Great practical advice for us all!
You’re on a wonderful journey to become healthier. Recognize it will be a challenge. Don’t allow the thought however, to become overwhelming.
Suppose you were planning a cross-country road trip. The thought of a 3,000 mile journey might seem overwhelming. Therefore revamp your thinking, Break the trip into smaller milestones. When I reach Memphis I’ll visit Graceland, When I get to Arizona, we’ll see the Grand Canyon – see all of a sudden you are looking forward to it because you’ve broken a burdensome task into short-term goals.
Apply this same strategy to your weight-loss ambition. Create smaller steps for attainable goals.
Remember you are creating life practices not simply losing weight. You want to feel this accomplished everyday! Each time you conquer “self” you reach new heights of disciple.
It is not selfish to desire to be healthy for God! In fact He commands it. 1 Corinthians 10:31 tells us: “whether you eat or drink or whatever you do, do it all for the glory of…
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Thanks for pointing us to the great article on losing weight. How did you know I needed that? 🙂
I know I need it, and many others have spoken of their struggle.