I AM Beautiful.
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.”
Posted on July 22, 2011, in Our Struggles, Steph, Truth and tagged Danna Demetre, exercise, health, healthy eating, healthy for God, heatlhy for God, post pardum weight loss, reasons to be healthy, Scale Down, Women Working Out, working out, worship in body. Bookmark the permalink. Leave a comment.