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Slump Time Encouragement Archives

Hold up my goings in thy paths, that my footsteps slip not.   Ps. 17:5 Sometimes a healthy eating plan seems like a slippery slope, doesn’t it?  It’s so easy to slide into bad habits and to make poor choices.  […]

Set your affections on things above, not on things on the earth. (Colossians 3:2) Can’t stop thinking about food?  Maybe that’s a signal to you that you need to change your focus.  The more you set your sights on the […]

For the weapons of our warfare are  not carnal, but mighty through God to the pulling down of strongholds.  II Corinthians 10:4 Sometimes it seems like we’re in the middle of a war — and we’re losing!  But what “seems” […]

But they, measuring themselves by themselves and comparing themselves among themselves, are not wise.  (II Corinthians 10:11b) Don’t get caught in the comparison trap.  You are unique and your business is to be the best “you” possible, for God’s glory.  […]

Do not bite at the bait of pleasure till you know there is no hook beneath it. ~Thomas Jefferson I doubt if Thomas Jefferson ever tried to lose weight — but this quote works for us.  There may be momentary […]

“Just keep swimming, swimming, swimming.” Dorie the Fish from Finding Nemo “I have more than a hundred pounds to lose,” a friend told me. “It seems hopeless — like I’ll never get there.” How do you eat an elephant?  One […]

Sometimes laughter can get us over a slump.  Here is a cute video of  examples of low glycemic eating!

Yesterday I didn’t do so well sticking to my plan.  In fact, it was the kind of day when I washed out in lots of areas.  Here is one of my favorite verses.  I use it a lot — and […]

It’s slump time — the dreaded time when our emotions lag behind our wills.  Do I really want to make these changes?  Is it worth it?  Does it matter anyway? Yes!  Don’t listen to the negative voices inside your head.  […]

Why a two o’clock post? Because, for me, two is slump time. We all have body rhythms that peak and fall. There are times of day we feel creative and have energy. Larks have them in the morning while owls […]