Week One Reflections

Today is the end of the first week for me on Phase One of the South Beach Diet.  Overall, the week hasn’t been too difficult.  I’ve kept to the plan and felt pretty good about all of it.  I’ve even journaled each day in order to track my food and my feelings.  Today, day seven, was actually the first time I felt bothered by the whole thing.

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God Withdrew

I was doing my morning Bible study and came across something that made me pause and think for a bit.  You see, we are always told that God will never leave us.  And for the most part, that is true.  He is always there.  His presence is all around.

But…

There have been times in my life where I have felt as if God was not with me.  There have been times when I felt that He must have moved away for some reason.  Sometimes, this caused me to feel angry.  Sometimes, this caused me to cling tighter.  The point is, I felt He wasn’t with me and I had to choose whether to continue on in faith or just close myself off from Him completely.

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Operation Lose the Flab

So, I’ve been debating the past couple of days as to whether I would blog about this or not because whenever someone starts a new program for weight loss it seems that everyone becomes a critic.  But what the heck, this is my blog so I’m going to share.

I am beginning the South Beach Diet.  I have done this program before and I know that it works.  However, like many people, I have done it and then stopped.  In fact, I have done many things and then stopped.  But I am determined to make some changes so I am going full force with this.

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