Exercise, Habits, Health Struggles, Healthy Eating

Tuesday’s Fitness Check-in


Tuesday's Fitness

Good Morning everyone. Did you survive Thanksgiving? How did your fitness goals fit in with your holiday? Did you totally blow it all or did you hang on and keep going towards your goal?

I have not been feeling well over the past week. Thanksgiving day turned out different than I expected it would. I ended up cooking a lunch for us here at home, nothing extravagant, but a nice lunch. Daniel took the older three kids over to my In-laws while I stayed home and rested with the younger two. I managed to prepare dinner for me and my two little bits, and then I lay on the couch the rest of the day while my whole body throbbed.

I wish I could say that I was at least careful on how I ate over the past week. I can’t really say that though. I have had way too much wheat. I do not tolerate eating bread. I find it causes terrible swelling, and painful bloating when I eat bread of any sort. And I have been eating a good bit of bread over the past week simply because it is easy and I have not had much energy to prepare something better.

So I will look forward to the next week and try again.

1 Corinthians 6:19-20

Do you not know that your bodies are temples of the Holy Spirit, who is in you, whom you have received from God? You are not your own; you were bought at a price. Therefore honor God with your bodies.

As I look towards the future that is ahead of me I can not allow my set backs and health struggle to discourage me to the point of stopping. I need to keep running/ walking/ or even crawling towards my goal.

How are you doing right now? Have you had some set backs? What is your typical response to setbacks? What do you need to do differently?

Then he said to them all: “Whoever wants to be my disciple must deny themselves and take up their cross daily and follow me.
I need to keep my eyes on Jesus and take up my cross daily.


So there you have my weekly check-in. How are you doing? Are you working at loosing weight or just trying to maintain your current health?  Tell me about it. And as always if you need more advice or tips for exercise head over to Peak313 and see what she is up to this week.




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