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3 Strategies to Overcome Obstacles on Your Thin Within Journey

Difficulties and obstacles are part of the Thin Within journey. Let's be Overcomers.

Thin Within principles are simple: Eat when you are physically hungry Stop eating when you are physically satisfied Go to God for everything else that has lured you to eat for other reasons than to fuel your body. But as simple as this is, it isn’t easy. What is the road block? The core of […]

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I’m Just A Girl Who Can Say No


Sun rises on a new day, but I’m still a creature of habit. I roll out of bed and head for the scales which draws me like a Siren. Surely there’s a mistake. I wiggle my feet on the scale’s cold glass, but the digital numbers remain the same. So I drag myself to the […]

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Galatians 5:1

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One particular morning, just recently, I was writing in my journal and talking to the Lord about how maybe I need to hold particular foods with open hands.  Then He stopped me in my thoughts and this is what I wrote: You are showing me that I’m trying to go back to food focus.  I’m thinking […]

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Steering Without Starlight

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The ancient mariners used the stars as their guides. Alone on the dark sea, a bright star or blazing constellation told the sailors which way to steer. True North was never hard to find. And if they made a wrong turn, they knew it immediately based on the position of the stars and the boat. […]

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Getting Back on the Horse, Again–AGAIN! :)


I used to write about my challenges with my horse, Harley, on a Yahoo group I was a part of. Readers of the posts said they thought that he breathed fire based on my description of him. I had turned him into a 5-headed monster! The truth was, he was spunky and needed reassurance from his […]

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Filtering Your Mind

Would it be weird to tell you that this post was inspired by the movie Finding Nemo?  When you have a two year old, inspiration comes from all sorts of random places. In the movie, Nemo and his aquarium friends are trying to find ways to get Nemo out of the aquarium and into the […]

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Thin Within for the “Free Flowing,” Non-Structured Type :)

On Wednesday, I shared a post that asserted that the #1 reason we fail at eating 0 to 5 is because of a lie that we believe that eating outside of our boundaries will be a bigger blessing to us than honoring God and staying inside our boundaries. I also shared an alternative truth that […]

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Wow. God just keeps blowing me away. Grace in action. He is such a gracious, loving, merciful God.Weds. night, Julie F. and I began our new online support group at the Thin Within website. We had quite a group show up for our first chat! It was WONDERFUL!Yesterday morning, I knew I, too, needed to […]

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Flesh Machinery? HA!

Ok…silly me. I thought that going home would produce flesh machinery. HA! (Note: For those who don’t know, “Flesh Machinery” is that which causes us to be lured or drawn to food when we aren’t physically hungry. It is things that are in our emotional or habitual or even just mental programming that kick in […]

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Sick of My Griping

I want to be honest. If you don’t like honest, you won’t like this post. *I* probably won’t like this post when I am done.I am sick of myself and my excuses. Do you ever feel this way?Some thoughts have struck me. If I don’t “like” the Thin Within book, I can join the crowd. […]

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