007: Amy's Story: How She Stopped Sugar Cravings and Lost 35 Pounds

MAY 12, 2021


"I would always say, I want to unlock my closet because I didn't want to go buy any new clothes. So that's always part of it. I didn't like the way I looked, but I didn't look in the mirror a whole lot either. So... but I wanted to be able to go outside and climb up and down our hills and do my work and feel like I could do it. And I just couldn't. And I just got to that point where I said, "This is crazy. There's no reason I shouldn't be able to do this." - Amy

In today’s episode, I'm going to share Amy's story. You'll hear how she went from being addicted to sugar, sluggish, and overweight, to living her abundant life with plenty of physical work on her farm, an enriching Bible reading habit, and wearing clothes that had previously been “locked away” in her closet.

You'll hear how Amy followed my step-by-baby step process of listening to her body, learning the whys and what fors, making small changes that became habits, and seeing true improvements that have permanently and wonderfully altered her life.

I explain why we don't try for overnight changes but instead build new habits with small baby steps. 

In this episode, you'll be encouraged and inspired to commit to your own restoration project and begin your healthy, free life journey.


In this episode, you’ll learn…

00:40 Amy was once addicted to sugar but made a decision that something had to change. And she started on the path to a healthy, free life.

01:54 A little about Amy's life.

02:47 Amy's main struggles and what she had tried in the past.

05:02 About habits and how unless we have changed our baseline why, or we've changed our habits, we're likely to go back to who we were and what we used to do because we didn't really change our habits in the process.

05:50 What small habits Amy changed in order to see huge differences.

07:22 Stages of the Healthy Free Life Way. 

09:33 How Healthy Free Life was different than anything Amy had ever tried before.

12:25 We have spent decades of our life abusing our temples and not really caring for them the way that we should have. And so this is not a quick fix to change. 

12:54 About the time frame for Amy's healing journey.

17:02 How Amy’s doing now.
Are you ready to put God at the center of your health journey and to finally achieve your health and wellness goals? Join me every week to learn how!

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