Life as a Christ follower will always be a learning process of depending less on our own strength and more on God’s power. James 1:3-4 says,
The testing of your faith develops perseverance, and perseverance must finish its work so that you may be mature, complete, not lacking anything.
~Ditch The Diet~ It has been a while since I have written a ditch the diet post! Despite the fact that I constantly preach that “ditching the diet” consists of a lifestyle of making healthy choices, I had not been following my own healthy living advice. I got to a point where I needed to… Continue reading Ditch the Diet: But I Never Feel Full…
~Ditch the Diet for Healthy Habits~ Is Your Coffee Making You Fat?! Can we still be friends if the answer to that question is YES?! Is there a problem when America runs on Dunkin and yet doesn’t actually run…? Let’s get one thing straight: I love coffee, and in and of itself, coffee is awesome!… Continue reading Is Your Coffee Making You Fat?!
~Ditch the Diet for Healthy Habits~ If you know me, you know that I love to exercise! It is one of my favorite parts of the day. So, why in the world would I be telling you that, of all things, exercise is making you fat?! Well, it isn’t actually the act of exercise that… Continue reading Is Your Exercise Making You Fat?!
~Ditch the Diet for Healthy Habits~ Most people think that by ordering a salad they are eating healthy. Sounds like a good plan right? In many cases, that is absolutely right: A big bowl of dark leafy greens and vegetables is not only low in calories but also has much-needed fiber, vitamins, minerals, and antioxidants.… Continue reading Is Your Salad Making You Fat?!
~Ditch The Diet~ My Mom, sisters and I have been reading through this book Ponder The Path by Francie Taylor. It’s been great so far and I definitely recommend it if you are looking for a daily devotional. I wanted to share one of the devotionals with you that I have found to be convicting… Continue reading Ponder The Path by Francie Taylor
~Ditch The Diet~ No need for a lengthy introduction, I know why you are here, let’s get right into it… 1) Make the decision to change! If you always do what you have always done, you will always be what you have always been. Make a decision to change and then do it! 2) Get honest… Continue reading Six Simple Keys to Weight Loss
~Ditch The Diet~ Instead of starting the morning off with a bowl of your favorite granola cereal, try replacing it with a delicious bowl of oatmeal. Not only will you cut out unnecessary sugar and fat, but you will also gain much-needed fiber. Try adding some fresh fruit and chia seeds for added vitamins and… Continue reading Eat This… Not That!
~Ditch the Diet~ How true is it that all we want is what we can’t have! When it comes to living a healthy lifestyle it is so important to not focus on denial! Occasionally enjoying a sweet treat or special meal is an absolutely necessary part of a living a healthy life. God gave us… Continue reading Don’t Focus On Denial
~Ditch The Diet~ Always keep in mind, everyone’s body is different! We do not all have the same dietary requirements. Just because a diet low in carbs works for one person doesn’t mean that it is right for someone else. Life isn’t a sprint it is a marathon. Personally, I choose long-term health over short-term… Continue reading The Great Carb Controversy Part 2