Daily Archives: July 22, 2011
Read about how Stephanie realized just how beautiful she is… Her transformation allowed her to shed 25 lbs (since last fall) along the way – NOT dieting! She has been transformed INSIDE – out.
Hello, my name is Stephanie and I am a perfect………………..
I have been a perfect pear for as long as I can remember. Yes, I have saddle bags, thunder thighs, a bumpy dairy air!
For years I would look at my body in disgust.
Why couldn’t I just chop those saddle bags off?!?!
I suffered from a low self image about my body and was determined to do something about it! Overweight and
highly frustrated, I turned to running 9 years ago. I have been running ever since, but guess what???
Those saddle bags came right along with me.
It wasn’t until I read Scale Down: Live it Up by Danna Demetre that I realized that
running alone wasn’t going to change me the way I needed to be changed. I needed to put down my old self and put on God.
I needed to put God’s Truth first and to stop telling myself lies. I squared off with those lies and I replaced them with the
I am beautiful!
I am wonderfully made!
I am loved! I am designed for a purpose!
I meditated on Psalm 139:14 for a good month before it began to transform my mind in Him, and I still meditate on this gem today!
You see, I have always exercised, but I forgot to give God the glory for how He made me.
I forgot the #1 thing, God.
I still have saddle bags, but they’re much smaller and I still run, but now with more purpose. Now I see me as BEAUTIFUL, STRONG, and
HEALTHY for Him!
So if your struggling right now with how you look, I challenge you to tell yourself the truth, just as you are right now!
You ARE beautiful!!
You ARE wonderfully made!!
You ARE loved! You ARE designed for a purpose!
Memorize Psalm 139:14. Say it to yourself as you look in the mirror. Put on the lens of God and know that you are His and you
“I praise you because I am fearfully and wonderfully made; your works are wonderful, I know that full well.”