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Church fellowship is precious — but oh that weekly time of fellowship that involves snacks!  It can be (and often is, in my case) a deadly time for a healthy eating plan. Perhaps I had better explain that our church […]

“Ye have not resisted unto blood, striving against sin.”  Hebrews 12:4 “I just can’t help it,” a friend told me. “I’ve tried every diet known to man — or woman — and I’ve always failed. God must want me to […]

Do you ever feel like that your best intentions were ambushed and defeated by life?  You intended to eat right and to exercise.  Monday came, and you were sure that you would do it right this week. And life happened. […]

“Anyone can carry his burden, however hard, until nightfall. Anyone can do his work, however hard, for one day. Anyone can live sweetly, patiently, lovingly, purely, till the sun goes down. And this is all life really means.” ~Robert Louis […]

How do you survive the holidays without packing on holiday pounds — which most of us keep from now on?  We talked about being aware of the temptations and planning ahead.  Also, adding steps to our days can help counteract […]

Some of have “friends” like this ultimate teaser.  A real friend won’t torment you or try to make your healthy eating plan harder for you.  Some folks tease or place temptation in your path  because they feel more of a […]

Eating is easy.  It seems like a quick fix to make us feel better.  Unfortunately, food doesn’t really solve any of our real problems.  Like drugs and alcohol, it just gives us a temporary boost.  To be free of an […]

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 […]