I never imagined when I started this journey last year how significantly different my life would be come this year. I ended up being unable to really participate last year at the end because of some major medical issues that came up within my family, but thankfully I was chosen to be a part of the team again this year. God knows what he is doing. I started last year with the goal to lose weight to start a family, but this year it is so much more than that. I want to be able to share the gospel with people all over the world and I need to be able to travel to do that. I want to be able to fit in an airline seat without being uncomfortable, and to be able to ride the rides at a theme park. If I need to climb a mountain then I want to be able to do that too.
My weight has really become a reality this year. My blood pressure is teetering being high, and I recently had to have my gallbladder removed, all signs that I am unhealthy and my body is at the point where I need to do something about it.
So here is to a second chance for change! Today is day 1 of the rest of my life. I strapped on my fitbit this morning, and I am drinking my water. I am gonna make healthy eating choices and eventually that will turn into a habit. I am gonna focus on including God in my challenge this year too. I can do this. I can do ALL things through Christ! I look forward to seeing the new life that the next 12 weeks brings!