Tuesday, May 11, 2010

My BIG struggle...literally!

A struggle that I have been dealing with for the past 3 1/2 years is my weight! Today I started a Loser Challenge. There are 20 of us and we see who can loose the most weight over the next 12 weeks. I only know a few of the people that I am competing with. I don't know if that will help me, or hurt me. When I stepped on the scale this morning for my beginning weigh in, I couldn't believe the number that was in front of me. I haven't weighed this much since I was pregnant with the twins. Even with my first two pregnancies I didn't weigh this much. How did I let myself get this bad?

I know when it comes to my weight, I never think to ask God for help. It simply has not occurred to me.

Do not be anxious about anything, but in everything, by prayer and petition, with thanksgiving, present your requests to God. Philippians 4:6

Did you just read that verse? It says present you requests to God. Why wouldn't that include asking God's help when it comes to taking care of the body that he gave you. He has given us the gifts of our bodies, and it is our responsibility to take care of them. But, just like everything else in life, we need His help and guidance.

I will keep you updated over the next 12 weeks on my progress. I know that I cannot do it alone!

1 comment:

  1. Look I am reading your blog! I know that this issue at hand is not a fun one.... but stick with it. Every little step helps. I am been off and on the diet bandwagon for a year and I have lost 30 pounds now. Which is crazy because I have never lost weight. But I am slowly realizing that its the small things that add up! You can do it Tracy!!!!!