While we all want instant gratification, we must be patient with ourselves. Just as a baby learns to walk little by little, step by step, we apply this principle of gradual change to our Body Clutter -FlyLadyMy little E is now 8 months old. Over the past 8 months, I have watched him grow and learn. Everyday he learns something new and it just amazes me. What if he was to grow instantly into a … [Read more...] about Body Clutter: Chapter 6: Babysteps
Oh man. My stress factor is high today! I would like to just scream at the top of my lungs but the baby is sleeping (finally!) so I better refrain from that.Do you ever feel like your bopping along, happy as a songbird and then everything (even little things) starts to be overwhelming? That's kind of where I am right now! The 2 main things (that aren't so much little things!) heavy on my heart … [Read more...] about Weighing in with Him
Bet that title got your attention!! Ok, so yesterday I weighed in with Him and... then discovered that I may possibly be weighing in with a demon instead. You see, I am pretty sure my scale is possessed.I stepped on to the scale praying the scale would go down but I had a feeling it would go up because its "that time of the month." I know, I know...TMI! But some women tend to gain anywhere from … [Read more...] about Weighing in with Him…and a demon possessed scale
"A grudge is just a bitter pill we take that destroys our soul and doesn't even hurt the person who we are not forgiving. When are we going to learn that the cure for this bitter disease is that we must first forgive ourselves for our past and quit punishing ourselves for every little mistake?" -FlyLadyI was 125 lbs when I got married. Within the first 3 years of marriage, I had gained 20 lbs. … [Read more...] about Body Clutter: Chapter 5: Forgiveness
There are a bazillion and one excuses out there for not taking care of your body clutter. I've used most of them and so have you. The minute I got serious about my body clutter, I recognized those excuses for what they were: character flaws that exposed a serious deficit in my own personal integrity. That revelation was completely devastating. But do you know what? We are the biggest … [Read more...] about Body Clutter: Chapter 4: Excuses, excuses!