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The Eucharist Diet Archives

January 16, 2010 Day 15 Weight: 202 lbs Weight lost: -4   Down two more pounds since I’ve posted last. Jill (my wife) and I have been away on a prayer/planning retreat in the woods of Northwest Wisconsin. We ate […]

January 11, 2010 Day 10 Weight: 203 lbs Weight lost: -3   Come, all you who are thirsty,        come to the waters;        and you who have no money,        come, buy and eat!        Come, buy wine and […]

January 11, 2010 Day 10 Weight: 204 lbs Weight lost: -2   “I have food you know not of…” John 4:31   I’m in a reflective mood this morning, needing to ponder and pen some basics, to remind myself what […]

The Eucharist Diet Adventure: A six month experiment taking daily communion and tracking the results in my personal life, relationships, health, and body fat percentage.    January 10, 2010 Day 9 Weight: 204 lbs Weight lost: -2 Report: I’m parked at […]

Earlier today someone posted a comment on the blog topic I’ve been calling “The Eucharist Diet” – a day to day report of my practice of taking daily communion and the corresponding results on my weight. I thought this question was worth highlighting and addressing:   […]

January 9, 2010 Day 8 Weight: 204 lbs Weight lost: -2 lbs Now I know something “different” is happening. This morning I weighed in again and found – to my stunned surprise – that I was down another one pound, […]

January 8, 2010 Day 7 Weight: 205 Weight lost: -1 “I have a kind of food you know nothing about… My nourishment comes from doing the will of God.” (Jesus, in John 4:32,34). There’s food, and then there is “food.” […]

January 7, 2010 Day 6 Weight: 206 Weight lost: 0 I weighed in and I’m parked at 206 lbs. Okay… I’m still taking communion each day and praying for my meals. The place and time and company with which I […]

January 6, 2010 Day 5 Weight: 206 Weight lost: 0 No change from yesterday, which is not a bad thing given the fact they had a piece of Mile’s chocolate cake after dinner last night. Oh, I have rendered a […]

January 5, 2010 Day 4 Weight: 206* Weight lost: 4 pounds*  For I received from the Lord what I also passed on to you: The Lord Jesus, on the night he was betrayed, took bread, and when he had given […]