Sometimes in life when bad things happen the Lord uses it for good, always. It brings Him glory and it blesses His children.
I got sick around the end of May or so. Not sure what you’d call it. Many women had it. Terrible coughing, extreme tiredness, sinus and overall yuckyness. I was sick for 5 weeks.
What happened was I was very busy working one week and didn’t sleep well for 2 nights. On the Tuesday I believe, I was exhausted and had finished make a very to die for chocolate dessert for one of my clients. Well I sat down for a minute and had a very small piece of the cake. I mean small. It was very rich!
In twenty minutes after eating the cake, I started coughing and didn’t stop for almost 3 weeks. Obviously I had times were I didn’t cough but not much. Sometimes it was an all night event.
I made it to the couch by week 3 and even did a bit of what I call couch art. I tried to do one a day. I couldn’t walk much as my legs couldn’t handle much. When I did start walking it took me a while to get my strength back.
During this time of much thought about my health and thinking about what would God want to teach me through all this. MUCH! I had realized that I was not glorifying God in my eating habits or my taking care of body health wise. I also realized that as a wife I have a duty to take care of myself and not let myself go. The Lord showed me that I was to Glorify Him in all aspects of my life.
I had let my health go. Mind you, I don’t get sick very often and am very active ,but not as I should be. God wants my all. Not bits and pieces. Christ gave His all for me. Should I give Him a pittance. No He requires All!
I made the decision while I was sick that I would be serious about my health. My marriage and my faith.
So for the last three months I have changed my eating habits and changed how I view my reasons for eating.
I cut out all unnatural sugars, all pasta, potatoes, rice beans and grains.
What do you eat ? I can hear you say, rather loudly! Lol. I eat meat, all veggies and most fruit. I also eat eggs, nuts ( cashews, almonds , pecans,walnuts and macadamia). I try to eat extra oils. Coconut, grass fed butter . And lots of water!
This has changed my life! I feel better then I did in my thirties! More energy, clarity. My skin, hair and nails are better. Everything is better. I do take supplements and have for a long time. I also take cbc oil, and try to get in a morning shake with coconut milk, which contains, flax seed, bee pollen, chia seeds and honey.
It took me about two months to overcome my sugar cravings. I loved chocolate!
Anyway that is behind me and I am thankful for the Lord opening my eyes to see what I was doing to myself and to my husband. If your married, your not alone in your actions. Your husband is reaping your decisions to. Big 2×4 to my head! Ouch!
I have lost over 30 pounds so far and I am sure my body will stabilize when it’s done getting rid of fat and toxins.
I pray that if anyone can relate to this that you too will not wait until you get sick or worse! But even then, may God show you how you can glorify Him in your life, in all things. Even your eating 🙂