From Small Wins To Reaching Milestones

I know that I’ve brought this up before but today I’m celebrating a milestone.

This morning I had to take my brother on a food run. Thank God I had already packed my food.

Boiled eggs, Ezekiel cinnamon raisin bread, and fruit. Having this already prepared helped me to avoid what could have been a down fall.

My brother asked if I wanted anything and yes the food looked very good. With the strength I’ve gained focusing on what I can control. I was able to say no and turn the food down without hesitation.

Today I was so proud of myself because this is something that I could not have done in the past.

In fact I began to eat my food and today I enjoyed it even more.

Stay blessed

Walk In Park

I started this morning by giving God my first fruit (prayer, praise, worship, and scripture study).

I find that when I do this everything else falls into place.

I did some early morning meal prepping.

My son and I had fun walking and playing in the park.

I meal prepped dinner for a couple of days, and got to watch my son spend quality time with my mom.

One of the highlights of today was going on a walk with my son and having fun with it.

These are the moments that make this journey fun. No one ever said that being on a journey to a lifestyle change can’t create more bonding.

For the most part my son is starting to make changes of his own. I’m a happy and proud mom who’s on a journey to better my health, loose weight, and commit to an overall lifestyle change.

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Stay blessed

Salmon With Air Fryer Broccoli

One of my current focus points is training myself to eat a lighter meal for dinner.

Last week I meal prepped vegetable soup and this week I’m definitely including the vegetables.

Tomorrow I’ll be meal prepping so today my son and I made Salmon and Air Fryer Broccoli.

Sounds odd I know but listen that’s exactly what I thought until I tried it. 400 degrees, sprayed a bit of olive oil spray, tossed the broccoli with some creole seasoning, and in the air fryer for 13 mins because it’s how I like it.

Yummy my overthinking that it would be awful went right out the door. This is something that I’m definitely incorporating for this weeks lunch fish and air fryer broccoli along with fruit.

Someone commented on a previous blog with some amazing advice. I was told to take it slow and steady and that’s spot on.

This journey is a huge lifestyle change, so learning new ways to cook for both my son and I is definitely a must.

One things certain that although I have days where it’s a serious struggle to make the right choice. I’m learning that this fight for change is beneficial for both my son and I.

Stay Blessed

Changing My Relationship With Food….Pictures

I took out time to meal prep because simply put it helps me to stay on track.

Breakfast Quiche with eggs, cheese, mushrooms and jalapeños I may have walked away from the kitchen
Lunch Tuna Salad made with Tuna, celery, jalapeños, green onions, and mayonnaise. I also added lettuce, tomatoes, and avocado to my 12 grain bread.
Dinner Soup using a mixture of beans, squash, onions, chicken broth, celery, and spinach. I topped it off with diced tomatoes, onions, avocado, cheese, Spanish “cracker” and yummy.

Use What You Have

Trust God for the rest ……

Little by little things are turning about. This past week I wasn’t able to workout the way I wanted. Instead I was able to focus on my relationship with food.

This was challenging and I thank God for seeing me through. I want to help others who are struggling with obesity to understand that you don’t have to wait until you have everything. You can use what you have the simple things and trust God for the rest.

People fail to understand that often times obesity can bring so much more. Low self esteem, depression, further health problems such as diabetes, and so much more.

Check out my YouTube video I took simple ingredients and created a meal prep for the next few days.

Don’t Be Afraid To Live Out Loud…

This past weekend has yielded so much for me. I’m slowly healing from my injury, embracing the art of both shopping and eating healthier. While learning to not be afraid of living out loud.

Years I lived in darkness and for years I lived allowing myself to minimize me all for the sake of being who others wanted me to be.

It’s a bit of a fashion statement when one can truly show the world who they are. One thing is certain on this journey God is teaching me to embrace me.

I’m learning to do things for me such as putting my health and happiness first. The moment we learn to breakaway from those we thought meant us good. We learn to accept that we are better off.

Funny thing when I was working for the world. I spent most of my time in traffic, at work, in more traffic, home cleaning, and then there was bed. I had no time for myself, there was no time for me to spend with God.

Now that things are changing it’s the opposite. This morning I woke up prepared to do a few things around the house. Soon as I was ready to do these things God spoke and asked me a question. I heard Gods voice say “Do I not get the first fruit”

My plans were to prep things and then spend time with God. God set me straight the first fruit (my worship, my praise, my prayer, and my gratitude) belongs to him the moment I woke up.

Doing this allows me to find time for myself throughout the day because God opens that door. It’s in those moments that I’m learning more about the me God has ordained me to be.

To the person reading this you are more than enough in Gods eyes.