Monthly Archives: July 2012

Made to Crave: 9 (motivation)

I am sitting here on the balcony of my Edelweiss hotel enjoying the cool air.  66̊ and I’m loving it!  It’s a bit cloudy and and there’s a slight breeze blowing the four flags out front: I see the Bavarian, … Continue reading

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Mainz Beer Fest – 2012

Last year at this event we had a very large group, the fest itself was hopping wild, and the weather was hot.  We got news that the Coopers were PCSing and Aimee got stung by a bee.  I wrote about … Continue reading

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Made to Crave 8: (identity)

Early in this new adventure I realized that I had never invited God to help me regarding my exercise or eating plans.  I’ve done so in almost every other area of my life so it actually surprised me that I … Continue reading

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Made to Crave 7: (honeymoon)

Oh, the honeymoon phase.  Isn’t it nice?  You know, the phase where marriage is easy and your spouse can do no wrong?  The period of time when things just work like they’re supposed to and life is rosy and simple? … Continue reading

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Made to Crave: 6 (friends and results)

Lysa describes in Chapter 4, which is titled “Friends Don’t Let Friends Eat Before Thinking,” how helpful it can be to have a friend hold you accountable.  One way I’ve been able to hold myself accountable over the past month … Continue reading

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Made to Crave: 5 (the plan)

Readers of Made to Crave, the illustration Lysa Terkeurst shared about the garden was spot on, don’t you think?  I’ve been trying to think of an alternate illustration to share so I don’t give away too much of her text … Continue reading

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ChapelNext Family Fun Night

A couple of weeks ago our fabulous ChapelNext had a family fun night.  We watched a movie, ate some treats, and then went outside for games. Three-legged sack races, a parachute, and my favorite:  an egg toss! That event took … Continue reading

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Made to Crave: 4 (cravings)

Chapter Three, Replacing My Cravings, is where I really started to believe Lysa TerKeurst had somehow gotten inside my heart and stolen all my thoughts, using them to write a book that would eventually help me.  As if the first two … Continue reading

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Made to Crave: 3 (fears)

I’ve shared the hardest part so far.  My fears.  The fears that I’ll fail.  I was literally nervous as I wrote yesterday’s post, knowing that once I clicked “Publish” my fears were going to be public knowledge and that I … Continue reading

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Made to Crave: 2 (introduction)

I love it when an author comes right out and tells me about him or herself.  I especially loved Lysa TerKerust’s introduction of herself in Made to Crave.  I never expected to have a book on healthful eating, weight loss, … Continue reading

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