I'm in a much better mood today. My eating is right back on track and THANK GOD I was only off the beaten path for a day. I reealize I'm a little old to be throwing tantrums. :)
I was sitting on the deck this morning, drinking coffee, and thinking about how far I've come. So far, I've gone from 340 lbs. to 240 lbs. With God's help (and trust me, I couldn't have done this alone), I've lost 100 lbs., and I'm still here, working on getting the rest off. 100 lbs. is a big deal to me. That takes so much effort. It takes so many do-overs. It takes so much tenacity and strength and will and fortitude, and for me, prayer.
I'm feeling very thankful this morning that I was able to turn my attitude around from yesterday, and look at my journey thus far from the right perspective. A thankful one. I want to give God the praise for how far I've come, and the fact that I'm still in the game. I know I have some really irritating health issues....but they're so much less than what others have. Even people in my own family have health issues that are far worse than mine, and they handle them with a much more positive attitude than I do. I'm glad God reminded me of it this morning.
I have so much....my life is so full and rich. I have such an amazing and loving family that accept me and love me for who I am. I have a boyfriend and a puppy dog that think I hung the moon. I have a job that pays my bills. I have a doctor that gives me free samples of medicine because I have no health insurance. I have a good-running car and have started a side business that is still alive when so many other small businesses don't even make it to the 1 year mark. I have friends that love me and that I know I can depend on for anything. And 20 years after giving up a baby girl for adoption, God granted me the blessing of meeting her and building a relationship with her. Yes, my life is so rich and blessed and I'm giving God the thanks and praise this morning. Life is so good. :)