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Morning reflections - Food addiction is real but so is recovery!
Saturday, December 21, 2019      0 comments

Last night I went to St. Petersburg with my entire crew to see the Enchanted Light Maze. Ahead of time I selected a vegan place that looked pretty good where the whole family could find something. We had an amazing was a vegan chi... Read more
My best friend has cancer
Thursday, April 25, 2019      14 comments

I cannot believe I'm writing these words. I cannot believe the last several weeks have been reality and not some distorted, painful nightmare. I needed to say the words to make them real, to say it out loud so I don't eat my feelings. ... Read more
I put my face in a bag of chips yesterday...
Friday, April 05, 2019      3 comments

So if I step back and look at the last 3+ months and were to give myself a grade for focusing on healthy behaviors I'd give myself an "A." As someone with a history of disordered eating, I cannot and will not focus on my weight...I will measure... Read more
The "time change" blues
Wednesday, March 13, 2019      3 comments

Since January I've been finding my own rhythm...setting up my mornings for success and it's really changed the game. I awake around 5a without an alarm, throw on my clothes, sneaks and take out the dogs, grab a coffee and sit down with my Bible... Read more
Killing the exercise - ummm yeah I call it fun
Monday, March 11, 2019      1 comments

Started biking recently with a cool group of girls - found them on meet up and wouldn't you know they are called "Big Girl's Biking!" For the last 6 weeks we have meet up and pushed and supported each other, it has been fantastic. During the w... Read more
Hi I'm Selena and I have NOTHING figured out but I choose life every day
Sunday, March 03, 2019      6 comments

Well most every day. See I have had some sort of disordered eating in my life since I was a young girl. Tumultuous childhood, only child, two duds for parents who were either absent or drugged out (didn't meet my father until I was 12 and it ... Read more
Well, I followed my plan and other ramblings
Friday, March 01, 2019      8 comments

I shared yesterday how difficult I find the dinner hour for staying on plan and not bingeing or eating 2nds or 3rds. I put together a plan yesterday for managing the temptations and pretty much call myself out in an attempt to stay on plan, and... Read more
Dinnertime Debacle
Thursday, February 28, 2019      6 comments

Without fail, without question, the most difficult time for me to stay on plan and keep it together is at dinnertime. I work from home, I am around every food imaginable all day long and have zero issue or challenge 99% of the time, that is unt... Read more
You are worth it, RIGHT NOW
Wednesday, February 27, 2019      5 comments

Just wanted to share something that was on my heart. Even if you are not at the weight or size you feel best for you, don't deny yourself clothes that fit and that you feel good in. Today I was really struggling to put on something that "should ... Read more
How I'm keeping it together!
Monday, October 31, 2016      3 comments

It's sometimes really hard to figure out where to focus. For a couple of months now, I've been following the following plan of action: • Stay connected to Christ - read, meditate, pray, listen, get quiet, attend church mindfully * Some so... Read more
Have you ever considered?
Tuesday, January 12, 2016      12 comments

As we continue to endeavor to embrace a healthy lifestyle and lose the extra weight, there is an issue I think not many consider...What if you lost all your weight and you were uncomfortable? What if, after all that hard work, you felt foreign ... Read more
Mark this down as my starting point
Monday, May 19, 2014      1 comments

God is good - and he loves me just the way I am...right now...however, he loves me much to much to leave me this way. Food has been an issue for me for as long as I can remember...I suppose you could call it an addiction and with that, I'm und... Read more
2/18/2011 - Question of the day - "daily 10th step"
Friday, February 18, 2011      3 comments

Continued to take personal inventory and when we were wrong, promptly admitted it. QUESTION OF THE DAY: Are you remembering this important step? If you have not yet reached Step 10, can you see the value in conducting a daily self-inspect... Read more
Question of the day ~ What does boasting about the cross mean to you? Do you boast about the cross?
Monday, February 07, 2011      6 comments

To me, boasting about the cross is about action, not lip service. Am I walking in his Spirit, am I being honest? Am I being a light to others? If I profess my love for Christ on Sunday and flip someone off on the way to work on I ... Read more
Mid year check - in..."I'm blessed and relying on God"
Thursday, June 24, 2010      6 comments

Well was chugging along with my weight loss and things were going great...then I got caught up. I was struggling to find my serenity, my behaviors started to creep back in and I needed to get centered again. Spoke to my sponsor and we decided ... Read more

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