OK, it’s the start of a new week. It’s another day, yes, but today’s a special day. It’s the start of a new you.

Here’s what to do if you’ve stepped on the scale today, and it’s “not what you expected.”

1 – Don’t panic. Put your trust in God, and ask Him for help.
2 – Try to get real. What is it you’re doing (or not doing) that may be causing the problem?
3 – Are you off your food plan? Many people have purchased a book, or started a new program, but really aren’t doing it. Is that you?
4 – are you eating a lot of something in particular? Like carbohydrates? Like too much fatty foods? Simply ask God to help you eat less of these trouble foods.
5 – are you exercising? Do you walk every day, at least? Remember, moving, playing, being physical makes you feel good. Just get up, get out, and go!

I hope these ideas are helpful. Most of all, don’t worry, and don’t do anything drastic. Like the old fable of the Tortoise and the Hare, slow and easy wins!

Would love your ideas, and to hear what you’re doing. Please post a comment below.


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