It was a freezing cold 9 degree January morning last year when I found myself on the ground in the parking lot. It all happened so fast I didn’t realize that I had slipped on ice and fell until I was on the ground. My first thought was that I hoped that no one had… Continue reading How Injuring My Arm and Gaining Weight Changed My Life and What Else I Gained In The Process
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~ 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~ 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~ In an interview with fashion magazine WWD in 2009, Kate Moss said her famous motto “Nothing tastes as good as skinny feels.” Both fans and critics have been quoting her ever since… While, yes, as women, we love to feel “skinny”, and the culture around us puts so much importance on our… Continue reading Does Anything Taste As Good As Skinny Feels?
~Ditch the Diet~ Here is a great devotional by Asheritah Ciuciu that I found to be very helpful! Caught in the Food Fixation Trap? We live in a world that both worships and vilifies food. A quick glance at Pinterest or Instagram reveals our society’s fixation with food, from scrumptious recipes that make your mouth… Continue reading Caught in the Food Fixation Trap?
~Ditch The Diet~ You are trying to be a healthier version of yourself! Instead of eating donuts and bagels for breakfast you have been proudly making smoothies instead. Good job! I am proud of you for making a positive change! You have really been enjoying your healthy morning smoothie, but you expected the weight to… Continue reading Smooth Operator…
~Ditch The Diet~ I am always trying to broaden my leafy green horizons. So while “This kale salad tastes like I’d rather be fat!”…these baked kale chips taste so awesome that I cannot stop eating them! Here is a delicious, simple, and quick recipe for baked kale chips: Ingredients 1 bunch or 1 bag of… Continue reading Baked Kale Chips
Fiber refers to certain types of carbohydrates that our body cannot digest. These carbohydrates pass through the intestinal tract intact and help to move waste out of the body. Diets that are low in fiber have been shown to cause problems such as constipation and hemorrhoids and to increase the risk for certain types of… Continue reading High Five for Fiber!