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Confirmation from God for the Mind Shift
Thursday, August 17, 2017      3 comments

The very day I wrote the last blog about the Mind Shift--THAT VERY NIGHT--I opened the You Version Bible App and read from a devotional with excerpts from Joyce Meyer's "Ending Your Day Right." This is what I read: "Discipline is your frien... Read more
The Mind Shift
Tuesday, August 15, 2017      5 comments

Last night was a breaking point for me. I can't take my rings off. Not that I want to, but I couldn't take them off if I had to. I have gained so much weight that they won't come off my fingers. Something. Has. To. Change. They say tha... Read more
OK. Really. I need to do this.
Saturday, January 21, 2017      1 comments

Discipline. That's my word for 2017. Not that I've been very good at working on it. So, I need to begin really focusing on it. If I looked back at my blogs, I would see an awful lot of entries saying, "This is it," or "I'm starting aga... Read more
Not just a New Year's Resolution!
Tuesday, December 27, 2016      1 comments

I have been only barely active on SparkPeople, just logging in long enough to track exercise so I keep up my "90 minutes of activity a week" streak. Sometimes the exercise was only cleaning the house. Haha! Back in May I ended my membership... Read more
Time for a fresh perspective
Monday, October 03, 2016      0 comments

The other day I read a blog about fasting, pointing out that fasting is expected of us, for Jesus said "when" you fast, not "if" you fast. I think I had forgotten about that. It's time to fast. It's time to shift my focus from myself and my desi... Read more
Am I Hungry? Part 1
Friday, June 10, 2016      1 comments

I just got back from an annual conference. We stay with friends so it's more like a retreat/vacation, and I do a lot of walking since parking is limited. One day I walked 27,104 steps! Because I got so much exercise, I didn't worry about WH... Read more
New Challenge: Am I Hungry?
Friday, June 03, 2016      2 comments

I haven't done a challenge for a week or so--my own challenge that I blog about that is. I've been doing the "28 Day Home Workout Challenge" because I cancelled my gym membership (long story for another time) and wanted to prove to myself that I... Read more
Not Eating After 8 p.m. - 4th Report
Saturday, May 21, 2016      2 comments

I have learned that I should not post earlier than 9 o'clock about my eating. I ended up eating later last night! ... Read more
Not Eating After 8 p.m. - 3rd Report
Friday, May 20, 2016      8 comments

It's almost 8 p.m. here in Ohio. If I'm going to eat anything, I have 3 minutes. Haha! Seriously, I am within calorie range right now and I will not blow it! And I had a little victory tonight. Something happened, I can't remember what it w... Read more
Not Eating After 8 p.m. - 2nd Report
Thursday, May 19, 2016      2 comments

Today I ate after 8, but the reason was that I did so well in my food choices that I had calories to spare! So I ate a high fiber english muffin, which put me pretty close to my fiber goal and at the lower end of the calorie range. Hooray!... Read more
Not Eating After 8 p.m. - 1st Report
Wednesday, May 18, 2016      2 comments

Well...I'm doing about 50/50 at this point. On Sunday I ate after 8 because I forgot it was after 8! On Monday, I think I managed to not eat after 8, but I ate a lot of things I shouldn't have. Yesterday was an odd eating day, and I ended up giv... Read more
Not Eating After 8 p.m.
Saturday, May 14, 2016      3 comments

This week I'm experimenting with not eating after 8 p.m. I came upon this idea when I thought that maybe my late night eating was keeping me from falling asleep. I've done this for the past few nights, but I'll count tonight as my first day... Read more
Keeping Myself Accountable - Days 5, 6 and 7
Saturday, May 14, 2016      1 comments

I guess I could call this an experimental week. I was able to avoid sweets entirely only for two days. However, on the days I did eat sweets, I didn't eat as much as I have in the past, so I consider that a victory. And I lost almost half a poun... Read more
Keeping Myself Accountable - Days 3 and 4
Monday, May 09, 2016      2 comments

Keep forgetting to blog! But at least I'm not forgetting what I'm supposed to be doing. Yesterday I did well staying away from sugary sweets. Today I did well until the very end of the day when I had a couple tablespoons of pumpkin spice chips (... Read more
Keeping Myself Accountable - Day 1 and 2
Saturday, May 07, 2016      0 comments

I forgot to blog yesterday, but I did well in avoiding sweets. When I wanted some, I chewed some gum or ate something that wasn't sugary. Today isn't over yet, but I did eat a piece of birthday cake from a party I went to. I allowed myself ... Read more

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