Like so many others, I have tried so many, many programs to lose weight. And they have worked to some extent, but always I have gained it back. I have even tried several spiritual based programs. But I tend toward legalism. I am a perfectionist. When I mess up I have a really hard time forgiving myself.
What a great story of conquering the cycle that seemed unbreakable. Cindy says in this interview, "I was so discouraged because I couldn't even stick to a disciplined eating plan for one day." That was then, but just watch her interview to see how she's doing today! (*There are some challenges with the audio in the beginning, but it does get better.) Cindy's Story: It seems I've been on a diet as long as I can remember.
In today's story, we're excited to show you a unique interview with a recent graduate. This video is unique because Nita was also interviewed at the beginning of her weight loss journey, so you'll get to see a portion of that interview along with her graduation interview. The transformation is truly remarkable! Nita's Story: I am so thankful to have found Grace and Strength Lifestyle through my friend Monica and the encouragement of my daughter, Sarah.
Rebecca's Story: I started this journey with Grace and Strength feeling beat by the world. I was overwhelmed with the feeling of being a failure and not knowing what my purpose in this world was a part from serving my God. Prior to starting Grace and Strength I had been led to start honoring God with my food and making my temple/body more pleasing to God. I was in the habit of trying to feel satisfied through eating more and instead of exercising filling my time with the unimportant.
Julie came to us asking some of the more challenging questions that we address throughout our program. She was already asking how God viewed our health. Did he care about it? Was physical health something that had a spiritual impact? Julie's Story: I had been seeking for sometime a Biblical approach to health. But I didn't really even know what I was looking for. I just kept thinking - if I am made in God's image, I have this one body...
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