Posts Tagged ‘health’

What to Do When You Need God but Cannot Find Him

What is it like to be in the desert and to feel like God has abandoned you? Katherine Wolf knows exactly how that feels. After being paralyzed by a brain stem stroke and almost losing her life, Katherine and her husband were left with so many questions. Is it a  mistake that I’m still here? Has God abandoned me? In the years that followed her brain rupture, Katherine explains that her questions were slowly replaced… … Continue reading

No One Loves a Paleo Party (Because There’s No Cake)

The first time a friend told me she had gotten a “paleo cronut,” I thought she was learning Italian. Flash forward a few years, and it feels like half of my Instagram is filled with “Try this Paleo recipe!” and “I did Whole30, and it felt great!” If you’re like me, it probably all makes your head spin. Before now, I had no idea what any of those words meant. Even though I was happy… … Continue reading

What Dieting Is Teaching Me About My Mental Health

Week 1 of the “Bekah Try-It Diet” is officially coming to a close, and good news: I survived it! The first 3 days were an honest struggle as I soldiered on in the “Flat Belly Diet.” I was starting to regret this entire process, and I had to motivate myself to finish the “sassy water”* that the beginning of the food plan required. *Sassy water is water infused with lemon, cucumber, ginger, and mint. It’s meant to… … Continue reading

What Did I Get Myself Into!?

Ugh. Dieting. Am I right? It comes with so many tough questions. What’s the best diet? What’s the easiest diet? How do I stay motivated in a world where cheeseburgers and ice cream exist? Well, this month, I’m setting out to try to answer some of those questions. Introducing the “Bekah Try-It Diet” In the name of science entertainment, I’ll be testing out a different “fad” diet every week for the entire month of April. I’ll… … Continue reading

Does Health and Fitness Have an Affect on Your Spiritual Growth? – Jonny Diaz

One heartbreaking story from Jonny Diaz’s childhood changed the way he looked at food and fitness forever. He shares the story and how he learned to take back his physical health by seeing it from a spiritual perspective.   Jonny says, “It’s an interesting thing, playing a song called “More Beautiful You,” telling everyone they are perfectly and wonderfully made, but also knowing God wants us to be our best self. And I believe our… … Continue reading

Missy Robertson Shares Her Struggle and How to Get Through It

I Corinthians 12:26 – “If one part [of God’s body] suffers, every part suffers with it; if one part is honored, every part rejoices with it.” (NIV) Jase and I learned many years ago that having a child born with a cleft lip/palate was going to be a challenging journey. This was not something that could be easily fixed; it was going to have to be managed for the rest of her childhood and quite… … Continue reading

See the Details of Joy’s Latest Breakup

I’m on a new health kick with Life Transformation 360 and that means cutting some of the bad stuff out of my diet.  Sadly, one of those things that I need to “break up” with is Ranch Dressing. I’ve been in love with Ranch for long time, so it isn’t going to be easy. My heart is broken and I’m sure that Ranch will not understand why I need some space. I decided to write… … Continue reading