So, I have gained all the weight that I lost. Granted, it wasn’t much to start with, but it’s all back. Every single last gram of it. Last night, I felt a bit anxious about a situation coming up, so what did I do? I ate. And ate. And ate. Going to God with my silly anxiety only occurred to me afterwards. It’s the devil’s lie: making us forget that we are actually God’s, we belong to Him, and He will comfort us and so we look for comfort in every and anything else.
The idea that I can lose weight without changing my thinking is preposterous. I can, for a while, lose some weight but if my underlying thinking is that I need food for comfort, I will always go back to food for comfort: resulting in weight gain. Again.
I have spent years harvesting the…
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