more
Weight
Saturday, January 18, 2014      5 comments

I gave a shout out on my status about being down another pound (122.7). I am VERY, VERY happy about this number. I am also fitting into a pair of jeans I bought last time I lost weight (2007-2009). I was wondering what my lowest weight was last ... Read more
Made to Crave
Thursday, January 16, 2014      3 comments

I read the book "Made to Crave" by Lysa TerKeurst a few months back. It really helped get me ready for "doing" Spark People again. Today, she sent a devotional that included this line: "I often ask myself this pivotal question before makin... Read more
Fitness Minutes
Thursday, January 16, 2014      2 comments

I've been getting a lot of fitness minutes this past month & a half (from the Skinny Jeans Challenge & the 5% challenge). If I can just log an average of 66 minutes a day for the rest of the month, I will earn the 2000 minute Spark Trophy!! This... Read more

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