Day One

I have to hurry but know if I wait for long periods of time to record this – it will get lost in a swirl of activity. I am feeling a mix of emotions, a blend of hopeful, concern, fear of quitting, ready for a life change and more. I’ll try to let those process and sort them… truth and false. Anything not lining up with the wisdom found in the Bible needs to be tossed and what agrees with that truth must be built up.

1 Timothy 4:8

for while bodily training is of some value, godliness is of value in every way, as it holds promise for the present life and also for the life to come.

This is getting long! Okay, I’ll pull things together step by step and get more order going on quickly!

Goals:

* Get more sleep. 7-10 hours per night.

* Drink more water. Go back to 64 ounces, minimum per day.

* 1,400 calories a day, eaten 200 to 300 at a time and only fruits and vegetables dinner time and after. Snacks —fruits and vegetables and more of the latter. This advice came from my doctor.

* Cardio exercising – one hour a day, six days a week. Light strength training (Dr. recommended resistance bands) three times a week.

* Healthy vegetable juices when I can afford to buy organic of anything on the top 12 of the  dirty dozen (http://www.drweil.com/drw/u/ART02985/Foods-You-Should-Always-Buy-Organic.html) and smoothies daily. 

There will be more to add as I go but those are starting points. 

Now, to just figure out why the hyperlink option isn’t working on this blog site! 

Biggest Loser @ Home… Kind of

I have been on and off again for months and in some ways years, trying to lose weight and get in shape. Today marks the first day of walking down a new path of learning to take care of myself in the hopes and prayers I will be better and will have comfort, care, encouragement and help for others one day. Maybe I can help show a way from fat to fit – in a healthy and natural way. 

I am starting this blog to make myself accountable, to make a record of the process, and as a place to gather ideas, recipes, and journal what works and what doesn’t. 

Here goes!

I will post a picture and my weight and measurements. I will share the results of my biometric screening (done today) and my goal. I hope to find countdown gadgets or something to use as a chart of my progress. 

My hope is in the LORD! What I cannot do myself, He will give His strength to accomplish. 

1 Corinthians 6:19-20 (ESV)

19 Or do you not know that your body is a temple of the Holy Spirit within you, whom you have from God? You are not your own, 20 for you were bought with a price. So glorify God in your body.

 

Typing my way to healthier life spiritually, emotionally, relationship-wise, physically and more!