When Food Becomes an Idol

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  If God places something 1 and 2 on his top 10 list you better believe it’s important. He made a point of making sure we understood where he is to fall on our priority list when he wrote the 10 commandments. I am going to give you the opportunity to go look these up in Exodus 20. I … [Read more...]

Help for Sugar Cravings: L-Glutamine

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Note: This post has been edited. It was formerly titled "The Cure for Sugar Cravings," but I realized that was too strongly worded...I can really only speak for my own experience and should not claim to have a "cure." So this post is now titled "Help for Sugar Cravings." I hope it can help you as it … [Read more...]

His Strength Made Perfect in Our Weakness

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Is it time for you to stop struggling so hard with trying to live a healthy lifestyle? Pause for a moment and listen to God’s voice as He speaks to you: “Plant your weakness in the garden of My strength and stand in awe as My perfect grace transforms it into something … [Read more...]

Don’t Pity Me Because my Kids are Gluten-Free and Dairy-Free

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  I confess that I had a bit of a pity party for myself on Monday. How embarrassing. I was at my mom’s group at a local church, and as everyone was filling their plates with breakfast and chit-chatting, out it came. A torrent of self-pity as I complained about how this time of year it … [Read more...]

The Power of Positive Self-Talk

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  You know what I don’t like?   What doesn’t work in my quest for good health?   Negative self-talk.   You know what I mean.   “Don’t eat that.”   “You’re such a pig.”   “I can’t believe you ate … [Read more...]

The Importance of Self-Image in Sugar Addiction

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Fit4God is all about fundamental lifestyle change. It is not a diet. It is not a short term fix. It is a way of eating, exercising, and living that is sustainable over the long haul. And to do that, it is critical that we purge old habits and allow new habits to take root in our hearts and … [Read more...]

Coping with Food Addiction with God’s Help

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“In the same way, count yourselves dead to sin but alive to God in Christ Jesus. Therefore do not let sin reign in your mortal body so that you obey its evil desires.” Romans 6:11-12 “You were taught, with regard to your former way of life, to put off your old self, which is being corrupted … [Read more...]