This recent graduate, who wishes to remain anonymous, has a story to tell about acceptance and accountability and what she found and achieved when she joined the Grace and Strength Lifestyle. I have been with Grace and Strength for more than a year. I joined in January 2016. I live in Europe and simply found Grace and Strength on the internet as I was looking for a solution for my weight problems.
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Beth's Story: I began Grace and Strength like so many people did. I watched a friend who was part of the program and I saw her weight seeming to melt away. At first when I talked about it with her I thought "that sounds too hard!" But as I watched her continue to shrink and her confidence grow I started thinking "maybe." As my weight reached an all time high and it felt hard to leave the house because of feeling uncomfortable in my own skin I realized that it was also hard to be overweight.
What I wanted was another diet plan. What I wanted was to take another stab at not failing, again, at keeping the weight off. I didn't expect to gain anything. This was all about loss, right? Instead, I gained a group of women who went to their knees for me, a total stranger, when I confessed after my first four days that I felt like I was losing my mind. Detox from processed foods, sugar and diet soda is no joke!
Finding pure joy in giving to others is my gift. I put on many different hats to serve others; like my husband, children, school children, friends, school organizations, community organizations, church organizations, etc.! When I needed a "pick me up", I would find a different hat to put on by looking to what I could do for someone else. I spent time giving until I was so exhausted and that I did not take care of myself.
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