Briana misplaced 65 kilos with self-discipline and religion. She prayed to God for steering and was led to make use of strolling, fasting, and more healthy consuming habits to achieve her wellness objectives. Fasting additionally helped her heal previous trauma and ache.
When did you begin your journey?
I began my journey in June, however I didn’t begin being constant till August/September.
I’m 27 years outdated, and I’ve all the time had a difficulty with being obese. I knew it was time to vary once I hopped on the dimensions at 25 years outdated and noticed I weighed 300 kilos! Not solely that, I’m solely 5 ft, six and a half inches tall. By the grace of God, I managed to get right down to 280-290 lbs, however I stayed there for nearly two years. That’s till I got here to God with an open coronary heart and open ears to obtain a revelation about what I wanted to do.
I stated, “Lord, I don’t need to look or really feel like this. Please assist me.” I defined my points and issues to Him, and actually, after my prayer, He put it on my coronary heart to start out strolling.
In March 2020, I began strolling in a car parking zone after hours. The outcomes weren’t prompt, however it was concerning the dedication. I additionally started to journal my feelings, objectives, and what I ate. Then God led me to start out fasting. This humbled me drastically and confirmed simply how clogged our our bodies may be with processed meals. I additionally noticed how a lot meals had a maintain on me.
On the time, Covid was additionally getting horrible and taking folks’s lives. I didn’t need to be a sufferer or at excessive threat of being affected by it. With this in thoughts, I made my objectives. I stayed in prayer for steering.
I got here into July 2020 weighing 295 kilos. By December 2020, I weighed 240 kilos! I misplaced over 40lbs in approx 5 months from prayer, fasting, and disciplining myself on methods to eat higher. I now have an understanding of how you can not eat for pleasure however eat to reside. I discovered how you can benefit from the small issues in life. I Thank God all the time for all the things, and I hope my story and transformation bless somebody!
Inform us extra about the way you modified your consuming habits?
I fasted, generally dry (No meals, no water) and generally with water solely. I additionally prayed and lower down my consumption of quick meals! I used to eat out each time I felt “hungry,” which was normally Three-Four instances a day. I additionally stopped snacking, no juices, chips, soda, and so forth. Simply water if I used to be fasting. Once I would break quick, I’d eat issues to nourish my physique, comparable to fruit or salad.
What did your exercise routine encompass? How usually did you’re employed out?
I began by strolling for a least 30 minutes a day in a car parking zone after hours. If there was a day I didn’t stroll, I made positive to at the very least go stroll twice per week.
What’s your present weight?
I presently weigh 235 kilos.
How lengthy did your transformation take?
With prayer and fasting included, I began seeing a change in 60 days. General, my journey took about (5-6 months).
What’s the greatest lesson you’ve discovered thus far?
One of many greatest classes I’ve discovered is that I must eat to reside as a substitute of all the time consuming to get pleasure from. In Matthew Four;Four, Jesus stated, “Man shall not reside by bread alone however by each phrase that proceeds out the mouth of God.” I heard this so much in church providers and sermons and would casually nod to this saying till I discovered myself at conflict with myself whereas attempting to drop extra pounds. Crying as a result of I wasn’t being handled pretty, lastly, whereas in prayer, it hit me that I wanted to start out fasting. I didn’t quick to starve myself however to scrub out all of the trauma, junk, and ache I had sustained from coping with the problems of life. I wanted to lower so God might improve and present me how you can eat proper and care for this temple. Fasting humbled me and quieted my flesh to let the Holy Spirit lead me.
What recommendation would you prefer to share with girls who need to drop extra pounds?
Begin immediately! Journal your journey. Pray, take your time, and don’t look again. Keep dedicated.
Is weight reduction surgical procedure a part of your journey?
No, I didn’t have surgical procedure. I’m not in opposition to it.
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