Thin Within & Post-Pregnancy

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Joshua at 2 months

 

I am continuing my Thin Within journey post-pregnancy.  There’s been a little bumps along the way, but the Lord has been faithful to show me His truth as I continue to keep my eyes on Him and take the time to renew my mind.  Weight loss after having a baby is totally possible while following the principles of Thin Within.  God continues to do a work within me!  Praise God!

In this video, I share what it’s been like after having a baby in regards to eating, body image, and following my boundaries.  As I stated in the pregnancy video, eating 0-5 works ALL THE TIME–no matter what!  It’s God’s beautiful design!  And yes, baby Joshua makes an appearance!  🙂

Here’s the video:

How about you?

Have you given the Lord the chance to lead you in your eating during your pregnancy or post-pregnancy?  Are you willing to lay aside all of the excuses to “eat for two”?

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7 Responses to Thin Within & Post-Pregnancy

  1. Susan Bradbury June 9, 2014 at 12:41 pm #

    Extending GRACE to ourselves always, and especially when the hormones are getting back to normal is sooo important! I wish I gave myself grace when I was a young mom, nursing…I pushed myself too much.

    Now going through menopause…the hormonal shifts are very similar…so I have been giving myself GRACE and I am peaceful…and the hot flashes are almost gone…

    I love the Lot’s wife looking back reference you made…I will hold this thought in my heart and mind … powerful! 🙂

    Yes, it is a FAITH JOURNEY! 🙂

    Give that precious baby a HUG from me!! 🙂

  2. Carrie June 9, 2014 at 2:46 pm #

    You don’t need to be pregnant or post-pregnancy (does 9 years count?) to learn so much good stuff from this video! Thank, Christina, for sharing your experiences and wisdom with us.

  3. Susan Bradbury June 9, 2014 at 10:02 pm #

    Meant to add this…LOVE your soundcloud recording: https://soundcloud.com/soaring2him/how-to-renew-your-mind-using

  4. Julie June 11, 2014 at 12:27 pm #

    Thanks Christina,
    I’ll definitely be reading your blogs/updates and watching your video multiple times through my pregnancy I imagine. =) Good reminders and truth you have!
    Julie

  5. Penny September 30, 2014 at 8:59 pm #

    Thank you for this. I had a son on March 7th! This was my third baby in three years. With the other two, I lost all my baby weight in six months. Now, I still have 20 lbs to go and it has been six months. I am now following the principles of Thin Within, but not always doing so well. Thank God for the “observation and correction” instead of “feeling sorry for myself and binge-ing.” Thank you very much for this video. It was encouraging.

  6. Raquel October 20, 2014 at 1:00 pm #

    Thank you for sharing Christiana. I decided to start TW yesterday. I have tried it before, but I guess I wasn’t ready yet? We are goring to try to get pregnant in December, if it’s the Lord’s will. Your videos are very encouraging 🙂

    • Christina Smith October 20, 2014 at 1:12 pm #

      Raquel, thank you for your comment! I’m so glad you have been encouraged by what I’ve shared at my videos. Eating between hunger and satisfaction is exactly how God created us to eat, but somewhere along the way, the concept of needing something external to tell us how, what, and when to eat really bogged down the intuitive eater He created us to be. Eating 0-5 during pregnancy totally works! Blessings and I’m praying the fruit of your womb will be faithful! 🙂

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