Thorn in the Flesh

Remember the letter from Paul to the Corinthians where he discusses his “thorn in the flesh”? No one quite knows what this thorn was, but it was clearly something that prevented Paul from being boastful and feel powerful in his ministry. Paul, this guy who...

Deja Vu

I found my lost FitBit. I decided to switch purses and pulled an old faithful from my closet. It was still full of the random junk you don’t actually need but forget to transfer when switching purses. Only in the bottom I found it: my FitBit. I reinstalled the...

Finding the New Normal

I spent the last week in reflection and self care. They busyness of life prevented me from going to the gym for weight training or really giving proper attention to my meals. But for this one week I allowed it. I didn’t beat myself up over it or consider the...

Recalculation

Officially seeing no results any longer. I have a few tokens I can hold onto from my journey thus far: I have been able to stay right at a net loss of 10 pounds. And I do notice that wheat products create very uncomfortable inflammation, specifically in my neck. OK...

Insatiable

As I do housework alone I typically have a show playing in the background on my phone. My sister-in-law introduced me to Netflix’s “Insatiable” a week or so ago and I worked my way through season one (quite literally, as I did laundry, dishes,...

Cruising Altitude

I’ve officially reached a plateau that I’m having a hard time breaking through. Here’s where it gets interesting, and where I’ve given up trying to lose in the past: if I simply go through daily life without trying to restrict certain food...