In losing weight, you must be yourself. I must be myself. We must be authentic about who we are and what our overweight body looks like. Continue reading Authentic Weight Loss
I helped myself to BBQ beef briskets, pork BBQ, and chicken BBQ. I loaded my plate with sides of fried okra, black eyed peas, macaroni and cheese, slaw, a dinner roll, and a rich German chocolate cupcake for dessert. It was a feast fit for a Southern king. Continue reading My Wedding Feast Barbecue Binge
One of my favorite college football teams is the Miami Hurricanes. They’ve won five National Championships in the 1980s and … Continue reading Do You Need a Weight Loss Pep Talk?
An ultrasound test done on my thyroid found several nodules sitting in my thyroid. One was “hot” producing too much T-3 hormone. My endocrinologist put me on 10 mg of methimazole, to calm it down, and the fun began! Continue reading My Weight Battle with Methimazole and My “Hot” Thyroid Nodule”
Food eaten in secret is delicious! (Proverbs 9:17). Continue reading Do You Eat in Secret?
Do you sometimes play the fool when it comes to food? Sure you have. We all have. Continue reading Food Folly
A couple of years ago, I looked in the mirror as I usually do while shaving, but this time, I saw my fat body. I mean I really saw how out of shape and fat I was. It was a revelation – an “Aha” moment. Continue reading For God to Take Control of My Eating, I Must Relinquish Control
Something’s going on that doesn’t make sense. I’m gaining weight even though I haven’t changed anything in regards to eating and exercise. Continue reading Inexplicable Weight Gain
An unhealthy metabolism caused by an out of whack thyroid can cause weight gain (hyperthyroidism) in spite of eating healthy and walking regularly. Continue reading My Out of Whack Thyroid
I went for my annual Medicare examination last week which included blood work. My general practitioner, Dr. Rebecca Talley, called me with the results. I have hyperthyroidism 😩. Yep. I have all the symptoms. These include sleeplessness, rapid pulse, heart palpitations, and inexplicable weight gain. Continue reading Reverberations from My Broken Shoulder