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And So it Begins

   Yesterday I went to the doctor to follow up on an annual exam and was struck with the news that I'm pre-diabetic. It seems like these days everyone is either diabetic, pre-diabetic, or overweight for that matter. Honestly, this diagnosis caught me completely off guard. I never thought of myself as really overweight, and for the most part I eat a very healthy diet. My size 12 body seemed perfectly comfortable to me with the exception of my mommy muffin top, the result of my emergency C-section. I felt completely at home in this body, resembling most of the moms I associate with, occasionally squeezing out a workout between gymnastics and karate lessons for the kids. Apparently my get in where it fits in attitude about working out isn't working out so well. So I'm giving myself 3 months to shed some pounds and turn this diagnosis around, before having to be put on medication. Pray with me as I embark on this journey to getting healthier, as I will need God's grace to put away the pasta. Today I started off with a big bowl of steel cut oatmeal, ground flax, pecans, cranberries and a drizzle of honey. Just one of many healthy breakfasts to come.

Blessings and love,
Reyna

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