This hits home for me. As much as I enjoy cooking, I know I have to be better at portioning. I think the struggle lately has been feeling incredulous that I made a meal that tastes so good. (Remember how I started? Not even really knowing how to boil water? Cooking spaghetti, pizza, mac n cheese, bad steaks. Haha) After my first small helping I’ll go back for a second. Then whatever the kids don’t eat, if it’s not too destroyed, I’ll eat, because I don’t want to waste. That’s probably 3 servings by the end of the night.
Please join me in her prayer to make food decisions that are profitable and healthy for our bodies, long-term!
By: Mandy Hill
All things are legitimate [permissible–and we are free to do anything we please], but not all things are helpful (expedient, profitable, and wholesome). All things are legitimate, but not all things are constructive [to character] and edifying [to spiritual life]. (1 Corinthians 10:23 AMP)
Weight was never something I struggled with; necessarily. I was never ‘skinny’; however, I was certainly comfortable with who I was.
Shortly after I got married the scales started
screaming climbing every time I stepped on to them. I quickly found myself in a place of discomfort in my very own body. My increase in weight was initiated by the onset of some medical issues, as I have discussed in “My Fertility Story“. However, I quickly bought into the idea that being overweight was my new identity; and I soon found myself spiralling down a slippery slope of guilt and…
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