Healing Anxiety Toward Food and Weight

Food and me – It’s one of my greatest anxieties. I’m not sure when my obsession with food began, but I do know that it is where I turn every time I’m tired, sad, happy, celebrating, bored, angry… yeah, so I pretty much turn to food 24/7. Today, I’m beginning a journey to renew my…

Jelly Bean Season, Sugar & uncontrollable Hunger

If you don’t know that jelly bean season is in full swing, you have not left your home or entered a store.  I love jelly beans, always have! I couldn’t wait till we got our Easter basket when I was a kid, because for a short time we’d get jelly beans and “balk” things.  Balk things are Cadbury eggs…

Helper… Calling All Women to Renewal

There are few things that will offend a woman faster than when they are called a helper or told to submit to their husbands. I’m a strong woman and use to rebel against those words, myself, still struggle with it at times, but because it’s in the Bible and God is asking this of us, I started…

This Season of Chaos… Is My Perfect Soil

Personally, I am good at time management and organized tasks, but lately, it doesn’t seem to be working.  With too many competing ‘top’ priorities, constant roadblocks, and limited time, I feel like I’m not even close to keeping my head above water, I’m full out drowning. Running is always my rest… Isn’t it funny how…

How Food, my weight & Fitness became my Idol

I’ve always loved fitness.  I’ve also, always loved food!  I confess that I track my fitness and my food daily and at times obsessively.  It’s been on my heart that this is an issue, even an idol in my life. Most of my time is spent planning the next meal (for my family or me)…

Weight Loss & the Cookie Cutter Mindset

The perfect edges that cookie cutters make in shaping a gingerbread man, a Christmas tree, stars and even Santa please my organized brain. I love the reliability of the cookie cutter’s ability to stamp out the perfect shape every time. I wish life and clean eating were more like the perfect edges of a cookie…