The mother's heart is the child's schoolroom ~ Henry Ward Beecher

The natural state of motherhood is unselfishness. When you become a mother, you are no longer the center of your own universe. You relinquish that position to your children.~Jessica Lange

Sometimes the strength of motherhood is greater than natural laws.~Barbara Kingsolver

"just say yes- just say there's nothing is holding you back.."

Thursday, July 30, 2009

Melanie ~

~ As of late, I've finally put some real effort into being healthy and loosing weight. Its an amazing feeling to decisively work on myself and know that I am actually in control of food and it's no longer in control of me. I still can't wait to eat most days, looking forward to each bite. But the difference is the meals I desire now don't involve grease, frying or powdered sugar. I don't think was even close to being aware of wonderful fiber was [besides the side effects I'm still getting use to]. Its amazing! It fills you up and carries you along your day.

But the point of this whole new revelation is about the person who trigged all of this; my sister Melanie. I couldn't and wouldn't be doing this without her. She's lost an incredible amount of weight and inspires me daily. She's so much healthier and fit now. And more importantly, she's happy. Her outlook makes me want to try harder. I can honestly say I don't think I'd be on this path if it wasn't for her. She motivates me constantly, sometimes just with the thought of her. I'm so proud of my sister Melanie and thankful that I have her blessed soul in my life.

1 comment:

  1. Yay for sisters!! Good luck Mama on this journey to a healthier you. You can do it. You already have a wonderful support system. xoxo


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