Getting Off of the Treadmill

I am a runner. Well, I like to think that I am a runner. I love to do what I call running, on a treadmill. Running on the street is not my cup of tea. I have tried it, time and time again, and each time, I am quite certain that I am going to…

Seen and Unseen

A couple of summers back, my husband was teaching our youngest daughter nicknamed Bug, how to float. She was terrified to lay on her back and relax. Scott finally took her to the shallow end of the pool, by the steps, and got her to finally relax and let him hold her. As she laid…

Focused on the Flesh

One of the darkest times of my life was sadly while I was on my journey to a better, healthier me. I remember a time, a couple of years ago, when I sat down to have my quiet time, the scripture reference was Romans 8:6. I opened up my Bible to see what it said….

Somedays

Some days I wish I could eat like I use to. Somedays, I wish I could indulge in chili cheese tator tots, double cheeseburgers, sweet tea with endless refills. Somedays, I wish I could just buy that magic pill, potion, lotion, patch that every friend I know sells. The one that promises that I don’t…

Beautiful Things

I remember it was a Wednesday, the day that the Lord and I had it out about my surrender to Him. I had dropped my daughters off at youth group and I was so ticked off that I had to get healthy. I was so angry at God. I felt like counting calories and eating…

A Victorious Body

I was walking back to the campsite the other day, when my known reality came to an intersection with my new reality. Let me take you back a few years. I have been overweight since 2003. I topped out at 230 pounds. I held onto this weight through the years and my last two pregnancies….