All it takes is one look, and you can see my biggest weakness. It’s time for me to make some life changes, because the stakes are getting high.
This past Christmas I had once again succombed to my sugar addiction and was feeling absolutely miserable.
One day I was looking for books on Amazon and came across Sweet Grace: How I Lost 250 Pounds and Stopped Trying to Earn God’s Favor, by Teresa Shields Parker. At my request, Dean bought this book for my Christmas present.
About six weeks ago I joined the Sweet Change support group, and Teresa became a mentor and coach for my weight loss journey. She challenged me to write on the topic “Why I want to live” and said she intended to post it on her website.
This was perhaps the most challenging thing I’ve ever written, because it feels vulnerable to share about my greatest weakness. However with encouragement from Teresa, my husband and others, I agreed.
You can read it here: